About

Melissa Ford Lucken holds an MA in Special Education from Eastern Michigan University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Boston College’s program at Pine Manor College. She teaches creative writing and composition at Lansing Community College. Alongside her academic work, she has been a Romance Writers of America member for over twenty-five years. She has published more than sixty-five novels, novellas, and short stories as Isabelle Drake. She enjoys distance cycling and gardening.