Julie Garwood is the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers, including Shadow Dance, Slow Burn, Murder List, Killjoy, Mercy, Heartbreaker, Ransom, and Come the Spring. There are more than thirty-two million copies of her books in print. From the Hardcover edition.
In both of these periods, public appearance is of ultimate importance, and socially sanctioned standards of behavior must be adhered to at all costs, creating endless delightful possibilities for the genre's typically unconventional heroines. New authors are joining the ranks, and, in a particularly interesting turnaround, writers who deserted the historical market are now returning, e.g., Julie Garwood (Shadow Music. Ballantine. ISBN 978-0-345-50073-1). Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.