Carla Caruso was born in Adelaide, Australia, and only 'escaped' for three years to work as a magazine journalist and stylist in Sydney. Previously, she was a gossip columnist and fashion editor at Adelaide's daily newspaper, The Advertiser. She has since freelanced for titles including Woman's Day and Shop Til You Drop. These days, she writes romantic comedies in between playing mum to toddler twins Alessio and Sebastian with husband James. Visit www.carlacaruso.com.au or http://www.penguin.com.au/contributors/7008/carla-caruso-0.