Published Authors

Sunny Baker

Sunny Baker

I live in the beautiful mountains near Yosemite National Park with my hubby and two adorable dogs. Life is good.


I’m published in the short story market; 16 stories over the past 20 years, most of which were published by Sterling Macfaddin Women’s Group.  I’m now focused on getting my first novel published. This year is going to be my year.

Elsa Bayly 

Dangerous to Love, in 2013 and Objection to Love in 2016 were published independently. Both are now available on Amazon. Elsa's early years growing up on the prairies of Kansas gave her a love for books. She writes romantic suspense with twists and turns that lead her characters from hot sexual attraction to warm love and their happy ever after. Visit Elsa's website .

Bryan Thomas Clark 

Bryan Thomas Clark is a boisterous extrovert who is a proud member of the LGBT community. Bryan lives in the Central Valley with his husband of thirty-one years. Bryan writes gay fiction with an emphasis on a moral dilemmas and M/M romance.

John Conway

John Conway writes thought provoking tales in mixed genres including romance and science fiction. A past Smooch Contest winner, his debut romance novel is Hearts in Ruin, about archaeologists, passion, and a startling discovery. Learn more at

Kim Fielding

Kim moved back and forth between the Midwest and West Coast before settling for good in California. Her stories span a variety of genres including contemporary, fantasy, and paranormal. If the world were a perfect place she’d spend her time reading, writing, and traveling.

Rhonda Frankhouser

Rhonda discovered she was a storyteller after being diagnosed with cancer. Her first novel, MY LAST DAY, gained representation from Harold Matson Company. SHADOWING SOULS and RUBY’S RANCH followed.Rhonda lives in California with her family. When not writing, she is a hospice volunteer coordinator.


Sheri Humphreys

Sheri Humphreys is a former ER nurse who brings her medical experience into her historical romance. Boroughs Publishing Group will release A Hero to Hold, The Seduction of Cameron MacKay, and The Unseducible Earl in 2016.


Linda Lee Kane

MA in Education, PPS, School Psychologist, and Learning Disability Specialist, is the author of The Black Madonna, Witch Number is Which, Icelandia, Katterina Ballerina, Cowboy Jack and Buddy Save Santa, and Chilled to the Bones, 2017 release date, Clyde: Lost and Now Found, and Bottoms Up, A Daisy Murphy Mysteries. She lives with her husband, three dogs, one bird, and six horses in California.


JoAnne Lucas 

JoAnne Lucas, a multi-published mystery author, is endeavoring to finish a novel of a love story set in Fresno, Hollywood, and Carmel. Upwards and onwards!

Kris Lynn (Krista Lynn) 

Krista Lynn is a former Geography professor who now writes earthy Paranormal Romantic Suspence. Book #1 of the Canyon Series, Blood Stones, The Haunting of Sunset Canyon  was published in May, 2016. Cast in Stone, Book #2  released in October, 2019. Krista  also writes cozy mysteries - The Nora Pigeon Mysteries available on Amazon.

Michele Mills

Michele Mills teaches High School English to unruly teenagers and enjoys cooking for her husband and two sons. DIE FOR YOU, the first book in her new post-apocalyptic series from Samhain releases spring 2016. You can find her pretending to be professional on Twitter.

Roh Morgon

Roh Morgon writes dark fantasy with a twist of romance. Her series The Chosen includes Watcher: Book I of The Chosen and the novellas The Last Trace and The Games Monsters Play. Runner: Book II of The Chosen will be released in late 2017.

Carrie Padgett

Carrie Padgett thinks she is the luckiest person alive: she gets to read and write for a living. She writes sweet contemporary women’s fiction with lots of romance from the middle of California. She and her husband have two daughters and three grand-children.

Bonnie Phelps

Bonnie writes contemporary romance with a pinch of spice. Her characters grab your heart, make you laugh and invite you along on their journey through life’s challenges. Besides writing, her passions include reading, cooking and enjoying our fabulous California sunshine.

Sandra Masters

From a humble beginning in Newark, NJ, retired business executive SANDRA MASTERS had a short stay at a convent in Morristown, NJ, to the board rooms of NYC to the ballrooms of the Regency period. Spicy Sensual Seduction with Swagger.

Cora Ramos

Author of stories of mystery and suspense (found in Valley Fever, Where Murder is Contagious), and novels: Dance the Dream Awake, a paranormal romantic suspense, and a spicy romance, Haiku Dance, set in ancient Heian, Japan.


Debra Salonen

Winner of Romantic Times Reviewer's Career Achievement "Series Storyteller of the Year" award in 2006 and a six-time nominee for RT's Best Superromance of the Year award, Debra Salonen channeled her inner maverick for her new, 8-book Big Sky Mavericks series from Tule Publishing



Melody Walcott 

Melody is a transplanted East Coaster. She has been a member of YRW since 2014. She writes contemporary romance and has one published work-  Mae's Promise

Aspiring Authors


Cheryl Ford

Bethany Goble

Sarah Simas

Kimberley Smith

Marie Timlin

V. Velez