Rowe, Stephanie (Stephie Davis)

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Rowe, Stephanie (Stephie Davis)


Married; husband's name Josh; children: one.


E-mail—[email protected].


Author. Worked previously as a lawyer at a Boston, MA, firm.


Golden Heart Award, Romance Writers of America, 2003.



(With Alesia Holliday and Naomi Neale) Shop 'til Yule Drop, Love Spell (New York, NY), 2004.

Stress and the City, Harlequin (New York, NY), 2004.

Unbecoming Behavior, Making It (New York, NY), 2004.

If the Shoe Fits, Making It (New York, NY), 2005.

Date Me, Baby, One More Time, Warner Forever (New York, NY), 2006.

Must Love Dragons, Warner Forever (New York, NY), 2006.

The Sharpest Edge, Harlequin (New York, NY), 2006.

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Hot, Warner Forever (New York, NY), 2007.


Putting Boys on the Ledge, Dorchester Publishing (New York, NY), 2004.

Studying Boys, Smooch (New York, NY), 2004.

Smart Boys and Fast Girls, Smooch (New York, NY), 2005.

Who Needs Boys?, Smooch (New York, NY), 2005.

The Boyfriend Trick, HarperTempest (New York, NY), 2007.


Stephanie Rowe wrote her first novel at the age of ten, but it took a sidelined career as a lawyer, four years of manuscript submissions, and over one hundred rejection letters before she sold her first book. Within a year, Rowe was awarded the Romance Writers of America's Golden Heart Award and was well on her way to becoming a successful writer with seven manuscript sales. Focusing her efforts in the romance genre, Rowe has written books for both teenagers (as Stephie Davis) adults.

Rowe has been commended by critics for creating unconventional but memorable characters. In a series of paranormal romances published by Warner Forever, Rowe's cast of characters includes a sentient Goblet of Eternal Youth that masks as an espresso machine, an eleven-foot dragon living in a Manhattan apartment, and a pretzel vendor who is facing the repercussions of a generations-old curse. Of the first book in the series, Date Me, Baby, One More Time, a Publishers Weekly reviewer commented: "Rowe's wit and imagination make this a strong start for what should be a refreshing series." Booklist contributor Shelley Mosley called the book "magically mirthful," and went on to describe the sequel, Must Love Dragons, as "hilarious" and "blissfully bizarre." Reviewer Harriet Klausner stated on her Web site that Must Love Dragons "is a fun romantic fantasy that shows that a sequel does not have to be a pale imitation of the original." Rowe was commended for her "snappy patter, goofy good humor, and enormous imagination" in the novel by a Publishers Weekly reviewer.



Booklist, April 1, 2006, Shelley Mosley, review of Date Me, Baby, One More Time, p. 26; September 15, 2006, Shelley Mosley, review of Must Love Dragons, p. 51.

Publishers Weekly, March 20, 2006, review of Date Me, Baby, One More Time, p. 42; September 18, 2006, review of Must Love Dragons, p. 42.


Harriet Klausner's Book Reviews, (January 18, 2006), review of Must Love Dragons.

Stephanie Rowe Home Page, (October 21, 2006).