Who writes...?

Looking to read something new? Maybe you've read all the works from your favourite author. The Library has created a number of author lists in various genres to help you.

Action

If you love action novels, here is a list of some authors. Alternatively, look for this symbol on the spine of books.

Adventure StickerAdventure

Adventure StickerWar & sea

Adventure StickerSuspense thriller

Steve Alten Frank Barnard Belinda Bauer
Ted Bell Stewart Binns Dan Brown
Charles Brokaw Larry Bond Linda Castillo
Dale Brown Dale Brown Lee Child
Paul Christopher Joe Buff Robin Cook
Tom Clancy Tom Clancy Joseph Finder
Stephen Coonts Bernard Cornwell Gillian Flynn
Clive Cussler Michael Dobbs Vince Flynn
Len Deighton David Donachie Jaye Ford
William Dietrich Sebastian Faulks Frederick Forsyth
Ian Fleming CS Forester Nicci French
David Gibbons Iain Gale Lisa Gardnerer
Thomas Greanias David Gibbins Tess Gerritsen
Bear Grylls Adrian Goldsworthy James Grippando
Jack Higgens James Holland Iris Johansen
Anthony Horowitz Seth Hunter Jonathan Kellerman
Raymond Khoury Hammond Innes Dean Koontz
Chris Kuzneski Gordon Kent John Le Carre
Andy McDermott Dewey Lambdin Stephen Leather 
Alistair MacLean Alistair MacLean Robert Ludlum
Kate Mosse Allan Mallinson Tony Park
Katherine Neville David Poyer Jefferson T Parker
Richard Marcinko Robert Radcliffe James Patterson
Christopher Ride Douglas Reeman Richard Patterson North
Matthew Reilly Derek Robinson Lisa Scottoline
Gregory David Roberts Patrick Robinson Daniel Silva
James Rollins Julian Stockwin Chevy Stevens
Wilbur Smith Peter Tonkin Peter Tonkin
Robert Louis Stevenson Harry Turtledove Lisa Unger
John Wilcox   SJ Watson
   Stuart Woods
Crime

If you love crime novels, here is a list of some authors. Alternatively, look for this symbol on the spine of books.

Crime StickerHistorical Crime

Crime StickerCosy Crime

Crime StickerHard boiled Crime

Tasha Alexander Susan Wittig Albert Mark Billingham
James R Benn Donna Andrews Harlan Coben
Rhys Bowen Mary Kay Andrews Michael Connelly
Alan Bradley Nancy Atherton Thomas H Cook
Fiona Buckley MC Beaton Patricia Cornwell
Alys Clare Janie Bolitho Robert Crais
Rory Clements Rhys Bowen Jeffery Deaver
Barabara Cleverly Rita Mae Brown Garry Disher
Lindsey Davis Lilian Jackson Braun Elizabeth George
PC Doherty Simon Brett Robert Goddard
James Ellroy JoAnna Carl Sue Grafton
Charles Finch Laura Childs Alex Gray
Ariana Franklin Agatha Christie MR Hall
Sulari Gentill Kate Collins Susan Hill
Ann Granger Deborah Crombie Katherine Howell
Alex Grecian Mary Daheim Quintin Jardine
Kerry Greenwood Diane Mott Davidson Alex Kava
Karen Harper Janet Evanovich Faye Kellerman
Michael Jecks Joanne Fluke Linda La Plante
Maureen Jennings Anthea Fraser Camilla Lackberg
MRC Kasasian Erle Stanley Gardner Dennis Lehane
Edward Marston Caroline Graham Donna Leopn
SJ Parris Martha Grimes Val McDermid
Sharon Penman Charlaine Harris Barry Maitland
Anne Perry Carolyn Hart Marcia Muller
Elizabeth Peters Louise Penny Henning Mankell
Deanna Raybourn Alexander McCall Smith Barbara Nadel
Laura Joh Rowland Denise Swanson Jo Nesbo
CJ Sansom Josephine Tey Ian Rankin
Peter Tremayne Rebecca Tope Kathy Reichs
Jacqueline Winspear   Ruth Rendell
   Peter Robinson
   Michael Robotham
   Karin Slaughter
   Dana Stabenow
Fantasy

If you love fantasy novels, here is a list of some authors. Alternatively, look for this symbol on the spine of books.

Fantasy StickerContemporary

Fantasy StickerMyths & magic

Ben Aaronvitch Joe Abercrombie
Ilona Andrews Marion Zimmer Bradley
Kelley Armstrong Terry Brooks
Keri Arthur Jim Butcher
LA Banks CJ Cherryh
Jenna Black Stephen Donaldson
Anne Bishop Sara Douglass
Patricia Briggs David Eddings
Jim Butcher Stephen Erikson
Rachel Caine Kate Elliott
PC Cast Raymond Feist
Kylie Chan David Gemmell
Karen Chance Terry Goodkind
Cassandra Clare Lian Hearn
Kresley Cole Tracy Hickman
Mary Janice Davidson Robin Hobb
Jennifer Estep Ian Irvine
Christine Feehan Robert Jordan
Jeaniene Frost Guy Gavriel Kay
Heather Graham Katherine Kerr
Kate Griffin Russell Kirkpatrick
Lev Grossman Julia Knight
Laurel K Hamilton Katherine Kurtz
Charlaine Harris Mercedes Lackey
Kim Harrison Ursula Le Guin
Kevin Hearne Fiona McIntosh
Sherrilyn Kenyon Gail Martin
Richard Kadrey George R R Martin
Caitlin Kittredge Karen Miller
Susan Krinard LE Modesitt
Mercedes Lackey Elizabeth Moon
Richelle Mead Michael Moorcock
Karen Marie Moning Christopher Paolini
Jennifer Rardin Terry Pratchett
Diana Rowland RA Salvatore
Michelle Sagara Brandon Sanderson
Rachel Vincent JRR Tolkien
JR Ward Brent Weeks
David Wellington Margaret Weis
Tad Williams Tad Williams
Romance

If you love romance novels, here is a list of some authors. Alternatively, look for this symbol on the spine of books.

Romance StickerContemporary romance

Romance StickerRural romance

Romance StickerHistorical romance

Maya Banks Nicole Alexander Tamera Alexander
Tracy Brogan Meredith Appleyard Belinda Alexandra
Robyn Carr Sarah Barrie Mary Balogh
Janet Dailey Ros Baxter Christina Brooke
Sylvia Day Pamela Cook Catherine Cookson
Barbara Delinsky Tea Cooper  Sara Donati
Lucy Dillon Therese Creed Anne Douglas
Harriet Evans Kaye Dobbie  Laurie Alice Eakes
Katie Fforde Barbara Hannay  Posie Graeme-Evans
Julie Garwood Cathryn Hein  Dorothy Garlock
Rachel Gibson Loretta Hill  Anna Godbersen
Veronica Henry Nicole Hurley-Moore Iris Gower 
Kristen Higgins Lisa Ireland Anne Gracie 
Colleen Hoover Rachel Johns  Julia Gregson
Linda Howard Jennie Jones Sara Gruen 
Erica James Karly Lane Barbara Hannay 
Milly Jane Johnson Mandy Margo  Georgette Heyer
Karen Kingsbury Fiona McArthur Elizabeth Hoyt 
Lisa Kleypas Fleur MacDonald  Eloisa James
Jayne Ann Krentz  Jenn J McLeod Sabrina Jeffries 
Elizabeth Lowell  Trish Morey  Rosalind Laker
Debbie Macomber Charlotte Nash  Stephanie Laurens
Susan Mallery Margareta Osborn  Claire Lorrimer
Jill Mansell Fiona Palmer  Fiona McIntosh
Fern Michaels Bronwyn Parry  Jude Morgan
Linda Lael Miller Victoria Purman  Amanda Quick
Santa Montefiore Annie Seaton  Julia Quinn
Jojo Moyes Jennifer Scoullar  Deanna Raybourn
Freya North Tricia Stringer  Lauraine Snelling
Adele Parks Helene Young Lauren Willig
Susan Elizabeth Phillip   
Jennifer Probst   
Nora Roberts   
Nicholas Sparks   
 Danielle Steel 
Science fiction

If you love Sci-Fi novels, here is a list of some authors. Alternatively, look for this symbol on the spine of books.

SciFi Sticker

Future earth

SciFi Sticker

Off-Planet

Gillian Anderson Douglas Adams
Margaret Atwood Neal Asher
Ray Bradbury Isaac Asimov
Anthony Burgess Iain M Banks
Kiera Cass Stephen Baxter
Suzanne Collins Greg Bear
Ally Condie Ben Bova
James Dashner Pierce Brown
Philip K Dick Jack Campbell
William Gibson CJ Cherryh
Dmitry Glukhovsky Arthur C Clarke
Hugh Howey James SA Corey
Aldous Huxley William Dietz
EE Knight Greg Egan
Cormac McCarthy Peter F Hamilton
TC McCarthy Harry Harrison
Emily St John Mandel Brian Herbert
Marissa Meyer Frank Herbert
David Mitchell Ann Leckie
DJ Molles Anne McCaffrey
Lauren Oliver Jack McDevitt
George Orwell China Mieville
John Ringo Elizabeth Moon
Veronica Roth Larry Niven
Stephanie Saulter Alastair Reynolds
Neal Shusterman Kim S Robinson
HG Wells John Scalzi
Gene Wolfe Dan Simmons
John Wyndam Charles Stross
Rick Yancey David Weber
Other

If you love horror, western, historical or family saga novels, here is a list of some authors. Alternatively, look for these symbols on the spine of books.

Horror Sticker
Horror

Western Sticker

Westerns

Historical Sticker

Historical

Family Saga Sticker

Family Saga

VC Andrews Johnny D Boggs Jean AuelLyn Andrews
Clive Barker CJ Box Vanora BennettJeffrey Archer
Simon Clark Max Brand Geraldine BrooksBarbara Taylor Bradford
Justin Cronin Matt Braun Elizabeth ChadwickBryce Courtenay
Chris Marie Green Ivan Doig Tracy ChevalierJoy Dettman
Barbara Hambly Patrick deWitt Deborah ChallinorKen Follett
James Herbert Leif Enger James ClavellWinston Graham
Joe Hill Lin Enger Bernard CornwellCynthia Harrod-Eagles
Susan Hill Loren D Estleman Suzannah DunnRachel Hore
Stephen King Molly Gloss Dorothy DunnettAnna Jacobs
Robert Kirkman Evan Green Philippa GregoryKim Kelly
Dean Koontz Zane Grey Kate GrenvilleKerry McGinnis
Richard Laymon AB Guthrie Robert HarrisTamara McKinley
Graham Masterton Craig Johnson Conn IgguldenJohanna Nicholls
Jonathan Maberry Elmer Kelton Christian JacqJudy Nunn
Adam Nevill William Kent Krueger Thomas KeneallyPamela Oldfield
Sarah Pinborough Louis L'Amour Colleen McCulloughTony Parsons
Edgar Allan Poe Elmore Lenoard Karen MaitlandLesley Pearse
Andrew Pyper Cormac McCarhty Hilary MantelRosamunde Plicher
Christopher Ransom Michael McGarrity Michelle MoranEdward Rutherfurd
Sarah Rayne Larry McMurtry Irene NemirovskyPatricia Shaw
Anne Rice Philipp Meyer Patricia O'NeillPaullina Simons
John Saul Robert B Parker Jean PlaidyJane Smiley
Darren Shan Charles Portis Peter Ransley Jessica Stirling
Scott Sigler Annie Proulx Anthony Riches Vivian Stuart
Peter Straub Michael Punke Simon Scarrow Amy Tan
Bram Stoker Dusty Richards Timothy Severin EV Thompson
David Wellington Jack Schaefer John Spurling Anne Tyler
F Paul Wilson Richard S Wheeler Rose Tremain Karen Viggers
Lis W WeihlOwen WisterSarah WatersPeter Watt

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