About Claire

Bestselling author Deborah Cooke who also writes as Claire Delacroix

Bestselling and award-winning author Claire Delacroix has published over seventy novels and novellas. Her first book, Romance of the Rose was published in 1993. She is USA Today and nationally bestselling, and her medieval romance, The Beauty, was her first book to land on the New York Times List of Bestselling Books.

Claire Delacroix is a pseudonym used by Deborah Cooke for her historical and fantasy romances. Deborah also publishes contemporary and paranormal romances as Deborah Cooke and has written as Claire Cross.

Visit her Deborah Cooke website.

Deborah was the writer-in-residence at the Toronto Public Library in 2009, the first time TPL hosted a residency focused on the romance genre, and she was honored to receive the Romance Writers of America PRO Mentor of the Year Award in 2012. She’s also on the RWA Honor Roll.

She lives in Canada with her family and is an avid knitter.

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I create Pinterest boards for my series with inspiration for my books. You’ll find links to those boards on the individual book and series pages, but here’s my Medieval Eye Candy board.

And here’s a board of interesting castles.