Molly Harper

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Molly Harper
Born Kentucky
Occupation Novelist
Genres Paranormal romance
Notable work(s) Nice Girls, Naked Werewolf

Molly Harper is an American author of paranormal romance and general romance fiction and a member of the Romance Writers of America. Harper is best known for her Nice Girls vampire series and Naked Werewolf series.[1]


Harper was born in Kentucky, growing up in both Mississippi and Kentucky. She graduated in 2000 from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in print journalism[2] and began work as a reporter for Paducah Sun.[2] Harper later left that job to pursue a secretarial job at a local church. She currently lives in Paducah, Kentucky with her husband and children.[2]


Nice Girls series[edit]

  • Nice Girls Don’t Have Fangs (March 2009)
  • Nice Girls Don’t Date Dead Men (August 2009)
  • Nice Girls Don’t Live Forever (December 2009)
  • Nice Girls Don’t Bite Their Neighbors (February 2012)

Nice Girls spin off series[edit]

  • Driving Mr. Dead (December 2011)
  • The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires (July 2012)
  • A Witch's Handbook of Kisses and Curses (May 2013)
  • "I'm Dreaming of an Undead Christmas" (December 2013)

Naked Werewolf series[edit]

  • How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf (February 2011)
  • The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf (March 2011)
  • How to Run With a Naked Werewolf (December 2013)

Bluegrass series[edit]

  • My Bluegrass Baby (December 2012)
  • Rhythm and Bluegrass (TBA)

Other Titles[edit]

  • And One Last Thing (July 2010)


Reception for Harper's work has been positive,[3] with her Naked Werewolf and Nice Girls series both being "Top Picks" for Romantic Times.[4] Her novel And One Last Thing... was a 2011 finalist in the Romance Writers of America’s RITA awards in the category of contemporary single title romance.[5]

The Nice Girls series has been praised by Publishers Weekly[6] and USA Today,[7] with Publishers Weekly praising Nice Girls Don't Bite Their Neighbors' "stellar supporting characters, laugh-out-loud moments, and outrageous plot twists".[8] Booklist has also reviewed the Nice Girls series,[9] praising Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs.[10]

And One Last Thing... has received mostly positive reviews from critics, garnering a negative review from Publishers Weekly,[11] while gaining positive reviews from Romantic Times[12] and Booklist.[13]


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