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USA Today bestselling author Deborah Simmons began her career as a journalist, but left nonfiction for the world of happily ever afters. She's written historical romances originally published by Avon, Harlequin, and Berkley, as well as an indie romantic comedy.


Her books A Lady of Distinction and The Gentleman Thief were finalists in Romance Writers of America's annual RITA competition. Two other releases, The Gentleman's Quest and Glory and the Rake (now titled Glory and the Duke) were up for The Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence for Mystery/Suspense. And her work has been translated and published in more than thirty countries, with some titles available as graphic novel editions.


She likes strong heroines, wry humor, a touch of mystery, and love that can't be denied.


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Some of Deborah's Personal Favorites

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

...And Ladies of the Club by Helen Hooven Santmyer

Grace Grows by Shelle Sumners

Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea by Gary Kinder

The Christmas Invitation by Trisha Ashley

The Entertainer by Margaret Talbot

The Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Nonesuch Lure by Mary Luke
The Windflower by Sharon and Tom Curtis