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How the Dukes Stole Christmas
  • Author : Tessa Dare,Sarah MacLean,Sophie Jordan,Joanna Shupe
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-09-24
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN Code: 0062962426

Summary: From the ballrooms of London, to abandoned Scottish castles, to the snowy streets of Gilded Age New York, four bestselling authors whip up unforgettable Christmas romance. “Meet Me in Mayfair” by Tessa Dare Louisa Ward needs a Christmas miracle. Unless she catches a wealthy husband at the ball, the Duke of Thorndale will evict her family from their home. When Louisa finds herself waltzing with the heartless Thorndale, she’s unnerved by his handsome looks—and surprising charm. “The Duke of Christmas Present” by Sarah MacLean Rich and ruthless, Eben, Duke of Allryd doesn’t care for the holidays. But when Lady Jacqueline Mosby returns to town after a long absence, Eben falls under the spell of Christmas—and the woman he never stopped loving. “Heiress Alone” by Sophie Jordan When Annis Bannister finds herself stranded in the Highlands during a Christmas snowstorm, she must fend off brigands terrorizing the countryside. Her only hope falls on her neighbor, a surly hermit duke who unravels her with a kiss. “Christmas in Central Park” by Joanna Shupe Mrs. Rose Walker pens a popular advice/recipe column. No one knows Rose can’t even boil water. When her boss, Duke Havemeyer, insists she host a Christmas party, Rose must find a husband, an empty mansion, and a cook. But Rose fears her plan is failing—especially when Duke’s attentions make her want to step under the mistletoe with him.


The Season
  • Author : Sarah MacLean
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 345
  • ISBN Code: 0545048877

Summary: Lady Alexandra Stafford shows no interest in the pleasures enjoyed by Regency London society, preferring to seek adventure as she helps the devilishly handsome Gavin investigate the murder of his father, the Earl of Blackmoor.


The Mammoth Book of Regency Romance
  • Author : Trisha Telep
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2010-06-24
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN Code: 1849014434

Summary: From some of the biggest names in Regency historical romance, 25 wickedly witty, lusciously romantic and sublimely sensual short stories. Stories replete with oversexed aristocrats, posturing courtesans and feuding dukes and duchesses tell of a beautiful lady awakened by a passion more powerful than anything she has ever known, one that could doom or save her; a disgraced rake who, given a final chance to redeem himself, discovers love has rules of its own; and a luscious young beauty fed up with proper tea parties and elegant balls who disguises herself to enjoy a soirée of uninhibited pleasure. As the passion mounts, so do the complications... Includes big name contributors such as Anna Campbell, Lorraine Heath, Barbara Metzger, Deborah Raleigh and Elizabeth Boyle.


Daring and the Duke
  • Author : Sarah MacLean
  • Publisher : Avon Books
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 9780062692085

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Sarah MacLean returns with the much-anticipated final book in her Bareknuckle Bastards series, featuring a scoundrel duke and the powerful woman who brings him to his knees. Grace Condry has spent a lifetime running from her past. Betrayed as a child by her only love and raised on the streets, she now hides in plain sight as queen of London's darkest corners. Grace has a sharp mind and a powerful right hook and has never met an enemy she could not best...until the man she once loved returns. Single-minded and ruthless, Ewan, Duke of Marwick, has spent a decade searching for the woman he never stopped loving. A long-ago gamble may have lost her forever, but Ewan will go to any lengths to win Grace back...and make her his duchess. Reconciliation is the last thing Grace desires. Unable to forgive the past, she vows to take her revenge. But revenge requires keeping Ewan close, and soon her enemy seems to be something else altogether--something she can't resist, even as he threatens the world she's built, the life she's claimed...and the heart she swore he'd never steal again.


Once Upon a Duke
  • Author : Erica Ridley
  • Publisher : WebMotion
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN Code: 1943794170

Summary: Beware romantic spirits from Christmas past... Due to the terms of an estranged relative's will, the Duke of Silkridge must revisit the cold, unforgiving mountains where he lost everything he once loved. As soon as he restores his family legacy, he'll return to London where he belongs. He definitely won't rekindle the forbidden spark crackling between him and the irresistible spitfire he'd left behind... Noelle Pratchett is immune to charming scoundrels like the arrogant duke. He stole her heart, stole a kiss, and then stole away one night never to return. Now he's back—and they both know he won't stay. But how can she maintain her icy shields when every heated glance melts her to her core? The 12 Dukes of Christmas is a laugh-out-loud historical romance series of heartwarming Regency romps nestled in a picturesque snow-covered village. After all, nothing heats up a winter night quite like finding oneself in the arms of a duke!


The Duke's Daughter
  • Author : Sasha Cottman
  • Publisher : Sasha Cottman
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: N.A

Summary: When handsome army officer Avery Fox unexpectedly inherits a fortune, he instantly becomes one of the season’s most eligible bachelors. More accustomed to the battlefield, he has no patience with the naive debutantes who fill the ballrooms of London. Honest and impetuous Lady Lucy Radley is a breath of fresh air, guiding him through the season and helping him to avoid any traps. So when Avery is left with little option but to marry Lucy, he can’t help but feel he’s been manipulated. Nor can he shake the feeling that a duke’s daughter should be out of his reach. From the wildly beautiful Scottish Highlands to the elegant soirees of Paris, Avery and Lucy go on a journey that is full of surprises for them both. But will their feelings for each other be strong enough to overcome the circumstances of their marriage and survive the ghosts of Avery’s past?


His Bride for the Taking
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Tessa Dare
  • Release Date : 2021-01-15
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 185
  • ISBN Code: N.A

Summary: It’s the first rule of friendship among gentlemen: Don’t even think about touching your best friend’s sister. Sebastian, Lord Byrne, has never been one for rules. He’s thought about touching Mary Clayton—a lot—and struggled to resist temptation. But when Mary’s bridegroom leaves her waiting the altar, only Sebastian can save her from ruin. By marrying her himself. In eleven years, he’s never laid a finger on his best friend’s sister. Now he’s going to take her with both hands. To have, to hold…and to love. This novella was originally published in Rogues Rush In, a Regency romance duet (2018), by Tessa Dare and Christi Caldwell


A Lady by Midnight
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Avon
  • Release Date : 2012-08-28
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 9780062049896

Summary: When mysterious strangers come searching for her, Kate Taylor finds an unexpected ally in Corporal Samuel Thorne, a militia commander who has previously avoided her but now poses as her fiancâe to save her from danger.


How the Duke Was Won
  • Author : Lenora Bell
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-04-26
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 0062397737

Summary: The pleasure of your company is requested at Warbury Park. Four lovely ladies will arrive… but only one can become a duchess. James, the scandalously uncivilized Duke of Harland, requires a bride with a spotless reputation for a strictly business arrangement. Lust is prohibited and love is out of the question. Four ladies. Three days. What could go wrong? She is not like the others… Charlene Beckett, the unacknowledged daughter of an earl and a courtesan, has just been offered a life-altering fortune to pose as her half-sister, Lady Dorothea, and win the duke’s proposal. All she must do is: * Be the perfect English rose [Ha!] * Breathe, smile, and curtsy in impossibly tight gowns [blast Lady Dorothea’s sylph-like figure] * Charm and seduce a wild duke [without appearing to try] * Keep said duke far, far from her heart [no matter how tempting] When secrets are revealed and passion overwhelms, James must decide if the last lady he should want is really everything he needs. And Charlene must decide if the promise of a new life is worth risking everything . . . including her heart.


Romancing the Duke
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-01-28
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 0062240161

Summary: As the daughter of a famed author, Isolde Ophelia Goodnight grew up on tales of brave knights and fair maidens. She never doubted romance would be in her future, too. The storybooks offered endless possibilities. And as she grew older, Izzy crossed them off. One by one by one. Ugly duckling turned swan? Abducted by handsome highwayman? Rescued from drudgery by charming prince? No, no, and . . . Heh. Now Izzy’s given up yearning for romance. She’ll settle for a roof over her head. What fairy tales are left over for an impoverished twenty-six year-old woman who’s never even been kissed? This one.


Any Duchess Will Do
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-05-28
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 0062240137

Summary: What's a duke to do, when the girl who's perfectly wrong becomes the woman he can't live without? Griffin York, the Duke of Halford, has no desire to wed this season—or any season—but his diabolical mother abducts him to "Spinster Cove" and insists he select a bride from the ladies in residence. Griff decides to teach her a lesson that will end the marriage debate forever. He chooses the serving girl. Overworked and struggling, Pauline Simms doesn't dream about dukes. All she wants is to hang up her barmaid apron and open a bookshop. That dream becomes a possibility when an arrogant, sinfully attractive duke offers her a small fortune for a week's employment. Her duties are simple: submit to his mother's "duchess training"… and fail miserably. But in London, Pauline isn't a miserable failure. She's a brave, quick-witted, beguiling failure—a woman who ignites Griff's desire and soothes the darkness in his soul. Keeping Pauline by his side won't be easy. Even if Society could accept a serving girl duchess—can a roguish duke convince a serving girl to trust him with her heart?


Brazen and the Beast
  • Author : Sarah MacLean
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-07-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 0062691988

Summary: New York Times Bestselling Author Sarah MacLean returns with the next book in the Bareknuckle Bastards series about three brothers bound by a secret that they cannot escape—and the women who bring them to their knees. The Lady’s Plan When Lady Henrietta Sedley declares her twenty-ninth year her own, she has plans to inherit her father’s business, to make her own fortune, and to live her own life. But first, she intends to experience a taste of the pleasure she’ll forgo as a confirmed spinster. Everything is going perfectly…until she discovers the most beautiful man she’s ever seen tied up in her carriage and threatening to ruin the Year of Hattie before it’s even begun. The Bastard’s Proposal When he wakes in a carriage at Hattie’s feet, Whit, a king of Covent Garden known to all the world as Beast, can’t help but wonder about the strange woman who frees him—especially when he discovers she’s headed for a night of pleasure . . . on his turf. He is more than happy to offer Hattie all she desires…for a price. An Unexpected Passion Soon, Hattie and Whit find themselves rivals in business and pleasure. She won’t give up her plans; he won’t give up his power . . . and neither of them sees that if they’re not careful, they’ll have no choice but to give up everything . . . including their hearts.


Must Love Dukes
  • Author : Elizabeth Michels
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 1402286015

Summary: The Mad Duke lean in closer, his lips gently brushing her ear, and whispered, "I dare you." She Can't Resist the Dare Lillian Phillips could not imagine how her quiet, simple life had come to this. Blackmailed by the Mad Duke of Thornwood into accepting one wild dare after another...all because of a pocket watch. Desperate to recover her beloved father's pawned timepiece, Lily did something reckless and dangerous and delicious—something that led to a night she'd never forget. He has a Reputation for Scandal When Devon Grey, Duke of Thornwood, runs into a mesmerizing, intoxicating, thieving woman who literally stole from his bedchamber—with his new pocket watch—Devon plots his revenge. If the daring wench likes to play games, he's happy to oblige. After all, what's the ruse of being the Mad Duke if you can't have some fun? But the last laugh might just be on him...


The Duke's Bride
  • Author : Erica Ridley
  • Publisher : WebMotion
  • Release Date : 2019-11-12
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN Code: 194379426X

Summary: An emotional, rags to riches, temporary governess romance from a New York Times bestselling author: Single father and confirmed bachelor Jack Skeffington is the mastermind behind an international smuggling ring, yet unable to control his rambunctious ten-year-old twins. What he needs is a stern, experienced, no-nonsense governess. What he gets is his business partner’s untouchable sister, whose delectable body Jack yearns to pull close. Mademoiselle Désirée le Duc cannot wait to return to France and regain her lost vineyard. But to do so, she must repay crippling debt. Determined to buy freedom, she accepts temporary employment from an Englishman with a wicked smile and a big… wine cellar. His kisses taste like heaven and his arms feel like home. How can she choose between two families separated by the sea? The 12 Dukes of Christmas is a series of heartwarming Regency romps nestled in a picturesque snow-covered village. Twelve delightful romances… and plenty of delicious dukes!


The Governess Game
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 0062672134

Summary: New York Times and USA Today Bestseller He’s been a bad, bad rake—and it takes a governess to teach him a lesson The accidental governess After her livelihood slips through her fingers, Alexandra Mountbatten takes on an impossible post: transforming a pair of wild orphans into proper young ladies. However, the girls don’t need discipline. They need a loving home. Try telling that to their guardian, Chase Reynaud: duke’s heir in the streets and devil in the sheets. The ladies of London have tried—and failed—to make him settle down. Somehow, Alexandra must reach his heart . . . without risking her own. The infamous rake Like any self-respecting libertine, Chase lives by one rule: no attachments. When a stubborn little governess tries to reform him, he decides to give her an education—in pleasure. That should prove he can’t be tamed. But Alexandra is more than he bargained for: clever, perceptive, passionate. She refuses to see him as a lost cause. Soon the walls around Chase’s heart are crumbling . . . and he’s in danger of falling, hard.


The Prince of Broadway
  • Author : Joanna Shupe
  • Publisher : Avon Books
  • Release Date : 2019-12-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 9780062906830

Summary: In the second novel in Joanna Shupe's the Uptown Girl series, a ruthless casino owner bent on revenge finds his plans upended by a beautiful women who proves to be more determined than he is--and too irresistible to deny. Powerful casino owner. Ruthless mastermind. Destroyer of men. He lives in the shadows . . . As the owner of the city's most exclusive casino, Clayton Madden holds the fortunes of prominent families in the palms of his hands every night. There is one particular family he burns to ruin, however, one that has escaped his grasp . . . until now. She is society's darling . . . Florence Greene is no one's fool. She knows Clayton Madden is using her to ruin her prestigious family . . . and she's using him right back. She plans to learn all she can from the mysterious casino owner--then open a casino of her own just for women. With revenge on his mind, Clay agrees to mentor Florence. However, she soon proves more adept--and more alluring--than Clay bargained for. When his plans are threatened, Clay must decide if he is willing to gamble his empire on love.


The Duke's Desire
  • Author : Erica Ridley
  • Publisher : WebMotion
  • Release Date : 2019-12-24
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN Code: 1943794286

Summary: A delightfully improper romp between a buttoned-up blacksmith and a spinster who loves racy novels, from a New York Times bestselling author: Meg Church adores two things: life in a village of perennial Yuletide, and the freedom of being a spinster with no reputation to protect. Oh, very well, three things: She’s harbored a secret tendre for Christmas curmudgeon Lucien le Duc since the moment she first glimpsed him. But the sexy blacksmith won’t give her the time of day, much less a night of torrid passion. Ever since Lucien le Duc was forced to flee his beloved France during the revolution, his all-consuming goal has been to recover not only his lost land and fortune, but also his rightful place among the French aristocracy. He would never be distracted by an English dairy maid’s sultry glances… or her soul-consuming kisses… or the temptation to turn one night into forever… The 12 Dukes of Christmas is a series of heartwarming Regency romps nestled in a picturesque snow-covered village. Twelve delightful romances… and plenty of delicious dukes!


Kissing Lessons
  • Author : Sophie Jordan
  • Publisher : HMH Books For Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Category: Children of alcoholics
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 1328977072

Summary: A steamy YA romance about a girl with a bad reputation giving lessons on how to attract guys for some extra cash--only to fall for her client's golden boy brother.


The Wallflower Wager
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Avon
  • Release Date : 2019-08-13
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 9780062952561

Summary: They call him the Duke of Ruin. To an undaunted wallflower, he's just the beast next door. Wealthy and ruthless, Gabriel Duke clawed his way from the lowliest slums to the pinnacle of high society—and now he wants to get even. Loyal and passionate, Lady Penelope Campion never met a lost or wounded creature she wouldn’t take into her home and her heart. When her imposing—and attractive—new neighbor demands she clear out the rescued animals, Penny sets him a challenge. She will part with her precious charges, if he can find them loving homes. Done, Gabriel says. How hard can it be to find homes for a few kittens? And a two-legged dog. And a foul-mouthed parrot. And a goat, an otter, a hedgehog . . . Easier said than done, for a cold-blooded bastard who wouldn’t know a loving home from a workhouse. Soon he’s covered in cat hair, knee-deep in adorable, and bewitched by a shyly pretty spinster who defies his every attempt to resist. Now she’s set her mind and heart on saving him. Not if he ruins her first.


Inside Iris
  • Author : Scott Gilmore
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release Date : 2018-09-02
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN Code: 9781720037323

Summary: When a government test programme uncovers Iris has a unique gift which can ensure the survival of millions of people around the globe, her young life changes forever. Her DNA and other biological material enable many diseases and conditions to be cured, but what about Iris?Trapped in a government research facility she becomes little more than a lab rat. That is until a young, disaffected journalist called Jade, and a group of revolutionaries known as The Resistance embark on a mission to free her. Working undercover, and following a well-conceived plan, the close-knit team steal Iris away from The Institute and the immoral forces which control her life. With the help of Jade and Dr Rosen, who has a personal connection with Iris, the young, innocent girl undergoes an extensive, emotional and heart-wrenching detox. But just as she discovers some semblance of 'normal' life, the inevitable happens. Will she and her new protectors escape The Authorities once more? Or will The Authorities use whatever means necessary to capture and incarcerate Iris forever this time?This intense, atmospheric and unsettling sci-fi thriller will get deep inside your head and very quickly, you'll be rooting for good to outwit evil. Find out more in the 'Look Inside' feature and prepare yourself for a chilling rollercoaster of a read.


A Night to Surrender
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2011-08-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 0062049836

Summary: Welcome to Spindle Cove, where the ladies with delicate constitutions come for the sea air, and men in their prime are . . . nowhere to be found. Or are they? Spindle Cove is the destination of choice for certain types of well-bred young ladies: the painfully shy, young wives disenchanted with matrimony, and young girls too enchanted with the wrong men; it is a haven for those who live there. Victor Bramwell, the new Earl of Rycliff, knows he doesn’t belong here. So far as he can tell, there’s nothing in this place but spinsters . . . and sheep. But he has no choice, he has orders to gather a militia. It’s a simple mission, made complicated by the spirited, exquisite Susanna Finch—a woman who is determined to save her personal utopia from the invasion of Bram’s makeshift army. Susanna has no use for aggravating men; Bram has sworn off interfering women. The scene is set for an epic battle…but who can be named the winner when both have so much to lose?


The Scandalous, Dissolute, No-Good Mr. Wright
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Avon Impulse
  • Release Date : 2013-01-08
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN Code: 9780062271372

Summary: Miss Eliza Cade is a lady in waiting. And waiting. Because of a foolish mistake in her youth, she's not allowed "out" in Society until her three older sisters are wed. But while she's trying to be good, she keeps bumping elbows—and, more distressingly, lips— with notorious rake Harry Wright. Every moment she spends with him, she risks complete ruin. The sensual passions he stirs in her are so wrong . . . but Eliza just can't resist Mr. Wright.


Once Upon a Winter’s Eve
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Tessa Dare
  • Release Date : 2021-01-15
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN Code: N.A

Summary: Some wallflowers bloom at night… Violet is a quiet girl. She speaks six languages, but seldom raises her voice. The gentlemen aren’t beating down her door. Until the night of the Spindle Cove Christmas ball, when a mysterious stranger crashes into the ballroom and collapses at Violet’s feet. He’s wet, chilled, bleeding, and speaking in an unfamiliar tongue. Only Violet understands him. And she knows he’s not what he seems. She has one night to draw forth the secrets of this dangerously handsome rogue. Is he a smuggler? A fugitive? An enemy spy? She needs answers by sunrise, but her captive would rather seduce than confess. To learn his secrets, Violet must reveal hers—and open herself to adventure, passion, and the unthinkable… Love.


Lord Holt Takes a Bride
  • Author : Vivienne Lorret
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 0062976575

Summary: USA Today bestselling author Vivienne Lorret launches a charming new trilogy about three debutantes who get more than they bargained for when it comes to the mating habits of scoundrels . . . Heiress Winnifred Humphries refuses to marry the odious man her parents have chosen. She’ll marry for love or not at all. But how does a woman know a man truly loves her? Needing answers, she sets out to discover the marriage habits of London’s aristocrats. Yet when her friends kidnap a lord for research, Winn knows they’ve gone too far. Now she’s facing a wickedly handsome scoundrel who wants revenge. Lord Asher Holt has the perfect plan to free himself of his father’s debts. But when a trio of foolish debutantes abducts him, their scheme ruins everything! Fuming and tied to a chair, Holt overhears that one of them is an heiress. Perhaps he isn’t above a little kidnapping either. Yet, when the heiress runs away from her own wedding and straight into his waiting carriage, Holt finds himself on an adventure he’ll never forget, falling in love with a woman worth more than any treasure. But will Winn ever believe his heart only desires her . . . and not her fortune?


Etched in Stone
  • Author : Liv Arnold
  • Publisher : The Wild Rose Press Inc
  • Release Date : 2020-02-10
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN Code: 1509229027

Summary: Vanessa Lang lands her dream job at an investment firm, Stone Corp. When her kleptomaniac mother is caught shoplifting, Vanessa is forced to accept a deal with the detective—collect evidence of insider trading at her new job. Investigating Sebastian Stone comes with benefits. The drop-dead-gorgeous CEO introduces her to steamy encounters in public places, and in the midst of it all, she gathers information about his business. She soon has a difficult choice to make…save her mother or protect the man she loves.


The Virgin and the Rogue
  • Author : Sophie Jordan
  • Publisher : Avon Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-28
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 9780062885449

Summary: Continuing her bestselling Rogue Files series, Sophie Jordan brews up a scintillating romance about a timid wallflower who discovers a love potion and ends up falling for a dashing rogue. A love potion... Charlotte Langley has always been the prudent middle sister, so her family is not surprised when she makes the safe choice and agrees to wed her childhood sweetheart. But when she finds herself under the weather and drinks a "healing" tonic, the potion provokes the most maddening desire...for someone other than her betrothed. With the power... Kingston's rakehell ways are going to destroy him and he's vowed to change. His stepbrother's remote estate is just the place for a reformed rogue to hide. The last thing he wants is to be surrounded by society, but when he gets stuck alone with a wallflower who is already betrothed... and she astonishes him with a fiery kiss, he forgets all about hiding. To alter two destinies. Although Charlotte appears meek, Kingston soon discovers there's a vixen inside, yearning to break free. Unable to forget their illicit moment of passion, Kingston vows to relive the encounter, but Charlotte has sworn it will never happen again--no matter how earth-shattering it was. But will a devilish rogue tempt her to risk everything for a chance at true love?


The Devil of Downtown
  • Author : Joanna Shupe
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 0062906860

Summary: “Nothing makes me happier than a new book from Joanna Shupe!”—Sarah MacLean The final novel in Joanna Shupe's critically acclaimed Uptown Girl series about a beauitful do-gooder who must decide if she can team up with one of New York's brashest criminals without losing something irreplaceable: her heart. Manhattan kingpin. Brilliant mastermind. Gentleman gangster. He’s built a wall around his heart... Orphaned and abandoned on the Bowery’s mean streets, Jack Mulligan survived on strength, cunning, and ambition. Now he rules his territory better than any politician or copper ever could. He didn’t get here by being soft. But in uptown do-gooder Justine Greene—the very definition of an iron fist in a velvet glove—Jack may have met his match. She wears hers on her sleeve... Justine is devoted to tracking down deadbeat husbands and fighting for fair working conditions. When her mission brings her face-to-face with Jack, she’s shocked to find the man behind the criminal empire is considerably more charming and honorable than many “gentlemen” she knows. Forming an unlikely alliance, they discover an unexpected desire. And when Justine’s past catches up with them, Jack may be her only hope of survival. Is she ready to make a deal with the devil...?


A Scot in the Dark
  • Author : Sarah MacLean
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-08-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 0062379445

Summary: Lonesome Lily turned Scandalous Siren Miss Lillian Hargrove has lived much of her life alone in a gilded cage, longing for love and companionship. When an artist offers her pretty promises and begs her to pose for a scandalous portrait, Lily doesn’t hesitate . . . until the lying libertine leaves her in disgrace. With the painting now public, Lily has no choice but to turn to the one man who might save her from ruin. Highland Devil turned Halfhearted Duke The Duke of Warnick loathes all things English, none more so than the aristocracy. It does not matter that the imposing Scotsman has inherited one of the most venerable dukedoms in Britain—he wants nothing to do with it, especially when he discovers that the unwanted title comes with a troublesome ward, one who is far too old and far too beautiful to be his problem. Tartan Comes to Town Warnick arrives in London with a single goal: get the chit married and see her become someone else’s problem, then return to a normal, quiet life in Scotland. It’s the perfect plan, until Lily declares she’ll only marry for love . . . and the Scot finds that there is one thing in England he likes far too much . . .


Billboard
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1967-01-21
  • Category:
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN Code: N.A

Summary: In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.


Hearts Entwined
  • Author : Karen Witemeyer,Mary Connealy,Regina Jennings,Melissa Jagears
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 1493412051

Summary: Four top historical romance novelists team up in this new collection to offer stories of love and romance with a twist of humor. In Karen Witemeyer's "The Love Knot," Claire Nevin gets the surprise of her life awaiting her sister's arrival by train. Mary Connealy's "The Tangled Ties That Bind" offers the story of two former best friends who are reunited while escaping a stampede. Regina Jennings offers "Bound and Determined," where a most unusual trip across barren Oklahoma plains is filled with adventure, romance, and . . . camels? And Melissa Jagears' "Tied and True" entertains with a tale of two hearts from different social classes who become entwined at a cotton thread factory. Each tale is a fun blend of history and romance that will delight readers.


Naughty Brits
  • Author : Sierra Simone,Sarah MacLean,Sophie Jordan,Louisa Edwards,Tessa Gratton
  • Publisher : No Bird Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-15
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 1949364062

Summary: Everything is hotter with a British accent… Sarah MacLean - A Duke Worth Falling For: Her career in tatters, celebrity photographer Lilah Rose retreats to the British countryside, complete with fluffy sheep, rolling hills…and Max, the stern, sexy farmer who tends to them. But their lazy days and lush nights aren’t as far from the spotlight as Lilah thinks, and Max will have to reveal the truth if he is going to convince Lilah that some dukes are worth the risk. Sophie Jordan - Better with You: When the author of a controversial self-help book starts receiving threats, she has no choice but to accept a bodyguard on her UK book tour. Vee Mathers is famous for asserting that women don’t need men—especially for sex!—but at security specialist Luca Moretti’s first, burning touch, she starts to think she might need to revise her theory... Louisa Edwards - Not a Bad Boy: Writer Mallory Pritchard moved to London for research—and to get over a bad breakup. When she (literally) runs into Hollywood’s hottest action hero, Ian Hale, at a dog park, she realizes her heart isn’t as broken as she thought! Ian is even more devastatingly sexy in person, which makes Mallory wonder...is there room for a regular girl in his glamorous movie-star world? Tessa Gratton - Songbird: Former American soldier Daniel Kelly’s mission is simple: close the deal to buy a Welsh pub on behalf of his family’s corporation, and survive another anniversary of the worst day of his service. Too bad that from the moment he sees the pub’s owner, Elspeth Gwenlan is the only thing Daniel wants to conquer—even if it means lying to her about his agenda. Sierra Simone - Supplicant: After being left at the altar by her cold and brilliant professor, Church Cason, Charlotte Tenpenny had to leave school to take care of her younger brother. But a fateful night brings Church—and his delicious, drugging kisses—back into Charlotte's life. And it stirs up a reckoning years in the making . . .



Aiden
  • Author : H. L. Swan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-01-08
  • Category:
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN Code: 9781653345472

Summary: "Iconic bad boy romance with a plot that doesn't allow your eyes to leave the page." "Aiden is beautifully written with a romance that will have you daydreaming." When Emilia Banks finishes her freshman year of college and meets the enchanting and successful Aiden Scott, her thoroughly planned life takes an unpredicted turn towards danger and devotion. Aiden thought he had everything he could dream of¿ youth, wealth and power. That is until Emilia dances into his life, setting a blazing fire of color through every dark corner he's hidden himself inside of. The question remains, is her light to bright, her soul too pure to be so utterly consumed with someone that has such dark demons lurking around at every corner? Is Emilia ready to be involved with the dangerous games that Aiden's empire entails?


The One You Love
  • Author : Paul Pilkington
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2014-07-22
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN Code: 9781500600402

Summary: Emma Holden's nightmare has just begun. Her fiancé vanishes, leaving the battered and bloodied body of his brother in their London apartment. Someone is stalking her, watching her every move. And her family are hiding a horrifying secret; a secret that threatens all those she loves. In a desperate race against time, Emma must uncover the truth if she ever wants to see her fiancé alive again.A fast-paced suspense mystery, The One You Love has topped the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, and has been downloaded over three million times since being released in 2011. It is the first novel in the Emma Holden suspense mystery trilogy, which also includes bestsellers The One You Fear, and The One You Trust. The trilogy is now available in paperback for the first time.PRAISE FOR PAUL PILKINGTON:“It's rare to find a thriller writer who can simultaneously propel us readers forward at a breakneck pace and yet engage our minds as we unravel puzzles brilliantly seeded through the story. Pilkington does just this. The One You Love will captivate you and keep you up nights.”Jeffery Deaver, bestselling author of the Lincoln Rhyme novels.


Lord Dashwood Missed Out
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Avon Impulse
  • Release Date : 2016-01-19
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN Code: 9780062458292

Summary: A snowstorm hath no fury like a spinster scorned Miss Elinora Browning grew up yearning for the handsome, intelligent lord-next-door…but he left England without a word of farewell. One night, inspired by a bit too much sherry, Nora poured out her heartbreak on paper. Lord Dashwood Missed Out was a love letter to every young lady who’d been overlooked by gentlemen—and an instant bestseller. Now she’s on her way to speak in Spindle Cove when snowy weather delays her coach. She’s forced to wait out the storm with the worst possible companion: Lord Dashwood himself. And he finally seems to have noticed her. George Travers, Lord Dashwood, has traveled the globe as a cartographer. He returned to England with the goal of marrying and creating an heir—only to find his reputation shredded by an audacious, vexingly attractive bluestocking and her poison pen. Lord Dashwood Missed Out, his arse. Since Nora Browning seems to believe he overlooked the passion of a lifetime, Dash challenges her to prove it. She has one night.


Duke I'd Like to F...
  • Author : Sierra Simone,Joanna Shupe,Eva Leigh,Nicola Davidson,Adriana Herrera
  • Publisher : Sierra Simone
  • Release Date : 2020-11-17
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 1949364089

Summary: He’s got big duke energy… The Chasing of Eleanor Vane - Sierra Simone Ajax Dartham, the Duke of Jarrell, has a problem. And that problem is his future niece-in-law. When the clever and capable Lady Eleanor Vane—understandably—runs off into the night rather than marry his horrible nephew, the Duke has a choice. Should he catch Eleanor and return her to her fate—or make Eleanor his own instead? Duke For Hire - Nicola Davidson As her fiery clergyman father chases away all suitors, Miss Ada Blair is resigned to spinsterhood. Yet while she can’t wed, bedding might be another matter. One man meets all her requirements for a discreet and expert pleasure tutor—Jasper Muir, Duke of Gilroy—but he insists on a very wicked contract… An Education In Pleasure - Eva Leigh As a governess to the Duke of Tarrington, Cecilia Holme resigns herself to a passionless life. Except now the old duke is dead and Owen, the new duke, is very tempting—and much younger. Is the chance to give Owen an education in pleasure too enticing to refuse? The Duke Makes Me Feel... - Adriana Herrera Dukes and their demands are nothing new for Marena Baine-Torres. Her newfound success has her little apothecary teeming with ill-mannered aristocrats. But as tiresome as they are, she needs the business. When the unflappable Duke of Linley storms into her shop and makes her an offer she’d be a fool to refuse, Marena soon finds herself on the adventure of a lifetime with a man who is as infuriating as he is intriguing. My Dirty Duke - Joanna Shupe Violet knows that her father's best friend, the Duke of Ravensthorpe, is the most powerful man in all of London with a reputation for sin. But nothing can stop Violet from wanting to shed her wallflower ways and fulfill her darkest, most forbidden desires...even if it means seducing a man twice her age.


One Good Earl Deserves a Lover
  • Author : Sarah MacLean
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-01-29
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 0062065394

Summary: One Good Earl Deserves a Lover, the second book in New York Times bestselling author Sarah MacLean’s award-winning Rules of Scoundrels series, is a lively, romantic adventure, starring a lovable, sometimes bumbling heroine and a sexy, leading man who offer up plenty of steamy sexual tension. Nearly engaged to Lord Castleton, the always proper and logical Lady Philippa “Pippa” Marbury wants to learn about London’s dark side before she happily heads off to the country and embraces married life. But it’s in London’s shadowy corners where she meets Cross, the brooding, mysterious bookkeeper of The Fallen Angel, London’s most notorious and coveted gaming hell. He’s a rogue in every sense of the word. Or is he? The heroes of the Rule of Scoundrels books will steal the hearts of their heroines and readers alike!


Goddess of the Hunt: A Rouge Regency Romance
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2011-12-14
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 1446491897

Summary: Ever the bold adventuress, Lucy Waltham has decided to go hunting for a husband. But first she needs some target practice. So she turns to her brother's best friend, Jeremy Trescott, the Earl of Kendall, to hone her seductive wiles on him before setting her sights on another man. But her practice kisses spark a smoldering passion - one that could send all her plans up in smoke. Jeremy has an influential title, a vast fortune, and a painful past full of long-buried secrets. He keeps a safe distance from his own emotions, but to distract Lucy from her reckless scheming, he must give his passions free rein. But when scandal breaks, can he bring himself to abandon Lucy to her ruin? Or will he risk his heart and claim her for his own? First title in Tessa Dare's 'Wanton' trilogy for Rouge. Other titles in this series are Surrender of the Siren and Lady of Persuasion.


Billboard
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001-08-18
  • Category:
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN Code: N.A

Summary: In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.


Seduction on a Snowy Night
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney,Madeline Hunter,Sabrina Jeffries
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27
  • Category:
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN Code: 1420148168

Summary: A Christmas Abduction by Madeline Hunter Caroline Dunham has a bone to pick with notorious rake Baron Thornhill-and a creative plan to insure his undivided attention. Yet once in close quarters, she finds herself beholden to their smoldering connection... A Perfect Match by Sabrina Jeffries Whisked away from a wintry ball by a commanding colonel, Cassandra Isles struggles with her feelings for Lord Heywood. For he is a man sworn to marry only for money-and Cass is an heiress who will accept nothing less than love... One Wicked Winter's Night by Mary Jo Putney Dressed as a veiled princess, Lady Diana Lawrence is shocked to discover that the mysterious corsair who tempts her away from the costume ball is the duke she once loved and lost. Now ensconced with Castleton at a remote lodge, will she surrender to the passion still burning hotly between them?