Joan Smith


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    Historical Mystery

    Feb-2015

    The Berkeley Brigade—Lord Luten, Corinne deCoventry (newly Lady Luten), Sir Reginald Prance and Coffen Pattle—soon have a chance to aid their country by bringing a spy to justice. Their one clue, written by the victim in his blood, to the spy’s...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jan-2014

    The Berkeley Brigade undertakes an investigation for Mrs. Ballard, Lady deCoventry’s chaperone. Mrs. Ballard’s whist group played for pennies, but one of its members had been murdered. Not the Brigade’s usual challenge perhaps, until someone el...

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    Historical Romance

    May-2013

    The Berkeley Brigade (Lord Luten, Corinne deCoventry, Coffen Pattle and Sir Reginald Prance) have come to Byron’s Newstead Abbey to celebrate Christmas. But Pattle finds a long-buried body on the estate’s island and the Brigade is intrigued. Susp...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2012

    The full story of Britain's nuclear weapons tests in the 1950s has only recently begun to emerge. Here, for the first time, through interviews and eye-witness accounts from men who watched the mushroom clouds drift over Australia and the Pacific Ocea...

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    Historical Romance

    Aug-2012

    Regency ladies are being blackmailed for their most intimate secrets—and for just the amount of money they can be expected to raise quickly. The Berkeley Brigade—Lord Luten, his fiancé, Corinne deCoventry, Sir Reginald Prance and Coffen Pattle, ...

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    Historical Mystery

    Apr-2012

    A new Berkeley Brigade mystery! Not only Lord Luten, who is hors de combat, Corinne DeCoventry, Sir Reginald Prance and Coffen Pattle but that charming rascal Lord Byron become involved in this murder. The Prince Regent wants it solved—and he’s w...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2011

    Loretta Lawson, Joan Smith's lecturer sleuth, makes her third appearance in Don't Leave Me This Way. Thoughtful, humorous, vulnerable, full of real doubts and emotions, Loretta Lawson is one of the most fully-realized characters in crime fiction; and...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2011

    Loretta Lawson is already a little apprehensive about spending a hot, muggy weekend alone in New York City at her friend Toni's apartment. And it seems her fears are confirmed when she receives a series of mysterious and threatening phone calls. What...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2011

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2011

    When a woman's decomposed body is found in the aging barn of Oxford don Bridget Bennett's estate, Loretta knows her friend Bridget's shock is genuine. Unfortunately, the local constabulary are not so sure. And the tabloid press has a field day. But w...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2011

    April, 1986: American airplanes stationed in Britain attack Libya. Civilian casualties are heavy; world opinion is outraged. University lecturer Loretta Lawson is staying in the country for a few days' rest. But she is soon pitchforked into an alarmi...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2011

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2010

    Lord Ravencroft expected to meet Lord Ashworth as his knowledgeable informant about counterfeit bills surfacing on the coast. He was more than dismayed when Ashworth’s daughter, Amy Bratty, offered herself as his accomplice. Amy, and not her senile...

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    Suspense

    Sep-2007

    In July 1997 Lebanon makes an appearance in the British headlines when an Englishwoman dies in a landmine accident. The dead woman is a model with an Egyptian mother, visiting the Middle East for the first time. Reporters decend on her Somerset home,...

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    Historical

    Jan-2001

    Miranda has been widowed for two years when she accompanies her neighbors to London. Her intent is not to find a husband—nor is it to find a less virtuous arrangement! Lord Bolton’s reputation precedes him and though he is rich and charming, the ...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jul-1998

    MURDER IS AN INAUSPICIOUS BEGINNING FOR ROMANCE Young bluestocking Lydia Trevelyn and her notable neighbor Lord Beaumont had managed to thwart all matchmaking schemes. However, fate conspires to bring them together through a most unfortunate mean...

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    Traditional Regency

    May-1998

    Could love soothe the savage thief? The penny-pinching duchess, determined not to pay for another night's lodging, insists her coach travel the perilous roads outside London, all but begging for the unwanted attentions of a roving thief. It is her co...

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    Historical Mystery

    Apr-1998

    The Berkley Brigade - 4

    The members of the Berkeley Brigade, London's most aristocratic and stylish foursome, find themselves once more enmeshed in mystery and romance.... Though Lady Corinne deCoventry and dashing Lord Luten are now officially engaged, their wedding is ...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jan-1998

    The Berkley Brigade - 3

    Mystery and intrigue once again provide adventure for the Berkley Brigade-the aristocratic foursome with a nose for the ton's most incriminating scandals... Headstrong Corinne deCoventry, dashing Lord Luten, dilettante poet Sir Reginald Prance, and ...

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    Historical Mystery

    Oct-1997

    The Berkley Brigade - 2

    Another mystery and, perhaps, another chance at love . . . Once again the indomitable Berkeley Brigade, a group of daring young aristocrats, returns to the scene of the crime--and to affairs of the heart. As the dashing Marquess of Luten and the beau...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jul-1997

    A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME; One of those dashing rogues too attractive to ignore. Lord Harwell featured largely in Rosalind Lovelace's fantasies. But she had too much common sense to let dreams color her reality. Harwell was a friend and neighbor--a...

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    Traditional Regency

    Apr-1997

    WHY MUST SEDUCTION BE A SPORT ENJOYED SOLELY BY GENTLEMEN? For Abbie Fairchild, an art teacher and aspiring artist, the opportunity to spend a week at Penfel Hall with its grand art gallery is a dream come true. But the field trip takes a scandalo...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jan-1997

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    Traditional Regency

    Nov-1996

    At first, aspiring writer Cicely Caldwell was insulted to be asked to pose as the anonymous lady, the author of the vastly popular Chaos is Come Again, a horrid piece of gothic drivel. Then she realized that such a pretence would gain her entree into...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jun-1996

    The Berkley Brigade - 1

    Return to the dazzling ballrooms and magnificent salons of Regency England for a delightful tale of mystery and romance. . . .The lovely young widow Corinne deCoventry lived a wonderful life as sole female member of the Berkeley Brigade, a quartet of...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jun-1996

    THERE WAS MUCH ADO ABOUT SOMETHING AT WILDERCLIFFE!Exceedingly wealthy Lord Pargeter had married his housekeeper . . . then expired, leaving the woman an heiress. There was something havey-cavey about the whole business, especially when the woman's n...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jan-1996

    HOW CAN SHE REMAIN COLD AND OBJECTIVE WHILE PASSION SWIRLS AROUND HER?Amy Talbot's idyll sketching wildflowers halts abruptly when she finds a body among the river reeds. Suddenly the quaint village of Chilton Abbas is buzzing with speculation: Who k...

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    Traditional Regency

    Dec-1995

    THE OBJECT WAS TO AVOID SCANDAL AT ALL COST Not only had her wayward brother run off with another man's chere amie, he was also accused of theft! Samantha Oakleigh desperately needed help to find the boy and clear his name, and hoped it would come...

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    Traditional Regency

    Sep-1995

    Resisting the charms of notorious rake Lord Rotham, Miranda is nonetheless amazed when he steals an important French artifact, but Miranda's admiration of Rotham's talents as a spy are shattered in the face of murder....

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    Traditional Regency

    Jul-1995

    THERE WAS A GROWING AIR OF MYSTERY ABOUT THE HOUSE--AND ITS ENIGMATIC OWNER. Cressida Charmsworth had only recently learned to savor the pleasures of the rich and unencumbered. Now, at the ripe old age of twenty-three, she was society's premier In...

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    Traditional Regency

    Feb-1995

    LADY CAROLINE ATTRACTED TROUBLE LIKE MOTHS TO A FLAME! Her romantic antics provided society with a good many minor scandals--which didn't stop the incomparable Caro from catching the eye of Lord Dolmain, a dashing widower. But as was customary ...

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    Traditional Regency

    Nov-1994

    THE MISTLETOE HAD HEARTS IN TURMOIL THIS SEASON... Jane Ramsey was thrilled to receive an invitation to spend a country Christmas with Nicholas, heir to Lord Goderich, who was -- by his own proclamation -- ready to settle down at last. Yet her hop...

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    Traditional Regency

    Nov-1994

    The scathing reviews by the notorious food critic, Monsieur Bongoift, had all but ruined Cybele Leigh's dining establishment. Now she decided it was high time she turned the tables!...

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    Traditional Regency

    Oct-1994

    Romance writer Bell Savage is drawn into the tragic past of young Arabella Comstock, murdered during a fit of passion, and finds herself drawn to Lord Raventhorpe, a devilishly charming spectral suitor. ...

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    Traditional Regency

    Aug-1994

    Posing as Lady Crieff, a saucy, rich widow, Moira is closing in on Lionel March, the notorious thief who tricked her family out of their fortune--but Daniel Hartly has his own reasons for pursuing the scoundrel--and Moira. ...

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    Traditional Regency

    May-1994

    LANDING A FLESH AND BLOOD HUSBAND WAS PROVING DIFFICULT FOR THE DAUGHTER OF A FAMOUS GHOST HUNTER! Although Charity herself did not share her papa's unusual power and had never seen any ghosts, she didn't doubt her father's skill in communicating ...

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    Historical Mystery

    Mar-1994

    THE HOLIDAYS HAD TAKEN ON A DECIDED CHILL THIS YEAR. When Jessica Greenwood's great-aunt Hettie was murdered in her sleep, suspicion fell on the four visiting nephews who would presumably inherit her fortune. But shock greeted those gathered when ...

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    Traditional Regency

    Feb-1994

    WHAT THE DEVIL WAS A CLERGYMAN'S DAUGHTER DOING IN A HOVEL LIKE THIS? If Catherine had held any hopes that the London house she had inherited from her aunt would help her escape her despairing home life, they were dashed the moment she sale the pl...

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    Traditional Regency

    Nov-1993

    IT SEEMED FAR LESS DIFFICULT TO NAB A SPY THAN TO CAPTURE THE HEART OF AN ELUSIVE GENTLEMAN. In translating from German what she believed to be a sordid love letter, Miss Cathy Lyman uncovered top secret information on Napoleon. With little but go...

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    Traditional Regency

    Nov-1993

    The marriage between Lord Rawden and Bonnie Campbell had been arranged. But the new butler, with his rakish dark eyes, elegant manner, and intimate knowledge of London style, behaved not a whit befitting his station.......

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1993

    Silhouette Romance - 972

    Husband-type? Not! Samantha Sherman's life had been sweet ever since she'd traded her glitzy society world for rural upstate New York. Faded blue jeans and a no-frills haircut concealed her privileged past. She'd even turned her favorite hobby int...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1993

    Silhouette Romance - 956

    Suspicious characters So the legendary secret agent known as the Silver Fox was back to his old tricks, was he? Well, CIA agent John McCallum intended to find out the truth about him--and the lovely young woman he claimed was his niece. Whoever Ms...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jun-1993

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1993

    Silhouette Romance - 935

    Just in thyme... Real estate developer Wilf Jameson had found the perfect location for his country club. All he had to do to close the deal was buy the farmland that sat smack in the middle of his future golf course. His partner claimed the owner ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1993

    Silhouette Romance - 919

    Wedding chaos The chef had fallen ill, the bride had run off and Uncle Jack was putting the moves on anyone wearing a skirt. But Laura Sheldon--hostess of the Stagecoach Inn--had everything under control ... until she laid eyes on Mark Sinclair. T...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jan-1993

    IT IS REMARKABLE IN POLITE SOCIETY, FOR A MAN TO RETURN FROM THE DEAD But Lord Griffin was alive and well, back from the jungles of Brazil to claim his fiancee--only to find her betrothed to another. He barely even noticed her younger sister, Alic...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jan-1993

    SHE HAD BEEN SENT TO DREARY ENGLAND TO NAB AN EVEN DREARIER HUSBAND! Although Lady Helena's cousins and heritage were in London, her heart belonged to her beloved Spain. And though the idea of matrimony was not unappealing, she would marry only for ...

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    Traditional Regency

    Oct-1992

    "I HAVE NO INTENTION OF REALLY BEING A LOOSE WOMAN, YOU KNOW, LORD REVEL. I JUST WANT MAMA TO THINK SO." With Mama dashing scandalously about Bath playing the young flirt to avenge Papa's improprieties, Tess Marchant realized that neither she nor he...

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    Traditional Regency

    Aug-1992

    NO GOWN WAS TOO DARING, NO PARTY TOO DECLASSE, NO SPREE TOO WILD FOR FRANKIE DEVLIN. It was after her husband's untimely death, when she learned the shocking truth of his numerous infidelities, that a very disillusioned Lady Camden turned into a h...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-1992

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    PILLOW TALK Davida Sinclair was a woman with a mission. She'd come home, determined to save the family business if it was the last thing she ever did. Okay, so the place was a pillow factory, but people needed to sleep, didn't they? And there was ...

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    Traditional Regency

    May-1992

    HOW COULD SHE GO SO FAR AS TO FORGET DUTY AND FALL IN LOVE WITH A SPY?! Never did anyone look less like a spy than Heather Hume. But circumstances forced her to act when she discovered that her father's recent death was, in fact, murder--and that ...

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    Traditional Regency

    Mar-1992

    AFTER ONE DISASTROUS SEASON, LAURA HARWOOD HAD NO DESIGNS FOR SNAGGING A HUSBAND... She hardly felt qualified to accompany her cousin Olivia, Baroness Pilmore, to London for her debut. However, Olivia's fears of social failure proved unfounded--al...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1992

    Silhouette Romance - 838

    CAPRICORN MAN Dairy farmer Adam Challow was a classic Capricorn, and his single-minded approach to life had made him a wealthy man. He applied that same no-nonsense attitude to love, too -- no silly socialite debs for him! So why was he falling for ...

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    Traditional Regency

    Dec-1991

    THIS WAS NOT AT ALL THE WAY JENNIE HAD PALNNED TO BEGIN HER SEARCH FOR EXCITEMENT AND A HUSBAND.... With her new inheritance and her quick wit, the former headmistress--endeavoring to sweeten her astringent reputation--was en route to the London M...

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    Traditional Regency

    Oct-1991

    Beatrice Searle, a beautiful and charming widow, agreed to smarten up tomboy Gillie Southam, because she believed Gillie’s half-brother, Lord Southam, would accompany her to Bath. But it was Southam’s straight-laced fiancée who actually inspired...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jul-1991

    NO LADY COULD IGNORE A CHALLENGE TO REFORM A HARDENED RAKE! Lord Havergal was in want of funds for gambling debts and other notorious pursuits befitting a dashing scoundrel such as himself. Though his tight-fisted financial guardian had refused hi...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1991

    Silhouette Romance - 795

    A RELAXING HOLIDAY That's what perky policewoman Cathy Auden planned for her visit to Toronto. She certainly had no intention of spending her vacation tracking down an elusive criminal. Yet when handsome investigator Matt Wilson charmed his way in...

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    Traditional Regency

    Apr-1991

    HAD HER INNOCENT MASQUERADE COME TO THIS--A PROPOSAL OF MISTRESS-SHIP? Convinced that Lucy Percy was a mere fortune hunter throwing her cap at his twit of a nephew, Tony Carlton, Lord Avedon was trying to buy her off--with his own charms! The w...

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    Traditional Regency

    Mar-1991

    Behind her enlightened words beat the heart of a true romantic... Left penniless and betrothed against her will, Emma Nesbitt vented her pique in a blast of purple prose that became the toast of emancipated women everywhere. And though she secretl...

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    Traditional Regency

    Dec-1990

    IT WOULD BE PLACING TOO MUCH SIGNIFICANCE ON A BRIEF FLIRTATION TO SAY THE GENTLEMAN HAD FALLEN IN LOVE. But when Clara Christopher discovered that Lord Allingcote had been invited to the wedding she was busily planning for her cousin, she hoped he...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1990

    Silhouette Romance - 755

    LOST AND FOUND Kate Manning had come to North Rossie intending only to collect her inheritance, then put her aunt's house up for sale. But returning to big-city life after the fresh air and green pastures of this small town seemed oddly uninviting...

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    Traditional Regency

    Sep-1990

    HER MATCHMAKING SKILLS WERE UNEQUALED -- YET SHE HERSELF HAD NO USE FOR MARRIAGE! Once a thriving place to land a husband, Laycombe had tuned into a marital desert with the arrival of Lord Wickham. The rake's corrupting influence had led all the...

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    Suspense

    Aug-1990

    BEAUTY BLOOD. AND BULLETS... He looked just the way an artist is supposed to look. Eyes softly passionate, like black velvet. Hands long-fingered, like El Greco's. Lana wasn't sure whether she was more excited by the sensuality of the man or by th...

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    General Fiction

    May-1990

    Cassie Newton once again joins forces with John Weiss, an investigator for Lloyds of London, when he shows up in Montreal on the track of ten fake Van Gogh paintings. The forger is murdered, with the cast of suspects including Hot Buns, a museum cura...

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    Traditional Regency

    May-1990

    SARA HAD NEVER CHASED AFTER A MAN -- BUT THEN SHE'D NEVER MET ONE SO ADDLEFATED! Though far from the heartbroken miss whose betrothed had disappeared six years ago, Sara Wood saw no need to reveal her secret contentment. Peter would have made a wr...

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    Gothic

    Apr-1990

    Swept off her feet by dashing Fraser Audry, young Rosalie was dazzled by his suave good looks, disarming charm and lavish gifts. Their whirlwind courtship and the beautiful wedding in Paris seemed like a romantic dream come true. But upon returning t...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-1990

    Silhouette Romance - 711

    A COMMON GOAL When the going gets tough, the tough gee going-that was resourceful Jodie Jones's creed If she had to hit the streets disguised as a teenager to find her runaway kid brother, that was what she would do. But why did her independent si...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jan-1990

    WHEN A YOUNG WOMAN DONS A GIRLISH DISGUISE, SHE DISCOVERS THAT LOVE IS NOT CHILD'S PLAY.... Poor Grace, having just lost her post as governess, had no friends, no money, and was indeed in dire straits. Her petite figure and clever disguise fooled th...

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    Traditional Regency

    Sep-1989

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    Her beauty was timeless...but on the marriage mart she was running out of time! Jane Halsey decided it was time to stop her firlish daydreams and face reality. She had to find a rich husband to end the financial woes plaguing her sister Belle and he...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1989

    Silhouette Romance - 669

    MYSTERY DATE Dawn Roberts decided to take a tour through Canada, hoping to meet the man of her dreams. But when her bus was searched at the border for stolen goods and gorgeous Nick Barnaby joined the group midway through the trip, Dawn knew her p...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jun-1989

    Silhouette Romance - 656

    IT TAKES TWO TO TANGO Wes Adler seemed to have it all--a high-powered career and his pick of the finest things life had to offer. Still, Wes was certain that something was missing--something he couldn't find. But when he met hotel concierge Jennie...

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    Traditional Regency

    May-1989

    SHE HAD HER PICK OF DASHING GENTLEMEN...BUT WAS ONE AMONG THEM A COMMON THIEF? Naturally, eyebrows rose when Esther Lowden, a day of quality turned her family estate into a country inn. But business had never been better, thanks to the notorious h...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1989

    Cassie Newton is spending the summer with her famous violinist uncle, Victor Mazzini. When he disappears before his concert, she is helped in her search by an American hardware store owner—or is he what he claims to be? A missing Stradivarius violi...

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    Traditional Regency

    Mar-1989

    THE INCOMPARABLE LADY MELORA Titled, wealthy, beautiful, Lady Melora Worth had every qualification necessary to nab herself a good parti. For what prospective bridegroom could fail to appreciate her golden curls and pouting lips, to say nothing of...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-1989

    Silhouette Romance - 635

    RETURN TO SENDER Ellie Waring couldn't believe her eyes! After she and law student Patrick Barron had parted company, she'd been brokenhearted. Now Patrick was standing on her doorstep, insisting she return some love letters he'd written to her. E...

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    Suspense

    Feb-1989

    DANGER. DECEIT. AND DEATH... For biographer Audrey Dane, it was the chance of a lifetime. The legendary Hollywood star, Rosalie Hart, had selected Audrey personally to write the memoirs of her dazzling life and career. A visit to the great lady's ...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jan-1989

    FLIRT WITH THAT JACKDAW LORD MONSTUART? WHY, SHE'D RATHER COZE WITH A WEASEL! But Miss Sally Hermitage was hellbent on seeing her dear sister happily wed-even if it was to Monstuart's ward. No matter to her that the arrogant gentleman was just as ...

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    Historical Romance

    Dec-1988

    The Irish Rose Fresh from the lush green countryside, young Moira Dauntry enchanted all of London society with her exquisite beauty. But it was the enticing wildness of her spirit that lured James Raeburn to her side. Gowned in silk and satin, ado...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Dec-1988

    Silhouette Romance - 617

    WHO WAS DAN OGILVY? That was the question aspiring writer Susan Knight wanted to answer. She'd come to Windmill Island for a relaxing vacation, not to boost her social life--and certainly not to play detective! But once Dan arrived, all of her goo...

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    Traditional Regency

    Oct-1988

    THE THEATER IS NO PLACE FOR A LADY Pamela Comstock's semi-engagement to weak-kneed Nigel Raleigh interested neither party, not one whit. Luckily for all, Nigel's gaze wandered to the lovely dramatics of Flawless Fleur, the delightful French actres...

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    Traditional Regency

    Aug-1988

    LARCENY AND LOVE-- THEY'RE CLOSER THAN ONE MIGHT SUSPECT Niece-by-marriage of an impoverished lord, lovely Mary Anne Judson was most satisfied with her simple country life with dear Uncle Edwin. After all, the darling man saved her from a most disma...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-1988

    Silhouette Romance - 591

    MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE Crouching in bushes and peeping in windows wasn't Shawna Cassidy's idea of a good time, but then, this wasn't supposed to be a dream vacation. She was at Spindrift Cottage on a mission. Kurt Slater had been stealing her uncle's...

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    Historical Romance

    Jun-1988

    A Man of Honor. A Lady of the Night. A Dream of Everlasting Love... Lovely, titian-haired Flora Sommers was the talk of the ton, a woman shrouded in mystery and surrounded by whispers of scandal. She was sought after by the peers of London, but o...

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    Traditional Regency

    May-1988

    "YOU ARE CERTAINLY A LADY WHO KNOWS HER OWN MIND--AND EVERYONE ELSE'S!" After one had savored the starry dusk of Constantinople, raced camels across the Syrian desert, and been chased by Arabian bandits, England seemed quite dreary indeed! But ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-1988

    Silhouette Romance - 562

    'TIS THE SEASON Christmas was supposed to be a happy time. But for Robin Halton, returning home for the holidays--and her brother's wedding--would only conjure up dreams of what might have been. When she'd broken her engagement to Sean Blake three...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jan-1988

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    A lovesick lord and a love-shy lady -- 'twas a case of cross-purposes indeed! "YOU'VE PUT THE WEDDING OFF THREE TIMES ALREADY. IT's NOW -- OR NEVER." When Lord Belami posed this dilemma to his lovely fiancee, Miss Deirdre Gower, that lady was tr...

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    Traditional Regency

    Dec-1987

    "YOU HAVEN'T CHANGED A BIT, MISS BRIGHT. STILL PLAYING THE COUNTRY BUMPKIN TO MAKE ME APPEAR A FOP." So said Lord Monteith during the usual repartee to which he treated Samantha when he stopped with his mama in the country. For her part, Sam had l...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Dec-1987

    Silhouette Romance - 546

    A WORD TO THE WISE Corrie James, editor of a life-style column for a local newspaper, had a knack for solving other people's problems. "No commitment--no dice" was her motto on relationships. It always worked for her readers, but her own love lif...

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    Traditional Regency

    Oct-1987

    A HIGH STICKLER LIKE HARRUP WRITING LETTERS TO A LADYBIRD! 'TWAS SCANDAL IN THE MAKING! Having been his neighbor all her life. Diana Beechum thought little of delivering some documents to Charles, Lord Harrup in London, when he had requested a foo...

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    Traditional Regency

    Jul-1987

    Lady Faith Mordain’s fiancé is castigated in Guy Delamar’s Harbinger newspaper as a thief. She believes the social climbing editor must be wrong—though Lord Thomas apparently did take flight with the company’s funds. The race to retrieve the...

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    Traditional Regency

    Apr-1987

    "Don't get that idea, Mama. Alex never cared for me in the least." Truth to tell, Anne Wickfield was never partial to Alex Penholme either, and scoffed at her mama's suggestion of a match. It was the devastating charm of Alex's older brother that ha...

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    Traditional Regency

    Oct-1986

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1986

    Silhouette Romance - 452

    A WILLFUL EMBRACE .. . Just who was Joshua Edwards, anyway? And why was he trying to outbid Kathryn Colby for a painting her father had done years ago? With his jet-black hair and dark, dangerous eyes, he looked suspicious--and mind-blowingly hand...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1986

    Silhouette Romance - 430

    CAUTION: HIGHLY FLAMMABLE! The last thing he saw before they splashed into the pool were green eyes spitting fire and"a pretty face blazing in anger. How did Brett Fletcher ever get himself into publicly wrestling this young hellcat? And Mila D...

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    Traditional Regency

    Mar-1986

    IT IS HIGH TIME FOR BELLE TO FACE FACTS -- HER FIANCE IS DEAD AND HER LIFE MUST GO ON. When Belle Haley finally arrives to inspect the London house that her dead Graham bequeathed to her, she can scarcely wait to sell it and return home to Bath. ...

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    Traditional Regency

    Feb-1986

    Trudie Barten, bored by her restricted life in London with her brother gone to Newmarket, offered Latin tutoring to his friends. Misunderstanding her intent, the arrogant Lord Luten accused her of being a lightskirt determined to capture his wealthy,...

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    Traditional Regency

    Aug-1985

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    THE PENNY-PINCHING DUCHESS PLAN A BIRTHDAY DO FOR HER BROTHER? THAT WAS ODD INDEED! Deirdre Gower and her dashing fiance, Lord Belami, found it most peculiar that the Duchess's decrepit brother Dudley should be so honored. But that was nothing com...

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    Traditional Regency

    May-1985

    Related Books - 2 - 2

    SHE WOULD SACRIFICE ANYTHING FOR HER BELOVED -- ANYTHING BUT HIS HEART! Nothing could dampen Miss Deirdre Gower's spirits now that she was betrothed to the only man she had ever loved--the handsome, wealthy aristocratic Lord Belami. So she f...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Apr-1985

    Silhouette Romance - 354

    SWEET PROTECTOR Jasmine Forsythe had the perfect combination--large blue eyes, silky blond hair, the face of an angel, and the strongest snap kick in the Tiger's Eye Academy of the Martial Arts. No one would suspect that Dr. Nick Konover's beauti...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1985

    Silhouette Romance - 343

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    Mar-1983

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    Jul-1982

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    Jun-1982

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    Apr-1982

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    Oct-1981

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    Oct-1981

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    She was lovely, the German heiress, Maria. She had the grace of a swan and the face of an angel. But she found the Englishman, Lord Moncrief unsuitable. Fascinating, but unsuitable. Too bold. Moncrief, for his part, appeared to prefer the enchanting ...

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    Jul-1981

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    May-1981

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    Apr-1981

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    Feb-1981

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    Oct-1980

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    Jun-1980

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    Jan-1979

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    Sep-1978

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    1978

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    Jan-1978

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    May-1977

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    1977

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    1977

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    Just like the old devil, to take it with her. Unloved while she lived, tight-fisted, tyrannical old Aunt Sophie took her revenge when she died. No one would get her diamonds. She would take them with her to her grave. Claudia had never known Aunt Sop...

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