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Donna Lea Simpson

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Donna Lea Simpson is a nationally bestselling romance and mystery novelist with over twenty titles published in the last ten years. An early love for the novels of Jane Austen and Agatha Christie was a portent of things to come; Donna believes that a dash of mystery adds piquancy to a romantic tale, and a hint of romance adds humanity to a mystery story. Besides writing romance and mystery novels and reading the same, Donna has a long list of passions: cats and tea, cooking and vintage cookware, cross-stitching and watercolor painting among them. Karaoke offers her the chance to warble Dionne Warwick tunes, and nature is a constant source of comfort and inspiration. A long walk is her favorite exercise, and a fruity merlot is her drink of c...more


I love hearing from readers, and yesterday I received the most wonderful note from a reader.


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Helen wrote:


Donna:

I am reading and loving The Curse of the Gypsy. I am torn between needing to know how it will end with Tony and Anne, and no t wanting it to end because I am enjoying it so very much. Hope to see some Lady Anne books in the future. Your characters are so engaging and your langua... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2012 05:42 • 88 views
Average rating: 3.33 · 677 ratings · 148 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
Awaiting the Moon
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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The Viscount's Valentine
3.22 of 5 stars 3.22 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 2013
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Lady Anne and the Howl in t...
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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The Last Days of a Rake
2.7 of 5 stars 2.70 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Awaiting the Night
3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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A Rogue's Rescue
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Love and Scandal
3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Reforming the Rogue
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2013
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Revenge of the Barbary Ghost
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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A Scandalous Plan
3.46 of 5 stars 3.46 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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message 2: by Mary

Mary McCoy-Dressel Hi, Donna, Great to know you. Thanks.


Jaimey Welcome to goodreads! :o)


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