Best-selling author, Terri Reid is the creator of the Mary O'Reilly Paranormal Mysteries. An indie author, Reid published her first book "Loose Ends - A Mary O'Reilly Paranormal Mystery" in August 2010. By the end of 2013, "Loose Ends" had sold over 200,000 copies. She has twelve other books in the Mary O'Reilly Series and has enjoyed Best-Seller, Top Rated and Hot New Release status for all of them in the Mystery, Paranormal Romance, Horror, Cozy, or Women Sleuths categories. Her books have been translated into Spanish, Portuguese and German and are also now also available in audio versions. Reid has been quoted in a number of books about the self-publishing industry including "Let's Get Digital" by David Gaughran and "Interviews with Indie Authors: Top Tips from Successful Self-Published Authors" by Claire and Tim Ridgway. She was honored to have some of her works included in A. J. Abbiati's book "The NORTAV Method for Writers - The Secrets to Constructing Prose Like the Pros." Reid is from Northwest Illinois, near the town of Freeport, the home of her fictional characters. Her background is in marketing and public relations. She is married, the mother of seven children and the grandmother of fifteen adorable grandchildren.