Amanda Quick

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Pseudonym of Jayne Ann Krentz

The author of over 40 consecutive New York Times bestsellers, JAYNE ANN KRENTZ writes romantic-suspense, often with a psychic and paranormal twist, in three different worlds: Contemporary (as Jayne Ann Krentz), historical (as Amanda Quick) and futuristic (as Jayne Castle). There are over 30 million copies of her books in print.

She earned a B.A. in History from the University of California at Santa Cruz and went on to obtain a Masters degree in Library Science from San Jose State University in California. Before she began writing full time she worked as a librarian in both academic and corporate libraries.

Ms. Krentz is married and lives with her husband, Frank, in Seattle, Washington.


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Jayne Ann Kren
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April 2016, Amanda Quick
"A matchmaking business in Victorian London—where do we sign up? Amanda Quick's suspenseful historical romance is a can't-miss treat. She shares the books that inspired her and influenced her writing." ...More

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“When you are rich and powerful, no one will challenge you to your face or give you a chance to explain yourself. All the whispers are behind your back. You are left with no means of clearing your own name. And after a while you realize there is no point in even attempting to do so. No one wants the truth. All anyone wants is the chance to add more fuel to the fires of gossip. The whispers become so loud that sometimes you think you will drown in them.”
Amanda Quick, Ravished

“There was nothing like having a dead husband return from the grave to ruin a fine spring morning.”
Amanda Quick, Second Sight

“Henceforth, whenever we are threatened with being cast adrift upon love’s transcendent, golden shore, I want you to slap my face.”
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theme: quick read (short amount of pages)
 
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author: Amanda Quick
 
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author: Julia Quinn
 
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character: male characters whose names start with 'Q'
 
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