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: 3.39 · 967 ratings · 215 reviews · 26 distinct works · Similar authors
Awaiting the Moon
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Lady Anne and the Howl in t...
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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The Last Days of a Rake
2.75 of 5 stars 2.75 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Reforming the Rogue
3.11 of 5 stars 3.11 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2013
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Awaiting the Night
3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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A Rogue's Rescue
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Love and Scandal
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Awaiting the Fire
2.97 of 5 stars 2.97 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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A Scandalous Plan
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Revenge of the Barbary Ghost
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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A Deadly Grind by Victoria Hamilton
"As a debut book in a new mystery series I was pleasantly entertained. The new series is known as "A Vintage Kitchen Mystery," and I was happy to have this fact presented throughout the book. It ties in so nicely.

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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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