From a number of the largest names in Regency old romance, this name comprises 25 wickedly witty, lusciously romantic and sublimely sensual brief tales. tales replete with oversexed aristocrats, posturing courtesans and feuding dukes and duchesses inform of a pretty girl woke up through a fondness extra robust than something she has ever identified, person who may doom or shop her; a disgraced rake who, given a last probability to redeem himself, discovers love has principles of its personal; and, a luscious younger attractiveness bored stiff with right tea events and chic balls who disguises herself to get pleasure from a soiree of uninhibited excitement. because the ardour mounts, so do the complications...This name comprises famous person participants similar to Anna Campbell, Lorraine Heath, Barbara Metzger, Deborah Raleigh and Elizabeth Boyle.
By JoMarie DeGioia
Geoffrey Kane, Earl of Kanewood refuses to think whatever 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 firstly sight. And in basic terms ardour. Rebecca has led a really quiet existence operating for her father at a small state resort. while 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 state women like her. Do they? while Rebecca’s father attempts to marry her off to a filthy rich outdated guy, Geoffrey intervenes and marries her himself. He wishes her a great deal yet he couldn’t potentially love her. Love is for fools. at the least that’s what he tells himself. yet a sinister enemy quickly threatens to spoil all that Geoffrey holds expensive, forcing him to stand the reality. His marriage relies on it . . . and perhaps even Rebecca’s very lifestyles.
By Mary Reed Mccall
Years after being bought to the English via his enemies the MacDonells and imprisoned in London Tower, Duncan MacRae returns to Scotland to designated his revenge and to reclaim what's rightfully his—the famed protecting amulet, the Ealach.
By Victoria Alexander
Exact twins, brilliant Delia and mischievous Cassandra Effington have been the main scrumptious debutantes to ever waltz throughout a London ballroom. They seemed alike in each means . . . yet not anyone ever anticipated Delia to be the single to get into hassle . . . How did this younger lady's recognition develop into so questionable? as soon as she used to be stunning, good leave out Delia Effington, yet an impulsive decision—and next disaster—forces Delia to retire from society. till one evening, determined for diversion, she attends a ball as her dual sister and reveals herself dancing within the powerful fingers of the speeding Viscount St. Stephens. Delia believes she hasn't ever met this guy who arouses her passions, but he turns out by some means standard. For Delia does not be aware of that St. Stephens, an agent for the Crown, has been in her domestic, holding her below the conceal of her butler. what is going to occur whilst this girl discovers the reality concerning the guy she has come to like?
By Joan Aiken
In Aiken's sequel to Jane Austen's advanced and interesting novel, after heroine Fanny expense marries Edmund Bertram, they go away for the Caribbean, and Fanny's more youthful sister Susan strikes to Mansfield Park as woman Bertram's new significant other. Surrounded by way of the everyday solid of characters from Jane Austen's unique, and joined through a number of fascinating new characters brought via the writer, Susan unearths herself entangled in romance, shock, scandal, and redemption. Aiken's diverting story offers the reader fascinating hypothesis on how the Crawfords, whose successful personalities have been marred through an amoral upbringing, may have became out, and Jane Austen's morality story takes new instructions with an unforeseen and a bit of debatable ending."A beautiful read-and you do not have to have learn Mansfield Park to get pleasure from it."-Woman's Own"Her experience of time and position is impeccable."-Publishers Weekly"An very good sequel...remarkably powerful and extremely funny."-Evening normal (20080711)
By Celeste Bradley
Unique e-book: 2006
Elite spies, mystery defenders of the king, The Royal 4 are unsurpassed in braveness, honor, and bold. recognized to his brothers-in-arms because the Falcon, Lord Wyndham is the main secretive and aloof of the 4. but if The Falcon meets the impetuous girl Alicia, he discovers a soul mate whose hidden hearth fits his own…
Lady Alicia Lawrence was once forged out of well mannered society and branded a liar for a younger mistake. while she overhears information of a conspiracy that can impact her country's destiny, she turns to the only one that may possibly think her--Stanton Horne, Lord Wyndham. Posing as Wyndham's mistress with a purpose to root out the enemy, Alicia is drawn into an uneasy partnership…and a wildly seductive liaison.
Lord Wyndham's uncanny skill to realize lies has made him a useful member of the Royal 4, yet in issues of romance it has confirmed a special legal responsibility. Alicia is the one lady whose recommendations he can't read…and the one one whose sensual contact quenches each mystery hope. because the project grows extra risky and extra own, and every come upon with Alicia extra fiery than the final, this bold secret agent needs to face his maximum problem yet--learn to belief the eagerness in his heart…
By Iris Johansen
Guy FROM part MOON BAY (Loveswept, No 257)
By Victoria Alexander
Ladies by no means acknowledged no to the speeding Lord Matthew Weston and he by no means acknowledged no to them. yet this was once the 1st time he came upon one tempting adequate to impetuously say "I do." used to be it any ask yourself he aroused from sleep to find her long gone? And while Matthew discovered the enthralling creature he'd married used to be of royal blood -- and might abandon their marriage mattress and not using a moment notion -- he vowed to place her out of his lifestyles forever.But even a princess makes error. And now Tatiana's again, inquiring for the type of aid in basic terms he can provide her. yet is his suggestions all she desires or are there secrets and techniques the willful royal is protecting from him? Matthew could lend her his hand yet he will by no means back supply her his center. nonetheless, he is made up our minds to tame the green-eyed attractiveness and alter her from an ideal princess to his passionate bride.
By Mary Jo Putney
NewYork instances bestselling authors Mary Jo Putney and Kristin James subscribe to Charlotte Featherstone to carry you 3 gleaming tales of affection present in the main not going of places—marriage!
The marriage ceremony of the Century by means of MARY JO PUTNEY
Stunningly attractive and terribly filthy rich, Sarah Vangelder had regularly sought after extra for herself than to be offered into marriage for the cost of a dukedom. yet marriage to Justin Aubrey should be the journey she's continually dreamed of….
Jesse's Wife by means of KRISTIN JAMES
When a late-night stroll on her father's ranch inadvertently destroys her popularity, Amy McCallister reveals herself married off to Jesse, a sinfully good-looking farmhand. yet can he persuade her to provide him her center, regardless of their rocky beginning?
Seduced by way of Starlight by way of CHARLOTTE FEATHERSTONE
Jase Markham, London's such a lot dashing—and notorious—rake, has enjoyed his brother's fiancée for so long as he can take into account. while his brother casts Blossom apart, Jase is set to eventually make her his—if she's prepared to miss his scandalous popularity!
By Jane Austen
Persuasion, by way of Jane Austen, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variants at reasonable costs to the coed and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed here are a few of the impressive good points of Barnes & Noble Classics: All variations are fantastically designed and are revealed to better standards; a few contain illustrations of old curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, old, and literary—to increase each one reader's knowing of those enduring works. In her ultimate novel, as in her prior ones, Jane Austen makes use of a love tale to discover and lightly satirize social pretensions and emotional confusion. Persuasion follows the romance of Anne Elliot and naval officer Frederick Wentworth. They have been fortunately engaged till Anne’s buddy, girl Russell, persuaded her that Frederick used to be “unworthy.” Now, 8 years later, Frederick returns, a prosperous captain within the military, whereas Anne’s relatives teeters at the fringe of financial disaster. They nonetheless love one another, yet their prior error threaten to maintain them aside. Austen could seem to color on a small canvas, yet her characters comprise the total diversity of human ardour and ethical complexity, and the author’s beneficiant spirit renders all of them with realizing, compassion, and humor. Susan Ostrov Weisser is a professor of English at Adelphi collage, the place she focuses on nineteenth-century literature and women’s experiences. Weisser additionally wrote the advent to the Barnes & Noble Classics version of Jane Eyre.