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Joyce, Brenda

Works: 97 works in 705 publications in 9 languages and 27,017 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  History  Historical fiction  Time-travel fiction  Paranormal fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Artist, Creator
Classifications: PS3560.O864, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Brenda Joyce
The third heiress by Brenda Joyce( Book )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,559 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
House of dreams by Brenda Joyce( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In House of Dreams, two aristocratic families, one English, one Spanish, have been tragically destined to come together time and again over the centuries. Cassandra de Warenne spends her days in a quiet English manor, looking after her young niece, while her sister Tracey lives the glamorous life of a jet-setter. When Cass meets Tracey's newest conquest, Antonio de la Barca, she isn't prepared for the intense and immediate attraction--an attraction that heralds something deeper, more powerful, and more dangerous than Cass could ever imagine. For the de Warennes and the de la Barcas have a tangled history of horrendous heartbreak, bitter rivalry, and bloodshed that began 450 years ago, with one woman, Isabel, forsaken and betrayed by her family, her lover, and her friends. Today Isabel has summoned the two families together one final time--this time to complete a quest for vengeance from beyond the grave."--Book jacket
The chase : a novel by Brenda Joyce( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her husband is murdered on his fortieth birthday, Claire Hayden turns to the dangerous Ian Marshall for help in finding his killer
Double take by Brenda Joyce( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entreated by her estranged twin sister, Lana, to impersonate her for two days in order to save her life, Kait learns that Lana has many dangerous secrets and enemies, including a mysteriously seductive husband
An impossible attraction by Brenda Joyce( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 907 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 )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventh in the author's Deadly romance series is set in New York City, 1902. "Called to the home of her fiance Calder Hart's former mistress late one night, amateur sleuth Francesca Cahill's curiosity is piqued. But upon arrival, she is shocked to find Daisy Jones' bloodied body-- and even more devastated when the evidence points to one suspect: Calder."--Cover
Deadly illusions by Brenda Joyce( Book )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 839 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
Deadly vows by Brenda Joyce( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the morning of her wedding to Calder Hart, amateur sleuth Francesca Cahill is lured away to a private viewing of a portrait that could destroy her entire family: the nude Hart commissioned of her. Her desperate quest to recover the scandalous portrait leads her into a dangerous trap with no way to escape--until it's too late. And when Francesca finally arrives at the church, it's vacant. She has unintentionally jilted Hart at the altar. When Hart tells her their estrangement is for the best, Francesca is devastated. With a blackmailer intent on destroying her reputation, Francesca turns to Rick Bragg, the city's powerful police commissioner. Together they scour the sordid streets of lower Manhattan, following a deliberately laid trail of clues in a race against the clock. And once it becomes clear that Bragg's marriage is failing, Francesca must war with her feelings for him, battle Hart's jealousy and escape a killer--all as she fights to win Hart back. But sometimes, passion just cannot be denied ..."--Page 4 of cover
The perfect bride by Brenda Joyce( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The victim of a childhood tragedy, Lady Blanche Harrington finds herself incapable of experiencing genuine emotion and dreads being forced to choose from a bevy of fawning suitors, until she meets a reclusive war hero Rex de Warenne
The masquerade by Brenda Joyce( Book )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 636 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?
The stolen bride by Brenda Joyce( Book )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 602 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
Dark embrace by Brenda Joyce( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aidan, the Wolf of Awe, has abandoned the Brotherhood and forsaken his vows. Feared by all and trusted by none, he hunts alone, seeking vengeance against the evil that destroyed his son. He has not saved an Innocent in sixty-six years--until he hears Brianna Rose's scream of terror across centuries, and leaps to modern-day Manhattan to rescue her ... Brie is a gifted empath who spends her time fighting evil from the safety of her laptop--and fantasizing about the medieval Highlander she met just once. Still, her life is pretty ordinary--until she awakens one night consumed with Aidan's pain and rage. When Aidan suddenly appears and takes her hostage, Brie cannot believe how dark and dangerous he has become. She knows she should be afraid, but instead, she will fight across time for his redemption ... and his love
A dangerous love by Brenda Joyce( Book )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Romany comes to Derbyshire with news of his mother's murder, the world of Viscount Emilian St. Xavier -- who was torn from his mother's arms as a boy -- implodes. And Ariella de Warenne is the perfect object for his lust and revenge
Dark seduction by Brenda Joyce( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 580 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
A lady at last by Brenda Joyce( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 565 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 rival by Brenda Joyce( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 562 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 prize by Brenda Joyce( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia Hughes is determined to rebuild her homeplace. She sails to England alone, hoping to convince her uncle to lend her the funds. Instead she finds herself kidnapped by the notorious Devlin O'Neill
Seduction by Brenda Joyce( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dominic Paget, the earl of Bedford, will do anything to resume spying upon Britain's enemies. Badly wounded, he is put will do anything in the care of a beautiful gentlewoman, Julianne Greystone, only to discover that her sympathies lie with his enemies. Yet he can't help but seduce the woman who saved his life-hoping she never learns of his betrayal. Julianne is captivated by the wounded stranger she believes is a revolutionary hero. Until she discovers the truth ... her "hero" is the privileged earl of Bedford. Devastated and determined to forget him, Julianne travels to London. But when she finds herself in danger, it is Bedford who comes to the rescue. Now Julianne must navigate the intrigues of a perilous city, the wild yearnings of her own heart and the explosion of their passion"--Page 2 of cover
Dark victory by Brenda Joyce( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 447 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
The Promise by Brenda Joyce( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 435 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
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The third heiress
Alternative Names

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English (235)

German (38)

French (25)

Spanish (23)

Italian (17)

Swedish (16)

Polish (16)

Russian (8)

Turkish (2)

House of dreamsThe chase : a novelDouble takeAn impossible attractionDeadly kissesDeadly illusionsDeadly vowsThe perfect bride