CHICAGO-NORTH RWA GIGS GROUP
TO BOOK APPEARANCES IN THE CHICAGO AREA
E-MAIL MORGAN MANDEL AT morgan@morganmandel.com

OUR CHICAGO-NORTH RWA GIGS GROUP IS SIX STRONG, BUT
SOON                EXPANDING, AS FELLOW CHAPTER MEMBERS ARE
PUBLISHED.
BELOW ARE PHOTOS & BIOS OF PRESENT MEMBERS.
www.saradaniel.com
Author of "Lane to Heaven," published
by Five Star. Sara writes "Romance
Novels that Give You a Hug." Her
poignant, timeless love stories are
guaranteed to leave a warm ache in
your heart.  She loves to create happy
endings and powerful relationships.
JENNIFER STEVENSON
www.jenniferstevenson.com
Author of "Trash Sex Magic," published
by Small Beer Press, "The Brass Bed,"
first of the SeX Series from Del Rey
books out in January 2008. Jennifer's
first book is a literary fantasy with a love
story at heart. Her second is a sexy,
funny fantasy. Jennifer's proudest
accomplishment is learning to play the
copycat game with crows.
 
SUSAN RAE
http://susanrae.com
Author of "heartbeats," published by
Berkley.  Romantic suspense is a
natural for Susan since it allows her
to combine her love of a good
mystery with a passionate love story.
The murder and mayhem in
"heartbeats" is set against the
background of the quiet cornfields
of Chicago's far northwest suburbs.
MORGAN MANDEL
www.morganmandel.com
Author of "Two Wrongs," published by
Hard Shell Word Factory.Morgan's
fast-paced romantic suspense, "Two
Wrongs," is a tale of revenge and the
healing power of love. In an about-face,
Morgan's recently accepted romantic
comedy, "Girl of My Dreams," is a
lighthearted  Cinderella story about a
reality show contestant.
BEVERLY LONG
www.beverlylong.com
Author of "Stay With Me" and "Here With
Me," published by Berkley Sensation. This
award winning author's writing success
was profiled in the April, 2006 issue of The
Writer. According to Romantic Times
magazine, Beverly's time travel, "Here
With Me" "makes you remember why you
first fell in love with romance."  
MAUREEN LANG
www.maureenlang.com
Author of "Pieces of Silver" and "Remember
Me," published by Kregel. Maureen's writing
is about engaging the mind and renewing the
soul. She weaves together her passion for
history with a flair for romance in her
inspirational novels. Her first of a two-book
Tyndale House women's fiction series is due
out in May.
MARGOT JUSTES
www.mjustes.com
Author of "A Hotel in Paris," Coming June,
2008 from Echelon Press.  Born in Poland,
Margot Justes has lived in some of the
world's most wonderful places, including
Israel, France, and South Africa.  She
currently resides in the Midwest, where
she has taken her love for travel and art
and cultivated it into unique settings and
stories for her writing. Margot belongs to
Romance Writers of America and serves on
the Bd of Directors for Sisters in Crime.
ALLIE PLEITER
MARIN THOMAS
www.marinthomas.com

Marin Thomas was born in
Janesville, Wisconsin and now
lives in the Chicago area. Her
heart still lies in small-town life,
which she loves to write about in
her Harlequin American Romances.
Her most recent romance,
"For the Children," first of her
Hearts of Appalachia miniseries,
was released October 7, 2007.
Allie is a self-proclaimed avid knitter,
coffee junkie, and non-reformed
chocoholic who writes fiction &
non-fiction. She's authored many
"My So-Called Love Life," "The
Perfect Blend," out now, and
"Masked by Moonlight" due out in
June of 2008.