Crystal Santacruz was born in Southern California, as a Second Generation American. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Child Developmentfrom California State University, Dominguez Hills. She is also earning her Master's Degree in Education from Regis University. Crystal loved to write short stories since she was a child and used to make copies for her classmates to read. She liked writing romance stories, but the more she grew older, she began to change her perspectives.
William Shakespeare is one of her many inspirations and made her realize that not every romance story has a happy ending. She likes to write erotica, fantasy, historical, and romance tragedy books; Crystal also writes in her blog and in wattpad in her spare time.