By Amanda Quick
Unique book: 1991
From a stately kingdom residence in Hampshire to the astonishing drawing rooms of London society comes a wonderful story of an elfin attractiveness, a vengeful lord, and a wild, candy love that's sheer poetry.
With her recognition ceaselessly tarnished through a younger indiscretion, gorgeous Emily Faringdon is resigned to a lifetime of spinsterhood–until she embarks on an strange correspondence and reveals herself falling madly in love. delicate, clever, and high-minded, her noble pen friend turns out to include every thing Emily has ever dreamed of in a guy. yet Simon Augustus Traherne, the mysterious Earl of Blade, isn't really in any respect what he seems.
Driven via darkish, smoldering passions and a sad mystery buried deep inside of his soul, Blade has all of London cowering at his ft, yet now not Emily . . . by no means Emily. For whilst she surrenders to his seductive charms, she is aware the true reason behind his amorous swimsuit. and he or she is familiar with that she needs to succeed in the guts of this golden-eyed dragon earlier than the avenging demons in their entwined pasts damage the one love she has ever identified.
By Jane Odiwe
Lydia Bennet is the flirtatious, wild and free-wheeling youngest daughter. Her untamed expressiveness and vulnerability make her attention-grabbing to readers who'll love this inventive rendering of Lydia's existence after her marriage to the villainous George Wickham. Will she mature or flip sour? Can a lady like her relatively locate actual love?In Lydia Bennet's tale we're taken again to Jane Austen's so much cherished novel, satisfaction and Prejudice, to a Regency international noticeable via Lydia's eyes the place excitement and marriage are the single goals. however the street to matrimony is fraught with problems or even whilst she is confident that she has met the fellow of her goals, issues come up. while Lydia is reunited with the Bennets, Bingleys, and Darcys for a grand ball at Netherfield Park, the stunning fact approximately her husband could reason the best scandal of all ..."A breathtaking Regency romp!"-Diana Birchall, writer of Mrs. Darcy's quandary (20080711)
By Bertrice Small
Big apple occasions bestselling writer Bertrice Small provides the realization of her hugely acclaimed saga of Rosamund Bolton and her daughters with this striking story of ardour, intrigue, and seduction. Set opposed to the wonderful backdrop of King Henry's sixteenth-century court docket, The final Heiress stars Elizabeth Meredith, the youngest Bolton daughter, who will danger every little thing to guard her cherished Friarsgate.
By Zoe Brennan
By Eloisa James
Unique e-book: 2009
Welcome to a global of reckless sensuality and glittering sophistication . . . of dangerously good-looking gents and younger girls longing to achieve a name . . . of video games performed for prime stakes, including—on occasion—a lady's virtue.
A marquess's sheltered in simple terms daughter, girl Roberta St. Giles falls in love with a guy she glimpses throughout a crowded ballroom: a duke, a online game participant of consummate ability, a infamous rakehell who indicates little interest in marriage—until he lays eyes on Roberta.
Yet the Earl of Gryffyn is familiar with too good that the fee required to realize a coronet is frequently too excessive. Damon Reeve, the earl, is decided to guard the beautiful Roberta from chasing after the inaccurate destiny.
Can Damon attract her right into a high-stakes online game of his personal, no matter if his middle may be misplaced within the enterprise?
By Grace Burrowes
What girl Jenny wishes for Christmas...
For Christmas, soft-spoken girl Jenny Windham craves the liberty to pursue her inventive goals, even though that may scandalize her whole family members. She confides her desires to painter Elijah Harrison, simply because supporting Elijah will carry Jenny that a lot in the direction of her heart's desire--won't it?
...Will holiday either their hearts.
Elijah Harrison reveals in Jenny an inspiring muse, and unique expertise, and likewise a stunning and passionate girl. Elijah can purely help Jenny's profession at his personal peril, yet now not encouraging her will be even worse. no matter if he does or doesn't aid Jenny turn into an artist in her personal correct, he understands he's going to lose her--and the affection of his lifetime--forever...
By Gaelen Foley
To fix relations honor the Marquess of Rotherstone faces his most threatening mission—finding the appropriate bride...
To London's aristocracy, the Inferno membership is a scandalous society of fellows no right younger woman may recognize. yet even though they're publicly infamous for pursuing all demeanour of debauchery, in inner most they're warriors who may do something to guard king and country.
The Marquess of Rotherstone has made up our minds it's time to revive the family's strong identify. yet as a member of the Inferno membership, he is familiar with there's just one strategy to redeem himself in Society's eyes: marry a girl of impeccable good looks and breeding, whose attractiveness is, notably, spotless.
Someone particularly not like Daphne Starling. real, she's temptingly gorgeous, yet a jilted suitor has approximately ruined her popularity. nonetheless, Max can't face up to her allure—or the problem of proving London's gossips incorrect. He could do something to win her hand . . . and convey that even a depraved marquess could make an ideal husband.
By Candace Camp
3 siblings estranged by way of secrets...reunited by way of love.Lord Lambeth is uncharacteristically captivated by means of Marianne Cotterwood, even if she's off-limits and conserving secrets and techniques. made up our minds to resolve her secret, he retains shut watch.Alone on the earth, Marianne needs she may take into account her existence earlier than the orphanage. the single "family" she has is a warmly eccentric bunch of pickpockets and thieves. Marianne's inborn grace makes her a normal at mingling one of the prosperous whereas trying to find valuables, yet then Lord Lambeth catches her within the act....Yet another individual is attracted to Marianne's secrets and techniques, in addition. a perilous shadow from her previous is ultimate in, and Lord Lambeth is the single guy she will flip to.
By Stephie Smith
Winner of the Virginia Romance Writers of the US Holt Medallion Award of benefit, Romance Writers of America's Gulf Coast Silken Sands Readers' selection big name Award, and Heartland Romance Writers of the United States convey Me The Spark Award. Voted one of many best 10 ancient Romances for 2013 via readers within the RomCon Readers' Crown Awards.
A determined younger lady ... girl Louisa Barrick will do something to avoid wasting her property and the village that will depend on it, but if she attempts to exploit a rakish privateer in her scheme, issues don't end up as deliberate.
A duke masquerading as a privateer ... Jonathan Derek Wentworth has a scheme of his personal: to trace down the ton-based smuggling gang chargeable for his father's loss of life. while he's stuck in a compromising state of affairs with girl Louisa, he comes to a decision it's greater to marry her than to possibility being ostracized through the London society whose invites are important to his plan. yet Louisa refuses to marry him, except he meets her phrases, one in all that is a month-long reprieve from consummation.
Intent on seduction, Derek doesn't anticipate his unforeseen jealousy wreaking havoc together with his feelings, his marriage, and his masquerade. Lucy, nonetheless grieving the loss of life of her father, wishes desperately to prevent one other heartbreak, yet fears she can have schemed herself right into a marriage with the single guy destined to wreck her middle: a guy who isn't what he turns out, who evidently can't be depended on, and who would certainly depart her the 1st likelihood he will get.
This is a full-length novel of 106,000 words...290 pp in a 6x9 alternate paperback (which equals nearly 420 pp in mass industry size).
By Jo Goodman
Evan Marchman has simply inherited a name, lands, and a fortune-but is depressing because the new Duke of Westphal, who prefer the intrigue and adventures of the Compass membership to the obligations of an property. extra promisingly, he has additionally received a ward-a appealing girl who asks for his relief in unravelling a secret that may draw them either right into a global of hidden pleasures. Headmistress of a girls academy, Ria Ashby desperately wishes West's support to discover a pupil who has disappeared with no hint. but she can't aid yet be distracted through the promise of ardour at the back of the duke's eco-friendly eyes and roguish grin. quickly their look for the lacking lady leads them to a mystery society made from the school's board of governors - an internal sanctum the place sensuality ideas - and gear seduces.