A Scandalous Liaison by Elizabeth RollsViscount St. Austell has never forgotten the night he shared with Loveday Trehearne. Now, as mystery surrounds her, he will rediscover all her sensuous curves. Pleasured by the Viking by Michelle WillinghamAuder #xD3; Reilly's afraid she won't satisfy her husband-to-be. So Viking Gunnar Dalrata offers to show her the pleasures of making love. The Captain's Wicked Wager by Marguerite KayeCaptain Ewan Dalgleish makes Isabella Mansfield a scandalous wager: in return for the money she needs, she must spend three nights with him. The Samurai's Forbidden Touch by Ashley RadcliffThe only love and adventure Miku's found is in poetry. But with samurai warrior Takeshi, tantalizing new cravings are aroused. Arabian Nights with a Rake by Bronwyn ScottSusannah Sutcliffe is held captive in a Bedouin camp. She must convince handsome English diplomat Alex Grayfield to rescue her-by seducing him!
Harlequin® Historical brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! This Harlequin® Historical bundle includes London's Most Wanted Rake by Bronwyn Scott, Unlacing Lady Thea by Louise Allen and Scandal at Greystone Manor by Mary Nichols.Look for six compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Historical!
Harlequin® Historical brings you three new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from August 1 to August 31! Escape with rugged cowboys, roguish rakes and daring Vikings in these three timeless love stories. This Harlequin® Historical bundle includes To Sin with a Viking by Michelle Willingham, The Black Sheep's Return by Elizabeth Beacon and A Lady Dares by Bronwyn Scott.Look for six compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Historical!
Harlequin® Historical brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! This Harlequin® Historical bundle includes Secrets of a Gentleman Escort by Bronwyn Scott, A Marriage of Notoriety by Diane Gaston and Protected by the Major by Anne Herries.Look for six compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Historical!
Harlequin® Historical brings you three new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from July 1 to July 31! Escape with rugged cowboys and brooding lords in these three timeless love stories. This Harlequin® Historical bundle includes Her Highland Protector by Ann Lethbridge, A Lady Risks It All by Bronwyn Scott, and Lady Isobel's Champion by Carol Townend.Look for six compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Historical!
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Merrick's season of outrageous scandal has taken a challenging turn. Caught in a-far less than usually-compromising situation with Lady Alixe Burke, this so-called gentleman is tasked by her father with making his daughter marriageable!Lady Alixe, more happy in the library than the ballroom, is most definitely left-on-the-shelf material. He'll never walk away from a wager, but Merrick's expertise extends way beyond society etiquette. Never before entrusted with a woman's modesty, Merrick sets about teaching her everything he knows...
Viscount Jamie Burke: the master of the indecent proposition.Craving adventure, the beautiful Daphne de Courtenay leaves her usual sense of family duty at the society ball door and impulsively accepts the invitation of a dashing stranger who promises a night of unadulterated liberty! Jamie is determined to show Daphne the infinite pleasures of London after dark... But with each escapade more deliciously thrilling than the last, the usually roguish Viscount wishes this was one night that never had to end...
Ashton Bedevere: renowned libertine who can ruin a reputation quicker than other gentlemen can drink their brandyAfter years in Italy, honing his skills in the delicious art of seduction, Ashe returns to London's high-class establishments-preceded, of course, by his reputation for lavish opulence and unashamed wickedness.Then his scandalous ways are abruptly ended by his father's death. To claim what is rightfully his, notorious lothario Ashe must do the inconceivable-take a wife!But who could possibly even think about marrying such a man? Certainly not the lovely Genevra Ralston. After all, she'd be finished in polite society. Wouldn't she? Yet Ashe's notorious charm and practiced touch could prove irresistible....
Riordan Barrett: Last Rake StandingWith his comrade rakes-in-arms succumbing to respectability, anyone might think that wicked Riordan Barrett is next. But such happy endings aren't for him-the whole of society knows there isn't a redeemable bone in his sinfully sexy body.Suddenly Riordan finds himself not only an earl...but father to two young wards! His only experience is in the art of irresponsibility.This rake needs help-and hiring a young, pretty governess won't be such a hardship!Sweet, innocent Maura Caulfield is the only lady in London seemingly unaware of Riordan's disreputable ways. But it won't stay like that for long. He'll show her just how much fun sinning can be....
London, 1835Dashiell Steen, heir to the Earl of Heathridge, is tired of boring dinner parties and matchmaking mamas. He craves one final adventure before he's forced to settle down-and finds it with a vivacious beauty escaping from a manor window! Elisabeth Becket's intelligence and rebellious sprit excite both his mind and his body, stirring a mutual attraction that neither can resist. But will their illicit encounter last when she discovers Dashiell is the unwanted suitor she was trying to escape?
A LADY IN A GENTLEMAN'S WORLD According to society, I, Elise Sutton, haven't been a lady for quite some time-a lady couldn't possibly run the family company and spend her days on London's crowded, tar-stained docks. And she most certainly wouldn't associate herself with the infamous Dorian Rowland-privateer, smuggler and the Scourge of Gibraltar himself! But I need Rowland and his specialized expertise-especially with the wolves circling, waiting for me to fail. I yearn to feel alive, and Rowland, who can kiss like the devil, inflames my senses and makes me dare to break free.... Ladies of Impropriety Breaking Society's Rules
Seducing the CaptainIt would be unwise to mistake me for an innocent debutante-for years I have graced the smoky gloom of many a billiards club and honed my skills at my father's side.But now he has a new protégé-Captain Greer Barrington-and while my father would see me attract the attentions of an eligible lord I, Mercedes Lockhart, have other ambitions.... Even if that means seducing the captain to earn back my father's favor! I know I must avoid falling for Greer's charming smile...but his sensual kisses could be worth the risk....
Once she was known as La Mariposa, Vienna's most seductive-and most dangerous-spy. Then betrayal sent Lucia Booth back to England, and a life of anonymity. Until the one man she never thought she'd see again shows up at her "gentlemen's club". But has virile spymaster Ronan St. Simon come for her secret-or for her? Part of Bronwyn Scott's Ladies of Impropriety series. Look for A Lady Risks All and A Lady Dares from Harlequin Historical.
Julian Burke's reputation as a libertine was famous throughout Vienna. Few people know his debauchery is merely a pleasant way to mask his true mission: to recover jewels stolen from the British monarchy by a French comte. When he spots Sophie DuPlessy at the comte's party, he thinks the vivacious beauty is just another debutante who can help his charade. But Julian soon learns Sophie is no innocent young miss - she's a passionate, daring woman who challenges and arouses him like nobody else. A woman playing a dangerous game of her own. . .
"Channing Deveril-a new woman every night. You're worried about scandals? You are a scandal!" Rumor has it that Channing Deveril, founder of The League of Discreet Gentlemen, is tired of warming women's beds. But when he encounters the alluring Alina Marliss, the stage is set for his most ambitious assignment yet.... Alina is accustomed to teetering on the edge of scandal, so Channing's skillful seduction is a complication she definitely doesn't need! She might crave his expert touch, but she has no intention of losing her head-much less her heart-over London's most notorious rake! Rakes Who Make Husbands Jealous Only London's best lovers need apply!
London, 1839Scandal-prone Cassandra Burroughs is determined to expose the outrageous secrets of Jocelyn Eisley, the man responsible for her family's disgrace. Her method? Seduction! She just never factored in being so outrageously attracted to this devastatingly wicked rake herself.... After only a brief encounter with Jocelyn, Cassandra is left wondering: Who is really being seduced? And when pleasure is this good, is this a game they both can win?Rakes Who Make Husbands JealousOnly London's best lovers need apply!
Determined not to enter into a forced marriage, Julia could see no way out--unless she were to become a ruined woman! Notorious rake Paine Ramsden was reputed to have no qualms about seducing innocents, so maybe he would help with her. . . predicament. Certainly, Paine deserved his rakish reputation, yet Julia was so achingly pure, one night with her might just ruin him! Awakening Julia's sensuality aroused unfamiliar feelings in him--was it too late to make them both respectable?
London, 1839Former cavalry officer Captain Grahame Westmore is restless for change, but escorting a diplomat's spoiled daughter to Vienna isn't what he had in mind-though for once he hasn't been hired for his skills in pleasuring women! Independent, fiery and strong willed, Elowyn Bagshaw is not the simpering lady he expected. Used to getting her own way and giving the orders, Elowyn will not be controlled so easily. Grahame soon realizes that he's got a fight on his hands-and it's one they're both going to enjoy!Rakes Who Make Husbands JealousOnly London's best lovers need apply!
It's Brandon Wycroft's duty as the Earl of Stockport to catch the "Cat," a notorious thief who is stealing from rich local homes to feed the poor. Discovering that the Cat is a woman, he changes his plan of action--to a game of seduction! Mysterious and tempting, she teases him. And, as the net closes around the Cat, Brandon realizes he wants to protect her as well as bed her. But the only way to catch her is to spring the parson's mousetrap--and make her his countess!
English spy Andrew Truesdale has been sent to Florence on a mission--to befriend widowed contessa Olivia di Montebaldi and discover if she's plotting a nationalist revolution in the aftermath of Napoleon's defeat. Andrew expects the assignment to be easy. After all, his job with the British Diplomatic Corps required him to perfect the art of flirtation and become a consummate seducer of women.Everything changes, however, when he arrives at Olivia's villa. Instead of the middle-aged woman he expects, Andrew finds a vivacious young beauty who piques his interest...and his lust.But while Andrew may be taken aback by the contessa, Olivia knows exactly who Andrew is...and that he is dangerous. She may let him claim her body, but can she trust him with her secrets?
Prince George and Caroline of Ansbach, 1704He might be the future King of England, but Prince George seeks a marriage that's more than a mere political alliance. Masquerading as a lowly nobleman, George heads to the court of Ansbach to woo the renowned beauty, Caroline!Caroline has no knowledge that he's the most sought-after bachelor in Europe. But however much she's charmed by the mysterious gentleman, her duty is to accept a blue-blooded proposal. . . Still, she cannot deny she's wickedly tempted by his red-hot proposition!
Royal Weddings...through the agesFollow the stories of seven royal unions and the people that made them happen!Meet the Prince Williams and Kate Middletons of centuries ago in these seven heart-warming short stories from Harlequin. Combining the romantic dreams of real-life and fictitious couples, each tale has a historical wedding right at its center!In 1152 the powerful Duchess of Aquitaine, Eleanor, takes a chance on the youthful Henry of Anjou. Later that century, a shipwreck off the coast of Cyprus threatens the union of King Richard the Lionheart and Princess Berengaria. With more than politics on his mind, Prince George goes undercover in 1704 to steal the heart of famous beauty Caroline of Ansbach. In 1795 newly-weds Duke and Duchess of Severn discover the thrills of the marriage bed as the future King of England reluctantly takes his bride. In 1810, an unexpected passion blooms under the nose of the eagle-eyed emperor as the whole of Paris prepares for Napoleon's wedding celebrations. Four hearts leap as the love-match between Princess Charlotte and Prince Leopold sparks another budding romance. And Queen Victoria's maid of honor finds that royal approval might be the solution to her own marital dilemmas!This bundle includes:WHAT THE DUCHESS WANTS by Terri BrisbinLIONHEART'S BRIDE by Michelle WillinghamPRINCE CHARMING IN DISGUISE by Bronwyn ScottA PRINCELY DILEMMA by Elizabeth RollsTHE PROBLEM WITH JOSEPHINE by Lucy AshfordPRINCESS CHARLOTTE'S CHOICE by Ann LethbridgeWITH VICTORIA'S BLESSING by Mary Nichols
Just another dull debutante? From boxing at Jackson's to dancing starry-eyed society belles around London's ballrooms, Beldon Stratten is the perfect English gentleman. And he's looking for a perfectly bland, respectable wife. Appearances can be deceiving...Exotic Lilya Stefanov is anything but bland. Beldon is intrigued to see that the ragamuffin girl he once knew has matured into an elegant lady, poised and polite! But beneath the mysterious beauty's evening gowns and polished etiquette lies a dangerous secret-and a scandalous sensuality...
He's the talk of the ton-for all the wrong reasons! Society's most outrageous-and popular!-escort Nicholas D'Arcy is renowned for his utmost discretion. So when he suddenly finds himself named and shamed by a jealous husband, he reluctantly accepts a summons to the countryside...a fate worse than death! Annorah Price-Ellis isn't what Nick is used to-innocent, feisty and decidedly uncomfortable with the spontaneous heat between them! Suddenly, London's most audacious lover is out of his depth, and in danger of revealing the real man behind the polished facade.... Rakes Who Make Husbands Jealous Only London's best lovers need apply!
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