Bertrice Small (b. December 9, 1937 in Manhattan, New York, New York, U.S.A.) is an U.S.American New York Times bestselling writer of historical and erotic romance novels. Bertrice lives on Long Island, New York with her husband George Small. She is a member of The Authors Guild, Romance Writers of America, PAN, and PASIC. She is also a member of RWA's Long Island chapter, L.I.R.W., and is its easternmost member.
Bertrice Small was born December 9, 1937 in Manhattan, New York, New York, U.S.A.. Married to George Small, they have a son. She has lived on eastern Long Island for 30 years.
Her greatest passions are her pets, which are part of her family: Pookie, Finnegan and Sylvester, the family cats; Nicki, the elderly cockatiel who whistles the NY Mets charge call; her garden; her work, and just life in general.
Since 1978, she has written 40 novels. 36 are historical romance, 2 are fantasy romance, and 2 are erotic contemporary. She has also written 4 erotic novellas. Her novels include "The Kadin" (pronounced Kah-deen), and the beloved series "The O'Malley Saga" and "Skye's Legacy".
A New York Times bestselling author, Ms. Small has also appeared on other best-seller lists including Publishers Weekly, USA Today, and the L.A. Times. She is the recipient of numerous awards including Best Historical Romance; Outstanding Historical Romance Series; Career Achievement for Historical Fantasy; and several Reviewers Choice awards from Romantic Times. She has a "Silver Pen" from Affaire de Coeur, and an Honorable Mention from The West Coast Review of Books. In 2004 Bertrice Small was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by ROMANTIC TIMES magazine for her contributions to the historical romance genre.