Born in Manhattan, Bertrice Small has lived on eastern Long Island for 33 years, and she loves it! She is a Sagittarian, married to a Pisces, with an Aries son. Her greatest passions are her family; Finnegan and Sylvester, the family cats; Nicki, the elderly cockatiel who whistles the NY Mets charge call; her garden; her work, and just life in general.
She is the author of 47 novels. 38 are Historical Romance, 5 are Fantasy Romance, and 4 are Erotic Contemporary. She has also written 4 erotic novellas.
In 2004 Bertrice Small was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by ROMANTIC TIMES magazine for her contributions to the Historical Romance genre. And in 2008 she was named by ROMANTIC TIMESalong with her friends Jennifer Blake, Roberta Gellis and Janelle Taylora Pioneer of Romance.
Bertrice Small is a member of The Authors Guild, Romance Writers of America, PAN, and PASIC. She is also a member of RWA's Long Island chapter, L.I.R.W., and is its easternmost member on the North Fork of Eastern Long Island.
The year is 1461 and the winds of war rage across England uprooting Henry VI's court including Alix Givet, daughter of Queen Margaret's physician. Alix's plight becomes bleaker still when a Northumbrian baron gains her hand for his cruel son.
Duty to the queen, her godmother, and to her sickly widowed father forces Alix into a loveless marriage. But when her husband's unexpected death follows that of her father, Alix flees once again. This time to save herself from the advances of her lecherous father-in-law. Escaping into Scotland she throws herself on the mercy of a dark and brooding laird who if she can warm his cold heart might provide the everlasting love of her dreams.
The Sorceress of Belmair
A Past Awakened
Magic coursing through his blood, Dillon, son of Lara, Domina of Hetar, follows his mystical path to Hetar's brightest star. Belmair is a forgotten world. And, it turns out, his people's lost heritage. Summoned to marry the king's daughter and inherit the throne, Dillon discovers Belmair is beautiful, enigmatic and seductive, as is his strong-willed new queen, and the mystery lying at Belmair's heart.
A Love Unimagined
Cinnia, sorceress of Belmair, expected to claim her rightful place as ruler, not as the wife of a stranger chosen by Belmair's magical guardian. But the enchantment that seals a marriage of power and greatness soothes her wounded pride, allowing her to use her magical gift to uncover the darkest secret of a bright planet whose young women are inexplicably disappearing.