Joan Smith





Joan Smith


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Joan Smith is a graduate of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, and the Ontario College of Education. She has taught French and English in high school and English in college. When she began writing, her interest in Jane Austen and Lord Byron led to her first choice of genre, the Regency, which she especially liked for its wit and humor.
Her favorite travel destination is England, where she researches her books. Her hobbies are gardening, painting, sculpture and reading. She is married and has three children. A prolific writer, she is currently working on Regencies and various mysteries at her home in Georgetown, Ontario.
She is also known as Jennie Gallant

Average rating: 3.54 · 6,858 ratings · 539 reviews · 172 distinct works · Similar authors
Imprudent Lady

3.88 avg rating — 306 ratings — published 1978 — 7 editions
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Escapade

3.87 avg rating — 237 ratings — published 1977 — 4 editions
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Aunt Sophie's Diamonds

3.81 avg rating — 209 ratings — published 1977 — 5 editions
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Winter Wedding

3.81 avg rating — 192 ratings — published 1990 — 6 editions
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Talk of the Town

3.70 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 1979 — 6 editions
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Perdita

3.73 avg rating — 133 ratings — published 1981 — 5 editions
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Cousin Cecilia

3.49 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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Lace for Milady

3.58 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 1980 — 7 editions
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Memoirs of a Hoyden

3.36 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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Endure My Heart

3.73 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 1980 — 5 editions
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“Life is short, have dessert first.”
Joan Smith

“... to have a lover and friend in one was the best love of all.”
Joan Smith, Blossom Time

“One of the chief paradoxes of our culture [is] that the welfare of its children, its _future_, is placed almost exclusively in the hands of people of low status, a class it holds in contempt.”
Joan Smith, Misogynies

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