AlTonya Washington has been a romance novelist for 15 years. She’s traditionally published with Harlequin’s Kimani Romance imprint, winner of the Romance Slam Jam EMMA Award and two-time winner of The Romantic Times Magazine Reviewer's Choice Award. AlTonya is a mom and works as a Reference Librarian. In 2015, she received scholarly publication for her article An Indie Author in a Library World which appeared in “Self-Publishing and Collection Development: Opportunities and Challenges for Libraries” published by Purdue University Press. She enjoys a successful indie author career where she also writes as T. Onyx and Ally Fleming. She is best known for her Ramsey/Tesano romantic suspense series.