|Cheryl Lanham Arguile|
November 10, 1948
Richwood, West Virginia, United States
|Pen name||Sarah Temple, (Romance Novels)
Emily Brightwell, (Mysteries)
Cheryl Lanham, (YA Novels)
|Genre||Historical, Historical mystery, Romance|
|Spouse||Richard James Arguile|
Cheryl Arguile, née Lanham (b. November 10, 1948 in Richwood, West Virginia, United States) is an American writer under her maiden name Cheryl Lanham, and under the pseudonyms Sarah Temple and Emily Brightwell.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Bibliography
- 3 References
- 4 External links
Born Cheryl Lanham on November 10, 1948 in Richwood, West Virginia, USA. In May 1976, she married an Englishman, Richard James Arguile. They had two children: Matthew and Amanda.
She was published several times in the Young Adult novel genre (writing as Cheryl Lanham) and Contemporary Romance novels (writing as Sarah Temple).
As Emily Brightwell, Cheryl is the sole author of all thirty-one titles in her Victorian murder mystery series, that started with The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries in February 1993. Her last mystery published was Mrs. Jeffries Turns the Tide in May, 2013. The next original mystery in the series is a hardcover - to be published in November 2013 entitled Mrs. Jeffries and The Merry Gentlemen.
The series has grown in popularity in recent years as each new mystery is published and as the earlier titles are reissued as three-book anthologies. The latest mystery - "Mrs. Jeffries Turns the Tide" made the New York Times Mass Market Fiction Bestseller List - for May 26, 2013. "Mrs. Jeffries Defends Her Own" - Emily Brightwell's previous paperback original mystery - also made the New York Times Mass Market Fiction Bestseller List in May 2012
As Sarah Temple
- Kindred Spirits (1990)
- Lifeline (1991)
- The Liberation of Layla (1992)
As Emily Brightwell
Mrs. Jeffries series
- The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries (1993) (A)
- Mrs. Jeffries Dusts for Clues (A)
- The Ghost and Mrs. Jeffries (A)
- Mrs. Jeffries Takes Stock (B)
- Mrs. Jeffries on the Ball (B)
- Mrs. Jeffries on the Trail (B)
- Mrs. Jeffries Plays the Cook (C)
- Mrs. Jeffries and the Missing Alibi (C)
- Mrs. Jeffries Stands Corrected (C)
- Mrs. Jeffries Takes the Stage (D)
- Mrs. Jeffries Questions the Answer (D)
- Mrs. Jeffries Reveals Her Art (D)
- Mrs. Jeffries Takes the Cake (E)
- Mrs. Jeffries Rocks the Boat (E)
- Mrs. Jeffries Weeds the Plot (E)
- Mrs. Jeffries Pinches the Post
- Mrs. Jeffries Pleads Her Case
- Mrs. Jeffries Sweeps the Chimney
- Mrs. Jeffries Stalks the Hunter
- Mrs. Jeffries and the Silent Knight (Hardcover)
- Mrs. Jeffries Appeals the Verdict
- Mrs. Jeffries and the Best Laid Plans
- Mrs. Jeffries and the Feast of St. Stephen (Hardcover)
- Mrs. Jeffries Holds the Trump
- Mrs. Jeffries In the Nick of Time
- Mrs. Jeffries and the Yuletide Weddings (Hardcover)
- Mrs. Jeffries Speaks Her Mind
- Mrs. Jeffries Forges Ahead
- Mrs. Jeffries and the Mistletoe Mix-Up (Hardcover)
- Mrs. Jeffries Defends Her Own
- Mrs. Jeffries Turns the Tide
- Mrs. Jeffries and the Merry Gentlemen (Hardcover)
- Mrs. Jeffries and the One Who Got Away (2015)
Mrs. Jeffries Reprint Anthology Series
- (A) All three titles now an anthology trade paperback: Mrs. Jeffries Learns the Trade.
- (B) All three titles now an anthology trade paperback: Mrs. Jeffries Takes A Second Look.
- (C) All three titles now an anthology trade paperback: Mrs. Jeffries Takes Tea at Three.
- (D) All three titles now an anthology trade paperback: Mrs. Jeffries Sallies Forth.
- (E) All three titles now an anthology trade paperback: Mrs. Jeffries Pleads the Fifth.
As Cheryl Lanham
- 2. Remember Me (1996)
- 5. Dying Young (2000)
- 6. Fighting Back (2000)
- 2. Good Intentions (1998)
- 3. No Guarantees (1997)
- 4. Second Best (1997)
Anthologies in collaboration
- Secret Loves: Irish Eyes + Masquerade + Midnight Daydreams + Behind Closed Doors (1994) (with Constance O'Day-Flannery, Wendy Haley, and Catherine Palmer
IMBA, Bestsellers March 2009 Softcover, retrieved 2009-04-20