Order of Jo Beverley Books


Jo Beverley (1947-2016) was an English-Canadian author of romance novels. Her series include the Company of Rogues series, the Malloren series, and others. Jo earned her English history degree from Keele University in Staffordshire. She started to enjoy writing as early as childhood, but she didn’t decide to do it for a living until the ’80s. During Jo’s career, she won five RITA awards, and multiple Romantic Times awards (including two Career Achievement awards). She is also a member of the RWA Honor Roll and RWA Hall of Fame. After spending many years in Canada, Jo and her husband returned to England, where she later passed away. Jo is survived by her husband, two sons and granddaughter. (more…)

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Order of Michael Dobbs Books


Michael Dobbs is an English author of political thriller novels. He writes the House of Cards series, which was made into the Netflix series of the same name. After growing up in England, Michael spent many of his early adult years in the United States, where he earned his M.A., M.A.L.D. and Ph.D in nuclear defence studies. He returned to England and began working as an advisor to Margaret Thatcher (who was then Leader of the Opposition) for two years, and then as a speechwriter. He gained a reputation for how well he operated in politics, and was called “Westminster’s baby-faced hitman.” Michael also spent time in the John Major government as Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party. After this, he retired from politics. Michael lives in Wiltshire, and is married with four children. (more…)

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Order of Andreas Kaldis Books


Andreas Kaldis is the protagonist in a series of crime thriller novels by American novelist Jeffrey Siger. Andreas Caldis is chief inspector with the Greek Police’s Special Crimes Unit. He is not concerned with political correctness. The series is set across Greece’s tourist paradises, and involves the nation’s great ancient history as well. (more…)

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Order of Jeffrey Siger Books


Jeffrey Siger is an American author of crime thriller/mystery novels. He writes the Andreas Kaldis series. Originally from Pittsburgh, Jeff had a career on Wall Street as a lawyer (a name partner in a law firm), but he gave it up in order to write thriller novels that explore issues of Greek society that tell it like it is and also incorporate the ancient history of the country. Jeff lives on the island of Mykonos in Greece. (more…)

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Order of A.C. Crispin Books


Ann Carol Crispin (1950-2013) was an American author of science fiction novels. She writes the Starbridge series, and several movie tie-in novels (such as works set in universes such as Star Wars, Star Trek, and more). She is a New York Times bestselling author, and was named a Grandmaster in 2013 by the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers. Ann earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature in 1972 from the University of Maryland. She began her career as a novelist in 1983. Eventually, she would become known for her ability to create backstories for characters from other mediums, and was nicknamed the “Queen of the Backstory.” Ann passed away in 2013, but not before she got the opportunity to write a farewell message to her fans. (more…)

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Order of Vicki Lewis Thompson Books


Vicki Lewis Thompson is an American author of romance novels. She writes the Sons of Chance, Thunder Mountain Brotherhood, McGavin Brothers, and several other series. She is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Vicki earned her B.A. and M.A. in English from the University of Arizona, working as a journalist and a high school English teacher prior to becoming an author. She has two children. (more…)

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Order of Zoe Dawson Books


Zoe Dawson is an American author of romance novels. She writes the Going to the Dogs series and the Hope Parish series. She also writes as Karen Anders. Zoe has always dreamed of writing romance on a full-time basis. Besides writing, she also loves travelling, owning a beach house, seeing her books in movies, painting and playing World of Warcraft. Zoe lives in North Carolina, and has two adult children and a cat. (more…)

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Order of Lorraine Heath Books


Lorraine Heath is an American author of historical romance novels. She is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She also writes YA novels as Rachel Hawthorne, Jade Parker and J.A. London (with her son). Lorraine is the daughter of British mother and a Texan father, which led to her gaining a love for both. She loves to use both of her heritages in her stories. She earned her BA in psychology from the University of Texas, which helped lay the foundation for the characters she writes about today. (more…)

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Order of Karen Anders Books


Karen Anders is an American author of romance novels. She also writes as Zoe Dawson. Karen got interested in romance through her grandmother, and began reading every single subgenre of romance available. It wasn’t until she tried reading contemporary romance that she couldn’t find one she really liked, so she decided to try writing them herself. Karen is originally from Vermont, but now lives in North Carolina. She has two daughters. (more…)

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Order of Amy Stewart Books


Amy Stewart is an American author of historical mystery and contemporary fiction novels and non-fiction books. She is a New York Times bestselling author. Aside from writing, Amy runs an independent bookstore in Eureka, California with her husband, Scott Brown. She also speaks at bookstores, libraries, botanical gardens, universities, museums, and more. Amy lives with her husband in Portland, Oregon. (more…)

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