Bestselling Authors Who Wrote Series Romance

Harlequin has brought enjoyment to readers around the world for 70 years.

Did you know that these famous romance novelists wrote Harlequin series novels?

Here is a list of the first of many books these authors published with Harlequin:

Today, Harlequin is proud to publish many bestselling authors, from among so many more, who have become internationally known for women’s fiction.

ROBYN CARR

First book for Harlequin: Informed Risk, Harlequin Special Edition, 1989

More than 45 books published by Harlequin

Recent book: The View from Alameda Island (April 2019)

Photo credit: Michael Alberstat

 

 

 

 

 


HEATHER GRAHAM

First book for Harlequin: Night Moves, Intimate Moments, 1985

125 books published by Harlequin

Launch author for MIRA Books in 1994 with Slow Burn

Recent book: The Summoning (May 2019)

 

 

 

 

 


BRENDA JACKSON

First book for Harlequin: Tonight and Forever, Arabesque, 1995

100 books published by Harlequin

Recent book: Forget Me Not (April 2019)

Photo credit: Blue Franswa Fotografia

 

 

 

 

 


LINDA LAEL MILLER

First book for Harlequin: Snowflakes on the Sea, Silhouette Intimate  Moments, 1984

60 books published by Harlequin

Recent book: The Yankee Widow (May 2019)

 

 

 

 

 

 


SUSAN MALLERY

First book for Harlequin: Tender Loving Care, Harlequin Special Edition, 1991

145 books published by Harlequin

Recent book: California Girls (February 2019)

Photo credit: Anne Brady

 

 

 

 


CARLA NEGGERS

First book for Harlequin: Captivated, Harlequin Temptation, April 1986

60 books published by Harlequin

Recent Harlequin title: Stone Bridges (March 2019)

Photo credit: Julie Ireland

 

 

 

 


BRENDA NOVAK

First book for Harlequin: Expectations, Harlequin Superromance, 2000

60 books published by Harlequin

Recent title: Unforgettable You (February 2019)

Photo credit: Micah Kandros Photography

 

 

 

 


DIANA PALMER

First Harlequin book: Heather’s Song, Harlequin Special Edition, 1982

170 books published by Harlequin

Recent book: Unleashed (June 2019)

Photo credit: Chris Stafford

 

 

 

 


JOANN ROSS

First Harlequin book: Winning Season, Silhouette Desire, 1982

60 books published by Harlequin

Recent book: Summer on Mirror Lake (June 2019)

Photo credit: Anne Paitch

 

 

 

 

 


RAEANNE THAYNE

First Harlequin book: The Wrangler and the Runaway Mom, Silhouette Intimate Moments, 1999

60 books published by Harlequin

Recent book: The Cliff House (March 2019)

Photo credit: Jared Thayne

 

 

 


SHERRYL WOODS

First Harlequin book: Not at Eight, Darling, Silhouette Desire, 1986

120 books published by Harlequin

Recent Harlequin book: Lilac Lane (2017)

Photo credit: Nina Subin

 

 

 

 

Did you know?

122 current Harlequin authors have sold over 10 million copies internationally, and eight have hit 50 million in sales.

Writing greats, such as Agatha Christie, Jean Plaidy, George Orwell, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, W. Somerset Maugham and Brian Moore, all published books with Harlequin in 1950s and 1960s before it began focusing on romance publishing.

What is series romance?

Series romance (also known as “category” romance) has recognizable branded packaging and publishes a set number of new books every month that deliver a unique story promise to readers—from sweet to passionate, suspenseful to historical. Harlequin releases 68 new titles every month across 12 series.

Want to know more about the history of Harlequin? Click here to visit our 70th Anniversary page!

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