C.S. Smith is an author of romantic suspense who lives in North Carolina. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, Carolina Romance Writers, Kiss of Death, Charlotte Writers Club and the Charlotte Center for Literary Arts. C.S. parlayed her degrees in Government and National Security Studies into various careers as a policy analyst for a defense contractor, an export manager and the executive director of a city committee that promoted global connectivity. She spent her formative years in Washington D.C., surrounded by good looking men in uniform, included the one she eventually married. After years of being inspired by other writers’ larger than life alpha males and the women who conquered their hearts, C.S. decided to let the ones roaming around in her head come out to play. A native New Englander, C.S. has spent half of her life in North Carolina training a husband and raising three kids plus an assortment of Golden Retrievers.