Kristen Ashley is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling romance author who has written over eighty books. Her books have been translated into fifteen languages and have sold more than three million copies. Kristen was a fourth-generation Purdue University graduate, having been born in Gary and raised in Brownsburg, Indiana. She has since resided in Colorado, the West Country of England, and Phoenix, Arizona. She spent eighteen years as a nonprofit executive before starting her writing career.