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  • Bibliography:
    28 Books (6 Series)
  • First Book:
    December 1990
  • Latest Book:
    April 2006
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Full Series List in Order

Bodine Brothers Trilogy

1 - Desperate (Jul-1997)
2 - Dangerous (Feb-1998)
3 - Defiant (Aug-1998)

Flowers of the West

1 - Wild Heather (Jul-1995)
2 - Sweet Laurel (Mar-1996)
3 - Prim Rose (Dec-1996)

Morelli Sisters

Staying Single (Oct-2003)
Suddenly Single (Aug-2004)

Related Books

1 - Brazen Virginia Bride (Dec-1990)
2 - Desire's Endless Kiss (Dec-1991)

Related Books - 3

1 - The Wedding Planner (Jan-2000)
2 - The Marrying Man (Apr-2000)

Related Books - 4

1 - The Trouble With Mary (Jan-2001)
2 - What To Do About Annie (Aug-2001)

Multi-Author Series List

Magnolia Road

Promise of Eden (Dec-1993)

Book List in Order: 28 titles



  • PERSUADED BY PASSION Fiery Alexandra Courtland--as independent as the Virginia colony she loved--was outraged! Thirty years ago, thwarted by a hopeless passion for a British lord, her mother had signed a love pact: her first-born daughter would marr...



  • SURPRISED BYA KISS Determined to find the father she had never known, spirited New York beauty Elizabeth Forrester crossed the wide frontier and made her way to San Francisco. But she arrived at the lavish Nob Hill mansion only to discover that she ...



  • SHE LOST HER HEART Having already lost her father to the war, staunch Boston Federalist Samantha Wilder vowed to rescue her brother from the hated British. So when she arrived in Washington, the chestnut-haired minx eagerly accepted an invitation to...



  • DANCE OF DESIRE Though her mirror told her she was still enchantingly beautiful, Margaret Parker saw herself as a twenty-six year old spinster. There wasn't much chance for romance in the sleepy town of Purgatory, Arizona, so Maggie looked forward t...



  • A DARING PIRATE WITH A PRICE ON HIS HEAD, HE WAS ALL SHE'D EVER DREAMED OF Tall, lean, his blue eyes blazing from behind his silken mask, his powerful body wrapped in a black cape, he was called "The Phantom." Danielle Sheridan had only to set eye...



  • Beauclaire Guarded by ancient oaks, graced by delicate dogwood and surrounded by sprawling tobacco fields, Beauclaire sat proudly on the scenic banks of the Rappshonnock River. One of Virginia‚Äôs most coveted plantations, it was also Eden Fairchi...



  • AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN They called her the meanest spinster this side of the Rockies! Miss Prudence Daniels meant to do things her way -- until a handsome stranger rode into the Rough and Ready Ranch, invading her private world, igniting sweet desire ...



  • WANTED: BIDDABLE, PASSIVE HUSBAND... New York debutante Cassandra Templeton was bound and determined to get married -- to anyone besides the insufferable fool her domineering father had chosen for her. Her plan was ingenious and simple: she'd place ...



  • In a dazzling new trilogy from Millie Criswell, three sisters from frontier Kansas -- wild Heather, sweet Laurel, and prim Rose -- will steal your heart away with love and laughter. In each delightful book, their homespun values have them clashing wi...






  • Fiercely determined to become an opera singer, innocent Laurel arrives in Denver where a bawdy saloon is the only place she can find work. Suddenly she is wearing shockingly low-cut gowns, singing to drunken hooligans, and feeling more than a little ...



  • Rose Elizabeth is mad as a hornet when her beloved farm is sold out from under her. It seems her bossy sister Heather wants her to give up farming to attend Mrs. Caffrey's School for Young Ladies. Rose, however, has plans of her own -- and they don't...



  • He was desperate for revenge With a heart of stone, former Texas Ranger Rafe Bodine set out across an unforgiving land to hunt the outlaw who murdered his family. Tortured by grief and guilt, he vowed there would be no jail cell for the killer, no s...



  • He Had a Steel Will Texas Ranger Ethan Bodine slept with his gun, talked to his horse, and lived by an unbreakable code. Right was right, and wrong meant he brought a man to justice -- even if the outlaw was his brother Rafe. Now Ethan's only goal i...



  • SHE'D NEVER FORGET Hannah Louise Barkley had no intention of seeing Travis Bodine when she came back to Misery, Texas. Five years before, he had demanded she choose between her legal career and their love. Her answer had been to walk away, nev...



  • When a cowboy and a city girl meet, it's a showdown. New Yorker Emily Jean Barlett, author of dime novels about the Wild West frontier, is determined to save her career with a ripsnorting book based on Jess Murdock, "Legend of the West.&#...



  • Weddings were her business... When she began her bridal consultant business, Meredith Baxter expected to coordinate bouquets and bow ties, not receive a billionaire's surprise proposal! Her latest customer, wealthy bachelor Adam Morgan, was the catc...



  • Leaping into overnight marriage and motherhood, Sarah Jane Parker found herself wed to first-class 'catch' Ash Morgan. But would he give her his stamp of approval -- or would he try to send her back when the hidden truth about her came out? 'Marryin'...



  • THE TROUBLE WITH MARY IS . . . She's unemployed. Her huge Italian family is driving her crazy. Her love life is nonexistent. In fact, she needs a life! So Mary decides to open a restaurant in Baltimore's Little Italy. And despite her mother's assu...



  • Place this quilt upon your bed and on one month you shall be wed... Pregnant and alone, Maddy Potter knew marriage wasn't in her near future -- certainly not to Pete Taggart. The rude, arrogant -- and she'd admit, protectively sexy -- rancher woul...






  • She's outspoken and outrageous. She's tired of swimming in the dating pool. And most of all, Annie Goldman has played bridesmaid for the last time. Of course no one would ever suspect that she still carries a torch for Joe Russo. Fourteen years ago, ...



  • A handsome drifter and a lonely spinster rediscover the joys of the season when they are snowbound during the holidays....



  • A feisty lawyer is about to meet the man of her dreams...er...nightmares! She just broke up with her cheating fiance. Her fledgling law practice is gasping for air. And her overbearing parents are moving back to Baltimore. In a word, Angela DeNero...



  • "Engaging men" are lining up for Francesca Morelli, thanks to her enterprising Italian mama. The very able and controlling Josephina has arranged three -- count 'em, three -- weddings so far for her 29-and-pushing-it daughter. Unfortunately, all thre...



  • It might be hard to picture impish Mia DeNero as a bodyguard, but what she lacks in size she makes up for in determination. So when straight-laced Nick Caruso walks into her office and says he needs protection from the mob because of a book he's writ...



  • Wedded, bedded...and suddenly separated Unable to cope with her dangerously seductive new husband's uptight family (how did he get to be so hot coming from that bunch?), Lisa Morelli is back home. Too bad there's no peace there, either! Lisa vo...



  • Some languages need no interpretation... Ellie Peters has a great apartment, a cool job as a UN interpreter, and a terrific dog. Now all she needs is the right guy to share it with and life will be perfect. But everything she's worked for is threa...



  • Samantha Brady's to-do list is simple... Sell her novel, have a baby and find the man of her dreams -- though not necessarily in that order. Trouble is, she has writer's block, hasn't had a date in months and lives platonically with her best frien...



  • Take a cozy bed-and-breakfast, a missing guest and a mysterious stranger...throw in a pile of bones, a past-due bank loan and the cops...and it's no wonder innkeeper Beth Randall needs a vacation from her life! Her dizzy aunts mean the world to B...


Award-Winning Books by Millie Criswell

Phantom Lover
1994 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Historical Romantic Adventure


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Millie Criswell has published 28 books.

Millie Criswell does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Asking for Trouble, was published in April 2006.

The first book by Millie Criswell, Brazen Virginia Bride, was published in December 1990.

Yes. Millie Criswell has 6 series.