I write contemporary gay romance, which is to say that I curse way too much, drink exactly the right amount of red wine, and sleep far too little. I’m also lucky enough to live in Central Texas with my wife and two dogs, where the astonishing diversity of humans and landscapes and tattoo shops serve as my muse.
Lynda Rutledge, a lifelong animal lover, has had the joy of petting baby rhinos, snorkeling with endangered turtles, and strolling with a tower of giraffes in her eclectic freelance career, writing nonfiction for well-known publications and organizations while winning awards and residencies for her fiction.
In the world of the written word, Simone Beaudelaire strives for technical excellence while advancing a worldview in which the sacred and the sensual blend into stories of people whose relationships are founded in faith, but are no less passionate for it. Unapologetically explicit, yet undeniably classy, Beaudelaire’s 20+ novels aim to make readers think, cry, pray… and get a little hot and bothered.
In real life, the author’s alter-ego teaches composition at a community college in a small western Kansas town, where she lives with her four children, three cats, and husband – fellow author Edwin Stark.
Devyn Sinclair writes steamy Reverse Harem romances for your wildest fantasies. She lives in the wilds of Montana in a small red house and a crazy orange cat. When Devyn's not writing, she spends time outside in big sky country, continues her quest to find the best lemon pastry there is, and buys too many books. (Of course!)
I survive on a happy diet of historical and fantasy fiction and I particularly love a good Viking tale. My favourite authors are Bernard Cornwell, Giles Kristian, Robert Low, C.J. Sansom, and Patrick O’Brian. I live in Auckland, New Zealand, with my husband and three children.
I promise you characters that will quickly feel like friends and villains that will make you wild, with plots that twist and turn to leave you wondering what’s coming around the corner. And, like me, hopefully, you’ll always end up a little surprised by how I weave everything together in the end!
USA Today bestselling author, Leighann Dobbs, discovered her passion for writing after a twenty year career as a software engineer. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband Bruce, their trusty Chihuahua mix Mojo and beautiful rescue cat, Kitty. When she's not reading, gardening, making jewelry or selling antiques, she likes to write cozy mystery and historical romance books.
USA Today Bestselling Author and multiple Amazon All Stars Author, Samantha Price, is the author of over 160 books in a dozen series including Ettie Smith Amish Mysteries,The Amish Bonnet Sisters, and Amish Love Blooms. Her love of all things that sparkle plays out in her latest Romantic Suspense series, Gretel Koch Jewel Thief.
When not writing, she fusses over her orchids, and has fun with her seven grandchildren, her dog, and two rescue cats.
Laxmi Hariharan is a New York Times bestselling author of paranormal and contemporary romance. Her books have been featured in USA Today Happily Ever After, the Times and the Guardian among others. She lives in London with her family, and PS, she insists that you call her Lax :)
Jason Kasper is the USA Today bestselling author of the Spider Heist, American Mercenary, and Shadow Strike thriller series. Before his writing career he served in the US Army, beginning as a Ranger private and ending as a Green Beret captain. Jason is a West Point graduate and a veteran of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, and was an avid ultramarathon runner, skydiver, and BASE jumper, all of which inspire his fiction.
Kyle Devlin is a father of two who has “seen it all” in the dating game. His years of personal experience, combined with hundreds of hours of research, led to the creation of a new and improved way of dating and developing relationships with women.
USA Today Bestselling Author Lizabeth Scott spent years doing extensive research in preparation for writing her own stories by reading every romance book she could get her hands on. At least that's how she justifies her HUGE collection of romance books to Mr. Scott. Liz grew up on a dairy farm in western North Carolina, married her high school sweetheart, and they have 2 children and 2 simply adorable grands. With her children now settled, Liz pulled her dreams of writing back out and that little spark that sizzled for years caught fire and is now roaring back to life. Liz loves to read and write stories about quirky, endearing heroines and the strong, handsome heroes who love them to distraction. She promises you a few laughs along the way with some steamy and charming moments thrown in but always a happy ever after.
Emilia Finn is an Australian author based on the East Coast of NSW. She’s a mum of two, a chocolate addict, and an all-around badass who forgets to slow down and enjoy the small things in life - except coffee. She enjoys the shit out of that.
Indie author writing action-packed romance, bad boy bikers, mobsters, and paranormal.
Ruby Vincent is a published author with many novels under her belt but now she's taking a fun foray into contemporary romance. She loves saucy heroines, bold alpha males, and weaving a tale where both get their happy ever after.
Bestselling legal thriller author Dale E. Manolakas earned her B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles, and M.A., M.S., Ph.D. and J.D. degrees from the University of Southern California. She is a member of the California Bar, had the privilege of clerking for The Honorable Arthur L. Alarcón at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, was a litigator in two major Los Angeles law firms, a senior appellate attorney at the California Court of Appeals, and an Administrative Law Judge. She is also a member SAG-AFTRA and Actors' Equity Association.
Jeffrey Lowder is a genre explorer whose award-winning novels include The Last Orphan, The Red Truk, and Now Lorraine Has Gone.
Victoria Murata lives in Albuquerque NM with her husband and close to her daughter and grandchildren, and she travels to Minnesota to visit her son and his family often. She is active in her church, and writing and art also keep her busy. She belongs to a couple of writing groups and a book club.
3- Time Readers' Favorite Author & Amazon Bestseller, CJ Daly hails from Texas. When she's not creating complicated romances with impossibly handsome men, you can usually find her kicked back with gal pals gabbing about favorite books and TV shows while sipping semi-healthy cocktails.
Lloyd Lofthouse is a former U.S. Marine and Vietnam Combat Vet. He is the author of the award winning novels My Splendid Concubine, Running with the Enemy, The Redemption of Don Juan Casanova, and the memoir Crazy is Normal, a classroom exposé. His short story, A Night at the Well of Purity was named a finalist in the 2007 Chicago Literary Awards.
My stories are all about light-hearted conversations and deeply-felt connections. I love exploring exactly why two characters are the only ones who’ll make the other truly happy, and the journey they take to reach their happily-ever-after.