By Christina Dodd
Demure lady's better half Emma Chegwidden avoids defying society's ideas. until eventually the evening she runs correct into the palms of the seductive Reaper--a guy who rides the night-shadowed geographical region and conceals his id in the back of a masks. His target is justice... or is it vengeance? just one factor is sure: not anything will cease him from his darkish purpose.
Michael Durant, long-lost inheritor to the duke of Nevitt, has a rating to settle. Cynical, harmful and ruthless, Michael is the final guy in the world that good Emma should still defy. yet a few demanding situations are too tempting to withstand ... and a few passions too fierce to disregard. quickly Michael discovers in Emma the lady he has regularly longed for: a girl whose good looks and braveness achieve via to his tortured soul. And he'll defy something, even destiny itself, to assert her...
By Jacquie D'Alessandro
Unique booklet: 2005
Nathan Oliver, more youthful son of an earl, is content material being a rustic medical professional. Years in the past he had labored for the Crown, but if a undercover agent venture went awry, he left London for an easier existence. Now his global is grew to become the other way up with the arriving of girl Victoria Wexhall, a pampered Society omit extra fitted to the ballrooms of London than the quiet nation-state of Cornwall.
Victoria can't think her father might ship her to the center of nowhere, and simply while the the Season used to be in complete swing! And with Nathan Oliver, no much less! in fact, he's speeding and extra attention-grabbing than the fops she's familiar with on the town, and it might be really easy to fall in love with him. yet why does he insist on looking through her baggage in the midst of the evening? And why does he insist their lives are at risk?
By Mary Balogh
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
whereas girl Angeline Dudley’s pedigree dictates that she needs to land a titled gentleman, the irrepressible good looks longs for an easy, traditional suitor. So while Edward Ailsbury, the recent Earl of Heyward, defends her honor with unrivaled civility, Angeline thinks that she has came upon actual love. Persuading the earl is one other subject totally. From her unconventional type feel to her hoydenish antics, Angeline is the final lady on the earth for Edward. And but a stolen kiss awakens whatever primal inside him. evidently, being a gentleman, he does the precise factor after compromising a girl: He bargains marriage. The concept is born of responsibility, yet will Angeline reason Edward to ignore decorum in the back of closed doorways, the place sensuality and seduction play depraved video games? For a right spouse through day can turn into a husband’s mystery mistress via evening, whilst scrumptious hope rules.
Includes Mary Balogh’s “Now a Bride,” that includes additional scenes from her Mistress sequence and an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The Proposal.
By Amy Watson
A candy, pleased, funny romance set in the course of Jane Austen.
Lizzie desires to aid her ally, Alexander, who thinks that if he feels like a rake he'll have the capacity to win the lady of his goals. She enlists the aid of Sophy and Jane, and jointly the younger women set approximately instructing Alex how one can costume like a rake.
but if Jane's cousin, James, and the good-looking Lord Wrexham input the image, a couple of romance is at the playing cards. And Alex discovers that the girl of his goals may not be the lady he loves, in spite of everything.
contains bonus brief tale, Cousin Winifred
By Kasey Michaels
He'd again from struggle a duke. Now Rafael Daughtry used to be fighting a strength extra terrifying than Napoleon's army—his kin. fortunately, his early life pal Charlotte Seavers had agreed—reluctantly—to a discount. whereas Rafe would offer her with the house she'd misplaced, Charlotte would offer him with a chaperone for his unruly dual sisters.But who might chaperone Rafe? For the feisty younger lady he remembered had blossomed right into a sensual woman—a girl whose haunting good looks and deeply saved secrets and techniques drew him like no different. Charlotte had stable cause to distrust men—yet may Rafe's scorching seduction persuade her to provide in to temptation?
By Mary Balogh
Beloved New York instances bestselling writer Mary Balogh spins vintage tales of Regency England—splendid novels of wrong identification and unmistakable ardour, the place marriage is just the start of precise love.
THE well-known HEROINE
Cora Downes has attractiveness, spirit, and funds, yet no breeding. but whilst she earnings renown for a bold rescue, she unearths herself thrust into excessive society. blameless and adrift in an international of lovely banquets, bejeweled robes, and snobbish criteria, Cora is readily compromised right into a marriage—to a frivolous lord whose pursuits appear to lie in other places. yet may perhaps piercingly blue-eyed and well-mannered Francis Kneller grow to be the main unforeseen love of her life?
THE PLUMED BONNET
Alistair Munro, the Duke of Bridgwater, is seeking love outdoors the boundaries of well mannered society. And that’s what he expects to obtain while he rescues a likely disreputable lady in a colourful bonnet off the facet of the line. but Stephanie grey, a former governess, has lately come into funds and is keen for a formal fit with a well-born guy. convinced that he’s sullied her identify, Alistair bargains marriage to make amends. And during this not going union, Stephanie and Alistair make a welcome discovery—that occasionally it’s attainable to marry first, then fall in love.
By Karen Doornebos
There's no position for satisfaction during this Austen misadventure.
Chloe Parker was once born centuries too overdue. A thirty-nine-year- previous divorced mom, she runs her personal old letterpress company, is a lifelong member of the Jane Austen Society, and gushes over every little thing Regency. yet her enterprise is failing, threatening her daughter's destiny. what is a woman to do?
Why, audition for a Jane Austen-inspired television exhibit set in England, of course.
What Chloe thinks is a documentary seems to be a truth courting express set in 1812. 8 girls are competing to snare Mr. Wrightman, the inheritor to a stunning property, besides a $100,000 prize. So Chloe tosses her bonnet into the hoop, hoping to rework from stressed-out Midwest mother to genteel American heiress and win the money. without cellphones, indoor plumbing, or deodorant to be came upon, she needs to tighten her corset and flash a few ankle to overcome out ladies more youthful, extra cutthroat, and much less clumsy than herself. however the witty and rushing Mr. Wrightman proves to be a prize worthy successful, whether it capacity the gloves are off...
By Jane Austen
Emma Woodhouse is a filthy rich, beautiful, and punctiliously self-deluded younger lady who has "lived on the earth with little or no to misery or vex her."
Jane Austen workouts her flavor for slicing social commentary and her expertise for making an investment likely trivial occasions with profound ethical value as Emma traverses a steady satire of provincial balls and drawing rooms, alongside the best way encountering the candy Harriet Smith, the chatty and tedious pass over Bates, and her absurd father Mr. Woodhouse–a memorable gallery of Austen's best personages. pondering herself impervious to romance of any type, Emma attempts to rearrange a filthy rich marriage for negative Harriet, yet refuses to acknowledge her personal emotions for the gallant Mr. Knightley. What ensues is a pleasant sequence of scheming escapades within which each social machination and little bit of "tittle-tattle" is steeped in Austen's scrumptious irony. finally, Emma discovers that "Perfect happiness, even in reminiscence, isn't really common."
Virginia Woolf known as Jane Austen "the such a lot excellent artist between women," and Emma Woodhouse is arguably her such a lot excellent construction. although Austen stumbled on her heroine to be anyone whom "no one yet myself will a lot like," Emma is her such a lot cleverly woven, riotously comedic, and wonderful novel of manners.
By Michelle Kasey, aka Kasey Michaels
An unbelievable Union
WIth his marriage clock loudly ticking. Lord Edwar Laurence's spouse quest had introduced him to a so much unsuspecting girl. The ever-capable pass over Emily Howland was once yes the rushing Lord Edward had set his points of interest on none except her uncommonly attractive and woefully blameless cousin. made up our minds to guard her cost from the nefarious advances of Edward, Emily positioned herself within the direction of his conquest, damning her personal attractiveness without end. Or so she concept. For Edward's item of ardour had continuously been Emily. Now he needed to end up to his reluctant bride-to-be that hers used to be the single hand over he desired!