By Julie Anne Long
More than one attractive woman's hopeshave been dashed at the rocky shoals ofJonathan Redmond's center. along with his rivetinggood appears to be like and Redmond wealth and power,the global is his oyster—until an ultimatumfrom his father and a chilling gypsy prophecysend him hurtling headlong towards a fatehe'll do something to prevent: matrimony.
Intoxicating, elusive Thomasina de Ballesteroshas the bloods of London at her ft. yet noneof them is aware the genuine Tommy—the one witha surprising pedigree, a number of too many secrets,and a fit scorn for rakes like Jonathan.
She's every little thing Jonathan by no means wanted.But on one fateful nighttime, he is drawn intoTommy's international of probability, hazard . . . and a desirehe'd by no means dreamed attainable. And suddenlyhe's re-thinking every little thing . . . includingthe danger that succumbing to prophecymight simply suggest surrendering to love.
By G.L. Snodgrass
Occasionally, a lady wishes a hero
*** A steamy Regency Romance ***
Miss Caroline Jennings has misplaced every little thing. Her domestic, her father, and any likelihood of happiness. what's extra? If her father’s secret's uncovered. she is going to be often called the daughter of a traitor.
Surely, lifestyles can't get a lot worse.
When a carriage coincidence throws her into the river. - becoming punishment for her father’s crimes. - She is tempted to permit herself to succumb. it's only the idea of her more youthful sisters and the powerful palms of her rescuer that maintain her one of the living.
Until the coming of Alexander Vessey, Viscount Beachmont, ex-soldier, and one of many richest males in Britain. A vintage hero if she’d ever visible one. colossal, robust, and commanding. Any woman’s middle may flutter like hers to be stored through him.
His heroics regrettably have stored her for a lifetime of loneliness and wish.
However, whilst he deals her a wedding of comfort it sort of feels the proper approach to regain her existence. the single threat she faces now's the potential for wasting her heart.
By Victoria Alexander
Three magnificent tales ready on New Year′s Eve. First, Stephanie Laurens enthralls us with a brand new Year′s scandal, whilst a rake awakens within the mattress of the temptress who seduced him years sooner than. Then, Victoria Alexander enchants together with her story of a love promised, then foiled after which rekindled on one other nighttime. And Rachel Gibson delights with the reunion of 2 estranged pals and the passionate sparks that fly while the clock moves twelve.
By Stephanie Laurens
#1 New York Times bestselling writer returns with one other exciting tale from the Casebook of Barnaby Adair . . .
Miraculously spared from loss of life, Malcolm Sinclair erases the infamous guy he as soon as was once. Reinventing himself as Thomas Glendower, he strives to compensate for his previous, but he by no means imagines penance may come through a secretive girl he discovers residing in his secluded manor.
Rose has a believable cause of why she and her youngsters are living in Thomas's condo, yet she fast realizes he is a ways too clever to idiot. Revealing actually impossibly harmful, but daily he wins her belief, after which her heart.
But then her enemy closes in, and Rose turns to Thomas because the basically guy who can guard her and the kids. And while she asks for his aid, Thomas eventually is familiar with his real goal, and with unwavering dedication, he seeks his redemption the one manner he can—through dwelling the truth of loving Rose.
By Caroline Linden
The main risky pursuit . . . is ardour. Devilishly good-looking and totally fearless, Nate Avery is in London on an immense mission—and paired with an English undercover agent, who's intended to observe him up to reduction him. yet a lot to his shock, that secret agent seems to be an desirable and enigmatic temptress.Angelique Martand could be a good looks, yet she's additionally the main risky agent in England—and this activity is way underneath her. She doesn't just like the means the speeding American appears at her, or the best way he makes her feel—like a lady, unlike a undercover agent. She can't have the funds for to fall lower than Nate's spell and indulge her wishes, irrespective of how desperately she desires to. yet quickly it turns into transparent that there's extra to this task than both of them is familiar with . . . and the key they discover may fee them their lives in addition to the once-in-a-lifetime ardour that burns among them.
By Mary Balogh
New York occasions bestselling writer Mary Balogh sweeps us again in time to an age of scandal and glittering society—and brings to lifestyles a rare relations: the bold, passionate Huxtables. Katherine, the youngest sister—and society’s such a lot ravishing innocent—is approximately to show the tables at the impossible to resist rakehell sworn to seduce her, physique and soul....
In an evening of drunken revelry, Jasper Finley, Baron Montford, gambles his recognition as London’s such a lot infamous lover on one lady. His problem? To seduce the beautiful, virtuous Katherine Huxtable inside of a fortnight. but if his best-laid plans cross awry, Jasper devises a guess of his personal. For Katherine, already wildly drawn to him, Jasper’s provide is impossible to resist: to make London’s most deadly rake fall in love together with her. Then Jasper unexpectedly ups the ante. Katherine is familiar with she may still refuse. yet with scandal brewing and her popularity in jeopardy, she reluctantly is of the same opinion to turn into his spouse. Now, as ardour ignites, the seduction quite starts off. And this time the prize is not anything under both their hearts.…
THE final guy SHE may perhaps EVER LOVE...Beautiful Marianne Winslow has had her percentage of suitors - and her percentage of scandal. 3 engagements, no wedding...And the ton are starting to speak. Smouldering Rafe Knight has lived the final fifteen years of his lifestyles with one aim: avenging the loss of life of his mom and dad. His ultimate aim? The Earl of Misbourne. the right bartering software? The Earl's daughter, Marianne...Held at gunpoint on Hounslow Heath, Marianne is taken captive by way of a mysterious masked highwayman. Her father needs to pay the associated fee - yet Marianne unearths greater than vengeance within the highwayman's hot amber eyes...Gentlemen of Disrepute Rebellious rule-breakers, able to wed!
By Elizabeth Boyle
"*Oh, how I want . . . *
When a promised inheritance seems to be a fraud, shy spinster Charlotte Wilmont makes an impetuous want that regardless of her loss of allure and fortune, she may perhaps seize the guts of the single guy whom she's without end cherished Sebastian, Viscount Trent.
*Be cautious what you would like for . . . *
With that utterance, Charlotte awakens stunned to discover herself entwined together with her loved Sebastian. however the good guy she knew is now a so much rakish satan and she or he is . . . good, by way of a few inexplicable magic, London's so much notorious mistress.
*Even ardour comes at a value . . . *
Being the scandalous Lottie Townsend offers Charlotte incredible passionate nights with Sebastian, unending days of purchasing, and adoring lovers. yet all too quickly, Charlotte unearths that being one man's mistress isn't almost like being his spouse. but if she returns to her outdated, good lifestyles, can Charlotte belief there'll be sufficient magic left to recapture Sebastian's middle . . . *and reawaken his rakish desires*?
By Kathryn Smith
Who is the mysterious Varya? at the floor she's a girl who tempts males past cause, yet not anyone has touched the center of the elusive creature...that is, until eventually now
Miles Christian, the Marquess of Wynter, by no means anticipated to be kidnapped at gunpoint and accused of homicide - and definitely now not by means of a lady! whilst he discovers his would-be kidnapper is the elusive Varya, a attractiveness courted - and wanted - via lots of the males in London society, he's doubly surprised ... and enthralled. passionate about this seductress, Miles is decided to maintain her through his facet as they hunt for the genuine offender, no matter if it ability placing them either in danger.
For Varya the risk lies in Miles's very contact, and although she's faraway from able to belief the speeding rogue, she can't deny the charm that flares among them. but if they're stuck in a compromising place, Varya reluctantly has the same opinion to pose as Miles's mistress, whilst she resists his powerful efforts to woo her into his mattress. For none may well bet that her bloodlines are as natural as any English aristocrat's or that at the back of her public masks lies a lady decided to not relinquish her hard-won independence to a man's wish - except she ensnares his center as well.
By Rose Gordon
What he sought after was once a simple and meek spouse to maintain his youngsters and remain out of his bed room. What he obtained was once a fiery temptress who, regardless of her undeniable visual appeal, used to be way more fascinating than he may deal with. Patrick Ramsey, Viscount Drakely, is used to having every thing pass based on his plans. and typically, it does, other than by way of his 3 younger daughters who're in determined desire of mom and governess. In an try and discover a appropriate girl, he stumbles upon the suitable girl for the put up: leave out Juliet Hughes. Juliet, an area village lady, has been proficient at London's so much hugely admire institution for younger women, and higher but, her undeniable good points will make it effortless for him to maintain his fingers off of her. yet what Patrick does not notice is that this simple younger girl from a humble historical past is something however the docile, biddable younger woman he bargained for, and if he isn't cautious, he will lose his seriously guarded middle a bit extra with every one stumble upon they've got. With unshakable self belief and a powerful selection, Juliet has no intentions of letting this lofty lord run roughshod over her and may cease at not anything to remind him that they might were born at unequal stations, yet the place it counts, they're matched completely.