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After a brief teaching career, Joyce turned to writing full time, and has reached a widening audience with her books. Along with previous awards and contest wins, her books have won First Place in RPLA award for best published romance, and her historical novel, The Tapestry Shop, won the Bronze Medallion from Florida Book Awards in the Popular Fiction category. Publishers Weekly said Joyce's new mystery, The Stockholm Castle Mystery, is "... "a joy to read".
Joyce is an unabashed Francophile who also enjoys ballroom dancing, travel, yoga, visiting with her family, and taking classes in almost anything she has not tried.
She can be contacted at her website www.joycemoorebooks.com or at her www.elizabethelson.com website.
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Always the Music

Always the Music is the story of Cosima, born in 1837 to the Hungarian pianist and composer Franz Liszt and his mistress, Marie d’Agoult. Set against the backdrop of late 1800’s Paris, Cosima’s story tells of a tumultuous childhood and adolescence, followed by a notorious affair with one of Germany’s most famous composers. Her life is a tale of courage and determination in the face of obstacle Read more of this blog post »
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The Tapestry Shop

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This was an unusual book, a very different reading experience. The characterization was remarkable. I got to know the protaganist and her family well, along with Rudy and the mayor's wife, all memorable characters, the kind who stay with you. The for ...more
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This was a pick for one of my book clubs. I read it way back when, but had to re-read because I'd forgotten the plot. Even though it's shelved in the juvenile section at my library, it's a cleverly crafted mystery as only Sir Arthur could write. The ...more
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I stayed up late reading this book, a funny character-driven story that had me laughing aloud in a few spots. I'll definitely be reading more of this author's books.
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Joyce Moore Beth: I'm tickled to be a part of the group. So much going on here. It was one of your workshops (either at Colo Gold or Pikes Peak) that brought me here!


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Beth Hi Joyce,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!


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