Johanna Helen Howard was born on March 10, 1952 in Germany, where her father, Edwin Dennis Howard, a soldier in the U.S. Army, was stationed. The family moved about agreat deal when she was young. Her father always dreamed of retiring to Hawaii, and after he passed away in 1964 Johanna and her mother settled there to honor him. In 1970, when she was still in school, she married Ralph Lindsey, becoming a young housewife. The marriage had three children; Alfred, Joseph and Garret, who already have made her a grandmother. After her husband's death, Johanna moved to Maine, New England, to stay near her family.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey's passionate new tale about a gunfighter running from his past who finds his future when he escorts a beautiful outlaw to her hanging. Featuring one of Lindsey's most intriguing heroes: the dangerous and mysterious Degan Grant from "One Heart to ...
#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Johanna Lindsey returns to the dazzlingly passionate world of the Malorys, an aristocratic family of rakehell adventurers and spirited ladies, in a thrilling new tale of unbridled desires. James Malory sets sail for America to honor a promise he made to hi...
#1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey presents a passionate novel of hidden identities, family secrets, and a love that transcends a fifty-year feud, set in the majestic ranchland of 1880s Montana Territory. Some young ladies marry for money and social standing, a few lucky ones m...
Locke Family - 4
Lovely Amanda Locke, the daughter of a duke, is everything a nobleman could desire, yet she enters her third Season still searching for a match. Gossipmongers’ tongues are wagging, and her mystified family is considering drastic measures to find her a husband. But the insufferable advice of this ...
In this tale from #1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey, a stolen princess discovers her true destiny -- in royal duty and in love. On the eve of her debut into London society, Alana Farmer learns the shocking secret of her birthright. Can it be true? Is she really the lost prin...
The "irresistible" (Booklist) Malory family returns in #1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey's charmingly seductive tale of childhood enemies turned passionate lovers. Thrilled that her solicitors have finally freed her from a detested marriage contract to the Earl of Manford's so...
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In #1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey's captivating novel, an innocent young lady's first brush with royal court intrigue lands her at the altar alongside one of London's most notorious rogues. It was the chance of a lifetime... For Lady Rebecca Marshall, a whirlwind of excitemen...
ON A WHIRLWIND ADVENTURE, SHOULD SHE SURRENDER TO HIS BOLD CHARMS? When Sir Anthony Malory's young daughter is abducted from London's Hyde Park, her kidnapper's ransom note mistakenly falls into the hands of a Malory relative, the sea captain Boyd Anderson. Searching for the girl with Anthony, B...
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What will change her mischievous ways: prudence or passion? Ophelia Reid is an incomparable beauty and a ruthless gossip. Having purposely wrecked her arranged engagement to future marquis Duncan MacTavish, Ophelia wants to return to London's marriage mart and make her own choice of a wealthy hu...
Johanna Lindsey sweeps readers into the dazzlingly passionate world of the incomparable Malorys, an aristocratic family of rakehell adventurers and spirited ladies -- which turns ever more tempestuous when James Malory introduces the daughter of a pirate to London society. Gabrielle Brooks sets ...
PASSION. INTRIGUE. SCANDAL. SOME MARRIAGES HAVE IT ALL. Lady Margaret Landor first met Sebastian Townshend as a child, when he caught her peeking into her older sister's engagement ball. Tall, dashing, and charming, Sebastian was one of the most sought-after bachelors in Kent and cut a romant...
THE MALORYS ARE BACK! Johanna Lindsey brings to glorious life her beloved aristocratic family of adventurous rogues and spirited ladies as the Malorys confront the shocking news that Jeremy, the rakehell son of gentleman pirate James Malory, has fallen in love. When Jeremy Malory hires Danny,...
After the sudden death of their father, Marian and Amanda Laton must leave their New England home and travel to their aunt's Texas ranch. It is a harrowing journey, but plain-looking Marian welcomes the challenge of their adventure, while beautiful Amanda complains at every turn. And when they need...
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What was to be a grand adventure for Melissa MacGregor an escape from the wilds of her Scottish home into the whirl of the London social scene--seems to pale before the promise in the passionate gaze of Lincoln Ross Burnett. Though they exchange but a few words before parting after a chance encount...
Stunning, statuesque Brittany Callaghan isn't used to seeing Nordic gods in her tiny California town. But when the spectacular blond Viking--whose name is Dalden Ly-San-Ter--turns up at her doorstep, Brittany knows her dream man is very real. Dalden claims to be a barbarian warrior--and since Britt...
Left to handle the rumors of her family's bankruptcy and impending eviction, Larissa Ascot's wishes for a merry Christmas seem to be in peril for the first time in her sheltered life. A charming would-be "benefactor," Vincent Everett, the Baron of Windsmoor, has offered to shelter Larissa and her y...
Locke Family - 1
Has anyone in London ever taken part in the coming-out season with less enthusiasm than Sabrina Lambert? Luckily; the most sought-after lady in the city has agreed to usher this young, lovely country girl through the perils and pitfalls of her all-important first season. Dashing highlander Dunca...
Beautiful Milisant Crispin and handsome, arrogant Lord Wulfric of Thorpe, the future Earl of Shefford, are engaged---and seldom has a betrothed couple been less suited. Her father has decreed that Milisant has a month to accustom herself to the future earl before the marriage takes place. As the ti...
As the entire Malory family gathers at Haverston to celebrate the season, albs not well. Underlying tensions threaten to dampen the holiday spirit--until a mysterious present that arrives anonymously is opened and shared by all. The gift is an old journal--a tender and tempestuous account of the...
Straton Family - 2
Headstrong Casey Straton inherited her mother's beautiful eyes and her father's stubborn temperament. So when she is denied the responsibility of running her grandfather's ranch despite her unladylike prowess at roping, riding and shooting the high-spirited hellion storms away from her Texas home, ...
Left penniless after her parents' deaths, Kelsey Langton must now take responsibility for the well-being of her younger sister, Jean. But when circumstance and human frailty conspire to leave them homeless as well, Kelsey is forced to resort to drastic measures. Only by allowing herself to be sold ...
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Still mourning her mother's death, Lady Kimberly Richards is incensed by the determination of her father, the Earl of Amburough, to marry her off as quickly as possible --- just to please the jealous lover he plans to wed. And since Kimberly harbors a deep-seated dislike of gold-diggers and the who...
FROM THE SHADOWS OF THE PAST Prim and beautiful professor Roseleen White clutches her new prized possession--a thousand-year-old Scandinavian sword. And suddenly, a dream stands before her--a magnificent Viking warrior sworn to satisfy Roseleen's every desire. Accursed for untold centuries, m...
BETRAYED In all the world, no man exists who can tame Alexandra Rubliov. A fiery and beautiful free-thinker, Alex's steadfast refusal to marry has frustrated her hapless father. And so he creates a "long-forgotten" agreement and sends his rebellious daughter away - falsely maintaining that Alexa...
Haardrad Family - 3
A LADY'S SCORN Wrongly branded a spy, the dark and handsome Viking lord Selig Haardrad suffered greatly in the dungeons of Lady Erika of Gronwood. And as he hung in chains, his magnificent body wracked with pain and fever, one thought sustained him: revenge! A VIKING'S VENGEANCE Now Destiny's ...
WHERE WARRIORS RULE In search of a true and gentle love, fiery Shantele Ly-San-Ter flees the lustful advances of the blue-eyed barbarian who has been chosen as her lifemate - confused and frightened by the fevered yearnings the handsome brute has awakened in her innocent soul. WHERE PASSION R...
ONCE A MALORY... Beautiful, mischievous and shamelessly daring, young Amy is a Malory through and through -- as wild and reckless as the most incorrigible of her male cousins. And now that she has reached a marriageable age, Amy has set her amorous sights on a most unsuitable mate -- the straig...
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A TOUCH OF HELL Hoping to cool off a twenty-five-year-old feud between two neighboring families, Cassie Stuart only succeeds in pouring kerosene on the flames. Both sides have warned her to get out of Texas pronto... or they will burn her father's ranch to the ground. What Cassie needs is a peacem...
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MAN OF HER DREAMS The most desirable beauty in the land, wildly unpredictable Megan Penworthy has set her amorous sights on Ambrose St. James, Duke of Wrothston--a man she has never met but has every intention of marrying. No other suitor will satisfy her--especially not the common, if uncommonly ...
CAPTIVE OF LOVE Spirited Lady Rowena Bellene must produce an heir--or incur the dangerous wrath of a ruthless stepbrother, who stands to forfeit his ill-gotten wealth. And the magnificent Lord Warrick Fulkhurst de Chaville is the perfect choice to sire her child--though it means imprisoning the ha...
ONCE UPON A TIME... In a rustic Mississippi tavern, a beautiful exiled princess was forced to dance for the pleasure of others--unaware of her regal birthright ... and infuriated by a magnificent, golden-eyed devil who crossed an ocean to possess her. FROM A FAR OFF LAND... A bold and brazen ...
Her heart trampled and torn, innocent Georgina Anderson was desperate to return home to America. Leaving her sorrows on England's shores, she defiantly boarded the "gentleman's ship" Maiden Anne disguised as a cabin boy--never dreaming she'd be forced into intimate servitude to the irrepressible ra...
FEMALE FIGHTER Lithe beauty Tedra De Arr has dedicated her life to the art of combat, and no one, least of all a man, has ever been able to pierce through that rigid armor of single-minded purpose. Then political upheaval forces the elite bodyguard to flee her home, and the fiercely independent ...
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Lady Jocelyn Fleming, Duchess of Eaton, was a feisty, flame-haired aristocrat -- newly widowed after a shockingly brief marriage to an elderly British lord. Wealthy and titled, yet aching with the pain of unexplored desire, her restless heart led her from polite London society to the perilous beaut...
A KIDNAPPER'S PROMISE Lady Reina de Champeney's cerulean eyes gazed with scorn as they fell upon the golden giant of a man before her. This was the knight Ranulf Fitz Hugh, her kidnapper, who was pledged to deliver her into the worst kind of bondage -- marriage to the craven Lord Rothwell. ...
Kidnapped and sold into slavery, Chantelle Burke was led into the Pasha's scented chambers swearing she'd never surrender to this ruthless master. But she was stunned by the magnificently handsome man who awaited her amid the silk and splendor. His piercing emerald eyes held her in their power; his...
THEIR EYES MET, AND DESTINY WAS FOREVER SEALED... Lady Roslynn Chadwick was an exquisite Scottish heiress with an urgent need for the safety of marriage -- her only protection from a villainous cousin and every other fortune-hunting scoundrel who coveted her flame-haired beauty and her vast fort...
He'd caught only a glimpse of her from the window of his carriage, but the young Russian prince knew he had to have her. Within minutes, Lady Katherine St. John was dragged from the London street like a common waif and carried off to a sumptuous town house--for the pleasure of her noble admirer. Bu...
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Lady Kristen Haardrad met the icy fury in her captor's crystal-green gaze with defiance. She was the prisoner of Lord Royce of Wyndhurst, but his slave she'd never be. This powerful Saxon lord had at last met his match in the Viking beauty--his equal in pride, in strength... and in the fierce, hot ...
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Courtney Harte gasped in disbelief. There, in a Texas newspaper, was a photograph of her beloved father...thought slain several years back in a savage Comanche massacre. The honey-haired beauty vowed to find him -- but whom could she trust to accompany her through wild, dangerous Indian territory...
Lady Leonie of Montwyn, the exquisite mistress of Pershwick, recoiled in horror. Cruelly pledged to the dreaded Sir Rolfe d'Ambert, Lord of Crewel, she knew that her life was indeed over. But when she met the dark, magnificent, man who came to claim her... when she felt his burning caresses igniti...
WHEN LOVE IS BOTH TORMENT AND ECSTASY... Her life changed forever the night she was abducted from a dark London street and carried to a stranger's townhouse. At first Regina Ashton was amused, then outraged at the arrogance of this bronzed, golden-curled seducer who so deftly taught her a woman...
THEY DIDN'T MEAN TO FALL IN LOVE Sharisse Hammond had no intention of giving herself to some rancher who had sent for a mail-order bride! She had gone West only to escape the New York society marriage her father was arranging. Lucas Holt's intentions were also less than honest. But their plan...
Wyoming - 1
UNTIL A WOMAN KNOWS A MAN'S DESIRE, SHE CAN NEVER KNOW HIS LOVE. When she overheard him refuse to marry her, she swore to make him suffer any way she could. But Chase Summers wasn't a man to be trifled with. Even thought beautiful Jessie Blair could hold her own against any man in the territory ...
HE WOULD NEVER LET HER GO-- AND SHE WOULD NEVER SACRIFICE HER INNOCENCE TO SHAME... In trembling fear, she dared to refuse him, though her gentle beauty was the prize of his sword. And he, in his violent, aching need, could have taken her by force ...had she not made want so much more. Betw...
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DESIRE FLAMED IN THEIR BURNING PASSIONS Wealth and breeding had prepared her to be a fine young lady, yet her softly lustrous allure could not conceal the headstrong spirit which no man had conquered. Let any man try, and he faced a hellcat's fury. One man dared take Samantha Kingsley by forc...
HIS VALOR OFFERED REFUGE TO A HEART WHICH OFFERED LOVE She was born a lady, heiress to rich French estates. But when Rowland of Montville captured her, he saw only a beautiful girl garbed in peasant's rags... a wench to serve his wants. Though betrayed into bondage, Brigitte de Louroux would...
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Though the sultry Alabama hellion was chased by every boy in town, she was a dirt-farmer's daughter--and could only dream of being loved by Bradford Maitland, heir to magnificent Golden Oaks. But Angela Sherrington became a young lady, sent to a Yankee finishing school by Bradford's father. So m...
Corinne Barrows's flashing emerald eyes bid men fulfill her any desire. She was the scandalous darling of Boston's gilded age. SWORN TO REVENGE Now she had sailed half round the world to Hawaii, to ruin the man who had ruined her... who had taken her, despoiled her, and left her humiliated by...
Haardrad Family - 1
NEVER A VIKINGS CAPTIVE Spirited across an icy sea, lovely and dauntless Lady Brenna Carmarham vowed vengeance on her Viking abductors. Slavery was the fate of women captured on raids, but when she faced the man who was not hew master, she swore she would never be owned. FOREVER A VIKING'S ...
SUN-BLAZED BEACHES With languid tropic, breezes caressintg her breathtakingly beautiful face, Bettina Verlaine stood before the mast, sailing westward to fulfill a promise her heart never made - marriage to a Count her eyes had never beheld. Then in a moment of swashbuckling courgae, the pir...
Desert Stars On a night made for love, there was only terror for beautiful Lady Christina Wakefield. She who had recklessly followed her brother from London to Cairo on a whim was now made prisoner by an unknown abductor who carried her off to his hidden encampment. Soon she would share his ...