WorldCat Identities

Veryan, Patricia

Overview
Works: 78 works in 231 publications in 4 languages and 15,793 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3572.E766, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia Veryan
Some brief folly by Patricia Veryan( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The riddle of Alabaster Royal by Patricia Veryan( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On returning to England from the Napoleonic Wars, Captain Jack Vespa moves into an inherited country mansion, rather than live in London. To his surprise he discovers the mansion is haunted and is already inhabited by a beautiful Italian woman. By the author of Lanterns
Never doubt I love by Patricia Veryan( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and German and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th Century England, a romance-cum-spy story featuring a dashing soldier and a country miss. They team up to fight the League of the Jewelled Men, an organization conspiring to overthrow the king
A shadow's bliss by Patricia Veryan( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Jennifer Britwell, the lord's daughter, the handsome village idiot who is given a job as a coachman by the castle is no idiot, his accent gives him away as a man of her rank. Fortunate, too, because soon she is in danger and needs a protector
The wagered widow by Patricia Veryan( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patricia Veryan was born in England and moved to the United States following World War II. The author of several critically acclaimed Georgian and Regency series, including the Sanguinet Saga, she now lives in Kirkland, Washington
The riddle of the lost lover by Patricia Veryan( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On returning from the Napoleonic Wars, Captain Jack Vespa learns his father is not his real father, which given the class system may make him ineligible to marry Consuela. With Consuela by his side, Vespa embarks on a dangerous search for his real father
The riddle of the shipwrecked spinster by Patricia Veryan( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a shipwreck and spending a year rather lost in Africa, Cordelia Stansbury switches identities with a friend, and the ensuing confusions over planned marriages, family honor, and the Jacobite rebellion provide quite a look at Georgian England
The riddle of the reluctant rake by Patricia Veryan( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being drummed out of his regiment for dishonoring a lady of quality, Hastings Adair seeks to clear his name by finding the real culprit. He does so with the help of another lady of quality, Cecily Hall, with whom he falls in love
Sanguinet's crown by Patricia Veryan( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of romantic adventure in which Claude Sanguinet makes a last desperate bid to kill the Prince Regent
Lanterns by Patricia Veryan( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and German and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 19th Century romance between a dashing naval officer and an impoverished lady of quality. Marietta's only hope of escaping her predicament, caused by her father's gambling, is to marry a rich suitor, Blake. But one day arrives Arthur of naval intelligence, his mission to unmask the traitor, Blake
Logic of the heart by Patricia Veryan( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Henley, a notorious but bewitching widow, pairs up with dashing Valentine Montclair to foil plots involving deception, smuggling, thievery, and murder
Ask me no questions by Patricia Veryan( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Allington, having lost her husband, father, and brother, must take a job restoring an ancient mural at the estate of Sir Gordon Chandler, who has problems of his own
Practice to deceive by Patricia Veryan( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1746. Bonnie Prince Charlie's rebellion has been crushed, and his loyal followers, bound to recover a vast missing treasure, flee murderous soldiers and bounty hunters across strife-torn England. And in the center of this violent storm, the lovely Penelope Montgomery lives a virtual prisoner of her scheming uncle and his cruel wife. She knows nothing of their cold plot to make her innocence a gift to Captain Rolan Otton, whose startling handsomeness barely conceals a ruthless villainy. She dreams only of Quentin Chandler--the man who won her love in childhood, who now claims the awakening passions of her womanhood. And soon destiny will surprise them both as they are reunited in a desperate flight to restore the missing treasure, bring honor back to England, and savor at last the sweet rewards of their longing, loving hearts
Journey to enchantment by Patricia Veryan( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Delavale is an English soldier, wounded in battle in the 1745 Jacobite rebellion. He is nonetheless sympathetic to the Jacobites because of the savage treatment the Duke of Cumberland is meting out to the rebels and their innocent families. Masquerading as an invalid and settled onto a Scottish household, he sneaks out at night to rescue rebels and take them to safety. As an English traitor, he is pursued by British troops; as the owner of an estate his uncle has laid claim to, he is pursued by his uncle's hired killers. He and Prudence, daughter of the Scots household, endeavour to escape the killers and deliver a Jacobite cipher
The tyrant by Patricia Veryan( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tyrant is the eagerly awaited third volume in Patricia Veryan's series of romantic adventures set in Georgian England, The Golden Chronicles. The year is 1746, and as the beautiful Phoebe Ramsay, who is in love with Brooks Lambert, prepares herself for the Ramsay Summer Ball, she can hardly suspect that she will be betrothed before the night is over to a virtual stranger-a man named Meredith Carruthers, who is also known as The Tyrant
The dedicated villain by Patricia Veryan( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roland Farleigh Mathieson, the notorious rake who appeared in earlier volumes of The Golden Chronicles, returns in a new role as the hero of this final volume in Patricia Veryan's highly acclaimed series of romantic adventures set in Georgian England. Known to friends and enemies alike as the elusive Otton, the hero of The Dedicated Villain has successfully profited from a politically turbulent period in British history, using the jacobite rebellion to further his own mercenary plans. A dedicated ladies' man, Mathieson has never claimed to be loyal to anyone but himself, and has taken great pains to remain anonymous whenever possible
Had we never loved by Patricia Veryan( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in German and English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second novel in the new series finds the sinister League of the Jewelled Men hatching another deadly conspiracy: their chosen victim one Lord Horatio Glendenning, and the prize his father's estate
Feather castles by Patricia Veryan( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense, danger and star-crossed love follow Miss Rachel Strand after she is saved by a valiant young amnesiac on the ruined battlefields of Waterloo
Love alters not by Patricia Veryan( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cherished enemy by Patricia Veryan( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-spirited Rosamond Albritton must work closely with the elusive Dr. Robert Victor when they discover the crucial cypher leading to Bonnie Prince Charlie's treasure
 
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The riddle of Alabaster Royal
Alternative Names

controlled identityMoore, Gwyneth

Bannister, Patricia Valeria

Languages
English (83)

German (11)

Italian (2)

Korean (1)

Covers
Never doubt I loveThe riddle of the lost loverThe riddle of the shipwrecked spinsterThe riddle of the reluctant rakeLanternsAsk me no questions