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Julie Garwood

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With more than 35 million books in print and 26 NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers, Julie Garwood has earned a position among America's favorite fiction writers.

Born and raised in Kansas City, MO, Ms. Garwood attributes much of her success to growing up in a large family of Irish heritage. "The Irish are great storytellers who relish getting all of the details and nuances of every situation. Add in the fact that I was the sixth of seven children. Early in life, I learned that self expression had to be forceful, imaginative, and quick," says Ms. Garwood.

She began her writing career when the youngest of her three children entered school. After the publications of two young-adult books, she turned her talents to historical fiction. Her first novel, G
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Julie Garwood Thank you! For The Roses was adapted for a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie called RoseHill. I have been optioned for a movie on Heartbreaker but nothing…moreThank you! For The Roses was adapted for a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie called RoseHill. I have been optioned for a movie on Heartbreaker but nothing to fruition on that yet. I would love to see my stories on film! And, thank your mom for introducing us!(less)
Julie Garwood Thank you! I appreciate your kind words. I absolutely love writing historicals and can't wait to get back to them. Right now, I'm working on another…moreThank you! I appreciate your kind words. I absolutely love writing historicals and can't wait to get back to them. Right now, I'm working on another contemporary but hope to get back them very soon.(less)
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“Daydreams were dangerous because they made her wish for things she could never have.”
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