Lori Foster

Lori Foster

Infobox Writer


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name = Lori L. Foster
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pseudonym = L.L. Foster
birthdate = November 14, 19??
birthplace = United States
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occupation = Novelist
nationality = American
period = 1996 - present
genre = Romance, suspense, fantasy
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website = http://www.LoriFoster.com & http://www.LLFoster.com

Lori L. Foster (b. November 14) is a best-selling American writer of over fifty romance novels as Lori Foster. She will branch out with her first Urban Fantasy release using her first and middle initials, L.L. Foster. She lives in Ohio with her husband and her three sons.

Biography

Lori L. Foster was born on November 14. She married her high school sweetheart, and did not attend college. They settled in Ohio, and have had three sons, the first been born in 1981.

She held various jobs as a saleslady, a grocery store clerk, and a Proctor and Gamble material handler before having children and staying at home to raise them. She became enamored with the romance genre several years later, when she was sick at home with pneumonia and her sister brought her a bag of romances to read. Within two years she had a desire to write romances of her own. Five years after that, she had finished over ten manuscripts and finally sold one. Her first published novel was released by Harlequin in January 1996. Her second book launched the Harlequin Temptation Blaze series, and several years later she was also chosen to launch the Temptation Heat series. Foster also writes articles for a variety of publications and has a column in RWR on editor interviews.

In 2007, Lori Foster will branch out with her first Urban Fantasy release using her first and middle initials, L.L. Foster.

Her favorite romantic writer is Linda Howard, also she likes to read Jayne Ann Krentz, Johanna Lindsey, Patricia Ryan, Pamela Burford, Christine Feehan and MaryJanice Davidson.

Bibliography

As Lori Foster

ingle Novels

*"Outrageous" (1997)
*"Scandalized!" (1997)
*"Tantalizing" (1998)
*"Taken!" (1998)
*"In Too Deep" (2000)
*"Sex Appeal" (2001)
*"Never Too Much" (2002)
*"Too Much Temptation" (2002)
*"Married to the Boss" (2003)
*"Unexpected" (2003)
*"Truth or Dare" (2006)

Winstons & Visitation Series

#"Tangled sheets" (1999)
#"Tangled dreams" (1999)
#"Tangled images" (1999)
#"Wild" (2002)
#"Say no to Joe?" (2003)
#"Fantasy" (1998)
#"The Secret Life of Bryan" (2004)
#"When Bruce Met Cyn..." (2004)
#"Just a Hint: Clint" (2004)
#"Jamie" (2005)

Winston Brothers Series

#"Tangled sheets" (1999)
#"Tangled dreams" (1999)
#"Tangled images" (1999)
#"Wild" (2002)
*"The Winston Brothers" (2001) (Tangled Sheets / Tangled Dreams / Tangled Images / Wild)
*"Wildly Winston" (2006) (Tangled Sheets / Tangled Dreams / Tangled Images / Wild)

Kelly Brothers Series

#"The Secret Life of Bryan" (2004)
#"When Bruce Met Cyn..." (2004)

ommers Sisters Series

#"Fantasy" (1998)
#"The Secret Life of Bryan" (2004)

Visitation, North Carolina

#"Say no to Joe?" (2003)
#"The Secret Life of Bryan" (2004)
#"When Bruce Met Cyn..." (2004)
#"Just a Hint: Clint" (2004)
#"Jamie" (2005)

Men To Rescue Series

#"Begilded" (1999)
#"Wanton" (1999)
#"Caught in the Act" (2001)
#"Treat Her Right" (2001)
#"Mr. November" (2001)
#"Trapped" (2003)
#"Riley" (2003)
#"Uncovered" (2004)
#"Tailspin" (2004)
*"Fallen Angles" (2004) (Begilded & Wanton & Uncovered)

awyer Family Series

#"Little Miss Innocent?" (1999)
#"Annie, get your Guy / DUET" (2001)
#"Messing around with Max / DUET" (2001)
*"Tempted" (2005) (Little Miss Innocent? / Annie, Get Your Guy / Messing Around with Max)

Buckhorn Brothers Series

#"Gabe" (2000)
#"Jordan" (2000)
#"Morgan" (2000)
#"Sawyer" (2000)
#"Casey" (2002)
*"Forever and Always" (2002) (Gabe & Jordan)
*"Once and Again" (2002) (Morgan & Sawyer)

Law Series

#"Jude's Law" (2006)
#"Murphy's Law" (2006)

BC Fighters Series

#"Causing Havoc" (2007)
#"Simon Says" (2007)
#"Hard to Handle" (2008)

Bad Boys in Anthologies

Brava Brothers Series

#"Never Too Much" (2002)
#"Too Much Temptation" (2002)

Watson Brothers Series

#"Bad Boys on Board" (2003) (with Donna Kauffman: My House, My Rules / Going Down? / Fast Ride)
#"Bad Boys to Go" (2005) (with Janelle Denison and Nancy Warren: Bringing Up Baby / Wilde One / Going After Adam)
#"Bad Boys in Black Tie" (2004) (with Morgan Leigh and Erin McCarthy: Good with his Hands / Miss Extreme Congeniality / Last Call)

Dean Brothers Series

#Jingle Bell Rock (2003) (with Janelle Denison, Susan Donovan, Donna Kauffman, Alison Kent and Nancy Warren) (He sees you When You're Sleeping / All She Wants for Christmas / Turning up the Heat / Baby, It's Cold Outside / Blue Christmas / Nutcracker Sweet)
#"When Good Things Happen to Bad Boys" (2006) (with Helenkay Dimon and Erin McCarthy) (Playing Doctor / Lady of the Lake /Hardhats and Silk Stockings)
#"Perfect for the Beach" (2004) (with Mary Janice Davidson, Janelle Denison, Morgan Leigh, Erin McCarthy and Kayla Perrin) (Some like it Hot / One Wilde Weekend / Blue Crush / My Thief / Hot and Bothered / Murphy's Law)

Brava Grielfriends Series

#"Kiss Me Again" (2005) (with Suzanne Forster, Lisa Jackson and Debbie Macomber: Stranger in Her Bed / Marrying Kind / Satisfy Me / Brass Ring) = "All Through the Night" (2001) (with Thea Devine, Suzanne Forster and Shannon McKenna: Stranger in her Bed / No Mercy / Satisfy Me / Something Wild)
#"I Love Bad Boys" (2002) (with Janelle Denison and Donna Kauffman: Indulge Me / Naughty by Night / And When they Were Bad)
#"I Brake for Bad Boys" (2002) (with Janelle Denison and Shannon McKenna: Drive me Wild / Something Wilde / Touch Me)
*"Truth or Dare" (2006) (Satisfy Me / Indulge Me / Drive me Wild)

Twins' Bad Boys

#"Bad Boys of Summer" (2006) (with Amy Garvey and Erin McCarthy)
#"A Very Merry Christmas" (2006) (with Gemma Bruce and Janice Maynard)

Collections

*"Say Yes and the Cinderella Solution" (2001)
*"Scandalous" (2004) (Scandalized! / Sex Appeal)

Omnibus in Collaboration

*"Impetuous" (1996) (with Julie Elizabeth Leto)
*"Sizzle!" (1999) (with Elda Minger)
*"Hot Chocolate" (1999) (with Suzanne Forster, Elda Minger and Fayrene Preston)
*"Charmed" (1999) (with Julie Beard, Jayne Castle and Eileen Wilks)
*"All I Want for Christmas" (2000) (with Dee Holmes, Kinley MacGregor and Eileen Wilks)
*"Sinful" (2000) (with Suzanne Forster, Kimberly Randell and Maggie Shayne)
*"Say Yes / The Cinderella Solution" (2000) (with Cathy Yardley)
*"Hot and Bothered" (2001) (with Laura Bradley, Gayle Callen and Victoria Marquez)
*"Heat of the Night" (2002) (with Vicki Lewis Thompson and Gina Wilkins)
*"Jingle Bell Rock" (2003) (with Janelle Denison, Susan Donovan, Donna Kauffman and Alison Kent)
*"Under His Skin" (2003) (with Linda Lael Miller and Carla Neggers)
*"Men of Courage" (2003) (with Donna Kauffman and Jill Shalvis)
*"Lip Service" (2004) (with Julie Elizabeth Leto)
*"Trapped! / His Inconvenient Wife" (2004) (with Melanie Milburne)
*"The Truth about Cats and Dogs" (2004) (with Caroline Burnes and Kristine Rolofson)
*"Summer Temptations" (2004) (with Kristine Rolofson)
*"The Night Before Christmas" (2005) (with Kylie Adams, Katherine Garbera, Kathy Love, Erin McCarthy and Jill Shalvis)
*"Star Quality" (2005) (with Dianne Castell and Lucy Monroe)
*"Men of Courage II" (2005) (with Donna Kauffman and Jill Shalvis)
*"Unzipped" (2005) (with Janelle Denison and Crystal Green)
*"Santa, Baby" (2006) (with Jennifer Crusie and Carly Phillips)

As L.L. Foster

ingle Novels

*"Servant, the awakening" (2007)

Awards

As Lori Foster

*2001 - Romantic Times Magazine Career Achievement Award for Series Romantic Fantasy
*2002 - Top-selling romance title for Amazon.com with "Too Much Temptation"
*2003 - Waldenbooks second "Bestselling Original Contemporary", "Say No to Joe"
*2004 - BGI group Bestselling Original Contemporary, "The Secret Life of Bryan"
*2005 - Romantic Times Magazine Career Achievement Award for Contemporary Romance

References and resources

* [http://www.lorifoster.com/ Lori Foster Official Website] & [http://www.LLFoster.com L.L. Foster Official Website]
* [http://www.millsandboon.co.uk/cgi-bin/millsandboon.filereader?46b0c81200091e1a274158d0dc9e0647+EN/products/AUTH&2D000174 Lori Foster at Mills & Boon]
* [http://eharlequin.com/author.html?authorid=71 Lori Foster at eHarlequin]

External links

* [http://www.theromancereader.com/lfoster.html Lori Foster at the Romance Reader]
* [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/f/lori-foster/ Lori Foster] and [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/f/l-l-foster/ L.L. Foster at Fantastic Fiction]


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