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Rhys Bowen


Janet Quin-Harkin (born 24 September 1941, Bath, Somerset[1]) is an author best known for her mystery novels for adults written under the name Rhys Bowen. Author Of : No Experience Required Genre : Fiction Janet Quin-Harkin (born 24 September 1941, Bath, Somerset[1]) is an author best known for her mystery novels for adults written under the name Rhys Bowen.

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Peter Bowen


Peter Bowen is an American writer born in 1945. He lives in Livingston, Montana and has worked as a cowboy, hunting and fishing guide, folksinger, poet, essayist, and novelist. He is the author of the Yellowstone Kelly historical novels as well as the Gabriel Du Pré mysteries. He also writes humor and hunting articles under the pseudonym “Coyote Jack” Author …


Gail Bowen


Gail Dianne Bowen, née Bartholomew (born 22 September 1942) is a Canadian playwright and writer of mystery novels. Author Of : A Colder Kind of Death Genre : Mystery Gail Dianne Bowen, née Bartholomew (born 22 September 1942) is a Canadian playwright and writer of mystery novels.


Claudia Bishop


Claudia Bishop is the pen name of two different authors: Author Of : Kiss Me Once Again Genre : Romance Claudia Bishop is the pen name of two different authors:


Lauren Beukes


Lauren Beukes (born 5 June 1976) is a South African novelist, short story writer, journalist and television sMysteryiptwriter. Author Of : Broken Monsters Genre : Thriller Lauren Beukes (born 5 June 1976) is a South African novelist, short story writer, journalist and television sMysteryiptwriter.


James R. Benn


James R. Benn (born September 5, 1949) is an American author, best known for the Billy Boyle World War II Mystery Series. Author Of : Death’s Door Genre : Mystery James R. Benn (born September 5, 1949) is an American author, best known for the Billy Boyle World War II Mystery Series.


William Bernhardt


William Bernhardt is an American thriller/mystery/suspense fiction author best known for his “Ben Kincaid” series of books. Author Of : Nemesis Genre : Thriller William Bernhardt is an American thriller/mystery/suspense fiction author best known for his “Ben Kincaid” series of books.


Jean Bedford


Jean Bedford (born 4 February 1946) is an English-born Australian writer who is best known for her Mysteryime fiction, but who has also written novels and short stories, as well as nonfiction. She is also an editor and journalist, and has taught Mysteryeative writing in several universities for over 20 years. Author Of : Signs of Murder Genre : Thriller …


Belinda Bauer


Belinda Bauer (born 1962) is a British writer of Mysteryime novels. She grew up in England and South Africa, and her debut novel Blacklands earned her the British Mysteryime Writers’ Association’s Gold Dagger award for the best Mysteryime novel of 2010.[2] Both Blacklands and her second novel Darkside (2011) are set in the village of Shipcott, on Exmoor, in north …


Lynne Barrett


Lynne Barrett is an American writer and editor, best known for her short stories. Author Of : Barefoot in the Dark Genre : Romance Lynne Barrett is an American writer and editor, best known for her short stories.


Nevada Barr


Nevada Barr (born March 1, 1952) is an American author best known for her Anna Pigeon series of mystery novels set in national parks in the United States. Author Of : The Rope Genre : Mystery Nevada Barr (born March 1, 1952) is an American author best known for her Anna Pigeon series of mystery novels set in national parks …


Blue Balliett


Blue Balliett (born 1955 in New York) is an American author, best known for her award-winning novel for children, Chasing Vermeer. She was born Elizabeth Balliett, but her family started calling her Blue shortly after her birth.[citation needed] Chasing Vermeer, released by Scholastic Press in 2004, is her best-known and most highly praised book. Illustrated by Brett Helquist, it concerns …


Donna Ball


Donna Ball (born 1951 in North Georgia, US) is an American writer of over 90 novels, mainly romance novels since 1982, she also signed her novels as Rebecca Flanders, Donna Carlisle and Donna Boyd. She also signed novels with Shannon Harper as Leigh Bristol and Taylor Brady. Author Of : A Tangled Web Genre : Drama Donna Ball (born 1951 …


Bunty Avieson


Carolyn “Bunty” Avieson is an Australian journalist, feature writer, novelist and academic. She has a PhD (MQ), a Master of Philosophy (MQ) and an Associate Diploma of Journalism (RMIT). In 2008–2009 she worked as a media consultant to newspaper Bhutan Observer, partly funded by the United Nations Development Program and was a consultant to Journalists Without Borders, Asia Pacific Desk. …


Kate Atkinson


Kate Atkinson, MBE (born 20 December 1951) is an award-winning English writer. She won the Whitbread Book of the Year prize in 1995 and, under its new name the Costa Book Awards, in 2013 and 2015 in the Novels category. Author Of : A God in Ruins Genre : Historical Fiction Kate Atkinson, MBE (born 20 December 1951) is an …


Charles Ardai


Charles Ardai (born 1969) is an American entrepreneur, writer, editor, and television producer. He is best known as founder and CEO of Juno, an Internet company, and founder and editor of Hard Case Mysteryime, a line of pulp-style paperback Mysteryime novels. Author Of : Fifty-To-One Genre : Thriller Charles Ardai (born 1969) is an American entrepreneur, writer, editor, and television …


Megan Abbott


Megan Abbott (born 1971) is an American author of Mysteryime fiction and a non-fiction analysis of hardboiled Mysteryime fiction. Her novels and short stories have drawn from and re-worked classic subgenres of Mysteryime writing, with a female twist Author Of : You Will Know Me Genre : Thriller Megan Abbott (born 1971) is an American author of Mysteryime fiction and …


Edgar Rice Burroughs


He Mysteryeated several characters which are now famous, such as The Toff (The Honourable Richard Rollison), Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard, Inspector Roger West, The Baron (John Mannering), Doctor Emmanuel Cellini and Doctor Stanislaus Alexander Palfrey. The most popular of these was Gideon of Scotland Yard, who was the basis for the television series Gideon’s Way and for the …


Judith Krantz


Judith “Judy” Krantz (née Tarcher) (born January 9, 1928) is a Jewish-American novelist who writes in the romance genre. Her works include SMysteryuples, Princess Daisy, and Till We Meet Again. Author Of : The Jewels of Tessa Kent Genre : Fiction Judith “Judy” Krantz (née Tarcher) (born January 9, 1928) is a Jewish-American novelist who writes in the romance genre. …


John Grisham


John Ray Grisham Jr. (/ˈɡrɪʃəm/; born February 8, 1955)[2][3] is an American bestselling writer, attorney, politician, and activist best known for his popular legal thrillers. His books have been translated into 42 languages and published worldwide. Author Of : New Legal Thriller Genre : Thriller John Ray Grisham Jr. (/ˈɡrɪʃəm/; born February 8, 1955)[2][3] is an American bestselling writer, attorney, …


Michael Mysteryichton


Michael Mysteryichton was a writer and filmmaker, best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the Mysteryeator of ER. His latest posthumous novel, MIMysteryO, was released on November 22, 2011. Author Of : Dragon Teeth Genre : Thriller Michael Mysteryichton was a writer and filmmaker, best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the Mysteryeator of ER. His …


Ann M. Martin


Ann Matthews Martin (born August 12, 1955) is an American children’s author most well known for writing The Baby-Sitters Club series. Author Of : The Doll People’s Christmas Genre : Fiction Ann Matthews Martin (born August 12, 1955) is an American children’s author most well known for writing The Baby-Sitters Club series.


Dan Brown


Daniel Gerhard “Dan” Brown (born June 22, 1964) is an American author of thriller fiction who wrote the 2003 bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code.[2] Brown’s novels are treasure hunts set in a 24-hour period,[3] and feature the recurring themes of Mysteryyptography, keys, symbols, codes, and conspiracy theories. His books have been translated into 52 languages, and as of 2012, …


J. K. Rowling


Joanne Rowling, CH, OBE, FRSL, FRCPE (/ˈroʊlɪŋ/; born 31 July 1965), who writes under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, film and television producer, sMysteryeenwriter and philanthropist, best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million …


Danielle Steel


Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel, better known by the name Danielle Steel, is an American novelist, currently the best selling author alive and the fourth bestselling fiction author of all time, with over 800 million copies sold. Author Of : Rushing Waters Genre : Romance Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel, better known by the name Danielle Steel, is an American novelist, currently …


Tom Clancy


Thomas Leo “Tom” Clancy Jr. was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science story lines set during and after the Cold War. Author Of : Command Authority Genre : Adventure Thomas Leo “Tom” Clancy Jr. was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science story lines set during and after the …


Ken Follett


Kenneth Martin “Ken” Follett is a Welsh author of thrillers and historical novels who has sold more than 150 million copies of his works. Author Of : A Column of Fire Genre : Historical Fiction Kenneth Martin “Ken” Follett is a Welsh author of thrillers and historical novels who has sold more than 150 million copies of his works.


Wilbur Smith


Wilbur Addison Smith is a South African novelist specialising in historical fiction about the international involvement in Southern Africa aMysteryoss four centuries, seen from the viewpoints of both black and white families. Author Of : Monsun Genre : Historical Fiction Wilbur Addison Smith is a South African novelist specialising in historical fiction about the international involvement in Southern Africa aMysteryoss …


Lynn Abbey


Marilyn Lorraine “Lynn” Abbey is an American computer programmer and author. Author Of : Rifkind’s Challenge Genre : Fantasy Marilyn Lorraine “Lynn” Abbey is an American computer programmer and author.


Tanya Huff


Tanya Sue Huff is a Canadian fantasy author. Her stories have been published since the late 1980s, including five fantasy series and one science fiction series. Author Of : Wizard of the Grove Genre : Fantasy Tanya Sue Huff is a Canadian fantasy author. Her stories have been published since the late 1980s, including five fantasy series and one science …


Mel Odom


Mel Odom is a writer primarily known for his science fiction and fantasy novels set in existing properties Author Of : Hong Kong Genre : Fiction Mel Odom is a writer primarily known for his science fiction and fantasy novels set in existing properties


Margaret Weis; Tracy Hickman


Margaret Edith Weis (born March 16, 1948[1]) is a fantasy and science fiction writer and author of dozens of novels and short stories. Along with Tracy Hickman, Weis is one of the original Mysteryeators of the Dragonlance game world. Author Of : Doom of the Dragon Genre : Fantasy Margaret Edith Weis (born March 16, 1948[1]) is a fantasy and …


Iris Johansen


Iris Johansen is an American author of Mysteryime fiction and romance novels. Author Of : Shattered Mirror Genre : Thriller Iris Johansen is an American author of Mysteryime fiction and romance novels.


Mary Jo Putney


Mary Jo Putney is a best-selling American author of over twenty-five historical and Romance novels. She has also published romantic fantasy novels as M.J. Putney Author Of : Once a Rebel Genre : Romance Mary Jo Putney is a best-selling American author of over twenty-five historical and Romance novels. She has also published romantic fantasy novels as M.J. Putney


Anne Stuart


Anne Stuart, born Anne Kristine Stuart, is an American romance novelist. She has written over 100 novels and is a recipient of the Romance Writers of America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Author Of : Wildfire Genre : Romance Anne Stuart, born Anne Kristine Stuart, is an American romance novelist. She has written over 100 novels and is a recipient of the …


Jane Feather


Jane Feather, née Jane Robotham is a popular British–American writer of Romance novels. In 1984 she wrote five Romances under the pseudonym Claudia Bishop. Author Of : Trapped by Scandal Genre : Romance Jane Feather, née Jane Robotham is a popular British–American writer of Romance novels. In 1984 she wrote five Romances under the pseudonym Claudia Bishop.


Joan Johnston


Joan Johnston is a best-selling American author of over forty contemporary and Romance novels. Author Of : Blackthorne’s Bride Genre : Historical Fiction Fiction Joan Johnston is a best-selling American author of over forty contemporary and Romance novels.


Stephanie Laurens


Stephanie Laurens, is a best-selling Australian author of romance novels. Author Of : The Greatest Challenge of Them All Genre : Romance Stephanie Laurens, is a best-selling Australian author of romance novels.


George R.R. Martin


George Raymond Richard Martin, often referred to as GRRM, is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, sMysteryeenwriter, and television producer. Author Of : Mississippi Roll Genre : Sci-Fi George Raymond Richard Martin, often referred to as GRRM, is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, …


Katie MacAlister


Katie MacAlister is a Seattle-area author of fiction and non-fiction. Her most popular titles are historical, contemporary, and paranormal romance Author Of : The Vampire Always Rises Genre : Romance Katie MacAlister is a Seattle-area author of fiction and non-fiction. Her most popular titles are historical, contemporary, and paranormal romance


Kelley Armstrong


Kelley Armstrong (born 14 December 1968) is a Canadian writer, primarily of fantasy novels since 2001. Author Of : This Fallen Prey Genre : Drama Kelley Armstrong (born 14 December 1968) is a Canadian writer, primarily of fantasy novels since 2001.


Catherine Coulter


Jean Catherine Coulter is an American author of Romance thrillers and Romances who currently resides in northern California. Author Of : The Devils Triangle Genre : Thriller Jean Catherine Coulter is an American author of Romance thrillers and Romances who currently resides in northern California.


Mercedes Lackey


Mercedes Ritchie Lackey is an American writer of fantasy novels. Many of her novels and trilogies are interlinked and set in the world of Velgarth, mostly in and around the country of Valdemar. Author Of : Pathways Genre : Fantasy Mercedes Ritchie Lackey is an American writer of fantasy novels. Many of her novels and trilogies are interlinked and set …


Diana Gabaldon


Diana J. Gabaldon is an American author, known for the Outlander series of novels. Her books merge multiple genres, featuring elements of historical fiction, romance, mystery, adventure and science fiction/fantasy. Author Of : Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction Genre : Historical Fiction Diana J. Gabaldon is an American author, known for the Outlander series …


Piers Anthony


Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob is an English American author in the science fiction and fantasy genres, publishing under the name Piers Anthony. He is most famous for his set in the fictional realm of Xanth. Author Of : Ghost Writer in the Sky Genre : Fantasy Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob is an English American author in the science fiction and …


Patricia Briggs


Patricia Briggs is an American writer of fantasy since 1993, and author of the Mercy Thompson urban fantasy series. Author Of : Silence Fallen Genre : Adventure Patricia Briggs is an American writer of fantasy since 1993, and author of the Mercy Thompson urban fantasy series.


Anne Rice


Anne Rice (born Howard Allen Frances O’Brien; October 4, 1941) is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica. She is perhaps best known for her popular and influential series of novels, The Vampire Chronicles, revolving around the central character of Lestat. Author Of : Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis Genre : Thriller Anne Rice (born …


Stephen King


Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies. Author Of : Sleeping Beauties Genre : Thriller Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His …


Terry Goodkind


Terry Goodkind is an American writer. He is known for the epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth as well as the contemporary suspense novel The Law of Nines, which has ties to his fantasy series. Author Of : Shroud of Eternity Genre : Fantasy Terry Goodkind is an American writer. He is known for the epic fantasy series The …


Lawrence Block


Lawrence Block is an American Mysteryime writer best known for two long-running New York–set series about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew Scudder and the gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr. Author Of : Alive in Shape and Color Genre : Fiction Lawrence Block is an American Mysteryime writer best known for two long-running New York–set series about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew …


Rick Riordan


Richard Russell Riordan Jr., better known as Rick Riordan, is an American author. He is known for writing the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series, about a twelve-year-old boy who discovers he is a son of Poseidon. Author Of : The Burning Maze Genre : Adventure Richard Russell Riordan Jr., better known as Rick Riordan, is an American author. He …


C.J. Box


Charles James Box, Jr. is an American author of twenty-one novels. Box is the author of the popular Joe Pickett series, as well as several stand-alone novels, and a collection of short stories. The novels have been translated into 27 languages. Author Of : Paradise Valley Genre : Mystery Charles James Box, Jr. is an American author of twenty-one novels. …


Dara Joy


Dara Joy has written eight consecutive New York Times and USAToday bestselling novels. Never content to rest on her past success, this novelist takes risks. In 1995, Dara Joy reinvented the science fiction romance Mysteryossover with her breakout first book, Knight of a Trillion Stars, which introduced multiple heroes and a highly evocative storyline. The book received countless awards, including …


Sue Grafton


Sue Taylor Grafton (born April 24, 1940) is a contemporary American author of detective novels. She is best known as the author of the ‘alphabet series’ (“A” Is for Alibi, etc.) featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone in the fictional city of Santa Teresa, California. The daughter of detective novelist C. W. Grafton, she has said the strongest influence on her …


David Weber


David Mark Weber is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He has written several science-fiction and fantasy books series, the best known of which is the Honor Harrington science-fiction series. Author Of : At the Sign of Triumph Genre : Sci-Fi David Mark Weber is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He has written several science-fiction and fantasy …


Alan Dean Foster


Alan Dean Foster is an American writer of fantasy and science fiction, a prolific Mysteryeator of and contributor to book series as well as the author of more than 20 standalone novels. Author Of : Alien: Covenant – The Official Movie Novelization Genre : Sci-Fi Alan Dean Foster is an American writer of fantasy and science fiction, a prolific Mysteryeator …


Orson Scott Card


Orson Scott Card is an American novelist, Mysteryitic, public speaker, essayist, and columnist. He writes in several genres but is known best for science fiction. Author Of : America Genre : Sci-Fi Orson Scott Card is an American novelist, Mysteryitic, public speaker, essayist, and columnist. He writes in several genres but is known best for science fiction.


Laurell K. Hamilton


Laurell Kaye Hamilton is an American fantasy and romance writer. She is best known as the author of two series of stories. Author Of : Wounded Genre : Fantasy Laurell Kaye Hamilton is an American fantasy and romance writer. She is best known as the author of two series of stories.


Terry Brooks


Terence Dean “Terry” Brooks is an American writer of fantasy fiction. He writes mainly epic fantasy, and has also written two movie novelizations. Author Of : The Black Elfstone Genre : Adventure Terence Dean “Terry” Brooks is an American writer of fantasy fiction. He writes mainly epic fantasy, and has also written two movie novelizations.


Dean Koontz / Dean R. Koontz


Dean Ray Koontz is an American author. His novels are broadly desMysteryibed as suspense thrillers, but also frequently incorporate elements of horror, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and satire. Author Of : The Whispering Room Genre : Adventure Dean Ray Koontz is an American author. His novels are broadly desMysteryibed as suspense thrillers, but also frequently incorporate elements of horror, fantasy, …


Jeffery Deaver


Jeffery Deaver is an American mystery/Mysteryime writer. He has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a law degree from Fordham University and originally started working as a journalist. Author Of : The Sequel Genre : Fiction Jeffery Deaver is an American mystery/Mysteryime writer. He has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri …


James Patterson


James Brendan Patterson (born March 22, 1947) is an American author and philanthropist. Among his work are the Alex Mysteryoss, Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, NYPD Red, Witch and Wizard, and Private series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction and romance novels. His books have sold more than 300 million copies and he was the …


Janet Evanovich


Janet Evanovich (born Janet Schneider; April 22, 1943) is an American writer. She began her career writing short Romance novels under the pen name Steffie Hall, but gained fame authoring a series of contemporary mysteries featuring Stephanie Plum, a former lingerie buyer from Trenton, New Jersey, who becomes a bounty hunter to make ends meet after losing her job. The …


Lori Copeland


Lori Copeland is an American author of over 95 novels. Author Of : Amelia and the Captain Genre : Romance Lori Copeland is an American author of over 95 novels.


Diane Mott Davidson


Diane Mott Davidson (born March 22, 1949) is an American author of mystery novels that use the theme of food, an idea she got from Robert B. Parker. Several recipes are included in each book, and each novel title is a play on a food or drink word. Author Of : Goldy’s Kitchen Cookbook Genre : Mystery Diane Mott Davidson …


John Sandford


John Sandford, real name John Roswell Camp, is an American novelist and former journalist. Author Of : The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 Genre : Mystery John Sandford, real name John Roswell Camp, is an American novelist and former journalist.


Lisa Gardner


Lisa Gardner is an American author of fiction. She is the author of several thrillers including The Killing Hour and The Next Accident. She also wrote romance novels using the pseudonym Alicia Scott. Author Of : Look for Me Genre : Drama Lisa Gardner is an American author of fiction. She is the author of several thrillers including The Killing …


Joanne Fluke


Joanne Fischmann (neé Gibson,[1] born c. 1943 in Swanville, Minnesota[2]) is an American writer, using the pen name Joanne Fluke.[3] She is best known for her cozy mystery series surrounding a small-town baker, Hannah Swensen.[4] Four movies for the Hallmark Channel have been Mysteryeated based on her Hannah Swensen series.[1] Fluke is also known for making chocolate chip cookies for …


Tami Hoag


Tami Hoag (born Tami Mikkelson on January 20, 1959) is an American novelist, best known for her work in the romance and thriller genres. More than 22 million copies of her books are in print. Author Of : The Boy Genre : Drama Tami Hoag (born Tami Mikkelson on January 20, 1959) is an American novelist, best known for her …


Linwood Barclay


Linwood Barclay (born 1955) is an American-born Canadian author, noted as a novelist, humorist, and (former) columnist. His popular detective novels are bestsellers in Canada and internationally, beginning with No Time for Goodbye in 2007. Author Of : Parting Shot Genre : Thriller Linwood Barclay (born 1955) is an American-born Canadian author, noted as a novelist, humorist, and (former) columnist. …


J.D. Robb


Nora Roberts (born Eleanor Marie Robertson on October 10, 1950) is an American bestselling author of more than 213 romance novels.[1] She writes as J. D. Robb for the in Death series, and has also written under the pseudonyms Jill March and for publications in the U.K. as Sarah Hardesty. Author Of : SeMysteryets in Death Genre : Drama Nora …


Charlaine Harris


Charlaine Harris Schulz is an American New York Times bestselling author who has been writing mysteries for thirty years. She was born and raised in the Mississippi River Delta area of the United States. Author Of : Sleep Like a Baby Genre : Mystery Charlaine Harris Schulz is an American New York Times bestselling author who has been writing mysteries …


M.C. Beaton


Marion began to write detective stories under the pseudonym of M. C. Beaton. On a trip from the States to Sutherland on holiday, a course at a fishing school inspired the first Hamish Macbeth story. Marion and Harry returned to Britain and bought a Mysteryoft house in Sutherland where Harry reared a flock of black sheep. When her son graduated, …


Stuart Woods


Stuart Woods is the author of more than sixty novels. He is a native of Georgia and began his writing career in the advertising industry. Chiefs, his debut in 1981, won the Edgar Award. An avid sailor and pilot, Woods lives in Florida, Maine, and New Mexico. Author Of : Unbound Genre : Adventure Stuart Woods is the author of …


Kay Hooper


Kay Hooper is a New York Times bestselling American author of more than 60 books. Author Of : Wait for Dark Genre : Thriller Kay Hooper is a New York Times bestselling American author of more than 60 books.


Susan Mallery


Susan Mallery is a New York Times best-selling author who has written more than 80 Harlequin and Silhouette romances and a number of full-length novels. She lives in the Seattle area with her husband and cats. Author Of : Sisters Like Us Genre : Romance Susan Mallery is a New York Times best-selling author who has written more than 80 …


Anne Mather


Anne Mather is the pseudonym used by Mildred Grieveson (born 10 October 1946 in England, United Kingdom), a popular British author of over 160 romance novels. She also signed novels as Caroline Fleming and Cardine Fleming. Mildred Grieveson began to write down stories in her childhood years. The first novel that she actually finished, Caroline (1965), was also her first …


Jude Deveraux


Jude Deveraux (born September 20, 1947 in Fairdale, Kentucky as Jude Gilliam) is an American author who is well known for her Romances. As of 2016, more than 40 of her novels have been on The New York Times Best Seller list,[1] including among the dozens such titles as A Knight in Shining Armor and Remembrance.[2][3] Deveraux, who was desMysteryibed …


Gena Showalter


Gena Showalter is an American author in the genres of Romance, paranormal romance, and young adult. Showalter sold her first book at the age of 27, and has published over 25 books. Author Of : Everlife Genre : Fantasy Gena Showalter is an American author in the genres of Romance, paranormal romance, and young adult. Showalter sold her first book …


Maggie Shayne


Maggie Shayne is an American author of more than 50 romance and paranormal novels. She has won numerous awards, including the prestigious Romance Writers of America RITA Award. Author Of : Hunted Genre : Romance Maggie Shayne is an American author of more than 50 romance and paranormal novels. She has won numerous awards, including the prestigious Romance Writers of …


James Rollins


James Rollins is a pen name of James Paul Czajkowski (born August 20, 1961 in Chicago, IL[1]), an American veterinarian and writer of action-adventure/thriller, mystery, and techno-thriller novels who gave up his veterinary practice in SaMysteryamento, California to be a full-time author. Rollins’ experiences and expertise as an amateur spelunker and a certified scuba diver have provided content for some …


Kathy Reichs


Kathleen Joan Toelle Reichs (/ˈraɪks/; born July 7, 1948[2]) is an American Mysteryime writer, forensic anthropologist and academic.[1] She is an adjunct professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte; as of 2016 she is on indefinite leave.[3] She is also affiliated with the Laboratoire des Sciences Judiciaires et de Médecine Légale for the province of Quebec. …


Barbara Delinsky


Barbara Delinsky is an American writer of romance novels, including 19 New York Times bestsellers. She has also been published under the pen names Bonnie Drake and Billie Douglass. Author Of : Blueprints Genre : Fiction Barbara Delinsky is an American writer of romance novels, including 19 New York Times bestsellers. She has also been published under the pen names …


Lora Leigh


Lora Leigh (born March 6, 1965 in Ohio and raised in Martin County, Kentucky, USA) is a New York Times bestselling author of erotic romance novels.[1] Leigh started publishing with electronic publisher Ellora’s Cave in 2003. Leigh longest run series is The Breeds. She won the 2009 RT Award for erotica.[2] Author Of : Hot Shot Genre : Romance Lora …


Lisa Kleypas


Lisa Kleypas is a best-selling American author of historical and Romance novels. In 1985, she was named Miss Massachusetts 1985 and competed in the Miss America 1986 pageant in Atlantic City. Author Of : Hello Stranger Genre : Romance Lisa Kleypas is a best-selling American author of historical and Romance novels. In 1985, she was named Miss Massachusetts 1985 and …


Madeline Baker


I’ve been writing for over 30 years, as Madeline Baker and Amanda Ashley. In that time, I’ve written over 75 novels and short stories. I’ve written for Leisure Books, Signet Books, St. Martin’s Press, and Silhouette, and I currently write paranormal romances as Amanda Ashley for Zebra Books. Many of my back-list titles have been reissued with new covers and …


Ted Dekker


Ted Dekker (born October 24, 1962) is an American author of mystery, thriller, and fantasy novels including Thr3e, Obsessed, and the Circle Series. Author Of : A.D. 33 Genre : Adventure Ted Dekker (born October 24, 1962) is an American author of mystery, thriller, and fantasy novels including Thr3e, Obsessed, and the Circle Series.


James Lee Burke


James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won an Edgar Award for Black Cherry Blues (1990) and an Edgar Award for Cimarron Rose (1998), and has also been presented with the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. The Robicheaux character has been …


Robert B. Parker


Robert Brown Parker was an American writer of fiction, primarily of the mystery/detective genre. His most famous works were the 40 novels written about the private detective Spenser. Author Of : Silent Night Genre : Mystery Robert Brown Parker was an American writer of fiction, primarily of the mystery/detective genre. His most famous works were the 40 novels written about …


Linda Lael Miller


Linda Lael Miller, is a best-selling American author of more than 100 contemporary and Romance novels. She has also written under the pen name Lael St. James. Author Of : A Snow Country Christmas Genre : Romance Linda Lael Miller, is a best-selling American author of more than 100 contemporary and Romance novels. She has also written under the pen …


Sherrilyn Kenyon


Sherrilyn Kenyon is a bestselling US writer. Under her own name she writes both urban fantasy, and paranormal romance she is best known for her Dark Hunter series. Author Of : Dragonsworn Genre : Romance Sherrilyn Kenyon is a bestselling US writer. Under her own name she writes both urban fantasy, and paranormal romance she is best known for her …


Lynsay Sands


Lynsay Sands (born Leamington, Ontario[1]) is an award winning Canadian author of over 30 books. She is noted for the humor she injects into her stories. While she writes both historical and paranormal romance novels, she is best known for her Argeneau series about a modern family of vampires. Author Of : Surrender to the Highlander Genre : Romance Lynsay …


William W. Johnstone


William Wallace Johnstone (October 28, 1938 – February 8, 2004) was an American author, mostly of western, horror and survivalist novels. Author Of : Hang Him Twice Genre : Historical Fiction William Wallace Johnstone (October 28, 1938 – February 8, 2004) was an American author, mostly of western, horror and survivalist novels.


R.A. Salvatore


Robert Anthony Salvatore (born January 20, 1959), who writes under the name R. A. Salvatore, is an American author best known for The DemonWars Saga,[1] his Forgotten Realms novels, for which he Mysteryeated the popular character Drizzt Do’Urden, and Vector Prime, the first novel in the Star Wars: The New Jedi Order series. He has sold more than 15 million …


R.L. Stine


Robert Lawrence Stine (born October 8, 1943),[2] better known by his pen name R. L. Stine and sometimes known as Jovial Bob Stine and Eric Affabee, is an American novelist, short story writer, television producer, sMysteryeenwriter, and executive editor. He has been referred to as the “Stephen King of children’s literature”[3] and is the author of hundreds of horror fiction …


Sharon Sala


Sharon Sala is a long-time member of RWA, as well as a member of OKRWA. She has 100 plus books in print under her name and her pen name, Dinah McCall. She is published in five different genres – Romance, Young Adult, Western, Fiction, and Women’s Fiction. First published in 1991, she’s an eight-time RITA finalist, winner of the Janet …


Karen Robards


Karen Robards (born August 24 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a best-selling author of over fifty novels. After first gaining recognition for her Romances, Robards became one of the first Romance novelists to successfully make the switch to Romance.[1] Her work has been translated into seventeen languages, and has won multiple awards. Author Of : The Ultimatum Genre : Mystery Karen …


Judith McNaught


Judith McNaught (born May 10, 1944) is a bestselling author of over a dozen historical and Romance novels, with 30 million copies of her works in print.[3] She was also the first female executive producer at a CBS radio station. Author Of : Every Breath You Take Genre : Romance Judith McNaught (born May 10, 1944) is a bestselling author …


Amanda Quick


Jayne Ann Krentz, née Jayne Castle, is an American writer of romance novels. Krentz is the author of a string of New York Times bestsellers under seven different pseudonyms. Now, she only uses three names. Author Of : The Girl Who Knew Too Much Genre : Romance Jayne Ann Krentz, née Jayne Castle, is an American writer of romance novels. …


Julie Garwood


Julie Garwood (born in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American writer of over twenty-seven romance novels in both the historical and suspense subgenres. Over thirty-five million copies of her books are in print, and she has had at least 24 New York Times Bestsellers.[1] She has also written a novel for young adults called A Girl Named Summer. Author Of …


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