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Adult Espionage and Intrigue Authors

Eric Ambler Evelyn Anthony Jeffrey Archer Lawrence Block Larry Bond Dale Brown Dan Brown William Buckley Stephen J. Cannell Tom Clancy Stephen Coonts Clive Cussler Peter T. Deutermann Ian Fleming Ken Follett Frederick Forsyth Brian Freemantle Stephen W. Frey Alan Furst Bill Granger David Hagberg Brian Haig Adam Hall Jack Higgins Linda Howard Stephen Hunter Jack D. Hunter Christopher Hyde David Ignatius Michael Lawson John Lawton John Le Carre Robert Littell Robert Ludlum Eric Lustbader Gayle Lynds Helen MacInnes Alistair MacLean Francine Mathews Charles McCarry David Morrell John Nance Thomas Perry Ralph Peters Ian Rankin Stella Rimington Greg Rucka Gerald Seymour Daniel Silva Martin Cruz Smith

Adult Gay and Lesbian Fiction

Dorothy Allison Carol Anshaw James Baldwin Rita Mae Brown Truman Capote Michael Craft Michael Cunningham Emma Donoghue Sarah Dunant Michael Thomas Ford Katherine V. Forrest Dorien Grey Nicola Griffith E. Lynn Harris Ellen Hart Greg Herren Alan Hollinghurst Helen Humphreys Fred Hunter Christopher Isherwood Laurie R. King Joe R. Lansdale David Leavitt Lauren Maddison William J. Mann Armistead Maupin Stephen McCauley Val McDermid Abigail Padgett Robert Rodi David Sedaris Elizabeth Sims Tom Spanbauer David Stevens Richard Stevenson Ronald Tierney Monique T.D. Truong Gore Vidal Patricia Nell Warren Evelyn Waugh Edmund White John Morgan Wilson Mark Richard Zubro

Adult Horror Authors

Steve Alten Kelley Armstrong Richard Bachman Clive Barker Poppy Z. Brite Simon Clark John Farris Neil Gaiman Charles Grant Laurell K. Hamilton Barb Hendee James Herbert Tom Holland Tanya Huff Shirley Jackson Jeanne Kalogridis Brian Keene Stephen King Dean Koontz Hugh Lamb Sarah Langan Richard Laymon Edward Lee Tanith Lee Bentley Little H.P. Lovecraft Brian Lumley Graham Masterton Richard Matheson Kim Newman Edgar Allan Poe Anne Rice Marilyn Ross John Saul David Searcy Jeanne C. Stein Bram Stoker Peter Straub Whitley Strieber David Wellington F. Paul Wilson Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Adult Kentucky Authors

L. Walker Arnold Harriette Arnow Wendell Berry Elizabeth Bevarly Martha Griffith Browne Harry M. Caudill Marilyn Dungan Kim Edwards Ron Elliott William E. Ellis John Fox Ann Gabhart Janice Holt Giles Joey Goebel Sue Grafton Elizabeth Grayson Lynn S. Hightower B.J. Hoff bell hooks Silas House Gayl Jones Jack Kerley Barbara Kingsolver George Ella Lyon Sharlene MacLaren Deanna Mascle Bobbie Ann Mason Ed McClanahan Luann McLane Fern Michaels Beverle Graves Myers Sena Jeter Naslund Elizabeth Oakes Chris Offutt Johnny Payne Betty Layman Receveur Karen Robards Gwen Hyman Rubio Rebeca Seitz E. Joan Sims Verna Mae Slone James Still Jesse Stuart Jim Tomlinson Frank X. Walker Robert Penn Warren Jan Watson Crystal Wilkinson Deborah Woodworth

Adult Legal Thriller Authors

David Baldacci James Scott Bell Jay Brandon Dudley W. Buffa James Lee Burke Rose Connors Linda A. Fairstein J. F. Freedman Erle Stanley Gardner James Grippando John Grisham Brian Haig William Lashner John T. Lescroart Phillip Margolin John Martel Steve Martini Brad Meltzer John Clifford Mortimer Perri O'Shaughessy Barbara J. Parker Craig Parshall Richard North Patterson Barry Reed Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Lisa Scottoline Barry Siegel Sheldon M. Siegel Randy Singer Robert Tanenbaum Scott Turow Kate Wilhelm

Adult Romance Authors

Elizabeth Adler Charlotte Vale Allen Faith Baldwin Mary Balogh Jo Beverley Maeve Binchy Jennifer Blake Barbara Taylor Taylor Bradford Suzanne Brockmann Sandra Brown Rita Mae Brown Elizabeth Cadell Barbara Cartland Jackie Collins Catherine Cookson Kate Coscarelli Catherine Coulter Jennifer Crusie Janet Dailey Barbara Delinsky Jude Deveraux Kathleen Eagle Jane Feather Cynthia Freeman Diana Gabaldon Dorothy Garlock Julie Garwood Elizabeth Goudge Heather Graham Constance Heaven Georgette Heyer Linda Howard Sara Hylton Brenda Joyce Judith Krantz Jayne Ann Krentz Rosalind Laker Johanna Lindsey Elizabeth Lowell Debbie Macomber Judith McNaught Judith Michael Barbara Michaels Fern Michaels Linda Lael Miller Doris Mortman Elisabeth Ogilvie Rosamund Pilcher Belva Plain Mary Jo Putney Amanda Quick Alexandra Ripley Karen Robards Nora Roberts Rosemary Rogers Carola Salisbury Elizabeth Seifert Anne Rivers Siddons Bertrice Small LaVyrle Spencer Danielle Steel D.E. Stevenson Katherine Stone Patricia Veryan Jennifer Wilde Kathleen Woodiwiss

African American Authors

Stacy Hawkins Adams Rochelle Alers Tina McElroy Ansa Michael Baisden James Baldwin Toni Cade Bambara Paul Beatty ReShonda Tate Billingsley Eleanor Taylor Bland Connie Briscoe Gwendolyn Brooks Claudia Mair Burney Charlotte Carter Pearl Cleage J. California Cooper Virginia DeBerry Eric Jerome Dickey Ralph Ellison Gwynne Forster Sharon Ewell Foster Nelson George Pat G'Orge-Walker Marilynn Griffiths Barbara Hambly Gary Hardwick E. Lynn Harris Hunter Hayes David Haynes Donna O. Hill Chester Himes Hugh Holton bell hooks Langston Hughes Zora Neale Hurston Brenda Jackson Norma L. Jarrett Kenji Jasper Guy Johnson Margaret Johnson-Hodge Gayl Jones Tayari Jones Slim Lambright Benilde Little J.D. Mason Bernice L. McFadden Diane McKinney-Whetstone Terry McMillan C.M. Miller Mary Monroe Mary B. Morrison Toni Morrison Walter Mosley Victoria Christopher Murray Gloria Naylor Kris Nelscott Kayla Perrin Karen E. Quinones Miller Francis Ray C. Kelly Robinson Kimberla Lawson Roby Julie Smith Martha Southgate Jacquelin Thomas Omar Tyree Alice Walker Frank X. Walker Valerie Wilson Wesley John Edgar Wideman Sheila Williams Angela Winters Paula L. Woods Richard Wright

Christian Authors

Randy Alcorn Lynn N. Austin James Scott Bell Stephen A. Bly T. Davis Bunn Melody Carlson Jack Cavanaugh Lori Copeland Richard Paul Evans Andrew M. Greeley Robin Lee Hatcher Dee Henderson Grace Livington Hill B.J. Hoff Jerry B. Jenkins Jan Karon Karen Kingsbury Tim F. LaHaye C.S. Lewis Elinor Lipman Gilbert Morris Lynn Morris Janette Oke Catherine Palmer Jane Peart Judith Pella Frank Peretti Tracie Peterson Michael R. Phillips Francine Rivers Lauraine Snelling Bodie Thoene Brock Thoene Stephanie Grace Whitson Lori Wick[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

Cozy Mysteries

            Susan Wittig Albert Donna Andrews Nancy Atherton Lorna Barrett M.C. Beaton Rhys Bowen Lilian Jackson Braun Simon Brett Emily Brightwell Duffy Brown Lucy Burdette Kate Carlisle Laura Childs Mary Higgins Clark Kate Collins Cleo Coyle Isis Crawford Deborah Crombie Mary Daheim Diane Mott Davidson Krista Davis Elizabeth Duncan Carola Dunn Monica Ferris Jessica Fletcher Joanne Fluke Carolyn Haines Carolyn Hart Miranda James Sofie Kelly Laura Levine Kylie Logan Margaret Maron Alexander McCall Smith G.A. McKevett Jenn McKinlay Leslie Meier Shirley Rousseau Murphy Tamar Myers Katherine Hall Page Elizabeth Peters Spencer Quinn Maggie Sefton Victoria Thompson Lea Wait Jacqueline Winspear

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Fantasy

            Joe Abercrombie Piers Anthony Anne Bishop Marion Zimmer Bradley Peter V. Brett Terry Brooks Jim Butcher Jacqueline Carey Stephen R. Donaldson David Eddings Kate Elliott Steven Erikson Raymond Feist Diana Gabaldon Neil Gaiman William Goldman Terry Goodkind Robin Hobb N.K. Jemisin Robert Jordan Guy Gavriel Kay Mercedes Lackey Stephen Lawhead Mark Lawrence Ursula K. Le Guin Scott Lynch Juliet Marillier George R.R. Martin Anne McCaffrey Patricia McKillip China Miéville L.E. Modesitt Garth Nix Naomi Novik Christopher Paolini Terry Pratchett Philip Pullman Melanie Rawn Patrick Rothfuss J.K. Rowling R.A. Salvatore Brandon Sanderson J.R.R. Tolkien Michael J. Sullivan Brent Weeks Margaret Weis Tad Williams

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Historical Fiction

            Jean Auel Patricia Bracewell Geraldine Brooks Elizabeth Chadwick Tracy Chevalier Bernard Cornwell William Dietrich E.L. Doctorow Ivan Doig Sara Donati Carolly Erickson Ken Follett Alan Furst Diana Gabaldon Michael & Kathleen O’Neal Gear C.W. Gortner Philippa Gregory Robert Harris Conn Iggulden John Jakes Ben Kane Dewey Lambdin Morgan Llywelyn Hilary Mantel Colleen McCullough Paula McLain Michelle Moran Patrick O’Brian Sharon Kay Penman Jean Plaidy Edward Rutherfurd Lisa See Jeff Shaara Wilbur Smith Gore Vidal Alison Weir

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Historical Fiction Authors

Rosanne Bittner Gillian Bradshaw Gwen Bristow Taylor Caldwell Philippa Carr Catherine Coulter Christina Dodd Dorothy Dunnett Jane Feather C.S. Forester W. Michael Gear Roberta Gellis Margaret George Heather Graham Cecelia Holland John Jakes Rosalind Laker Morgan Llywelyn Norah Lofts Kasey Michaels James A. Michener Sharan Newman Sharon Kay Penman Jean Plaidy Eugenia Price Amanda Quick Dana Fuller Ross Anya Seton Jessica Stirling Judith Tarr Elizabeth Thornton Joan Wolf

Inspirational & Christian Fiction

            Tamera Alexander Lynn Austin Angela Benson ReShonda Tate Billingsley Terri Blackstock Sigmund Brouwer Wanda E. Brunstetter T. Davis Bunn Melody Carlson Mindy Starns Clark Amy Clipston Colleen Coble Mary Connealy Lori Copeland Ted Dekker Suzanne Woods Fisher Alton Gansky Tricia Goyer Shelley Shepard Gray Robin Jones Gunn Irene Hannon Robin Lee Hatcher Rachel Hauck Dee Henderson Grace Livingston Hill Angela Elwell Hunt Denise Hunter Steven James Jerry B. Jenkins Jan Karon Karen Kingsbury Jane Kirkpatrick Julie Klassen Tosca Lee Beverly Lewis Bill Myers Janette Oke Frank Peretti Marta Perry Tracie Peterson Dani Pettrey Deborah Raney Francine Rivers Joel C. Rosenberg Kim Vogel Sawyer Lauraine Snelling Bodie & Brock Thoene Susan May Warren Robert Whitlow Lisa Wingate Beth Wiseman  

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Legal Thrillers

            Marcia Clark Margaret Coel Michael Connelly Robert Dugoni David Ellis Linda Fairstein Erle Stanley Gardner James Grippando John Grisham Cora Harrison William Lashner John Lescroart Paul Levine Phillip Margolin Steve Martini Brad Meltzer John Mortimer Perri O’Shaughnessy Sara Paretsky Lisa Scottoline Robert K. Tanenbaum Scott Turow Kate Wilhelm

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Medical & Forensic Fiction

            Jefferson Bass Lisa Black Candace Calvert Robin Cook Patricia Cornwell Jeffery Deaver Aaron Elkins Meg Gardiner Tess Gerritsen Elly Griffiths Iris Johansen Jeff Lindsay D.P. Lyle Sharyn McCrumb Daniel Palmer Michael Palmer Carrie Stuart Parks James Patterson Kathy Reichs Karin Slaughter  

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Mysteries

            Nevada Barr Lawrence Block C.J. Box James Lee Burke Lee Child Harlan Coben Margaret Coel Michael Connelly Patricia Cornwell Robert Crais Jeffery Deaver Nelson DeMille P.C. Doherty Janet Evanovich Dick Francis Tana French Robert Galbraith Elizabeth George Ed Gorman Sue Grafton Martha Grimes Carl Hiaasen Tony Hillerman P.D. James Judith A. Jance Faye Kellerman Jesse Kellerman Jonathan Kellerman Laurie King Walter Mosley Marcia Muller Sara Paretsky Robert B. Parker James Patterson Louise Penny Anne Perry Bill Pronzini Kathy Reichs J.D. Robb Peter Robinson John Sanford Karin Slaughter Charles Todd Randy Wayne White Stuart Woods

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Romance

            Elizabeth Adler Kristen Ashley Mary Balogh Maya Banks Barbara Taylor Bradford Suzanne Brockmann Sandra Brown Robyn Carr Loretta Chase Kresley Cole Janet Dailey B.J. Daniels Tessa Dare Sylvia Day Barbara Delinsky Jude Deveraux Christina Dodd Christine Feehan Diana Gabaldon Dorothy Garlock Julie Garwood Rachel Gibson Heather Graham Georgette Heyer Kristan Higgins Linda Howard Elizabeth Hoyt Madeline Hunter Eloisa James Lisa Kleypas Jayne Ann Krentz Lynn Kurland Johanna Lindsey Stephanie Laurens Elizabeth Lowell Sarah MacLean Debbie Macomber Kat Martin Fern Michaels Linda Lael Miller Diana Palmer Susan Elizabeth Phillips Mary Jo Putney Amanda Quick Julia Quinn Karen Robards Nora Roberts Amanda Scott Jill Shalvis Gena Showalter Nicholas Sparks Danielle Steel Maisey Yates

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Science Fiction

            Isaac Asimov Iain Banks Stephen Baxter Greg Bear Gregory Benford Ray Bradbury Pierce Brown Octavia Butler Orson Scott Card Becky Chambers C.J. Cherryh Arthur C. Clarke Ernest Cline Peter Clines James S.A. Corey Philip K. Dick Eric Flint William Gibson Claudia Gray Joe Haldeman Peter F. Hamilton Robert A. Heinlein Frank Herbert Hugh Howey Nancy Kress Ann Leckie Cixin Liu Ian McDonald Sylvain Neuvel Larry Niven Alastair Reynolds John Ringo Kim Stanley Robinson Robert J. Sawyer John Scalzi Robert Silverberg Neal Stephenson Charles Stross Sheri S. Tepper Harry Turtledove Jeff VanderMeer David Weber Andy Weir H.G. Wells Connie Willis Gene Wolfe Timothy Zahn

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Science Fiction and Fantasy

Douglas Adams Poul Anderson Kevin J. Anderson Piers Anthony Isaac Asimov Robert Asprin Iain M. Banks Greg Bear Ben Bova Ray Bradbury Marion Zimmer Bradley Terry Brooks Anthony Burgess Octavia Butler Orson Scott Card Arthur C. Clarke Charles De Lint Philip K. Dick Stephen R. Donaldson David Drake David Eddings William Gibson Terry Goodkind Joe Haldeman Elizabeth Haydon Robert A. Heinlein Frank Herbert Robert Jordan Katherine Kurtz Mercedes Lackey Tanith Lee Ursula K. Le Guin C.S. Lewis H.P. Lovecraft George R.R. Martin Anne McCaffrey L.E. Modesitt Larry Niven Terry Pratchett Michael Reaves Mike (Michael D.) Resnick Alastair Reynolds John Ringo Kim Stanley Robinson Robert J. Sawyer John Scalzi Karl Schroeder Charles Sheffield E.E. Smith Allen M. Steele Charles Stross Michael Swanwick Judith Tarr Jack Vance Vernor Vinge Joan D. Vinge David Weber Margaret Weis H.G. Wells Tad Williams Connie Willis Robert Charles Wilson Gene Wolfe Timothy Zahn

Thrillers & Suspense

            Jeff Abbott Ace Atkins David Baldacci Ted Bell Alex Berenson Steve Berry Larry Bond Dale Brown Dan Brown Alafair Burke Chelsea Cain Lincoln Child Catherine Coulter Clive Cussler Joseph Finder Gillian Flynn Vince Flynn Alan Furst Lisa Gardner Heather Graham Karen Harper Paula Hawkins Gregg Hurwitz Greg Iles Jayne Ann Krentz John LeCarre Brad Meltzer B.A. Paris Thomas Perry Karen Robards James Rollins Daniel Suarez Brad Thor Ruth Ware

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Urban Fiction

50 Cent Tina McElroy Ansa Nicole Bailey-Williams Michael Baisden T.N. Baker Tracy Brown Parry A. Brown Claudia Mair Burney Meisha Camm Quentin Carter Chunichi Wahida Clark Eric Jerome Dickey Keisha Ervin Cheryl Faye Nurit Folkes Nina Foxx Trustice Gentles Nelson George Roy Glenn Donald Goines Erick S. Gray Shannon Holmes La Jill Hunt Brenda Jackson Kenji Jasper R.M. Johnson Stephanie Johnson Joylynn M. Jossel Darrell King Joy Deja King K'Wan Terra Little Victor L. Martin J.D. Mason Mallori McNeal Miasha Meesha Mink Sharon Mitchell Mary Monroe Y. Blak Moore C.E. (Catie E.) Murphy Clarence Nero Noire Kendra Norman-Bellamy Francis Ray V. Anthony Rivers Kimberla Lawson Roby Trista Russell Earl Sewell Sister Souljah Vickie Stringer T. Styles Leo L. Sullivan Pat Tucker Nikki Turner Omar Tyree Sherrie Walker Carl Weber K. Rowland Williams Teri Woods Zane

Western Fiction Authors

Frederic Bean Frank Bonham Max Brand Ralph Compton Robert J. Conley Loren D. Estleman Elizabeth Fackler Cliff Farrell Norman A. Fox Zane Grey Fred Grove A.B. Guthrie Ernest Haycox Will Henry Ray Hogan Cameron Judd Elmer Kelton Louis L'Amour William Colt MacDonald Larry McMurtry Clarence E. Mulford Nelson C. Nye Theodore V. Olsen Wayne D. Overholser Lauran Paine Lewis B. Patten William MacLeod Raine Frank Roderus Jack Schaefer Jory Sherman Luke Short Glendon Fred Swarthout W.C. Tuttle Richard S. Wheeler[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]