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Much Ado About Marriage (MacLean Curse, Book 6) by Karen Hawkins

By Karen Hawkins

"Sassy, attractive Fia MacLean desires not anything greater than to go away Scotland for London and current her performs to Queen Elizabeth. besides the fact that, the very evening she makes an attempt to run clear of Duart fortress and her overprotective cousin, Laird Duncan MacLean, she knocks Thomas Wentworth, an English earl on a undercover agent venture, correct off a window ledge, and the 2 commence a trip towards love. even though a few components may be complicated for brand spanking new readers, someone can relish the espionage subplot and the pleasant banter among spitfire Fia and quick-tongued Thomas. colourful secondary characters, specifically Thomas's bombastic ally, upload humor and grace. An open finishing may well strike a few readers as susceptible, yet others might be moved to find Hawkins's MacLean Curse and Hurst Amulet sequence, to which it is a prequel.

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The Betrayal of the Blood Lily (Pink Carnation, Book 6) by Lauren Willig

By Lauren Willig

"The heroines of Lauren Willig's bestselling purple Carnation sequence have engaged in espionage everywhere nineteenth-century Europe. within the 6th stand-alone quantity, our reasonable English heroine travels to India, the place she unearths freedom—and risk—more intriguing than she ever imagined.

Everyone warned omit Penelope Deveraux that her unruly habit may land her in shame sometime. She by no means imagined she's be whisked off to India to provide the scandal of her hasty marriage time to die down. As woman Frederick Staines waits, Penelope plunges into the treacherous waters of the courtroom of the Nizam of Hyderabad, the place not anyone is kind of what they seem—even her husband. In an odd state, the place intricate courtroom gown mask much more problematic intrigues and a deadly undercover agent known as the Marigold leaves venomous cobras as his calling card, there's just one individual Penelope can trust...

Captain Alex Reid has greater activities than play nursemaid to a couple of noblemen. Or so he thinks—until girl Frederick Staines out-shoots, out-rides, and out-swims each guy within the camp. She additionally has an uncanny skill to attract out the lethal plans of the Marigold and placed herself in harm's method. With hazard looming from neighborhood warlords, treacherous court docket officers, and French spies, Alex realizes that an alliance with girl Staines simply should be the single factor status within the manner of a plot designed to rock the very foundations of the British Empire...

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A Night Like This (Smythe-Smith Quartet, Book 2) by Julia Quinn

By Julia Quinn

"*Anne Wynter is probably not who she says she is . . .*

But she's dealing with really good as a governess to threehighborn younger women. Her task could be a challenge—in a singleweek she unearths herself hiding in a closet choked with tubas, playingan evil queen in a play that would be a tragedy (or mightbe a comedy—no one is sure), and tending to the injuries ofthe oh-so-dashing Earl of Winstead. After years of dodgingunwanted advances, he's the 1st guy who has actually temptedher, and it's getting more durable and more durable to remind herself governess has no company flirting with a nobleman.

*Daniel Smythe-Smith should be in mortal threat . . .*

But that's not likely to prevent the younger earl from fallingin love. And while he spies a mysterious lady at his family'sannual musicale, he vows to pursue her, no matter if that meansspending his days with a ten-year-old who thinks she's aunicorn. yet Daniel has an enemy, one that has vowed to seehim lifeless. And whilst Anne is thrown into peril,he will cease at not anything to ensuretheir chuffed finishing . . .

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Moonstruck Madness by Laurie McBain

By Laurie McBain

The plot has ingenious twists and turns, and the backgrounds are lush and evocative. it is solid, fulfilling enjoyable. -Publishers Weekly She's something through day, anything else altogether via night... After escaping the slaughter of her extended family at a tender age, Scottish noblewoman Sabrina Verrick presents for her siblings by means of dwelling a double existence, until eventually the evening she encounters the Duke, and her mystery and all she holds pricey is threatened... he is so disenchanted, he is thoroughly vulnerable... together with his inheritance at stake, Lucien, Duke of Camareigh, units a capture for the Scottish good looks with the piercing violet eyes, by no means imagining what is going to ensue while the capture is sprung... As their lives develop into irreversibly entangled, Lucien and Sabrina develop into each one other's greatest probability, in addition to their purely salvation... compliment for Laurie McBain: "Ms. McBain's flare for the romantic intermingled with suspense will hold the reader riveted to the tale till the final page." -Affaire de Coeur "Vivid feel of description, colourful characters... i discovered myself fortunately misplaced within the beauty of the storytelling." -Los Angeles bring in Examiner (20101227)

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The Duke's Perfect Wife (Mackenzies & McBrides, Book 4) by Jennifer Ashley

By Jennifer Ashley

"Lady Eleanor Ramsay is the one one that is aware the reality approximately Hart Mackenzie. as soon as his fiancee, she is the only girl to whom he may ever pour out his center.

Hart has it all--a dukedom, wealth, strength, impression, no matter what he wishes. each lady wishes him--his seductive talents are mythical. yet Hart has sacrificed a lot to maintain his brothers secure, first from their brutal father, after which from the area. He's additionally suffered loss--his spouse, his baby son, and the girl he enjoyed with all his center even though he discovered it too overdue.  

Now, Eleanor has reappeared on Hart's doorstep, with scandalous nude images of Hart taken some time past. Intrigued by way of the problem in her blue eyes--and aroused by means of her captivating, no-nonsense determination--Hart wonders if his younger love has come to smash him . . . or shop him.

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Something Sinful (Griffin Family, Book 3) by Suzanne Enoch

By Suzanne Enoch

"It was once lust first and foremost sight . . .

She used to be a imaginative and prescient, an unique goddess who floated around the ballroom, conjuring photographs of hot nights and silk sheets, and Lord Charlemagne Griffin felt lightning shoot instantly to his . . . good, he used to be certainly . So the girl isn't precisely the sharpest knife at the rack, as Shay quickly discovers, however the beneficiant bosom simply above her low neckline greater than makes up for it. prior to he understands it, Shay is bragging approximately an drawing close enterprise deal to provoke her . . .

Lady Sarala Carlisle might sound naïve, yet too past due Shay realizes her unconventional good looks mask a razor-sharp intelligence and ideal instincts—and she'd simply bested him! good, can play at this video game, and certainly one of Shay's many talents is the superb artwork of seduction.

But during this contest, the one factor to lose is one's heart.


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Ten Ways to Be Adored When Landing a Lord (Love By Numbers, by Sarah MacLean

By Sarah MacLean

"Since being named “London’s Lord to Land” through a well-liked ladies’ journal, Nicholas St. John has been relentlesslypursued via each matrimony-minded woman within the *ton*. So while a chance to flee stylish society presentsitself, he eagerly jumps—only to land within the direction of the main made up our minds, damnably scrumptious lady he’s ever met!

The daughter of a titled wastrel, woman Isabel Townsend has too many secrets and techniques and too little cash. even though she is used to caring for herself rather handily, her father’s contemporary passing has left Isabel at sea and short of open air support to guard her younger brother’s birthright. The sinfully good-looking, eminently eligible Lord Nicholas may be the very salvation she seeks.

But the woman has to be cautious and never do whatever reckless and foolish…like falling madly, passionately in love.

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Amelia and the Outlaw by Lorraine Heath

By Lorraine Heath

Book Details:

ISBN: 0060009144
EAN: 9780060009144
ASIN: 0060009144
Publisher: HarperTeen
Publication Date: 2002-12-24
Number of Pages: 245
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books

Synopsis from Amazon:

With a strict, eagle-eyed pass judgement on for a father and older brothers to again him up, Amelia Harper is doted upon and guarded inside an inch of her lifestyles. She's now not even allowed to have a sweetheart till she's seventeen, for instance. Amelia longs for the day she will be able to do as she pleases, yet that day doesn't appear to be in any hurry to reach.
The Outlaw
For a tender fellow, Jesse Lawton has an incredibly shady history. the single ask yourself is that it took him until eventually the age of fourteen to finish up in prison, so wild used to be the trail he'd been on. yet 5 years have handed, and his good fortune eventually turns out to have became: he's been freed. If purely he can remain at the immediately and narrow...

while Jesse arrives on the Harper ranch to paintings off the rest of his sentence, it's no shock that the judge's beautiful daughter catches his eye. What he doesn't be aware of is this younger girl is itching for pleasure, and with one investigate his haunted eyes, Amelia understands she's chanced on it in Jesse. with out intending to, Amelia forces the erstwhile outlaw right into a selection among his freedom and his center.

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When He Was Wicked (Bridgertons, Book 6) by Julia Quinn

By Julia Quinn

"In each lifestyles there's a turning point.

A second so super, so sharp and breathtaking, that one is familiar with one's lifestyles is just not a similar. For Michael Stirling, London's such a lot notorious rake, that second got here the 1st time he laid eyes on Francesca Bridgerton.

After a life of chasing ladies, of smiling slyly as they chased him, of permitting himself to be stuck yet by no means allowing his center to turn into engaged, he took one examine Francesca Bridgerton and fell so speedy and difficult into like it was once a ask yourself he controlled to stay status. regrettably for Michael, even though, Francesca's surname used to be to stay Bridgerton for just a mere thirty-six hours longer -- the celebration in their assembly was once, sadly, a supper celebrating her coming near near marriage ceremony to his cousin.

But that used to be then . . . Now Michael is the earl and Francesca is unfastened, yet nonetheless she thinks of him as not anything except her expensive good friend and confidant. Michael dares no longer converse to her of his love . . . until eventually one risky evening, whilst she steps innocently into his fingers, and keenness proves more desirable than even the main depraved of secrets and techniques . . ."

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The American Heiress: A Novel by Daisy Goodwin

By Daisy Goodwin

"Anyone agony Downton Abbey withdrawal signs (who isn't?) will locate an rapid tonic in Daisy Goodwin’s The American Heiress. the tale of Cora funds, an American heiress within the Eighteen Nineties who luggage an English duke, this can be a deliciously evocative first novel that lingers within the mind." --Allison Pearson, long island instances bestselling writer of I Don’t understand how She Does It and I imagine i admire You

Be cautious what you need for. touring overseas along with her mom on the flip of the 20 th century to hunt a titled husband, attractive, vivacious Cora funds, whose kin mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts’, without notice reveals herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the main eligible bachelor in England. not anything is sort of because it turns out, besides the fact that: Ivo is withdrawn and secretive, and the English social scene is stuffed with traps and betrayals. cash, Cora quickly learns, can't purchase every little thing, as she needs to make a decision what's really definitely worth the expense in her existence and her marriage.

Witty, relocating, and brilliantly wonderful, 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 used to be the last word deal: marriage to a cash-strapped British Aristocrat in go back for a name and social prestige. yet cash didn’t consistently purchase them happiness." --Daisy Goodwin in The day-by-day Mail</I> <I>The American Heiress was initially offered and dispensed within the united kingdom as My final Duchess

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