VERYAN, Patricia. (Patricia Valeria Bannister). Also writes as Gwyneth Moore. American/British, b. 1923. Genres: Romance/Historical. Career: Worked as a secretary for such organizations as Navy, Army, and Air Force Institutes in London, England, 1938-40; Columbia Pictures in London, 1940- 42; U.S. Army in London, Paris, France, and Frankfurt, Germany, 1942-46; Pacific Telephone, Sacramento, CA, 1949; National Cash Register Company, Los Angeles, CA, 1950; Southern Counties Gas Company, Los Angeles, 1951-52; and Humble Oil and Refining Company, Los Angeles, 1952-55; University of California, Riverside, secretary for graduate affairs, 1971-85. Free-lance novelist, 1978-. Publications: HISTORICAL ROMANCE NOVELS: The Lord and the Gypsy, 1978 (in UK as Debt of Honour, 1980); Love's Duet, 1979; (in UK as A Perfect Match, 1981); Mistress of Willowvale, 1980; Some Brief Folly, 1981; The Wagered Widow, 1984; Logic of the Heart, 1990; Poor Splendid Wings, 1992. SANGUINET SAGA: Nanette, 1981; Feather Castles, 1982; Married Past Redemption, 1983; The Noblest Frailty, 1983; Sanguinet's Crown, 1985; Give All to Love, 1987. GOLDEN CHRONICLES: Practice to Deceive, 1985; Journey to Enchantment, 1986; Cherished Enemy, 1987; The Tyrant, 1987; Love Alters Not, 1988; The Dedicated Villain, 1989. JEWELED MEN SERIES: Time's Fool, 1991; Had We Never Loved, 1992; Ask Me No Questions, 1993; A Shadow's Bliss, 1994; Never Doubt I Love, 1995; The Mandarin of Mayfair, 1995; Lanterns, 1996; The Riddle of Alabaster Royal, 1997; The Riddle of the Lost Lover, 1998; The Riddle of the Reluctant Rake, 1999; The Riddle of the Shipwrecked Spinster, 2001; The Riddle of the Deplorable Dandy, 2002. ROMANCE NOVELS AS GWYNETH MOORE: Men Were Deceivers Ever, 1989; The Dirty Frog, 1990; Love's Lady Lost, 1991. Address: PMB 7239, 9805 NE 116th St, Kirkland, WA 98034, U.S.A.