Gerri Russell has done it all when it comes to writing; she’s worked as a broadcast journalist, newspaper reporter, magazine columnist, technical writer and editor, instructional designer, which all finally led her to follow her heart’s desire of being a romance novelist. Gerri is the award-winning author of six novels and one novella. She is best known for her adventurous and emotionally intense novels set in 13th and 14th Century Scottish Highlands. Her most notable series to date is that of the Brotherhood of the Scottish Templars. In her spare time, Gerri is a living history re-enactor with the Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire. A two-time recipient of the Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart award and winner of the American Title II competition sponsored by Dorchester Publishing and RT BOOKreviews Magazine, she lives in Bellevue, Washington with her husband and children.
2011: The Stones of Destiny series and the Brotherhood of the Scottish Templar series are released in e-book format with new covers.
2008: Gerri’s first book, The Warrior Trainer, is nominated for RT BOOKreviews Magazine Best First Historical Romance.
2007: in January, Gerri’s book The Warrior Trainer debuts at the Bellevue Arts Museum with over 300 people in attendance.
2006: Gerri wins the American Title II Competition sponsored by RT BOOKreviews Magazine and Dorchester Publishing with her book The Warrior Trainer.
Gerri is a former Journalist.
Gerri holds a BA in Journalism from Seattle University in Seattle, Washington.
Pamela Ahearn, The Ahearn Agency
Gerri in the News
~ Gerri interviewed author Diana Gabaldon in the November 2009 issue of RT BOOKreviews Magazine. Read the interview.
Gerri appreciates all the requests for photographs for press use. The following photos are available for download in both mac (.sit) and pc (.zip) formats. All images are jpgs; pixel dimensions denote height. Please let Gerri know where you post your article so we can link to it. Thanks.
Please credit Barbara Roser Photography for when using photos.
Gerri wants to support your book club with free promotional items from her books, including bookmarks, pens, romance trading cards, or any other goodies she has! Please make sure to tell Gerri how many readers are in your group. Or if you are an individual reader, you can get promotional items as well! All offers while supplies last.
To receive freebies, send an SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope) to Gerri. Include as much postage as you want and she’ll fill it up as much as she can.
Send a S.A.S.E to:
5806 119th Ave SE, Suite A
Bellevue, WA 98006