Interview with Sara Taney Humphreys at 2011 RWA Nationals!
A native of Louisville,
KY, I graduated from the Kentucky Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in 1976 and then went on to earn a BSN from Indiana University
in 1986. Horse crazy from the time I knew what a horse was, my family moved to rural Indiana in 1989. Since then, I've managed
to accumulate a number of animal friends, but am currently holding at two horses, four cats, and one crazy little dog named
have been married to the same wonderful man (aka Budley) for more than thirty years, and we have two grown sons, Mike &
Sam. I've been working full-time as a critical care nurse for more than thirty years, and while this has been an exciting
and rewarding career, I resigned from my position August 13, 2012 to allow more time for my writing.
As a writer, I find that any fantasy you have can come true if you simply
write it down. I've been keeping my friends entertained with my books for a number of years, and self-published
a book in 2006, If You Could Read My Mind, writing as Samantha R. Michaels. Slave was the first of my Cat Ster Chronicles
series to be published with Sourcebooks Casablanca, and has since been followed by Warrior, Rogue, Outcast, Fugitive, Hero,
Virgin, Stud, Wildcat, and Rebel.
Rebel won the 2015 Prism Award for Best Futuristic Romance. Wildcat placed second in the
same category in 2014.
I have one self-published stand-alone novel, Sex, Love, and a Purple Bikini, and one short story,
Midnight in Reno. I have also self-published the Unlikely Lovers series, which consists of Unbridled, Uninhibited,
Undeniable, and Unrivaled. My current work in progress is a romantic suspense trilogy, Soul Survivors, which I will most
The Cowboy Heaven series (published by Sourcebooks Casablanca) consists of the Cowboy Delight novella
and two full-length novels, Cowboy Heaven and Must Love Cowboys.
With my Sextet sisters, I've contributed to five erotic anthologies published by Siren/Bookstrand: Sharing,
Dirty Dancing, Occupational Hazards, Entanglements, and Mistletoe & Menage. I also have three solo novellas with Siren.
The Sextet Presents... Small, Medium, & Large; A Toy Story is a contemporary MMF menage. The Sextet Presents... The Lady
Takes a Pair: In Days of Olde is a Regency MMF menage, and The Sextet Presents... A Tale of Two Knights: Legends is a MFM
retelling of the Arthurian legend.
member of RWA and the Indiana RWA chapter. My other interests
include cooking, gardening, singing, and guitar playing.