When Stephen Chesterfield, The Earl of Whitmore, awakes to find a beautiful woman berating him, he knows he is in trouble! He cannot recall the past three months of his life, never mind having a wife! What's more, someone is trying to silence him before his memory returns... Emily Chesterfield is trapped in a marriage of convenience with a man who doesn't remember her. Stephen clearly thinks she is the most unsuitable countess, but she is falling for her enigmatic husband... Can they find trust and love before it is too late?
His runaway princessPrincess Serena of Badenstein intends to flee-from her violent father and from the man to whom she's been pledged in a political marriage of convenience.Karl von Lohenberg is without a country, a title-and a bride if he lets Serena get away. A ruthless man, he takes her to a secluded island, hell-bent on seduction. Only, he discovers a broken woman behind the prim princess facade. The time they spend together mends her spirit and touches his soul, but how will she react when she finds out how he's deceived her?
Emily Barrow once dreamed that she could marry Stephen Chesterfield, The Earl of Whitmore, and be saved from her dreary life. Then Stephen's father sent him away, leaving Emily broken-hearted... Now Stephen has returned to find Emily destitute and alone. He has vowed to help her without compromising her honor... but Emily has other ideas. She doesn't want his charity, but she does long to know what it would be like to take him as a lover, even if marriage is out of the question. Confined to close quarters with their passion burning as brightly as ever, will Stephen be able to resist the temptation and rescue her, or give in to his desire and completely ruin her? A prequel to The Accidental Countess by Michelle Willingham.
Bram MacKinloch has spent seven long, torturous years in captivity with only three things to keep him alive-pure brute strength, a thirst for revenge and the memory of his pretty wife's face. Shock is only one of the emotions coursing through Nairna's body when she sees Bram again. His scars tell of suffering, the hunger in his eyes speak of a burning desire so raw it could consume them both. But a lot has changed since they so innocently wed....
Scotland, 1306 For Alys Fitzroy, Lady of Harkirk, her brutish husband is more of an enemy than the wild Scots she is supposed to hate. Her heart longs to help her husband's prisoners--especially Finian MacLachor, the intense Highland chief who bears the scars of his own failed uprising, both inside and out. With her help, he has a second chance to make things right for his clan--and and to show Alys the nights of unbelievable pleasure she's been missing.
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 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 for a limited time only from December 1 to December 31! Look for timeless love stories set in the Regency and medieval periods featuring powerful heroes and scandalous, seductive romance. This Harlequin Historical bundle includes Some Like It Wicked, book 1 in the Daring Duchesses duet by Carole Mortimer, Beneath the Major's Scars, book 1 in The Notorious Coale Brothers duet by Sarah Mallory, and Warriors in Winter, a collection of three Christmas novellas in one volume by Michelle Willingham.Look for 6 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 The Major's Wife by Lauri Robinson, To Tempt a Viking by Michelle Willingham and Mistress Masquerade by Juliet Landon.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 March 1 to March 31! Look for timeless love stories set in the Regency and medieval periods, featuring powerful heroes and scandalous, seductive romance. This Harlequin Historical bundle includes The Accidental Prince, by Michelle Willingham, The Rake to Ruin Her, by Julia Justiss, and The Outrageous Belle Marchmain, by Lucy Ashford.Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Historical!
Genevieve de Renalt must escape her betrothed, even if that means putting her trust in the hands of the enemy!Irish warrior Bevan MacEgan cannot leave a lady in danger, but how far will he go to keep her safe? Marriage would benefit them both, yet he has sworn never to love again. . . ;. Proud and strong, he keeps Genevieve at a distance but, as she begins to melt his heart, a shocking discovery forces Bevan to make a choice-a choice that could mean losing her forever!
Blackmail forced Patrick MacEgan into marriage--although he could not be forced to bed his Norman bride. But Isabel de Godred was as fair as she was determined to be a proper wife. . . . She wished to help her proud warrior king with the burden of his responsibilities. As queen, she could aid an alliance between their people. As wife, she longed to comfort him, for when alone, they could put aside war and be but man and woman. . . .
Kieran Ó Brannon is no ordinary slave--defiant, daring and dangerous, he is untamable! Iseult MacFergus is drawn to this powerful man with the strength of a warrior and the honor of a king. She trusts him to help find her lost child. . . . Kieran sold himself into slavery to save his brother's life, but Iseult, with the face of an angel, gives him hope that he can again be a free man. Determined to find her child, Kieran may finally have his freedom--although now his heart is tied to Iseult's forever. . . .
Get swept away by the romance of the Highlands in three historical romance novellas from Harlequin!The Warrior and the Rose by Brenda JoyceLady Juliana MacDougall prays for her loved ones to survive battle against Robert Bruce...but the battle comes to her when her lands are attacked by a band of Highlanders, including a man wearing the colors of her clan's worst enemy. Taken hostage by Alasdair Og, Juliana quickly learns he's as exceptional a lover as he is a ruthless warrior. But how can she ever love Alasdair when he's her blood enemy?The Forbidden Highlander by Terri BrisbinHonor-bound by an arranged betrothal, James Murray never anticipated falling in love with his intended bride's dearest friend instead. The passion between James and Elizabeth MacLerie is undeniable, but they are torn between love and loyalty to their clans....Rescued by the Highland Warrior by Michelle WillinghamCeleste de Laurent is determined to never again live in poverty. After sacrificing love for a secure marriage, she now stands to lose everything as a widow. Her only hope is to bear an heir-and what better man to father her child, and save her from a terrible fate, than Dougal MacKinloch, the only man she ever loved?
King Richard and Princess Berengaria, 1191Princess Berengaria's lady-in-waiting, Adriana, takes her duty to the future Queen of England seriously-she will defend her to the death! When their sea voyage to the Holy Land ends up in shipwreck and capture Adriana knows her only hope lies with the mysterious Irishman, Liam MacEgan. Liam escapes to reach Richard the Lionheart and together they plan a rescue mission. Nothing will stop these warriors from succeeding-their future brides are captive on Cyprus and they'll raise hell to claim them!
A collection of five sensual stories. History has never been so hot!Seducing a Stranger by Christine MerrillLieutenant Tom Godfrey returns home to find pretty young widow Victoria Paget in a bawdy house. What starts as a one-night seduction soon leads to more....The Viking's Forbidden Love-Slave by Michelle WillinghamThough Aisling Ó Brannon is intended for the king's bed, fierce warrior Tharand must decide: please his king...or keep his captive love-slave for himself!Disrobed and Dishonored by Louise AllenMiss Sarah Tatton needs a way out of her engagement, and highwayman Jonathan Kirkland may be just the man to teach her the art of love....A Night for Her Pleasure by Terri BrisbinTough nobleman Simon and innocent Elise's marriage is one of convenience--but on their wedding night, both discover ecstasy beyond their wildest imaginings!The Unlacing of Miss Leigh by Diane GastonDisfigured Captain Graham Veall never expected virginal Miss Margaret Leigh to respond to his advertisement for female company. Can she soothe his inner wounds?
Ireland, 1181To secure peace for her clan and protection for her mother, chieftain's daughter Auder Ó Reilly agrees to marry a powerful Norman baron. Though she desperately hopes the alliance will work, Auder worries she won't be able to please her husband in the marriage bed-a fear she admits to her friend, handsome Viking Gunnar Dalrata.Auder has no difficulty imagining sensual delights with Gunnar, but she doesn't believe he would ever think of her that way. Until the night of Bealtaine, when Gunnar whisks Auder away to introduce her to the true pleasure of making love....
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
Back in her husband's bed Alex MacKinloch is chief of his clan and, in these dark times of unrest, he has united his people. The void between him and his wife is proving a much harder challenge. When Alex discovers Laren has been keeping secrets from him, his thinly veiled frustration can no longer be contained. The pleasures of the marital bed seem long forgotten to Laren. Yet her warrior husband is looking at her with increasingly hungry eyes... This powerful highlander has seduction on his mind and his wife in his sights!
When did Ewan MacEgan grow to be so overwhelmingly strong and disarmingly sexy? He intends to wed Honora St. Leger's demure sister--but why should that matter to her? Honora would rather wield a sword than a mending needle and, as a widow, she knows there is little pleasure in the marriage bed. . . . Ewan MacEgan has set his sights on a wealthy bride but, tantalizingly, he finds himself drawn to the forbidden Honora! One touch and he is longing to awaken her sensuality, for he suspects she will be as passionate in bed as she is on the battlefield!
After years of brutal torture, Callum MacKinloch is finally free of his captors-but his voice is still held prisoner. He'd never let anyone hear him scream.Although Lady Marguerite de Montpierre's chains may be invisible, they threaten to tie her to a loveless and cruel marriage.When Marguerite discovers Callum waiting to die, her heart aches for the warrior beneath the suffering-but they can have no future. Yet she is the one woman with the power to tame the rage locked inside him. Maybe he can find another reason to live...for her.
PLAYING WITH FIRE! Caragh Ó Brannon defended herself bravely when the enemy landed-only, now she finds herself alone with one very angry Viking.... Styr Hardrata sailed to Ireland intending to trade, never expecting to find himself held captive in chains by a beautiful Irish maiden. The fiercely handsome warrior both terrifies and allures Caragh, but he is forbidden territory. He is the enemy...and he is married. Yet Styr harbors a secret that just might set them both free.... Forbidden Vikings Resist them if you can!
SHE'S TESTING HIS RESOLVE! Warrior Viking Ragnar Olafsson stood by as his best friend claimed the woman he desired the most. There was only one way to quench the deep darkness within him-become merciless in battle. When Elena is taken captive, fearless Ragnar risks everything to save her. Now they are stranded with only each other for company. Suddenly every longing, every look, every touch is forbidden. Elena could tempt a saint-and sinner Ragnar knows he won't be able to hold out for long! Forbidden Vikings Resist them if you can!
"You're terrified I'll force myself upon you. And worse, that you'll enjoy it. " Aisling Ó Brannon should hate the Vikings who raided her village. . . especially after she's captured as a gift for King Magnus by warrior Tharand Hardrata. But while her head says one thing, her body says quite another. Her attraction to the fierce and forbidding warrior cannot be ignored. . . even though she's intended for another man's bed. Tharand has vowed not to conquer Aisling, saving her for the king instead. But the beautiful Irish noblewoman awakes a powerful desire in him. He can't stop himself from arousing her, bringing her to the peak of pleasure while trying to honor his promise. As they near Magnus's domain, Tharand's restraint is tested beyond endurance. Soon he must choose: please his king. . . or keep his captive love-slave for himself.
"You're terrified I'll force myself upon you. And worse, that you'll enjoy it."Aisling Ó Brannon should hate the Vikings who raided her village...especially after she's captured as a gift for King Magnus by warrior Tharand Hardrata. But while her head says one thing, her body says quite another. Her attraction to the fierce and forbidding warrior cannot be ignored...even though she's intended for another man's bed.As they near Magnus's domain, Tharand's restraint is tested beyond endurance. He can't stop himself from arousing her, bringing her to the peak of pleasure while trying to honor his promise. Soon he must choose: please his king...or keep his captive love-slave for himself.
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