Patricia Rice

With several million books in print and New York Times and USA Today’s bestseller lists under her belt, former CPA Patricia Rice writes romance, mystery, and urban fantasy. Her books have won numerous awards, including the RT Book Reviews Reviewers Choice and Career Achievement Awards. She has also been honored as a Romance Writers of America RITA® finalist in the historical, regency and contemporary categories.

 

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Sapphire Nights

Sapphire Nights by Patricia Rice

Crystal Magic: Book 1
by Patricia Rice
$6.99
(Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-721-6

A BVC Original

A lawman haunted by his past…a scientist haunted by her future.

Samantha Moon arrives in Hillvale–population 325 lives and countless ghosts–in a fog as thick as the one circling the aging mountain town. Bereft of friends and family, money and memory, all she has to her name is a stray cat…
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Topaz Dreams

Topaz Dreams by Patricia Rice

Crystal Magic: Book 2
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-731-5
A BVC Original

An empathic woman searching for safety, an architect yearning for dreams–and the ghost house that endangers them both.

Teddy Devine-Baker arrives in her childhood home of Hillvale with a box of crystals and an attitude. Her empathic gift has ruined one relationship and most of her jewelry business, leaving her determined to learn more about a talent she’s never properly respected.
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Crystal Vision

Crystal Vision by Patricia Rice

Crystal Magic: Book 3
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-739-1
A BVC Original

He is Earth, she is Air, together they catch Fire….

Mariah lives off the grid by waitressing, weaving ghostcatchers to send Hillvale’s ghosts across the veil, and keeping clear of electronics that haunt her–until the day her friend and mentor, Crazy Daisy, is murdered, and Mariah goes on the hunt for a killer.
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Wedding Gems

Wedding Gems by Patricia Rice

A Crystal Magic Collection
by Patricia Rice
$7.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-758-2
A BVC Original

Succumb to temptation and follow the call to Hillvale- population 325 – a cozy little mountain town filled with love, mystery, and ghosts…

Award-winning author Patricia Rice presents three romantic novellas from her celebrated Crystal Magic series–together for the first time in one collection.
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Azure Secrets

Azure Secrets by Patricia Rice

Crystal Magic: Book 5
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-780-3
A BVC Original

A chef who brews magic challenges a mayor with secrets.

After a childhood of being tossed from foster homes for claiming she can detect liars by their scent, Fiona Malcolm McDonald does her best to conceal her secret these days. But when she sniffs a wrongdoer and drives him off with jalapeno cheesecake, she loses still another cooking job and is homeless again. She places her last hope on her mentor in Hillvale, a town as weird as she is.
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Amber Affairs

Amber Affairs by Patricia Rice

Crystal Magic: Book 6
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-784-1
A BVC Original

She sees the future; he lives in the past. Danger shadows the present . . .

Once a childhood TV star, now a tarot reader in the town of Hillvale–home of 325 people and countless ghosts–Amber Abercrombie is content now that she’s escaped the horror of her stage mother and the constant pressure to kill herself with dieting. Then her former teen-idol lover crashes into her tranquility, bringing with him the Death card.
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Moonstone Shadows

Crystal Magic: Book 7
by Patricia Rice
$6.99  ISBN 978-1-61138-810-7
A BVC Original

A librarian searches for healing, a felon yearns for forgiveness, and an enemy stalks them both…

Hannah Simon holds the library of her ancestors in her head, but she’s in danger of losing her steel-trap mind along with the information it holds. Her only hope is a legendary moonstone said to have healed in times of trouble.
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The Wedding Gift

The Wedding Gift by Patricia Rice

Crystal Magic: A Novella
by Patricia Rice
$2.99
(Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-751-3

A BVC Original

Having overcome the obstacles of their past, Samantha Moon and Chen Ling Walker are ready to walk down Hillvale’s eccentric version of a wedding aisle. Can they also conquer the complications of the present–a mysterious doll that won’t stay in one place and the dubious assistance of a feng shui master who moves in with them?

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The Wedding Question

The Wedding Question by Patricia Rice

Crystal Magic: A Novella
by Patricia Rice
$2.99 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-754-4
A BVC Original

While juggling the demands of their busy lives, Theodosia Devine-Baker and Kurt Kennedy find that love and living together require just as much work. Halloween always brings out Hillvale’s spooks, but when Teddy declares a ceramic dragon is sending smoke signals, Kurt wonders if it’s time to flee the eccentric community to look for a more normal life.

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The Wedding Surprise

The Wedding Surprise by Patricia Rice

A Crystal Magic Novella
by Patricia Rice
$2.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-755-1
A BVC Original

With Christmas excitement raising Hillvale’s spirits–both literal and figurative–Keegan Ives and Mariah are setting out on new careers and a new relationship. As the town’s future draws them in different directions, can their love survive an unanticipated bundle of joy?

 

The Crystal Magic series:
Sapphire Nights
Topaz Dreams
Crystal Vision
The Wedding Gift
The Wedding Question
The Wedding Surprise

Download an Ebook Sample of Sapphire Nights (Crystal Magic Book 1):

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Merely Magic

Merely Magic by Patricia Rice

Magical Malcolms Book #1
by Patricia Rice
$5.99
(Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-013-2

“Patricia Rice employs wicked wit and sizzling sensuality to turn the battle of the sexes into a magical romp.” -Mary Jo Putney, NYT Bestselling author

Can a cynical scientist and an illogical enchantress find happiness?

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Must Be Magic

Must Be Magic by Patricia Rice

Magical Malcolms Book #2
by Patricia Rice
$5.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-011-8

…humor, emotional intensity, and sensuality with a touch of the supernatural, Must Be Magic is a highly recommended read and a ‘keeper.'”- RT Book Reviews, 4 1/2 Stars

Can a perfumed enchantress and a surly agronomist work together?

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The Trouble With Magic

The Trouble With Magic by Patricia Rice

Magical Malcolms Book #3
by Patricia Rice
$5.99 (Novel) ISBN
978-1-63632-010-6

“Rice’s enchanting book is truly spellbinding.”-Booklist
In a starred review, Booklist praised Must Be Magic as “a mystical masterpiece full of enchanting characters, a spellbinding plot, and the sweetest of romances.” Another sweeping tale of love between an irresistibly magical Malcolm woman and a charmingly logical Ives man.


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Lessons in Enchantment

Lessons in Enchantment by Patricia Rice

Book 1 of School of Magic
by Patricia Rice
(Novel)
$6.99
ISBN 978-1-61138-868-8
A BVC Original

Can a straitlaced engineer, three psychic children, and a lonely witch find love?

The daughter of an earl, Lady Phoebe Malcolm Duncan has the ability to talk to animals. She longs to be a veterinarian, but education requires more coin than she possesses. When the walls of her home come tumbling down, she has to take two steps back — to servitude.

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A Bewitching Governess

A Bewitching Governess by Patricia Rice

Book 2 of School of Magic
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-873-2

A BVC Original

She’s the mistress of illusion. How can he trust her lessons on love?

Lady Olivia Malcolm Hargreaves is a viscountess, a widow, a governess, the adopted mother of a disabled toddler–but above all else, she is a survivor. When the father of the young children she’s been caring for arrives on Christmas Eve, drunk and ranting, his aura and her own sad experience tell her he’s dangerous.

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An Illusion of Love

An Illusion of Love by Patricia Rice

Book 3 of School of Magic
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-886-2

A BVC Original

Victorian Edinburgh belongs to staid professors, not the daughter of a Hindu princess.

Apparently lacking the psychic ability of her Malcolm father’s gifted British family, Azmin Dougall feels like a pigeon in a family of peacocks. Returning to her ancestral home of India, she finds solace in photography–until her film mysteriously reveals that a woman is being abused by her powerful husband. Helping the wife escape, Azmin flees for the safety of Scotland.

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Magic in the Stars

Magic in the Stars - Patricia Rice

Unexpected Magic: Book 1
by Patricia Rice
$4.99
A BVC Original

As an astrologer, Lady Azenor Dougall sadly realizes her stars are a danger to her beloved siblings and has banished herself from her Scots home. As the Malcolm family librarian, she dutifully creates zodiac charts for her often eccentric and mysterious relations–until the day she realizes a dire conjunction of planets spells a fatal threat in a distant branch of the family.

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Whisper of Magic

Whisper of Magic by Patricia Rice

Unexpected Magic: Book 2
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-586-1
A BVC Original

The death of Celeste Rochester’s father on the voyage from Jamaica to London leaves her and her young siblings nearly penniless in a foreign country. Forced to battle lawyers for her inheritance and the roof over their heads, Celeste uses her only weapon: her mysteriously compelling voice.

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Theory of Magic

Theory of Magic by Patricia Rice

Unexpected Magic: Book 3
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-599-1

A BVC Original

Scorned by suitors for her statuesque size, Harriet Stansbury bolts when her abusive stepfather begins negotiating with impecunious aristocrats to sell her for her dowry. When opportunity offers, she daringly takes a position in an eccentric household until she can claim her fortune.
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Aura of Magic

Aura of Magic by Patricia Rice

Unexpected Magic: Book 4
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-661-5
A BVC Original

Brighid Darrow, Countess of Carstairs, has endured years of a loveless marriage in order to aid her friends and the people of Northridge. Yet once she is widowed, the village shuns her with accusations of witchcraft–vilifying her unique gift of reading auras. Released from past restraints, Bridey rebelliously embraces her dream of establishing a forbidden school for midwives.

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Chemistry of Magic

Unexpected Magic: Book 5
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-666-0
A BVC Original

A dying viscount, a bookish botanist, and the marriage of convenience that becomes… inconvenient…

Diagnosed with consumption, Viscount “Devil” Dare knows his days are numbered. With his greedy cousin scheming to throw Dare’s mother and sisters out of their home after his death, he can hardly refuse a mysterious lady’s solution–wedding vows.
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No Perfect Magic

No Perfect Magic by Patricia Rice

Unexpected Magic: Book 6
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-682-0
A BVC Original

Will Ives, the bastard son of the late marquess, is as strong, handsome, and smart as his brothers, but he has no interest in society or book learning. His unique gift for training highly-prized rescue dogs is all he needs. His peace is shattered the day the beautiful but eccentric Lady Aurelia demands his help in finding a child no one knows is missing.
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Lord Rogue

Lord Rogue by Patricia Rice

Rogues and Desperadoes Book 1
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-632-5

Philadelphia heiress Alicia Stanford has a thousand reasons never to trust a man again. Only, when she flees to hide her shame in the western wilderness, the tantalizing Mississippi keelboatman who takes her to freedom forcefully reminds her that she’s in a man’s world.

Originally published by New American Library (1989)

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Moonlight and Memories

Moonlight and Memories by Patricia Rice

Rogues and Desperadoes Book 2
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-118-4

Handsome, fiery-tempered Nicholas Saint-Just was known to all New Orleans as a lawless pirate, a wanton womanizer, and a murderer. Yet his plantation was the only security that Eavin O’Flannery Dupre had ever known. Having lost both husband and child, she offers to take care of her niece, his motherless daughter, and run his plantation home, with the understanding that she never wishes to be touched by a man again.
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Shelter from the Storm

Shelter from the Storm by Patricia Rice

Rogues and Desperadoes, Book 3
by Patricia Rice

$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-295-2

Laura Kincaid had loved Cash Wycliffe, the tenant farmer’s headstrong son, since childhood — even though she knew he was the last man on earth she should want. A ruggedly handsome gambler and shameless womanizer, he was everything a well-bred Kentucky lady should avoid. And while Cash — who had sought his fortune in the West and returned a wealthy man — was more exciting than ever, his eyes were fixed on Laura’s aristocratic cousin Sallie, a Southern belle as dazzlingly beautiful as she was coldly calculating.
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