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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Julie Kistler  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1956 in Peoria, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.juliekistler.com
-- Julie Kistler on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=julie+kistler


Illinois Connection

Kistler was born in Peoria, Illinois and attended the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. She currently resides in Central Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Julie Kistler was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois but moved to the Chicago area for high school. She attended the University of Illinois, and graduated with a BA in history. She earned a law degree from the University of Illinois and moved to Minnesota to be a lawyer. In 1985, Kistler left the legal world to be a full-time writer. She moved back home to Illinois in 1989, and has lived in Central Illinois ever since. A lifetime movie and theater lover, Julie began a side career as a theater critic for the ''Champaign News-Gazette'' in 1990. She is also on the Board of Directors of Heartland Theatre, in Bloomington, Illinois.


Published Works

  • The Van Renn Legacy, Harlequin, 1986
  • Christmas In July, Harlequin, 1987
  • Always a Bridesmaid, Harlequin, 1988
  • Wildflower, Harlequin, 1988
  • Best Wishes, Harlequin, 1990
  • Christmas in Toyland, Harlequin, 1991
  • Flannery's Rainbow, Harlequin, 1992
  • Black Jack Brogan, Harlequin, 1993
  • Cinderella at the Firecracker Ball, Harlequin, 1993
  • Finn's Angel, Harlequin, 1993
  • Paris When It Sizzles!, Harlequin, 1993
  • Dream Lover, Harlequin, 1994
  • Once Upon A Honeymoon, Harlequin, 1994
  • Ryan`s Bride, Harlequin, 1995
  • Fantasy Wife, Harlequin, 1995
  • Touch Me Not, Harlequin, 1997
  • Tuesday`s Knight, Harlequin, 1998
  • 50 Ways To Lure Your Lover, Harlequin, 1999
  • Lizzie`s Last Chance Fiance, Harlequin, 1999
  • Crafty Cat Crimes, Harlequin, 1999
  • Deader than a Doornail, Harlequin, 1999
  • Naked Came the Farmer, Harlequin, 1999
  • Calling Mr. Right, Harlequin, 2000
  • In Bed with the Wild One, Harlequin, 2000
  • Just a Little Fling, Harlequin, 2000
  • More Naughty Than Nice, Harlequin, 2002
  • Once There Were Giants, Harlequin, 2002 - written with Scott Johnson
  • Stand-In Bride, Harlequin, 2002
  • The Sister Switch, Harlequin, 2002
  • Cut To The Chase, Harlequin, 2004
  • Hot Prospect, Harlequin, 2004
  • It's In His Kiss, Harlequin, 2004
  • Packing Heat, Harlequin, 2004
  • Scandal, Harlequin, 2006


Selected Titles At Your Library

Once upon a honeymoon /
ISBN: 0373165579. OCLC Number:

Harlequin,. Toronto ;. ©1994.

Ryan's bride /
ISBN: 0373165757. OCLC Number:

Harlequin Books,. Toronto ;. ©1995.

Fantasy wife /
ISBN: 0373165935. OCLC Number:

Harlequin Books,. Toronto ;. ©1995.

Touch me not /
ISBN: 0373166907. OCLC Number:

Harlequin Books,. Toronto ;. ©1997.

Tuesday's knight /
ISBN: 0373167407. OCLC Number:

Harlequin Books,. Toronto ;. ©1998.

50 ways to lure your lover /
ISBN: 0373440650. OCLC Number:

Harlequin Books,. Toronto ;. ©1999.

Lizzie's last-chance fiancè /
ISBN: 0373167822. OCLC Number:

Harlequin Books,. Toronto ;. ©1999.

More naughty than nice /
ISBN: 0263835847. OCLC Number:

Mills & Boon,. Richmond, Surrey :. 2003, ©2002.


Awards

  • Finalist for Romance Writers of America's Rita Award for
  • Black Jack Brogan

    , 1994

  • Waldenbooks Bestseller for
  • Fantasy Wife

    , 1995

  • Nominated as one of Affaire de Coeur's Top Ten Favorite Authors, 1995
  • Nominated for Romantic Times' Best Duets of the Year for
  • Calling Mr. Right

    , 2000

  • Waldenbooks Bestseller for
  • Just a Little Fling

    , 2000

  • Winner of the 2001 Madcap Award for Romantic Comedy for
  • Just a Little Fling

  • Nominated for Romantic Times' Career Achievement Award for Series Romantic Fantasy, 2003
  • Nominated for Romantic Times' Best Temptation of the Year for
  • Packing Heat

    , 2004

    Speaking Engagements

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