First book of the Company of Rogues collection. A RELUCTANT BRIDE Eleanor Chivenham didn't put much past her vile brother, but even she had not anticipated his greedy scheme to dupe a rich earl into mistaking her for a lightskirt. With her reputation in shreds and her future ruined, a defeated Eleanor was forced to agree to a hasty wedding. But marriage to the mysterious Nicholas Delaney, with his casual elegance and knowing smile, was more than she'd bargained for. He doubtless thought the worst of her, but when society gossip soon told her all about his beautiful French mistress, Eleanor tried to act with the cool dignity required in a marriage of convenience. But how long could she hold out against his undeniable charm-or the secret desires of her heart? A PERSUASIVE GROOM For the sake of family honor, Nicholas Delaney agreed to wed a wronged lady. In truth, such chivalry ran counter to his carefully wrought image of a carousing, dissolute rogue-the guise so vital to his secret political mission. He hoped to keep his new wife in the background until a spy was trapped, but Eleanor's beauty and fighting wit were impossible to ignore. In fact, she presented quite a challenge to his prowess with women-and a test of his formidable will!
Home For Christmas It broke Travis's heart to see Isabelle go, but he was the Yankee captain who had commandeered her home and she was a daughter of the Confederacy. Yet even in the war-torn South, there was room for a Christmas miracle or two. The Wise Virgin Their families have feuded for generations. But will the love of Edmund de Grave and Joan Montelan overcome all this Christmas Eve-or will a family secret keep them apart forever? Tumbleweed Christmas Rancher Daniel MacKenzie met his match in his new housekeeper, Melinda Ballard. She was determined to bring the holiday spirit into his home-and the magic of love into his heart.
Third book of the Company of Rogues collection. "IF ONLY THEY WOULDN'T KEEP FALLING IN LOVE WITH ME..." Weary of war and diplomatic wandering, Leander knollis. Earl of Charrington, wants a home, a wife, and a good old-fashioned English Christmas, As he seems unable to fall in love, however, he will only consider a marriage of convenience to a sensible woman. He is beginning to despair when he encounters the perfect candidate, a woman so devoted to her late husband's memory that no one thinks she could ever love again.... CHRISTMAS IS COMING, AND THE CUPBOARD IS BARE... Judith Rossiter is in no position to turn down the astonishing proposal, but it worries her. Why would an earl and a most attractive one at that, offer marriage to an impoverished widow with two young children? At least his main condition should be easy enough to fulfill. After the folly of Judith's first marriage, a sensible rather than a sentimental union is exactly what she wants. Or so she believes when she says her vows...
A story that sweeps from the seething turmoil of Ireland to the mystery and intrigue of Regency England-an enthralling tale of long-buried secrets, scandalous passion, and a love that will last forever .. . Felicity Monahan is a beautiful, rebellious heiress with a terrible secret. Miles is her unwanted guardian-a man of seductive power an dangerous sensuality. They come together one mist-shrouded night. What begins as a charade borne of desperation soon becomes an illicit liaison of passionate abandon and forbidden love. One man stands between them: a cruel landowner to possess the wealth he craves and the woman he desires. His dark treachery will drive a pair of lovers to dare the unknowable and risk the unthinkable, just to hold on to their ... Fifth book in the company of Rogues Collection.
A DAMSEL'S PLIGHT... Orphaned and desperate, Imogen of Carrisford flees when a brutal lord invades and takes possession of her castle. There is only one man she can turn to for help. A KNIGHT'S RESCUE... He is FitzRoger of Cleeve, rumored to be a ruthless champion in battle and a tyrannical master. Imogen is stunned at the very sight of his powerful body, yet it is his cool green eyes that penetrate her very soul, making her tremble with both fear and desire. Sheltered all her life, she needs such a man to defend and protect her...yet she dares not trust him to put her desires before his own. But even as she vows independence, boldly standing beside him against treacherous enemies, her defenses crumble ...falling helplessly to the gentle fury of her warrior's love.
Fifth book of the Malloren series. Two of the strongest wills in England clash when Lord Rothgar is commanded by the king to escort the fiercely independent Diana Westmount, the Countess of Arradale, to London. Though Rothgar, tortured by a tragic secret, has become a master of resisting temptation, Diana proves a challenge to his steely resolve. Then his icy self-control melts in a moment of peril-and a night of passion-and he must find the strength to surrender his heart to another.
Finally freed from a cruel, depraved husband, Serena Riverton wants nothing more to do with men or marriage. Fate and her brothers give her no choice, however, except to flee-into a storm, and into the arms of a stranger. A DESPERATE SEDUCTION Without friend or fortune, in a moment of recklessness, Serena seduces the handsome lord. But just one night together will start a sequence of events that threatens to destroy them both... Francis, Lord Middlethorpe's life is planned and orderly, including marriage to Lady Anne Peckworth, a rich and suitable lady. But now he is haunted by memories of one passionate night and Serena, the wicked siren who tempted him with pleasures he had never known. Caught between duty and desire, will he risk his reputation and the respect of his world to claim her love? Forth book in the company of Rogues Collection.
A young woman faced with poverty for herself and her family, makes a wish and when it is granted she must face the consequences of making it.
Part of the Company of Rogues Collection. You've never met a heroine like Lady Anne Peckworth. The sheltered daughter of a duke, she has always been a perfect lady, even when jilted. Twice. Now, however, she's angry, and she's angry at the single most reckless, most irresponsible, most irresistible man she's ever known You've never met a hero like Race de Vere. Far below Anne's station in life, he has invaded her orderly world like a pirate, tempting her to the edge and beyond. He leads her into impropriety, into wickedness, and then into the most dangerous step of all-the adventure that could win or lose her everything in one hazardous night.
Hot Historicals Bundle with An Invitation to Sin, The Naked Baron, When His Kiss Is Wicked, & Mastering the Marquessby Jo Beverley Sally Mackenzie Kaitlin O'Riley Vanessa Kelly
Hot Historicals Bundle An Invitation to SinForbidden Affections by Jo BeverleyThe doors to romance can be found in the most unexpected places, especially when the notorious Earl of Carne moves into the mansion neighboring Anna Featherstone''s London townhouse. Who knocks first remains the only question. . . The Pleasure Of A Younger Lover by Vanessa KellyClarissa Middleton cannot resist the ardent kisses of Captain Christian Archer, though they must meet in secret or risk the censure of London society. In each other''s arms, desire and love melt two hearts into one. . . The Naked Prince by Sally MacKenzieJosephine Atworthy is shocked by the goings-on at her rich neighbor''s house party. Quite shocked. But her demure charm beguiles a mysterious nobleman, who begs a kiss--then another. And in a twinkling they fall head over heels in love. . . A Summer Love Affair by Kaitlin O''RileyUnmarried. Unconventional. Unchaperoned. Miss Charlotte Wilson is free to do as she pleases and Gavin Ellsworth is dashing. Summer in Spain at a secluded villa is about to get a whole lot hotter. . . The Naked BaronTell Me What You WantNew to London society and rather. . . awkward. . . Lady Grace Belmont would just as soon hide behind the palm trees as dance with a man she doesn''t know. But Baron Dawson is on the hunt for a wife. Grace''s generous curves and remarkable height do not intimidate him. In fact, it would be more accurate to describe his reaction to the charming newcomer as lust. Before Grace can so much as gather her thoughts, she finds herself in his arms, committing one shocking impropriety after another. The Baron''s devilish attractiveness--to say nothing of his splendid muscles--is simply impossible to resist. Her beloved aunt and chaperone advises patience, but Grace is not about to listen. The handsome baron is whispering such delightful things in her ear. . . Praise for the Novels of Sally MacKenzie"The romance equivalent of chocolate cake. . . every page is an irresistible delight!" --Lisa Kleypas, New York Times bestselling author "Plenty of sexy sizzle and charming wit. "--Booklist "Plenty of heat and hilarity. "--Publishers WeeklyWhen His Kiss is WickedAfter her father''s death, Colette Hamilton is left with four sisters, an invalid mother and a failing bookshop. The only way she can save the family business is with her unconventional ideas. . . or let her uncle marry her off. As for the handsome stranger in her bookshop? He''s Lucien Sinclair, son of an earl, and a known rogue uninterested in marriage. Unknown to Colette, Lucien has begun an urgent search for a bride, so that his ailing father might see him married before he dies. He knows what he wants--a plain, biddable woman without the curse of beauty to endanger his heart. Yet no matter how he tries, Lucien finds himself unable to stay away from Colette. And as sinful pleasure lures them ever closer to the edge of ruin, the only question that matters is whether they can survive the fall. . . Praise for Kaitlin O''Riley and Secrets of a Duchess"A well-written, lively romance!" --Kat Martin, New York Times bestselling author "A talented author. . . O''Riley''s plot twists add. . . freshness to the genre. " --Romantic TimesMastering the MarquessSince the loss of her parents, Meredith Burnley has contented herself with a solitary life looking after her half-sister, Annabel. But Meredith''s peace is shattered when her uncle schemes to marry her off to his son in order to gain her inheritance. Desperate, Meredith has only one choice: to flee with Annabel to their estranged grandparents'' home. But their arrival soon reignites a family scandal--and kindles unexpected romance. . . Happily reunited with the girls, Annabel''s grandmother resolves to convince her nephew, Stephen Mallory, the Marquess of Silverton, to abandon his rakish lifestyle and wed Annabel. Stephen is clearly captivated--but with the wrong sister! Determined to make Meredith his own, Stephen embarks on a seduction that will leave her with no cho...
Forbidden Affections by Jo Beverley The doors to romance can be found in the most unexpected places, especially when the notorious Earl of Carne moves into the mansion neighboring Anna Featherstone's London townhouse. Who knocks first remains the only question. . . The Pleasure of A Younger Lover by Vanessa Kelly Clarissa Middleton cannot resist the ardent kisses of Captain Christian Archer, though they must meet in secret or risk the censure of London society. In each other's arms, desire and love melt two hearts into one. . . The Naked Prince by Sally MacKenzieJosephine Atworthy is shocked by the goings-on at her rich neighbor's house party. Quite shocked. But her demure charm beguiles a mysterious nobleman, who begs a kiss--then another. And in a twinkling they fall head over heels in love. . . A Summer Love Affair by Kaitlin O'Riley Unmarried. Unconventional. Unchaperoned. Miss Charlotte Wilson is free to do as she pleases and Gavin Ellsworth is dashing. Summer in Spain at a secluded villa is about to get a whole lot hotter. . .
For generations, the Cave family has been marked by scandal, madness, and violence. But after earning a reputation for bravery and loyalty in the army, Horatio Cave, the new Viscount Darien, has come home to charm London society and restore the family name. He means to start with lovely Lady Thea Debenham. The magnetism between Thea and Lord Darien is immediate-and enraptured Thea knows this is no innocent flirtation. But can she trust the dark, sexy "Vile Viscount"? Even if she can convince herself, she may not be able to convince her family, particularly her brother, Dare-the most dashing member of the Company of Rogues-that Horatio does not deserve the cursed Cave reputation Part of the Company of Rogues.
When Robin Fitzvitry, the fun-loving Earl of Huntersdown, encounters a cursing nun in a French inn, he can't resist the mystery. Expecting only amusement on the tedious journey home from Versailles, he offers to help Sister Immaculata reach England.
He entered her life in the midnight darkness of a storm, and in the shadow of her father's death. A rebellion had left Clarence of Summerbourne dead-his castle and his daughter, forfeit to the king's champion. Renald de Lisle arrived at the castle gates as a warrior, took possession of Claire like a conqueror, and set her heart racing as her lover. Amid moonlight and velvet, she became his bride; atop tangled bedclothes she discovered passion. Then she learned Renald's terrible secret and vowed revenge against this man she had wed, this man she loved with all her heart....
To save her barony from ruin, Madeleine de la Haute Vironge must wed one of a trio of lords offered by King William. A shocking twist of fate impels the convent-bred beauty into the arms of the most dangerous of the three--a magnificent, exciting stranger Madeleine desires.. but also fears Torn between familial loyalties and devotion to his king, handsome Aimery de Gaillard prowls the forest as the Golden Hart, devoted to helping the common English folk. But the beautiful young heiress he is honor bound to marry suspects his secret, threatening his cause and his life. Yet his noble heart,; hardened by mistrust, aches with passion for Madeleine's sensuality innocence-entreating the daring outlaw to surrender to the glory, the rapture.. .and the peril of love.
From The New York Times best-selling author of A Lady's Secret, a classic Regency romance back in print and in trade for the first time. Even if the handsome, debonair Lord Wraybourne is only marrying Jane Sandiford for her fortune-as she suspects-that does not diminish the powerful sway her betrothed seems to hold over her. The Sandiford Heiress has lived a sheltered life and is known for being stuffy, so her passionate responses to her fiancé's attentions catch her by surprise. As confused and mortified as she is by her own emotions, Jane is even more scandalized when the dread Whisperer, the scourge of polite Society, rasps unspeakable vileness into her ear. And she is troubled by the news that someone is assaulting young women "of the middling class" in the streets of London. Yet she remains unaware that an adversary closer to home schemes to sabotage the relationship between Lord Wraybourne and his betrothed...
The seventh book in the Malloren series. Damaris Myddleton never expected to inherit a vast fortune, but she's ready to use it to buy the most eligible title in England. When disappointed by a marquess, she simply sets her sights higher-on a duke. But then there's plain Mr. Fitzroger, the dashing but penniless adventurer who first saves her from social disaster and then saves her life. Entangled in mystery, danger, and forbidden intimacy, Damaris fights not to surrender her freedom and her heart to a most unsuitable man
First book in the Malloren Series. Desperate to help her widowed sister and baby escape a deadly pursuer, Lady Chastity Ware dresses as a highwayman and captures the first coach to travel down the road. Coming face-to- face with its occupant, the arrogant aristocrat Cyn Malloren, she orders him to drive her to a remote cottage. Little does Chastity realize that after long months of recovering from his war wounds, the handsome Cyn is looking for adventure, and being abducted by a cocky highwayman-obviously a lovely woman in disguise-is even more than he had hoped for. Willingly he is drawn into her devilishly reckless plan...and helplessly he is seduced by her wonderfully wicked ways
Part of the Company of Rogues Collection. After years of living in the New World of Canada, Simon St. Bride is ready to return to aristocratic life in England. But his plans are delayed by a duel and a young woman he feels honor bound to marry, even though his family is unlikely to welcome her. For despite her beauty and seeming innocence, Jane Otterburn is hesitant to speak of her enigmatic past.... Then treachery strikes their world. And, as Simon and Jane fight side by side against enemies and fate-on land and at sea-he discovers a wife beyond price and a passion beyond measure. But will the truth about Jane tear their love asunder?
When Isabella Barstowe is kidnapped, she believes her life and virtue are forfeit--until she's rescued by the notorious rogue Captain Rose. Bella never expects to see him again. But years later she learns the wicked truth behind her abduction, and she seeks out the only man who can help her take revenge. What she doesn't know is that Captain Rose is just a disguise for the formidable Duke of Ithorne, who is intrigued to hear from the mysterious woman from his past. Their lives are soon entangled by danger and a growing forbidden passion. Sequel to The Secret Wedding.
At the age of 17, Christian Hill impulsively defends young Dorcas Froggatt's honor--and finds himself forced into marriage. That doesn't stop him from pursuing his military career abroad, where he puts his young bride out of his mind--until the past comes back to haunt him. Not long after her traumatic marriage, Dorcas hears that her new husband, Hill, has died in battle. She's shocked to discover that he's not only still alive, but searching for her. She's determined not to sacrifice her independence, not expecting the true dangers she'll soon face and, even less, the true love she'll discover with the man who rescued her all those years ago.
Fourth book in the Malloren Series. When her elderly husband's inability to sire an heir threatens everyone she cares for, young Rosamunde Overton is forced into a daring deceit at a scandalous masquerade. But then her nerve fails and she flees, ready to give up all hope...until she rescues an injured nobleman who just might be the answer to her prayers. Although Lord Brand Malloren lives far above the station of the mysterious lady who has taken him captive and captured his heart, he's only too willing to follow her lead. Rosamunde too has fallen in love, but her reckless plan depends on secrecy. For to reveal herself could cost her everything.
She is the incomparable Jehanne, alone in a castle with a child who is not her husband's. He is Galeran of Heywood, believed dead in a far-off land, newly returned to his country to reclaim his land-and his errant wife. Proud and unyielding, Jehanne refuses to beg forgiveness from the husband she has unknowingly betrayed ... yet secretly loves with all her heart. Enraged and wounded by her cruel faithlessness, Galeran cannot ask for what he longs most to have: Jehanne back in his arms-his bed-his life.
Part of the Company of Rogues Collection. She'd risk everything to save her son. Once she was Mrs. Hal Gardeyne, the darling Lady Skylark of London society, but now she's a terrified mother. Hal's death has made young Harry heir to her father-in-law's title and estates, and she fears Harry's uncle wants those prizes enough to commit murder. To safeguard her child, Laura has no choice but to turn to a man from her past He'd risk everything for a second chance. Not a day has gone by without Stephen Ball thinking of the alluring girl who stole his heart and then married another. Now that she needs his help, he plans to protect her son-and then seize the fiery passion that still burns between them. As Laura and Stephen embark on their daring quest, they'll find themselves on a dangerous journey into their most secret and sensual desires
It was a night of danger and intrigue. Disguised as the mysterious beauty Lisette, Lady Elfled Malloren anticipates only fun and flirtation at the Vauxhall Gardens Masquerade. Instead, the dark walkways lead to an encounter with treason, a brush with death, and a night of riotous passion with her family's most dangerous enemy-the elusive Fortitude Ware, Earl of Walgrave. His control is indisputable, his power unquestionable, his attraction undeniable. And after just one night, Elf knows she will never forget the man she should not love.... Third book in the Malloren series.
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