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Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Crystal Hampton Hines is now living in New Hampshire with her spouse. Since she was a child, she has carried a passion for creativity, such as writing, storytelling, sketching, and singing.

The Ruby Be series is just the first of many books that Crystal will publish. In the past, she has also written scores of poetry, short stories, comics, and is also working on a novel. She plans to fine tune and publish her previous works, as well as write new ones. 

Purppl is a persona invented for vocal ventures. Many people call Crystal the "Purple Lady" because she often dresses in purple. It's a color that brings her happiness. Prepare for original songs, covers, parodies, and also voice acting projects!

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