Her real name is Lynda Stone. from her website: Lyn Stone signed her first contract with Harlequin Historicals on Valentineís Day 1996. Since then, she has sold 21 novels and four novellas. She is now writing romantic suspense for Silhouette Intimate Moments. Lyn loves to travel and feels a special affinity for England and Scotland with their wonderful castles and intriguing history. Her novels of medieval, Regency and Victorian times are set there. Her husbandís background in counterintelligence helped enormously in researching her series of civilian Special Ops for Silhouette. Though Lyn studied and worked in the field of commercial and fine art for years, she discovered her love for writing surpasses that of painting. Now the art has become a hobby that she enjoys sharing with her children and grandchildren.