Lynsay Sands


Lynsay Sands

Infobox Writer


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name = Lynsay Sands
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birthplace = Leamington, Ontario
occupation = Novelist
nationality = Canadian
period = 1997 - present
genre = Romance, Historical, Contemporary, and Paranormal
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debut_works = "The Deed"
website = http://www.LynsaySands.net/
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Lynsay Sands (born Leamington, Ontariocite web|date=2007|title=Meet the Writer |url=http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9780061229688 |publisher=Barnes and Noble |accessdate=2008-01-11] ) is an award winning Canadian author of over 30 books. She is noted for the humor she injects into her stories. While she writes both historical and paranormal novels, she is best known for her Argeneau series about a modern family of vampires.

Biography

Sands grew up in Southern Ontario. Before college Sands sent in a manuscript to Harlequin, but got a response asking for a rewrite and anything else she had written; taking this as a rejection Sands on to study at the University of Windsorcite web|title=About the Author Lynsay Sands |url=http://www.harpercollins.com/author/microsite/About.aspx?authorid=28916 |publisher=Harper Collins |accessdate=2008-01-11] full time while working full time. Sands published her first novel, "The Deed", in 1997.

Sands has written for three publishing houses: HarperCollin, Dorchester, and Kensington. Her novels have made the Waldens Books, Barnes and Noble, USA Today and New York Times Bestsellers lists.

Awards

Sands has been nominated the Romantic Times Best Historical Romance and the Romantic Times Best Paranormal Romance awards, and has placed three times in the Reviewers International Organization (RIO) awards. She has won one P.E.A.R.L. (Paranormal Excellence Award for Romantic Literature) award and has been nominated several more times.

*2000 P.E.A.R.L. Best Paranormal Anthology for "Mistletoe & Magic" [cite web|date=2000 |title=The Paranoramal Excellence Award for Romantic Literature 2000 |url=http://paranormalromance.org/PEARL2000.htm |publisher=Paranormal Romance |accessdate=2008-01-11]

Bibliography

Historicals

* "The Deed" (April 1997)
* "The Key" (February 1999)
* "The Switch" (August 1999)
* "Sweet Revenge" (February 2000)
* "Always" (July 2000)
* "Lady Pirate" (January 2001)
* "Bliss" (September 2001)
* "A Reluctant Reformer" (February 2002)
* "What She Wants" (September 2002)
* "The Chase" (November 2004)
* "The Perfect Wife" (September 2005)
* "Love Is Blind" (August 2006)
* "The Brat" (May 2007)

Contemporaries

* "The Loving Daylights" (April 2003)

Argeneau Series

# "A Quick Bite" (Avon HarperCollins - November 2005)
# "Love Bites" (Dorchester Publishing - January 2004)
# "Single White Vampire" (Dorchester Publishing - September 2003)
# "Tall, Dark & Hungry" (Dorchester Publishing - July 2004)
# "A Bite To Remember" (Avon HarperCollins - July 2006)
# "Bite Me If You Can" (Avon HarperCollins - February 2007)
# "The Accidental Vampire" (Avon HarperCollins - January 2008)
# "Vampires Are Forever" (Avon HarperCollins - February 2008)
# "Vampire, Interrupted" (Avon HarperCollins - March 2008)
# "The Rogue Hunter" (Avon HarperCollins - September 2008)

Half Books With Hannah Howell

* "The Eternal Highlander" (Kensington Publishing Co Inc - August 2005)
* "My Immortal Highlander" (Kensington Publishing Co Inc - August 2006)
* "Highland Thirst" (Kensington Publishing Co Inc - August 2007)

Anthologies

* "Five Gold Rings" (Dorchester Publishing Co - October 1999) (with Constance O'Banyon, Stobie Piel, and Flora Speer)
* "Mistletoe & Magic" (Dorchester Publishing Co - November 2000) (with Lisa Cach, Stobie Piel, and Amy Elizabeth Saunders)
* "Wish List" (Dorchester Publishing Co - November 2001) (with Lisa Kleypas, Claudia Dain, and Lisa Cach)
* "A Mother’s Way" (Dorchester Publishing Co - March 2002) (with Lisa Cach, Susan Grant, and Julie Kenner)
* "His Immortal Embrace" (Kensington Publishing Co Inc - August 2004) (with Sara Blayne, Hannah Howell and Kate Huntington)
* "Dates From Hell" (Avon HarperCollins - April 2006) (with Kim Harrison, Kelley Armstrong, and Lori Handeland)
* "Holidays Are Hell" (Avon HarperCollins - November 2007) (with Kim Harrison, Vicki Pettersson, and Marjorie Liu)

References

External links

* [http://www.LynsaySands.net/ Official site]


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