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Virginia Ellis

(1951 - 2006)

Virginia Ellis, the versatile and award-winning author, passed away January 18, 2006.

Harlequin author Lyn Ellis is also a professional photographer who has traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and the world. With her camera she learned how to tell a visual story. Now, in her books, she is translating the visual into words, creating memorable characters, vivid settings and compelling romances.

Her first book, Dear John, won a Maggie Award for Best Short Contemporary, the Waldenbooks award for Bestselling Series book from Harlequin in 1994, and was nominated in two categories for the prestigious RITA award. Her second book, In Praise of Younger Men, was also nominated for a RITA.