Books by Jude Deveraux

A JUSTIFIED MURDER  by Jude Deveraux
Released: Feb. 26, 2019

"Readers who are new to the series will quickly catch up. Juicy neighborhood gossip and a good dose of humor build up to a dramatic ending that's equal parts wicked and fun."
In the second installment of the Medlar Mystery series, an author and her partners-in-solving-crime investigate the murder of an elderly woman in Lachlan, Florida. Read full book review >
A WILLING MURDER by Jude Deveraux
Released: Sept. 18, 2018

"Fans of Deveraux and the cozy mystery genre will find common ground in this twisted tale of forgotten graves, small-town grudges, and new friends."
The mystery debut of bestselling romance author Deveraux (As You Wish, 2018, etc.) starts with an unhappily-ever-after—an unsolved murder. But its heroine, a romance novelist, has a better ending in mind. Read full book review >
AS YOU WISH by Jude Deveraux
Released: March 6, 2018

"With three stories told two ways, this third book in Deveraux's Summerhouse series (The Girl from Summer Hill, 2016, etc.) is emotional, imaginative, and gloriously silly."
Three women sharing a house in Summer Hill, Virginia, use a time-traveling service to rewrite their pasts. Read full book review >
Released: May 3, 2016

"A steamy and delightfully outlandish retelling of a literary classic."
Kicking off a new series set in Summer Hill, Virginia, the New York Times bestselling author brings Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice to the theater—and into the 21st century.Read full book review >
EVER AFTER by Jude Deveraux
Released: June 30, 2015

"This sexy, lighthearted romp brings the series to a satisfying close."
Deveraux (For All Time, 2014, etc.) saves the best for last in the final installment of the Nantucket Brides trilogy, in which a physical therapist rehabilitates a wounded military veteran in a haunted house.Read full book review >
FOR ALL TIME by Jude Deveraux
Released: July 1, 2014

"This charming sequel should be read in sequence to clarify the circumstances that bring Graydon and Toby together, but the lovers from different worlds are soon caught in an engrossing period romance that transcends time."
The second novel in the best-selling author's Nantucket Brides trilogy doubles up on romance with twin brothers and reincarnated lovers. Read full book review >
TRUE LOVE by Jude Deveraux
Released: July 2, 2013

"A romantic story of love so deep it survives centuries."
A novel about star-crossed love, life, death and reincarnation. This is the first in the author's planned Nantucket Brides trilogy. Read full book review >
SCARLET NIGHTS by Jude Deveraux
Released: Aug. 3, 2010

"Bodice-ripping romance is coupled with all the suspense of a Scooby-Doo episode."
The third in bestselling Deveraux's Edilean series (Days of Gold, 2009, etc.) offers a dashing detective, a spunky heroine and a town with old secrets. Read full book review >
WILD ORCHIDS by Jude Deveraux
Released: April 22, 2003

"Standard-issue Deveraux (The Mulberry Tree<\I>, etc.): multiplying complications, confusing cast of thousands, and rambling storyline."
Who—or what—has been crushing people to death in small-town Cole Creek, North Carolina? An inqisitive mystery writer moves south to find out. Read full book review >
THE MULBERRY TREE by Jude Deveraux
Released: July 1, 2002

"Hard-core fans might make it through these thickets of haphazard plot. But sloppy prose and unappealing characters mark a low for the perhaps too-prolific Deveraux, author of 'twenty-seven New York Times bestsellers' (The Summerhouse, 2001, etc.)."
Billionaire leaves his widow nothing but a ramshackle farmhouse. Read full book review >
THE SUMMERHOUSE by Jude Deveraux
Released: May 8, 2001

"Tepid soap opera from the usually lively Deveraux. As revenge scenarios go, these lack bite—and the unsophisticated prose doesn't help."
Popular romancer Deveraux (Temptation, 2000, etc.) poses a question: What if you could go back in time and lead a different life? Read full book review >
TEMPTATION by Jude Deveraux
Released: Oct. 10, 2000

"Bestselling romancer Deveraux (High Tide, 1999, etc.) has a great sense of fun, although the plot of this sexy Highland fling goes everywhichway."
A fiery social activist will do anything to advance the cause of women's rights . . . but in 1909, she'll have to do her stepfather's bidding first. Read full book review >
HIGH TIDE by Jude Deveraux
Released: Nov. 9, 1999

"Should float to the top like a bar of soap in a hot tub."
The latest from megaseller Deveraux (Rembrance, 1994) hits on a cleanly written meet-cute opening sure to hook her readers for the distance. Read full book review >
REMEMBRANCE by Jude Deveraux
Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"At the risk of courting more of the heroine's hatred of romance reviewers, it must be reported that, despite some great romance, there's too much time spent here with children gamboling through their 16th-century Eden. (Doubleday Book Club main selection)"
Romance pro Deveraux (Sweet Liar, 1992. etc.) knows how to stick the beginnings and the ends, but bogs down in the center like a slice of England's banoffee pie. Read full book review >
SWEET LIAR by Jude Deveraux
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Super-dumb and super-tedious. (Literary Guild Triple Selection for October)"
Huge-selling historical-romancer Deveraux (The Duchess, A Knight in Shining Armor, etc.) moves from 19th-century Scotland to present-day Manhattan for this valentine to conspicuous consumption—here, starring a self-righteous heroine with the inchoate inconstancy of a hormone-addled 12-year-old. Read full book review >
THE DUCHESS by Jude Deveraux
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Fictional sludge."
More from the famed mistress of heartthrob (Mountain Laurel, 1990, etc.)—this time bogged down in 19th-century Scotland, where a host of silly, mostly unpleasant characters move sluggishly through a love story that never gets off the ground. Read full book review >