Historical Romance

The Reluctant Widow

By Georgette Heyer

"Lively, amusing...done to a turn!"-Kirkus Reviews

A fateful mistake...

When Elinor Rochdale forums the inaccurate trainer, she finally ends up now not at her potential employer's domestic yet on the property of Eustace Cheviot, a dissipated and ruined younger guy at the verge of death.

A momentous decision...

His cousin, Mr Ned Carlyon, persuades Elinor to marry Eustace as an easy enterprise association. through morning, Elinor is a wealthy widow, yet reveals herself embroiled with a world undercover agent ring, housebreakers, uninvited visitors, and homicide. And Mr Carlyon will not allow her depart ...

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What readers are asserting approximately The Reluctant Widow

"Delightful and in simple terms wonderful. The plot consists of comedy, intrigue, espionage, cloaks and daggers, and issues going bump within the evening - served with a sauce of witty repartee that's the Heyer hallmark. Unforgettable."

"One of my favorites!"

"A delightfully humorous and mysterious romp."

"Reading Georgette Heyer is the subsequent smartest thing to studying Jane Austen." - Publisher's Weekly

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Days of Rakes and Roses

By Anna Campbell

A SONS OF SIN novella from bestselling and award profitable writer, Anna Campbell.

"A lush, sensuous treat." ---Laura Lee Guhrke, New York Times bestselling writer on Seven Nights in a Rogue's Bed

Lady Lydia Rothermere has spent the prior decade attempting to make up for a unmarried, younger second of ardour. Now just like propriety, Lydia is familiar with her destiny rests on by no means straying outdoor society's inflexible ideas, yet hiding away the will that runs via her is tougher than she can have ever dreamed. And as she prepares for a wedding that would go well with her family members, yet now not her middle, Lydia needs to come to a decision what is extra vital: propriety or passion?

Simon Metcalf is a rake and adventurer. yet for all his adventure, not anything can evaluate to the kiss he stole from the attractive Lydia Rothermere ten years in the past. Simon can scarcely think he is approximately to lose the only girl he is by no means forgotten. The allure among them is impossible to resist, but Lydia refuses to forsake her engagement. together with his middle at the line, will Simon turn out that love is a threat worthy taking?

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Delicious (The Marsdens, Book 1)

By Sherry Thomas

Well-known in Paris, notorious in London, Verity Durant is as famous for her mouthwatering delicacies as for her scandalous love existence. yet that’s the least of the surprises looking forward to her new corporation whilst he arrives on the property of Fairleigh Park following the unforeseen demise of his brother.

To emerging political megastar Stuart Somerset, Verity Durant is simply a reputation and nutrients is simply nutrients, until eventually her first dish touches his lips. just one different time had he felt such natural arousal–a harmful evening of ardour with a stranger, who disappeared at sunrise. Ten years is decades to attend for the most direction, but if Verity Durant arrives at his desk, there’s just one factor that may fulfill Stuart’s urge for food for extra. yet is his starvation for lust, revenge–or that rarest of food, love? For Verity’s prior has a mystery that can consume them either at the same time they achieve for the main scrumptious fruit of all.…

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Never Love a Cowboy (Rogues in Texas)

By Lorraine Heath

New York Times bestselling writer Lorraine Heath's vintage novel of a love that overcomes all obstacles

"I wouldn't make an exceptional husband. I do, in spite of the fact that, make a very good lover . . ."

Harrison Bainbridge, the second one son of an English earl, left his domestic looking a scandal-free existence clear of society's stuffy restraints. Arriving in Texas, he by no means anticipated sassy saloon-keeper's daughter may seize his eye. along with her outspoken methods and flashing eyes, Jessye Kane is a temptation difficult to withstand. yet even though she is prepared to be his companion in a bold company enterprise, she is unwilling to include the eagerness he offers.

Jessye is familiar with that noble-born Harrison is not for the likes of her, yet underneath his devil-may-care external, she senses a deeper vulnerability. whilst he is without notice injured, risking his lifestyles to save lots of her from mortal probability, Jessye vows to do something to make him entire back— forcing this rugged scoundrel who claims he has no middle to take the best chance of all . . . on love.

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The Hellion and the Highlander (Devil of the Highlands, Book 3)

By Lynsay Sands

"From the NYT bestselling writer of ""Devil of the Highlands"" and ""Taming the Highland Bride"", the following comes one other interesting and funny historic romance as purely Lynsay Sands can inform it.

Only one guy may set her center ablaze . . .

Lady Averill Mortagne discovered to manage her fierce mood as a tender woman. but when her father insists on parading her earlier than yet another English lord who appears to be like askance at her flame-colored hair, she'll easily scream! Her merely respite is the time she spends with Kade Stewart, the wounded Scot her brother introduced domestic from the Crusades. Who can have imagined a Highland warrior will be the basically gentleman round?

Lady Averill helped shop his existence, and for that Kade is really thankful. She is additionally nearly unbearably appealing, yet he might by no means topic this sort of candy and delicate woman to the tough lifetime of a Stewart laird's bride . . . or may well he? whilst she braves an unforeseen chance through his facet, Averill will end up to Kade that her middle is as fiery as her hair . . . and that filing to their hot ardour will be heaven indeed.

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How to Pursue a Princess (The Duchess Diaries)

By Karen Hawkins

The moment novel in New York instances bestselling writer Karen Hawkins’s gleaming Duchess Diaries sequence contains a younger girl determined for a prosperous marriage, a prince who pretends to be bad, and a meddling godmother.

A PRINCE IN WOLF’S garments units HIS points of interest ON AN self sustaining SCOTTISH LASS during this gleaming ROMANCE FROM BESTSELLING writer KAREN HAWKINS.

An blameless misplaced within the woods . . .

The good method to her family’s dire monetary woes is for Lily Balfour to marry the Earl of Huntley, a prosperous widower handpicked through her matchmaking godmother, the Duchess of Roxburghe. Huntley is pleasing and engaging, the appropriate candidate in each method. yet Lily is aware she’s in significant hassle once passionate, unprincipled Prince Wulfinski sweeps a sizzling, possessive look over her.

Powerful and horny, Wulfinski proclaims he'll make her his—no subject the price.

By his personal account, Wulf is a pauper, slightly capable of find the money for his personal cottage. but not anything will cease him from pursuing the elusive good looks with each crafty trick he can muster. yet that's extra very important: strength and funds . . . or love eternal? To make the appropriate selection, either Wulf and Lily needs to belief their hearts, not only their heads, to guide them to the happiness they hope.

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A Night Like This

By Julia Quinn

Nora Roberts calls Julia Quinn’s novels, “Delightful.” the number one New York instances bestselling writer of the impossible to resist Bridgerton kin, Quinn deals historic romance readers new delights with A evening Like This—the moment booklet (following the exceptional Just Like Heaven) to add the affairs, romantic and melodic, of the endearing, if painfully untalented, Smythe-Smith musicians. On A evening Like This in Regency England, something can occur, specially while a gorgeous pianist sitting in on the annual Smythe-Smith musicale catches the attention of a haunted, hunted guy in determined want of redemption. there's easily no writer within the realm of old romance fiction warmer than the extraordinary Julia Quinn—and someone who has ever been swept away by way of the affection tales of Amanda speedy, Lisa Kleypas, or Jill Barnett will cherish A evening Like This.

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Notorious Pleasures (Maiden Lane)

By Elizabeth Hoyt

Their lives have been ideal . . .
Lady Hero Batten, the gorgeous sister of the Duke of Wakefield, has every little thing a girl might wish, together with the correct fiancé. precise, the Marquis of Mandeville is a trifle boring and has no humorousness, yet that does not hassle Hero. till she meets his infamous brother . . .

Until they met every one other.
Griffin Remmington, Lord studying, is way from excellent - and he likes it that means. How he spends his days is a secret, yet all of London understands he engages within the worst forms of drunken revelry at evening. Hero takes an fast dislike to him, and Griffin thinks that Hero, along with her charities and wonderful manners, is way too impeccable for society, not to mention his brother. but their near-constant conflict of wits quickly sparks hope - hope that reasons their rigorously developed worlds to come back tumbling down. As Hero's marriage ceremony nears, and Griffin's enemies lay plans to finish their goals eternally, can imperfect humans locate ideal real love?

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By Amanda Quick

From the miraculous ballrooms of glittering London society to fabulous, cursed property within the far-off wilds of Yorkshire, comes the deliciously depraved tale of a completely unconventional courtship—and an exciting middle of the night rendezvous that may simply bring about love... At 4 and twenty Victoria Huntington inspiration herself rather adept at fending off fortune hunters... till she got here below siege from Lucas Colebrook, the darkly traumatic new Earl of Stonevale. Amidst the brightly plumed birds of the city, Lucas was once a hawk. And whilst he held out the entice of moonlit rides and wild, reckless hour of darkness escapades, Victoria came across herself powerless to face up to. yet turning into Stonevale's better half in event used to be way more harmful venture than Victoria may possibly ever think. For the sexy Earl might use her each weak point to woo her, to win her, and eventually to wed her. and shortly the amber-eyed girl might locate herself ensconced in a crumbling mansion deep within the English countryside... the place the true cause of her hasty marriage turns into all too apparent...and the place the ghosts of her dark-stained earlier are ready to get up in a terrifying plot that may threaten her existence, her honor, and the single guy she may ever love.

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