Allison Brennan is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling and award winning author of two dozen romantic thrillers and mysteries, and numerous short stories. Most recently, she was nominated for Best Paperback Original Thriller by International Thriller Writers and the Daphne du Maurier Award by Kiss of Death. A former consultant in the California State Legislature, Allison lives in northern California with her husband, five kids, and assorted pets. She's either writing, reading, playing video games, or attending her kids sporting events. Allison writes three series: the Lucy Kincaid/Sean Rogan romantic thrillers; the Maxine Revere cold case mysteries; and the Moreno & Hart Mysteries (with Laura Griffin.)
Allison believes life is too short to be bored, so she had five kids and spends all her non-writing time as a sport spectator, chauffeur, and short-order cook for her munchkins. She has a dog, two cats, and a chicken named Gumbo. Allison and her family live in northern California.