By Joanna Shupe
Lady Sophia Barnes does not take no for a solution. in particular while she's roaming London's seedy underground...dressed as a man.
A rabble rouser for justice, Sophie's most recent challenge is to struggle for the rights of the terrible, the wretched--and the staff at Madame Hartley's brothel. She's now not excited about the criminals who will pass her direction, for Sophie has mastered the paintings of deception--including the paintings of donning trousers. Now her destiny is in her personal fingers, besides a loaded gun. All she wishes is guide on how one can shoot it. yet just one individual may also help her: Lord Quint, the fellow who broke her middle years in the past. the guy she will not enable smash her again...
The last item Damien Beecham, Viscount Quint, wishes is an intrusion on his privateness, specifically from the attractive, exasperating girl he is by no means stopped in need of. a lady with a perilously absurd request, no much less. For Damien is struggling with a conflict of his personal, one he needs to maintain hidden--along together with his emotions for girl Sophia. but that struggle is as hopeless as preventing her outlandish plan. quickly all Quint is aware for yes is that he'll die attempting to defend her...
By Georgette Heyer
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An altogether unsatisfactory arrangement
After their father's loss of life, omit Judith Taverner and her brother Peregrine trip to London to satisfy their mum or dad, Lord worthy, waiting for an aged gentleman. To their shock and utter disgust, their mum or dad isn't a lot older than they're, does not wish the place of work of mother or father any longer than they need him, and is set to thwart all their pursuits and go back them to the country.
With altogether too many complications
But while leave out Taverner and Peregrine start to stream within the optimum social circles, Lord worthy can't aid yet entangle himself along with his adventuresome wards...
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"The dialog glints, the characters are actual, and the descriptions stand prior to you. cannot pass over it."
"It makes you think in love in all places again."
"Wonderful characters, based, witty writing, ideal interval aspect, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the remainder of us simply aspire too."
"I have learn all of Georgette Heyer's books, and Regency greenback is still my favorite-after a number of dozen readings! The mysterious plot, the fantastic discussion, the sumptuous Regency settings, the chemistry among the impulsive heroine and the sardonic hero-all those upload as much as a Regency masterpiece and the final word wet evening convenience read!"
"Georgette Heyer has no equivalent by way of that tremendous model of Regency enjoyable and laughter. Her examine is so actual to that age i believe as if i'm driving in Hyde Park with the characters, or at the battlefield at Waterloo, Regency greenback lead me to learn An notorious military and lots of of her different superb books."
By Liz Carlyle
Liz Carlyle, bestselling writer of The satan You Know and A take care of the Devil, keeps her devilish streak with this sensual regency romance.
via day, Sidonie Saint-Godard is a quietly dependent younger widow who teaches deportment to the unpolished daughters of London's nouveau riche. via evening, she is a person altogether different....
The infamous Black Angel -- so known as for her lusciously situated angel tattoo -- ruthlessly takes from robust males who make the most, and offers to people who undergo at their palms. continually in hide, she has eluded trap and her id is still a mystery....
The Marquess of Devellyn, one of many least noble noblemen on the town, makes use of and discards ladies as he pleases. but if the Black Angel entices him into her mattress, ties him up, and pilfers his such a lot valued ownership, she can have long past too a long way. This time, Devellyn tells her, she'll have the satan to pay. And he certainly capacity to assemble.
By Eloisa James
"Eloisa James returns with one other exceptional romance in her long island instances bestselling determined Duchesses series!
As a tender lady, Emilia Gwendolyn Carrington informed the aggravating destiny Duke of Pindar that she could marry any guy on this planet sooner than him—so years later she is horrified to achieve that she has nowhere else to turn.
Evander Septimus Brody has his personal purposes for agreeing to Mia's audacious notion, yet there's something he won't provide his inconvenient spouse: himself.
Instead, he deals Mia a devil's discount . . . he'll spend 4 nights a yr together with her. 4 nights, and not anything extra. and people simply whilst she begs for them.
Which Mia won't ever do.
Now Vander faces the main the most important problem of his existence: he needs to seduce his personal spouse on the way to win her heart—and it doesn't matter what it takes, this is often the single conflict he can't come up with the money for to lose.
By Kay Cornelius
Summoned to the Marquis d'Arc's distant French chateau in 1882 as better half to his daughter Lucy, twenty-year-old American Ellen Edmon reveals intrigue, romance, event, and probability there and in Paris, middle of the French model scene. as soon as there, Ellen discovers that every little thing isn't really because it appears to be like at the floor, and in addition unearths herself falling for the horny property supervisor, who includes secrets and techniques of his personal. because the rigidity grows extra insufferable, Ellen must probability every little thing she holds expensive to find the secrets and techniques that lurk within the shadows of the Chateau D'Arc.
Kay Cornelius grew up in Winchester, Tennessee. She and her husband Don, retired from NASA and Lockheed-Martin Missiles and area, stay in Huntsville, Alabama.
By Joan Wolf
Used to be society’s reigning attractiveness in love with experience – or with England’s such a lot infamous adventurer?
Lord Richard Wells, Duke of Crewe, had stunned the Regency global through crusing off to darkest Africa. Now, 5 years later, his stunning daughter, Julianne, back to London with a narrative of her father’s tragic demise and her personal remarkable rescue via the infamous English adventurer, John Champernoun.
Little did aristocratic society suspect what relatively occurred in Africa, nor did Julianne wish the reality published. For Julianne was firm to depart her perilous previous some distance at the back of, and locate happiness in a supremely secure marriage to the wonderfully good-looking, prosperous, honorable and adoring Lord William Rutherford. yet Julianne used to be approximately to benefit that she knew extra concerning the middle of the darkish continent than she did approximately her personal – whilst John Champernoun reentered her lifestyles to wake stories and needs as sharp-clawed as leopards or even extra dangerous.
Joan Wolf is a united states this present day bestselling writer, whose acclaimed Regency romances have earned her nationwide acceptance 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 was once born in big apple urban yet has lived such a lot of her lifestyles in Connecticut along with her husband, childrens and various pets. An avid rider and horse proprietor, she enjoys that includes horses in her novels.
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By Elizabeth Boyle
Good gentleman of ability seeks a sensiblelady of excellent breeding for correspondence, and indue attention, matrimony. that is precisely the kind of commercial that makespractical-to-a-fault Daphne Dale's center flutter. A sensiblegentleman, in her estimation, is the suitable match,and she's much more confident as soon as she's replacing sensiblyromantic letters along with her very applicable suitor. That is,until Lord Henry Seldon strays into her direction. He's everythingshe's vowed to avoid—a rakish charmer whose verytouch seduces her functional sensibilities and her resolve.Lord Henry Seldon used to be no longer amused whilst his nephewplaced an commercial to discover him a spouse. but he couldn'tresist replying to the notice from "Miss Spooner." And oncehe discovers he's corresponding without any different thanthe disarming Daphne Dale, he reveals it's too overdue to disavowhis middle. Now it really is as much as Henry to end up to Daphne simply howinsensible—and powerfully passionate—true love should be . . .
By Christina Dodd
Rules of Engagement:
Choose a bride from this year's debutantes.
Decide on a formal settlement.
Send a statement to The Times.
Inform the bride of her stable fortune.
Rules of Respectability:
Devon Mathewes, Earl of Kerrich, has a plan that's guaranteed to fix him to the Queen's desire. First, he needs to rent a wise, unattractive governess. subsequent, he'll see to adopting a effectively thankful orphan, so as to without doubt lend him a patina of respectability. ultimately, he needs to receive a be sure that his orphan and the governess will greater his personality and acceptance with no unduly worrying his life—love existence or otherwise.
Rules of Passion:
As a of accepting the governess place, pass over Pamela Lockhart of the celebrated Academy of Governesses has a couple of ideas of her personal. Devon normally needs to behave with propriety, an not likely accomplishment that will satisfaction the ton and thoroughly astonish Pamela herself. She has to be allowed to decide on an appropriate orphan at her personal discretion. most crucial, Devon needs to vow to by no means ever delve into Pamela's history, or her visual appeal, lest he realize the reality in the back of the private secrets and techniques of her center. yet after all, all principles are made to be damaged . . .
An Avon Romance
By Lynsay Sands
“Lynsay Sands hits the entire correct notes.”
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Before her Argeneau vampire family members paranormal romance novels made her a New York Times bestselling famous person, Lynsay Sands did The Deed. Lynsay’s witty, horny, totally great debut romance transports the reader again to Medieval England to witness the outrageous trials and temptations of an exceptional spouse whose husband regrettably dies earlier than he can do…The Deed. the woman, left shockingly unprepared, reveals herself promised to a good-looking, landless knight, and misunderstandings, missteps, and (of direction) ardour take place. the 1st of her greater than thirty historic romance novels and anthologies recognized for his or her splendidly funny area, The Deed is as pleasant deal with for proven Sands lovers, in addition to for readers who enjoy the early novels of Julie Garwood.
By Christina Dodd, Connie Brockway
A as soon as in an entire life romance...one bewitching bed…four pleasing couples…two enchanting authors…
Once Upon a Pillow tells the tale of the fabulous Masterson mattress and the passionate fans who percentage it throughout the a while. This glowing novel by way of of historic romances' brightest stars—Christina Dodd and Connie Brockway—is set in the course of 4 of England’s so much exciting eras and proves that real love—and scorching desire—are really undying. Once Upon a Pillow includes…
First Knight through Connie Brockway
In medieval England, a conflict weary knight returns from the Crusades trying to find peace and reveals as a substitute the feisty—and bloodthirsty—wife-by-proxy he’d forgotten he even had.
Kidnapped via Christina Dodd
A poverty-stricken lord concocts the suitable plan to win a fortune by means of abducting and marrying an heiress, yet unearths his personal center stolen while he snatches the inaccurate lady.
Her Captive via Connie Brockway
in the course of George III's reign, a highwayman’s appealing sister will do something to guard her brother from the daring kingsman set on his path, whether it ability chaining the fierce and livid guy to her mattress.
Last Night by way of Christina Dodd
The guy in her home is a stranger to her, a chance to her, and the single guy she shouldn't ever love…and can’t withstand.
“Four delightfully funny and delectably attractive romances that exemplify Brockway and Dodd’s witty writing and ability for developing compelling characters.”—Booklist
“Witty, sensual, pleasant and natural enjoyable! an ideal anthology that enables Ms. Brockway and Ms. Dodd to exhibit their skills for storytelling. every one story is exclusive, lovingly crafted and peopled with such likable characters that i needed for extra in their tales and so will you. it is a shining instance of what a workforce of gifted authors can do with an idea—and what an idea it is!”—Romantic Times