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Harriet Schultz

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About this author

I didn't try to write fiction until I'd spent many years as a journalist. My career began at Harper's as Pulitzer Prize winner David Halberstam's assistant. I was involved in much of TIME magazine's Watergate coverage (stranger than fiction!), and eventually ended up as an award-winning reporter at a small newspaper.

Since many people think reporters make up much of what they write anyway, I decided to do it for real and now love to immerse myself in the world of my characters.

I'm happiest when I'm acquiring stamps in my passport and travel whenever time and budget allow.

A LEGACY OF REVENGE, the sequel to the bestselling LEGACY OF THE HIGHLANDS, was published in March 2013.

I posted these photos on my Facebook page for TBT as a look back at my younger self when I worked at TIME magazine. It was an exciting time. The hours were long, the work was challenging, but it was so much fun!
These were taken at a Washington party and I'm talking with Henry Kissinger and Ted Kennedy. The tall man in the glasses is Jason McManus, my editor, who went on to become the magazine's... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.56 · 346 ratings · 67 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Lust and Honor
3.23 of 5 stars 3.23 avg rating — 202 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Legacy of the Highlands
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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A Legacy of Revenge
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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Legacy of the Highlands A Legacy of Revenge
Legacy (2 books)
3.560693641618497 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 346 ratings

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“Readers understand that the books celebrate female power. In the romance novel, the woman always wins. With courage, intelligence and gentleness she brings the most dangerous creature on the earth, the human male, to his knees.”
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Samantha Young Thanks for the request, Harriet, and for such kind words about On Dublin Street :)

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