New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Ashley writes historical, paranormal, and contemporary romance. She also writes mysteries under the pseudonym Ashley Gardner and paranormal romance and urban fantasy as Allyson James. Jennifer has received many awards, including the Golden Quill, the RITA Award, the Prism Award, and the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award. Her books include the Shifters Unbound series and the Mackenzies series. Jennifer lives in the Southwest.