About Carla

Carla Laureano is the two-time RITA® Award-winning author of contemporary romance and Celtic fantasy. A graduate of Pepperdine University, she worked in sales and marketing for nearly a decade before leaving corporate life behind to write fiction full-time. She currently lives in Denver with her husband, two sons, and an opinionated cat named Willow.



2014 RWA RITA® Award Winner – Inspirational Romance

2014 RWA RITA® Award Finalist – Best First Book

2019 RWA RITA® Award Winner – Romance with Religious or Spiritual Elements

2014 Holt Medallion Award of Merit – Best First Book

2019 Holt Medallion Award of Merit – Long Inspirational

2020 Holt Medallion Award of Merit – Long Inspirational

2019 Foreword Reviews INDIES Gold Winner – Religious

2019 ACFW Carol Award Finalist – Contemporary Romance

2019 ECPA Christy Award Finalist – Contemporary Romance

2020 Inspy Award Winner – Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense

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