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Author R.L. Syme & Becca BoydR.L. Syme, who also writes as Becca Boyd, is a former worship pastor from Montana with a background in consulting, communications / social media, and the restaurant business. She now works on proving that all those Systematic Theology courses were worth it by writing romance and mystery novels.

Born and raised in the Last Best Place, R.L. Syme (Rebecca) currently resides in Bozeman, Montana—the intersection of creativity, outdoor recreation, and contemporary rural living in Montana. She has worked with kids in various nonprofit settings that involve music, theater, dance, food, and after-school fun. She holds membership in RWA, SCBWI, and NINC, and is very active in special interest chapters of RWA. A former communications director and consultant, she holds an undergrad degree in English and an advanced degree in Leadership and Theology. Of course, her life followed a natural progression into writing kissing books. She writes contemporary romantic suspense, young adult romance, and historical romance.

She writes cozy culinary mystery as R.L. Syme and small town romance as Becca Boyd.

Rebecca is a USA Today bestselling author. She has taught classes in food writing, world building, social media, newsletters, leadership transitions, and writing techniques, and has held chapter leadership positions in multiple RWA chapters. True to her Montana roots, Rebecca’s heart will always be on the farm.

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