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The Trembling Hills
Cover image of Phyllis A. Whitney's The Trembling Hills. Hodder Great Reads edition, 2007.  Image copyright © Getty Images 2007.  Click on the image to purchase the book."The best-selling novel of ghosts, forbidden love, ambition and redemption from the Queen of American Gothic Romance."

Daughter of the Stars
Cover image of Phyllis A. Whitney's Daughter of the Stars (2004).  Click on the image to purchase the book."Against the charm and colorful, turbulent history of Harpers Ferry, Virginia, the violent history of Lacey's heritage is about to repeat itself."

The Singing Stones
Cover image of Phyllis A. Whitney's The Singing Stones (2004).  Click on the image to purchase the book."The danger that threatens both Stephen and his daughter soon closes tightly around Lynn. And all the while...the eerie yet beautiful music of the Singing Stones lures Lynn into a realm of mystery, murder, and dormant passion."

Praise for Phyllis A. Whitney

Phyllis A. Whitney is a superb and gifted story teller, and a master of suspense. Her contributions in this genre are legend. — Mary Higgins Clark

Phyllis Whitney is, and will always be, the Grand Master of her craft. — Barbara Michaels

Phyllis A. Whitney is a national treasure. — Sharyn McCrumb

For more than 80 years, Phyllis A. Whitney wove her storytelling magic—in her lifetime garnering numerous awards and worldwide acclaim for her books. A winner of the prestigious Grand Master award for lifetime achievement from the Mystery Writers of America, and an author the New York Times once called the "Queen of the American Gothics," Phyllis A. Whitney is one of the world's most beloved mystery and romantic suspense writers.

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Vintage article: Phyllis Whitney's Way With A Romance Yarn Makes Her Queen of the Gothic Novel
A nondescript one-story house in Bellport, Long Island is the last setting you would expect to find America’s Queen of Gothic Romance. But grey haired and demur Phyllis Whitney sits at her desk there every morning between eight and eleven, cranking out romantic yarns which thousands of readers snatch from the paperback bookstands as soon as the ink is dry on the page... Read more.

Phyllis A. Whitney books go digital!

The catalog of Phyllis A. Whitney books being released in digital format continues to grow. You can purchase titles such as Amethyst Dreams, Feather on the Moon, and The Ebony Swan on CD, or download the titles to your iPod or MP3 player. Revisit your favorite Whitney book in a whole new way!

Read more and see which titles are available for purchase.

The Quicksilver Pool (Large Print Premier Edition)

Cover image of Phyllis A. Whitney's The Quicksilver Pool, Center Point Publishing Large Print Premier Romance Series edition 2009. Click on the image to purchase the book.Phyllis A. Whitney's historical suspense novel is the latest in a series of Whitney titles to be released in large print. Set during the time of the American Civil War, The Quicksilver Pool tells the story of a family threatened by remembered love, and presents a dramatic portrait of New York at a time when the North had lost heart in the struggle between the states.

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Go on location!
Recently I travelled to California to check out some of the locations that inspired Phyllis A. Whitney to write Flaming Tree. Read more about my trip and see photographs from locations in the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea and the mystical Nepenthe in magnificent Big Sur on California's central coast.

Did you know that Phyllis A. Whitney also wrote short stories?
Before she became a world-renown writer, Phyllis A. Whitney wrote short stories. From childhood on through to when her first novel was published in 1943, she wrote more than a hundred short stories. In 1989, she briefly returned to the genre to pen a new age short story for Body, Mind, Spirit Magazine. Now more than 20 years later, read her short story called The Faces in its debuts as the first Phyllis A. Whitney short story to be available online and on her official web site. Look for more of her stories to be listed here in the future.

From Rickshas to a Man on the Moon
Phyllis A. Whitney writes about her childhood and the stories that inspired her to become a writer.

Visit locations used in The Trembling Hills
Phyllis A. Whitney's 1956 novel The Trembling Hills has been reprinted in the United Kingdom as part of the Hodder Great Reads series "celebrating the best and most-loved popular classics of the 20th Century." To commemorate this release, I visited some of the locations featured in the book.

International best sellers!
Book jacket for Un Feu Devorant, a french translation of Phyllis A. Whitney's The Trembling Hills. Illustration by Jef de Wulf/Rene Brantonne.  Click on the image to read more about the book.Did you know that Phyllis A. Whitney's books have been published in more than thirty countries? Read more about this french translation of her 1956 novel The Trembling Hills.