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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Susan Crandall  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Indiana


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E-Mail: -- Susan@SusanCrandall.net


Illinois Connection

Crandall lived in Chicago for seven years when first married.

Biographical and Professional Information

Indiana native Susan Crandall's breakout novel is ''Whistling Past the Graveyard''. Her previous works have garnered national awards, including the coveted ''RITA''. With the exception of seven years in Chicago, she's spent her entire life in her Indiana hometown. When not reading, writing or watching movies, Susan spends time with her husband, children and plethora of pets.


Awards

RITA Award for Best First Book and two National Reader's Choice Awards for ''Back Roads'', 2004. RITA nominee for ''On Blue Falls Pond'' in 2007

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) '''For Publicity and Events Contact ''' Stephanie DeLuca P.O. Box 1092 Noblesville, IN 46061 [mailto:Stephanie.DeLuca@simonandschuster.com Stephanie.DeLuca@simonandschuster.com]

Selected Titles At Your Library

A kiss in winter
ISBN: 9780446540049. OCLC Number: 428448354

Warner Books,. .

After having to raise her younger siblings, Caroline finally gets the chance to pursue her dream of a photography career, but her plans change when she meets the grieving man who bought her childhood home.

A kiss in winter /
ISBN: 0446616400. OCLC Number: 82144959

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Left in the position of raising her two younger siblings after the deaths of her parents, Caroline finally gets the chance to pursue her own dream of photographing exotic locales around the world when her youngest sibling starts college, but her plans change when she meets Mick Larson, the grieving man who purchased her childhood home.

Back roads
ISBN: 9780446540032. OCLC Number: 495994323

Warner Books,. .

Sheriff Leigh Mitchell is approaching 30 and needs a change. When sexy Will Scott, a man full of secrets, waltzes into town, he sweeps Leigh off her feet, but is soon suspected of a terrible crime, which puts Leigh's newfound independence to the test--Amazon.com.

Magnolia sky
ISBN: 9780446540056. OCLC Number: 417646442

Warner Books,. .

On Blue Falls Pond
ISBN: 9780446540070. OCLC Number: 417657990

Warner Books,. .

On Blue Falls Pond /
ISBN: 0446616397. OCLC Number: 62704145

Warner Forever,. .

Returning to Tennessee to care for her grandmother, Glory Harrison finds comfort in the arms of firefighter Eric Wilson, the man who rescued her from the fire that killed her husband and unborn child, but untold secrets threaten their newfound love.

Pitch black
ISBN: 9780446599078. OCLC Number: 417661826

Forever,. .

Leaving Philadelphia to build a new life in a small Tennessee town for herself and her troubled, adopted teenage son, Ethan, journalist Madison Wade finds herself an outsider in a tightly knit community, despite the attentions of the local sheriff, a situation that is worsened when a camping trip leads to tragedy and Ethan is suspected of murder.

Pitch black /
ISBN: 044617856X. OCLC Number: 184829442

Forever ;. .

Leaving Philadelphia to build a new life in a small Tennessee town for herself and her troubled, adopted teenage son, Ethan, journalist Madison Wade finds herself an outsider in a tightly knit community, despite the attentions of the local sheriff, a situation that is worsened when a camping trip leads to tragedy and Ethan is suspected of murder.

Promises to keep
ISBN: 9780446594080. OCLC Number: 702372362

Warner Forever ;. .

Road Home.
ISBN: 0446696668. OCLC Number: 567042373

Warner Books Inc. .

Seeing red
ISBN: 9780446557412. OCLC Number: 763211071

Forever,. .

In the hot, sultry South Carolina night, Ellis Greene was the only witness to a vicious crime that left her cousin dead and her community reeling. Now fifteen years later, the man she helped convict is out on parole ... and hell-bent on revenge.

Seeing red /
ISBN: 0446178578. OCLC Number: 244416796

Forever,. .

In the hot, sultry South Carolina night, Ellis Greene was the only witness to a vicious crime that left her cousin dead and her community reeling. Now fifteen years later, the man she helped convict is out on parole ... and hell-bent on revenge.

Sleep no more
ISBN: 9781599959344. OCLC Number: 883312184

Forever,. .

The night was always Abby Whitman's enemy. As a young girl she walked in her sleep, and one night, she started a fire that scarred her sister for life and left Abby with unbearable guilt ... and a loneliness that echoes within her. Now Abby has begun blacking out again--with apparently fatal results. A car accident has killed the son of a prominent family. Even though the evidence seems to exonerate her, Abby is plagued by doubts--and soon by mysterious threats. Psychiatrist Dr. Jason Coble is intrigued by Abby and offers to help her explore the dark recesses of her mind. Through this terrifying journey, Jason's interest turns to passion, and he yearns to give her the love she craves. But first, Abby must trust him--and shed light on secrets that will rock this Southern town and reveal a danger that threatens them both.

Sleep no more /
ISBN: 044655684X. OCLC Number: 424555776

Forever,. .

The night was always Abby Whitman's enemy. As a young girl she walked in her sleep, and one night, she started a fire that scarred her sister for life and left Abby with unbearable guilt ... and a loneliness that echoes within her. Now Abby has begun blacking out again-with apparently fatal results. A car accident has killed the son of a prominent family. Even though the evidence seems to exonerate her, Abby is plagued by doubts-and soon by mysterious threats. Psychiatrist Dr. Jason Coble is intrigued by Abby and offers to help her explore the dark recesses of her mind. Through this terrifying journey, Jason's interest turns to passion, and he yearns to give her the love she craves. But first, Abby must trust him-and shed light on secrets that will rock this Southern town and reveal a danger that threatens them both.

The road home
ISBN: 9780446592352. OCLC Number: 882106226

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Whistling past the graveyard
ISBN: 9781476707723. OCLC Number: 812258057

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Determined to get to Nashville to find her mother in 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's Mississippi home, eventually accepting a ride from a Eula, a black woman traveling alone with a white baby.

Whistling past the graveyard /
ISBN: 1476740046. OCLC Number: 858660302

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Determined to get to Nashville to find her mother in 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's Mississippi home, eventually accepting a ride from a Eula, a black woman traveling alone with a white baby.