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Martha Jean Powers

Born: Cleveland, Ohio
Pen Name: Jean Paxton

Connection to Illinois: After college and traveling through Europe, Martha moved to Chicago and lived and worked here until 2000 when she relocated to Vero Beach, Florida.

Biography: Martha currently resides in Vero Beach, Florida. She was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Case Western Reserve University. While in Chicago she worked at various advertising agencies. Initially, Martha wrote romance books and then she tried her hand at writing thrillers.


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Martha Jean Powers on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Bleeding heart /
ISBN: 0743422937 OCLC: 48379235

Pocket Books, New York : [2001]

Conspiracy of silence :
ISBN: 193351518X OCLC: 213307703

Oceanview Pub., Ipswich, Mass. : ©2008.

After learning that she was adopted and there is no record of her existence, Chicago journalist Clare Prentice searches for her origins in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, where she is shocked to discover that her birth mother, Lily Gunderson, was murdered.

Divided loyalty /
ISBN: 0446349151 OCLC: 18057509

Warner, New York : ©1988.

Gazebo rendezvous /
ISBN: 0449213919 OCLC: 17729534

Fawcett Crest : New York : 1988.

Proxy bride /
ISBN: 0449212939 OCLC: 16519924

Fawcett Crest : New York : 1987.

Sunflower :
ISBN: 0671039350 OCLC: 44538973

Pocket Books, New York : 2000.

The gray fox wagers /
ISBN: 0449214656 OCLC: 18826654

Fawcett Crest, New York : 1988.

The perfect fiancée /
ISBN: 044921639X OCLC: 19689000

Fawcett Crest : New York : 1989.