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Mistress Firebrand

by Donna Thorland

British Occupied Manhattan, 1777. With her witty comedies, American actress Jennifer Leighton has been packing the John Street Theater, but she longs to escape the provincial circuit for the glamour of the London stage. When the playwright General John Burgoyne visits the city, fresh from a recent success in the capitol, she seizes the opportunity to court his patronage. But her plan is foiled by British intelligence officer Severin Devere. Severin's mission is to keep the pleasure-loving general focused on the war effort...and away from pretty young actresses. But the tables are turned when Severin himself can't resist Jennifer Leighton...Months later, Jenny has abandoned her dreams of stage glory and begun writing seditious plays for the Rebels under the pen name "Cornelia," ridiculing "Gentleman Johnny" Burgoyne and his army--and undermining the crown's campaign to take Albany. By the time Severin meets up with Jenny once again, she is on a British hanging list, and Severin is ordered to find her--and deliver her to certain death. Soon, the two are launched on a desperate journey through the wilderness, toward a future shaped by the revolution--and their passion for each other...READERS GUIDE INCLUDED

Mistress: Hired for the Billionaire's Pleasure

by India Grey

Fast cars, glamorous socialites-everyday components of devastatingly handsome billionaire Orlando Winterton's thrilling, decadent lifestyle.... When Rachel arrives at Orlando's remote country estate in desperate need, Orlando cannot deny the pull of her fragile beauty, and takes her passionately. Then a baby is found abandoned on Orlando's doorstep-allegedly his son!Now Orlando will hire Rachel to take care of the child-and as long as she's under his roof, he'll keep on making love to her...until he's got her out of his system!

Mistress in a Bind

by Jenesi Ash

The erotic adventures of career mistress Amaris Martin continue in this newest chapter in the deliciously naughty Mistress Diaries. Introducing her to an exclusive Seattle bondage club, Amaris's benefactor Leon is displeased when he discovers Amaris just doesn't do submissive, and takes off, leaving her tied up. While waiting for him to return, Amaris discovers the joys of voyeurism as she becomes intensely aroused watching the other couples. But when someone attacks and seriously injures Leon, she decides to infiltrate the club with Leon's assistant Kyler and do whatever is necessary to expose the culprit--even if it means being submissive and letting Kyler have his way with her.

Mistress, Inc.

by Niobia Bryant

From the author of Mistress No More comes a sexy, exciting novel about an ex-mistress who's doing her best to give up her bad-girl ways. . . When Jessa Bell revealed she was having an affair with one of her best friends' husbands, no one would have predicted she'd soon be playing the part of the reformed mistress--least of all Jessa. But her experience--and ensuing remorse--has landed her on all the national talk shows and scored her a major book deal. Now that she's pregnant with her ex-lover's baby, Jessa's determined to cash in on all the attention. Trouble is, she isn't feeling much genuine regret. Shunned by her former friends, Jessa is still being propositioned by married men--and decides to start a business to help wives catch their cheating husbands. But when more secrets about her past are exposed, it's going to be tough for her to stay on the straight and narrow--even if it spells disaster for her future. . . Bryant is an author who definitely knows how to tell a story. --APOOO Book Club Raves for Niobia Bryant's Message From a MistressGrabs your attention from the first page. --The RAWSISTAZ ReviewersThis novel is packed with unbelievable drama that will capture readers from page one. --Books2Mention Magazine. . . a fast-paced, sexy romp that is entertaining from start to finish. --APOOO Book Club

Mistress Material

by Sharon Kendrick

FORBIDDEN!"I want you to become my mistress!"Suzanna was stunned! She was no longer the naive seventeen-year-old who had thrown herself at Pasquale Caliandro; now she was renowned model Suki. Other men might proposition her, but Pasquale had bitterly rejected her seven years ago. True, the electrical charge between them was as strong as ever, but what was that without any tender feelings? He must be mad or have a very warped sense of humor! But, she thought, Pasquale never joked about business&#151and being his mistress was business...

Mistress, Mother...Wife?

by Maggie Cox

Willing mistress. . . Drawn to his dark aura, hotel worker Anna Bailey stepped out of her shell and cast aside her usual shyness for a night with magnificent Italian Dante Romano. . . But five years later her only reminder of Dante is her adorable daughter, Tia. Dutiful bride. . . ? Dante's fought hard to get where he is today - but nothing compares to discovering he's the father of a child. Marrying Anna is the only option he sees to right the wrongs of the past. . . so he'll see her at the altar, willing or not. . .

Mistress, Mother...Wife?

by Maggie Cox

Willing mistress. . . Drawn to his dark aura, hotel worker Anna Bailey stepped out of her shell and cast aside her usual shyness for a night with magnificent Italian Dante Romano. . . But five years later her only reminder of Dante is her adorable daughter, Tia. Dutiful bride. . . ? Dante's fought hard to get where he is today - but nothing compares to discovering he's the father of a child. Marrying Anna is the only option he sees to right the wrongs of the past. . . so he'll see her at the altar, willing or not. . .

Mistress No More

by Niobia Bryant

In this sizzling and suspenseful novel, Niobia Bryant thrills readers with a bold, sexy story about a mistress who's ready to reveal all her dirty little secrets. . . Jessa Bell shocked the hell out of her three best friends when she announced she was having an affair with one of their husbands-then refused to say which one. She has been reveling in watching her friends self-destruct while trying to figure out which dog of a husband has been getting some on the side. But now, caught between an ex-lover who won't let her go, and a new lover who's more than happy to, Jessa's ready to confront the ladies, reveal the truth, and move on. Maybe her stunt will even send her latest married man back into her waiting arms for good. But she'll soon find out that revenge isn't just sweet-it can be deadly. Because nothing will ever be the same once Jessa Bell decides that she's a mistress no more. . . Raves for Niobia Bryant's Message From a Mistress "Grabs your attention from the first page. " --The RAWSISTAZ Reviewers"This novel is packed with unbelievable drama that will capture readers from page one. " --Books2Mention Magazine". . . a fast-paced, sexy romp that is entertaining from start to finish. " --APOOO Book Club

Mistress of Dragons (Dragonvarld #1)

by Margaret Weis

This starts out as the usual fairytale/fantasy including warrior women, a king and kingdom threatened by a dragon and a young girl about to become the new Mistress upon the death of the old one. No one is what he or she seems. Good character development of both dragons and humans. The first in what is certain to be a fascinating series.

Mistress of Fortune

by Kathie Denosky

He could turn the head of any female possessing a pulse. But black sheep Blake Fortune only had eyes for Sasha Kilgore. Strikingly beautiful and smart, she was also the key to winning a bitter sibling rivalry. Since Sasha had been seen gallivanting around town with his half brother, Blake set out to seduce her away from his lifelong rival. The casino tycoon thought he could seal the deal with cool-headed detachment, but who knew he'd derive such incredible pleasure from playing Casanova...or that the scandalous truth would shatter Sasha's heart?

Mistress of Fortune

by Holly West

London, 1678Isabel, Lady Wilde, a mistress to King Charles II, has a secret: she makes her living disguised as Mistress Ruby, a fortune-teller who caters to London's elite. It's a dangerous life among the charlatans, rogues and swindlers who lurk in the city's dark corners, but to Isabel, the risk is worth the reward.Until magistrate Sir Edmund Godfrey seeks Mistress Ruby's counsel and reveals his unwitting involvement in a plot to kill the king. When Isabel's diary containing dangerous details of his confession is stolen, she knows she must find it before anyone connects her to Mistress Ruby. Especially after Sir Edmund's corpse is discovered a few days later...Isabel is sure that whoever stole her diary is Sir Edmund's killer-and could be part of a conspiracy that leads all the way to the throne. But as she delves deeper into the mystery, not even the king himself may be able to save her.81,000 words

Mistress of Mourning

by Karen Harper

In a gripping historical novel of suspense and romance from the national bestselling author of The Queen's Governess, two women fight to defeat the enemies of the precarious Tudor monarchy by uncovering the secrets of the dead. . . London, 1501. In a time of political unrest, Varina Westcott, a young widow and candle maker for court and church, agrees to perform a clandestine service for Queen Elizabeth of York, wife of Henry VII--carve wax figures of four dead children, two of her offspring lost in infancy and her two brothers, the Princes of the Tower, whose mysterious disappearance years ago has never been solved. Having lost a child herself, Varina feels a sympathetic bond with the queen. And as she works under the watchful eye of handsome Nicholas Sutton, an ambitious assistant to the royals, she develops feelings of quite a different nature. . . Then news comes from Wales of the unexpected death of newly married Prince Arthur, the queen's eldest child and heir to the throne. Deeply grieving, Elizabeth suspects that Arthur did not die of a sudden illness, as reported, but was actually murdered by her husband's enemies. This time her task for Varina and Nicholas is of vital importance--travel into the Welsh wilderness to investigate the prince's death. But as the couple unearths one unsettling clue after another, they begin to fear that the conspiracy they're confronting is far more ambitious and treacherous than even the queen imagined. And it aims to utterly destroy the Tudor dynasty. .

Mistress of My Fate

by Hallie Rubenhold

Set during a period of revolution and turmoil, Mistress of My Fate is the first book in a trilogy about Henrietta Lightfoot, a young woman who was abandoned as a baby and raised alongside her cousins, noble children of a lord and lady. At just sixteen years old, circumstance and a passionate love affair tear Henrietta away from everything she knows, leading to a new life fending for herself on the streets of 18th century London as a courtesan, gambler, and spirited intellect of the city.

Mistress of Pleasure

by Delilah Marvelle

Real Pleasure Cant Be Taken. . . Granddaughter of a renowned courtesan, Maybelle de Maitenon has no interest in her grandmothers school in London where gentlemen receive instruction--in the art of seduction. Her only desire in life is to remain independent, free from men and the shackles of marriage. But when Maybelle lays eyes on Edmund Worthington, the Duke of Rutherford, at a soirée, and hears of his scandalous reputation, she decides hes the perfect person for her to have a tryst with no strings attached. . . It Must Be Given. . . Unbridled passion has again muddied Edmund Worthingtons family name. After his very public dalliance with the strikingly beautiful and sensual Maybelle, his mother insists he marry her. But much to the Dukes surprise, Maybelle scoffs at his proposal. Never has he encountered such a brazen--and maddeningly irresistible--woman. But when Maybelles grandmother falls ill, forcing Maybelle to take over the operation of her school, Edmund devises a plan to make her his. He enrolls in the school, where no one other than Maybelle must give him expert lessons in carnal pleasure. . . "A smart and sexy story by a wonderful new author. I loved it!" --Cheryl Holt, USA Today Bestselling Author Delilah Marvelle spent her youth studying various languages, reading voraciously, and playing the pianoforte. She confesses that her ends the extent of her gentle breeding. She was a naughty child who was forever torturing her parents with countless adventures that they did not deem respectable. Confined to her room on many occasions due to these misadventures, she discovered the quill and its amazing power. Soon, to the dismay of her parents, she rather enjoyed being confined to her room. And so, her writing continues. An RWA member and a two time Golden Heart Finalist, Delilah Marvelle is thrilled to share her passion for stories.

Mistress of Souls

by Michelle Zink

The second of three haunting novella spin-offs to Prophecy of the Sisters to be published as original eBooks.After the tragic events of Prophecy of the Sisters, Lia Milthorpe left Birchwood, leaving her twin behind. Alice spent months isolated in the estate, her story of solitude untold. Until now.Alice Milthorpe barely eats. Now that her sister, Lia, has left Birchwood, her brother dead, her family gone, there is no one left to keep her from doing what she's always wanted to do. She sits every hour and wills her spirit to travel to the Otherworlds, where the Souls welcome her, where the demon Samael gives her companionship. If she could only persuade Lia to open the Gate and let him into the mortal realm, she would be happy.But she is not in the Otherworlds. She is here, on earth, in Birchwood, chained by a prophecy she would undo and a body she must care for. When she encounters James, her sister's fiancé, his kindness and understanding are the first human touch to reach her in months. She may have found her anchor to the physical world, after all.

The Mistress of Spices

by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Tilo, an immigrant from India, runs a spice shop in Oakland, California. While she supplies the ingredients for curries and kormas, she also helps her customers to gain a more precious commodity: whatever they most desire. For Tilo is a Mistress of Spices, a priestess of the secret magical powers of spices. Through those who visit and revisit her shop, she catches glimpses of the life of the local Indian expatriate community. To each, Tilo dispenses wisdom and the appropriate spice, for the restoration of sight, the cleansing of evil, the pain of rejection. But when a lonely American ventures into the store, a troubled Tilo cannot find the correct spice, for he arouses in her a forbidden desire - which if she follows will destroy her magical powers. . .

Mistress of the East

by Dean Barrett

Captured by Taiping women warriors in China, a young lieutenant, Thomas Rowley, is flagellated into a docile and obedient slave. As he becomes immersed in the exotic world of the Taiping warriors, he witnesses the carnal needs of these fiercely powerful women. He becomes enraptured with the beautiful and indomitable Sweet Little Sister, and is introduced to new realms of erotic pleasure.

Mistress of the Empire (Empire Trilogy #3)

by Raymond E. Feist Janny Wurts

The world on the other side of the rift: Kelewan, a land seething with political intrigue and deadly conspiracies. Following the opulent panoply of Daughter Of The Empire and the dazzling pageantry of Servant Of The Empire comes the resounding conclusion to the Empire trilogy.

Mistress of the Hunt

by Amanda Scott

The independent and alluring Lady Philippa decides to prove she can run as wild in love as she does on the hunting fieldsLady Philippa Raynard-Wakefield is a wealthy young widow convinced that she will never marry again; in fact, she's chosen to reside in her husband's Leicestershire hunting lodge to avoid the fortune-hungry suitors she frequently meets in more fashionable locales. A keen rider, Philippa would like to join in the local sport, but the fast pace, rough terrain, and ill-mannered participants of the hunts are considered unsuitable for ladies. Even Viscount Rochford, with his mesmerizing gray eyes, will not permit her to join his hunt--although he doesn't object to her company on other occasions. If Rochford won't give his approval, then Philippa will have to take matters into her own hands . . .

Mistress of the Morning Star

by Elizabeth Lane

Born to an Indian chieftain and then sold as a slave by her mother, the pagan princess Marina becomes the fierce Conqueror Cortes' concubine. Of course this is to the displeasure of the jealous yet gentle soldier Juan, whose fire burns strong for Marina as he watches the warrior Cortes possess the key to his Golden Empire--a key he is determined to possess himself.

Mistress of the Night (Forgotten Realms: Priests #2)

by Dave Gross Don Bassingthwaite

Second in a series of stand-alone adventures about the clerics of the Forgotten Realms world.Mistress of the Night is the second title in this Forgotten Realms novel series that focuses specifically on priests, the popular D&D iconic class also known as clerics. Each title chronicles priests loyal to a different deity in the Forgotten Realms pantheon. Like the preceding series The Rogues, each novel in The Priests series is written as a stand-alone adventure, allowing new readers an easy entry point into the Forgotten Realms world.

Mistress of the Storm

by Terri Brisbin

An epic struggle for dominance is ravaging the Isle of Skye. And in its midst, a man and a woman are locked together by fate-and fantasy. . . Odious though it is, Isabel knows what she must do: go to the one known as the Healer, seduce him, and recruit him to her power-hungry stepfather's cause. If she refuses, her innocent young sister will pay the terrible price of her disobedience. Yet after just one night with the man she must manipulate, it is clear to Isabel that even if she succeeds, the deceit will not leave her unscathed. For in the healer's powerful arms, her heart is lost forever. . . Duncan of Skye knows there are those who would use his unusual gift for their own selfish gain. Even so, he yearns to trust the beautiful temptress who warms his bed and fills him with insatiable passion. And when he must choose between her future and his own, he may have to risk everything-even his life. . . "Boldly sensual and richly emotional. " -Booklist on A Storm of Passion "A passionate and powerful page-turner!" --New York Times Bestselling Author Teresa Medeiros

Mistress of the Vatican

by Eleanor Herman

Born without a dowry, nearly forced into a convent, and later married off to a man she didn't love, Olimpia Maidalchini vowed never to be poor, powerless, or beholden to any man again. Instead, using her wits, Olimpia became the unofficial ruler of the most powerful institution in the world: the Roman Catholic Church. The Church firmly states that women must be excluded from church leadership positions--but for more than a decade in the seventeenth century, Olimpia ran the Vatican. As sister-in-law and reputed mistress of the indecisive Pope Innocent X, she appointed cardinals, negotiated with foreign ambassadors, and helped herself to a heaping portion of the Papal States' treasury. In Mistress of the Vatican, New York Times bestselling author Eleanor Herman brings to life not only an extraordinary woman lost in history but an entire civilization in all its greatness . . . and ignominy. This is the unforgettable story of a woman ahead of her time.

Mistress of Winter

by Giles Carwyn Todd Fahnestock

Years ago, Brophy, the Heir of Autumn, sacrificed himself to save Ohndarien from the insidious Black Emmeria. Ever since, his beloved Shara has spent her life trying to free Brophy from the ensorcelled dreams that keep the ancient terror at bay. But her struggle is all for naught, until the mysterious Arefaine Morgeon returns with the key to releasing the trapped hero. Yet, once woken, Brophy has been twisted into a vicious monster after years of tormented dreams. Heartbroken and betrayed, Shara buries her broken heart in a single-minded quest for pleasure and prestige in the Summer Isles, until she is forced into a deadly clash with a sadistic mage whose power comes from pain and humiliation. In the struggle that follows, both Shara and Brophy will be tested to the limits as they fight to save Ohndarien.

Mistress on Demand

by Maggie Cox

After a reckless, hot encounter with Dominic van Straaten, Sophie tried to slip back to her quiet life as a schoolteacher. But Dominic insisted that she should become part of his glamorous, glittering existence. It didn't take her long to realize that she was out of her depth. . . Now Dominic was proposing that she be available whenever and wherever he wanted her. But could Sophie let herself become Dominic's mistress on demand when she knew that he didn't love her?

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