What the readers are saying about Joyce's books ...
A Deadly Truth - "A thoroughly enjoyable murder mystery!"
InD'Tale Magazine, September 2013
A Burning Truth - "Wonderfully written historical fiction novel filled with mystery, suspense and romance, making it appealing to any reader." Jaidis Shaw, May 2014
A Burning Truth - "This novel is sure to please a wide range of readers."
Laurie's Thoughts, September 2014
A Wicked Truth - "Fans of historical mysteries with a taste of romance should enjoy this book immensely. Definitely Recommended." Long and Short Reviews, October 2015
A Wicked Truth - "I am confident that once you read about Cady and Doyle you will become hooked." Tammy's Teatime Blog, October 2015
Eliza - "The story had enough twists and turns to keep me interested to the last page."
I hope you enjoy visiting my site and discovering my books.
I write books that I love to read. They're multi-layered stories with family drama, plenty of action, and lots of romance and suspense. My characters are women determined to take charge of their lives in a time when society spurned independent women. Through the many trial and struggles of my characters, one thing becomes clear. Love and family have a way of making a person stronger and better.
Stay tuned for more details on a new romantic suspense entitled Freefall. I hope to see it published in 2019.
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A blend of mystery and romance
Coming in 2018
When it’s spy vs. spy, love vs. loyalty, someone is going to get hurt.
Lily Fitzhugh is desperate to get to America when her father is imprisoned as a traitor against the Crown. After exhausting every measure to gain passage on a ship and thwarted by her uncle at every turn, she accepts a dangerous job: Spy on suspected Colonial Patriot Griffin Faraday and she will be sneaked onto a ship headed to New York.
Griffin Faraday doesn’t have time for a beautiful, tempting stowaway—especially one he can’t trust. He has a secret shipment of guns to deliver to General Washington and the Continental Army. Nothing can get in the way. But when the ship’s captain orders Lily sent away with pirates, a sure death sentence, Griffin must propose something else entirely: Marriage, the absolute last thing he wants.
Now Lily and Griffin are trapped in the close confines of his cabin, locked in a dangerous cloak and dagger game, two spies hiding the truth while they try not to fall in love. Thrust into a world where deception and silence are the rule and political loyalties can mean prison or death, Lily and Griffin must face their greatest challenge—learning to trust each other.
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