publication date: Thursday, February 9, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)

category: Literature

clue: In death, this author of over 200 romance and sci-fi novels has been so prolific that competitors have claimed she robbed them of shelf space.

explanation: Roberts was a prolific author of romance novels. Under the pseudonym J.D. Robb ("robbed"), she also wrote the "In Death" series of science fiction novels. Her output totaled 213 novels when this goo was published. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Bob Miller, Jacque Miller, and John Julitz

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