By Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
The fairest flower in Mawbry is Erienne Fleming, the captivating, raven-haired daughter of the village mayor. fascinating, lively and exquisitely gorgeous, she is beset on either side through suitors, anybody of whom may pay a king's fortune for a spot in her center. yet Erienne has eyes for just one: the rushing and witty younger Yankee, Christopher Seton.
But marriage for romance isn't really to be, for her irresponsible and unscrupulous father, crippled through playing money owed, is cause on auctioning off his appealing daughter to the top bidder. And in spite of everything, Erienne is devastated to discover it's the unusual and secretive Lord Saxton who has bought her—a mysterious, tragic determine who wears a masks and a cloak perpetually to conceal disfiguring scars received in a negative hearth a few years back.
But within the passing days, Saxton's real nature is printed to her. a gradual and adoring soul, he treats his new bride with heat and abiding tenderness, but appears to be like to her basically by way of sunlight. She, in flip, vows to be a superb and dependable spouse to him. after which Christopher Seton reenters Erienne's international Conflicted through feelings she can't suppress, Erienne valiantly makes an attempt to stay honorable to her elusive, enigmatic husband yet feels herself irresistibly interested in Seton's ardour, his fireplace, and his secrets and techniques. Entangled in intrigues she does not but comprehend, Erienne Fleming will quickly need to make a devastating selection: among love and honor . . . among her responsibility and her heart.
By Christina DoddMerely Victoria is aware that Saber Lawrence is a renegade prince plotting to grab regulate of his state. but if Saber kidnaps Victoria to make sure her silence and vanquish her reserve, he unearths that the correct English governess isn't really so simply seduced, until Saber's keen to give up whatever of his own-his center.
By Rose GordonThe very last thing Jane Cavanaugh might ever count on is to be married—she is an invalid, after all—but that doesn’t suggest she can’t support along with her sister’s husband hunt! (Even whether it is with a wee little bit of reluctance.) the very last thing Gareth, Lord Worthe could ever are looking to do is to fall in love together with his closest friend’s more youthful sister. yet destiny simply may have whatever else in shop for those … Please word, this novella is nearly 23,500 phrases.
By Johanna Lindsey
No guy had ever dared to strength his attentions on lovely, fiery Samantha Kingsley -- till Hank Chavez, the rough-hewn, bancrupt outlaw, aroused the lively hellion's wrath...and her passion.
Samantha vowed to slaughter the impulsive rogue...if her father did not do it first. For there is just one factor Chavez wishes greater than the Kingley's sprawling Mexican home: to ignite in Samantha's breast...and to take the tempestuous attractiveness in daring, rapturous conquest.
By Mary BaloghOn a most suitable August afternoon Susanna Osbourne is brought to the main good-looking guy she has ever noticeable . . . and immediately feels the icy relax of popularity. Peter Edgeworth, Viscount Whitleaf, is totally charming—and likely unaware that they've met ahead of. together with his realizing smile and seductive gaze, Peter acts the rake; yet he stirs whatever in Susanna she hasn't ever felt sooner than, a craving that either frightens and dazzles her. immediately she is familiar with: this brash nobleman poses a danger to her middle . . . and to the secrets and techniques she guards so desperately.
From the instant they meet, Peter is attracted to Susanna’s independence, dazzled via her sharp wit—he easily should have her. however the extra he pursues, the extra Susanna withdraws . . . until eventually a sensual online game of thrust-and-parry culminates in an excellent afternoon of ardour. Now extra decided than ever to maintain her by way of his part, Peter starts to suspect tragic heritage nonetheless haunts Susanna. And as he strikes towards the reality, Peter is bound of 1 factor: he'll defy the mysteries of her previous for a destiny with this beautiful creature—all Susanna needs to do is belief him with the main important mystery of all. . . .
By Margaret McPheeIt is a season of secrets and techniques, scandal and seduction in excessive society! Set in Regency England, this continuity sweeps you from glittering ballrooms, to a smuggler's cove in Cornwall, to the wilds of Scotland, a Romany camp, and again back. every one tale has a passionate, severe, valuable courting however the thread linking them jointly is a darkly risky, but attractive stranger, who's out for revenge, supplying a silken rope as his calling card. via him, a long-forgotten previous is stirred to lifestyles, and the infamous occasions of 1794 which observed one guy murdered and one other hanged for the crime, are introduced in to query. was once definitely the right guy delivered to justice or is there nonetheless a treacherous assassin at huge?
By Eloisa James
Welcome to an international of reckless sensuality and glittering sophistication . . . of dangerously good-looking gents and younger women longing to realize a name . . . of video games performed for prime stakes, including—on occasion—a lady's virtue.
A marquess's sheltered merely daughter, woman Roberta St. Giles falls in love with a guy she glimpses throughout a crowded ballroom: a duke, a online game participant of consummate ability, a infamous rakehell who indicates no real interest in marriage—until he lays eyes on Roberta.
Yet the Earl of Gryffyn understands too good that the fee required to realize a coronet is usually too excessive. Damon Reeve, the earl, is decided to guard the beautiful Roberta from chasing after the inaccurate destiny.
Can Damon attract her right into a high-stakes online game of his personal, whether his center may be misplaced within the venture?
By Stephanie LaurensArguably Regency England’s such a lot scandalous relatives of misbehaving rogues and women, the Cynsters are again! New York Times bestselling writer Stephanie Laurens maintains her delectable new ancient romance sequence with In Pursuit of Eliza Cynster, targeting the 1st of 3 Cynster sisters, each one on a decided quest to discover a hero who’s her fit in each means attainable. while Eliza is abducted from her sister’s engagement ball, the plucky pass over refuses to be daunted—and her get away leads her instantly into the fingers of a impossible champion. dedicated Laurens and Cynster enthusiasts, in addition to readers of the acclaimed romance fiction of Lisa Kleypas, will locate pursuing Eliza Cynster to be a very good delight!
By Stephanie Laurens
New York Times bestselling writer Stephanie Laurens returns to a different completely impossible to resist department on her liked Cynster genealogy in And Then She Fell.
Set in Regency England, London’s Henrietta Cynster, referred to as “The Matchbreaker” has a different expertise for with the intention that undesirable marriages by no means ensue. After breaking apart one ill-suited couple, Henrietta is obligated to discover the proper bride for the debonair James Glossup.
The task proves to be a hard one for the single-minded Henrietta, who believes that discovering love isn’t in her personal stars. yet Henrietta discovers—in spite of her own denials of love—that either she and James are for sure attracted to every one other.
Fans of Stephanie Laurens’s Cynster books and readers of clever and compelling old romances can be transported and entertained by means of And Then She Fell.
By Caroline Linden
Mystifying kisses . . .
It was once a such a lot coveted invitation—a glittering ball attended through the entire vital humans of the ton. yet Mariah, an attractive good looks notion through all to be the capture of the season, by no means anticipated to discover real love amid the shadows. The mysterious guy she meets there ignites a keenness inside her she by no means suggestion attainable. while he starts off a clandestine hour of darkness courtship in her bed room, Mariah is scandalized—and enthralled.
From a guy who is familiar with simply what he wishes . . .
Harry Sinclair is a guy of secrets and techniques who may do whatever to guard these in his cost. but if he lays eyes at the beautiful Mariah, accountability and hope collide. although each guy in London lusts for her, he is familiar with the fiery allure among them is unprecedented. yet in a global the place belief can flip to treason and scandal can topple the throne, Harry and Mariah will struggle a deadly struggle for his or her necessary love—and their lives.