Kelly is an award-winning contemporary romance writer , and a the 2015 Romance Writers of America(r) Golden Heart(r) Finalist. Her novels have earned praise and acknowledgement by Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, Library Journal (starred reviews), The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, and more. Book Riot included her debut book, Unbuttoning the CEO in their book list of the 100 Must-Read Romantic Comedies, and Booklist recently named the author "the new go-to author for fans of sassy and sexy contemporary romances." An ex- First Amendment and media lawyer, Kelly practiced for more than a decade before swapping the suits she wore for leisure wear (okay but these are sweatpants). She now tries to create fun and romantic stories of flawed characters who find their ideal match. Kelly reside in Maryland along with her spouse, two daughters and a sweet puppy who finally rests throughout the night. For more details about Kelly and her writing.