Kendall Ryan (born August 15, 1981) is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling American novelist. She has written more than two dozen novels, including the self-published bestsellers Resisting Her, Hard to Love, The Impact of You, Hitched, Screwed, The Fix Up, Filthy Beautiful Lies and The Room Mate. Her books are described as "beautiful, electrifying love stories that can make even the most pessimistic person believe in happily ever afters." She writes romance, new adult and romantic comedies, and her books have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide. Her traditionally published books include the bestselling Love By Design series with Simon & Schuster. In 2015 Filthy Beautiful Lies was featured in Newsweek magazine as "The Next Fifty Shades" and her novel, The Gentleman Mentor was named as a GoodReads Best New Romance. Ryan's new series, When I Break was featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine.