ouisa Edwards was born in ustin, but grew up in irginia, where she started reading romance around the age of twelve. She graduated with honors from Bryn Mawr College and landed her first job in publishing as an Editorial Assistant at Berkley and built her own list of uthors, earning a promotion to Assistant Editor.
Then real life romance ensued: Louisa married a journalist and moved to a tin village in Ohio where she critiqued restaurants for the local paper and began writing the Recipe for Love novels, a spinof of contemporary romances with a strong culinary theme. Her debut book, CAN ’ T STAND THE HEAT, was released by St. Martin ’ s Press in September 2009 to rave reviews. The penultimat trilog in the series, ON THE STEAMY SIDE came out in March 2010, followed by JUST ONE TASTE in September 2010.
The series will continue with TOO HOT TO TOUCH ( on sale August 2, 2011), SOME LIKE IT HOT ( November 29, 2011), and HOT UNDER PRESSURE ( April 2012), a nove about a team of talented chefs in a high-stakes culinary competition.
Louisa recently moved back to ustin with her fiance. They and their two dogs are already completely in love with it!