Sara Craven

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Anne Bushell Ashurst
Born Anne Bushell[1]
October 1938 (age 75)
Devon, England, UK
Pen name Sara Craven
Occupation Journalist, Novelist
Nationality British
Period 1975-Present
Genres Romantic novel
Spouse(s) 2

Sara Craven, is the pseudonym used by Anne Ashurst, née Bushell (born October 1938 in Devon, England) is a popular British author of over 80 romance novels. Her novels have been published by Mills & Boon ever since 1975. In 2010 she became chairman of the Southern Writers' Conference, and the next year was elected the twenty-six Chairman (2011–2013) of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

Biography[edit]

Anne "Annie" Bushell was born on October 1938 in Devon, England. She worked as journalist at the Paignton Observer, but after her marriage, she moved to the north of England, where she worked as teacher. After she returned to journalism, she joined the Middlesbrough Writers' Group, where she met other romance writer Mildred Grieveson (Anne Mather). She started to wrote romance.[2] In 1975, she sold her first romance novel to Mills & Boon, under the pseudonym of Sara Craven.[3]

In 1997, she was the overall winner of the BBC's Mastermind, winning the last final presented by Magnus Magnusson.

Divorced twice, she lives in the Midlands town of Rugby in England, but she is a regular visitor to New York City, where her twin grandchildren live.[4]

Bibliography[edit]

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Single Novels[edit]

  • Garden of Dreams (1975)
  • Gift for a Lion (1977)
  • Strange Adventure (1977)
  • Temple of the Moon (1977)
  • Wild Melody (1977)
  • Place of Storms (1977)
  • Devil at Archangel (1978)
  • Dragon's Lair (1978)
  • Past All Forgetting (1978)
  • High Tide at Midnight (1978)
  • Moth to the Flame (1979)
  • Solitaire (1979)
  • Flame of Diablo (1979)
  • Fugitive Wife (1980)
  • Shadow of Desire (1980)
  • Moon of Aphrodite (1980)
  • Summer of the Raven (1981)
  • Witching Hour (1981)
  • Dark Summer Dawn (1981)
  • Counterfeit Bride (1982)
  • Unguarded Moment (1982)
  • Pagan Adversary (1983)
  • Sup with the Devil (1983)
  • Bad Enemy (1983)
  • Dark Paradise (1984)
  • Act of Betrayal (1985)
  • Alien Vengeance (1985)
  • Promise of the Unicorn (1985)
  • Escape Me Never (1985)
  • A High Price to Pay (1986)
  • The Marriage Deal (1986)
  • Night of the Condor (1987)
  • Outsider (1987)
  • Witch's Harvest (1987)
  • Devil and the Deep Sea (1988)
  • Comparative Strangers (1988)
  • King of Swords (1988)
  • Island of the Heart (1989)
  • Flawless (1989)
  • Storm Force (1989)
  • When the Devil Drives (1991)
  • Desperate Measures (1991)
  • Dark Ransom (1992)
  • Dawn Song (1993)
  • Tower of Shadows (1993)
  • Dark Apollo (1994)
  • Thunder on the Reef (1994)
  • One Reckless Night (1997)
  • Marriage at a Distance (1998)
  • Marriage Under Suspicion (1998)
  • Bartaldi's Bride (1999)
  • Seduction Game (1999)
  • Marriage by Deception (2000)
  • Rome's Revenge (2001)
  • Smokescreen Marriage (2001)
  • In the Millionaire's Possession (2005)
  • One Night with His Virgin Mistress (2008)
  • Ruthless Awakening (2009)
  • The Innocent's Surrender (2010)
  • His Untamed Innocent (2010)
  • The Highest Stakes of All (2011)
  • Wife in the Shadows (2011)
  • The End of Her Innocence (2012)
  • The Price of Retribution (2012)
  • Count Valieri's Prisoner (2013)

Forbidden! Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • Deceived (1996)

Nanny Wanted! Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • Ultimate Temptation (1997)
  • A Nanny for Christmas (1997)

Red-Hot Revenge Series Multi-Author[edit]

  1. Irresistible Temptation (1999)

Nothing Hill Grooms Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • Mistress on Loan (2000)

Greek Tycoons Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • The Tycoon's Mistress (2000)
  • His Forbidden Bride (2003)

Wedlocked! Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • The Marriage Proposition (2002)
  • His Convenient Marriage (2002)
  • The Marriage Truce (2002)
  • The Token Wife (2003)
  • His Wedding Night Heir (2005)
  • Wife Against Her Will (2006)
  • Bride of Desire (2006)
  • The Forced Bride (2007)

Italian Husbands Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • The Forced Marriage (2002)
  • The Marchese's Love-Child (2004)
  • The Count's Blackmail Bargain (2005)

Foreign Affairs Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • The Bedroom Barter (2003)

Mistress To A Millionaire Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • Mistress at a Price (2004)

Ruthless Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • Innocent On Her Wedding Night (2007)

Innocent Mistress, Virgin Bride Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • The Virgin's Wedding Night (2008)

Forced to Marry Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • The Santangeli Marriage (2008)

Collections[edit]

  • The Sara Craven Duet (1993)

Omnibus in Collaboration[edit]

References and Resources[edit]

  1. ^ Sara Craven at encyclopedia.com, retrieved 2011-08-29 
  2. ^ Howarth, Jane. "Happy ever afterer; BOOKS Mills & Boon author Sara Craven tells Jayne Howarth why she likes a happy ending". Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Corley, Michael (Sep 9, 2008). "Rugby writer's steamy read marks century". Coventry Telegraph. 
  4. ^ Mills & Boon's Biography, retrieved 2009-07-18 
  5. ^ Fantastic Fiction's Book List by Sara Craven, retrieved 2009-07-18