A creative writing major in college, Ann worked as a bartender, a horse show groom and a professional window washer before publishing her first romantic suspense novel in 2000 with Harlequin Intrigue. Since then, she has published twenty-one novels and garnered many award nominations and wins. Her titles for Intrigue include Christmas Awakening and Wyoming Manhunt. Her new release, Rocky Mountain Fugitive is due from Intrigue in April, 2010. Ann lives in the Madison area with her family.