12 mar 1948
Being the eldest of five daughters, Sandra Brown held a lot of responsibility when she was young. Born in Waco, Texas and brought up in Fort Worth, Sandra’s father Jimmie was an editorial writer and mother Martha Jean was a great story teller. Sandra owes her talent, hard work and commitment to her parents. She works from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm everyday with utmost dedication and writes one book a year.
Sandra Brown, the New York Times Best Selling Author, best known for her romantic thrillers and suspense novels, has got 77 books published to her credit with 65 books being New York Times best sellers. Eighty million copies of Sandra’s books were printed across the globe and her works got translated into 34 languages.
After marrying Michael Brown, Sandra worked as a weathercaster and news reporter. She took to writing when she lost her television job. Michael challenged Sandra to take up the writing profession that she very much wanted to accomplish. Sandra’s career as an author started in 1981. It was because of Mary Lynn Baxter, whom she met at a writer’s conference that her first book Love’s Encore got published. Sandra used many pen names since she was writing for many publications and started using her real name from 1983. She is a much wanted speaker and a guest television hostess.
Although Sandra could not complete her studies at Texas Christian University as she left college in 1968 to marry Michael, she was overwhelmed when she was honoured with Doctorate of Humane Letters by her alma mater later. Sandra was named “Thriller Master” by International Thriller Writer’s Association. She was also felicitated with Texas Medal of Arts Award for Literature and Romance Writers of America’s Lifetime Achievement Award, A.C. Greene Award and American Business Women’s Association’s Distinguished Circle of Success.
Not only awards but Sandra’s book “French Silk” was also made a TV movie. In 2012 Sandra was made the President of the Mystery Writers in America. Most gorgeous and highly talented Sandra enjoys her life with family and friends, especially her grandchildren.