Grover, Chris 1934-

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GROVER, Chris 1934-

PERSONAL: Born October 28, 1934, in London, England; married Roy Grover, September 19, 1953. Religion: Christian.

ADDRESSES: Home—Ontario, Canada. Agent—RFI-West (e-publisher), http://www.rfiwest.com. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Novelist. Formerly worked as a legal secretary in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1959-68, and as a legal assistant in Hamilton, Ontario, 1968.

MEMBER: Romance Writers of America (former president of local chapter), World Romance Writers, Association of Electronically Published Romance Authors.

WRITINGS:

Where's Michelle? (romantic suspense), RFI West (www.RFIwest.com), 2000.

Without a Clue (romantic mystery), RFI West (www.RFIwest.com), 2002.

WORK IN PROGRESS: A mystery series set in Great Britain with the principal female protagonist from Las Vegas, and the principal male character a member of British CID.

SIDELIGHTS: Chris Grover told CA: "My primary motivation for writing is a compelling need to create. I love British mysteries—especially those with continuing characters, also TV police drama, and cop/lawyer shows such as Law and Order. My writing process always starts with a simple 'what if?' and grows from there. When I first started writing, I wrote straight romance novels. Now I'm more interested in creating complicated mystery or suspense plots. I continue to have a certain amount of romance in my work, but it's no longer the main ingredient. In fact, the first book in the series I'm currently working on will not end 'happily ever after.'"

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

Chris Grover Web site,http://www.chrisgrover.ca (September 4, 2003).