Samantha Chandler (born Daisy Sanchez) lived in her hometown of Tarrytown, New York until the age of 11. At the age of 11 her family decided to move to Florida and Miami has been home ever since. She studied architecture at the University of Miami and is currently a Senior Associate and the Director of Design for a prominent architectural firm in Florida for close to 20 years. She is responsible for building designs that grace the local as well as international skylines. She married young and had two sons James and Ryan, who live with her in Miami along with Cash their american bull dog.
So how did a design director with a Bachelor's in Architecture write her first romance novel? It is her interpretation that architecture and writing are both products of design and both are her passion. As a fan of the Regency Period, concepts and images of this genre became memorable through countless stories. So it was an easy decision to write and choose to belong to England circa 1819. The battles between the obligation for a man to marry and the unavoidable love match that most women search for became a reoccurring theme that challenged the writing of her own story titled, Dedicated Undeniably To You. The title an acronym for the concept of marriage as a duty is the basis for the love story.
Self published works include a children's book titled, "Mama what can I give Santa Claus?" illustrated by her own ribbon of sketches that portray the story of a little boy trying to give a gift to Mr. Claus and a poem book titled, "Have you ever asked the wind a question?" which is illustrated by the art work of her youngest son Ryan making it one of her most treasured collaboration.
She is also working on the second book in the D.U.T.Y Series. Stay tuned
As Director of Design for an architectural firm in Miami it is all about design. My hobbies in some way or another turn into projects. I have a soy candle and diffuser line. I design logos with my marketing company and I read, read, read. Writing started as a hobbie later turning into my first novel.