J.R. Ward is the pseudonym of Jessica Rowley Pell Bird when she writes about the paranormal and enters the world of vampires.She first began to write about vampires in 2004 and has been a main contributor to the genres massive success. J.R. Ward does not worry that the romantic involvement between humans and vampires is a fad. First of all the popularity has kept on growing the last 10 years and even though it of course will fade, good reading experiences will not. After all it is the emotions, the conflicts and the happy endings that draw the readers. J.R. Ward is a number 1 New York Times bestselling author. She has been nominated six times for Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Awards, winning once for Lover Awakened. See also biography of Jessica Bird for information on personal life.