Top 10 highest paid authors of 2011

2. Danielle Steel

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    Jewels, by Danielle Steel, Dell, 480 pp.
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It's no surprise that immensely popular romance novelist Danielle Steel makes the 2011 list with earnings of $35 million. Currently the eighth bestselling author of all time, Steel is resposible for many well-loved novels, including "Jewels," "The Ghost," and "Matters of the Heart."

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