Jude Deveraux is a beloved New York Times bestselling author of romance novels. She has released over fifty novels in her career and has earned numerous awards for her writing. Her stories explore the complexity of relationships, often set in small towns and featuring strong heroines. Here is a list of Jude Deveraux books in order:
1. A Knight in Shining Armor (1995): This is the story of Dougless Montgomery, who is abandoned by her fiancé in a British churchyard. She meets Nicholas Stafford, a ghost from the 16th century, who helps her rediscover her self-worth and the power of love.
2. The Temptation (1995): In this novel, a modern-day woman discovers her soulmate in the former life of a Victorian duke. When they meet, they are both torn between the pull of the past and the promise of the future.
3. The Maiden (1996): This novel tells the story of a young Englishwoman who is kidnapped by a Scottish laird and taken to his castle in the Highlands. With help from a wise old woman, she must find a way to escape her captor and reclaim her freedom.
4. The Duchess (1997): This story follows the life of Lady Anastasia, who has been forced to marry a Duke she does not love. She must find a way to make the marriage work, while trying to keep her heart from being broken.
5. High Tide (1998): In this novel, a woman is forced to confront her unresolved feelings for a man from her past, when her former fiancé unexpectedly reappears in her life.
6. The Invitation (1999): In this novel, a woman must choose between the love of a man she has known all her life and the passion of a mysterious stranger who appears out of nowhere.
7. The Heiress (2000): This novel tells the story of a young heiress who is determined to break free of her family’s expectations and find her own way in the world.
8. The Countess (2001): This is the story of a woman who is determined to save her family’s estate from ruin, while also finding love and happiness in the process.
9. The Summerhouse (2002): In this novel, a woman returns to her childhood home and discovers a secret from her past that will change her future.
10. Blue Dahlia (2003): This is the story of a woman who is determined to find out what happened to her missing sister, and in the process discovers a new life for herself.