Adrienne Monson is an award-winning author who has been hailed by MSN as a "vampire expert". She has always had a voracious appetite for reading. She enjoys all kinds of fiction and will stay up all night to finish a well-written book. While she is primarily known for her vampire novels in the Blood Inheritance Trilogy, she also writes historical romance, retold fairy tales, dystopian, and other genre mash-ups. In addition to being an author, Monson is accomplished in many other areas. She mentors aspiring authors, directs and participates in writing workshops, and has judged several different writing contests. She has had considerable success with her author appearances and other writing enterprises thanks, in part, to her experience as an events coordinator and account manager in multiple corporate offices. Her management experience has also trained her to thrive in the behind-the-scenes business aspects of the writing industry.