Frances Parkinson Keyes
- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : GP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 2
American author of many popular romantic novels, she often based her books on her own travels. Among her most popular toms, "Dinner at Antoine's," 1948, was about New Orleans carnivals and society activities and "Joy Street", 1950, was the tale of a girl living on Beacon Hill in Boston. Her books on Roman Catholic saints were also notable.
An experienced traveler, she spent her youth commuting between Boston and Europe and later became well-known as a Washington DC hostess. Spending summers in Europe and So. America and winters mainly in New Orleans contributed largely to her work .
Died 7/03/1970 New Orleans, LA.