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Regency England just got real(ity) Episode 3: Annabelle and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad rumor Annabelle, Marchioness of Tattingstong, always thought she was a good wife. She's put up with all the titters and stares in the ballroom that go along with being a rich American married only for her wealth and looks. But, when it's rumored that her husband has a secret family, one he is using her money to keep, Annabelle may have finally had enough. A proper English wife would grin and bear it, but playing by society's rules hasn't worked for her so far. Will revenge be as sweet as American pie?
In Lavinia Kent's luscious historical romance, a free spirit learns her true desires from a master of the heart, of the body--and of the sweetest discipline. Lady Bliss Danser, daughter of the Duke of Mirth, is a scandal waiting to erupt. Which is why her highly conventional brother wants to saddle her with Stephan Perth, Earl of Duldon, the only man he thinks will marry her. Worse, Stephan keeps threatening to punish her, to teach her just how a woman should behave. His words may cause Bliss to tingle in the strangest places, but that doesn't mean she likes the man himself. Stephan has secretly desired Bliss for years, but he knows how close he is to losing his beloved. Careful not to rile her impetuous heart, he promises only to aid Bliss in her search for another fiancé. And if she's determined to understand the male body first, he's happy to comply in that regard as well. However, she must follow his rules or face the consequences. Slowly he takes Bliss to the darker, steamier side of his world . . . where she realizes that Stephan is everything she's ever wanted. Bound by Bliss is intended for mature audiences. Praise for Lavinia Kent's Mastering the Marquess "Steamy . . . Kent's lively prose keeps the reader drawn in from start to finish."--Library Journal (starred review) "Sexy, steamy . . . an entertaining read."--Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews "[A] tale of sexual exploration and liberation . . . the hottest historical romance story I've ever read."--Heroes and Heartbreakers Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.
Regency England just got real(ity) Episode 4: How to Succeed in Marriage without Really Trying Elizabeth, the Countess of Westhampton, has found her husband. Unfortunately, she would have preferred that he stayed lost! How is she supposed to react when the man who married her, and then abandoned her without a wedding night, suddenly reappears? Obviously, she'll have to plan her revenge very carefully...
Regency England just got real(ity) Episode 1: How Kathryn Got Her Passion Back Kathryn, Duchess of Harrington, has the perfect life: a handsome duke for a husband, riches to spare, a house in Mayfair, and the right group of friends. The only thing she doesn't have is her husband in her bed. But she's about to change that. Enlisting the aid of her best friend, Linnette, who knows about these things even though she's a duchess herself, Kathryn begins her seduction plan. But Linnette knows a secret and it involves Kathryn's husband. And, when that comes out, Kathryn's marriage isn't the only thing at stake. Can you say Afternoon Tea Catfight?
Regency England just got real(ity) Episode 2: The One with the Fake Baby Rumors abound - everyone has heard that Linnette, the Dowager Duchess of Doveshire is pregnant. Beautiful, young, with more freedom than any respectable woman should want, Linnette is no stranger to a little gossip. But her friends can't help her brave the fallout, because this time Linnette has done something naughty...
One night of fierce passion and unbound pleasure leaves two strangers craving much more in Lavinia Kent's sumptuous novel of sensual discovery. The time has come for the widow Louisa, Lady Brookingston, to move on, but she refuses to remarry at the cost of shaming her late husband's memory. Their six years together were wedded bliss--even if a war injury prevented him from fulfilling his marital duties. Only one woman can help Louisa: Madame Rouge, the discreet proprietress of a club where London's elite explore their wildest fantasies. Geoffrey, the Marquess of Swanston, has no intention of agreeing to deflower an anonymous virgin. But when Madame Rouge tempts him with the absolute power he'll have over a woman who knows nothing of carnal delights, he's intrigued. Control is the one thing he cannot resist--and control is what he loses during his night with the blindfolded beauty. He longs to take her further, to leave his mark upon her perfect behind, but the mystery woman refuses to see him again. Instead Geoffrey reluctantly agrees to take a wife, the widow of his dear friend, Lord Brookingston--fating them both to a wicked surprise. Mastering the Marquess is an erotic romance intended for mature audiences. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
Eloisa James meets E. L. James in Lavinia Kent's deeply sensual Regency romance! Torn between duty and desire, London's most infamous madam fights for a future with the love of her life: an insatiable, ruggedly charming American sailor. Emma Scanton's grandfather wants her to marry. Though he means well, he has no idea that his sweet, shy granddaughter leads a double life as the proprietress of Madame Rouge's. "Ruby" doesn't mean to disappoint her family--in fact, there's quite a bit about the job she would gladly leave behind--but she cannot bear the thought of losing her most beloved admirer: Captain Derek Price. What would she do without his muscular arms encircling her waist or his rough chin scraping her cheek? No, marriage is out of the question, for Ruby and for Emma. Beckoned back to England to assume his role as heir to the family fortune, Derek will soon enter into a suitable marriage. But not without one last visit to see Madame Rouge. During the long months away, Derek could only think of Ruby: her luscious lips and cobalt eyes, the swell of her breasts against the bodice of her gown. Derek's rich, attractive fiancée, selected for him by his family, is perfectly lovely. But Derek wants the ravenous, ravishing Ruby . . . for far more than one night. Ravishing Ruby is intended for mature audiences. This eBook includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title. Praise for Lavinia Kent's Mastering the Marquess "Steamy . . . Kent's lively prose keeps the reader drawn in from start to finish."--Library Journal (starred review) "Sexy, steamy . . . an entertaining read."--Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews "[A] tale of sexual exploration and liberation . . . the hottest historical romance story I've ever read."--Heroes and Heartbreakers
Unmasked by smoldering desire, a rigidly disciplined madame gives in to the ultimate temptation in Lavinia Kent's seductive new eBook original novella. As the proprietress of London's most discreet house of pleasure, Madame Rouge--Ruby to her clientele--prefers to keep her own company. The first rule in her establishment? She never, ever personally entertains the customers. However, the tall, dark, and provocatively tattooed American sailor who shows up on her doorstep makes Ruby wonder whether some rules were made to be broken. If she indulges, even just once, Ruby's loyal patrons might get the wrong idea. If she doesn't, she may never stop fantasizing about where that tattoo leads. . . . No complications: That's all Derek Price, captain of the Dawn's Light, asks of his consorts on shore, and he's willing to pay handsomely for the favor. But of all the women at Madame Rouge's, the one he wants is the only one he can't have, for any sum. Derek is not a man with an abundance of patience. However, for a night with Madame Rouge, Ruby, whoever she is, he's willing to make those lush curves and sapphire eyes come to him. Revealing Ruby is intended for mature audiences. Don't miss a preview of the next novel in the Bound and Determined series, Bound by Bliss. Praise for Lavinia Kent's Mastering the Marquess "Steamy . . . Kent's lively prose keeps the reader drawn in from start to finish."--Library Journal (starred review) "Sexy, steamy . . . an entertaining read."--Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews "[A] tale of sexual exploration and liberation . . . the hottest historical romance story I've ever read."--Heroes and Heartbreakers
In Lavinia Kent's scorching new eBook original novella, two wounded hearts find that only the sweet release of temptations long denied can heal the pain of past sins. Five years ago, Miss Sarah Swilp had been deeply in love with Jonathan Perry, the second son of an earl. But when Jonathan inherited his aunt's lands and money, he turned cold, demanding Sarah's maidenhood and uttering those unforgettably cruel words: "You do know I won't marry you." She refused, of course, and that spoiled everything. Now, just as she's agreed to a marriage of convenience, Jonathan reappears--and after Sarah gets one look at his lean, hard body, the embers of desire burst back into flame. Over time, Jonathan has learned quite a bit about the art of pleasure--though nothing has ever given him so much joy as the husky timbre of Sarah's laugh. It had hurt to leave her, but what other choice did he have? Perhaps he'd been too afraid of ending up like his brother, targeted by a woman seeking a title. Seeing her again, Jonathan can't help wondering what might have been if only Sarah had surrendered to red-hot lust. Fortunately, judging by the wicked look in her eyes, it may not be too late to find out. Sarah's Surrender is intended for mature audiences. Don't miss a preview of the next novel in the Bound and Determined series, Ravishing Ruby. Praise for Lavinia Kent's Mastering the Marquess "Steamy . . . Kent's lively prose keeps the reader drawn in from start to finish."--Library Journal (starred review) "Sexy, steamy . . . an entertaining read."--Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews "[A] tale of sexual exploration and liberation . . . the hottest historical romance story I've ever read."--Heroes and Heartbreakers
Strong and independent, she dreams of him in secret. Fierce, yet world-weary, he's always desired her. Neither considers marriage an option. But when a single kiss has unforeseen consequences, and wedding bells follow, they'll both learn the power of passion. Desire can change everything.
She was blessed with a gift of temptation. Violet, Lady Carrington, possesses everything a spirited woman could want out of life. Money (and lots of it). The freedom to make her own choices, with no husband to rule her. And a delightfully attentive young lover, Lord Peter St. Johns, to satisfy her every wild whim. But Peter desires more than Violet's lascivious attentions. He's desperate for her heart--and her hand in marriage. Yet with a toss of her russet curls, Violet refuses. A man like Peter belongs with a naïve, blushing beauty, not a luscious lady with a talent for sin, and she would rather die than be beholden to anyone. But try as she might, she cannot convince him--or herself--that their tantalizing dalliance is a mere trifle. Perhaps Lady Carrington has finally met her match--a man who will love but not control her, a man who can meet her wickedness with a fierce passion of his own . . .
What woman would refuse a Duke's kiss? Running from a dark secret past, Isabella Masters craves peace and stability, a life far from the prying eyes of society. She does not dream of landing a lord. But in the arms of a stranger with magnificent eyes, she loses herself in one breath-stealing kiss- only to discover she has been misled by a reluctant Duke. Angered but enthralled, she dares not submit . . . though her passionate heart begs her to. He cannot wed her . . . but he must not lose her. Only one possibility remains- one too scandalous to consider . . . yet too tempting to resist.
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