Erotic fiction author and creator of the Crossfire trilogy.
Sylvia Day biography and information
Sylvia Day, best known for writing the Crossfire novels of erotic novels, rose to prominence as part of the publishing phenomenon surrounding E L James' Fifty Shades of Grey and the rise of interest in erotic fiction. Her books have been translated into over forty languages and reached the top of the bestseller charts in twenty-five separate countries.
Day was the elected president of the Romance Writers of America for 2012-13 and extensively tours the US on various writing engagements. She divides her time between Las Vegas and New York.
Book and writing awards
National Readers Choice Award 2008 (Heat of the Night), National Readers Choice Award 2009 (In the Flesh).
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Posted on 12th May, 2014
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