Strobel, Alison 1976- (Alison Strobel Morrow)

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Strobel, Alison 1976- (Alison Strobel Morrow)


Born 1976, in Arlington Heights, IL; married Daniel Morrow; children: Abigail. Education: University of Illinois, B.A., 1999. Attended the University of Glasgow.


Home—Rancho Santa Margarita, CA.


Writer. Worked as a teacher for three years.


Worlds Collide, WaterBrook Press (Colorado Springs, CO), 2005.

Violette Between, WaterBrook Press (Colorado Springs, CO), 2006.

Author of the blog A Little Creative License.


Illinois native Alison Strobel began writing fiction in earnest when she relocated to California to begin a career as a teacher. A short time after she sold her first book, she turned to writing fiction full-time. Strobel's first novel, Worlds Collide, follows celebrity biographer Jada as she interviews an unconventional Hollywood couple: a famous actor and a small-town teacher with an enduring and love-filled marriage. Over the course of the interview, Jada uncovers the challenges that threatened to unravel the couple's happy home over the years, but ultimately reveals the secret to their success: their Christian faith. In a review of the novel for BookLoons, Melissa Parcel remarked that Strobel "has a gift for entrancing, heart-tugging writing."

The protagonist of Strobel's second book, Violette Between, is a grieving widow who is given the chance to find love again when a second tragedy threatens. Novel Reviews contributor Terri Thompson wrote that the story "addresses the pain of losing one's deepest love and explores how to move on from that pain to engage in new relationships." Thompson further described Violette Between as "a wonderful novel of characters and their struggle through grief to the joy that waits on the other side."



Publishers Weekly, February 21, 2005, review of Worlds Collide, p. 159.


Alison Strobel Home Page, (July 23, 2007).

BookLoons, (July 23, 2007), Melissa Parcel, review of Worlds Collide.

Novel Reviews, (May 1, 2006), Terri Thompson, review of Violette Between.