Hope C. Tarr
Award-winning author Hope Tarr has written twenty-five historical and contemporary romance novels for multiple publishers including Penguin, Harlequin, Medallion Media Group, and Entangled. OPERATION CINDERELLA, the launch to her hugely popular Suddenly Cinderella series, was optioned by Fox for feature film.
Prior to launching her writing career, she earned a Master’s Degree in Developmental Psychology and a Ph.D. in Education, both from The Catholic University of America.
Hope lives in Manhattan with her real-life romance hero and their rescue cats. IRISH EYES is her women’s historical fiction debut.
Leanna Renee Hieber
Award winning and bestselling author, actress and playwright Leanna Renee Hieber graduated with a Theatre degree and a focus in the Victorian Era. Her debut novel, THE STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL TALE OF MISS PERCY PARKER, hit Barnes & Noble’s bestseller lists, won two 2010 Prism Awards (Best Fantasy, Best First Book), and is currently in development as a musical theatre production. DARKER STILL, first in her Magic Most Foul saga, is an American Bookseller Association Kid’s/YA INDIE NEXT title. Leanna’s short fiction appears in many anthologies including the upcoming QUEEN VICTORIA’S BOOK OF SPELLS (Tor). Her books have been translated into several languages and selected for national book club as well as Scholastic editions. She lives in NYC with her real-life hero and works often in film and television (Member AEA, SAG, AFTRA). Visit her online at her website as well as on Facebook and Twitter.
Ron Hogan helped create the literary Internet by launching Beatrice.com in 1995. In addition to hosting Lady Jane’s Salon, he maintains an active presence in New York City’s literary scene, curating events that introduce readers to great writers such as the Author/Blogger series at Brooklyn’s Greenlight Bookstore. He also writes book reviews and literary features for other websites, including Shelf Awareness, Tor.com, and the USA Network’s Character Approved blog. Visit Ron online at his website as well as on Facebook and Twitter.
Maya Rodale began reading romance novels in college at her mother’s insistence and it wasn’t long before she was writing her own. Maya is now the author of multiple Regency historical romances. She lives in New York City with her darling dog and a rogue of her own. Visit Maya online at her website as well as on Facebook and Twitter.