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Publication Order of Berkeley-Falkner Books

Where Passion Leads (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forever My Love (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Bow Street Runners Books

Someone to Watch Over Me (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lady Sophia's Lover (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Worth Any Price (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Capitol Theatre Books

Somewhere I'll Find You (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Because You're Mine (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
I Will (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Friday Harbor Books

Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rainshadow Road (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dream Lake (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crystal Cove (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Gamblers Books

with Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
Then Came You (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dreaming of You (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Hathaways Books

Mine Till Midnight (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seduce Me at Sunrise (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Hathaway Wedding (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tempt Me at Twilight (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Married By Morning (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love in the Afternoon (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Ravenels Books

Cold-Hearted Rake (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Marrying Winterborne (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil in Spring (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hello Stranger (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil's Daughter (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chasing Cassandra (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil in Disguise (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Stokehursts Books

Midnight Angel (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prince of Dreams (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Travis Books

Sugar Daddy (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blue-Eyed Devil (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Smooth Talking Stranger (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Brown-Eyed Girl (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Vallerands Books

Only in Your Arms / When Strangers Marry (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Only With Your Love (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Wallflowers Books

Again the Magic (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secrets of a Summer Night (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
It Happened One Autumn (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil in Winter (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scandal in Spring (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Wallflower Christmas (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Love, Come to Me (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Give Me Tonight (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stranger in My Arms (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Where Dreams Begin (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Suddenly You (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Wish List (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Historical Christmas Present (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Christmas Love Stories(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Christmas Present(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Three Weddings and a Kiss(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gifts of Love(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Christmas to Remember(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Writing historical and contemporary romance, Lisa Kleypas is an American author who’s proven to be successful over the course of her twenty-one novels and counting. Writing from an early age with her first novel published in her early twenties, she’s achieved both popularity and critical acclaim. Not only that, but in 1985 she was also named Miss Massachusetts, and is now currently living in Washington with her husband.

Early and Personal Life

Lisa Kleypas was always a keen reader with a strong interest mainly in the romance fiction genre. After graduating from Wellesley College with a degree in political science, she decided she wanted to take up writing with the help of her supportive parents.

It didn’t take her long to get published though as, at the age of 21, she brought out her first novel after just two months. During this time she was also named ‘Miss Massachusetts’ by the Miss America beauty pageant, which she won with a song she wrote herself. Originally she was more focused on historical romance novels, but this was to change during a 1998 flood of her Texas home.

In this flood both her and her mother ended up buying some romance novels to ease the transition and stress. It was then because of this in 2006 that she decided to turn towards and focus on the romance genre. She still intends to go back to historical romance in the near future.

For the time being though she is happy having reached the top of the bestseller lists on numerous occasion, with a number of awards to her name as well. Currently she resides in Washington with her two children and her husband.

Writing Career

From an early age Lisa Kleypas always had an interest in writing, but it wasn’t until after her graduation in 1987 that this dream became a reality, with the publication of her first novel ‘Where Passion Leads’. After that there was no turning back and she quickly followed this book up with the next novel in the series ‘Forever My Love’ in 1988.

These were to become a part of her initial ‘Berkley-Faulkner’ series of novels. In 1992 she followed up with the ‘Only Vallerand’ collection, after which she wrote six other series. It was then in 1998 that she had the revelation following a flood of her home, whereby she took up the decision to write solely romance fiction instead of historical romance.

Although she made the announcement in 2006 that she’d be focusing upon this genre, she does have plans to return to historical fiction in the near future. The year of 1998 saw her gain her first award for best sales growth with the ‘Waldenbooks Award’. After this she has had over eleven other awards during the preceding years as she continues to build upon her name and reputation.

In 2012 she saw a film adaptation of her work with the TV movie ‘Christmas With Holly’, taken from the 2010 novel ‘Christmas at Friday Harbor’. From this she continues to go from strength-to-strength, as her reputation as a romantic author grows. Much more is expected from Lisa Kleypas in the future as she builds upon her career and ever increasing popularity.

Midnight Angel

The first in the Stokehurst series that Lisa Kleypas brought out in 1995, this was to be one of two historically themed novels concerning the exploits of the Stokehurst family. This one sees the protagonist, a one Lord Lucas Stokehurst, captivated by the mesmerizing ‘Miss Karen Billings’ with her regal beauty and gentle grace.

It is then that he takes the opportunity of bringing her into his home as he looks to have her path cross with his. As a widower himself, he quickly places her as a governess for his young daughter. With an air of mystery surrounding her though, nobody is entirely sure who she is or exactly where she came from, as she finds herself in the home and the lives of the lord and his daughter.

Her name isn’t her true one though, and she has a somewhat criminal past that she can’t remember after being put to the gallows. Escaping she’s trying to put it all behind her, but it seems that it’s all catching up as she seeks shelter with the lord. It is now up to him to provide her with the sanctuary that she needs, whilst defying time honored conventions and traditions just to be with her.

Fighting off vengeful forces, they must both struggle to maintain their true love in the hope of starting afresh once more. Can they ever put the past behind them and be happy once again starting from scratch? Will the past overcome and drag them back to where they were before? What are the secrets they hold and what is the crime that she supposedly committed in her troubled past?

Mine Till Midnight

This marks the first novel in ‘The Hathaways’ series, a collection of five novels in total from Lisa Kleypas with her typical genre of historically themed romance. Regarding the Hathaways, a family who are suddenly elevated into the ranks of aristocracy thanks to a large inheritance, Kleypas introduces the novel’s heroine in the form of Amelia Hathaway.

Before it seemed to be a lot easier when she was simply tending to her siblings needs. Now she must deal with this fortune, which has placed a weight upon their shoulders. Not only has she been thrust into the upper echelons of society, she also finds that she’s attracted to one Cam Rohan, a tall, dark and handsome stranger.

Following this they are both immediately consumed with their desire for one another. Whilst he’s wealthy beyond belief, Cam wants to give it all up and return to his roots becoming a gypsy once again, where life is seemingly simpler and easier.

When Amelia comes to him for his assistance he initially intends to simply help her out and be on his way, but then they both get caught up in one another as they struggle with their desires.

Will he ever consider marriage, despite his dreams of the simple life? Can they overcome the trials and tribulations of upper-class society as they come together? What will become of their relationship within the eyes and judgement of those around them?

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9 Responses to “Lisa Kleypas”

  1. Mikee Deligero: 7 months ago

    Hi! I would like to know if someone already read the Devil in winter is it good? Should i read the first wallflower 1?

  2. Linda: 12 months ago

    Help me find the book series and author with the characters: Cross, Temple, Chase?
    There is another character but can’t remember his name?

    • Graeme: 12 months ago

      Is that The Rules of Scoundrels series by Sarah MacLean?

  3. Patty Stinson: 2 years ago

    I just read your book Perfect emptations two novels in one. I have a question about the second novel TEMPT ME AT TWILIGHT. You end the story wit a cliff hanger.
    “Cat… we have to talk about what happened.” Please tell me you are writing a novel about Leo & Catherine Marks ( Cat). I loved that story so very much. I buy a lot of your books, all Historical Romance. I donot use facebook ,twitter etc. I only use email or write letters. So I hope you get this.
    Sincerely, PATTY

    • Susan: 2 years ago

      The Tempt Me at Twilight is part of The Hathaways series. Leo & Marks’ story is Married by Morning.

  4. Disne: 2 years ago

    I’ve read all of her book, historical & modern day. Love each one. I do have my favorites-Devil in Winter, Mine until Midnight-Suddenly YOU. Can’t beat Sebastian, Cam & Dereck. But then you can’t beat Hardy, Gage & Jack!
    As you can see, I love them all.
    Great author!!!

    • Pam Gaskins: 2 years ago

      Me too. I simply love Lisa K

  5. Mary: 2 years ago

    I have read a few of your series, I enjoyed them all.
    I’ve read
    Friday harbor
    The Hathaways
    A couple of them I’ve read 2 or 3 times.
    Thanks for the great reading.

  6. Rose Hudson: 3 years ago

    Just found your books and reading them by series I enjoy reading them.
    Thank you Rose


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