New York Times bestselling author who is known for her numerous romance novels. Her most famous works include The Heart's Victory, Carolina Moon, and Montana Sky.
She attended Montgomery Blair High School in Maryland and married her first husband, Ronald Aufdem-Brinke, immediately after graduation. She began writing in 1979, while stuck in her home during a snowstorm.
She has written under several pseudonyms, including J.D. Robb, Jill March, and Sarah Hardesty.
She married her second husband, Bruce Wilder, in 1985. During her first marriage, she had two sons, Jason and Dan.
The romance writer Janet Dailey was guilty of plagiarizing Roberts' work.