New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she majored in anthropology and history. Kat has written over 40 bestselling novels, including historical, romantic suspense, and contemporary. Over eleven million copies of her books are in print and her novels have been published in 17 foreign countries. Among her many awards, she has won the prestigious Romantic Times Magazine Career Achievement Award. She currently resides with her husband, Larry Jay Martin, in Missoula, Montana.