New York City, 1920sBootleggers are breathing down hotelier Harry McMahon's neck. So when a beautiful, young, and very wealthy widow from Paris turns up at the Cotton Club, Henry sees it as the perfect opportunity to combine business and pleasure. First he will take her body, then her heart, and finally, her money...Elise Rousseau may not be the mousey innocent she once was, but she can't believe Harry doesn't recognize her-and she intends to punish him in the most wicked way. She will make him want her body, make him give her his heart. And then she will break it, just as he broke hers four years ago...
Isabella Lei Hennessey is the Governor's daughter, a marriageable debutanteâ ¦and the most notorious thief of Hong Kong. She has good reason to resort to robbery, though her activities would cause untold scandal if they were ever exposed. A chance encounter with a handsome stranger saves Isabella from discoveryâ ¦except this notorious rake doesn't like to play by the rules! A tantalizing game of cat and mouse ensues until Isabella decides she would quite like to be caughtâ ¦
Harlequin® Historical brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! This Harlequin® Historical bundle includes Wish Upon a Snowflake by Christine Merrill, Linda Skye and Elizabeth Rolls, Darian Hunter: Duke of Desire by Carole Mortimer and Rescued by the Viscount by Anne Herries. Look for six compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Historical!
Juliana Wright is on the hunt. Her father discovered an ancient treasure map-and was killed for it. Now she's determined to find the treasure for herself in time for Christmas and escape the brigands pursuing her.To complete her mission, she needs the help of devilishly handsome Captain Rawden Wood, a notorious pirate revered throughout the high seas. He is the only one capable of protecting her aboard his ship, but Juliana knows that with one single touch he could dishonor her-and worse, reveal her biggest secret...
France, 1067Giselle believes she only has a loveless arranged marriage in her future-until the son of her feudal lord claims droit du seigneur, the right to take her virginity. The young peasant woman feels a scandalous thrill at being wanted by the handsome and virile Eustache de Fiennes. If she is to be ruined, she vows to take pleasure in her fate-and to do everything she can to ensure Eustache is not content with just one night of passion...
London, 1772Playing host to King George III's foreign guests holds little appeal for Sir John Frederick-until he meets one remarkable visitor. Because Akna, the Inuit princess, outshines every jeweled noblewoman at court and offers a sensual challenge the jaded navy captain craves.The court may view Akna as a savage, yet there is more treachery within the ton than she has ever faced before. But there are pleasures to be discovered, too, and with John's wicked skill tantalizing her every sense, soon Akna is keen to experience further English delights-and with this man in particular....
Russia, 1733There is no joy in the Yuletide season for Ekaterina Romanova. As the empress's niece, she knows all too well the wickedness that lies behind the gilded facade of the Winter Court. But an intimate encounter with a handsome stranger offers her a few moments of escape, and awakens her to forbidden desires....Andrey Kvasov is stunned to learn that the beautiful peasant girl he almost made love to in the woods is really a princess. If their mutual passion is discovered, they will both be in grave danger-for the cruel empress has designs of her own on the young architect, and betrayal will be severely punished....
Darius, King of Persia, has many beautiful women in his harem-but none entice him more than his latest prize: Myrine of Scythia. The princess's overwhelming beauty and provocative dances fill him with lust-and his desire is matched by her own boldness.Myrine has been given to the new king as a tribute, a tantalizing prize for the fierce warrior. But she is no submissive concubine, and her veils hide more than her sensuous curves. If she can capture Darius's attention through a game of seduction, she will have him at her mercy!
Discover Christmas dreams coming true in these three festive stories. THE CHRISTMAS DUCHESS by Christine Merrill Her daughter recently jilted, widowed Generva feels anything but festive-until the unexpected arrival of Thomas Kanner, Duke of Montford, transforms the Marsh household. Might there be a Christmas wedding after all? RUSSIAN WINTER NIGHTS by Linda Skye Russian princess Ekaterina Romanova sees through the gilded facade of the Winter Court. An intimate encounter with Andrey Kvasov offers a moment of escape, and soon this Yuletide brings the promise of something thrilling...and forbidden. A SHOCKING PROPOSITION by Elizabeth Rolls Madeleine Kirkby must be married before Twelfth Night-or forfeit her family estate. After a chance encounter with the man she lost her heart to years ago, she has the perfect prospective husband in mind.
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