Erica Monroe is a USA Today Bestselling Author of emotional, suspenseful historical romance. Her debut novel, A Dangerous Invitation, was a finalist in the published historical category for the prestigious 2014 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Romantic Suspense. She is a member of the Romance Writers of America, Historical Romance Network, and a founder of the Past Thrills Romantic Suspense group. When not writing, she can be found watching television, reading, or thrift shopping. She lives in the suburbs of North Carolina with her husband, two dogs, and a cat. She can be reached online at ericamonroe.com.