Jane Strachan is an attorney with two law degrees and a background in information technology and intellectual property matters. She is also a former professor and speechwriter who has turned writer of history. She is well-versed in both the French and Indian War and the American Revolution and is working on a book project about the origins of the lasting legend of one of Washington's major generals. She also has a keen interest in women spies who served in the Office of Strategic Services and the French Resistance during World War II. Jane is from Connecticut and has lived north of Manhattan for nearly thirty years where one of her favorite haunts is the New-York Historical Society.