By Joanna Shupe
Maggie, Lady Hawkins, had a debut she'd particularly forget--along together with her first marriage. this present day, the political cartoonist is a brand new lady. A thoroughly modern woman. loads in order that her clamoring public believes she's a man...
FACT: Drawing below a male pseudonym, Maggie is called Lemarc. Her (his!) favourite item of ridicule: Simon Barrett, Earl of Winchester. he is a emerging famous person in Parliament--and a former confidant and love curiosity of Maggie's who believed a rumor that vexes her to this day.
FICTION: Maggie is the Half-Irish Harlot who seduced her top friend's husband at the eve in their marriage ceremony. She is to be feared and loathed as she is going to carry her skirts for something in breeches.
Still overwhelmed by way of Simon's betrayal, Maggie has no purpose of letting the ton crush her in addition. in truth, Lemarc's cartoons have made Simon a laughingstock...but now it seems that Maggie can have been fallacious approximately what occurred years in the past, and that Simon has been secretly longing for her since...forever. might it's that the guts is mightier than the pen and the sword after all?
- The Courtesan Duchess
- The Harlot Countess
- The girl Hellion
By Mary Balogh
Step right into a international of scandal, intrigue, and mesmerizing ardour as long island instances bestselling writer Mary Balogh sweeps us into the lives of a unprecedented family members: the Huxtables. Margaret, the eldest, embarks at the such a lot risqué event of her existence and has the same opinion to marry the main infamous guy in London.…
Only desperation may convey Duncan Pennethorne, the notorious Earl of Sheringford, again domestic after the excellent scandal that had stunned even the jaded ton. compelled to wed in fifteen days or be bring to a halt and not using a penny, Duncan chooses the single lady in London in frantic want of a husband. A misinform an past love forces Margaret Huxtable to simply accept the impossible to resist stranger’s supply. yet as soon as she discovers who he fairly is, it’s too late—she’s already betrothed to the wickedly sensual rakehell. speedy she concerns an ultimatum: If Duncan desires her, he needs to woo her. And as ardour slowly ignites, humans marrying for the entire incorrect purposes are studying the thrill of seduction—and looking forward to the beautiful excitement of what comes after….
By Johanna Lindsey
In her 50th novel, New York Times bestselling writer Johanna Lindsey takes her readers on a sensual, romantic experience during the American West.
Some younger girls marry for funds and social status, a couple of fortunate ones marry for love—but Tiffany Warren is marrying to finish a feud. Honoring her mother’s promise, Tiffany reluctantly travels west to fulfill her estranged father and his enemy’s eldest son, rancher Hunter Callahan. as soon as the Warrens and the Callahans are united via marriage, either clans will cease squabbling over a disputed strip of land. within the chaos of a educate theft Tiffany seizes a golden chance: by way of assuming the id of her father’s new housekeeper she will reside with the daddy she by no means knew and verify his precise personality, in addition to that of the neighboring cowboy to whom she is betrothed. yet, too overdue, Tiffany discovers that the competition among the Warrens and the Callahans has escalated whilst the Callahans scouse borrow the Warrens’ housekeeper once she steps off the train!
Now, Tiffany, who's pretending to be Jennifer Fleming, unearths herself dwelling within the enemy camp, lower than an analogous roof as her fiancé. All too quickly she learns her meant is a good-looking, candy conversing charmer whom she has to struggle off simply because he can’t retain his eyes—or his hands—off Jennifer. After Tiffany’s charade is uncovered she refuses to marry Hunter to finish the feud. As Hunter is going approximately claiming his rightful bride-to-be, he is familiar with that even if he loves women—proper, based Tiffany in addition to spunky, passionate Jennifer—he has just one middle to win.
By Stephanie Laurens
#1 New York Times bestselling writer Stephanie Laurens pulls again the curtain on an international that has been hidden from us . . . previously.
Montague has dedicated his lifestyles to coping with the wealth of London’s elite, yet at an immense rate: a kin of his personal. Then the attractive pass over Violet Matcham seeks his aid, and within the puzzle she offers him, he reveals an fascinating new problem professionally . . . and personally.
Violet, dedicated lady-companion to the getting older woman Halstead, turns to Montague to reassure her ladyship that her affairs are so as. however the well-known Montague isn't in any respect what she’d expected—this guy is compelling, decisive, supportive, and strong—everything Violet wishes in a champion, a place to which Montague speedily lays claim.
But then girl Halstead is murdered and Violet and Montague, aided through Barnaby Adair, Inspector Stokes, Penelope, and Griselda, race to show a crafty and cold-blooded killer who stalks nearer and nearer. Will Montague and Violet research the stunning fact too overdue to grab their likelihood at enduring love?
By Grace Burrowes
A genius with a poor loss...
Gifted pianist Valentine Windham, youngest son of the Duke of Moreland, has no real interest in his father's obsession to determine his sons married, and as an alternative pours ardour into his tune. but if Val loses his tune, he flees to the rustic, by myself and affected by what has been robbed from him.
A widow with a heartbreaking secret...
Grieving Ellen Markham has hidden herself away, trying to find protection in solitude. Her curious new neighbor bargains a kindred lonely soul whose desperation is matched simply via his hope, yet Ellen's devastating mystery may be the something that destroys them both.
Together they will locate there is not any rescue from the previous, yet occasionally wasting every thing might help locate what you would like most.
The inheritor (Book 1)
The Soldier (Book 2)
The Virtuoso (Book 3)
Lady Sophie's Christmas want (Book 4)
girl Maggie's mystery Scandal (Book 5)
Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6)
girl Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7)
Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8)
Praise for The Soldier:
"Captivating...Burrowes' sensual love tale is clever and tender." – Publishers Weekly, STARRED Review
Praise for The Heir:
"Sweet, horny, gentle romance among characters so vivid they appear to jump off the page." – Meredith Duran, writer of depraved turns into You
"Burrowes' enthralling romance charms from the beginning!" – RT booklet experiences, four starts
"Refreshing...a luminous and swish erotic Regency." – Publishers Weekly
By Elizabeth Hoyt
"Elizabeth Hoyt has outdone herself." --Jennifer Ashley, big apple occasions bestselling author
WHEN STRANGERS within the NIGHT
He lives within the shadows. because the mysterious masked avenger referred to as the Ghost of St. Giles, Godric St. John's in simple terms objective is to guard the blameless of London. till the evening he confronts a fearless younger woman pointing a pistol at his head-and realizes she is his spouse . . .
BECOME fanatics . . .
Lady Margaret studying has vowed to kill the Ghost of St. Giles-the guy who murdered her one real love. Returning to London, and to the fellow she hasn't obvious in view that their marriage ceremony day, Margaret doesn't realize the guy at the back of the masks. Fierce, commanding, and unsafe, the infamous Ghost of St. Giles is every little thing she feared he may be-and a lot more . . .
DESIRE IS the last word DANGER
When ardour flares, those intimate strangers cannot hold from revealing extra of themselves than that they had ever deliberate. but if Margaret learns the truth-that the Ghost is her husband-the online game is up and the avid gamers needs to hand over . . . to the temptation which could wreck them either.
By Anne Mallory
He has a fashion with ladies . . .
Thomas Ashe, the brooding Viscount Blackfield, is a guy any girl could shun. yet endurance Harrington, test as she may possibly, hasn't ever been a formal girl. Her bumbled London season left her without marital clients and no recourse yet to just accept her father's invitation to commute to gloomy Blackfield citadel. definitely, spending a couple of nights within the presence of important antiques and a devilish viscount cannot be as undesirable as dealing with the ton gossip.
Focused completely on his mystery govt venture, Thomas cares little for the precious antiques he is lately inherited. The tricky younger lady who has come to evaluate them, even though, stirs his senses in each method. persistence is a distraction Thomas can sick afford—a attractive temptation that makes him soreness with hope. For a undercover agent is threatening to spoil all he has equipped, and endurance is hiding anything. With quite a bit at stake, Thomas needs to do no matter what it takes to seduce the reality from Patience's lips sooner than lives—and his personal heart—are lost.
By Candice Hern
Lovers of the normal Regency Romances of Georgette Heyer, Barbara Metzger, and Jo Beverley will get pleasure from this witty, unique romance from big apple instances bestselling writer Candice Hern. Meg Ashburton's unmarried London Season were a catastrophe. thin, red-haired, and 6-feet tall, she were neglected as a trifling gawky bumpkin by way of all of Society, particularly through the gents. apart from one guy. Lord Sedgewick had danced along with her, and she or he had secretly fallen in love with him. Now, six years later, a carriage twist of fate close to Meg's kingdom domestic unearths a seriously-injured Sedge pondering he is useless, with a red-haired angel bending over him. Meg does her top to insure that the single guy she's ever enjoyed does not die whereas below her family's care. As he recovers, she has a moment probability at love with him. but if he eventually makes her a suggestion, it's not the type that Meg can settle for. Or can she?
From a recognized stud farm within the Suffolk nation-state to the ballrooms of London, Regency England comes alive during this captivating romance.
"Ms. Hern exquisitely develops her beautiful love tale with richly textured characterizations and impeccable craftsmanship." --Romantic instances
By Eloisa James
The Duchess of Cosway yearns for a guy she hasn't ever met . . . her husband.
Married via proxy as a baby, girl Isidore has spent years keeping off lecherous males in each eu courtroom whereas ready to satisfy her husband. She's decided to simply accept him, irrespective of how unattractive the duke seems to be. whilst she ultimately lures Simeon Jermyn again to London, his darkish handsomeness places Isidore's worst fears to rest—until catastrophe strikes.
The duke calls for an annulment.
Forsaking his adventuresome earlier, Simeon has again to London able to embody the lifetime of a formal duke, purely to discover that his meant spouse is simply too ravishing, too headstrong, and too sensual to be the docile duchess he has in brain. yet Isidore won't hand over her declare to the title—or him—without a fight.
She will do no matter what it takes to catch Simeon's center, whether it capacity sacrificing her advantage. in spite of everything, a consummated marriage can't be annulled.
Yet in forcing Simeon right into a scrumptious hand over, will Isidore possibility not just her dignity—but her center?
By Grace Burrowes
"Burrowes gives you red-hot chemistry with a masterful mixture of playfulness and sensuality." ―Publishers Weekly
Honor or happiness―he cannot have both.
Tiberius Flynn might be each inch an English lord, yet clever, headstrong good looks Hester Daniels has little need for his high-handed ways--no topic how good-looking, captivating, or beguiling he's. they simply see eye to eye in being concerned in regards to the feisty little woman who's below their protection.
Tiberius's haughty insistence that his filthy rich property in England is a greater position for the kid than her liked, rundown Scotland domestic sparks Hester's fierce protectiveness, and the conflict strains are drawn.
Praise for The Bridegroom Wore Plaid, a Publishers Weekly top booklet of the Year:
The MacGregor Series
The Bridegroom Wore Plaid (Book 1)
Mary Fran and Matthew (Novella)
Once Upon a Tartan (Book 2)
The MacGregor's woman (Book 3)
What a woman wishes for Christmas (Book 4)
"As consistently, Burrowes creates a personality pushed novel...The slowly simmering sensuality and the powerful bonds of kinfolk carry readers' curiosity and hearts."―RT e-book Reviews, four stars
"Will have interaction readers with emotion and sensuality...Burrowes has a expertise for filling conventional romance occasions with intensity and the unexpected." ―Booklist