Kylie Brant is the author of thirty-one novels of romantic suspense for Silhouette and Berkley. She's a three-time Rita finalist, a five time Romantic Times award finalist and winner of the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. Brant is a two-time recipient of the Daphne du Maurier Award for best mystery and suspense novel. Her acclaimed Mindhunters series began in fall of 2009 with the back to back trilogy WAKING NIGHTMARE, WAKING EVIL and WAKING THE DEAD. DEADLY INTENT is the fourth novel in the series.