Phyllis A Whitney

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General Information

Name: Phyllis A Whitney

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1903 in Yokohama, Japan

Deceased: 2008 in Faber, Virginia

Illinois Connection

The author moved to Chicago to live with her aunt when she was 17. Many of her earlier novels are set there. She started her writing career in Chicago where she worked at the Chicago Public Library and various bookstores while she wrote on the side.

Biographical and Professional Information

A prolific writer, she has over 40 titles to her credit. She liked to refer to herself as a mystery/romance writer, but she is generally categorized as a gothic, romance novelist.

Published Works

  • Daughter of the Stars: A Novel, Ivy Books, 2004
  • The Singing Stones: A Novel, Ivy Books, 2004
  • Hunter's Green, Doubleday, 1995
  • Amethyst Dreams, Ivy Books, 1998
  • Lost Island, Fawcett, 1971
  • Listen for the Whisperer, Fawcett, 1995
  • Black Amber, Harper-Collins, 1991
  • The Red Carnelion, Mysterious PR, 1989
  • Spindrift, Doubleday, 1975
  • Flaming Tree, Doubleday, 1985

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Daughter of the Stars: A Novel

ISBN: 0345480333
Release Date: 2004-12-28

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The Singing Stones: A Novel

ISBN: 0345480341
Release Date: 2004-12-28

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Hunter's Green

ISBN: 0385514778
Release Date: 1995-03-07

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Amethyst Dreams

ISBN: 0449226182
Release Date: 1998-05-27

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Black Amber

ISBN: 006100264X
Release Date: 1991-09

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The Red Carnelian

ISBN: 0445407840
Release Date: 1989-06

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Literary Awards

External Links

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