WorldCat Identities

Joyce, Brenda

Works: 66 works in 146 publications in 4 languages and 13,958 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  History  Paranormal fiction  Historical fiction  Time-travel fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.O864, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Brenda Joyce
The third heiress by Brenda Joyce( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dying in a car accident on a New York highway, Jill Gallagher's fiancé whispers, "I love you ... Kate." Jill flies to England to discover an aristocratic family and the photo of Kate Gallagher, an American heiress whom she resembles. A genealogical thriller
An impossible attraction by Brenda Joyce( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once a lady, she has given up everything to take care of her sisters and her wastrel father. Now, Alexandra Bolton sews the clothing of those who were once her peers to make ends meet. Yet her life is about to forever change ... He is the most powerful peer in the realm--and the most sought after bachelor. Yet the Duke of Clarewood has rejected the crème de la crème of society for over a decade. But when he first sees Alexandra, he is instantly intrigued--and he offers her a scandalous proposition. And her stunning refusal only whets his ambition
Deadly kisses by Brenda Joyce( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called to the home of her fiancé's former mistress late one night, heiress and intrepid sleuth Francesca Cahill finds her curiosity piqued. But upon arrival, she's shocked to find Daisy Jones's bloody body - and devastated when the evidence points to one suspect: her fiancé, Calder. Francesca cannot and will not believe that he is capable of such an act. Still, she is unable to shake her sense that Calder is lying about something. The police are far less inclined to believe his innocence, and Calder is arrested for Daisy's murder
Deadly illusions by Brenda Joyce( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and French and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1902, indomitable heiress Francesca Cahill sets out to catch a killer known as "The Slasher" who is preying on penniless Irishwomen with the help of her fiance's rival and enemy, police commissioner Rick Bragg"--NoveList
Dark embrace by Brenda Joyce( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aidan, the Wolf of Awe, has abandoned the Brotherhood and forsaken his vows. He has not saved an innocent in years--until he hears Brianna Rose's screams and leaps to modern-day Manhattan to rescue her
Dark seduction by Brenda Joyce( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she is transported back in time and into the arms of sensual warrior Malcolm of Dunroch, Claire Camden must put her trust in this Master of Time who is her only hope for survival in a terrifying world where no one is safe
The masquerade by Brenda Joyce( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a child, shy, bookish Elizabeth Anne Fitzgerald loses her heart to the dashing young Lord Tyrell de Warenne. Although she is well aware that he is the heir to an earldom and utterly unattainable, Lizzie secretly worships him for years. On the night of her first masquerade ball, she is stunned when he suggests that they rendevous at midnight. But then fortune takes a maddening turn and Lizzie is thwarted from ever meeting Tyrell. Lizzie is certain such an opportunity will never arise again, but that night is only the beginning . Tyrell de Warenne is shocked when, two years later, Lizzie arrives on his doorstep with a child that she claims is his. He remembers her well -- and knows that it is impossible that he is the boy's father. What is this game she is playing ... and why?
A dangerous love by Brenda Joyce( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn from his Romany mother's arms as a small boy, Viscount Emilian St. Xavier has spent a lifetime ignoring the whispers of gypsy that follow him everywhere. A nobleman with wealth, power and privilege, he does not care what the gadjos think. But when the Romany come to Derbyshire with news of his mother's murder at the hands of a mob, his world implodes. And Ariella de Warenne is the perfect object for his lust and revenge
Dark rival by Brenda Joyce( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Highland warrior sworn to protect innocence through the ages, Black Royce is a battle hardened soldier of the gods. Then he is sent to New York City to protect a healer from those who would use her powers for themselves
The stolen bride by Brenda Joyce( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean O'Neill was once everything to Eleanor de Warenne--but since he disappeared from his ancestral home, there has been no word, and even Eleanor has abandoned hope, promising her hand to another. Then, just days before her wedding, Sean reappears ... but the boy who was once her protector is now a stranger, hardened by prison and on the run. Weary and haunted, Sean is shocked to find that little Elle has become the beautiful, desirable Eleanor. Though he refuses to endanger her by pressing his claim, his resolve to stay away is sorely tested by the determination of a woman who will not be forsaken again. And when, in a moment's passion, Sean steals another man's bride, it is Eleanor who has the power to steal his heart
A lady at last by Brenda Joyce( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest from Joyce offers readers a passionate, swashbuckling voyage in her newest addition to the De Warenne dynasty series. This installment showcases Cliff De Warenne, third son to the earl of Adare, gentleman, privateer, notorious lady's man and, most recently, rescuer of damsels in distress. One such damsel, free spirit Amanda Carre, is left alone in Jamaica to face an angry mob after her father is hanged for piracy. The strong-willed beauty turns to De Warenne to sail her to London for a reunion with a mother she cannot remember and a rigid society she feels certain will scorn her. On the course of their stormy voyage, Cliff instructs Amanda in the art of becoming a lady, determined that she make a successful debut and land a good husband. Along the way, Amanda recognizes that her feelings toward her captain go beyond mere gratitude, and Cliff wonders if his fierce loyalty to the young woman runs deeper than he dares to acknowledge. Romance veteran Joyce brings her keen sense of humor and storytelling prowess to bear on her witty, fully formed characters
Dark victory by Brenda Joyce( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a vision of an injured Highlander appears to Tabitha Rose, she knows she's been called to help him. What Tabby doesn't expect is to be taken against her will to Black Macleod's dark, violent time
Dark lover by Brenda Joyce( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slayer Samantha Rose's mission is to recover a stolen page from the Book of Power held by Ian Maclean. There is a raging attraction between them and Sam will do anything to help him, including following him into time
The Promise by Brenda Joyce( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elysse de Warenne rules the ton with her wit and grace, but the whispers of "abandoned bride" follow her ruthlessly. Elysse will never reveal the truth: that she hasn't seen her husband in six years--and that they didn't even consummate their marriage! When Alexi unexpectedly returns to England, Elysse will do whatever it takes to win his heart and claim her place at his side
Persuasion by Brenda Joyce( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Cornwall after being away for ten years, the Earl of St. Just hires Amelia, the woman he once betrayed, as his housekeeper and discovers that he still loves her, but cannot act on his feelings due to a dangerous secret
Surrender by Brenda Joyce( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Desperate Widow - Once a penniless orphan, Evelyn D'Orsay became a countess and a bride at the tender age of sixteen. But the flames of revolution forced her to flee France, with the aid of a notorious smuggler. Recently widowed and without any means, Evelyn knows she must retrieve the family fortune from France for her daughter's sake, but only one man can help her, the smuggler she cannot forget. A Dangerous Spy - Jack Greystone has been smuggling since he was a small boy, and he has been spying since the wars began. An outlaw with a bounty on his head, he is in hiding when he becomes aware of the Countess's inquiries about him. He is reluctant to come to her aid yet again, for he has never been able to forget her. But he soon realizes he'll surrender anything to be with the woman he loves
A rose in the storm by Brenda Joyce( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With warfare blazing through Scotland, the fate of the Comyn-MacDougall legacy depends on one woman. Recently orphaned, young Margaret Comyn must secure her clan's safety through an arranged marriage. But when an enemy invasion puts her at the mercy of the notorious Wolf of Lochaber, her every loyalty--and secret want--will be challenged. Legendary warrior Alexander "the Wolf" MacDonald rides with Robert Bruce to seize the throne of Scotland. But when he takes the fiery Lady Margaret prisoner, she quickly becomes far more than a valuable hostage. For the passion between them threatens to betray their families, their country ... and their hearts"--Page 4 of cover
The game by Brenda Joyce( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving her French convent sanctuary to return to her beloved home in Ireland, tempestuous Katherine FitzGerald becomes the captive of infamous pirate Liam O'Neill, a favored subject of Queen Elizabeth who wants Katherine for a secret cause
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The third heiress
Alternative Names
Joyce, B. D. 1954-

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