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THE BEDEVILED BARON 1/1994 ISBN: 051511281X Hilary Fawn has no desire to marry. Already a published author, she refuses to give up her writing to catch a husband--but that doesn't stop her family from throwing possible eligible bachelors her way whenever possible. Baron Tearle faces similar pressure, so he and Hilary fake an attachment . . . that turns to true love.
A CHRISTMAS SPIRIT short story in A REGENCY HOLIDAY 11/1991 ISBN: 0515107050
LADY VENGEANCE 8/1995 ISBN: 0061083747 Celia Tregaron embarked on a mission to discover what had happened to her brother Ethan, still missing after the end of the War of 1812. Enlisting the help of Marcus Knowles, Earl of Ashmore, Celia falls into an unexpected journey of the heart.
THE MARRIAGE GAMBLE 2/1992 ISBN: 0515107506 When Lady Damara investigates a misprint in the London papers that announced her nonexistent engagement to Simon Alton, she finds Alton willing to set the record straight and play the part of fiance.
THE RELUCTANT SUITOR 7/1991 She ran away from home...and into the arms of a stranger! When pretty, green-eyed Joslyn Penderton learned that a man she'd never met was to be foisted upon her as a husband, she definitely fled for London-with no companion save her faithful spaniel. Along the way, though, a dark, attractive stranger crossed her path-quite literally! Just a glance at the handsome man lying injured in the road set her heart aflutter. Before continuing her journey, she vowed to nurse him to health. But the spirited girl was about to discover that she could not escape her destiny...for she had run directly into the arms of her betrothed!
A SUMMER'S FOLLY short story in SUMMERTIME SPLENDOR 7/1992 ISBN: 0515108774
AS THE SPARKS FLY 10/1975 ISBN: 044902569 High-spirited Catherine Woodleigh was happy to leave Miss Scropton's Academy For Young Ladies. It was far too confining. She wasn't sure she would like living with her handsome young guardian, either. But she did. And as Catherine got to know Edward Kellaton, she found that she was falling in love with him. Everything would have been delightful if Edward had not been engaged. His fiancee was tremendously jealous of Catherine's charm and good looks. So she was ready to encourage a romance between Catherine and Edward's cousin, William. Or anyone else. But Catherine could not stop longing for Edward - not until William told her that Edward was trying to murder him...
THE CAPTAIN'S DILEMMA 11/1995 ISBN: 0451181921 Offering refuge to French prisoner-of-war Captain Alexandre Valmont, Merissa Pritchard fears the chance she is taking with her secure-but-boring country life but realizes that she cannot deny her heart.
THE LADY FROM SPAIN 9/1997 ISBN: 0451190025 A mysterious beauty says she has come to England to claim her blueblood legacy. Or has she? Even more than the unknown enemies stalking her, she must fear a handsome lord determined to find out her desperate secret. Can she withstand an investigation that could unmask her, as well as the kisses that could undo her?
THE MAGNIFICENT MARQUESS 8/1998 ISBN: 0451195329 Recently returned from India, the new Marquess of Milbourne was the darling of the ton, with half the eligible ladies of the city in vigorous pursuit of his undying devotion. But the handsome young man harbored a dark secret that had made him vow never to love again. Enter the dutiful younger sister of one of his lady pursuers. Even as she tried not to spoil her older sister's chances, resisting the enticements of the Marquess proves to be impossible. But then she discovers his hidden, scandalous past which links him to a murder. Now she must decide whether risking both her heart and her life is worth a lifetime of love....When dashing and wealthy Reinhart Maycott unexpectedly returns to England as the new Marquess of Milbourne, he becomes the instant darling of the "ton". Looking every inch the "Lion" he's been dubbed in India, He has half the ladies in the city avidly in pursuit of his undying devotion. But Reinhart is harboring a dark tragic secret that makes him vow never to love again. So why is he so utterly bedazzled by Miss Mariah Parbury, the most unlikely of marital prospects?
A PERILOUS JOURNEY 7/1994 ISBN: 0451181891 Miss Gillian Kentwell was willing to risk anything to escape the monstrous marriage that her grim guardian had arranged for her. With her twin brother in tow, she fled the estate that was her only home in a desperate flight for freedom and safe haven far to the north in Scotland. Too late she had second thoughts about the dangers of highways teeming with thieves and inns that were dens of iniquity. She desperately needed someone to aid her and guide her as she fled her guardian's hot pursuit - and she could not say no when a handsome, high-living stranger offered his suspiciously helping hand. He said he had only the most magnanimous of motives. He claimed to be Julian de Raymond, the Earl of Brinton. But his companion called him Rafferty. And for Gillian the name of this man whose lips could lie as well as they kissed might easily be ruin.
THE PERSISTENT EARL 3/1995 ISBN: 0451181913 Beautiful young widow Lady Phoebe Brodfield could not conceive that the Earl of Devenham might threaten her virtue. True, the earl was the most handsome rakehell in the realm, whom no woman could resist. True, Phoebe was a guest in the same London mansion as he, with no way to avoid his burning gaze. But the fire in his eyes came from fever; for the earl had been badly injured in war. And this man who lay helpless in a sickbed could not possibly pose a threat to a woman who, betrayed in marriage, vowed never to love again.
THE RAKE'S MISTAKE 11/2002 ISBN: 0451207270 Archer Everett Drake, Lord Ramsdale, is an unrepentant rake who has just returned to London from family exile in the West Indies. He intends to pick up where he left off --racing his sailboat in the Thames and finding a new mistress. When he happens across Daphne, Lady Wetherell, a beautiful young widow with a notorious reputation, he sets out to pursue her, believing she'll be the perfect mistress. Little does he realize that appearances can be deceiving, and that he'll soon find his heart at risk! Her scandalous past and malicious gossip have pushed Daphne to the far edge of society now that she has no husband to protect her. However, she has a plan to redeem her ruined reputation, and becoming someone's mistress is no part of it. Keeping her stepson out of trouble is, but he soon falls into a coil that threatens all she holds dear. If she accepts Ramsdale's help, will he demand a price she's unwilling to pay? A seemingly innocent painting conceals a deadly secret that soon embroils them all in a race against time with life --and love --on the line
AN UNLIKELY HERO 8/1996 ISBN: 0451190017 Lady Venetia and Lady Vivian St. Aldwyn were identical twins. Both possessed the same stunning beauty, but they were as different from each other as they could be. Venetia was strong-willed and fiery-tempered, while Vivian was sweet and gentle. When Venetia thinks she has found a mate for her sister, she is unprepared for the passion she herself arouses in Lord Gilbey Kentwell.
DEAD MEN'S PLANS 1952 Julius Minary had been dead two months when his son returned from abroad with his French bride. Shortly he too, is found shot and trouble within the Minary mansion soon comes to a boil.
HUNT WITH THE HOUNDS 1950 Murder Rides to the Hounds...At dusk, murder rode with the bright-jacketed huntsmen through woods and fields. Among them was young and pretty Sue Poore, involved with an attractive man whose wife had been mysteriously murdered. Already under suspicion, Sue Poore was ripe for murder-either as victim or killer. Death, the grim hunter, closed in for the kill...
THE DUKES GAMBIT ISBN: 0451146522 Andrea knew the duke she was dealing with. Miss Andrea Howard had no illusions about Hamilton Calgry, the Duke of Haverford. Her first sight of him was when she came upon him making the most improper advances toward her lovely young cousin Elizabeth Clarington-and only a slash of Andrea's riding crop saved that susceptible miss from a scandalous surrender...Subsequent stories of the Duke's debauched life in London told Andrea that his lordship's dazzling good looks were indeed but a mask for his loathsome designs. Forewarned should have been forearmed. Yet when the duke set out to best Andrea in the game of love, she discovered it was possible for a young lady to have no illusions, and still have no defense....
HEIR TO VENGEANCE 3/1990 ISBN: 0451164342 The rebel or the rake? Lovely young Annemarie Marshall wanted nothing to do with marriage - especially to Lord Anthony Blakewell, the most notorious rake in London. But she could see no way to disobey her father's command to wed the lordly libertine. Her father also ordered her to avoid Lord Anthony's handsome, headstrong American cousin, Mr. Seth Blakewell, who was staging a one-man revolution against society's rules. But when the bold and rebellious Seth refused to take not for an answer, while the persistently amorous Anthony demanded she say yes to his outrageous proposal, Annemarie faced the devilish dilemma of having to choose between her duty as a daughter and her desire as a woman...
AN INDISCREET OFFER 7/1993 ISBN: 0449221806 Her motive had been innocent enough. Now she was deep in deception. Although Claire Darington's life had been hard under the demanding dictates of a martinet stepfather, upon his death she learned that she was a woman of considerable means. Naturally, the excitement of London beckoned. Claire resolved to pose as a rich widow - much more interested than the spinster she was fast becoming. The dashing earl was enchanted by this merry widow for his own rather indiscreet reasons. He had no intention of falling in love. Love, however, had quite different plans for them both.
LADY ANGEL 7/1990 ISBN: 0451166035 Stunningly beautiful Lady Angel Harlan had a past to live down. Not her own past, to be sure, but that of her mother, who had lost her good name in an unpardonable elopement. Thus Angel had to how society that she was not her mother's daughter. She had to appear properly prim and suitably shallow enough to stir no memories of that all-too-loving lady's immodest escapade. Then Angel met Lord Ward Leighton, the most handsome and irresistible rake in the realm, whose piercing gaze burned through her demure disguise and set fire to the woman within.
MY LADY ADVENTURESS 1987 ISBN: 0451148568 Lady Katherine's quandry...Katherine Spencer barely knew the handsome, charming Captain Giles Swynford when she yielded to his passionate plea for her romantic attention. And only after she recklessly promised herself to him did Katherine learn that he might not be the paragon he pretended to be. Katherine did not want to know Giles' elder brother, Richard Swynford, the Marquess of Marston, after this arrogant lord informed her that he thought her a scheming fortune hunter. But instead of turning her back on him as she should, she found herself drawn closer and closer to his maddening magnetism. With one brother violating her trust and another breaking down her resistance, Katherine was torn between a broken promise and a forbidden dream of love...
SCANDALOUS JOURNEY 12/1992 ISBN: 0449221792 Forced to take shelter in an abandoned cottage during a horrible snowstorm, Miss Dudley and her new guardian, Lord Grahame, send tongues wagging, and the only way to end the gossip, they conclude, is to get married.
FLEETING FANCY 4/1992 ISBN: 0449221865 What sort of woman would marry Viscount Severn sight unseen...? But Primula Gretwell had seen him before - seen him, loved him, and married him, ten years ago. It had been a cruel trick, of course, a false marriage crafted by a young and thoughtless rake bent on seduction. But somewhere in Severn, Primula believed, the man she fell in love with so briefly must exist. Marriage to a bride of his father's choosing was the price of Lord Severn's return to England after banishment to India. Nothing, however, could have prepared him for his new wife - the older, wiser, lovelier, Primula Greetwell, the innocent and undeserving victim of the cruelest act of his life. Now even the most dedicated optimist could call it a match made in heaven - that is, unless love turned the tables in a formidable game of dual deception....
THE ILL-BRED BRIDE 1990 ISBN:0449219585 It's true, love can't be bought, but a bit of money isn't too harmful. Lord Hanford of Laceby possessed an ancient lineage and even more ancient debts. He was, quite bluntly, for sale. Susannah Potter was in the market. She had recently inherited a tidy sum--and a host of odious fortune hunters. And so their marriage of convenience was made. With her shopkeeper's sensibilities, the new mistress of Laceby immediately set out to restore the tumble-down ruin--much, it must be added, to her husband's distress. So passionately did they argue over debts and decorum that they failed to notice quite another kind of passion sneak into their home and their hearts.
TURKISH DELIGHT 1987 ISBN:0312000219 Perhaps, Louisa Darwen reflected, an ad in the Gazette would find her a suitable husband. She had no wish to charm the ton, and after her 'scandalous' upbringing in a Turkish harem, what gentleman of Quality would want her? Especially while she shared a come-out with her angelic cousin, Celia? Darwens, Louisa was informed, always marry their cousins. So when dear cousin Gussie offered his hand, Louisa could hardly object - despite her most profound attraction for handsome, high-handed Gervase Darwen. But Louisa would soon learn that a London season holds many intrigues, not the least of which was love.
TWO OF A KIND 8/1989 ISBN: 0312018401 Lady Juliette Devereaux is a horse-loving beauty who manages her estates with skill; she is also successful as a husband hunter in her very first London season. Could it be because of her outlandishly colorful and overdecorated mode of dress? Both her best friend and abigail have trouble adjusting her toilette, but the Marquess of Barham, a daring, attractive rake, is much more successful....
MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM 3/1995 ISBN: 0373312172 Double book contains A Nabob's Daughter and Heir Apparent.
COUNT SERGEI'S PRIDE 9/1986 ISBN: 0373302045 Count Sergei Borodinov demanded obedience -- from his soldiers, his serfs and his wife. In his household there would be no hint of the westernization ordered by the Tsar. But Kirsty, his beautiful young bride, was English and use to independence -- an independence Sergei was determined to crush. Despite their conflict, Kirsty longed for her husband's tenderness, but his arrogance and her inexperience drove them further apart. At last it seemed not even passion could save their marriage...
A NABOB'S DAUGHTER 1993 ISBN: 0373303564 Miss India Leigh and her young brother Richard settled in the Fen country in order to live a quiet life. But they soon found that life was anything but quiet - especially with the handsome Edward Chelworth, Viscount Bardolph, watching over them. Richard had befriended Edward's younger brother, Bartram, and there was no end to the young boys' shenanigans. And when the boys uncover a neighbor's shady dealings, India and Edward must work together to keep the boys from harm. Will imminent danger force India and the viscount to admit their true feelings for one another
EDEN'S PROMISE 6/1989 ISBN: 0843927801 Beautiful, wild-eyed and golden-haired, Eden Whitney was the most delectable woman Zach Tyson had ever found trussed up in the hold of his pirate ship. As dangerous and turbulent as the dark seas he sailed, Zach knew a priceless treasure when he saw one - and he had no intention of sharing the plunder with his men. One taste of Eden and he knew he had found his own private paradise of love.
THE SCANDALOUS MASQUERADE 8/1993 ISBN:0821742728 A larcenous lady. Her dear mother would faint dead away! But their current straitened circumstances had left Cara Brentwood little choice but to don cloak and boots and roam the midnight highways in search of unsuspecting noblemen. After all, the ton was to blame for her father's untimely demise. Yet after relieving the devilishly handsome Julius Wrothby of his valuables, Cara vowed that this would be her last caper. And now, unmasked and bedecked with jewels, she descended upon London society - to steal herself an earl. A deceiving gentleman. Surrounded by suitors, the dazzlingly lovely Cara Brentwood was the toast of the ton. But Julius Wrothby, Earl of Malton, knew he'd seen her somewhere before. Of course! She was 'Gentleman Jack,' the notorious thief who had purloined his purse. Well, two could play at this game. Determined to teach her a lesson in deception Julius set the scene for a seductive masquerade of his own...never imagining for an instant that this artful and most uncommonly alluring thief would abscond with his most prized possession - his heart!
BATH REVELS 9/1991 ISBN: 0449218708 Young Celestine hoped her stepmother, Demeter, would approve her betrothal to the nephew of the notorious rake, Lord Amesbury. In the meanwhile, Demeter, widowed and believing herself to be well past her salad days, was surprised to find herself the center of the not-unflattering attentions of Dr. Fabian. Imagine her indignation if she knew Dr. Fabian was actually Jocelyn Amesbury - the uncle of Celestine's true love - in Bath to covertly ascertain the favor of his nephew in the eyes of the 'wicked stepmother.' The masquerade seemed harmless enough - at first. Until the earl discovered Demeter was far different than he could have imagined and full of surprises herself.
BRIGHTON BEAU 5/1994 ISBN: 0449222810 Flavia Allenbrook finds herself plagued by suitors when her beloved colt, Brighton Beau, becomes the toast of the racing season. Having no intention of ever selling her beloved Beau or becoming leg-shackled to some town spark, she politely dismisses all ardent inquiries. Mr. Gavin Stanbury is surely the most handsome of the lot, but his motives are horse-driven: he's been commanded by the Prince Regent himself to charm Flavia Allenbrook into selling her prize Beau. But as Gavin embarks on his assignment, he finds himself less enamored of Beau and quite intrigued by the independent, strong-willed Flavia. Their romance will prove to be a horse of quite a different color...
THE CAPTAIN'S LADY 1980 ISBN:0708950108 She knew he was hiding his identity. Was he masking his love?
DANGEROUS DANDY 1/1986 ISBN:0449209067 No one was more surprised than Davinia Winterton when the dashing Rupert Jardine was discovered, in need of her ministrations. For a while the seamless quiet she shared with her invalid father was broken, and when she sent her patient on his way, she almost thought he had shown a glimmer of interest in her. But all that was forgotten with the death of her father and her new position as paid companion to the gracious Lady Kirkland. It was in her new employer's house that Davinia again encountered Rupert Jardine. And he had acquired not only a new name--Lord Ravelston--but a dazzling French fiancee as well. As the house party wore on, Davinia began to suspect that Lord Ravelston was entangled in a violent plot that could affect the entire kingdom...and that it was her responsibility to stop him.
DEBT OF LOVE 10/1980 ISBN:0449501086 Beautiful young Robyn Wentworth was shocked to discover, upon the death of her father, that she was a ward of handsome Sir Francis Derringham, the darling of London's Beau Monde. His suave manners and disarming good looks did not charm her, however, for she alone knew the dark secret of his past. This hidden knowledge made Robyn hate her dashing guardian, but a treacherous voice within her own ear whispered of love, love for a man she must despise. It was a burden almost too painful to bear. Robyn would rather risk the terrors of the future than reveal Sir Francis's awful secret.
THE DEVILISH EARL 10/1994 ISBN:0449223213 Stacia Gilbert, the toast of the London theater, harbored a secret loathing of the ton's truest incomparable, Lord Silverwood, after he ruined her father. Now, after years of deprivation, she fully intends to enjoy what fame has to offer - including a chance to even the score with the devilish earl himself. It was the performance of her career: flirting and conversing and all the while plotting the denouement that would leave him with only his shattered pride. But when had the kind of romance she played with such heartrending reality on stage...become so real?
DEVIL'S BRIDE 2/1979 ISBN: 0449231763 'I will not be married to that hellrake,' cried Auriol. She loved another and did not want the dashing duke as her husband. His reputation with women was scandalous. Besides, all he wanted was her fortune. This was not quite true. The duke wanted much more than her fortune. But it was a secret he kept from her - and her parents. They thought it would be a splendid match. His title. Her money. Then Auriol impetuously ran off with her lover. But they were caught in midflight by the duke himself. He had plans for Auriol. And they did not include a threesome...
THE DUKE'S DILEMMA 6/1992 ISBN:0449221237 Araminta Penrose had grounds for holding the Duke of Avedon in dislike. His Grace's behavior with regard to his nephew's betrothal was more than unfair. He didn't care a jot if he destroyed the happiness of two people desperately in love. Avedon was aghast to discover that the beautiful heiress of his nephew Hal's fancy was in reality plain and poor, but with unexpected mettle. Clearly Hal was being petticoat-led and Avedon had every intention of knocking Miss Penrose's pretensions into horse nails. With daggers drawn and hearts beating with unaccustomed speed, their private war would prove most unsettling indeed.
FORTUNE'S CHILD 11/1981 ISBN:0449502228 Everyone knew they'd make the perfect match-or perfect enemies. Lord Rossington returned to London to brazenly ask for the hand of the lady he had jilted nine years before. Now all England stood agape, which would falter first, and no one, not even they, knew whether it was love or hate that possessed them..
A HASTY MARRIAGE 11/1978 ISBN:0449236943 Drina Alcott and Lord Arundale must marry and do...to the surprise of both of them!
THE HIGHWAYMAN AND THE LADY 4/1989 ISBN:0449217019 When the notorious Highwayman holds up the lovely Leonora Hamilton, he demands nothing less than Leonora herself! Ever resourceful, Leonora escapes, only to fall into the arms of Sir Ashley Warrender--whose black-eyed gaze is strangely familiar and impossible to resist...
THE HIGHWAYMAN AND THE LADY - LOVE FINDS A WAY 6/1997 ISBN: 0449287955 When "The Highwayman" holds up the lovely Lenora Hamilton, he demands nothing less than Lenora herself! "And the Lady" escapes, only to fall into the arms of Sir Ashley Warrender--whose gaze is strangely familiar. AND, Miss Allegra Montescue is furious when Lord Crandon announces his plan to wed her sister. But when Lord Crandon steals a kiss from Allegra, and "Love Finds a Way".
LADY OF QUALITY 1983 ISBN: 0449213633 The Marchioness of Emberey in love with her husband - 'twas the scandal of the season! When the dashing Marquess of Emberey took up with a ravishing opera singer, the ton looked on with mild amusement. Far more shocking was his wife's behavior - Eliza behaved as though she cared! The heretofore dowdy Eliza decided to languish no longer. She planned to squelch the affair with womanly weapons of her own....low-cut French gowns, reckless gambling, wanton behavior. But when Eliza herself began an 'affair' - with a handsome hero at that - she began to wonder if she hadn't gone too far...
LORD HEATHBURY'S REVENGE 7/1980 ISBN:0449500691 What happens when the most sought-after beauty of the London season chooses to mock a stranger? What happens when she finds herself falling in love with that very stranger? And what happens when he chooses to take his revenge? A rollicking, vibrant tale of escapades and romantic adventures in English high society.
LORD TRENTON'S PROPOSAL 4/1991 ISBN:0449218694 Though Serafina D'Arblay agreed to accompany Miss Imogene Geddes to London for her come-out, she herself preferred books to husband hunting. Since she possessed neither title nor fortune, and would settle for nothing less than love ...
LOVE FINDS A WAY 10/1990 ISBN:449218686 Miss Allegra Montescue is furious when Lord Crandon announces his plan to wed her sister. Ravishing looks aside, the man is insufferably arrogant and Allegra fears he can love no one but himself. But when Lord Crandon steals a kiss from Allegra, aversion quickly melts in passion's fiery flames...
LUCIFER'S LADY 11/1988 ISBN: 044921642X With the breeding of a lady, and the manners of a hoyden, Amanda had a lot to learn.... Amanda Westwood detested the arrogant Marquess of Glendarvon after her ruined her gamester father. And although Glendarvon paid her way through school, no word of thanks would ever pass her lips. For his part, the haughty gentleman was not partial to the rag-mannered young lady. But that did not keep Glendarvon's beautiful stepmother from launching Amanda with a gala debut. An immediate success, Amanda was the hit of the Season, with many of fair-haired suitor to choose from. Even so, she found herself hoping that a certain toplofty lord's proud demeanor hid a particular passion for her..
MARRIAGE à LA MODE 7/1998 ISBN:0449003418 It was a scandal, indeed! Lucian Carisbrooke, the nonpareil of every woman's dreams, is involved with Miss Arabella Trentham's own relation. But when Kitty Polstead, Society's most incomparable hostess, decides she is tired of Lucian's attentions, Arabella is dispatched to break the bad news. Yet Lucian desires revenge -- and his retaliation involves a marriage to Arabella! As his bride, she will have his name and his fortune and become the darling of the ton, thereby knocking Kitty off her social register. What more could a woman want? Was love too much to ask?
THE MARRIAGE BARGAIN 5/1982 ISBN: 0449502880 They were married in name only. To all appearances it was a grand affair -- the marriage between Valentina Woodville and the Marquis of Stockdale. All London Society was present. But what was not known was that Valentina and Stockdale had made a pact to get divorced by the year's end-- provided she pretended to be the perfect wife until then. Valentina was grateful for her husband's understanding. For she loved another and her parents had forced her into this marriage. But things did not go the way Valentina had planned. Somewhere along the line she deiscovered that she no longer wanted to be free...
MARYLEBONE PARK 6/1990 ISBN: 0449217027 How could a rake and a rescuer make a perfect muddle of her perfect betrothal? Held up by ruffians, then secretly kissed by the mysterious gentleman who came to her rescue, recently engaged Sophia Kingsland feared the gossip-starved ton would milk the incident for all they could. But fortunately for Sophia, the unexpected return of her fiancé's older cousin, Lord Manville, stole the limelight. Once a rake, the war hero was now rumored to be sadly disfigured. Still, Sophia found herself strangely attracted to the foreboding fellow - her engagement to an eminently suitable fellow notwithstanding! The dilemma proved most unnerving. For since her encounter in the woods, Sophia could ill afford a second scandal to upset her precariously balanced reputation...
THE MERCHANT'S DAUGHTER 3/1981 ISBN:0449501728 Smugglers, Ghosts, and Mysteries. Delicate and lovely Lilith Redshaw shivered as she looked up at Monk's House, her aunt's home on the desolate Kent shoreline. Liliath had been sent to visit with Lady Standish to escape the memories of an unhappy love affair. Instead, she found herself pursued by her handsome but callow cousin, Oliver, and unsettled by a growing sense of foreboding that seemed to center on the wealthy, sophisticated Fabian Delamye and his possible connection to midnight smugglers Lilith witnessed at work in the cove.
THE OUTRAGEOUS LADY CAROLINE 5/1981 ISBN:0449501833 As the widow of a title gentleman, the very beautiful Lady Caroline Kilgarron was pursued by fortune hunters and impetuous young men, and by aging rakes, too. One, the Earl of Farrowdale, was particularly insistent. And Caroline's unprecedented rejection of him set the seal on her social success in the fashionable world of Regency London. The rare reputation for aloofness and outrageousness that Caroline gained for herself only caused men to pursue her more ardently. And though Caroline had vowed never to love again, she nonetheless found herself drawn to Dr. Jarrod Thorne, who worked among the poor of London and scorned wealthy women of the ton. As her own heart mended Caroline began to win Jarrod's trust and love. But the return of an old adversary threatened to put her plans--and her future with Jarrod--in grave peril...
THE RAKE'S REVENGE 12/1989 ISBN:0449217957
THE RANSOME INHERITANCE 11/1986 ISBN: 0449211266 'When I arrived in London I was but a green girl. I am no longer a chawbacon, and I trust no one!'... The friendless Miss Jenna Tregail had ample reason to say as much. Bamboozled by an infamous bawd, the innocent Jenna coshed an old lecher and got herself clapped into Newgate Prison! It was there the Fordyces found her and, made their bargain: If she would masquerade as the long-lost Annabelle Ransome and wed Gerald Fordyce, she would be saved from penal servitude. Jenna had little choice, and the charade commenced. That is, until Charles Hollingdale mixed in and not only spoiled the plan but stole Jenna's heart...
RECKLESS MASQUERADE 1/1975 ISBN:0449233022 The beguiling tale of a penniless orphan who becomes a countess....Lucinda Kendricks did not know who she was. After the stagecoach accident she had become a victim of amnesia. Suddenly she was the new countess of Glenbrooke. And Dareth Farringdon's bride. But her 'husband's' behavior was very disturbing. He acted more like a stranger than a husband. Although she was warmly welcomed into the Farringdon family, Lucinda knew something was wrong. Perhaps because she could not recall the first time she fell in love with the charming young earl...
REGENCY MASQUERADE 1982 ISBN: 0449210219 Was ever a bride so sadly used - the groom gets killed on his wedding night! So much for Miss Sabina Jenkins's glorious rise from lady's companion to wife of a rakehell English peer. And his vast fortune is cold comfort indeed! For with all her new wealth and good looks, Sabina is still loath to enter the haute ton...that is, until the handsome Earl of Ashendon persuades her that her presence there would not be amiss. At first Sabina thinks the Earl is shamming her. But as society - and the Earl - opens its arms to her, she begins to fret. Having made one disastrous mistake in love, can she trust herself not to make another
RUNAWAY BRIDE 3/1988 ISBN: 0449213641 Marry her step-father's ghastly crony? She'd run to the ends of the earth first! Not even a vicious beating could stop Clarinda Deveraux from fleeing her scheming step-father and her vile betrothed, Lord Frampton. But injured and delirious, she was unprepared for the dangerous country roads...or the imposing figure of Colonel Brooke Pennington. Safely ensconced at his family's genteel home in Bath, her fear of discovery eased more than a trifle, replaced instead by a delicate flutter of her heart in the company of the dashing, mysterious Colonel. But when her worst fear came true, a very frightened Clarinda learned there was much more at stake than she ever dreamed. Only Brooke Pennington held the key to her destiny. But would it be misery...or love everlasting
THE SCOUNDREL'S DAUGHTER 8/1985 ISBN:0449208435 Jacey Trevallion's joy at being summoned to London by her profligate father is to be short-lived indeed. For once there, he confesses to her that he has promised her portion--and her hand in marriage--to the Earl of Sheringham, to settle a gambling debt! Ever the dutiful daughter, Jacey agrees and sets out to enjoy what little Season she will have. But at her very first ball, Jacey gets a taste of London life when a handsome rake, well into his cups, accosts her in a moonlit garden. Shocked by his boorishness, she is in for a even ruder awakening: her provocateur is none other than her betrothed! Jacey is now determined to avoid the match by promoting another--between her father and the wealthy Marchioness of Moncourt. Her plan succeeds all too well, and her anger that she may have to marry the Earl soon turns to fear that she may lose him forever...
THE SILKEN NET 10/1979 ISBN:0449242331 Luke had been a sweep's apprentice, rescued purely by luck from his cruel master. Over the years he had grown from a scrawny, frightened child to a handsome young man with bursting health and quiet confidence. Now a young woman of noble birth had fallen in love with him. Kassia didn't care that Luke had once been an illiterate, that he had been regarded as criminally minded or that his station in life was so different from her own. She knew only that she loved him. Luke loved Kassia in turn--too much , in fact, to burden her with such an unbalanced mach. But life held some secrets in store for them--secrets that were to change their lives.
SWEET HOYDEN 7/1988 ISBN:0449216055 Banished To The Country For The Season! 'Twas A Fate Worse Than Death! Pandora was outraged! Her first London Season as Lady Asheville and her husband deemed her conduct unbecoming to her new position. Worse, he'd prescribed a Season at Brocklesby Hall to clip her flirtatious wings! Well, she'd see about that! With the help of her dearest friend and a powdered wig, Lady Asheville transformed herself into Grench femme fatale Louise de Chambray, determined to charm her proper husband into a most indiscreet scenario. Now her scheme was unfolding all too well. But was she happy...or heartbroken.
THE THIEF OF HEARTS 11/1977 ISBN:0449234010 Everyone agreed Sara Auden was 'sensible.' Until the day her carriage was stopped by a dashing highwayman. She was never the same and could think of nothing else. Then, suddenly, her highwayman became a guest in her home. He introduced himself as Richard Merrick , Earl of Medford. A friend of her brother's. But Sara knew who he really was---and what he really wanted.
AN UNEQUAL MATCH 4/1986 ISBN: 0449209504 Snatched from a squalid fate by a handsome marquis! She should have been happy. But alas, the impoverished Verena Barrington could not exult in a marriage forced on her and her groom to settle a gambling debt. She little wondered when the Marquis of Stafford sequestered her at his country estate and took himself off to Europe, to forget his sullen bride. The marquis's aunt Harriet did not see the situation as quite so dire, and under her tutelage Verena blossomed into a beautiful and intelligent marchioness. Stafford returned to find the creature he tried to ignore transformed: Verena was a wife to be reckoned with-and so was her distinctly dangerous beau..
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