She writes murder mysteries (TRAPDOOR, THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS -EPPIE finalist 2001 and Frankfurt nominee), Time Travel Thriller (TAPESTRY—EPPIE finalist in 2000), Action/Adventure (GLASS HOUSE, A GLASS DARKLY –EPPIE finalists in 2001 and LOOKING GLASS.)
Born in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, Ariana became the family gypsy, traveling the United States, meeting new people and finding new places. After adventuring to Australia, she met Max Overton. He taught at James Cook University in Biology, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics and Geology, but his passion is butterflies
Ariana desigsn covers for herself, her husband and other authors, and is acting as Art Director for Novel Books, Inc. and cover artist for Atlantic Bridge and Hardshell Word Factory.