Mary Jo Putney is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has written over 50 novels and novellas. A ten-time finalist for the Romance Writers of America RITA, she has won the honor twice and is on the RWA Honor Roll for bestselling authors. She has been awarded two Romantic Times Career Achievement Awards, four NJRW Golden Leaf awards, plus the NJRW career achievement award for historical romance. Though most of her books have been historical romance, she has also published contemporary romances, historical fantasy, and young adult paranormal historicals.
Mary Jo Putney, Jo Beverley, Joanna Bourne, Patricia Rice, Nicola
Cornick, Cara Elliott, Anne Gracie, Susan King are the ladies
otherwise known as the Word Wenches. These eight authors have written a
combined 231 novels and 74 novellas. They’ve won awards such as the RITAS, RT
Lifetime Achievement award, RT Living Legend, and RT Reviewers Choice award.
Several of them are regulars on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller
lists. Learn more at www.wordwenches.com.