Barbara Freethy is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of 52 novels ranging from contemporary romance to romantic suspense and women's fiction. Traditionally published for many years, Barbara opened her own publishing company in 2011 and has since sold over 7 million books! Twenty-two of her titles have appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. She is a six-time finalist and two-time winner in the Romance Writers of America acclaimed RITA contest. Known for her emotional and compelling stories of love, family, mystery and romance, Barbara enjoys writing about ordinary people caught up in extraordinary adventures. Romance Reviews Today calls her a "master storyteller." Library Journal says, "Barbara Freethy has a gift for writing unique and compelling characters."