By Grace Burrowes, Shana Galen, Miranda Neville, Carolyn Jewel
Why Do Dukes Fall in Love? each summer time the cream of society gathers on the Dukeries, named for the ducal estates targeted in a single small nook of Nottinghamshire. whereas the entertainments comprise events, balls, and a recognized boat race, the ducal hosts and their site visitors locate event, ardour, and chuffed ever afters. 4 heartwarming tales from 4 bestselling authors of old romance. might i've got THIS DUKE? via Grace Burrowes the difficulty with houseparties… Gerard Hammersley, Duke of Hardcastle, is dragooned by way of an previous pal into attending a home social gathering, although Hardcastle refuses to fall prey to the matchmakers who enjoy such gatherings. He recruits his nephew’s prim, prickly governess, pass over Ellen MacHugh, to maintain him from being compromised via the conniving debutantes, and gives in alternate to deflect the drunken viscounts who plague Ellen. is they needs to finish. Ellen has the same opinion to Hardcastle’s scheme for 2 purposes. First, she’s been drawn to His Grace because the day she laid eyes on him, and is aware that in the back of Hardcastle’s loss of appeal lies a ferociously unswerving and devoted middle. moment, she’s departing from Hardcastle’s loved ones on the end of the home social gathering, and weeks safeguarding His Grace’s bachelorhood is as a lot pleasure—and as a lot torment—as she will undergo sooner than she leaves him. expecting A DUKE such as you via Shana Galen There’s no such factor because the ideal hero… Nathan Cauley, 10th Duke of Wyndover, is so good-looking women swoon—literally swoon. His blond hair and blue eyes definitely draw realization on the Duke of Sedgemere’s apartment social gathering, yet Nathan doesn’t need a fawning younger pass over for his duchess. He stumbles upon a bedraggled lady drowsing below Sedgemere’s bridge, and his protecting instincts stir. while he acknowledges her because the princess he fell in love with 8 years ahead of, he’s decided to win not just her affections yet her center. Or is there? After revolutionaries bloodbath Princess Vivienne’s relations, she and the top of her protect flee to England. sooner than they could succeed in London to beg asylum, assassins kill the final of her defenders. Vivienne is on my own and at the run whilst the Duke of Wyndover involves her rescue. She slightly recollects assembly him years ahead of, and isn’t ok with gents who're extra beautiful than she is. Nathan is greater than face, even though, and whilst the assassins go back, he may well simply end up to be the duke Vivienne has been watching for. DUCHESS OF SCANDAL through Miranda Neville Too Many Scandals After months of marriage, the Duke of Linton agreed to reside except his spouse. Thrown jointly because of a scheduling errors, Linton reveals Althea nonetheless has the facility to make his middle race. Linton turns out various from the serious, detached guy Althea married. yet notwithstanding she burns for him as a lover, can she belief him to be the husband she wishes? AN wrong DUCHESS through Carolyn Jewel The duke of Stoke Teversault has good earned his attractiveness for cold calculation. certainly, lately widowed Georgina Lark has no concept he’s enjoyed her considering sooner than her past due husband swept her off her ft. Stoke Teversault capacity to maintain it that method. The chilly and forbidding duke and the blithe and open Georgina couldn't be much less appropriate in any means. And but, whilst Georgina and her sister arrive at his domestic, his ice-bound middle may possibly soften away. Georgina Lark hasn't ever considered the duke of Stoke Teversault as a guy able to inducing ardour in someone. He’s lengthy disapproved of her, yet she is going to be perpetually thankful to him for his information after her husband died. It’s been a 12 months seeing that she’s discovered he’s now not the fellow she inspiration. Can she persuade him to open his middle to her?
By Meredith Duran
"*IN GRITTY, WORKING-CLASS LONDON, SHE DOES WHAT SHE needs to to outlive . . . *
When Nell Whitby breaks into an earl’s condominium on a hour of darkness quest for revenge, she unearths her pistol pointed on the mistaken man—one good-looking as sin and bare because the day he used to be born. Pity he’s a lunatic. He thinks her a lacking heiress, yet extra to the purpose, he’ll aid her get away the slums and correct a grave injustice. no longer a nasty discount. All she has to do is marry him.
*A infamous LADIES’ guy may possibly TAKE HER FROM POVERTY TO OPULENCE . . . yet AT WHAT PRICE?*
A rake of the 1st order, Simon St. Maur spent his stressed early life burning each bridge he crossed. while he inherits an earldom with no unmarried penny connected to it, he sees an opportunity to begin over—provided he can locate an heiress to fund his efforts. yet his depraved popularity capability courtship could be difficult—until destiny sends him the main infamous lacking heiress in background. All he wishes now could be to make her right into a girl and preserve himself from making the one mistake that may damage every thing: falling in love. . . .
By Eloisa James
“Eloisa James is extraordinary.”
In the able arms of USA Today and New York Times bestselling writer Eloisa James, the fairy stories we enjoyed as kids tackle vibrant—and sensuous—new lifestyles. With The Duke is Mine, the cherished writer of A Kiss at Midnight and When attractiveness Tamed the Beast offers the vintage story of the Princess and the Pea a delightfully romantic Regency spin. lovers of Victoria Alexander and Julia Quinn will easily adore this ancient romance gem a couple of woman reluctantly betrothed to at least one duke yet pursued by way of one other; a tantalizing story of affection, lies, and one very uncomfortable mattress.
By Stephanie Laurens
What might you do should you have been kissed by way of the main good-looking stranger you'll ever obvious? 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 in the course of the courtyard one moonlit Christmas Eve, the beautiful, younger comtesse d'Lisle understands he is as much as no sturdy. he is basically a section dangerous... and clearly stuck in the course of a clandestine rendezvous. Why else could he have risked his neck and jumped out of a window into the snow?
It's improper, it really is outlandish . . . and it is the such a lot completely romantic gesture she's ever visible. So while the nice sisters rush up, challenging to understand ifshe has obvious a guy at the grounds, Helena ignores the years of strict upbringing that insist she demonstrate his presence.
To lie will be a sin, yet 'no one could be stable all of the time.
As a gift for her silence, the stranger takes her in his palms 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 if Helena does not are aware of 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 a beautiful schoolgirl to an aristocratic good looks. Her glowing wit has made her wanted via London's hostesses; her substantial dowry has made successful her hand the purpose of many a gentleman . . . yet she is deadeningly conscious of how boring such a lot of ofthese gents are.
Her manipulative mum or dad has unexpectedly allowed her to discover a husband of her personal picking out, and he or she has no purpose of marrying any guy who attempts to tame her. There has to be anyone ideal for her . . . somebody who can reside as much as the promise ofthat 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 fellow whose kiss she hasn't ever forgotten, the guy of her reminiscence whom no different has ever been in a position to supplant. Her wild, mysterious Englishman, Sebastian Cynster, Duke of St. Ives.
One glance, and he is decided to reclaim her . . . .
By Grace Burrowes
USA Today Bestseller!
"Burrowes is an unconventional storyteller who is aware precisely how you can contact a reader's center and succeed in deep into the soul."―RT booklet Reviews
Lady Maggie Windham Has Secrets
And she's been completely able to holding them...until now. whilst she's threatened with publicity, she turns to investigator Benjamin Hazlit to maintain disaster at bay. yet Maggie herself intrigues Benjamin greater than the riddle she's set him to resolve. As he uncovers an increasing number of of her previous, Maggie struggles to maintain him at a distance, till they either start to become aware of the reality of their hearts...
The inheritor (Book 1)
The Soldier (Book 2)
The Virtuoso (Book 3)
Lady Sophie's Christmas want (Book 4)
woman Maggie's mystery Scandal (Book 5)
Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6)
girl Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7)
Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8)
Praise for The Soldier:
"Captivating...Burrowes's straight forward, sensual love tale is clever and soft, emerging above the gang with deft discussion and pleasant characters."―Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"There is a quiet, but extreme strength to Burrowes's easy prose and such intensity of emotions that it'll be tricky to omit this fabulous story."―RT publication Reviews four ½ Stars, best decide of the Month
"Burrowes maintains her profitable streak with a scrumptious, sensual historic romance shooting the spirit of the time."―Booklist
"With plenty of humor and steamy romance, those books are constantly a pleasant learn, a deal with for enthusiasts of Regency romance at its best."―Night Owl Romance
By Jennifer Wilde
In 1746 Miranda James lives through her wits at the streets of London, trying to find effortless marks—until she’s stuck picking out the inaccurate pocket. Sentenced to hold, she is stored from the gallows by way of a fierce-eyed Scotsman . . . at the situation she develop into his indentured servant. a faithful topic till his brothers have been murdered on the conflict of Culloden in an try and repair Prince Charles to the Scottish throne, Cameron Gordon lives for revenge. As Miranda’s grasp, he teaches her the ability of words—and the pleasures of passion.
From highway urchin to celebrated writer, from the risks of a mystery rebel to the reality approximately her mysterious earlier, Miranda struggles opposed to insurmountable odds, able to make the last word sacrifice for the affection which may be her destiny and her enduring legacy.
By Lisa Kleypas
While destiny brings wonderful and sheltered state lass Sara Fielding and hard, Cockney-bred millionaire Derek Craven jointly, an not going and unstoppable ardour brings them ever towards love. by way of the writer of
Title: Dreaming of You
Author: Kleypas, Lisa
Publication Date: 1994/05/01
Number of Pages: 373
Binding kind: PAPERBACK
Library of Congress: bl 99749920
By Daisy Goodwin
"Anyone ache Downton Abbey withdrawal signs (who isn't?) will locate an quick tonic in Daisy Goodwin's The American Heiress. the tale of Cora funds, an American heiress within the Nineties who luggage an English duke, this can be a deliciously evocative first novel that lingers within the mind." --Allison Pearson, manhattan instances bestselling writer of I do not know How She Does It and I imagine i admire You
Be cautious what you need for. touring in another country together with her mom on the flip of the 20 th century to hunt a titled husband, appealing, vivacious Cora funds, whose kin mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts', without warning unearths herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the main eligible bachelor in England. not anything is sort of because it turns out, in spite of the fact that: Ivo is withdrawn and secretive, and the English social scene is filled with traps and betrayals. funds, Cora quickly learns, can't purchase every thing, as she needs to make a decision what's actually well worth the cost in her lifestyles and her marriage.
Witty, relocating, and brilliantly enjoyable, Cora's tale marks the debut of a wonderful storyteller who brings a clean new spirit to the realm of Edith Wharton and Henry James.
"For daughters of the hot American billionaires of the nineteenth century, it was once the last word deal: marriage to a cash-strapped British Aristocrat in go back for a identify and social prestige. yet funds did not continually purchase them happiness." --Daisy Goodwin in The day-by-day Mail
The American Heiress was initially offered and allotted within the united kingdom as My final Duchess
By Lorraine Heath
"*They are England's such a lot eligible bachelors, with the main scandalous reputations. yet for the proper girl, even an unrepentant rogue could mend his methods . . .*
Born to the road yet raised in the aristocracy, Drake Darling can't get away his sordid beginnings. now not while woman Ophelia Lyttleton snubs him at each flip, a relentless reminder he's now not actually certainly one of *them*. yet after rescuing her from a mysterious drowning, he realizes she doesn't be mindful who she is. With plans to carry her to heel, he insists she's his housekeeper—never looking forward to to fall for the captivating beauty.
While Ophelia will possibly not bear in mind her lifestyles ahead of Drake, she has no doubt she belongs with him. the need she feels for her darkish, brooding business enterprise can't be denied, despite effects. So while Ophelia's reminiscence returns, she is devastated by means of the intensity of his betrayal. Now Drake needs to chance every little thing to turn out she will be able to belief this rogue together with her middle as soon as more.
**They are England's so much eligible bachelors, with the main scandalous reputations. yet for the best girl, even an unrepentant rogue may perhaps mend his methods . . .**
Born to the road yet raised in the aristocracy, Drake Darling can't get away his sordid beginnings. now not whilst woman Ophelia Lyttleton snubs him at each flip, a continuing reminder he's no longer really one in every of **them**. yet after rescuing her from a mysterious drowning, he realizes she doesn't bear in mind who she is. With plans to convey her to heel, he insists she's his housekeeper - by no means looking ahead to to fall for the captivating good looks.
While Ophelia would possibly not bear in mind her existence prior to Drake, she has little question she belongs with him. the need she feels for her darkish, brooding agency can't be denied, despite outcomes. So while Ophelia's reminiscence returns, she is devastated via the intensity of his betrayal. Now Drake needs to possibility every thing to end up she will belief this rogue together with her center once again.