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General Information

Name:  Samantha James  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Romance

Audience: Adult;

Born: , in

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James grew up in Joliet.

Biographical and Professional Information

It was Samantha James's love of reading as a child that steered her toward a writing career. Among her favorites in those days were the Trixie Belden and Cherry Ames series of books. She still loves a blend of mystery and romance, and, of course, a happily-ever-after ending. The award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of many romances and her books have ranged from medieval to Regency.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Outlaw heart /
ISBN: 0380769360. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1993.

Just one kiss /
ISBN: 0380775492. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. 1996.

The secret passion of Simon Blackwell /
ISBN: 0060896450. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York, New York :. ©2007.

Determined to deny his emotions and desires, the reclusive Simon Blackwell seeks refuge in the remote wilds of the moors, cutting himself off from the world, but during a rare trip to London, he comes face to face with the beautiful Annabel McBride, a tempting young woman who tests his resolve to never seek love again.

The seduction of an unknown lady /
ISBN: 0060896493. OCLC Number:

HarperCollins,. New York :. ©2008.

When she encounters Lord Aidan McBride on a moonlit street, Fionna Hawkes, who knows nothing about seduction, is instantly drawn to him and longs to share a secret that could cost her livelihood and her life.

Bride of a wicked Scotsman /
ISBN: 0060899409. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©2009.

"Lady Maura O'Donnell swore to her father on his deathbed that she'd recover the Circle of Light, an enchanted Celtic relic that had brought the family prosperity until it was stolen a century earlier by a notorious pirate. Now the pirate's descendant, the Duke of Gleneden, holds this rare treasure, and Maura would give anything to get it back . . .Alec McBride knows when he's been had. Lady Maura tricked him into marriage with the expertise of a born seductress, and now she'll pay for her treachery. He'll ravish her, tempt her, tame her until she sorely wishes she'd never heard of the Duke of Gleneden. Caught up in their game of revenge, Alec and Maura never notice what is happening in their hearts until it's too late"--Back cover.

The sins of Viscount Sutherland /
ISBN: 0061765546. OCLC Number:

Avon,. New York :. ©2011.

"Claire Ashcroft has good reason to despise Viscount Grayson Sutherland. A wildly unpredictable man with a frightening reputation, Sutherland is responsible for a death that deeply pains her. She'd kill him if she could. Instead, she'll employ her feminine wiles to make him pay. And once he's deeply, irreversibly in love with her, she'll shatter his vulnerable heart. Her scheme works perfectly ... too perfectly."--Page 4 of cover.

Three times a bride /
ISBN: 0061971804. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©2010.

"Three brides, three beginnings, three stories of incomparable romance"--Page 4 of cover.

A perfect hero /
ISBN: 0739456075. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York, N.Y. :. ©2005.

A perfect bride /
ISBN: 0739444727. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©2004.

A perfect groom /
ISBN: 0739447408. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©2004.

One moonlit night /
ISBN: 0380786095. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1998.

Forced to leave her vicarage home, Olivia Sherwood takes employment with Dominic St. Bride, the Earl of Ravenwood, with whom she falls in love and who is haunted by his illegitimate birth.

Every wish fulfilled /
ISBN: 0380786079. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1997.

Gabriel's bride /
ISBN: 0380775476. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1994.

Trapped by duty - and the demands of his cruel, unyielding father - Lord Gabriel Sinclair, the dark and moody Earl of Wakefield, is being forced to find a bride. But Gabriel plans an exquisite revenge on his cold-hearted parent: wedding the sultry, low-born Yankee wench who tried to steal his watch. Ragged and beautiful Cassie McClellan is desperate to escape her life of poverty - and, therefore, willingly accepts the handsome, arrogant aristocrat's offer of marriage in name only. But neither is prepared for the awakening passions that will bind their fragile, damaged hearts - or the blistering, sensual need that compels them both to surrender body and soul.

Married at midnight /
ISBN: 038078615X. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. 1996.

Celebrate that glorious, magical moment of new beginnings with four uncertain couples joined by a passionate promise--and surprised by unforeseen love. Here is the sequel to the New York Times bestseller Three Weddings and a Kiss.

My rebellious heart /
ISBN: 0380769379. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1993.

Determined to avenge her father's death, Princess Shana lures Thorne de Wilde, Earl of Weston, into the forest to have him killed, but finds that her feelings for him may ruin her plans.

My cherished enemy /
ISBN: 0380766922. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1992.

The truest heart /
ISBN: 038080588X. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©2001.

"Her name is her only crime, yet Lady Gillian must take refuge in a humble cottage on the on the stormy Cornish coast, hiding from a king who seeks her death for her father's treason.Now destiny has sent Gillian a cure for her loneliness: a handsome shipwrecked stranger washed ashore on a perilous tide who requires a kind lady's gentle touch to heal his broken body and tormented spirit. His own name -- Gareth -- is all that he remembers.Yet he knows he has found paradise in the company of an exquisite beauty whose caress is sweet rapture and whose smile warms his soul.But as his memories slowly return, so does the dark task entrusted to him by King John.If he fails, a young boy will surely perish.Yet how can he betray Gillian, whose passionate love has lit a blaze in Gareth's heart that no vengeful king's decree could ever extinguish?"--Publisher description.

His wicked promise /
ISBN: 0380805871. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©2000.

His wicked ways /
ISBN: 0380805863. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1999.

Cameron MacKay's bold plan to kidnap his sworn enemy's daughter runs afoul of love when he falls under the enchanting Meredith's spell.

Every wish fulfilled /
ISBN: 0380786087. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1997.

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