After graduating from Yale University, Tracy Kelleher received a fellowship to live and work in Italy. She returned to the United States and attended Cornell University for graduate school. She soon discovered that academic life was not for her, and migrated to the Big Apple, where she worked in advertising. Fast-forward through marriage to a professor, sabbaticals to southern France and Australia, two children, one dog, a stint teaching nursery school, and freelance writing for newspapers and magazines. Eventually, she became a staff reporter for a newspaper, then the communications director for a non-profit organization that mediates conflicts in Eastern Europe, returning to journalism as a magazine editor.
Tracy sold her first romance, All I Ask, to Kensington Precious Gems while a reporter. Harlequin Temptation bought her second, Everybody's Hero, and she decided to write fiction full-time. She published two more Temptations, It's All About Eve and The Truth About Harry. A Harlequin Flipside, The French Connection, was released in May 2005, and a novella The Ex Factor, part of a Harlequin Signature Select anthology, titled Write It Up!, in January 2006. Her new book Falling for the Teacher will be in stores in January 2010. Tracy lives in New Jersey and is hard at work on her next novel.