Anne Stuart, born Anne Kristine Stuart (b. May 2, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), is a prolific and best-selling American romance novelist. She has written over 60 novels and was the recipient of the Romance Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award..
Her first book was published in 1974 by Ballantine Press when she was 25 years old. Since then, her books have been published by numerous publishers such as Dell, Doubleday, St. Martin's Press and currently Harlequin.