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Robin Schone Suffers Major Heart Attack

According to the Romantic Times, Robin Schone suffered a major heart attack on Christmas Day and is currently recovering in the hospital. Currently she is unable to speak and it is unknown whether she is having that difficulty because of suffering a stroke or a larynx related injury. Robin Schone has a new release in March – Cry for Passion. This is pretty sad news. Schone was really a trailblazer of erotic romance. I hope her a good recovery if it can’t be speedy.

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  1. Victoria Dahl
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 15:38:46

    Oh, no.

    I still remember my first Robin Schone book. And my second and third.

    I’ll keep her in my thoughts.

  2. Trish
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 15:46:47

    OMG what bad news. I hope she recovers quickly! I’m really looking forward to CRY FOR PASSION.

  3. Barbara B.
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 16:20:00

    This is sad news indeed. I’m hoping that she has as speedy and full a recovery as possible.

  4. Danielle
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 16:31:20

    How sad — I hope she has a speedy recovery, I’ll add her to my prayers.

  5. Janine
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 16:38:41

    I hope she recovers quickly as well.

  6. Lori
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 17:43:40

    OMGoodness! Praying for her speedy recovery. I adore her earlier books.

  7. Shiloh Walker
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 17:50:56

    That is sad news. :( Hope and prayers for her to get better soon.

  8. Sarah Parr
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 18:08:12

    That report sounds very frightening. I hope she feels better soon.

  9. sula
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 18:21:21

    oh my goodness. I remember reading her books back before erotic romance was really not mainstream at all and I still love those stories. I hope she makes a full and speedy recovery.

  10. vanessa jaye
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 18:49:06

    oh no. Wishing her a smooth and speedy recovery. I too have a number of her books/novellas on my keeper shelf. sadness.

  11. Ann Somerville
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 19:05:07

    This sad news should be a timely reminder that although health warnings often focus on the danger to men from heart attacks, heart disease is actually the number one killer of women over 65, but yet doctors often miss it. I hope everyone reading this will take the time to read up about the symptoms of heart attack in women, which can be very different from those in men, and educate those around them to take it seriously if they complain about jaw pain and so on.

    I hope Ms Schone recovers fully and it’s good news that she did at least survive the initial attack. A terrible shock for her family.

  12. Emma Petersen
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 20:34:21

    OMG. Robin and her family will be in my thoughts and prayers. She’s one of the major reasons I write erotic romance. The Lady’s Tutor, was the first ER I read and still one of my favorites.

  13. Portia Da Costa
    Jan 08, 2009 @ 06:34:38

    That’s very sad news to hear. :(

    Here’s wishing her the fullest and speediest recovery possible.

  14. Jaci Burton
    Jan 08, 2009 @ 07:51:48

    Oh no. I hadn’t heard this. :(

    I pray for her full recovery.

  15. roslynholcomb
    Jan 08, 2009 @ 08:33:02

    I’m so sorry to hear this. I hope for a speedy recovery and prayers for her and her family.

  16. Stacy ~
    Jan 08, 2009 @ 09:57:28

    Oh, very sad news. I hope she makes a full recovery.

  17. readerdiane
    Jan 08, 2009 @ 10:26:56

    There is another post by Carol Stacy that says:
    “I spoke to Don last night. He said Robin had a rough day but by day’s end she was doing much better. Her voice is thankfully coming back very slowly so they believe it was more to do with vocal cords than a stroke so that is great news.

    Don says she is sitting up and “feisty” so that is definitely great news.

    As for what happened, she was brought into the hospital with a massive heart attack on Christmas Day and then underwent emergency angioplasty to unblock the clogged arteries the heart which was successful.

    Hearing from fans would be great medicine for her right now so if you can please send good wishes to:
    Robin Schone
    P.O. Box 72725
    Roselle, IL 60172

    A full recovery is expected, however, it will be a slow one.”

  18. Kalen Hughes
    Jan 08, 2009 @ 10:36:54

    Oh man, this just sucks. I’m so glad to hear she’s doing better. I met her a couple years ago and had a total fan girl moment (she was really gracious about it).

  19. Sherry Thomas
    Jan 08, 2009 @ 11:59:10

    So glad to hear she is expected to make a full recovery. And hope that it would be much swifter than predicted.

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  21. Kate Pearce
    Jan 08, 2009 @ 18:19:22

    Oh no! I emailed her for the first time a few weeks ago to tell her how much I loved her books and how excited I was that our upcoming Kensington books were on the opposing page of the K catalogue (lame and fan-girlish but true). she was so nice when she replied.I hope she gets better.

  22. Judy Cox
    Jan 08, 2009 @ 19:38:09

    I really hate to hear this! I met her at the Romantic Times convention in Houston year before last. She was a very nice, likable person. In fact, I was hoping she would be in Orlando this year. I believe she had hosted the Strawberries and Champagne portion. I will keep her in my prayers!!

  23. Jody F.
    Jan 09, 2009 @ 16:34:51

    OMG! I was shocked to read this! I hope her recovery is quick.

  24. Bett
    Jan 09, 2009 @ 20:47:39

    Sending positive thoughts for a quick and full recovery

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  26. Pore Cleanser :
    Oct 23, 2010 @ 09:24:06

    heart attack is the number 1 killer of middle-aged and old-aged people these days.:,

  27. UV Paint
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 23:27:41

    heart attack is very common these days, it is because of a high fat diet and lack of exercise ‘“

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