Lauren Royal decided to become a writer at the age of eight, after winning a “Why My Mother is the Greatest” essay contest. Now she’s a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of humorous historical romance novels. She also writes Sweet & Clean historical romance with her daughter, Devon Royal. Lauren lives in Southern California with her family and their constantly shedding cat. She still thinks her mother is the greatest. Visit Lauren’s website at LaurenRoyal.com, where you can learn about the real people and real places in her books, enter a contest, sign up for her newsletter, and see the ever-growing branches of the Chase Family Tree.