Authors with Last Names Beginning with "A"
Carolyne Aarsen was raised in a Christian home and now has a family raised with the same beliefs. She learned to write on her own and supplemented her training with correspondence courses. She wrote a humor column disclosing her family life and the always interesting entertainment provided by her own children and the foster children that entered her life. Her genera include Christian fiction and romance.
Edward Abbey was an advocate of environmental awareness and a bit of a radical. His days as a journalist were limited by strong anarchist sentiment and his life was stormy through five marriages. His love for the southwest was strong and he learned much in his work with the National Park Service. His real love was writing.
Donna Adee has written about the experiences on their farm in Kansas including the story of her son who was born with Prader Willi Syndrome. Her historical romances served well as a source of encouragement for parents with special needs children.
Elizabeth Adler was born in England and has lived in Brazil, the United States, and Ireland. Her books include romance, romantic suspense, mystery, thrillers, and general fiction.
Andre Agassi grew up with the stress of a violent father watching his every move on the tennis court and developed into a world class athlete as an all-time tennis great.
Clay Aiken hailed from North Carolina and became a success as a finalist on American Idol. His singing has propelled him to the top of the charts. His strength of character comes from struggles with the abandonment by his father and bullying during his school years but his mother predicted that his voice would take him places.
Albert, Susan Wittig
Alcott, Louisa May
Hannah Alexander is a pseudonym for Cheryl and Mel Hodde. The husband and wife team met at a dinner set up by their pastor and began collaboration on books and romance from the start. Their genera include Christian romance, historical romance, and romantic suspense.
Victoria Alexander was a well-established news reporter until she discovered fiction. Her father was in the Air Force and the family moved around the country during her youth providing lots of experience for her writing. Her books include romance, historical romance, and paranormal romance genera.
Allen, Charlotte Vale
Charlotte Vale Allen, born in Canada and relocated to the United States, has written many romance novels. Other genera in her repertoire include romantic suspense, general fiction, and mystery.
Susan Andersen has published several romance novels as well as romantic suspense and resides in the Pacific Northwest where she cherishes her husband, her son, and her cat.
Catherine Anderson has published several romance, historical romance, and romantic suspense novels. She lives in central Oregon with her high school sweetheart and her dogs.
Anderson, Kevin J.
Andrews, Mary Kay
Mary Kay Andrews was a journalist and a former pursuer of antiques. She has written romance novels as well as general fiction and even an amateur sleuth novel.
Andrews, V. C.
Kate Angell graduated from North Dakota University and has written romance novels and paranormal romance novels reflecting her love for sports and animals and her belief in free spirit and the value of laughter.
Anthony, Carl Sferrazza
Carl Sferrazza Anthony has served as a writer for newspapers, a lecturer and moderator, a television commentator and host, and has proven his writing talents in history and especially in the biographies of the First Ladies.