Mary Josephine Dunn was born on 22 September 1947 in Lancashire, England, and has a degree in English history from Keele University in Staffordshire. She and her scientist husband, Ken Beverley, emigrated to Canada in 1976, but they have now returned to England and live in Yorkshire. They have two sons.
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Lady Hermione Merryhew, daughter of an impoverished marquess, already has her share of problems. The last thing she needs is an intruder in her bedroom, especially not a fugitive thief. She should scream, but the shabby rascal is a man from her past. Six years ago, at her first ball, dashing Li...
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From five-time RITA Award winner Jo Beverley comes an exciting new Regency romance in which a lady must risk all to win love. The man she shouldn’t want. The woman he shouldn’t marry... David Kerslake, smuggling master from The Dragon's Bride, is now Earl of Wyvern and must survive the t...
In 1765 a desperate mother accepts shelter with a stranger for herself and her children, but at what cost? England in the Georgian age was not kind to the poor. When Lily Gifford finds herself homeless in the countryside on a bitter November evening has no choice but to accept shelter from a pa...
From five-time RITA Award winner Jo Beverley comes an exciting new novel set in the scintillatingly wicked Georgian age. Two lives are thrown into chaos by a centuries old feud and a wicked curse. Peregrine Perriam, son of an earl, has no desire to marry, but when he's named heir to Perriam Ma...
Christmastime in England - a time for passionate secrets, delicious whispers, and wicked-sweet gifts by the fire. From a spirited lady who sets out to save her rakish best friend from an unsuitable engagement, to a bold spy who gets the unexpected chance to win the woman he's always loved, to a vic...
Lady May is back. And so is the scandal that sent her tumbling from her position as the toast of London, when her husband, the Earl of Maybury, was killed in a duel. Even a year of mourning hasn't quieted the rumors of her infidelity. Georgia Maybury is determined to regain her position in th...
After leaving the army and falling out with his family, Catesby Burgoyne is drowning his sorrows when he comes across a woman being attacked by thugs. A fight is just what he needs, but little does he realize that the lady he rescues will change his life. Prudence Youlgrave is not just the victim...
IN this star-studded cross-genre anthology, seventeen of the greatest modern authors of fantasy, science fiction, and romance explore the borderlands of their genres with brand-new tales of ill-fated love. From zombie-infested woods in a postapocalyptic America to faery-haunted rural fields in eigh...
When Bella Barstowe is kidnapped and taken to a Dover tavern, she believes her life and virtue will be forfeit -- until she's rescued by the notorious Captain Rose, a man who seems as dangerous to her as her original captors. Convinced her only option is to flee, she steals his horse and disappears...
Romance and destiny intertwine in four all-new novellas inspired by grail quests-featuring two New York Times bestselling authors From the bestselling and award-winning authors of Dragon Lovers comes an anthology of fantasy, romance, and eternal love. In these four novellas, history and destiny ...
At the age of seventeen, Christian Hill impulsively defends young Dorcas Froggatt's honor--and finds himself forced into marriage. That doesn't stop him from pursuing his military career abroad, where he swiftly puts his young bride out of his mind--until the past comes back to haunt him. Not lo...
THE NUN AND THE RAKE When Robin Fitzvitry, the fun-loving Earl of Huntersdown, encounters a cursing nun in a French inn, he can't resist the mystery: Expecting only amusement on the tedious journey home from Versailles, he offers to help Sister Immaculata reach England. Petra d'Averio is not ...
Now for the first time in a single volume: two long unavailable yet beloved romance classics from a New York Times bestselling favorite. In these two delectable novels, someone craves to be married and loses sight of the joys of true love-until their heart is opened unexpectedly... The Fortune Hu...
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For generations, the Cave family has been marked by scandal, madness, and violence. But after earning a reputation for bravery in the army, Horatio Cave, the new Viscount Darien, has come home to charm London society and restore the family name. He means to start with the lovely Lady Thea Debenham....
Romance and fantasy collide in these enchanting stories featuring dragons-and love-in all their many forms. Four of today's most popular authors bring to life mythical creatures, otherworlds of yesterday and today, and the passionate melding of hearts. From a virgin princess's first love to a s...
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Now, in a special treat, the New York Times bestselling author brings all twelve Rogues together to guarantee a splendid series finale for the last bachelor in their Company. Lady Mara St. Bride has never backed down from a good adventure, which was how she wound up roaming the streets of London...
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After years of living in the New World of Canada, Simon St. Bride is ready to return to aristocratic life in England. But his plans a delayed by a duel and a young woman he feels honor bound to marl even though his family is unlikely to welcome her. For despite beauty and seeming innocence, Jane Ot...
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A Christmas present for my readers... Gambit: in chess, an opening move in which something is sacrificed in order to achieve a better position. Miss Frances Guysley outsmarts her sister and Viscount Will Greystoke. I hope you enjoyed this little Christmas story. I truly meant this to be a ...
Damaris Myddleton never expected to inherit a vast fortune, but she's ready to use it to buy the most eligible title in England. When disappointed by a marquess, she simply sets her sights higher--on a duke. But then there's plain Mr. Fitzroger, the dashing but penniless adventurer who first saves ...
Two beloved novels and an extraordinary novella, brought together for the first time in this special trade edition... The Demon's Mistress-A wealthy widow hires a war-torn hero to pretend to be her fianc , but what will happen when he learns the truth about the woman he has come to love? Th...
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She'd risk everything to save her son. Once she was Mrs. Hal Gardeyne, the darling Lady Skylark of London society, but now she's a terrified mother. Hal's death has made young Harry heir to her father-in-law's title and estates, and she fears Harry's uncle wants those prizes enough to commit murde...
Hearts collide and desire consumes in worlds and ages far from our own.... Six of today's most popular authors join talents in this unique anthology that shows love can conquer all...even the boundaries of time and space. These stories--many featuring the most beloved characters from the authors...
Genova Smith is a resourceful woman, but the Marquess of Ashart is a challenge even for her. Especially when she finds herself in the precarious position of accompanying the him to the home of Lord Rothgar, his cousin and mortal enemy. Even more distressing, she and the infuriating rake have been c...
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A LADY WITH A QUEST... Cressida Mandeville agrees to Lord Crofton's vile proposal, but secretly she has other plans. She will trick the loathsome man, find her father's hidden wealth, and save her family from ruin. All goes well, until a daring highwayman stops their carriage, whirls Cressida up o...
YOU'VE NEVER MET A HEROINE LIKE LADY ANNE PECKWORTH. The sheltered daughter of a duke, she has always been a perfect lady, even when jilted. Twice. Now, however, she's angry, and she's angry at the single most reckless, most irresponsible, most irresistible man she's ever known .... YOU'VE NEV...
THE PREY She is called the Devil's Heiress. Burdened with the wealth of a man she despised, Clarissa Greystone is a fortune-hunter's dream. THE HAWK No one needs a fortune more than Major George Hawkinville. Fresh from the battlefields of Waterloo, he embarks on a campaign to win Clarissa...
THE EARL Con Somerford, the new Earl of Wyvern, arrives at his fortress on the cliffs of Dover to find a woman from his past waiting for him -- pistol in hand.... THE HOUSEKEEPER Susan Kerslake, the new housekeeper at Crag Wyvern, was drawn back to Con's home by rumors of hidden gold and to he...
THE SPARK OF YOUTH. THE THRILL OF DESIRE. What is the invigorating appeal of the younger man? Is it his boyish charm, his enthusiasm for life? His appreciation of a woman's experience, and his eagerness to learn more? Or perhaps it's his vigor, his unending appetite, and his willingness to pleas...
Two of the strongest wills in England clash when Lord Rothgar is commanded by the king to escort the fiercely independent Diana Westmount, Countess of Arradale, to London. Though Rothgar, tortured by a tragic secret, has become a master of resisting temptation, Diana proves a challenge to his steel...
A holiday collection for the millennium offering joy, hope, and romance... As they followed a star from the East, the ancient Magi of the Christmas Story carried with them a beautiful star sapphire -- blessed with the eternal power of love. Through time, a legend evolved about this precious gem...
1760's Yorkshire, England Young Rosamunde Overton is forced into a daring deceit when her elderly husband's inability to sire an heir threatens everyone she cares for. Fleeing a scandalous masquerade, she rescues an injured nobleman, who just might be the answer to her prayers. Lord Brand Mallor...
A Christmas Miracle Left penniless after her parents' death, Meg Gillingham was in dire straits. Her cruel landlord threatened to turn her and her siblings out of their home by the New Year--unless she surrendered her sister to his lecherous whims. Only a miracle could save her: a magic statue ...
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He entered her life in the midnight darkness of a storm, and in the shadow of her gentle father's death. A rebellion had left Clarence of Summerbourne dead--his castle and his daughter, Claire, forfeit to the king's champion. Renald de Lisle arrived at the castle gates as a warrior, took possession...
It was a night of danger and intrigue. Disguised as the mysterious beauty Lisette, Lady Elfled Malloren anticipates only fun and flirtation at the Vauxhall Gardens Masquerade. Instead, the dark walkways lead to an encounter with treason, a brush with death, and a night of riotous passion with her f...
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A magnificent tale that sweeps from a besieged medieval castle to the dazzling English court...as two knights vie for the heart of one woman -- and a love that can conquer all... She is the incomparable Jehanne, alone in a castle with a child who is not her husband's. He is Galeran of Heyw...
Regency debutante Anna Featherstone's rented London townhouse is filled with intriguing Gothic details...and scandalous secrets. When the notorious Earl of Carne moves into the mansion next door, a secret connecting door becomes a passageway to danger - and romance....
A story that sweeps from the seething turmoil of Ireland to the mystery and intrigue of Regency England -- an enthralling tale of long-buried secrets, scandalous passion, and a love that will last forever... She is a beautiful, rebellious heiress with a terrible secret. He is her unwanted guard...
Make your Christmas merry with these delightful stories from some of the most wonderfully talented Regency authors. Mary Balogh tells of three orphans who bring together their estranged aunt and uncle for the holidays. Jo Beverley spins an intriguing yarn of a woman who is seeking a gift of vengean...
TEMPTING FORTUNE brings together an impoverished noblewoman and a notorious gamester. Bestselling author Jo Beverley's scandalous new novel of Georgian England is a seductive story of sin and redemption... In a night shimmering with destiny, Portia St. Claire discovers that her brother's debts h...
ABOUT TO BE SOLD into a loveless marriage by her scheming brothers, Serena Riverton takes to the open road. In desperation, she accepts a carriage ride from a stranger. He is the handsomest man she has ever seen -- and the first to seem unmoved by her celebrated beauty ... LORD MIDDLETHORPE is c...
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The Rogue Proposes "Don Juan," the dashing Earl of Everdon, was abandoned by his wife shortly following the wedding--and his scandalous behavior is considered an understandable response. Now newly widowed, the errant earl is most eager to marry someone--anyone--who will bear him an heir. And quiet...
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A DAMSEL'S PLIGHT Orphaned and in desperate need of help, Imogen of Carrisford flees when a brutal lord invades and takes possession of her castle. There is only one man she can turn to for help. A KNIGHT'S RESCUE He is FitzRoger of Cleeve, rumored to be a ruthless champion in battle and ...
YOU'LL BE MOONSTRUCK This mesmerizing collection of supernatural love stories will leave you breathless as it explores a side of love that comes out only after dark. Here, from some of the most beloved and highly acclaimed authors of romantic fiction, are five erotically charged tales of ghostly...
LOVE'S DANGEROUS ADVENTURE Desperate to help her widowed sister and baby escape a deadly pursuer, Lady Chastity Ware dresses as a highwayman and captures the first coach to travel down the road. Coming face-to-face with its occupant, the arrogant aristocrat, Cyn Malloren, she orders him to drive...
HE HAD NO INTEREST IN LOVE Leander Knollis, Earl of Charrington, was tired of gadding about the Continent on diplomatic missions. It was time he settled down in his family home with a wife at his side and enjoyed a proper English Christmas. But his search for an intelligent woman without fanciful ...
In All Hallows' Eve, gifted writers have concocted a Regency witches' cauldron of romance and shadows, love and laughter, horror and delight. Joan Aiken's story conjures a peer's ghost who wreaks destruction on a modern guest-house; lovers invoke Lord Samhain with haunting results in a captivati...
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A CHOICE OF ROGUES To save her barony from ruin, Madeleine de la Haute Vironge must wed one of a trio of lords offered by King William. A shocking twist of fate impels the convent-bred beauty into the arms of the most dangerous of the three--a magnificent, exciting stranger whom Madeleine desire...
SHE VOWED TO DESPISE HIM... Miss Elizabeth Armitage was certain the world had gone mad! The school teacher wanted nothing more than to live her life free of the shackles of matrimony. Yet, after a harrowing meeting with the elderly Duke of Belcraven, Beth found herself forced into wedding his heir...
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FOR LOVE AND MONEY Poor Amy de Lacy. Her father's death has left the family impoverished and she's the only one who can rescue them. Her older sister Beryl, sweet as she is, is just too plain to attract a husband. But Amy, with her stunning blue eyes and golden hair, is the object of every man...
SHE WAS A RELUCTANT BRIDE Eleanor Chivenbam didn't put much past her vile brother, but even she bad not anticipated his greedy scheme to dupe a rich earl into mistaking her for a lightskirt! Her reputation in shreds, her future ruined, a defeated Eleanor was forced to agree to a hasty marriage of...
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WHEN A QUARTET OF VIVACIOUS YOUNG LADIES VISITS A VILLAGE NAMED FOR ST. VALENTINE, CUPID IS THE UNINVITED GUEST. February 14 is unforgettable at the estate of the widowed Cressida Trent, as five acclaimed Regency authors follow the romantic adventures of Mrs. Trent and her fetching charges. J...
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TWENTY-SIX AND STILL UNCLAIMED Practical, capable and utterly unromantic, Emily Grantwich is spinsterhood personified. But her prim world goes scandalously atilt when she is inadvertently doused with perfumed powder hurled by a disreputable lady at the handsomest man Emily has ever seen. He is Pi...
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Something is wrong. Lovely young lady Sophie Kyle fears her handsome fiance Lord Randal is having a change of heart about their upcoming marriage. Why else would the once notorious rake respond to Sophie's playful flirtations with a stuffy "Behave yourself"? Tensions grow as the wedding day approac...
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SWEET SKULDUGGERY Chloe, Lady Stanforth, has run Delamere Hall since her husband's untimely demise last year. She loves the seaside manor, but mysterious doings have made her eager to depart. Enter Justin Delamere, her late husband's handsome cousin and the new Lord Stanforth. Just back from th...
THE NEWEST SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY TALENTS BRING YOU 16 BRAND-NEW WINNING STORIES! Among them: Alien contact with startling new twists ... A young witch taken by that old feeling ... Combat in the stars ... Murder in time ... A vampire in a world without blood ... A unique peril for ...
HE WON HER HAND Though she hailed from one of England's oldest, richest families, the Honorable Jane Sandiford had been brought up in a frugal fashion, far from the lavish London set she was about to join. For Jane was to wed the dashing Lord Wraybourne, a ranking member of the ton, and a vexingly...