By Margaret McPheeShe wanted him exceptionally others...but might he be her lover - or her enemy? girl Gwenyth Macleod has staked her fortune and recognition to assist Mary, Queen of Scots take her rightful position at the throne. yet her fight to steer the reckless, defiant queen has positioned her at perilous odds with Rowan Graham, a laird dangerously entire in either ardour and affairs of state.The extra Gwenyth demanding situations his intentions, the fewer he can withstand the need igniting among them. Now, along with her kingdom in turmoil and treachery shadowing her each step, will Gwenyth's final bold gamble lead her to the final word betrayal - or a future more than she may possibly ever think?
By D. P. MacbethNobody can get away the demanding situations that needs to be confronted while Saturn makes its twenty-nine yr go back. Tumultuous for a few, a corrected direction for others and almost certainly a turning aspect for all.
Jim Buckman, a singer/songwriter with impressive promise, turns out to lose every little thing, sinking to the ground in a sea of alcohol and damaged desires. His band falls aside, his lover leaves and his self-confidence is shattered.
Death ruminates in his beleaguered brain. no longer his actual dying, yet his previous methods, his outdated existence. It's tough to confess that he isn't the guy he anticipated to be. He concludes that personality is the problem. it doesn't matter what abilities he possesses, the promise could by no means be discovered simply because he lacks the nature to nurture them and provides them which means. He realizes that doing correct, considering definitely and conversing kindly are the rules of persistence, that endurance breeds self-confidence, and self-confidence is the enabler for all strength. sturdy humans exist. They encompass him, yet he isn't one among them. Succumbing to this revelation fills him with self-hate. He desires to switch, yet first he needs to retrace the trail of the guy he has turn into.
By reconnecting along with his roots he unearths his as far back as his tune. His brilliant trip crosses time and house righting his course, pleasant his future and discovering the affection of his existence.
Impossible to place down! A ripping reliable tale! A Triumph! - Chaz Scoggins, writer of 'Bricks and Bats', 'Game of My Life' and 'Tales from the very unlikely Dream'.
concerning the writer
D. P. Macbeth was once born and raised in New England and has lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont and New Hampshire. He wrote this novel for his spouse in achievement of a promise he made to her after they attended collage jointly in Vermont. The depictions of Australia are encouraged via work trips to Sydney and Melbourne. The vistas of the good Ocean street, specifically Apollo Bay and Airey's Inlet have been brought to him via his son who lives within the Dandenong Mountains overlooking Victoria's Yarra Valley.
By Sophie Barnes, Karen Erickson, Sandra Jones, Vivienne Lorret
The vacations are a time for needs, magic and, after all, love. have a good time the season with this pleasant number of Christmas tales.
What greater manner for Connor Talbot, Earl of Redfirn, to spend the vacations than convincing Leonora Compton that the single fit she must make is with him!
The Duke of Ashton has had 3 years to plot for his excellent Christmas present—the woman Eleanor Fitzsimmons as his spouse. Now, all he has to do is persuade the reluctant woman . . .
Phin Baldwin doesn't think in Christmas magic . . . till the shrewdpermanent and lovely Ginny Overton will get it into her head to teach him how terrific it may be whilst needs come true.
Just back from the Crusades, marriage is the last factor on Sir Caerwyn’s brain. yet will he be capable of withstand woman Nia, the thief of his boyhood middle, while she tempts him but again?
Responsible Ethan Weatherstone is decided to avoid wasting Penelope Rutledge—and her reputation—from her foolish scheme, yet can he retailer himself from the temptation of her lips?
By Mary BaloghMary Balogh’s fascinating and warm-hearted book unique brief tale is a testomony to the steadfast devotion of real love, as a tender leave out at the marriage mart cleverly plots to assert her one and only.
If conditions have been varied, Philippa Dean will be satisfied to fall in love with Viscount Darleigh. he's definitely the best gentleman and every little thing her mom and dad wish: titled, good-looking, good. His blindness simply reinforces his quiet strength and energy. yet Philippa doesn't love him. Her center is already taken and there's just one factor she will do: Thwart the matchmaking plans.
Julian Crabbe is desirous to rescue the lady he fell in love with years in the past. Then, he was once a reckless cub, justly incomes Philippa’s mom and dad’ scorn. Now, he's each inch a good suitor and decided to end up it earlier than it really is too overdue. intervene at the viscount’s condominium celebration? Gladly. Interrupt the fit of the season? fortunately. For not anything can cease the facility of a love that won't be denied.
Includes a preview of Mary Balogh’s scrumptious new novel, The Arrangement!
Praise for The Proposal
“This is Mary Balogh at her riveting most sensible. everybody loves a wounded hero, and Balogh introduces us to an unforgettable one that discovers the therapeutic energy of love.”—Debbie Macomber
“[Mary Balogh] writes with wit and knowledge. . . . The Proposal is either relocating and enjoyable and the start of what delivers to be a very good series.”—Romance studies Today
“A ancient romance of bizarre thoughtfulness and depth.”—Publishers Weekly
By Candice HernRobert, the Earl of Bradleigh, is engaged to an unlikable girl whilst his grandmother makes a decision he should still discover a husband for Emily, her paid companion--but the extra Robert learns approximately Emily, the extra he desires her himself.
By Victoria AlexanderFor 3 years, woman Veronica Smithson has been completely chuffed as a widow--and completely autonomous. nonetheless, the suitable gentleman may supply the advantages of marriage with out the tedious regulations. And in Sir Sebastian Hadley-Attwater, popular explorer and rogue, Veronica is bound she has stumbled on him.
Sebastian will come into his inheritance in an issue of weeks--if his relatives deems him liable sufficient. there is no higher approach to end up his adulthood than with a spouse. yet notwithstanding Veronica will percentage his mattress, she refuses to marry. even though, Sebastian has a plan: An intimate sojourn at his new state condo would definitely switch Veronica's brain. For Sebastian by no means takes no for a solution. And he intends to cajole his Christmas mistress that they belong together--in this, and each season to come back. . .
"This Victorian xmas romance presents erotic sizzle and delectably shrewdpermanent discussion on each page." –USA Today
By Lisa Kleypas
She gave him her innocence . . .
Lady Aline Marsden was once stated to marry a guy of her personal category, yet from the instant she meets John McKenna, she dangers every little thing to be with him.
He gave her his heart
Although their love is forbidden, McKenna's ardour for the attractive Aline is simply too compelling to deny.
When their key's came across, their international is shattered. McKenna is pressured to depart ceaselessly, unaware that the one cause Aline has given him up is to save lots of him.
Now McKenna has again, a strong guy made up our minds to take revenge opposed to the lady who broke his middle. however the magic among them burns as fiercely as ever . . . and as McKenna uncovers Aline's private mystery, jointly they find a love that would defy destiny itself.
By Loretta Chase"Live the romance. learn Loretta Chase" -- Christina Dodd the conventional English Regency from long island occasions bestselling writer, Loretta Chase, is again… Lilith Davenant, has considerable cause to loathe Julian Wyndhurst, Marquess of Brandon: he is precisely the form of guy who hastened the loss of life of her profligate husband, and the debt he owed to Julian has compelled her to an engagement with a filthy rich suitor for the sake of assisting her loved nieces and nephews. along with that, Lord Julian by some means manages to ignite disturbing...feelings...she's by no means felt sooner than! Lord Julian used his massive talents and crafty within the warfare opposed to Napoleon. Now he is obliged to exploit an analogous skills to save lots of his younger cousin from a disastrous marriage to a scheming mistress — who makes him a guess: If Julian can seduce the famously icy woman Lilith Davenant, the woman will unencumber his cousin from the engagement. yet in a short time, Julian discovers Lilith's hidden heat, kindness and humor. Will he manage to turn out his middle to her earlier than she learns of his recklessly shameless guess?
By Karen Hawkins
Devon St John hasn't ever had an issue in his life—until now. Born to wealth and privilege, surrounded by way of a hot and loving family members, he has pursued a lifetime of relaxation, chasing the main attractive girls London has to provide. All informed, he has the right existence and no intentions of ever settling down in any form, shape or model. So resolved, he heads to his friend’s Scottish citadel, unaware that destiny is already difficult at work.
As the illegitimate half-sister to Viscount Strathmore, Melody Macdonald refuses to dwell less than his roof and as an alternative lives in a thatched residence at the fringe of the wooded area that borders Strathmore citadel. Ever considering that she ran off on the soft age of twelve to turn into an apprentice to a grasp of stained glass, Melody has been deplorably self sustaining and wild. whilst Devon arrives at Strathmore fort, he's bowled over by way of the impolite, overbearing, illegitimate Scotswoman who refuses even to fake to own any female wiles. yet Devon is set to educate the strong-willed Melody a lesson in love ...
By Maya BanksMaya Banks, the New York Times bestselling writer of romance and romantic suspense has captivated readers together with her steamy Scottish old novels, excellent for enthusiasts of Julie Garwood. In Never Love a Highlander, the youngest McCabe brother makes use of sword and seduction to avoid wasting his clan—and seal his heart.
Caelen McCabe’s younger, reckless middle approximately destroyed his extended family. Now, placing family members loyalty especially else, he steps as much as marry his older brother’s jilted bride and salvage the uneasy alliance among clans. whereas appealing Rionna McDonald is a healthy spouse for any guy, Caelen trusts no lady, particularly no longer this candy temptress who torments him with white-hot longing.
As the sacrificial lamb in her father’s energy online game, Rionna will do her responsibility yet vows to guard her middle and her delight from humiliation. regardless of every thing, although, the warmth in Caelen’s contact melts her defenses, and she or he craves the sensual delights of a husband who guards his feelings as fiercely as his extended family. but if the last word conflict for the McCabe legacy is upon them, Rionna’s actual warrior spirit emerges. she's going to possibility the wrath of her father, the fury of her enemies, and her existence to turn out to Caelen that his wife’s love is just too priceless to lose.