Irene Jean Rorick Pence was born in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from the University of Nebraska, with a BS in Business Administration and Arizona State University with an MA in Education. She has also taken many creative writing courses from Southern Methodist University.
Irene is married and has three children. She has won the Dallas Morning News' Golden Pen Award and is published in Business Education Journals.
Irene Pence is the author of four Kensington true crime books: A Clue From the Grave (June, 1997) Pinnacle Books (Kensington) Triangle (February, 1998) Pinnacle Books (Kensington) Buried Memories (March, 2001) Pinnacle Books (Kensington) No, Daddy, Don't (July, 2003) Pinnacle Books (Kensington)