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Linda Howard

(Linda S Howington)
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Linda S. Howington  is an American best-selling romance/suspense author under her pseudonym Linda Howard. Before she became a writer, she was an avid reader and fond of Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. After 21 years of penning stories for her own enjoyment, she submitted a novel for publication which was very successful. She currently lives in Gadsden, Alabama with her husband, Gary F. Howington, and two golden retrievers. She has three grown stepchildren and three grandchildren.

Genres: Romance, Romantic Suspense, Paranormal Romance, Historical Romance, Mystery
Silhouette Christmas Stories 1987 (1987) (with Dixie Browning, Ginna Gray and Diana Palmer)
To Mother with Love (1991) (with Robyn Carr and Cheryl Reavis)
Silhouette Summer Sizzlers, '93 (1993) (with Carole Buck and Suzanne Carey)
Christmas Kisses (1996) (with Debbie Macomber and Linda Turner)
Upon a Midnight Clear (1997) (with Margaret Allison, Jude Deveraux, Stef Ann Holm and Mariah Stewart)
Forever Yours (1997) (with Catherine Coulter and Barbara Delinsky)
Harlequin (1997) (with Debbie Macomber and Diana Palmer)
Everlasting Love (1998) (with Jayne Ann Krentz, Kasey Michaels, Linda Lael Miller and Carla Neggers)
Heart's Desire (1998) (with Jayne Ann Krentz and Linda Lael Miller)
Always and Forever (1998) (with Heather Graham and Linda Lael Miller)
Heart and Soul (1998) (with Stella Cameron and Barbara Delinsky)
Summer Sensations (1998) (with Heather Graham and Linda Lael Miller)
Night Moves (1998)
Under the Boardwalk (1999) (with Geralyn Dawson, Jillian Hunter, Miranda Jarrett and Mariah Stewart)
Through the Years (1999) (with Debbie Macomber and Fern Michaels)
Impulse (2000) (with Barbara Delinsky and Tess Gerritsen)
A Bouquet of Babies (2000) (with Stella Bagwell and Paula Detmer Riggs)
Finding Home (2001) (with Elizabeth Lowell and Kasey Michaels)
Summer Heat (2001) (with Lindsay McKenna and Ann Major)
Unlikely Alliances (2001) (with Diana Palmer and Sharon Sala)
MacKenzie's Pleasure / Defending His Own (2001) (with Beverly Barton)
Strangers in the Night (2001)
Delivered by Christmas (2002) (with Joan Hohl and Sandra Steffen)
Overload / If a Man Answers (2002) (with Merline Lovelace)
On His Terms (2003) (with Allison Leigh)
100 Per Cent Hero (2003) (with Suzanne Brockmann)
What the Heart Can't Hide (2003) (with Ann Major and Susan Mallery)
Shades of Twilight / Son of the Morning (2005)
A Mother's Touch (2005) (with Emilie Richards and Sherryl Woods)
Irresistible (2005) (with Diana Palmer)
Angel Creek / Lady of the West (2005)
Way Home / Cowboy's Christmas Miracle / Because a Husband is Forever (2005) (with Marie Ferrarella and Anne McAllister)
Game of Chance / Almost Forever (2008)
At His Mercy (2008)
Under the Mistletoe (2008) (with Stephanie Bond)
Almost Forever / For the Baby's Sake (2010) (with Christine Rimmer)
Exposure (2012)
Lethal Attraction (2013) (with Marie Force)
Dangerous Games (2013) (with Marie Force)
Escape (2014)
Shattered (2014)
Dying to Please / To Die For / Killing Time (2016)
Linda Howard - Collection (2016)
Jeopardy (2016)
Romantic Suspense Collection (2016) (with Carla Cassidy and Delores Fossen)
Reckless (2016)
Dream Man / After the Night (2017)
Kill and Tell / Strangers in the Night (2017)
A Lady of the West / Angel Creek (2017)
The Touch of Fire / Heart of Fire (2017)
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Linda Howard recommends
Haunting Rachel (1998)
Kay Hooper
"She keeps me guessing until the very end."
Midnight Cinderella (1999)
(Way Out West, book 4)
Eileen Wilks
"Eileen Wilks writes what I like to read..."
A Rogue's Proposal (1999)
(Cynster, book 4)
Stephanie Laurens
"A ll I need is her name on the cover to make me buy the book!"
My False Heart (1999)
(Lorimer Family and Clan Cameron, book 1)
Liz Carlyle
"A treat! Romance fans will want to read this one and remember Liz Carlyle's name!"
Safe by His Side (2000)
(Colby Agency, book 1)
Debra Webb
"...a hot hand with action, suspense and last - but not least - a steamy relationship."
After Dark (2000)
(Griffin Powell, book 1)
Beverly Barton
"Pure reading pleasure... sexy and clever."
Calhoun / Justin / Tyler (2001)
(Long, Tall Texans Omnibus)
Diana Palmer
"Nobody does it better."
Over the Edge (2001)
(Troubleshooters, book 3)
Suzanne Brockmann
"A taut, edgy thriller."
Wild (2001)
(Winston Brothers and Cousins, book 4)
Lori Foster
"Thoroughly enjoyable... fast-paced and sexy."
Capturing Cleo (2002)
(Sinclair Connection, book 3)
Linda Winstead Jones
"The dialogue sparkled; the action sizzled, and I was in love. What more can a reader want?"
The Charm Stone (2002)
(Paranormal )
Donna Kauffman
"Sexy... fun... the touch of magic shines through every page."
Almost a Princess (2002)
(Men from Special Branch, book 4)
Elizabeth Thornton
"One of my personal favorites."
Gabriel West: Still the One (2003)
Fiona Brand
"Fiona Brand has become one of my favorite writers."
Deadly Visions (2003)
(Joe Bailey, book 2)
Roy Johansen
"Enthralling and innovative... I read it in one sitting."
The Tenderfoot Bride (2003)
(Harvey Girls, book 2)
Cheryl St. John
"... a style reminiscent of LaVyrle Spencer's earliest books."
Into the Fire (2004)
Jessica Hall
"Jessica Hall has something magical."
Midnight Rain (2004)
Holly Lisle
"Every woman's dream - and nightmare."
Jacob (2006)
(Nightwalkers, book 1)
Jacquelyn Frank
"Jacqui Frank's NIGHTWALKER series depicts an engrossing alternate world, drawn in prose that is lush and lyrical."
The Stranger in Her Bed (2007)
(Logger, book 2)
Janet Chapman
"Janet Chapman is a keeper."
Forgiving Jackson (2014)
(Brothers of Beauford Bend, book 1)
Alicia Hunter Pace
"I absolutely love Alicia Hunter Pace's books. They have such a quirky sweetness, and the characters always ring true and make me cry!."
Margarita and the Earl (2014)
Joan Wolf
"Wolf is an absolute treasure."
Murder Notes (2018)
(Lilah Love, book 1)
Lisa Renee Jones
"Murder Notes is intriguing and edgy. Lilah Love isn’t your usual heroine; she doesn’t hesitate at danger but embraces it, because only then can she see the darkness of the crimes she investigates. The twists and turns will keep you wondering who’s guilty and who isn’t…or are they all guilty?"
Desperate Girls (2018)
(Wolfe Security, book 1)
Laura Griffin
"Desperate Girls by Laura Griffin is a keeper; I know because I carried it everywhere with me until I’d finished it. It has chills, thrills, action, and romance. The characterization rings true, and the supporting characters are as individual as the main protagonists. I liked it so much I’m buying her backlist."

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