By Gayle Callen
May perhaps she be the brazen woman who posed for the scandalous portrait? woman Elizabeth Cabot isn't any longer the reckless lady she as soon as used to be. Now the darling of the ton, she is set to place her prior in the back of her. yet who could have imagined that one conceited act may throw her complete international into chaos . . . and strength her towards a loveless marriage? In desperation, she techniques her adolescence pal, Peter Derby, with a bold plan. Peter nonetheless recollects the wild and lively lady who had stolen his center. yet might the rumors be precise: is she the version for the scandalous portray striking in London's such a lot unique gentlemen's membership? If Peter is of the same opinion to pose as her fianc?, Elizabeth has promised to bare the total fact. yet Peter has his personal principles approximately this sham "engagement" to the beautiful good looks who is regularly been simply out of his reach—and he is keen to incite one more scandal to make her middle really his.
By Maggie Robinson
As little ones, Desmond Ryland, Marquess of Conover, and Laurette Vincent have been inseparable. As teenagers, their friendship blossomed into love. yet then destiny - and Con's have to marry for funds - despatched them down diverse paths. Years later, Con is set to have Laurette eventually. there is only one challenge. She retains refusing his marriage proposals. Throwing honour to the wind, Con comes to a decision that the single means Laurette will wed him is that if he completely seduces her...Laurette's pulse nonetheless speeds up whenever she thinks of Con. quite a bit has occurred considering that they have been final enthusiasts. yet how lengthy can she face up to the eating hope that calls for to be obeyed...?
By Sherry Thomas
Their marriage lasted purely a bit of longer than the honeymoon—to no one’s shock, no longer even Bryony Asquith’s. a guy as proficient, good-looking, and wanted by way of society as Leo Marsden couldn't almost certainly are looking to spend his complete lifestyles with a girl who rebelled opposed to propriety via turning into a physician. Why, then, 3 years after their annulment and part an international away, does he music her down at her medical institution within the remotest nook of India?
Leo has no cause to imagine Bryony may ever forgive him for a way he taken care of her, yet he won’t leisure till he’s introduced an pressing message from her sister—and fulfilled his responsibility by way of escorting her thoroughly again to England. yet as they threat their lives for every different at the trip domestic, will the largest threat be the treacherous conflict round them—or their rekindling ardour?
By Carola Dunn
Sarah Meade, the vicar's sister, thinks her youth good friend Adam, Viscount Cheverell, is the crimson of excellent chivalry. Adam can continually be relied upon to rescue damsels in misery, whether or not they are his sisters with husband difficulty or the village's single mothers.
But Adam has one other lifestyles in London, the place he at present unearths himself with 3 mistresses on his arms. And whilst Adam returns to the rustic, all 3 keep on with him, and descend upon the quiet vicarage.
Carola Dunn used to be born in London and grew up within the little Buckinghamshire village of Jordans. She graduated with a BA from Manchester college and proceeded to journey the area. Her first booklet used to be released in 1979. She at the moment lives in Eugene, Oregon, with Willow, her Black lab/German Shepherd puppy.
By Christina Dodd
Unique book: 1999
The Princess needs to Marry
Princess Laurentia leads a fairy-tale lifestyles, attending glittering balls and donning appealing robes. yet after the ball is over, Laurentia unearths herself stepping into bed...alone. She dutifully consents to decide on a husband, but if she casts her eyes over her sea of suitors, she doesn't see a unmarried guy worthwhile adequate to say her.
But Who Will She Choose?
Then unexpectedly, she is swept off her ft via Prince Dominick, soldier of fortune, black sheep of his family...and the fellow employed to guard her. He's brazen adequate to thieve her kisses, but soft sufficient to assuage her with one contact. He makes no gives you, speaks no vows of forever...yet Laurentia can't aid yet desire that her prince has eventually arrived.
By Samantha James
Trapped by means of accountability -- and the calls for of his cruel,unyielding father -- Lord Gabriel Sinclair, the darkish and moody Earl of Wakefield, is being compelled to discover a bride. yet Gabriel plans a stupendous revenge on his cold-hearted mother or father: marriage ceremony the sultry, low-born Yankee wench who attempted to scouse borrow his watch. Ragged and gorgeous Cassie McClellan is wanting to get away her lifetime of poverty -- and, as a result, willingly accepts the good-looking, conceited aristocrat's provide of marriage in identify basically. yet nor is ready for the awakening passions that might bind their fragile, broken hearts -- or the blistering, sensual want that comples them either to give up physique and soul.
By Sharon Lathan
"Highly entertaining... I felt totally immersed within the period of time, due to the author's realization to aspect. it's a actual credits to Ms. Lathan that her storytelling sort is in accordance with the writer of the paintings that encouraged this novel. good done!" Romance Reader at center past satisfaction and Prejudice…Beyond 'I Do'… Darcy and Lizzy enterprise clear of Pemberley to trip via England, discovering acquaintances, family members, enjoyable, love, and a good deeper and extra sacred bond alongside the way in which. Having launched into the best event of all, marriage and the beginning of a brand new existence jointly, now the Darcys take the reader on a trip via a time of prosperity, leisure, and safeguard. They adventure the entire adventures of go back and forth, with acquaintances and kinfolk supplying either companionship and problems, and with enjoyable as their concentration. The points of interest and sounds, tastes and flavors of Regency England come alive. via all of it, Darcy and Lizzy proceed to construct a wedding full of romance, sensuality, and the great thing about a deep, abiding love. (20090813)
By Sabrina Jeffries
A most appropriate OpportunityA shipload of women—theirs for the taking! Pirate captain Gideon Horn could not be extra extremely joyful. His males are bored with wandering the excessive seas and need to quiet down with better halves at the uncharted island paradise they have stumbled on. And the ladies are absolute to be thankful to be rescued from the lifetime of drudgery expecting them in New South Wales . . . Lord, he is so clever!A fantastic PassionMarried? To pirates? Sara Willis could not be extra appalled. First she calls for right courting—at least a month. The darkly good-looking pirate lord offers them weeks. Then Sara insists the boys vacate their huts for the women—Gideon calls for her kisses in go back. because the calls for warmth up, so do their passions—and quickly Sara cannot be mindful simply why she's combating the devilishly seductive captain so demanding. . .
By Jane Austen
In her ultimate novel, as in her past ones, Jane Austen makes use of a love tale to discover and lightly satirize social pretensions and emotional confusion. Persuasion follows the romance of Anne Elliot and naval officer Frederick Wentworth. They have been fortunately engaged till Anne’s good friend, girl Russell, persuaded her that Frederick used to be “unworthy.”
Now, 8 years later, Frederick returns, a filthy rich captain within the army, whereas Anne’s relations teeters at the fringe of financial disaster. They nonetheless love one another, yet their previous errors threaten to maintain them aside.
Austen could appear to color on a small canvas, yet her characters comprise the complete diversity of human ardour and ethical complexity, and the author’s beneficiant spirit renders all of them with realizing, compassion, and humor.
By Tracy Anne Warren
London society is familiar with the Byrons are "mad, undesirable, and unsafe" and each bit as interesting as their poetic non-relation. sign up for the thrill as New York Times bestselling writer Tracy Anne Warren offers the 1st story of this tempestuous family—famous for scandal and mythical at love . . .
Orphaned good looks Meg Amberley by no means deliberate to pose as Lord Cade Byron's fiancée. stuck in a storm from snow, she takes shelter at his property. Stranded jointly, Meg quickly reveals herself falling less than Cade's spell. whilst the roads transparent, she intends to go away, yet destiny intervenes.
Haunted by way of his earlier, Cade Byron has buried himself within the kingdom. Then Meg—with her lush curves—invades his condo and his lifestyles. together with her attractiveness compromised, he proposes a faux engagement and a London season the place she will discover a husband.
But as their charade deepens, Cade cannot enable her move . . . vowing to tempt her with a kiss that simply could lead on to forever.