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

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Imprudent Lady

3.93 avg rating — 404 ratings — published 1978 — 7 editions
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Escapade

3.93 avg rating — 291 ratings — published 1977 — 4 editions
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Aunt Sophie's Diamonds

3.90 avg rating — 263 ratings — published 1977 — 5 editions
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Winter Wedding

3.85 avg rating — 258 ratings — published 1990 — 6 editions
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Talk of the Town

3.77 avg rating — 226 ratings — published 1979 — 6 editions
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Perdita

3.76 avg rating — 161 ratings — published 1981 — 6 editions
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Cousin Cecilia

3.57 avg rating — 178 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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Lace for Milady

3.64 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 1980 — 7 editions
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Endure My Heart

3.77 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 1980 — 5 editions
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Lady Hathaway's House Party

3.55 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 1980
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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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