Lynn Erickson

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Molly Swanton & Carla Peltonen
Pen nameLynn Erickson
OccupationNovelist
NationalityAmerican
Period1980 – present
GenreRomance

Lynn Erickson is the American joint pseudonym used by the writing team formed by Molly Swanton and Carla Peltonen. Since 1980, they have written over 50 historical/romantic suspense novels. The pseudonym Lynn Erickson is a combination of their husbands' names.[1]

Personal background[edit]

Molly Swanton[edit]

Molly Swanton (née Butler) was born on September 12, 1946 in Pennsylvania. During her youth, she attended the all-girls, college preparatory school Agnes Irwin School, which is located in Rosemont, Pennsylvania. She has been serving as a literary judge for the Hammett Prize. As of 2012, Swanton resides in Carbondale, Colorado, where she has lived with her husband, Terry Lynn Swanton, since 1966.[2]

Carla Peltonen[edit]

Carla Peltonen (née Friedenberg) was born in Buffalo, New York. She is the daughter of Jerome and Leona (née Shenker) Friedenberg. She is a 1964 graduate of the University of Rochester in New York. As of 2012, Peltonen resides in Aspen, where she has lived with her husband, Erik Peltonen, since 1969.[2][3]

Published works[edit]

Single novels[edit]

  • Sweet Nemesis (1980)
  • The Silver Kiss (1981)
  • A Woman of San Francisco (1982)
  • High Country Pride (1982)
  • Dawnfire (1984)
  • Snowbird (1984)
  • A Chance Worth Taking (1985)
  • Faces of Dawn (1985)
  • Lilacs (1985)
  • Some Distant Shore (1985)
  • Arena of Fear (1986)
  • Stormswept (1986)
  • A Dangerous Sentiment (1986)
  • A Perfect Gem (1987)
  • Tangled Dreams (1987)
  • Fool's Gold (1988)
  • Firecloud (1988)
  • Shadow on the Sun (1989)
  • In from the Cold (1989)
  • West of the Sun (1990)
  • Silver Lady (1991)
  • The Northern Light (1991)
  • A Wing and a Prayer (1992)
  • Paradox (1993)
  • Wildfire (1993)
  • Dancing in the Dark (1994)
  • Laurel and the Lawman (1994)
  • Out of the Darkness (1994)
  • Aspen (1995)
  • Apache Springs (1995)
  • Night whispers (1996)
  • Upon a Midnight Clear (1997)
  • The Eleventh Hour (1998)
  • Ripple Effect (1999)
  • Searching for Sarah (1999)
  • The Ranger and the Widow (2000)
  • On Thin Ice (2000)
  • Fugitive Mom (2001)
  • The Agent (2002)
  • On the Edge (2002)
  • In the Cold (2003)
  • Without a Trace (2003)
  • Husband and Lover (2004)
  • After Hours (2004)

Timetwist series (multi-author)[edit]

  • The Last Buccaneer (1994)

Nine Months Later series (multi-author)[edit]

  • The Baby Contract (1996)

Count on a Cop series (multi-author)[edit]

  • Child of Mine (1998)

Heart of the West series (multi-author)[edit]

  • Courting Callie (1999)

Collections[edit]

  • Clouds of Suspicion (2000)

Omnibus In Collaboration[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lynn Erickson". Archived from the original on April 15, 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-29.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ a b "Lynn Erickson". Harlequin.com. Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  3. ^ HighBeam  – via HighBeam (subscription required)

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