August 25, 2008

Susan Page Davis

Susan Page Davis is the author of more than twenty novels, including 2008 Inspirational Readers’ Choice Contest winner The Lumberjack’s Lady, 2007 Book of the Year winner The Prisoner's Wife, and the Frasier Island suspense series. Releases for 2008 include two books with Love Inspired Suspense, and the Mainely Murder series, cozy mysteries written with daughter Megan Elaine Davis for Heartsong Presents: Mysteries. Look for a trio of historicals set in New Hampshire from Heartsong Presents.


New contracts for 2009 books include a longer historical from Barbour, The Ladies’ Shooting Club; a trio of Alaska contemporary romances from Heartsong; and a pair of suspense novels set in Maine from Love Inspired Suspense. Susan’s just finishing up a contemporary Wyoming romance that takes place during a 100-mile endurance ride. Watch for Trail To Justice in spring 2009.

Susan has also published several nonfiction articles in magazines, and her short stories have appeared in Woman's World, Grit, and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine. Her children's fantasy novel, Feather, placed third in the general fiction category of the American Christian Fiction Writers' Book of the Year contest. Her historical, The Prisoner's Wife, not only won its BOTY category, but also won the short historical category in the 2007 IRCC. Another historical, Wyoming Hoofbeats, placed third in the inspirational category of the 2007 More Than Magic Contest.

Susan's military-themed suspense books have been honored as book club selections. Books-A-Million chose Frasier Island for its Faithpoint Book Club, and Mardell's Bookstores also featured this book. Finding Marie was chosen as a book club read by Berean Bookstores and Crossings Book Club. The third book, Inside Story, releases in January 2009.

Susan is a native of Maine and lives there now with her husband, Jim. They have six children, ages 13 to 30, all home schooled, and all writers. Jim is an editor at a daily newspaper. He’s a transplant from Oregon , where the couple lived when they were first married. Susan was named Favorite New Author of the Year at Heartsong Presents for 2004, and her first book, Protecting Amy, was named second favorite historical novel of the year. The Prisoner's Wife was favorite historical of 2006 at Heartsong, and The Lumberjack’s Lady was number two historical in 2007.

Learn more about Susan and her writing at her Web site: www.susanpagedavis.com.

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