Kimberly Amato is the author of the best-selling Jasmine Steele Mystery Series, Steele Intent, Melting Steele and Breaking Steele. Amato is also a freelance writer, actress, and filmmaker to her credit. Among her several film projects, the teleplay Party Girl, which she co-wrote and starred in, has accorded her the most honors, including The Golden Ace Award and the Aloha Accolade for Excellence in Filmmaking from the Honolulu Film Awards.
She continues developing several new series/standalone books and recording the podcast Forever Fangirls with her wife Sheila.
Amato holds a BA in Psychology from Hofstra University and an MA in Forensic Psychology from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.