Norah has been reading romance as long as she can remember. After reading a mediocre romance, she decided she could do better. To her chagrin, she discovered it took a lot more skill than she possessed to write even a bad novel. That was in 1993. She went on to join the Romance Writers of America, got involved in local chapters, and linked up with what she thinks are the world's greatest critique partners. Many years, and hundreds of thousands of words later, she finaled in RWA's 2001 Golden Heart contest in the Long Contemporary category (one of her critique partners finaled in the same category, the same year!). Norah works full time as an executive assistant for a provincial hospital association, writing madly on weekends and holidays. With her husband of 18 years, two teenage children, a very devoted if not-very-svelte dog, and a rat, she makes her home in Fredericton, New Brunswick, a Canadian province which shares a border with Maine.