Laura Parker Castoro
D.D. Ayres /Laura Castoro / Laura Parker
Laura Parker Castoro is a best-selling author of 40+ titles, published in the U.S. and foreign countries. She has written in several g
enres, including western, saga, romantic suspense, and non-fiction. Most recently she has written romantic suspense under the penname D. D. Ayres. Her publishers have included St. Martin’s Press, Warner, Pocketbooks, Avon, Simon and Schuster (Jan Messner), Dell, Harlequin, Silhouette, Kensington, Berkley, Harlequin, and Red Dress Ink. Her work has been translated and published into many 15 foreign languages, including German, Italian, Russian, Chinese and Japanese.
Under the penname D. D. Ayres, Laura is presently writing Romantic Suspense in a series called, “K9 Rescue.” NECESSARY FORCE was released as an eBook to introduce the series. The first full-length novel IRRESISTIBLE FORCE was released in August 2014. FORCE OF ATTRACTION and PRIMAL FORCE are releases for 2015. All the works in this series deal with the relationships of men and women in uniform to their love interests and to their K9 partners, who are prominently featured in the works.
Under the pen name Laura Castoro, she wrote compemporary women’s fiction: CROSSING THE LINE (2002), A NEW LU (2005), ICING ON THE CAKE (2007) and LOVE ON THE LINE
Using the pen name Laura Parker, she has written two dozen award-winning Historical and Contemporary Romance novels. In 2013 she was named a “Legend of Romance” and “Romance Pioneer” by Romantic Times for her contributions to the genre. Several of her works have been re-issued as e-Books including the Masquerader Series (Diversion Books) and the Rose Trilogy (Untreed Reads).
Among her other awards is her induction into the Arkansas Writers’ Hall of Fame in 2005.
The Denise Marcil Literary Agency, of New York City, represents her.
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