R.C. Matthews’ debut book entitled Little White Lies, was conceived in 1997 while living in Cologne, Germany. However, marriage, children and a day job that paid the bills put writing the book on the back burner until 2012 when she discovered the folder with her research in the basement while reorganizing! Determined to finally realize her life-long dream of writing a book, R.C. Matthews spent 15 months writing on weekends to complete the manuscript.

R.C. Matthews was raised in the Metro-Detroit area by deaf parents along with four siblings. She graduated from a liberal arts college with a B.A. in Accounting and German and continues to work as a certified public accountant. She enjoys traveling with her loving husband and children, reading, down-hill skiing, and playing board games. Talisman and LIFE are high on the list of favorites at her home.

Favorite Books

R.C. Matthews is an avid reader and in her early twenties she read many romance novels by Jude Devereaux, Johanna Lindsay, Nora Roberts and Meagan McKinney. But her interest in books crosses all genres with some of her favorite authors including Stephen King, J.K. Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Robert Ludlum, John Grisham, and Pamela Aiden. However, her all time favorite author is Jane Austen.

Classic: Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
Historic Romance: Till Dawn Tames the Night, Meagan McKinney
Paranormal Romance: Twilight Series, Stephenie Meyer

Favorite Quotes

William Arthur Ward: If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.

Confucius: Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

Albert Einstein: When you are courting a nice girl, an hour seems like a second. When you sit on red-hot cinder, a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.