Heide Katros was born and raised in Germany near the French border. She traveled extensively throughout Europe and met her pharmacist husband while on vacation to the Isle of Rhodos, Greece. Heide and her husband Mitch are the parents of two grown sons and grandparents to Alex and Anna. They live with their dog Bibi in Winter Haven, Florida. Heide is an avid tennis player, while her husband enjoys golf.
Heide is currently writing her 16th novel, Love a Stranger. Her first book was published in 2002 by New Concepts Publishing. The Ultimate Betrayal and The Cabochon Ring were published in 2008. The Cabochon Ring is available on Amazon and may be downloaded on a Kindle reader. Pirate Child made its debut in August of 2009 at New Concepts Publishing and the sequel, Stormy, is available now.