Beloved romance novelist Julie Garwood passed away at the age of 78. Our hearts are heavy with sadness as all will deeply miss her.
The rise of Black romance novels–especially historicals–provided a platform for diverse representation in a genre that had long ignored this socio-demographic. The last decade of the twentieth century was a time of great change and progress for African American fiction in general.
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?