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  • Bibliography:
    122 Books (20 Series)
  • First Book:
    February 1984
  • Latest Book:
    June 2024
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Full Series List in Order

California Malcolms

1 - The Lure of Song and Magic (Jan-2012)
2 - Trouble With Air and Magic (Jan-2013)
3 - Risk of Love and Magic (Jun-2014)

Carolina Magnolias

1 - Impossible Dreams // Dixie Rebel (Apr-2000)
2 - Almost Perfect // Imperfect Rebel (Mar-2002)
3 - McCloud's Woman // Rebel Charm (Dec-2002)
4 - Carolina Girl // Carolina Rebel (Feb-2004)
5 - Small Town Girl // Rebel Girl (Mar-2006)
6 - Sweet Home Carolina // Home Town Rebel (Feb-2007)

Crystal Magic

1 - Sapphire Nights (Mar-2018)
2 - Topaz Dreams (Apr-2018)
3 - Crystal Vision (Jul-2018)
4.1 - The Wedding Gift (Sep-2018)
4.2 - The Wedding Question (Oct-2018)
4.3 - The Wedding Surprise (Nov-2018)
5 - Azure Secrets (Mar-2019)
6 - Amber Affairs (May-2019)
7 - Moonstone Shadows (Jan-2019)

Dark Lords and Dangerous Ladies

1 - Love Forever After (Apr-1990)
2 - Silver Enchantress (Jun-1988)
3 - Devil's Lady (Aug-1992)
4 - Dash of Enchantment (Jan-2013)
5 - Indigo Moon (Jan-1988)

Dreams

1 - Moon Dreams (Jan-1991)
2 - Rebel Dreams (Sep-1991)

Family Genius

1 - Evil Genius (Mar-2011)
2 - Undercover Genius (Dec-2013)
3 - Cyber Genius (Oct-2015)
4 - Twin Genius (Oct-2016)
5 - Twisted Genius (Sep-2017)

Gravesyde Priory Mysteries

1 - The Secrets of Wycliffe Manor (Jul-2023)
2 - The Mystery of the Missing Heiress (Oct-2023)

Magic

1 - Merely Magic (Jul-2000)
2 - Must Be Magic (Aug-2002)
3 - The Trouble with Magic (Aug-2003)
4 - This Magic Moment (Aug-2004)
5 - Much Ado about Magic (Jul-2005)
6 - Magic Man (Jul-2006)

Mystic Isle

0.5 - Mystic Isle (Mar-2014)
1 - Mystic Guardian (Jul-2007)
2 - Mystic Rider (Jul-2008)
3 - Mystic Warrior (Jul-2009)

Paper

1 - Paper Roses (Mar-1995)
2 - Paper Tiger (Oct-1995)
3 - Paper Moon (Mar-1996)

A Psychic Solutions Mystery

1 - The Indigo Solution (Mar-2022)
2 - The Golden Plan (May-2022)
3 - The Crystal Key (Jul-2022)
4 - The Rainbow Recipe (Sep-2022)
5 - The Aura Answer (Nov-2022)
6 - The Prism Effect (Mar-2023)

Rebellious Sons

0.5 - Incomparable Lord Meath: A Novella (Oct-2016)
1 - The Wicked Wyckerly (Jul-2010)
2 - The Devilish Montague (Jul-2011)
3 - Notorious Atherton (Aug-2013)
4 - Formidable Lord Quentin (Mar-2015)

Regency Love and Laughter

1 - Crossed In Love (Sep-2017)
2 - Mad Maria's Daughter (Apr-1992)
3 - Artful Deceptions (Aug-1992)
4 - All a Woman Wants (Jun-2001)

Regency Nobles

1 - The Genuine Article (Oct-1994)
2 - The Marquess (Dec-1997)
3 - The English Heiress (Jul-2012)
4 - The Irish Duchess (Nov-2012)

Rogues and Desperadoes

1 - Lord Rogue (Jan-1989)
2 - Moonlight and Memories (Oct-1993)
3 - Shelter from the Storm (Mar-1993)
4 - Wayward Angel (Feb-1997)
5 - Denim & Lace (Jul-1996)
6 - Cheyenne's Lady (Dec-1989)

Saturn's Daughters

1 - Boyfriend From Hell (Oct-2020)
2 - Damn Him to Hell (Oct-2020)

School of Magic

1 - Lessons in Enchantment (Mar-2020)
2 - A Bewitching Governess (Jun-2020)
3 - An Illusion of Love (Jul-2020)
4 - The Librarian's Spell (Mar-2021)
5 - Entrancing the Earl (May-2021)
6 - Captivating the Countess (Jul-2021)

Tales of Love and Mystery

1 - Blue Clouds (Sep-1998)
2 - Garden of Dreams (Feb-1998)
3 - Nobody's Angel (Feb-2001)
4 - Volcano (Aug-1999)
5 - California Girl (Jan-2005)

Too Hard To Handle

1 - Texas Lily (Jul-1994)
2 - Texas Rose (Jun-2012)
3 - Texas Tiger (Jun-2012)
4 - Texas Moon (Jun-2012)

Unexpected Magic

1 - Magic in the Stars (Apr-2016)
2 - Whisper of Magic (May-2016)
3 - Theory of Magic (Jul-2016)
4 - Aura of Magic (Mar-2017)
5 - Chemistry of Magic (Apr-2017)
6 - No Perfect Magic (Jun-2017)

Book List in Order: 122 titles



  • PASSION'S FIRST EMBRACE Running to escape the lustful arms of a drunken sailor, alluring Jennie Lee found herself encased in the powerful grip of an unknown man -- a man whose tender caress ignited her desire, and whose smoky blue eyes captivated her...



  • LOVE'S POTENT SPELL The warmth of his mouth entraps her moist lips, and he urges her to complete surrender. Can she deny the blazing desires of this hot-blooded English lord who had once protected her as a child and now seeks to conquer her as a woma...



  • SERVANT TO HIS DESIRES From the moment Philippe's emerald gaze swept the sumptuous young woman's curves, his warrior's blood raced at the challenge she presented. She was an untouched maiden, and his pulse throbbed to teach her how to pl...



  • Sheer madness must have possessed her. She wanted this incredibly handsome stranger...she wanted his mouth on hers...the pressure of his hard body on her body...and she parted her lips invitingly... Proud and beautiful Christina MacTavish as an in...



  • BY LOVE SURPRISED Lady Aubree Berford was a beautiful young innocent, but also a creature of spirit and pride, befitting the daughter of a duke. Certainly she would never become the latest conquest of the infamous Earl of Heathmont, the most no...



  • As Drake wrapped her in his arms and loosed the force of his forbidden passion, she responded as hungrily as he, willingly parting her lips to drink deep of this heady wine... No one, not even she herself, knew the secret of her past. All that was...



  • Alicia could feel the passion in his lips as he moved them in feather-light caresses across her mouth. Even when he deepened the kiss, she still craved more... Alicia Stanford thought she could never trust a man again after she had been so terrib...



  • Here are five all-new stories of Christmas by the highly acclaimed authors you love to read all year 'round. These heartwarming holiday tales touch on all the great themes of the season -- joyful homecomings, bittersweet reunions, renewals of the spi...



  • Her heart pounded as his lips closed over hers. Never before had she been kissed like this...never before had she been so willing to surrender to love's passionate promise... Daughter of New Mexico cattle baron and an enchantingly lovely Mexican a...






  • Penelope read his pleasure in the way he looked at her, in the sensual line of his mouth as he kissed her again, and in the golden gleam of his eyes as he discovered her joy... Beautiful Penelope Carlisle was an untouched innocent when she wed Vis...



  • Love Passionate Promise Alyson Hampton was a scorned love child...until a vast legacy made her the fabulously wealthy Lady Hampton, pursued by the most rapacious fortune hunters in the realm. This exquisite innocent was in desperate need of rescue...



  • The unique joys and passions that surround St. Valentine's Day are captured in an extraordinary collection of all-new stories by five of the most beloved and highly acclaimed Regency authors. Fair ladies ... courtly gentlemen ... romantic intrigue......



  • Born to be enemies. Destined to be lovers. SEA OF LOVE The highly improper Bostonian Evelyn Wellington dared to wear men's britches, but her sensual beauty showed she was all woman. British ship owner and notorious rake Alex Hampton had never d...



  • Nothing could break passion's spell SEDUCED AND CONQUERED Lady Cassandra Howard was nearly ruined. He rakehell brother forced her to frequent the London demimonde, then tried to sell her into a marriage with a dissolute lord. Though the world belie...



  • Divine Madness London society thought beautiful, fiery-tempered Daphne Templeton mad for spurning the only gentleman to seek her hand. The highwayman who captured her on the way to her Aunt Agatha's estate thought her mad for refusing to trem...



  • TEMPTATION Lovely, young Faith Montague dared not ask the terrible secret behind her pious father's murder which had left her orphaned and lost on the dangerous road to London. Now, as she stood before the notorious highwayman Morgan de Lacy, ...



  • Sweet Mysteries -- Miss Arianne Richards faced a pair of puzzlements. Why did the handsome and wealthy Lord Galen Locke so badly want the mysterious painting that she had happended upon and was now forced to sell? And why did this irresistible aristo...



  • "WHEN THE MOON IS FULL, ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN..." Come with us on five journeys of the heart, where romance weaves its magic spell and things are not always as they seem. From some of the most beloved authors of romantic fiction come the tales of en...



  • Five holiday stories played out in Victorian England or America, reflect the old-fashioned romantic charm of a popular era. Delightfully enchanting and heartwarming, this exquisite collection can be enjoyed all year round....






  • WHEN LOVE WON'T BE DENIED Laura Kincaid had loved Cash Wycliffe, the tenant farmer's headstrong son, since childhood - even though she knew he was the last man on earth to want. A ruggedly handsome gambler and shameless womanizer, he was everythin...



  • 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 fict...



  • PIRATE OF PASSION Beautiful young widow Eavin O'Flannery Dupre had heard the whispers about handsome, fiery-tempered Nicholas Saint-Just. He was more than the master of a lush Louisiana plantation. He was a lawless pirate, a wanton womanizer, and ...



  • These heartwarming, all-American stories from five beloved authors capture all the passion, joy, and rich rural tradition of the holiday season across the nation. Patricia Rice spins a dramatic tale of romance lost and found in the bluegrass coun...



  • THIRD TIME, LUCKY As a young innocent, Lily Porter was swept off her feet by handsome, seductive, and faithless Travis Bolton. She had married Jim Brown without love to have a father for her child, and had tried to be a good wife to the rancher as...



  • The Fortune Hunter Lady Marian Oglethorp came to London to snare a husband with a fortune large enough to save her family from ruin. She had to move fast. Flaunting her bewitching beauty while keeping her biting wit out of sight, she captured the ...



  • Five short stories follow themes of hidden secrets and revealing love and include the works of popular romance authors Jennifer Blake, Madeline Baker, Georgina Gentry, Shirl Henke, and Patricia Rice. ...



  • LOVE OUT OF REACH Evie needed a skilled gunslinger to escort her safely to Texas. Her dime novel said Pecos Martin was the best. Unfortunately the golden-haired gambler she mistakenly approached at the Green Door Saloon was a hell-raising womanize...



  • LOVE IN BLOOM Celebrate the arrival of spring with a bouquet of exquisite stories by five acclaimed authors of romantic fiction. Brimming with the richness and delicate beauty of the season's first flower, this wondrous collection reveals blossomi...



  • THE BROTHERS' BRIDE Beautiful young heiress Georgina Hanover's future seemed set. After a taste of European sophistication, she was returning to her home in Ohio, to the perfect marriage. Handsome, hard-driving Peter Mulloney was all she could wan...






  • A goodhearted, though skeptical, hero learns the joy of Christmas when he falls in love with an angel sent to make him believe in miracles....



  • SHINING DREAMS, BLAZING PASSIONS Janice Harrison looked like a dowdy schoolmarm to the citizens if Mineral Springs, Texas, as long as no one saw her with her golden hair loose around her white shoulders and her perfect body free from its corset s...



  • When the bride-to-be leaves her fiance standing at the alter, her sister borrows the groom....



  • A SHOCKING PROPOSAL Samantha Neely thought she might have to kill Sloan Talbott. After traveling two thousand miles, she finally had her chance to confront the man she believed capable of murdering her missing father. As owner of this mining settl...



  • For your holiday pleasure, five star storytellers serve up their most delicious recipes for romance. MARY BALOGH tells of lost love found when a betrayed beauty and a jealous lord learn how hard it is to resist each other. SANDRA HEATH stirs up ember...



  • Fleeing to America to escape her wealthy and abusive father, a young woman is taken in and hidden by a Quaker family, but she is unable to keep her feelings for a local slaveholder's son secret when the Civil War breaks out Her real name was Lady ...



  • SHE SOUGHT PROTECTION When Dillian Whitnell sought refuge at Arimnede Manor, she never dreamed the price would be her virtue. But someone had already made an attempt on her cousin's life, and Dillian was determined to prevent another. Even if it mea...



  • A modern-day fairy tale set in Kentucky, featuring a spunky math teacher and a motorcycle-riding computer CEO in a sizzling adventure of danger, dueling wits, and steamy desire... JD Marshall is on the run with his sixteen-year-old son, his comput...



  • A DEVILISH HERO AND A DETERMINED WOMAN WHO DARES TO UNLOCK HIS SELF-IMPOSED PRISON ... AND THROW AWAY THE KEY. Around the small California town where Pippa Cochran has fled to escape an abusive boyfriend, Seth Wyatt is called the Grim Reaper--and ...



  • ONE FATEFUL NIGHT... All her life, Jennifer Lee has worked alongside her devout, reserved parents in their riverfront inn. But her restless heart has never quieted, and one night she loses herself in the tender caresses of a mysterious riverboat cap...






  • After landing in gorgeous St. Lucia on business, Penelope Albright receives the shock of her life: She is accused of smuggling drugs. Then a sexy stranger appears claiming to be her husband, "kidnapping" her before trouble begins. Or so she thinks. T...



  • Although home is a dusty curiosity shop filled with rainbows and crystal balls, Maya Alyssum's past has not been filled with good fortune. Her impossible dream is to open a school where kids can find unconditional love and acceptance, the very things...



  • In a lovely cottage there lives a beautiful woman called Ninian who yearns for a family of her own--but whose magical gifts make her too "strange" to be loved by any local lad. In a castle tower there lives a dark aristocrat called Drogo who stud...



  • Adrian Quinn trusts no one. Four years in prison will do that to a man--especially if he's innocent. Somebody owes Adrian the truth, not to mention a fortune he desperately needs, and his late partner's ex-a spoiled society wife if he ever saw one--i...



  • All he wants... Lachlan MacTavish. restless and ambitious, is on the run...and needs a nanny fast. He's kidnapped his sister's small children to save them from neglect and abuse. And now Mac is desperate to find a place to hide--and someone to look a...



  • A warm and witty romantic journey o f a single mother running out of second chances, and the irresistible man who dares her to believe in miracles.... Celebrated cartoonist Jared McCloud is plumb out of laughs. So he rents a secluded beach house f...



  • She was a creature of nature... Raven-haired beauty Lady Leila Staines has always felt like an outcast among her magically gifted, fair-haired sisters. Desperate to discover a similar talent of her own, she hatches a plan to seek out Dunstan Ives,...



  • A lot has happened to Mara Simon since she was a teenager. And although on the inside she's still the sweet, sensitive girl she was back then, the face she shows the world is that of a beautiful, high-powered Hollywood producer with a movie to make a...



  • Felicity Malcolm Childe's gift for experiencing visions through touch has always felt more like a curse than a blessing. To deflect the more agonizing images generated by her suitors, she covers herself from head to toe. Only the maddeningly handsome...



  • In Carolina Girl, gifted writer Patricia Rice gives readers a marvelous novel about two very different people who, against all odds, end up with a common goal: to spend their lives together. . . . Born and raised on an island off the shores of Sou...






  • Duke Harry of Sommersville indulged in a carefree, comfortable life--until a sudden inheritance leaves him plagued with a crumbling family manor and hungry debtors. What's a desperate duke to do but marry the well-heeled woman betrothed to him fo...



  • THE OPEN ROAD WILL OPEN THEIR HEARTS Free spirit Alys Seagraves and her elderly, eccentric friend Mame are about to embark upon an epic road trip along historic Route 66 when Mame suffers a medical setback that throws a wrench into their plans. Ne...



  • Soldier, Warrior, Rebel . . . He makes you cry for his pain and cheer for his victories. He fills your daydreams and remains etched in your memory for all time. He's the wounded hero--the most compelling figure in romantic fiction. And he's about...



  • Lady Lucinda Malcolm Pembroke's paintings may have caused scandals in the past, but never one of this magnitude. Somehow she's painted a perfect likeness of a man she's never met--and depicted him as a murderer! Determined to unravel the mystery that...



  • Welcome to Brokenoggin Falls, population 567 (sometimes) where: - The housewives are not only desperate, they're Witches - The skeletons in the closet are as real as the bodies in the cellars - The spells cast by moonlight frequently go awry -...



  • A SMALL TOWN WITH A BIG HEART Hard-living musician Flynn "Flint" Clinton has left heartache and his wild ways behind in Nashville, returning to his sleepy hometown of Northfork, North Carolina. There he hopes to start a new life as owner of the St...



  • New York Times bestselling author Patricia Rice enchants readers once again with the finale to her "Magic" series--the story of Aidan Dougal, whose need for the love of one amazing woman is as great as his towering physique and turbulent emotions... ...



  • She dreams of creating a home sweet home -- until a dashing stranger turns her life upside down. Struggling to get back on her feet after a messy divorce, dark-haired beauty Amy Warren would love to purchase and fix up the historic cottage that ha...



  • Somewhere off the coast of France, a sun-kissed isle lies hidden from discovery. For centuries, the people of Aelynn have used their magical abilities to protect a sacred chalice. But when a beautiful maiden from the outside world inadvertently tak...



  • Ian Olympus, skilled fighter and visionary, has left the isle of Aelynn for the Outside World to retrieve a sacred chalice. He finds it in the hands of Chantal Deveau, who plans to buy her family out of prison. But her outrage at his demand that s...



  • As Europe is torn by revolution, the fate of the nearby Mystic Isle of Aelynn also falls into question - its very survival dependent on the attraction between a strong-willed beauty and a fiery warrior. Lissandra Olympus, the daughter of Aelynn's ...



  • In Regency society, the best hope for sustaining the family fortune is to breed "an heir and a spare." But if the heir claims the title and all the wealth, what's the spare to do? John Fitzhugh Wyckerly has never relied on his family for love or mon...



  • From some of the biggest names in Regency historical romance, over twenty witty, romantic, and sensual short stories. The collection will include stories from Mary Balogh, Julia Templeton, Sara Bennett, Jo Beverley, and Amanda Grange....



  • Mystery, Murder, Mayhem “The interactions between Ana and the mysterious Amadeus are delightful. The ending will leave readers longing for more stories about this captivating heroine and her gifted half-siblings.” - Romance Times Book Reviews



  • Three Regency novellas by Patricia Rice: “Something Borrowed,” “Fathers and Daughters,” and “Deceiving Appearances.” Originally published by Signet in the collections A Regency Valentine, A Wedding Bouquet and Full Moon Magic....



  • Three Victorian American novellas by Patricia Rice: A Golden Crocus, Keeping the Fire Hot, and Midnight Lovers. All three prove that you cant judge a book by its cover, and deliver a powerful punch of passion. "Patricia Rice has a magical touch for c...



  • He thinks be can save all of Europe from a tyrant. She's just trying to rescue a stolen parrot. Marriage is the farthest thing from their minds -- until they realize they each have what the other wants.... Blake Montague's one desire is to return ...




  • Her voice was a curse... When Dylan "Oz" Oswin's son is kidnapped, the high-powered producer will do anything to get him back. Desperately following an anonymous tip, he seeks help from a former child singing sensation called Syrene, only to find ...



  • To the citizens of Mineral Springs, Texas, Janice Harrison is no more than a dowdy schoolmarm. But Peter Mulloney catches a glimpse of the woman she hides, a woman worth having -- if he wasn’t running out of time. Without a loan to purchase the mou...



  • Evangeline (Evie) Howell grew up in a genteel St Louis home, an abandoned love-child with no one to love her. Then a letter from Texas tells her where to find her true identity. In desperate need of someone to escort her safely to Texas, the only ...



  • The beautiful and restless heiress Georgina Hanover faces a marriage with a man who has everything any woman could want in a husband--and everything her father wants as a financial partner. Then she meets the mysterious Daniel Mulloney, a crusadin...



  • An Irish rogue and an English heiress should have nothing in common. But two years after the disastrous fire that brought Lady Blanche Perceval into Michael O'Toole's life, he is saddled with another orphan in need of a woman's understanding. Exc...



  • In this sparkling holiday collection, eight acclaimed authors unwrap the most daring of Regency delights. . . Christmastime in England--a time for passionate secrets, delicious whispers, and wicked-sweet gifts by the fire. From a spirited lady who...



  • Since his youth, Neville Perceval, the very proper English Duke of Anglesey, has struggled to save his family's bankrupt estate. Now supporting the Irish cause in Parliament, he must marry wealth and influence to succeed.

    Hot-headed Fiona MacD...



  • A classic Regency romance from NYT bestselling author Patricia Rice:

    She was woman enough to tempt a saint -- and lady enough to be dangerous

    Lady Cassandra Howard has frequented gambling hells as her father’s lucky charm since child...



  • Romance and Danger are in the Air...Dorothea Franklin’s life is sliding toward disaster just as surely as her house is crumbling into the Pacific. Her unusual talent for feng shui can’t bring harmony to her invalid father or prevent her brother f...



  • The Pirate and the Princess Nora Adams believes she is only a schoolteacher and a poor seaman's widow until the day she inherits a fortune, and her mother sends her to London to deliver a mysterious message to a newly arrived foreign princess...



  • Complex conspiracies to the right, dastardly deaths to the left, and all Ana wants to do is save her family’s inheritance. When her half-sister Patra arrives on the Maximillian mansion doorstep with the news that Patra’s father was murdered and t...



  • A novella-- Mystic Isle prequel Newly appointed priestess to the Temple of Aelynn, Tasia Olympus is burdened with the greatest task to face any leader -- saving her acolytes from a tsunami and finding them a new home. Her ability to communicate with ...



  • Sparks fly when special forces meets psychic forces Brilliant psychic Nadine Malcolm is held prisoner in an asylum by her stepfather, a power-mad general. As the Librarian, she secretly hijacks computers to prevent his plans to turn paranormal ch...



  • It’s a magical time of year, and Patricia Rice delivers magical holiday stories to celebrate the season! This unique special collection brings together three of Patricia’s favorite holiday romance stories in one joyful book. Taking care of famil...



  • He's a tradesman; she's a marchioness. They have only one thing in common.... Having married once out of desperation, the Virgin Widow Lady Belden has no intention of giving up her independence… until her long-lost siblings arrive on her doorstep. ...



  • Poison, passion, pandemonium!Anastasia Devlin is a genius at organizing her eccentric family and her online clients, but she seriously doesn't have time for playing detective. Then her super-geeky teenage brother Tudor claims his hacker worm has esca...



  • Christmas 1815. Upstairs and downstairs, Holbourne Hall is abuzz with preparations for a grand ball to celebrate the year’s most festive -- and romantic -- holiday. For at the top of each guest’s wish list is a last chance to find true love befor...



  • FOR THE FIRST TIME, a boxed set including FOUR books from bestselling author Patricia Rice in one package. It's more than 1000 pages of love, laughter, and mystery. Includes Garden of Dreams, Blue Clouds, Volcano, and Nobody's Angel-four heart-warmin...



  • He’s a scientist who studies the stars. She’s an astrologer who predicts the future. Can a lonely witch save a handsome unbeliever from his own doom? As an astrologer, Lady Azenor Dougall sadly realizes her stars are a danger to her beloved sibli...



  • The death of Celeste Rochester’s father on the voyage from Jamaica to London leaves her and her young siblings nearly penniless in a foreign country. Forced to battle lawyers for her inheritance and the roof over their heads, Celeste has only one w...



  • A blind marquess who detects lies... A spinster who hides behind deceit... Can even magic bring them together? Scorned by suitors for her statuesque size, Harriet Stansbury bolts when opportunity offers a position in a mad marquess’s eccentric h...



  • Christmas in Ireland! Penniless spinster Honora Hoyt has carved a safe niche in London society as her noble uncle’s hostess -- until an old flame re-enters her life, threatening her hard-earned security. Evan, Lord Meath, abandoned his pampered li...



  • Dastardly danger and disorder!It’s Christmas in D.C., and rookie multimillionaire Anastasia Devlin is given the greatest gift of all -- the arrival of her long-lost South African twin siblings, Juliana and Alexander. Of course, instead of gifts, th...



  • Brighid Darrow, Countess of Carstairs, has endured years of a loveless marriage in order to aid her friends and the people of Northridge. Yet once she is widowed, the village shuns her with accusations of witchcraft -- vilifying her unique gift of re...



  • A dying viscount, a bookish botanist, and a marriage of convenience that becomes. . . inconvenient. . .

    Diagnosed with consumption, Viscount "Devil" Dare knows his days are numbered. With his greedy cousin scheming to throw Dare’s mother and sis...



  • Will Ives, the bastard of the late marquess, is as strong, handsome, and smart as his titled brothers, but he has no interest in society or book learning. His unique gift for training highly-prized rescue dogs is all he needs. His peace is shattered ...



  • Mockery, menace, murder. All Ana Devlin has ever wanted was a home for her younger half-siblings. Now she has half a mansion plus half a fortune to go with it. But what good is sanctuary when her family insists on creating chaos and endangering lives...



  • In this collection of novellas, Rice takes her readers on a journey through time, searching for romance in the most unlikely places. Prepare to be swept away as a ghost leads a lonely gentleman into the arms of a lady who steals his forgotten heart i...



  • A lawman haunted by his past . . . a scientist haunted by her future.Samantha Moon arrives in Hillvale -- population 325 lives and countless ghosts -- in a fog as thick as the one circling the aging mountain town. Bereft of friends and family, money...



  • An empathic woman searching for safety... An architect yearning for dreams... And the ghost house that endangers them both
    Teddy Devine-Baker arrives in her childhood home of Hillvale with a box of crystals and enough trouble to fill her VW van. ...



  • He is Earth, she is Air, together they catch Fire....Mariah lives off the grid by waitressing, weaving ghostcatchers to send Hillvale’s ghosts across the veil, and keeping clear of electronics that haunt her -- until the day her friend and mentor, ...



  • Having overcome the obstacles of their past, Samantha Moon and Chen Ling Walker are ready to walk down Hillvale’s eccentric version of a wedding aisle. Can they also conquer the complications of the present -- a mysterious doll that won’t stay in...



  • While juggling the demands of their busy lives, Theodosia Devine-Baker and Kurt Kennedy find that love and living together require just as much work. Halloween always brings out Hillvale’s spooks, but when Teddy declares a ceramic dragon is sending...



  • With Christmas excitement raising Hillvale’s spirits -- both literal and figurative -- Keegan Ives and Mariah are setting out on new careers and a new relationship. As the town’s future draws them in different directions, can their love survive a...



  • Another episode in NYT bestselling author Patricia Rice’s exciting Crystal Magic series!A librarian searches for healing, a felon yearns for forgiveness, and an enemy stalks them both.Hannah Simon holds the library of her ancestors in her head...



  • From bestselling author Patricia Rice, another romantic mystery from the peculiar town of Hillvale, CA. . .A chef who brews magic challenges a mayor with secrets
    After a childhood of being tossed from foster homes for claiming she can detect liars...



  • She sees the future; he lives in the past. Danger shadows the present. . .Once a childhood TV star, now a tarot reader in the town of Hillvale -- home of 325 people and countless ghosts -- Amber Abercrombie is content now that she’s escaped the hor...



  • Can a straitlaced engineer, three psychic children, and a lonely witch find love?The daughter of an earl, Lady Phoebe Malcolm Duncan has the ability to talk to animals. She longs to be a veterinarian, but education requires more coin than she possess...



  • She's the mistress of illusion; How can he trust her lessons on love?Lady Olivia Malcolm Hargreaves is a viscountess, a widow, a governess, the adoptive mother of a disabled toddler—but above all else, she is a survivor. When the father of the...



  • Victorian Edinburgh belongs to staid professors, not the flamboyant daughter of a Hindu princess. Lacking any of her Malcolm family's psychic abilities, Azmin Dougall flees her ancestral home of India for Edinburgh, fearing she'll be a pig...



  • They say justice is blind. But Justine isn’t. Justine (Tina) Clancy is just an ordinary law student with a faulty arrest record, a part-time job in Baltimore’s radioactive Zone, and a family secret so bizarre even she doesn’t believe it. Tha...



  • In which Tina learns she can be a Fury meting out justice, or a lawyer, not both Tina Clancy's post-bar-exam celebration erupts in a melee after poisonous pink particles leave her neighbors inexplicably pummeling each other, then keeling over, comato...



  • Can a timid librarian and a bold engineer save a castle's toppling tower of books? The stereotypical reserved librarian, Lydia Wystan has only one true love, the books that whisper to her. But unless she can understand the whispers, she cannot...



  • Can an impoverished earl find treasure with the aid of a runaway bride and a ghost? Refusing to fill her drunken stepfather's coffers by marrying a wealthy American, Lady Iona Malcolm Ross flees her Highland estate for Wystan castle, a home fo...



  • Can a ghost help a marquess to save his father and captivate a countess? A spinster countess with a penniless estate, Lady Isobel Malcolm Ross faints when startled, allowing spirits to enter her head. Undeterred by her impairment, Bell learns of a...



  • Can a no-nonsense lawyer and a capricious free spirit solve crime without murdering each other? Evangeline Malcolm Carstairs, dog-walker and ghost-buster, has one goal -- earning respect for her paranormal abilities. When ten-year-old Loretta Post...



  • Someone is murdering lawyers, and their ghosts are demanding justice. Evangeline Malcolm Carstairs has never used her weird ghost-talking skills outside her hometown of Afterthought, South Carolina. But her young ward’s co-guardian -- and the on...



  • Take one dead FBI agent, one ghostbuster, one skeptical lawyer, add an octogenarian mob, and stir. . . Fraud lawyer Jax Ives and ghostbuster Evie Malcolm Carstairs want to take their relationship to the next level, but their increasingly hectic li...



  • In the spooky town of Afterthought, Halloween is no time to die. . . Psychic caterer Priscilla Malcolm watches in disbelief as a glamorous boutique owner drops dead at her Halloween party. Pris isn’t about to blame her appetizers, even if she know...



  • Blend holiday sugar and spice with a heaping spoonful of angry ghosts, then bring to a boil with one psychic detective... Ghost talker Evie Malcolm’s family converges on her eccentric Victorian home for a warm and welcoming family Christmas, but...



  • What happens when the solutions aren't sensible? Head of the Sensible Solutions Agency Evangeline Malcolm Carstairs doesn’t have time to puzzle out why a film production’s animals have gone berserk. She is about to be married. In a week. A...



  • The first book in award-winning Patricia Rice's new historical mystery Be wary of what you wish for. . . In Regency The descendant of adventuring -- dead -- aristocrats, Clarissa Knightley supplements a modest inheritance by penning goth...



  • Bestselling author Patricia Rice offers the next book in her Regency historical mystery series... Wycliffe Manor, a magnet for murder... On a long-delayed errand to remote Wycliffe Manor, ex-Lieutenant Jack de Sackville stumbles across the murd...



  • Award-winning author Patricia Rice brings you another light-hearted Regency romantic mystery set in Wycliffe Manor...At Gravesyde Priory, each new arrival is either a blessing—or a threat. . .Wycliffe Manor has been neglected for decades. Its ...



  • Will death ruin the perfect wedding? Bestselling author Patricia Rice brings you another haunting country house mystery in Regency England. . .Spinster and secret novelist Clarissa Knightley and her gruff American engineer, Captain Huntley, along wit...


Award-Winning Books by Patricia Rice

Mad Maria's Daughter
1993 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Regency Comedy


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Patricia Rice has published 122 books.

The next book by Patricia Rice, The Question of the Wedding Pearls, will be published in June 2024.

The first book by Patricia Rice, Love's First Surrender // Surrender, was published in February 1984.

Yes. Patricia Rice has 20 series.