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Putney, Mary Jo

Works: 350 works in 1,360 publications in 8 languages and 49,011 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  History  Paranormal fiction  Fantasy fiction  Time-travel fiction  Domestic fiction  Spy fiction  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3566.U83, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Mary Jo Putney
Most widely held works by Mary Jo Putney
Never less than a lady by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the sole remaining heir to the Earl of Daventry, Alexander Randall knows his duty: find a wife and sire a son of his own. The perfect bride for a man in his position would be a biddable young girl of good breeding. But the woman who haunts his imagination is Julia Bancroft, a village midwife with a dark secret that thrusts her into Randall's protection"--Publisher
A kiss of fate : a novel by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiding mystical powers that assist his efforts to end hostilities between Scotland and England, clan laird Duncan Macrae falls for English widow Gwyneth Owens, whose own latent powers are released when she experiences foreboding visions
Not quite a wife by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James, Lord Kirkland, owns a shipping fleet, half a London gaming house, and is a ruthlessly effective spymaster. Laurel Herbert gave James her heart as an innocent young girl, until she saw him perform an act of shocking violence. That night she left the husband who is far more than the fashionable lord he seems, and he let her go without a word of protest. Now, ten years later, a chance encounter turns passionate, with consequences that cannot be ignored. But as they try to rebuild what was broken, they must face common enemies and a very uncommon love
The wild child by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future Earl of Wrexham, too busy with a mistress to woo the slightly crazy but rich Lady Meriel Grahame, asks Dominic, his poor twin brother to woo her for him in return for an estate. When Dominic falls in love, he faces a dilemma--woman or estate?
The China bride by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

39 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The orphaned daughter of a Scottish father and Chinese concubine mother, Troth Montgomery supports herself working as a translator for Europeans in China, where she encounters Kyle Renbourne, Viscount of Maxwell
The marriage spell : a novel by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Wellington's most respected officers, Jack Langdon, Lord Frayne, successfully hides his talent for sorcery from his peers, until a near fatal injury leads him to Abigail Barton, a skilled wizard whose price for saving his life is his hand in marriage
Sometimes a rogue by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very well bred Miss Sarah Clarke-Townsend has always quietly yearned for adventure, but she gets more than she bargained for when an impulsive act of courage saves her pregnant twin, but puts her own life at risk. If the kidnappers after her sister discover they've abducted Sarah instead, she will surely pay with her life. Rob Carmichael survived his disastrous family by turning his back on his heritage and becoming a formidable Bow Street Runner with a passion for justice and a talent for rescuing damsels in distress. When he discovers that the sister-in-law of his friend the Duke of Ashton has been abducted, he swiftly follows the kidnappers to Ireland. After Rob rescues Sarah, they undertake a hazardous escape. As they dodge their pursuers, Rob discovers that his companion is as intrepid as she is sunny, and Sarah finds a man who is as trustworthy as he is dangerous. But when they reach England, Rob's past reaches out to seize him in a shocking way, and the fearsome Bow Street Runner may not survive without the aid of a graceful golden lady
The bartered bride by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexandra Warren ventured to Australia as a young bride eager for adventure. A dozen years later she is returning home as a widow and mother when a pirate attack separate her from her beloved daughter and condemned Alex to a life of servitude."--Jacket
Not always a saint by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical student and saint-like Daniel Herbert becomes attracted to the Black Widow, Jessie Kelham, but if he recognizes her the demons of her past will surely erupt. Yet they cannot keep apart--and soon they are drawn into a union that may bring joy--or shattering danger
Loving a lost Lord by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battered by the sea, Adam remembers nothing of his past, his ducal rank, nor the shipwreck that almost claimed his life. However, he's delighted to hear that the golden-haired vision tending his wounds is his wife. But Mariah Clarke has a secret -- and a passion begun in fantasy has become dangerously real and completely irresistible
Nowhere near respectable by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's a bastard and a gambler and society's favourite reprobate. But to Lady Kiri Lawford he's a hero-- braver than the smugglers whom he rescues her from, more honorable than any lord she's ever met, and far more attractive than any man has a right to be. How can she not fall in love? But Damian Mackenzie has secrets that leave no room in his life for courting high-born young ladies-- especially not the sister of one of his oldest friends. Yet when Kiri's quick thinking reveals a deadly threat to England's crown, Damian learns that she is nowhere near as prim and respectable as he first assumed, and the lady is far more alluring than any man can resist
A distant magic by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though born into a family of magically gifted Guardians, Jean Macrae has trouble mastering her own abilities. When Jean and Nikolai Gregorio settle their differences, they swear a joint oath to fight slavery. They travel through time to protect the fragile beginnings of the abolitionist movement
No longer a gentleman by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grey Sommers, Lord Wyndham, never met a predicament he couldn't charm his way out of. Then a tryst with a government official's wife during a bit of casual espionage in France condemns him to a decade in a dungeon, leaving him a shadow of his former self. Yet his greatest challenge may be the enigmatic spy sent to free his body, the only woman who might heal his soul. Cassie Fox lost everything in the chaos of revolution, leaving only a determination to help destroy Napoleon's empire through her perilous calling. Rescuing Grey is merely one more mission. But a spy and a lord are divided by an impassable gulf even if they manage to survive one last, terrifying mission
One perfect rose by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical romance whose hero is Stephen, an English duke who learns he will die shortly of an incurable disease. Stephen decides to live it up by joining a travelling troupe of actors, falls in love with actress Rosalind and they marry to share his last days
Once a soldier by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As heir to a title and great wealth, Will Masterson should have stayed home and tended his responsibilities. Instead he went to war. Now, after perilous years fighting the French, he intends his current mission to be his last. But all his plans are forgotten when he arrives in the small mountain stronghold of San Gabriel and meets her. Knowing herself to be too tall, strong, and unconventional to appeal to a man, Athena Markham has always gloried in her independence. But for the first time in her life, she finds a man who might be her match. Two of a kind, too brave for their own good, Athena and Will vow to do whatever it takes to vanquish San Gabriel's enemies. For neither will back down from death, and only together can they find happiness and a love deeper than any they'd dared imagine
Stolen magic by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assigned the task of ensuring that those of the Lineage do not misuse their powers, Simon Malmain, Earl of Falconer, confronts a rogue Guardian, Lord Drayton, who uses a spell to transform Malmain into a unicorn
The bargain by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To keep her fortune, heiress Lady Jocelyn Kendall impulsively weds a penniless officer dying of wounds received at Waterloo, but when the man recovers, she suddenly finds herself with a healthy, vibrant husband who wants to renegotiate the terms of their bargain--and possess her heart
Once a rebel by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord George Gordon Audley had been Callista Brooke's best friend, and it was to Gordon she turned in desperation to avoid a loathsome arranged marriage. The repercussions of his gallant attempt ended with Callie in Jamaica, and Gordon on a one way trip to the penal colony of Australia. Now it's 1814, and Callie is in Washington, trapped in the battle between her native England and her adopted homeland. She is on the verge of losing everything, including her life, when Gordon cuts through the violent crowd to claim that she is his. Against all odds he had survived, and finding Callie is like reclaiming his tarnished soul. But the innocent friendship they shared as children has become a dangerous passion that may save or destroy them when they challenge the aristocratic society that exiled them both
The rake by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who tries to regain his heritage and to claim his place as master of an estate discovers that his estate manager is a woman, who promises him a future and a good life
The spiral path by Mary Jo Putney( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For years, Kenzie Scott was everything to Raine Marlowe, the friend she turned to for courage and comfort, the lover who touched the most tender parts of her heart, the husband she adored but never really knew. Even as their marriage disintegrates into a civilized divorce, he helps her achieve her dream of becoming a director by agreeing to play the lead in The Centurion."--Back cover
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The China bride
Alternative Names
Mary Jo Putney American writer

Mary Jo Putney Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Mary Jo Putney écrivaine américaine

Mary Jo Putney escritora estadounidense

Patni, Mėri Dzho

Patni, Meri Džo

Putney, M. J.

Putney, M. J. (Mary Jo)

Putney Marie Jo

Putney, Mary Jo

Мери Джо Пътни

パトニー, メアリー・ジョー


A kiss of fate : a novelThe wild childThe China brideThe marriage spell : a novelThe bartered brideLoving a lost LordNowhere near respectableA distant magic