About the author

Amanda McCabe

<p>Amanda wrote her first romance at the age of sixteen--a vast historical epic starring all her friends as the characters, written secretly during algebra class (and her parents wondered why math was not her strongest subject...)</p><p></p><p>She&#39;s never since used algebra, but her books have been nominated for many awards, including the RITA Award, the Romantic Times BOOKReviews Reviewers&#39; Choice Award, the Booksellers Best, the National Readers Choice Award, and the Holt Medallion.&nbsp; She lives in Santa Fe with a Poodle, a cat, a wonderful husband, and a very and far too many books and royal memorabilia collections.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>When not writing or reading, she loves taking dance classes, collecting cheesy travel souvenirs, and watching the Food Network--even though she doesn&#39;t cook.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Amanda also writes mysteries as <strong>Amanda Allen</strong> and&nbsp;<strong>Amanda Carmack.</strong></p>