By Elizabeth Thornton
Breaking the code to her heart...Independent and stubbornly single, Abbie Vayle has regularly been a bit too clever for her personal good. But she could have long past too a long way while she starts off her personal rare-book business--and by accident acquires an old booklet in Paris with a mysterious code scribbled within the margins....Someone wishes the booklet back--and is prepared to kill to get it. The in simple terms difficulty is, Abbie not has the book. It's locked away within the customs apartment in Dover. Now it is a race opposed to time as Abbie remains one step prior to her pursuers. The final individual she desires to open up to is her ally, Hugh Templar, whom she is aware merely as a powerful student who stocks her ardour for Roman antiquities.But as Hugh retains turning up the place she least expects him, a couple of issues start to sunrise on her....Not in simple terms is Hugh surprisingly--in truth incredibly--handsome with no his glasses on, yet he is surprisingly "professional" in how he handles her mysterious enemies.Hugh is obviously now not what he seems. And quickly Abbie realizes that nor is she...as she discovers what it potential to like with all her middle and soul.
By Elizabeth Mansfield
Fiery Nell Belden is exiled to a "haunted" Cornish property, the place she encounters a spirit way more attractive than such a lot mortal men... "Deliciously varied Regency romances."-Affaire de Coeur
By Celeste Bradley
The kid is his: Jack, or relatively, Lord John Redgrave is familiar with it the moment he glimpses the blue-eyed woman who was once deserted at the steps of his gentleman’s membership. Her mom got here to his room one darkish evening greater than 3 years ago—and spurned his concept the very subsequent day. but if Jack visits Amaryllis Clarke to call for an evidence, he gets the surprise of his existence. For it wasn’t proud, worldly Amaryllis with whom he spent that soul-stirring evening. It used to be her infatuated more youthful sister, Laurel.
Laurel was once purely seventeen while she gave her innocence to Jack—and paid a steep cost. She will be delighted approximately her reunion with little Melody, yet Laurel won’t hand over to her wants back. Jack, in the meantime, has no desire to hand over the daughter he by no means knew he had. Nor will he half with the sensual lady who makes him believe alive with longing. He intends to exploit any capacity attainable to persuade Laurel to stick. in spite of everything, all’s reasonable in issues of seduction—especially to a scoundrel in love…
By Lisa Kleypas
She was once single, untouched and nearly thirty, yet novelist Amanda Briars wasn?t approximately to greet her subsequent birthday with no making like to a guy. whilst he seemed at her door, she believed he was once her reward to herself, employed for one evening of ardour. Unforgettably good-looking, irresistibly virile, he tempted her in methods she by no means suggestion possible...but whatever stopped him from thoroughly pleasurable her dream. Jack Delvin?s decision to own Amanda grew to become larger while she found his actual identification. yet gently-bred Amanda craved respectability greater than she admitted, whereas Jack, the cast-off son of a nobleman and London?s so much infamous businessman, refused to reside by way of society?s principles. but whilst destiny conspired for them to marry, their worlds collided with a passionate strength neither had expected...but either quickly craved.
By Tiffany Clare
Offered. With one note, woman Elena Ravenscliffe's future alterations without end. compelled into Constantinople's slave industry to repay her past due husband's accounts and keep her son, Elena reinvents herself as Jinan--a harem woman cherished via the wealthy lords who bid on her favors. yet one guy immediately sees via her fa?ade.Griffin Summerfield, Marquess of Rothburn, permit Elena slip via his hands years in the past. whilst he acknowledges her at the public sale block, he will pay an outrageous sum to own her whether it's for a quick time period. but if his cut-off date looms, Griffin will threat all in a determined bid to make her his--and his alone...
By Christina Dodd
Unique book: 1998
THE ideas OF ENTICEMENT:
A lady should not hand over TO a guy with no figuring out HIS INTENTIONS
A guy should not SEDUCE a girl FOR the aim OF REVENGE
RULES OF SOCIETY
After 9 years, Hannah Setterington has made up our minds to promote the celebrated Academy of Governesses and discover the secrets and techniques of her previous. as a result she has agreed to be a better half to the aged aunt of Lord Raeburn, a guy enshrouded through darkish secret and haunted by way of the rumor that he murdered his spouse. A strong-minded girl familiar with the vagaries of the Aristocracy, Hannah believes the rumor to be rather a lot piffle, till she comes nose to nose with Lord Raeburn.
RULES OF FASCINATION
Dougald Pippard, Lord Raeburn, is deviously happy whilst his plan to seize Hannah springs itself effectively. yet his pride is short-lived because the indomitable Hannah attracts the conflict traces and kisses him with the pent-up ardour Dougald hasn't felt for 9 lengthy years. the fireplace that has regularly flared among them rages back with each contact, each look, until eventually Dougald is nearly able to disregard his wounded stories and plans of revenge for only one extra evening together with her.
By Jacquie D'Alessandro
Unique e-book: 1999
Yellow for friendship.
Pink for ardour. yet . . .
Red Roses suggest Love.
She dreamed of roses....
Orphaned and deserted via her fiancé, Hayley Albright is set to deal with her more youthful siblings no matter if it capability having to renounce her personal goals. She doesn't count on to ever locate love or get married . . . till one moonlit evening whilst she saves the lifetime of a mysterious stranger.
. . . And he desires merely to make her goals come true....
Lord Stephen Barrett awakened staring at on the face of an angel. He was once alive. And secure, for now, from the killer stalking his each circulation. permitting Hayley to think he's only a coach of modest skill, Stephen remains on for purposes of his personal, by no means waiting for the passions Hayley could stir in his chilly, cautious middle. Her innocence is natural seduction. Her contact is good temptation. And all at once the guy who has every little thing is prepared to danger it all--for a lady who has not anything to provide . . . yet all her middle. . . .
By Mary Balogh
Leave out Clara Danford comes to a decision that she has to be cautious approximately wasting her middle to Frederick Sullivan, the devilishly good-looking rake whose excellent kisses and passionate wooing may possibly masks a bent soul.
By Samantha James
Trapped through responsibility -- and the calls for of his cruel,unyielding father -- Lord Gabriel Sinclair, the darkish and moody Earl of Wakefield, is being pressured to discover a bride. yet Gabriel plans a wonderful revenge on his cold-hearted guardian: marriage ceremony the sultry, low-born Yankee wench who attempted to scouse borrow his watch. Ragged and lovely Cassie McClellan is eager to get away her lifetime of poverty -- and, for this reason, willingly accepts the good-looking, conceited aristocrat's provide of marriage in identify merely. yet nor is ready for the awakening passions that may bind their fragile, broken hearts -- or the blistering, sensual want that comples them either to give up physique and soul.