Marilynn Byerly’s writing passion is adventure stories--past, present, and future. In her creations of swashbucklers, true love, and villains to vanquish, she also likes to add a dash of magic. Romantic Times, the bible of the romance industry, has called her an author to watch. Affaire de Coeur named her one of the five up and-coming authors of 1998 and an Outstanding Achiever in 2001.
Her novel Star-Crossed has received a Sapphire Award, the National Reader's Choice Award, the "Affaire de Coeur" Award, and a Write Touch Award. It was also a double finalist in the PEARL Awards and the RIOs (Reviewers International Organization) for the best sf romance and best book of the year, and it was nominated for the Frankfurt eBook Award and the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, for exploring gender issues using science fiction.
Biography provided by the author, August 2002.