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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Erica Spindler  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: Rockford, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Erica's hometown is Rockford, Illinois. She now lives with her family in New Orleans.

Biographical and Professional Information

Spindler is a New York Times, USA TODAY, Waldenbooks and bestselling author. Erica had planned on becoming an artist, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Delta State University and an Master of Fine Arts from the University of New Orleans in the visual arts.In June 1982, while she was in bed with a cold, she picked up a romance novel for relief from daytime television. She was immediately hooked and soon decided to try to write one herself. She leaped from romance to suspense in 1996 with her novel Forbidden Fruit

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Titles At Your Library


-- *Daphne du Maurier Award, ''BONE COLD'' *Kiss of Death Award , ''FORBIDDEN FRUIT''