Connie Reeves Cooke, a native of Baytown, Texas, graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and later attended Dallas Fashion Merchandising College.
She has been active in Houston's social and charitable fund-raising scene for many years receiving several prestigious awards for her volunteerism and fundraising including being honored as a 2006 Woman of Distinction, a 2010 Houston Treasure, Pacesetter of the Year, and Alkek Ambassador Award recipient. She has served on numerous boards and presently serves as president of the board of the Houston Humane Society and is currently a board member of the Knowledge Arts Foundation. Her four precious Chihuahuas... Baby, Coco, Popi and Chita...are a never-ending delight in her life.
In addition to giving much of her time the past twenty years to chairing fund-raisers in Houston for the arts, education, medical organizations, and animal welfare, she spent many years as a magazine and television society columnist.
Connie and her husband, Clayton, divide their time between their homes in Houston, Texas and the Texas Hill Country on Lake Travis where she writes her books. She is currently writing her third novel, Cayman Wind, the sequel to Cayman Heat...