CAPTIVATED BY THE DARK RIDER... Embittered by injustice, Ross Durden leads a double life: gentleman farmer by day, roguish highwayman by night. He has sworn to right the wrongs of the past, but danger lurks around every corner-not least when he sets eyes on the beautiful daughter of his sworn enemy. Celebrated actress Charity Weston is no stranger to disguises herself. But when a darkly daring masked man steals a kiss, she is drawn into a web of intrigue even she could never have imagined.
"So what do you say to the wager, Miss Prentess? A diamond worth thousands against a night with me?"No London beauty has managed to tame the incorrigible Jasper Coale, though many have lost their reputations trying. In sedate Bath on a family errand, the viscount expects to find little in terms of entertainment-certainly no female company to tempt him.Miss Susannah Prentess's discreet card parties in Royal Crescent offer a welcome distraction. And the glint in Susannah's hazel eyes tells Jasper he's met his match at last. But is she game enough to accept the most outrageous wager of all?
After being shamelessly seduced by a married man, Zelah Pentewan finds her reputation is in tatters. Determined to rise above the gossipmongers, Zelah knows she can rely on no one but herself.But her independence takes a knock when a terrifying stranger must come to her aid. Major Dominic Coale's formidable manner is notorious, but Zelah shows no signs of fear. She doesn't cower at his touch as she begins to get a glimpse of the man behind the scars....
A SOLDIER'S RETURN Captain Lucas Blackstone has survived Waterloo and come home uninjured while many of his loyal men have not. His body might be whole and still handsome, but as he returns to the burned-out shell of what was once his family mansion, his soul is dark and troubled. Bright-eyed debutante Annabelle Havenham has no idea her fate is in his hands. His plans to settle old scores could mean her ruin. Is he villain enough to do it? Especially when Annabelle's innocence has started to melt his black heart....
"Ten thousand pounds to whoever can seduce the heiress by Michaelmas!" Even for dissolute rake Richard Arrandale, this latest bet is outrageously scandalous. But Richard doesn't care-until he meets the heiress's charming chaperon and the stakes are raised even higher! Widowed Lady Phyllida Tatham is no longer the shy, plain creature she once was. She's determined to protect her beautiful stepdaughter, but there's one suitor-with the worst kind of reputation-who seems more interested in seducing her. Who will come out on top in this winner-takes-all game? The Infamous Arrandales Scandal is their destiny!
LADY ROSABELLA'S RUSE by Ann Lethbridge. None of the women at a house party catch Garth Evernden's jaded eye. The only one worth noting is a covered-up lady's companion with an intriguing hint of exotic beauty that the eighth Baron Stanford would like to uncover. . . Rose is in fact posing as a widow to find her inheritance - without it, she and her sisters will certainly perish! Soon, a new solution springs to Rose's mind. . . surely becoming mistress to this generous and handsome rake would bring definite advantages? THE DANGEROUS LORD DARRINGTON by Sarah Mallory. The dangerous Lord Darrington is not a man to be welcomed into a house of unprotected women! He may be an Earl, but even in the wilds of Yorkshire, Beth Forrester has heard tales of the incorrigible rake that make her toes curl. . . Unexpectedly hosting such a scandalous celebrity is only the first of Beth's problems. Now the wicked Lord Darrington has found out about the dark secret she will do anything to protect. How to buy a rake's silence? There is only one way - with her body!
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Harlequin® Historical brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! This Historical box set includes: WED TO THE MONTANA COWBOY (Western)by Carol ArensRebecca Lane has always felt unlovable. But that all changes when she heads West to her grandfather's ranch, where cowboy Lantree Walker is there to protect her!A MISTRESS FOR MAJOR BARTLETT (Regency) Brides of Waterloo by Annie BurrowsMajor Tom Bartlett is shocked to discover the angel who nursed his battle wounds is darling of the ton Lady Sarah Latymor. One taste of her threatens her reputation and his career!THE CHAPERON'S SEDUCTION (Regency) The Infamous Arrandales by Sarah MalloryEven for dissolute rake Richard Arrandale, this latest bet is outrageously scandalous. But Richard doesn't care—until he meets the heiress's charming chaperon and the stakes are raised even higher! Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Historical!
This Harlequin Historical bundle includes The Fall of a Saint by Christine Merrill, At the Highwayman's Pleasure by Sarah Mallory and Mishap Marriage by Helen Dickson.<P> THE FALL OF A SAINT: Honorable--and handsome to boot!--Michael Poole, Duke of St. Aldric, has earned his nickname "The Saint." But the ton would shudder if they knew the truth. Because, thrust into a world of debauchery, this saint has turned sinner! With the appearance of fallen governess Madeline Cranston--carrying his heir--St. Aldric looks for redemption through a marriage of convenience. But the intriguing Madeline is far from a dutiful duchess, and soon this saint is indulging in the most sinful of thoughts...while his new wife vows to make him pay for his past. <P> AT THE HIGHWAYMAN'S PLEASURE: Embittered by injustice, Ross Durden leads a double life: gentleman farmer by day, roguish highwayman by night. He has sworn to right the wrongs of the past, but danger lurks around every corner--not least when he sets eyes on the beautiful daughter of his sworn enemy. Celebrated actress Charity Weston is no stranger to disguises herself. But when a darkly daring masked man steals a kiss, she is drawn into a web of intrigue even she could never have imagined. <P> MISHAP MARRIAGE: When Captain Zack Fitzgerald sails into Santamaria with his rugged, dangerous appeal, for Shona McKenzie he's a ticket to freedom. And then her sister-in-law's scheming places them in a highly compromising situation. Although Zack is mesmerized by Shona, marriage would destroy his plans to obtain guardianship over his child, so he devises a plan to make sure the forced wedding stays a sham. But weeks later Shona shows up on his London doorstep, and Zack must learn to deal with a very unexpected, very defiant wife....
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'Be careful who you get close to...'Adam Stratton is a new breed of Regency Man. A hero of Trafalgar, he is now an entrepreneur, rich beyond imagination. Yet all the money in the world can't erase the scandal and shame of his birth. Since childhood, Amber has been the only one to know Adam's true value. And her memories of the housekeeper's son at Castonbury were the only respite from her unhappy marriage. Now a widow, Amber finds her new-found freedom daunting, although the sight of Adam gives her hope. But, despite their simmering attraction, putting their faith in each other may be more dangerous than they had bargained for...
SECRETS AT THE ALTAR... When Gideon Albury lifts his new bride's veil he can't believe his eyes-this dark-haired dab of a girl isn't the blonde beauty he's been courting! Stunned, Gideon resolves to seek an annulment at the earliest opportunity, but to do so he must first make sure Dominique Rainault's virtue stays intact.... Blackmailed into marrying Gideon by her despicable cousin, Dominique is just as keen to keep her distance from her unsettling husband. But despite their good intentions the marital bed beckons-and a stolen kiss could prove to be their undoing!
In a time of war... Mary Endacott has no intention of ever surrendering to a man, especially when she meets stubborn yet infuriatingly handsome Lord Randall! But with a major battle fast approaching, normal rules dissolve, and Mary gives herself to him. ...can true love survive? Justin is renowned for his authority on the battlefield, but Mary is a challenge of a whole new kind! He's determined to seize every moment of happiness while he can, but when the fighting commences, will the promise of Mary's kiss be enough to keep him safe?
Stern and unyielding, Major Damon Collingham was prepared to pay a king's ransom for someone who could stay the course as governess to his two motherless children. In her straitened circumstances, Miss Juliana Wrenn needed this post and could not allow herself to be intimidated by him--or his colorful reputation. A devil on the battlefield and in the bedroom. Juliana knew what was said about her employer. She would not fall under his spell. But then those harsh features could sometimes soften to something so much more attractive. . .
FLIRTING WITH DANGER! Ten years ago, Drew Castlemain fled England, disowned by his family and branded a traitor. So returning to escort his new ward, Elyse Salforde, to her husband-to-be is not only frustrating, it's downright dangerous! Drew is honor-bound to protect Elyse, but when he discovers she is beautiful, intelligent and far too spirited for her own good, that's easier said than done! Drew is in no position to offer her anything, but when every touch is forbidden yet oh-so-delicious, he won't be able to fight temptation for long.... "[A] marriage of convenience that will keep readers up all night." -RT Book Reviews on Lady Beneath the Veil
WHAT IS HE HIDING FROM HER? When impoverished Lucy Halbrook arrives at Lord Adversane's estate she knows her assignment is unusual-not only will she act as hostess at his Midsummer's Eve play, she must also pretend to be his fiancée! What Lucy doesn't know is that Ralph is hiding something dark and dangerous. He must uncover the truth behind his wife's death-and Lucy is the key. She challenges him at every turn and, as each day passes, unlocks a little more of Ralph's guarded heart....
One wicked Christmas night...Trapped by a blizzard, the sight of notorious rogue Sir Lawrence Daunton almost makes schoolteacher Rose Westerhill turn back into the snow! When it becomes apparent she has nowhere else to go Rose accepts his offer of shelter, vowing to remain indifferent to his practiced charm.But as the temperature outside drops, she finds the wicked rake's sizzling seduction impossible to resist. For one stolen night Rose abandons her principles-and her body!-to his expert ministrations. Christmas with the rakish Lawrence promises to be a thoroughly improper yuletide celebration....
Serena "Sally" Coale would rather submit to a loveless marriage than endure one more day under the tyrannical rule of her father. But the last person she expects to encounter on her elopement journey is Ben Hensley-a man who has every reason to hate her. A man she still loves with all her heart.Ben has spent two years trying to forget Sally and her cruel dismissal. He is determined to prove she no longer has power over him, but a passionate kiss evokes memories that were never truly forgotten. Can he forgive her for breaking his heart, before he loses her forever to another man?
TO CATCH A HUSBAND: Impoverished husband-hunter Kitty Wythenshawe knows what she must achieve by the end of her London Season -- marriage to a wealthy gentleman will save her mother from a life of drudgery. After all, love doesn't pay the bills. Wealthy landowner Daniel Blackwood is proud to be an industrialist, even if it means he's not quite what the ton expects. And as for young ladies like Kitty, who care only for a man's fortune, well, they just ought not to feel so temptingly irresistible when you kiss them. . . . THE EARL WHO PLAYS WITH FIRE: The young Richard Veryan had been heartbroken -- and bitter -- after unrivaled beauty and childhood friend Christabel Tallis jilted him three weeks before their wedding. Six years later, and toughened by adventure overseas, Richard, now a lord, is very much his own man. But when he and Christabel meet once again, dangerous temptation hangs in the air. Richard sees his chance to teach Christabel a lesson. He'll prove to her that he can still command her body, mind and soul -- then he'll be the one to walk away. . . .
When Luke Ainslowe returns from his lavishly opulent lifestyle in Paris, his reputation as an expert seducer of women precedes him. The ladies of the ton are torn between scandalized outrage and the desire to become mistress to the most dashing rake London has ever known. . . . Innocent Carlotta Durini refuses to become the baron's next conquest. For she lost her heart to Luke once before, and now believes herself impervious to his lethal brand of seduction. But what if the Wicked Baron refuses to take no for an answer?