Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
— Terry Pratchett


Cheryl P. Rider has worked as a decorative painter, a fitness instructor, and a background investigator for nuclear power plants, all of which prepared her in strange and different ways for writing paranormal and urban fantasy romance.  Originally from the California southwestern desert, she now lives in San Diego with her husband, kids, dogs, cats, fish, and the occasional friendly ghost.

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Thanks for dropping by!

~Cheryl P. Rider

Member of Romance Writers of America, RWA San Diego, and 2018-2019 President of From the Heart Romance Writers. 


Imperial Valley photo used with permission of photographer Monico Jaquias