Between 1990 and 1997, Rebecca Paisley released eight full-length historical novels and five short stories/novellas. Each of her books featured her characteristic fantastic sense of humor and quirky heroines that you’d unlikely come across anyplace else.
The first writer inducted into the Romance Writer of America Hall of Fame, Nora Roberts is known as the queen of romance fiction. She writes under other pen names, such as J.D. Robb. She is also known as “La Nora.”
Robert Vaughan may not be a big-name author, but he sold tens of millions of books in the 20th century under many names. His pseudonyms include Paula Fairman, K. C. McKenna, Paula Moore, Fancy DeWitt, Patricia Matthews, Jonathon Scofield, Lee Davis Willoughby, and Kit Dalton. Have you read any Robert Vaughan romances?
Of all the men who have written romance novels, “Jennifer Wilde” stands out, and not only as the first male to garner blockbuster success in the post-Woodiwiss era. He was also an advocate of the genre and a fierce supporter of women’s liberty. Hence, he earned the right to bear the moniker of one of “Love’s Leading Ladies.”
Debbie Macomber has been a standout romance novelist for an astonishing 40 years. She’s written women’s fiction, full-length contemporary, and category romance. Her work has been adapted for the small screen numerous times, for both movies and series. Over 200 million of her books have been out in print.
Sheila Holland nee Coates was known to most readers of romance as author Charlotte Lamb is one of my favorite writers, period. Although she wrote seemingly simple category romances, her books were much more than that.
Penny Jordan was an immensely popular author for Mills and Boon/ Harlequin. She wrote romantic love stories that readers have enjoyed for 40 years. Penny Jordan was not her real identity but one of her many pseudonyms. Let’s take a look back at the career of this talented author.
Johanna Lindsey was one of my favorite romance authors. Her books had defiant heroines, heroes in pursuit, laughter, and love. Lindsey’s covers were beautiful. Her romance novels deserve to be remembered for the fun, thrilling stories they were!