Novelist and former actress who is known for her various romantic, paranormal-themed, and humorous book series. As an actress, she has performed on television, film, and Broadway.
Her first ever acting experience came during grade school in a production of The Sound of Music. She went on to graduate from Northwestern University with a degree in theatre.
In 1994, she appeared in the Broadway revival of Damn Yankees. She has earned a place on the New York Times best-selling authors list, as well as USA Today's, for her various published works, including the book Fashionably Dead.
She is the daughter of John Peterman, the retail store magnate who gained widespread fame due to a fictional portrayal on the sitcom Seinfeld.