Roxanne Longstreet Conrad (pen name Rachel Caine) is an American writer of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, suspense, and horror novels. Best known for her urban-fantasy and young-adult novels, she also publishes media tie-in novels as Julie Fortune. Roxanne writes under several other pen names such as Roxanne Longstreet, Roxanne Conrad, and Ian Hammell. Caine grew up in West Texas and graduated from Socorro High School in El Paso, Texas, in 1980. She has been writing and publishing novels and short stories since 1990.