Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Martha Jean Powers  

Pen Name: Jean Paxton


Audience: Adult;

Born: Cleveland, Ohio

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Illinois Connection

After college and traveling through Europe, Martha moved to Chicago and lived and worked here until 2000 when she relocated to Vero Beach, Florida.

Biographical and Professional Information

Martha currently resides in Vero Beach, Florida. She was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Case Western Reserve University. While in Chicago she worked at various advertising agencies. Initially, Martha wrote romance books and then she tried her hand at writing thrillers.

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Bleeding heart /
ISBN: 0743422937. OCLC Number: 48379235

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Conspiracy of silence :
ISBN: 193351518X. OCLC Number: 213307703

Oceanview Pub.,. .

After learning that she was adopted and there is no record of her existence, Chicago journalist Clare Prentice searches for her origins in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, where she is shocked to discover that her birth mother, Lily Gunderson, was murdered.

Divided loyalty /
ISBN: 0446349151. OCLC Number: 18057509

Warner,. .

Gazebo rendezvous /
ISBN: 0449213919. OCLC Number: 17729534

Fawcett Crest :. .

Proxy bride /
ISBN: 0449212939. OCLC Number: 16519924

Fawcett Crest :. .

Sunflower :
ISBN: 0671039350. OCLC Number: 44538973

Pocket Books,. .

The gray fox wagers /
ISBN: 0449214656. OCLC Number: 18826654

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The perfect fianceĢe /
ISBN: 044921639X. OCLC Number: 19689000

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