Maya Banks: Biography

Maya Banks

Maya Banks writes various kinds of Romance fiction, including Erotic Romance, Romantic Suspense, Contemporary Romance, and Historical Romance novels set in Scotland. The author of over 50 novels. Her novel No Place to Run was the Number One New York Times bestseller in December 2010, and her novels have been ranked as USA Today bestsellers multiples times. The first series of novels which Maya Banks produced, titled the Breathless series, has sold more than 1.3 million copies. Beginning her writing career in 2006, Maya Banks has found great success, signing two separate seven-figure book deals in 2013 alone.

Born and raised in Texas, May Banks is “proud to live below the Mason Dixon line” and enjoys giving southern characters life and character in her work. Maya Banks believe that her writing and reading are closely tied, and she writes only what she herself would love to read. She likes to write in complete silence, and always avoids listening to music with lyrics while she writes.

Maya Banks is an avid cat person, and dislikes dogs, though she does own one dog at her daughter’s request. Maya Banks is married, with three children in total. When not writing, Maya Banks loves to hunt, fish, and play poker. She also adores the colour orange, saying “Orange makes me happy! It is hard to be in a down mood when looking at orange.”