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Writer Chelsea Cain was born in Iowa City, Iowa on February 5, 1972 and lived on a commune in Iowa and then in Bellingham, Washington. She studied political science at the University of California at Irvine, graduating in 1994. She also attended the University of Iowa's graduate school of journalism and has written for several newspapers, including The Oregonian. While at Iowa, she wrote a weekly column for The Daily Iowan. Her master¿s thesis at the University of Iowa became Dharma Girl, a memoir about Cain's early childhood on the hippie commune. One of her professors presented it to several editors for review, and Seal Press picked it up as Cain's first published work. She was 24 years old. Cain publishes in several genres and has penned a memoir, works of humor, and thrillers. After working as a Creative Director at a PR firm in Portland for several years, Cain began writing humor books in her spare time, including The Hippie Handbook: How to Tie-Dye a T-Shirt, Flash a Peace Sign, and Other Essential Skills for the Carefree Life Confessions of a Teen Sleuth, and Does this Cape Make Me Look Fat? Pop-Psychology for Superheroes, which Cain co-wrote with her husband. Cain also composed a weekly column for Portland¿s alternative newspaper, The Portland Mercury,and started contributing to Portland¿s major daily, The Oregonian in 2003when she left marketing behind to focus on writing full-time. Her last column with The Oregonian was posted on December 28, 2008. She wrote her first thriller Heartsick in 2004, while pregnant with her daughter. It was published in 2007, and was an instant New York Times Bestseller along wirh her other works Sweetheart, Evil at Heart, and Let Me Go. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Heartsick… (more)
Heartsick 2,374 copies, 160 reviews
Sweetheart 1,320 copies, 86 reviews
Evil at Heart 915 copies, 103 reviews
The Night Season 641 copies, 45 reviews
One Kick 517 copies, 59 reviews
Kill You Twice 461 copies, 38 reviews
Let Me Go 367 copies, 31 reviews
Mockingbird Vol. 1: I Can Explain 238 copies, 11 reviews
Man-Eaters Volume 1 (Writer/creator) 181 copies, 9 reviews
Wild Child: Girlhoods in the Counterculture (Editor & Contributor) 118 copies, 5 reviews
Man-Eaters Volume 2 (Writer/Creator) 56 copies
Spy Island 19 copies, 2 reviews
Kick Back 10 copies
Man-Eaters #1 9 copies, 1 review
Man-Eaters #5 (Writer, Creator) 9 copies
Mockingbird #1 9 copies, 2 reviews
Man-eaters Volume 4: The cursed (Co-creator, writer) 8 copies
Mockingbird #2 7 copies, 1 review
Mockingbird #3 7 copies, 1 review
Man-Eaters #2 7 copies, 1 review
Hellboy Winter Special 2016 (Author) 6 copies
Man-Eaters #7 (Creator/Writer) 6 copies
Man-Eaters #3 5 copies
Man-Eaters #6 (Writer/Creator) 5 copies
Mockingbird #5 5 copies, 1 review
Man-Eaters #9 5 copies
Man-Eaters #4 (Writer) 4 copies
Man-Eaters #8 (Creator/Writer) 4 copies
Man-Eaters #4 2 copies
[No title] 1 copy
Let Me Goi 1 copy
Untitled 1 1 copy
The Boys from Brazil (Introduction, some editions) 2,003 copies, 38 reviews
A Kiss before Dying (Introduction, some editions) 1,257 copies, 38 reviews
Lady Killer Vol. 1 (Introduction) 335 copies, 28 reviews
The Monster's Corner (Contributor) 156 copies, 8 reviews
21st Century Dead (Contributor) 115 copies, 19 reviews
Dark Duets: All-New Tales of Horror and Dark Fantasy (Contributor) 96 copies, 4 reviews
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