WorldCat Identities

Quick, Amanda

Works: 787 works in 3,457 publications in 10 languages and 124,704 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Paranormal fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  History  Romances  Spy fiction  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3561.R44, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Amanda Quick
Most widely held works by Amanda Quick
The perfect poison by Amanda Quick( Book )

55 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plagued by rumors that she poisoned her fiancé, Lucinda Bromley manages to live on the fringes of polite society. She tends her beloved plants and occasionally consults on a murder investigation, for the notorious botanist can detect almost any type of poison. But the murder of a lord has Lucinda shaken. She has detected a poison containing a very rare species of fern. So rare that the only specimen in England was in her conservatory - until it was stolen last month
The river knows by Amanda Quick( Book )

53 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 3,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaming up with wealthy and handsome Anthony Stalbridge, who suspects prominent society figure Elwin Hastings of hiding dangerous secrets, Louisa Bryce of late-Victorian London investigates her beliefs about Hastings's criminal activities
Second sight by Amanda Quick( Book )

72 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venetia Milton earns big bucks photographing the artifacts owned by the brooding Gabriel Jones, whom she also manages to seduce, but after hearing that he is dead, she is stunned when he winds up on her doorstep very much alive and afraid for his life
The Third Circle by Amanda Quick( Book )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new Arcane Society novel set in Victorian England, Leona Hewitt, a gifted crystal worker, isn't the only one sneaking into Lord Delbridge's private museum to recover a relic. Thaddeus Ware, a mesmerist with psychic gifts, is on a similar mission. Neither one of them has any idea that this relic--a rare ancient crystal--will lead them in a deadly chase where danger and desire await
Burning lamp by Amanda Quick( Book )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvester Jones and Nicholas Winters, founders of the Arcane Society, each sought to enhance their individual psychic talents. Winters' efforts led to the creation of a device called the Burning Lamp. Each generation the Winters man who inherits it is destined to develop multiple talents and the curse of madness. Now, plagued by hallucinations and nightmares, notorious crime lord Griffin Winters is convinced he has been struck with the Winters Curse and sets out to find a cure
Garden of lies by Amanda Quick( Book )

37 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Ursula Kern, proprietor of the Kern Secretarial Agency, discovers the body of one of her best secretaries, she immediately suspects murder. But no one, including the police, believes her. So Ursula seeks the help of her newest and most mysterious client, Slater Roxton"--
The paid companion by Amanda Quick( Book )

48 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 3,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Earl of St Merryn needs a woman. His intentions are purely practical- he needs someone sensible and suitable to pose as his bethrothed for a few weeks among polite society
Crystal gardens by Amanda Quick( Book )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving to a country cottage where she seeks refuge in a paranormally charged garden, Evangeline Ames is rescued from a would-be assassin by the garden's owner, Lucas Sebastian, who taps Evangeline's detective skills to solve a buried-treasure mystery and stop a common enemy
Quicksilver by Amanda Quick( Book )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Historical romance novel featuring the Arcane Society, second in The Looking Glass Trilogy."
Otherwise engaged by Amanda Quick( Book )

33 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barely escaping a would-be abductor who has left a trail of victims in his wake, world traveler Miss Amity Doncaster discovers that her attacker has become obsessed with gossip that ties Amity to scientist Benedict Stanbridge, a spy for the throne who resolves to bring the killer to justice
Slightly shady by Amanda Quick( Book )

39 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her shop in Italy is destroyed by a stranger and she becomes the target of a blackmailer who turns up dead, Lavinia Lake joins forces with Tobias March, a private investigator hired by a secret employer, to uncover the truth, save her reputation, and find the sole surviving member of a dangerous criminal gang
Wicked widow by Amanda Quick( Book )

40 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madeline Deveridge is all too aware of the whispers behind her back, the rumors that she dispatched her husband to the next world and concealed her crime. But Madeline has a far more pressing problem than being called the Wicked Widow. She fears that she and her beloved aunt are being haunted!
The girl who knew too much by Amanda Quick( Book )

27 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in English and held by 3,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amanda Quick, the bestselling author of 'Til Death Do Us Part, transports readers to 1930s California, where glamour and seduction spawn a multitude of sins
The mystery woman by Amanda Quick( Book )

42 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Targeted by a disabled former spy for the Crown who wrongly believes she is blackmailing his sister, Beatrice Lockwood offers her assistance in tracking down the real culprit and eventually falls for the spy only to find herself hunted by a mad scientist who would resurrect a dead lover
'Til death do us part by Amanda Quick( Book )

42 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author of the New York Times bestseller Garden of Lies returns to Victorian London in an all-new novel of deadly obsession. Calista Langley operates an exclusive "introduction" agency in Victorian London, catering to respectable ladies and gentlemen who find themselves alone in the world. But now, a dangerously obsessed individual has begun sending her trinkets and gifts suitable only for those in deepest mourning--a black mirror, a funeral wreath, a ring set with black jet stone. Each is engraved with her initials. Desperate for help and fearing that the police will be of no assistance, Calista turns to Trent Hastings, a reclusive author of popular crime novels. Believing that Calista may be taking advantage of his lonely sister, who has become one of her clients, Trent doesn't trust her. Scarred by his past, he's learned to keep his emotions at bay, even as an instant attraction threatens his resolve. But as Trent and Calista comb through files of rejected clients in hopes of identifying her tormentor, it becomes clear that the danger may be coming from Calista's own secret past--and that only her death will satisfy the stalker."--
Late for the wedding by Amanda Quick( Book )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regency sleuths Lavinia Lake and Tobias March stumble into the middle of a deadly mystery as they become caught up in the search for a killer who targets wealthy older men on the brink of marrying beautiful, much younger women
With this ring by Amanda Quick( Book )

49 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Beatrice Poole, a writer in Regency England starts searching for the Forbidden Rings of Aphrodite--a missing heirloom which she was supposed to have inherited from an uncle--she does not realize the danger of her quest. Fortunately, the Earl of Monkcrest is there to protect her
Lie by moonlight by Amanda Quick( Book )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired to teach four orphaned girls at remote, ramshackle Aldwick Castle, Miss Concordia Glade is pleased to find her pupils both eager and bright. Provided for by an unseen benefactor, they are surrounded at all times by hard-eyed guards in the guise of gardeners. During an investigation into a woman's death, private inquiry agent Ambrose Wells finds himself on the castle grounds -- and in the middle of chaos. The building is in flames. People are dead. And a woman and four girls are fleeing on horseback. A confirmed loner, Ambrose finds himself taking Concordia and her students under his wing. As the danger circles ever closer, Ambrose and Concordia must work together to discover a way out of the darkness
I thee wed by Amanda Quick( Book )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Ware Castle, lady companion Emma Greyson ducks into a cupboard to avoid a lecher, and who should she meet hiding there, but the dashing Lord Edison Stokes. He is in the castle on a secret mission and together they solve a murder. A Regency romance
Mischief by Amanda Quick( Book )

47 editions published between 1995 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 3,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Regency England, a woman sets out to avenge a friend who was murdered by her abusive husband. The lady avenger is Imogen and she enrolls the aid of the Earl of Colchester, a handsome rogue. As they plot their bloody deed, passion sizzles between them
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The river knowsSecond sightThe Third CircleBurning lampThe paid companionQuicksilverSlightly shadyWicked widow
Alternative Names

controlled identityKrentz, Jayne Ann

Bentley, Jayne 1948-

Castle, Jayne

Castle, Jayne 1948-

Glass, Amanda 1948-

James, Stephanie 1948-

Kvik, Amanda

Quick, Amanda

Taylor, Jayne 1948-

Квик, Аманда

קוויק, אמנדה

קוויק, אמנדה. בנטל, גילת

קויק, אמנדה, 1948-