About Annette


Annette M. Irby headshotAward-winning author Annette M. Irby has enjoyed writing stories since her teen years. If she’s not writing, she’s reading for review, or editing. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers. Her book, Finding Love on Bainbridge Island, Washington, won a Selah Award in 2019 in the contemporary romance category. And her book Finding Love on Whidbey Island, Washington, finaled in the Cascade Award Contest in 2020.

Find her co-hosted writing blog at Seriously Write. Married nearly thirty years, she makes her home with her family in the Northwest.

Her published books include: Finding Love on Whidbey Island, Washington, Finding Love on Bainbridge Island, Washington, Finding Love in Friday Harbor, Washington, Her Nerdy Cowboy, and Husband Material. Her Friday Harbor novel was included in the I Choose You boxed set. She currently works as a freelance editor at AMI Editing. She enjoys nature, gardening, photography, and falling deeper in love with Jesus.

Favorite Verses

Relax, everything’s going to be all right;
rest, everything’s coming together;
open your hearts, love is on the way! (Jude 2 MSG)

And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us,
And establish the work of our hands for us;
Yes, establish the work of our hands. (Psalm 90:17 NKJV)

Blessed is she who believes, for there shall be a perfecting of those things which were told her from the Lord. (Luke 1:45)