Caris Roane is a New York Times bestselling author of paranormal romance fiction and loves every second of it. She began her career with Kensington Publishing writing Regency Romance as Valerie King. In 2005, Romantic Times Magazine honored her with a career achievement award. She's published thirty-two paranormal stories to-date, some self-published and some for St. Martin's Press. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona, loves gardening, enjoys the lizards and birds in her yard, but really doesn't like scorpions! To find out more about Caris Roane, visit her website at www.carisroane.com.