Cindy Kelley began her career as a screenwriter. Her first produced screenplay, The Velveteen Rabbit, inspired by the classic children's book, and directed by Michael Landon, Jr, had a theatrical release. A writing partnership with Landon followed. Together, they've written several of the popular Love Comes Softly movies on the Hallmark Channel. Novels, co-written with Landon, include The Silent Gift, Traces of Mercy and their latest release, Finding Mercy. Cindy has been married to her high school sweetheart, Jim, for thirty-seven years. Read more... spoiled dogs.