New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Heather Graham majored in theater arts at the University of South Florida. After a stint of several years in dinner theater, back-up vocals, and bartending, she stayed home after the birth of her third child and began to write, working on short horror stories and romances. After some trial and error, she sold her first book, WHEN NEXT WE LOVE, in 1982 and since then, she has written over one hundred novels and novellas including category, romantic suspense, historical romance, vampire fiction, time travel, occult, and Christmas holiday fare. She wrote the launch books for the Dell's Ecstasy Supreme line, Silhouette's Shadows, and for Harlequin's mainstream fiction imprint, Mira Books.
Heather was a founding member of the Florida Romance Writers chapter of RWA and, since 1999, has hosted the Romantic Times Vampire Ball, with all revenues going directly to children's charity.
She is pleased to have been published in approximately twenty languages, and to have been honored with awards from Waldenbooks. B. Dalton, Georgia Romance Writers, Affaire de Coeur, Romantic Times, and more. She has had books selected for the Doubleday Book Club and the Literary Guild, and has been quoted, interviewed, or featured in such publications as The Nation, Redbook, People, and USA Today and appeared on many newscasts including local television and Entertainment Tonight.
Heather loves travel and anything have to do with the water, and is a certitified scuba diver. Married since high school graduation and the mother of five, her greatest love in life remains her family, but she also believes her career has been an incredible gift, and she is grateful every day to be doing something that she loves so very much for a living.
Sharon E. Cathcart
on March 28, 2016 :
This book was just plain fun. I'm getting ready for my first trip to the Crescent City in May, so I grabbed this book to read. It was a Smashwords freebie ... which means you should grab it, too!
Author Heather Graham did 30 blogs in 30 days, talking about why she loves the city. With subjects ranging from hotels, to restaurants, to plantation tours and more, she provides information and anecdotes that keep it all from reading like a dry book report.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and got some great ideas for things to do during my trip as a result.
(review of free book)
on June 08, 2014 :
Delightful and chock full of great ideas on what to see and do in NOLA. Book is full of interesting antidotes and research about local historical people and places and really brings the spirit of that amazing city alive.
(review of free book)