Alexa Egan lives in Maryland with a husband who’s waiting impatiently for her fame and fortune to support them in a new and lavish lifestyle, three children for whom she serves as chauffeur, cook, nurse, social secretary, banker, and maid (not necessarily in that order), one cat … and twenty-seven fish.
A two-time Golden Heart® finalist in Romantic Suspense, Sally has always gravitated toward love stories with a dark edge of distrust and secrecy. She was minutes away from becoming a lawyer when she took a wrong turn and found her bliss writing romance. She lives just outside Washington, D.C. with her husband, Jesse, and spends her free time knitting, playing the violin, and daydreaming without apology every single day.
Shelly Ellis began her fiction writing career when she became a finalist in a book writing contest when she was 19 years old. The prize was getting a writing contract and having her first romance short-story published. Since then, she has published multicultural contemporary romance novels and and women’s fiction series.
Monica Epstein writes stories about topics that appeal to women like herself—over 40 and nowhere near ready to throw in the towel and call it a life. She eagerly waits publication of her first novel, Where There Is Will, by The Wild Rose Press.
Monica lives in a suburb of Washington, D.C. with her husband, their teenage daughter, and a small collection of hats and fascinators. She dreams of being the Queen of England in her next life.
Jamie Farrell believes love and laughter are two of the most powerful forces in the universe. A native Midwesterner, she has lived in the South the majority of her adult life. When she’s not writing her humorous contemporary romances, she and her military hero husband are busy raising three hilariously unpredictable children.
Leigh is the author of contemporary romances Precious Words and Whatever You Call Me. She lives with her husband, Patrick, in Martinsburg, West Virginia, and is mom to adult children Tom and Liza and her deaf French Bulldog Napoleon.
Carlene Love Flores is a big fan of the stars (especially Orion), honest music (especially Depeche Mode), and her travelling family (no favorites there-she loves them all). These things have always inspired her to think up edgy, intimate love stories and continue to do so. If she could touch someone’s heart with her writing the way others have done for her, she’d say truly there never lived a luckier girl.
Avery Flynn has three slightly-wild children, loves a hockey-addicted husband and is desperately hoping someone invents the coffee IV drip. She’s the author of the Layton Family series: Temptation Creek, Seduction Creek and Passion Creek. Right now she’s hard at work on a new series of steamy romantic novels featuring fashion-loving heroines and the Alpha men who sweep them right out of their Louboutins.
Veronica Forand is an attorney and an award-winning writer of romantic suspense. She’s lived in Boston, London, Paris, Geneva, and Washington, DC and currently resides near Philadelphia. An avid traveler, she loves to roam across continents with her husband and kids in pursuit of skiing, scuba diving, and finding the perfect piece of chocolate.
Author Kate Forest has worked in a psychiatric hospital, as a dating coach, and spent a disastrous summer selling above ground swimming pools. Everything she does gives her fodder for stories of rocky but hilarious romance. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband, two kids, and a fierce corgi.