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Best selling author Eric Jerome Dickey dies at 59

A bestselling author known for crime, romance, and erotic novels has died.

Eric Jerome Dickey passed away Sunday in Los Angeles after battling cancer, according to his publicist.

Some of Dickey’s most notable work includes “Sister, Sister,” “Walking With Enemies,” “Naughty or Nice,” and more. According to his publisher, Dickey wrote a total of 29 novels.

A Memphis, Tennessee native, Dickey was also an aspiring actor and stand-up comic. Additionally, he worked on a screenplay for the movie “Cappuccino” in 1998 and wrote a comic book miniseries for Marvel.

Dickey has more than 7 million copies in print worldwide.

Among his survivors are four daughters.


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