Mia Shales is the Pen Name of author Michele Shalev. Born in New York City she divides her time between the Upper West Side and Tel Aviv. At thirty-four she left her job as an attorney and began writing novels. Her success was immediate and all her novels became huge best-sellers. Her Mia Shales' contemporary romance novel series will charm you, make your heart beat faster and leave you breathless. It blends larger than life love with intimacy and friendship, tragedy and triumph. Her writing is vivid and compelling and her novels have universal appeal. Readers all over the world will easily identify with the characters in her stories – their thoughts, emotions, adventures and relationships – and will be caught up in the excitement of the tales she tells. Michele lives with her partner and has 2 children.