10 self-published novelists who made it big in 2011

These 10 self-published novelists all hit The New York Times bestseller list in 2011.

4. Heather Killough-Walden


Killough-Walden's novel "The Spell" made it to the list on May 1. In "The Spell," a werewolf named Lucas falls in love with a witch named Dannai. In Dannai's culture, someone like her is having dreams at night of the man she's going to marry, but she's dreaming of two men – Lucas and an infamous killer.

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