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Julie Garwood has also written one young adult novel under the pseudonym Emily Chase (used by various writers).
- The Secret 1,435 copies, 25 reviews
- The Bride 1,431 copies, 38 reviews
- Ransom 1,396 copies, 23 reviews
- The Wedding 1,252 copies, 15 reviews
- Heartbreaker 1,205 copies, 9 reviews
- Murder List: A Novel 1,169 copies, 10 reviews
- Mercy 1,118 copies, 10 reviews
- Saving Grace 1,111 copies, 18 reviews
- Killjoy 1,096 copies, 6 reviews
- Honor's Splendour 1,034 copies, 22 reviews
- The Prize 1,025 copies, 13 reviews
- The Lion's Lady 1,000 copies, 15 reviews
- Castles 994 copies, 9 reviews
- Shadow Dance 993 copies, 21 reviews
- The Gift 954 copies, 12 reviews
- Slow Burn 934 copies, 10 reviews
- Prince Charming 925 copies, 8 reviews
- For the Roses 923 copies, 11 reviews
- Gentle Warrior 785 copies, 6 reviews
- Guardian Angel (Author) 777 copies, 7 reviews
- Come the Spring 757 copies, 5 reviews
- Shadow Music 731 copies, 15 reviews
- Rebellious Desire 725 copies, 4 reviews
- Fire and Ice: A Novel 653 copies, 18 reviews
- Sizzle 509 copies, 20 reviews
- The Clayborne Brides (One Pink Rose / One White Rose / One Red Rose) (Author) 475 copies, 5 reviews
- The Ideal Man 464 copies, 26 reviews
- One Pink Rose 334 copies, 1 review
- Sweet Talk 323 copies, 21 reviews
- One White Rose 319 copies, 1 review
- One Red Rose 301 copies, 2 reviews
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Julie Murphy was born in 1946 in Kansas City, Missouri to a large Irish family. At the age of six, Julie had her tonsils removed and complications from the surgery resulted in a long period of recuperation. She fell hopelessly behind in school and never caught up. "I was a slow, slow reader," Julie says. "I hated it." At the age of 11, her mother discovered her daughter's secret and promptly enrolled her in a summer remedial reading class. "When I got there the nuns immediately realized I wasn't even remedial, and Sister Mary Elizabeth was drafted to tutor me." Julie came to know Sister Elizabeth as a friend and mentor. "She taught me to love the written word. Of course, some of the vocabulary was beyond me so I had to look up a lot of words. I sat on a large dictionary -- got up, looked up a word, sat back down." Julie jumped up and down like a jack-in-the-box all summer.
Julie married young and had three children. She began her writing career when the youngest of her three children entered school. After the publication of two young adult books, she turned her talents to historical romance fiction. Her first romance novel, Gentle Warrior, was published by Pocket Books in 1985 -- there have been over 20 novels since then. Her name appears regularly on bestseller lists of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly, and her books are enjoyed in many languages around the world. Her reputation as a masterful storyteller is based on stories with appealing characters, powerful emotions, and surprising plot twists. Readers claim that it's the humor as well as the poignancy of her novels that keep them laughing, crying and thoroughly entertained.
Julie lives with her family in Leawood, Kansas. When her schedule allows time away from family and career, she devotes her efforts to promoting literacy, and especially enjoys sharing her love of reading with student groups.
has also written one young adult novel under the pseudonym Emily Chase
(used by various writers).
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