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Jennifer Crusie was born Jennifer Smith in Wapakoneta, Ohio in 1949. She received a bachelor's degree in art education from Bowling Green State University, a master's degree in professional writing and women's literature from Wright State University, and an MFA in fiction from Ohio State University. Before becoming a full-time romance author, she was an art and English teacher. Her first book, Manhunting, was published in 1993. Her other works include Strange Bedpersons, What the Lady Wants, Charlie All Night, Anyone but You, The Cinderella Deal, Trust Me on This, Crazy for You, and Maybe This Time. She has received several awards including the Romance Writers of America RITA Award for Best Contemporary Single Title for Bet Me and the RITA Award for Best Short Contemporary for Getting Rid of Bradley. She wrote several collaboration novels including Don't Look Down, Agnes and the Hitman, and Wild Ride all with Bob Mayer, The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes with Eileen Dreyer and Anne Stuart, and Dogs and Goddesses with Anne Stuart and Lani Diane Rich. She also wrote a book of literary criticism on Anne Rice, published under the name Jennifer Smith. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Bet Me… (more)
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Bet Me 3,092 copies, 127 reviews
Welcome to Temptation 2,244 copies, 60 reviews
Faking It 2,054 copies, 45 reviews
Fast Women 1,756 copies, 44 reviews
Crazy for You 1,612 copies, 39 reviews
Agnes and the Hitman 1,500 copies, 91 reviews
Tell Me Lies 1,439 copies, 31 reviews
Anyone But You 1,437 copies, 65 reviews
Getting Rid of Bradley 1,309 copies, 49 reviews
Manhunting 1,278 copies, 35 reviews
Don't Look Down 1,227 copies, 50 reviews
Charlie All Night 1,142 copies, 31 reviews
Strange Bedpersons 1,113 copies, 31 reviews
Maybe This Time 991 copies, 86 reviews
What the Lady Wants 893 copies, 24 reviews
The Cinderella Deal 848 copies, 47 reviews
Santa, Baby (Contributor) 623 copies, 17 reviews
Trust Me on This 528 copies, 15 reviews
Wild Ride 514 copies, 36 reviews
I'd Kill for That: A Serial Novel by 13 authors (Contributor) 140 copies, 2 reviews
Sizzle 136 copies, 6 reviews
Be Mine (Contributor) 121 copies, 8 reviews
Hot Toy 38 copies, 9 reviews
Zgrywa 1 copy

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