Grace Burrowes is the sixth out of seven children and was raised in the rural surrounds of central Pennsylvania. She worked as technical writer and editor, while she obtained a law degree through an evening program. She opened her own law practice, and acquired a master’s degree in Conflict Management. Under the pen name of Grace Burrowes, she is since 2010 a published author of historical romances, whose manuscripts have so far won, finaled, or garnered honorable mention in Romance Writers of America-run contests in Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey, and Florida. She lives in rural Maryland.