Remembering Romance Author Jo Beverley

Romance grande dame, Jo Beverley, was born in 1947 and died in 2016. Jo was born and educated in England, she married and spent most of her adult life in Canada, but upon retirement, she and her husband returned home to Great Britain. Jo published her first book in 1988, “Lord Wraybourne’s Proposal” and her final book, “Merely a Marriage” will be released in May 2017. Her historical romances, forty titles in all, won five RITA awards from the Romance Writers of America. A founding member of the romance blog, Word Wenches, the group blogs about history and writing and anything vaguely related. Rediscover or meet for the first time, Jo Beverley.


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 An Arranged Marriage

Jo Beverley
Adult Fiction - Bev
Series: Company of Rogues

First book in the Company of Rogues series, this is the first of nine titles.

Forced into a hasty wedding with the mysterious spymaster, Nichols Delaney, Eleanor is not what Nick expected and she is ever in his thoughts.


Deirdre and Don Juan

Jo Beverley
Adult Fiction - Bev

RITA winner 1994 for novella. Included in Lovers and Ladies. The recently widowed Earl of Everdon is determined to remarry and produce and heir, but the audacious, dashing nobleman had not reckoned on meeting a headstrong beauty like Lady Deirdre Stowe.


Devilish

Jo Beverley
Series: Malloren World

RITA winner for 2001. Fifth in the Malloren World series. Two of the strongest wills in England clash when Lord Rothgar escorts the Countess of Arradale to London on George III orders. Both have sworn off marriage for very personal reasons. A moment of peril and a night of passion gives them second thoughts. Available from Indiana Digital Media.


Emily and the Dark Angel

Jo Beverley
Adult Fiction - Bev

RITA award Winner for 1992. Emily Grant’s quiet rural life with her crippled father and eccentric aunt is turned upside down when Piers Verderan, known as the Dark Angel, arrives in Melton Mowbray.



Jo Beverley
Adult Fiction - Bev

Jane Sandiford knows Lord Wraybourne is only interested in her fortune. Known for being stuffy and sheltered, Jane’s passionate response to her fiance’s attention surprises her. But someone close to home is out to sabotage her engagement.


Merely a Marriage

Jo Beverley

Lady Boxstall is worried about her family’s succession because her brother, Norris, is a happy bachelor. Norris challenges his sister to marry first. Even if it means she could end up in an unhappy marriage, Ariana is up to the challenge.


My Lady Notorious

Jo Beverley
Adult Fiction - Bev
Series: Malloren World

First book in the Malloren World series, this is the first of thirteen titles.

Lady Chastity Ware needs money for her sister. She decides to take to the high toby as a highwayman, but instead of stopping a coach containing an elderly lord, she meets Captain Lord Cynric Malloren, who is not called Cyn without reason. Thinking the entire thing a lark, Cyn offers to help her, for a price.


An Unwilling Bride

Jo Beverley

RITA award winner for 1993. Second book in The Company of Rogues series. Beth Armitage a young woman who is content with life until she meets rogue Lucien de Vaux, who decides to seduce her and winds up married to her instead. Available from Indiana Digital Media.