Name: Peggy Jaeger
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.; Keene resident since 1994
Family: Husband, Dr. Larry Jaeger, an ophthalmologist at Cheshire Medical Center; daughter, Erin Jaeger of New Jersey
Occupation: Romance novelist; former optical technician at Cheshire Medical Center
Education: Bachelor of Science in nursing from Hunter College in Manhattan; Master of Science in nursing with a specialty in administration from Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y.
Hobbies: Sewing, embroidery, crafts, cooking — “a lot of right-brain stuff”
Fun fact: “I can recite the entire ‘Wizard of Oz’ movie along with it. And I’m a great mimic.”
Question: You get up very early to write every day — 4 a.m. Do you drink coffee to awaken?
Answer: “No. My preferred drink is Diet Mountain Dew.”