Laurie Benson is an award-winning historical romance author. Her novel An Unexpected Countess was voted Harlequin's 2017 Hero of the Year. She began her writing career as an advertising copywriter, where she learned more than you could ever want to know about hot dogs and credit score reports. When she isn't at her laptop avoiding laundry, Laurie can be found browsing museums or taking ridiculously long hikes with her husband and two sons. For more info go to: lauriebenson.net.