Christina and Lauren are a writing duo who have been swooning over romance novels for as long as they can remember. Separated by the pesky state of Nevada, these co-author besties speak several times a day, agree that Ruby Pumps is the best nail polish color ever and would, if given the choice, spend all day staring at the ocean from the San Clemente pier.

The pair first met writing fanfiction in 2009, under the names tby789 (The Office) and LolaShoes (My Yes, My No) and launched their partnership with their popular collaboration, A Little Crazy. Together, they reworked the famous fanfiction, The Office, into the novel Beautiful Bastard. You can find them online at Beautiful-Bastard.com or at @seeCwrite & @lolashoes on Twitter.