Joyce is the bestselling author of thirty-four novels and four novellas.
She wrote her first novella when she was sixteen years old and her
first novel when she was twenty-five—and was published shortly
thereafter. She has won many awards and her very first novel, Innocent
Fire, won the Best Western Romance award. She has also won the highly
coveted Best Historical Romance award for Splendor and the Lifetime
Achievement Award from Romantic Times.
She is the author of the critically acclaimed "Deadly"
series which is set in turn of the century New York and features
amateur sleuth Francesca Cahill. There are over eleven million copies
of her novels in print. and she is published in over a dozen foreign
countries. A native New Yorker, she now lives in southern Arizona
with her husband, son, dogs, cat and numerous Arabian and Half-Arabian
reining horses. Brenda divides her time between her twin passions—writing
powerful love stories and showing her beloved horses.