Teresa Medeiros wrote her first novel at the age of 21 and has since gone on to win the hearts of both readers and critics. All 15 of her books have been national bestsellers, climbing as high as #12 on the New York Times bestseller list, #20 on USA Today and #9 on Publishers Weekly. She is a six-time RITA finalist and a two-time recipient of the Waldenbooks Award for bestselling fiction. Her next novel, After Midnight, will be released by Avon Books in September 2005. You can visit her Web site at www.teresamedeiros.com.