Laura Renken

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General Information

Name: Laura Renken

Pen Name: Melody Thomas/ Lori Morgan

Birth Year: N/A

Place of Birth: Texas

Website: www.melodythomasauthor.com

Email: melody@melodythomas.com


Illinois Connection

Lauara Renken lives in the Chicago area where she is also the former president for the Windy City RWA chapter.

Biographical and Professional Information

Years after receiving her Criminal Justice degree from the University of Oklahoma , she discovered the historical romance genre.

Published Works

  • Indigo Moon (under Lori Morgan), Dorchestor, 2000
  • Autumn Star (under Lori Morgan), Dorchestor, 2001
  • My Lord Pirate (under Laura Renken), Berkley/Jove , 2001
  • Night Shadow (under Laura Renken), Berkley/Jove, 2001
  • Heart of The Condor (under Laura Renken), Berkley/Jove, 2002
  • Wicked Lies (under Laura Renken), Berkley/Jove , 2002
  • Must Have Been the Moonlight , HarperCollins, 2004
  • In My Heart , HarperCollins, 2004
  • A Match Made in Scandal , HarperCollins, 2005
  • Angel in My Bed , HarperCollins, 2006
  • Beauty and the Duke, Avon, 2009
  • Claimed By a Scottish Lord, Avon, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Indigo Moon

ISBN: 0843947926
Release Date: 2000-11

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Autumn Star

ISBN: 0843948922
Release Date: 2001-07

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My Lord Pirate (Seduction Romance)

ISBN: 0515129844
Release Date: 2001-01

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Night Shadow

ISBN: 0515131555
Release Date: 2001-09-01

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Heart of the Condor (Seduction Romance)

ISBN: 0515133353
Release Date: 2002-06-25

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Wicked Lies (Seduction Romance)

ISBN: 0515134031
Release Date: 2002-10-29

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Must Have Been The Moonlight (Donally Family Series)

ISBN: 0060564482
Release Date: 2004-11-30

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In My Heart

ISBN: 0060564474
Release Date: 2004-03-30

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A Match Made in Scandal (Donally Family Series)

ISBN: 0060742313
Release Date: 2005-08-30

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Beauty and the Duke

ISBN: 0061472670
Release Date: 2009-07-28

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Claimed By a Scottish Lord

ISBN: 0061898708
Release Date: 2010-06-29

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Literary Awards

In My Heart: 2004 RT Hero KISS award 2005 Yellow Rose Historical Winner 2005 Holt Medallion Finalist (Long historical) 2005 Bookseller's Best Finalist Long Historical Must Have Been the Moonlight : 2004 RT Top Pick December 2004 and HERO K.I.S.S Awa

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Laura Renken on WorldCat

Laura Renken on Amazon

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