Gerritsen, Tess (1953 - )

Genre: Mystery, Romance Novel

Best-selling author Tess (aka Teresa and Terry) Gerritsen was born on June 12, 1953 in San Diego, CA, and raised there. She received her B.A. in Anthropology from Stanford University (1975) and her M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her internal medicine residency in Honolulu, Hawaii along with her husband, Jacob, also a physician. Gerritsen retired as an internist to Camden, Maine, to spend more time with her family and to write. Her play, 'Adrift,' became a 1993 CBS Movie of the Week.

Selected Bibliography

  • Adventure's Mistress 1985
  • Call After Midnight (1987)
  • Under the Knife (1990)
  • Never Say Die (1992) winner of the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award that year in the Harlequin Intrigue category)
  • Thief of Hearts (1995)
  • Keeper of the Bride (1996)
  • Whistleblower (1992)
  • Peggy Sue Got Murdered (1994)
  • Harvest (1996), a medical thriller
  • Presumed Guilty (1997)
  • Life Support (1997)
  • Bloodstream (1998), set in Maine
  • In Their Footsteps (1999), not a medical thriller
  • Gravity (1999)
  • The Bone Garden (2007). Julia Hamill discovers bones of a long dead body in her Boston garden and a connection to an unsolved murder of the 1830s.
  • In their footsteps (2010)

Jane Rizzoli Series in Order

  • The Surgeon (2001)
  • The Apprentice (2002)
  • The Sinner (2003)
  • Body Double (2004)
  • Vanish: A Novel (2005)
  • The Mephisto Club (2006)
  • Keeping the Dead (2008)
  • Ice Cold (2010)
  • Last to Die: A Novel (2012)

Anthologies

  • Impulse: Three Complete Novels (2000; with Barbara Delinsky and Linda Howard)
  • Heatwave (2000, with Linda Lael Miller and Barbara Delinsky)
  • Stolen Memories (2001, with Jayne Ann Krentz and Stella Cameron)

Selected Resources