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Julie Garwood (1944–2023)

Author of The Bride

90+ Works 38,538 Members 610 Reviews 123 Favorited

About the Author

Julie Garwood was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1946. Her writing career began when the last of her three children entered school. Her first novel, Gentle Warrior, was published in 1985. She has written over 25 romance novels since then including Shadow Dance, Slow Burn, Murder List, Killjoy, show more Mercy, Heartbreaker, Ransom, Come the Spring, The Ideal Man, Sweet Talk, Hotshot, and Fast Track. Her novel For the Roses was adapted into a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie. She also wrote a children's book, What's a Girl to Do?, and has also begun writing a novel for young adults under the pseudonym of Emily Chase. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
Disambiguation Notice:

Julie Garwood has also written one young adult novel under the pseudonym Emily Chase (used by various writers).

Series

Works by Julie Garwood

The Bride (1989) 1,964 copies
The Secret (1992) 1,925 copies
Ransom (1999) 1,881 copies
The Wedding (1996) 1,679 copies
Heartbreaker (2000) 1,672 copies
Murder List (2004) 1,580 copies
Mercy (2001) 1,504 copies
Saving Grace (1993) 1,468 copies
Killjoy (2002) 1,467 copies
Shadow Dance (2006) 1,389 copies
Honor's Splendour (1987) 1,343 copies
The Prize (1991) 1,323 copies
The Lion's Lady (1988) 1,305 copies
Castles (1993) 1,284 copies
Slow Burn (2005) 1,259 copies
For the Roses (1995) 1,236 copies
Prince Charming (1994) 1,219 copies
The Gift (1990) 1,218 copies
Shadow Music (2007) 1,071 copies
Come the Spring (1997) 1,048 copies
Gentle Warrior (1985) 1,022 copies
Guardian Angel (1990) 1,021 copies
Rebellious Desire (1986) 961 copies
Fire and Ice (2008) 953 copies
Sizzle (2009) 786 copies
The Ideal Man (2011) 762 copies
Sweet Talk (2012) 566 copies
One Pink Rose (1997) 456 copies
Hotshot (2013) 449 copies
One White Rose (1997) 439 copies
One Red Rose (1997) 415 copies
Fast Track (2014) 384 copies
Wired (2017) 383 copies
A Girl Named Summer (1986) 130 copies
Grace Under Fire (2022) 116 copies
Castles / The Lion's Lady (2006) 64 copies
Julie Garwood Box Set (2012) 18 copies
Sem Paixão (2007) 3 copies
O Casamento (2020) 3 copies
O Resgate (2021) 3 copies
Gelin (2008) 3 copies
Dügün (2010) 2 copies
6 Contemporary Romances (2013) 2 copies
Parque Paraíso (2014) 2 copies
Tšempion (2019) 1 copy

Associated Works

The Official Nora Roberts Companion (2003) — Foreword — 165 copies

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Common Knowledge

Legal name
Murphy Garwood, Julie
Other names
Garwood, Julie
Chase, Emily
Birthdate
1944-12-26
Date of death
2023-06-08
Gender
female
Nationality
USA
Birthplace
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Place of death
Leawood, Kansas, USA
Places of residence
Leawood, Kansas, USA
Occupations
Romance novelist
Awards and honors
AAR Annual Reader Poll (Author Most Glommed - Honorable Mention, 1997)
Disambiguation notice
Julie Garwood has also written one young adult novel under the pseudonym Emily Chase (used by various writers).

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Reviews

Off to a good start. Strong female lead and then it went downhill quickly.
Including mensplaining, helpless-female syndrome, men nocht listening to women and so on ...
 
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Poppies | 19 other reviews | Apr 13, 2024 |
Well-written but just not my kind of romance. I was planning on reading the first book in the series (typical me - reading out of order - but I think I'm going to just move along onto other books.
 
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s_carr | 18 other reviews | Feb 25, 2024 |
Purchased a copy from a Friends of the Library sale and it was alright. It was a bit slow moving.
 
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Statistics

Works
90
Also by
2
Members
38,538
Popularity
#468
Rating
3.8
Reviews
610
ISBNs
999
Languages
22
Favorited
123

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