I really enjoy Jane Austen still. I love a good romance and I enjoy the way Austen wrote about society and it's silent rules and expectations. Can be an author from any period, though, including contemporary.
My most favorite author is Danielle steel- she wrote many interesting books which dealt with not only romance but also human values, how to rectify mistakes in relationships and how the characters in her books are often portrayed as strong-minded people who learn to accept and understand life and other people better. Her stories in her books are told in a sensible way and often have happily ever after endings. Danielle Steel spun stories in a dramatic manner that her fans can relate well to her stories and the characters in them. Danielle Steel has a special gift of not only inimitable story-telling but also an unique way of connecting with her fans/readers through her books.
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