Amanda Arista was born in Illinois, raised in Corpus Christi, lives in Dallas but her heart lies in London. Good thing she loves to travel. The summer of second grade, she read every book in the young adult section of the library. So she started making up her own stories and hasn’t stopped since. She spends her weekends writing at coffee shops, practicing for the day that caffeine intake becomes an Olympic sport, and plotting character demises with fellow writers Wolvarez, Killer Cupcake and Keith (names have been changed to protect the not-so-innocent).
Dakota Banks writes the Mortal Path dark urban fantasies for Eos: paranormal thrillers with a splash of romance.
A.A. Bell is the winner of the prestigious 2011 Norma K. Hemming Award for Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Themes (Race, class, gender, sexuality, disability etc) for her debut novel, DIAMOND EYES.
Merrie Destefano's debut novel, AFTERLIFE: The Resurrection Chronicles, comes out in September, 2010 from Eos Books.
New York Times bestseller Jocelynn Drake is the author of the Dark Days series for Eos Books.
Bestselling author Kim Falconer's new works take readers into the depths of the sea where dwell an ancient vampiric race, godlike in their beauty . . . yet unable to rise without the grace of human blood. Born in Santa Cruz, California, she lives and writes in the far eastern coast of Australia, living with two black cats and a pair of Torresian crows. Loving dystopia and SF/F, Kim's current projects include paranormal romance, urban fantasy and young adult fantasy. Professional daydreamer by day; Eco warrior by night! Watch for new release in 2013 and beyond!
Leigh Fallon was born in South Africa, raised in Dublin, Ireland and moved to Cork in her 20’s. While living in beautiful Kinsale, The Carrier Trilogy was conceived. She promptly abandoned her ‘riveting’ career in corporate treasury when she was discovered on Inkpop, a website for writers of teen fiction. Within weeks, book one of the in the series, Carrier of the Mark, hit the coveted top five spot and was reviewed by an editor at HarperCollins. A few emails and some hysterical screaming later, she signed her first deal with HarperTeen. Leigh and her family now share their time between Ireland and the US.
Jeaniene Frost is the New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author of the Night Huntress series and the Night Huntress World novels. To date, foreign rights for her novels have sold to eighteen different countries. Jeaniene lives in North Carolina with her husband Matthew, who long ago accepted that she swears like a sailor, rarely cooks, and always sleeps in on the weekends. Aside from writing, Jeaniene enjoys reading, poetry, watching movies with her husband, exploring old cemeteries, spelunking and traveling – by car.
Terri Garey is the RITA© award winning author of six novels, two series, and various novellas. Her devilishly delicious tales from the dark side have been described as "sweet yet smouldering" by Publishers Weekly, and "sultry and upbeat" by Library Journal. Despite her choice of spooky subject matter, Terri prefers to avoid graveyards, especially on Halloween.
Helen Lowe is a FSF author, poet, interviewer and blogger. Her first novel, Thornspell (2008), tells the prince's tale from Sleeping Beauty and is published by Knopf, while her second, The Heir of Night (the first of "The Wall of Night" quartet), is dark epic fantasy--and is about to be followeed by The Gathering of the Lost. She is currently writing the third novel in "The Wall of Night" series.
Kristin Miller writes the dark and sexy Vampires of Crimson Bay series featuring a blood war between vampires and shap-shifters. Her debut paranormal, InterVamption, released from Avon Impulse Summer of 2011 and was followed up by Vamped Up in December. Those vampires are slippery suckers--be on the lookout for more in 2012!
Nicole Murphy grew up reading Tolkien, Lewis and Le Guin, and lives her love of science fiction and fantasy through her involvement with the Conflux science fiction conventions.
New York Times bestselling author Pamela Palmer writes the Feral Warriors shape-shifter series for Avon Books.
Missing the romance, relationship drama, and action of her favorite television shows, X-Files, Roswell, and Highlander, New York Times bestselling author Jaime Rush has created her own mix in the Offspring series.
NYT bestselling author Kerrelyn Sparks writes the Love at Stake series, and insists vampires make the best husbands. They never snore, don't expect you to cook, and while they're dead during the day, you have free access to their credit cards!
Joss Ware writes post-apocalyptic paranormal romance for Avon. 50 years after the world is destroyed, even zombies can't prevent true love!