Jody LaGreca was born in Sea Gate, Brooklyn, New York's first gated community and grew up on Long Island. A former fashion designer, Jody R. LaGreca is now a Simon & Schuster author who has published ten novels. Her titles with Simon & Schuster include: "Forever In Vein", "Love Edward" and the "Bloodless Series" trilogy. LaGreca's repertoire is vast running the gamut of Historical Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Vampire Sagas, and Gothic Horror. She has a BA in Writing/English from Queens College University of New York and also graduated Phi Theta Kappa Magna Cum Laude in Fashion Apparel Design. She was a featured author at the International Women's Writing Guild, Big Apple Conference in New York City and has been writing since the age of seven.