Maureen Smith is the author of twenty–one novels and three novellas. She received a B.A. in English with a minor in creative writing from the University of Maryland. She is a former freelance writer whose articles were featured in various print and online publications.
Since the release of her debut novel in 2002, Maureen has been nominated for six RT BOOKreviews Reviewers' Choice Awards and numerous Emma Awards, and has won the Romance in Color Reviewers' Choice Awards for New Author of the Year and Romantic Suspense of the Year. Her novel, Secret Agent Seduction, won the 2010 Emma Award for Romantic Suspense of the Year. In 2011, she won the RT BOOKreviews Reviewers' Choice Award for Recipe for Temptation for Best Kimani Series Romance.
Maureen lives in San Antonio, TX with her husband, two children, and two adorable miniature schnauzers.