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Loving A Lost Lord
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2012-06-06
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 1420131672

Summary: In the first of a dazzling series, Mary Jo Putney introduces the Lost Lords--maverick childhood friends with a flair for defying convention. Each is about to discover the woman who is his perfect match--but perfection doesn't come easily, even for the noble Duke of Ashton. . . Battered by the sea, Adam remembers nothing of his past, his ducal rank, nor of the shipwreck that almost claimed his life. However, he's delighted to hear that the golden-haired vision tending his wounds is his wife. Mariah's name and face may not be familiar, but her touch, her warmth, feel deliciously right. . . When Mariah Clarke prayed for a way to deter a bullying suitor, she didn't imagine she'd find the answer washed ashore on a desolate beach. Convincing Adam that he is her husband is surprisingly easy. Resisting the temptation to act his wife, in every way, will prove anything but. And now a passion begun in fantasy has become dangerously real--and completely irresistible. . . "Intoxicating, romantic and utterly ravishing. . ." --Eloisa James "Gentle humor, exotic elements, compelling, flawless prose, and irresistible characters caught in a sweet, sensual dilemma will leave readers smiling, breathless, and anxiously awaiting the next adventure in Putney's new "Lost Lords" series. Readers. . .are in for a rare treat; fortunately, there are more delicacies to come! Putney writes some of the most sensitive, exquisite historicals in the field." --Library Journal (starred review) "The enchanting first Lost Lords novel confirms bestseller Putney as a major force in historical romance. . . Entrancing characters and a superb plot line catapult this tale into stand-alone status." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) "If you loved the Fallen Angels, you'll adore the Lost Lords: men who formed unbreakable bonds while at a school for boys of "good birth and bad behavior." Only the incomparable Putney could bring them to life and have readers yearning to be close to such dynamic heroes and the women who tame them." --Romantic Times (4 1⁄2 stars)


Mary Jo Putney's Lost Lord Bundle
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2012-06
  • Category: Electronic books
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1420131664

Summary: Loving a lost lord: Battered by the sea, Adam remembers nothing of his past, his ducal rank, nor the shipwreck that almost claimed his life. However, he's delighted to hear that the golden-haired vision tending his wounds in his wife. But Mariah Clarke has a secret--and a passion begun in fantasy has become dangerously real and completely irresistible.


Mary Jo Putney's Lost Lords Bundle: Loving a Lost Lord, Never Less Than A Lady, Nowhere Near Respectable, No Longer a Gentleman & Sometimes A Rogue
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 1420135600

Summary: Loving a Lost Lord In the first of a dazzling series, Mary Jo Putney introduces the Lost Lords—maverick childhood friends with a flair for defying convention. Each is about to discover the woman who is his perfect match—but perfection doesn't come easily, even for the noble Duke of Ashton. . . Battered by the sea, Adam remembers nothing of his past, his ducal rank, nor of the shipwreck that almost claimed his life. However, he's delighted to hear that the golden-haired vision tending his wounds is his wife. Mariah's name and face may not be familiar, but her touch, her warmth, feel deliciously right. . . When Mariah Clarke prayed for a way to deter a bullying suitor, she didn't imagine she'd find the answer washed ashore on a desolate beach. Convincing Adam that he is her husband is surprisingly easy. Resisting the temptation to act his wife, in every way, will prove anything but. And now a passion begun in fantasy has become dangerously real—and completely irresistible. . . Never Less Than A Lady New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney continues her stunning Lost Lords series with this stirring, sensual story of a rebellious nobleman drawn to a lovely widow with a shocking past. As the sole remaining heir to the Earl of Daventry, Alexander Randall knows his duty: find a wife and sire a son of his own. The perfect bride for a man in his position would be a biddable young girl of good breeding. But the woman who haunts his imagination is Julia Bancroft—a village midwife with a dark secret that thrusts her into Randall's protection. Nowhere Near Respectable Mary Jo Putney's riveting Lost Lords series unleashes a high stakes royal plot—which may prove easier for Damian Mackenzie to handle than his own unruly desire. . . He's a bastard and a gambler and society's favorite reprobate. But to Lady Kiri Lawford he's a hero—braver than the smugglers he rescues her from, more honorable than any lord she's ever met, and far more attractive than any man has a right to be. How can she not fall in love. . .? No Longer a Gentleman Grey Sommers, Lord Wyndham, never met a predicament he couldn't charm his way out of. Then a tryst with a government official's wife during a bit of casual espionage in France condemns him to a decade in a dungeon, leaving him a shadow of his former self. Yet his greatest challenge may be the enigmatic spy sent to free his body--the only woman who might heal his soul. Cassie Fox lost everything in the chaos of revolution, leaving only a determination to help destroy Napoleon's empire through her perilous calling. Rescuing Grey is merely one more mission. She hadn't counted on a man with the stark beauty of a ravaged angel, whose desperate courage and vulnerability thaw her frozen heart. But a spy and a lord are divided by an impassable gulf even if they manage to survive one last, terrifying mission. . .. Sometimes A Rogue. . . Even the most proper young lady yearns for adventure. But when the very well bred Miss Sarah Clarke-Townsend impulsively takes the place of her pregnant twin, it puts her own life at risk. If the kidnappers after her sister discover they've abducted Sarah instead, she will surely pay with her life. . . Rob Carmichael survived his disastrous family by turning his back on his heritage and becoming a formidable Bow Street Runner with a talent for rescuing damsels in distress. But Sarah is one damsel who is equal to whatever comes. Whether racing across Ireland with her roguish rescuer or throwing herself into his arms, she challenges Rob at every turn.


Never Less Than A Lady
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2010-05-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 1420119095

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney continues her stunning Lost Lords series with this stirring, sensual story of a rebellious nobleman drawn to a lovely widow with a shocking past. As the sole remaining heir to the Earl of Daventry, Alexander Randall knows his duty: find a wife and sire a son of his own. The perfect bride for a man in his position would be a biddable young girl of good breeding. But the woman who haunts his imagination is Julia Bancroft--a village midwife with a dark secret that thrusts her into Randall's protection. Within the space of a day, Julia has been abducted by her first husband's cronies, rescued, and proposed to by a man she scarcely knows. Stranger still is her urge to say yes. A union with Alexander Randall could benefit them both, but Julia doubts she can ever trust her heart again, or the fervent desire Randall ignites. Yet perhaps only a Lost Lord can show a woman like Julia everything a true marriage can be. . . Praise for Loving a Lost Lord "Intoxicating, romantic and utterly ravishing. . ." --Eloisa James "Entrancing characters and a superb plotline. . ." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Will leave readers smiling, breathless, and anxiously awaiting the next adventure. . ." --Library Journal, starred review


Nowhere Near Respectable
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2011-05-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 9781420124248

Summary: Mary Jo Putney's riveting Lost Lords series unleashes a high stakes royal plot--which may prove easier for Damian Mackenzie to handle than his own unruly desire. . . He's a bastard and a gambler and society's favorite reprobate. But to Lady Kiri Lawford he's a hero--braver than the smugglers he rescues her from, more honorable than any lord she's ever met, and far more attractive than any man has a right to be. How can she not fall in love. . .? But Damian Mackenzie has secrets that leave no room in his life for courting high-born young ladies--especially not the sister of one of his oldest friends. Yet when Kiri's quick thinking reveals a deadly threat to England's crown, Damian learns that she is nowhere near as prim and respectable as he first assumed. . .and the lady is far more alluring than any man can resist. . . Praise for Loving a Lost Lord "Intoxicating, romantic and utterly ravishing. . ." --Eloisa James "Entrancing characters and a superb plotline. . ." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Will leave readers smiling, breathless, and anxiously awaiting the next adventure. . ." --Library Journal, starred review "Romance at its best!" --Julia Quinn


Mary Jo Putney Bundle: Nowhere Near Respectable, Never Less Than A Lady, Loving a Lost Lord,
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2011-06-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 1104
  • ISBN Code: 142012496X

Summary: Loving a lost lord: Battered by the sea, Adam remembers nothing of his past, his ducal rank, nor the shipwreck that almost claimed his life. However, he's delighted to hear that the golden-haired vision tending his wounds in his wife. But Mariah Clarke has a secret--and a passion begun in fantasy has become dangerously real and completely irresistible.


No Longer A Gentleman
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 1420128531

Summary: Grey Sommers, Lord Wyndham, never met a predicament he couldn't charm his way out of. Then a tryst with a government official's wife during a bit of casual espionage in France condemns him to a decade in a dungeon, leaving him a shadow of his former self. Yet his greatest challenge may be the enigmatic spy sent to free his body--the only woman who might heal his soul. Cassie Fox lost everything in the chaos of revolution, leaving only a determination to help destroy Napoleon's empire through her perilous calling. Rescuing Grey is merely one more mission. She hadn't counted on a man with the stark beauty of a ravaged angel, whose desperate courage and vulnerability thaw her frozen heart. But a spy and a lord are divided by an impassable gulf even if they manage to survive one last, terrifying mission. . .. Praise for Loving a Lost Lord "Intoxicating and not-to-be missed." --Romantic Times (4 1⁄2 Stars, Top Pick) "Rich with historical detail and multifaceted characters." - Publishers Weekly, starred review "Exquisitely and sensitively written." --Library Journal, starred review "Romance at its best!" --Julia Quinn


No Longer A Gentleman
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 1420128531

Summary: Grey Sommers, Lord Wyndham, never met a predicament he couldn't charm his way out of. Then a tryst with a government official's wife during a bit of casual espionage in France condemns him to a decade in a dungeon, leaving him a shadow of his former self. Yet his greatest challenge may be the enigmatic spy sent to free his body--the only woman who might heal his soul. Cassie Fox lost everything in the chaos of revolution, leaving only a determination to help destroy Napoleon's empire through her perilous calling. Rescuing Grey is merely one more mission. She hadn't counted on a man with the stark beauty of a ravaged angel, whose desperate courage and vulnerability thaw her frozen heart. But a spy and a lord are divided by an impassable gulf even if they manage to survive one last, terrifying mission. . .. Praise for Loving a Lost Lord "Intoxicating and not-to-be missed." --Romantic Times (4 1⁄2 Stars, Top Pick) "Rich with historical detail and multifaceted characters." - Publishers Weekly, starred review "Exquisitely and sensitively written." --Library Journal, starred review "Romance at its best!" --Julia Quinn


Not Always a Saint
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2015-09-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 1420127209

Summary: New York Times bestselling author and historical romance legend Mary Jo Putney delights readers with this meticulously researched and page-turning story in her sensual Lost Lords series… After the death of his sweetheart when he was at university, Daniel Herbert buried his grief in medical studies and his passion for healing. Viewed as a saint by those who know him, in his own mind he never quite manages to live up to his own high standards. Most men would be thrilled to learn they've inherited a title and estate from a distant relative, but Daniel is appalled because the burden of wealth will interfere with his medical calling. Warily he accepts that he must enter society and seek a wife—a sensible woman who can oversee his properties, leaving him free to continue his work. He does not expect to become intoxicated by a woman called the Black Widow, who is as mysterious as she is shockingly beautiful… Jessie Kelham’s looks have always been a curse. Now alone with a young daughter and a perilous secret, she is in need of protection. But dangerously attractive Daniel Herbert is not the kind of husband she has in mind. If he recognizes her, the demons of her past will surely erupt. Yet they cannot keep apart—and soon they are drawn into a union that may bring joy—or shattering danger… “Adventure, passion and pure reading pleasure!” —Jo Beverley


Songs of Love and Death
  • Author : George R. R. Martin,Gardner Dozois
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-10-25
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN Code: 143915015X

Summary: An anthology of original tales that explores crossover themes of romance, fantasy and science fiction includes contributions by leading genre authors and is co-edited by the creator of the A Song of Ice and Fire series and a 15-time Hugo Award-winning writer. Reprint. 125,000 first printing.


Not Quite a Wife
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2014-08-26
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN Code: 1420127195

Summary: "Putney's endearing characters and warm-hearted stories never fail to inspire and delight." --Sabrina Jeffries "No one writes historical romance better." --Cathy Maxwell Marry in haste, repent at leisure. James, Lord Kirkland, owns a shipping fleet, half a London gaming house, and is a ruthlessly effective spymaster. He is seldom self-indulgent. . .except when it comes to the gentle, indomitable beauty who was once his wife. Laurel Herbert gave James her heart as an innocent young girl--until she saw him perform an act of shocking violence before her very eyes. That night she left her husband, and he let her go without a word of protest. Now, ten years later, a chance encounter turns passionate, with consequences that cannot be ignored. But as they try to rebuild what was broken, they must face common enemies and a very uncommon love. . .. "Of all Putney's heroes, the Lost Lords are the most irresistible--bad boys who are so very good." --RT Book Reviews


Once a Soldier
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2016-07-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN Code: 1420140930

Summary: "Putney's endearing characters and warm-hearted stories never fail to inspire and delight." --Sabrina Jeffries Rogues Redeemed As heir to a title and great wealth, Will Masterson should have stayed home and tended his responsibilities. Instead he went to war. Now, after perilous years fighting the French, he intends his current mission to be his last. But all his plans are forgotten when he arrives in the small mountain stronghold of San Gabriel and meets her. Knowing herself to be too tall, strong, and unconventional to appeal to a man, Athena Markham has always gloried in her independence. But for the first time in her life, she finds a man who might be her match. Two of a kind, too brave for their own good, Athena and Will vow to do whatever it takes to vanquish San Gabriel's enemies. For neither will back down from death, and only together can they find happiness and a love deeper than any they'd dared imagine. . . Praise for New York Times Bestselling Author Mary Jo Putney's Lost Lords series "Exquisitely and sensitively written." --Library Journal, starred review "Rich with historical detail and multifaceted characters." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Intoxicating and not-to-be missed."--RT Book Reviews (4 1⁄2 Stars, Top Pick) "Classic Putney--engaging characters, entertaining story, a delightful read!" --Stephanie Laurens


Ennobling Love
  • Author : C. Stephen Jaeger
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-03
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN Code: 0812200624

Summary: "Richard, Duke of Aquitaine, son of the King of England, remained with Philip, the King of France, who so honored him for so long that they ate every day at the same table and from the same dish, and at night their beds did not separate them. And the King of France loved him as his own soul; and they loved each other so much that the King of England was absolutely astonished at the vehement love between them and marveled at what it could mean." Public avowals of love between men were common from antiquity through the Middle Ages. What do these expressions leave to interpretation? An extraordinary amount, as Stephen Jaeger demonstrates. Unlike current efforts to read medieval culture through modern mores, Stephen Jaeger contends that love and sex in the Middle Ages relate to each other very differently than in the postmedieval period. Love was not only a mode of feeling and desiring, or an exclusively private sentiment, but a way of behaving and a social ideal. It was a form of aristocratic self-representation, its social function to show forth virtue in lovers, to raise their inner worth, to increase their honor and enhance their reputation. To judge from the number of royal love relationships documented, it seems normal, rather than exceptional, that a king loved his favorites, and the courtiers and advisors, clerical and lay, loved their superiors and each other. Jaeger makes an elaborate, accessible, and certain to be controversial, case for the centrality of friendship and love as aristocratic lay, clerical, and monastic ideals. Ennobling Love is a magisterial work, a book that charts the social constructions of passion and sexuality in our own times, no less than in the Middle Ages.


She Tempts the Duke
  • Author : Lorraine Heath
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2012-01-31
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 0062096338

Summary: “Heath steals your heart, then takes you on a journey that will leave you torn between tears and joy.” —Christina Dodd New York Times bestselling author Lorraine Heath writes sweet temptations—richly, deliciously passionate, high concept historical romance in the vein of Lisa Kleypas and Liz Carlyle. With She Tempts the Duke, Heath kicks off another enthralling series, this time following the fortunes of the Lost Lords of Pembrook—three dark and dangerous noble brothers imprisoned and robbed of their inheritance, but free now and determined to reclaim their birthright. Set in England during Victoria’s reign, She Tempts the Duke is the enthrallingly romantic story of Sebastian, who fled to battle, and his return to London, a hardened soldier, drawn to the beautiful, brave lady who helped him and his brothers escape their captivity.


One Perfect Rose
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN Code: 1420118129

Summary: Few romance novels have touched readers as deeply or as lastingly as this classic by New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney. Poignant, passionate, and tender, One Perfect Rose is the story of two mismatched lovers drawn into a fragile, unforgettable union... One Perfect Rose Stephen Kenyon, the new Duke of Ashburton, has always known exactly what society expected of him. But a doctor's grim diagnosis leaves him longing to experience life as never before. Traveling incognito, he becomes entangled with a wandering theater family and their spirited adopted daughter, Rosalind Jordan. With no time to waste in courtship, Stephen convinces Rosalind to marry him--an arrangement that has advantages for both. The warm companionship and profound passion they share is more than Stephen expected, and far more than his family and his own guarded nature ever allowed. But each passing, perfect day together is a bittersweet reminder that love is the one thing he is not at liberty to offer, and the one thing she can never admit... "In her superb, inimitable style, Putney takes a pair of magnetic, beautifully matched protagonists, places them in a dark, impossible situation, and makes it work." --Library Journal "One Perfect Rose is Mary Jo Putney in top form." --Romantic Times


The Rake
  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2011-10-24
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN Code: 1420127942

Summary: A man's past doesn't have to map his fate, especially when a woman holds the key to his destiny in this timeless novel by New York Times bestselling author and legend in historical romance Mary Jo Putney. . . Disinherited and disgraced, Reginald Davenport's prospects cried for a dire end. But fate has given him one last chance at redemption--by taking his rightful place as the heir of Strickland, his lost ancestral estate. Davenport knows his way around women, yet nothing prepares him for his shocking encounter with Lady Alys Weston. Masquerading as a man in order to obtain a position as estate manager of Strickland, Alys fled a world filled with mistrust and betrayal. She was finished with men--until Strickland's restored owner awakens a passion she thought she would never feel. A passion that will doom or save them both. . .if only they can overcome their pasts. . . "An enduring classic. . .a towering landmark in romantic fiction that is quite simply the very best of the best." --Romantic Times "No one writes historical romance better." --Cathy Maxwell


Lord of Temptation
  • Author : Lorraine Heath
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Category: Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN Code: 9781620903780

Summary: Once upon a time there were three brothers. Three sons three rightful heirs to a powerful duke. But when the duke died suddenly their uncle laid claim of his own locking away the young brothers. Their crime: existence.


Pardonable Lies
  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : Allison & Busby
  • Release Date : 2013-01-21
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN Code: 0749013974

Summary: London 1930. Maisie Dobbs, the renowned psychologist and investigator, receives a most unusual request. She must prove that Sir Cecil Lawton’s son Ralph is really dead. This is a case that will challenge Maisie in unexpected ways, for Ralph Lawton was an aviator shot down by enemy fire in 1917. To get to the bottom of the mystery, Maisie must travel to the former battlefields of northern France, where she served as a nurse in the Great War and where ghosts of her past still linger. As her investigation moves closer to the truth, Maisie soon uncovers the secrets and lies that some people would prefer remain buried.



Loving Lord Ash
  • Author : Sally MacKenzie
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2014-03-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 1420134140

Summary: A Little Misunderstanding. . . Kit, the Marquis of Ashton, is in a sticky wicket. He married young and for love—how naïve. He discovered his mistake the very day of his wedding, but he is saddled now with a wife he's reluctant to trust. And however much evidence he gathers against faithless Jess, he can't seem to prove her guilt to the final judge—his foolish heart. Jessica knows she's bobbled her marriage, however innocently. A fairytale wedding makes no difference if she hasn't got the marquis charmed to show for it. Well, she's had enough of accidental encounters with naked gentlemen and near misses explaining things to her husband. It's time to buck up and go win her man back—even if she has to fight very dirty indeed. "Great fun." —Publishers Weekly Praise for the Novels of Sally MacKenzie "Naked, noble and irresistible!" —Eloisa James "The romance equivalent of chocolate cake. . .every page is an irresistible delight!" —Lisa Kleypas "A perfect night's read." —RT Book Reviews



The Duchess of Love
  • Author : Sally MacKenzie
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN Code: 1420123203

Summary: A Duke In Disguise. . . The day was as hot as the pond was inviting. It's not as if anyone in Little Huffington was going to happen upon a secluded vale on the Duke of Greycliffe's lands. And Venus Collingswood didn't want to get her shift all wet. It was the perfect setting in which to plan her lovely bookworm of a sister's betrothal to the mysterious new duke arriving seven days hence. If only she had a suitable accomplice. . . Andrew Valentine, Duke of Greycliffe, never thought arriving at his own household a week early would cause so much trouble. The housekeeper thinks he's his own cousin. Actually, the chance to not be the duke for a while is a pleasant opportunity indeed. It might even help him interrogate the delectable little nymph he's discovered swimming in his pond--if he can manage to get a word in edgewise. . . Praise for the Novels of Sally MacKenzie "Naked, noble and irresistible!" --Eloisa James "The romance equivalent of chocolate cake. . .every page is an irresistible delight!" --Lisa Kleypas "A perfect night's read."--Romantic Times "Great fun."--Publishers Weekly 31,000 Words


Lord of Wicked Intentions
  • Author : Lorraine Heath
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 0062093576

Summary: From New York Times bestselling historical romance author Lorraine Heath comes Lord of Wicked Intentions, the third and final chapter in the compelling Lost Lords of Pembrook trilogy. The young, innocent victim of his uncle’s madness, Lord Rafe Easton has learned not to depend on others, much less fall in love. So when he spies the fiery Miss Evelyn Chambers, an earl’s illegitimate daughter, his intentions are anything but noble. Miserable as Rafe’s mistress, Evelyn believes that Rafe will never declare his love for her—or will he? Emotional and romantic, Lord of Wicked Intentions is a sensual caper filled with carefully drawn characters and a plot filled with passion, intrigue, and scandal that will leave you breathless.




The God of Small Things
  • Author : Arundhati Roy
  • Publisher : Penguin Books India
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Category: India
  • Pages : 339
  • ISBN Code: 9780143028574

Summary: International No 1 Bestseller. Winner Of The 1997 Booker Prize &Nbsp;


A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2008-09-05
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN Code: 1137004142

Summary: From the Royal Shakespeare Company – a fresh new edition of Shakespeare's most loved comedy. This book includes: * An introduction to A Midsummer Night's Dream by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate * The play – with clear explanatory notes on each page * A scene-by-scene analysis * An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre * A rich exploration of approaches to staging the play The most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it. This book presents a historical overview of A Midsummer Night's Dream in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with three leading Directors – Michael Boyd, Gregory Doran and Tim Supple – so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible - a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death. www.rscshakespeare.co.uk


Girl in the Song
  • Author : Chrissy Cymbala Toledo
  • Publisher : NavPress
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 1496407059

Summary: A fascinating true story Chrissy grew up surrounded by the beauty of love and the ugliness of pain. The daughter of a pastor whose church was located in a rough-and-tumble area of Brooklyn, she witnessed the ravaging effects of the streets on the lives of the most desperate—drug addicts, derelicts, and other destitute people. Yet her own home was a haven of warmth, filled with affection and love. Then something happened that tore her away from it. With the flip of a switch, Chrissy fell deeper and deeper into deception where haunting images and songs pointed to one thing—perfection. Longing to be the girl in the song, she became entangled in an obsessive relationship. Before long, secret after secret led her down the path to becoming someone she didn’t even recognize. Locked in to an impossible life, Chrissy found release from a surprising direction. Girl in the Song tells the gripping, true story of a young woman whose choices led her to despair and incredible triumph. More than the story of one lost girl, Chrissy’s experience points to the power of hope to lead us away from destructive relationships and into a life that just might end happily ever after.


Paradise Lost
  • Author : John Milton
  • Publisher : Jazzybee Verlag
  • Release Date : 1792
  • Category: Poetry
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN Code: 3849698300

Summary: Paradise Lost is an epic poem in twelve books, in English heroic verse without rhyme, by John Milton (C. P. P.) and was published in 1667. The subject is the fall of man, and the expulsion from Paradise.


Lord of the Flies
  • Author : William Golding
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-11-15
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN Code: 1101993227

Summary: William Golding’s unforgettable classic of boyhood adventure and the savagery of humanity comes to Penguin Classics in a stunning Graphic Deluxe Edition with a new foreword by Lois Lowry As provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, Lord of the Flies continues to ignite passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. William Golding’s compelling story about a group of very ordinary boys marooned on a coral island has been labeled a parable, an allegory, a myth, a morality tale, a parody, a political treatise, and even a vision of the apocalypse. But above all, it has earned its place as one of the indisputable classics of the twentieth century for readers of any age. This Penguin Classics Graphic Deluxe Edition features an array of special features to supplement the novel, including a foreword by Lois Lowry, an introduction by Stephen King, an essay by E. M. Forster, an essay on teaching and reading the novel and suggestions for further exploration by scholar Jennifer Buehler, and an extended note by E. L. Epstein, the publisher of the first American paperback edition of Lord of the Flies. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.




A World of Lost Love
  • Author : Charles F. Sumner
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN Code: 1449772773

Summary: A few minutes before my wife died, I found myself wishing for time to resolve our two issues, which we hadn’t talked about. Falling in the bathroom and breaking her hip was one. She felt I should have run into the bathroom and saved her. I was not prepared to save her psychologically and didn’t have time. The other issue was a rape eighteen months before at the city swimming pool in the dressing room. My lady was a young seventy-six years old with Hepatitis C and blind. She had no strength to defend herself from a large and muscular woman, assaulting her because of a failed friendship. I might have hurried to save her from falling, and I did not take her trauma from her with love and through Jesus Christ. I was inhibited and failed her in her fall. I would have no freedom to live on if we hadn’t been saved by Christ by the understanding I carried in my face. I sat down near her and prayed for Jesus Christ to come into my sorrow in my face. My lady opened her blind eyes and saw my feelings with Christ of sorrow and smiled instantly, twice, with a huge happiness that I’d never seen in her for over forty-five years of marriage. It was a smile of goodness and happiness, that she gave me an image of my wife ten years earlier, when she hadn’t experienced rape. I thank my lady and Jesus for giving us this wonderful ending to her life and the resolution of our conflicts.




Christ the Lord The Road to Cana
  • Author : Anne Rice
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-03-15
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 1448184606

Summary: Herod Antipas rules Galilee, Pontius Pilate is the new Roman governor of Judea, and the Roman Empire rules the world. These are turbulent times for Israel, a troubled land of turmoil and insurrection. Now in his thirtieth year, Jesus and his tight-knit family endure a long, dusty winter of disruption and chaos. Whispers of his virgin birth still persist, and while he struggles with the demands of his family and the weight of his great destiny, those around him wait for some sign of the path he will take. But this quiet man of Nazareth is instead called upon to found a ministry which will utterly transform an unsuspecting world ...


Rescued by a Lady's Love
  • Author : Christi Caldwell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Category: Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 9781519988447

Summary: "Destitute and determined to finally be free of any man's shackles, Lily Benedict sets out to salvage her honor. With no choice but to commit a crime that will save her from her past, she enters the home of the recluse, Derek Winters, the new Duke of Blackthorne. But entering the "Beast of Blackthorne's" lair proves more threatening than she ever imagined. With half a face and a mangled leg, Derek--once rugged and charming--only exists within the confines of his home. Shunned by society, Derek is leery of the hauntingly beautiful Lily Benedict. As time passes, she slips past his defenses, reminding him how to live again. But when Lily's sordid past comes back, threatening her life, it's up to Derek to find the strength to become the hero he once was. Can they overcome the darkness of their sins to find a life of love and redemption?"--Page [4] of cover.



Loving the Marquess (Historical Romance)
  • Author : Suzanna Medeiros
  • Publisher : Suzanna Medeiros
  • Release Date : 2013-01-15
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN Code: 0991823710

Summary: LOVING THE MARQUESS is book one in Suzanna Medeiros’s LANDING A LORD series. She is on the verge of losing everything… To save her home and keep her two younger siblings safe, Louisa Evans must turn to the head of the family that ruined hers. He needs an heir… The Marquess of Overlea is starting to show signs of having inherited the same illness that killed his father and older brother. To prevent the marquisate from falling into the hands of an unscrupulous cousin, Overlea must secure an heir before that illness also claims him. But he is determined not to be the father of that heir… Overlea’s plan is simple—marry the practical, yet desperate, Miss Evans and hold Louisa to her promise to provide him with an heir. But he waits until after they are married to tell his wife that he intends to have another man father that heir. His careful plan becomes complicated by an almost desperate need to claim Louisa for himself and an outside threat that proves even more dangerous than his illness. THE LANDING A LORD SERIES Book 0.5 – Dancing with the Duke (prequel novella) Book 1 – Loving the Marquess Book 2 – Beguiling the Earl Book 3 – The Unaffected Earl


The Four Loves
  • Author : C. S. Lewis
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-02-14
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN Code: 0062565451

Summary: A repackaged edition of the revered author's classic work that examines the four types of human love: affection, friendship, erotic love, and the love of God—part of the C. S. Lewis Signature Classics series. C.S. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other beloved classics—contemplates the essence of love and how it works in our daily lives in one of his most famous works of nonfiction. Lewis examines four varieties of human love: affection, the most basic form; friendship, the rarest and perhaps most insightful; Eros, passionate love; charity, the greatest and least selfish. Throughout this compassionate and reasoned study, he encourages readers to open themselves to all forms of love—the key to understanding that brings us closer to God.