WorldCat Identities

Henley, Virginia

Works: 116 works in 746 publications in 11 languages and 18,945 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  History  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Romances 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3558.E55, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Virginia Henley
A woman of passion by Virginia Henley( Book )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A steamy historical romance featuring a commoner who rises to become Queen Elizabeth's lady-in-waiting. She is Elizabeth Hardwick and in all she marries four men. Through her eyes is seen the debauched life of the royal court at the time. By the author of A Year and a Day
Dream lover by Virginia Henley( Book )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being framed for the murder of his brother, the Earl of Kildare escapes from prison to seek revenge on the lord who framed him. He abducts his married daughter, Emerald, and carries her off to his estate to impregnate and send her back in disgrace. Their bouts of steamy sex lead to love, especially as Emerald dislikes her husband
A year and a day by Virginia Henley( Book )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trial marriage between Jane Leslie, a 12th century Scottish noblewoman, and the dashing English knight, Lynx de Warenne. If Jane does not produce an heir within a year she reverts to being single, but even if she does not, can he do without her, once he has experienced her charms?
The border hostage by Virginia Henley( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After narrowly escaping his own death at the hands of highborn conspirators, [Heath Kennedy] awakens on the banks of the River Eden and sees a creature of infinite loveliness riding toward him. Knowing that this wild English beauty can never be his, Heath devises a plan of revenge against his royal enemies. Raven will be the ultimate bargaining tool--his exquisite ransom."--Jacket
The marriage prize by Virginia Henley( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite her fears of marriage to "the powerful bachelor knight Rodger de Leyburn," Rosamond Marshal is delighted in their marriage until "she finds herself and her husband on opposite sides of a bloody civil war."--Jacket
The dark earl by Virginia Henley( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Lady Harriet Hamilton and Viscount Thomas meet, Thomas finds her outspoken, and yet, quite a beauty. But Thomas is committed to restoring the family holdings, not chasing a wife. If only Harry wasn't making herself right at home ..."
Undone by Virginia Henley( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Elizabeth Gunning, one of a family of Irish actors, is prompted by her mother to pose as an aristocrat in order to find a wealthy husband in London, but her heart belongs to the handsome Duke of Argyll, whose unfortunate knowledge of Elizabeth's secret keeps him from making a marriage proposal
The Irish duke by Virginia Henley( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and German and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family scandal throws Louisa reluctantly into the arms of Lord Abercorn of Ireland, bringing consequences she never expected
Ravished by Virginia Henley( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite family expectations that she will marry the wealthy and eligible Lord Christopher Hatton, Alexandra Sheffield is drawn to the spoiled aristocrat's rakish twin brother
Notorious by Virginia Henley( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of Jory de Warenne and lady-in-waiting to Queen Isabelle, the spirited Brianna de Beauchamp is betrothed to the distinguished Lincoln Robert de Warenne, but yearns for a deeper passion. When she meets the dark and dangerous Wolf Mortimer--a man who possesses the Celtic gift of second sight--she finds it impossible not to surrender to his fierce desire. And when Wolf's father--the queen's lover. Roger Mortimer--is imprisoned in the Tower of London, she finds herself swept on an adventure that not only puts her heart in peril, but jeopardizes the life of the man who could be her destiny
The decadent duke by Virginia Henley( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expected to make a better match than her sisters, Lady Georgina Gordon, a vivacious beauty, refuses to marry a man to whom she is not attracted, until she meets the powerful Duke of Bedford's younger brother, John Russell, who is not a suitable candidate
Infamous by Virginia Henley( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infamous brings England's High Middle Ages to glorious life in a tale of a woman like no other
Unmasked by Virginia Henley( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enchanting tale of passion and intrigue in England's golden age
Infamous by Virginia Henley( )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strong-willed and free spirited, Marjory de Warenne long ago gave her body and soul to the charming and beguiling Guy de Beauchamp. But her family never approved of the pairing. Now on the eve of war--and an arranged marriage to another suitor--Jory yearns for the man who could make all of her dreams come true
Unmasked by Virginia Henley( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the betrothal of Elizabeth Velvet Cavendish and Robert Greysteel Montgomery is arranged by their parents, the union seems doomed from the start. Nor only is the impetuous Velvet averse to Greysteel's swaggering charms, but she favors Charles Stuart, the exiled heir to the throne. After Montgomery helps Charles ascend to the kingship, Velvet's affections are even further tipped in the young monarch's favor. But Greysteel's resolve is a force to be reckoned with, and Velvet's resistance is about to be tested by his unrelenting desire
Notorious by Virginia Henley( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1322, and the Marcher lords are rebelling against King Edward II. Lady Brianna de Beauchamp, daughter of a powerful Marcher, knows she should not involve herself in the battle. But when she meets dangerously handsome Wolf Mortimer, who has the gift of second sight, she cannot deny her passions
Insatiable by Virginia Henley( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the prim and proper days of England's past, sexy vixen Catherine "Cat" Seton Spencer designs dresses for Queen Elizabeth. But in her spare time, she makes the rounds in London looking to satisfy her unquenchable lust. Little does Cat know, she's on a collision course with the roguish Patrick Hepburn, Lord Stewart of Scotland--and he means to claim her as his own
The Irish duke by Virginia Henley( )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Abercorn of Ireland fell madly for Louisa when they were children. But she refused him then, as she still refuses every man, adamant she will never marry. Yet when scandal rocks her family, Louisa must accept Lord Abercorn as her husband
Lord Rakehell by Virginia Henley( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Some men thrive on scandal. Lord James Hamilton, heir to the Duke of Abercorn and newly appointed attendant to the young Prince of Wales, is in no rush to find a wife and take on a more responsible life. A lover of all things pleasurable, James has earned his reputation as a rakehell of London. But when a feisty beauty piques his interest, James finds himself obsessed with learning more about her, and even contemplates making her his own. Lady Anne Curzon-Howe has long been besotted with her dear friends' handsome elder brother, James-ever since the moment he compared her to a wild Irish rose. While Anne has many suitors, the elusive James is the only man who draws her fancy. But Lord Hamilton's rakish ways are notorious for a reason, and convincing him to love only her will be an incredible-albeit rewarding-challenge"--
Desired by Virginia Henley( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mesmerized by the dark knight's turquoise gaze, Lady Brianna of Bedford tried to turn away. After all, she was betrothed to Robert de Beauchamp. And now this total stranger, Christian Hawksblood, de Beauchamp's bastard brother, claimed her with a soul-searing look. What was his mystical power that compelled her to abandon herself to this man she dare not even trust... Christian Hawksblood, Prince and Knight Templar, burned with memories of the beauty he first saw in a vision, clad only in a nimbus of red-gold hair. Brianna of Bedford was his, ordained by fate. But first he had to deal with his jealous brother. And then with Brianna, the innocent temptress who branded him with passion even as she compelled him to listen with his heart
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A year and a day
Dream loverA year and a dayThe border hostageThe marriage prizeThe dark earlUndoneThe Irish dukeRavished
Alternative Names
Khenli, Virdzhinii︠a︡

Syddall, Virginia 1935-

Virginia Henley Brits schrijfster

Virginia Henley écrivaine britannique

Virginia Henley escritora británica

Вирджиния Хенли

Хенли, Вирджиния


English (225)

Spanish (69)

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Polish (10)

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