Lori Handeland

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Lori Handeland (born 1961) is an American author of romance novels. She has twice won the Romance Writers of America RITA Award.

Biography[edit]

Handeland has wanted to be a writer since she was 10 years old. As an adult, she wrote her first book in a two-year span. It was chosen for publication.[1]

Handeland has written over 30 novels. For St. Martin's Press, Handeland writes single-title paranormal suspense romance novels, some of which are written in first person narrative. She has also had several contemporary romance novels published in the Harlequin Superromance category line.[1]

Handeland is a two-time winner of the Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA Award, in 2005 for Best Paranormal Romance for Blue Moon and in 2007 for Best Long Contemporary Romance for The Mommy Quest.[2] She has also been nominated seven times for Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Awards, winning in 2005 for A Soldier's Quest.[3]

Handeland is married and has two sons.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

Stand-Alone Novels[edit]

  • Second Chance (1994)
  • Charlie and the Angel (1995)
  • Shadow Lover (1995)
  • D.J.'s Angel (1995)
  • Full Moon Dreams (1996)
  • By Any Other Name (1998)
  • Dreams of an Eagle (1998)
  • When You Wish (2000)
  • An Outlaw for Christmas (2001)

Series[edit]

Precious Gems Historical Romance line[edit]

Lori Handeland is but one of multiple authors that wrote mostly non-related romance stories for this now defunct line of books

  • 35 Just After Midnight (1999)
  • 67 Loving a Legend (2000)

Harlequin Superromance line[edit]

Lori Handeland is but one of many authors that write or have written mostly non-related romance stories for this line of books

  • 922 Mother of the Year (2000)
  • 969 Doctor, Doctor (2001)
  • 1004 Leave It to Max (2001)
  • 1063 A Sheriff in Tennessee (2002)
  • 1099 The Farmer's Wife (2002)
Luchetti Brothers series[edit]

Part of the Harlequin Superromance line, but with connected characters

  • 1151 The Daddy Quest (2003)
  • 1193 The Brother Quest (2004)
  • 1226 The Husband Quest (2004)
  • 1293 A Soldier's Quest (2005)
  • 1334 The Mommy Quest (2006)

Rock Creek Six series[edit]

Books 2, 4, and 6 of this series were written by Linda Devlin

  • 1 Reese (2001)
  • 3 Rico (2001)
  • 5 Nate (2002)

Night Creature series[edit]

  • 1 Blue Moon (2004)
  • 2 Hunter's Moon (2005)
  • 3 Dark Moon (2005)
  • 4 Crescent Moon (2006)
  • 5 Midnight Moon (2006)
  • 6 Rising Moon (2007)
  • 7 Hidden Moon (2007)
  • 8 Thunder Moon (2008)
  • 9 Marked by the Moon (2010)
  • 10 Moon Cursed (2011)
  • 11 Crave the Moon (2011)

The Phoenix Chronicles[edit]

  • 1 Any Given Doomsday (2008)
  • 2 Doomsday Can Wait (2009)
  • 3 Apocalypse Happens (2009)
  • 4 Chaos Bites (2010)

Shakespeare Undead[edit]

  1. Shakespeare Undead (2010)
  2. Zombie Island (2012)

Collections[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c West, Tracey (2004), Lori Handeland ~ Spotlight Interview with Tracey West, The Road to Romance, retrieved 2007-11-14 
  2. ^ RITA Award Winners, Romance Writers of America, 2007, retrieved 2007-11-14 
  3. ^ Author Profile: Lori Handeland, Romantic Times, 2007, retrieved 2007-11-14 

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