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Francine Pascal was the creator of the Sweet Valley series, to represent ghost-writers of her series, she created the pen names of Jamie Suzanne (a combination of the names of her daughters), Laurie John, or Kate William (but not Kate Williams, who is a real and separate person. Even though there may be Sweet Valley books incorrectly attributed to her.)

Double Love (Creator) 454 copies, 16 reviews
Best Friends (Creator) 326 copies, 6 reviews
Secrets (Creator) 315 copies, 13 reviews
Fearless 264 copies, 3 reviews
Teacher's Pet (Creator) 252 copies, 3 reviews
Playing with Fire (Creator) 241 copies, 6 reviews
The Haunted House 237 copies, 3 reviews
Power Play (Creator) 220 copies, 5 reviews
Choosing Sides 206 copies, 2 reviews
Dear Sister (Creator) 203 copies, 2 reviews
Three's a Crowd (Creator) 196 copies, 1 review
All Night Long (Creator) 194 copies, 4 reviews
Dangerous Love 193 copies, 4 reviews
Wakefields of Sweet Valley (Creator) 191 copies, 8 reviews
Sneaking Out 190 copies, 2 reviews
The New Girl 180 copies, 2 reviews
Sam 175 copies, 3 reviews
First Place 164 copies, 1 review
Kidnapped! (Creator) 162 copies, 2 reviews
Run 158 copies, 1 review
Heart Breaker (Creator) 153 copies, 2 reviews
Crash Landing! (Creator) 149 copies, 2 reviews
Wrong Kind of Girl (Creator) 148 copies, 1 review
Racing Hearts 147 copies, 1 review
Tug of War 146 copies, 1 review
Against the Rules 144 copies, 2 reviews
Buried Treasure 140 copies, 2 reviews
When Love Dies (Creator) 140 copies, 2 reviews
Too Good To Be True (Creator) 138 copies, 4 reviews
The Wakefield Legacy (Creator) 137 copies
One of the Gang 137 copies, 1 review
Twisted (Fearless 4) 134 copies, 1 review
Kiss 134 copies
Perfect Summer 133 copies, 3 reviews
Keeping Secrets 133 copies, 3 reviews
Out of Place 132 copies, 1 review
College Girls 129 copies
The New Jessica (Creator) 128 copies, 2 reviews
Second Best 127 copies, 2 reviews
Boys Against Girls 126 copies, 3 reviews
Runaway (Creator) 125 copies
Deceptions (Creator) 123 copies, 1 review
Payback 123 copies
The Older Boy 122 copies, 2 reviews
Fearless: Fearless; Sam; Run 122 copies, 2 reviews
Promises 122 copies, 2 reviews
Love Letters (Creator) 122 copies, 1 review
Rebel (Fearless 7) 121 copies, 1 review
Head Over Heels (Creator) 121 copies
Hostage! (Sweet Valley High, No 26) (Creator) 118 copies, 1 review
The Evil Twin 117 copies, 3 reviews
Rags to Riches (Creator) 117 copies, 2 reviews
The Class Trip 117 copies, 4 reviews
Showdown 114 copies, 2 reviews
Playing Hooky 112 copies, 1 review
Center of Attention 111 copies, 1 review
The Bully 107 copies, 2 reviews
Heat 107 copies, 2 reviews
Malibu Summer 107 copies, 3 reviews
The Christmas Ghost 107 copies, 2 reviews
Hangin' out with Cici 106 copies, 3 reviews
Standing Out 106 copies
On the Edge (Creator) 105 copies, 1 review
April Fool! 105 copies, 1 review
Runaway Hamster 104 copies, 1 review
Mary is Missing 104 copies, 2 reviews
Liar 104 copies, 1 review
Bitter Rivals (Creator) 104 copies, 1 review
Claim to Fame 104 copies, 2 reviews
Elizabeth's New Hero 103 copies, 1 review
Teamwork 103 copies, 1 review
The War Between the Twins 102 copies, 1 review
Alone in the Crowd (Creator) 102 copies, 1 review
Troublemaker (Creator) 101 copies, 1 review
Spring Break 101 copies, 1 review
Memories (Creator) 101 copies
Surprise! Surprise! 100 copies, 2 reviews
Double Jeopardy 100 copies, 2 reviews
Elizabeth's First Kiss 100 copies, 2 reviews
Taking Sides (Creator) 100 copies, 1 review
Jumping to Conclusions 99 copies, 1 review
Nowhere to Run 99 copies, 1 review
Slam Book Fever (Creator) 99 copies, 2 reviews
The Magic Christmas 98 copies, 2 reviews
Taking Charge 97 copies
Blood 96 copies, 1 review
Too Much in Love (Creator) 95 copies, 1 review
Jealous Lies (Creator) 95 copies, 1 review
Special Christmas 95 copies, 1 review
Jessica's Cat Trick 94 copies, 2 reviews
Winter Carnival 93 copies, 1 review
Holiday Mischief 91 copies, 2 reviews
Jessica's Secret 91 copies, 2 reviews
Rumors (Creator) 91 copies, 1 review
Outcast (Creator) 91 copies, 2 reviews
Jessica on Stage 90 copies, 1 review
On the Run 89 copies, 2 reviews
Left Behind 89 copies, 2 reviews
Forbidden Love (Creator) 88 copies
Bad 88 copies, 1 review
Trust 88 copies, 1 review
Jessica the Rock Star 88 copies, 2 reviews
Deadly Summer 87 copies, 1 review
Return of the Evil Twin 87 copies, 2 reviews
Lovestruck (Creator) 86 copies, 1 review
Leaving Home (Creator) 85 copies, 1 review
Out of Control (Creator) 84 copies, 2 reviews
The Big Camp Secret 83 copies, 1 review
Kill Game 83 copies, 3 reviews
Missing 83 copies, 1 review
Amy's Pen Pal 83 copies, 2 reviews
The Curse of the Ruby Necklace 82 copies, 3 reviews
Killer 81 copies, 1 review
Brokenhearted (Creator) 81 copies, 1 review
Secret Admirer (Creator) 81 copies, 2 reviews
Last Chance (Creator) 81 copies
Starting Over (Creator) 80 copies, 1 review
No Place to Hide 80 copies, 1 review
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Spring Fever 79 copies
Family Secrets (Creator) 79 copies
The New Elizabeth 78 copies, 1 review
A Killer on Board (Creator) 78 copies, 1 review
Elizabeth's Secret Diary (Creator) 78 copies
Second Chance (Creator) 77 copies, 1 review
The Fatal Night 75 copies
Tears 75 copies
Playing for Keeps (Creator) 75 copies, 1 review
Before Gaia 74 copies
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Lila's Story 74 copies
Lost at Sea (Creator) 73 copies, 1 review
The Ruling Class 72 copies, 2 reviews
A Night to Remember 72 copies, 1 review
A Married Woman 71 copies
Love 71 copies
Who's To Blame 71 copies
Lois Strikes Back 71 copies, 1 review
The Arrest 71 copies
Caught in the Middle (Creator) 70 copies, 1 review
Shock 70 copies, 1 review
The Case of the Secret Santa 69 copies, 3 reviews
Flee 69 copies
Sex 69 copies
The Verdict 68 copies
In Love Again 68 copies
White Lies (Creator) 68 copies, 1 review
Naked 68 copies
Elizabeth's Valentine 67 copies, 2 reviews
Who's Who? 66 copies, 1 review
Hard Choices (Creator) 66 copies, 1 review
The Love Bet 66 copies, 1 review
Out of Reach (Creator) 64 copies, 1 review
Almost Married (Creator) 63 copies, 1 review
Perfect Shot (Creator) 63 copies
Twins 62 copies
The Curse of the Golden Heart 61 copies, 1 review
A Stranger in the House (Creator) 61 copies
Can't Stay Away 61 copies, 2 reviews
Blind 61 copies
The Parent Plot 61 copies
Amy Moves In 61 copies, 1 review
Live Bait 60 copies, 2 reviews
The Great Boyfriend Switch 60 copies, 1 review
The Twins' Little Sister 60 copies, 1 review
BIG for Christmas 59 copies, 1 review
Decisions (Creator) 59 copies, 1 review
The Love of Her Life 59 copies, 1 review
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Ms. Quarterback (Creator) 57 copies
Boy Trouble 56 copies, 1 review
Beware the Wolfman (Creator) 56 copies, 1 review
Agent Out 56 copies
Date with a Werewolf (Creator) 56 copies, 1 review
A Deadly Christmas (Creator) 55 copies
Jessica's Big Mistake 55 copies, 1 review
The Secret of the Magic Pen 55 copies, 1 review
Two Boy Weekend (Creator) 54 copies
Get Real 54 copies
Lila's Secret 54 copies, 2 reviews
Fear 54 copies
No Means No 53 copies
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Beware the Baby-Sitter 53 copies, 1 review
Betrayed 53 copies
Jessica's Zoo Adventure 53 copies, 2 reviews
Sweet Valley Trick or Treat 52 copies, 1 review
Earthquake 52 copies
Escape 52 copies
Booster Boycott 52 copies
Trouble at Home 52 copies
Aftershock 51 copies
My Best Friend's Boyfriend 51 copies, 1 review
Lost 50 copies, 1 review
Alone 50 copies
So Cool 50 copies
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Bruce's Story 49 copies
Terror 49 copies
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Normal 49 copies
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Freak 48 copies
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Friend Against Friend 48 copies, 1 review
The Haunted Burial Ground 48 copies, 1 review
"V" for Victory 48 copies
Naked Eye 48 copies
The Boyfriend War 48 copies, 2 reviews
Kiss of the Vampire 48 copies, 1 review
A Royal Pain 47 copies
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The Long-Lost Brother (Creator) 47 copies
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The Other Woman 47 copies
College Cruise 46 copies
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Amy's True Love 46 copies
Gone 45 copies
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So Not Me 45 copies
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Romeo and 2 Juliets 44 copies, 2 reviews
All About Love 44 copies
The It Guy 44 copies
Teacher Crush (Creator) 44 copies
Steven's Bride 44 copies
Death Threat 44 copies
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Elizabeth and the Orphans 43 copies, 1 review
Cover Girls 42 copies, 1 review
Lust 42 copies
Starring Winston Egbert 42 copies, 1 review
Broken Angel 42 copies
Good-bye, Elizabeth 42 copies, 1 review
Bad Girl 42 copies
Double Crossed 42 copies
Nightmare in Death Valley (Creator) 42 copies
Exposed 42 copies
Jessica the Baby-Sitter 42 copies, 2 reviews
Last Wish 42 copies
Poor Lila! 41 copies, 1 review
Take Me On 41 copies
The Twins Go to the Hospital 41 copies, 1 review
As If I Care 41 copies
Soap Star 41 copies
Split Decision 41 copies, 1 review
Wired 41 copies
Rosa's Lie 40 copies
Jessica's Blind Date 40 copies, 1 review
The Cousin War 40 copies, 1 review
Stepsisters 40 copies
The Twins and the Wild West 40 copies, 1 review
London Calling 40 copies
Olivia's Story 40 copies
Soulmates 40 copies
Todd's Story 39 copies
Falling Apart 39 copies
Lila's Secret Valentine 39 copies, 1 review
Barnyard Battle 39 copies
Loving 39 copies
The Love Potion 39 copies
The Twins Take Paris 39 copies, 1 review
The Dating Game 38 copies
Elizabeth the Seventh Grader 38 copies, 1 review
Chase 38 copies
College Weekend 38 copies
Sweet 18 (Creator) 38 copies
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It's My Life 38 copies
To Catch a Thief (Creator) 38 copies
Backstabber 38 copies
On My Own 37 copies
Love Letters For Sale 37 copies, 1 review
Love and Murder 37 copies
What Winston Saw 37 copies, 1 review
Channel X 37 copies
Yours for a Day 37 copies
The Cool Crowd 37 copies
Close to You 37 copies
His Secret Past 37 copies
Camp Killer 37 copies
Cheating to Win 36 copies
Fight Fire with Fire (Creator) 36 copies
Meant to Be 36 copies
Spy Girl 36 copies
Elizabeth the Hero 35 copies, 1 review
Too Hot to Handle (Creator) 35 copies
I Need You 35 copies
Never Let Go 35 copies
Max's Choice 34 copies
A Picture Perfect Prom? (Creator) 34 copies
Breaking Away 34 copies, 1 review
Are We In Love? 34 copies
The Best Friend Game 34 copies, 1 review
Lila's Little Sister 34 copies, 1 review
Won't Someone Help Anna? 34 copies, 1 review
The Gossip War 33 copies, 1 review
Party Weekend 33 copies
Straight Up 33 copies
Maria's Movie Comeback 33 copies, 1 review
Where We Belong 33 copies
Amy's Secret Sister 33 copies, 1 review
Jessica's Snobby Club 33 copies, 3 reviews
Lila's New Flame (Creator) 33 copies
Evil Elizabeth 33 copies, 1 review
Cousin Kelly's Family Secret 32 copies, 3 reviews
Too Late 32 copies
Busted! 32 copies, 1 review
Private Jessica 32 copies
The Big Night (Creator) 32 copies, 2 reviews
Lila's Music Video 32 copies, 1 review
Sweet Valley Slumber Party 31 copies, 1 review
Don't Let Go 31 copies
Elizabeth's Broken Arm 30 copies, 2 reviews
Stay or Go 30 copies
The Mother-Daughter Switch 30 copies, 1 review
Jessica the TV Star 30 copies, 2 reviews
Model Flirt 30 copies
The Year Without Christmas 30 copies, 3 reviews
Mystery Date 30 copies
Road Trip 30 copies
Lila's Haunted House Party 29 copies, 1 review
Elizabeth and Jessica Run Away 29 copies, 2 reviews
Killer Party 29 copies
Best of Enemies 29 copies
Be Mine 29 copies
Boy. Friend. 29 copies
Todd Runs Away 29 copies
Me, Me, Me 29 copies
Get a Clue 29 copies
Very Bad Things 29 copies
Love Lost 29 copies
Sweet Valley Cleanup Team 28 copies, 1 review
Jessica's Animal Instincts 28 copies, 1 review
Steven's Enemy 28 copies
Beauty and the Beach (Creator) 28 copies
Lacey's Crush 28 copies
How to Ruin a Friendship 28 copies, 1 review
Control Freak 27 copies
Steven Gets Even 27 copies, 1 review
Whatever 27 copies, 1 review
One 2 Many 27 copies
Stranded 27 copies
Jessica and the Jumbo Fish 27 copies, 1 review
Left-Out Elizabeth 27 copies, 2 reviews
Crybaby Lois 27 copies, 1 review
Jessica's Unburied Treasure 27 copies, 2 reviews
Don't Go in the Basement 26 copies, 1 review
Love Me Always 26 copies
Face It 26 copies
The Battle of the Cheerleaders 26 copies, 1 review
Twin Switch 26 copies
The First Time 26 copies
Senior Cut Day 26 copies
He's Back 26 copies
You're Not My Sister 26 copies, 1 review

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Creator of mass-market young adult series Sweet Valley and Fearless. Author of several other children's novels, some of which became ABC Afterschool Specials, as well as a few adult novels. With husband John Pascal and brother Michael Stewart, wrote book for Broadway musical "George M!" Worked with John Pascal as screenwriter for ABC soap "The Young Marrieds," and author of novel "The Strange Case of Patty Hearst." Had three daughters, Jamie, Laurie, and Susan, from first marriage. Oldest daughter Jamie died in 2008 of liver disease. Never remarried after John Pascal died of cancer in 1981. Divides her time between homes in New York and the south of France.
Disambiguation notice
Francine Pascal was the creator of the Sweet Valley series, to represent ghost-writers of her series, she created the pen names of Jamie Suzanne (a combination of the names of her daughters), Laurie John, or Kate William (but not Kate Williams, who is a real and separate person. Even though there may be Sweet Valley books incorrectly attributed to her.)

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