Emily Murdoch

Biography

Emily Murdoch is a historian and writer. Throughout her career so far she has examined a codex and transcribed medieval sermons at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, designed part of an exhibition for the Yorkshire Museum, worked as a researcher for a BBC documentary presented by Ian Hislop, and worked at Polesden Lacey with the National Trust. She has a degree in History and English, and a Masters in Medieval Studies, both from the University of York. Emily has a medieval series and a Regency novella series published, and is currently working on several new projects.

You can follow her on twitter and instagram @emilyekmurdoch, find her on facebook at www.facebook.com/theemilyekmurdoch, and read her blog at www.emilyekmurdoch.com

Books

Seasons of Love: A Sweet Regency Romance Boxset
Series: Seasons of Love, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,670. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2023 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Renaissance
Seasons of Love sees five of Emily Murdoch's regency romance novellas brought together for the very first time in this beautifully moving collection. A MICHAELMAS WAGER Rufus Lovell has been thrust unexpectedly into riches with nothing too big to gamble on – even marriage. So when a tipsy party joke becomes a wager on Rufus' marriage, he knows he should said no. But Juliana Honeyfield, the...
A Harvest Passion: A Sweet Regency Romance
Series: Seasons of Love, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2023 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Renaissance
Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you… When teacher Leo Tyndale moves to the small English town of Sandercombe after five years in India, he does not expect that his time at the local school will be a long one. But a brief encounter with the beautiful -and fiercely independent – Hestia Royce soon has him changing his mind. As he settles in to his new position, Leo...
A Gamble for Love
Series: Sweet Grove Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Originally Published: July 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » American
Aaron Bryant inherited all the worst from his father: his temper, his name, and his gambling habit. Thrown out of the family home by his brother Jonathan, he survives one wager at a time, never finding the hope and security that Sweet Grove gave him in his youth, in the 1820s. But when he accidentally loses even the clothes on his back to a saloon owner with better looks than morals, Phoebe...
A Michaelmas Wager: A Sweet Regency Romance
Series: Seasons of Love, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,670. Language: English. Originally Published: November 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Renaissance
How much would you gamble for love? Rufus Lovell has been thrust unexpectedly into riches, and gained a new set of friends who delight in wagers and bets, with nothing too small or too big to gamble on – even marriage. So when a tipsy party joke becomes a wager on Rufus' marriage, he knows he should said no. But Juliana Honeyfield, the unwitting and unknowing focus of the gamble, is not the...
A Journey to Love
Series: Sweet Grove Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: English. Originally Published: May 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » American
Elizabeth Morrison has inherited a small fortune, but a woman in 1840 doesn't usually go it alone. With her sister Katherine missing and both parents gone to be with the Lord, she has no choice but to find her own way. Her journey takes her through an abandoned orchard, and she falls in love with derelict Sweet Grove – and its previous owner, Jonathan Bryant. His father lost the family land in...
A Chance of Love
Series: Sweet Grove Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,690. Language: English. Originally Published: June 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » American
Katherine Morrison's elopement at 16 ended badly – and there's only one occupation for a fallen woman in 1841. Too ashamed to return to her family and too destitute to avoid the work that shames her, she puts her faith in the Lord that he will save her from her own mistakes. But when a customer collapses before her work is done, she has a chance of returning back to the life that she wanted...
A Blossom of Love
Series: Sweet Grove Stories, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Originally Published: September 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » American
Abigail Bryant is the youngest of the Bryant tribe, and the most ignored – which is just how she likes it. Tending her herb garden is the way that she can support the growing town without talking too much to anyone, but the arrival of the new doctor demands a different kind of herb, and she needs seeds. Enter Laken Weston, a travelling tinker who refuses to put down roots but has the exact...
A Springtide Meeting: A Sweet Regency Romance
Series: Seasons of Love, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Originally Published: October 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Victorian
Would you recognise love when you saw it? Cordelia Honeyfield has been sent to the seaside 'for her health' - and the last thing she wants is the meddling nonsense of a country doctor. Her wild spirit is frowned upon by the ton, and familial embarrassment now means she's stuck at the beach in a brisk March wind, waiting to meet this doctor as she promised her father. Dr Timothy Walsingham is...
A Valentine Secret: A Sweet Regency Romance
Series: Seasons of Love, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Originally Published: January 1, 2023 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Renaissance
Jonathan Brodie, the only son of Sir Roger and Lady Brodie, has lived in the village of Maplebridge his whole life. Penelope, the daughter of the local florist, was adopted by the Baldwins when she was just a baby. They could not be more different and yet, one blustery January morning, their paths collide in a chance encounter that is destined to change their lives forever. Jonathan soon...
A Christmas Surprise: A Sweet Regency Romance
Series: Seasons of Love, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Originally Published: December 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Renaissance
Every year for thirty years Lord Robert, the Viscount of Marchwood, throws a Christmas Ball. But this year the Marchwood Christmas Ball holds extra importance. His daughter, Lady Audrey, has just turned eighteen, and it is time for her to be introduced into society. It is Audrey's first, best, and potentially only chance of securing a husband. Especially seeing as there are rumours that the...
Conquests
Series: Conquered Hearts, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,980. Language: English. Originally Published: March 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Medieval
Can an innocent forced into marriage find peace? Homeless and vulnerable, the helpless Anglo-Saxon Avis is compelled into marriage with a Norman invader. She had no choice but to take him as her husband, Accept the invaders, Become his. What can two strangers do to discover happiness? Can the unlikely couple redeem the sins of battle by planting the seeds of love or will their union wither in...
Captives
Series: Conquered Hearts, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Originally Published: April 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Medieval
Normandy, 1067. England has been brought to its knees by the invasion of William the Conqueror and his Norman troops. Lady Catheryn, an Anglo-Saxon noblewoman, is taken against her will to Normandy after the invasion. She arrives, a prisoner, at the castle of William FitzOsbern. Her husband Selwyn is dead, slain in the Conquest, and her daughter Annis has been left behind in England at the...
Conquered Hearts: The Collection
Series: Conquered Hearts, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 171,230. Language: English. Originally Published: July 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Medieval
Emily Murdoch's thrilling historical romances set just after the Norman invasion are now available in one collection. 'Conquered Hearts' includes: LOVE LETTERS Having built a rich empire and keen to win the favour of the royal court, Hilda and Ælfgard have little time for their daughter, Catheryn. But one man, Selwyn, is intrigued by the intelligent and high-spirited girl. Selwyn sends Catheryn...
A Cure for Love
Series: Sweet Grove Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: English. Originally Published: August 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » American
When Dr Gerald Anderson arrives at Sweet Grove, it's hard not to be suspicious: after all, he was hounded out of his last practice last year in 1843, and he's only accepted when trainee pastor Aaron Bryant accepts him. The pastor's sister Mariana, on the other hand, is not so sure. Left blind by the incompetence of a previous doctor, she's got no kindness for medical men, and a determination to...
Love Letters
Series: Conquered Hearts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,310. Language: English. Originally Published: February 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Medieval
Anglo-Saxon England. Having built a rich empire and keen to win the favor of the royal court, Hilda and AEligard have little time for their daughter, Catheryn. But one man, Selwyn, is intrigued by the intelligent and high-spirited girl. Selwyn sends Catheryn a love letter as a joke, disguising it as though it is from one of her father's thanes. Catheryn is fascinated by the letter, and cannot...
A June Wedding: A Sweet Regency Romance
Series: Seasons of Love, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,470. Language: English. Originally Published: February 1, 2023 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Renaissance
Victoria Walsingham is head over heels in love with Isaac Quinn, the son of the Duke of Daventry, and she can't imagine spending the rest of her life with anyone else. But when Isaac admits that, despite his feelings for her, he cannot possibly marry the daughter of a country doctor, Victoria is left heartbroken. However, when her brother unexpectedly inherits the title of the Earl of Cheshire...
Sweet Grove Stories: A Boxset of Sweet Western Historical Romances
Series: Sweet Grove Stories, Book 6. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,080. Language: English. Originally Published: December 1, 2022 by Emily Murdoch. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » American
Read the full series now! All five of Emily Murdoch's sweet Western historical romances, all in one boxset! A Journey to Love Elizabeth Morrison has inherited a small fortune, but a woman in 1840 doesn't usually go it alone. With her sister Katherine missing and both parents gone to be with the Lord, she has no choice but to find her own way. Her journey takes her through an abandoned orchard...

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