Elizabeth Adler has been a writer of interesting stories for over twenty years. She has kept an eye on the tastes of her fans and has adapted her books to please them. Her long-term popularty even while exploring new genres in her writing, can be credited to her commitment to riveting stories about characters with occupations and dwelling in curious locales.

Her heroes and female protagonists are immediately identifiable but they are not shallow cliche's. A large amount of her creativity is used to create story lines that interweave her casts of characters, as well as their surroundings. Fans will find some suspense in her more recent books. The thrilling essentials tend to enliven the relaxed rate of Adler's books. Admirers will enjoy Adler's first book, Now or Never. Harry Jordan ignores his Harvard degree to be a detective with the Boston police department hunting for a murderer assaulting co-eds. He procures the help of Mallory Malone, a host of a "catch the killer" kind of TV show.


Readers who enjoy Elizabeth Adler may well find Jeanne Ray a good follow up. Ms. Ray's familial books have leading ladies facing the problems challenge women "of a certain age." Her stories usually employ more comedy than Adler's. Ray's breakout book, Julie and Romeo, has a lively pace and compassionate people.

Katherine Stone has been combining romance and suspense for many books and merits to be more well-known. Adler fans will eagerly turn the pages of Imagine Love as they get involved in the intense drama enclosing her sparkling characters. The foreseeable happy ending for all will also expose the puzzling relationship between two of her characters.

Read Nora Roberts for good conventional romantic suspense. Her book Honest Illusions appeals admirers of well planned novels. Devotees of Adler's sympathetic and romantic characters will enjoy her novels of romance while facing and defeating opponents.

Peter Mayle is another must read for Adler fans. Readers who own up a fondness for Adler's optimistic tone and pace may like Mayle's comical tales of men suffering the same difficulties as women (divorce, job loss, starting over). Readers should start with A Good Year as they follow British transplant Max to a newly inherited vineyard. Mayle warmly describes the countryside ; the people; the wine and food; and his troubles as he learns he is up against a gorgeous woman for possession of the vineyard.