Lori Handeland sold her first novel in 1993. Since then she has written many novels, novellas and short stories in multiple genres--historical, contemporary, series, paranormal romance, urban fantasy and historical fantasy.
She has been nominated five times for the RITA Award from Romance Writers of America, winning twice, for Best Paranormal and Best Long Series Contemporary. She is a Waldenbooks, Bookscan, USA Today and New York Times best-selling author.
As well as writing many series, The Nightcreature Novels, The Phoenix Chronicles, The Shakespeare Undead series, The Luchetti Brothers, the Rock Creek Six, Sisters of the Craft and numerous stand alone novels, Lori also writes gritty, sensual western historical romances under the name Lori Austin.
Lori lives in Southern Wisconsin with her husband enjoying occasional visits from her grown sons.
She can be reached through her website at www.lorihandeland.com