By Mary Balogh
Step right into a international of scandal, intrigue, and mesmerizing ardour as long island instances bestselling writer Mary Balogh sweeps us into the lives of a unprecedented kin: the Huxtables. Margaret, the eldest, embarks at the so much risqué experience of her existence and concurs to marry the main infamous guy in London.…
Only desperation may possibly convey Duncan Pennethorne, the notorious Earl of Sheringford, again domestic after the excellent scandal that had surprised even the jaded ton. compelled to wed in fifteen days or be bring to an end and not using a penny, Duncan chooses the only girl in London in frantic want of a husband. A deceive an past love forces Margaret Huxtable to just accept the impossible to resist stranger’s provide. yet as soon as she discovers who he relatively is, it’s too late—she’s already betrothed to the wickedly sensual rakehell. speedy she concerns an ultimatum: If Duncan desires her, he needs to woo her. And as ardour slowly ignites, humans marrying for the entire fallacious purposes are studying the thrill of seduction—and waiting for the beautiful excitement of what comes after….
By Mary Balogh
Now a Bride is what fanatics of New York Times bestselling writer Mary Balogh’s Mistress sequence were clamoring for: extra ardour and extra drama that includes the Dudley siblings.
In anticipation of the attractive 3rd booklet within the Mistress trilogy, The mystery Mistress, here are never-before-published scenes from More than a Mistress and No Man’s Mistress—plus Mary Balogh’s new epilogue for the series.
• JOCELYN AND JANE: 3 new scenes—“The Proposal,” “The Wedding,” and “Return to Acton Park”—spark extra fiery ardour from charmingly boastful Jocelyn and lively Jane.
• FERDINAND AND VIOLA: unpublished scenes—“The marriage ceremony” and “Home to Pinewood Manor”—prove once more that this not likely yet excellent couple is made for every other.
• THE REUNION: 5 YEARS LATER: get pleasure from a brand-new bankruptcy that reunites readers with all 3 Dudley and their youngsters and solutions each fan’s greatest query: What occurred after the final web page used to be turned?
NEW: The enthralling prequel to the Mistress sequence! Readers acquired to understand madcap Angeline and straitlaced Edward during the romantic adventures of the Dudley brothers.
But Angeline and Edward have their very own tale of ardour to inform in The mystery Mistress.
BONUS: This publication contains an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The mystery Mistress.
By Courtney Milan
"** *Her simply wish for survival...* **
Handsome, filthy rich and revered, Sir Mark Turner is the main sought-after bachelor in all of London and he's identified everywhere for his irreproachable personality. yet in the back of his virtuous attractiveness lies a passionate nature he retains conscientiously in check...until he meets the attractive Jessica Farleigh, the girl he's waited for all his life.
** *Is to damage the guy she loves...* **
But Jessica is a courtesan, now not the genteel girl Sir Mark believes. desirous to be freed from a existence she despises, she seizes her probability while Mark's enemies make her a suggestion she can't refuse--seduce Mark and tarnish his solid identify, and a princely sum can be hers. but as she involves understand the guy she's sworn to wreck, Jessica could be compelled to select from the long run she wishes and the affection she is familiar with is impossible.
By Sophie Jordan
"**The final lady in the world he may ever contact . . .**
Declan, the Duke of Banbury, has no real interest in ushering Rosalie Hughes, his stepsister, into society. Dumped on him with nowhere else to head, he's made up our minds to rid himself of the headstrong debutante through bestowing on her an obscenely huge dowry . . . making her the main sought-after heiress of the Season.
**. . . is set to turn into the one one he wants.**
But Rosalie isn't approximately to move in addition to Declan's plans. Surrounded by means of fortune hunters, how is she speculated to discover a guy who actually desires her? Taking keep watch over of her destiny, Rosalie dons a cover and sneaks into Sodom, a personal membership host to all demeanour of illicit activity—and frequented via her infuriatingly good-looking stepbrother.
In a shadowed alcove, Declan can't withstand the masked temptress who units his blood afire . . . to any extent further than Rosalie can deny her eager for a guy who will ship her into ruin.
By Connie Brockway
Award-winning writer Connie Brockway takes readers to the based drawing rooms and sprawling kingdom estates of Victorian England during this alluring story of a lady who needs to maintain an impossible to resist nobleman’s so much scandalous secret—without wasting her heart.
Evelyn Whyte hasn't ever forgotten the evening she first met Justin Powell—or the stunning indiscretion that left the raffish army hero ceaselessly in her debt. Now, eager to retailer her aunt’s foundering nuptial-planning company, she’s prepared for Justin to pay off the prefer. All she wishes is his scenic ancestral domestic, the place she’s made up our minds to teach the area that even a lady blameless within the methods of affection can flip an easy marriage ceremony into the social occasion of the season.
Justin is excited to oblige, yet his hospitality could position the marriage social gathering at risk. blind to the bold double existence he conceals at the back of a cloak of amiable gentility, Evie and her site visitors descend on North pass Abbey. Pursued by means of enemy brokers amid a whirl of festivities, Justin vows to maintain Evie secure. yet who will safeguard him from the charms of this eye-catching woman—and the promise of a matchless love worthy any hazard?
By Mia Marlowe
HE LIVED FOR HIS DUTY…
Tristan’s grandfather misplaced the relatives fortune and the Devonwood earldom nonetheless hasn’t recovered less than his father’s tenure. on the way to keep the property from catastrophe, Tristan is decided to wed the daughter of a duke. girl Florence’s dowry is apparently hefty sufficient to sink a frigate, so Tristan will shoulder the family’s burden, no matter if it capacity a loveless fit.
TILL SHE TAUGHT HIM TO dwell FOR DESIRE
When he first lays eyes on Delphinia Preston, he understands she’s hassle in a stunning blue gown. regardless of the rumors approximately her being a half-gypsy witch, there’s anything in regards to the grey-eyed good looks that calls to Tristan. And he can’t maintain himself from answering, no matter if it ability wrecking all his conscientiously laid plans…
Touch of a woman is the prequel for Mia Marlowe’s contact of Seduction sequence.
By Mia Marlowe
"When Captain Gabriel Drake earns a royal pardon and springs domestic to Cornwall, he discovers the daddy with whom he was hoping to reconcile has died, together with his older brother. Gabriel without warning reveals himself increased to lord of the manor with the further worry of being answerable for his five orphaned nieces.
He's additionally obliged to wed, mattress and breed an inheritor on a well-born woman once attainable to safe the barony or it will likely be devolved to the Crown. because Gabriel's pardon for piracy calls for him by no means to go into the town of London back, he can't pursue a bride in general marriage mart style. And the truth that he merely desires Jacquelyn Wren, the bastard daughter of a courtesan who couldn't very likely fulfill the King's requisites to develop into his baroness, skill he'll have her any method he can.
To defend the orphans in her cost, Jacquelyn has to determine the recent baron definitely wed to a woman of caliber. a couple of classes in relationship should still do the trick well. yet she forgot something.
What a pirate desires, a pirate takes…
THIS booklet used to be formerly released AS PLEASURING THE PIRATE.
PRAISE for the way to delight A PIRATE …
""A pleasant, witty romance. The discussion among Jacquelyn and Gabriel is shrewdpermanent and whole of such sly enjoyable that the pages relatively flew by."" ~ All approximately Romance
""Loved each minute. the youngsters will make you snigger; Gabe and Jacquelyn's courting will make you sizzle, and Jacquelyn's own problem will make you cry. an ideal 10! ~ Romance reports this day
“A feel-good, enjoyable historic romance with lots of sexual sizzle! seems like one other winner!” ~ Romance Reader at middle
""This nice Georgian romance is full of bawdy humor, aware of Fielding's vintage Tom Jones."" ~ Harriet Klausner
By Lynsay Sands
Notoriously klutzy and entirely blind with no her glasses, attractive girl Clarissa Crambray catches the attention of scarred Napoleonic conflict veteran Adrian Montfort, Earl of Mowbray, who perspectives her as a pleasant challenge--and the correct candidate for turning into his spouse.
By Amanda Quick
After a 12 months of grand adventures traveling the classical ruins of Italy and Greece, Iphiginia shiny back to England to find that the genuine pleasure used to be at domestic. it appears her Aunt Zoe has fallen sufferer to a sinister blackmailer and purely Iphiginia can desire to forestall the wrongdoer earlier than he can do extra damage. Her plan is galvanized: Imitating history's so much mythical beauties--Cleopatra, Helen of Troy, Aphrodite--the former schoolmistress will remake herself, and descend upon London Society because the unbelievable mistress of Marcus Valerius Cloud, the notorious Earl of Masters. Rumors trace that the Earl has disappeared on the blackmailer's palms, and via posing as his unknown mistress, Iphiginia is confident she will ferret out the villain. in a single day, Iphiginia is reworked right into a imaginative and prescient with a number of keen admirers, together with one she doesn't count on -- the Earl of Masters himself, who strides right into a shimmering ballroom one night to cooly reclaim his "mistress". he's every little thing they are saying he is... conceited, appealing, devastatingly seductive, and Iphiginia can not help yet be enthralled. but if Marcus concurs to play together with her charade, she does not comprehend that the made up our minds earl has plans of his personal: to tease and tempt her, till the gorgeous deceiver turns into greater than his mistress in identify purely.