Home » Fiction Directory » Authors G-M

Books by Top Authors Free – Names G – M

Hundreds of novels by favorite fiction authors in many genres, free online.

Authors whose names begin with G-M are on this page.

Free Fiction by Favorite Authors - Names G - M
See more art by Coehlus

Our Author Collections are divided among these 3 pages

Author Collections – Authors whose Names begin with G-M

Gabaldon, Diana (1959-)

Works – – By & About

American author, known for the Outlander series of novels. Her books merge multiple genres, featuring elements of historical fiction, romance, mystery, adventure and science fiction/fantasy.

See the Menu at the top of every page for Directories of Free Online Fiction and NonFiction Books, Magazines, and more, on 400 pages like this at Century Past

Gaiman, Neil (1960-)

Works – – By & About

English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, nonfiction, audio theatre, and films. He has won Hugo, Nebula, & Bram Stoker awards.

García Márquez, Gabriel (1928-2014)

Works – – By & About

Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter, and journalist, considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century, particularly in the Spanish language. Well-known novels include One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera.

See our Fiction Directory

Garwood, Julie (1944-)

Works – – By & About

American writer of over 27 romance novels in both the historical and suspense subgenres.

Gibson, William (1948-)

Works – – By & About

American-Canadian speculative fiction writer and essayist widely credited with pioneering the science fiction subgenre known as cyberpunk.

See our Military Novels PDF

Grafton, Sue (1940-2017)

Works – – By & About

American author of detective novels, well known for her series known as the ‘alphabet series’ featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone.

Grisham, John (1955-)

Works – – By & About

American novelist, attorney, and politician, best known for his popular legal thrillers.

Hammett, Dashiell (1894-1961)

Works – – By & About

American author of hard-boiled detective mysteries and short stories. He created the characters Sam Spade and Nick and Nora Charles, who became well known through film adaptations of his work.

See our post on Books by 19th Century American Indian Authors

Hamilton, Laurell K. (1963)

Works – – By & About

American fantasy and romance writer. Best known for two series; Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter, and Merry Gentry.

Harris, Charlaine (1951-)

Works – – By & About

Charlaine Harris Schulz is an American author who specializes in mysteries, best known for her series ‘The Southern Vampire Mysteries’, which was adapted as the HBO TV series ‘True Blood’.

Harris, Thomas (1940-)

Works – – By & About

American writer of suspense novels, best known for his character Hannibal Lecter. His novel ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ was adapted as a highly successful film.

See our Supernatural PDF Books

Heinlein, Robert A. (1907-1988)

Works – – By & About

American science-fiction author and aeronautical engineer. He was among the first to emphasize scientific accuracy in his fiction, and was thus a pioneer of the subgenre of hard science fiction.

Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961)

Works – – By & About – – 2nd Works

American novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and sportsman. Many of his works are considered classics of American literature, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.

See our post on Some Light Reading at Century Past

Holt, Victoria (1906-1993)

Works – – By & About

Victoria Holt was an English romance and historical fiction author who published more than 200 books in a variety of subgenres, using several pseudonyms. Read Victoria Hold Books Online Free

Hunter, Erin

Works – – By & About

Collective pseudonym used by authors Victoria Holmes, Kate Cary, Cherith Baldry, Inbali Iserles, Tui T. Sutherland, Kasey Widhalm & Rosie Best, in several juvenile fantasy series.

Irving, John (1942-)

Works – – By & About

American-Canadian novelist and screenwriter. Novels include The Cider House Rules and The World According to Garp.

Jakes, John (1932-)

Works – – By & About

American writer best known for his American historical fiction. Popular series include The Kent Family Chronicles and The North and South Trilogy.

See our post, What Are They Reading in College? English Lit 1800s – 1900s

Jordan, Robert (1948-2007)

Works – – By & About

American author of epic fantasy. He is best known for the Wheel of Time series. One of several writers to author the original Conan the Barbarian novels.

Kafka, Franz (1883-1924)

Works – – By & About – – 2nd Works

German-speaking Bohemian novelist and short-story writer, widely regarded as a major figure of 20th-century literature. Best-known works include The Metamorphosis and The Trial.

King, Stephen (1947-)

Works – – By & About

American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, science-fiction, and fantasy novels and short stories.

Western Books to Read for Free

Kingsolver, Barbara (1955-)

Works – – By & About

American novelist, essayist and poet. Among her novels are Pigs in Heaven and The Poisonwood Bible.

Kleypas, Lisa (1964-)

Works – – By & About

American author of historical and contemporary romance novels, usually appearing in series. Recent series are The Ravenels, The Hathaways, and Wallflower.

Koontz, Dean (945-)

Works – – By & About

American author. His novels are billed as suspense thrillers, but frequently incorporate elements of horror, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and satire.

Lamb, Charlotte (1937-2000)


Charlotte Lamb was an English novelist of romances, romantic thrillers and historical fiction. Charlotte Lamb published over 160 novels in her lifetime, under several pseudonyms. Read Charlotte Lamb Books Online Free

L’Amour, Louis (1908-1988)

Works – – By & About

American novelist and short-story writer. His books were mostly Western novels, but he also wrote historical fiction, science fiction and non-fiction.

See our post on Popular Classic Books Among Indian Readers

Larsson, Stieg (1954-2004)

Works – – By & About

Karl Stig-Erland “Stieg” Larsson was a Swedish journalist and writer. He was best known for his ‘Millennium’ trilogy of crime novels, published shortly after he died of a heart attack in 2004. The first volume was published in English as ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’.

Laurens, Stephanie (1953-)


English research scientist and author of historical romances.

Le Carre, John (1931-2020)

Works – – By & About

British author of espionage novels. Several of his bestsellers were turned into popular films or TV mini-series, including The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Smiley’s People, and The Constant Gardener.

Lehane, Dennis (1965-)

Works – – By & About

American mystery writer. Three of his works have been adapted as popular films: ‘Mystic River’, ‘Gone Baby Gone’, and ‘Shutter Island’.

Lewis, C. S. (1898-1963)

Works – – By & About – – 2nd Works

British writer, lay theologian and Professor of English Literature. His best-known fiction is the fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia.

Lovecraft, H. P. (1890-1937)

Works – – By & About – – 2nd Works

American writer of weird and horror fiction. Nearly unknown in his lifetime, but now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors of supernatural horror fiction.

Ludlum, Robert (1927-2001)

Works – – By & About

American author of 27 thriller novels, best known as the creator of Jason Bourne from the original The Bourne Trilogy series. Ludlum also published books under the pseudonyms Jonathan Ryder and Michael Shepherd.

See our Detective Stories PDF

Mather, Anne (1946-)


Anne Mather is a British author of over 160 romance novels. She also signed novels as Caroline Fleming and Cardine Fleming. Anne Mather Free Online Reads.

Martin, George R. R. (1948-)

Works – – By & About

American novelist and short story writer, screenwriter, and television producer. He writes the series of epic fantasy novels A Song of Ice and Fire, which was adapted into the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011–2019).

See our Thrillers PDF

McCaffrey, Anne (1926-2011)

Works – – By & About

American-Irish writer known for the Dragonriders of Pern science fiction series. She was the first woman to win a Hugo Award for fiction (Best Novella, Weyr Search, 1968) and the first to win a Nebula Award (Best Novella, Dragonrider, 1969).

McCarthy, Cormac (1933-)

Works – – By & About

American novelist, playwright, short-story writer, and screenwriter, spanning Southern Gothic, Western, and post-apocalyptic genres.

McCullough, Colleen (1937-2015)

Works – – By & About

Australian author known for her historical fiction about Ancient Rome in the Masters of Rome series, murder mysteries in her Carmine Delmonico series, and her early bestselling novel about Australia, The Thorn Birds, which became a hit TV mini-series.

Mead, Richelle (1976-)

Works – – By & About

American author of fantasy and science fiction novels. Wrote the international bestselling Vampire Academy series, the Bloodlines series, the Glittering Court series, and the Age of X series.

Meyer, Stephenie (1973-)

Works – – By & About

American bestselling novelist, best know for her vampire romance series ‘Twilight’. “Meyer’s membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shaped her novels: there are no drinking, smoking, or explicit sex scenes, and the characters Edward and Bella in her Twilight series remain sexually abstinent until marriage. Themes consistent with her religion, including agency, mortality, temptation, and eternal life, are prominent in her work.” – Wikipedia.

Michener, James (1907-1997)

Works – – By & About

American author who wrote more than 40 books, most of which were lengthy, fictional family sagas covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating solid history.

Moning, Karen Marie (1964-)


American novelist of paranormal romances and urban fantasy, best known for the bestseller ‘Shadowfever’ and her ‘Highlander’ and ‘Fever’ series.

Morrison, Toni (1931-2019)

Works – – By & About – – 2nd By & About

American novelist, essayist, book editor, and college professor. Widely considered one of the most important American novelists of the late 20th and early 21st Centuries, Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize in 1987 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993.

Murakami, Haruki (1949)

Works – – By & About

Japanese author of international bestsellers whose work has been translated into over 50 languages. Among his distinctions are the World Fantasy Award and the Franz Kafka Prize. Notable books include 1Q84 and Kafka on the Shore.

Search for an Author’s Books

Try searching for books by author. In the search bar in this link, in the creator field, replace LAST, FIRST with the author’s name. Save books you like to your Internet Archive account by clicking “Favorite” while logged in.

Scroll to Top