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Caroline B. Cooney

Caroline B. Cooney
Born 10 May 1947
Greenwich, Connecticut[1]
Occupation Author
Language English
Genre Young-adult fiction
Historical fiction

Caroline B. Cooney (born May 10, 1947) is an American author of suspense, romance, horror, and mystery books for young adults.

Cooney was born in Greenwich, Connecticut. She currently resides in Fort Mill, South Carolina.

Cooney's books have received several honors, including an IRA–CBC Children's Choice and being named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Most recently Cooney's Diamonds in the Shadow was named a 2008 ALA/YALSA Quick Pick[2] and was a nominee for the Edgar Allan Poe Award.[3]


  • Early life and education 1
  • Novels Written by Caroline B. Cooney 2
    • The Vampire's Promise trilogy 2.1
    • Janie Johnson series 2.2
    • Losing Christina Series 2.3
    • Time Travelers Quartet 2.4
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Early life and education

Cooney was born in 1947 in Geneva, NY and grew up in Old Greenwich, CT. She went to Indiana University from 1965 to 1966, then went to Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing from 1966 to 1967. She went to the University of Connecticut in 1968. She attended several colleges but failed to obtain a degree.[4] She did not initially know she wanted to be a writer.

Novels Written by Caroline B. Cooney

Stand Alone Novels

  • Safe as the Grave (1979)
  • Rear-View Mirror (1980)
  • The Paper Caper (1981) (with Gail Owens)
  • An April Love Story (1981)
  • Nancy and Nick (1982)
  • The Personal Touch (1982)
  • He Loves Me Not (1982)
  • Sand Trap (1983)
  • Holly in Love (1983)
  • Sun, Sea and Boys (1984)
  • Nice Girls Don't (1984)
  • I'm Not Your Other Half (1984)
  • Don't Blame the Music (1986)
  • Saturday Night (1986)
  • The Rah Rah Girls (1987)
  • Last Dance (1987)
  • Among Friends (1987)
  • New Year's Eve (1988)
  • The Girl Who Invented Romance (1988)
  • Camp Girl-Meets-Boy (1988)
  • Summer Nights (1988)
  • Family Reunion (1989)
  • Summer Love (1990)
  • Camp Reunion (1991)
  • The Party's Over (1991)
  • Twenty Pageants Later (1991)
  • Freeze Tag (1992)
  • Flight #116 Is Down (1992)
  • Operation: Homefront (1992)
  • Perfume (1993)
  • Forbidden (1993)
  • The Stranger (1993)
  • Emergency Room (1994)
  • Driver's Ed (1994)
  • Twins (1994)
  • Unforgettable (1994)
  • Night School (1995)
  • Flash Fire (1995)
  • Wanted! (1997)
  • The Terrorist (1997)
  • What Child is This?: A Christmas Story (1997)
  • Hush Little Baby (1999)
  • Burning Up (1999)
  • Tune in Anytime (1999)
  • Mummy (2000)
  • Mercy (2001) aka The Ransom of Mercy Carter
  • Fatality (2001)
  • Goddess of Yesterday (2002) aka On the Seas to Troy
  • Evil Returns (2003)
  • Fatal Bargain (2003)
  • The Vampire's Promise: Deadly Offer (2003)
  • Code Orange (2005)
  • Hit the Road (2006)
  • A Friend at Midnight (2006)
  • Enter Three Witches (2007)
  • Diamonds in the Shadow (2007)
  • A Night to Remember (2009)
  • If the Witness Lied (2009)
  • They Never Came Back (2009)
  • Three Black Swans (2010)
  • The Lost Songs (2011)

The Vampire's Promise trilogy

  • Deadly Offer (originally titled The Cheerleader) (1991)
  • Evil Returns (originally titled The Return of the Vampire) (1992)
  • Fatal Bargain (originally titled The Vampire's Promise) (1993)

There All in the same book so why different times/dates ????

Janie Johnson series

Losing Christina Series

  • The Fog (1989)
  • The Snow (1991)
  • The Fire (1992)

The Losing Christina books have since been retitled Fog, Snow, and Fire.

Time Travelers Quartet

  • Both Sides of Time (1995)
  • Out of Time (1996)
  • Prisoner of Time (1998)
  • For All Time (2001)


  1. ^ "Caroline B. Cooney - Summary Bibliography". Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Retrieved June 17, 2012. 
  2. ^ "2008 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers". 
  3. ^ "Mystery Writers of America - Award Year: 2008 Category: Best Young Adult". 
  4. ^ "Learning About Caroline B. Cooney by Gina Bonacci". 

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