Iris Johansen

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Birthday
7, 1938
Birthplace
Missouri
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
Missouri

About

Famous as a writer of both romance novels and crime thrillers, Johansen penned such popular books as White Satin (1985); A Tough Man to Tame (1991); The Killing Game (1999); and Eight Days to Live (2010).

Before Fame

She published her first romance novel, Touch the Horizon, in 1984. A decade and a half later, she launched her popular Eve Duncan crime series.

Trivia

Her historical romance novels include The Golden Barbarian and The Beloved Scoundrel.

Family Life

A native of Missouri, she later settled in Georgia and raised two children. Her son, Roy, grew up to be an acclaimed fiction author and screenwriter.

Associated With

Both Johansen and fellow American writer Anne Stuart became famous for their romance novels.