Carolyn Haines

Carolyn Haines

Featured Writer Carolyn Haines–

                 Carolyn Haines, an award-winning and USA Today best-selling author, grew up in the small town of Lucedale, Mississippi where both of her parents were journalists for the local newspaper.  As a young girl, she often accompanied them to help cover stories and take photographs.  After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, she worked as a journalist for newspapers, but wanted to be a novelist.  She began her career in the 1980s writing more than twenty romantic suspense novels under the pseudonym of Caroline Burnes.  Now she is best known for her Sarah Booth Delaney Bones mystery series, which will release its twentieth book this year.  In April 2019, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alabama Library Association for her contributions to literature as the author of more than eighty books.



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