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Susan Elizabeth Phillips - Author

About the Author

New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips has found fans all over the world with her warm and wonderful contemporary love stories. She lives in a suburb of Chicago with her husband, and has two grown sons.

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Natural Born Charmer Number 7 in series

Natural Born Charmer Number 7 in series

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2019

When millionaire Dean Robillard meets Blue Bailey, she couldn't be more down on her luck; her ex has stolen all her money and she's got no place to go. A football hero, Dean is taking a holiday while recovering from a career-threatening injury. He'd planned a solo road trip to get his head together. The last thing he needs is a damsel in distress tagging along for the ride. However, despite Dean's misgivings the two find themselves thrown together and soon Blue has moved into his home and is merrily turning his world upside down. Their attraction is mutual but can their relationship really survive when the only other thing they have in common is their distrust of love?

Glitter Baby

Glitter Baby

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2019

From the earliest days of her career, supermodel Fleur Savagar has been nicknamed the Glitter Baby. The illegitimate daughter of a world-famous movie star, she had been brought up by her mother and stepfather and deliberately starved of emotional love. So much so that she has spent most of her nineteen years looking for it in all the wrong places. Fleur is an ugly duckling who refuses to believe she's turned into a swan. Now an actress, she finds herself falling for her co-star, tough guy Jake Koranda. However, all her illusions are shattered when she discovers that she has been betrayed by those closest to her. Disillusioned and destitute, Fleur embarks on a voyage of self discovery, determined to reinvent herself...

First Star I See Tonight A Chicago Stars Novel

First Star I See Tonight A Chicago Stars Novel

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2017

A star quarterback and a feisty detective play for keeps in this sporty, sexy, sassy novel-a long-awaited new entry in the beloved, award-winning, New York Times bestselling author's fan-favorite Chicago Stars football series. Piper Dove is a woman with a dream-to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. Problem? Graham's spotted her, and he's not happy. Which is why a good detective needs to think on her feet. The fact is ...I'm your stalker. Not full-out barmy. Just ...mildly unhinged. Piper soon finds herself working for Graham himself, although not as the bodyguard he refuses to admit he so desperately needs. Instead, he's hired her to keep an eye on the employees at his exclusive new nightclub. But Coop's life might be in danger, and Piper's determined to protect him, whether he wants it or not. (Hint: Not!) If only she weren't also dealing with a bevy of Middle Eastern princesses, a Pakistani servant girl yearning for freedom, a teenager who just wants of fit in, and an elderly neighbor demanding Piper find her very dead husband. And then there's Cooper Graham himself, a legendary sports hero who always gets what he wants-even if what he wants is a feisty detective hell bent on proving she's as tough as he is. From the bustling streets of Chicago to a windswept lighthouse on Lake Superior to the glistening waters of Biscayne Bay, two people who can't stand to lose will test themselves and each other to discover what matters most.

First Star I See Tonight

First Star I See Tonight

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2016

A no-nonsense sports hero and a feisty female detective go head-to-head in this funny, fresh, seductive novel from the award-winning New York Times bestselling author known for her unforgettable characters, heartfelt emotion, and laugh-out-loud humor He's the former quarterback of the Chicago Stars football team. She's trying to make a success of her very own detective agency. Her first job? Follow him. Let's just say it's not going well. Not well at all ...Piper Dove is a woman with a dream-to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. The problem? Graham's spotted her, and he's not happy. Which is why a great detective needs a first-rate imagination. The fact is ...I'm your stalker. Not full-out barmy. Just ...mildly unhinged. Piper soon ?nds herself working for Graham although not as the bodyguard he refuses to admit he so desperately needs. Instead, he's hired her to keep an eye on the employees at his exclusive new nightclub. But Coop's life might be in danger, and Piper's determined to protect him, whether he wants her to or not. (Hint: not!) If only she weren't also dealing with a bevy of Middle Eastern princesses, a Pakistani servant girl yearning for freedom, a teenager who just wants to fit in, and an elderly neighbor demanding that Piper find her very dead husband. And then there's Cooper Graham, a legendary sports hero who always gets what he wants-even if what he wants just might be an intrepid detective hell- bent on proving she's as tough as he is. From the bustling streets of Chicago to a windswept lighthouse on Lake Superior to the glistening waters of Biscayne Bay, two people who can't stand to lose will test themselves and each other to discover what matters most.

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/03/2014

Perennial New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips now provides her fans with The Great Escape from ordinary women's romantic fiction. One of today's most beloved writers, the incomparable Phillips follows up her utterly beguiling hit, Call Me Irresistible ( Phillips at her very best. Romantic, funny, sexy, and poignant -Kristin Hannah) with a sequel that's equally impossible to resist. Returning in The Great Escape are some of Phillips's most adored characters, including headstrong, impetuous ex-president's daughter, Lucy Jorik, who's just abandoned her fiance, Ted Mr. Irresistible Beaudine, at the altar. Now she's looking for adventure-and perhaps a little romance-embarking on a wild and hilariously unpredictable road trip that begins on the back of a rather menacing-looking stranger's motorcycle. The winner of more Favorite Book of the Year Awards than any other romance author, including Nora Roberts, Susan Elizabeth Phillips offers her fans an Escape to remember, and they'll certainly want to come back for more!

This Heart of Mine

This Heart of Mine

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2013

Molly Somerville loves her career as the creator of the Daphne the Bunny children's book series, but the rest of her life could use some improvement. She has a reputation for trouble that started even before she gave away her fifteen-million-dollar inheritance. Then there's her long-term crush on the quarterback for the Chicago Stars football team her sister ownsthat awful, gorgeous Kevin Tucker, a man who can't even remember Molly's name!One night Kevin barges into Molly's not-quite-perfect life and turns it upside down. Unfortunately, the Ferrari-driving riving, poodle-hating jock isn't as shallow as she wishes he were, and she soon finds herself at a place called Wind Lake. Surrounded by paintbox cottages, including a charming old bed-and-breakfast, Molly and Kevin battle their attraction and each other as they face one of life's most important lessons. Sometimes love hurts, sometimes it makes you mad as hell, and sometimesif you're luckyit can heal in a most unexpected way.

Natural Born Charmer

Natural Born Charmer

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2013

Chicago Stars quarterback Dean Robillard is the luckiest man in the world: a bona-fide sports superstar and the pride of the NFL with a profitable side career as a buff billboard model for End Zone underwear. But life in the glory lane has started to pale, and Dean has set off on a cross-country trip to figure out whats gone wrong. When he hits a lonely stretch of Colorado highway, he spies something that will shake up his gilded life in ways he cant imagine. A young woman . . . dressed in a beaver suit. Blue Bailey is on a mission to murder her ex. Or at least inflict serious damage. As for the beaver suit shes wearing . . . Is it her fault that life keeps throwing her curveballs? Witness the expensive black sports car pulling up next to her on the highway and the Greek god stepping out of it.Theyre soon heading for his summer home where their already complicated lives and inconvenient attraction to each other will become entangled with a charismatic but aging rock star; a beautiful fifty-two-year-old woman trying to make peace with her rock and roll past; an eleven-year-old who desperately needs a family; and a bitter old woman who hates them all. As the summer progresses, the wandering portrait artist and the charming football star play a high-stakes game, fighting themselves and each other for a chance to have it all.

Great Escape

Great Escape

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: eBook Release Date: 10/07/2012

Next to Tracy and Hepburn, nobody does romantic comedy better than Susan Elizabeth Phillips.Minneapolis Star TribunePerennial New York Times bestseller Susan Elizabeth Phillips now provides her fans with The Great Escape from ordinary womens romantic fiction. One of todays most beloved writers, the incomparable Phillips follows up her utterly beguiling hit, Call Me Irresistible (Phillips at her very best. Romantic, funny, sexy, and poignant Kristin Hannah) with a sequel thats equally impossible to resist. Returning in The Great Escape are some of Phillipss most adored characters, including headstrong, impetuous ex-presidents daughter, Lucy Jorik, whos just abandoned her fianc, Ted Mr. Irresistible Beaudine, at the altar. Now shes looking for adventureand perhaps a little romanceembarking on a wild and hilariously unpredictable road trip that begins on the back of a rather menacing-looking strangers motorcycle. The winner of more Favorite Book of the Year Awards than any other romance author, including Nora Roberts, Susan Elizabeth Phillips offers her fans an Escape to remember, and theyll certainly want to come back for more!

Great Escape

Great Escape

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: eBook Release Date: 10/07/2012

Lucy Jorik is a champ at never embarrassing the family she adoresnot surprising since her mother is one of the most famous women in the world. But now Lucy has done just that. And on her wedding day, no less, to the most perfect man she's ever known. Instead of saying ';I do' to Mr. Irresistible, Lucy flees the church and hitches a ride on the back of a beat-up motorcycle plastered with offensive bumper stickers. She's flying into the unknown with a rough-looking, bad-tempered stranger who couldn't be more foreign to her privileged existence. While the world searches for her, Lucy must search for herself, and she quickly realizes that her customary good manners are no defense against a man who's raised rudeness to an art form. Her great escape takes her to his rambling beach house on a Great Lakes island. Here, she hopes to find a new direction . . . and unlock the secrets of this man who knows so much about her but reveals nothing about himself. As the hot summer days unfold amid scented breezes and sudden storms, she'll also encounter a beautiful, troubled beekeeper; a frightened young boy; a modern-day evil queen; and a passion that could change her life forever.

This Heart of Mine with a Bonus Excerpt

This Heart of Mine with a Bonus Excerpt

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: eBook Release Date: 12/06/2012

For a limited time and a special price, download the This Heart of Mine by New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips and receive a special sneak peek at her new novel, The Great Escape, available wherever books are sold June 10.This Heart of Mine is the story of a children's book illustrator, the creator of Daphne Bunny, who is a bit down on her luck, and the new quarterback from the Chicago Stars who crosses her path. Throw in a search for a birth mother and you have a wonderful read from Susan Elizabeth Phillips which is both funny and sweet.

What I Did for Love

What I Did for Love

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2010

New in mass market, this is a witty, fun novel from New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips, one of the most beloved figures in womens fiction.

What I Did for Love

What I Did for Love

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: eBook Release Date: 27/01/2009

Writing with both sharp wit and terrific emotional warmth, Phillips delivers another of her supremely satisfying contemporary romances.Chicago TribunePerennial New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips is easily one of the most beloved authors of womens fiction in Americaand with her wonderfully witty What I Did for Love, she works her magic once again. Turning her satirical eye on Hollywood and the messy love triangles of its major superstars (think Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie), the incomparable Susan delivers a treasure of a romantic comedy that the Detroit Free Press calls a laugh-out-loud tale, and Publishers Weekly calls a massively entertaining romp. Read What I Did for Love and discover why Susan Elizabeth Phillips has won more Favorite Book of the Year Awards from the Romance Writers of America than any other author, including Nora Roberts.

Glitter Baby

Glitter Baby

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: eBook Release Date: 30/12/2008

Welcome to the world of the Glitter BabyFleur Savagar is the most beautiful woman in the world . . . to everyone but herself. With her oversized hands and paddle-boat feet, her streaky blond hair and funny green eyes, she lives a life filled with secrets that began before she was born. That was when her bewitching mother left home to find James Dean and met Errol Flynn instead. Now Fleur has to grow up quickly, and life won't make that easy.Jake Koranda is both New York's most brilliant playwright and Hollywood's hottest actor. Difficult, talented, and tormented, he has no patience for international glamour girls, not even ones with beautiful bodies and smart-aleck mouths. But there's more to the Glitter Baby than shine, and Fleur's tougher than Jake expects. Even with the odds stacked against her, she's fiercely determined to discover the woman she's destined to be.An ugly duckling who can't believe she's turned into a swan . . . A tough-guy movie star with a haunted past . . . In a land of broken dreams, can two unlikely lovers trust their hearts?

Breathing Room

Breathing Room

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: eBook Release Date: 12/06/2007

She's Dr. Isabel Favor, America's diva of self-help.He's Ren Gage, Hollywood's favorite villain.Sometimes you just know that God has a sense of humor.Dr. Isabel Favor has sacrificed everything to build her self-help empire. Then, in a matter of weeks, it all comes crashing down. She loses her money, her fianc, and her reputation. Broke, heartsick, and soul-weary, she heads for Italy in search of a little breathing room.Lorenzo Gage makes his living killing people .. on the silver screen, that is. He's viciously handsome and sublimely talented. While on vacation in Italy he spots Isabel sipping a glass of wine in a sidewalk caf. A good guy wouldn't think of seducing such a tidy-looking woman... but he'd never seen the fun in playing the hero.A farmhouse nestled in a Tuscan olive grove can't provide Isabel with the refuge she needs -- not when the townspeople are scheming to drive her away, and her plan to restore her reputation has come up empty. And especially not when the man who deceived her refuses to leave her in peace.

Heaven, Texas Number 2 in series

Heaven, Texas Number 2 in series

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2007

Former sports star Bobby Denton has agreed to lend his fame and his name to a movie. But when he doesn't show up the film company sends straight-laced Gracie Snow to bring him to the set with surprising results. Despite his dazzling good looks and killer charm, Bobby has reservations about being a movie star - and no plans to cooperate with anyone from the studio, let alone shy little Gracie. But though she comes across as a wallflower, Bobby soon discovers Gracie is really a steel magnolia and the more time he spends in her company the more he finds himself drawn to this plain Jane with a heart of gold. Praise for Susan Elizabeth Phillips: 'First Star I See Tonight is Susan Elizabeth Phillips at her best - funny, charming and un-put-downable' Susan Mallery 'Fall into the addictive voice of Susan Elizabeth Phillips - compulsively readable and deeply satisfying!' Robyn Carr 'I always laugh my head off when I read Susan Elizabeth Phillips' novels. She never fails to leave a smile on my face' Catherine Coulter 'I love Susan Elizabeth Phillips' books. Her writing is infused with intense emotion, sharp characterization, subtle wit and a rare energy that is absolutely irresistible. When I open one of her books I know I'm in for an exhilarating ride. This is women's fiction at its best' Jayne Ann Krentz