Anna Schmidt is a three-time finalist for the coveted RITA award presented annually by Romance Writers of America. In addition she has been a four-time finalist for the Reviewer’s Choice Award from Romantic Times magazine—an award she has won twice. Her latest novel THE LAWMAN (Book Two of her Last Chace Cowboys series) has been chosen as one of the six top best/most unusual historical romances of 2016 by www.heroesandheartbreakers.com. Publisher's Weekly had high praise for Anna's WWII series--THE PEACEMAKERS--stating that Schmidt seamlessly integrates...actual events, and the courageous real-life individuals who fought against Hitler’s regime, with her fictional characters and their story, to produce a strong tale of hope and love in the face of insurmountable obstacles." The author of over thirty works of historical and contemporary fiction, Anna has worked in the corporate world for two international companies, taught at the college level and is a popular presenter of hands-on workshops.