New York Times bestselling, RITA-winning author Jennifer Ashley (historical, contemporary, and paranormal romance, and historical mystery) also writes as award-winning author Allyson James (urban fantasy, paranormal romance) and USA Today bestselling mystery author Ashley Gardner (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries and others). She has been published since 2002, and has had more than 100 novels and novellas released. Ashley has won several RT Reviewers Choice awards under all three names and has had starred reviews in Booklist and Publisher's Weekly. Her books have hit the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists and have been translated into more than 20 languages. When Jennifer isn't writing, she's reading, building dollhouses and miniatures, playing guitar, cooking, and hiking.