Jessica Hart got into writing by accident as a way to pay for her Ph.D. Since then, she has written over fifty books for the Harlequin Mills & Boon's Romance/RIVA line. She has been a finalist and winner for several RITA awards, as well as the UK's prestigious Romance Prize (formerly the RoNA Rose Award) and the National Readers' Choice Award. She lives in York and writes time-travel books under the pen name Pamela Hartshorne. Visit www.jessicahart.co.uk for more information, or find her on Facebook.