Donna Lea Simpson




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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 • 78 views
Average rating: 3.32 · 579 ratings · 142 reviews · 22 distinct works · Similar authors
Awaiting the Moon
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Lady Anne and the Howl in t...
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 69 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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The Viscount's Valentine
3.19 of 5 stars 3.19 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2013
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Awaiting the Night
3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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A Rogue's Rescue
3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Love and Scandal
3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Reforming the Rogue
2.92 of 5 stars 2.92 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2013
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Revenge of the Barbary Ghost
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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A Scandalous Plan
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 19 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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