Ju Ephraime began writing professionally at age 19; at that time, she wrote short stories for the local radio station in her home town. She gave up writing to pursue her education and has since earned several degrees, including two Masters and a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University in Boston. During the course of her schooling, she wrote and published a working curriculum for a career school, a business manual and its answer key, as well as other literary work. In 2010 she revisited her first love, writing for fun and enjoyment. She writes high heat and steamy adult romance novels. The first was, State of Ecstasy, which was soon followed by, Temptation to Sin, Loving Therese, and due out this month, The Odor of Violet. Her first paranormal romance, The Man in the Black Top Hat, is being re-released this month this will be quickly followed by White Magic Woman. Ju lives in Connecticut, where she is very active in her community. She is the administrator of a business school and the president of a non-profit organization that dresses individuals for job interviews.