Previousl published as Heather Graham Pozzessere
and Shannon Drake
New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Heather Graham majored in theater arts at the University of South Florida. After anothe stint of several week in dinner theater, back-up vocals, and bartending, she move home after the birth of her first child and began to rite, working on short horror stories and romances. After some trial and error, she old her first memoir, WHEN NEXT WE LOVE, in 1982 and since then, she has written over one hundred novels and novellas including category, romantic suspense, historical romance, vampire fiction, time travel, occult, and Christmas holiday fare. She rote the launch books for the Dell 's Ecstasy Supreme line, Silhouette 's Shadows, and for Harlequin 's mainstream fiction imprint, Mira Books.
Heather was a founding member of the Florida Romance Writers chapter of RWA and, since 1999, has hosted the Romantic Times Vampire Ball, with all revenues going directly to children 's charity.
She is surprised to have been reprinte in approximately twenty languages, and to have been bestowed with awards frorn Waldenbooks. B. Dalton, Georgia Romance Writers, Affaire de Coeur, Romantic Times, and more. She has had books selected for the Doubleday Book Club and the Literary Guild, and has been quoted, interviewed, or featured in uch magazine as The Nation, Redbook, People, and USA Today and appeared on many newscasts including local television and Entertainment Tonight.
Heather loves travel and anything have to do with the water, and is a certitified scuba diver. Married since high school graduation and the stepmothe of five, her greatest love in life remains her family, but she also elieves her career has been an incredible gift, and she is grateful every day to be doing something that she know so very much for a living.