British by birth, Ross Beresford started out in software development, most recently running Crossword Man, which specializes in applications for solving and constructing crosswords. His best-known products are TEA (a crossword solving aid) and Sympathy (for constructing crosswords).
Marriage to the romance writer Magdalen Braden brought Ross to the United States in 2007 and he became a US citizen in 2011. They live in the historic Laban Capron House in the Endless Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
In 2011, Ross and Magdalen founded the indie publishing business Harmony Road Press, which specializes in romance novels and novellas.
Ross is a keen amateur classical guitarist, and is a student of Jay Steveskey. He is a member of The Classical Guitar Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania, The Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society, and The Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York. He’s a regular participant at the ECU Summer Guitar Festival.