Jude Deveraux

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Jude Deveraux

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in Fairdale, Kentucky, The United States
September 20, 1947

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Jude Gilliam was born September 20, 1947 in Fairdale, Kentucky. She has a large extended family and is the elder sister of four brothers. She attended Murray State University and received a degree in Art. In 1967, Jude married and took her husband's surname of White, but four years later they divorced. For years, she worked as 5th-grade teacher.

She began writing in 1976, and published her first book, The Enchanted Land (1977) under the name Jude Deveraux. Following the publication of her first novel, she resigned her teaching position. Now, she is the author of 31 New York Times bestsellers.

Jude won readers' hearts with the epic Velvet series, which revolves around the lives of the Montgomery family's irresistible men. Jude's early books a
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Creating Promises for the Vook was one of the most exciting experiences of my career. When my publisher, Judith Curr, asked if I’d do it, I jumped at the chance. It’s always great to try new things. I was asked to write an exciting, filmable story. Since I grew up in front of a TV set, I knew that meant drama that would lend itself to a camera. No characters sitting around and contemplating; th... Read more of this blog post »
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A Knight in Shining Armor
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 24,112 ratings — published 1989 — 45 editions
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The Black Lyon (Montgomery/...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 13,453 ratings — published 1980 — 14 editions
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The Velvet Promise
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 9,415 ratings — published 1981 — 33 editions
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Highland Velvet
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 8,989 ratings — published 1982 — 31 editions
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Velvet Angel
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 8,389 ratings — published 1983 — 31 editions
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The Summerhouse
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 7,601 ratings — published 2001 — 26 editions
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Velvet Song
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 6,257 ratings — published 1983 — 30 editions
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Remembrance
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 5,385 ratings — published 1994 — 27 editions
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Sweet Liar
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 5,368 ratings — published 1992 — 28 editions
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The Duchess
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 5,271 ratings — published 1991 — 23 editions
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October 2009, Jude Deveraux
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? JD: Starting over SS: What is your motto or maxim? JD: Be thankful for the small things. What Readers want to know... SS: With whom in history do you most identify? JD: Queen Elizabet..." ...More

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“My soul will find yours.”
Jude Deveraux, A Knight in Shining Armor

“Love can make even nice people do awful things.”
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“Time has no meaning,
Love will endure..”
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