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BRIGHTON MASQUERADE 6/1991 ISBN: 0263772772 Charlotte Servington was tired of turning off proposals from fortune-hunters! A sensible girl, she knew her looks were not the attraction, nor her brisk common sense. Visiting Brighton in preparation for a London season, common sense deserted Charlotte when she asked her beautiful cousin Carlotta to act the heiress. Few of the beau monde would be there in February, they thought... But Lord George Wickham, awaiting the imminent arrival of the Prince Regent, made his preference for Charlotte's company obvious. Charlotte couldn't decide whether this was good or bad -- until the cousins realised their little deceit was leading them into intrigue and danger...
HEIR APPARENT 1992 ISBN:0373312172
LADY HARRIET'S HARVEST 10/1990 ISBN: 0373311362 Lady Harriet Milborne enjoyed her quiet life in the country. But according to Society, it was time to be presented. She dreaded the trip to London and greatly resented her come-out. Fortunately, she acquired a new friend who sympathized with her point of view. Mr. Roberts, a county gentleman learning the art of farming on her father's estate, was a very comfortable and agreeable companion whom Harriet found easy to trust. When he offered to accompany her to London to lend her support, she was greatly touched and relieved. But upon arrival in Town, she was to learn that her trusty friend, Mr. Roberts, had deceived her all along. Harriet was so offended, she quite forgot the fact that she had fallen head over ears in love with him.
LORD DEVERHAM'S CHOICE 1989 Through no fault of his own, Charles, Lord Deverham has deeply offended his grandfather's moral principals. To make amends, Charles agrees to visit Bath. There resides beautiful young Florence Winterbourne whom his grandfather believes will make a suitable wife for Charles.
MR. RAVENSWORTH'S WARD 3/1993 ISBN: 0373311931 Theodora Waverton had lived quite happily in the country with her widowed mother until the day Alexander Ravensworth galloped into her life. He was the catalyst that exposed the truth of her heritage - and of her prospects. A chance accident to Mr. Ravensworth's ward, Edmund, wrought further changes in her hitherto quite life and launched her into her first London Season. But Alexander Ravensworth was more than a benevolent presence in her life, as Theodora discovered when she announced her betrothal to Edmund...
LORD WILL AND HER GRACE 4/2005 ISBN: 0451214730 Lord Will's amorous appetite has landed him in hot water again. Fleeing from a furious family intent on securing the notorious rake for their daughter, the Marquis of Granville's youngest son finds quiet refuge in Burnham-by- the-Sea. Assuming the guise of a harmless dandy, William is as far away from London scandal as he can get-or so he believes until he crosses paths with an audacious outcast who might just be the solution to all his other pressing needs...Miss Sophie Somerset's gauche behavior at this season's balls has made her quite the topic of the gossip columns. Alarmed by suitors interested only in her future inheritance, she must nevertheless marry a proper aristocrat or lose the title and the fortune. Lord Will discomposes her mind and her heart with his lessons in flirtation to help her succeed. But little does this future duchess know she trifles with the devil in disguise...
A PASSIONATE ENDEAVOR 8/2004 ISBN:0451212703 Wounded war hero Lord Huntington has sworn off marriage. But when he finds himself in the hands of Nurse Charlotte, he feels something stir. All the while, Charlotte hopes that the man who makes her heart pound will someday return her dangerously passionate love.
A SECRET PASSION 2/2004 ISBN:0451211367 The word is out that widow Jane Lovering is engaged. The only problem is that-despite her father's forceful meddling- she isn't. Now, to escape the rumors flying around London, she has fled to the tiny town of Littlefield, where she's encountered a most disarmingly handsome-and arrogant-man. Rolfe Fitzhugh St. James, the Earl of Graystock, has never met a woman like Miss Lovering. First the delectable beauty mistook him for a hired hand.and then she outrageously offered her help in training his new stallion. There was only one thing to do with such an audacious woman: marry her! But just as Lord Graystock begins plotting the details of their betrothal, Jane's childhood sweetheart appears-with a marriage proposal of his own.
THE BEAUTY OF BOND STREET 6/2005 ISBN:0425203565 Left penniless after the deaths of her courtesan mother, Sophie Temple is determined that marriage will bring her the one thing she so desperately desires-respectability. That is until she meets the very Gideon Hayworth, a dashing earl who is anything but respectable. How can this man be nothing she ever wanted in a husband and everything she ever dreamed of in a man? The last thing Gideon is looking for is a bride, but he cannot fight the dawning truth that Sophie is all his heart desires. To win her he must redeem himself and prove himself worthy of her hand, and her love.
THE BLISS 1/2003 ISBN: 051513466X Morgan Gage is no longer welcome in the houses of Polite Society--not since the murky circumstances of his fathers untimely death all pointed to Morgan as his murderer. Once considered a most eligible bachelor, he is now referred to as the Wicked Earl of Waring. Even though he has never cared one whit for lopinion du beau monde, Morgan knows that his life cannot return to normal until he clears his name. And for that, hell need a plan
With her charm and beauty, Miss Leah Brodie has the entire ton wrapped around her delicate finger. But in an odd twist of fate that brings these two together, Miss Brodie shows Morgan her darker side, one that is decidedly unladylike: the Earl can hardly mask a wry smile at the sound of his captives string of oaths. It dawns on him that he has found the perfect partner for his plot: because her reputation, like his, was once marred by scandal, each one can help the other. It is supposed to be a mere business arrangement, one from which they will both benefit, but neither counted on falling in love.
THE HEIRESS OF HYDE PARK 8/2004 ISBN:0425197786 Trista Nash loved Roman Aylesgarth from the time she was a little girl. He loved her, too, and promised to make her his bride. But his family's demands forced him to marry an heiress. Heartbroken and humiliated, Trista ran away, determined to make a new life for herself and her unborn child. Seven years later, Trista finds the most unlikely thing has happened-she is an heiress herself. She and her son now live in Hyde Park among the most elite social circles. It is only a matter of time before she and Roman cross paths. She tries to avoid him, hoping he will abandon his relentless pursuit of her, but Roman will not lose the love of his life again. Her desire for him is strong, but her fear is stronger. How will he react when he learns that he has a son? He never stopped loving her, he claims, but could she trust this man not to break her heart again?
MEET ME AT MIDNIGHT 5/2001 ISBN: 0515130540 Secret glances, breathless confidences, secret assignations. It's all part of a wicked seduction. Raphael Giscard is convinced that there's on such thing as true love--and to prove it, he's planning to seduce pretty Julia Brodie. Word has it that this darling of the ton and her suitor are deeply, madly in love. If Raphael succeeds in tearing the two lovebirds apart, he'll win the wager he's proposed to his scandalous friends--and he'll have proven that love is no more than a pretty word for lust. But his dissolute lifestyle and rakish ways have done nothing to prepare Raphael for what happens after he's got Julia under his spell. For this charming lass has a rebellious spirit, a clever mind, and a truly wonderful heart. And now Raphael's about to discover what it's like to really ache for a woman--and possibly lose the only true and wonderful thing he's ever known. Unless he can prove to his lovely Julia that he is a changed man.
THE PRINCESS OF PARK LANE 12/2003 ISBN:0425193268 All her life, Michaela Standish knew she was different from her fair-haired sisters. She looks like a gypsy, and her mother has always treated her differently. When she finds out she is the illegitimate daughter of the rakish Earl of Woolrich, she is swept into the glitter of high society, living in a lovely townhouse on Park Lane, going to balls and moving among the most powerful people in London. She feels like a princess, transported to a world of wealth and privilege, until the most desirable man in all of London crosses her path, and the only thing that matters is him. A famous war hero ravaged by grief, Major Adrian Khoury is immediately taken by the sultry beauty of Michaela Standish. He convinces himself a marriage of convenience is just the thing, but this hardened warrior has to win more than her hand for the desires of his heart to be satisfied.
STRATHMERE'S BRIDE 10/1999 ISBN: 0373290799 What sort of governess couldn't govern herself? One who had the enigmatic Duke of Strathmere for an employer, Chloe Presserat reflected wryly. The man drew her in with a private passion, then shut her out with a noble hauteur when propriety demanded. But what could be done about the decidedly improper feelings she knew they shared? Jareth Hunt feared the ancient Strathmere title would consume him. Hadn't its rigid demands already left his life forever changed? And now, ironically, he was confronted daily with Chloe presence, an ungovernable governess who, no doubt, could school him well in lessons of the heart.
A SCANDAL TO REMEMBER 9/2004 ISBN: 0060514124 The exiled Princess Caroline has quite the dilemma. In the middle of an elegant ball given in her honor, she is stalked into a moonlit hedge-maze by a toweringly handsome man who then spirits her off to his so-called gentleman's club. Then he informs her that not only is her life in danger from an unknown assassin, but that he's there to protect her, whether she approves or not! A spy for the Foreign Office, Andrew Chase, the dashing earl of Wexford, detests playing nanny to arrogant royals. But the brazen and beautiful Princess Caroline takes his breath away, and the more he learns about this remarkable lady, the more she enchants him. Yet to save her life, Drew must reveal a shocking secret that could send Caroline's world spinning out of control ... and risk losing his lady's love forever. RR@H's Novel Thoughts
MY WICKED EARL 8/2001. ISBN: 0380815230 Forced to live with her enemy! Hollie Finch is horrified when the forbidding Earl of Everingham, Lord Charles Stirling, places her under house arrest in his manor. Well, he may suspect her of sedition, but to her it's just freedom of the press -- and she's determined to carry on her work right under his arrogant nose! Yet that turns out to be unexpectedly difficult, with his all-too-disturbing presence disrupting her days... and memories of his passion-dark eyes troubling her nights. Lord Charles Stirling merely planned to keep a close eye on the lovely rabble-rouser -- and he's appalled when her intoxicating scent and lithe curves make him burn to have her in his bed. Even worse, her generous heart and joyous laughter start him thinking about keeping her with him forever. But the powerful earl has a secret that could destroy him, so he dares not let Hollie into his life. Can the pride and deception separating them ever be overcome... by the miracle of love?
BELLA 4/1992 ISBN:0373311729 The passions of their past became the foundation of their future. Bella Ashton both feared and delighted in the return of her husband, Mr. Anthony Ashton. If anything, he appeared stronger and more handsome for his two years in Canada. He had lost none of his power to pierce her soul. And it seemed he was not entirely immune to her now infamous charms. Clearly, he had returned with a burning desire which inflamed Bella with the heat of hope. But with one word, he reduced her hope to ashes, yet the embers of love refused to grow cold.
THE CELEBRATED MISS NEVILLE 7/1990 ISBN: 0373311303 Falling in love was more painful than a bad review!... Catherine Neville had become a reluctant celebrity. Under a nom de plume, she had published a book of poetry that had so pleased the ton that they vied for her attention. A second volume had just been published and everyone eagerly awaited the critics' response. Sir Rowan Heath, respected and feared political essayist, found himself in the unique position of reviewing a book of poetry. Having little use for women and their little hobbies, Sir Rowan was obliged to issue a scathing critique. As events evolved, Catherine had reason to be very grateful to Sir Rowan who seemed to appreciate her gentle nature and reluctant celebrity. They were much in each other's company and clearly smitten, when the awful truth came to light and threatened to destroy their future happiness.
GENTLEMAN ROGUE 8/1993 ISBN: 037331227X Preying on the Sensibilities of the not-so-good ladies of Nardingham, Ryder was determined to bring his misadventures to the attention of the man who had stolen his inheritance. Surely ten Lord Matchless would be forced to curtail his exploits with some sort of financial assistance. But for once Ryder had miscalculated. Not only was he run out of town, but he had run out of towns to swindle. Then he met Miss Aurora Valentin, the daughter of the Bishop of Sudsbury. Suddenly Ryder felt the stirrings of a new emotion that was wreaking havoc on his desire for revenge.
LESSONS FOR A LADY 3/1990 ISBN:0373311214 Susanna Marlowe's high spirit and independent ways were admired by few and discouraged by many. When her father flees England in the midst of a scandal, Susanna and her mother are forced to live in social disgrace. Susanna's childhood friend, Edward Farrineau, comes to the rescue. theirs is a special relationship but Susanna knows her feelings of love cannot be returned. Edward will marry a lady of Quality with the genteel manners and graceful ways that befit his station in life. Yet when Edward announces his betrothal, Susanna is none too pleased. And when both Edward's fiancée and eccentric aunt enlist his help to catch an eligible for Susanna, Edward is none too pleased. Encouraged beyond reason, Susanna submits to lessons on becoming a lady, with surprising and somewhat embarrassing results....
LUCY'S SCOUNDREL 1/1991 ISBN:0373311419 Upon hearing of a libertine son whose errant ways were driving his poor mother to distraction, Lucy Bledsoe reluctantly volunteered to assist in a most devious deception. She had taught to teach him a lesson, not learn one herself when she agreed to present herself as Lord Roderick's fabricated fiancee.
MASK OF WHITE SATIN 12/1992 ISBN: 0373311877 Miss Cassandra Vickery had lost her heart, but to whom? Hopcross had always seemed insufferably dull, but with the arrival of Lord Marcheek and his cousin Mr. James Bradford, there was excitement aplenty. Now it seemed she had three suitors, but only one was the man of her dreams - the man in the mask of white satin. Cassandra had always been a model of propriety, yet with her whole world at sixes and sevens, she found herself behaving in a most inexplicable manner. Only one person could put her world to rights again: the masked man who professed to love her. But who was he?
THE ACCIDENTAL MATCH 11/1995 ISBN:515117498 At the scene of a carriage mishap, the Viscount Chalmy finds himself being administered to by the lovely Julia Carrington. Accustomed to caring for her siblings since the loss of their father, Julia takes charge. The gentleman Viscount is chagrined at burdening a lady in such a manner. Helpless, he succumbs, and while he recovers, love blooms.
BEAU GUEST 2/1990 ISBN:1557733066 When their devious uncle schemes to sell their family home, beautiful, spirited Katherine and her sisters decide to scare the prospective buyer away. But Nicholas Markham is not so easily duped and soon discovers that the bewitching Katherine has unwittingly tricked her way into his heart!
CHRISTMAS AT WICKLY short story in A REGENCY HOLIDAY 11/1991
INSTRUCTING ARABELLA 5/1992 ISBN:0515108472 Charles Carlesworth was peaceably minding his grandfather's country estate when his quiet existence was dramatically disrupted by the arrival of Miss Arabella Ansley. The charmingly unconventional granddaughter of a neighboring noblewoman, Arabella was raised abroad and now in need of some social guidance. Much to the surprise of scholarly young Charles, it is he who Arabella selects to teach her the ways of London society.
JULIANNA 3/1989 ISBN: 0446350583 Miss Cresston did not give a fig! Any young woman who passed several seasons in London society without marrying, as had Julianna Cresston, was deemed by the ton to be firmly 'on the shelf.' Nonetheless, such dictums did not bother lovely, unwed Julianna in the least. At twenty-three she remained a popular leader of fashion, possessed of a sizeable fortune that enabled her to do exactly as she pleased with her life, or so she thought. Though Julianna was adept in all social situations, she got more than she bargained for when her formidable great-aunt hoodwinked her into chaperoning the naive and spirited Beth Marley. Miss Cresston could not imagine the difficulties she would endure over Beth's coming out, or how infuriating she would find the girl's guardian, that arrogant, mysterious and deucedly handsome Earl of Merleton. Why would no one tell her the story behind his long absence from society? And why did every encounter with him rouse her ire? Even the self-possessed Julianna could not realize that she dashing lord was preparing to take her 'off the shelf', with a little help from her own heart.
KIDNAP CONFUSION 9/1987 ISBN:0446343730 Miss Tolliver, a woman of great practicality, had little use for romantic fiddle-faddle. But when she was kidnapped, and mistaken for an actress at that, her orderly world went scandalously atilt. It wasn't the abduction that perturbed the lovely Miss Margaret. That was merely a prank by two brothers so charming that she spent the night at an inn nursing their wounds. Rather it was the arrival of their imperious elder brother, the suave ladies' man and elegant Earl of Manseford, that sent Miss Tolliver into a tizzy. By morning, even local busybodies surmised that they had spent the night at the inn alone--together! Whereupon the earl promptly announced that he and Miss Tolliver were betrothed. And so the prim miss became an unwilling leading lady in a romantic charade that neither amused nor interested her in the least--or, so she thought!
LADY'S CHOICE 6/1990 ISBN:0425121291
THE MERRY CHASE 8/1985 ISBN:0446328014 That's what independent and beautiful Drucilla Wrothton considered her new neighbor, Mr. Pettigrew. And she felt sure her equally free-spirited Cousin Mathilde would share her feelings. After all, Crandon Pettigrew had already criticized Dru's forward manners and insulted her favorite horse. Madcap Cousin Matty was prepared to go along with any wild scheme Drucilla might have. But neither young woman counted on the sudden appearance of the charming and eligible Duke of Ratchford--or that Mr. Pettigrew would have as little respect for the proprieties as as the ladies themselves. He would stop at nothing to get the woman eh desired, even if it led to a merry chase across the land and a tangle of heartstrings Cupid himself would have to undo!
PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE 8/1989 ISBN:1557732507 It was an all-out war from the first between the Marquess of Hamperston and his newly inherited ward, Patience Witherton. She was proud, high spirited---anything but patient...And she vowed to safeguard her independence from the handsome guardian who was charged with keeping the headstrong Patience and her younger sister out of trouble.
TWO HEARTS TRUMP 2/1994 ISBN:0515112534 A Reunion of Hearts... Eugenia Winwright and Lord Marcus Luckthorpe were once betrothed. Now the only tie that binds them is their shared guardianship of Eugenia's orphaned niece and nephew. But all that is about to change-as young Cecille announces to her shocked guardians that she intends to wed. In response, Marcus proposes a proper London season for the girl-far from her unsuitable beau. But while the ploy is meant to damped the fires of Cecille's young hear, it only reawakens the passion between Eugenia and Marcus-proving that true love may be delayed, but it can never be denied!
A GRAND GESTURE 5/1989 ISBN:0446350435 It was not for lack of beauty that Catherine was unwed. . . Rather for lack of concern; nonetheless, when she was invited to London to make her debut under the auspices of an aunt, Catherine's family insisted she go. In a pique, the saucy miss disguised herself to look every bit a lackluster as her distant relation supposed her to be, and she kept London in the dark about the fortune. But Catherine had not counted on the dashing Marquis of Stefton. In fact, the nobleman knew she was an heiress. . . And he had his doubts about her curiously drab appearance. Wouldn't it be a lark, he mused, to gain the little wren entree into the most fashionable and prominent circles? And so two pretenders had set their traps--unaware that love was the precious prize....
A HEART IN JEOPARDY 4/1991 ISBN:1557734933 Bound by duty, torn by love ... Miss Leona Leonard had never attempted anything so daring before ... disguising herself as a man and rescuing Lady Christiana Deveraux from kidnappers. But her heart beat even more wildly at the sudden appearance of Christiana's uncle, the scandalously handsome Nigel Deveraux. Sir Nigel, now indebted to this bold beauty who had risked her life, gallantly offered his protection. But Leona yearned for something deeper - and gracefully refused. Until danger forced her to seek sanctuary at Deveraux's ancestral castle - where she discovered the passion beneath his honorable intentions ... and the soul-searing desire that would flame into a breathtaking love!
THE HEART'S COMPANION 11/1990 ISBN:155773416X Miss Jane Grantly...society dubbed her the Ice Witch, London's most elusive debutante, whose proud self-assurance and cool green gaze intimidated all but the most calculating of suitors. She feared no man, and scoffed at the many scheming designs on her virtue, swearing never to marry for any reason but love. The Earl of Royce, the infamous Devil's Disciple, was all the Jane loathed in a man. If he were to be believed. Jane planned to undo the rogue once and for all, but it appeared that Royce had plans of his own. The Devil's Disciple refused to live up to his name, instead playing the perfect gentleman until even the Ice Witch found her reserve melting...
HONOR'S PLAYERS 1989 ISBN:0446347310 Independent Lady Elizabeth Monweithe has earned herself a reputation for her quick, biting tongue and poor manners. But when her fiery spirit is finally captured by the arrogant Viscount St. Ryne, Elizabeth has no idea that her spouse has a curious plan designed to tame her.
THE ROCKING HORSE short story in A CHRISTMAS TREASURE 11/1992
THE WAYLAID HEART 8/1990 ISBN:1557733775 Although her marriage to Mr. Waddley had been passionless, the beautiful Cecilia vowed to unmask the man responsible for her husband's untimely demise. Suspecting that the culprit traveled in society circles, Ceclia diverted attention from her eavesdropping and prying with her constant and tiresome complaints of illness. Sir James Branstoke saw through her feigned fragility. Intrigued by her odd behavior, he believed she was hiding a secret. At the same time, Cecilia sensed deeper emotions beneath Sir Branstoke's witty flirtations. Indeed, the only time Cecilia felt genuinely out-of -sorts was when she felt the gaze of his sparkling brown eyes...and her pretended palpitations suddenly became all too real when Cecilia discovered a blissful and surprising love she had never known before....
DEAR REBEL 9/1990 ISBN: 0263126315
DEVIL MAY DARE 1993 ISBN: 0263782441
THE HEMINGFORD SCANDAL 9/2004 ISBN:026383977X Shocking Society! Jane had broken her engagement to Harry Hemingford and sent him packing after his scandalous behaviour. So why was he back now, just when Mr Allworthy had proposed? Her suitor was undoubtedly a good match, but had she ever really fallen out of love with Harry? Was safety really more important than the joyous happiness she found in Harry's arms? Perhaps Society's opinion should just go hang!
THE HONORABLE EARL 7/2001 ISBN: 0263827380 Lydia Fostyn is being coerced into marriage to an odious older man when Ralph Latimer, Earl of Blackwater, returns from exile -- and stirs up painful memories. Ralph is responsible for the tragedy which has brought about her familys hard times and decides he must do the honourable thing by her. But, as drawn to Lydia as he is, how closely should he get involved with a woman who appears to be aiding and abetting smugglers on his land near the Essex marshes
THE INCOMPARABLE COUNTESS 12/2001 ISBN: 0263827585 Betrayed
For one long, hot summer Frances and Marcus had meant everything to each other. And then he had betrayed her by marrying someone else. At seventeen, Frances had had a love of life, an inner fire
Now, years later, Marcus, Duke of Loscoe, is confounded by the ice-cold Society hostess she has become. Having learnt how to suppress her youthful dreams and desires, Frances, Countess of Corringham, cant deny shes pained to hear that Marcus is looking for a new wife to care for his motherless child. Nor can she disguise that she is still susceptible to his charm
JACK CHILTERN'S WIFE 11/1999 ISBN:026381839X Escaping marriage she doesn't want, Kitty Harston runs away to find her brother in France. Jack -- Viscount Chiltern -- can't leave her to fend for herself, so they pretend to be husband and wife...
LADY LAVINIA'S MATCH 7/2002 ISBN: 0263831299 From friends to lovers
When their parents married, James, Earl of Corringham, and Lady Lavinia Stanmore became as close as brother and sister. Now, years later, James has outgrown his rakish ways and is burning with a love for her that he longs to reveal. However, he faces a rival in the shape of the mysterious Lord Wincote. Torn between James and the handsome stranger, Lavinias feelings are thrown into turmoil. But is this man really what he seems? The more Lord Wincote persists, the more Lavinia wonders if she shouldnt be looking for love a little closer to home
A LADY OF CONSEQUENCE 9/2003 ISBN: 0263835235 An unwilling mistress...Duncan, Lord Risley, is challenged by a bet to try his luck with actress Madeleine Charron - when he should be looking for a suitable wife. He takes her to dinner, and discovers strong feelings for this beautiful woman who is so clearly a lady. But how can he contemplate marrying outside of his class? Madeleine yearns to be accepted by society, but she is not willing to become any man's chère amie. The burning question is: what is more important - love or reputation?
THE LAST GAMBLE 9/1996 ISBN: 026315016X Left destitute, Miss Helen Sanghurst was secretly thankful for the protection offered by Captain Duncan Blair, as she traveled north to Scotland to her new guardian...
MISTRESS OF MADDERLEA 3/1999 ISBN:0263816575 Miss Sophie Roswell wanted to marry, but her money would attract the wrong suitor. She switched places with her cousin Charlotte for the Season, but when she met Richard, Viscount Braybrooke, she knew. She'd made a mistake. Richard was looking for a wife, and the pair were falling in love, but as heir to a dukedom he couldn't follow the dictates of his heart, and Sophie was apparently ineligible..
THE POACHER'S DAUGHTER 1995 ISBN: 1857976967 Abandoned on the Lancashire moors as a child, Kate is brought up by alocal poacher but as the story unfolds, so does the mystery surrounding Kate's true background.
THE PRICE OF HONOUR 7/1993 ISBN: 0263780570 Olivia Pledger, through her own willfulness, found herself stranded in Portugal in the middle of the Peninsular War! A resourceful lady, she was determined to work her way back to the British lines and so get herself home to England. But in foraging a deserted mansion, she was discovered by Robert Lynmount, who had been cashiered in disgrace from Wellington's army. Although intent on scouting unofficially for Wellington until he could clear his name, now Robert felt responsible for Olivia's safety. In such circumstances, falling in love was crazy, and personal feeling could not be allowed to count….
THE RELUCTANT ESCORT 6/2000 ISBN: 0263823067 Molly Martineau's visit to her godmother is enlivened by meeting her grandson, Captain Duncan Stacey. Molly finds him very attractive and, desperate for adventure, wanting to return to London, she pursues Duncan when he leaves. Forced to take her under his wing, by the time they safely arrive in London, Duncan is in love. But his life is in such a tangle, what can he possibly offer Molly?
THE RUBY PENDANT 11/1997 ISBN: 0263804445 The truth -- and love. The portrait of Juliette as a jewelled French aristocrat deeply upset her family, and she was packed off for her Season. When her father, Viscount Martindale, organized his friend Mr Philip Devonshire as escort, she understood marriage was essential -- by why?
TO WIN THE LADY 1/1996 ISBN: 0263145247 When Major Richard Baverstock, heir to Viscount Dullingham, returned from the Wars, he knew he must marry and set up his nursery. having met Miss Georgiana Paget in her role as owner of Rowan Park Stud, he was surprised how well she turned out for a season in town. But it was her younger sister, Felicity, whom Georgie was intent on firing off, and when the matrons linked him with Felicity, Richard didn't object. It took the wager of racing, like Dick Turpin, from London to York, for Richard to know where his heart lay -- but how could he now, in honour, withdraw his suit?
THE WESTMERE LEGACY 2001 ISBN: 0263171914 Four potential husbands! Isabella's grandfather, the Earl of Westmere, is insisting she take a husband -- and she's to choose which of her four second cousins it's to be! In desperation, Bella turns to Robert Huntley, the cousin with whom she's shared many a childhood scrape. A distinguished captain of the Hussars, Robert finds himself agreeing to her outrageous suggestion of a pretend engagement. He's told Bella he has no desire to be shackled in a loveless marriage and their engagement must end once she's had a Season in town. Why, then, is he tantalized by thoughts of what marriage to Bella could mean?
THE SAVAGE SANDS 1978 ISBN: 0449237621 The story of Catherine Scott, set during the 18th century in Paris and Algiers, endures 14 years as a slave of the Dey of Algiers, and who becomes a hero to the very people she was forced to live among
WHITE ROSES 4/1998 ISBN: 0843943742 Planted at the scene of every crime, the fragrant flowers were the trademark of a devious criminal. A jewel thief was stalking London, and Lord Nicholas Grey was certain the thief was his cousin and his enemy - Lord Edward Turner. Determined to capture the daring burglar, the Marquess hunted his prey, but found himself distracted by a pair of rich brown eyes and an enchanting smile. Margaret Alston had turned to thievery to sow the seeds of vengeance. Determined to destroy the man who had tried to ruin her, The White Rose found her plans uprooted by her enemy's cousin - Lord Nicholas Grey. Stunned by the dashing aristocrat's kiss, Maggie found that in his arms she blossomed. And though she knew he would unearth her secrets if she gave him her heart, the pain of love's thorns could never outweigh its beauty.
ONE DARE TOO MANY 11/2000 ISBN: 1929085435
THE BEAUTIFUL MISS MOUSEY 10/2004 ISBN:0821777173 Nigel Wollaston must interfere when his dear old uncle falls in love with a much younger woman. Miss Phoebe Sharpe is no more than a fortune hunter but her legendary charms-two of her charms, to be precise-have simply bedazzled the ancient duke, who is all too eager to marry her! But is that soft flesh really Sharpe-or has Phoebe improved her figure with the ingenious new undergarment known as the Invisible Arrangement? The betting men at White's have staked a fortune on finding out the answer, though Nigel intends to thwart them all to save his uncle from the gossips. He seeks an ally: the corsetiere's assistant. However, the beautiful Miss Mousey seems somewhat shy...Isabelle Mousey is not convinced that Lord Wollaston is telling the truth, and the secrets of London's fashionable beauties will be safe only as long as she can keep the handsome young lord at arm's length. Although Nigel's powers of persuasion are nearly impossible to resist-especially when he finds out that Isabelle has some secrets of her own.
THE PASSIONATE MISS PRUDENCE 1/2005 ISBN:0821777181 The women of London must be served! Or so says Lady Agatha Purcell, a formidable bluestocking, who has founded a lending library just for them. Her young cousin, Prudence, is enlisted to dust and catalogue the thousands of donations they receive-a task that makes her yawn-and then she finds that someone has played a scandalous prank. A prim-and-proper etiquette book contains engravings of amorous encounters! Lord Alwyn, Lady Agatha's rakish son, insists that he is not to blame, but Prudence knows better than to believe him...Vexed, not to mention perplexed, Lord Alwyn must convince the lovely, laughing Prudence that he is innocent of all wrongdoing. But she will not listen to his explanations-unless he whispers them into her pretty ear...
A SUMMER'S DAY 3/2005 ISBN:0821777483 Lord William Kent hoped to spend a tranquil summer at his country house, but his young niece and nephew, Caroline and Charlie, have turned his life upside down. The dear children are running wild--along with their cherished pet Nefret, a most unusual feline of Egyptian pedigree, who has fallen head over paws for old Blimey, the toughest, ugliest tomcat in the village. The inevitable result--a litter of tiny kittens--has appeared in Lord Kent's favorite hat and their mother has decreed that they shall not be moved. Will no one help him? To the rescue: Miss Emma Snow, the children's new governess. She seems to have a way with cats and children--and Lord Kent is beguiled by her beauty and her wit. Spending long summer days with her is a pleasure indeed.and it is not long before the lord is in love.
WHAT HE DOESN'T KNOW 6/2005 ISBN:0821778188 Miss Josephine Shy is blessed with an exquisite soprano voice that no one outside her family circle will ever hear. As the daughter of a thoroughly respectable vicar, she cannot appear on stage. But when her rapscallion brother bankrolls a new musical theatre production and the famous star loses her voice, Josephine agrees to sing the part-behind a screen, of course. Soon all of London is humming the score of The Shepherdess-and its flock of live sheep are the sensation of the season! All the more reason for the music-loving Lord Daniel York to attend every performance. He is enthralled by the star's exquisite voice, if not her appearance. But when a wayward lamb knocks over the screen and Josephine is revealed at last in all her blushing glory, Lord York falls head over heels in love...
HEIRESS TO LOVE 5/1978 ISBN:0515044636
THE LADY AND THE ROGUE 1/1978 ISBN: 0515044490
MASQUERADE OF LOVE 1978 ISBN: 0515044644 Was that gracious lady being presented to King George VI really Miss Eloise Porter, popular author of the nation's most exquisite romances? If the King of England thought so, then so would his kingdom and Mr. Algernon Cantwell wouldn't be ruined.
MY LADY SCAPEGRACE 1979 ISBN: 0515044954 How could a saucy young miss snare the heart of London's golden bachelor and gayest blade, dashing Viscount Charles? Innocently, as did Antoinette Fosjean, who won the much-coveted prize, and then lost it--when she challenged the handsome Viscount to swords, in a most unmaidenly manner! Now it was the belle who pined for the beau. But Toinette was more able at sporting than at courting, more at ease in paddock and field than in the jewel-lit ballrooms of the Season. Could the tomboy turn lady in time to reconquer her proud gentleman? Once their delightful dalliance began--only the Lord Cupid could say?
LOVE'S PAROLE 8/1991 ISBN: 0037331155 Her heart was more treasonous than he could ever be... Olivia Kingston and her parents were in straitened circumstances. They all agreed it would do no harm to billet a French prisoner of war for a small but much-needed fee. Only, Miles Gilbert was not French but American, with a natural ability to charm and befriend people everywhere he went. Except Olivia. She knew nothing of his character and refused to fall under his spell. He was much too dangerous. Especially if what she suspected were true. She would never give away her heart to a man who could very well be a traitor.
THE MARRIAGE BROKERS 1/1991 ISBN: 0709011202 She would never have believed him to be such a slowtop. When her brother informed her that to clear off his debts he had agreed to find her a husband, Miranda Branscombe was horrified, chiefly because she could not trust her rackety young brother's notion of a suitable suitor. To ensure the best results, Peter Kerswell, their childhood friend and companion, was persuaded to add his greater connections and maturity to the search. Miranda agreed to cooperate with fewer misgivings than before. Soon she was forced to choose between a wicked London lord and a rich hypochondriac. There appeared to be no resource until another eligible party stepped forward, who but for his blockheaded blunder, Miranda would have accepted in a blink of an eye.
MISS ASTBURY AND MILORDO 5/1981 ISBN: 0709190409
CHLOE'S ELOPEMENT short story in A JUNE BETROTHAL 6/1993 ISBN: 0821741993
THE DANGER IN LOVING 9/1980 ISBN: 0440112451 'Why not me?' he whispered, gathering her into his arms and pressing his lips to hers. Why not, indeed! Fiery Melissa Dean tossed her coppery hair. A storm raged in her blue eyes. She would not be sold for a title to crown her father's fortune. Hadn't the arrogant, handsome Lord Desmond just said that marriage was an impediment to a gentleman's freedom? She would never marry. She would be no man's slave! 'Let me go!' She hissed. 'Never touch me again!' Would Lord Desmond grant her her wish - and would she soon come to rue the day he had made her wish come true?
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