Monica Burns is a bestselling author of spicy historical, contemporary, and paranormal romance. Her time travel, Forever Mine, won the 2015 Gold Medal International Book Award and 2016 Bronze IPPY. At the age of nine Monica signed her first romance with the pseudonym she uses today. Her bucket list includes visiting Chiddingstone, England; Rome, Italy; and Sicily to see the house where her great-grandmother was born. Her eclectic tastes include movies, books and collecting swords.