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Kay Thorpe (b. 1935 in England, UK) is a British author of over seventy-five romance novels. She published her novels in Mills & Boon since 1968. All her novels have also been published under Harlequin Enterprises Limited. Over a period of four decades, she has produced a body of sensuous work that investigates heritage, family, class and love. Her forte is to encode the opposing reading within the classic Harlequin plot. A synopsis of the author that accompanies her publications notes that she researched the market for romance fiction before electing to write in this category. Her first book published in North America established her reputation as a gifted storyteller. She has a strong vital writing style.

As her career graph began in the late 1960s, Kay Thorpe, along with Charlotte Lamb and others, was one of the first writers to explore the boundaries of sexual desire, her novels often reflecting the forefront of the "sexual revolution" of the 1970s. As such she was also one of the first to create a modern romantic heroine: independent, imperfect, and perfectly capable of initiating a sexual or romantic relationship. However, under Kay Thorpe's expert analysis, the modern romantic heroine had to re-evaluate her age old perceptions of what constituted love and marriage: she had to accept love unconditionally without looking for security in marriage.

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Total Books: 313
Taken for Revenge  Bedded for Revenge / Bought by a Billionaire / The Bejewelled Bride
2009 - Taken for Revenge Bedded for Revenge / Bought By a Billionaire / the Bejewelled Bride [By Request] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780263871388
ISBN-10: 026387138X
Genre: Romance
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Corazon De Piedra
2009 - Corazon De Piedra [The Iron Man - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373684427
ISBN-10: 0373684428
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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To Claim His Mistress Mistress at a Price / Mother and Mistress / His Mistress's Secret
The Innocence Collection
2007 - The Innocence Collection [Mills and Boon Shipping Cycle] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780263855517
ISBN-10: 0263855511
Genre: Romance
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Comprada Por Un Millonario
2006 - Comprada Por Un Millonario [Bought By A Millionaire - Harlequin Bianca Spanish - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373338627
ISBN-10: 0373338627
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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Bought By A Billionaire
2006 - Bought By a Billionaire [Harlequin Presents, No 2534] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373125340
ISBN-10: 0373125348
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 15

Herederos Del Amor
2005 - Herederos Del Amor [Heirs Of Love - Harlequin Bianca Spanish] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373338177
ISBN-10: 0373338171
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

The BillionDollar Bride
2005 - The Billiondollar Bride [Harlequin Presents, No 2462] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373124626
ISBN-10: 0373124627
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 19

Tres Meses De Olvido
2004 - Tres Meses De Olvido [Harlequin Bianca Spanish - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373337767
ISBN-10: 0373337760
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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Mistress To A Bachelor
2004 - Mistress to a Bachelor [Promotional Presents] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373806362
ISBN-10: 0373806361
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 5

The South American's Wife
2004 - The South American's Wife [Latin Lovers - Harlequin Presents, No 2405] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373124053
ISBN-10: 0373124058
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 12

A Mistress Worth Marrying
2004 - A Mistress Worth Marrying [Mistress Material - Harlequin Presents, No 53] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373806232
ISBN-10: 037380623X
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 3

Mother and Mistress
2004 - Mother and Mistress [Harlequin Presents, No 224] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373188246
ISBN-10: 0373188242
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Secretos del alma
2004 - Secretos Del Alma [Mother and Mistress - Harlequin Bianca, No 383 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373337330
ISBN-10: 0373337337
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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Mistress to A Bachelor
2003 - Mistress to a Bachelor [Harlequin Presents, No 211] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373188116
ISBN-10: 0373188110
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Arrebato De Pasion
2003 - Arrebato De Pasion [Fury Of Passion] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373337057
ISBN-10: 0373337051
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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The Italian Match
2003 - The Italian Match [Harlequin Presents, No 2312] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373123124
ISBN-10: 0373123124
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 11

The ThirtyDay Seduction
2002 - The Thirtyday Seduction [Harlequin Presents, No 14] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373805280
ISBN-10: 0373805284
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 6

A Reckless Attraction
2002 - A Reckless Attraction [Harlequin Presents, No 8] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373805228
ISBN-10: 0373805225
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Huida En La Noche
2002 - Huida En La Noche [Escape At Night - Harlequin Julia - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373670741
ISBN-10: 0373670745
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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El Poder De La Ambicion
2001 - El Poder De La Ambicion [The Power Of The Ambition - Bianca, 277] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373336272
ISBN-10: 0373336276
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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2001 - Bride on Demand [Harlequin Presents, No 2185] (Paperback)
2000 - Contract Wife [Harlequin Presents, No 131] (Paperback)
1999 - The Wedding Deception [Harlequin Presents Subscription, No 96] (Paperback)
1998 - All Male [Harlequin Presents, No 1988] (Paperback)
1997 - The Rancher's Mistress [Scandals - Harlequin Presents, No 1924] (Paperback)
1997 - Trial in the Sun [Harlequin Presents Subscription, No 54] (Paperback)
1996 - Worlds Apart [Harlequin Presents Subscription, No 37] (Paperback)
1995 - The Spanish Connection [Ulverscroft Large Print Series] (Hardcover)
1995 - Trail in the Sun [Large Print] (Hardcover)
1994 - The Alpha Man [Postcards From Europe - Harlequin Presents No, 1619] (Paperback)
1993 - Past All Reason [Large Print] (Hardcover)
1993 - Past All Reason [Harlequin Presents, No 1603] (Paperback)
1993 - Left in Trust [Harlequin Presents, No 1571] (Paperback)
1993 - Wild Streak [Harlequin Presents, No 1556] (Paperback)
1993 - Tokyo Tryst [Classic Romance] (Hardcover)
1993 - Lasting Legacy [Harlequin Presents, No 11534] (Paperback)
1992 - Trouble on Tour [Harlequin Presents, No 1501] (Paperback)
1992 - Night of Error [Harlequin Presents, No 1446] (Paperback)
1991 - Intimate Deception [Harlequin Presents, No 1397] (Paperback)
1991 - Against All Odds [Harlequin Presents, No 1356] (Paperback)
1990 - No Gentle Persuasion [Bestseller Romance] (Paperback)
1990 - Steel Tiger [Harlequin Presents, No 1301] (Paperback)
1990 - Skin Deep [Large Print] (Hardcover)
1990 - The Inheritance [Bestseller Romance] (Paperback)
1990 - Skin Deep [Harlequin Presents, No 1261] (Paperback)
1989 - Never Trust a Stranger [Bestseller Romance] (Paperback)
1989 - Land of Illusion [Harlequin Series] (Hardcover)
1987 - Not Wanted on Voyage [Large Print] (Other)
1986 - Dangerous Moonlight [Harlequin Presents, No 902] (Paperback)
1986 - South Seas Affair [Harlequin Presents, No 853] (Paperback)
1985 - Double Deception [Harlequin Presents, No 822] (Paperback)
1985 - No Gentle Persuasion [Harlequin Presents, No 789] (Paperback)
1984 - The Man at Kambala [Large Print] (Paperback)
1984 - Never Trust a Stranger [Harlequin Presents, No 678] (Paperback)
1984 - Le Lac D'or [Copper Lake - French Edition] (Paperback)
1983 - Floodtide [Large Print] (Hardcover)
1983 - A Man of Means [Harlequin Presents, No 573] (Paperback)
1982 - The New Owner [Harlequin Presents, No 534] (Paperback)
1982 - Temporary Marriage [Harlequin Presents, No 491] (Paperback)
1982 - The Last of the Mallorys [Large Print] (Hardcover)
1981 - Copper Lake [Harlequin Presents, No 455] (Paperback)
1981 - This Side of Paradise [Large Print] (Paperback)
1981 - Floodtide [Harlequin Presents, No 425] (Paperback)
1980 - No Passing Fancy [Harlequin Presents, No 394] (Paperback)
1979 - La Traversee Sans Retour [Caribbean Encounter - French Edition] (Paperback)
1979 - The Man From Tripoli [Harlequin Presents, No 311] (Paperback)Paperback
1979 - Full Circle [Harlequin Romance, No 2234] (Paperback)
1979 - The Wilderness Trail [Harlequin Romance, No 2232] (Paperback)
1978 - Timber Boss [Harlequin Romance, No 2151] (Paperback)
1977 - Storm Passage [Harlequin Romance, No 2109] (Paperback)
1977 - The River Lord [Harlequin Romance, No 2079] (Paperback)
1977 - Safari South [Harlequin Romance, No 2046] (Paperback)
1976 - The Royal Affair [Harlequin Romance, No 1990] (Paperback)
1976 - Sugar Cane Harvest [Harlequin Romance, No 1967] (Paperback)
1976 - Curtain Call / Sawdust Season / Olive Island [Harlequin Omnibus, No 50] (Paperback)
1975 - The Shifting Sands [Harlequin Romance, No 1909] (Paperback)
1975 - The Iron Man [Harlequin Presents, No 81] (Paperback)Paperback
1974 - An Apple in Eden [Harlequin Romance, No 1756] (Paperback)Paperback
1973 - Olive Island [Harlequin Romance] (Paperback)
1972 - Not Wanted on Voyage [Harlequin Romance, No 1609] (Paperback)
1971 - Curtain Call [Harlequin Romance, No 1504] (Paperback)Paperback
1969 - Rising Star [Harlequin Romance, No 1355] (Paperback)
1969 - Devon Interlude [Harlequin Romance, No 1272] (Paperback)Paperback
Rappelletoi Cet Inconnu [Harlequin French - French Edition] (Hardcover)
Au Solstice D'ete [Harlequin French - French Edition] (Hardcover)