Bethany Campbell

Bethany Campbell

Infobox Writer

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name = Sally McCluskey
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pseudonym = Bethany Campbell, Lisa Harris
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birthplace = Omaha, Nebraska (U.S.)
nationality = American
occupation = Novelist
period = 1984 - present
genre = Romance
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Bethany Campbell and Lisa Harris are pen-names of Sally McCluskey, an American writer of romance novels.


Sally McCluskey was born in Omaha and raised in Nebraska. She received a B.A. from Wayne State Teachers College, an M.A. in English from the University of Arkansas, and a Ph.D. in English literature from Northern Illinois University, where she met her future husband, Dan Borengasser, a fellow graduate student.cite web | last = | first = | coauthors = | title = Bethany Campbell | work= | pages = | language = English | publisher = | date = | url =;jsessionid=69F840741121C1F6AC68B13F6C713832?authorid=622 | accessdate = 2007-04-16]

After graduation McCluskey taught at her alma mater and then Eastern Illinois University. She has also worked on a freelance basis as a writer for several greeting card companies. She sold her first romance novel in 1984.Fact|date=April 2007 She has has won three Romance Writers of America RITA Awards,cite web | last = | first = | coauthors = | title = Comprehensive List of RITA Winners | work= | pages = | language = English | publisher = Romance Writers of America | date = | url = | accessdate = 2007-04-16] three Romantic Times Reviewer Awards, a Maggie Award, and the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence.


*"Flirtation River": 1989 Rita Awards Best Novel winner
*"Every Kind of Heaven": 1992 Rita Awards Best Novel winner
*"See How They Run": 1997 Rita Awards Best Novel winner


As Bethany Campbell

ingle novels

*"After The Stars Fall", 1985
*"A Thousand Roses", 1986
*"Only a Woman", 1986
*"Heartland", 1987
*"Pros and Cons", 1987
*"Sea Promise", 1987
*"The Long Way Home", 1987
*"Flirtation River", 1988
*"The Diamond Trap", 1988
*"The Lost Moon Flower", 1989
*"The Snow Garden", 1989
*"The Roses of Constant", 1989
*"Dead Opposites", 1990
*"Heart of the Sun", 1990
*"The Ends of the Earth", 1990
*"Dancing Sky", 1990
*"Every Kind of Heaven", 1991
*"Every Woman's Dream", 1991
*"The Cloud Holders", 1991
*"Spellbinder", 1992
*"Child's Play", 1992
*"Sand Dollar", 1992
*"Only Make Believe", 1992
*"Add a Little Spice", 1993
*"The Lady and the Tomcat", 1993
*"The Man Who Came For Christmas", 1993
*"Amarillo by Morning", 1993
*"The Thunder Rolls", 1993
*"Rhinestone Cowboy", 1994
*"Gentle on My Mind", 1994
*"Lonestar State of Mind", 1995
*"Don't Talk To Strangers", 1996
*"See How They Run", 1996
*"Hear No Evil", 1998
*"The Guardian", 1999
*"P.S. Love You Madly", 2000
*"Whose Little Girl Are You?", 2000
*"The Baby Gift", 2002
*"A Little Town in Texas", 2003
*"Home to Texas", 2004
*"Wild Horses", 2005

Anthologies in collaboration

*"Say it with flowers" in "With This Ring", 1991
*"Always and Forever", 1995 (with Jasmine Cresswell and Debbie Macomber)
*"I'll take Texas" in "Return to Crystal Creek", 2002
*"One True Secret / Full House", 2004 (with Nadia Nichols)
*"Baby, it's Cold Outside / Family Doctor / Baby Gift", 2004 (with Bobby Hutchinson and Kristine Rolofson)

As Lisa Harris

ingle novels

*"I Will Find You!", 1994
*"Undercurrent", 1994
*"Trouble in Paradise", 1994
*"The Tempting", 1995
*"A Man from Oklahoma", 1996

Anthologies in collaboration

*"Love Afloat", 2001 (writing as Lisa Harris) (with Kimberley Comeaux, Linda Goodnight and JoAnn A. Grote)
*"To Catch a Thief: Female Pinkerton Agents Nab Their Men in Four Interwoven Novellas", 2003 (with Carol Cox, DiAnn Mills and Kathleen Y'Barbo)
*"Cowboy Christmas", 2004 (writing as Lisa Harris) (with Linda Goodnight and Catherine Palmer)

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