Lovers and Ladies
by Jo Beverley
April 1, 2008
Available in: Trade Size
Now for the first time in a single volume: two long unavailable yet beloved romance classics from a New York Times bestselling favorite.
In these two delectable novels, someone craves to be married and loses sight of the joys of true loveuntil their heart is opened unexpectedly...
The Fortune Hunter (originally published in 1991)
A stunning beauty rejects the charming suitor who isn't wealthy enough to save her impoverished family. But she can't so easily dismiss the memory of their sweet shared kiss.
Deirdre and Don Juan (originally published in 1993)
The dashing Earl of Everdon is most eager to marry someoneanyonewho will bear him an heir. But when he meets a quiet, well-bred lady who fits the bill, he must resort to an amorous dance of deception to gain her acceptance to his proposal.
Passed away May 23, 2016.
Jo Beverley is one the few authors writing English-set historical romance who is English. She was born and raised in England, and has a degree in English history from Keele University in Staffordshire. She and her husband emigrated to Canada, but have now returned to England. They have two sons.
Though Jo started to write as a young child, it was only in the eighties that she began to think that it was something ordinary people could do, and after a talk at a local library, she settled to seriously writing her first historical romance.
Now, she is the author of over thirty romance novels and many novellas — see Jo Beverley’s booklist which have brought her many awards, including five RITA awards from the Romance Writers of America and awards from Romantic Times including two Career Achievement awards. She is a member of the RWA Honor Roll, and the RWA Hall of Fame.