Molly Harper

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Molly Harper
Born Kentucky
Occupation Novelist
Genre Paranormal romance
Notable works 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)

Half Moon Hollow series (Nice Girls spin-off series)[edit]

  • Driving Mr. Dead (December 2011)
  • The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires (July 2012)
  • Undead Sublet (A story in the UNDEAD IN MY BED anthology) (September 2012)
  • A Witch's Handbook of Kisses and Curses (May 2013)
  • "I'm Dreaming of an Undead Christmas" (December 2013)
  • The Dangers of Dating a Rebound Vampire (March 31, 2015) [3]

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 (October 7, 2013)
  • Snow Falling on Bluegrass (September 22, 2014)[4]

Other Titles[edit]

  • And One Last Thing (July 2010)
  • Better Homes and Hauntings (June 24, 2014)[5]


Reception for Harper's work has been positive,[6] with her Naked Werewolf and Nice Girls series both being "Top Picks" for Romantic Times.[7] 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.[8]

The Nice Girls series has been praised by Publishers Weekly[9] and USA Today,[10] with Publishers Weekly praising Nice Girls Don't Bite Their Neighbors' "stellar supporting characters, laugh-out-loud moments, and outrageous plot twists".[11] Booklist has also reviewed the Nice Girls series,[12] praising Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs.[13]

And One Last Thing... has received mostly positive reviews from critics, garnering a negative review from Publishers Weekly,[14] while gaining positive reviews from Romantic Times[15] and Booklist.[16]


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