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Publication Order of Sebastian St. Cyr Books

What Angels Fear (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
When Gods Die (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Why Mermaids Sing (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Where Serpents Sleep (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Remains of Heaven (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Where Shadows Dance (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
When Maidens Mourn (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Darkness Brings (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Why Kings Confess (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Buries the Dead (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
When Falcons Fall (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Where the Dead Lie (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Why Kill the Innocent (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Slays the Wicked (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Speaks for the Damned (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
What the Devil Knows (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
When Blood Lies (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Cries for the Lost (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Cannot Be Said (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Good Time Coming (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Deadly Hours(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

C.S. Harris, also known by the names Candice Proctor and C.S. Graham has written over two books that include mystery series, Thriller series, historical romances and a few non fictional works. C.S. Harris is also an award winning writer having been nominated, started and won several awards.

Early Life and Career

C.S. Harris was born of a US Air Force Officer who later went on to become a history professor after retirement. Her father spent most of his days as a military man in Spain and North Africa. That is where C. Harris grew up before moving to the United States upon his father’s retirement.

After high school, C. S. Harris pursued a carrier in Greek and Latin Classics as well as archaeology. This gave her the opportunity to work in various archaeological sites during summer while still a student at Phi Beta Kappa. Some of the sites she worked on include a Cherokee village in Tennessee, a Roman Cemetery in England, a prehistoric site in Australia, and an archaeology company working in a site in San Juan Island. She also got an opportunity to work as a Grave Removal specialist, where she used her archaeology skills to locate ancient burial sites threatened by human development.

After college, Harris had the opportunity to travel to different parts of the world including Australia, Africa, and different parts of Europe. C.S. Harris went on to pursue an M.A. and .H.D. in 18th and 19th Century European History. This qualification allowed her to secure a job as an assistant professor at the University of Idaho and later on at Midwestern State University. Her career as an academic did not last long as she soon got married to a businessperson, and started moving around the world with her husband and children.

Writing Career

When still moving around with her family, C.S. Harris decided to revive her academic passion and thus wrote a non fictional book titled Women, Equality, and the French Revolution, which was published in 1990 by Greenwood press. This was the start of her writing passion, C. S. Harris developed a liking for fictional work. It was not possible to get published soon enough because at the time she started writing, she was still living in the Middle East where publishing opportunities were rare.

Harris then relocated to Australia with her family were she managed to publish her first fictional novel titled Night In Eden. The novel was published in 1997 by Ballantine. This was her first historical romance novel and the start of her successful career as a fictional writer.

Historical Romance series

The first historical romance piece by C.S. Harris was inspired by a book titled The Women of Botany Bay, which she was given by her children. In addition to the inspiration she received from the books she read, C.S.Harris also benefited from the knowledge she acquired as an academic in European History as well as the exposure she got from her expansive travels across the world. this enabled her to write seven classic novels that were all about historical romances.
The books she authored under these series include Night in Eden, The Bequest, September Moon,The Last Night, whispers of Heaven, Midnight Confessions and Beyond Sunrise. All her historical romance titles were authored using the name Candice Proctor and published by Ballantine.

C.S. Harris romances series integrate 19th century history, and romance stories that revolves around a strong central character. Through a novel, it the reader is able to gain insightful information on the prevailing conditions at the time and enjoy the intrigues of the romantic plots that drive the story. Most of these novels have European or Australian settings.

Thriller Series

C.S. Harris then went back to settle in United states where she met her second husband Steven Harris. Harris was a retired army Intelligence officer who was also into writing. C. S. Harris partnered with her husband in writing three thriller novels that revolved around the US intelligence agencies. These novels in the thriller series include The Archangel Project, The Solomon effect and the Babylonian Codex. She co-authored these novels with Steven Harris using the name C.S. Graham.

The experience gathered by Steven Harris as an intelligence officer in the US government reflects in all the three thriller novels. The reader is immersed in the world of international conspiracy involving US Spy agency and other bodies from across the world. The writing prowess of C.s. Harris is also evident in the manner the novels uses real situations such as the 9/11 attack and the war in Iraq to present exciting fictional plots that keeps the readers thrilled.

Sebastian St. Cyr Regency Mysteries Series

C.S. Harris has created a niche for herself as a talented mystery author. She has managed to write ten novels under the series Sebastian St. Cyr Regency Mysteries. All these novels under this series bear the name C.S, Harris as the author reflecting the surname of her husband Harris, whom he co-authored the thriller series.

The mystery series by C.S. Harris present the story of Sebastian St. Cyr, the sole heir of an earldom. The series is set in Regency England around the early 19th century. Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin is a former soldier who is entangled in a never-ending series of mysteries that requires his skills to solve.
The readers of the series get to experience the powerful suspense build by C.S. Skilful writing and at the same time enjoy the rich historical English background of the stories’ setting.

Non-Fictional works

In addition to her first work, Women, Equality, and the French Revolution, C.S. Harris has gone ahead to write another non fictional work titled “The Romance Genre Blues, or, Why We Don’t Get No Respect,”. The work is published by Cambridge Scholars Press under the book titled Empowerment versus Oppression: 21st Century Views of Popular Romance Novels edited by Sally Goade. This piece reflects on the Romance genre and explores the reasons it is proving to be a challenge for such works to sell well in the 21st century.

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16 Responses to “C.S. Harris”

  1. Joan Wilson: 2 months ago

    Has anyone else noticed the similarities between these books and Andrea Penrose’s Wrexford & Sloane books?

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  2. Shannon: 10 months ago

    Could anyone tell me if the St Cyr mysteries are gory or anything? I love a good mystery, but would rather not have explicit descriptions of mutilated corpses or anything like that. Need a new writer and hoping this series will fit the bill

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    • Andrea: 8 months ago

      I finished the first book in the series and there are only two murders within the story but, yes there are detailed descriptions of the bodies. Gory? Explicit? I would not go that far. It is certainly given in an informative way and relative to the story. I would classify it as rated R if it was a movie.

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    • Stan Smith: 1 month ago

      Not in the sense of violent scenes or actions… but it’s a murder mystery series and does occasionally contain situations in which a decomposing body is examined and relevant to the story.

      I loved the Anne Perry Charlotte & Thomas Pitt Series and read that Harris was “like” Perry. Yes and no. Different writing styles but each is addictive. I was just happy to see that she’s relatively young… hahaha. I hated that Anne died and miss her.

      If you start with book ONE you’ll like the series a lot. By the end of Book Two… you’ll need a 12-Step Program to quit.

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  3. Barbara Nielsen: 12 months ago

    Have read and enjoyed all of the St.Cyr books.
    Just finished reading “Good Time Coming”! Absolutely wonderful. I am in awe of all the incredible research you did for the book. I must say that you truly brought real life into your characters. I have never had a true interest in the Civil War History, but your book brought such passion and reality into the situation of the characters that I was left with a lump in my throat and a new special regard for its history. Thank you.

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  4. Penny Favelle: 1 year ago

    I have been reading the St Cyr series for a few years. I have them all except for the newest one. I want to try some of her other work. These books have been read and reread many times.

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  5. Renee: 1 year ago

    Best series. I am reading them all! Just bought three more to add to my two on my shelf ready to be read. And reading book #3.
    Great writing.
    Thank you.

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  6. Lorie Poff: 1 year ago

    An enjoyable series. I wish her historical romance and thriller series were available as audiobooks

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    • Rachel: 1 year ago

      I have listened to most of the books through Hoopla – most libraries allow you to access a huge collection of audio books for free from hoopla so check out your local library.
      I also suggest the Veronica Speedwell series.

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      • Rachel: 1 year ago

        Oops was referring to the St Cyr series.

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  7. Connie Lee Zech: 2 years ago

    Just became acquainted with C.S. Harris and the Sebastion series. Love it. Looking forward to buying more of the series.

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  8. Rollaynne M Bentley: 2 years ago

    Good Time Coming was exceptional, your research was incredible. Hope to see more like this and, of course, St Cyr novels. Thank you.

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  9. Kate Martindale: 2 years ago

    Have come to find these books exceptional.
    The story lines and historical facts that are woven into them outstanding.
    My library has most of them and only too happy to purchase the ones that they don’t.
    Can’t put them down and read well into the night.
    Look forward to any further books published to read.

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  10. Judy: 3 years ago

    Love Love LOVE the series. My only complaint is that I read faster than she can write.

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  11. Margaret Price: 3 years ago

    What a thrilling collection of stories about Sebastian and Hero St. Cyr. My daughter and I are both reading them, finding that we finish one and pick up the next. Thank goodness our library has all you’ve created to date. When can we expect the 2022 edition? Keep on writing!!!

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  12. Betty Dwight: 3 years ago

    Hey, thanks for being here. This page is most helpful. I love C. S. Harris and would like to have the last four books in the Sebastian series. You are great!

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