Mary Balogh has won seven Waldenbook Awards and a B. Dalton Award for her bestselling romances, as well as a Romantic Times Lifetime Achievement Award. She is one of the romance genre's most popular and bestselling authors.
Carla Kelly is one of the most beloved Regency authors with more than a dozen novels. She lives in Valley City, North Dakota.
Edith Layton, critically acclaimed for her short stories, also writes historicals for HarperCollins and has won numerous awards. She loves to hear from readers and can be reached at http://www.edithlayton.com.
Mary Jo Putney graduated from Syracuse University with degrees in eighteenth-century literature and industrial design. A New York Times bestselling author, she has won numerous awards for her writing, including two Romance Writers of America RITA Awards, four consecutive Golden Leaf awards for Best Historical Romance, and the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Historical Romance. She was the keynote speaker at the 2000 National Romance Writers of America Conference. Ms. Putney lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Visit her Web site at www.maryjoputney.com.