Bio: Jo Barrett currently resides in North Carolina with her patient and supportive family while she juggles her writing career and her position as a programmer analyst. In her early years, she wrote folk songs, poetry, and an occasional short story or two, but never dreamed of writing a book. She didn't even like to read! But one fateful day, she picked up a romance novel and found herself hooked. Not only did she discover the joy of reading, but the joy of writing books.

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A Brush With Love
Ruth Moore has lost more than her job, her boyfriend, and her ability to walk. She's lost her desire to paint, until she spies Mick Thomas. His sculptured body compels her to recreate him on canvas, but can she pick up a paintbrush again without losing her heart? Mick Thomas is running from a past he is forced to face when he meets the dark haired sprite in the wheelchair. The wheelchair he put her in. He can only hope that Ruth will somehow find it in her heart to forgive him and allow him to l... more info>>
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Chaste Kiss
Lord William Ashenhurst is cursed to walk the earth, forced to observe and never know the touch of a living being, until he meets Isabel Derrington. They dare to love, bridging the gap between this world and the next.
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Dangerous Hauntings
Sequel to Jo Barrett's Chaste Kiss... Debi Cummings and Mick Wise have been at odds since the day they met. The attraction between them is unrelenting, but neither is willing to give in, until Debi's past comes back to haunt her--literally.
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Doorway To His Heart
The world rarely grants anyone a second chance, but that is what Emily Mayfield receives when she walks through a mysterious door at the end of one life, over far too soon, to be cast into a new one. Only problem is, the woman staring back at her from the mirror is not Emily Mayfield. Viscount Westmore knows his wife to be a conniving witch who lives to humiliate him, but from the moment she awakes from her illness, her actions has him doubting everything, even his own heart.
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Duty Bound
Duty bound to protect and serve, Deputy Sheriff Michael McAllister is faced with the decision of whether or not he should turn Danielle Porter over to the authorities, or take her in his arms and never let go. His past taught him well the importance of abiding by the law, but when damning evidence points unfailingly to Danny, he isn't so sure he can imprison the one woman who holds his heart.
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eValentine
Can a painfully shy computer programmer find love in a jury pool? Her cat, Emma, believes so.
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Expedition of Love
Doctor Stephen Baxter, an up-and-coming scientist in the world of paleontology, collides heart first with the unconventional Miss Kristina Peterson. Her extremely vocal views on women's suffrage, and her exceptional knowledge of paleontology leave the stoic doctor dumbfounded. But he knows he is not the man for her. Having no desire to marry, Kristina Peterson never gave much thought to sex other than the scientific aspects until now. Thrown together by her matchmaking father on a paleontology e... more info>>
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Hearts In The Dark
Scarred from a terrible car accident, Tommi Wood hides her face from the world, while Marcus Ranger, the town giant, hides his enormous body and rough visage in a greenhouse full of orchids. When these two lonely souls find one another beneath a nighttime sky, will their newfound love survive in the bright light of day?
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Hidden Curves
Zeke Snow isn't exactly sure what to do with the woman who represents everything he's spent the last three years trying to forget. She's irritating, argumentative, and damned annoying.and she smells like heaven. He'll either kill her or kiss her before their journey is over. Or will he simply give into his heart and love her? All Susan Thompson ever wanted was to be happy, but is getting married simply because it's expected the answer? Stranded in a snowstorm with a gruff but handsome truck driv... more info>>
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Highlander's Challenge
Amelia Tucker, or Tuck as she prefers to be called, latest personal bodyguard assignment turns into one she'll never forget, thanks to a crazed kidnapper, one enchanted fountain, and a sixteenth century Highland Warrior determined to keep her under lock and key. Who will win this battle of wills?
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Letters From Home
Letters from home lift John Caldwell's spirits during his tour of duty in Iraq. Phoebe Honeycutt, otherwise known as Aunt Bee to all the kids in the neighborhood, fills an empty place in his life through her letters and cookie care packages after the death of his grandmother. But what John doesn't realize is that Phoebe isn't the doddering old lady he believes her to be. And when they come face to face at last, her delicious cookies aren't the only things he wants to sample.
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Nothing to Commend Her
The Earl of Pensby lost his wife in a fire, one that left him scarred in more ways than one. He's surly, brooding, and according to half the ton, a monster. Except to Agatha Trumwell, she sees so much more than his scars. But with a pitiful dowry, unfavorable looks, and a tendency to speak her mind, she has nothing to commend her, or so she believes. Can these two lonely souls find love amid the gossiping beau monde while someone plots to tear their fragile world apart?
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Promises
He made a vow to protect her, but how would he protect his heart. Coming face to face with her first teenage crush, Bobbi McBride is more than just a little tongue-tied. Her dream prince is out cold and bleeding all over her cabin floor. But how did he get there, and more importantly, did he have news about her missing brother? Travis Reid, FBI agent, struggles to fulfill his promise to his friend and partner, Jason McBride. He must protect Jase's sister, Bobbi, whether she likes it or not, and ... more info>>
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Rare Passion
Bailey Price has sworn off relationships. Men are at the bottom of her list, and she isn't too sure she shouldn't scratch them off completely. But when mistaken for a burglar by a Shakespeare quoting, cowboy boot wearing lawyer, she finds herself trapped in his arms and wonders if that's where she should stay, safe from the faceless man who wants her dead. But will her heart be safe?
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Rogue's Challenge
He made a vow to fetch the woman back through time. 'Twas a task not taken lightly. But he had not predicted her stubbornness or her beauty. The petite woman with the tenacity of a mule may just find a way into his roguish heart.
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Still Waters
Joanna Spencer, a single working mother, finally achieves her career aspirations only to find her new position far more than she bargained for. Her new boss is none other than the arrogant, womanizing playboy who gave her the most tantalizing kiss she had ever received. Joanna's vow not to let another man into her life after the loss of her husband five years before is put to the test by her boss who is determined to win her heart.
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Summer Angels
Frank Cochran returns to Montague Falls following his beloved mother's death to settle her affairs. He doesn't plan on sticking around for long, but when fate literally lays the only woman he ever wanted, the one woman he could never have in his arms, he's sorely tempted by this summer angel to change his mind. When Suzanne Fitzhugh finds herself in the arms of the first and only man she ever truly desired, she nearly throws-up all over him. Stranded atop a stalled roller coaster frozen in fear ... more info>>
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That Wyoming Wind
The weather had never been so strange, but Jodi Parker didn't give it much thought since she'd lost everything to her lying cheating boyfriend. That is until a dust devil picks her up and drops her in a different time and place. One with a few too many handsome cowboys.
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The River
When Roxanne, an over 40 widow, meets Adam, an under 40 handyman--will she let her fears keep her from loving with all her heart for the first time in her life?
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The Rocking D Ranch
Jeremiah Coltrane prefers his life the way it is, alone and with no messy female entanglements. He'd been burned once, and once was one time too many. He has enough problems with the bank breathing down his neck, threatening to foreclose on his ranch. He doesn't need a woman thrown into the mix. But when a pint-size bookkeeper with the biggest brown eyes he's ever seen literally falls into his arms, he's not so sure anymore.
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The Summons
Was he real or had she lost her mind? Lindsay Sumner, an overworked nurse, isn't quite sure what to make of the handsome Highlander who is bound and determined to love her--all of her, body and soul.
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Voices
Alex knows he's there, she senses him, and he doesn't frighten her, as so many have in the past. It's something new to be aware of someone without opening her mind to the invasion of others' thoughts. To hear their most private secrets, feel their most horrific pains, but this man is different. Matthew brings with him an unexpected, all-encompassing love, and the one thing she's craved her entire life--blessed silence. But will an insane doctor, bent on exploiting her secret, shatter the healing... more info>>
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Whisper of Love
Running from her cousin, a man of low character who is determined to have her placed in an asylum so that he may take control of her inheritance, Laurel Halstrom comes face to face with the only man she believes she will ever love. He is the man of her dreams, the man her heart has waited and longed for her entire life. The only problem is, they've only just met. A brusque scientist, who would rather study insects beneath a microscope than spend his time attending a lady discussing inane su... more info>>
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