Displaying items by tag: historical
Saturday, 15 September 2012 09:37
“Sins of a Virgin” by Anna Randol (historical, Avon, September 2012, $7.99, 384pp)
Nicole gives this one a rating 4 stars
Handsome and disciplined, Gabriel Huntford knows his time is best spent hunting down criminals from the darkest corners of London. As a Bow Street Runner investigating his sister's death, he has no desire to join London's strutting peacocks in this competition when there are more important tasks at hand.
Sunday, 02 September 2012 07:14
Little Mischief, by Amelia Grey (historical, Sourcebooks, August 2012, reissue, $7.99, 320pp)
Just as Miss Isabella Winslowe is finally achieving comfortable respectability, the fascinating and decidedly unrespectable Earl of Colebrooke inconveniently appears...
When a gentleman is so determined to flirt...
The darkly handsome Daniel Colebrooke is intrigued and alarmed when an alluring young lady arrives at his door in need of assistance. In a moment of impetuosity, Daniel decides he must keep a close watch on Isabella, and what better way than to strike up a not–so–innocent flirtation...
Saturday, 01 September 2012 19:32
“A Study in Seduction” by Nina Rowan (historical, Grand Central, August 2012, $5.99, 400pp)
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 18:03
“A Lady by Midnight” by Tessa Dare (historical, Avon, September 2012, $7.99, 384pp)
Series: Book 3 in the Spindle Cove Series
Monday, 27 August 2012 18:43
“The Ugly Duchess” by Eloisa James (historical, Avon, September 2012, $7.99, 384pp)
Series: This is the fourth book in the Fairy Tale series.
Theodora Saxby is the last woman anyone expects the gorgeous James Ryburn, heir to the Duchy of Ashbrook, to marry. But after a romantic proposal before the prince himself, even practical Theo finds herself convinced of her soon-to-be duke's passion.
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 20:01
“Lessons from a Scandalous Bride” by Sophie Jordan (historical, Avon, August 2012, $7.99, 384pp)
Series: Book 2 in the Forgotten Princesses series
No one knows this better than Miss Cleopatra Hadley, who went from poverty to plenty when she discovered one of England's richest men was her true father who wanted her to share his wealth . . . if she married into the upper echelons of Society. A high price to pay for someone whose mother taught her just how dangerous a marriage could be.
Monday, 20 August 2012 12:37
“Pleasures of a Tempted Lady” by Jennifer Haymore (historical, Grand Central, August 2012, $7.99, 448pp)
Series: Book 3 of the Donovan Sisters series
Captain William Langley knows the ocean well, but nothing could prepare him for what he discovers adrift on the cold Irish Sea. The tiny boat carries two passengers: a child—and Meg Donovan, Will’s long-lost love. Meg’s disappearance at sea eight years ago was a devastating blow. Now she’s back, as beautiful as ever, and with secrets as deep as Will’s own . . .
Sunday, 12 August 2012 13:39
“How to Romance a Rake” by Manda Collins (historical, St. Martins, August 2012, $7.99, 336pp)
Series: Book 2 in the Ugly Duckling Series
Tuesday, 07 August 2012 20:42
“A Lady Never Lies” by Juliana Gray (historical, Berkley, August 2012, $7.99, 320pp)
Series: Book 1 in Affairs by Moonlight
Sunday, 05 August 2012 19:50
“Return of the Viscount” by Gayle Callen (historical, Avon, August 2012, $7.99, 384pp)
Nicole gives this book a rating of 2 stars
Desperation drove Cecilia Mallory to seek a union with a stranger—one who would wed her sight unseen and grant her full access to her inheritance with no expectations whatsoever. She anticipated, perhaps, an older, undesirable, equally desperate husband—never the young, vibrant, and devastatingly attractive man who answered her call. What could such a man really be after?