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Taylor Stevens


Taylor Stevens

Taylor Stevens is the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of THE INFORMATIONIST, THE INNOCENT and THE DOLL. Featuring Vanessa Michael Munroe, the series has received critical acclaim and the books are published in 20 languages. THE INFORMATIONIST has been optioned for film by James Cameron's production company, Lightstorm Entertainment.

Born in New York State, and into the Children of God, an apocalyptic religious cult spun from the Jesus Movement of the '60s, Stevens was raised in communes across the globe. Separated from her family at age 12 and denied an education beyond sixth grade, she lived on three continents and in a dozen countries before reaching 14. In place of schooling, the majority of her adolescence was spent begging on city streets at the behest of cult leaders, or as a worker bee child, caring for the many younger commune children, washing laundry and cooking meals for hundreds at a time. In her twenties, Stevens broke free in order to follow hope and a vague idea of what possibilities lay beyond. She now lives in Texas, and juggles full-time writing with full-time motherhood.

Books by Taylor Stevens

by Taylor Stevens - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Eight years ago, a man took five-year-old Hannah into the world of a cult known as The Chosen. Since then, followers of The Prophet have hidden the child, moving her from country to country. Now, childhood survivors of The Chosen, who have managed to escape, know where to find her.

by Taylor Stevens - Mystery

Vanessa “Michael” Munroe deals in information—expensive information—working for corporations, heads of state, private clients, and anyone else who can pay for her unique brand of expertise. Born to missionary parents in lawless central Africa, Munroe took up with an infamous gunrunner and his mercenary crew when she was just fourteen. As his protégé, she earned the respect of the jungle's most dangerous men, cultivating her own reputation for years until something sent her running. After almost a decade building a new life and lucrative career from her home base in Dallas, she's never looked back.

Until now.