a girl Jess escaped the world of rigorous ballet class and hideous math
homework into the haven of toe wriggling romance novels. She never imagined in
her dyslexic brain she would ever come to write one, but one small scene grew
into 359 pages, and contest wins, and multiple contract offers. Dreams
sometimes do come true, just like the happy ending in the stories she loves.
lives in New York City with her husband and son and disappears to the Catskill
Mountains whenever she can. She is a sometime actress, award winning batik
artist, and accomplished seamstress. Along with her sewing machine, she loves
power tools and, what’s more, she knows how to use them.
is currently working on revamping her Manhattan kitchen as well as writing two
other stories, (working titles), Heart of Glass, and Mad
for the Marquess. Please check them out in BOOKS.
is a member of RWA, as well as the Beau Monde and the NY chapters of RWA. THE
DRESSMAKER’S DUKE came in first in the Fool for Love Contest, Golden Apple
Awards' Secret Craving Contest, the Indiana Golden Opportunity Contest and the
Golden Rose Contest (also winning the best of the best). And finaled in the
Great Beginnings, Emerald City Opener, and the Lone Star Contests.