Cheyenne McCray is an award-winning New York Times and USA Today best-selling author who grew up on a ranch in southeastern Arizona and has written over one hundred published novels and novellas. Chey also writes cozy mysteries as Debbie Ries. She enjoys creating stories of suspense, love, and redemption with characters and worlds her readers can get lost in.

Chey and her husband live in Arizona with their two Ragdoll cats, two corgis, and two poodle mixes. She enjoys traveling around the world and searching for her next adventure and new ideas. She also quilts, listens to audiobooks, and builds miniature houses.