Lynsay Sands

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Lynsay Sands
Born Leamington, Ontario
Occupation Novelist
Nationality Canadian
Period 1997 - present
Genre Romance, Historical, Contemporary, and Paranormal
Website
www.lynsaysands.net

Lynsay Sands (born Leamington, Ontario[1]) is an award winning Canadian author of over 30 books. She is noted for the humor she injects into her stories. While she writes both historical and paranormal novels, she is best known for her Argeneau series about a modern family of vampires.

Biography[edit]

Sands grew up in Southern Ontario. Before college Sands sent in a manuscript to Harlequin Enterprises, but got a response asking for a rewrite and anything else she had written;[1] taking this as a rejection Sands went on to study at the University of Windsor full-time while working full-time.[1][2] Sands published her first novel, The Deed, in 1997.

Sands has written for three publishing houses: HarperCollin, Dorchester, and Kensington. Her novels have made the Waldenbooks, Barnes & Noble, USA Today and The New York Times Bestsellers lists.[2]

Awards[edit]

Sands has been nominated the Romantic Times Best Historical Romance and the Romantic Times Best Paranormal Romance awards, and has placed three times in the Reviewers International Organization (RIO) awards. She has won one P.E.A.R.L. (Paranormal Excellence Award for Romantic Literature) award and has been nominated several more times.

  • 2000 P.E.A.R.L. Best Paranormal Anthology for Mistletoe & Magic[3]

Bibliography[edit]

Paranormal Romance[edit]

Argeneau and Rogue Hunter series[edit]

  1. A Quick Bite (Dorchester Publishing - September 2003)
  2. Love Bites (Dorchester Publishing - January 2004)
  3. Single White Vampire (Dorchester Publishing - July 2004)
  4. Tall, Dark and Hungry (Avon HarperCollins - November 2005)
  5. A Bite To Remember (Avon HarperCollins - July 2006)
  6. Bite Me If You Can (Avon HarperCollins - February 2007)
  7. The Accidental Vampire (Avon HarperCollins - January 2008)
  8. Vampires Are Forever (Avon HarperCollins - February 2008)
  9. Vampire, Interrupted (Avon HarperCollins - March 2008)
  10. The Rogue Hunter - The Rogue Hunter Series (Avon HarperCollins - September 2008)
  11. The Immortal Hunter - The Rogue Hunter Series (Avon HarperCollins - March 2009)
  12. The Renegade Hunter - The Rogue Hunter Series (Avon HarperCollins - September 2009)
  13. Born To Bite (Avon HarperCollins - September 2010)
  14. Hungry For You (Avon HarperCollins - December 2010)
  15. The Reluctant Vampire (Avon HarperCollins - May 2011)
  16. Under A Vampire Moon (Avon HarperCollins - May 2012)
  17. The Lady Is A Vamp (Avon HarperCollins - August 2012)
  18. Immortal Ever After (Avon HarperCollins - February 2013)
  19. One Lucky Vampire (Avon HarperCollins - September 2013)
  20. Vampire Most Wanted (Avon HarperCollins - February 2014)

Argeneau Anthologies[edit]

  1. "The Gift" - in the anthology The Bite Before Christmas with Jeaniene Frost (Avon HarperCollins - October 2011)
  2. "Vampire Valentine" - in the anthology Bitten By Cupid with Pamela Palmer and Jaime Rush (Avon HarperCollins - January 2010)

Contemporary Novel[edit]

  • The Loving Daylights (April 2003)

Historical novels[edit]

The Deed series[edit]

  1. The Deed (April 1997)
  2. The Key (February 1999)
  3. The Chase (November 2004)

Devil of the Highlands series[edit]

  1. Devil of the Highlands (January 2009)
  2. Taming the Highland Bride (January 2010)
  3. The Hellion And The Highlander (February 2010)

Madison Sisters series[edit]

  1. The Countess (January 25, 2011)
  2. The Heiress (February 22, 2011)
  3. The Husband Hunt (February 28, 2012)

Stand-alone historical novels[edit]

  • The Switch (August 1999)
  • Sweet Revenge (February 2000)
  • Always (July 2000)
  • Lady Pirate (January 2001)
  • Bliss (September 2001)
  • A Reluctant Reformer (February 2002)
  • What She Wants (September 2002)
  • The Perfect Wife (September 2005)
  • Love Is Blind (August 2006)
  • The Brat (May 2007)

Anthologies[edit]

With Hannah Howell[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Meet the Writer". Barnes and Noble. 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-11. 
  2. ^ a b "About the Author Lynsay Sands". Harper Collins. Retrieved 2008-01-11. 
  3. ^ "The Paranoramal Excellence Award for Romantic Literature 2000". Paranormal Romance. 2000. Retrieved 2008-01-11. 

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