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Susan Elizabeth Phillips

USA flag (b.1948)

aka Justine Cole

Susan Elizabeth Phillips is an international bestseller whose books have been published in over 30 languages. She’s the only four-time recipient of the Romance Writers of America’s prestigious Favorite Book of the Year Award, and a recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award. Among her other accomplishments, Susan created the sports romance.
In addition to being a New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, and USA Today bestseller, she is a hiker, lazy gardener, horrible singer, passable cook, passionate reader, wife, mother of two grown sons, and grandmother.

Genres: Romance, Historical Romance
Wynette, Texas
   1. Fancy Pants (1989)
   2. Lady Be Good (1999)
   3. Glitter Baby (1987)
   4. First Lady (2000)
   5. What I Did for Love (2009)
   6. Call Me Irresistible (2011)
   7. The Great Escape (2012)
Chicago Stars
   1. It Had to Be You (1994)
   2. Heaven Texas (1995)
   3. Nobody's Baby But Mine (1997)
   4. Dream a Little Dream (1998)
   5. This Heart of Mine (2001)
   6. Match Me If You Can (2005)
   7. Natural Born Charmer (2007)
   8. First Star I See Tonight (2016)
   9. When Stars Collide (2021)
   10. Simply the Best (2024)
   The Copeland Bride (1983) (as by Justine Cole)
   Just Imagine (1984)
     aka Risen Glory
   Hot Shot (1991)
   Honey Moon (1993)
   Kiss an Angel (1996)
   Breathing Room (2002)
   Ain't She Sweet (2004)
   Heroes Are My Weakness (2014)
   Dance Away with Me (2020)
Omnibus editions
Rita Awards Best Novel winner (1995) : It Had to Be You
Rita Awards Best Novel winner (1998) : Nobody's Baby But Mine
Rita Awards Best Novel winner (1999) : Dream a Little Dream
Rita Awards Best Novel winner (2001) : First Lady

Susan Elizabeth Phillips recommends
The Blonde Identity (2023)
Ally Carter
"A delightful, delicious joy ride of a romp!"
The Paris Daughter (2023)
Kristin Harmel
"Powerful, deeply emotional, and sure to be on everyone's 'must read' list."
Graceland (2023)
Nancy Crochiere
"Funny and touching. Every debut novel should be this entertaining. You'll love these women. Prepare to enjoy!"
The Retreat (2023)
Zara Raheem
"An intimate and entertaining glimpse into the life of a young Muslim American woman whose family wants her married. Now! You'll want to read this in one sitting."
Summer on the Island (2022)
Brenda Novak
"Welcome spring with the newest treat from Brenda Novak. This is the book her fans, old and new, have been waiting for. A big, tantalizing read!"
The Secret Love Letters of Olivia Moretti (2022)
(Meet Me in Italy, book 2)
Jennifer Probst
"Jennifer Probst digs deep and true in this richly textured novel. You'll fall in love with these very human sisters, captivating setting, and perfect ending. I highly recommend."

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