Vanessa Miller is a bestselling author, speaker, and playwright. She is the author of the Rain and Storm series, the Forsaken series, the Second Chance at Love series, and the standalone book Long Time Coming. Her books have won the Red Rose Award for Excellence in Christian Fiction and the Best Christian Fiction Mahogany Award and have been nominated for the NAACP Image Award in Christian Fiction. They have also appeared twice on the Essence bestseller list and three times as an alternate selection of the Black Expressions Book Club. Vanessa lives in Dayton, Ohio.