Nora Roberts


Born in Silver Springs, Maryland, the youngest of five children.  After a school career that included some time in Catholic school and the discipline of nuns, she married young and settled in Keedysville, Maryland. 

Born into a family of readers, Nora had never known a time that she wasn't reading or making up stories.  During the now-famous blizzard, she pulled out a pencil and notebook and began to write down one of the those stories. It was there that a career was born. Several manuscripts and rejections later, her first book, Irish Thoroughbred, was published by Silhouette in 1981 ...Full Bio