Tami Hoag is a an author of romance and thriller novels. She has written 15 New York Times bestselling books, including "Deeper Than the Dead," "Secrets to the Grave" and "Prior Bad Acts."
Hoag was born in Iowa in 1959 and grew up in Minnesota. In 1988, she published "The Trouble with J.J.," her first novel, as part of the Bantam Books Loveswept line. In five years, she wrote 16 romance novels for the line. In 1995, she wrote her first thriller novel, "Night Sins," which was later made into a TV miniseries. There are currently around 35 million copies of her books in print in more than 20 languages. As of 2015, Hoag lives in Florida.