Known best for her The Breeds series of racy romance novels, this popular author saw the nineteenth book in the series, Bengal's Heart, reach the New York Times' Best Sellers list in August of 2009. Her other romance series include Nauti Boys, Men of August, and Bound Hearts.
Her The Breeds and Men of August series both debuted in 2003. Tempting the Beast was the first book in the former series, and Marly's Choice was the first edition of the latter.
RT Book Reviews criticized her 2007 novel Soul Deep but praised her later work Lion's Heart.
Though born in Ohio, she lived the majority of her life in Kentucky. She raised one son.
She and fellow Midwesterner Tami Hoag both became New York Times bestselling romance novelists.