Belinda writes Women's Fiction, Humor, Romantic Comedies, and Suspense and Thrillers under the name Belinda Austin. Under the name B. Austin she writes Science Fiction and Fantasy. Her mother's maiden name was Austin and by using her name, the author honors her mother who died when she was 16 years old. Belinda Vasquez Garcia writes historical fiction.If you are curious about the trials and triumphs of her life, she has written some memoirs."I truly thank you from the bottom of my heart for your interest in me and my books." - Belinda.