Victoria Barrett (aka Vicki Hinze) has authored twenty-one novels, two nonfiction books and hundreds of nonfiction articles, many for international publications, writing for Silhouette, Bantam Dell Publishing Group, Spilled Candy Books, St. Martin's Press, and Pinnacle. She currently has an additional three books under contract.
Vicki holds a Master of Arts in Creative Writing and a Doctorate in Philosophy, Theocentric Business & Ethics. She actively lectures on writing craft and technique and philosophy.
Her first published novel, a romantic suspense, was a bestseller that sold in nearly a dozen foreign countries. Since then, she's shifted writing focus several times. After co-creating the first single-title open-ended continuity series, she turned to military life and has been is credited with a Career Achievement Award for being one of the first to write military romantic suspense, military romantic intrigue, and military romantic thrillers. Her willingness to take risks and blaze trails have won her many prestigious awards and nominations.