By Christina Dodd
New York instances bestselling author Christina Dodd all started her illustrious writing occupation with this booklet, CANDLE within the WINDOW, winner of Romance author of America's coveted Golden center and RITA Awards!
Lady Saura of Roget lives a lonely lifetime of servitude--her fortune managed through her merciless stepfather. but it truly is she who has been referred to as upon to embellish the times of Sir William of Miraval, a proud and noble knight who as soon as swore to stay or perish by way of the sword . . . until eventually his global was once engulfed in agonizing darkness. Summoned to Sir William's fort, the raven-haired blameless is triumph over by way of wish and love for the amazing, golden warrior who has laid siege to her heart.
But there's grave chance anticipating them either simply past the fort partitions . . . and a dangerous expense to be paid for surrendering to a fiery, all-consuming love.
By Lucinda Brant
Stand-alone publication 2 within the Roxton family members Saga, Julian and Deb's story
1760s England and France. Julian and Deb are hurriedly, and secretly, married off as little ones. Julian is then banished to the continent. Deb is lower back to the nursery, advised her middle of the night marriage was once only a undesirable dream from the results of laudanum. 9 years later, Julian returns incognito to say his bride earlier than a debonair rival can seduce her into bigamous wedlock. Can Julian and Deb’s marriage continue to exist this sort of calculated deception?
Set within the opulent global of the aristocracy and encouraged through genuine occasions, Lucinda Brant offers one other lavish 18th century event in her trademark kind — heart-wrenching drama with a fortunately ever after.
Lucinda Brant's sweeping kinfolk sagas are an ideal reminder of why I fell in love with ancient romance — Cheryl Bolen, New York Times bestselling author
Awards for this Book
- 2013 Readers′ Favorite overseas booklet Award Medalist
“MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE consists of at the Roxton sequence culture with nonetheless one other fabulous story set within the 1700s the place lifestyles is whatever yet uncomplicated. you'll once more be reminded why Lucinda Brant’s books are one of these treasure.” — SWurman: five STARS, a Night Owl Reviews best Pick
“Nice twists and turns, dramatic revelations, and a few relaxing chaos make this a booklet that retains the reader turning the pages. hugely recommended!” — Fiona Ingram: five STARS, Readers’ Favorite
Series: Stand-alone moment booklet within the hugely acclaimed ROXTON relatives saga
class: Parental tips steered (mild sensuality)
Length: Full-length novel (100,000 phrases, approximately four hundred ordinary pages no longer together with bonus material)
Edition: Revised, re-edited, and re-covered in 2014
Style: vintage romance with a contemporary voice
MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE is a stand-alone novel, yet many readers get pleasure from it as a part of a chain: Lucinda's characters inhabit a similar meticulously-researched 18th Century global and all books cross-reference humans and occasions all through. you could discover the main points and delve deeper into the historical past inside of each one publication through traveling LucindaBrantAuthor on Pinterest. in the event you desire to learn the books in chronological order, here's the sequence:
Roxton family members Saga
1740s NOBLE SATYR (Renard and Antonia)
1760s middle of the night MARRIAGE (Julian and Deb)
1770s AUTUMN DUCHESS (Antonia and Jonathon)
1770s DAIR satan (Dair and Rory)
1770s PROUD MARY (Mary and Christopher) In growth
1780s SATYR’S SON (Harry and Lisa) In progress
ETERNALLY YOURS: Roxton Letters quantity One (A significant other to the Roxton kinfolk Saga Books 1–3)
FOREVER stay: Roxton Letters quantity (A spouse to the Roxton kinfolk Saga Books 4–6) In progress
Salt Hendon Series
1763 SALT BRIDE (Magnus and Jane)
1767 SALT REDUX (Antony and Caroline)
1767 A FAIRY CHRISTMAS (Kitty and Tom); a quick tale in SILVER BELLS assortment, a undying Romance anthology
Alec Halsey secret Series
Spring 1763 lethal ENGAGEMENT (Country condominium homicide and mayhem)
Autumn 1763 lethal AFFAIR (A poisoned vicar and the mysterious Miranda)
iciness 1763 lethal PERIL (Bloody intrigue abroad)
summer time 1764 lethal relatives (Evil lurks in Edinburgh) In progress
By Julie Anne Long
"The Scandal Sheets name him Lord Ice.
Ruthless, chilly, certain, Julian Spenser, Marquess Dryden, tolerates purely the finest-- in outfits, in horseflesh, in mistresses. And now he's discovered the correct bride, the only whose dowry will repair his family's shattered legacy and convey him peace finally: the beautiful heiress Lisbeth Redmond.
She's approximately to play with fire...
But one unforgettable come across with Lisbeth's paid better half, Phoebe Vale, and the Marquess is undone. This quiet lady with the depraved smile and a wit to check is the 1st individual to determine in the course of the icy facade to the fiery guy underneath. yet their impossible to resist appeal is a torment as candy because it is risky, for surrendering to their hope may well suggest wasting every thing else they ever wanted.
By Kieran Kramer
Every lady desires of claiming "I do." Jilly Jones did―and years of a deeply imperfect marriage undefined. Now residing in London and dealing in an enthralling book shop, the free-spirited Jilly is completely content material along with her newfound independence…until she meets a rushing naval officer who sparks her eager for a real happily ever after.
Captain Stephen Arrow is simply domestic after years of carrier, and he is in no hurry to renounce his hard-won freedom. The meddlesome bluestocking Jilly Jones is strictly the type of girl he doesn't need…But there is something approximately her that retains drawing Stephen again to the bookstall. along with her gleaming wit and understated good looks, she feels like a shockingly real fit for Stephen. yet will a scandalous bankruptcy in Jilly's previous stand within the approach in their heated allure? For this bachelor, not anything is impossible…
By Jody Hedlund
Whilst Lily younger and Connell McCormick got down to store her misplaced sister, Lily demanding situations every thing he proposal he knew approximately life--and love.
By Caroline Linden
"He'd by no means been shot by means of a woman...
He used to be a exceptional military officer, a guy of honor and heroism. yet that was once earlier than Alexander Hayes was once wrongly accused of treason. compelled to desert every little thing he held pricey, Alec turned a undercover agent for England in an try to transparent his identify. His most modern fee sounds basic: find a retired soldier long gone lacking. however it additionally sends him again domestic, to a kin who'd notion him useless for 5 years—and a girl who'd wish to shoot him.
Everything Cressida Turner's ever heard approximately Alec tells her that he's a traitor of the worst variety, and but this enigmatic, infuriating, and completely fascinating guy could be the basically individual she will be able to trust—and the one one that can locate her lacking father. With nowhere else to show, she reluctantly joins forces with Alec, unprepared for either the harmful secrets and techniques that threaten them and the relentless ardour that drives them into each one other's arms.
By Stephanie Laurens
"Penelope Adair, spouse and associate of beginner sleuth Barnaby Adair, is so highly pregnant she can't even waddle. while Barnaby is summoned to aid Inspector Stokes of Scotland backyard in investigating the violent homicide of a gentleman at a home celebration, Penelope, annoyed that she can't take part, insists that she and Griselda, Stokes’s spouse, be saved expert in their husbands’ discoveries.
Yet what Barnaby and Stokes discover simply ends up in extra questions. The murdered gentleman have been thrown out of the home occasion days ahead of, so why had he back? and the way and why did he come to have the magnificent Finsbury diamond necklace in his pocket, a lot to Lord Finsbury’s consternation? such a lot bizarre of all, why had the assassin left the necklace, worthy an exquisite fortune, at the body?
The conundrums compound as our intrepid investigators try to make feel of this baffling case. in the meantime, the specter of scandal grows ever extra tangible for all these attending the home celebration – and the stakes are optimum for Lord Finsbury’s daughter and the gentleman who has spent the decade resurrecting his family members fortune so he can aspire to her hand. operating parallel to Barnaby and Stokes, the would-be enthusiasts hunt for a direction in the course of the maze of contradictory proof to reveal the assassin, disperse the pall of scandal, and declare the affection and the shared lifestyles they crave.
By Kate Noble
From the acclaimed writer of Revealed comes a story of first loves and moment chances...
girl Jane Cummings is sure that her summer season is ruined whilst she is compelled to stay at remoted Merrymere Lake along with her reckless brother and sick father. Her fast moving London society is changed with a small city grapevine. yet one little bit of gossip catches Jane's attention--rumors that the lake's brooding new resident can also be an elusive highwayman.
Jane needs to face the a lot mentioned mysterioso after he saves her brother from a pub brawl. She instantly acknowledges him from London: Byrne worthy, conflict hero and obvious hermit--who she reveals unusually fascinating. the 2 construct a quick friendship, and shortly not anything can continue this girl clear of Merrymere's so much sought after. confident of his innocence, Jane is decided to transparent Byrne's name--and possibly have a bit enjoyable this summer season after all...
By Deborah Simmons
Christopher Marchant's temper fits the hurricane clouds that assemble above his mansion. but whilst lightning illuminates a stranded good looks he needs to do as any gentleman may. even though, as soon as rescued, she needs to be on her way....
But if Hero Ingram leaves empty-handed her uncle will punish her. Christopher is stuck off defend through her willful rebellion--and he's convinced he's stuck a touch of vulnerability in her defiance....
As a gentleman he needs to safeguard her and make her quest his personal. yet as a red-blooded male...? She has awoken him from his shut eye!
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 family members: the bold, passionate Huxtables. Katherine, the youngest sister—and society’s so much 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 popularity 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 move awry, Jasper devises a bet of his personal. For Katherine, already wildly drawn to him, Jasper’s provide is impossible to resist: to make London’s most threatening rake fall in love together with her. Then Jasper without warning ups the ante. Katherine understands she should still refuse. yet with scandal brewing and her attractiveness in jeopardy, she reluctantly concurs to turn into his spouse. Now, as ardour ignites, the seduction particularly starts. And this time the prize is not anything lower than both their hearts.…