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Amanda Quick

A pseudonym used by Jayne Ann Krentz

Amanda Quick, a pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz, is a New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of contemporary and historical romances.
She earned a B.A. in History from the University of California at Santa Cruz and went on to obtain a Masters degree in Library Science from San Jose State University in California.  Before she began writing full time she worked as a librarian in both academic and corporate libraries.
She is married and lives with her husband, Frank, in Seattle, Washington.

Genres: Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Suspense
Series contributed to
Amanda Quick recommends
Uncertain Magic (1987)
(Regency Tales , book 3)
Laura Kinsale
"First-rate... Laura Kinsale delivers powerful, unique romance."
Black Silk (1991)
Judy Cuevas (Judith Ivory)
"Delightful, unpredictable, and very special."
Heather and Velvet (1991)
(Brides of the Highlands, book 2)
Teresa Medeiros
"A terrific tale full of larger-than-life characters and thrilling romance."
Past Promises (1993)
Jill Marie Landis
"Warmth, charm and appeal... guaranteed to satisfy."
More Than Magic (1994)
Olga Bicos
"... A terrific writer who knows how to keep the reader turning the pages."
Charmed (1995)
(Rossmara Family, book 2)
Stella Cameron
"The new mistress of romance."
Scoundrel (1996)
(Montagues, book 3)
Elizabeth Elliott
"Elizabeth Elliott is an exciting find for romance readers everywhere."
Shattered Rainbows (1996)
(Fallen Angels , book 5)
Mary Jo Putney
"A gifted writer... she makes romance work."
The Proposition (1999)
Judith Ivory
"Judith Ivory writes lush, lyrical romance that seethes with passionate intensity."
Honey (2000)
(Brides for all seasons, book 3)
Stef Ann Holm
"This is romance at its best."
Lake in the Clouds (2002)
(Wilderness , book 3)
Sara Donati
"Each time you open a book, you hope to discover a story that will make your spirit of adventure and romance sing."
To Catch a Wolf (2003)
(19th Century Werewolf, book 4)
Susan Krinard
"Susan Krinard was born to write romance."
I Kissed an Earl (2010)
(Pennyroyal Green, book 4)
Julie Anne Long
"A fantastic writer."
The Angel in My Arms (2011)
(Regency Rogues, book 2)
Stefanie Sloane
"Fabulous... everything readers of Regency romance crave."
Let it be Me (2013)
(Blue Raven, book 5)
Kate Noble
"Kate Noble's writing is smart and sparkling."
How to Catch a Wicked Viscount (2019)
(Disreputable Debutantes, book 1)
Amy Rose Bennett
"Infused with heat, energy, and glamour."
Along Came a Lady (2021)
(All the Duke's Sins, book 1)
Christi Caldwell
"Christi Caldwell's crisp, sparkling writing is infused with emotion, passion, and a belief in the healing power of love. This is terrific Regency romance!"
Miss Lattimore's Letter (2021)
Suzanne Allain
"Suzanne Allain delivers a fresh, spirited take on the classic Regency romp. Mr. Malcolm's List is a delightful tale that perfectly illustrates the enduring appeal of the Regency romance. It's all here—the fast, witty banter, the elegant ballrooms, the quirky characters, the charming, strong-willed heroine and the dashing hero who has a thing or two to learn about love."

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