L. J. Smith



L. J. Smith has written a number of bestselling books and series for young adults, including The Vampire Diaries (now a hit show on the CW), The Secret Circle, The Forbidden Game, and the NY Times #1 bestsellling Dark Visions. She does her best work in a cabin in Point Reyes, or walking on the beaches that surround that area.  She loves to hear from readers at info@ljanesmith.net, and hopes they will visit her updated website, www.ljanesmith.net.  She reads all her e-mail and even answers what she can!

Books published by L. J. Smith in the United States by date: 

  1. The Night of the Solstice, Macmillan, 1987
  2. Heart of Valor, Macmillan, 1990
  3. The Vampire Diaries, Volume I: The Awakening, HarperPaperbacks, 1991
  4. The Vampire Diaries, Volume II: The Struggle, HarperPaperbacks, 1991
  5. The Vampire Diaries, Volume III: The Fury, HarperPaperbacks, 1991
  6. The Vampire Diaries, Volume IV: Dark Reunion, HarperPaperbacks, 1992 
  7. The Secret Circle, Volume I: The Initiation, HaperPaperbacks, 1992  
  8. The Secret Circle, Volume II: The Captive, HaperPaperbacks, 1992  
  9. The Secret Circle, Volume III: The Power, HaperPaperbacks, 1992  
  10. The Forbidden Game, Volume I: The Hunter, Pocket Books, 1994  
  11. The Forbidden Game, Volume II: The Chase, Pocket Books, 1994  
  12. The Forbidden Game, Volume III: The Kill, Pocket Books, 1994  
  13. Dark Visions, Volume I: The Strange Power, Pocket Books, 1994) 
  14. Dark Visions, Volume II: The Possessed, Pocket Books, 1995  
  15. Dark Visions, Volume III: The Passion, Pocket Books, 1995  
  16. Night World: Secret Vampire, Pocket Books, 1996  
  17. Night World: Daughters of Darkness, Pocket Books, 1996 
  18. Night World: Spellbinder, Pocket Books, 1996  
  19. Night World: Dark Angel, Pocket Books, 1996  
  20. Night World: The Chosen, Pocket Books, 1997 
  21. Night World: Soulmate, Pocket Books, 1997  
  22. Night World: Huntress, Pocket Books 1997  
  23. Night World: Black Dawn, Pocket Books 1997  
  24. Night World: Witchlight, Pocket Books 1998  
  25. Night World: Strange Fate, Simon & Schuster 2011/12  
  26. The Vampire Diaries: The Return: Nightfall, HarperCollins 2009 
  27. The Vampire Diaries: The Return: Shadow Souls, HarperCollins 2010 
  28. The Vampire Diaries: The Return: Midnight, HarperCollins 2011


  29. The Vampire Diaries: The Hunters: Phantom, HarperCollins 
  30. The Vampire Diaries: The Hunters: Moonsong, HarperCollins 
  31. The Vampire Diaries: The Hunters: Eternity, HarperCollins