Alexandra Ripley

 

 

Age: 70

 

Summary: writer of historical fiction novels such as From Fields of Hold and A Love Divine, but who will be forever known as the woman who penned the 1991 book Scarlett, the officially sanctioned sequel to Gone With the Wind which was universally panned by critics but sold millions of copies and was made into a 1994 TV miniseries.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: January 8, 1934

 

Died: January 10, 2004

 

Location: Richmond, Virginia