Betty Neels: - She is a USA Today bestselling author. - Her series novels consistently rank #1 in their month, averaging 16 percentage points above other titles. - The Best of Betty Neels titles have performed very well to date, with several achieving close to 60% NSR. - Since 1996 Betty published 21 consecutive #1 Harlequin Romance titles, including the most recent, A Good Wife (7/03). - Her novel Emma's Wedding (5/02) had a 61% NSR. - Betty wrote 134 books during her career with Harlequin Books and boasts over 30 million copies of her books in print.