Meet the founding authors of My Book Tribe!

Denise Grover Swank

Denise Grover Swank is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author. She indie published her first book, a romance mystery, Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes, in 2011. She has since published over fifty novels, multiple novellas and short stories as an indie and with five publishers. She is published in seven languages. She is a single mother to six children and four dogs and hasn't lost her sanity. Or so she leads you to believe.

Karen McQuestion

The bestselling author of Hello Love, Karen McQuestion writes the books she would love to read—not only for adults but also kids and teens. Her publishing story has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, and NPR. Karen has also appeared on ABC’s World News Now and America This Morning. She lives with her family in Hartland, Wisconsin.

Amanda Prowse

Amanda Prowse is an International Bestselling author who has published sixteen novels in dozens of languages. Her recent chart topping No.1 titles ‘What Have I Done?’, ‘Perfect Daughter’ and ‘My Husband’s Wife’ have sold millions of copies around the world.

Camille Di Maio

Camille Di Maio recently left her real estate career to write full time. She has to slip out to coffee shops to get anything done because she also homeschools her four children. Married for twenty years, Camille and her husband share a passion for travel, reading, movies, and theater. She has lived in Texas, Colorado, Pennsylvania, California, and Virginia, and spends enough time in Hawai'i to feel like a local. She's traveled to most of the states and four continents (so far) and has a bucket list that is never ending. But she's just as happy to sit on the couch and cozy up to a classic movie. She is the author of the bestselling historical fiction books The Memory of Us, Before the Rain Falls, The Way of Beauty, and the upcoming novel, The Beautiful Strangers. Camille loves to connect with book friends on social media, especially Instagram. Visit her at

Kate Danley

Kate Danley began her writing career as an indie author in 2010. Since then, her books have been published by 47North, she spent five weeks on the USA Today bestseller list, and she has been honored with various awards, including the Garcia Award for Best Fiction Book of the Year (The Woodcutter), McDougall Previews Award for Best Fantasy Book of the Year (Queen Mab), Best of 2014 by Suspense Magazine (M&K Tracking), and the 2017 Utopia Award for Best Anthology of the Year (Once Upon A Kiss - "Galatea & Pygmalion"). She also writes cozy mysteries under the pen name Agatha Ball.

Kay Bratt

Kay Bratt is the bestselling author of more than a dozen full-length novels and two children’s books. Her writing became her solace and support while she navigated a tumultuous childhood followed by a decade of abuse as an adult. After working her way through the hard years, Kay came out a survivor and a pursuer of peace—and finally found the courage to share her stories. Kay lives with the love of her life and a pack of rowdy dogs in the rolling hills of South Carolina. Learn more about Kay and her writing at

Christine Nolfi

Award-winning author Christine Nolfi writes heartwarming and inspiring fiction. Her debut novel, Treasure Me, was a Next Generation Indie Awards finalist. Many of her novels have enjoyed bestseller status and have been listed as “highly recommended” by the Midwest Book Review. A native Ohioan, Christine currently resides in South Carolina with her husband and four adopted children. For the latest information about her releases and future books, visit Chat with her on Twitter @christinenolfi.

Emily Bleeker

Emily Bleeker is a former educator who learned to love writing while teaching a writer’s workshop. After surviving a battle with a rare form of cancer, she finally found the courage to share her stories, starting with her debut novel, Wreckage, followed by the Wall Street Journal bestseller When I’m Gone and Working Fire. Emily currently lives with her family in suburban Chicago. Connect with her or request a Skype visit with your book club at

Julianne MacLean

Julianne MacLean is a USA Today bestselling author of more than 35 novels, including many historical romances such as The Highlander Series with St. Martin's Press and The American Heiress Series with Avon/Harper Collins. She also writes contemporary mainstream women’s fiction, and her 2011 release THE COLOR OF HEAVEN was a USA Today bestseller. She then went on to write thirteen novels in The Color of Heaven Series. She is a four-time RITA finalist, and has won numerous awards. Julianne lives in Nova Scotia with her husband, daughter, and their darling puppy, Molly, and she loves to read, write, and walk enough steps each day to keep her Fitbit happy!

Grace Greene

Grace Greene writes stories of heart and hope set in the Outer Banks and the Blue Ridge, and in the beautiful, compelling landscapes in-between. From her award-winning debut novel, Beach Rental, which takes place in Emerald Isle, NC, to her ninth novel, the bestselling The Memory of Butterflies, set in the forested, rolling hills of rural Virginia, Grace enjoys characters who are unusual in everyday ways. She believes their flaws are often their greatest strengths. She hopes her characters, and their stories, will linger with readers long after the last page is read. Contact Grace at She loves to hear from readers and all lovers of story and hope.

Tess Thompson

Tess Thompson writes small-town romances and historical fiction. Her female protagonists face challenges with courage and dignity. Her heroes are loyal, smart and funny, even if a bit misguided at times. While her stories are character driven, she weaves suspenseful plots that keep readers turning pages long into the night.

Her deepest wish is to entertain with her stories, but also to inspire hope in this too often difficult journey called life. Her stories celebrate friendships, community, motherhood, family, as well as a belief that love can change the world. If you like happy endings that leave you with the glow of possibility, her books are for you.

Susan M. Boyer

Susan M. Boyer is the author of the USA TODAY bestselling Liz Talbot Mystery series. Her debut novel, Lowcountry Boil is an Agatha Award winner for Best First Novel, a Macavity nominee, a 2012 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense recipient, and a 2012 RWA Golden Heart® finalist. Subsequent books in the series have been nominated for numerous awards, including the Pat Conroy Beach Music Mystery Prize (Lowcountry Boneyard) and the Southern Book Prize (Lowcountry Book Club). Susan plans for Liz Talbot to have many more cases to solve.

Susan lives in Greenville, South Carolina, with her husband. They run away to the coast as often as they can.

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