Richie Tankersley Cusick





Richie Tankersley Cusick

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born
in New Orleans, The United States
April 01, 1952

gender
female

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Richie Tankersley Cusick is the bestselling young adult author of over 25 titles, including two adult horror titles, "Scarecrow" and "Blood Roots". Her popularity grew at the height of the horror/YA boom in the late 80's/early 90's, particularly with books like "Lifeguard" , "Trick or Treat" and "Teacher's Pet", just to name a few, allowing her to keep company on the bestseller paperback lists with the likes of R.L. Stine and Christopher Pike. Her fan base expanded about the time she changed publishers to Archway/Pocket Books with titles like "Vampire" and "Someone at the Door".


Average rating: 3.83 · 15,481 ratings · 990 reviews · 40 distinct works · Similar authors
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“I thought you liked suffering and death. I mean... you always look like suffering and death.”
Richie Tankersley Cusick, Walk of the Spirits

“Gage wants to know more about his neighbor, Miss Dupree the one who keeps getting undressed at night with the curtains open and the lights on.In mock horror,Parker swung in his chair. Hey! you and Ashley are Gage's neighbors!”
Richie Tankersley Cusick, Walk of the Spirits
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“You've got the wrong girl."

"On the contrary..." the voice murmured, "I've got exactly the girl I want." Her body turned to ice. Her mind fought for calm. There were people only yards away, yet she was alone...

"You're bleeding." Lips closed over hers. A kiss so passionate that time faded and stopped... so passionate, it sucked her breath away... Searing heat swept through her- pain and pleasure throbbing through her veins. With a helpless moan, she leaned into him and realized with a shock the kiss had ended.”
Richie Tankersley Cusick, The Unseen

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