Caroline Linden was born a reader, not a writer. She earned a math degree from Harvard University and wrote computer software before turning to writing fiction. Since then the Boston Red Sox have won the World Series four times, which is not related but still worth mentioning. Her books have appeared on the USA Today bestsellers list, won the NEC Reader's Choice Award, the Daphne du Maurier Award, the NJRW Golden Leaf Award, and RWA's RITA Award, and have been translated into seventeen languages. She lives in New England.
Maya Rodale began reading romance novels in college at her mother's insistence. She is now the author of numerous smart and sassy romance novels. A champion of the genre and its readers, she is also the author of the nonfiction book Dangerous Books for Girls: The Bad Reputation of Romance Novels, Explained and is a cofounder of Lady Jane's Salon, a national reading series devoted to romantic fiction. She lives in New York City with her darling dog and a rogue of her own.
Award-winning Katharine Ashe is the author of How To Be a Proper Lady, one of Amazon's 10 Best Books of 2012 in Romance, and eight more intensely lush romances set in the era of the British Empire and laced with adventure. Upon her debut in 2010 Katharine was honored with a spot among the American Library Association's New Stars of Historical Romance, in 2011 she won the coveted Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Historical Romantic Adventure, and she has been nominated for the 2013 Library of Virginia Literary Award in Fiction. Katharine lives in the wonderfully warm Southeast with her beloved husband, son, dog and a garden she likes to call romantic rather than unkempt. A professor of European History, she has made her home in California, Italy, France, and the northern United States. For more about her books and to read excerpts, please visit her at www.KatharineAshe.com.