About the Author
National award-winning author Cheryl Holt is a lawyer, novelist, and mom who lives on the Oregon coast. Her varied employment history includes public school teacher, mediator, cook, bartender, lobbyist, musician, and political activist. A graduate of the University of Wyoming College of Law, she worked as a law clerk for the Attorneys General of Colorado and Wyoming. Later, she served as a deputy district attorney in metro-Denver. Cheryl's sixth novel, " Love Lessons," was nominated as the Best Erotic Romance of 2001 by the National Readers' Choice Awards. Her seventh, "Total Surrender," was recently nominated for the Reviewers' Choice Award as the Best Sensual Romance of 2002 by "Romantic Times "magazine. "Complete Abandon" is her tenth novel.