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Publication Order of Amanda Roberts Mystery Books

Reckless (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Body and Soul (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stolen Moments (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ties That Bind (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bank on It (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hide and Seek (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wages of Sin (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadly Obsession (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
White Lightning (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of And Baby Makes Three Books

A Christmas Blessing (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cowboy and His Baby (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Rancher and His Unexpected Daughter (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Natural Born Daddy (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of And Baby Makes Three: The Delacourts of Texas Books

The Cowboy and the New Year's Baby (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dylan and the Baby Doctor (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Pint-Sized Secret (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Delacourt Scandal (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Marrying a Delacort (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of And Baby Makes Three: The Next Generation Books

The Littlest Angel (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Natural Born Trouble (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unexpected Mommy (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cowgirl and the Unexpected Wedding (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Natural Born Lawman (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Unclaimed Baby (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cowboy and His Wayward Bride (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Suddenly Annie's Father (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
White Pines Summer (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Bridal Path Books

Danielle's Daddy Factor / Danielle (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ashley's Rebel / Ashley (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Ranch for Sara / Sara (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Calamity Janes Books

Winding River Reunion / Do You Take This Rebel? (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One Last Chance / Courting the Enemy (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Home to Stay / To Catch a Thief (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stronger Together / The Calamity Janes (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Friends Forever / Wrangling the Redhead (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lauren (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Charleston Trilogy Books

The Backup Plan (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flirting with Disaster (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Waking Up in Charleston (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Chesapeake Shores Books

The Inn at Eagle Point (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Harbor Lights (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flowers on Main (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Chesapeake Shores Christmas (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Moonlight Cove (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beach Lane (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
An O'Brien Family Christmas (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Driftwood Cottage (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Summer Garden (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Seaside Christmas (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Christmas Bouquet / Bayside Retreat (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dogwood Hill (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Willow Brook Road (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lilac Lane (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Devaney Brothers Books

Sean's Reckoning (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Michael's Discovery (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ryan's Place (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Daniel's Desire (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Patrick's Destiny (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Million Dollar Destinies Books

Treasured (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isn't It Rich? (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Priceless (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Destiny Unleashed (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Molly Dewitt Books

Hot Property (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hot Secret (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hot Money (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hot Schemes (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Ocean Breeze Books

Sand Castle Bay (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wind Chime Point (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sea Glass Island (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Rose Cottage Sisters Books

Three Down the Aisle (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
What's Cooking? (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Laws of Attraction (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
For the Love of Pete (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Seaview Key Books

Seaview Inn (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Home to Seaview Key (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Second Chance At Love Books

A Kiss Away (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Prince Among Men (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
All for Love (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best Intentions (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Two's Company (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prince Charming Replies (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sweet Magnolias Books

Stealing Home (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Slice of Heaven (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Feels Like Family (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Welcome to Serenity (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Home in Carolina (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sweet Tea at Sunrise (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Honeysuckle Summer (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Midnight Promises (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Catching Fireflies (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Where Azaleas Bloom (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Swan Point (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Trinity Harbor Books

About That Man (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ask Anyone (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Along Came Trouble (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of This Time Forever Books

Can't Say No (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One Touch of Moondust (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Next Time... Forever (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Vows Books

Love (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Honor (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cherish (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kate's Vow (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Daring Vow (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Vow to Love (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Whispering Wind Books

After Tex (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Angel Mine (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Restoring Love (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sand Castles (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Images of Love (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Desirable Compromise (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thrown for a Loss (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Not at Eight, Darling (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Yesterday's Love (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Come Fly with Me (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Gift of Love (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Safe Harbor (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Never Let Go (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Edge of Forever (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heartland (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Liz's Passion (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In Too Deep (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tea and Destiny (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fever Pitch (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Dearest Cal (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Joshua and the Cowgirl (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One Step Away (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Riley's Sleeping Beauty (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Temptation (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Twilight (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Amazing Gracie (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Love Beyond Words (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
And Baby Makes Three (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flamingo Diner (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bachelor...And Baby! (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best Friends & Lovers (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mending Fences (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Always My Girl (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Small Town Love Story (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wildflower Ridge (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Paternity Test (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Valentine Wedding Dress (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Bridge to Dreams (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Perfect Holiday (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Carolina Christmas (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Sweet Magnolias Cookbook (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Always a Bridesmaid Books

The Bridal Shower (By: Elizabeth August) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Abandoned Bride (By: Jane Toombs) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Engagement Party (By: Barbara Boswell) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bachelor Party (By: Paula Detmer Riggs) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Finally a Bride (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sable (By: Peggy Jaeger) (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Man of the Month Books

Honor-Bound Groom (By: Yvonne Lindsay) (1974)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hotshot (By: Kathleen Korbel) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nelson's Brand (By: Diana Palmer) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dream Mender (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wildcat (By: Rebecca Brandewyne) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Patient Nurse (By: Diana Palmer) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lioness Tamer (By: Rebecca Brandewyne) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
An Officer and a Millionaire (By: Maureen Child) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Last Lone Wolf (By: Maureen Child) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of That Special Woman Books

with Debbie Macomber, Lindsay McKenna, Christine Rimmer, Gina Wilkins, Christine Flynn
Hasty Wedding (By: Debbie Macomber) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Point of Departure (By: Lindsay McKenna) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Parson's Waiting (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
For the Baby's Sake (By: Christine Rimmer) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Daughter of the Bride (By: Christine Flynn) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Baby Blessed (By: Debbie Macomber) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Babies On Board (By: Gina Wilkins) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Same Time, Next Year (By: Debbie Macomber) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
White Wolf (By: Lindsay McKenna) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Fool's Gold Books

with Susan Mallery, Susan Wiggs
Chasing Perfect (By: Susan Mallery) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Almost Perfect (By: Susan Mallery) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sister of the Bride (By: Susan Mallery) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Finding Perfect (By: Susan Mallery) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Only Mine (By: Susan Mallery) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Only Yours (By: Susan Mallery) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Only His (By: Susan Mallery) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Summer Days (By: Susan Mallery) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Summer Nights (By: Susan Mallery) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
All Summer Long (By: Susan Mallery) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Fool's Gold Christmas (By: Susan Mallery) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Just One Kiss (By: Susan Mallery) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Two of a Kind (By: Susan Mallery) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Three Little Words (By: Susan Mallery) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Christmas on 4th Street (By: Susan Mallery) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When We Met (By: Susan Mallery) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Before We Kiss (By: Susan Mallery) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Until We Touch (By: Susan Mallery) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hold Me (By: Susan Mallery) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kiss Me (By: Susan Mallery) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thrill Me (By: Susan Mallery) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Marry Me at Christmas (By: Susan Mallery) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best of My Love (By: Susan Mallery) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Fool's Gold Wedding (By: Susan Mallery) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Maybe This Time(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
More than Words Volume 4(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Summer Brides(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
More Than Words, Where Dreams Begin(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Born on July 23, 1944 and author of over 100 novels involving romance and mystery, Sherryl Woods grew up in Arlington, Virginia, United States. She has written novels since 1982. She also resided in Florida, Ohio, and California over the years.

Currently, since she will never forget the place she grew up, she always makes time to visit Colonial Beach, Victoria, although she also lives in Key Biscayne, Florida. Sherryl Woods graduated a degree of Journalism of Ohio State University. She worked more than 10 years as a journalist, and most of the years, she was a television critic for newspapers in Florida and Ohio.

She also spent several years on coordinating a motivational program for 8,000 workers at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Most of Sherryl Woods’ novels are credited to her friends whom she knows while living in four states: Ohio, California, Florida, and Virginia.

Most of her novels are also based on the memories she went through while living in the states. She claimed that she could not live without her friends, since they are dear to her and reasons for her achievements. Her first book RESTORING LOVE was published in 1982 by Dell Candlelight Ecstasy.

It was written under Suzanne Sherrill, a pseudonym of her real name. Her second book SAND CASTLES written by another pseudonym named Alexandra Kirk was published in 1983 by Bantam.

Later on, Woods decided to use her name when she was writing her Second Chance at Love series with seven (7) books at Berkley Publishing. In 1986, she became a full-time writer and started her long career on her Silhouette Books with the first novel NOT AT EIGHT, DARLING, set in the world of showbiz and television that she covered for years.

Sherryl Woods wrote thirteen (13) mysteries – four (4) in the Molly DeWitt Series and nine (9) in the Amanda Roberts series. She is also an expert of writing romance novels, which she is very renowned for. She wrote over seventy (70) romances for Special Edition and Silhouette Desire. Sherryl loves to garden in her home when she is not writing, although she is not a maven on lawn mowing. She also loves baseball, theater, tennis, and ballet, although she lacks skills in dancing.


The first time she sat down to write a book after graduated from Ohio State University, she had a hard time using her imagination and put it into words. She went through a writer’s block – a lack of pages of facts and quotes to use for her first book.

However, she eventually used her imagination and made it real through words with the help of her friend. She loves her characters because her heroes do exactly what she wants them to do so. And this is the best part of being an author, not a director, she implies. She has been making up all sorts of things, such as entire communities, storylines, and characters.

She likes to write stories that are based on reality. She wants her storylines and characters to resonate with her readers, because nothing can please her more than to hear from her readers that they have been through that similar scenario. This makes her happy. Though she plays words with her imagination, she ensures that more than half of the plot is relatable to the readers.


Belonging to the book series entitled Charleston Trilogy, THE BACKUP PLAN was published in 2005. It is the first book of the Charleston Trilogy. The story focuses on romance and childhood sweetheart. Dinah Davis, a foreign correspondent, resigned from her job and decided to return home to find her childhood love, Bobby Beaufort, the man whom she left behind.

They had backup plan before when they were younger but because of her dreams to pursue her profession, she left him behind with their plans. Now, she returned home and planned to see Bobby; Cordell, brother of Bobby, objects to her plans because he knew it will not bring her good. Cordell has realistic ideas that he is the perfect man for Dinah and not his brother.

Eventually, Dinah fall for Cordell and the scars she had from her first love have healed. Will she ever go back to her profession and leave him behind like she did before with her childhood sweetheart? Or, will she stay with Cordell forever?


STEALING HOME was published in 2007, the book 1 of Sherryl Woods’ SWEET MAGNOLIAS series. The plot focuses on the main character Maggie Townsend who lives in a town called Serenity. While she lives in Serenity, nothing is peaceful or calm about her life after her divorce with her husband who has a pregnant girlfriend.

Maggie is a stay-at-home mom with three (3) children: a six-year-old daughter whose heart is torn apart due to her parents’ marriage failure, a sixteen-year-old son who is out of control, and a fourteen-year-old who used to be bubbly and suddenly became silent.

Maggie started to face challenges after she falls for her son’s baseball coach, Cal Maddox. For her, it is like the world is against their love. But in order to get serenity back once more, she has to please and convince everyone that Cal may be the only man in South Carolina who can help her find true love and serenity again.


Sherryl Woods is considered the New York’s time best-selling author. One of her series will be adapted for television. Hallmark Channel snapped up Woods’ Chesapeake Shores series for a movie and probably prime-time series to launch in 2015. Woods was part of the 1987-1988 Career Achievement Award Winners for the New Contemporary Romantic Series of Romantic Times Magazine.

Due to her persistent proficient works, she was awarded once more and part of the Contemporary Romantic Suspense in 1993-1994 Career Achievement Awards held by Romantic Times. There were no reports of her television and movie adaptation of her works way back, except the Chesapeake Shores that will be launched in 2015.


Sherryl Woods has been writing romance and mystery novels since 1982. She is one of the New York’s Time Best-Selling Authors and she is renowned for her over 100 books. Most of her novels are series-related, such as the Sweet Magnolias, Second Chance at Love, Calamity Janes, and Amanda Roberts.

Now, her Chesapeake Shores series of books will start filming as a two-hour movie and even possible series of it for Hallmark Channel.

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3 Responses to “Sherryl Woods”

  1. Carol: 1 month ago

    I have been listening to the Sweet Magnolias (which I have actually finished) and the Chesapeake Shore series (which I’m almost finished with). And I would just like to say that the books are SO much better then what was on Netflix and Hallmark. Both series on TV left out so many characters, changed so many characters. I thought I liked the TV series, but I LOVE the books so much more. I’m very sad that there aren’t more!
    Have a Blessed day!

  2. Mary: 4 months ago

    These books seem right up my alley. However do these books have sexual connotations? I hope not.

  3. Ramona Burns: 2 years ago

    I was born in DC just across the bridge from Arlington. My fathers people (and my father) go back many years in King George County, Va, right next door to Colonial Beach. I spent many wonderful years off and on in Colonial Beach. One of my cousins was a bartender on the pier. I am 86 now and living in Cape Coral, FL. I would love for you to write some more books located in Colonial Beach. Just keep writing the wonderful books that you do. Hopefully I will be around long enough to read a few more of them


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