By Candace Camp
3 siblings estranged by way of secrets...reunited through love.Lord Lambeth is uncharacteristically captivated through Marianne Cotterwood, even if she's off-limits and retaining secrets and techniques. made up our minds to resolve her secret, he retains shut watch.Alone on the planet, Marianne needs she may take into account her existence sooner than the orphanage. the one "family" she has is a warmly eccentric bunch of pickpockets and thieves. Marianne's inborn grace makes her a ordinary at mingling one of the filthy rich whereas searching for valuables, yet then Lord Lambeth catches her within the act....Yet another individual is drawn to Marianne's secrets and techniques, besides. a deadly shadow from her earlier is final in, and Lord Lambeth is the one guy she will flip to.
By Stephanie Laurens
Unique book: 2001
What may you do for those who have been kissed via the main good-looking stranger you'd ever visible? And what if that guy used to be a Cynster?
Every girl--even convent-educated ones--dreams of forbidden kisses. So whilst a guy actually falls at Helena's toes as she's jogging during the courtyard one moonlit Christmas Eve, the gorgeous, younger comtesse d'Lisle is aware he's as much as no reliable. He's basically a section dangerous... and clearly stuck in the course of a clandestine rendezvous. Why else may he have risked his neck and jumped out of a window into the snow?
It's incorrect, it's outlandish . . . and it's the main completely romantic gesture she's ever noticeable. So while the great sisters rush up, difficult to understand if she has obvious a guy at the grounds, Helena ignores the years of strict upbringing that insist she display his presence.
To lie will be a sin, yet not anyone could be solid the entire time.
As a gift for her silence, the stranger takes her in his fingers and enticingly, unforgettably kisses her--and then departs, leaving a lingering if unstated promise of all that will be, should still destiny decree that they meet back. even though Helena doesn't comprehend it, her wild Englishman is Sebastian Cynster, Duke of St. Ives, a nobleman who will turn out to be her destiny.
Seven years later, Helena has been reworked from an attractive schoolgirl to an aristocratic good looks. Her glowing wit has made her wanted by way of London's hostesses; her significant dowry has made profitable her hand the purpose of many a gentleman . . . yet she is deadeningly conscious of how uninteresting such a lot of of those gents are.
Her manipulative father or mother has abruptly allowed her to discover a husband of her personal making a choice on, and he or she has no purpose of marrying any guy who attempts to tame her. There has to be an individual ideal for her . . . anyone who can stay as much as the promise of that long-ago kiss.
Then, at a ball, destiny moves. once more, it's the Christmas season, and around the crowded room Helena stands transfixed . . . for there's the guy whose kiss she hasn't ever forgotten, the fellow of her reminiscence whom no different has ever been capable of supplant. Her wild, mysterious Englishman, Sebastian Cynster, Duke of St. Ives.
One glance, and he's decided to reclaim her . . . .
By Ronda Thompson
Rosalind Rutherford is familiar with complete good the scandal she courts whilst she makes an attempt to seduce the infamous Armond Wulf--in truth, she's hoping on it as a method to flee her sadistic stepbrother's regulate. regrettably, Lord Wulf's greater instincts prevail...although no longer ahead of he supplies Rosalind a tantalizing style of what she's lacking. And whilst the chance arises to rescue Armond from a grim destiny whereas altering her personal, Rosalind is aware she needs to grab it... Armond can not more forget about the Rutherford lady than his ancestor may possibly withstand the temptress who cursed the Wulf males with a terrifying transformation that happens on the visual appeal of the whole moon--and is determined in movement via love. Now, to avoid wasting her recognition and his freedom, Armond needs to marry Rosalind. yet he vows that whereas they could percentage the pleasures of the wedding mattress, she's going to by no means have his heart... Yet as unusual and mysterious occasions deliver them nearer in physique and soul, Armond reveals it more and more tough to maintain his emotions for his new spouse locked away. specifically while the truth of unquenchable desire--and yes danger--burn more suitable than ever through the sunshine of a whole moon...
By Celeste Bradley
The three-year-old lady sitting at the steps of Brown's membership for extraordinary gents insists that one in all its individuals is her papa. Aidan de Quincy feels obligated to assist the wee factor, even supposing she definitely isn't his—or is she? to discover solutions, Aidan needs to first tune down the stunning widow he swore to disregard while their passionate affair got here to a painful finish. It doesn't aid that Madeleine Chandler is as sensual and engaging as ever…
For 3 years, Madeleine had dreamed of seeing Aidan on her doorstep. the key that when compelled her to go away him now compels her to faux that this candy baby is hers—a lie Aidan would certainly by no means forgive. but the contented days and beautiful nights that stick to are definitely worth the heartbreak she is aware needs to come. the reality will out—and whilst it does, there'll be the satan to pay…
By Amanda Quick
Unique ebook: 1994
After a yr of grand adventures traveling the classical ruins of Italy and Greece, Iphiginia vivid lower back to England to find that the genuine pleasure used to be at domestic. it appears her Aunt Zoe has fallen sufferer to a sinister blackmailer and basically Iphiginia can desire to forestall the wrongdoer prior to he can do extra damage. Her plan is electrified: Imitating history's such a lot mythical beauties--Cleopatra, Helen of Troy, Aphrodite--the former schoolmistress will remake herself, and descend upon London Society because the superb mistress of Marcus Valerius Cloud, the notorious Earl of Masters. Rumors trace that the Earl has disappeared on the blackmailer's arms, and through posing as his unknown mistress, Iphiginia is confident she will ferret out the villain. in a single day, Iphiginia is remodeled right into a imaginative and prescient with a bunch of keen admirers, together with one she doesn't count on -- the Earl of Masters himself, who strides right into a shimmering ballroom one night to cooly reclaim his "mistress". he's every little thing they are saying he is... smug, beautiful, devastatingly seductive, and Iphiginia can't aid yet be enthralled. but if Marcus is of the same opinion to play with her charade, she doesn't understand that the made up our minds earl has plans of his personal: to tease and tempt her, till the gorgeous deceiver turns into greater than his mistress in identify only.
From the Paperback edition.
By Selena Montgomery
Autonomous, beautiful, and shrewdpermanent, Kell Jameson has the existence she's continually dreamed approximately. A companion at a tony Atlanta legislation enterprise that represents famous—if guilty—clients, she's faraway from her days as a lonely orphan in rural Georgia. yet one frantic mobile name will convey her again to where she's spent years attempting to break out. the top of her youth orphanage has been accused of homicide, and Kell is her purely wish for freedom. From the 1st second Kell meets Sheriff Luke Calder, tempers and appeal flare. Ruggedly good-looking and a stickler for legislations and order, Luke reveals Kell compelling. regrettably, she represents his leading suspect. compelled to interact, they dig deep into the town's scandals . . . yet Kell has a mystery of her personal. She trusts Luke adequate to fall in love—but does she belief him sufficient to bare the reckless previous she's labored so difficult to maintain hidden?
By Elizabeth Hoyt
CAN A WOUNDED BEAST . . .
Reclusive Sir Alistair Munroe has hidden in his fortress ever considering the fact that coming back from the Colonies, scarred inside and outside. but if a mysterious attractiveness arrives at his door, the passions he's saved suppressed for years start to wake up.
TRUST A good looks WITH A previous . . .
Running from earlier blunders has taken mythical good looks Helen Fitzwilliam from the posh of the ton to a crumbling Scottish fortress . . . and a role as a housekeeper. but Helen is set to begin a brand new lifestyles and he or she won't permit dust-or a beast of a man-scare her away.
TO TAME HIS so much mystery wishes?
Beneath Helen's appealing façade, Alistair unearths a brave and sensual girl. a lady who doesn't again clear of his surliness-or his scars. yet simply as he starts off to think in real love, Helen's mystery previous threatens to rip them aside. Now either Beast and wonder needs to struggle for the only factor neither believed they can ever find-a satisfied ever after.
By Georgette Heyer
In Frederica, Georgette Heyer explores the problems of a lady of the Regency period working with out the patronage and defense of a man.
A kingdom good looks and a truly able younger lady, Frederica is harassed with the tasks of being head of her kin, leaving her little time to consider herself and her personal destiny. while she brings her brood to London to discover a husband for her stunningly attractive more youthful sister, she evidently expects the patronage in their dad or mum, the Marquis of Alverstoke, who's, despite the fact that, too bored and cynical to be afflicted. but if Frederica's more youthful brother's obsession with such clinical strategies as ironworks and balloon flight results in a devastating twist of fate, the Marquis can not forget about his charges...
By J. Marie Croft
A pun-filled story that includes Jane Austen's delight and Prejudice characters with a few further or addled, lacking or missish, converted or mortified, more fit, wealthier, or wiser. Impeccable comportment is needed in Regency England, a society ruled by way of strict ideas of behavior. the stainless photograph of perfectionist Fitzwilliam Darcy is a bit tarnished whilst he and his touring partners arrive, scorching and sweaty, at Pemberley and judge to take a fateful plunge right into a scummy pond. An embarrassing come across at the estate's garden leaves an enduring effect on Jane and Elizabeth Bennet, who're new neighbors of Georgiana and Anna Darcy. With either households in London for the Little Season, Darcy unearths himself thrown back into the trail of perky Elizabeth Bennet, yet a good-looking military officer simply may well blockade additional advances. This romantic comedy is a lighthearted variation of Austen’s satisfaction and Prejudice, that includes a softer, sweeter, sillier part of Austen's cherished characters.
By Jane Odiwe
Celebrate the eightieth birthday of Regency Romance with nice books from Sourcebooks Casablanca!
Lydia Bennet is the flirtatious, wild and free-wheeling youngest daughter. Her untamed expressiveness and vulnerability make her interesting to readers who'll love this innovative rendering of Lydia's existence after her marriage to the villainous George Wickham. Will she mature or flip sour? Can a lady like her relatively locate actual love?
In Lydia Bennet's tale we're taken again to Jane Austen's so much cherished novel, satisfaction and Prejudice, to a Regency international obvious via Lydia's eyes the place excitement and marriage are the single targets. however the highway to matrimony is fraught with problems or even while she is confident that she has met the fellow of her desires, issues come up. whilst Lydia is reunited with the Bennets, Bingleys, and Darcys for a grand ball at Netherfield Park, the stunning fact approximately her husband could reason the best scandal of all ...
"A breathtaking Regency romp!"-Diana Birchall, writer of Mrs. Darcy's Dilemma