Janet Evanovich was born Janet Schneider on April 22, 1943 in South River, New Jersey. She grew up in South River. After high school, she attended art school.
Janet Evanovich is Steffie Hall
Evanovich was first published under the pseudonym Steffie Hall. She published 12 romance novels using this name, most of which have been re-released under her real name. Evanovich dropped the pseudonym when she stopped writing romance.
Janet Evanovich has published more than 45 books, but shhe is best known for her Stephanie Plum books. Stephanie Plum, like Evanovich, is a Jersey girl.
- Here is a complete list of Evanovich's books by year.
- Wondering when the next Stephanie Plum book will be released? Check out this calendar of new & upcoming releases.
Evanovich lives in New Hampshire. She is married and has one son and one daughter, both grown. Both her children work for Evanovich, Inc. Her daughter runs her Web site, and her son handles the financial side of her life as an author. She has a dog and a parrot.