Janet Dailey

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Janet Dailey Biography

Janet Anne Haradon Dailey (born May 21, 1944 in Storm Lake, Iowa) is a popular American author of numerous romance novels as Janet Dailey (her married name). Her novels have been translated into nineteen languages and have sold over 300 million copies worldwide.

Janet Anne Haradon was born on May 21, 1944 in Storm Lake, Iowa. Dailey always wanted to be a writer and loved books. Her three elder sisters often read to her when she was good. By the age of four, she had her own library card. She was graduated in 1962 from Jefferson High School in nearby Independence, Iowa. She attended secretarial school in Omaha, Nebraska, and in 1963 went to work at the construction firm owned by her future husband, Bill Dailey, who was fifteen years her senior. The two continued to work together, often spending 17 hours a day, seven days a week at work. Read Full Bio >>