Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling author of eleven novels. With over a million books sold, she is a sixteen-time New York Times Bestseller (hitting at the #2 spot on three separate occasions). Her fourth novel, Stepbrother Dearest, was also the #1 independently published kindle e-book on Amazon’s 2014 bestseller list. Several of her books have been translated into foreign languages and can be found in bookstores around the world.
Penelope spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor before switching to a more family-friendly career. She grew up in Boston with five older brothers.
She lives for reading books in the new adult genre, coffee, messaging with her buddy and sometimes co-author Vi Keeland as well as hanging out with her friends and family on weekends.
She is the proud mother of a beautiful 12-year-old girl with autism (the inspiration for the character Callie in Gemini) and a 10-year-old boy, both of whom are the lights of her life.
Penelope, her husband and kids reside in Rhode Island.