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Ann DeFee

Ann is an international award-winning author who infuses humor into her stories of romance, family dynamics, and quirky characters. She’s written twelve novels under various Harlequin imprints—American, Everlasting and Carina. Her debut book, A Texas State of Mind was a double RWA Rita Finalist and a Romantic Times Finalist for Best First Book. Summer After Summer won the Book Buyer’s Best Long Contemporary award.

Ann is currently writing Southern Fiction. Her first book in this genre, Believe in the Magic won the Reader’s Favorite Book Award for Wizardry and Magic and the Chanticleer International Somerset Award for Women’s Fiction. The sequel When the Magnolia Blooms won the NYC Big Book award for fiction and was also a Book Excellence Award Finalist.

In her career as a business woman, Ann is the Editorial Director of Bellastoria Press LLP, a hybrid publishing company that specializes in shepherding authors through the book publishing process.


For more information about Ann, all her books and extensive offerings, please visit

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