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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) 432 copies, 15 reviews
Best Friends (Creator) 300 copies, 5 reviews
Secrets (Creator) 297 copies, 12 reviews
Fearless 244 copies, 2 reviews
Teacher's Pet (Creator) 228 copies, 2 reviews
Playing with Fire (Creator) 226 copies, 4 reviews
The Haunted House 216 copies, 2 reviews
Power Play (Creator) 203 copies, 3 reviews
Dear Sister 190 copies, 1 review
Choosing Sides 190 copies, 1 review
Dangerous Love 180 copies, 2 reviews
Wakefields of Sweet Valley (Creator) 178 copies, 7 reviews
Three's a Crowd (Creator) 177 copies
All Night Long (Creator) 177 copies, 3 reviews
Sneaking Out 175 copies, 1 review
Sam 162 copies, 3 reviews
The New Girl 160 copies, 1 review
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First Place 150 copies, 1 review
Run 146 copies, 1 review
Heart Breaker (Creator) 138 copies, 1 review
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Against the Rules 135 copies, 2 reviews
Crash Landing! (Creator) 132 copies, 1 review
Racing Hearts 132 copies
The Wakefield Legacy (Creator) 130 copies
When Love Dies (Creator) 130 copies, 1 review
Tug of War 129 copies
Buried Treasure 129 copies, 1 review
Twisted (Fearless 4) 126 copies, 1 review
One of the Gang 124 copies, 1 review
Too Good To Be True (Creator) 124 copies, 2 reviews
Kiss 123 copies
Keeping Secrets 122 copies, 2 reviews
College Girls 121 copies
Perfect Summer 120 copies, 2 reviews
The New Jessica (Creator) 119 copies, 1 review
Out of Place 118 copies, 1 review
Rebel (Fearless 7) 116 copies, 1 review
Payback 115 copies
Boys Against Girls 114 copies, 2 reviews
The Older Boy 114 copies, 1 review
Second Best 114 copies, 1 review
The Evil Twin 114 copies, 3 reviews
Runaway (Creator) 113 copies
Deceptions (Creator) 110 copies, 1 review
Promises 109 copies, 1 review
Head Over Heels (Creator) 109 copies
Love Letters (Creator) 107 copies
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Heat 103 copies, 2 reviews
Playing Hooky 103 copies
Showdown 102 copies, 1 review
The Class Trip 101 copies, 4 reviews
Liar 100 copies, 1 review
April Fool! 99 copies, 1 review
Claim to Fame 98 copies, 1 review
Malibu Summer 98 copies, 2 reviews
Standing Out 98 copies
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Mary is Missing 97 copies, 1 review
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Elizabeth's First Kiss 93 copies, 2 reviews
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Blood 92 copies, 1 review
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The Magic Christmas 91 copies, 2 reviews
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Winter Carnival 84 copies
Trust 84 copies, 1 review
Return of the Evil Twin 83 copies, 1 review
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Missing 81 copies, 1 review
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Left Behind 80 copies, 1 review
Deadly Summer 79 copies
On the Run 79 copies, 1 review
Killer 79 copies, 1 review
Jessica the Rock Star 78 copies, 1 review
Amy's Pen Pal 78 copies, 1 review
Bad 78 copies, 1 review
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The Love of Her Life 54 copies, 1 review
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The Secret of the Magic Pen 54 copies, 1 review
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Agent Out 50 copies
Get Real 50 copies
Jessica's Big Mistake 49 copies, 1 review
Aftershock 49 copies
Betrayed 49 copies
Earthquake 49 copies
A Deadly Christmas (Creator) 49 copies
So Cool 48 copies
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Dance of Death 47 copies
Two Boy Weekend (Creator) 47 copies
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Jessica's Zoo Adventure 47 copies, 1 review
Lost 46 copies, 1 review
Sweet Valley Trick or Treat 46 copies, 1 review
Escape 46 copies
The Haunted Burial Ground 46 copies, 1 review
Normal 46 copies
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Maria Who? 46 copies
"V" for Victory 46 copies
The Middle School Gets Married 45 copies, 1 review
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The Roommate 44 copies
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Cover Girls 39 copies, 1 review
Take Me On 39 copies
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R for Revenge (Creator) 38 copies
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Exposed 38 copies
Sweet 18 (Creator) 38 copies
Starring Winston Egbert 38 copies, 1 review
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Teacher Crush (Creator) 37 copies
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Rosa's Lie 37 copies
Wired 37 copies
Todd's Story 37 copies
Falling Apart 37 copies
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Lust 37 copies
Stepsisters 36 copies
Love and Murder 36 copies
On My Own 36 copies
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The Dating Game 36 copies
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It's My Life 34 copies
Love Letters For Sale 34 copies, 1 review
Camp Killer 34 copies
Never Let Go 34 copies
The Twins and the Wild West 33 copies, 1 review
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Chase 31 copies
Busted! 31 copies, 1 review
I Need You 31 copies
The Gossip War 31 copies, 1 review
Where We Belong 31 copies
Are We In Love? 31 copies
Too Late 31 copies
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Breaking Away 31 copies, 1 review
Max's Choice 31 copies
Party Weekend 30 copies
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Evil Elizabeth 30 copies
Straight Up 30 copies
The Year Without Christmas 30 copies, 3 reviews
The Big Night (Creator) 29 copies, 1 review
Won't Someone Help Anna? 29 copies, 1 review
Don't Let Go 29 copies
Jessica the TV Star 29 copies, 1 review
Lila's Music Video 29 copies, 1 review
Model Flirt 29 copies
Todd Runs Away 29 copies
The Mother-Daughter Switch 29 copies, 1 review
Cousin Kelly's Family Secret 28 copies, 2 reviews
Mystery Date 28 copies
Stay or Go 28 copies
Private Jessica 28 copies
Me, Me, Me 28 copies
Road Trip 28 copies
Get a Clue 28 copies
Be Mine 28 copies
Beauty and the Beach (Creator) 27 copies
Steven's Enemy 27 copies
Best of Enemies 27 copies
One 2 Many 27 copies
Whatever 27 copies, 1 review
Sweet Valley Cleanup Team 26 copies, 1 review
Lila's Haunted House Party 26 copies, 1 review
Control Freak 26 copies
Jessica and the Jumbo Fish 26 copies, 1 review
Left-Out Elizabeth 26 copies, 1 review
Boy. Friend. 26 copies
How to Ruin a Friendship 26 copies, 1 review
Very Bad Things 26 copies
Crybaby Lois 26 copies, 1 review
Deadly Voyage 26 copies
Killer Party 25 copies
Senior Cut Day 25 copies
He's Back 25 copies
Elizabeth's Broken Arm 25 copies, 1 review
The Battle of the Cheerleaders 24 copies, 1 review
Love Me Always 24 copies
You're Not My Sister 24 copies, 1 review
Jessica's Unburied Treasure 24 copies, 1 review
Love Lost 24 copies
Sweet Valley Slumber Party 24 copies, 1 review
Stranded 24 copies
Never Give Up 24 copies
Summer of Love 23 copies, 1 review
Twin Switch 23 copies
The Dreaded Ex 23 copies
Living Together 23 copies

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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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