Christina Dodd Books

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Christina Dodd is an American bestselling author of paranormal, historical romance, and romantic suspense fiction. A voracious reader since her childhood, she decided to quit her job at an engineering firm in 1980, to concentrate on her writing career. By 1990, she had three romance novels to her name but was constantly rejected by publishers. It was not until 1991, that she finally had her third manuscript Candle in the Wind published – she has been writing ever since.

Order of My First/Medieval Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Candle in the Window 1991 Description / Buy
2 Castles in the Air 1993 Description / Buy

Order of Knight Series

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1 Once a Knight 1996 Description / Buy
2 A Knight to Remember 1996 Description / Buy

Order of Well Pleasured Series

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1 A Well Pleasured Lady 1997 Description / Buy
2 A Well Favored Gentleman 1998 Description / Buy

Order of Princess Series

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1 The Runaway Princess 1999 Description / Buy
2 Someday My Prince 1999 Description / Buy

Order of Governess Brides Series

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1 That Scandalous Evening 1998 Description / Buy
2 Rules of Surrender 2000 Description / Buy
3 Rules of Engagement 2000 Description / Buy
4 Rules of Attraction 2001 Description / Buy
5 In My Wildest Dreams 2001 Description / Buy
6 Lost in Your Arms 2002 Description / Buy
7 My Favorite Bride 2002 Description / Buy
8 My Fair Temptress 2005 Description / Buy
9 In Bed with the Duke 2010 Description / Buy
10 Taken by the Prince 2011 Description / Buy
11 A Pirate's Wife for Me 2015 Description / Buy

Order of Once Upon A Pillow Series

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1 Once Upon a Pillow 2002 Description / Buy
2 Kidnapped 2013 Description / Buy

Order of Lost Texas Heart Series

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1 Just the Way You Are 2003 Description / Buy
2 Almost Like Being in Love 2004 Description / Buy
3 Close to You 2005 Description / Buy
4 Gabriel's Gift 2014 Description / Buy

Order of Switching Places Series

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1 Scandalous Again 2003 Description / Buy
2 One Kiss From You 2003 Description / Buy

Order of Lost Princesses Series

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1 Some Enchanted Evening 2004 Description / Buy
2 The Barefoot Princess 2006 Description / Buy
3 The Prince Kidnaps a Bride 2006 Description / Buy

Order of The Chosen Ones Series

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1 Storm of Visions 2009 Description / Buy
2 Storm of Shadows 2009 Description / Buy
3 Chains of Ice 2010 Description / Buy
4 Chains of Fire 2010 Description / Buy
5 Wilder 2012 Description / Buy
6 Stone Angel 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Darkness Chosen Series

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1 Scent of Darkness 2007 Description / Buy
2 Touch of Darkness 2007 Description / Buy
3 Into The Shadow 2008 Description / Buy
4 Into the Flame 2008 Description / Buy
5 Wilder Family Halloween 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Fortune Hunter Series

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1 Trouble in High Heels 2006 Description / Buy
2 Tongue In Chic 2007 Description / Buy
3 Thigh High 2008 Description / Buy
4 Danger in a Red Dress 2009 Description / Buy

Order of Scarlet Deception Series

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1 Secrets of Bella Terra 2011 Description / Buy
2 Revenge at Bella Terra 2011 Description / Buy
3 Betrayal 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Virtue Falls Series

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1 The Listener 2014 Description / Buy
2 Virtue Falls 2014 Description / Buy
3 Obsession Falls 2015 Description / Buy
4 Love Never Dies 2016 Description / Buy
5 Because I'm Watching 2016 Description / Buy
6 The Watcher (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy
7 The Woman Who Couldn't Scream 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Virtue Falls Collections

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1 A Dark and Stormy Night 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Cape Charade Series

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1 Dead Girl Running 2018 Description / Buy
2 Hard to Kill 2018 Description / Buy
3 What Doesn't Kill Her 2019 Description / Buy
4 Families and Other Enemies 2019 Description / Buy
5 Strangers She Knows 2019 Description / Buy
6 Hidden Truths 2019 Description / Buy

Order of Murder In Alaska Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Wrong Alibi 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Christina Dodd Standalone Novels

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1 Treasure of the Sun 1991 Description / Buy
2 Priceless 1992 Description / Buy
3 Lady in Black 1993 Description / Buy
4 The Greatest Lover in All England 1994 Description / Buy
5 Outrageous 1994 Description / Buy
6 Move Heaven and Earth 1995 Description / Buy
7 Right Motive 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Christina Dodd Short Stories/Novellas

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1 The Smuggler's Captive Bride 2004 Description / Buy
2 Wild Texas Rose 2012 Description / Buy
3 Last Night 2013 Description / Buy

Christina Dodd Anthologies

# Read Title Published Details
1 Tall, Dark, and Dangerous 1994 Description / Buy
2 Scottish Brides 1999 Description / Buy
3 My Scandalous Bride 1999 Description / Buy
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Since the publication of the first novel, Dodd has become quite the prolific writer writing over 70 titles. Her most known works include the series, Darkness Chosen, Governess Brides, The Chosen Ones, Fortune Hunter, Lost Princesses, Lost Hearts, Fairchild Family, Virtue Falls, Scarlet Deception, Switching Places, Medieval, Princess and Knight. Most of the novels are historical romances with a Regency Period setting and feature an impoverished yet determined woman, who fights against all odds to control her destiny. The novels have been translated into more than twelve languages, and have been featured on the Publishers Weekly, USA Today, and New York Times bestseller lists.


Christina Dodd has been nominated and won some of the most prestigious awards in the romance genre. Candle in the Window her first novel won the Romance Writers of America RITA Award, the highest accolade for a romance writer. Candles in the Window also won the Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award. A Well Pleasured Lady was in the Library Journal Top 5 Romances of 1997, while A Well Favored Gentleman was a finalist for the 1999 Romance Writers of America (RITA) Award. Dodd has also had the honor of appearing as a clue in a November 2005 issue of the Los Angeles Times crossword puzzle.


Into The Shadow: The third novel of the Darkness Chosen series is the personification of heartlessness and brutality by a warrior, who promised his soul and that of his descendants to the devil. Adrik Wilder is a cruel, sleek panther with a dark soul. He has given his soul and that of his descendants to the devil in a return for special powers, which allow him to live a life of wickedness with no consequence. Abandoning his family, he kidnaps Karen Sonnet a strong-willed woman whom he intends to use for his selfish purposes. But Karen has a passion and spirit that will not allow her to succumb to the family’s fate. She believes that if she searches long enough, she might just find the answer to the family curse. But when a new evil threatens the family Adrik is forced to choose between saving Karen or redeeming his soul and exacting revenge on his enemies.

Because I’m Watching: The third novel of the Virtue Falls series is an explosive romance story of two kindred spirits coming together. Jacob Denisov is a war veteran living alone in a small, bleak house. Haunted by the horrors of the past, he is starving himself and waiting until he can find the courage to end his life. Everything changes when Madeline Hewitson his neighbor ploughs through his house with a car, breaking his house and blasting his life wide open. Mad Maddie as she is known, is not your ordinary next-door neighbor. She is accused of murdering her lover, the survivor of a college massacre, and is tormented and haunted by ghosts that no one else sees. Having to reconstruct his house Jacob is forced to spend time outside, where he gets a chance to watch the enigmatic Maddie. Recognizing a kindred spirit, he starts to wonder if Madeline is truly mad or is it that she is caught up in labyrinth of madness and murder, redemption and guilt, compassion and revenge.

Wilder: The fifth novel of the Chosen Ones series is the ultimate in Christina Dodd explosive paranormal excitement. Aleksandr Wilder abandoned his vow to the devil and for that; he was tormented, tortured, but finally transformed into a good man. He is now on the frontlines of the fight against the forces of evil, while still fighting to become a normal man again. Meanwhile Charisma Fangorn, the Chosen One has been fighting the ultimate evil one for the past seven years, a quest that has made her a strong and tough warrior. Numb even to her own instincts, she is oblivious to the presence of a monster crawling the tunnels beneath the city streets. It is only through pure luck that Aleksandr appears on the scene to find Charisma overwhelmed by the monster and rescues her. While he cares for her, he wonders if a woman so exceptional could ever love a monster such as him.

When Does The Next Christina Dodd book come out?

Christina Dodd doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is Wrong Alibi and was released on December, 29th 2020. It is the newest book in the Murder In Alaska Series.

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