Marsha Canham, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. Writing mostly historical romances set in many of her favorite periods: medieval, pirate, regency, Scottish. Winner of several awards from Romantic Times, including twice receiving Lifetime Achievement, as well as Storyteller of the Year. The Iron Rose won accolades from Publishers Weekly for being one of the seven best fiction books of the year. Her novels have regularly appeared on USA Today bestseller lists. Nasty rumors of her retirement have been greatly exaggerated.