V. C. Andrews wrote seven novels alone, including the first four installments of the Dollanganger series, one standalone novel and two novels in the Casteel series. Before her death in 1986, Andrews also began work on two novels, "Garden of Shadows" and "Fallen Hearts."
The Dollanganger series contains "Flowers in the Attic," "Petals on the Wind," "If There Be Thorns" and "Seeds of Yesterday." Each appeared in succession between the years of 1979 and 1984. In 1982, Andrews delivered "My Sweet Audrina," the tale of a little girl who lives in the shadow of a mysterious older sister.
"Heaven" and "Dark Angel" are the two Casteel novels Andrews completed alone, published in 1985 and 1986, respectively. The series chronicles the experience of several generations of Casteel women, beginning with Heaven Leigh and encompassing the lives of her daughter and granddaughter, Annie and Leigh.
Andrew Niederman, a ghost writer that the Andrews estate hired following the author's death, finished "Fallen Hearts," the third book in the Casteel series. Although Andrews inspired the final two books, "Gates of Paradise" and "Web of Dreams," Niederman completed them as well.
In 1972, Andrews finished her first novel, "Gods of Green Mountain," a work of science fiction that Pocket Books subsequently published in 2004. The novel is available on Amazon.com in Kindle format, as of 2015.
Between 1972 and 1979, Andrews wrote approximately 20 short stories and nine novels and reportedly also published three Gothic romances under a pseudonym.