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

As promised, in time for Valentine’s Day, here is Miss Truelove Beckons:


When Truelove Beckets betrothed went missing in a naval battle, she vowed never to marry unless she found someone she loved as much. In the seven years since then, the quiet vicars daughter has lived a simple and contented life helping the poor people of heTrueloveMedr village. But now another man has asked for her hand in marriage an...

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Average rating: 3.43 · 1,212 ratings · 233 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
Awaiting the Moon

3.63 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Lady Anne and the Howl in t...

3.49 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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The Last Days of a Rake

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Reforming the Rogue

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Love and Scandal

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Awaiting the Night

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A Rogue's Rescue

3.58 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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The Earl of Hearts

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A Scandalous Plan

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A Deadly Grind by Victoria Hamilton
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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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