S.A.Van lives in Wilmington, Delaware with her husband, daughter, two cats and a very friendly dog.  The cats are friendly on their own terms!

She enjoys vacationing at the beach with family and friends.  The Counter Series, her first suspense series, is set in Cape May, New Jersey.  Many of the sites, restaurants, and shops mentioned in the books are actual establishments and can be visited on your next trip to the shore.

The Counter Series was started in 2011 and the final book was published in the Fall of 2017.  There are five books in the series: Counterplay, Counteract, Counterattack, Counterpoint, and Counterbalance.  S.A.Van is currently working on a spin-off series of four books – The Dare Series featuring Ann Bailey.  Publication is expected by Fall of 2020.