Authors by Genre



Check the Library Catalog for books by the authors listed below as well as other titles and additional authors in various genres. Many of these authors write in multiple genres, such as historical, detective, fantasy, and more.

Adventure
African American
American Indian
China
Crime
Detective
Fantasy
Historical
Horror
Japan
Law
Medical
Mystery
Politics
Romance
Science
Sports
Western

Adventure (Additional Adventure Fiction) 
Bachman, Richard
Brown, Dan
Child, Lee
Cussler, Clive
Grisham, John
Hesse, Karen
Korman, Gordon
Ludlum, Robert
McMurtry, Larry
Patterson, James
Verne, Jules

African American (Additional African Americans Fiction)
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker
Draper, Sharon
Ellison, Ralph
Hughes, Langston
Hurston, Zora
McMillan, Terry
Morrison, Toni
Norris, Keenan
Quick, Matthew
Walker, Alice
Wright, Richard

American Indian (Additional Indians of North America Fiction)
Alexie, Sherman
Coel, Margaret
Erdrich, Louise
Glancy, Diane
Harrison, Sue
Momaday, N. Scott
Osborne, Mary Pope
Silko, Leslie
Zitkala-Sa

China Fiction (Additional China Fiction)
Brown, Dale
Clavell, James
Golden, Arthur
Kingston, Maxine Hong
Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman
Li, Yiyun
Marcinko, Richard
Mo, Yan
See, Lisa
Tan, Amy

Crime & Criminals (Additonal Criminals Fiction)
Burgess, Anthony
Davidson, Diane Mott
Deaver, Jeffery
Hamilton, Steve
Kellerman, Jonathan
Sandford, John
Wambaugh, Joseph
Westlake, Don

Detective (Additional Detective Fiction)
Crichton, Michael
Doyle, Arthur Conan
Gardner, Erle Stanley
Grafton, Sue
Hillerman, Tony
MacDonald, John D.
McBain, Ed
Paretsky, Sara
Peters, Ellis
Straub, Peter

Fantasy (Additional Fantasy Fiction)
Anthony, Piers
Collins, Suzanne
Ernest, Cline
Flanagan, John
Funke, Cornelia Caroline
Grossman, Lev
Jones, Dianna Wynne
Le Guin, Ursula
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples)
Martin, George R. R.
McCaffrey, Anne
Paolini, Christopher
Rowling, J. K.
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Zelazny, Robert

Historical Fiction (Additional Historical Fiction)
Barrow, Randi
Blake, Michael
Brooks, Geraldine
Harrison, Sue
Jakes, John
O'Brian, Patrick
Peters, Ellis
Pilkington, John
Rosnay, Tatiana de
Stockett, Kathryn
Thomas, Will
White, Alana

Horror Stories (Additional Horror Fiction)
Clare, Cassandra
Holder, Nancy
King, Stephen
Koontz, Dean Ray
Meyer, Stephenie
Preston, Douglas J.
Rice, Anne
Saul, John

Japan (Additional Japan Fiction)
Miyabe, Miyuki
Mori, Kyoko
Murakami, Haruki
Oe, Kenzaburo
O'Reilly, Victor
Tanigawa, Nagaru

Law & Lawyers (Additional Legal Stories)
Fairstein, Linda
Grisham, John
Lescroart, John
Martini, Steve
Patterson, Richard North
O'Shaughnessy, Perri
Scottoline, Lisa
Turow, Scott
Woods, Stuart

Medical (Additional Medical Novels)
Cook, Robin
Cornwell, Patricia
Gerritsen, Tess
Kellerman, Jonathan
Palmer, Michael
Segal, Erich
Stein, Harry

Mystery (Additional Mystery Fiction)
Barr, Nevada
Block, Lawrence
Braun, Lilian
Brown, Dan
Child, Lee (The Reacher Series)
Clark, Mary Higgins
Davidson, Diane Mott
Evanovich, Janet
Grimes, Martha
Hunt, James Patrick
Parker, Robert B.
Patterson, James
Perry, Anne
Pryor, Mark

Politics (Additional Political Fiction)
Baldacci, David
Bradbury, Ray
Clancy, Tom
Cook, Robin
Coonts, Stephen
Dai, Saijie
Dick, Philip K.
Flynn, Vince
Naslund, Sena Jeter
Patterson, Richard North
Peters, Ralph
Roth, Phillip
Westlake, Donald
Woods, Stuart

Romance (Additional Love Stories)
Cass, Kiera
Evanovich, Janet
Forman, Gayle
Green, John
Griffin, Emily
Lindsey, Johanna
Lively, Penelope
McDaniel, Lurlene
Oliver, Lauren
Orringer, Julie
Roberts, Nora
Sparks, Nicholas
Steel, Danielle
Stiefvater, Maggie
Woodiwiss, Kathleen E.

Science Fiction (Additional Science Fiction)
Aguirre, Ann
Bradbury, Ray
Bruchac, Joseph
Clarke, Arthur C.
Clayton, Emma
Collins, Suzanne
Crichton, Michael
Dick, Phillip K.
Doctorow, Cory
Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Heinlein, Robert
Lowry, Lois
Lu, Marie
Meyer, Marissa
McCaffrey, Anne
Pohl, Frederick

Sports (Additional Sports Stories)
Bishop, Paul (Soccer)
Bloor, Edward (Soccer)
Deuker, Carl (Baseball/Football)
Horowitz, Anthony (Tennis)
Kinsella, W. P. (Baseball)
Korman, Gordon (Mountaineering)
Lupica, Mike
Norris, Shana (Football)
Quick, Matthew (Basketball)
Scholz, Jackson Volney (Football)

Western (Additional Western Stories)
Ballas, Jack
Brand, Max
Conley, Robert
Evans, Nicholas
Grey, Zane
Grove, Fred
Johnston, Terry C.
L'Amour, Louis
McMurtry, Larry

 


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