Colleen Shannon

Colleen Shanon has over a million books in print.


Her fifteen novels have made many on line and chain store bestseller lists.  She’s received two Romantic Times Reader’s Choice Awards and been nominated for many other Romantic Times Awards, the most recent a 2001 Career Achievement award for Best Historical Storyteller.  She currently lives in Pflugerville, Texas outside Austin.   She recently obtained her Master’s degree from USC.

Printable Book List

  1. WILD HEART TAMED--  JUNE 1986 -- Berkley.  Nominated, ROMANTIC TIMES Best New Historical Romance Author -Waldenbooks bestseller list
  2. THE TENDER DEVIL-- OCTOBER 1987 Berkley.  (NORWEGIAN EDITION 1987)
  3. THE HAWK'S LADY-- FEBRUARY 1989 Berkley
  4. MIDNIGHT RIDER-- OCTOBER 1989 Berkley. Winner, ROMANTIC TIMES Reviewer's Choice award- Best Western Adventure, 1990
  5. SURRENDER THE NIGHT-- JULY 1992 Berkley.  B Dalton Romance list; reprinted
  6. GOLDEN FIRES -- NOVEMBER 1993  Berkley
  7. THE GENTLE BEAST--OCTOBER 1996  Dorchester (Lead Lovespell)RT- Winner Kiss Award (best historical hero for the month); Winner Reviewer's Choice     Best British Isles Historical; Recommended Read, Amazon. 
  8. PRINCE OF KISSES--MAY 1997  Dorchester (Lead Lovespell)RT-Winner, Kiss Award.  Barnes&Noble.com- bestselling historicals  
  9. THE STEADFAST HEART--AUGUST 1998 Dorchester (Lead Lovespell) Winner, Kiss Award
  10. THE CAT'S MEOW--Halloween Anthology OCTOBER 1998  Dorchester (Lead Lovespell)  
  11. HEAVEN'S ROGUE -- SEPTEMBER 1999, Dorchester, Lead Lovespell   First choice of Stephanie Hargreaves, Amazon romance editor, on her favorite fairy tale list.
  12. HEAVEN'S HERO, April, 2000 Dorchester, Lead Lovespell.  
  13. THE WOLF OF HASKELL HALL, January, 2001, lead Lovespell, launch title for  Candleglow,       Dorchester’s new Gothic line.  National ads and promotion, dumps offered.  RT Top Pick.  
  14. THE TRELAYNE INHERITANCE, December, 2002.  Sequel to above title.  Lead Lovespell.
  15. CATSPELL January ’06..  First of a planned series featuring intrepid Shelly Holmes, female detective—and werewolf.  Introduced above to reader and reviewer renown.  Candleglow Gothics.
  16. FOSTER JUSTICE (CONTEMPORARY ROMANTIC SUSPENSE), complete, due date from Zebra e-Books December 2014. 
  17. SINCLAIR JUSTICE, SECOND BOOK IN THE RANGER SERIES, (CONTEMPORARY ROMANTIC SUSPENSE), REQUESTED BY EDITOR, due to Zebra Books late 2014.