Michele Lindsey lives in upstate New York with her husband, a puppy also known as “Baby Shark,” and two kitty overlords. She is the mother of two young adults and has been an ice-cream scooper, a wedding DJ, a balloon-toting clown, a travel agent and a dental assistant.

 Currently known in the publishing world as M.L. Stoughton, author of young adult paranormal romance, Michele Lindsey will be releasing her first in a series of historical western romances in January 2019. She is member of RWA (Romance Writers of America) and its local chapter, STAR (Southern Tier Authors of Romance). Her first novel, Pleasantwick, won a gold medal in the 2017 Readers’ Favorite Awards and was chosen as the “Official Selection” for Young Adult Fantasy in the 2017 New Apple Summer E-book Awards.