Valerie has a B.A. in English Language and Literature with a minor in History from Smith College and has been writing and editing professionally for over 15 years. She is a member of Romance Writers of America (RWA), and a member of The Beau Monde, Regency special interest chapter.
Originally from Rantoul, Illinois, Valerie lives in Fleming Island, Florida with her two rascally dogs. When she’s not writing, she keeps busy reading, traveling, or watching Hoarders.