About Cindy


Cindy McCormick is a bestselling author with twenty-five traditionally published books of fiction and nonfiction among other writings. She lives in the wonder-filled Pacific Northwest. Cindy has previously written under the names of Cindy Martinusen and Cindy Coloma. 

About Cindy

Cindy is a national bestselling author with over twenty-five traditionally published books of fiction and nonfiction that she’s authored or co-authored including: The Waiting (optioned for film), Beautiful (2010 Christy Award finalist for Young Adults and 2011 Revolve Young Adult Tour featured book); The Salt Garden (one of Library Journal’s best genre books in 2004); Song of the Brokenhearted (2013 ECPA bestseller with coauthor Sheila Walsh); Orchid House (2008 ECPA bestseller); and Winter Passing (2001 Christy Award finalist and Romantic Times Top Pick). Publishers include HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster/Atria, Medallion Press, Thomas Nelson, and Tyndale House Publishers

Her projects have included writing for and/or interviewing WWII veterans, Holocaust and war survivors, trafficking survivors, NGOs, celebrities, musicians, reality TV stars, politicians, C-suite executives, U.S. government officials including from the DOJ, U.S. State Department, and FBI; and a former KGB spy.

Cindy’s books have been translated into at least seven languages. She has spoken at numerous international platforms such as the World Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, and LittWorld in Tagaytay, Philippines and in Singapore.

Beyond books, Cindy has contributed to over one hundred articles and stories. She has served as a writing coach, conference speaker, workshop leader, and book doctor, often tailoring her programs to suit the individual needs and aspirations of both budding and established writers.

Beyond stories, Cindy’s life revolves around her children, grandsons, close extended family and a rich network of friends. She makes her home in the Pacific Northwest which appeals to her love of writing and the outdoors with its unique blend of natural beauty and diverse adventures, complemented by unpredictable weather of radiant sunshine, misty rains, and violent storms.

Coming Soon "The Boat" By Cindy McCormick