Born in Manhattan, Bertrice Small has lived on eastern Long Island for 30 years, and she loves it. She is a Sagittarian, married to a Pisces, with an Aries son. Her greatest passions are her family; Pookie, Finnegan and Sylvester, the family cats; Nicki, the elderly cockatiel who whistles the NY Mets charge call; her garden; her work and just life in general.
She is the author of forty novels of Historical Romance and four erotic novellas. A New York Times
bestselling author, she has also appeared on other bestseller lists including Publishers Weekly, USA Today
and the L.A. Times.
She is the recipient of numerous awards including Best Historical Romance, Outstanding Historical Romance Series, a Career Achievement for Historical Fantasy and several Reviewers Choice awards from Romantic Times.
She has a "Silver Pen" from Affair De Couer, and an Honorable Mention from the West Coast Review of Books. In 2004 Bertrice Small was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Romantic Times magazine for her contributions to the Historical Romance genre.
Bertrice Small is a member of The Authors Guild, Romance Writers of America, PAN and PASIC. She is also a member of RWA's Long Island chapter, L.I.R.W., and is its easternmost member.