"Mary-Jo Wormell" (born 1947), better known as "Mary Lyons", was a popular British writer of 45 romance novels for Mills & Boon from 1983 to 2001.

Wormell, along with two other prolific Mills & Boon authors, launched Heartline Publishing on 14 February 2001. The publishing house was meant to fill the gap between Mills & Boon and mainstream fiction. The publishing house appears to have closed as the website is now defunct.

Wormell was a Conservative Party parliamentary candidate.

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