Mari Mancusi is a multiple Emmy award-winning television producer and author of romance novels for adults and teens. Best known for her Blood Coven Vampire teen series and her work with Dorchester's Shomi line, her books have twice been awarded "Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers" by the American Library Association. When not writing about creatures of the night, Mari enjoys traveling, cooking, goth clubbing, watching horror movies, and her favorite guilty pleasure--videogames. A graduate of Boston University, she lives in Austin, Texas with her husband Jacob. You can learn more about Mari at her website
Marianne has worked in television stations around the country, including Orlando, San Diego, and Boston. A graduate of Boston University's College of Communications, she currently produces for a nationally syndicated lifestyle show. She lives in Manhattan's Upper West Side.