Michelle M. Pillow, a romance and cozy mystery author, was recognized by Romance Writers of America (RWA) for hitting the milestone of publishing over 100 romance novels over the course of her nearly 15-year career.
NEW YORK, July 6, 2018- Michelle M. Pillow's first book, The Mists of Midnight (now retitled Forget Me Not) released in April of 2004. It is a ghost romance set in Regency England which has been likened to a modern Gothic novel. Since then she has published in various romance genres including: historical, contemporary, futuristic, sci-fi, paranormal, fantasy, dark fantasy, and chick lit. She also writes cozy mysteries, including the new series (Un)Lucky Valley.
She’s been nominated for the 2011 Romantic Times Lifetime Achievement Award, is the winner of the 2006 RT Reviewers’ Choice Award. Publishers include Pocket Books, Random House, Virgin Books, Adam’s Media, Samhain Publishing, Running Press, Entangled Publishing. As a hybrid author, she also indie publishes under The Raven Books LLC.
Many of her books are in their second and third editions and can be found in print, ebook, and audio. She has been translated into Japanese, Spanish, and German.
One of her most popular multi-series is the Qurilixen World, an extensive collection of science fiction, futuristic, and paranormal romance novels that currently includes 7 series with 36 books. It started with the original Dragon Lords series (2004) and has since grown into a massive body of work that includes shifters, futuristic space pirates, aliens visiting modern day Earth, and wondrous new worlds full of adventure.
If you enjoyed books like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies or Mr. Darcy, Vampyre, then Forget Me Not should give you plenty of ghostly pleasure. If you’re a fan of television shows like The Ghost Whisperer or films like The Sixth Sense, you’ll also find more enjoyable modern spins on ghosts and the Gothic in these pages. After you finish Forget Me Not, I suspect you will want to read more of Michelle Pillow’s novels—fortunately, she has written plenty in both the romance and paranormal genres.” – Tyler Tichelaar, Ph.D., Author of The Gothic Wanderer: From Transgression to Redemption
Tyler Tichelaar, Ph.D.
A perfect blend of history, emotion, tension ... fascinating and sympathetic characters, and the writing is superb. Pillow chooses magical details to set the scene, and they add to both the history and the emotion.
Michelle M. Pillow is always up for a new adventure or challenge, whether it's a paranormal investigation of an old Vaudeville Theatre or climbing Mayan temples in Belize. She was a refugee extra on SyFy's Z Nation (2016). Michelle is also involved with various film projects.
“Michelle M. Pillow is an incredible talent! No matter the genre she writes, I'm captivated, enthralled and totally in love. She is not to be missed!" – Gena Showalter, NY Times Bestselling Author of Lords of the Underworld series.
“Michelle Pillow is turning out to be a terrific surprise. I knew she'd mastered Horror; and I knew she had vampires down pat. I knew she handled the Paranormal novel like a champ. It shouldn't have taken me so much by surprise to see that she could do a Contemporary Romance too... Michelle Pillow makes it all look so easy. I can't wait to see what genre she'll conquer next." – Allie B, Novelspot