A former newspaper reporter, Kelly Irvin has been writing her entire adult life. After graduating from the University of Kansas School of Journalism, she went on to work for newspapers in Kansas, Florida, and Texas. After ten years, she took the leap into public relations and has worked in that field for nearly twenty years. She published her first novel in 2010 and now has three published books, including two romantic suspense and one contemporary romance. The fourth book, A Heart Made New, debuts October 1, 2012. An avid reader, she also writes short stories and poetry. Kelly lives in Texas with her husband of twenty-four years, two young adult children, three cats, and a tank full of ornery fish.