Five Authors to Read if You Love Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts is one of the most prolific writers of romance and suspense novels in modern history. She has written more than 225 romance novels! She writes the In Death series under the pseudonym J.D. Robb, and has also written as Jill March and Sarah Hardesty.

Whether you’ve read all of Nora’s novels, or are looking to branch out, if you’re a fan of her writing, you should also appreciate the authors listed below.

Sandra Brown

Sandra Brown is the bestselling author of both romantic and thriller suspense novels. She has also written under the pseudonyms Rachel Ryan, Laura Jordan, and Erin St. Claire.

Catherine Coulter

Catherine Coulter is the author of 70 novels. She began writing historical romances, later adding suspense thrillers to her repertoire. 

Rebekah Weatherspoon

Rebekah Weatherspoon is a romance author who features diverse characters. Her stories vary from light and contemporary to heavier and suspenseful. She also writes some steamy stuff!

Debbie Macomber

Debbie Macomber has been writing romance as long as Roberts, and has at least a hundred novels under her belt. Her small town romances can seem quiet, but often include elements of suspense that heat up the storylines.

Julie Garwood

Julie Garwood’s first novel was published in 1985, and she now has more than thirty-five million books in print and twenty-six New York Times bestsellers. She writes both romance and historical novels.

I hope these authors lead you to discover some new beloved books! I’d love to hear your suggestions for Nora Roberts read-alikes, too.

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