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Joyce, Brenda

Overview
Works: 96 works in 269 publications in 1 language and 11,936 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Love stories  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Creator, Artist
Classifications: PS3560.O864, 813.54
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Publications about Brenda Joyce
Publications by Brenda Joyce
Most widely held works by Brenda Joyce
The third heiress by Brenda Joyce( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,689 libraries worldwide
Dying in a car accident on a New York highway, Jill Gallagher's fiancé whispers, "I love you ... Kate." Jill flies to England to discover an aristocratic family and the photo of Kate Gallagher, an American heiress whom she resembles. A genealogical thriller
The chase : a novel by Brenda Joyce( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
When her husband is murdered on his fortieth birthday, Claire Hayden turns to the dangerous Ian Marshall for help in finding his killer
An impossible attraction by Brenda Joyce( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,111 libraries worldwide
Once a lady, she has given up everything to take care of her sisters and her wastrel father. Now, Alexandra Bolton sews the clothing of those who were once her peers to make ends meet. Yet her life is about to forever change.... He is the most powerful peer in the realm--and the most sought after bachelor. Yet the Duke of Clarewood has rejected the crème de la crème of society for over a decade. But when he first sees Alexandra, he is instantly intrigued--and he offers her a scandalous proposition. And her stunning refusal only whets his ambition
Deadly kisses by Brenda Joyce( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
Seventh in the author's Deadly romance series is set in New York City, 1902. "Called to the home of her fiancé Calder Hart's former mistress late one night, amateur sleuth Francesca Cahill's curiosity is piqued. But upon arrival, she is shocked to find Daisy Jones' bloodied body-- and even more devastated when the evidence points to one suspect: Calder."--Cover
Deadly vows by Brenda Joyce( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
"On the morning of her wedding to Calder Hart, amateur sleuth Francesca Cahill is lured away to a private viewing of a portrait that could destroy her entire family: the nude Hart commissioned of her. Her desperate quest to recover the scandalous portrait leads her into a dangerous trap with no way to escape--until it's too late. And when Francesca finally arrives at the church, it's vacant. She has unintentionally jilted Hart at the altar. When Hart tells her their estrangement is for the best, Francesca is devastated. With a blackmailer intent on destroying her reputation, Francesca turns to Rick Bragg, the city's powerful police commissioner. Together they scour the sordid streets of lower Manhattan, following a deliberately laid trail of clues in a race against the clock. And once it becomes clear that Bragg's marriage is failing, Francesca must war with her feelings for him, battle Hart's jealousy and escape a killer--all as she fights to win Hart back. But sometimes, passion just cannot be denied..." -- P. [4] of cover
The Promise by Brenda Joyce( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Elysse de Warenne rules the ton with her wit and grace, but the whispers of "abandoned bride" follow her ruthlessly. Elysse will never reveal the truth: that she hasn't seen her husband in six years--and that they didn't even consummate their marriage! When Alexi unexpectedly returns to England, Elysse will do whatever it takes to win his heart and claim her place at his side
Persuasion by Brenda Joyce( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Returning to Cornwall after being away for ten years, the Earl of St. Just hires Amelia, the woman he once betrayed, as his housekeeper and discovers that he still loves her, but cannot act on his feelings due to a dangerous secret
After innocence by Brenda Joyce( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Estranged from society after an accident leaves her with a limp, beautiful artist Sofie O'Neill finds solace in her private world of painting, until the arrival of dashing diamond smuggler Edward Delanza awakens Sofie to a passionate new world
Deadly affairs by Brenda Joyce( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
As they investigate a brutal murder, socialite heiress-turned-sleuth Francesca Cahill and New York City Police Commissioner Rick Bragg come face-to-face with a perilous web of corruption and betrayal as they expose the dark underbelly of turn-of-the century New York high society
Deadly pleasure by Brenda Joyce( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Heiress Francescsca Cahill again works on a mystery with Police Commisioner Rick Bragg as the two try to deny their growing attraction to each other
Deadly promise by Brenda Joyce( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Heiress, political activist, and talented sleuth Francesca Cahill finds herself torn between two very different men--handsome Police Commissioner Rick Bragg and his rival, the notorious Calder Hart--as she investigates the disappearance of beautiful teenager Emily O'Hare and discovers that her abduction is only one of several mysterious disappearances. Original
Beyond scandal by Brenda Joyce( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Adoring and innocent, Anne Stewart was seduced by Dominick St Georges, Viscount Lyons, then brazonly abandoned on their wedding night. Now four years have passed, and England's most mysterious lord has returned to Waverly Hall
Firestorm by Brenda Joyce( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
From the sensuous voice of novelist Brenda Joyce comes Firestorm, the extraordinary second book in the Bragg family saga that has captured the hearts of readers everywhere. Here is the beginning of the Bragg empire-opulent and glamorous-vast, dangerous, and as untamed as the sweeping plains of Texas... Storm Bragg could outshoot and outride any man, but her family decided it was time she traded in her buckskins for a ballgown and made her debut in San Francisco society.Quickly pursued by every eligible gentleman in town, the young hellcat from Texas had eyes for only one, and he was no gentleman.Brett D'Archand was a self-made success -- arrogant, impossibly attractive, blatantly sensual -- and looking for a wife who would give him respectability. Storm was completely bewitched by him, but she made him lose his head as well as his heart. And, threatened by scandal and ruin, they are forced to wed -- a tempestuous union of free spirits, shackled only by the irrepressible bonds of love
Scandalous love by Brenda Joyce( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Desire impels rebellious Lady Nicole toward a shocking liaison with the Duke of Clayborough. And though he is obsessed with her daring and sensuality, the Duke is bound by the dictates of honor to another woman--and resolves to take the raven-haired beauty as his mistress. But Nicole will be no man's plaything, and determines to win no less than the Duke's undying love
The game by Brenda Joyce( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Leaving her French convent sanctuary to return to her beloved home in Ireland, tempestuous Katherine FitzGerald becomes the captive of infamous pirate Liam O'Neill, a favored subject of Queen Elizabeth who wants Katherine for a secret cause
The finer things by Brenda Joyce( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
The Power...The Passion...The Incomparable Romance of Brenda Joyce The Pretender An orphan from London's East End, a fugitive from the poorhouse, Violet Cooper was tired of sleeping on stoops and being huntry and cold. But she dared to enter a world forbidden to her and her kind. Even marriage to a gentle elderly knight and the title Lady Goodwin could not open closed doors, stop the cold stares, or hush the shadowy rumors of murder... The Aristocrat He was a man of the world. The rules of Victorian society did not interest him, nor could a gauche pretender with a Cockney acent possibly turn his head. Yet Thodore Blake, second son fo the Earl of Harding, was immediately compelled by Violet--and soon found himself defending the investigation. But wedding vows were the only way to save her from a certain hanging... The Finer Things Two people from different were brought together by passion, bund together by whispered accusations, and torn apart by scandal and misfortune. The world claimed they should never love each other. Their hearts claimed otherwise
Captive by Brenda Joyce( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Studying the legendary Captain Blackwell as part of her research project, a beautiful graduate student is transported back in time to 1802 to his side, where she is challenged to remain faithful to history
Secrets by Brenda Joyce( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Injured during a train robbery, Regina Shelton awakens with no memory of who she is--and in the arms of the most handsome man she has ever seen. The dangerous stranger calls her "Elizabeth," and his touch sets her blood racing--impelling her toward a romantic destiny not rightfully her own.<H4 ALIGN=CENTER>Secrets</H4>Slade Delanza has finally found the missing heiress who came west to wed his brother James. But now James is dead--and the rugged loner is expected to marry wealthv "Elizabeth Sinclair" himself, in order to rescue his family's California ranch from ruin. Though he aches to possess his innocent young bride, Slade's honor demands that he deny his own desires. And he vows to resist temptation, never dreaming of the stunning secrets that could seal their love--or tear them apart forever
After innocence by Brenda Joyce( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Sofie O'Neil finds solace only in the private world of her painting. Then she meets dangerous diamond smuggler Edward Delanza, but flees from him when he awakens in her a sensuous passion. Edward truly loves her, but will their powerful, unconfessed love be strong enough to round the globe and conquer the past?
Deadly love by Brenda Joyce( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Socialite Francesca Cahill teams up with police commissioner Rick Bragg to find out who kidnapped the youthful heir to the Burton fortune, a mystery that takes her into the underbelly of turn-of-the-century New York City
 
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controlled identity Joyce, B. D., 1954-

Dworman, Brenda Joyce
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Dzhoĭs, Brenda
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Senior, Brenda Joyce
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Tincher, Brenda Joyce
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Джойс, Бренда
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English (164)
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