Geralyn Dawson is a USA Today bestselling author of romance novels. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University, and has written fifteen novels and contributed two novellas to anthologies, one of which was on the New York Times Best Seller list. In 1996 her novel The Wedding Raffle was named as one of the "Best Romances of 1996" by the Detroit Free Press. She has also been awarded the Romantic Times Magazine's career achievement award. She lives in Texas with her husband and three children.