Marie-Nicole Ryan was born in a small western Kentucky town, but afterMarie2_2016 college and marriage, she said “Good bye” to small town life. After spending three years as an army wife, she landed in Nashville, TN, where she spent several decades working as an R.N. and case manager. Finally in 2002, she achieved her dream of becoming a published author.

She loves all lawmen and detectives and writes contemporary romantic suspense, as well as erotic historical western romance. TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, won a 2008 EPPIE for erotic romantic suspense. In addition, her mystery/suspense novel, ONE TOO MANY, was a 2009 EPPIE Finalist.

She was an active member of RWA® for many years, as well as PAN, MCRW, and PASIC. Currently she lives in western Kentucky. When she’s not slaving away at her current work in progress, you might find her walking her dog Kelsea, a Sheltie rescue, or at the Y. But you won’t ever find her in an airplane. No, not ever.