WorldCat Identities

Smith, Joan 1938-

Overview
Works: 133 works in 611 publications in 3 languages and 11,850 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Sea stories  Psychological fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Sea fiction  Romance fiction  Juvenile works  Allegories  Adventure stories  Epic fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Contributor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS2384, 813.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joan Smith
 
Most widely held works by Joan Smith
Imprudent lady by Joan Smith( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her modest success as a novelist wins her acceptance in 19th century London society, Prudence Mallow's innocence puts her at a disadvantage, particularly with a handsome, worldly fellow author
Dame Durden's daughter by Joan Smith( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Regency England, Edgitha Durden tries to prove to the handsome Duke of Saymore that she is now a woman, not the tomboy playmate he had known years before
Talk of the town by Joan Smith( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regency romance. Effie Pealing is alternately embraced then rebuffed by London society. Her final flirtation with high society comes when she lets known her intention to publish her memoirs
Lace for milady by Joan Smith( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daring, young Priscilla Denver confuses her handsome landlord, the Duke of Clevering, with a traitorous smuggler, until he rescues her as a demonstration of his love
Lovers' vows by Joan Smith( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Dewar visits St. Alton's Abbey, his ancestral estates, infrequently, preferring the cultural atmosphere of London, for the handsome young landowner is a great devotee of the arts - music, painting and especially the theatre. It has been more than two years, then, since Holly McCormack has laid eyes on his lordship. Not that she minds, for Holly is eminently practical, as a poor relation making a home with better-off relatives must necessarily be. If she gives any thought to Dewar at all, it is only to condemn him in her mind for neglecting the duties incumbent on the lord of the Abbey. Things change however, when Dewar comes home on a rare visit
Aurora by Joan Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aurora, a young woman living in Regency England, tries to clear up the confusion resulting from the untimely death of her brother-in-law, Lord Raiker, when several heirs appear to claim his title
A tall dark stranger by Joan Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering a body in the river of quaint village Chilton Abbas, budding artist Amy Talbot becomes swept up in her brother's determination to solve the mystery, and their chief suspect is a handsome, romantic stranger
Love's way by Joan Smith( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chloe Barwick manages the rundown family estate while her brother Edward plays poet. Her neighbors Lord Carnforth and his daughter Emily seem to be struggling, too, until a wealthy nephew, Jack Gamble, comes home from India. Chloe is suspicious of Jack lending money to her brother, and of Jack's "engagement" to Emily, who is in love with Edward. And Captain Wingdale is ruining their village... Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett Crest
Behold, a mystery! : a Regency story by Joan Smith( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica Greenwood's wealthy grand-aunt, whohas been looking after her since her mother died, isgiving a party at the manor. Four nephews are invited, allsuitable bachelors, and everyone is having a good timewhen the aunt is found murdered. Jessica investigates
Murder will speak by Joan Smith( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A countess has her pearls stolen during a masquerade ball in Regency London. She enrolls three friends and the Berkeley Brigade, as they call themselves, turn sleuths. Pursuing clues through the ballrooms and back alleys of the capital, the four find murder and romance
Little coquette by Joan Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though young bluestocking Lydia Trevelyn and her notable neighbor lord Beaumont had managed to thwart all matchmaking schemes, fate conspires to bring them together through a most unfortunate means: murder
Blossom time by Joan Smith( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind Lovelace's success with poetry piques the interest of her handsome neighbor Lord Harwell
Tea & scandal by Joan Smith( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Lonsdale had been dismissed from her position at Miss Prism?s Academy because the music master had tried to kiss her. Jane went to her aunt, having no idea that the housekeeper had married Lord Pargeter, who promptly died. Neighbors at nearby Swann Hall were suspicious about the will, and Lord Fenwick, a visitor, decided to investigate. Though Jane?s past hinted of scandal, Fenwick was intrigued. Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett Crest
Bath belles by Joan Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Belle Haley finally arrives to inspect the London house that Graham bequeathed to her, she can scarcely wait to sell it and return home to Bath. But when wealthy insurance tycoon Desmond Maitland shows an uncommon interest in her unimpressive abode, Belle makes some enquiries
An infamous proposal by Joan Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma was married at seventeen, and widowed at age twenty. Now she is trying to find herself another match
Kissing cousins by Joan Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her brother once again in trouble, Samantha seeks help from her Cousin Edward, Lord Salverton. Will her quest for assistance also lead to love?
No place for a lady by Joan Smith( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Polish and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine inherits a London boarding house from her aunt
Petticoat rebellion by Joan Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Abbie Fairchild, an art teacher and aspiring artist, the opportunity to spend a week at Penfel Hall with its grand art gallery is a dream come true. But the field trip takes a scandalous turn when the eccentric dowager Lady Penfel shamelessly orchestrates a petticoat rebellion, encouraging young ladies in Abbie's care to make fools of themselves over various rogues. For why should gentlemen have all the fun and ladies none?Why indeed, Abbie wonders, when she meets the devilishly attractive Lord Penfel. Logic dictates she's out of her depth with this practised lothario. But the heart is not ruled by logic
A kiss in the dark by Joan Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having just inherited more money than a country girl could ever imagine, a twenty-three-year-old girl sets off to quaint summer cottage by the sea and finds herself swept up in the lusty embrace of a stranger
Never let me go by Joan Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belle Savage came to England looking for a hero. She meets him in the misty darkness of a velvet night, perfect in every way. Except for his past
 
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Murder will speak
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Talk of the townLace for miladyLovers' vowsAuroraA tall dark strangerMurder will speakLittle coquetteBlossom time
Alternative Names

controlled identityGallant, Jennie

Gallant, Jennie 1938-

Smith, Joan (Joan Gerarda), 1932-

Languages
English (168)

French (29)

Polish (3)