With a degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University, Melissa McClone worked for a major airline where she traveled the globe and met her husband. But analyzing jet engine performance couldn’t compete with her love of writing happily ever afters. She's a USA Today Bestselling author and has published over forty-five romance novels with Harlequin, Tule, and indepently. Melissa lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, three children, a spoiled Norwegian Elkhound and cats who think they rule the house. They do!