Felicia Gallant's Novels
Felicia has published at least 53 books, all gothic romance, except as noted.
- Beyond Paradise
- The Bride of Bombay
- The Bride of Waverly
- The Cannons of Newcastle
- Castle of Desire
- Damned by Desire
- The Daring Heart
- Doctor's Desire
- Driven to Passion
- Ebony Heartbeat
- Embers in the Snow (1985)
- Endless Journey
- Every Heart Knows
- Fallen Females
- Flames in the Night
- Forbidden Flower (1994, rejected)
- Forbidden Passion
- For the Love of Poppy
- Gardenias for Gwendolyn
- Gone with the Dawn (1983, first novel for Cory Publishing)
- Handmaiden's Heart
- The Heart That Heals (1996, contemporary)
- The Heart's Own Music
- Into the Fire (1994, semi-autobiographical)
- The Lady and the Laborer (1989)
- Lock Out the Night
- Love Beneath the Stars
- Love on the Moors
- Lust in the Kremlin (1980s)
- The Manly Heart
- The Mistress of Orleans
- Moonlight Desires (1983)
- My Finest Hour
- Paradise Delayed (1998)
- Passion's Progress (1983)
- The Pauper's Ransom
- The Rebel Princess
- Rive Gauche Serenade
- Rocky Mountain Miracle
- Sands of the Desert
- Sands of the Heart
- Savage Love (1983)
- Shimmering Sand
- Sweet Captive
- Torrid Tundra Nights
- Untold Secrets
- Walking in the Light: The Story of Frankie Frame Winthrop (1997, biographical)
- White Snow in Hell
- Windblown Rose
- Mr. Belvedere
- 1987: M.J. McKinnon as a prostitute. Used by Chad Rollo.
- 1990: Donna Love admitting her affair to Jake McKinnon. Used by Stacey Winthrop.
- 1991: Kathleen McKinnon visiting Jake McKinnon in the hospital.
- 1992: Jenna Norris appearing in a pornographic movie. Used by Lorna Devon.
- 1992: Jamie Frame reassuring Kelsey Harrison he would look out for her career. Used by Jake McKinnon.
- 1994: Vicky Hudson throwing a fit in public. Used by Grant Harrison.
- 1994: Tomas Rivera fighting at the Surf Bar. Used by Angela Corelli.
The Sin Stalker (1986-1987)
Fatal Victims: Robert and Louise Grady (in the early 1980s), three
prostitutes (two named Lettie Johnson and Linda Lee), Maisie Watkins,
Quinn Harding, Josie Barton (a belly-dancer), and Greg Houston
Non-fatal Victims: Nancy McGowan, Donna Love, Crystal Gayle,
Cheryl McKinnon, Mary McKinnon, Felicia Gallant, John Hudson,
Jamie Frame, and Lisa Grady
The Bay City Stalker (1996)
Fatal Victims: Blair Baker, Courtney Evans, Yvette LaPointe (a
cleaning woman at BCGH), and Frankie Frame
Non-fatal Victims: Lorna Devon, Chris Madison, David Jordan
Couples with a Soap Device in Common
- Sandy Cory and Blaine Ewing Cory: both prostitutes
- Adam Cory and M.J. McKinnon: both police officers
- John Hudson and Sharlene Frame: both presumed dead
- Carl Hutchins and Rachel Cory Hutchins: both had amnesia
- Eileen Simpson (by Phil Higley)
- Blaine Ewing Cory (by Jordan Scott)
- Clarice Ewing (by Jerry Grove)
- Brittany Peterson (by Peter Love)
- Marley Hudson (by Jake McKinnon)
- Lorna Devon (by Kyle Barkley)
- Toni Burrell (by Chip Rayburn)
- Apple (Matthew Cory's dog, 1987)
- Bibi (Felicia Gallant's dog, 1983)
- Buster (Alli Fowler's turtle, named after Jake's childhood pet turtle, 1994-1995)
- Buster II (Alli Fowler's turtle, 1996-1997)
- Daisy (Felicia Gallant's dog, 1988-1989)
- Mugsy (Therese Lamonte's dog, 1976)
- Paris (Felicia Gallant's dog, 1997-1999)
- Prometheus (The McKinnon's dog, 1985-1986)
- Riley (Nick Hudson's dog, 1995-1996)
- Serpico (Joe Carlino's cat, never seen)
- Shortstop (Steven Frame's dog, 1993-1994. Secondary reference in 1997)
Most Consecutive Days On-Air
1. Paul Tinder (Jerry Grove), 35 days, May 21 - July 9, 1981.
2. Joseph Barbara (Joe Carlino), 27 days, March 17 - April 22, 1997.
3. Richard Bekins (Jamie Frame), 26 days, April 20 - May 25, 1981.
Notes: Richard Bekins, one year (unverified). Susan Trustman (Pat Randolph), a year and a half (untrue).
Real Days That Have Passed in Bay City
- 1988 had 126 days.
- 1989 had 91 days.
- 1990 had 84 days.
- 1991 had 80 days.
- 1992 had 79 days.
- 1993 had 64 days.
- 1994 had 59 days.
- 1995 had 56 days.
- 1996 had 77 days.
- 1997 had 64 days.
- 1998 had 58 days.
February 10 - March 10, 1967 (19 days), but possibly longer as following March episodes are
August 17-31, 1967 (11 days)
June 28 - July 19, 1994 (10 days)
RIP in Real Life
- Vera Allen (Granny Matthews) [heart failure]
- Christopher Allport (Tim McGowan) [killed in an avalanche]
- David Bailey (Russ Matthews) [drowning]
- Laurie Bartram (Karen Campbell) [pancreatic cancer]
- Charles Baxter (Fred Douglas)
- John Beal (Jim Matthews)
- Fred Beir (Keith Morrison) [cancer]
- Doris Belack (Madge Murray)
- Harry Bellaver (Ernie Downs) [pneumonia]
- Barbara Berjer (Bridget Connell) [pneumonia]
- Dorothy Blackburn (Luella Watson) [cancer]
- Roberts Blossom (Sven Petersen)
- Jacqueline Brookes (Beatrice Gordon) [lymphoma]
- David Canary (Steve Frame)
- Gary Carpenter (Michael Bauer / Ray Gordon) [heart failure]
- Liza Chapman (Janet Matthews) [car accident]
- Robert Christian (Bob Morgan) [cancer]
- Brent Collins (Wallingford) [heart attack]
- Geraldine Court (June Laverty)
- Jacqueling Courtney (Alice Matthews Frame) [metastatic melanoma]
- Sarah Cunningham (Liz Matthews) [heart attack]
- Augusta Dabney (Laura Baxter)
- Irene Dailey (Liz Matthews) [colon cancer]
- Leora Dana (Sylvie Kosloff) [cancer]
- Curt Dawson (Zachary Colton) [cancer]
- Gwyda DonHowe (Ilsa Fredericks) [murdered: shot to death by husband]
- James Douglas (Eliot Carrington)
- Val Dufour (Walter Curtin) [cancer]
- Carmen Duncan (Iris Wheeler) [cancer]
- Charles Durning (Gil McGowan)
- Virginia Dwyer (Mary Matthews)
- Robert Emhardt (Mac Cory) [heart failure]
- Constance Ford (Ada Hobson) [cancer]
- Kevin John Gee (Yoshi Ito) [AIDS-related illness]
- Robert Gerringer (Striker Bellman) [stroke]
- Edmund Hashim (Wayne Addison)
- Barton Heyman (Fred Ewing) [heart attack]
- Jered Holmes (Brian Blake)
- Robert Hover (Russ Matthews)
- Tresa Hughes (Emma Frame Ordway)
- Leon Janney (Jim Matthews) [cancer]
- Barry Jenner (Evan Webster) [acute myeloid leukemia]
- Charles Keating (Carl Hutchins) [lung cancer]
- Lawrence Keith (Lefty Burns) [cancer]
- Mark Lenard (Ernest Gregory) [cancer]
- Audra Lindley (Liz Matthews) [leukemia]
- Cleavon Little (Capt. Hancock) [cancer]
- James Luisi (Phillip Wainwright) [cancer]
- Geoffrey Lumb (Mitchell Dru)
- Donald Madden (Kurt Landis) [heart attack]
- Joseph Maher (Leonard Brooks) [brain tumor]
- Nancy Marchand (Therese Lamonte) [lung cancer]
- Hugh Marlowe (Jim Matthews) [heart attack]
- Walter Mathews (Gerald Davis)
- Rue McClanahan (Caroline Johnson) [stroke]
- Beverlee McKinsey (Iris Wheeler) [complications due to a kidney transplant]
- Caroline McWilliams (Tracy DeWitt) [complications of multiple myeloma]
- Anne Meacham (Louise Goddard Brooks)
- David O'Brien (Sin Stalker) [lymphona]
- Gretchen Oehler (Vivien Gorrow) [cancer]
- David Oliver (Perry Hutchins) [AIDS-related illness]
- Lee Patterson (Kevin Cook) [cancer]
- George Pentecost (Tony the Tuna)
- Antony Ponzini (Danny Fargo)
- Rick Porter (Larry Ewing) [congestive heart failure]
- William Prince (Ken Baxter) [heart attack]
- Dack Rambo (Grant Harrison) [AIDS-related illness]
- George Reinholt (Steve Frame) [cancer]
- William Roerick (Dr. Richard Gavin) [heart attack]
- Tom Rolfing (Cliff Tanner) [AIDS-related illness]
- Howard E. Rollins Jr. (Ed Harding) [lymphona]
- Michael Ryan (John Randolph)
- Jack Ryland (Vince McKinnon)
- Jim Secrest (Andy Cummings) [lymphoma]
- Fred J. Scollay (Charlie Hobson)
- Ann Sheridan (Katherine Corning) [cancer]
- Helen Stenborg (Helga Lindeman)
- Paul Stevens (Brian Bancroft) [pneumonia]
- Shepperd Strudwick (Jim Matthews) [cancer]
- Dolph Sweet (Gil McGowan) [cancer]
- Anne Wedgeworth (Lahoma Vane Lucas)
- Douglass Watson (Mac Cory) [heart attack]
- Nancy Wickwire (Liz Matthews) [brain tumor]
- Kate Wilkinson (Clara Hudson) [cancer]
- Murial Williams (Helen Moore) [heart failure]
- Bay City Mayors: Stein (-1982), Bancroft (1982-1984), (David) DeAngelo (1995),
Harrison (1997-1999). Illinois Governor: Charles H. Drake (1996).
- Bay City Newspapers: Daily Sentinel, Morning Sun, Bay City Times, and The Bay City
Herald. (Lassiter Chronicle). Radio station, KMXZ
- Bay City Police Department: 23rd Precinct, founded in 1897. Police Academy, motto:
"Come to Learn = Go Forth to Serve." Evidence Room, 248.
- Bay City General Hospital: Founded in 1924.
- Schools: BCU, founded on October 9.
The Clarion, Bay City High yearbook. The Lancers, BCH basketball team. The Violet
(1971), Chadwell High yearbook. Cardinal, Crocket High School.
- Nearby Towns (Fictional): Somerset, Bedfordtown, Brookville, Ogden (100 miles away; Ogden Memorial), Centerville.
- Sports Teams: Bay City Bombers (basketball), Bay City Blues (hockey)
All Things Cory
Founded on May 4, 1964. (On October 1, 1979, Cory Publishing held its 21st
annual meeting, which places its origin in 1958. Also in that meeting, reference
was made to the Winthrop Room).
Offices in Bay City, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Australia, and Buenos Aires (Argentina).
Brava created in 1979 by Janice Frame. Brava's cover was redesigned in 1978 and 1988.
Sophisticate created in 1989 by Iris Wheeler. Originally known as
Sophisticates, the name for people who are sophisticated.
Created to tap into the 25-40 age group.
Cory Publishing Employees
CEO/Presidents: Mac Cory, Elena DePoulignac, Rachel Cory, Iris Wheeler, Jake McKinnon, Carl Hutchins
Vice-President: Evan Bates
Secretaries: Pat Randolph, Liz Matthews, Clarice Hobson, Regine Lindeman, Julie Ann Edwards
Book Editors: Pat Randolph, Corinne Seton, Jamie Frame, Sandy Cory, Anne Whitelaw, Marshall Kramer
Brava/Sophisticate Editors: Janice Frame, Pat Randolph, Kathleen McKinnon, Iris Wheeler, Amanda Cory
Editorial Assistant: Liz Matthews
Senior Executive: Evan Frame
Art Directors: Cecile DePoulignac, Sally Frame
Graphic Artist: Sam Fowler
Photographers: Tracy DeWitt and Mitch Blake
Printers: Al Edwards, Hank Kent
Attorneys: Keith Morrison, Brian Bancroft, Scott Bradley, Karen Campbell, Cass Winthrop, Peter Love, Zack Edwards, Tyrone Montgomery
Head of Construction Division: Willis Frame
Architect, Construction Division: Gwen Parrish Frame
Architect, Construction Division: Cliff Tanner
Electrical Engineer, Construction Division: Burt McGowan
Assistant, Construction Division: Molly Ordway Randolph
Editor, The Bay City Ledger (A Cory Newspaper): Phillip Lyons
Journalist for Cory Newspapers (News Service): Eliot Carrington
Journalist/Feature Writer: Amanda Cory
Reporter: Tony Carlisle
Insurance Division: Ray Gordon
Secretarial Assistant or Intern: Julia Shearer, Josie Watts
Mailroom Clerk: Walter Trask
Switchboard Operators: Thelma, Liz Matthews
One edge of the Cory estate runs along the bay. Eight bedrooms.
Outbuildings: Cory gazebo, stables, greenhouse, studio (also referred to as the carriage house),
pumphouse, lakehouse, icehouse.
Cabin: Earliest known mention in July 1981; located near Crane Lake; official owner, Matthew. The Andersons, the Corys' neighbors in the 1970s.
Chauffeurs: Leonard Brooks (1975-1980, 1981-1982), Edward, Darren (1982-1998)
Maids: Beatrice Gordon (1975-1976), Helga Lindeman (1977-1978), Louise Goddard (1978-1980, 1981-1982),
Vivien Gorrow (1979-1980, 1983-1984), Alma Rudder (1982), Mary (RIP) (1985), Hilda (1988-1995), Claudia (1996-1999)
Cook: Helen. (The kitchen has always been downstairs)
Gardeners: Hanson (1975-1979), Sven Petersen (1977-1978), Fred Ewing (1979)
Groundskeeper: Ian Rain (1993)
Stableman: Rocky Olsen (1975-1977)
Stable hands: Buzz Winslow (1978-1979), Seth (1979), Brittany Peterson (1985)
Scripts contain the following information on the cover page, for example:
EPISODE # 8395
TAPE DATE: TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 1997
AIR DATE: THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1997
DIRECTOR: BOB SCHWARZ
|SHOW IN ORDER
||TIME: NEW DAY: 10A-12P|
Under SCENE, acts (the block of scenes between commercials) are listed numerically, with
different scenes within that act broken down alphabetically. "3B" would be the second scene
in the third act. The first act is known as the "teaser" and is noted with a T,
instead of a number.
A list of acts might look like this: TA, TB, 1A, 2A, 2B, 3A, 4A, 4B, 4C, 5A, 6A.
Under SET is listed the set to be used for the scene, along with the time of day. For example:
CORY LIVING ROOM/DAY; RACHEL'S BEDROOM/DAY; CORY LIVING ROOM
W/TERRACE/DAY; CORY LIVING ROOM W/FOYER AND TERRACE/DAY; CORY
Under CAST is listed the characters appearing in that particular scene, in no particular order.
"Under five's" (actors with under five lines to speak) are listed last as (U/5).
Within the body of the script, the text is centered and in all-caps, with dialogue in regular case.
Along the top, at the left there is the episode number, e.g. "AW#8395," and along the right,
segment/scene/page, e.g. "2-B-18."
Each scene opens with a paragraph describing the scene, for example:
RACHEL'S BEDROOM/DAY. PAULINA, AMANDA, ALLI AND FELICIA ARE
SURROUNDED BY TISSUE PAPER, AS AMANDA UNPACKS AN ANTIQUE
CHRISTENING DRESS. FELICIA HOLDS A PAIR OF BABY SHOES, AND ALLI HAS A
LACE BONNET. [NOTE: THERE ARE TWO CRADLES IN THE ROOM, BUT THEY ARE
EMPTY AT THIS POINT]