By Jacquie D'Alessandro
Can an unconventional liaison become the affection fit of the season?
After the scandalous duel that made her a widow, Alberta Brown used to be left destitute--and in ownership of a cache of ill-gotten items. decided to correct the wrongs of her thieving husband, she sailed to England to find the landlord of a gentleman’s ring bearing an fascinating coat of palms. yet a chain of mishaps on- board quickly confident Allie that she used to be enmeshed in a deadly video game. but none used to be extra dangerous--or irresistibly tempting--than the rushing stranger ready at the dock.
The marriage-minded Lord Robert Jamison used to be trying to find a lady who aroused that yes whatever. He by no means anticipated to discover her during this uncommonly lovely, fiercely self sustaining American he’d been requested to escort again to a perfect nation property. Allie used to be in grave danger--worse, she vowed by no means to marry back. but Lord Robert’s will was once simply as strong--and he deliberate to make this maddening creature his spouse, at the same time ardour drove them into every one other’s arms...and a reckless liaison flamed into the season’s so much indiscreet and impossible to resist affair of the center.
By Loretta Chase
Leila Beaumont is a beautiful and gifted portrait painter trapped in a loveless marriage together with her profligate husband, Francis. notwithstanding in the past, Francis a great deal performed the hero, rescuing and marriage ceremony the orphaned 17-year-old Leila - Francis' more moderen hedonistic way of life of consuming, drugging and womanizing has not just earned him various enemies in London, yet misplaced him the affection of his spouse. whilst Francis turns up lifeless within the Beaumont townhouse, correct after a noisy and vitriolic argument along with his spouse, Leila is obvious because the fundamental suspect, blameless although she is. due to Francis' many enemies and sufferers, govt officers instigate a quiet research, lots of whom worry fallout from Francis' quite a few blackmail and extortion schemes. the fellow they name on - the attractive blue-eyed Comte d'Esmond - is a guy of many abilities who has spent the previous ten years as one of many government's such a lot depended on covert operatives; a guy who additionally has a dismal and treacherous prior. Neither Leila, nor Esmond is mainly satisfied to be operating jointly - their courting is considered one of extreme allure observed by way of excessive resistance. Leila had some time past given up at the proposal of affection and observed her husband as a way of propriety in London, yet now she reveals the damaging Esmond's seductive allure approximately impossible to resist. yet interact they have to: Esmond, with a delicately hidden identification that might surprise Leila to the middle and Leila together with her personal secrets and techniques to keep... it really is threat that unites them and it truly is threat that chains their hearts: Esmond's virility and ambitious contact enflame Leila's blood...and draw her into the main impossible to resist intrigue of all...truly passionate love.
By Mia Marlowe
In a wierd land of flashing swords and swirling silks, highly spiced aromas and scorching breezes that think like a lover’s breath, Valdis is completely misplaced. It’s all so diverse from her domestic within the Northlands. And the harem she’s compelled to go into is extra treacherous than a iciness gale.
Her relatives forged her away for the unusual "falling disease" that stalks her, yet they have been doubly suspicious approximately her visions of the long run. Now her glimpses of the next day flip extra ominous. They foretell the demise of the only guy who may perhaps support her escape—Erik, an exiled Viking who braves the wrath of a nation to waken her to ardour, one sinful excitement at a time. Erik and Valdis needs to play a high-stakes video game of energy and seduction or they're going to by no means have desire of dwelling out her . . . Silk goals.
By Anna Campbell
No stable deed is going unpunished…
To shop her hen-witted sister from scandal, Philippa Sanders ventures right into a rake’s bed room – and into his energy. Now her popularity hangs via a thread and just a moved quickly marriage can rescue her. Is the Earl of Erskine the heartless libertine the area believes? Or will Philippa realize unforeseen honor in a guy infamous for his wild methods?
Blair Hume, the dissolute Earl of Erskine, has had his eye at the fascinating pass over Sanders considering that he arrived at this lethal uninteresting apartment social gathering. Now a reckless act grants this beguiling lady into his fingers as a pleasant Christmas reward. Is destiny supplying him a fleeting yule diversion? Or will this Christmas Eve stumble upon spark a fondness that lasts a life-time?
By Adele Ashworth
"When the enchanting Marcus Longfellow, the Earl of Renn, comes striding into omit Mary Marsh's existence, her international is determined spinning. the women of London's *ton* clamor for the lacy confections Mary creates, however the earl is looking for anything extra from her. And he's very persuasive in his pursuit. mild, quiet Mary has regularly refrained from romance, yet her robust allure to theadventurous nobleman is fast and impossible to resist. Dare she belief the rushing lord together with her secrets?
She is hiding anything -- Marcus is sure of it -- a clue, might be, to provide an explanation for his sister's premature loss of life. A sensuous seduction would definitely loosen younger Mary's tongue,and the decided earl is keen to oblige -- for in all his international travels, Marcus has came across no treasure extra beautiful than she. yet is his becoming ardour for her interfering along with his look for the truth?
By Stephanie Laurens
What might you do if you happen to have been kissed through the main good-looking stranger you would ever obvious? And what if that guy was once a Cynster?
Every girl—even convent-educated ones—dreams of forbidden kisses. So whilst a guy actually falls at Helena's ft as she's jogging during the courtyard one moonlit Christmas Eve, the beautiful, younger comtesse d'Lisle understands he is as much as no solid. he is basically a piece dangerous... and clearly stuck in the midst of a clandestine rendezvous. Why else could he have risked his neck and jumped out of a window into the snow?
It's fallacious, it is outlandish . . . and it is the so much totally romantic gesture she's ever obvious. So while the nice sisters rush up, not easy to grasp ifshe has visible a guy at the grounds, Helena ignores the years of strict upbringing that insist she show his presence.
To lie will be a sin, yet 'no you can be stable the entire time.
As a gift for her silence, the stranger takes her in his palms and enticingly, unforgettably kisses her—and then departs, leaving a lingering if unstated promise of all that may be, may still destiny decree that they meet back. even if Helena does not understand it, her wild Englishman is Sebastian Cynster, Duke of St. Ives, a nobleman who will end up to be her destiny.
Seven years later, Helena has been remodeled from an exquisite schoolgirl to an aristocratic attractiveness. Her glowing wit has made her wanted via London's hostesses; her significant dowry has made successful her hand the purpose of many a gentleman . . . yet she is deadeningly conscious of how boring such a lot of ofthese gents are.
Her manipulative mother or father has by surprise allowed her to discover a husband of her personal settling on, and he or she has no goal of marrying any guy who attempts to tame her. There needs to be an individual ideal for her . . . somebody who can stay as much as the promise ofthat long-ago kiss.
Then, at a ball, destiny moves. once more, it's the Christmas season, and around the crowded room Helena stands transfixed . . . for there's the fellow whose kiss she hasn't ever forgotten, the fellow of her reminiscence whom no different has ever been in a position to supplant. Her wild, mysterious Englishman, Sebastian Cynster, Duke of St. Ives.
One glance, and he is made up our minds to reclaim her . . . .
By Kate Noble
From the acclaimed writer of Revealed comes a story of first loves and moment chances...
woman Jane Cummings is sure that her summer season is ruined whilst she is compelled to live at remoted Merrymere Lake along with her reckless brother and ill father. Her fast moving London society is changed with a small city grapevine. yet one little bit of gossip catches Jane's attention--rumors that the lake's brooding new resident is usually an elusive highwayman.
Jane needs to face the a lot mentioned mysterioso after he saves her brother from a pub brawl. She instantly acknowledges him from London: Byrne worthy, warfare hero and obvious hermit--who she unearths unusually captivating. the 2 construct a quick friendship, and shortly not anything can maintain this girl clear of Merrymere's such a lot sought after. confident of his innocence, Jane is set to transparent Byrne's name--and perhaps have a bit enjoyable this summer time after all...
By Anne Gracie
"*Kidnapped through an aged member of the peerage!*
Kate Farleigh was once totally surprised while her refusal to simply accept woman Cahill's provide of ""charity"" led to her being swept away in her luxurious carriage. however the genuine explanation for the older woman's antics grew to become stunningly transparent upon assembly woman Cahill's enigmatic grandson, Jack Carstairs.
Wounded within the Peninsular battle, disowned by way of his father and dumped by way of his fiancee, Jack had close himself up in his kingdom property, yet Kate had no endurance with such habit. by surprise, Jack chanced on himself with a objective, attempting to avoid pass over Farleigh's makes an attempt to intervene along with his selected way of life. Why, if he wasn't cautious, Kate simply may well reach her makes an attempt to make him are looking to rejoin the human race!
By Georgette Heyer
"A author of serious wit and style...I've learn her books to ragged shreds."-Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph
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The lively and self reliant omit Annis Wychwood is twenty-nine and well beyond the age for falling in love. but if Annis embroils herself within the affairs of an attractive runaway heiress, leave out Lucilla Carleton, she is destined to work out loads of her fugitive's uncivil and high-handed parent, Mr. Oliver Carleton. Befriending the wayward lady brings unforeseen effects, between them the conflicting feelings aroused by means of her father or mother, who's rather the rudest guy Annis has ever met...
Georgette Heyer's historic novels have charmed and extremely joyful hundreds of thousands of readers. Her shrewdpermanent, self sustaining heroines and rushing heroes brilliantly remove darkness from probably the most intriguing and interesting eras of English background, whilst drawing rooms sparkled with well-dressed the Aristocracy, and romantic intrigues governed the day.
"In this delectable Georgette Heyer novel, the girl of caliber and her bit-of-a-rake swain are those on whom our eyes are mounted. they do not play us fake. leave out Heyer is in most sensible form...romantic, a laugh, and whole of tart-tongued touch upon the mores of the time."-Publishers Weekly
"Set in bathtub within the final years of the Regency, it has the genuine Heyer sparkle."-Woman's Journal
By Grace Burrowes
A USA Today bestseller
He'll by no means be free...
Captured and tortured through the French, Christian Severn, Duke of Mercia, survives by means of vowing to take revenge on his tormentors. prior to the duke can pursue his model of justice, Gillian, Countess of Greendale, reminds him that his small daughter has suffered a lot in his absence, and wishes her papa desperately.
Until he surrenders his heart...
Gilly continued her tough marriage by means of heading off war of words and conserving peace at any price. Christian's devotion to his daughter and his kindness towards Gilly supply her desire that she may perhaps take pleasure in a destiny with him, for definitely he of all males stocks her loathing for violence in any shape. Little does Gilly understand, the conflict for Christian's middle is just beginning.
Captive Hearts series:
The Captive (Book 1)
The Traitor (Book 2)
The Laird (Book 3)