Jan Moran writes contemporary and historical fiction. Her latest series is The Summer Beach Series, with The Seabreeze Inn the first in a beach series that is reminiscent of Elin Hilderbrand, Mary Kay Andrews, and Nancy Thayer. Jan is a Rizzoli bestselling author published by St. Martin’s Press US/UK and by Goldmann/Random House in Germany. Her novels include the 20th-century historicals, The Winemakers and Scent of Triumph (St. Martin’s Press), and the contemporary Love California series, which author Allegra Jordan says "rivals Danielle Steel at her romantic best." The Midwest Book Review and Kirkus have recommended her books, calling her heroines strong, complex, and resourceful. She lives in Southern California and is an avid traveler. Visit her at www.JanMoran.com.