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Susan Carroll

Born: 1952
Pen Name: Susan Coppula, and Serena Richards

Connection to Illinois: Susan lives in Rock Island, Illinois.

Biography: Carroll was born Susan Carol Cute in 1952, Susan Coppula obtained a Degree in English with complementary studies in History in the University of Indiana. Since 1986, Susan has published books under three different pseudonyms: Susan Carroll, Susan Coppula, and Serena Richards.

  • ''The Sugar Rose''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Romance

Susan Carroll on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Black lace and linen
ISBN: 0373592507 OCLC: 30814976

Silhouette Desire, Richmond : 1993.

Brighton road
ISBN: 0449213900 OCLC: 18904494

Fawcett Crest, New York : 1988.

  Brighton Road ; The sugar rose
ISBN: 0449149242 OCLC: 30743406

Fawcett Crest, New York : 1994, ©1988.

  Christmas Belles
ISBN: 9781311240972 OCLC: 940561163

A Regency Christmas Romance from Susan Carroll, award winning author of the Bride FinderVillains can come in many disguises, even with a handsome face and a gold-braided uniform. So thinks Chloe Waverly when her father's untimely death results in an unknown naval captain being appointed guardian to the four Waverly sisters. Chloe dislikes the harsh Captain William Trent upon first sight, especially knowing that he plans to marry her oldest sister, Emma. Although Emma loves a poor clergyman, she feels it her duty to accept the wealthy captain's proposal. Chloe is determined to rescue her sister from a loveless match to one whose heart seems as cold as ice.But somewhere during all the Christmas celebrations, Chloe discovers that beneath the captain's stern military bearing is a lonely man imbued with a gentle gallantry. To her dismay, Chloe finds herself falling in love with her sister's fiance. She is unaware that William Trent has realized that he has pledged himself to marry the wrong sister. But with the wedding day looming closer, is there any honorable way to resolve this situation? It will take all of Chloe's faith and the magic of Christmas to unravel this tangle of hearts. Author Susan Carroll weaves a holiday tale about the enduring power of love and hope.

  Der Racheengel :
ISBN: 3453054938 OCLC: 645685140

Heyne, München : 1992.

ISBN: 9781301744510 OCLC: 936701087

Rory Kavanaugh is so desperate to save her hot air balloon company, she takes on a risky performance with a circus. When the stunt goes wrong and she crashes onto the lawn of Zeke Morrison's estate, she sees a new opportunity to rescue her failing business. But when the ruthless millionaire claps eyes on the lovely Rory, Zeke harbors far different ideas than investing in hot air balloons. Rory finds herself attracted to him, a dangerous desire because Zeke is a man of many secrets. When his murky past catches up with him, Rory faces a daunting question: could she have fallen in love with a murderer?

Love power
ISBN: 0373058764 OCLC: 30856779

Silhouette Books, New York, N.Y. : ©1994.

ISBN: 9781301284207 OCLC: 940561052

During an era of revolution, Lady Phaedra Grantham fights for her own freedom from her tyrannical grandfather and memories of a tragic marriage. Her quest for independence is threatened by the arrival of a mysterious nobleman, Armande de LeCroix. The handsome marquis holds all of London in thrall. Even Lady Phaedra is drawn to the man, despite her growing suspicion and fear. What secret does Armande hide behind his aristocratic mask? And what danger does Phaedra face when love itself may prove to be nothing more than a masquerade?

  Miss Prentiss and the Yankee
ISBN: 9781311551009 OCLC: 940561061

Abigail Prentiss was engaged to turn the two Misses Harding from Pennsylvania into proper English ladies, acceptable to the ton. She vowed to do in spite of their brother Nathaniel and his boorish behavior. A truly superior governess would not lose her temper or become ruffled by a barbaric Yankee. Even though Nate Harding had clearly thrown down the gauntlet, Abigail was determined not to fight the revolutionary war all over again. She would be the last to admit that this handsome lusty male had already begun to breach the walls she had so carefully constructed around her heart.

  Mistress mischief
ISBN: 9781310772078 OCLC: 922643121

Left widowed and penniless, Frederica Barry resolved to become what her late husband's relatives had always proclaimed her to be- a very wicked woman. Taking London by storm, Freddie put her wits to work to support herself and her unusual entourage of servants. But losses at the gaming tables soon brought the merry widow to the brink of disgrace and debtor's prison. Clearly there was only one solution, to find herself a wealthy protector. Drawing up a list of the richest and most eligible men in the city, one name stood out above the rest- her distant cousin, the handsome rake, Max Warfield.Max had witnessed Freddie's outrageous antics with astonishment and reluctantly realized something had to be done about the young woman. But to accept her offer to become his mistress? Out of the question! His aim was to save her reputation, not destroy it. If only the beautiful Freddie did not make her offer so very tempting. . .Mistress Mischief is another light-hearted romance from the award-winning author of Brighton Road and The Sugar Rose.

  Parker and the gypsy
ISBN: 9781459271562 OCLC: 781628833

Silhouette Books, New York, NY : ©1997.

ISBN: 9781301288946 OCLC: 936701114

During the French Revolution, Belle Varens risked her life to help aristocrats escape the deadly kiss of the guillotine. But there was no escape from the painful memories of her past until she met Sinclair Carrington, a British spy with dark secrets of his own. Sinclair rouses in Belle a passion she has long denied, but dare she trust her heart to a man who is a master of deception. Especially now when Belle is about to embark on the most dangerous mission she has ever undertaken-a plot whose target is none other than General Napoleon Bonaparte.

  Shades of winter
ISBN: 0449131696 OCLC: 19069343

Ballantine, New York : 1989, ©1988.

  The bishop's daughter
ISBN: 9781311637956 OCLC: 889221347

The bride finder /
ISBN: 0449003884 OCLC: 38081570

Fawcett Columbine, New York : 1998.

A historical romance featuring a husband who is able to read his bride's thoughts. He is Anatole St. Leger, owner of a haunted castle in Cornwall, she is Madeline Breton, and she is unaware of his powers.

The courtesan :
ISBN: 0345437977 OCLC: 57068997

Ballantine Books, New York : ©2005.

Determined to ensure her future by winning the heart of Henry, the Huguenot king of Navarre, sixteenth-century courtesan Gabrielle Cheney finds her plans jeopardized by the malevolent enmity and dark arts of the queen, Catherine de Medici.

The dark queen :
ISBN: 0345437969 OCLC: 57142487

Ballantine Books, New York : ©2005.

Ariane, the Lady of Faire Isle, must protect Renaissance France from the political intrigues and magic of the Dark Queen, Catherine de Medici.

The huntress :
ISBN: 9780345500083 OCLC: 741517747

Ballantine Books, New York : ©2007.

The year is 1585, and prophecy has foretold the coming of a daughter of the Earth whose powers are so extraordinary they could usurp the very rule of the Dark Queen herself, Catherine de Medici. Dispatched from Brittany to London, Catriona O'Hanlon, known as the Huntress, must find this mysterious young girl and shield her from those who will exploit her mystic abilities, which have the potential to change the course of history.

The huntress :
ISBN: 0345490614 OCLC: 84838753

Ballantine Books, New York : ©2007.

The year is 1585, and prophecy has foretold the coming of a daughter of the Earth whose powers are so extraordinary they could usurp the very rule of the Dark Queen herself, Catherine de Medici. Dispatched from Brittany to London, Catriona O'Hanlon, known as the Huntress, must find this mysterious young girl and shield her from those who will exploit her mystic abilities, which have the potential to change the course of history.

The lady who hated Shakespeare
ISBN: 0449210944 OCLC: 18422487

Fawcett Crest : New York : 1987, ©1986.

The night drifter
ISBN: 9780345493521 OCLC: 701109230

Ballantine Books, New York : 2006.

Lance St. Leger is defying his destiny. The eldest son and heir to Castle Leger, he has returned from the asrmy determined to continue his role as rakehell and black sheep.

The night drifter /
ISBN: 0449005852 OCLC: 43496545

Ivy Books, New York : 2000.

A young widow struggles to summon the magical forces that will enable her to save her new love, a Cornish nobleman who roams the night in spirit form, from a shadowy enemy.

The silver rose :
ISBN: 0345482514 OCLC: 62593694

Ballantine Books, New York : 2006.

Returning to her ancestral home, Miri Cheney, the youngest and most powerful of the "Sisters of Faire Isle," is summoned by the "Dark Queen" Catherine de Medici whose reign is threatened by a diabolical woman known only as the Silver Rose.

  The sugar rose
ISBN: 9781311247773 OCLC: 905236392

Aurelia Sinclair felt as though she had been waiting forever for the proposal of marriage from her childhood sweetheart, Justin. If Lord Spencer was less than ardent, well, what could a plump dowdy creature such as herself expect from such a handsome buck of the ton? No matter what she might long for, she had to be content with what Justin offered, friendship and a marriage of convenience. Or so Aurelia thought until Everard Ramsey took matters into his hands. Rusticating in the country, the handsome London dandy was intrigued by Aurelia's humor and intelligence. His sympathy for Aurelia's plight led him to make an outrageous suggestion. If she would but place her trust in him, Everard vowed to transform her into next Season's belle. Though Aurelia was highly skeptical of his proposition, what did she have to lose? Nothing. . . only her heart.

  The wooing of Miss Masters
ISBN: 9781311718990 OCLC: 890476163

The wooing of Miss Masters ; The Bishop's daughter /
ISBN: 0449001555 OCLC: 38435370

Fawcett Crest, New York : 1998.

Twilight of a queen :
ISBN: 0449221091 OCLC: 181599948

Ballantine Books, New York : ©2009.

As war and treachery loom, an ambitious man's mission threatens to topple two dazzling realms and their formidable rulers: Catherine de Medici, the Dark Queen, and Ariane, the Lady of Faire Isle.

ISBN: 9781301588411 OCLC: 940561128

In a desperate bid to escape the advances of the tyrant King John, beautiful Lady Melyssan embarks upon a dangerous deception, claiming to be married to his worst enemy, Lord Jaufre de Macy, the legendary Dark Knight.Seeking shelter at Jaufre's castle, Winterbourne, she is unprepared for the angry warrior who returns to confront her. Lord Jaufre is a man as harsh and unforgiving as the Welsh borderland he rules. Will Melyssan's love and courage be enough to conquer Jaufre's dark heart ---and to save them both from the wrath of a vengeful king?