A proper lady...and an improper lord!Lady Mary Farren is a sensible, practical country girl. But on her long-awaited Grand Tour, she's determined to find adventure. She's thrilled when the chance purchase of an unusual painting draws her into a mystery...and brings her to the attention of a handsome stranger!Lord Fitzgerald thought she was just another pampered British miss-until he was confronted by her keen intelligence. Knowing full well that an impoverished Irish peer was no match for a duke's daughter, John still couldn't tear himself away from the ravishing Lady Mary...or the painting, said to hold clues to a fortune in gold.Grand Passion on the Grand Tour!
SAILOR'S MOON by Merline LovelaceWhile traveling to her unwanted wedding to a brutal nobleman, the notorious Lady Elizabeth Stanton was taken captive by Captain Richard Blake, an all-too-appealing American with vengeance on his mind! But the trouble was that Elizabeth soon wanted nothing more than to stay his prisoner....WHITE FIRE by Susan KingOn a moonlit Scottish coast, Jenny Colvin searched for proof to halt her rogue father's hanging. Stopped by the mysterious and brooding Sir Simon Lockhart, she begged for his help, aware that only this once daring smuggler could save her father from the gallows.THE DEVIL'S OWN MOON by Miranda JarrettOn a madcap wager, Harry, the fast-living Earl of Atherwall, assumed the guise of a reckless highwayman and unknowingly ordered Sophie Potts, his lost love, to stand and deliver. When Sophie refused, Harry had no choice but to kidnap her instead!
The Claiming of Lady JoannaTerrified by rumors about her intended's wicked ways, Lady Joanna runs away from her wedding and seeks sanctuary in a church. Will the boldly handsome Lord Braden, the so-called "Warlock of Wynwydd," woo her into his arms-or sweep her away to the altar?Highland Handfast by Joanne RockYoung widow Brenna Kirkpatrick calls upon old love Gavin Blackburn to rescue her kidnapped children. The brawny Highlander agrees-if she'll handfast with him for one year. Brenna plans to abstain from Gavin's charms, but soon realizes how tempting he can be....A Marriage in Three Acts by Miranda JarrettAct one: Lord Ross Howland engages a troupe of traveling players for a performance at his estate. Act two: The dashing earl becomes utterly enchanted by the beautiful young actress Cordelia Lyon. Act three: Will this star-crossed couple find their own happy ending?
Regency. The Pirate's Kiss by Nicola CornickFamous and feared pirate Daniel de Lancey is master and commander of the Defiance. Only one woman makes him want to swap danger for desire, sea for seduction. . . And with one Christmas kiss, he will make Lucinda his bride!A Smuggler's Tale by Margaret McPheeMasquerading as a smuggler, society's handsome bad boy, Lord Jack Holberton, finds himself protecting young Miss Linden's honor, despite his reputation. But will this rake keep his twelfth-night promise and return to claim her as his own?The Sailor's Bride by Miranda JarrettWar-ravaged Lieutenant Lord James Richardson is about to put in to Naples after a victorious sea battle that has made him a hero but has left its mark on his soul. Young and innocent, Abigail Layton is just the woman to heal his hardened heart. . .
A Daring Duke...Eliot Fitzharding, Duke of Guilford, once visited Penny House to enjoy the games of chance. Now he finds that his heart beats faster-not at the turn of a card, but at the thought of matching wits with Miss Amariah Penny, the fashionable club's proprietress.Amariah, a clever copper-haired beauty, enjoys Guilford's company as well...perhaps too much. If only he were not so wickedly attractive!When an unknown gambler accuses Penny House of harboring a cheat-and threatens violence if the man is not expelled-Guilford comes immediately to Amariah's rescue. But as the two of them race to shield Penny House from the rumors, they risk becoming an item of choice gossip themselves....
Former governess Jane Wood is on borrowed time-and she doesn't want the fairy tale of her Grand Tour to end. She awaits the arrival of her employer, Richard Farren, Duke of Aston, with trepidation....To widower Richard, meek and mousy Miss Wood is unrecognizable as the carefree and passionate Jane. Seeing Venice through her eyes opens his mind and heart to romance!Yet a sinister threat hangs over their newfound happiness: to protect Jane, Richard will have to overcome the demons of his past and persuade her to become his proper wife....
RACHEL SPARHAWK LINDSEY CAME FROM A LONG LINE OF SURVIVORS She would not fail her heritage. But the snows were deep and the nights lonely--until Jamie Ryder arrived, bringing strength and joy into the hidden places of her heart.... The warmth of hearth and home had long been denied Jamie Ryder. Now Rachel Lindsey offered him refuge from the storms without--and the war within. But he knew this dream of love and family could not withstand the nightmare of his past....
A Gift Most Rare by Miranda JarrettSara had never thought to see her precious Rev ever again. Yet here he was, come to stay for the holidays in the very home where she was a governess...and bringing up the painful memories of their shared past.Christmas Charade by Lyn StoneBeth didn't want a husband. But when she agreed to marry handsome Jack as part of a scheme, she didn't expect to be playing with her heart.The Virtuous Widow by Anne GracieEllie was afraid she had no future. Left to her own devices now that her husband had passed away, she worried for her daughter's welfare as well as her own. But her world changed when a stranger landed on her doorstep.
Her life was a lie...but their passion spoke the truth.A life of deceit... On the surface, Jenny Dell appeared the model lady, but nothing could have been further from the truth. For her, every word and every act as was a deception.Until she met Brant Claremont, the Duke of Strachen, and learned firsthand about loved based on a lie.
While investigating the poisoning deaths of some of his men, a shell-shocked soldier from the Napoleonic Wars meets a vicar's daughter who is running a London gaming house with her sisters. Some descriptions of sex.
The Princess And Her Protector...When an exiled princess becomes too much for her hosts to handle, Captain Lord Thomas Greaves is called to action. Playing nursemaid to a spoiled and much-too-beautiful princess isn't exactly how Thomas wants to serve his country, but at least it's something to relieve his boredom while he counts the days until he can return to sea.To mask her loneliness, the homesick Isabella has been imperious and difficult since seeking asylum in London. But as the sparks fly between her and Tom, she can't deny her attraction to her handsome bodyguard. And when her life is threatened, Bella realizes that the dashing captain is the first man to treat her like a woman, not just a princess....
The Rake's ReformCassia Penny runs a fashionable gaming house in Regency London. Her inspired style has always set the fashion...which is just the sort of talent Richard Blackley needs.Blackley is a self-made millionaire, determined to establish himself as a proper London gentleman. When Cassia loses a wager, he collects by demanding her services to refurbish his decrepit estate-but finds her beauty the most gracious adornment his home could have.Now, as she transforms the old house, she transforms Richard, as well. The unlikely pair are drawn together-until an old secret from Richard's past reappears. Will it tear them apart...or unite them forever?
A Widow With A SecretThough Catie Hazard had never forgotten the youthful soldier to whom she had given her innocence years before, she had never expected to lay eyes on Anthony Sparhawk ever again. Especially not as an officer of an invading army!That he might recognize the country girl from his past, behind the refined widow she had become, was bad enough. But what would happen if the British major ever discovered the daughter she had kept so carefully hidden, with the emerald green eyes of a Sparhawk?
A lady with a pastLady Diana Farren is no stranger to scandal. She's been sent abroad and instructed to behave herself. Diana has all the best intentions, but soon she is swept away by the passion of Italy--and of its most notorious seducer, Antonio di Randolfo!A rake intent on seductionTall, dark and smooth as silk, Antonio draws out all of her sensual longings. But when Diana's past catches up with her, danger looms on the horizon, and Antonio might not be everything he seems. . . .
On the surface, Fan Winslow appeared to be the prim and proper housekeeper of Feversham Hall. In actuality, she was secretly heading a notorious smuggling gang based off the rambling estate's stormy coast. The arrival of Feversham's new owner, Captain Lord George Claremont, however, threatened to ruin her thriving business.Having lived down the shame his rakehell father had brought upon their family, George Claremont lived by his honor and the kingdom's laws. Dubbed the Silver Lord for his feats in battle as much as for his sterling reputation, the celebrated navy hero was duty bound to stop any and all illegal activity on his property...even if the villain was a mysterious beauty with eyes no man could resist. Would turbulent passion be enough to forever unite lovers on opposite sides of the law?
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