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  • Soul of Sin

    Tracy Cooper-Posey

    Historische romantische fictie Two broken hearts. Lady Natasha Innesford, four years a widow, still cannot stir herself to live. Her life died with Seth. Lord Raymond Marblethorpe, oldest son of Lady Elisa Farleigh, has loved the mysterious Susanna forever, but she can never be his. Can they learn to let go of the past and love again? Soul of Sin is the first book in the Scandalous Scions series, which brings together the members of three great families, to love and play under the gaze of the Victorian era’s moralistic, straight-laced society. Reader Advisory : This story contains frank sex scenes and sexual language. This story is part of the Scandalous Scions series: 0.5 Rose of Ebony 1.0 Soul of Sin 2.0 Valor of Love 3.0 Marriage of Lies 3.5 Scandalous Scions Boxed Set 1 4.0 Mask of Nobility 5.0 Law of Attraction 6.0 Veil of Honor 6.5 Scandalous Scions Boxed Set 2 7.0 Season of Denial 8.0 Rules of Engagement 9.0 Degree of Solitude 10.0 Ashes of Pride 11.0 Risk of Ruin 12.0 Year of Folly 13.0 Queen of Hearts A
  • Crown of Hearts

    Judith Lynne

    Historische romantische fictie Does Anthony's lonely past doom him to a lonely future? He's never breathed a word of who he was before he ran away from home. Now someone knows who he is. Worse, brazen David Castle knows what he likes. Anthony's survived by being what others want him to be. He's given up on finding the grand passion of his dreams. The little girl he took under his wing so long ago has asked for just one more thing: to know the fate of her mother. David Castle is a terrible rake behind that English rose complexion. He thinks taking his lumps is a fair exchange for having every indulgence Anthony doesn't: family, neighbors, and pleasure wherever he can. He's never left London before, but he's always game for anything; how hard could it be? When circumstances force Anthony to take David along, they'll both have to decide what would be worse: if they killed each other along the way, or if they fell in love. Crown of Hearts  is a sensual romance between two very different men in 1813 Britain. I
  • Obsession Wears Opals

    Renee Bernard

    Historische romantische fictie "Sensuality fairly steams from Bernard's writing." -- Sabrina Jeffries, New York Times bestselling author Darius Thorne has learned to use his wit and intelligence to strategize a better life for himself. He is the White Knight amidst the small secret circle of gentlemen known only as the Jaded. The handsome scholar shields his heart by keeping a studied distance from the world...until he rescues a beautiful woman. Isabel Netherton isn't merely a damsel in distress. A highborn lady of quality unwilling to be a pawn, she is defiantly escaping an abusive husband. But under Darius's protection she discovers an unexpected champion--a man who teaches her the power of true desire and what it means to be treated like a queen. However, the law of the land supports her husband's cruel claims. It will take all of Darius's cunning to keep one step ahead of their enemies and protect Isabel. In a deadly game of chess, Darius must defeat the Black Knight and sacrifice himself for his Ivory Queen or
  • Until You

    Jennifer McNare

    Historische romantische fictie He swore he'd never love again... She'd risk her ravaged heart time and again to prove him wrong... Much to his aggravation, the wickedly handsome Duke of Sethe is wanted by every husband-hunting, title-chasing female in the country, or so it seems.   Twice betrayed by women he loved, Nicholas Leighton is no longer the gullible young fool he was in his youth.  Having grown cold and cynical, as well as older and wiser, he has vowed to never again allow another woman to affect him emotionally, for he has learned his lessons and learned them well.  So, when the breathtakingly lovely Ashleigh St. John suddenly and unexpectedly enters his life, as well as his home, he is determined to keep the alluring interloper at an emotional and physical distance.  Unfortunately, he quickly discovers that some things are easier said than done. Reckless and daring, Ashleigh St. John is an unconventional young lady with the heart of a hopeless romantic.  When she meets Nicholas L
  • Betrothed to the Beast

    Elina Emerald

    Historische romantische fictie Awarded a B.R.A.G Medallion for Romance/Historical Fiction.  The Reformed Rogues series follows the lives of three fearsome Highland Warriors who form a bond stronger than any blood tie. It is set in 11th Century Scotland during the reign of 'The Red King.' Recommend reading books and series in order. Highland Chieftain Beiste MacGregor is a ruthlessly ambitious warrior with the viciousness of a beast. He has little interest in women beyond the bedchamber. On the order of the Red King, he reluctantly travels with his men to the lowlands to formalize a betrothal to a woman from clan Dunbar. He is not prepared for the troublesome but striking clan healer he meets on the way, who not only infuriates him but stirs something deep within his soul. Amelia Dunbar is a clan healer and the illegitimate daughter of the Earl of Dunbar. When she is not serving as a companion to her half-sister, she is tirelessly attending to the sick in her clan. Amelia has plans to find her mother's people i
  • Keeping Katerina

    Simone Beaudelaire

    Historische romantische fictie The 1840s: a time of increasing social awareness, particularly for progressive cotton mill owner Adrian Bennett and his son Christopher. One social issue Christopher has never considered is violence against women. A Robert Browning poem and a chance encounter with Katerina Valentino change everything. Katerina fears for her life because of her father's violent behavior. When Christopher is entranced by the delicate, dark-haired beauty, he decides to rescue her - by marrying her. But Katerina's years of abuse have left her physically and emotionally scarred, threatening the newlyweds' happiness. Is Christopher's tender affection enough to help heal Katerina's broken spirit? This book contains graphic sex and is not suitable for readers under the age of 18.
  • A Study In Seduction

    Nina Lane

    Historische romantische fictie "A rare combination of beautiful writing and hot sensuality!" -Eloisa James, New York Times Bestselling author ❤️ A heart divided and a love unequaled...❤️ The lovely Lydia Kellaway can solve the most complex puzzles. The one challenge she can’t top? Managing the most infuriating man she’s ever met. Alexander Hall, Viscount Northwood, has purchased a one-of-a-kind locket from a pawnshop, unaware of the priceless sentiment it holds for Lydia. If he were a gentleman, he would simply return it to her. But Alexander is curious to see just how bold this brilliant beauty will be. What began as a playful wager quickly escalates. As their sizzling attraction grows, even Lydia can’t account for the feelings Alexander arouses in her with his smile or the fire he ignites with his touch. But when a dark family secret is suddenly thrown into the equation, it just might divide them forever. *An earlier edition of this book was published under the name Nina Rowan by Grand Central Publi
  • Another Time and Place

    Samantha Grosser

    Historische romantische fictie A brief encounter changes two lives forever in an enthralling novel of courage, loss, love and hope. England 1944. In the shadow of the war raging in Europe, Tom and Anna meet by chance. He is an American pilot on a 72-hour pass and she is a secretary, trapped in a life going nowhere. Surprised by each other, they begin a passionate affair. Their happiness does not last. Shot down over Europe, wounded and in hiding, Tom has no way of telling Anna he is alive. And Anna, left waiting in England, has no way of finding out. How can she know that Tom is struggling to return to her? Or that the thought of her is all that keeps him going on the long journey home? In a world where promises are hard to keep, all she can do is hope. Until she discovers her mother is keeping secrets, and then it is a race against time. From the hardships of a war-weary England to the dangers of occupied France, Another Time and Place is an emotional love story like no other. Perfect for fans of Deborah Swift, Pa
  • The Bride and the Brute

    Laurel O'Donnell

    Historische romantische fictie Jayce Cullen has been fighting her fear of thunder and lightning ever since she was a child, but nothing could have prepared her for the fury of her new husband. Feeling deceived and betrayed into a loveless marriage, Lord Reese Harrington wants nothing to do with his new wife. Trapped in a marriage with no escape, the beautiful young bride must battle the demons of her husband's past and hope that she can weather the storm his brutish behavior unleashes. This is a medieval romance novella. From the Author: Hello everyone. Please note that The Bride and the Brute is a romance novella, so it is much shorter than a full length novel. It was written that way on purpose. It is meant to be a "short and sweet" read, as someone has described it, that you can finish in one sitting. If you prefer full length novels, please consider some of my other romance novels. This eBook does contain excerpts and full chapter previews of those books. Thanks for reading!
  • A Bride for Tom

    Ruth Ann Nordin

    Historische romantische fictie Tom Larson is having trouble finding a wife, and Jessica Reynolds decides to help him overcome his awkward and clumsy manners so he can attract women. (This has been updated to include the wedding night.)
  • A Husband for Margaret

    Ruth Ann Nordin

    Historische romantische fictie When Margaret Williams posted an ad for a husband, she expected Paul Connealy to arrive, but instead, his older brother, Joseph, came...and he brought four children with him.
  • Undeniable Rogue

    Annette Blair

    Historische romantische fictie UNDENIABLE ROGUE, The Rogues Club, One of Four Widowed, penniless Sabrina Whitcomb isn't looking for romance. What she needs is a husband, and she knows well enough that romance and matrimony aren't always compatible. While providing for her twins and the child she now carries is paramount, wedding a virtual stranger—even a wealthy one, like Gideon St. Goddard, Duke of Stanthorpe—is no light matter. Sabrina knows the friend who arranged the union would not promise her to a true scoundrel, but one look at her future husband convinces her that he is a shameless rogue. A shockingly handsome and desirable one, at that. Why did he agree to marry her? When Gideon flashes his wicked, seductive smile, the reason hardly matters, but the chance that he'll steal her heart becomes all too real . . .  UNFORGETTABLE ROGUE, The Rogues Club, Two or Four Beauty and the beast trade places. After being reported dead, handsome as sin Bryceson Wakefield, Duke of Hawksworth, returns home scarred a
  • The Desperate Love of a Lord

    Jane Lark

    Historische romantische fictie From Kindle bestselling Historical romance author, Jane Lark, comes a brand new novella to accompany her breathtakingly beautiful Regency series. Fiercely independent, Lady Violet Rimes, the merry widow, has played the ton, dangling men from leashes like a pack of adoring hounds, always the one in control. Never has a man toyed with her. An idle, attractive, rake, Lord Geoffrey Sparks has had little to do other than enjoy life. He has let Violet play her games for months without complaint: he likes her company – and admittedly her bed. But in recent months things have changed between them. He likes her for who she is and not simply the notorious widow. He thought his feelings were returned, but now she has suddenly vanished without a word… Heartbreaker or heartbroken? Don’t miss the other novels in the series, The Illicit Love of a Courtesan The Passionate Love of a Rake The Scandalous Love of a Duke The Lost Love of a Soldier About the author Jane is qualified to the equivalent
  • A Chance in Time

    Ruth Ann Nordin

    Historische romantische fictie One widow... One time traveler... Two lonely hearts connecting for a moment in time... One day Penelope Jordan finds a man who's on the brink of death and nurses him back to health. Over time, he brings out the woman that the harsh prairie made her forget she once was, and soon she falls in love with him. But will he stay with her...in her time...or will he return to the future? *Author's Note: Penelope and Cole Hunter show up in Restoring Hope and Bound by Honor Bound by Love. These are the books in the Native American Romance Series: Restoring Hope A Chance In Time Brave Beginnings Bound by Honor Bound by Love *Penelope and Cole Hunter were introduced in Meant To Be. If you'd like background information on Cole Hunter, Meant To Be tells more of his story.
  • A Kiss of Seduction

    Beverley Kendall

    Historische romantische fictie She hopes to gain his affections For Miss Elizabeth Smith, sharing her first kiss with the charming Lord Derek Creswell is nothing short of a dream come true...that is, until she is spotted by one of the most influential gossips of the ton . With scandal nipping at her heels, to avoid total social ruin, Elizabeth must present a fiancé by the end of the Season. But when the viscount proves reluctant, Elizabeth is forced to employ a seduction of a different sort... He is determined to ruin her Viscount Derek Creswell believes Elizabeth set out to trap him into marriage. After all, her sister attempted the very same thing with his brother six years before. Now the delectable Miss Smith expects a betrothal and a ring, while Derek finds her ruination infinitely more appealing...  But as Derek sets out to seduce only her body, Elizabeth is intent on claiming his jaded heart. Previously titled All's Fair in Love and Seduction Praise for A TASTE OF DESIRE Deliciously intense - Cathy Max
  • The Earl's Inconvenient Wife

    Ruth Ann Nordin

    Historische romantische fictie When Nathaniel (Nate) Buford’s brother died, the title of Earl of Roderick passed to him, as did the duty to get an heir, a duty he doesn’t want. Now he must find a lady who suits him among the money-grubbing Ton and marry her, but it is not as easy as he would want. Fate is about to play him another unfair hand, as a moment’s kindness to a lady has him trapped by scandal to a family that is reported to desire money above all else. Miss Claire Lowell desires marriage to a kind and respectable gentleman who she could love, but one moment might destroy it all. Despite all her protests that the scandalous circumstances were merely an accident, her family forces to accept Lord Roderick’s marriage proposal, and now she is tied to a man who blames her for trapping him into a marriage that neither of them wanted. Can she convince him she didn't trick him into marriage or will she be confined to the loveless marriage she fears?
  • Runaway Heart

    Claudy Conn

    Historische romantische fictie Spirited Chelsea decided she’d sooner run away to a family friend than return to her vain and selfish guardian, Aunt Augusta. Expecting to settle for a quiet life in the country, she never in her wildest dreams imagined her dear godmother would arrange a season in London—or convince the haute ton’s most eligible bachelor to take her under his wing. Lord Wainwright was a handsome rogue uninterested in coy games and missish airs. He expected a country mouse with no polish, but instead he found a thoroughly engaging minx and was oddly irritated by all the male attention she received. Chelsea with her unspoiled eye saw beyond Wainwright’s pursuit of hedonism to the intriguing man underneath. But to her shock, it appeared his heart belonged to her horrid Aunt Augusta!
  • A Gentleman Never Tells

    Jerrica Knight-Catania

    Historische romantische fictie The Wetherby Brides, Book 1-- Benjamin Wetherby, Earl of Glastonbury and heir to the Marquisate of Eastleigh, has just received an urgent letter from home. His father is dying and he must return to England at once. Benjamin is a man bound by honor and duty, to both his country and his family. So, despite his reservations, he leaves his life in New York City behind so he may find a wife and assume his role as the Marquess of Eastleigh. Miss Phoebe Blake is finally out of mourning for her father, and just in time. She and her mother could be days away from being carted off to debtors prison, so Phoebe returns to society with the intent and determination to secure a rich husband. Sparks fly when Benjamin and Phoebe meet, and it appears they have both found just what they are looking for. But will a dark secret keep them from finding their happily ever after?
  • Romeo and Juliet

    William Shakespeare

    Historische romantische fictie Romeo and Juliet is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. With this "TapSpeare" edition, if there's a passage you do not understand, then just tap! A modern version of the passage will pop up.  We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.
  • Midnight Marriage

    Lucinda Brant

    Historische romantische fictie One of the 20 Most Romantic Books Ever, According to BookBub Members Inspired by real events, a secretly arranged marriage establishes a dynasty. After years in exile, Julian returns to claim a bride he doesn’t know. To his delight, he discovers she is everything he’d hoped for. Unaware they are already married, Deb is content with her independent life. Julian’s challenge is to have her accept him on his merit, even though she has no choice at all. The future of the Roxton dukedom depends upon it. Set in the opulent world of the Georgian aristocracy, Lucinda Brant delivers another lavish 18th century experience in her trademark style—heart-wrenching drama with a happily ever after. REVIEWS Lucinda Brant’s sweeping family sagas are a perfect reminder of why I fell in love with historical romance —Cheryl Bolen, New York Times bestselling author You will once again be reminded why Lucinda Brant’s books are such a treasure. —SWurman, Night Owl Reviews 5 STAR TOP PICK The e
  • In the Garden of Temptation

    Cynthia Wicklund

    Historische romantische fictie Lose yourself In the Garden of Temptation. Honor – Adam Stanford, Earl of Ashworth, has always done the right thing. Desire – Lady Catherine Bourgeault, lonely and rejected, longs to experience passion, to love just once in her life. Treachery – The Baron Bourgeault, to what extremes will an obsessive, unstable man go to achieve his own dark ends? Seduction – In the face of a love that will not be denied, Adam and Catherine risk everything to be together. Betrayal – What price must Catherine and Adam pay for a forbidden love in a time when honor meant everything? Excerpt: Catherine didn’t know if she wanted to tell Lord Ashworth about her retreat. She had come upon it not long after her marriage to Edgar, and it had offered her the only peace she was to know for a long time. It was dangerous to share the only thing that belonged to one. Yet the thought of spending an afternoon with the earl in her most treasured place, sharing a leisurely meal, beckoned her. She glanced sh
  • The Duke's Mistress

    Carole Mortimer

    Historische romantische fictie The Duke’s Mistress is the first story in Carole Mortimer’s Regency Unlaced series. Hot and steamy tales of Regency heroes and heroines, with a dangerous dash of romantic suspense, as only Carole can write them! Carole has written over 200 books, in contemporary romance as well as Regency, and is the Recipient of the 2015 Romance Writers of America’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. She is a USA Today Bestselling author. Entertainment Weekly Top 10 Romance Author. 2014 Romantic Times Pioneer of Romance. Was recognized by Queen Elizabeth II in 2012, for her “outstanding service to literature”. The Duke’s Mistress The young widow Lady Dorothea Fitzroy is bored with her life. Most especially so with her role as mistress of her brother’s household, and the endless round of society engagements this forces her to endure. What Thea so badly needs is a secret and passionate lover, to become mistress of another kind entirely, and so add excitement and spice into her humdru
  • Sea Scoundrel

    Annette Blair

    Historische romantische fictie Lady Patience Kendall crossed the sea to marry, but her intended died before she arrived in America. Penniless and stranded, she found a risky way to get home: Charge several rich Colonials to take their daughters to England and find them rich, titled husbands. Only at ship's departure did she realize every motherwanted her daughter towed the same man, the Marquess of Andover. She’d surely be able to get an introduction. On the journey, Captain Grant St. Benedict was anything but friendly. Just because her girls caused a few mishaps aboard ship? Grant had never met a woman more irritating, or more desirable, than the Lady Patience Kendall. But however dangerous his interest, he couldn’t resist teaching the delicious distraction that independence was nothing to passion. A history of SEA SCOUNDREL: In 1999, the book, LADY PATIENCE, needed to be cut in half to fit the Precious Gem Line for Kensington Publishing. Now, here in its full award-winning, uncut glory for the first time is t
  • Caroline and the Duke

    Sabrina Darby

    Historische romantische fictie A Widow Determined to be Merry At the urging of her best friend, Caroline, Lady Ballister, seeks a lover with no emotional attachments. After all, experience has taught her that love is a fickle, pointless thing. A Duke Determined to Marry Sutbridge has wanted Caroline for ten years and, now that she is once again free, is determined to make her his wife. But will he settle for her body, or wage a war for the most important treasure of all: her heart?
  • The Viscount's Tempting Minx

    Erica Ridley

    Historische romantische fictie Enjoy the first laugh-out-loud story in New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Erica Ridley’s fan-favorite Dukes of War regency romance series! Certain individuals might consider Lady Amelia Pembroke a managing sort of female, but truly, most people would be lost without her help. Why, the latest on-dit is that rakish Viscount Sheffield is canceling the fête of the year because he hasn't time for silly soirees. He doesn't need time—he needs her!   When a flash of lightning destroys the venue for his family's annual Christmas ball, Lord Benedict Sheffield intends to enjoy a relaxing holiday for once. But after twelve days of beguiling Lady Amelia's guerrilla tactics, he's up to his cravat with tinsel... and tumbling head over heels in love.   Previously titled The Viscount’s Christmas Temptation.
  • The Governess Affair

    Courtney Milan

    Historische romantische fictie Hugo Marshall earned the nickname "the Wolf of Clermont" for his ruthless ambition--a characteristic that has served him well, elevating the coal miner's son to the right hand man of a duke. When he's ordered to get rid of a pestering governess by fair means or foul, it's just another day at work. But after everything Miss Serena Barton has been through at the hands of his employer, she is determined to make him pay. She won't let anyone stop her--not even the man that all of London fears. They might call Hugo Marshall the Wolf of Clermont...but even wolves can be brought to heel. The books in the Brothers Sinister series: THE GOVERNESS AFFAIR (Hugo Marshall and Serena Barton) THE DUCHESS WAR (Robert Blaisdell and Minerva Lane) A KISS FOR MIDWINTER (Lydia Charingford and Jonas Grantham) THE HEIRESS EFFECT (Oliver Marshall and Jane Fairfield) Coming soon: THE COUNTESS CONSPIRACY (Sebastian Malheur's book) THE MISTRESS REBELLION (Frederica Marshall's book)
  • The Fairy Tale Bride

    Kelly McClymer

    Historische romantische fictie Miranda Fenster gave up on a happily-ever-after following a disastrous London season. Determined to convince the impeccably proper Duke of Kerstone he was wrong to thwart her brother's love match, she waylays him and demands he help the star-crossed lovers. Instead, she discovers her second chance for a fairy tale ending depends upon convincing the duke fairy tales do come true.
  • Stone Devil Duke

    K.J. Jackson

    Historische romantische fictie London, 1819  Marked for death, Lady Augustine Christopherson finds herself scouring the slums of London in a desperate search to find the men who killed her father, and are determined to dispose of her. To protect her family, to protect herself, she is determined to find the men before they find her.  The last thing she wanted was an entanglement with a duke that threatens her very survival…  Hardened long ago, the last thing the Duke of Dunway wanted was an entanglement with a chit of the ton. But in the flash of a pistol, his fate is altered as he finds himself honor-bound to protect Lady Augustine from, of all things, herself.  The Hold Your Breath series begins.  A thousand reasons to hold your breath, and one to let it go.  Historical romance with strong women, undeniable men, and hold your breath adventure.
  • A Scandalous Wife

    Ava Stone

    Historische romantische fictie Looks can be deceiving, the same is true for reputations As the head of his family, Robert Beckford, the Earl of Masten, was accustomed to dealing with various problems his siblings had caused of one sort or another. However he wasn’t prepared when his cad of brother ruined and then abandoned a young lady. To right the wrong, Robert married the girl himself; but his chivalry only went so far. He didn’t want a wife, and most certainly not a scandalous one. So after repeating his vows, he sent her packing, off to a secluded estate and expected her to stay put. After years of mistreatment at the hands of her family, Lydia was prepared to be an accommodating wife; but her rigid and unforgiving husband asked too much of her. After languishing for years in her opulent prison, Lydia leaves her country estate for the glamour and excitement of London—and unfortunately her husband’s path.
  • Gabriella

    Brenda Hiatt

    Historische romantische fictie He lost a wager . . . but won a treasure. Due to a lost wager, the Duke of Ravenham is obliged to bring a pretty little nobody from the country into fashion among the high-sticklers of London Society. Ravenham would never refuse a debt of honor, no matter how unorthodox, so he overlooks Miss Gordon’s vulgar relations to do what is necessary, escorting the unsophisticated chit to balls, etc. But what he expects to be an irksome duty turns out to be something quite different as he falls under the spell of his protege’s innocent charm. When he lost that wager, he definitely never counted on losing his heart as well! First impressions can be deceiving. Miss Gabriella Gordon only came to London at her mother’s and sister’s insistence, for she’d much rather assist in running her father’s veterinary practice than attempt to fit into fashionable society. No sooner has she arrived in London than the exalted (and exceedingly handsome) Duke of Ravenham comes to call. The reason is le
  • Georgiana Darcy's Diary: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice continued

    Anna Elliott

    Historische romantische fictie Mr. Darcy's younger sister searches for her own happily-ever-after... The year is 1814, and it's springtime at Pemberley. Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy have married. But now a new romance is in the air, along with high fashion, elegant manners, scandal, deception, and the wonderful hope of a true and lasting love.Shy Georgiana Darcy has been content to remain unmarried, living with her brother and his new bride. But Elizabeth and Darcy's fairy-tale love reminds Georgiana daily that she has found no true love of her own. And perhaps never will, for she is convinced the one man she secretly cares for will never love her in return. Georgiana's domineering aunt, Lady Catherine de Bourgh, has determined that Georgiana shall marry, and has a list of eligible bachelors in mind. But which of the suitors are sincere, and which are merely interested in Georgiana's fortune? Georgiana must learn to trust her heart--and rely on her courage, for she also faces the return of the man who could ruin her rep
  • The Black Tulip

    Alexandre Dumas

    Historische romantische fictie The Black Tulip is a historical novel written by Alexandre Dumas, père. The story begins with a historical event — the 1672 lynching of the Dutch Grand Pensionary (roughly equivalent to a modern Prime Minister) Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis, by a wild mob of their own countrymen — considered by many as one of the most painful episodes in Dutch history, described by Dumas with a dramatic intensity.
  • Her Wicked Ways

    Darcy Burke

    Historische romantische fictie She was his savior… Banished from London for her reckless behavior, Lady Miranda Sinclair is robbed by a dashing highwayman en route to the country. By offering him a kiss in lieu of the jewels she had to leave behind, she commits the very type of act that caused her exile. When her dour guardians extend her punishment to performing charitable work at the local orphanage, she’s further tempted by the home’s owner, a provincial gentleman who stirs her passion. He was her downfall… Desperate to save his orphanage from financial catastrophe, Montgomery “Fox” Foxcroft leads a double life as a highwayman. The arrival of wealthy, well-connected Miranda, whose kiss he can’t forget, presents a lawful opportunity to increase his coffers. His problems seem solved—until she rejects his suit. Out of options and falling for the heiress, Fox must risk what principles he has left and take advantage of her wicked ways—even if it ruins them both.
  • Her Heart's Desire

    Ruth Ann Nordin

    Historische romantische fictie As soon as Sally Larson meets Rick Johnson, she knows he's the one for her. The catch? He's interested in her friend, Ethel Mae. But Sally has a plan. With Ethel Mae's help, she convinces Rick that the only way he'll get Ethel Mae is to make her jealous. He agrees, but he has a trick or two up his sleeve. Sally just might find that the one playing cat is really the mouse.
  • Rogue's Honor

    Brenda Hiatt

    Historische romantische fictie "Brenda Hiatt has created a most different and dashing rogue." ~Kasey Michaels To escape her stepmother's matchmaking machinations, Lady Pearl runs away, pretending to be a common housemaid, with the help of her abigail. When she is rescued from the near-disaster of recognition by a charming serving-man, Pearl pretends to be simpleminded to safeguard herself from any unwanted advances. But soon she begins to suspect that her rescuer is far more than the common servant he seemed at first. Luke St. Clair lives a double life, pretending to be a gentleman while in reality sustaining himself and the needy as the notorious Robin Hood-type thief, the Saint of Seven Dials. The last thing he needs in his life is a beautiful simpleton in need of protection. But "Purdy" proves to be anything but simple—or common! Once he learns the truth, does he dare continue, in the ballrooms of the elite, the flirtation that began in the slums of London? The risk is enormous, but Lady Pearl's sweet kisses m
  • The Reluctant Duke

    Christine Donovan

    Historische romantische fictie Although this book is part of a series, it can also stand alone. Thomas Seabrook, the penniless Duke of Wentworth, walks into White's for a night cap.   He leaves no longer in need of coin. In fact, he has become a wealthy man and owner of Hamilton Whaling Industries of New Bedford, Massachusetts and guardian of a seventeen-year-old girl. Thomas travels to Boston intent on bringing his ward back and marrying her off to the first eligible gentleman who requests her hand. Except the first gentleman to ask for her, is his own brother, Sebastian. Thomas refuses, because bloody hell, he wants her for himself. Emma Hamilton is not happy with her new situation. Her papa brought her up to be independent and assertive. How dare this stranger, this moody noble, dictate what she can do and not do? When she finds herself thrown into a London Season, being introduced from one gentleman to another, looking for a husband, she realizes only the duke will do. How can she break through the du
  • The Royal Companion

    Tanya Bird

    Historische romantische fictie Bound by tradition. Now they must follow the rules. SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOOLLAHRA DIGITAL LITERARY AWARDS 2017 Aldara is sixteen when she is sold to the obnoxious crown prince as a gift for his brother. Forced to leave the only life she has ever known, Aldara is sent to Archdale Castle, where she is mentored to become Prince Tyron's perfect Companion. But no amount of lessons can prepare her for the troubled man marked by war. He sees straight through the polished exterior presented to him. He sees her . All Prince Tyron wants is privacy to grieve. When his brother gifts him a Companion upon his return, he is forced to embrace a tradition he has so far managed to avoid. Except Aldara is not like the others. She walks with her face to the sun and arms swinging. Her laughter makes him forget the lie. But if they ignore the rules that safeguard them, there will be consequences. This is book one in The Companion series. If you enjoy dark medieval romance, then this epic tale of love again
  • Barely a Bride

    Rebecca Hagan Lee

    Historische romantische fictie Can a lady tempt a Free Fellow to surrender his heart?  As a founding member of the Free Fellows League—a group of four gentlemen who signed a pledge to never wed when they were lads—Griffin, Viscount Abernathy, swears that he will put off marrying as long as possible. But when he is suddenly called off to war, he has no choice but to obey his father’s wishes and find a wife… Just days later, he marries the lovely Lady Alyssa. For a man committed only to his freedom, she seems a perfect—and perfectly undemanding—bride. Intelligent and self-sufficient, Alyssa craves her independence just as much as Griffin loves his. But as the irresistible attraction between them flourishes with every look and touch, they discover there is something they desire even more than a loveless marriage of convenience—the passion they find in each other’s arms…   Book 1 of the “Free Fellows League” Series, which includes BARELY A BRIDE, MERELY THE GROOM, HARDLY A HUSBAND, TRULY
  • A Dangerous Temptation

    L.R. Olson

    Historische romantische fictie Ruined by scandal, Julianna has hidden away in the country for the last few years hoping her indiscretion will eventually fade from the memory of society. Yes, she’s been lonely at times, but she’s content enough to follow her own rules. And when that bothersome nagging sensation that she’s missing something more flares, she’s able to shove it aside and focus on her friends, family and her true passion…painting. Until James arrives. James is arrogant, demanding and makes her believe that anything is possible, even a second chance at love. But is James the man he pretends to be? James always gets what he wants, and he wants marriage to a woman who will honor and more importantly, obey. The problem is when he meets Julianna, while he’s bathing nude no less, he suddenly starts to question his carefully constructed plans. Bold and daring, Julianna is the very opposite of a meek, obedient wife. He certainly doesn’t need any more scandal; his family has had quite enough. And h
  • A Love That Never Tires

    Allyson Jeleyne

    Historische romantische fictie Linley Talbot-Martin is a girl who likes to get her hands dirty. As the daughter of a famous archaeologist, she's been everywhere and seen everything—except London. But when the time comes to trade her jodhpurs and work boots for silk gowns and kid gloves, she may be in over her head. Even though she can out-ride, out-shoot, and outsmart any girl in London society, Linley is destined to be the failure of the season. No one she meets cares about ancient pottery or lost Buddhist texts, and fundraising efforts for future expeditions keep coming up short. If the Talbot-Martin team doesn't find money soon, they will be out of a job, and Linley will lose everything she holds dear. Patrick Wolford, Marquess of Kyre (pronounced 'Keer'), is a man who knows his place. Well-connected and respected, he is everything everyone expects him to be, but beneath his façade, he is as neglected and crumbling as the family estate. Now the strain of keeping up appearances is taking its toll. The smart th
  • The Highland Bride’s Choice

    Amanda Forester

    Historische romantische fictie First in an exciting new trilogy of short stories set in medieval Scotland, bridging Amanda Forester’s medieval and Regency series. Three Campbell sisters find true love with the ancestors of the three heroes featured in the author’s hot new Regency romances.  In this first installment, the clan has gathered for May Day festivities, and Laird Campbell is trying to arrange marriages for his younger sisters. Practical Elyne Campbell is pleased to marry whomever her brother has chosen for her. Unfortunately, she is more attracted to Tavish Grant, the cousin of her intended, than the prospective groom himself. When she is caught outside the castle gates during a siege and is forced to spend time hiding with Grant, the attraction grows beyond all hope of practicality. Campbell Sisters Series: The Highland Bride's Choice (Novella 1) The Wrong Highland Bridegroom (Novella 2) The Trouble with a Highland Bride (Novella 3) Praise for A Wedding in Springtime :  "This clever combina
  • Heiress Without a Cause

    Sara Ramsey

    Historische romantische fictie One title to change his life… A disgraced son with a dark reputation, William Ferguson Avenel is content to live in exile in Scotland - until his father dies in the scandal of the Season, making him the new Duke of Rothwell and leaving him in charge of his young sisters. With rumors of insanity swirling around their family, the girls desperately need a chaperone. And he thinks he's found the lady for the job... until Rothwell discovers her dangerous secret life. One chance to break the rules... Lady Madeleine Vaillant may be the perfect chaperone, but she can't face her blighted future without making one glorious memory for herself. In disguise, on a London stage, she finds all the adoration she never felt from the ton. But when she's nearly recognized, she will do anything to hide her identity - even making a devil’s bargain with Rothwell, who saves her from discovery by claiming her as his mistress. She'll take the pleasure he offers - but Madeleine won't lose her heart in the b
  • Myriah Fire

    Claudy Conn

    Historische romantische fictie It started with a stolen kiss … Fiery Myriah Whitney is wild of nature, contrary, and independent. But when her father catches her kissing the handsome Sir Roland (how else is she to determine if he is the one who will make her feel thunder and lightning, hear bells and music?), he declares that her days of headstrong independence are over. She will, he commands, announce her engagement to Sir Roland—immediately. But in an age where marriages are about alliances rather than affection, practicality not passion, Myriah wants more—she wants to fall in love. And she does not love Sir Roland. So she runs away to her grandfather with her faithful manservant, Tabson, at her side. A wrong turn in the fog, however, leads to the discovery of an injured young man, and before she knows it Myriah is caught up in world of intrigue and secrets. And when she meets the young man’s older brother, the mysterious Lord Kit Wimborne, the sparks fly. Their first encounter—in his bed, both of them
  • Deceiving the Duke of Kerrington

    Ginny Hartman

    Historische romantische fictie Hope Hillburn was born to a life of servitude and never once questioned her role in society. As a lady's maid to Noelle Parrish, she had everything she wanted out of life; a secure and honorable post, a decent room to call her own, and ample time to write fantastical tales of winsome creatures while her mistress, Lady Noelle, attended the various society events offered by the ton. Lady Noelle Parrish knew that her father was anxious to see her wed but she never imagined he'd go behind her back and arrange for her to marry against her will, to a duke with a questionable reputation no less. Disheartened by the prospect of marrying a man she's never met and the possibility of foregoing a lifetime of love, Noelle makes the impulsive decision to flee England with an American gentleman she's only just met. There's only one problem... Lady Noelle's father, the Earl of Brattondale, would never permit her to marry an untitled American, nor was he willing to go back on his word to the duke. In
  • The Duke's Bride

    Joanne Wadsworth

    Historische romantische fictie A fiercely loyal lady, along with her brooding duke come head-to-head in a battle of wills! An unforgettable Regency Romance from New York Times Bestselling Author Joanne Wadsworth. He must steal a lady…then steal her love. Desiring a man and never being noticed as more than his best friend’s little sister has Lady Ellie Trentbury finally consigning herself to the truth. She must move on, and preferably with a man who lives far away from her home in London where she need never be reminded of the duke who stole her heart. An elopement with an honorable American shipping merchant sounds perfect. The Duke of Ashten has no choice but to bound into his best friend’s carriage when he discovers little Ellie is inside and intent on eloping with a man to Gretna Green who she barely knows. He can’t allow her to make such a terrible mistake, yet convincing her might mean giving into his desire for the golden-eyed enchantress who has followed him around since he was a lad. Her pouty lips
  • A Most Unsuitable Earl

    Ruth Ann Nordin

    Historische romantische fictie Ethan Silverton, the Lord of Edon, is very content with his life. He’s carefully sculpted it so that everyone thinks he’s a notorious rake. For years, he’s worked hard to build his reputation to secure his place as the most undesirable bachelor in London. And it’s worked. No decent lady will have him. But one simple error in judgment has just sealed his fate. His intention was to dissuade a horrid mother from matching him up with her equally horrid daughter. Seeing no one but Lady Catherine without a dance partner, he tells a lie. He approaches Lady Catherine as if they are betrothed, and the ploy works. The horrid mother and her daughter abandon their pursuit of him. Except Ethan’s mother spies his ploy and is so relieved that she’s found a way to marry him to a reputable young lady that she tells everyone of their engagement. To his horror, word spreads and it’s his duty to see the lie through. This is the worst thing that can happen, and no one but his mother is happy
  • Lady Ambleforth's Afternoon Adventure by Ann Lethbridge, Barbara Monajem, Annie Burrows, Elaine Golden, Julia Justiss and Louise Allen

    Various Authors

    Historische romantische fictie Lady Araminta Ambleforth has been looking forward to her outing to Maidstone from the moment she'd thought of the idea yesterday. Sadly, it looked as if her journey would end almost before it began. Her brand new phaeton disabled, Araminta decides to enjoy the fine afternoon and walk home rather than wait by the dusty roadside. If only one handsome gentleman after another didn't distract her along the way. Will one of them steal the lady's heart?This Regency short story was originally written as a Round-Robin serial from some of your favorite authors on our website, www.harlequinhistoricalauthors.blogspot.com.
  • Lady Danger

    Glynnis Campbell

    Historische romantische fictie AI-FREE! 100% certified organic author-created content. No artificial intelligence was used in the writing of this book. Over 450,000 copies read worldwide! The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch... Damsels in shining armor...riding to the rescue! Deirdre, Helena, and Miriel, three kick-arse Scots wenches known as The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch, aren't about to become any man's chattel, until they meet heroes who are strong enough to tame their wild ways and worth enough to win their wayward hearts. LADY DANGER: Book 1 Born to the blade and raised to fear no one, Deirdre of Rivenloch never shies away from a fight and never turns her back on a threat to her land or her family.  But she’s never met a man like Sir Pagan Cameliard, the bold and powerful knight who comes at the king’s command to make a marriage alliance with Rivenloch.  To save her younger sister, Deirdre tricks Pagan into marrying her instead, and now she faces a new kind of enemy who crosses swords with her by day
  • A Christmas Gone Perfectly Wrong

    Cecilia Grant

    Historische romantische fictie * Voted Best Novella/Short Story in the 2014 All About Romance Reader Poll * IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN SIMPLE… With one more errand to go—the purchase of a hunting falcon—Andrew Blackshear has Christmas completely under control. As his sister’s impending marriage signals the inevitable drifting-apart of the Blackshear family, it’s his last chance to give his siblings the sort of memorable, well-planned holiday their parents could never seem to provide. He has no time to dawdle, no time for nonsense, and certainly no time to drive the falconer’s vexing, impulsive, lush-lipped, midnight-haired daughter to a house party before heading home. So why the devil did he agree to do just that? IT COULDN’T BE MORE DELICIOUSLY MIXED-UP… Lucy Sharp has been waiting all her too-quiet life for an adventure, and she means to make the most of this one. She’s going to enjoy the house party as no one has ever enjoyed a house party before, and in the meanwhile she’s going to enjoy every min
  • Lord of Chance

    Erica Ridley

    Historische romantische fictie An emotional, marriage-of-inconvenience, rags to riches romp from a New York Times bestselling author: Disguised as a country miss, Charlotte Devon flees London, desperate to leave her tattered reputation behind. In Scotland, her estranged father’s noble blood will finally make her a respectable debutante. Except she finds herself accidentally wed to a devil-may-care rogue with a sinful smile. He’s the last thing she needs…and everything her traitorous heart desires. Charming rake Anthony Fairfax is on holiday to seek his fortune…and escape his creditors. When an irresistible Lady Luck wins him in a game of chance—and a slight mishap has them leg-shackled by dawn—the tables have finally turned in his favor. But when past demons catch up to them, holding on to new love will mean destroying their dreams forever. ~~~ In the Rogues to Riches historical romance series, Cinderella stories aren’t just for princesses… 
  • A Bride for Christmas

    Aileen Fish

    Historische romantische fictie Note: This book was previously released as The Christmas Wedding Scheme. When Nash Sinclair sees Lady Julianna holding their newborn nephew in her arms, he decides it is time he took a wife. Julianna, however, insists only a man who slays dragons would suit, and since dragons don't exist, neither does her ideal beau. Not one to turn away from a challenge, Nash enlists the aid of his nieces and nephews in a scheme sure to win Lady Julianna's heart.
  • A Christmas Kiss

    Jess Michaels

    Historische romantische fictie * * * A hot short story from USA TODAY Bestselling Romance Author Jess Michaels * * * Tricked into spending time alone with the husband who made it clear he doesn't care about her, the Countess of Blackgrove, Amelia, has no idea how to react. But Stephen only wants seduction... and love. Length: Short Story   ​
  • Taming a Duke's Reckless Heart

    Tammy Andresen

    Historische romantische fictie With her mother gravely ill, Piper Baker's situation grows desperate in a world unfriendly to women. Time and money dwindle to naught, and marriage is Piper's lone option. Although potential suitors circle her skirts, none but Barrett Maddox, Duke of Manchester, captures her heart, after he saves her from a band of thieves. It is just her luck that the man Piper wants is the only one she cannot have. For wealthy, titled bachelor Barrett Maddox, the first rule in life is to avoid marriageable virgins, at all costs, and he has been successful thus far. That is, until he rescues the delectable, auburn-haired Piper Baker. For some unfathomable reason, or in a temporary fit of insanity, he agrees to broker a match for the unfortunate lady, in the target rich New York society. While he easily thwarts inept suitors, can Barrett keep his hands to himself? Entangled in a web they conspired to create, Piper and Barrett are left to wonder if there is anything more reckless than love.
  • The Kiss of a Viscount

    Linda Rae Sande

    Historische romantische fictie A kiss is just a kiss ... or is it? Having just inherited his uncle’s viscountcy, George Bennett-Jones is informed by his mistress that he must find a bride, preferably the daughter of an aristocrat. Through a series of lessons, she instructs George on the finer points of meeting and courting a woman of the ton—and she has one in mind for him.  It’s love at first sight when George spies Lady Elizabeth Carlington dancing with the Earl of Trenton. But the auburn-haired beauty is quite sure the earl will offer for her hand, and she has every intention of accepting—even if his kiss has her feeling as if she were being kissed by her best friend’s dog!  When Elizabeth mentions the unfortunate kiss during the ball’s supper, George implies there is an art to kissing, innocently offering to replace her poor first impression with a proper kiss. Intrigued, and unaware that George is a viscount and a secret patron of her charity, Elizabeth accepts his offer at the next ball.
  • Once a Mistress

    Rebecca Hagan Lee

    Historische romantische fictie What’s a gentleman to do when he inherits a title, a fortune…and a mistress?  When legendary lover, the Marquess of Templeston, dies in the arms of his mistress, he charges his son and heir Drew Ramsey with the future care of all of his mistresses. Determined to honor the outrageous request, Drew returns home to bury his father and is stunned to find living on the grounds of Swanslea Park the one woman whose charms he could never resist. Kathryn Stafford abandoned Drew at the altar six years before and vanished in a cloud of mystery. She had hoped her feelings for him would fade, but when she comes face-to-face with the gorgeous new marquess, she discovers they have only deepened.  Drew is determined to keep his distance from the woman he believes to have been one of his father’s mistresses. But every yearning glance and sizzling touch draws him closer to Kathryn…and to the scandalous secret that drove them apart.         Book 1 of the “Mistress
  • MacFarland's Lass

    Glynnis Campbell

    Historische romantische fictie AI-FREE! 100% certified organic author-created content. No artificial intelligence was used in the writing of this book. "A rich, sensuous, pull-at-the-heartstrings romance." --Monica McCarty, NYT Bestselling Author SCOTTISH LASSES... Meet the lasses in the world of Mary Queen of Scots... Like the Scottish thistle, they're lovely yet tough, beautiful yet prickly, and only the strongest and wisest heroes are able to elude their thorns to discover the tender blossom within. MacFARLAND'S LASS: Book 1 A woman on the run…a man on the hunt.  He has forty days to earn her trust.  She has forty days to win his heart.  They have forty days to outwit their enemies.  When Florie Gilder, the once-respected jeweler to Queen Mary, claims sanctuary in an abandoned church for a crime she didn't commit, huntsman Rane MacFarland, a local hero of the common folk, vows to protect her.  But when his overlord charges him with preventing the fugitive lass's escape, Rane finds hims
  • The Seduction of Lord Stone

    Anna Campbell

    Historische romantische fictie For this reckless widow, love is the most dangerous game of all. Caroline, Lady Beaumont, arrives in London seeking excitement after ten dreary years of marriage and an even drearier year of mourning. That means conquering society, dancing like there’s no tomorrow, and taking a lover to provide passion without promises. Promises, in this dashing widow’s dictionary, equal prison. So what is an adventurous lady to do when she loses her heart to a notorious rake who, for the first time in his life, wants forever? Devilish Silas Nash, Viscount Stone is in love at last—with a beautiful, headstrong widow bent on playing the field. Worse, she’s enlisted his help to set her up with his disreputable best friend. No red-blooded man takes such a challenge lying down, and Silas schemes to seduce his darling into his arms, warm, willing and besotted. But will his passionate plots come undone against a woman determined to act the mistress, but never the wife?
  • Educating Elizabeth

    Kate Pearce

    Historische romantische fictie When Miss Elizabeth Waterstone encounters the enigmatic Duke of Diable Delamere in the most shocking of circumstances, she is determined to exploit his rakish expertise to the fullest extent. The duke agrees to teach her everything she needs to know, but in return expects to receive her unwitting cooperation to uncover an assassination plot against the monarchy. But Elizabeth is hard to deceive, and the duke finds himself needing more than her innocent skills in his bed. Together they must use their remarkable abilities, to thwart a villain, save the Prince Regent and accidentally and inevitably fall in love.  
  • Loving Eliza

    Ruth Ann Nordin

    Historische romantische fictie Eliza left her life of prostitution to become something she could never be back in Omaha: a lady. Her plan is to remain single for the rest of her life, but when she arrives in South Dakota, she runs into John Evans. And he’s not about to let her remain single if he has anything to do about it. As soon as John sees Eliza, he falls in love with her. Not only is Eliza the most beautiful young lady he’s ever seen, but she isn’t put off by the fact that he’s mute. Since his mail-order bride didn’t come, he sees no reason why he can’t marry Eliza and make a home with her. Eliza, however, knows very well why they can’t be together. She used to be a prostitute. John is a sweet man who’s never even kissed a woman. He deserves a virgin who can give him her innocence and a future with children. Eliza can do neither one for him. But while she insists he should wait to see if his mail-order bride is coming after all, she is taken in with his sweetness and charm. And soon, she’s
  • Rogue Countess

    Amy Sandas

    Historische romantische fictie Betrayed and forced into marriage, the Countess of Blackbourne will never forgive the husband who abandoned her. After eight long years away, the Earl of Blackbourne, Jude Sinclair returns to England with one purpose; to find his wife and end his farce of a marriage. Hardened and cynical from his self-imposed exile, he is shocked to experience a fierce attraction to the woman his wife has become. But even that will not alter his plan to finally be free of her. Clever and determined, Anna Locke is the successful owner of the finest Thoroughbred stables in Britain. Threatened by a blackmailer desperate to ensure Jude never learns the true circumstances of their marriage, Anna must choose between fighting against her husband or fighting for him. With a past tangled in lies, Anna and Jude's marriage becomes a battleground as passionate anger slides too easily into bold desire. Can they overcome mutual distrust to destroy a long-held secret before it destroys them?
  • Birching His Bride

    Golden Angel

    Historische romantische fictie Lady Eleanor Petersham knows exactly what she wants from her marriage - a man who will worship at her feet. Instead, her father arranges her marriage to her brother's best friend, the devastatingly handsome, authoritative, and devilishly dominant Lord Edwin Hyde. It doesn't matter that he makes her entire body tingle when he kisses her, or brings her to heights of pleasure she's never known, or how he disciplines her when she plays nasty tricks on him - like throwing a dinner party which only includes dishes with ingredients he despises - she's not willing to give up on her version of marriage without a fight.   Pain and pleasure struggle for dominance the same way husband and wife do. Edwin & Eleanor's story continues in the rest of the quartet... HEAs guaranteed. The Quartet 1. Birching His Bride 2. Dealing With Discipline 3. Punishing His Ward 4. Claiming His Wife
  • Letter from a Rake

    Sasha Cottman

    Historische romantische fictie Recently arrived in London, Millie Ashton thinks English high society is full of empty headed, arrogant fools. But when she meets Lord Alex Radley, she falls desperately in love with him. Fearing humiliation and rejection, she decides the only sensible thing to do is take her pride and go home to India. Men like Alex do not fall for girls like her, whereas every girl loses her heart to Alexander the Great. Alex Radley, Marquis of Brooke rules the ton like a god, but even gods are known to fall for mere mortals. With his wealth and title, wooing Millie should be an easy task. When his passionate love letter to Millie goes astray, Alex's life becomes more than a little complicated. He is shocked to discover the price that everyone he loves has long paid in order to keep his secrets safe, to protect him. Will losing the woman he loves be the ultimate price Alex has to pay when he finally confesses the truth to Millie? Sasha Cottman writes Regency romance with strong heroines and courageo
  • The Robber Bride

    Jerrica Knight-Catania

    Historische romantische fictie Daring Debutantes, Book 1... When Victoria Barclay, privileged daughter of the Viscount Grantham, has a life-altering experience as a young girl, it sets the course for the rest of her life. She is determined to make a difference in the world, no matter the consequence, and becomes a highwayman—or woman, as it were—robbing the rich and donating her pilfered gains to the poor. Life-long friend and neighbor, Phineas Dartwell, Earl of Leyburn, suspects his dear friend is up to no good. She’s become evasive, and even worse, he cares that she’s become evasive. When she refuses to confide in him, claiming it’s for his own good, he severs the friendship out of wounded pride and a wounded heart. But when Victoria’s activities are brought to light in the eyes of the magistrate, Phineas must find a way to acquit his friend—and dare he hope, future wife?—of the charges.
  • An Earl's Guide To Catch A Lady

    Tanya Wilde

    Historische romantische fictie Evelyn Tremaine  HAS DREAMS TO TRAVEL THE WORLD…  And being outwitted by fate will not deter her! But even she has to admit that waking up in the bed of a stranger with no memory might be a tiny wrinkle in her otherwise grand plan. Was he a peasant? A gunman? Perhaps a duke? Or was he just a figment of her imagination? Evelyn wasn't about to lurk around and find out. But she will soon learn the mysterious stranger was a force much larger than fate to be reckoned with, and he has set his sight firmly on her. Matthew Langdon  HAS DREAMS OF ENTIRELY A DIFFERENT NATURE… And they all include reckless, unpredictable, and completely dangerous to his hardened heart, Evelyn Tremaine. While he might have decided long ago never to get caught up with any woman ever again, he is enchanted by this remarkable lady and her fiery imagination. The only thing is she is mad as a March hare. Winning the exquisite lady's love will be a trial, but Matthew has a will of iron, and he would
  • The Awakening of Ivy Leavold

    Sierra Simone

    Historische romantische fictie Yorkshire, 1879: I am alone. I am afraid. And I am completely his. *** When Ivy Leavold is left destitute by her brother's death, she is taken in by her cousin's brooding, tortured widower--Julian Markham. Handsome and possessive, it's not long before Ivy falls for him. But Mr. Markham has dark secrets, secrets that may put Ivy in danger... As Ivy unravels the mystery surrounding her cousin's death, she falls deeper and deeper in love with Julian, who opens her body and her mind to his indomitable will. But even as he draws pleasure and desire from her night after night, Ivy can't shake the feeling that their passionate affair may end in violence...
  • Ruined by a Rake

    Erin Knightley

    Historische romantische fictie It started with a kiss. When nine-year-old Eleanor Abbington first met her uncle’s new stepson, Nicolas Norton, the boy rudely stole a kiss from her that set the tone for their contentious and competitive relationship. It wasn’t until years later when Nick introduced her to fencing that they finally had a proper outlet for their frequent arguments. Having just emerged from mourning following her mother’s death, Eleanor is exactly where she wishes to be at the age of four-and-twenty: an on-the-shelf spinster and unofficial companion to her aunt. Unfortunately, her ambitious uncle has other plans for her future. On the eve of his house party, he lays down his ultimatum: either Eleanor marries the man of his choosing, or he'll force her seventeen-year-old sister to do so instead. When Nick unexpectedly arrives on their doorstep after a two year absence, Eleanor is in no mood for their normal banter. Seeming to know exactly what she needs, Nick challenges her to pick up the foil onc
  • Shunned No More

    Christina McKnight

    Historische romantische fictie A Lady Shunned by All… Lady Viola Oberbrook only wanted to forget the ill-fated early morning duel that took the lives of two young, wealthy, promising men of the ton and sent her fleeing for her father’s country estate. Eight years later, she has her life in order: a fulfilling business, a few trusted friends, and no plans to return to London society. What she doesn’t expect is to come face to face with her past. A Lord Betrayed by One… Brock Spencer, Earl of Haversham, only wants vengeance. Recently returned from his military service to the King, his plans include repairing his family estate, finding a bride, and destroying the girl responsible for the untimely death of his twin brothers. What he doesn’t anticipate is falling in love with the only woman who should never be part of his future. An Impossible Match, Destined to Be…
  • An Invitation to Scandal

    Kelly Boyce

    Historische romantische fictie THE SINS & SCANDALS SERIES While there are those who spend their time in modest pursuits, upholding propriety befitting the lords and ladies of the ton, it would seem that for others scandal is just a sin away… Nicholas Sheridan, Viscount Roxton - Can the wicked aristrocrat ever atone for his sins? Infamous for his wickedness, Nicholas must pay the price after his sinful actions lead to the death of one of his peers. Guilt forces him to change his scandalous ways and seek redemption through marriage to a proper lady. Miss Abigail Laytham - Will the headstrong beauty be able to forgive? Abigail is determined to avenge her beloved uncle's death and make the man responsible pay, even if that man is her former beau, Viscount Roxton. The Sins & Scandals Series: #1 An Invitation to Scandal #2 A Scandalous Passion #3 A Sinful Temptation #4 The Lady's Sinful Secret #5 Surrender to Scandal #6 A Sinner No More  #7 The Sweetest Sin (NEW!) #8 A Most Scandalous Christmas (Dec 2
  • The Tenacious Miss Tamerlane

    Kasey Michaels

    Historische romantische fictie A Kasey Michaels Alphabet Regency Romance Tansy, left penniless by her late father, has been putting herself out as a governess to other people's brats for two years when she is somehow caught up in playing chaperone to a distant cousin, the sister of a duke, no less. Ashley Benedict, Duke of Avonall, is a man beleaguered.His grandmother is a terror, his sister a lovely but none-too-bright chit, his valet a superstitious twit, and his aunt Lucinda is ... well,odd. Now, Ashley has a new problem ... how to keep himself from falling for Tansy Tamerlane.  “Using wit and romance with a master's skill, Kasey Michaels aims for the heart and never misses.” -- #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Nora Roberts
  • The Wedding Duel

    Katy Madison

    Historische romantische fictie A charming Regency-era tale of a duel, a dilemma, and undeniable desire...  A Holt Medallion nominee for Best First Book  It was meant to be a duel like any other—defend a lady's reputation, teach a scamp a lesson in honor, and win the day. But from the first moment Keene Davies raises the cursed pistol things go awry. The shot goes astray, he wounds his best friend, and his displeased father threatens to disinherit him—unless he marries a scandalous little hoyden named Sophie.  Unbeknownst to Keene, Sophie Farthing has grown into a lovely young woman, albeit one still inclined to fall into scrapes. Her high spirits and tendency to ride hell bent for leather lead her into more than one disaster, but she's bound to make the most of this unexpected marriage to Keene. She's determined to teach her husband that honor begins with the heart, not the handle of a pistol, and that passion should go hand in glove with love...  First published by Kensington Publishing Cor
  • The Wren

    Kristy McCaffrey

    Historische romantische fictie Captured by Comanche as a child, Molly Hart was assumed dead. Ten years later, Texas Ranger Matt Ryan finds a woman with the same blue eyes. “A rousing, spicy story of long lost love in the gritty Old West. The Wren will make your pulse flutter and your heart sing.” —Ann Charles, USA Today Bestselling Author of the Award-winning Deadwood Mystery Series Ten years have passed since Molly Hart’s ranch was attacked, her folks murdered, and she was abducted. Now, at nineteen, she’s finally returning home to North Texas after spending the remainder of her childhood with a tribe of Kwahadi Comanche. What she finds is a deserted home coated with dust and the passage of time, the chilling discovery of her own gravesite, and the presence of a man she thought never to see again. Matt Ryan is pushed by a restless wind to the broken-down remains of the Hart ranch. Recently recovered from an imprisonment that nearly ended his life, the drive for truth and fairness has all but abandoned hi
  • The Reclusive Earl

    Ruth Ann Nordin

    Historische romantische fictie Titled gentlemen are supposed to be perfect. Whether it be good looks, charm, or eloquent speech, everyone expects an earl to be refined in every way. And if the earl isn’t, he risks being shamed by the Ton. No one knows this better than Landon Tait, the Earl of Farewell, who’s been on the receiving end of the Ton’s gossip since he first made his appearance in London. After the last Season, he vowed to stay as far from London as possible. But when his brother lands into serious trouble, he has no choice but to come to his aid. He tells himself he’ll make it quick. Just one evening and his brother will be free from trouble. Then he can return to his country estate to enjoy his life of solitude. Miss Opal Beaufort is attending a ball when she overhears the snickers about a certain gentleman who was born with a lisp. Several ladies sneak to a private room to listen to him, and something in Opal snaps. She can’t stand the idea of someone being made the laughingstock of the Ton.
  • The Viking

    Marti Talbott

    Historische romantische fictie At not quite fifteen, Stefan's father finally let him board the longship, Sja Vinna, to take part in his first Viking raid. Yet, the battle was not at all what he expected, and he soon found himself alone and stranded in Scotland. Thirteen-year-old Kannak's situation was just as grave. Her father deserted them and the only way to survive, she decided, was to take a husband over her mother's objections. Instead, she found herself hiding a hated Viking, and that wasn't the only problem - someone was plotting to kill the clan's beloved laird.
  • Teton Sunrise

    Peggy L Henderson

    Historische romantische fictie Evelyn Lewis' secret dream of marrying her brother’s best friend is shattered when he leaves their home town to seek his fortune elsewhere. For six long years, she’s waited and wondered if he would return. After the shocking murder of her parents, her brother is the only family she has left. Refusing to accept a betrothal to a man she doesn’t love, she decides to take control of her destiny and confront her parents’ killer. Growing up, Alexander Walker has known only violence at the hands of his cruel father.  After the death of his mother, he embarks on a journey into the uncharted wilderness to test his resolve as a fur trapper and mountain man. When an impulsive decision leads him back to his childhood home, he finds more than he bargained for. Amid the rugged Teton wilderness, fate suddenly throws Alex and Evelyn together. The quiet protective boy she remembers is now as strange to her as the world she’s been forced into.  Wary of the hardened man he has become
  • The Gladiators' Slave

    Lacey Carter Andersen

    Historische romantische fictie As Lana stared at the twelve gladiators, straining against the ties at her wrists and ankles, she knew she was in trouble… Being the queen of high society had its downfalls, namely developing powerful enemies. But Lana fears no one and nothing. She speaks out against the cruelty of the coliseum, even while she's aroused by the muscular warriors. When she angers the wrong man, the last thing she expects is to become his entertainment for the night. Twelve gladiators have been awarded her as their slave. To do with what they will. But even though they'll follow the orders of their master, they'll also do something no one expects: arouse her. ~THE GLADIATORS SLAVE is a short, steamy reverse harem romance involving one woman and twelve gladiators. It starts a little dark, but evolves into a love story like no other.
  • Unmasking Miss Appleby

    Emily Larkin

    Historische romantische fictie One intrepid young lady, one imperiled earl, sundry nefarious villains … and a dash of dangerous magic.   On her 25th birthday, Charlotte Appleby receives an unusual gift from the Faerie godmother she never knew she had: the ability to change shape.   Penniless and orphaned, she sets off for London to make her fortune as a man. But a position as secretary to Lord Cosgrove proves unexpectedly challenging. Someone is trying to destroy Cosgrove and his life is increasingly in jeopardy.   As Charlotte plunges into London’s backstreets at Cosgrove’s side, hunting his persecutor, she finds herself fighting for her life—and falling in love.   The first novel in the wildly entertaining and multi award-winning Baleful Godmother series by USA TODAY bestselling author Emily Larkin.   Length: Full-length novel of 94,000 words Sensuality level: A hot Regency romance with steamy love scenes   If you love page-turning historical romances that keep you reading al
  • Governess Romance

    Vivienne Westlake, Erica Ridley, Charlotte Russell, Ashlyn Macnamara, Patricia Rice, Callie Hutton, April Kihlstrom, Wareeze Woodson, Sharon Page & Deb Marlowe

    Historische romantische fictie Love lies just beyond the schoolroom… Ten governesses find love in unexpected ways. From sweet to sizzling, there is a tale for every mood. These excerpts are perfect to read over a cup of coffee, on the train, or even before bed. You’ll fall head over heels for these historical tales of strong women who step beyond the limits of class and society to find the men of their dreams. Escape to the romance of Regency and Victorian England and post-colonial America. Discover a new beloved author! Written by several New York Times , USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors, Governess Romance is sure to delight. With ten great stories to choose from, you’re sure to find a new favorite! Scenes from the following books are included. An Unexpected Encounter - Deb Marlowe Conduct Unbecoming a Gentleman - Wareeze Woodson Dark Surrender - Erica Ridley Deeply in You - Sharon Page Miss Merry’s Christmas - Callie Hutton Miss Tibbles’ Folly - April Kihlstrom Moonlight and Memories - Patricia
  • An Affair in Winter

    Jess Michaels

    Historische romantische fictie The next historical romance series coming soon from USA Today Bestselling Romance Author Jess Michaels  Widow Rosalinde Wilde wants only to protect her beloved sister and find out the truth about her mysterious father. It seems she can do both when her sister becomes engaged to an earl, fulfilling their wicked grandfather’s desire to see one of them wed above her station. Now Rosalinde is on her way to the wedding when an unexpected storm waylays her at an overcrowded inn. There she meets a tempting stranger who sweeps her into a night of unforgettable passion. But when morning comes, they both walk away, certain they’ll never see each other again. Grayson Danford never expected a night with the irresistible Mrs. Wilde, but she was a welcome distraction from the unpleasant duty of breaking up his brother’s impending nuptials.  He’s shocked when he discovers his passionate lover is none other than the sister of his brother’s intended and she is just as determined to
  • Mistress of Pleasure

    Delilah Marvelle

    Historische romantische fictie Granddaughter of a renowned courtesan, Maybelle Maitenon has no interest in her grandmother's school in London where gentlemen receive instruction--in the art of seduction. Her only desire in life is to remain independent and free from men and their overbearing expectations. But when Maybelle lays eyes on the Duke of Rutherford, who is well-known for his gentlemanly ways, she can't resist. Neither she or the duke are prepared for what their attraction is about to do not only to their sanity but their hearts.  WARNING: This book contains strong language and sexual content that may cause respectable people to swoon. OTHER BOOKS IS THE SCHOOL OF GALLANTRY SERIES Book 1, Mistress of Pleasure Book 2, Lord of Pleasure Book 3, Lady of Pleasure Book 4, Night of Pleasure Book 5, Master of Pleasure Book 6, Romancing Lady Stone Book 7, The Duke of Andelot DEAR READER: Having recently acquired the rights back to this playful, naughty book, I decided to do far more than slap a new cover on it
  • Mandy

    Claudy Conn

    Historische romantische fictie Mandy’s brother, Ned is in trouble. He has been accused of murdering the woman who had been clearly trying to seduce him. Their guardian, the Duke of Margate is summoned to help. Mandy had always assumed he was an old man. But, the duke was far from old. He was, in fact, virile, dashing and oh so good looking. The duke enjoyed being a confirmed bachelor…and then he met Mandy. But, first things first—they had to prove Ned innocent.
  • Mad About Ivy

    Margo Maguire

    Historische romantische fictie At a house party in Berkshire . . .  Miss Ivy Barnett was warmly welcomed into society as the American niece of Lord Kendal, but she quickly discovered that the Englishmen she met were no more interesting than their American counterparts. At least, not until she met the straitlaced Earl of Claymere, the most unattainable bachelor in all of England who made it known to one and all that he would not marry for at least another decade. No one could have predicted . . . Claymere had never met anyone like the bold and beautiful Miss Barnett, and her effect upon his senses was dizzying. One passionate embrace led to another, and suddenly, Claymere could not imagine a life without her. He proposed, and she rejected his proposal. A year ago, he would have felt relieved. But not now.
  • Too Wicked to Kiss

    Erica Ridley

    Historische romantische fictie A thrilling gothic romance spiced with danger and forbidden love from a New York Times bestselling author: "Sensual and witty... A delicious treat!" - Eloisa James HIS TOUCH HOLDS HER CAPTIVE From the ravens circling its spires to the gargoyles adorning its roof, Blackberry Manor looms ominously over its rambling grounds. And behind its doors, amid the flickering shadows and secret passageways, danger lies in wait… TO HIS EVERY DARK DESIRE Evangeline Pemberton has been invited to a party at the sprawling estate of reclusive Gavin Lioncroft, who is rumored to have killed in cold blood. Initially, his towering presence and brusque manner instill fear… until his seductive attentions and unexpected vulnerability conquer her resistance. But when a guest is murdered, Evangeline is torn. Could the man to whom she is so powerfully drawn, also be a ruthless killer?
  • Regency Romance: The Heartless Rake

    Rose Haven

    Romantische fictie Breeding for dowry was never really his thing... Lord Adam Sonhurst, the seventh Marquess of Norfolk, is notorious for his rakish character. He has no intention of settling down any time soon. In fact, he would prefer downing a glass of poison than getting married. And he firmly believes that love is a dangerous notion that incapacitates a person’s logical reasoning power. His father once fell in love with his mother and he had seen how that love had ruined him! But his mother wants him to produce an heir soon to carry on the family legacy. She has chosen for him a lady of impeccable breeding who would also bring a sizeable dowry. As much as he loathes his mother, Adam knows that she is right. But he refuses to marry the girl of her choice. When circumstances force him to get married to that very girl, he vows to make life hell for her! ★★★★★ "POWERFUL! Rose Haven creates an intensely romantic world for young and old alike. A place where there is darkness and light, love a
  • Capturing the Earl’s Love

    Jane Lark

    Historische romantische fictie From Kindle bestselling Historical romance author, Jane Lark, comes a brand new FREE novella to accompany her breathtaking series, The Marlow Family Secrets. ‘Pure, unadulterated romance’ BestChickLit.com Don’t miss the other novels in the series, The Illicit Love of a Courtesan The Passionate Love of a Rake The Scandalous Love of a Duke The Lost Love of a Soldier About the author Jane is qualified to the equivalent of a Masters Degree in People Management and is fascinated by the things which craft people’s personalities, so she has great fun exploring these through characters. She lives in the United Kingdom near the Regency City of Bath and has just bought her 400 year old dream home. History has always tempted her imagination and she loves researching and also exploring ruins and houses to get ideas. She equally loves a love story. Jane has always aspired to writing a historical novel so when she was thirty she put it on her ‘to do before I am forty’ list. She complete
  • The Treasure Bride

    Rebecca Hagan Lee

    Historische romantische fictie Can a gentleman looking for a governess find the greatest treasure of all?  When James Craig is awakened by the sound of a woman’s weeping, he fears he’s once again being haunted by a ghost from his past. The powerful railroad tycoon has given up all hope of escaping his nightmares. But when he opens his hotel room door, he finds not a memory, but a flesh-and-blood woman. A woman who makes him ache to take her into his arms and dry her tears… Elizabeth Sadler came to San Francisco with a heart full of hope. After her dreams of a bright future are dashed, she finds unlikely solace in the arms of a stranger. A stranger who just happens to be looking for a governess for his four motherless daughters.  Although she tries to resist their charms, Elizabeth soon finds James’s little girls — his “Treasures” — sneaking their way past her defenses. But it’s their handsome father who poses an even greater danger to her battered heart as Elizabeth finds his stolen kiss
  • An Indecent Invitation

    Laura Trentham

    Historische romantische fictie Keeping her safe is difficult, keeping a proper distance from her is downright impossible. Lady Lily Drummond understands only too well the danger of spy work. Her father, a preeminent master spy, has been missing for months, and her brother barely survived his final mission for the Crown. Lily is still determined to help find her father, no matter how hard her brother and his best friend try to keep her in the dark. Busy trying to untangle the web of deceit surrounding the Earl of Windor’s disappearance, Crown spy Gray Masterson also has to ensure Lily Drummond, the gangly, awkward child who was his constant shadow growing up, doesn’t get herself ruined at her London debut. But the girl with scraped knees and elbows has evolved into a lush, sensual beauty surrounded by a bevy of suitors.Realizing Lily is going to investigate on her own if he doesn’t let her join the hunt for her missing father, Gray assumes he can give Lily a few minor tasks to pacify her, but he quickly learns
  • Prince in the Mist

    Claudy Conn

    Historische romantische fictie His name is Breslyn, Prince of Dagda of the Tuatha Dé. He is a royal Fae, immortal and endowed with more than eye candy looks. He is a being with immeasurable powers but life for him lacked something—so he looked around, and found...humans. Watching their lives and interactions, from another dimension filled him with feelings he had thought long lost in the ennui of immortality. The more he watched--the more addicted to their antics he became. An affection for the human race grew inside the heart Fae are not supposed to have, and it was inevitable that he began to have preferences with regards to them. In 1314, when Scotland’s rule was in jeopardy and the British were about to take more than they should, he chose a side--and then he saw her, and nothing would ever be the same for the prince ever again…
  • Somewhat Scandalous

    Pearl Darling

    Historische romantische fictie Sometimes hiding is the best way of being found… Miss Agatha Beauregard has a theory about men. In fact she has a theory about almost everything. Rescued from the dreary confines of Hope Sands by the powerful Lord Henry Anglethorpe, and launched onto the ton as his sister’s companion, Agatha is determined to make use of her new found freedom by letting loose her scientific tendencies. But Henry makes it clear he does not want the attention Agatha’s scandalous activities bring. As spymaster for the British government, he has been charged with tracking down the latest foreign agent to infiltrate London. However when the War Office also command him to take a bride, he finds he has only one lady in mind. As Agatha hides from the results that her latest experiments have brought, Henry pursues her from one scandalous event to another. But before he can pounce, it becomes explosively clear that his future bride’s affections are engaged elsewhere, and she may not be all she claimed to
  • My Favorite Major

    Ava Stone

    Historische romantische fictie When her longtime fiancé returns home from the victory at Waterloo, Amelia Pritchard suspects he’s not the noble, upstanding gentleman she’s always believed him to be. After breaking their betrothal, she flees to London with the hope of starting her life over and putting the past firmly behind her. Battle weary Major Philip Moore finds himself intrigued by the lovely Miss Pritchard. Though he’s recovering from a broken heart of his own, more than just his honor urges him to protect the lady when her nefarious ex-beau arrives in Town with the most wicked of intentions.
  • Trials of Artemis

    Sue London

    Historische romantische fictie In 1805 three little girls decided to create a “boys club” because boys have more fun. Their childhood was filled with sword fighting, horse racing, and archery. Now in 1815 they are all grown up and expected to join Society. Who will marry such independent and deadly misses? An independent bluestocking sneaks into a library to read rare Greek texts and ends up with a husband instead. Jacqueline “Jack” Walters loves archery and Greek military history. In her third season she has failed to inspire so much as one marriage proposal and is planning to settle into the quiet life of a spinster. Gideon Wolfe, Earl of Harrington, has been avoiding marriage but a case of mistaken identity in the library has left him saddled with an argumentative and unwilling fiancee.
  • The Perfect Debutante

    Annabelle Anders

    Historische romantische fictie HEIR TO A DUKE, A DEBUTANTE AND AN ARRANGED MARRIAGE  It couldn't have been any more perfect... Miss Louella Rose is Sweet, Beautiful. Refined. The answer to all her family's woes. But beneath her flawless complexion, behind her mesmerizing eyes, she hides a secret shame. The Marquess of Stanton promised to marry the woman of his father's choice by the age of thirty and that time has finally come. To his surprise and delight, the chosen lady is the perfect debutante, for him anyhow, and he couldn't be happier... until he discovers the scars that make no sense – scars that shatter the illusion of perfection. LIES, greed and blood lay waste to a most promising marriage. Can their love overcome the ravages of guilt and carry them through life's imperfections?   
  • The Perfect Lady

    Deborah Wilson

    Historische romantische fictie She is willing to give up her love for his honor … He is willing to give up his honor for her love … Lady Beatrix Gillingham ran from her duty years ago… Giving up her family's status and childhood dreams. No one would suspect the barmaid is an earl's daughter. She's learned to work hard and make her heart even harder. But … in one night, everything changes. She saves a life. Who knew that life would be the son of one of the oldest titles and most honorable homes in England? The Curbains And to a man who's just as valiant as his name suggests. General Hero Curbain has fought England's greatest enemies. As the son of a duke, he's faced his own challenges but never had he expected the challenge of Lady Beatrix. In thanks for her kindness, he offers her the chance of a lifetime: 1- One Season. 2- One opportunity to restore her name. 3- One chance to find love. However … As secrets spill and the truth of Beatrix's past is revealed, she'll have to decide the best course of action
  • In The Viscount's Arms

    Allyson Jeleyne

    Historische romantische fictie Reeling from the death of her parents, eldest daughter Octavia strives to be a source of strength for her sisters. She defies their grandfather’s high-handed meddling—and his desire to see the Staunton girls married. She forges her own path to independence, which leads to the gates of Caswell Hall. There, the governess has just quit her post, leaving a vacant spot in the local lord’s household. Simon, Viscount Althorne, is impressed by the sensible, dark-haired beauty, and hires her to teach his wayward young niece. He resents the loss of his carefree bachelor days, and longs to see the child settled so that he may return to London. But one perfect English summer turns their plans upside down, and he becomes inexplicably drawn to the one woman he cannot have—the governess. Can Simon convince her that he is a gentleman worth loving? Will Octavia allow herself to fall for a man beyond her reach? Or will class and duty separate them forever?
  • Mine, All Mine

    Dayna Quince

    Historische romantische fictie A duke’s daughter in hiding. An ex-spy blinded by desire. Is it treason or true love? Lady Lillian must abandon her decadent life to hide from her stepfather who wants to use her as the scapegoat for the ultimate sin against England. Treason. Her years of playing in the kitchen as a child has paid off and she's found work as a cook’s assistant in the house of the Earl of Redwick, a man she’s never met in society. But her refuge is not as safe as it seems. When she finally meets the master of the house, she discovers the new Earl of Redwick could be a danger to her masquerade... and her heart. As a second son, Dominic never expected to inherit, but now he must adapt to life as a gentleman of leisure, and he hates it. His days of spying for the crown are over, except for one last secret mission right here in London. Find the missing daughter of a duke and her traitor stepfather. But Lady Lillian isn't  missing ; she’s hiding right under his nose as his lovely new
  • Letter Of Love

    Virginia Henley

    Historische romantische fictie This short story is set in Elizabethan times. At Hampton Court Palace, Queen Elizabeth has arranged a marriage for her ward Burgundy Bedford with Lord Nicholas Mountjoy, Earl of Devon. This union will join two great shipping families and provide Mountjoy with vessels to transport his troops to Ireland to quell the uprising led by Tyrone of Ulster. Burgundy comes into possession of an ancient book passed down through two centuries from mother to daughter. Between the pages of the book, Burgundy finds a letter written to her by her mother when her daughter was born. The book's ancient legacy and the letter of love touches her heart and alters the course of her life forever.
  • Third Daughter

    Susan Kaye Quinn

    Historische romantische fictie Sneaking out of the palace wasn't one of Aniri's best ideas. But she's the Third Daughter of the Queen of Dharia--zero responsibilities and zero royal duties. She's just the backup daughter, in case her older sisters' arranged marriages--to take the crown or broker an alliance--don't quite work out. But once Aniri reaches her 18th birthday, she'll be truly free... and then she can marry the charming fencing instructor she meets for fevered kisses in the forest. But then the impossible happens--a marriage proposal. From a barbarian prince in the north, no less. And if Aniri refuses, the threat of their new flying weapon might bring war. So she agrees to the young prince's proposal, but only as a subterfuge to spy on him, find the weapon, and hopefully avoid both war and an arranged marriage to a man she doesn't love. But once she arrives in the sweeping mountains of the north, she discovers the prince has his own secrets... and saving her country may end up breaking her heart. This Bol
  • A Grosvenor Square Christmas

    Shana Galen, Vanessa Kelly, Anna Campbell & Kate Noble

    Historische romantische fictie Four breathtakingly romantic tales of a Regency Christmas from four bestselling romance authors. Down through the years, enchantment touches a tall gray house in Grosvenor Square. The legend of Lady Winterson’s Christmas ball promises true love and happiness to one lucky couple. Who will feel the magic this winter? 1803 - The Seduction of a Duchess by Shana Galen Rowena Harcourt, the Duchess of Valère, never forgot the handsome footman who helped her escape the French Revolution. For fourteen years, Gabriel Lamarque has loved Rowena—now at Lady Winterson’s Christmas ball, has fate finally delivered a chance to win her hand? 1818 - One Kiss for Christmas by Vanessa Kelly Nigel Dash is London’s most reliable gentleman, a reputation he never minded until he fell in love with beautiful Amelia Easton. Unfortunately, Amelia sees Nigel as a dependable friend, not a dashing suitor. At Lady Winterson’s famous Christmas ball, Nigel vows to change Amelia’s mind—by sweeping her off
  • Improper Duke: Scandalous Encounters

    Kristabel Reed

    Historische romantische fictie It’s a good life, being London’s premier matchmaker and Camilla Primsby relishes the respect and position her skills bring her. But when the Duke of Axton stumbles into her life, things become ever so complicated. Gareth, the Duke of Axton, has no need of a matchmaker to find a wife. Instead, he has set his sights on the matchmaker herself. But Camilla is proving to be a difficult catch. He offers her everything, but she wants none of it. Will Gareth manage to break through Camilla's defenses? Or will he have to accept he cannot have everything—or everyone—he desires?
  • Historical Romance: Lady Lorena’s Spinster’s Society A Lady's Club Regency Romance

    Charlotte Stone

    Romantische fictie Book 01 in The Spinster's Society series - A Historical Romance Book Lady Lorena Cullip is the definition in Mr. Samuel Johnson's English Dictionary for the word: curious. One might also find her name under 1- scandalous 2- disastrous, 3- slightly mad. But the latest rumors about the lady have all of London holding their breaths. She's begun a Spinster's Society. Who'd have ever thought the daughter of a duke could have so much fun? In Lorena's opinion, no one is more attractive than Emmett Starr, the Earl of Ashwick. She's been in love with him for years but mishaps always occur whenever they are in the vicinity of one another for too long. Like that small incident when she burned his London townhouse to the ground... But that doesn't stop the earl from wanting her now more than ever, and he intends to have her. If one looked up Ashwick in Mr. Johnson's dictionary, they'd find: arrogant, aggressive, authoritative, and … after Lorena gives her body and soul over to the temptation of
  • Historical Romance: To Love A Lord of London A Duke's Game Regency Romance

    Eleanor Meyers

    Romantische fictie What do a rakish lord, an embittered Marquess, and the most powerful Earl in London have in common? They will all fall madly in love with three heiresses, finding that happily ever after does exist…  HER FIRST SEASON AND HER FIRST KISS … Amy Ott is about to encounter her first season. Knowing nothing about the workings of corsets and country dances, she's looking for any help she can find... even when it comes from the most unlikely source… London's infamous rogue—an older Duke. The Duke of Wardington. This catches the attention from the most rakish Lord in all of London. Lord Nathaniel Dawnton knows what he wants. Amy Ott. When Nathaniel's pursuits meet the walls of Amy's strength, the young lord is ready to jump those walls blindly ...  even at the expense of reaching something he has been avoiding— his innermost fear. True love . But once Amy's dark secrets are out, will the fall have been worth it? CAN LOVE FORGIVE ALL THINGS? Miss Catherine Croftman is done wi

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