BioJenni Wiltz writes thrillers, romantic suspense, paranormal romance, and literary fiction. She's currently working on the Natalie Brandon thriller series.
In 2011, her novel The Cherbourg Jewels won the Romance Writers of America Kiss of Death Chapter's Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Category Romantic Suspense. In 2016, she placed as a runner-up in the Chicago Tribune's Nelson Algren awards for short fiction. Her work has also appeared in the Portland Review, Gargoyle, and the Sacramento News & Review.
She's worked as a web editor, a copywriter, and a USAID grant program coordinator, which gave her the opportunity to travel to Kenya. When she's not writing, she enjoys running and genealogy. She lives in Pilot Hill, California and has not yet struck gold in her backyard.