Posted on August 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

News of two authors' deaths came over the weekend.

Stuart Woods, a prolific and bestselling thriller author, died at age eighty-four.

He was best known for his works starring Stone Barrington, Ed Eagle, William Henry Lee IV, Holly Barker, and Rick Barron — according to his website, seventy of his seventy-five-plus books were bestsellers.

He also wrote a travel book and recently published a memoir; you can read more highlights from his life in that but also in the New York Times' obituary.

Also passing away: children's author Charlotte Pomerantz, who died at age ninety-two.

Her thirty-five books included The Piggy in the Puddle, The Day They Parachuted Cats on Borneo, How Many Trucks Can A Tow Truck Tow?, and Halfway to Your House.

Read more about Pomerantz's life and career in the New York Times.

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