Lisa Kleypas is the RITA Award-winning author of many contemporary and historical romance novels, including the Hathaways series, A Wallflower Christmas, Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor, and Love in the Afternoon. Her books are published in fourteen languages and are bestsellers all over the world. Kleypas graduated from Wellesley College and published her first novel at the age of 21. In 1985, she was named Miss Massachusetts in the Miss America competition. She lives in Washington with her husband and two children.
"A romantic novel with considerable depth." --Brazosport Facts"Kleypas's clever pairing of a testosterone-rich hero and a wonderfully endearing heroine gives her latest romance its irresistibly sexy flavor ...[a] richly rewarding story of love, commitment, and family." --Booklist"Masterfully crafted...extraordinarily real. Readers will be thinking about these superb characters long after closing the pages and rushing out to grab everything Kleypas has ever written." --Romantic Times BOOKreviews"Intelligent and gripping...Smooth Talking Stranger is sharp, sexy and will keep you captivated from beginning to end." --ArmchairInterviews.com"Filled with charm, wit, and an interesting and adult love story...Kleypas comes out on top again!" --ARomanceReview.com"Simply irresistible." --Likesbooks.com