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Eileen Goudge

Author of Garden of Lies

Includes the names: Ellen Goudge, Eilein Goudge, Eileen Goudge, Eileen Goudge

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Eileen Goudge was born July 4, 1950 and grew up in the San Francisco bay area. She began writing at the age of eight. At eighteen, she dropped out of college, ran off with a man dodging the draft, and got married. Two years later, she was divorced, with a baby, and had to go on welfare. She decided to become a professional writer, started writing non-stop and managed to sell a few articles. In the early eighties, she was chosen to help launch a new line of teen romances, which became the successful Sweet Valley High series. She now had enough money to end another bad marriage and move to New York City with her two children. She continued to write the Sweet Valley High titles while working on a novel. Her first novel, Garden of Lies, was sold in 1986 to Viking for nearly one million dollars. Since then, she has written over thirty novels for young adults and over ten works of women's fiction. Her other works include Thorns of Truth, The Diary, and Once in a Blue Moon. Her title The Diary is a New York Times bestseller. (Bowker Author Biography) Eileen Goudge is the author of "The New York Times" bestseller "One Last Dance", & "The Second Silence" as well as "Garden of Lies", "Thorns of Truth", "Trail of Secrets", "Such Devoted Sisters", & "Blessing in Disguise". She lives in New York City. (Publisher Provided)
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Garden of Lies 394 copies, 5 reviews
Woman in Red 310 copies, 17 reviews
One Last Dance 295 copies, 5 reviews
The Diary 254 copies, 20 reviews
Trail of Secrets 226 copies, 3 reviews
The Second Silence 216 copies, 2 reviews
Stranger in Paradise 213 copies, 1 review
Thorns of Truth 196 copies, 1 review
Domestic Affairs 176 copies, 12 reviews
Once in a Blue Moon 170 copies, 4 reviews
Otherwise Engaged 169 copies, 3 reviews
Taste of Honey 162 copies, 1 review
The Replacement Wife 149 copies, 29 reviews
Immediate Family 144 copies, 7 reviews
Wish Come True 141 copies, 2 reviews
Bones and Roses 31 copies, 4 reviews
Swimsuit Body 19 copies, 3 reviews
Dying to Win 19 copies
Woman in Black 14 copies
Old Enough 9 copies, 2 reviews
Jailbird 9 copies
Bad Girl 6 copies
Sweet Talk 5 copies
Welcome to Carson Springs 4 copies, 2 reviews
Woman in Blue 4 copies
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