We were saddened to hear about historical romance author Jo Beverley’s death yesterday. (You can read about her and her passing at the Word Wenches blog.) Ms. Beverley was a giant in her field. She wrote over 40 historical romances and won five RITA awards. She is one of only 18 writers inducted into the RWA Hall of Fame. Ms. Beverley was a frequent poster on our boards and several of our staff have lovely memories of her and her books.
On our own boards Jo once said, “I like my romance rich and over the top“. She certainly seemed to write to that criteria. My very first Jo Beverley novel was A Most Unsuitable Man. While I list several of her books among my favorites, this is the book that got me hooked on this […]