Dee Henderson is the author of more twenty books, which include the O’Malley Love Story, the Uncommon Heroes series and the New York Times bestseller, Full Disclosure. Most of her works have been nominated for various prestigious awards such as Christy Awards, the ECPA Gold Medallion and the RITA awards. As a dedicated author and Christian, Dee Henderson loves to hear from her audience from time to time. Additionally, she also asks for prayers from her readers as she writes her books. Most of her life, Dee Henderson has resided in Illinois, though currently she resides in Springfield.
Order of Dee Henderson Standalone Novels
|1||The Marriage Wish||1997|
|3||Before I Wake||2003|
|9||Missing (Short Story)||2016|
Order of Evie Blackwell Cold Case Series
|1||Traces of Guilt||2016|
Order of O'Malley Series
|1||Danger in the Shadows (Short Story)||1999|
|4||The Truth Seeker||2001|
Order of Uncommon Heroes Series
In the year 1988, Dee Henderson graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois. For close to a decade, Sara has worked as an engineer. With that said, Dee Henderson is best known for the O’Malley series with the first two books in the series being published in the year 1999. Apart from the O’Malley series, she is also known for the Elvie Blackwell series and a number of stand-alone novels such as The Marriage Wish, God’s Gift, Unspoken, the New York Bestseller Full Disclosure and Traces of Guilt.
Dee Henderson Awards
Henderson has received several nominations, some of which she went ahead and won. Some of the prestigious industry awards that she won include the Christy Award, the Holt Medallion, the ECPA gold medallion the Golden Quill and National Reader’s choice awards. Full Disclosure became a USA Today bestseller and also a New York Times bestseller. It is also one one of her best performing books.
Dee Henderson Books into Movies
As of yet, none of Dee Henderson’s book has been adapted into a movie.
Best Dee Henderson Books
The Elvie Blackwell series is one of the series that made Dee Henderson a favorite among many readers. The most appreciated books in the Elvie Blackwell series include the Traces of Guilt and Sins of the Past. In this series, we are introduced to one Gabriel Thane. Gabriel is not only the Sherriff but also a lifelong residence of Carin County Illinois. She is committed to keep the residents safe and to uphold the law. Gabriel sets up a task force whose main purpose is to look into some of the unresolved crimes in the past. She works in conjunction with the Sheriff’s department on a number of the most troubling missing person’s case. One of the cases included the disappearance of a deputy, his wife and son.
Another series, which proved to be a huge success, is the O’Malley series. The O’Malley family consist of seven people who unfortunately are not related at all. These people were either orphaned or abandoned while they were young and then left in the same orphanage. While at the orphanage they bonded and eventually formed their own family. When everyone turned 18 years old, they each legally changed their last name. All the O’Malley family members had exciting careers. Kate is a negotiator while Marcus is a United States Marshall. Lisa is a pathologist while Jack is a fire fighter. In this series, Dee Henderson proves that she has truly mastered the art of word smithing. She creates outstanding characters while at the same time not allowing the reader to get way with the storyline.
In line with the O’Malley series, a prequel to the series has also been released. The book was entitled Danger in the Shadows and features a character known as Sara. Due to what she has recently gone through, Sara is not only terrified, but also she cannot afford to do what she is currently doing, falling in love. Sara had started to fall in love with a professional football player, Adam Black. She had been hiding for a very long time under witness protection. Her safety relied on staying invisible but falling in love with Adam was going to get her killed in the long run. Sara and Adam have not only had their fair share of obstacles but have also shared two common bonds, there love and trust in God. Despite the fact that the Danger in the Shadows is an inspirational book, it is going to appeal to readers who enjoy a true romantic suspense. The characters are exceedingly vivid, that you will be able to reach out and touch them.