Duke of Deception (Wentworth Trilogy, Book 1) by Stephie Smith

By Stephie Smith

Winner of the Virginia Romance Writers of the United States Holt Medallion Award of benefit, Romance Writers of America's Gulf Coast Silken Sands Readers' selection celebrity Award, and Heartland Romance Writers of the US express Me The Spark Award. Voted one of many best 10 ancient Romances for 2013 via readers within the RomCon Readers' Crown Awards.

A determined younger lady ... woman Louisa Barrick will do whatever to avoid wasting her property and the village that relies on it, but if she attempts to exploit a rakish privateer in her scheme, issues don't end up as deliberate.

A duke masquerading as a privateer ... Jonathan Derek Wentworth has a scheme of his personal: to trace down the ton-based smuggling gang chargeable for his father's loss of life. whilst he's stuck in a compromising state of affairs with woman Louisa, he makes a decision it's higher to marry her than to hazard being ostracized via the London society whose invites are important to his plan. yet Louisa refuses to marry him, except he meets her phrases, one in every of that is a month-long reprieve from consummation.

Intent on seduction, Derek doesn't anticipate his unforeseen jealousy wreaking havoc together with his feelings, his marriage, and his masquerade. Lucy, nonetheless grieving the dying of her father, wishes desperately to prevent one other heartbreak, yet fears she can have schemed herself right into a marriage with the single guy destined to wreck her middle: a guy who isn't what he turns out, who evidently can't be relied on, and who would certainly go away her the 1st probability he will get.

This is a full-length novel of 106,000 words...290 pp in a 6x9 exchange paperback (which equals nearly 420 pp in mass marketplace size).

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Pride & Passion (Brethren Guardians) by Charlotte Featherstone

By Charlotte Featherstone

Lucy Ashton had some time past given up her quest for real love. within the rarified society of Victorian England, Lucy performs the game—flirting, dancing and dabbling within the newly stylish spiritualism. Even marrying when—and who—she's alleged to. If the stuffy Duke of Sussex can't spark the eagerness she craves, he can not less than provide her a relations, a house of her personal, and a spot to belong. but if her well mannered marriage finds a worrying and sensual guy, Lucy starts to wonder whether she will be able to certainly have it all.

But Lord Sussex isn't the guy the London ton has come to respect. And Lucy has a few ghosts of her personal, to boot. therefore, while a blackmail scheme turns to threats of risk, the newfound peace of the Sussex marriage is forged upon the rocks. ardour has a cost, Lucy learns. and never all ghosts remain buried.

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The Price of Indiscretion by Cathy Maxwell

By Cathy Maxwell

Long island occasions and united states this day bestselling writer Cathy Maxwell offers one other passionate romance that's bound to satisfaction her devoted fanatics and raise her readership. while 3 impoverished younger women stated in the United States choose to satisfy their past due mother's dream of winning marriages and seasons, they focus their assets on sending the prettiest to London to make a super fit. yet whom does she see however the guy who had damaged her middle years sooner than? Alexander Haddon isn't any longer the tough and tumble guy she as soon as fell for, yet a filthy rich gentleman whose passionate nature is just simply hidden below a veneer of class ...

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More Than Passion (Dashing Nobles, Book 1) by JoMarie DeGioia

By JoMarie DeGioia

Geoffrey Kane, Earl of Kanewood refuses to consider something greater than ardour. 4 years in the past, his fiancée betrayed him and he has no wish to event that back so whilst he meets the gorgeous Rebecca Kingsley, it’s ardour at the start sight. And in simple terms ardour. Rebecca has led a truly quiet existence operating for her father at a small state resort. whilst she meets Geoffrey she falls in love with him straight away. yet she’s in basic terms the daughter of a baronet and males like Geoffrey by no means marry kingdom ladies like her. Do they? while Rebecca’s father attempts to marry her off to a prosperous previous guy, Geoffrey intervenes and marries her himself. He desires her a great deal yet he couldn’t in all likelihood love her. Love is for fools. at the least that’s what he tells himself. yet a sinister enemy quickly threatens to wreck all that Geoffrey holds expensive, forcing him to stand the reality. His marriage depends upon it . . . and perhaps even Rebecca’s very lifestyles.

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Highland Scandal (Scandalous 2) by Julia London

By Julia London

At the run from the wrathful Prince of Wales, Jack Haines, Earl of Lambourne, is taken prisoner by way of a Highland laird who makes him an strange supply: if Jack handfasts his niece, then his existence can be spared. The outdated Highland customized -- a wedding lasting just a yr and an afternoon, except either companions comply with make it a lifelong vow -- sounds most desirable to Jack to being dragged to London in chains, and whilst he meets wonderful Lizzie Beal, his obstacle starts off to appear certainly stress-free. till the hellion vents her fury...on him! Detesting the scandalous fit that might finish all her possibilities of creating a good marriage, Lizzie cannot abide dwelling in detail with a fugitive nobleman bent on seducing her after which operating off. yet in educating her the pleasures of a wife's tasks, Jack sparks inside them either a keenness that might make him want he may stick with Lizzie much longer than a 12 months and an afternoon.

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The Perfect Kiss (Merridew Series) by Anne Gracie

By Anne Gracie

Prior to she units out to work out the area, Grace Merridew needs to first support her timid good friend, who's being pressured to marry Dominic Wolfe, boorish inheritor to an important property. thus, Grace disguises herself as a simple and mousy chaperone. but if they come on the property, Grace unearths herself being pursued through a tremendous undesirable Wolfe.

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If the Slipper Fits by Elaine Fox

By Elaine Fox

Anne Sayer discovered in the past that fairy stories do not come actual. Connor Emory used to be the "prince" of a wealthy and strong kin and he or she used to be the "hired help," and for one wonderful Maine summer time, it used to be heaven. yet evil stepmothers do exist, so Anne's "happily-ever-after" -- wasn't. rushing, charismatic, and profitable, Connor by no means understood what occurred all these years in the past, yet he is yes now it was once for the easiest. because the reigning inheritor to the kin property, he returns to Candlewick Island for one cause basically: to promote the cursed fortress the place his center used to be damaged and brush aside from his existence the girl accountable. yet Anne, now extra appealing and assured than ever, not matches his reminiscence -- and Connor is intrigued. yet adequate so as to possibility his middle back? a ways from the lady she have been, Anne understands what she desires. Armed with a scheme to avoid wasting the property and aided through a houseful of eccentric cohorts, this "Cinderella" intends to win again her prince. as the glass slipper that may by no means have healthy a decade in the past is the suitable measurement now ...

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Beyond Seduction (Bastion Club, Book 6) by Stephanie Laurens

By Stephanie Laurens

Unique ebook: 2007

In a second of recklessness, Gervase Tregarth, sixth Earl of Crowhurst, swears he'll marry the subsequent eligible woman to move his course. Cloistered at his ancestral citadel in Cornwall, with nary an appropriate girl for miles, he by no means expects he'll need to satisfy his pledge, at the very least no longer until eventually the London Season starts off. yet then he meets his neighbor, the very beautiful Madeline Gascoigne.

Years of mystery carrier to the Crown have taught Gervase the worth of regularly having a loophole—there can be no marriage ceremony if he and Madeline are incompatible in any approach. So he units out to end up that they might make a so much dreadful fit . . . via luring her into his hands and, finally, his bed.

From their first actual kiss, Gervase discovers that the headstrong and self sustaining Madeline isn't any meek state leave out . . . and that the fireplace among them will burn lengthy past that first seduction.

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Past Redemption by Savannah Russe

By Savannah Russe

There is a deadly new leisure drug out at the celebration circuit. to forestall its unfold, crew Darkwing needs to immerse themselves in ny City's nightlife, the place they observe ties among the drug's profit and the country's strongest dynasty. To infiltrate the relatives, Daphne flirts with its weakest hyperlink, a celebration boy whom she'd like to sink her tooth into. yet while their dalliance leads her deeper into the case, Daphne cannot cease considering Darius, the darkly horny human she claimed with a passionate chunk. he is the undesirable boy she understands she needs to forget-if she does not, she'll be risking not just the project yet her personal center.

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Slightly Sinful (Bedwyn Saga, Book 5) by Mary Balogh

By Mary Balogh

BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The mystery Mistress.

Meet the Bedwyns—six brothers and sisters—men and ladies of ardour and privilege, bold and sensuality....Enter their amazing international of excessive society and breathtaking seduction...where every one will search love, struggle temptation, and court docket scandal...and the place Alleyne Bedwyn, the passionate heart son, is bring to a halt from his past—only to locate his destiny with a sinfully appealing girl he'll possibility every little thing to love.

because the fires of conflict raged round him, Lord Alleyne Bedwyn was once thrown from his horse and left for dead—only to evoke within the bedchamber of a ladies' brothel. unexpectedly the darkish, good-looking diplomat has no reminiscence of who he's or how he obtained there—yet of something he's yes: The angel who nurses him again to health and wellbeing is the lady he vows to make his personal. yet like him, Rachel York isn't really who she turns out. a beautiful younger lady stuck up in a determined condition, she needs to devise a scheme to regain her stolen fortune. The rushing soldier she rescued from near-death can be her savior in cover. there's only one : she needs to pose as his wife—a masquerade that might embroil them in a sinful scandal, the place a guy and a girl court docket impropriety with every one bold step...with each taboo kiss which may flip passionate strangers into the truest of fanatics.

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