(August 24, 2004)
You will be “seeing double” as you read these books featuring twins. The titles were selected by Reader Advisor Ginny Ryan.
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The Lady in Question by Victoria Alexander.
London, 1820. Unbeknownst to recently widowed Delia Wilmont, her elderly butler is actually viscount Anthony St. Stephens in disguise, an English agent sent to protect her. Passion, confusion, and intrigue ensue when Delia, impersonating her twin sister, meets Tony as himself. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some violence.
Pearl in the Mist by V.C. Andrews.
It has been a year since Ruby Landry came to live with her father, stepmother Daphne, and twin sister Gisselle. Because Daphne does not want Ruby around, both girls are sent to a boarding school in Baton Rouge, where Gisselle frequently causes trouble for which Ruby is blamed. But Ruby gets into trouble of her own that affects the rest of her life. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. Ruby and Gisselle, Book 2. Series Code RAG.
Sons of Fortune by Jeffrey Archer.
Twins are separated at birth: Nathaniel Cartwright goes home with his middle class biological parents while Fletcher Davenport grows up as a millionaire's son. Decades later they meet in a race for the governorship of Connecticut, but a crime threatens to reveal their past and send one to prison.
Thursday’s Child by Sandra Brown.
Genetic scientist Allison Leamon reluctantly agrees to trade places with her identical and flamboyant twin, Ann, while Ann undergoes cosmetic surgery to surprise her fiancé, Davis. But events get complicated when Allison and Davis's best friend fall in love at first sight. Explicit descriptions of sex.
Switch by Sandra Brown.
The day she is artificially inseminated, Gillian Lloyd switches places with her identical twin, Melina, acts as escort for Native American astronaut Christopher Hart, and is murdered. As they investigate the evangelist behind the killing, Melina and Hart become targets too. Explicit descriptions of sex, violence, and strong language.
Sherbrooke Twins by Catherine Coulter.
England, 1830. The saga of the Sherbrookes continues with the tale of twins James and Jason. Having sown their wild oats, the brothers are ready to settle down. Tragically, before romance can blossom, someone tries to kill their father. Some explicit descriptions of sex. Sherbrooke series, Book 6. Series Code SHE.
Twin of Ice; Twin of Fire by Jude Deveraux.
1892. Identical twins Houston and Blair Chandler live in the prosperous mining town of Chandler, Colorado. In Twin of Ice Houston draws the attention of newly rich Kane Taggert, who is determined to marry a lady. In Twin of Fire, despite all odds, Blair becomes a doctor. Some explicit descriptions of sex.
Kiss Out by Jill Eisenstadt.
Sam is lead singer in his family's band in Queens. When he announces his engagement to Claire, a rich virgin, Oscar and Fred, his identical twin and best friends, object. Among plans for the upcoming wedding comes a bird smuggling trip to Mexico, an engagement party, a bridal shower, and a case of mistaken identity. The course of love runs anything but as expected, and lots can happen even among friends. Some strong language.
Seduced by Virginia Henley.
Twins Anthony and Antonia Lamb are raised by their grandmother because their parents are in Ceylon. When word arrives of their father's death, Anthony becomes a lord with many problems. Until he comes of age, he must answer to his heretofore unknown guardian. He also has a cousin who wants to claim the lordship badly enough to attempt murder. Explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong language.
Flight of Eagles by Jack Higgins.
Identical twins, sons of an American aviation hero and a German baroness, find themselves on opposite sides in World War 2. Being crack pilots, both Baron Max von Halder and Harry Kelso quickly become heroes in their respective air forces, until, in a desperate assassination plot, the brothers swap identities. Some violence and some strong language.
Lucky’s Lady by Tami Hoag.
When psychologist Serena Sheridan visits her family's Louisiana plantation, her twin sister, Shelby, informs her that their grandfather has fled to a nearby island. Swallowing her fear of the swamp, Serena seeks an island guide. She finds surly Lucky Doucet, unaware that her sister has ruined his life. As tension between Serena and Lucky mounts, Serena learns the truth about her family. Strong language, violence, and explicit descriptions of sex.
Dead Sleep by Greg Iles.
In a Hong Kong museum, photojournalist Jordan Glass spots a painting of her identical twin's dead body and reopens the investigation into her murder. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex.
The Sigma Protocol by Robert Ludlum.
International financier Ben Hartman is investigating the murder of his twin brother when Anna Navarro of the United States Justice Department saves him from an assassin. The two team up to uncover the secrets behind the Sigma Corporation founded in 1945 by German capitalists for unknown purposes. Violence and strong language.
Deceptions by Judith Michael.
Identical twin sisters fulfill a lifelong fantasy and replay one of their favorite childhood games by trading places and identities for a week. Stephanie finds that she loves the glittering, carefree life that her sister leads in London's most elegant circles. Sabrina finds herself desperately in love with Stephanie's professor husband and deeply attached to her children. Deception series, Book 1. Series Code DCP. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex.
A Tangled Web by Judith Michael.
It has been a year since twins Stephanie and Sabrina swapped places for a week. Since then, Stephanie supposedly died in a boating accident and Sabrina fell in love with Stephanie's husband and continued the deception. Now Stephanie, who had amnesia, has returned, and the sisters have a complex relationship to untangle. Deception series, Book 2. Series Code DCP. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex.
The Last Chance Café by Linda Lael Miller.
When Hallie O'Rourke receives a package at her stepfather's wake, she finds her life and the lives of her twin daughters in jeopardy. Fleeing Phoenix, Hallie takes refuge at Nevada's Last Chance Café. There she meets Chance Qualtrough, who is unaware of the danger she brings. Primrose Creek, Book 2. Series Code PRC. Strong language, some descriptions of sex, and some violence.
A Veiled Reflection by Tracie J. Peterson.
Because she wants to get married, Judith Danvers convinces her twin sister, Jillian, to replace her as a Harvey Girl in Arizona. But when Jillian begins work, she faces one disaster after another including a doctor's seeing through her charade. Westward Chronicles, Book 3.Series Code WWC.
Under Gemini by Rosamunde Pilcher.
Flora and Rose, identical twins separated from birth, meet twenty years later. Rose convinces Flora to act as her stand-in for a visit to her fiance's grandmother, and Flora finds intrigue, suspense, and romance on the journey.
Wild Child by Mary Jo Putney.
Because Kyle Renbourne has a more important mission than spending two weeks courting his betrothed, he convinces his twin, Dominic, to take his place. Since the intended bride, Lady Meriel, is thought to be mad, Kyle thinks his plan will work. But everyone is surprised by the results. Bride Trilogy, Book 1. Series Code BRD. Some descriptions of sex.
China Bride by Mary Jo Putney.
Macao, China; 1832. On his last adventure before returning home, Kyle Renbourne marries Scottish-Chinese orphan Troth Montgomery. Believing Kyle has been executed, Troth journeys to England to inform his twin, Dominic. But suddenly Kyle resurfaces. Bride Trilogy, Book 2. Series Code BRD. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language.
Mistaken Identity by Lisa Scottoline.
Philadelphia attorney Bennie Rosato gets a huge surprise when she meets her newest client in jail. Alice Connolly, who claims she was framed by cops for the murder of her police detective boyfriend, also claims she is Bennie's identical twin, who was separated at birth. Rosato and Associates. Series Code ROSB. Strong language and some violence.
Dead Ringer by Lisa Scottoline.
To keep her Philadelphia law firm out of bankruptcy, attorney Bennie Rosato takes on a multimillion dollar class action lawsuit. Meanwhile, her vengeful twin sister returns, bent on impersonating Bennie and ruining her reputation. The situation gets desperate when Bennie's new client is murdered. Rosato and Associates. Series Code ROSB. Some strong language.
A Change of Place by Tracy Sinclair.
Children's book author Kimberly Jamison is surprised to see her identical twin sister, Domenique, at her door. Domenique, a top Paris fashion model, has returned to New York to recover from her drinking problem. Afraid that her career will be ruined if word gets out, Domenique begs Kimberly to take her place in Paris but warns her to avoid certain people, including arrogant Alain Marchand. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex.
Mirror Image by Danielle Steel.
RC 47254, BR 11878.
Born in 1893 and now in their twenties, identical twins Olivia and Victoria Henderson are often confused with one another. But reliable Olivia has always rescued the adventurous Victoria from her escapades. Then Victoria gets herself into a scrape from which Olivia cannot save her unless they trade identities.
Thief of Hearts by Katherine Stone.
Dr. Caitlin Taylor is a famous heart surgeon. Her mentor and "honorary brother," trauma surgeon Dr. Patrick Falconer, is also highly respected. Now he is dying, and Caitlin will do all she can to save him including even contacting his estranged twin brother, Jesse, at the risk of exposing potentially deadly secrets.