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Meet the Bumbling Bard


Nancy Ann Healy is the best-selling author of the popular Alex and Cassidy Series. Alex and Cassidy is a lesbian political thriller that includes seven novels: Intersection, Betrayal, Commitment, Conspiracy, Untold,  Identity, and The Swan and The Sparrow. She has also written four stand-alone novels: Falling Through Shooting Stars, All the Way Home, One Simple Refrain, and Until There Was You.


In 2015, Nancy began writing short-story lesbian romances under the name JA Armstrong. As JA Armstrong, Nancy currently writes six best-selling series: Off Screen, By Design, Special Delivery, First Course, Open Tab, and The Journey of Discovery Series. Her latest writing endeavor is a fantasy series for Kindle Vella, Eve, which she writes as Riley Carmichael.

In addition to spending time writing novels, Nancy has also written a play called SPIN, which was produced for charity in October of 2018 in Los Angeles. Currently, she is developing the Open Tab series for film with her creative partner and audiobook narrator, Jill Smith. The Whiskey Springs film project is slated to begin production in early 2024/

Nancy studied ministry at Indiana Wesleyan University and Social Justice at Arizona State University. She’s passionate about breaking stereotypes through art to promote greater inclusion and equality. Nancy lives in Connecticut with her wife, Melissa, and their three dogs: a husky named Jameson and two Cavalier King Charles pups named Molly Weasley and Luna Lovegood. 

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