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Jayne Ann Krentz

Author of Second Sight

Includes the names: Krentz J.A., Amanda Kvik, JANE KRENTZ, Amanda Kvik, Jayne Krentz, Amanda Glass, Amalda Quick, Amanda Quick, Jayne Krentz, Jayne Castle ... (see complete list), Jayne Castle, Jam Ann Krentz, Amanda Z-Quick, Jayne Ann Krenz, Jane Ann Krentz, Jayne An Krentz, Jane Ayn Krentz, JAYNE ANN KRETZ, Jane Ann Krentz, Jayne A. Krentz, Jayne Ann Krentz, Jayne Ann Krantz, JAYNE ANN KRENTS, krentz ann jayne, Jayne Ann Krentz, Kayne Ann Krentz, Jayne Ann Krentz, Krentz Jayne Ann, Jane Anne Krentz, Jayne Ann Castle, Jayne Ann Krentz, Jayne Ann Kerentz, Jayne Anne Krentz, Jayne Anne Krentz, Jayne et al Castle, Judith Anne Krentz, Jaynee Anne Krentz, Jayne Castle et al, Jayne Krentz/Castle, Amanda Quick/Krentz, Jayne Ann ZZXX-Krentz, Jayne Ann et al krentz, Jayne Ann editor Krentz, Jayne Ann Krentz Krentz, Amanda; Jayne Ann Krentz, Jayne Ann / Quick Krentz, Jayne Ann - Editor Krentz, Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Ja, Amanda Jayne Ann; Quick Krentz, Jayne Castle (Jayne Ann Krentz), Jane Ann Krentz as Amanda Quick, Jayne Ann Amanda / Krentz Quick, Jayne Bentley (Jayne Ann Krentz), Jayne Castle aka Jayne Ann Krentz, Stephanie James (Jayne Ann Krentz), Amanda aka Jayne Anne Krentz Quick, Jayne Ann Krentz as Stephanie James, Jayne Ann.aka Stephanie James Krentz, Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle, Jayne Ann writing as Jayne Castle Krentz, Jayne aka Jayne Ann Castle Krentz Bentley, Jayne(Author) Jayne Ann(Author) ; Castle Krentz, Stephanie Jame Jayne Ann (aka Jayne Castle KRENTZ, Jayne Castl Stephanie (aka Jayne Ann Krentz JAMES, Stephanie Jame Jayne (aka Jayne Ann Krentz CASTLE, Stephanie (Jayne Ann Krentz/Jayne Castle/Amanda Ja
Also includes: Stephanie James (1), Jayne Taylor (1)

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Her full name is Jayne Ann Castle Krentz, she writes as her maiden name Jayne Castle (futuristic romances), as her married name Jayne Ann Krentz (contemporary romances) and under the pen name Amanda Quick (historical romances). She also used the pseudonyms Stephanie James, Jayne Bentley, Jayne Taylor, and Amanda Glass.

Second Sight 1,435 copies, 23 reviews
The Paid Companion 1,170 copies, 20 reviews
White Lies 1,072 copies, 23 reviews
Ravished 1,025 copies, 26 reviews
Sizzle and Burn 979 copies, 26 reviews
The River Knows 949 copies, 20 reviews
Mistress 941 copies, 16 reviews
The Third Circle 938 copies, 25 reviews
Deception 934 copies, 12 reviews
The Perfect Poison 886 copies, 27 reviews
Scandal 865 copies, 13 reviews
Lie by Moonlight 863 copies, 12 reviews
Mystique 857 copies, 4 reviews
Dangerous 855 copies, 9 reviews
Mischief 849 copies, 11 reviews
All Night Long 846 copies, 13 reviews
Affair 829 copies, 11 reviews
After Dark 807 copies, 15 reviews
Light in Shadow 805 copies, 9 reviews
Running Hot 802 copies, 20 reviews
Slightly Shady 800 copies, 8 reviews
Reckless 794 copies, 11 reviews
Wait until Midnight 789 copies, 12 reviews
I Thee Wed 785 copies, 12 reviews
Rendezvous 769 copies, 12 reviews
Desire 759 copies, 8 reviews
Wicked Widow 751 copies, 9 reviews
Falling Awake 751 copies, 13 reviews
Amaryllis 741 copies, 10 reviews
With This Ring 741 copies, 11 reviews
Burning Lamp 739 copies, 19 reviews
Fired Up 731 copies, 23 reviews
Seduction 722 copies, 13 reviews
Lost and Found 721 copies, 7 reviews
Surrender 715 copies, 10 reviews
Ghost Hunter 695 copies, 10 reviews
Smoke in Mirrors 681 copies, 6 reviews
Late for the Wedding 677 copies, 9 reviews
Truth or Dare 677 copies, 4 reviews
After Glow 668 copies, 11 reviews
Don't Look Back 666 copies, 5 reviews
Quicksilver 652 copies, 17 reviews
Zinnia 630 copies, 6 reviews
Eclipse Bay 625 copies, 8 reviews
Silver Master 612 copies, 16 reviews
Trust Me 611 copies, 10 reviews
In Too Deep 608 copies, 21 reviews
Crystal Gardens 604 copies, 42 reviews
Orchid 603 copies, 8 reviews
Absolutely, Positively 603 copies, 11 reviews
Deep Waters 564 copies, 6 reviews
Grand Passion 563 copies, 4 reviews
Copper Beach 554 copies, 31 reviews
Dark Light 544 copies, 15 reviews
Midnight Crystal 543 copies, 15 reviews
Wildest Hearts 534 copies, 3 reviews
Family Man 533 copies, 6 reviews
Sharp Edges 513 copies, 5 reviews
Soft Focus 506 copies, 3 reviews
Eye of the Beholder 505 copies, 5 reviews
Dawn in Eclipse Bay 504 copies, 12 reviews
Obsidian Prey 479 copies, 17 reviews
Summer in Eclipse Bay 478 copies, 7 reviews
Flash 455 copies, 5 reviews
Otherwise Engaged 433 copies, 23 reviews
Canyons of Night 430 copies, 13 reviews
Hidden Talents 429 copies, 6 reviews
River Road 417 copies, 31 reviews
Perfect Partners 410 copies, 3 reviews
The Mystery Woman 404 copies, 31 reviews
Garden of Lies 389 copies, 25 reviews
Dream Eyes 372 copies, 27 reviews
Secret Sisters 370 copies, 34 reviews
Witchcraft 339 copies, 2 reviews
Midnight Jewels 339 copies, 1 review
Shield's Lady 336 copies, 7 reviews
The Lost Night 326 copies, 12 reviews
A Coral Kiss 313 copies, 2 reviews
Silver Linings 308 copies, 4 reviews
The Girl Who Knew Too Much 296 copies, 35 reviews
Sweet Fortune 296 copies, 4 reviews
Gift of Gold 293 copies, 2 reviews
The Golden Chance 289 copies, 1 review
Gift of Fire 279 copies, 1 review
When All the Girls Have Gone 278 copies, 28 reviews
Sweet Starfire 275 copies, 6 reviews
Crystal Flame 273 copies, 3 reviews
Deception Cove 262 copies, 12 reviews
Trust No One 257 copies, 14 reviews
'Til Death Do Us Part 255 copies, 17 reviews
Twist of Fate 251 copies, 1 review
Between the Lines 249 copies, 5 reviews
Bridal Jitters 242 copies, 3 reviews
The Adventurer 232 copies, 3 reviews
The Family Way 228 copies, 4 reviews
The Pirate 226 copies, 2 reviews
Uneasy Alliance 221 copies, 2 reviews
The Ties That Bind 217 copies, 1 review
Ghost of a Chance 215 copies, 2 reviews
The Waiting Game 211 copies, 4 reviews
The Hot Zone 210 copies, 6 reviews
Full Bloom 206 copies, 2 reviews
The Cowboy 204 copies, 1 review
Legacy 203 copies, 4 reviews
The Other Lady Vanishes 201 copies, 15 reviews
Siren's Call 189 copies, 5 reviews
A Woman's Touch 179 copies, 2 reviews
True Colors 174 copies, 2 reviews
Promise Not to Tell 171 copies, 10 reviews
Call It Destiny 170 copies, 1 review
Test of Time 168 copies
Lady's Choice 168 copies, 3 reviews
Gambler's Woman 158 copies
Joy 158 copies, 1 review
Illusion Town 158 copies, 6 reviews
Man with a Past 156 copies, 3 reviews
Raven's Prey 149 copies, 1 review
The Silver Snare 146 copies, 1 review
The Scargill Cove Case Files 146 copies, 6 reviews
Stormy Challenge 144 copies, 3 reviews
Tightrope 141 copies, 11 reviews
Serpent in Paradise 136 copies, 2 reviews
The Vanishing 131 copies, 6 reviews
Fabulous Beast 131 copies
Untouchable 128 copies, 6 reviews
Chance of a Lifetime 118 copies, 2 reviews
The Devil to Pay 112 copies, 1 review
Too Wild to Wed? 109 copies
Nightwalker 107 copies, 1 review
Second Wife 89 copies
The Private Eye [and] Beguiled 88 copies, 1 review
Whirlwind Courtship 76 copies, 1 review
Dangerous Magic 73 copies, 1 review
Gentle Pirate 70 copies
Close Up 67 copies, 7 reviews
The Fatal Fortune 66 copies, 1 review
Gamemaster 66 copies
Body Guard 66 copies
Renaissance Man 65 copies
Green Fire 64 copies, 1 review
Velvet Touch 64 copies
Cautious Lover 61 copies
The Private Eye 60 copies
Affair of Honor 60 copies
Relentless Adversary 60 copies, 1 review
Wizard 60 copies, 1 review
Golden Goddess 59 copies
Power Play 59 copies
Dreams, Part 1 58 copies, 1 review
Battle Prize 56 copies
Affair of Risk 54 copies, 1 review
Wagered Weekend 53 copies
Dreams, Part 2 50 copies
Right of Possession 48 copies, 1 review
Spellbound 47 copies, 2 reviews
Trading Secrets 47 copies, 1 review
A Man's Protection 46 copies, 1 review
Double Dealing 45 copies
Saxon's Lady 43 copies, 1 review
Desperate and Deceptive 35 copies, 3 reviews
Sinister and Fatal 29 copies, 1 review
Connecting Rooms 27 copies, 2 reviews
Queen of Hearts 18 copies
All the Colors of Night 6 copies, 1 review
Sabrina's Scheme 2 copies, 1 review
Test of Time 2 copies
Wizard 1 copy
Joy 1 copy
The Cowboy 1 copy

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Jayne Ann Castle was born on March 28, 1948 in Borrego Springs, California. Her mother, Alberta Castle, raised her with her two brothers, Stephen and James. In 1970, she obtained a B.A in History at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and later she obtained a Masters degree in Library Science from San Jose State University, where she met Frank Krentz, an engineer. After her graduation, they married and moved to the Virgin Islands. She worked in the Duke University library system, where she began to write her first romance novels. The marriage moved to Seattle, Washington, where they continue living.

Now, Jayne Ann Castle Krentz with her seven pennames is considered a pillar in the contemporary romance genre. For some years, she only uses three pennames for each of three different periods from time: "Jayne Ann Krentz" (her married name) from the present, "Jayne Castle" (her birth name) from the future and her most famous penname: "Amanda Quick" from the past. She is famous for her work ethic, beginning her writing by 7 am six days a week. Her leading ladies are never damsels in hardships; they are often heroines. Her novels also contain mystery or paranormal elements.

Enthusiastic of the romantic genre, she has always defended its importance. To help educate the public about the romantic genre she became the editor and a contributor to Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance, a non-fiction essay collection that won the prestigious Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist Studies. She established the Castle Humanities Fund at UCSC's University Library to allow the library to purchase additional books and has given money to 15 Seattle-area elementary schools to enhance their library budgets. She is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Writers Programs at the University of Washington extension program.

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Her full name is Jayne Ann Castle Krentz, she writes as her maiden name Jayne Castle (futuristic romances), as her married name Jayne Ann Krentz (contemporary romances) and under the pen name Amanda Quick (historical romances). She also used the pseudonyms Stephanie James, Jayne Bentley, Jayne Taylor, and Amanda Glass.

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