Abbi Waxman

About the author

Abbi Waxman was born in England in 1970, the oldest child of two copywriters who never should have been together in the first place. Once her father ran off to buy cigarettes and never came back, her mother began a highly successful career writing crime fiction. She encouraged Abbi and her sister Emily to read anything and everything they could pull down from the shelves, and they did. Naturally lazy and disinclined to dress up, Abbi went into advertising, working as a copywriter and then a creative director at various advertising agencies in London and New York. Continue reading “Abbi Waxman”

Anita Hughes

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Anita Hughes was born in Sydney, Australia and had a charmed childhood that included petting koala bears, riding the waves on Bondi Beach, and putting an occasional shrimp on the barbie.

Her writing career began at the age of eight, when she won a national writing contest in THE AUSTRALIAN newspaper and was named “One of Australia’s Next Best Writers.” (She still has the newspaper clipping.) Continue reading “Anita Hughes”

Roxanne Veletzos

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Roxanne Veletzos was born in Bucharest, Romania and moved to California with her family as a young teen. Already fluent in English and French, she began writing short stories about growing up in her native Eastern Europe, at first as a cathartic experience as she transitioned to a new culture then simply to pursue what had become an unrelenting passion. Building on her love of the written language, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in journalism from California State University, Northridge and has worked as an editor, content writer and marketing manager for a number of Fortune 500 companies. Continue reading “Roxanne Veletzos”

Mary Ellen Taylor

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A Southerner by birth, Mary Ellen Taylor’s love of her home state of Virginia is evident in her contemporary women’s fiction. She firmly believes that stories create connections. Mary Ellen also writes suspense under the name Mary Burton, and her work has appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists.

When Mary Ellen’s not writing, she enjoys spending her time cooking and baking, as well as hiking and spoiling her three miniature dachshunds. For more information about Mary Ellen Taylor and her novels, check out www.MaryEllenTaylor.com.

Mary Burton

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Mary Burton, whose latest novel is Cut and Run, loves writing suspense, researching law enforcement and forensic procedures, morning walks, baking, books, and tiny dachshunds. She also enjoys hunting down serial killers, which she does in her New York Times and USA Today bestselling novels. Library Journal has compared her work to that of Lisa Jackson and Lisa Gardner, and Fresh Fiction likened her writing to that of James Patterson.

Mary is routinely featured among the top ten writers in Amazon’s Author Rankings for romantic suspense. Her recent novel, Her Last Word, reached number three on the Kindle eBooks Store bestseller list. Continue reading “Mary Burton”

Nicole Meier

About the author

Nicole Meier is a native Southern Californian who pulled up roots and moved to the Pacific Northwest, where she lives with her husband, three children, and one very nosey Aussiedoodle.

Her debut novel, The House Of Bradbury, a story of an aspiring writer living in the house of iconic author Ray Bradbury, was chosen as a Best Book of 2016 by Refinery29.

Her new women’s fiction novel, The Girl Made Of Clay, was released on September 25, 2018, from Lake Union.

Her works have been published in The Oregonian, Cascade Journal, Southern Oregon Magazine, Women Writers Women’s Books, We Heart Writing, and more.

Find her online at nicolemeierauthor.com or at NicoleMeierWrites on Facebook, @nmeierwrites on Twitter, and @nicolemeierwrites on Instagram.