About the author

Stacey Ritz

Stacey Ritz is a bestselling author and award winning writer. Ritz wrote for a variety of local and national news outlets, magazines, blogs, and websites, prior to becoming a novelist. <br><br>Her fiction novels are emotional drama's of family, relationships and secrets. Ritz's readers cherish her skillful storytelling, sharing reviews such as: "I was pulled into the story right from the start" and "captivating!"<br><br>Ritz's books on animal welfare benefit life-saving animal rescue/rehabilitation/adoption and spay/neuter efforts. Her book, Covered in Pet Fur has gained international interest as well as attention from RIVA Media and Animal Planet. She is the Executive Director and co-founder of Advocates 4 Animals, Inc. – a 501(c)3 non-profit animal welfare organization that has saved more than 11,000 lives (and counting). <br><br>Ritz's motivational books are rooted in her experiences as a CrossFit Trainer and as a NCAA Division I All-American athlete. You can also find inspiring stories from Ritz in many Chicken Soup for the Soul books. <br><br>____________________________________________________<br><strong>Ritz's books include:</strong><br><br><strong>FICTION:</strong><br><em>Contemporary Romance / Love Stories</em><br><br><strong>NON-FICTION:</strong><br><em>Motivation/Inspiration<br>Writing/Publishing<br>Animal Welfare uthor Biography</em>