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My love affair with writing can be marked by two milestones. The first happened when I was eight years old and my best friend showed me her ‘novel’– an illustrated tome about her cat. I was so impressed that I decided to write a novel of my own. While ‘The Adventures of Ginger the Cat’, failed to hit the bestsellers lists, it opened my eyes to the joy of writing.
The second milestone would come almost twenty years later, when a co-worker handed me a Harlequin romance. From the moment I started reading I knew these were the stories I wanted to write. There’s nothing more captivating than the anticipation of seduction, and the rush that comes from finding true love. For years I limited my dreams to nights, weekends and commuter train trips, while working as a communications specialist, PR freelancer and full-time mom. Then, in 2007, after winning RWA's prestigious Golden Heart award, and with my family’s blessing, I finally chucked the day job to pursue writing full time. It turned out to be the best decision I ever made, because in 2009 my dreams came true. I sold to Harlequin Romance.
A life-long Yankee, I currently live in Massachusetts with my own true love. We recently replaced our university-bound son with a needy dog and two cats, (neither of whom will have a book written about them, no matter how much they ask).