BENNETT, Cherie. American, b. 1960. Genres: Young adult fiction, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Author, playwright, and syndicated columnist. Performer in Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theater productions. Theatre director at regional and Off-Broadway productions. Has appeared on television and radio talk shows and as a lecturer in schools. Author of nationally syndicated advice column, "Hey Cherie!". Publications: YOUNG ADULT NOVELS: Good-Bye, Best Friend, 1993; Girls in Love, 1996; Bridesmaids, 1996; Searching for David's Heart, 1998; Life in the Fat Lane, 1998. SUNSET ISLAND SERIES: Sunset Island, 1991; Sunset Kiss, 1991; Sunset Dreams, 1991; Sunset Farewell, 1991; Sunset Reunion, 1991; Sunset Heat, 1992; Sunset Paradise, 1992; Sunset Promises, 1992; Sunset Scandal, 1992; Sunset Secrets, 1992; Sunset Whispers, 1992; Sunset after Dark, 1993; Sunset after Hours, 1993; Sunset after Midnight, 1993; Sunset Deceptions, 1993; Sunset Embrace, 1993; Sunset on the Road, 1993; Sunset Surf, 1993; Sunset Wishes, 1993; Sunset Touch, 1993; Sunset Wedding, 1993; Sunset Fantasy, 1994; Sunset Fire, 1994; Sunset Glitter, 1994; Sunset Heart, 1994; Sunset Illusions, 1994; Sunset Magic, 1994; Sunset Passion, 1994; Sunset Revenge, 1994; Sunset Sensation, 1994; Sunset Stranger, 1994; Sunset Fling, 1995; Sunset Love, 1995; Sunset Spirit, 1995; Sunset Tears, 1995; Sunset Forever, 1997. CLUB SUNSET ISLAND TRILOGY: Too Many Boys!, 1994; Dixie's First Kiss, 1994; Tori's Crush, 1994. SURVIVING SIXTEEN TRILOGY: Did You Hear about Amber?, 1993; The Fall of the Perfect Girl, 1993; Only Love Can Break Your Heart, 1994. WILD HEARTS SERIES: Hot Winter Nights, 1994; On the Edge, 1994; Passionate Kisses, 1994; Wild Hearts, 1994; Wild Hearts Forever, 1994; Wild Hearts on Fire, 1994. OTHER SERIES: (with J. Gottesfeld) Teen Angels series, 1996; Hope Hospital series, 1996-97; (with J. Gottesfeld) Trash series, 1997; (with J. Gottesfeld) Mirror Image series, 1999-2000; (with J. Gottesfeld) University Hospital series, 2000-2001. PLAYS: Honky Tonk Angels, 1988; John Lennon and Me (also known as Candy Store Window), 1993; Sex and Rage in a Soho Loft, 1994; Anne Frank and Me, 1995; Cyra and Rocky, 1996; Zink the So-Called Zebra, 1997; Searching for David's Heart, 1998, teleplay, 2002. SCREENPLAYS: Angel from Montgomery, 1993; Wild Hearts, 1995. OTHER: Samantha Tyler's Younger Sister (in German translation only); (with J. Gottesfeld) Anne Frank and Me, 2001. Address: PO Box 150326, Nashville, TN 37215, U.S.A.