Quick, Amanda

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Quick, who also writes romances as Jayne Ann Krentz, mixes light mystery with romance perfectly in this fourth “Burning Cove” novel (after Tightrope), painting a vivid account of California and the art world during the 1930s. [See Prepub Alert, 11/11/19.]


With a multithreaded plot, quick-witted banter, and offbeat characters with a theatrical flair, Quick's work returns to Burning Cove and another trip to the edgy, elegant Thirties. This twisted tale of murder and revenge ties up loose ends while it hints at more to come. Quick (The Other Lady Vanishes) also writes as Jayne Ann Krentz and Jayne Castle; she lives in Seattle. [See Prepub Alert, 11/26/18.]

The Other Lady Vanishes

With humorous repartee, a diabolical plot, and characters that make the 1930s spring to life, Quick's lively story of murder, intrigue, and romance keeps its secrets until the very end. Quick ('Til Death Do Us Part) also writes as Jayne Ann Krentz and Jayne Castle; she lives in Seattle. [See Prepub Alert 11/21/17.]

The Girl Who Knew Too Much

This swiftly moving romance brims with surprising plot twists, delicious sensuality, and a delightfully classy 1930s California setting. An adventurous romp that will have readers hungry for more. Quick ('Til Death Do Us Part) lives in Seattle.

'Til Death Do Us Part

An intrepid heroine and a dashing, equally brilliant hero spar their way to love in this engaging, well-plotted Victorian romance that is rife with witty repartee, fascinating historical detail, and a delicious salting of humor. Just plain fun. Quick (Garden of Lies) lives in the Seattle area. [An April LibraryReads pick.]

Garden of Lies

With sassy wit, a mystical touch, and delectable sensuality, Quick sweeps readers into another delightful, humor-drenched escapade that is sure to leave fans smiling and satisfied. Classic Victorian Quick; not to be missed. Quick (Otherwise Engaged) lives in Seattle.

Otherwise Engaged

Intrigue and mystery abound in this witty, cleverly crafted tale that treats fans to a charming double romance and heralds Quick's return to nonparanormal, suspenseful historicals

The Mystery Lady

A smart, self-sufficient heroine who can "see" people's footprints and a tenacious, wounded hero with an uncanny ability to find whatever he seeks struggle against the incendiary attraction that flares between them as they work to uncover the truth, deal with a crazed scientist, unmask a villain (or two), and stay alive in the process. A clever, fast-paced romp from the ever-creative Quick (Crystal Gardens), who lives in Seattle.

Crystal Gardens

One of the most creative, inventive storytellers in the field, Quick infuses her own addictive brand of breathless, sexy adventure with dashes of vengeance, greed, and violence and a hefty splash of delectable, offbeat humor to spin another mesmerizing paranormal gem. Quick (Quicksilver) lives in Seattle.

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