About Our Authors
K. I. Knight grew up as a seventh generation Floridian in the small town of Winter Garden. As a genealogist and researcher, the author believes, “If you CAN prove it, it’s Genealogy; if you CAN’T, it’s Mythology!” A statement frequently made among those who search the records of history looking for that all important clue. But, when a story appeared through the ashes of history, she made the choice to write a Novel–the story was too important. Holding true to her background as a genealogist, she based all the characters, scenes and locations on the historically documented evidence she discovered on her seven-year journey.
Knight is a member of the National Genealogy Society, Florida State Genealogy Society, Virginia Genealogy Society, Virginia Historical Society, Florida Historical Society, Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, National Maritime Historical Society, FAPA, Florida Writers Association, The Alliance of Independent Authors, Historical Novel Society, National Association of Professional Women, Association of Professional Genealogists and Director of 1619 Genealogy. Knight’s research is displayed in the “1619 Arrival” exhibit at the Hampton History Museum, Hampton Virginia. The mother of three adult children, Knight lives in Central Florida with her husband Tom and their three cats. Knight also writes the Genealogy blog, Kinfolk Detective.