Authors

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Tara Eldana

I am a very recently retired, multi-award-winning staff writer for a weekly community newspaper chain in metro Detroit. I became hooked on romance fiction when my 11th grade English teacher rejected the book report I wrote, saying the book was much too easy for me, and insisted I read and report on Daphne du Maurier’s “Rebecca."

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Peter Andra

Peter Andra grew up in rural Missouri in a very hardworking and tight-knit community. He was homeschooled and worked from a very early age to help support his large family.

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Keith Steinbaum

From years as a scratch-the-surface professional song lyricist, Keith moved on, working for 34 years in the landscape industry. Eventually realizing his need for creative writing still burned, he set out to write a novel inspired by the number of gang-affiliated neighborhoods he worked in throughout SoCal

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John Iovine

I have authored more than ten books on science and electronics. In addition to writing hundreds of articles for leading science and electronics magazines. My books and articles are on various science and electronics topics, such as photography, microcontrollers, virtual reality, and neural networks.

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Nina Savelle-Rocklin

Dr. Nina Savelle-Rocklin is a psychoanalyst, author, and radio host specializing in food, weight, and body image issues. Internationally recognized for her unique perspective in the field of eating psychology, she is the author of The Binge Cure: 7 Steps to Outsmart Emotional Eating and Food For Thought: Perspectives On Eating Disorders.

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Mary Ellen Johnson

A lover of all things medieval, Mary Ellen Johnson is particularly drawn to fourteenth-century England and that greatest of Plantagenet kings, Edward III. After finishing her six-part KNIGHTS OF ENGLAND series, Mary Ellen has turned her attention to time travels--which provide an increasingly welcome distraction to these current...challenging... days.

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Smitha Jagadish

Smitha Jagadish has had a love for spirituality since she was a little girl. She always keenly observed life and enjoyed expressing herself through writing. During her spiritual quest, she realised she was born spiritual and lived an authentic spiritual life to the fullest. She often jokes, “Even though I am married with children, I have been living a spiritual life of a guru within.”

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D.W. Whitlock

D.W. Whitlock, the author of Crucible of Fear, has been a storyteller for most of his life. Starting with short stories scribbled in crayon, animation flip-books, stop-motion, and later CG animation for television and video games. While pursuing a career in animation, writing has always been the first step, from short descriptions to detailed backstories.

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Chibundu Onuzo

Chibundu Onuzo was born in Lagos, Nigeria and lives in London. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and regular contributor to The Guardian, she is the winner of a Betty Trask Award, has been shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Commonwealth Book Prize, and the RSL Encore Award, and has been longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize and Etisalat Literature Prize.

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Louise Penny

LOUISE PENNY is the #1 New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has won numerous awards, including a CWA Dagger and the Agatha Award (five times), and was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Novel.

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Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert (1920-86) was born in Tacoma, Washington, and worked as a reporter and later editor of a number of West Coast newspapers before becoming a full-time writer.

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Jeff Kinney

eff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid series. He is a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for 'Favorite Book' and has been named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and later moved to New England where he and his wife own a bookstore, 'An Unlikely Story.

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Kelley McNeil

Kelley McNeil is the author of the upcoming Fall 2021 novel, A Day Like This. A native of Pittsburgh, she spent a number of years living in the Catskills region of New York.

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Kat Rosenfield

Kat Rosenfield partnered with the late, great Stan Lee to co-author the NYT-bestselling A Trick of Light, and also wrote two acclaimed YA titles– the Edgar-nominated AMELIA ANNE IS DEAD AND GONE and INLAND.

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Garcia Douglas

Garcia Douglas was born on July 23, 1979, in Montego Bay, Jamaica. She came from humble beginnings and immigrated to Canada at a young age after her parents died. Garcia's life in Canada was not easy, but her faith in God, passion for singing and writing enabled her to overcome obstacles.

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Helen Huang

Born and raised in Shanghai, Helen Huang now resides in Melbourne, Australia. Nuclear Power Nuclear Game is her first novel, inspired by her own experience living under the Communist regime and working at a nuclear institute in China.

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Jay Allan Storey

Jay Allan Storey is a musician, international traveler, and author of THE ARX, the BLACK HEART series, VITA AETERNA, and ELDORADO. Jay has traveled the world, passing through many places in the news today, including Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and the Swat valley in Pakistan. He has worked at an amazing variety of jobs, from cab driver to land surveyor to accordion salesman to software developer.

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Folasade Fasoranti

Folasade Fasoranti grew up in Nigeria, where she witnessed the pitfalls of polygamous homes and the jealousy and strife created through one man marrying multiple wives. To escape such a fate, she earned a bachelor of arts in education from the Adeyemi Federal University of Education.

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Bill Martin

Bill Martin Jr, an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer, and poet, held a doctoral degree in early childhood education.

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Nikole Hannah-Jones

NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES is the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. She has spent her career investigating racial inequality and injustice, and her reporting has earned her the MacArthur Fellowship, known as the Genius grant, a Peabody Award, two George Polk Awards and the National Magazine Award three times. Hannah-Jones also earned the John Chancellor Award for Distinguished Journalism and was named Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists and the Newswomen's Club of New York.

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Collette Cameron

USA Today Bestselling, award-winning author COLLETTE CAMERON® scribbles Scottish and Regency historical romance novels featuring dashing rogues, rakes, and scoundrels and the strong heroines who reform them. Blessed with an overactive and witty muse that won’t stop whispering new romantic romps in her ear, she’s lived in Oregon her entire life.

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Ashley Lister

Ashley Lister is a prolific author of genre fiction, having written more than fifty full length titles, over a hundred short stories, as well as articles, academic papers and poems.

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Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom is the author of numerous books of fiction and nonfiction, which have collectively sold more than forty million copies in forty-seven languages worldwide.

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Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl is a 16-time Grammy-winning musician and 2-time Emmy-winning director. Dave Grohl has been one of the most beloved and respected figures on the international music since his recorded debut with Nirvana on 1991's generation-defining Nevermind. Grohl took center stage with Foo Fighters' 1995 self-titled debut, the first album in massive 12-Grammy-winning catalogue that now includes The Colour & The Shape (1997), There Is Nothing Left To Lose (1999), One By One (2002), In Your Honor (2005), Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace (2007), Wasting Light (2011), Sonic Highways (2014), Concrete and Gold (2017) and, most recently, Medicine at Midnight (2021).

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Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover is the #1 New York Times and International bestselling author of multiple novels and novellas. She lives in Texas with her husband and their three boys. She is the founder of The Bookworm Box, a non-profit book subscription service and bookstore in Sulphur Springs, Texas.

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Cree Storm

Hi there everyone. I’m Cree Storm. I’m a sister, a mom, a grandmother and a wife. I am the luckiest woman alive as far as I’m concerned. I have a beautiful family and know if times get hard I have my soul mate right there to help me through it.

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Shana Granderson, A Lady

My website is live at www.shanag-author.com. I have three children and after finally leaving a disastrous first marriage, a few years later, I found my soul mate—we had been together in our late teens—who I believed I had lost forever over 25 years ago when we separated over a youthful, and stupid, misunderstanding.

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Ernie J Sinclair

Born in the midwest, Ernie spent his early years on a non-working farm before moving into town.

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Marvin North

I grew up in a secluded place, where the nearest grocery store was a 20+ minute drive away, and the city was even farther. I used to write issues of a story weekly for my friends when I was a teen. I compiled them into a novel in high school but was far too self-conscious and self-critical to seek publication.

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Beverley Watts

Beverley and her husband live in an apartment overlooking the sea on the beautiful English Riviera. Between them they have 3 adult children and two gorgeous grandchildren plus a menagerie of animals including 4 dogs -2 Romanian rescues of indeterminate breed called Florence and Trixie, a neurotic 'Chorkie' named Pepé and a ‘Chichon’ named Dotty who was the inspiration for Dotty in The Dartmouth Diaries.

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A.R. Vagnetti

A.R. Vagnetti is an American writer who grew up in the scalding Tucson desert. Her debut novel, Forgotten Storm, is the first book in her Storm Series and won the Top 20 Best Indie Books of 2019.

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Vanessa Grant Oltmann

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Vanessa Grant began her literary career writing the column A Letter From Lucy Island Lighthouse for a small northern British Columbia newspaper. She has written over 30 romance novels, been translated into 15 languages, and sold over 10 million copies of her books worldwide.

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Joseph Lewis

After having been in education for forty-six years as a teacher, coach, counselor, and administrator, Joseph Lewis has semi-retired and now works part-time as an online learning facilitator. He uses his psychology and counseling background in crafting thriller/crime/detective mysteries. He has taken creative writing and screenwriting courses at UCLA and USC.

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David ferguson

I was born in a small family in Jamaica, and have learned how important it is to be grateful, from a very young, age, I grew up in church and have always been religious, so out of that came the importance of gratitude.

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Joe Kilgore

Joe Kilgore is an award-winning writer of novels, novellas, screenplays, and short stories. His work has appeared in magazines, anthologies, creative journals, and online literary publications.

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Stuart Norris

My name is Stuart Norris and I grew up in a big family with little money. At only 15 years old, I was already learning how to budget and plan for the future. Now I would like to help others struggling with their finances.

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Tam Warner Minton

Tam Warner Minton is not only an author, but the award-winning travel blogger, writer, and photographer behind the adventure travel blog, Travels with Tam. She has traveled to all seven continents and is an advocate for citizen science, the environment, and getting out of one’s comfort zone. An avid scuba diver, Tam goes on many ocean research expeditions and is an enthusiastic underwater photographer.

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr is the founder of Waterkeeper Alliance, as well as Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Legal Counsel for Children’s Health Defense, and of counsel to Morgan & Morgan, a nationwide personal injury practice.

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Leslie Garland

I didn't start out in a career in writing; I qualified as a Chartered Civil Engineer. In this capacity I worked for several years on projects in the UK, the Far East and Africa. During this period I won the Institution of Civil Engineers 'Miller Prize' for a paper on tunnelling. Perhaps my first foray in to writing? It was a pretty dry technical piece.

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Simon Michael

Simon Michael has been published in the US and Europe since the late 1980s (St Martins Press, WH Allen, Grafton and others). He also has experience writing for the screen. Simon, frequently called “the British John Grisham”, is best-known as the author of the Charles Holborne legal thriller series published by Sapere Books.

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Mary Ramsey

Mary Ramsey was born in San Francisco, California but is a woman of the world. She joined the United States Air Force after finishing school and earned a bachelor’s degree in Cinema from San Francisco State University.

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Amanda M. Thrasher

Amanda M. Thrasher was born in England, moved to Texas, and resides there still. She’s an award-winning author of Young Adult, General Fiction, Middle Grade, Early Reader Chapter, and Picture Books.

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Roxie Rivera

Roxie Rivera: Mommy, Author. Wifey. Mama. Autism Advocate. Quilter. Zookeeper. Scotch Curator. Gardener, Homeschool Principal.

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Lolita Lopez

While browsing bookstore shelves as a teenager, Lo discovered the erotic writings of Anaïs Nin and A.N. Roquelaure. Certain her mother would not approve, Lo smuggled the books home and squirreled them away in the most likely of places: under her bed. Late at night, she delved into the sensual worlds both writers created.

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Sheldon Charles

Sheldon Charles is a decorated Air Force veteran, whose career has taken him around the globe, and given his writing a unique international flair. He is the author of the Evan Davis tales, which currently includes Three Paperclips & a Grey Scarf, Blood Upon the Sands, and From Within the Firebird’s Nest.

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John Murray

John Murray was educated in England and in Canada. His life experience has been in business, journalism, the church and overseas missions. He is retired and lives with his wife in White Rock, on the west coast of Canada.

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Sean McKenzie

Author lives in northern MI. Currently writing a pilot while hoping someone adapts The Elf King into a mini-series.

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Marcus A. Nannini

MARCUS A. NANNINI Mr. Nannini began his writing career when he published his own newspaper in the sixth grade and charged 25 cents per school quarter for the privilege of reading the only hand-written copy of each edition. The newspaper was a modest success. He was a paid newspaper reporter during his undergraduate years and worked three semesters as the Research Assistant to journalism professor Richard Stocks Carlson, Ph.D. Nannini's newspaper reporting paid for his senior year of undergrad.

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Curtis D Edmonds

Curtis Edmonds is a writer and attorney living in central New Jersey. He is the author of two novels, WREATHED, a humorous contemporary romance set in the beach resort of Cape May, New Jersey, and RAIN ON YOUR WEDDING DAY, a literary romance set in the mountains north of Atlanta.

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Raymond Bolton

Raymond Bolton lives near Portland, Oregon with his wife, Toni, and their cats, Max and Arthur. He has written award-winning poetry and has published six novels. His crossover epic fantasy/sci-fi quartet, The Ydron Saga is published by WordFire Press.

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Abigail Keam

Award-winning author Abigail Keam writes the Mona Moon Mystery Series—a rags-to-riches 1930s mystery series which includes real people and events into the story line. One thing Miss Abigail loves to do as an author is to write real people and events into her stories.

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Landis Wade

Landis Wade is a former trial lawyer and host of the popular Charlotte Readers Podcast (where he has conducted more than 300 author interviews), whose third book—The Christmas Redemption—won the Holiday category of the 12th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards.

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Boo Walker

Bestselling author Boo Walker initially tapped his creative muse as a songwriter and banjoist in Nashville before working his way west to Washington State, where he bought a gentleman’s farm on the Yakima River.

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Elena Gorokhova

Elena Gorokhova grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia, although for most of her life it was known to her as Leningrad.

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Richard Stockford

Richard Stockford is a Maine native who grew up in a town of less than two thousand population in the simpler time before terrorism, school shootings, and suicide bombers.

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A.M. Griffin

A. M. Griffin is a mother of three, dog owner (and sometimes dog owned), a daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She's a hard worker whose two favorite outlets are reading and writing.

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Karen S. Bell

All my work is inspired by social issues to which we all can relate. Work/ life stresses, the loss of a spouse and how marriage can sometimes swallow a woman’s identity, and the prevalence of greed in modern society. Walking with Elephants is my first novel, although I am not new to writing. I was a theater critic and celebrity interviewer for a weekly tabloid in Jacksonville, Fl and I earned a Master’s in Mass Communication from Oklahoma State University. For 15 years I worked in Corporate America as a technical editor/editor/writer.

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Corey Bryant

50 year old self published Author from Opelika, Alabama. I have 2 novels out now Yielding to Unfulfilled Desires Vol 1 and Rico Vol I. Yielding to Unfulfilled Desires Vol 2 is on the way soon. I wrote these novels while incarcerated in Alabama penal system.

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Ginny Dye

Amazon Best-Selling Author of The Bregdan Chronicles. Ginny is committed to bringing history to life with unforgettable characters and commitment to historical accuracy. The Civil War and Reconstruction comes to life in riveting fiction.

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Scotty V. Casper

Scotty V. Casper lived in Fairbanks, Alaska, for 42 years. He started writing when he was 50 and he is currently 77 years old. He has a publishing contract with Dusty Saddle Publishing and he has 26 books for sale on Amazon.

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Grace Goodwin

Grace Goodwin is a USA Today and international bestselling author of Sci-Fi and Paranormal romance with more than one million books sold.

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Yurie Kiri

Yurie Kiri speaks Japanese, English, French and has studied Chinese, Arabic and Spanish as well as a smattering of other languages such as Korean and Russian along with binary and hexadecimal machine language because if you really want to get to know someone you need to speak their language no matter if they’re machine or human.

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Jennifer Hartley

Hi, I am Jennifer Hartley. I am a contemporary romance author who loves writing emotional second chance romances that are full of love, passion, conflict, angst and all of them end in a HEA.

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Naomi Springthorp

USA Today Bestselling Author Naomi Springthorp is a born and raised Southern California girl. She's a baseball freak who supports her team all season long and blatantly admires the athletes in those pants.

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Rozie Marshall

Rozie Marshall is an inspired writer from Colorado, where she lives with her husband, kids, and fur babies. She has a BA in European History and works in a bookstore, where else? Although she started writing over a decade and a half ago, it took some convincing for her to publish her first book, but once it happened, the floodgates of words burst, and the books kept coming.

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Thomas L Hay

Thomas L Hay was raised in the Golden Valley town of Clinton, Missouri. He is a Vietnam veteran, having served four years in the U.S. Navy. His position as a technical writer for TWA/American Airlines inspired his desire to become an author.

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Jason A. Kilgore

Jason is a multi-genre writer in speculative fiction, including horror, paranormal humor, fantasy, and science fiction.

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Jane Darrcie

My name is Jane Darrcie and this is my debut novel of a planned series.

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K.J. Jones

After living in the UK, K.J. Jones grew used to shows and movies that were backdropped by realism. Raised in a civilian Dept. of Defense family, she has spent most of her life among the military, both US and British. K.J. uses a Welsh surname pen name in honor of the love of her life, who was deployed to Iraq.

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Julien Ayotte

Julien Ayotte is the best-selling and award-winning author of seven novels and has amassed twelve national book awards in the process. He has been compared to Harlan Coben and David Baldacci on the mystery thriller scale by Jon Land, USA Today Best-Selling Author.

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Russell Watson

I was born in London the early spring of 1962. My first ten years were spent in Forest Hill, a leafy suburb. In my tenth year, we moved first to Bexhill, then to Hastings, both seaside towns in East Sussex.

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Dusty Roberts

I was born in Brooklyn and spent my summers in Mastic Beach Long Island. After college, I wanted to see the world, so I joined the Marine Corps. I was commissioned an officer and then attended Naval Flight School. My first duty station was in California, and from there I deployed to Okinawa, Japan, and Korea, unless I was flying off a Navy ship.

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Caitlyn O'Leary

Caitlyn O’Leary is a USA Bestselling Author, #1 Amazon Bestselling Author and a Golden Quill Finalist from Book Viral in 2015. Hampered with a mild form of dyslexia she began memorizing books at an early age until her grandmother, the English teacher, took the time to teach her to read -- then she never stopped.

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Meg Mason

Meg Mason began her career at the Financial Times and The Times of London. Her work has since appeared in The Sunday Times UK, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Telegraph.

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Romana Drew

I live in California with my husband of many years. I love all kinds of outdoor activities, and I raise baby squirrels for a wildlife care center. I also write science fiction stories. I hope you enjoy them.

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Tim Outlaw

Raised in Miami, Florida as a pastor’s kid, I grew up in the church; I knew the reality of God. I fell away from the church from 18 to 20 years old. When I got involved in church again one of my main motives was meeting women. With all the wrong motives, I read my Bible, got incredibly involved in the church, and got serious about prayer. I felt I had to be seen as a guy who did all these things in order to get the kind of woman I wanted. After all, it’s hard to be seen as a good, righteous person if you show up to Bible study without having done the assigned reading, right? There was this slow progression in my life that I didn’t really notice at first.

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Emily Henry

Emily Henry writes stories about love and family for both teens and adults. She studied creative writing at Hope College and the now-defunct New York Center for Art & Media Studies, and now spends most of her time in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the part of Kentucky just beneath it.

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Jack Carr

Jack Carr is a former Navy SEAL who led special operations teams as a Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander and Task Unit Commander.

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Amanda Lista

Amanda is an aspiring new author, trying to share stories that will connect with people. Amanda and her husband live in the Bay Area with their twin boys and super cute dog. She loves sharing stories that allow people to escape into a new world.

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PK Anderson

PK Anderson is a writer and podcaster and is the author of the new Holiday series, Aspen Ridge Holiday Hearts featuring three sweet holiday reads.

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Willow Rose

Willow Rose is a multi-million-copy best-selling Author and an Amazon ALL-star Author of more than 80 novels. Several of her books have reached the top 10 of ALL books on Amazon in the US, UK, and Canada.

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Lynda Renham

Lynda Renham is author to many popular romantic comedy and gripping psychological thriller novels. She lives in Oxford, UK. She has appeared on BBC radio discussion programs and is a prolific blogger. Lynda lives in Oxfordshire with her second husband and cat.

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Cathie Annette Whitmore

Author Biography - Cathie Whitmore My love of rhyming began at the tender age of eight, when I won a Poetry Competition at school in 1960. Over the years I dabbled in light-hearted rhyming verses on greeting cards and poems, but never really expanded beyond this. Then in August 2006, my writing began to emerge in a way I never believed possible. Writing a children’s story had never entered my head, until I was asked by a friend’s daughter; a university student studying teaching, to write a children’s story for her to market as an assignment.

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Nancy Naigle

USA Today bestselling author Nancy Naigle whips up small-town love stories with a dash of suspense and a whole lot of heart.

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M Garnet

Muriel G. Yantiss writes under the pen name M. Garnet. Her time owning an International Business gave her a hard view of life but her farm family in Kentucky left her with great humour to enjoy everything, bad and good.

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Beth Ferry

Beth Ferry reads and writes by the beach in New Jersey. She is the author of many picture books illustrated by many amazing artists.

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Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward is an associate editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1971. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes, first in 1973 for the coverage of the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein, and second in 2003 as the lead reporter for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He has authored or co-authored 18 books, all of which have been national non-fiction bestsellers. Twelve of those have been #1 national bestsellers. He has written books on eight of the most recent presidents, from Nixon to Obama.

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Kurt M. DiClementi

Kurt M. DiClementi has traveled extensively in Southeast Asia and has been an invisible force in political affairs that has kept bad things from going worse. He's the quintessential humanitarian who believes that the "only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."

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Faye Hollins-Moore

Faye Hollins-Moore, Author/Playwright/Columnist has been a professional writer since her first byline in 1985. Google® reveals what she’s been up to since: namely, three books and three plays, a major publisher and a major newspaper.

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M. Lee Prescott

Award-winning author, M. Lee Prescott loves the variety of hats she dons when writing. Lee writes in several genres of fiction--Mystery, Historical, Western Romance, Contemporary Romance, Romance Suspense, and books for children and young adults.

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Paul Mark Tag

Working for the Naval Research Laboratory, Paul Mark Tag made his living as a research scientist in the field of meteorology before leaving his job to write fiction.

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Kristen Kelly

Kristen Kelly believes life is too short not to experience as many slippery titillating experiences with another human being as possible or at least fantasize about them.

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Amor Towles

Amor Towles is the author of New York Times bestsellers RULES OF CIVILITY and A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW. The two novels have collectively sold more than four million copies and have been translated into more than thirty languages.

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Dav Pilkey

When Dav Pilkey was a kid, he was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia. Dav was so disruptive in class that his teachers made him sit out in the hallway every day. Luckily, Dav loved to draw and make up stories. He spent his time in the hallway creating his own original comic books - the very first adventures of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.

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Sophie Barnes

USA Today Bestselling Author, Sophie Barnes, has spent her youth traveling with her parents to wonderful places all around the world. She's lived in five different countries, on three different continents, and speaks Danish, English, French, Spanish and Romanian with varying degrees of fluency.

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Cindi Madsen

Cindi Madsen is a USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance and young adult novels. She sits at her computer every chance she gets, plotting, revising, and falling in love with her characters. She loves music and dancing and wishes summer lasted all year long.

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Charles Yu

Charles Yu is a Taiwanese American writer. He is the author of the novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe and the short-story collections Third Class Superhero and Sorry Please Thank You. In 2007 he was named a "5 under 35" honoree by the National Book Foundation. 

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Alex Grass

Born in Harrisburg, PA, Alexander Grass lived in Philadelphia, Israel, and a few other places before settling in Brooklyn with his wife and three kids. As a teenager, Alex was in a thrash-metal band called Shock Syndrome.

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Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of eight internationally best-selling novels: Three Wishes, The Last Anniversary, What Alice Forgot, The Hypnotist’s Love Story, Nine Perfect Strangers and the number one New York Times bestsellers: The Husband's Secret, Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty.

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Sharon Hamilton

NY Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, "Sharon Hamilton's storytelling satisfies like a thick bar of chocolate. Sharon's romances are scorching hot, filled with suspense, adventure and adrenaline-pumping action."

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Amber R. Duell

Amber R. Duell is a native of Central New York but currently lives in Mississippi with her husband and two sons.

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John Pavlovitz

John Pavlovitz is a pastor, writer, and activist from Wake Forest, North Carolina. In the past four years, his blog Stuff That Needs To Be Said has reached a diverse worldwide audience. A 20-year veteran in the trenches of local church ministry, John is committed to equality, diversity, and justice.

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Victoria Helen Stone

Victoria Helen Stone is the nom de plume for USA Today bestselling author Victoria Dahl. After publishing more than twenty-five novels, she is now taking a turn toward the darker side of genre fiction. Born and educated in the Midwest, she finished her first manuscript just after college.

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Jane Ver Mulm

Jane Ver Mulm is the wife of one, the mother of four, and the grandmother of three. She and her husband live in Rock Valley, Iowa. Her favourite pastimes are reading, cooking, sewing, singing, and of course writing.

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Deepa Anappara

Deepa Anappara was born in Kerala, southern India, and worked as a journalist in India for eleven years. Her reports on the impact of poverty and religious violence on the education of children won the Developing Asia Journalism Awards, the Every Human Has Rights Media Awards, and the Sanskriti-Prabha Dutt Fellowship in Journalism.

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E.L. Reed

E.L. Reed, originally from New Hampshire, now resides in Tennessee. She has fond memories of the Maine coastline and incorporates the ocean into all her books. She has three grown children and is enjoying her empty nest. Her life has been touched and changed by her son's autism - she views life through a very different lens than before he was born.

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Toni Kief

Toni Kief, a child of the 60s, Midwestern by birth, Northwestern by choice, Toni challenges the boundaries for women of a certain age. After a long career as an insurance adjuster, she fell into writing through a challenge from a friend.

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Ambrose Ibsen

Once upon a time, a young Ambrose Ibsen discovered a collection of ghost stories on his father's bookshelf. He was never the same again.

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Hildie McQueen

Enticing. Engaging. Romance. USA Today Bestselling Author Hildie McQueen writes strong brooding alphas who meet their match in feisty brave heroines.

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Ann Napolitano

Ann Napolitano is the author of the novels A Good Hard Look and Within Arm's Reach. She is also the Assistant Editor of One Story literary magazine.

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Amelia Hutchins

Amelia Hutchins is a USA Today Bestselling Author that lives in the great Pacific Northwest with her family. She's an admitted caffeine addict that turns magical beans in to words.

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Joseph LeValley

Joseph "Joe" LeValley was fortunate to find success in three careers prior to becoming an author: journalism, health care, and music. He was a reporter-photographer for Iowa newspapers for seven years. During that time, Joe wrote articles ranging from breaking news to feature stories to personal columns.

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Ann Whitford Paul

ANN WHITFORD PAUL graduated from the University of Wisconsin and Columbia University School of Social Work. She became inspired to write picture books after years of bedtime reading to her four children.

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Lee Child

Lee Child is one of the world’s leading thriller writers. He was born in Coventry, raised in Birmingham, and now lives in New York. It is said one of his novels featuring his hero Jack Reacher is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds. His books consistently achieve the number-one slot on bestseller lists around the world and have sold over one hundred million copies.

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larry bergsgaard

Author of crime mystery series Doc Martini and the cozy mystery series, the Pelican Chronicles.

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Judy Dyer

Judy is an open spirit and passion to help empaths. She writes books for those who have a natural ability to tune in to the feelings of others.

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BL Maxwell

BL Maxwell grew up in a small town listening to her grandfather spin tales about his childhood.

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Bebita Ndongo

“I.W.Fredd, also known by her stage name Bebita Ndongo, is an actress, author, cosplayer, model, and singer from La Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial, an African-Hispanic, Spanish-speaking nation in Central Africa.

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Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen is an Emmy Award-winning American television executive, host, and author. He is the host of the Bravo network's nightly live talk show Watch What Happens Life and the author of a memoir, Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture, as well as The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year. His third book, Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries will be released in November 2016. He is the first openly gay host of an American late-night talk show. In the summer of 2016, he announced a book imprint, Andy Cohen Books, with Henry Holt.

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Daryl Wood Gerber

Agatha Award-winning author Daryl Wood Gerber writes the bestselling COOKBOOK NOOK MYSTERIES, the new FAIRY GARDEN MYSTERIES, and the FRENCH BISTRO MYSTERIES. As Avery Aames, she pens the bestselling CHEESE SHOP MYSTERIES.

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Melissa Keir

Growing up in a small town, Melissa created stories in her head and lived them out with her sisters. They climbed through the quarries, built forts among the leaves and pretended they were their favorite television heroines. Always trying to spread joy and happiness, Melissa has written over 30+ stories of couples who eventually find their Happily Ever After.

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Chad Austin

Chad Austin has been a leader in the fitness industry since 2003. He has experience as an athlete, coach, student, teacher, client, and trainer.

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J.S. Scott

J.S. "Jan" Scott is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of steamy romance. She's an avid reader of all types of books and literature.

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Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon is the internationally bestselling author of many historical novels including Cross Stitch, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross and A Breath of Snow Ashes. She lives with her family in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Rayvn Salvador

Rayvn Salvador is a lifelong bibliophile who left her eighteen-year IT career in Software Quality Assurance to live her dream: getting paid to read as a full-time editor (done as her alter ego), and to write when the mood strikes.

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Vi Keeland

Vi Keeland is a #1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author. With millions of books sold, her titles are currently translated into twenty-six languages and have appeared on bestseller lists in the US, Germany, Brazil, Bulgaria, and Hungary. Three of her short stories have been turned into films by Passionflix, and two of her books are currently optioned for movies.

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Barbara Nickless

#1 Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Barbara Nickless promised her mother she’d be a novelist when she grew up. What could be safer than sitting at a desk all day? But a sense of adventure led her astray for a few decades. Now an award-winning author and creative writing instructor, she spends her free time snowshoeing, caving and hiking the Colorado Rockies. Connect with her at www.barbaranickless.com.

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Ron Townsen

“The Watcher in the Fall: Connections by Ronald Townsen, is an engaging science fiction tale with an intricate and complex plot.

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Scott Jarol

I began college at the University of Chicago as a biochemistry major, graduated with a degree in English Literature, and immediately jumped into the software industry.

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Sue Lilley

Sue Lilley loves getting lost in a page-turning story and can never put a good book down. She’s published several well-received novels and short stories and is always engrossed in creating the next.

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Randy C Dockens

I grew up in the South of the US but have lived north of the Mason-Dixon line for many years now. It seems funny now but growing up I was told I talked like a Yankee, but after moving north, I am told I talk like a Southerner. Go figure! Science has always been an interest of mine, as well as the Bible, and both have shaped my perspective on just about everything.

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Emily St. John Mandel

Emily St. John Mandel was born and raised on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada. She studied contemporary dance at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre and lived briefly in Montreal before relocating to New York.

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Clare Pooley

Clare Pooley graduated from Newnham College, Cambridge and spent twenty years in the heady world of advertising.

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catherine steadman

Catherine Steadman is an English actress and author, best known for playing Mabel Lane Fox in series 5 of ITV drama Downton Abbey. Her debut novel, the psychological thriller, Something in the Water was published in June 2018 by Simon & Schuster UK and Penguin Random House USA. 

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Gene Poschman

I am a native Californian who married my high school sweetheart. We were married for almost 55 years; She was my biggest fan and my greatest critic.

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Linda C Wright

Linda C. Wright is from Cleveland, Ohio and now lives on the Space Coast of Florida with her husband, Richard. She spent 30 years in the business world working for a Fortune 500 company.

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Dee S. Knight

A few years ago, Dee S. Knight began writing, making getting up in the morning fun. During the day, her characters killed people, fell in love, became drunk with power, or sober with responsibility.

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Halimah Bellows

At an early age, Halimah Bellows became aware of her natural ability to listen to people non-judgmentally as well as her desire to be of service to others. In her life as an educator, a career counselor, and a coach, she has been able to marry her fascination with people's stories with her deep interest in the world of work.