Khaled Hosseini is an Afghan-American author of literary fiction. When Khaled was 11 years old, his father got a job in Paris, where the family moved. Unable to return home to Afghanistan due to a political coup, the family got political asylum in the United States, moving to San Jose, California. In addition to being […]
Andrew M. Greeley (1928-2013) is an American author of mystery novels, family saga and non-fiction, but first and foremost, he is a Catholic priest. Greeley donates the income from his book sales to various causes, often helping out students and schools in Chicago and the Chicagoland area. He is the author of the Blackie Ryan, […]
Ann Purser is a British author of mystery and general fiction novels. She lives in a small village, located in the East Midlands, with a shop, garage, pub and church. Ann uses her village as inspirations for her novels, listening to the world around her as she shops. She is author of the Round Ringford, […]
Winston Groom is an American author of both fiction and non-fiction. He is best known for his novel Forrest Gump, which was adapted to the Academy Award-winning film by Robert Zemeckis. Groom originally wanted to take after his father and become a lawyer, but ended up choosing to become a writer. He served in the […]
Chris Bohjalian is an American novelist of literary fiction, historical fiction and suspense. His novels are character-driven, often featuring flawed characters. Bohjalian usually focuses on a single issue in his stories, such as environmentalism or animal rights. He frequently sets his novels in New England towns. Chris lives in Lincoln, Vermont with his wife and […]
Anne Rivers Siddons is an American novelist of Southern literature. Her novel The House Next Door was adapted to a TV movie on Lifetime, starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Colin Ferguson and Lara Flynn Boyle. The novel was referred to as one of the finest horror novels of the century by Stephen King in his non-fiction book […]
Charles Portis is an American author of such novels as Norwood and True Grit. Both of those novels were adapted to film; Norwood in 1970, starring Glen Campbell and True Grit in 1969 starring John Wayne and then again in 2010. He has been described as “one of the most inventively comic writers of western […]
The Tales from Grace Chapel Inn is a multi-author Christian-themed series published by Guideposts. The authors of the series include Melody Carlson, Rebecca Kelly, Judy Baer, Jane Orcutt, Diann Hunt, Carolyne Aarsen, Susan Meier, Sunni Jeffers, Jolyn Sharp & William Sharp, Barbara Andrews & Pam Hanson, Annie Jones and Anne Marie Rodgers.