Rachel Ann Nunes is the author of thirty books, ranging from romance and suspense to women’s fiction and family drama. Her picture book The Secret of the King was chosen in Utah by the Governor’s Commission on Literacy to be awarded to all Utah grade schools as part of the Read With A Child For 20 Minutes Per Day program. Her novels The Independence Club (2007) and Fields of Home (2008) were both chosen as finalists for a Whitney Award.
Rachel is the founder and president of LDStorymakers, a group of published LDS authors whose goal is to promote literacy and raise the quality of LDS genre literature.
Imprints was chosen as a 2010 Whitney Finalist for Best Speculative Fiction.
Fields of Home was chosen as a 2008 Whitney Finalist for Best General Fiction.
The Independence Club was chosen as a 2007 Whitney Finalist for Best General Fiction.
The Secret of the King was chosen in March 2006 as Book of the Month by the Utah Governor's Commission on Literacy. Click here to see a picture of me with Mary Kay Huntsman, the chairman of the committee.
Daughter of a King was awarded Best Book of the Year Award in 2003 by the Independent LDS Booksellers Association.