The Complete Johanna Lindsey Book List

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Johanna Lindsey is one of the most successful writers of historical romance, her first book was published in 1977 and since then all her books have been bestsellers - I have compiled a list of her books - please contact me if I've missed any! 

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Viking Trilogy
1 : Fires of Winter (1980) 
2 : Hearts Aflame (1987) 
3 : Surrender My Love (1994)

Western Trilogy
1 : Brave the Wild Wind (1984) 
2 : Savage Thunder (1989) 
3 : Angel (1992)

Malory Series
1 : Love Only Once (1985) 
2 : Tender Rebel (1988) 
3 : Gentle Rogue (1990) 
4 : Magic of You, the (1993) 
5 : Say You Love Me (1996) 
6 : Present, the (1998) 
7 : Loving Scoundrel, a (2004)

Straton Series
1 : Heart So Wild, a (1986) 
2 : All I Need is You (1997)
Defy Not the Heart
1 : Defy Not the Heart (1989) 
2 : Joining (1999)

Futuristic Trilogy
1 : Warrior's Woman (1990) 
2 : Keeper of the Heart (1993) 
3 : Heart of a Warrior (2001)
Cardinia Series
1 : Once a Princess (1991) 
2 : You Belong To Me (1994)
Sherring Cross series
1 : Man of My Dreams (1992) 
2 : Love Me Forever (1995) 
3 : Pursuit, the (2002) 

Stand Alone Novels 

Captive Bride (1977)  - The irresistible call of adventure brings lovely Christina Wakefield to the alluring Arabian desert. But fate imprisons her after she encounters Sheik Abu, the strikingly handsome though arrogant adventurer, whom she had known in England as Philip Caxton.

Pirate's Love, a (1978)  - Sailing westward toward the Caribbean sun, young Bettina Verlaine obediently sets out to fulfill the promise made by her father -- but not by her heart -- a prearranged marriage destined not to be ... once the notorious Captain Tristan's pirate ship appears on the horizon..

Fires of Winter (1980) - The Viking invaders came from across an icy sea, taking Lady Brenna as their captive. But the dauntless Celtic beauty swears that no barbarian will ever be her master -- not even the handsome and powerful brute Garrick Haardrad.

Paradise Wild (1981) - A well-born Boston beauty, Corinne Barrows has traveled halfway around the world in search of Jared Burkett -- a dashing rogue and a devil; who seduced and despoiled her ... and has found him on the lush and lovely island of Hawaii. And now Corinne will have the revenge she craves..

Glorious Angel (1982) - She was the beautiful daughter of a dirt-poor Alabama farmer. But Angela Sherrington had a dream: to love dashing Bradford Maitland, the handsome heir to magnificent Golden Oaks. But scandal, cruelty and a shocking family secret threaten to tear apart two passionate hearts newly joined..

So Speaks the Heart (1983) – Born a wealthy French heiress but betrayed into bondage, Brigitte de Louroux swears she will never be any man's slave. Rugged and powerful Rowland of Montville sees only a beautiful enchantress in peasant's rags -- a wench to serve his every need.

Heart of Thunder (1983) No man had ever dared to force his attentions on stunning, hot-tempered Samantha Kingsley - until Hank Chavez, the rugged, arrogant outlaw, aroused the spirited hellcat's fury ... and her passion. Samantha vowed to kill the magnificent rogue ... if her father didn't do it first.

Gentle Feuding, a (1984) Duty demands that Sheena, the beautiful jewel of the Fergusson clan, wed to end the violent feud that has devastated her family. But never could she give herself completely to the handsome and dangerous laird Jamie MacKinnion - the most feared man in the Scottish highlands.

Brave the Wild Wind (1984) In her innocence, Jessie Blair didn't understand how very much Chase Summers desired her. Her beauty haunted him; her arrogance enraged him; she defied and tormented him ... until his passion spilled over into aggression. Yet nothing could soften her stubborn heart, but to tame a man's pride.

Tender is the Storm (1985) Headstrong heiress Sharisse Hammond wants no part of the New York society marriage that has been arranged for her. So she heads west across a vast and dangerous land - with no intention of honouring her agreement to become the mail-order bride of a rugged Arizona rancher. But Lucas Holt needs a wife - any wife - if his plan to destroy his most hated enemy is to succeed..
Love Only Once (1985) The exquisite niece of Lord Edward and Lady Charlotte Malory, Regina Ashton is abducted by Nicholas Eden - an arrogant seducer hardened by a painful secret from his past. Reggie has vowed to marry the golden-haired rogue who has besmirched her good name - and who arouses her womanly desires to an unendurable level..

When Love Awaits (1986) Young, innocent, possessing a rare and exquisite beauty, Leonie would be a prize for any man - yet Rolfe seeks the match solely for revenge. But her sensuous kiss ignites within him the fiery need to claim her - and an irresistible desire to unite their warring hearts in glorious love.

Heart So Wild, a (1986) Courtney Harte is certain her missing father is alive, lost somewhere deep in Indian territory. But she needs a guide to lead her safely through this dangerous, unfamiliar country, someone as wild and unpredictable as the land itself. And that man is the gunslinger they call Chandos...

Hearts Aflame (1987) Beautiful and defiant, Kristen Haardrad meets the hot, longing gaze of Royce, Thane of Wyndhurst, with icy fury - vowing never to be enslaved by the powerful Saxon lord who holds her captive. She is his enemy and his prize - a wild and lusty hellion to be tamed by her dashing conqueror's kiss. But though maddened with desire for the golden-haired Viking temptress, noble Royce, in conscience, cannot force his exquisite prisoner to submit.

Secret Fire (1987) He'd caught only a glimpse of her from the window of his carriage, but the young prince knew he had to have her. Within minutes, Lady Katherine St. John was dragged from the London street and carried off to a sumptuous town house -- for the pleasure of her royal admirer... 

Tender Rebel (1988) Scottish heiress Roslynn Chadwick needs the safety of marriage to protect her from an unscrupulous cousin -- and from the army of fortune-hunting scoundrels who covet her wealth and beauty. And Anthony Malory is everything she has been warned against…
Silver Angel (1988) Abducted and sold into slavery, Chantelle Burke has been brought to the palace of a mighty Pasha. The stunningly handsome Pasha is a powerful, muscular figure, but beneath his exotic eastern garb, the cryptic Pasha shrouds his true identity...

Defy Not the Heart (1989) Reina seethes with rage over her fate: taken captive by the knight Ranulf - a golden giant of a man who has pledged to deliver her to the nuptial bed of the despised Lord Rothwell. She will never accept such bondage and Reina offers herself to her kidnapped instead, offering to make Ranulf a great lord ... if he agrees to wed her….

Savage Thunder (1989) Jocelyn Fleming was a feisty, flame-haired aristocrat -- newly widowed after a shockingly brief marriage to an elderly British lord. Wealthy and titled, yet aching with the pain of unexplored desire, her restless heart led her from polite London society to the perilous beauty of the untamed American West. Colt Thunder was a rebel, a loner. Impossibly handsome, brutally unpredictable, the Cheyene blood running through his veins burned hotter than the blistering Arizona sun. In a bold and merciless land, their vastly different worlds collided….

Warrior's Woman (1990) On the planet Kystran, year 2139, a place where technology rules with no room for passion, top-notch security guard Tedra De Arr is a force to be reckoned with. She is statuesque, startlingly beautiful and the height of physical perfection. When the planet is taken over by an evil despot, Tedra manages to escape and finds refuge in an exotic world where powerful warriors reign supreme, an alien planet where the innocent but brazen Tedra challenges a bronzed barbarian named Challen…

Gentle Rogue (1990) Sizzling with lust and love, Gentle Rogue tells the story of a beautiful young Georgina ("Georgie") Anderson, who leaves her Connecticut home in 1818 to find her fiancé, who has been gone for six years. She finds him in England -- happily married with children. Heartbroken, Georgie is desperate to return home, but the only passage she can obtain is aboard the "gentleman's ship" - where Georgie will have to pretend to be a cabin boy. She willingly agrees to disguise her sex, but her anxiety grows when she recognizes the ship's handsome owner as Sir James Malory, the tall, blond, ex-pirate black sheep of a proud and tempestuous family…

Once a Princess (1991) In a rustic Mississippi tavern, a beautiful exiled princess was forced to dance for the pleasure of others -- unaware of her regal birthright ... and infuriated by a magnificent, golden-eyed devil who crossed an ocean to possess her. The bold and brazen prince Stefan Barany came to America to claim his promised bride...

Prisoner of My Desire (1991) Spirited Rowena Belleme must produce an heir --and the magnificent Warrick deChaville is the perfect choice to sire her child -- though it means imprisoning the handsome knight... Vowing to resist but betrayed by his own virility, nobel Warrick is intoxicated by Rowena's sapphire eyes and voluptuous beauty. Yet all the while he plans a fitting revenge... .

Man of My Dreams (1992) The most desirable beauty in the land, wildly unpredictable, Megan Penworthy has set her amorous sights on Ambrose St. James — a man she has never met but has every intention of marrying. No other suitor will satisfy her — especially not the common, if uncommonly handsome, horse breeder, Devlin Jefferys. Posing as lowborn Jefferys to escape a potentially fatal confrontation, Sir Ambrose is enthralled by the brazen, duke-hunting redhead. Without revealing his true identity, he vows to seduce and tame her, thereby foiling Megan's plans to marry the man of her dreams…

Angel (1992) Hoping to end a twenty-five-year-old feud between two neighboring families, Cassie Stuart helps their two lovestruck youngsters elope. But her well-intentioned meddling backfires — and Cassie is warned that the families seek revenge. Feeling desperate, Cassie requests help from a famous peacemaker. But the man who comes to her rescue is a notorious gunfighter named Angel, a handsome rogue with eyes as black as sin and even darker sensuality..

Magic of You, the (1993) Beautiful, mischievous and shamelessly daring, young Amy has reached a marriageable age, setting her amorous sights on a most unsuitable mate -- the straight-laced American ship captain who once nearly had her Uncle James hung for piracy.  Still tormented by the past treachery of an unfaithful lover, handsome Warren Anderson is shocked by the brazen advances of his despised enemy's high-spirited niece..

Keeper of the Heart (1993) In search of a true and gentle love, fiery Shanelle Ly-San-Ter flees the lustful advances of the blue-eyed barbarian who has been chosen as her lifemate, confused and frightened by the fevered yearnings the handsome brute has awakened in her innocent soul. A warrior, virile and magnificent Falon Vanyer is overwhelmed with intense desire for the spirited beauty who has vowed never to be his…

Surrender My Love (1994) Wrongly branded a spy, the dark and handsome Viking lord Selig Haardrad suffered greatly in the dungeons of Lady Erika of Gronwood. And as he hung in chains, his magnificent body wracked with pain and fever, one thought sustained him: revenge! Now Destiny's great wheel has turned -- and Selig's exquisite, honey-haired tormentor has been delivered into the Norseman's hands....

You Belong To Me (1994) In all the world, no man exists who can tame Alexandra Rubilov. And so her father creates a "long-forgotten" marriage agreement that Alexandra has been promised since childhood to the handsome, insufferable Count Vasili Petroff - but the Count plans to repulse his unwanted fiancee by acting the perfect cad, unaware that Alexandra plans to follow a similar path..

Until Forever (1995) Prim and beautiful professor Roseleen White clutches her new prized possession -- a thousand year-old Scandinavian sword. Accursed for untold centuries, the magnificent Viking warrior, Thorn is now enslaved to a woman...

Love Me Forever (1995) Still mourning her mother's death, Kimberly Richards is incensed by the determination of her father, the Earl of Amburough, to marry her off as quickly as possible, the feisty young heiress already despises the worthy suitor she encounters at Sherring Cross Estate: Lachlan MacGregor, the dashing, newly impoverished Laird of Clan MacGregor...

Say You Love Me (1996) Left penniless after her parents' deaths, Kelsey Langton must now take responsibility for the well-being of her younger sister, Jean. Only by allowing herself to be sold at auction can she rescue her sister's future. Lord Derek Malory is the highest bidder for Kelsey's charms -- a dashing rakehell from a family of charming London rogues ...

All I Need is You (1997) When headstrong Casey Straton is denied the responsibility of running her grandfather's ranch the high-spirited hellion storms away from her Texas home.  And though successful businessman Damian Rutledge possesses a powerful physique, he would have surely been lost in the wild west without the timely intervention of a bounty hunter called "Ed." But Damian discovers his rescuer is, in fact, a stunningly sensuous young lady named "Casey' in disguise...

Present, the (1998) As the entire Malory family gathers at Haverston, a mysterious present arrives anonymously - an old journal - a tender account of the love affair between the second Marquis, Christopher Malory, and a dark gypsy beauty named Anastasia, who seeks a love match with a non-gypsy in order to save herself from a pre-arranged marriage to a brute..
Joining (1999) Beautiful Milisant Crispin and handsome, arrogant Wulfric, the future Earl of Sheffold, are engaged — and seldom has a betrothed couple been less suited. Her father has decreed that Milisant has a month before the marriage takes place. As the time dwindles, Milisant desperately searched for a way out. But Wulfric is falling under a spell himself...

Heir, the (2000) The grandson of a Scottish clan laird, Duncan MacTavish is shocked to learn that he's engaged to a stranger who has mocked him in public. But his bride-to-be, Ophelia, has been guiding a lovely and witty, if dreadfully inexperienced, country girl named Sabrina through the latter's all-important first coming-out season. The enchanting Sabrina enthrals Duncan much more than his own intended does...

Home for the Holidays (2000) Larissa is left to handle the rumors of her family's bankruptcy. A charming would-be "benefactor," Vincent Everett, the Baron of Windsmoor, has offered to shelter Larissa and her young brother. From the moment he first set eyes on Larissa, the highborn rogue was bewitched.

Heart of a Warrior (2001) Stunning, statuesque Brittany Callaghan isn't used to seeing Nordic gods in her tiny California town. But when the spectacualr Viking -- whose name is Dalden -- turns up at her doorstep, Brittany knows her dream man is very real. ..

The Pursuit (2002) It was to be a grand adventure for Melissa MacGregor -- an escape from the wilds of her Scottish home into the whirl of the London social season, but before she begins her pursuit of a new life, Melissa is distracted by an intriguing gentleman stranger she encounters on her grandfather's lands. Lincoln Ross Burnett. Though they part after but a few spoken words, the damage has been done: Lincoln's heart has been claimed forever, and he will never be complete again until Melissa MacGregor is his bride.
Man to Call My Own, a (2002) Amanda and Marian Laton are identical twins different as night and day. When the twins meet Chad Kinkaid, the cowboy son of a neighboring rancher, Marian knows that like every other man she and her twin have met, he will pursue Amanda, not her. Chad is indeed beguiled by Amanda's beauty, but soon he begins to see beyond Marian's carefully constructed dowdy façade…

Loving Scoundrel, a (2004) Danny is a young woman who grew up on the streets of London.  Intrigued by her beauty and spunk, Jeremy hires Danny as his upstairs maid, although he wants her as his mistress. Under the tutelage of Jeremy and his cousin Regina, Danny undergoes a Cinderella-like transformation...
Marriage Most Scandalous (2005) Lady Margaret Landor first met Sebastian Townshend as a child, when he caught her peeking into her older sister's engagement ball. Now known as The Raven, Sebastian has become a deadly mercenary, notorious for accomplishing any mission no matter how seemingly impossible...

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