Maria Hammarblad is a Swedish export to Florida. She has lived in the Tampa Bay area with her husband Mike and their rescue dogs since late 2008
Most known for writing science fiction romance, she also writes contemporary novels and screenplays. Maria has won the 2012 Royal Palms Award and the 2012 Dahris Clair Award.
Besides writing, Maria enjoys playing bass.
Playing bass, driving off road, archery, and Tameshigiri.