Anne Mikita and Edward Kolaczyk were native mid-westerners, they married on 1972. She taught elementary school, but after the marriage she became a restless housewife and mother of four kids. He was a bored marketing executive of IBM group, where he worked during 23 years until he quit on 1982. On 1976, she started to write romance novels, on 1981 she had a few novels published, and her husband decided collaborate with her, and they became a marriage writing team under female pennames. They discovered, that they are very different, but complementary. They used the pseudonyms of Anne Hillary, Anne Benson, Kathryn Jessup, Erika Bryant, Anne Edwards, Andrea Edwards, and Adriene Edwards, they also signed novels with real names Anne and Ed Kolaczyk. The marriage write in their house in Illinois, where they share housework, cooking and childrearing.

Book List in Order: 11 titles


  • The fictional portrait of the passionate and tragic personal life of a world-acclaimed opera diva profiles Athena Varos, whose voice and charisma propel her to fame matched with a legendary private life. 50,000 first printing....



  • Wallis Simpson rocked the British royal family-and indeed society at large-when the twice-divorced American socialite agreed to marry David Windsor, otherwise known as King Edward VIII, forcing his abdication of the throne. This novelization of this ...




  • The life of Princess May of Teck is one of the great Cinderella stories in history. From a family of impoverished nobility, she was chosen by Queen Victoria as the bride for her eldest grandson, the scandalous Duke of Clarence, heir to the throne, wh...





  • As head of a house-sitting service in Santa Fe, Leigh Sinclair believes in tight security for the premises she guards. Hurt in the past by those she loved, she believes in tight security for her heart too. But when handsome petro-geologist Carlos Wai...



  • ‘Opium-inspired nights spent in the haunted, gloomy vaults of the Castle of Chillon … a persuasively true tale of violence, passion and madness’ - The Evening NewsBereaved and alone, Mary Shelley looks back on the first magical summer abroad sh...



  • On September 23, 1947, a number of the film industry''s leading writers, producers, and directors received subpoenas that summoned them to Washington to testify before the Un-American Activities Committee of the House of Representatives. The McCarthy...







  • When Miklos Alexandrovitch, premier danseur of one of Russia's leading ballet companies, defected to the West in a spectacular leap over a fence at Orly airport, he began a perilous quest for freedom. It was a quest that led him into the arms of a be...



  • For ten years Luanne Woodrow has been living at Laurel Groves, a rest home of sorts, her only refuge after the mass murder of six members of her family. Now, awkward and frightened, she has come outside its protective walls for the first time since t...