Susanna Kearsley Books in Order (The Firebird, The Vanished Days)

Susanna Kearsley Books in Order (The Firebird, The Vanished Days)

Canadian novelist, Susanna Kearsley used to work as a museum curator before making a name for herself as a writer – she also used the pen name Emma Cole to write thrillers. However, Susanna Kearsley is mostly known for writing historical fiction and mysteries and found her biggest success with The Winter Sea, The Firebird,…

Ian Ross Books in Order (Twilight of Empire, De Noton Trilogy)

Ian Ross Books in Order (Twilight of Empire, De Noton Trilogy)

Born in England, Ian James Ross studied painting before turning his attention to another art form. He has been writing historical fiction for over a decade. It was a year teaching English in Italy that led him to explore the ruins of the Roman Empire, and ultimately to write his six-book ‘Twilight of Empire’ series–set…

Luanne Rice Books in Order (The Lemon Orchard, Little Night, The Silver Boat, Beach Girls)

Luanne Rice Books in Order (The Lemon Orchard, Little Night, The Silver Boat, Beach Girls)

Luanne Rice is an award-winning best-selling American novelist from New Britain, Connecticut, who’s writing since her teen years – her first short story was published in American Girl when she was fifteen. Angels All Over Town, her debut novel, was published in 1985. Since then, she published more than 30 more books about love and…

Nicci French Books in Order (Frieda Klein, The Lying Room, The Unheard…)

Nicci French Books in Order (Frieda Klein, The Lying Room, The Unheard…)

British author Nicci French is not one person, but a couple. It is the pseudonym of husband-and-wife team Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. Together, they write psychological thrillers like the Frieda Klein series. They started writing a decade before psychotherapist Frieda Klein started to work with the police to solve cases. Most of Nicci French’s…

Jeffery Deaver Books in Order (Lincoln Rhyme, Colter Shaw, Kathryn Dance)

Jeffery Deaver Books in Order (Lincoln Rhyme, Colter Shaw, Kathryn Dance)

Born in 1950, Jeffery Deaver is an American mystery and crime writer. He always wanted to become a writer and wrote his first story at age eleven. But before embracing that path, Deaver worked as a journalist, folk singer, and then an attorney. Now, he’s, of course, a successful author, with his books sold in…

Faye Kellerman Books in Order (Decker and Lazarus)

Faye Kellerman Books in Order (Decker and Lazarus)

Faye Kellerman studied to become a dentist but never practiced. Now, she is a successful American novelist known for her work in the mystery genre, notably with the popular “Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus” series. Faye Kellerman also wrote books with her husband, Alex Delaware’s author Jonathan Kellerman, but also with their daughter, Aliza Kellerman. For the…

Deon Meyer Books in Order (Benny Griessel)

Deon Meyer Books in Order (Benny Griessel)

Novelist from South Africa (who is writing in Afrikaan), Deon Meyer worked as a journalist, as an advertising copywriter, as a creative director, as manager of special projects… then as a writer, of course. Meyer specializes in writing thrillers exploring current social issues in South Africa. He is mostly known for the Benny Griessel series,…

Harry Sidebottom Books in Order (Warrior of Rome, Throne of the Caesars)

Harry Sidebottom Books in Order (Warrior of Rome, Throne of the Caesars)

Harry Sidebottom is a British historian who is known for writing historical novels. A Quondam Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford, and lecturer at Lincoln College, Harry Sidebottom is also writing non-fiction history books– and he appeared as a presenter on the History Channel’s Ancient Discoveries. Of course, Sidebottom is…

N. K. Jemisin Books in Order (The Broken Earth, Inheritance, The Fifth Season)

N. K. Jemisin Books in Order (The Broken Earth, Inheritance, The Fifth Season)

Nora Keita Jemisin is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. Despite writing since childhood, she considered it to be just a hobby until her early thirties and worked as a counseling psychologist. She is now a New York Times bestselling and Hugo Award-winning author, and a recipient of a 2020 MacArthur Fellowship. Jemisin’s most…

Taylor Jenkins Reid Books in Order (The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Daisy Jones & The Six, Malibu Rising)

Taylor Jenkins Reid Books in Order (The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Daisy Jones & The Six, Malibu Rising)

American author Taylor Jenkins Reid used to work in film production. In fact, she attended Emerson College, a film and TV school in Boston, before moving to Hollywood at age 21. This led her to work in casting for movies for a number of years. Working in casting was not her passion, as she discovered,…

Helen Fields Books in Order (DI Callanach, The Last Girl to Die)

Helen Fields Books in Order (DI Callanach, The Last Girl to Die)

Helen Sarah Fields is a British writer of crime, thriller, and historical fiction books. She studied law at the University of East Anglia, then went on to the Inns of Court School of Law in London. She practiced criminal and family law for thirteen years, before leaving the Bar after the birth of her second…

Dilly Court Books in Order (Fortune’s Daughter, The Dollmaker’s Daughters, Mermaids Singing…)

Dilly Court Books in Order (Fortune’s Daughter, The Dollmaker’s Daughters, Mermaids Singing…)

British author, Dilly Court-who is also writing under the pseudonym of Lily Baxter-began her career writing scripts for television commercials before turning her attention to historical fiction and family saga novels. Now, with more than 30 books published, Dilly Court is well known for her bestselling novels like The Button Box, The Orphan’s Dream, and…