Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Anita Williams  

Pen Name: Maggie Ferguson

Genre: Fiction Romance

Audience: Adult;


-- Anita Williams on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Williams lives in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Williams was an attorney for the Department of Human Services. She holds a BS in Education from Southeast Missouri State University and a Juris Doctor from Washington University in St. Louis.

Published Works

  • Looks Are Deceiving, Harlequin, 1994
  • Crime of Passion, Harlequin, 1995
  • Fever Rising, Harlequin, 1997
  • True Hearts, Harlequin, 1998
  • Illusions, Harlequin, 1998
  • Kiss and Tell, Harlequin, 1999

Selected Titles At Your Library

Looks are deceiving /
ISBN: 037322284X. OCLC Number:

Harlequin Books,. Toronto ;. ©1994.

Crime of passion /
ISBN: 0373223471. OCLC Number:

Harlequin,. Toronto ;. 1995.

Fever rising /
ISBN: 0373224087. OCLC Number:

Harlequin Books,. Toronto ;. ©1997.

A doctor and an herbalist fight a deadly virus that has been deliberately spread.

True hearts /
ISBN: 0373224745. OCLC Number:

Harlequin,. Toronto ;. 1998.


Crime of Passion

  • BlackBoard Best Seller List of the ABA
  • Essence Magazine Best Seller List
  • Nominated as Best Harlequin Intrigue for 1995-1996 by Romantic Times
  • Fever Rising

  • Ingram Top 50 Romance List
  • Emerge Magazine Best Seller List Williams was honored at the 1995 and 1996 Illinois Author Book Fairs hosted by the Illinois Center for the Book and the Illinois State Library.

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

    Contact author at PO Box 5397, Springfield, Illinois 62705