Darynda Jones

Darynda Jones

Darynda Jones, Author of the Charley Davidson series

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About the Author Edit

NYTimes and USA Today Bestselling Author Darynda Jones has won numerous awards for her work, including a prestigious RITA, a Golden Heart, and a Daphne du Maurier. As a born storyteller, she grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, annoying man and beast alike. She currently has two series with St. Martin's Press, the Charley Davidson Series and the Darklight Trilogy. Darynda lives in the Land of Enchantment, also known as New Mexico, with her husband of more than 25 years and two beautiful sons, the Mighty, Mighty Jones Boys. ~ Goodreads | Darynda Jones


Light Urban Fantasy, Myst-thrillers, Romance, Young Adult

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Series Edit

Series Title Sub Genre Supernatural Elements
Charley Davidson series RUF Reapers
Darklight YA-UF Angel of Death (GR)

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Genre Key: UF=Urban Fantasy, RUF=Romantic Urban Fantasy, Noir-UF=Noir Urban Fantasy, YA-UF=Young Adult Urban Fantasy, PNR=Paranormal Romance

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Awards Edit

✥ NYTimes and USA Today Bestselling Author Darynda Jones has won numerous awards for her work, including a prestigious Golden Heart®, a Rebecca, two Hold Medallions, a RITA ®, and a Daphne du Maurier, and she has received stellar reviews from dozens of publications including starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, and the Library Journal.

  • 2012- Daphne du Maurier: Paranormal Romantic Mystery/Suspense
  • 2012- a RITA® : Best First Book
  • 2012 – 3 Bookie Awards
  • 2011-HOLT Medallion: Best First Book
  • 2011-HOLT Medallion: Best Paranormal
  • 2009- Winner of the RWA® Golden Heart® for Best Paranormal Romance Manuscript
  • 2009-1st place- GOTCHA! – FIRST GRAVE ON THE RIGHT (suspense)
  • 2007-1st place- PASIC Book of your Heart – RILEY’S SWITCH (now titled DEATH AND THE GIRL NEXT DOOR) (YA)
  • 2006-1st place-The Rebecca (LERA) –A THIEF AND A LIAR (historical romance)

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