Mary Jo Putney
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Mary Jo Putney

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USAToday bestselling author, Mary Jo Putney was born in Upstate New York with a reading addiction, a condition for which there is no known cure. Her entire romance writing career is an accidental byproduct of buying a computer for other purposes.

Her novels are known for psychological depth and intensity and include historical and contemporary romance, fantasy, and young adult fantasy. Winner of numerous writing awards, including two RITAs and two Romantic Times Career Achievement awards, she has five times had books listed among the Library Journal's top five romances of the year, and three times had books among the top ten romances of Booklist, the magazine of the American Library Association.

Her favorite reading is great stories, but in a pinch she'll settle for the backs of cereal boxes. She's delighted that e-publishing can now make available books that have been out of print.

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Best Sellers

    • Once a Scoundrel

    • By: Mary Jo Putney
    • Narrated by: Beverley A. Crick
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The son of a proud naval dynasty, Gabriel Hawkins leaves the Royal Navy in disgrace and is disowned by his family. He’s earned his living in ways both legal and illegal, and his experience as captain makes him the best choice to ransom an aristocratic beauty captured by Barbary pirates....

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Bargain

    • By: Mary Jo Putney
    • Narrated by: Emma Newman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 240
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 240

    Forced to wed to keep her inheritance, independent Lady Jocelyn Kendal finds an outrageous solution....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic Worth Your Time

    • By April on 02-28-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Thunder and Roses

    • Fallen Angels, Book 1
    • By: Mary Jo Putney
    • Narrated by: Peter Bishop
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 266
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 244
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 242

    They called him the Demon Earl. They said he could do anything....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great start to a series!

    • By bookworm2bookworm on 11-11-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Once a Soldier

    • By: Mary Jo Putney
    • Narrated by: Beverley A. Crick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    As heir to a title and great wealth, Will Masterson should have stayed home and tended his responsibilities. Instead he went to war. Now, after perilous years fighting the French....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Adventure and Romance

    • By Wendy on 07-09-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Not Quite a Wife

    • The Lost Lords, Book 6
    • By: Mary Jo Putney
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 102

    Laurel Herbert gave James her heart as an innocent young girl - until she saw him perform an act of shocking violence before her very eyes. That night she left her husband....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not all bad

    • By xmom on 11-19-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Wild Child

    • By: Mary Jo Putney
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Lady Meriel Grahame is the enchanting heroine of this passionate tale set amidst magical gardens. An equally appealing leading man, a thrilling love story, and a rich historical milieu make this novel positively irresistible....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Where is China Bride, the 2nd book?

    • By KaitlynRAH on 10-24-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • A Distant Magic

    • The Guardian Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Mary Jo Putney
    • Narrated by: Terry Donnelly
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    During a visit to Marseilles to attend a Guardian wedding, Jean meets a handsome stranger who kidnaps her, claiming the Macrae family owes him a blood debt. Her abductor, Captain Zander, threatens to sell her into slavery on the Barbary Coast....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • important subject but too long

    • By Beth B on 08-27-18

    Regular price: $22.95

    • Dancing on the Wind

    • Fallen Angels, Book 2
    • By: Mary Jo Putney
    • Narrated by: William Kirby
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    From New York Times best-selling author Mary Jo Putney - a classic love story that has become one of her most beloved and acclaimed historical romances....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book, Lacklustre narrator

    • By charlotte on 08-23-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sometimes a Rogue

    • Lost Lords, Book 5
    • By: Mary Jo Putney
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119

    Sometimes, even the most proper young lady yearns for adventure. But when the very well bred Miss Sarah Clarke-Townsend takes the place of her pregnant twin, it puts her own life at risk....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unique story line!

    • By Reader Lady on 06-27-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Nowhere Near Respectable

    • By: Mary Jo Putney
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynols
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 178
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 147
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 146

    Damian Mackenzie is an incorrigible gambler just honorable enough to save Lady Kiri Lawford from dangerous smugglers....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Starlet M. on 06-22-14

    Regular price: $27.99

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