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Publication Order of Pennyfoot Hotel Mysteries Books

Room with a Clue (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Do Not Disturb (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Service for Two (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eat, Drink, and Be Buried (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Check-Out Time (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Grounds for Murder (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pay the Piper (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chivalry is Dead (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ring for Tomb Service (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death with Reservations (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dying Room Only (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Maid to Murder (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Clue at the Inn (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slay Bells (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shrouds of Holly (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ringing in Murder (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Decked with Folly (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mistletoe and Mayhem (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Herald of Death (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Clue is in the Pudding (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mulled Murder (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Perilous Promise (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Merry Murder (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Try To Remember Books

The Mercenary And The Marriage Vow (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trusting A Texan (By: Leann Harris) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Owen's Touch (By: Lee Magner) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Season of Miracles (By: Christine Michels) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Virgin Without A Memory (By: Vickie Taylor) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
I'll Remember You (By: Barbara Ankrum) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Witness... And Wife? (By: Kate Stevenson) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Safe In His Arms (By: Christine Scott) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Rodeo Men Books

as Doreen Roberts
Home is Where the Cowboy Is (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Maverick's Bride (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Forever Kind of Cowboy (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of He's My Hero Books

as Doreen Roberts
The Marriage Beat (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Manor House Mysteries Books

A Bicycle Built for Murder (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death is in the Air (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
For Whom Death Tolls (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dig Deep for Murder (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Paint by Murder (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Berried Alive (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fire When Ready (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wedding Rows (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Unmentionable Murder (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Bellehaven House Mysteries Books

as Rebecca Kent
High Marks for Murder (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Finished Off (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder Has No Class (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Raven's Nest Books

as Allison Kingsley
Mind Over Murder (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Sinister Sense (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trouble Vision (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Extra Sensory Deception (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Portal Books

as Rebecca Kent

Publication Order of Merry Ghost Inn Mysteries Books

Dead and Breakfast (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Doom with a View (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Be Our Ghost (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Misty Bay Tearoom Books

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Gambler's Gold (As: Doreen Roberts) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Willing Accomplice (As: Doreen Roberts) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forbidden Jade (As: Doreen Roberts) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Desert Heat (As: Doreen Roberts) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Threat of Exposure (As: Doreen Roberts) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Home for the Holidays (As: Doreen Roberts) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Broken Wings (As: Doreen Roberts) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Road to Freedom (As: Doreen Roberts) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Only a Dream Away (As: Doreen Roberts) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
In a Stranger's Eyes (As: Doreen Roberts) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Where There's Smoke (As: Doreen Roberts) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
So Little Time (As: Doreen Roberts) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Cowboy's Heart (As: Doreen Roberts) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Mom For Christmas (As: Doreen Roberts) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Every Waking Moment (As: Doreen Roberts) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
In Love with the Boss (As: Doreen Roberts) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Bride: Baby Included (As: Doreen Roberts) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Official Duty (As: Doreen Roberts) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The English Wife (As: Doreen Roberts) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spooks: The Diary of Jeanie Morris (As: Rebecca Kent) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Make-Believe Matrimony Books

It Happened One Night (By: Marie Ferrarella) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Married?! (By: Annette Broadrick) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
In the Line of Duty (As:Doreen Roberts) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Dangerous to Love USA Series Books

The Perfect Frame (By: Elizabeth August) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Dangerous Game (By: Candace Schuler) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Haven in His Arms (By: Phyllis Halldorson) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Only a Dream Away (As: Doreen Roberts) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Innocent Man (By: Margaret Watson) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dangerous (By: Lee Magner) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stranger In Her Bed (By: Bonnie Gardner) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Spellbound Books

Somewhere in Time (By: Merline Lovelace) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Turn Back the Night (By: Jennifer Drew) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sam's World (By: Ann Williams) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Accidental Angel (By: Sandra Paul) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bedazzled (By: Rita Rainville) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Anything's Possible (By: Judith McWilliams) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Errant Angel (By: Justine Davis) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
So Little Time (As: Doreen Roberts) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heaven Can't Wait (By: Linda Turner) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Twist in Time (By: Lee Karr) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man from Forever (By: Vella Munn) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Wife In Time (By: Cathie Linz) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apache Dream Bride (By: Joan Elliott Pickart) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Chosen Bride (By: Marcia Evanick) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Dangerous to Love USA Series Books

Devil's Gambit (By: Lisa Jackson) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Twice Shy (By: Evelyn A. Crowe) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Measure of Deceit (By: Caroline Burnes) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Life Line (By: Rebecca York) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Someone To Turn To (By: Marilyn Cunningham) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Dangerous Loyalty (By: Suzanne Ellison) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Dangerous Game (By: Candace Schuler,Barbara Bretton) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Perfect Frame (By: Barbara Bretton,Betsy Page) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadly Currents (By: Caroline Burnes) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stage Whispers (By: Barbara Bretton,Elise Title) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Reluctant Bride (By: Barbara Bretton) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Passion's Verdict (By: Barbara Bretton,Frances Williams) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Haven in His Arms (By: Phyllis Halldorson) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Only a Dream Away (As: Doreen Roberts) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadly Devotion (By: Sheryl Lynn) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Wanted Man (By: Kathleen Creighton) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Surrogate Dad (By: Marion Smith Collins) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Capture (By: Emily French) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Prince (By: Muriel Jensen) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Safekeeping (By: Peg Sutherland) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gunslinger (By: Mary McBride) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Secret And A Bridal Pledge (By: Barbara Bretton,Andrea Edwards) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Innocent Man (By: Margaret Watson) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
True Lies (By: Ingrid Weaver) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Behind The Mask (By: Joanna Wayne) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Caitlin's Guardian Angel (By: Marie Ferrarella) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Friend's Wife (By: Janice Kay Johnson) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Time and Again (By: Kathryn Jensen) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Badlands Bride (By: Cheryl St. John) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Suitable Bodyguard / The Bodyguard (By: Kathryn Shay) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stranger in Paradise (By: Amanda Stevens) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baby Romeo: P.I. (By: Jule McBride) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
When a Man Loves a Woman (By: Bonnie K. Winn) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Marrying Kind (By: Beverly Bird) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Only Child (By: Carolyn McSparren) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Touch Me In The Dark (By: Patricia Rosemoor) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Renegade's Redemption (By: Lindsay Longford) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sunset Promises (By: Carla Cassidy) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Twenty-Third Man (By: Peggy Nicholson) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wed To A Stranger? (By: Jule McBride) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Amnesiac Bride (By: Marie Ferrarella) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of 36 Hours Books

Strange Bedfellows (By: Kasey Michaels) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ooh Baby, Baby (By: Diana K. Whitney) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
For Her Eyes Only (By: Sharon Sala) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cinderella Story (By: Elizabeth August) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Father And Child Reunion (By: Christine Flynn) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rancher and the Runaway Bride (By: Susan Mallery) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Partners In Crime (By: Lisa Gardner) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nine Months (By: Beverly Barton) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Parent Plan (By: Paula Detmer Riggs) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
You Must Remember This (By: Marilyn Pappano) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Marriage By Contract (By: Sandra Steffen) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cinderella for a Night (By: Susan Mallery) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Thanksgiving To Remember (By: Margaret Watson) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Christmas That Changed Everything (By: Marilyn Pappano,Christine Flynn,Mary Lynn Baxter) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Very... Pregnant New Year's (As: Doreen Roberts) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Secret Valentine (By: Marilyn Pappano) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Partners in Crime Part 1 (By: Alicia Scott) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Partners in Crime Part 2 (By: Alicia Scott) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Partners in Crime Part 3 (By: Alicia Scott) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ooh Baby, Baby Part 1 (By: Diana K. Whitney) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ooh Baby, Baby Part 2 (By: Diana K. Whitney) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ooh Baby, Baby Part 3 (By: Diana K. Whitney) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
For Her Eyes Only Part 1 (By: Sharon Sala) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
For Her Eyes Only Part 2 (By: Sharon Sala) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
For Her Eyes Only Part 3 (By: Sharon Sala) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Strange Bedfellows Part 1 (By: Kasey Michaels) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Strange Bedfellows Part 2 (By: Kasey Michaels) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Strange Bedfellows Part 3 (By: Kasey Michaels) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lightning Strikes Part 1 (By: Mary Lynn Baxter) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lightning Strikes Part 2 (By: Mary Lynn Baxter) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lightning Strikes Part 3 (By: Mary Lynn Baxter) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cinderella Story Part 1 (By: Elizabeth August) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cinderella Story Part 2 (By: Elizabeth August) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cinderella Story Part 3 (By: Elizabeth August) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rancher and the Runaway Bride Part 1 (By: Susan Mallery) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rancher and the Runaway Bride Part 2 (By: Susan Mallery) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rancher and the Runaway Bride Part 3 (By: Susan Mallery) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Marriage by Contract Part 1 (By: Sandra Steffen) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Marriage by Contract Part 2 (By: Sandra Steffen) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Marriage by Contract Part 3 (By: Sandra Steffen) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Father and Child Reunion Part 1 (By: Christine Flynn) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Father and Child Reunion Part 2 (By: Christine Flynn) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Father and Child Reunion Part 3 (By: Christine Flynn) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nine Months Part 1 (By: Alicia Scott) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nine Months Part 2 (By: Alicia Scott) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nine Months Part 3 (By: Alicia Scott) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Parent Plan Part 1 (By: Paula Detmer Riggs) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Parent Plan Part 2 (By: Paula Detmer Riggs) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Parent Plan Part 3 (By: Paula Detmer Riggs) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
You Must Remember This Part 1 (By: Marilyn Pappano) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
You Must Remember This Part 2 (By: Marilyn Pappano) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
You Must Remember This Part 3 (By: Marilyn Pappano) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lightning Strikes (By: Mary Lynn Baxter) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Murder, They Wrote(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cast of Characters(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Kate Kingsbury is one of the three pen names given by the novelist Doreen Roberts Height, who is British by birth and works in the genre of Romance, and Mystery & Thrillers. She was born on October 24 in London, England and that was the time of world war II. Most of the wartime of her childhood was spent in London in places like air raid shelters and school. Her art of storytelling started during the time of war. When everyone got scared because of the noises outside, she used to start telling stories and this went on and became a regular. Her first story was printed when she was 8 years old and it was printed in the British National Newspaper. After that the second one came when she was in her late fifties. In between these years she was working along with her sister on the stage, which was a short career and after that she emigrated to the United States. Thus her stage career came to an end, but still on the British night of every month she used to sing and play piano at an English-style local pub. Apart from this she has worked as an executive manager, office manager, an accountant, a receptionist and also a salad maker in some restaurant. When the first prototype of the computer came on the market she worked on that too. In 1968 her son was born and she stayed home for few months at that time and her interest in writing was renewed. In 1987, Silhouette Books accepted her first manuscript and in this served as the beginning of her new career.

The first book that author Kingsbury wrote was on a typewriter. She often says that she is writer today because of the computers. She says that only a few people had access to chat room back then and it included writers, business people, etc. Chat room came into her life as a salvation when her thirty year marriage ended. She agrees that chat room was the place where she found companionship that brought her friendship and in the end finally love. She used to live on the west coast and her new love on the east and this was during 1993 and the usage of the computer was charged per minute. Soon their phone as well as computer bills together started to cross $1500 each month and then they decided they should get together as it would be cheaper. At the airport in Portland of Oregon, they met for the first time and a year later they got married in Las Vegas. Cozy mystery novels have been written by her in the pen name of Kate Kingsbury and also in the pen name of Allison Kinsley and Rebecca Kent she has written many mysteries. She uses her birth name of Doreen Roberts to write romance novels and has published for Harlequin/Silhouette more than 26 novels. In 1987 she became a published author after writing Gambler’s Gold that was a romance novel written under Doreen Roberts, her real name. In 1933 Room With a Clue was published and this became her first novel under the pen name of Kate Kingsbury. Around 35 mysteries have been written by her and the first one being the Pennyfoot Hotel book that was published in 1991. Written under the name of Kingsbury (the Manor House mysteries), Rebecca Kent (the Bellehaven House mysteries), and Allison Kingsley (the Raven’s Nest mysteries) are the novels that are included in the list.

The Manor House Mysteries series is a series written by Doreen Roberts under the pen name of Kate Kingsbury including nine books that were published between the years 2001 and 2006. The first book of the series, which was released in the year 2001 has the title ‘A Bicycle Built for Murder’. It was published by Berkley on 1st February 2001. It is about a lady of the Manor House and her name is Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton. It is around the time of World War II in England in the village Sitting Marsh. The village is very quiet and is now faced with scarcity of food and the villagers are in fear of losing their loved ones. Lady Elizabeth is very stubborn when it comes to life and she insists that the life must go on and should never stop no matter what. Every member of the village Sitting Marsh is depending on Elizabeth and she makes sure that everything in the village is running smoothly. This means that from sorting small matters like gossip to solving big matters like murders that happens here and there occasionally is all her responsibilities. Beryl Pierce is a sixteen-year-old girl who is having some trouble with a capital T. Soon below a cliff she is found dead and villagers declare it as an accident. But this is not what the girl’s mother and Elizabeth think. According to them it is a murder and they suspect a jealous acquaintance, a boyfriend and an American Soldier. Elizabeth promises to help, but soon American officers are housed in the Manor House and there is now military murder, and mayhem and she now has a big responsibility on her shoulders.

The second book of the Manor House Mysteries series written by author Kingsbury was published under the title ‘Death is in the Air’. It was also published by Berkley on August 1st 2001. As in the first book Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton has become the first woman to be a leader of the village Sitting Marsh in its hundreds of years of history. The British soldiers as well as the locals take it hard when the Manor House is given to American soldiers to stay. In order to bring both the side together Lady Elizabeth plans a dance, but murder and mayhem take over the village. At the start of this book a German pilot escapes into the woods of the village when his plane crashes. On the same night and in the same woods a murdered body of a local land girl is found. Military from the both sides along with the villagers join to bring that culprit German soldier to justice, but when lady Elizabeth believes that the murder is not done by the young German boy who is very much terrified. This brings jealousy in the village and Elizabeth tries to find the real culprit who she believes is one of them.

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