by Suzanne Johnson Writing is an odd occupation in my family of salt-of-the-earth Southerners. My people work hard for an honest wage, watch Southeastern Conference football on Saturdays in the fall, and take casseroles to church fellowships. My people don’t do weird. Then there’s me. I spend my days writing and editing at a university―a… Read More
The Unofficial Bio:
I am ridiculously nearsighted, have a weakness for reality
shows (anyone for a marathon of “Ice Road
Truckers?”) and am somewhat obsessive-compulsive.
Well, okay, my critique partner calls me “Rain
Man.” I like to color-code anything, am obsessed with
the search for the perfect daily planner, and love listening
to Canadian French folk music.
The “Official” Bio
Suzanne Johnson is the author of the Sentinels of New
Orleans urban fantasy series from Tor Books: ROYAL
STREET, (Book 1), RIVER ROAD (Book 2), ELYSIAN
FIELDS (Book 3), and PIRATE’S ALLEY (Book
4). BELLE CHASSE (Book 5) will release on Nov. 8,
2016. She is also the author of a holiday short,
CHRISTMAS IN DOGTOWN, a novella and collection
of stories, PIRATESHIP DOWNTHE CONSORT, that was part of the Dark
Secrets Paranormal Noir anthology.
Writing as Susannah Sandlin, she is the author of the
multiple award-winning Penton Vampire Legacy
paranormal romance series: REDEMPTION,
ABSOLUTION, OMEGA, and ALLEGIANCE, and
a standalone spinoff, STORM FORCE; The
Collectors romantic thriller series, LOVELY, DARK,
AND DEEP and DEADLY, CALM, AND COLD; and a
paranormal digital short, CHENOIRE. Her new Wilds
of the Bayou series with Montlake Romance begins with
WILD MAN’S CURSE, releasing April 5, 2016, with
book two (as yet untitled) following in late 2016.
A longtime New Orleans resident, Suzanne is a veteran
journalist with more than fifty national awards in writing
and editing nonfiction for higher education, including the
Robert S. Sibley Award for the best university magazine in
the U.S. and Canada, for the Rice University magazine. She
currently works at Auburn University in Auburn, Ala., and is
plotting a return to the Gulf Coast within the next sixteen
Suzanne is an active member of Novelists Inc., Romance
Writers of America, and is a member of the Southern Magic,
Kiss of Death, Georgia Romance Writers, and Fantasy,
Futuristic and Paranormal chapters of RWA.
Saying goodbye to fictional friends is a special kind of sweet pain. With this finial book in my Hellsbane series, HELLSBANE HEREAFTER, finally out in the world, it’s time to say goodbye to some very dear friends. Normally when I finish a book I do a little happy dance, maybe have a glass of wine,… Read More
Writing was never a foregone conclusion for Paige Cuccaro.
She once had dreams of being a psychologist, a pediatrician,
a school teacher, a photojournalist, a bartender, and/or an
EMT. And then she met her husband and her world came into
focus. Being wife and mother are her highest priorities and
greatest joy. But escaping to the fanciful, sexy worlds
twirling through her mind is an absolute necessity. Putting
those worlds, and the cornucopia of characters that people
them, on paper is just plain fun.
Paige lives in Ohio, with her husband, three daughters,
three dogs, three cats, a parakeet and a bearded dragon
named Rexy, in an ever shrinking house. When she's not
writing she can be found doing the mom thing with a book in
one hand and a notepad and pen in the other. Ideas come
without warning and the best way to stimulate your
imagination is to enjoy the imagination of someone else.
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