Displaying items by tag: historical
“The Importance of Being Wicked” by Victoria Alexander (historical, Zebra, February 2013, $7.99, 433pp)
Series: Millworth Manor
Welcome to Millworth Manor, a delightful English country estate where love and laughter are always perfectly at home.
For Winfield Elliott, Viscount Stillwell, finding a prospective bride always seemed easy. Perhaps too easy. With three broken engagements to his name, Win is the subject of endless gossip. Yet his current mission is quite noble: to hire a company to repair his families fire–damaged country house. Nothing disreputable in that–until the firm’s representative turns out to be a very desirable widow.
“The Cowboy’s Surprise Bride” by Linda Ford (inspirational, historical, Harlequin, January 2013, $5.75, 278pp)
Series: Eden Valley Cowboys
Traveling to Canada's Northwest Territories is a thrilling opportunity for Linette Edwards—and her chance to escape a dreaded marriage in England. She's more than eager to accept Eddie Gardiner's written invitation. How could she know that Eddie thinks he's marrying not Linette, but her friend, Margaret?
“The Dark Lady” by Maire Claremont (historical, Berkley, February 2013, $7.99, 336pp)
Series: Mad Passions, book 1
The Victorian era was full of majestic beauty and scandalous secrets—a time when corsets were the least of a woman’s restrictions, and men could kill or be killed in the name of honor.…
“One Good Earl Deserves a Lover” by Sarah MacLean (historical, Avon, February 2013, $7.99, 384pp)
Series: The Rule of Scoundrels, book 2
Lady Philippa Marbury is . . . odd
“The Scoundrel Takes a Bride” by Stefanie Sloane (historical, Ballantine, January 2013, $7.99, 336pp)
Series: Regency Rogues, book 5
A notorious scoundrel, the right Honorable Nicholas Bourne has spent years in the East Indies amassing a fortune through questionable means. Still, his loyalty to his older brother, Langdon, and his childhood friends remains true and trusted. But when Lady Sophia Southwell, the woman promised to Nicholas’s brother, seeks his help on a dangerous mission, he is troubled—and torn. Unable to dissuade her from her quest to find a killer, he vows to keep her safe. This makes his mission the hardest test of his wits, honor, and skill. For Sophia is the secret love of his life.
“The Seduction of Elliot McBride” by Jennifer Ashley (historical, Berkley, January 2013, $7.99, 320pp)
Series: The Mackenzies, book 5
PROPERLY IMPROPER…AND DARING TO LOVE…
Juliana St. John was raised to be very proper. After a long engagement, her wedding day dawns—only for Juliana to find herself jilted at the altar.
“The Lady Most Willing . . .” by Julia Quinn, Eloisa James & Connie Brockway (historical, Avon, January 2013, $7.99, 384pp)
At the behest of three of the most talented historical romance authors writing today, you are cordially invited to a ball. No, a party. No . . . a kidnapping.
“A Bluestocking Christmas” by Monica Burns (historical, self-published, November 2012, $3.99, 198pp)
As a young man, Simon, Viscount Wycombe learned the painful truth that a tradesman’s daughter is suitable only for liaisons and nothing more. But Ivy Beecham is a far cry from his preconceived notions, and he’s determined to have her. But when she rejects him, it only increases his determination to seduce her into a world of sin and pleasure.
Ivy Beecham knows first-hand that handsome aristocrats like Simon can’t be trusted. But the intellectual scoundrel is hellbent on making her his mistress, using every means at his seductive disposal. When she refuses to give away her heart on Christmas Eve, a ghostly specter shows her in one night why her surrender can be the greatest gift of all.
“Season for Surrender” by Theresa Romain (historical, Kensington, October 2012, $6.99, 368pp)
Series: Book 2 in the Seasons Quartet
Alexander Edgware, Lord Xavier, has quite a reputation - for daring, wagering, and wickedness in all its delightful forms. But the wager before him is hardly his preferred sport: Xavier must persuade a proper young lady to attend his famously naughty Christmas house party - and stay the full, ruinous two weeks. Worse, the lady is Louisa Oliver, a doe-eyed bookworm Xavier finds quite charming. Yet to refuse the challenge is impossible - he will simply have to appoint himself Miss Oliver's protector. Louisa knows her chance for a husband has passed. But she has no desire to retire into spinsterhood without enjoying a few grand adventures first. When Lord Xavier's invitation arrives, Louisa is more intrigued than insulted. And once inside the rogues' gallery, she just may have a thing or two to teach her gentlemen friends about daring.
“The Importance of Being Wicked” by Miranda Neville (historical, Avon, December 2012, $7.99, 384pp)
Series: Wild Quartert, book 1
The rules of society don't apply to Caro and her coterie of bold men and daring women. But when passions flare, even the strongest will surrender to the law of love....
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