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Goodman, Jo 1953-

Works: 112 works in 510 publications in 6 languages and 16,904 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Western fiction  History  Erotic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jo Goodman
A place called home by Jo Goodman( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Thea Wyndham and Mitchell Baker are named joint guardians of their late friends' three children, they, barely on speaking terms, must find a way to become a family despite being romantically involved with other people
Marry me by Jo Goodman( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she becomes seriously ill, Rhyne Abbot is forced to leave her life of isolation on her father's ranch and come to town, where, while recovering in the home of Dr. Cole Monroe, she falls in love with her handsome caretaker
In want of a wife by Jo Goodman( Book )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Middlebourne responds to an ad for a mail-order bride from Bitter Springs, Wyoming, but when she arrives she faces a battle to prove to her new husband, Morgan Longstreet, that she can help him manage his ranch
The last renegade by Jo Goodman( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of watching the uppity Burdick family run roughshod over the citizens of Bitter Springs, Wyoming, saloon and hotel owner Lorraine "Raine" Berry hires a gunslinger to protect the town. Unfortunately, the man she hired -- who called himself "Nat Church" after the popular dime novel hero -- is stabbed to death en route, leaving bystander Kellen Coltrane to take his place. Kellen pursues Raine's cause in a lawless land where there's no guarantee he'll survive long enough for romance with the flame-haired beauty
Never love a lawman by Jo Goodman( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and French and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rachel Bailey may seem like just a beautiful newcomer to most of Reidsville, Colorado, but Sheriff Wyatt Cooper knows she's much more. Through a twist of fate, Rachel is the inheritor of a very valuable commodity: control of the railway that keeps the isolated mining town connected to the world. That is, she will be, if she agrees to the surprising stipulation in her benefactor's will--that she marry Wyatt. Rachel has no choice: refusing the marriage could put all of Reidsville in the hands of an outsider--and not just any outsider, but the cruel tyrant she has come here to escape. Yet living with Wyatt will be her greatest challenge. For he has a tempting way about him that makes Rachel forget theirs is a marriage in name only--until her frightening past shows up to remind them exactly how much they have at stake ..."--Page 4 of cover
Kissing Comfort by Jo Goodman( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she finds herself on an unexpected path to matrimony, Miss Comfort Elizabeth Kennedy, who would much rather work in the family banking business than marry, tries to find a way to extricate herself from this sticky situation
True to the law by Jo Goodman( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private detective Cobb Bridger has been hired to find Tru Morrow, who has supposedly absconded with something of great value belonging to a wealthy Chicago family, comes to doubt Tru's guilt after meeting her
This gun for hire by Jo Goodman( Book )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorado, 1888. While protecting a powerful mine owner with many enemies, Quill McKenna hires bounty hunter Calico Nash to help guard his boss's daughter, but is unable to control his attraction to her as death threats come thick and fast
The devil you know by Jo Goodman( Book )

13 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a horse drags him through the countryside, Israel McKenna awakes bruised and battered in a field in Pancake Valley, Colorado. He can recall where he came from and where he was going, but the memory of how he came to be on the Pancake homestead eludes him. He's certain he did something wrong to deserve such a harsh punishment and so is the beautiful woman who reluctantly comes to his aid"--Page 4 of cover
A touch of frost by Jo Goodman( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his train is robbed at gunpoint, Remington Frost awakens from a blow to find the bandits gone ... along with the woman he was shadowing for protection. No stranger to risk, Remington will do what it takes to bring Phoebe Apple to safety and her kidnappers to justice. But ransoming Phoebe is just the start of trouble
All I ever needed by Jo Goodman( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although their engagement is just a rumor, East has no intention of marrying Lady Sophie Colley. But when he actually meets her, he is entranced. Now, eager to win her love, he must help her banish old family secrets before he can claim her as a bride
Everything I ever wanted by Jo Goodman( )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Forrester, Earl of Southerton, uncovers a trail of murder and treachery that leads him straight into the arms of love
Let me be the one by Jo Goodman( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four handsome gentlemen nicknamed North, South, East, and West, respectively, are proud eligible bachelors who are members of the Compass Club. However, North meets the charming, intelligent Lady Libby Penrose. To seize a mysterious jewel thief, North and Libby are compelled to join forces. Libby foregoes her vow to never fall in love again when she is overwelmed by North's passion and charm. Certain obstacles must be faced by even the most thrilling relationships
Beyond a wicked kiss by Jo Goodman( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Headmistress Ria Ashby hopes West, as a new Duke, can aid her in finding a missing student. When the two match wits and begin to unravel a long hidden mystery, an undeniable yearning pulls West and Ria closer together
If his kiss is wicked by Jo Goodman( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she agrees to meet her cousin's secret lover and end their affair, painfully shy Emma Hathaway becomes immersed in a world of scandal and danger, turning to the only person who can help her, notorious scoundrel Restell Gardnell
Forever in my heart by Jo Goodman( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Injured and lost, Mary Margaret Dennehy stumbled out into the night. When she awoke, the New York heiress remembered nothing of where she'd been - except for a haunting dream that filled her with hungry longing. Colorado rancher Connor Holiday would never forget the passion-filled night spent in a fancy bordello - or the exquisite lover who'd played the innocent so well. Now, as an arranged marriage brings them together once more, Connor is stunned to discover that Maggie is the flame-haired beauty of that passionate encounter - still deceiving him with lies even as she melts to his touch. And Maggie finds herself bound to a stranger in a wild land, torn between cherished dreams of freedom and the sweet, sensuous love her restless heart craves"--Jacket cover
One forbidden evening by Jo Goodman( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a masked ball reaches its fever pitch, Cybelline Caldwell surrenders to the embrace of a midnight lover, a stranger who seals her fate. By morning, the wanton seductress has been replaced by a determinedly sensible woman preparing to leave London ... and its memories. Yet temptation follows--for Christopher Hollins, Earl of Ferrin, the notorious rake she so brazenly challenged, vows to show her that one night was not enough. It took some clever detective work, but Ferrin uncovered the identity of his mystery lover, surprised and intrigued to come face to face with Cybelline. Soon he discovers she is a woman of mystery - and a woman in danger, stalked by a ruthless enemy. Unable to erase the searing memory of Cybelline in his arms, Ferrin knows he must discover the secrets that shadow her days...for only then can he claim all of her nights
Boots under her bed by Jodi Thomas( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four novellas set against the backdrop of the Old West feature a new story from Jodi Thomas, in which a young woman named Callie needs to find a new husband pronto--one who is taller than she is and will not have her committed to an insane asylum during their pretend marriage
The price of desire by Jo Goodman( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olivia Cole is devastated to learn that her ne'er-do-well brother has promised her to the operator of a London gaming hall as payment of his debts. Olivia accepts her fate - even if it means that her reputation will suffer from living among rogues and gamblers. But when she meets the sexy and mysterious Griffin Wright-Jones, the Viscount of Breckenridge, Olivia has more than just her good name to worry about - for he rouses in her wanton thoughts she's never dared entertain - until now
Season to be sinful by Jo Goodman( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Viscount Sheridan takes Lily, a common street thief whom he injured, into his home, he discovers a lady of quality who is on the run from her dangerous past
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A place called home
Alternative Names
Dobrzanski, Joanne 1953-

Gudmeén, Dzho 1953-

Gudmėn, Dzho 1953-

English (187)

Spanish (12)

French (5)

Czech (4)

Russian (1)

Dutch (1)

Marry meNever love a lawmanKissing ComfortAll I ever neededEverything I ever wantedLet me be the oneBeyond a wicked kissIf his kiss is wicked