Sally MacKenzie (Published)

USA Today bestselling author Sally MacKenzie writes funny, hot, Regency-set romances for Kensington Zebra, much the amusement–or horror–of her husband and four sons (and two daughters-in-law). She’s a law school dropout, former federal regulation writer (Ketchup as a vegetable, anyone?), recovering parent volunteer, and middle-of-the-pool Masters swimmer. A native of Washington, D. C., she still resides in suburban Maryland.


Tracy MarchMARCH

Award-winning author Tracy March writes romantic thrillers influenced by her career in the pharmaceutical field, and her interest in science and politics. She also writes lighthearted romances inspired by her real-life happily ever after. Tracy lives in Yorktown, Virginia, with her superhero husband who works for NASA.


Bette McNicholas (published)

Bette McNicholas is a charter member of WRW. She is published in historical romance and romantic suspense, and recently contributed a chapter in A Mother’s Wisdom, a work of non-fiction.




Kelly Maher (published)

Kelly Maher’s undergrad degree is in how to hide the bodies. These days she’s a librarian by day and writer of erotic and other fiction by whenever she can find the time. She currently lives in Washington, DC.


Tracy Hewitt Meyer (Published)

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Tracy Hewitt Meyer is an award-winning author of young adult fiction as well as adult paranormal and contemporary romance. She has a B.A. in English and a Master of Social Work, but her true passion lies in the reading and writing of books. Tracy lives in the mid-east with her family, a golden-doodle, and a bearded dragon, and spends far too much time lost in her daydreams.


Ava Miles (Published)

Ava Miles burst onto the contemporary romance scene after receiving Nora Roberts’ blessing for her use of Ms. Roberts’ name in her debut novel, NORA ROBERTS LAND, which kicked off The Dare Valley Series and brought praise from reviewers and readers alike. Much to Ava’s delight, BlogCritics says “It [NORA ROBERTS LAND] captures the best of…a Nora Roberts novel,” while USA Today’s Happily Ever After blog praises the book saying it “combines small-town romance with big-world issues in a full-bodied romance” and noting its “great hero…wonderful, idyllic setting… [and] great characters.” Ava continues The Dare Valley Series with her recognized wit and charm, creating happy endings with humor and heart. A descendant of generations of journalists, Ava—a writer since childhood—now lives in her own porch-swinging-friendly community with an old-fashioned Main Street lined with small businesses.  Much like Dare Valley.


Michelle Monkou (Published) Michelle Monkou

Michelle Monkou is a multi-published author with over 16 books in print and digital. Her stories, with a touch of spice, speak to the heart and offer that happy ever after ending for the romance fiction reader. She resides in Maryland where she’s writing many more stories to fill the hands and e-readers of romantic bookaholics.


Sophie Moss (published)

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Sophie Moss is a USA Today bestselling author of four full-length romance novels. She is known for her captivating Irish fantasy romances and heartwarming contemporary romances with realistic characters and unique island settings. When she’s not writing, she’s testing out a new dessert recipe or working in her garden.


Nancy Naigle (Published)

Nancy writes love stories from the crossroad of small town and suspense. She lives in southern Virginia with her husband on their goat farm where they are living out their own small town romance.


Sophia Nash (Published)

Sophia Nash’s many novels have won fifteen national awards including the prestigious RITA Award and two spots on the American Library Association’s “Top Ten Romances of the Year.” Sophia was born in Switzerland, raised in France and the U.S., but says her heart resides in Regency England. Her ancestor, an infamous French admiral who traded epic cannon fire with the British Royal Navy, is surely turning in his grave. Before pursuing her long held dream of writing Historicals, Sophia was an award winning television producer for CBS, a congressional speechwriter, and a nonprofit CEO.


L.H. Nicole (Published)

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L.H. Nicole is a debut author, a seasoned pastry chef in our nation’s capital, and a life-long fairytale lover (both Disney and Grimm). She believes in love at first sight, is addicted to 80’s and 90’s cartoons and anything that can capture her ADD-way-too-overactive-imagination. Joan Lowery Nixon and L.J. Smith were the first authors she became addicted to and who inspired her to steal away whenever she could to read and write.


Lea Nolan (Published)

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Lea Nolan writes the kinds of stories she sought as a teen—smart paranormals with bright heroines, crazy-hot heroes, diabolical plot twists, plus a dose of magic, a draft of romance, and a sprinkle of history. She holds degrees in history and women’s studies concentrating in public policy and has spent nearly twenty years as a health policy analyst and researcher. She lives in Maryland with her heroically supportive husband and three clever children.