Deborah Cooke sold her first book, a medieval romance which was published under the pseudonym Claire Delacroix, in 1992. Since then, she has published over fifty romance novels in a wide variety of subgenres, including historical romance, paranormal romance, time travel romance, fantasy romance, contemporary romance, fantasy with romantic elements and paranormal young adult with paranormal elements. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Orange County RWA Book Buyer's Best and the Colorado RWA's Award of Excellence, and been nominated for still more. In 2009, Deborah was the writer-in-residence at the Toronto Public Library, the first time the library has hosted a residency focused on the romance genre. In 2012, she was honored to receive the Romance Writers of America PRO Mentor of the Year Award.
Deborah is currently continuing her Dragonfire series of paranormal romances. The Dragon Legion Collection (of three paranormal romance novellas, each featuring one of the Dragon's Tooth Warriors) is the latest release and Dragonfire #9. In 2014, watch for Serpent's Kiss (Thorolf's book) and Sloane's book.
Deborah makes her home in Canada with her husband. When she isn't writing or reading, she can be found knitting, sewing or hunting for vintage patterns.
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