Monica Burns (born in E. St. Louis, MO) is American author who specializes in writing Erotic romance novels. She was a finalist in the national Romance Writers of America 2005 Golden Heart for Long Historical Romance.
A multi-published author of erotic romance, Monica Burns penned her first short romance story at the age of nine when she selected the pseudonym she uses today. Burns writes Erotic romance novels for two small press publishers. She is a 2005 Golden Heart Finalist, 2006 EPPIE finalist, 2005 CAPA nominee. a January 2008 Romantic Times BOOKreviews Top Pick and a recipient of JERR’s Silver Star award. As an up and coming author, Burns has guest blogged on Lifetime TV's Romance B(u)y The Book blog
Monica is also a survivor. At the age of 19, she was date raped. She shared her story in September 2007 on The Knight Agency blog , a prominent literary agency in the romance industry. Her Story
As an individual with Bipolar disorder, Monica is one of 5.7 million American adults (or about 2.6% of the population 18 years or older) affected by this condition according to the National Institute of Mental Health .