Heartwishes Cover


By Jude Deveraux

Pocket Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9781439108017, 456pp.

Publication Date: May 29, 2012

From "New York Times" bestselling author Jude Deveraux, a suspensful romance about a womanwhouncovers a powerful treasure and to protect it, she ll need the help of the man she can t have but can t help falling for.
"What if your most closely guarded wishes suddenly began to come true?"
Graduate student Gemma Ranford wants the job cataloging the documents of one of Edilean's oldest families so much that she is ready to do battle to get it. Desperate to finish her dissertation, she's sure that investigating the Frazier family history will yield new information to invigorate her research. But she is surprised to find among the papers references to the legend of the Heartwishes Stone, a magical talisman said to grant wishes to anyone named Frazier. And as she spends more time with the family in their small Virginia town, she realizes that the most secret wishes of each of the Fraziers "are "coming true and that she's falling hopelessly in love with Colin, the Fraziers eldest son.
But now that the Stone's powers have been awakened, so have the designs of an international thief. Gemma and Colin must find the Stone before it can be used against the family but not before each of their deepest desires is fulfilled. . . .

About the Author
Jude Deveraux is the author of historical and contemporary women's fiction featuring women of strong character and gorgeous, exciting men. Jude has had more than thirty books on the New York Times bestsellers list, 60 million copies in print, and has been translated into 18 languages. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading murder mysteries, working in her garden, and in boxing class she likes to show much younger males that she can throw a mean right cross.