Renny deGroot is a first generation Canadian of Dutch parents.
Her debut novel, Family Business, was shortlisted for the Kobo (Rakuten) Emerging Writer Prize. In 2019 she was awarded the Len Cullen Writing Grant. Her second novel, After Paris, has been well received by fans of Historical Fiction and her new novel Torn Asunder was published late 2019 to much anticipation from her growing fan base. She has also published a coffee-table non-fiction book about the military history of her former regiment, called 32 Signal Regiment, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals: A History. She has had stories published in various anthologies and is a member of SOCAN as a song lyricist.
Renny spent ten years in the Canadian Forces, retiring as a Warrant Officer.
Renny has a BA in English Literature from Trent University. She lives in rural Ontario with her elderly Chocolate lab, Great Pyrenees and young Golden Retriever.