Samantha Scott-Jeffries is a journalist and lives in Gloucestershire.
New York Times bestseller Jill Shalvis is the author of many romance novels including her acclaimed Cedar Ridge, Lucky Harbor and Animal Magnetism series. The RITA winner and three-time National Readers Choice winner makes her home near Lake Tahoe. Visit her website at www.jillshalvis.com for a complete book list and daily blog, and www.facebook.com/jillshalvis for other news or follow her on Twitter @jillshalvis.
Ellen was born in New York City and graduated from Northwestern University in 1999. She is a former columnist for online magazine Shinygun.com and currently writes for television. Ellen divides her time between New York and Los Angeles.
Niamh Shaw writes in between caring for her ailing Siamese Fighting Fish, and threatening her inner child with yang and the more menacing chakras. Niamh is a corporate escapee who has never been framed for sabotage, but has successfully framed others.
Born in Melbourne, Patricia Shaw worked as a teacher, political journalist and an oral historian, before pursuing a literary career. Her novel THE FIVE WINDS won the prestigious Corine International Book Prize. Patricia lives on the beautiful Gold Coast of Australia.
A native Northwesterner with the pale skin to prove it, Stefanie Sloane credits her parents' eclectic reading habits - not to mention their decision to live in the middle of nowhere - for her love of books. A childhood spent lost in the pages of countless novels led Stefanie to college where she majored in English. No one was more surprised than Stefanie when she actually put her degree to use and landed a job in Amazon.com Books editorial department. She spent over five years reading for a living before retiring to concentrate on her own stories. Stefanie currently resides with her family in Seattle. Visit her website at www.stefaniesloane.com, follow her on Twitter @stefaniesloane and find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/stefaniesloane.
Allie Spencer is an author with many strings to her bow. Before becoming a full-time writer, Allie Spencer gained a B.A. in English Literature and an M.A. in Medieval Studies, then qualified as a barrister, practising in family and matrimonial law. Her debut novel, TUG OF LOVE won the 2009 RNA New Writers' Award.
Jules Stanbridge currently lives in Bath.
Anne Stuart is a winner of Romance Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award. She's appeared on most bestseller lists, including the New York Times and USA Today. Read more about her on www.anne-stuart.com.
Anthony Summers is the award-winning author of eight bestselling non-fiction books. As a BBC journalist, he covered events in the United States and wars in Vietnam and the Middle East for Panorama. His most recent book The Eleventh Day, co-authored with Robbyn Swan, was a Finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for History. It also won the Crime Writer's Association's Gold Dagger award for best non-fiction - which the first edition of this book also won. Summers is the only author to have won two Gold Dagger awards for non-fiction.