Dailey, Janet 1944–

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Dailey, Janet 1944–

(Janet Ann Dailey)


Born May 21, 1944, in Storm Lake, IA; daughter of Boyd (a farmer) and Louise Haradon; married William Dailey; stepchildren: two. Religion: Methodist. Hobbies and other interests: Travel.


Home—Branson, MO. Office—Janbill Ltd., SR 4, Box 2197, Branson, MO 65616.


Writer. Worked as a secretary in Nebraska and Iowa, 1962-74.


Golden Heart Award, Romance Writers of America, 1981; Romantic Times Contemporary Award, 1983.



No Quarter Asked, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1976.

Boss Man from Ogallala, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1976.

Savage Land, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1976.

Land of Enchantment, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1976.

Fire and Ice, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1976.

The Homeplace, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1976.

After the Storm, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1976.

Dangerous Masquerade, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1977.

Night of the Cotillion, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1977.

Valley of the Vapors, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1977.

Fiesta San Antonio, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1977.

Show Me, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1977.

Bluegrass King, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1977.

A Lyon's Share, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1977.

The Widow and the Wastrel, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1977.

The Ivory Cane, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

The Indy Man, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

Darling Jenny, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

Reilly's Woman, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

To Tell the Truth, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

Sonora Sundown, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

Big Sky Country, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

Something Extra, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

Master Fiddler, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

Beware of the Stranger, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

Giant of Mesabi, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

The Matchmakers, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1978.

For Bitter or Worse, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

Green Mountain Man, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

Six White Horses, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

Summer Mahogany, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

The Bride of the Delta Queen, Harlequin, (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

Touch the Wind, Pocket Books (New York, NY), 1979.

Tidewater Lover, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

Strange Bedfellow, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

Low Country Liar, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

Sweet Promise, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

For Mike's Sake, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

Sentimental Journey, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

A Land Called Deseret, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1979.

Kona Winds, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

That Boston Man, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

The Rogue, Pocket Books (New York, NY), 1980.

Bed of Grass, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

The Thawing of Mara, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

The Mating Season, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

Lord of the High Lonesome, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

Southern Nights, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

Ride the Thunder, Pocket Books (New York, NY), 1980.

Enemy in Camp, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

Difficult Decision, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

Heart of Stone, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

One of the Boys, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1980.

Night Way, Pocket Books (New York, NY), 1981.

Wild and Wonderful, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1981.

A Tradition of Pride, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1981.

The Traveling Kind, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1981.

The Hostage Bride, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1981.

Dakota Dreamin', Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1981.

The Lancaster Men, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1981.

For the Love of God, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1981.

Northern Magic, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1982.

With a Little Luck, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1982.

Terms of Surrender, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1982.

That Carolina Summer, Harlequin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1982.

Wildcatter's Woman, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1982.

Foxfire Light, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1982.

The Second Time, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1982.

Mistletoe and Holly, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1982.

Separate Cabins, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1983.

Western Man, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1983.

Best Way to Lose, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1983.

Leftover Love, Silhouette Books (New York, NY), 1984.

Silver Wings, Santiago Blue, Poseidon, 1984.

The Pride of Hannah Wade, Pocket Books (New York, NY), 1985.

The Glory Game, Poseidon (New York, NY), 1985.

The Great Alone, Poseidon (New York, NY), 1986.

Heiress, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1987.

Rivals, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1989.

Masquerade, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1990.

Aspen Gold, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1991.

Tangled Vines, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1992.

The Healing Touch, New Readers Press (New York, NY), 1994.

Riding High, New Readers Press (New York, NY), 1994.

Three Complete Novels, Random House (New York, NY), 1994.

The Proud & the Free, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1994.

Legacies, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1995.

Notorious, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1996.

Illusions, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1997.

Homecoming, G.K. Hall (Thorndike, ME), 1998.

A Capital Holiday, Kensington Publishing Corporation (New York, NY), 2001.

The Only Thing Better than Chocolate, Kensington Publishing Corporation (New York, NY), 2002.

Scrooge Wore Spurs, Kensington Publishing Corporation (New York, NY), 2002.

Something More, Kensington Publishing Corporation (New York, NY), 2007.

Wearing White, Zebra (New York, NY), 2007.

With This Kiss, Zebra (New York, NY), 2007.

Mistletoe and Molly, Zebra (New York, NY), 2007.

Man of Mine, Zebra (New York, NY), 2007.


This Calder Sky, Pocket Books (New York, NY), 1981.

This Calder Range, Pocket Books (New York, NY), 1982, published as Calder Range, Pocket Books (New York, NY), 1993.

Stands a Calder Man, Pocket Books (New York, NY), 1983, reprinted, 1999.

Calder Born, Calder Bred, Pocket Books (New York, NY), 1983.

Calder Pride, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1998.

Green Calder Grass, Kensington Publishing Corporation (New York, NY), 2002.

Shifting Calder Wind, Kensington Books (New York, NY), 2003.

Calder Promise, Kensington Books (New York, NY), 2004.

Lone Calder Star, Kensington Books (New York, NY), 2005.

Calder Storm, Kensington Books (New York, NY), 2006.

Also author of a screenplay based on her novel Foxfire Light, 1983; composer of lyrics for country western songs. Author and publisher of Janet Dailey Newsletter.


An abridged version of Calder Pride was adapted for audio cassette, read by Judith Ivey, Harper-Audio, 1999. A complete version of Calder Pride was adapted for audio cassette, read by Kate Harper, Chivers, 2000.


One of the best-selling female romance novelists in the United States, Janet Dailey has also won the loyalty of millions of fans around the world. Expanding on the successful but brief romance novels that made her famous, Dailey has enjoyed continued success with the more recent publication of lengthy romantic adventures. In the more than two decades that she has been writing, Dailey has seen her books sell well over one hundred million copies in nineteen languages.

Dailey once told CA that she often hears from fans who have found inspiration in her books. "I would say we're usually hearing from people who have suddenly made a change in their own lives," she explained. "Whether it's that they've gone back to college or they've started writing or they've set up their own business, it seems the books have motivated them in some way to change their lives, that they weren't happy before and now they're going to try something they've always wanted to do and they've been encouraged in some way by the books."

Dailey's literary career did not begin until she was almost thirty, when she and husband Bill decided to sell their successful construction company and set off on a journey across the United States in a travel trailer. Deciding that she could write better romance novels than the ones she had been reading to occupy her free time, Dailey, with her husband's encouragement, started work on her first romance novel. "I kept saying to Bill that this is the kind of book I'd like to write," she remarked in Forbes. "He got tired of hearing that in a hurry and told me to write the book, not just talk about it."

Both were surprised, however, when her first effort, completed in about six months, was accepted without revision and published by Toronto's Harlequin Books. No Quarter Asked sold more than one million copies and led the way for the success of the many titles that followed. Dailey attributes her success, in part, to dedication and a strict work ethic. Working ten hours a day, six days a week, Dailey is as prolific as she is popular. "I believe in a reward and punishment system for writing …," the author explained in Inside Books, "if the writing is good I get off early, but if its bad, I stay there until I get it right."

Dailey also feels a strong identification with her readers. "My romance readers are like me," she once stated in the New York Times Book Review. "They are work-oriented women who are under a great deal of stress. They are very involved … and they need an escape." Furthermore, the author continued, "I'm not identified with Hollywood decadence. I still have too much dirt between my toes; I wear Levi's rather than Calvin Klein's. My readers know that I'm a Midwestern girl and that I hold to Midwestern values."

Dailey credits her husband for much of her success, as well. In addition to encouraging her to write her first novel and conducting the necessary research for subsequent novels, Bill Dailey also came up with the idea of setting a book in each of the fifty states, an achievement that garnered his wife a nomination to the Guinness Book of World Records. "He proofs my rough drafts, arranges for the finished typing, fields phone calls, handles my publishers and speaking tours, and lets me know I'm loved and appreciated. He's my right arm," Dailey says of her husband in Love's Leading Ladies.

Although critics often disparage the genre, Dailey sees a great value in romance fiction. In addition to providing an escape, the novels can be informative. "Having been all through the U.S., I like to offer some armchair travel to my readers, and also give them some information about our history," Dailey stated in Inside Books. One of the most important functions her novels serve, she once told CA, is encouraging people to read. "One of the things that to me is the biggest compliment any writer can get, is hearing from the ones who say, I used to think reading was boring until I picked up one of your books. That's great because I know that if they read my books they're going to read other books; they're going to go back to reading again."

Dailey's appreciation for the uplifting power of romance fiction is applied to her lengthier novels, as well. Blending adventure and romance in the rugged setting of Alaska, Dailey produced what she called in the Chicago Tribune a "romance of the land" titled The Great Alone. Suzan Nightingale of the Los Angeles Times Book Review complimented Dailey on her successful transition from formula romances to full-fledged novels. "Dailey has gone far beyond the spunky heroine formula to incorporate considerable research into Alaska's customs and past," Nightingale observed, adding that the result is a highly entertaining book, still in keeping with "the best romance tradition." In Twentieth-Century Romance and Gothic Writers, Nancy Regan noted that Dailey's "longer books are superior pieces of workmanship, not simply padded Harlequins."

While Dailey's fans quickly sent The Great Alone to the bestseller lists, other critics were not as impressed with the book. Describing it as "a bloated 716 pages of leaden prose and overwrought images," Washington Post critic Stephanie Mansfield compared reading The Great Alone to "sleeping with a sea otter. It won't kill you, but I wouldn't recommend it." Dailey's Rivals inspired similar criticism but enjoyed immense popularity among Dailey's fans. Dailey's more recent efforts have suffered similar criticisms but have remained extremely popular with her fans. Tangled Vines features love, betrayal, and murder at a winery in northern California. The plot centers on talented TV anchor Kelly Douglas as she attempts to discover whether her alcoholic father, who abused her as a child, is guilty of a murder at the Rutledge winery, where he once worked. Matters are complicated by Kelly's love affair with Sam Rutledge, grandson of the winery's matriarch and heir to the estate.

In The Proud & the Free, Dailey offers a lengthy historical novel set during the forced removal of Cherokee Indians to Oklahoma—the "Trail of Tears"—and focusing on two rival families, the Gordons and Stuarts. In a sequel, Legacies, set in 1860, new generations of Gordon and Stuart family members continue their feud as the U.S. Civil War dawns. There is also plenty of romance, chiefly a doomed love affair between Lije Stuart—Cherokee, Harvard graduate, plantation owner, and Confederate soldier—and Diane Parmelee, the daughter of a Union Army captain.

Speaking of The Great Alone, New York Times Book Review critic Carol Lynn Mithers remarked that Dailey "has built a successful career on churning out this sort of romantic potboiler, and to complain that her stuff is sentimental and trite may seem rather like criticizing the Hudson River for being wet." Chicago Tribune reviewer Joyce Slater admitted that Dailey's success speaks for itself. "Can 120 million readers be wrong?" she asked.

While legions of loyal Dailey fans continue to keep each new book on the bestseller lists for months, the popular author is extending her influence outside literary realms. Together with her husband, Dailey is also involved in a number of business ventures, including ownership of several country music theaters and the publication of the Janet Dailey Newsletter, a quarterly with over 53,000 subscribers.

Perhaps because of stressful domestic issues, Dailey encountered legal problems in 1997, and a copyright suit brought against her by rival romance writer Nora Roberts was resolved out of court the next year with an undisclosed financial settlement. Roberts claimed that Dailey had repeatedly plagiarized from more than ten of her novels. Dailey admitted to having lifted ideas and even entire passages from several works by Roberts for use in four of her own novels: Notorious; Aspen Gold; Scrooge Wore Spurs; and Tangled Vines. Publishers Weekly contributor Diane Patrick reported that pending contracts between Dailey and HarperCollins were suspended until the suit was resolved. The two authors agreed that independent reviewers would examine Dailey's others books to determine possible additional instances of plagiarism.

Despite these legal problems, Dailey has continued to publish well received historical romances. Stands a Calder Man, originally published in 1983, was reprinted in 1999 and focuses on Webb Calder, who falls head over heels for a married immigrant woman who lives among the homesteaders near his father's ranch. Michael Rogers, a reviewer for Library Journal, wrote of the novel: "Think Romeo and Juliet with six-guns."

About Calder Pride, A Publishers Weekly critic noted: "Fifteen years after Calder Born, Calder Bred … and two years after her well-publicized legal battle with Nora Roberts, who successfully sued her for plagiarism … Daily has written a tale as clearly branded with her imprimatur as the herd on the Triple C Ranch is branded with the Calders' ‘Cs.’" The tale involves Cat Calder, the now-twenty-year-old daughter of Chase Calder, who is seeking justice in the death of her fiancée, Repp Taylor, who was killed by a drunk driver. Cat succeeds in getting the drunk driver, Rollie Anderson, a jail sentence. She then becomes pregnant after a one-night stand in Texas with a man named Echohawk, and subsequently bears a son, Quint Benteen Calder. A child-custody case ensues, and continuing revenge evolves when Rollie Anderson gets out of prison. A Publishers Weekly critic described the book as, "by turns an old-fashioned western … and a thoroughly modern romance."

A Capital Holiday leaves the Montana ranches far behind for a setting in Washington, DC. The story, evoking the classic film, Roman Holiday, portrays Jocelyn Wakefield, the beautiful unmarried daughter of the president of the United States. Unable to go anywhere without being followed by fans and paparazzi, the young girl adopts a disguise with the assistance of her grandmother. Taking a secret tunnel into Washington, Jocelyn has no sooner embarked on her adventure than she runs into a well-known political columnist for the Washington Post, Grady Tucker, who is smitten with her at first sight, despite her eccentrically disguised appearance. Knocked over on the National Mall by Tucker's black Labrador retriever, Jocelyn is helped by Obediah Melchoir, a kindly Santa Claus-like figure. Kristin Ramsdell, in Library Journal, called the story "a fast-paced tale" with "some hilarious and touching moments." Diana Tixier Herald, writing in Booklist, noted that "teens will be intrigued by the young character who feels too closely watched and who switches identities for a day."

Dailey returns to her saga of the Calder clan with Green Calder Grass, in which the family empire is threatened by the jealousy of an ex-wife. Ty Calder's former wife, Tara, has returned to Montana hoping to remarry Ty, and her arrival interrupts the marital bliss of his new wife, Jessy, who is expecting twins. As Tara tries to maneuver her way back into the life of Ty and the Calder clan, the tensions mount. Kristin Ramsdell, writing in Library Journal, felt that "passion, vengeance, and an unexpected danger from the past add to the mix in a story [that] continues the ongoing Calder saga in fine style." A Kirkus Reviews critic also praised Dailey for "getting the ranch details right and neatly tying up the loose ends of a sprawling plot." Similarly, a reviewer for Publishers Weekly concluded, "Dailey turns out a page-turner."

Shifting Calder Wind is "another immensely readable installment to this two-decades-old series," according to a contributor for Publishers Weekly. The work focuses on Jessy's father-in-law, Chase Calder, an amnesia victim. He remembers nothing of the injuries that caused him to lose his memory; however, he is positive that someone is trying to kill him. A good Samaritan named Laredo rescues Chase, and brings him back to health with the help of a woman named Hattie. Laredo meanwhile attempts to find out who has attacked Chase, in a tale that mixes "romantic suspense, with all its secrets, intrigue, and machinations," as Booklist contributor Shelley Mosley wrote.

With the The Calder Promise Dailey produces a "solid, well-paced read with an appealing, multigenerational cast," as a Kirkus Reviews critic noted. Feisty young Laura Calder is off on a European tour, there to win the hearts of the heir to a Texas fortune as well that of a titled Englishman. Aware of her beauty and high spirits, Laura is a force unto herself. When she returns to the ranch in Montana with both suitors in tow, things begin to get interesting for her and her relatives, missing the high-spirited young woman. The Kirkus Reviews critic further commented that, "as usual, Dailey delivers." A Publishers Weekly contributor also had praise for this installment, noting that "Dailey's pacing, narrative, characterization and dialogue are all handled with verve and grace."

Lone Calder Star features Quint Echohawk, a grandson of Chase Calder who is sent to Texas to investigate the disappearance of a manager of one of the Calder ranches. Quint soon finds himself pitted against the wealthy neighboring rancher, Max Rutledge, who wants to buy up all the land he can. Aided by another rancher who has lost his holdings to Rutledge, as well as by that man's beautiful daughter, Quint attempts to get to the bottom of the mystery. Diana Tixier Herald, reviewing the novel in Booklist, felt that Dailey "does create a kind of magic that makes her latest enjoyable tale a great choice for the airplane or beach."

Trey Calder is the focus of Calder Storm. He falls in love with a glamorous photographer with a sketchy past, Sloan Davis, and after a whirlwind courtship, marries her and brings her to the Montana ranch to live. After the marriage, and with a child on the way, things get rocky between Sloan and Trey. She thinks he is having an affair, and he finally discovers that the guardian who has cared for his orphaned bride is none other than Max Rutledge, the major nemesis to the Calder clan. Herald, reviewing the novel for Booklist, observed: "More of a suspenseful soap opera than a romance, Dailey does give her readers an exciting climax and a happily ever after." Similar praise came from a Publishers Weekly reviewer who felt that "juicy romance, the looming threat of vengeance on the Calders and vivid descriptions of big sky country" would keep readers of Calder Storm turning the pages.



Dailey, Janet, with Martin Harry Greenberg and Sonja Massie, The Janet Dailey Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to Her Life and Novels, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1996.

Falk, Kathryn, Love's Leading Ladies, Pinnacle Books (New York, NY), 1982.

Twentieth-Century Romance and Gothic Writers, Thomson Gale (Detroit, MI), 1982.


Booklist, September 15, 1998, Donna Seaman, review of This Calder Range, p. 211; October, 2000, Leah Sparks, review of Calder Pride, p. 473; December 1, 2000, Whitney Scott, review of Calder Pride, p. 743; September 15, 2001, Diana Tixier Herald, review of A Capital Holiday, p. 202; June 1, 2003, Shelley Mosley, review of Shifting Calder Wind, p. 1752; May 15, 2005, Diana Tixier Herald, review of Lone Calder Star, p. 1640; June 1, 2006, Diana Tixier Herald, review of Calder Storm, p. 46.

Chicago Tribune, July 13, 1986, Joyce Slater, review of The Great Alone; May 31, 1987, review of Heiress, p. 6.

Forbes, March 6, 1978, interview with Dailey.

Inside Books, December, 1988, interview with Dailey, p. 55.

Kirkus Reviews, July 15, 1999, review of Calder Pride, p. 1082; May 1, 2002, review of Green Calder Grass, p. 593; May 15, 2004, review of Calder Promise, p. 471.

Library Journal, October 15, 1998, Michael Rogers, review of Stands a Calder Man, p. 105; June 1, 2000, Michael Rogers, review of Calder Born, Calder Bred, p. 212; October 1, 2000, Jodi L. Israel, review of Calder Pride, p. 164; November 2001, Kristen Ramsdell, review of A Capital Holiday, p. 55; August 1, 2002, Kristin Ramsdell, review of Green Calder Grass, p. 72.

Los Angeles Times, September 17, 1984, Carolyn See, review of Silver Wings, Santiago Blue, p. V6.

Los Angeles Times Book Review, August 3, 1986, Suzan Nightingale, review of The Great Alone, p. 11; May 10, 1987, review of Heiress, p. 8; January 22, 1989, review of Rivals.

New York Times, February 22, 1989, Edwin McDowell, "Promoting a Book," p. B2.

New York Times Book Review, August 3, 1980, Ray Walters, "People," p. 25; August 16, 1981, Susan Bolotin, "Janet Dailey," p. 26; August 26, 1984; March 17, 1985, Mason Buck, review of The Pride of Hannah Wade, p. 26; August 17, 1986, Carol Lynn Mithers, review of The Great Alone, p. 22; June 14, 1987, Barbara A. Bannon, review of Heiress, p. 28; March 5, 1989, Randall Short, review of Rivals, p. 22; May 13, 1990, Janet Kaye, review of Masquerade, p. 24.

People, May 4, 1998, "Resolved," p. 97.

Publishers Weekly, May 4, 1998, Diane Patrick, "Dailey, Roberts Settle Copyright Infringement Suit," p. 18; July 12, 1999, review of Calder Pride, p. 74; April 23, 2001, John F. Baker, "Kensington's Big Buy: Janet Dailey," p. 14; August 13, 2001, review of A Capital Holiday, p. 292; June 17, 2002, review of Green Calder Grass, p. 42; June 30, 2003, review of Shifting Calder Wind, p. 54; May 31, 2004, review of Calder Promise, p. 52; May 29, 2006, review of Calder Storm, p. 37.

Tribune Books (Chicago, IL), February 5, 1989, review of Rivals, p. 7; June 17, 1990, review of Masquerade, p. 4; September 27, 1992, review of Tangled Vines. p. 6.

Voice Literary Supplement, October, 1983, review of Calder Born, Calder Bred, p. 6.

Washington Post, June 28, 1986, Stephanie Mansfield, review of The Great Alone; July 30, 1997, David Streitfeld, "Stolen Kisses: Romance Writer Lifts Another's Bodice of Work," p. C1.


Bookloons,http://www.bookloons.com/ (June 6, 2007), Joan Burton, review of Something More.

Janet Dailey Home Page,http://www.janetdailey.com (June 6, 2007).

Romance Reader,http://www.theromancereader.com/ (August 9, 1999), review of Calder Pride.

Romantic Times,http://www.romantictimes.com/ (June 6, 2007), Gerry Benninger, review of A Capital Holiday, Susan Mobley, review of Calder Promise, Gerry Benninger, review of Green Calder Grass, Marilyn Weigel, review of Happy Holidays, Jill M. Smith, review of Illusions, Maria Ferrer, review of Legacies, Susan Mobley, review of Maybe This Christmas, Jill M. Smith, review of Legacies, Gina Bernal, review of Scrooge Wore Spurs, Kathe Robin, review of The Proud and the Free.