Michelle M. Pillow

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Michelle M. Pillow is a prolific NY Times & USA TODAY bestselling author with over a million books sold. Though she writes in many genres, she is best known for romance and mystery. Her rich world building creates portals for the imagination. She is a winner of the RT Reviewers' Choice Award. Fan favorites include the Qurilixen World (a multi-series collection) and Warlocks MacGregor series.

Michelle has had a strange fascination with anything supernatural and sci-fi for as long as she can remember. After discovering historical romance novels, it was only natural that the supernatural and love/romance elements should someday meet in her wonderland of a brain. She’s glad they did for their children have been pouring onto the computer screen ever since.

Michelle loves to travel and try new things, whether it’s a paranormal investigation of an old Vaudeville Theatre or climbing Mayan temples in Belize. She’s addicted to movies and used to drive her mother crazy while quoting random scenes with her brother. Though it has yet to happen, her dream is to be a zombie in a horror movie. (She came close as a refugee extra on SyFy’s Z Nation) Michelle is involved with various film and historical documentary projects with her husband.

She loves to interact with readers. Visit her at MichellePillow.com. 

Complete Booklist: https://michellepillow.com/title/


Publications & Prizes

Mammoth Book of Hot Romance: Stolen Hours (Robinson, 2011)
Prisoner of Love (Pocket Books, 2009)
Along for the Ride (Penguin Random House, 2018)
Degrees of Passion (Penguin Random House, 2012)
Her New Boss (Penguin Random House, 2012)
Opposites Attract (Penguin Random House, 2011)
Pride and Prejudice: The Wild and Wanton Edition (Adams Media, 2010)
Realm Immortal 3: Stone Queen (Samhain Publishing, 2010)
Fierce Competition (Penguin Random House, 2007)
Taming Him (Simon & Schuster, 2007)
Bit by the Bug (Penguin Random House, 2006)
Faery Queen (Samhain Publishing, 2006)
King of the Unblessed (Samhain Publishing, 2006)
Prizes won: 
  • New York Times (#8) & USA Today Bestselling Author
  • 2015 Virginia Romance Writers HOLT Medallion Award of Merit recipient for outstanding literary fiction in Paranormal, Love Potion
  • #1 Bestselling Author, Amazon.com
  • Bestseller in a variety of genres at Apple Books, Googleplay, Kobo, Nook
  • 2011 Romantic Times BOOKreviews Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award Nominee
  • Winner 2006 Romantic Times Bookclub Magazine’s Reviewer’s Choice Award for the historical romance Maiden and the Monster
  • 2007 Romantic Times Bookclub Magazine’s Reviewer’s Choice Award Nominee for the futuristic romance The Bound Prince
  • Kensington Brava Novella Contest Finalist (3rd)
  • Recognized by Romance Writers of America (RWA) ffor writing over 100 books.
  • Mississippi Arts Commission MAC 2022 Grant Recipient

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Last update: May 30, 2024