Linda Wisdom

Biography

Linda Wisdom was born and raised in Huntington Beach, California. Her career began when she sold her first two novels to Silhouette Romance on her wedding anniversary in 1979. Since then she has sold more than 75 novels to four different publishers. Her books have appeared on various romance and mass market bestseller lists and have been nominated for a number of Romantic Times awards. Linda also has been a finalist for the Romance Writers of America Rita Award. She lives with her husband, two dogs, two parrots and a tortoise in Murrieta, California.

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Books

Summer Love
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The perfect summer beach read, Summer Love contains three hot and sexy summer romances that you can read anywhere, and any time, you like. * Counterfeit Husband * Sudden Impulse * Island Rogue All Classic Linda Wisdom romances! These three captivating tales are sure to make you sweat with passion regardless of the weather. Enjoy your summer love!
In Her Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Love didn't affect psychic Maggie Turner in the usual way. Instead of getting starry-eyed, Maggie got psychic static. No sooner had Dr. Ethan Baxter moved into her Monterey guest house than her long-dormant gift ran riot. She was tantalized by glimpses of a blissful future. And terrorized by recurrent nightmares. Having denied her gift, could Maggie tell the difference between danger and desire?
Her Secret, His Son
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,450. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sara Murdock was pumping gas in Henderson, North Carolina, when she heard about the new preacher. He was reputed to be a quiet, thoughtful man. His name was Jess Larkin. She went home and looked at her teenage boy, and saw again the heart-wrenching smile and stubborn pride Tim had inherited from the father he never knew. How would Sara cope when everyone discovered the truth about Tim's parentage?
A Man With Doubts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,450. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In from the cold... Tracey White had once been an actress, but in Scott Kingsly, her new employer, she found the first man ever to kindle in her the fires she had always pretended to feel. Slowly they learned to trust, to share a passion and an intimacy she had dreamed of but never found, creating between them a blaze strong enough to melt the Colorado snows and keep out the winter's chill.
A Love to Last Forever
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Once Stacy McAllister had been Carver High's Most Likely to Succeed and Mike Harper has been the class outcast. But at the reunion a devastating new Mike Harper swept Stacy off her feet. Soon he'd go back to St. Louis, taking a chunk of her past and a piece of her heart with him. She'd already given him a lot, but Mike wanted more. Did she dare to dream of a love that could last forever?
Sins of the Past
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,670. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She'd thought it was all behind her... When a string of robberies cast a suspicious light on Stacy Markham's housesitting agency, her past came back with a vengeance. Ironically, Detective Mac McConnell was assigned to the case. During her rebellious, troubled teens, Stacy and Mac had experienced many run-ins. Now she was struggling against her attraction to him. But could she escape her past?
Murphy's Charm
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Years before she'd left him to follow her passion: the dance. When an injury forced "Charlie" Wells to take a stopgap job as activities director of New Eden, she was shocked to find James as the manager of the community! He swore he'd teach the slate-eyed beauty a lesson in love before she left him again. But could she win his trust along with his love, and prove she'd stay--for a lifetime?
Love Has Many Voices
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,030. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Witch, princess, monster, or minstrel—Holly Sutton could speak in a million voices. A whirlwind of creativity, she made a great living doing TV cartoon voice-overs. Her life in Thousand Oaks was ideal—except for Jonathan Lockwood, her stuffy banker neighbor. They were worlds apart and ne’er the twain would meet…unless they could learn to speak in the very special voice of love.
Sudden Impulse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
He'd imagined the sea goddess who created the vivid fabric designs, the passionate wanton who wove her fiery fantasies into the cloth of dreams, but when Ben Wyatt flew to Treasure Cove to meet the real Kelly Andrews, he was shocked to encounter a cool businesswoman instead. Captivated by her beauty and lush sensuality, Ben challenged her to seize her chance at love, but did she dare?
All A Man Could Want
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
How could Dr. Kate Bradley succumb to a sexy patient in her own office! Computer programmer by day, celebrity look-alike by night, Mark Harrison bore a near-fatal resemblance to the notorious movie idol, Ty Winters. Nothing had interfered with Kate's dream of establishing her own private practice until now. She couldn't afford love's distractions. But how could she say no once she'd said yes.
Only Love
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,180. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
After a headline divorce, Kali Hughes had abandoned Beverly Hills for the lonely hills of Virginia. Bitterly, she vowed never to love again...until a man who knew her darkest secrets appeared on her doorstep, awakening long-buried hungers, bringing back searing memories of passions--and betrayal. Travis Yates demanded that Kali face the past, respond to their needs, and admit he was her Only Love.
Caution: Man at Work
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Cole Bishop had appeared in her hour of need and she'd hired him...a male housekeeper! Perhaps now, with her twin boys in his care, she could get back to her demanding career in advertising. But Kelly Connors hadn't counted on Cole insinuating himself into her life so personally...so passionately. And when the boys suddenly vanished, Kelly was terrified, torn. Could Cole help her find the answers?
Mistletoe Magic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Quinn was more than ready for a getaway. To avoid her family, friends and would-be fiancé she sought refuge in the Vermont mountains. Then the blizzard hit like a freight train. Santee wasn’t sure what drew him to the snowy east at Christmastime. And he sure didn’t expect to find the lovely Quinn or a room at the picturesque Mistletoe Inn. Will love last only for the holidays or forever?
Dancer In The Shadows
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,420. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Valerie's marriage to Sean Hunter had been deliriously happy until her desire to become a dancer had torn them apart. Her husband gone, Valerie lost her career as well when she bore Sean the son whose existence he never even suspected. Then Sean walked back into her life, met his son, and demanded custody of them both. How could she cope with a man who wanted her only for her son's sake?
Guardian Angel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,290. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Beautiful Alex Page had put a career in Naval Intelligence and a bitter marriage behind her. Now, as security chief of a major firm, her main charge was guarding the body of its dashing president. Alex had no interest in protecting Jared Templeton from the exquisite society women who assaulted his magnificent body by night...until suddenly he launched a calculated assault on her own heart.
Gentle Protector
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Keri Burke hadn't always been gun-shy around men. But pregnant and alone, the owner of K.B. Temps certainly wasn't ready to love again. Why wouldn't Ryan Kincaid, ruggedly handsome business tycoon, take no for an answer? Somehow her failed marriage, her difficult pregnancy, and her disastrous mistake didn't seem to matter. Why was it so hard for her to trust him?
Twist of Fate
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Diner waitress Allie Walker dreamed of grandeur, but even she never fathomed of being switched into the body of Brianne Sinclair, the world's most beautiful heiress. Dream come true? Not for long. For when Allie came to as Brianne, there was a dead fiance at her feet--and she was holding the smoking gun! Only struggling private investigator Pete Hackette believes she's innocent.
Vegas Vows
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Vegas TV talk show host Robyn Sinclair hates the idea of a week of shows about weddings at the new make-your-fantasy-come-true chapel almost as much as she hates weddings in general. But as soon as chapel manager Matt Dylan meets Robyn, he can think of nothing else but tying the knot. With her! Sparks fly as these two professionals are forced to work together and pursue their own Vegas Vows.
O'Malley's Quest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Bored with excitement, archaeologist Kate O'Malley was ready to settle down until her scheming Irish grandfather teased her with a proposal of one last adventure. And what a doozy!
'Twas The Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Ukiah Jones' two best buddies got hitched, the eternal bachelor was determined not to be number three. So he holed up at their jointly-owned Lake Tahoe cabin. Good plan, 'til it was invaded by a lady on the lam & two young kids. His masculine safe haven was quickly cluttered with toys and noise. But it didn't stop there. Not when Sydney and the kids wanted him to play not only Santa, but dad!
Free Spirits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Alex Cassidy’s parents always said they’d move heaven and earth to ensure she married well. And this time they did. Alex was turning thirty with no husband in sight—a combination they just couldn’t live with. The day she turned 3-0, her parents arrived. Now most ghosts were fleeting apparitions, but Alex’s ghosts were here to stay… ...at least until they delivered her birthday present-Mr. Right!
Snow Queen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,280. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The untouchable Samantha Danvers was called a snow queen. No one knew her heart was more vulnerable than many because of Mike Trent, who'd stolen it five years before. So she made the vow to never love again. A pact that was easy to keep until he returned to melt her icy exterior and reveal the warm loving woman within.
Voices in the Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Malnutrition, cruelty were the unbearable realities of the South American prison. All M.J. Blake had to fight fear and despair was a stranger’s voice. The unseen reporter in the adjoining cell gave M.J. courage when she needed it. They shared whispered memories, hopes, secrets, regrets… Eighteen months after winning her freedom, M.J. pretended that her life, her work, and her psyche weren’t
Sometimes A Lady
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,060. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The man assigned to protect her dressed like a biker and talked like a thug. Veterinarian Elise Carpenter thought maybe she was safer without police protection. Detective Dean Cornell soon learned living with the sexy lady vet was no choice assignment. Not with three squabbling girls, two snoring tortoises, and a loudmouth macaw on his tail.
Hotel Hex
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,560. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Joyride Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Clue Meets Bewitched and Nancy Drew With a Touch of Hex! A weekend away at an exclusive hotel in the Hollywood Hills sounds great for vampire PI Nick and his hexy honey, Jazz. Except Stonegate Manor isn’t what it appears to be. There’s no relaxation this hellish weekend and Jazz goes up against an ancient evil that just might be more than this hexy witch can handle.

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