By Stephanie Laurens
After years of adventuring in unique India, filthy rich rakehell Lord Dyan St. Laurent Dare has been pressured to come back to England and suppose the name of the 4th Duke of Darke, in addition to the attendant obligations, leader of that's to marry and convey an inheritor.
Seeking to flee familial strain, Dyan drops in on outdated acquaintances whose ‘house parties’ are a scandalous mystery between society’s elite, yet, with his hosts, Dyan is astonished whilst his formative years sweetheart, woman Fiona Winton-Ryder, nicknamed woman Arctic, unexpectedly arrives. Fiona had scornfully pushed aside him fifteen years sooner than, and Dyan had left not only her yet England, but their long-ago, simmering charm has basically intensified...now it sizzles.
Fiona has come to avoid wasting a pal from a compromising scenario, however the surprise of encountering masterful, conceited, senses-stealing Dyan after such a lot of years takes her breath away and leaves her emotionally teetering. however, coolly guaranteed and each bit the earl’s daughter, she is still made up our minds to rescue her friend…but will she be capable to forget about her lifetime fascination and ward off Dyan?
Dyan understands this celebration isn't any position for a woman like Fiona, yet, by utilizing the warmth of the instant, may possibly he – simply in all likelihood – soften woman Arctic’s ice, and, finally, trap her middle?
A vintage old romance, contains particular love scenes.
By Margaret McPhee
SHE?S BEEN WARNED approximately males LIKE HIM? Sebastian Hunter has proven his final hand on the card desk. Nights as soon as spent womanising and playing are actually spent at the hours of darkness shadows of Blackloch corridor, staring out onto the wild, windswept Scottish moors. that's till the mysterious Phoebe Allardyce ? his mother?s new and much too beautiful significant other ? interrupts his brooding. After catching her thieving, the grasp of the home has no selection yet to maintain a detailed eye in this provocative little temptress? gents of Disrepute Rebellious rule-breakers, able to wed!
By Sabrina Jeffries
Helena Laverick is at her wits finish! the single guy who will help locate her eloping younger sister is that scoundrel Daniel Brennan : the guy who performed together with her feelings final yr after which left. And he was once a smuggler! even supposing Mrs. Nunley′s advisor to Etiquette for younger women could by no means approve, Helena compelled to move after the runaway in Daniel′s corporation. yet whatever approximately being with him feels oddly releasing , and a scrumptious tingle warns Helena that greater than her acceptance might be in danger...
Daniel unearths lots of the prim and correct lovely′s principles ridiculous but if she insists on masquerading as his spouse for the sake of appearances, he instantly envisions the delights of sharing a bedchamber. The unforeseen smouldering underneath her straitlaced external ignites his wish, and die vulnerability hidden underneath her cool keep watch over makes him wish her much more. but Helena′s a woman, and he′s the son of a highwayman. How can he ever ask her to percentage his world?
By Joan Wolf
"One betrayal must have been adequate …
Enchantingly attractive Laura Dalwood was once little greater than a lady whilst she used to be given in marriage to a guy whose glittering wealth hid a depressing mystery printed to her merely on her marriage ceremony evening.
Now her husband’s demise had freed her from that odious union – and Laura vowed by no means to make so grievous an mistakes back.
But how might she reject the good-looking and really good Mark Cheny, Earl of Dartmouth, whilst his idea used to be person who no younger girl of experience or sensibility may rightly decline?
And what may well she do whilst, as his bride, he carried her over the brink to permit her to find simply how a lot she may possibly love a guy – after which, to her misery, simply how a lot may possibly she worry him …
Joan Wolf is a united states at the present time bestselling writer, whose acclaimed Regency romances have earned her nationwide attractiveness as a grasp of the style. Her many old and modern romances were hugely praised by way of reviewers and authors alike. Publisher's Weekly reviewed considered one of her novels as ""historical fiction at its finest."" Joan used to be born in long island urban yet has lived so much of her lifestyles in Connecticut along with her husband, young children and diverse pets. An avid rider and horse proprietor, she enjoys that includes horses in her novels.
By Sara Lindsey
"After his wife's demise, Jason Traherne, Marquess of Sheldon, close his middle to each person yet his son. yet there's whatever approximately Olivia Weston's certain mixture of sweetness and sensuality which tempts him past all cause.
Though there's not anything appropriate concerning the emotions he conjures up in her, Livvy can't support falling for the marquess...but can she convince him to permit cross of the earlier and chance his middle again?
By Mary Balogh
Opposed to the seductive backdrop of Regency England, New York Times bestselling writer Mary Balogh sweeps us into the sensual, spell binding global of 4 academics at an elite academy for younger girls.
As headmistress of pass over Martin’s institution for women in tub, Claudia Martin some time past resigned herself to a existence with out love. till Joseph, Marquess of Attingsborough, arrives unannounced and tempts her to toss away a life of propriety for an affair that may basically result in smash, embarking on a plan of seduction that leaves them either longing for extra. yet Claudia is aware she has no position in Joseph’s aristocratic international. And now that global is set to be rocked through scanda.…An prepared marriage, a mystery that might surprise the ton, and a guy from Claudia’s earlier conspire to force the enthusiasts aside. yet Joseph is set to make Claudia his at any cost—even if that suggests breaking each rule for a love that's every thing he has ever wanted.…
By Courtney Milan
Miss Jane Fairfield has made a occupation of social catastrophe. She wears outrageous robes and says much more outrageous issues. the single cause she's invited wherever is due to her mammoth dowry--which is all a part of her plan to prevent marriage and continue the fortune-hunters at bay.
½. The Governess Affair (prequel novella)
1. The Duchess War
1½. A Kiss for Midwinter (companion novella to The Duchess War
2. The Heiress Effect
3. The Countess Conspiracy
4. The Mistress Rebellion
By Veronica Heley
SHE HAD misplaced HER middle TO THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER...
Raven-haired Sophia knew him as Philip wealthy, a bad relative of the Earl of Rame. and he or she knew that he woke up in her a yearning that her betrothed, Sir John Bladen, couldn't satisfy.
But she was once pledged to prosperous Sir John to be able to store her loved Tarrant corridor. So she scorned Philip's love purely to find, to her horror, that he used to be, in fact, the well-known Earl himself.
And now the Earl has vowed to humble Sophia and to avenge his honor. His vengeance consists of Sophia, her Aunt Nan, and her rash brother jasper, within the harmful plots of the Royal Pretender and within the intrigue on the sumptuous court docket of George II.
By Theresa Romain
"Theresa Romain writes with a delightfully romantic flair." -USA Today bestselling writer Julianne MacLean
Jane Tindall hasn't ever had cash of her personal or unprecedented attractiveness. Her presents are extra sophisticated: a brain like an abacus, a expertise for play-acting--and a bold flavor for playing. yet all of the bold on the planet can not help with the playing cards fastened opposed to her. And while Edmund Ware, Baron Kirkpatrick, unwittingly spoils her probability to win a fortune, her acceptance is ruined too. Or so she thinks, till he indicates a shocking mode of break out: a hasty marriage. To him. at the floor, their marriage ceremony may fulfill all of the calls for of right society, yet because the yule ways, secrets and techniques and scandals flip this right marriage right into a very mistaken affair.
Praise for Theresa Romain's Season for Temptation
"Hilarious and totally lovable. . .passionate and simply simple fun." -USA Today bestselling writer Courtney Milan