Pam Andrews Hanson, the daughter of the romance writer Barbara Andrews, grew up within earshot of her mother's manual typewriter. Pam majored in journalism in college and later worked as a reporter. Pam married with with Mr. Hanson, a college-professor, and they created a family. After the birth of her first child, Erik, Pam started to work with her mother. They published their books under the pseudonyms Jennifer Drew and Pam Rock. Pam lived in West Virginia, with her husband and their two sons, Erik and Andrew.