Cynthia Thomason has published nine historical and contemporary romances and a historical mystery series, THE JUBILEE SHOWBOAT MYSTERIES with amateur sleuth Gwen Barlow and a colorful cast of showboat actors. Book one, STAGESTRUCK, has been released in hardcover and large print editions, and is now available in trade paperback. Book Two, GRAVE REVIEW will be released in September 2005. Cynthia has received the National Readers' Choice Award, nominations for an RT Reviewers Choice Award and the Golden Quill. She and her husband own an auction company in Davie, Florida, where she is a licensed auctioneer.