Shirlee Busbee has been writing romance novels since 1977. She has had over nine million of her books in print worldwide and has won numerous awards for her writing of the years including, the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award and Affaire de Coeur’s Silver and Bronze Pen Awards.

Shirlee was born in California, but soon left as her father was a naval officer and they lived all over the world. Her high school graduation took place in Morocco. After that she returned to California and attended the Burbank Business College of Santa Rosa. It was there that she met her husband, Howard Busbee. After meeting author Rosemary Rogers, Shirlee was inspired to try it herself and had great success with her first novel, Gypsy Lady.

Publication Order of Southern Women Books

Gypsy Lady(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tiger Lily(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deceive Not My Heart(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Each Time We Love(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lady Vixen(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Midnight Masquerade(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Whisper to Me of Love(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Reluctant Brides Books

A Heart for the Taking(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Swear by the Moon(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
While Passion Sleeps(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ballinger Family Books

Return to Oak Valley(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Coming Home(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Becomes Her Books

Scandal Becomes Her(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seduction Becomes Her(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Surrender Becomes Her(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Passion Becomes Her(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rapture Becomes Her(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Desire Becomes Her(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Spanish Rose(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love a Dark Rider(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lovers Forever(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love Be Mine(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
For Love Alone(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
At Long Last(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


If You Like Shirlee Busbee Books, You’ll Love…

Scandal Becomes Her is the first novel in the Becomes Her series. Miss Neil Anslowe is considered to be out of the wedding game at age 29, thanks to an injury ten years earlier that damaged her leg. A Lord on the verge of bankruptcy wants her to do her status as an heiress and will go so far as to kidnap her to get what he wants. Luckily for her, the Earl of Wyndham finds her in an abandoned building by pure happenstance. The two are forced to wed and Neil’s terrifying dreams start becoming true. A great romance novel that mixes suspense.

Another popular Busbee book is For Love Alone. Lady Sophy Marlowe is widowed after a troubling marriage and swears to never marry for love again. She ends up being in the wrong place at the wrong time, finding herself accused of a crime she didn’t commit. She saves herself with an unexpected proposal from Viscount Ives Harrington.The two’s marriage sends them fleeing as the sparks begin to fly.

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