Johanna Lindsey Wiki
Johanna Lindsey was born on March 10, 1952, and from Nashua, New Hampshire, U.S. She was an American writer of historical romance novels. All of her books reached the New York Times bestseller list, many reaching No. 1.
On October 27, 2019, she died and her son revealed that she passed away from complications of treatment for stage 4 lung cancer. The family was too devastated by her death to announce it earlier, Alfred Lindsey told the newspaper.
Johanna Lindsey Career
Lindsey wrote her first book, Captive Bride, in 1977 “on a whim” and the book was a success, as have been the forty-nine novels that followed. In her career, Lindsey wrote 55 novels and sold more than 60 million copies, according to her publisher, Simon & Schuster.
Her last novel, “Temptation’s Darling,” was published in July. However, she started her career as a data processing program but left it when she married Ralph Lindsey.
In the late 1970’s she began her career in writing and she sent a proposed chapter to Avon Books. The NYTimes reported that “Three weeks later they asked for the whole book and six weeks after that they accepted it with only one chance,” Ms. Lindsey told The Honolulu Star-Bulletin in 1981.
Her 19 books had each sold at least 700,000 copies by 1990. In all, Lindsey has sold some 60 million titles. After writing 37 best-sellers for Avon, Lindsey joined Simon & Schuster in 2001, the newspaper reported.
Some of her novels are Gentle Rogue, Captive Bride, Love Only Once, Beautiful Tempest: A Novel, Fires of Winter, Man of My Dreams Johanna Lindsey, A Loving Scoundrel, The Magic of You, Prisoner of my desire, The heir Johanna Lindsey, Tender Rebel, That Perfect Someone, One Heart to Win, Once a Princess Johanna Lindsey, Say you love me Johanna Lindsey, Hearts Aflame, Surrender My Love, and many more.
Johanna Lindsey Family
How old was Johanna Lindsey? She was born on March 10, 1952, and from Nashua, New Hampshire, U.S and she were 67 years old as of 2019. She is the daughter of Edwin Dennis Howard (father) who was a soldier in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany, where she was born.
Her father always dreamed of retiring to Hawaii and after he died in 1964, Lindsey and her mother settled there to honor him.
Johanna Lindsey Husband
She was married to her Husband Ralph Bruce Lindsey and during that time she was still in school. This duo shared three children Alfred, Joseph, and Garret.
After her husband’s death, Lindsey moved to Maine and did not remarry.