Sarah Gerdes is an award-winning author of 20 books that have been published in over 100 countries, 3 which have hit #1 in their genre. Before she became an author, she was an internationally recognized management consultant. She has titles in the thriller/suspense, women's contemporary romance category and action/adventure. Her non-fiction work centers on success, entrepreneurship and those who have overcome challenges to achieve the unexpected. The common theme across all genres are perseverance, determination, self-reliance and hope. Gerdes is a firm believer in happy endings and realistic, sexy but clean writing.