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A Knight In Shining Armor
The leading lady, Douglass, is living with a controlling jerk who has a spoiled teenaged brat for a daughter. Douglas has been desperatly trying to befriend the girl but to no avail. Trying to bring them closer together as a family, the three go on vacation to Britain. While there, Douglas has a falling out with her boyfriend and is stranded at an old Medeval Church. While there she runs into a gorgeous man in full armor. He is Sir Nicholas. An...
An Angel for Emily
A librian, Emily, is stood up by her reporter fiancee, and in her distress, hits an angel. The angel, Michael, is on a special assignment to see who is out to harm Emily, who he had been the guardian angel of for centuries. He loves her deeply. There is mystery and suspense, and a little bit of disturbing sex, (sex with an angel while his "wings" wrap around their naked bodies) and of course a happy ending. I did like this book, but could have done ...
Casa Grande
This story tells the life of Laura Taylor, an artist seeking to repay her hometown for sending her to school. Throughout her life, she finds love, heartache, a daughter she can't seem to be at peace with and a beautiful resort that becomes famous. No matter the setbacks, she always sees herself through, and in the end, she and her daughter find an understanding in each other that was there the whole time. This is one of the lost Jude Deveraux books, ...
Change of Heart
Elijah Harcourt has an IQ of a genius at age twelve. However great his intellect it doesn't match the vastness of his love for his mother who has raised him single-handedly while his father does nothing but ignore and bully them. When he has been offered to study at Princeton, he is torn between taking care of his mother and going to the prestigious school. So he tries a little matchmaking between his mother, Miranda and his billionaire friend, the only ...

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Counterfeit Lady
Nicole is forced to pretend to be Clayton Amstrong's wife when she is nearly attacked on the ship she is sailing on to get to America. Clayton boards the ship expecting his prearranged wife to be there waiting for him, and instead he finds Nicole and is enraged. Being legaly married though, he has no choice but to take her back to his massive plantation and wait until it can all get sorted out. But during the stay Nicole proves herself intelligent and...
Eternity
Joshua Templeton sends away for a mail order bride, one of sturdy build, accustomed to long days in the field to help him with his farm. Instead, he gets a spoiled, dainty, rich, blonde beauty who has decided that she is the right wife for him. At first he is disgusted since all he wants is a farm hand, but when she proves herself to be worthy by putting his house into order and taking care of his two adorable children he realizes that maybe she's too ...
Forever
Pocket, Oct 2002, 7.99 ISBN: 067101420X The vague ad never explained the job, but offered a 100K so the lines of females stretched for blocks seeming more like a wait for tickets for a Harry Potter book. Among the tired attendees is Darci Monroe, a waif from Putnam, Kentucky. At her interview, the employer Adam Montgomery immediately eliminates Darci as a hillbilly who cannot help him with his paranormal problem. However, after Darci departs, ...
Highland Velvet
This is a story of a proud young woman forced to marry an enemy, forced to share her life with a man she thinks she can't trust....
Holly
Atria, Nov 2003, 18.00 ISBN: 0743478967 After nine months of seeing Stephanie Banning, Dr. Nicholas Taggert ends their relationship because she is too selfish. However, the sly Stephanie insures that most people believe Nicholas played her unfair. Needing to escape from the underserved criticism, Nicholas hides in a remote garage next to an isolated cabin near Edenton, North Carolina. When she learns that Lawrence Beaumont III is divorced, H...
Just Curious
Beautiful widow Karen Lawrence doesn't put much trust on men particularly her boss MacAllister Taggert. She believes that MacAllister is a playboy and heartbreaker who flits from one woman to another as fast as one changes clothes. However, Kate has a secret yearning to have a child before her biological clock expires. And she finds no other worthy sperm donor candidate with excellent physical, mental and health qualities than her boss. When she has been...

Jude Deveraux list of books

Legend
Jude Deveraux's "Legend" is another display of her fantastic ability to write romance. The book revolves around a renowned chef, Kady Long, who stumbles upon an old wedding dress and finds herself stuck in the 'Wild West', and saving handsome Cole Jordan from a hanging. As they search for a means of her returning to her own time and her quickly-approaching wedding, Kady learns how to enjoy her own life. But the adventure doesn't end there. T...
Lost Lady
Regan is rescued by Travis after being turned out by her family and betrothed. He quickly marries her and vows to never let her get away. Everything seems to be going just the way he wants it to when one of his old lovers comes in and threatens to break them apart. Regan can't stand to live in an environment she doesn't trust so she takes off on her own leaving Travis to run after her and try wooing her the right way....
Mountain Laurel
Captain Ring Montgomery finds himself reluctantly escorting LaReina, The Singing Duchess, through the Colorado gold fields during the time when a Civil War is brewing. He knows there's something more to it then her just wanting to sing to a bunch of dirty miners, he just has to find out what. LaReina, or Maddie Worth, has a secret she can't trust anyone with, especially not the high and mighty Captain trying to serve as her chaperone. A man who wants...
River Lady
Leah has loved Wesley since she was a little girl, so when she runs into him and offers herself to him she is devastated when he treats her like a harlot and tosses her a coin for her trouble. Nine months later, Wesley's wedding is interrupted and he is bound by honor to wed Leah instead. He hates this turn of events and blames it all on Leah. Two kind women take it upon themselves to try and turn the situation around, they transform Leah into a b...
Sweet Liar
Samantha Elliots father, in his will, has given the stipulation that she must move to New York in order to search for his mother (her grandmother) who disappeared when Sam was a baby. Micheal Taggert is the landlord of the brownstone she moves into, her man her father has assigned to be her gaurdian and a handsome, outgoing man. As the two search for her grandmother, Samantha strives to overcome the pain of her divorce from an uncaring man and to stay ...
Sweetbriar
Linnet Blanche Tyler fled from her life in London to the wild frontier of Kentucky. There, her caravan was raided by savage Indians, and she was taken captive. But fate had more in store for her. Devon Macalister was a half-breed, passing through the Shawnee tribe when Linnet was captured. He claimed her for his own, and fought to win her from the jealous chief. Now he has taken her to a comfortable life in Sweetbriar, where she earns the respect of...

Jude Deveraux novels

Temptation
Temperance O'Neil is a strong willed famous activist in New York City. She campaigns to improve conditions for deserted women and children. But Temperance has never lived without money and has never been seduced by a man and because of her inexperience does not really understand the plight of those she feels she is helping. One evening she returns home to discover her widowed mother has remarried. Her husband an old fashioned Scotsman who believes her ...
The Awakening
Amanda Caulden leads a very scheduled life which she cherishes until Hank Montgomery comes into her life and tries to free her. Hank tries to make her see the injustices her father does to the workers to keep his crops prospering. He opens her eyes to many things, even to the fact that he too is trying to run her life in his own way. When she has the courage to leave her father and fiance's strict and domineering ways, she has to first learn to be her...
The Black Lyon
From the beginning Ranulf and Lyonene had an unexplained connection, love at first sight. But he had a fierce temper and despite his love for her, he did not trust her. Lyonene, though she loved Ranulf, feared his jealousy and did not trust his fidelity. Only when she proves herself to him but putting herself in the way of harm to save him does he realize his treasure, and only when he rescues her from being kidnapped and shipped to Ireland does she k...
The Blessing
Jason Wilding is a wealthy and powerful man who gives in to his brothers' wishes and agrees to watch over his brother's latest love interests' kid while he wooes her. Only thing is, the kid isn't the brat that his brother thinks he is, and the "love interest" doesn't seem as interested in the brother as he wants her to be. Jason offers her more help then just babysitting. With his help, her rundown little house turns into something respectable, somethi...
The Conquest
Two families, the Peregrines and the Howards are ancient enemies. Zared Peregrine was brought up as a boy, no-one outside the family know she is girl. Until one day she fights with Tearle Howard and he discovers her secret......
The Duchess
Claire Willoughby is a very wealthy American heiress, worth about 10M.Her parents have taken her and her younger sister to London for a season where Claire meets Harry Montgomery, Duke of MacArran. Harry has been sent to London to find the American heiress and make her fall in love with him. He succeeds, proposes marriage, and takes Claire back to Scotland to be his Duchess. At Bramley, Harry's castle, she meets Trevelyan whom she believes is a cousin ...

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The Enchanted Land
Morgan Wakefield was forced to marry someone by the age of 18, or lose all of her inheritance. So she proposed a marriage of convenience between her and Seth Colter, the handsome New Mexico rancher. But her bargain would change her love. Colter awakened a passion on Morgan that burned out of control. But circumstances would force them apart and turn them into enemies. Could their love survive?...
The Heiress
James Montgomery has inherited his father's meager, run-down estate, his debts, and the care of his mother and two sisters. With no other ideas to solve the problem of providing for his family, he decides to take employment: He will escort the unthinkably rich Maidenhall heiress to her future husband. Jamie is (not surprisingly) a very handsome guy, and together with his sisters decides that the only way to get out of their dilemma is to elope with the h...
The Invitation
In "The Invitation", Jackie O'Neill has returned to Eternity, Colorado, to settle down and open her own business. Her exciting life as a daredevil pilot with her late husband, Charley, has finally grown old. But awaiting her in her hometown is William Montgomery, little Billy, the boy she babysat when she was a teen. But Billy is no longer a boy...he's handsome, charming, passionate...and way too much younger than her! Jude Deveraux combines three de...
The Maiden
Jura, the beautiful warrior woman, is chosen to marry the new King of Lanconia, her Lanconia, the Lanconia her brother was meant to rule. All her life she has been fighting battles and the new English king comes along and tells everyone they have to talk things out and find peaceful arrangements in order to unite their clans. Jura's brother doesn't agree with this, and Jura is torn between her husband, whom she is starting to understand and respect mor...
The Mulberry Tree
James Manville, a self made billionaire has died suddenly in a plane crash,leaving his fat, weak, widow Lillian in a the middle of many mysteries, and serious danger. She is advised by her lawyer to give up her former identity for safety, and disappears into a small southern town, living on a farm that Jimmy has left her. Lillian becomes Bailey, (a sleeker, new nosed stronger woman), bent on investigating what her husband Jimmy has reque...
The Princess
Aria is a princess from a distant land who is in danger. J.T. find the princess washed up on the shore near the Florida Keys and revives her. To escape her enemies, they return to her homeland with Aria acting as an American Bride to J.T. and Aria finds in the process that she just might not mind being J.T.'s wife after all. But would he make a suitable king? They must find a way to rescue her country from the people trying to usurp her and she must ...
The Raider
Jessica Taggart, a beautiful lady, meet and falls for the Raider, a masked patriot who fights for New England. She despises Alexander Montgomery, a fat weak man. What Jessica doesn't know is Alex is actually the Raider in disguised. ...
The Summerhouse
Jude Deveraux Pocket, May 2001, 24.95, 368 pp. ISBN: 0671014188 Almost two decades ago, the three women met for the first time at the New York City Motor Vehicle Bureau. The trio shared the same birth date. They ultimately followed different paths into adulthood. Leslie, a natural dancer, married the boy next door and now has two teenage children. Madison expected to become a great model. Ellie became the very successful author Alexandria...
The Taming
The first time Liana saw Rogan, she was immensely attracted to the rude and insufferable man. Yet, it was the first time she had any attraction to any male and she was greatly sorted after due to her father's wealth. Answering her heart, she picked him for her husband. Rogan married her for her dowry. Initially she was like a scared rabbit in his eyes but then she had let her true nature show, setting his bed on fire and disposing off his Days (7 fema...
The Temptress
Christiana Montgomery Mathison was a famous journalist, uncovering the dirty secrets of some of the wealthier landowners. Until her father had her abducted by two men. The first, Asher Prescott, was handsome and blonde, and he made it clear from the start that he was interested. The other was tall, dark and mysterious, and he went only by Tynan. Chris found herself falling for him, but Ty wanted nothing to do with her. Through the wild and dangerous...
The Velvet Promise
In Jude Deveraux's "The Velvet Promise", the first of the Velvet series, we are introduced to the charming, and often frustrating, Montgomery's. The book takes place in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland, where Judith Revedoune is forced to marry Gavin Montgomery, a man she knows she can love from the moment she lays eyes on him. But Gavin's heart belongs to someone else. After he humiliates her and abandons her in a cold, strange castle, she vows to...
Twin of Fire
Blair Chandler only came home for her twin sister's wedding...but ended up sleeping with the groom! Now she's been forced to marry Dr. Lee Westfield, who is tall, dark, handsome, charming...and keeping a secret that could result in his death. In Jude Deveraux's "Twin of Fire", the fiery, passionate Blair finds herself in scrape after scrape, fighting to save the man she loves, or to be saved by the man she loves. It is an exciting romance. ...
Twin of Ice
Houston Chandler, and her twin sister, Blair, are the two most sought after women in Chandler, Colorado. In "Twin of Ice", Houston agrees to become Kane Taggert's wife, after her fiance sought passion in the arms of her sister. But Kane Taggert is anything but a gentleman. Yet she finds passion in his arms, and adventure in his life. Jude Deveraux does a wonderful job with her twins....
Velvet Angel
Naked and rolled up in a carpet, Elizabeth Chadworth is given to Miles montgomery. He tries to give her everything he has been missing in her life, but can they put aside years of family hatred? The fourth book in the Velvet saga....
Velvet Song
The heroine, Alyxandria Blackett, is a poor lawyers daughter who has an extraordinary talent when it comes to music. Her life is dramatically changed when an evil nobleman hears her and decides that he wants her. When Alyx defies him the evil nobleman retaliates buy killing her father and attempting to get her. Alyx escapes and is talent to an outlaw camp for safety. She also is forced to cut her hair and pretend she is a boy to keep her safe. ...
Wishes
In this wonderful novel, Nellie Grayson, a sweet, slightly overweight young lady, spends her time toiling in her younger sister's shadow. Yet despite her shyness, and her desire to cater to her sister's happiness, Nellie finds herself the focus of Jace Montgomery's attention. But as happy as they both may be, there are forces working against Nellie and Jace. Nellie's younger sister, Terel, is insanely jealous of her sister's good fortune. And Ne...