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Jo Beverley

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Mary Josephine Dunn was born 22 September 1947 in Lancashire, England, UK. At the age of eleven she went to an all-girls boarding school, Layton Hill Convent, Blackpool. At sixteen, she wrote her first romance, with a medieval setting, completed in installments in an exercise book. From 1966 to 1970, she obtained a degree in English history from Keele University in Staffordshire, where she met her future husband, Ken Beverley. After graduation, they married on June 24, 1971. She quickly attained a position as a youth employment officer until 1976, working first in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, and then in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire.

In 1976, her scientist husband was invited to do post-doctoral research at Dalhousie University in...more


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If you've pre-ordered in print or e, you should have it now. I hope you're enjoying it.

My friend Anne Gracie also has a book out today, so we've blogged together about A Shocking Delight and The Winter Bride at the USA Today romance blog. You can read it here.
http://usat.ly/1juNpik

Cheers,

Jo
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In a single afternoon, Lucy Potter’s world turned upside down. Not only has her father announced his plans to marry again when her mother had only been dead one year, but he wants Lucy to abandon helping him on his mercantile interests, a... " Read more of this review »
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“She looked at him and smiled. She placed her hand upon his shoulder.
He took her right hand in his left and placed his other at her waist, looking at her as if she were an unexploded bomb.
They began to dance.”
Jo Beverley, The Fortune Hunter

“He'd forgotten just how beautiful she was.
She was wearing a plain gown the color of weak, milky tea, largely covered by a black apron. There was a smudge of dirt across her cheek, and her gilded curls were an untamed riot with a cobweb draped across one side.
She was exquisite.”
Jo Beverley, The Fortune Hunter

“Face battles when they come, not before.
-Lord Cynric Malloren”
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