Mary E Thompson grew up getting lost in the world of fiction, reading everything she could find. After a responsible career in chemical engineering, she finally realized she would only be happy if she were writing, so she started. There have been many moments when she thought chemical engineering was easier, but she pushed through, knowing nothing worth doing is ever easy (to paraphrase Theodore Roosevelt). Now, living out one of many dreams, Mary is happy with her life, and anxiously awaiting every moment to come with her husband and two young children.
Jami Denise is an author of gritty Contemporary and Romantic Suspense, including the best selling Jayne Series.
When she isn’t working on her next novel, she is watching old movies, or swooning over her son and her gorgeous grandsons.
She lives in her hometown in Southern California with a gang of wild cats
Kaye Kennedy has been dubbed the Heartbreak Queen by her readers because her novels will wreck your heart, but she promises to put it back together again. A New York native, Kaye now lives on the Florida coast with her real-life book boyfriend (aka her husband) and their rescue mutt, Zeus. When she isn’t indulging in her favorite pastime of reading on the beach, she’s writing swoon-worthy firefighter romance reads that kiss and tell. If you like staying up all night with sexy heroes, strong heroines, and timeless love, then Kaye’s stories are for you.
Elle Greco writes fiction about badass women (and the people they love). All the books in her LA Rock Star Series (Heartbreak Beat, Love Song, and Songbird) have spent time on the top of the Amazon charts. Readers love their gritty, realistic settings and the angsty romance.
Judith Lynne writes rule-breaking romances with love around every corner. Her characters tend to have deep convictions, electric pleasures, and sometimes, weaponry.
Meka James is a writer of adult contemporary and erotic romance. A born and raised Georgia Peach, she still resides in the southern state with her hubby of 16 years and counting. Mom to four kids of the two legged variety, she also has four fur-babies of the canine variety. Leo the turtle and Spade the snake rounds out her wacky household.
Ever since Megan Ryder discovered Jude Deveraux and Judith McNaught while sneaking around the “forbidden” romance section of the library one day after school, she has been voraciously devouring romance novels of all types.
C.R. Grissom lives in San Jose, California—smack dab in the middle of Silicon Valley. She works for a high-tech company by day, and at night writes contemporary sports romance featuring young adults as they transition to college.
Seana Kelly lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, two daughters, two dogs and one fish. When Seana isn’t dodging her family, hiding in the garage and trying to write, she’s working as a high school teacher-librarian. Seana is an avid reader and re-reader who misses her favorite characters when it’s been too long between visits.
For as long as Arell Rivers can remember, she has been lost in a book. During her senior year in college, she picked up a romance novel … and instantly was hooked!