C.H. was born in Aiken, South Carolina, but her parents moved back to northern New Jersey where she grew up, which if you've met her would explain a lot. She's always had her nose in a book, has traveled the world over, and even tested the time-space continuum, thanks to the awesome power of the written word...
I'm a part-time writer and a full-time quality assurance engineer. I have a bachelors degree in biomedical engineering and a Masters in Information Technology.
Georgia native, Beth Cornelison penned her first tale as a child when she wrote about the adventures of her cat, Ajax.
DeStefano is a best selling author of long contemporary romances for Harlequin Superromance.
Anne Elizabeth lives in the mountains above San Diego with
her retired Navy SEAL husband and their exuberant English yellow
Labrador dog. She is a full-time romance author and the monthly
columnist for RT BOOKreviews on the topic of comics, manga, and graphic
New York Times and USA Today best selling author Heather Graham majored in theater arts at the University of South Florida.
Cindy Holby has always been a writer. Since the beginning of her memories, her biggest desire has been to put words to paper. Finally her dreams of publication came true with the release of Chase The Wind
, the first book in her historical family saga.
is a die "heart" romantic who married her childhood sweetheart and
still proudly wears the "going steady" ring he gave her when she was
Deidre Knight is president of The Knight Agency, which she founded in 1996. Since that time, she has grown the agency to national prominence, landing authors on every major bestseller list.
MELISSA MAYHUE began her writing career in 2005 after a vacation to Scotland and a hike on the Black Isle inspired her with the perfect setting for the characters running around in her head. Her resulting debut novel, THIRTY NIGHTS WITH A HIGHLAND HUSBAND
, won the Holt Medallion and Book Buyers Best awards in 2008 and made the finals of the Colorado Book Awards.
My father was in the publishing business. From my early days reading of Vampirella and Alfred Hitchcock, to writing a Fine Arts column supporting music education, my quirky zest for experiencing life has provided fertile ground for my creative story ideas.
Lucy lives in the gorgeous Pacific Northwest, surrounded by towering Douglas firs and a plethora of pets and children (her own, the neighbors, her sisters...).
Sizzling • Smart • Scintillating • Sensuous • Stylish - All are words readers and reviewers use to describe novels written by New York Times bestselling romance author Carly Phillips.
Candace Sams (also writing as C. S. Chatterly) graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS in agriculture.
Jennifer St. Giles (aka Jennifer Saints and J.L. Saint) has been a member of RWA and GRW since 1994. She has served on the board of GRW and has been a committee chair for the Moonlight and Magnolias conference for the past nine years.
she can remember, Rebecca York has loved making up stories full of adventure, romance, and suspense.
Does anyone really read these things? I'll pretend they don't and say this. It's very true that my father was a chaplain in the Navy and that he has sworn to never read a word I write (not that this keeps him from telling everyone he sees that his daughter writes romance novels that are too hot for him to read.) See the humor?
JJ Cooper spent seventeen years in the Australian Army, deploying on two tours of duty in East Timor and one tour to the Middle East in 2003. As a former member of the Australian Army Intelligence Corps, he specialized in Human Intelligence, including interrogation (as a practitioner and instructor).
Growing up on Long Island, New York, I fell in love with romance at an early age.
After graduating from Cornell Law School in 1989, Barry Eisler spent three years in a covert position with the CIA's Directorate of
Operations, and then three years in Japan, where he earned his black belt at the Kodokan International Judo Center.
Multi-published, award-winning author Calista Fox (aka Ava McKnight) began her professional fiction-writing career in 2005, following an exciting career in PR, where she specialized in writing speeches and Congressional
Award-winning author Rita Herron fell in love with books at the ripe age of eight when she read her first Trixie Belden mystery.
Cheryl Holt is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of twenty-seven novels.
She's also a lawyer and mom, and at age 40, with two babies at home, she started a new career as a
Writing as Kinley MacGregor and Sherrilyn Kenyon, she is the New York Times bestselling author of several series including: The Dark-Hunters, Brotherhood of the Sword, Lords of Avalon and BAD.
Recently hailed as "the greatest thriller writer alive today" by Bookviews and called "a creative genius" by Romantic Times, Jon Land is the author of 29 books, seventeen of which have been national bestsellers, Jon is published in over fifty countries
Judith McGuinness has been writing for as long as she can remember. Adventure and fantasy quickly gave way to cute little love stories scribbled in marble notebooks that she shared with her friends. The idea of getting one of these stories published did not occur to her until years later, and every more years to accomplish.
Karen Marie Moning was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, one of four children. She graduated from Purdue University with a BA in Society and Law.
Brad Parks started writing professionally at 14, when he discovered two important things about his hometown newspaper, The Ridgefield (Conn.) Press: One, it paid freelancers 50 cents a column inch for articles about local high school sports; and, two, it ran most submissions at their original length. For Brad,
Award-winning author Jaime Rush (aka Tina Wainscott).
Adventure is more than a code word to USA Today
and New York Times
bestselling author Christina Skye. The globe-trotting China scholar has savored snake meat in Shanghai and tracked obscure folk art in Canton. She shoots firearms, treks off-road on her motorcycle and hikes mountains with equal passion.
Born in Houston, TX while my parents worked at NASA to help put a man on the moon, and raised on a heady combination of space food and the fairy tales I insisted my mother read to me, is it any wonder I grew up to write stories about other worlds?