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Lisa Jackson
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies during a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on a clean energy economy and reducing global warming pollution in Washington on July 7, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Lisa Jackson is a best-selling American author of over 75 romance novels and romantic suspense novels.

Jackson and her sister, Nancy Bush, grew up in a small timber town in Oregon. She attended Oregon State University and later worked in the banking industry. In 1983, Jackson's first novel, A Twist of Fate, was published by Silhouette Books. Currently, Jackson writes contemporary romantic suspense novels for Kensington Books and medieval romantic suspense novels for Onyx Books. Her books regularly place high on the New York Times, USA Today and Publisher's Weekly best seller lists.

Her novel Shiver won the Rendevous Rosebud Award, and If She Only Knew was a finalist for the Reviewer's International Organization Dorothy Parker Award for Excellence for Best Suspense Novel. Jackson has been nominated twice for Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Awards, winning in 2005 in the Best Medieval Romance category for Temptress.

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