THREE COUPLES. THREE VOWS. THREE WEDDINGS COME TRUE.A Bouquet of Thistles by Lyn StoneSince they were betrothed as children, John, Lord Greycourt, and Alys of Camoy have not set eyes on one another. Alys is overjoyed when John returns home-until she realizes that he has no intention of marriage. This is one battle that she cannot let her warrior win!Paying the Piper by Gail RanstromMiss Chloe Faraday has been engaged to Captain Sir Anthony Chandler for years, yet she doesn't even know what he looks like. She can't quite recall the dashing officer who proposed to her in a letter. Now the war is over, he expects to claim his bride. But Chloe has a mind of her own, and will not be compelled into marriage.Battle-Torn Bride by Anne O'BrienForbidden to marry the man of her choice, Lady Beatrice Somerton was forcibly wed to another. Now her husband has met his death on the field of battle-perhaps by the hand of her first and only love. Should she still want such a man?
Contains A Bouquet of Thistles (Stone), Paying the Piper (Ranstrom), Battle-Torn Bride (O'Brien)
Comfort and Joy by MARGARET MOOREAfter a terrible accident, Griffin Branwynne had given up on the joys of Christmas-until the indomitable Gwendolyn Davies arrived on his doorstep and turned his world topsy-turvy. Could the earl resist a woman who wouldn't take no for an answer?Love at First Step by TERRI BRISBINWhile visiting friends in England for the holidays, Lord Gavin MacLeod cast his eye upon the mysterious Elizabeth. She was more noble beauty than serving wench, and Gavin vowed to uncover her past at any cost....A Christmas Secret by GAIL RANSTROMMiss Charity Wardlow expected a marriage proposal from her intended while attending a Christmas wedding. But when Sir Andrew MacGregor arrived at the manor, Charity realized she wanted no one but the Scotsman with the sensual smile....
TO RESTORE HER REPUTATION, SHE MUST FIRST DESTROY IT...When Dianthe Lovejoy is accused of murdering a courtesan who bears an uncanny resemblance to her, she must go into hiding. And the only man who can protect her is her enemy-notorious rake and gambler Lord Geoffrey Morgan.Owing a debt of honor to her relative, Lord Geoffrey reluctantly takes in the meddlesome miss. But when he learns of her plan to masquerade as a courtesan to unmask the villain, he vows to put a stop to the ridiculous scheme. Thinking that training Dianthe in the courtesan arts will scare her off, Geoffrey discovers that he's met his match. Especially when Dianthe practices her newly acquired wiles on him....
Tasked with covertly investigating a string of suspicious deaths, Charles Hunter finds himself reunited with Georgiana Huffington, darling of the ton, who broke his heart many years before. She's a woman with a mysterious past-mere days after taking their vows, Georgiana's two husbands have perished under dubious circumstances.As Charles works with Georgiana to prove her innocence, she finds herself captivated by the man he's become. Still devilishly handsome, he's now more guarded, more...dangerous. Georgiana fears she's losing her heart to him, but will her love make Charles the killer's next victim?
Harlequin Historical brings you three new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from February 1 to February 28! Look for timeless love stories set in the Regency and medieval periods, featuring powerful heroes and scandalous, seductive romance. This Harlequin Historical bundle includes Never Trust a Rake, by Annie Burrows,Dicing with the Dangerous Lord, by Margaret McPhee, and A Daring Liaison, by Gail Ranstrom.Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Historical!
Tropical heat...burning passionDaphne had sacrificed everything to remain unknown in her tropical paradise. But if Lord Lockwood recognized the woman who had fled England with a crime on her conscience, nothing could keep her safe....Even the thought of future punishment could not dampen present desire. Lockwood's lips reawakened the passionate woman she had once been. What harm, Daphne reasoned, could come from one stolen kiss? Still, she could not allow her feelings to overpower her sense-it was too dangerous. She'd denied herself for five years. Surely she could deny Lockwood for a few weeks?
The seduction of Lady LaceBored with his dissolute life, Andrew Hunter craved a new diversion. And one presented itself in the form of the mysterious Lady Lace! Her practiced flirtations branded her an experienced woman--but her bewitching kisses spoke of innocence and purity. Lord Libertine set himself to seduce the truth from her. But the notorious rakehell was not prepared for the answers he gained. And in discovering the lady's secrets, he endangered his own heart!
HE'D RETURNED FROM THE DEAD TO COME FACE-TO-FACE WITH AN ANGELIndeed, to Adam Hawthorne's eyes, Grace Forbush possessed an ethereal beauty, all the more intriguing when draped with the air of mystery she wore like an elegant evening wrap. But were the ton's whispers true? Could this heavenly creature who stirred him like no other have done murder most foul?The buckskin-clad savage in Grace Forbush's library wasn't all he seemed. Shockingly, he was more, for Adam Hawthorne was an English gentleman-and her late husband's true heir, come to claim what was rightfully his: her hearth, her home...and her heart!
James Hunter cannot forget the night he rescued Eugenia O'Rourke from a terrifying ordeal- how she felt in his arms, warm and vulnerable. Now working in the Home Office by day, he doesn't find it difficult to assume the role of her rake protector by night.... Gina is painfully aware that James witnessed her deepest humiliation. Her biggest fear was her captor's return, but as midnight strikes she's more afraid of being the object of James's pity. But pity isnotwhat James feels....
THE EARL OF GLENROSS WOULD HAVE HIS REVENGE-BUT AT WHAT PRICE?Rob McHugh had survived an agonizing ordeal in foreign climes only to discover his family's tragedy was rooted in British soil. For a terrible irony revealed that Afton Lovejoy, his beautiful English rose, had dangerous thorns-and was, in fact, the very woman he'd sworn to destroy!AFTON LOVEJOY WAS BENT ON JUSTICE!Her beloved aunt had been murdered, forcing Afton to masquerade as fortune-teller to the ton to find the killer. What she found, however, was a dangerous, heady mix of intrigue and desire-for Rob McHugh, notorious womanizer, had roused her passions...and her suspicions!
Four previously published Signet Regency Christmas novellas together for the first time in a charming new anthology.
Scarlet Ribbons by Lyn StoneCaptain Alexander Napier is battle scarred--from war and from life. For him, yuletide is just a reminder of all that he's lost. Can enchanting Amalie Harlowe restore light into the festive season...and reignite the passion in his heart?Christmas Promise by Carla KellyNow that peace has broken out, Captain Jeremiah Faulk is at odds over what to do this Christmas, let alone with his life. Until a simple act of charity reunites him with his lost love--Ianthe Mears.A Little Christmas by Gail Ranstrom Tending to a houseful of grieving relatives isn't Viscount Selwick's idea of a merry Christmas. But one stolen kiss under the mistletoe with spirited Sophia Pettibone is about to change everything!
The bastard son of a duke, Devlin Farrell is about to exact revenge for his mother's murder. He will even go as far as kidnapping his enemy's bride from the altar! Lilly O'Rourke is merely an innocent pawn in Devlin's plan. Other than ruining her reputation, he means her no harm--though it's hard to play the perfect gentleman when he's struggling to resist her tempting beauty. But Devlin has lived so long for revenge, can he now forfeit this desire--and in rescuing Lilly, save himself?
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