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A Sonata for the Fiery Lady by Henrietta Harding
The Remarkable Myth of a Nameless Lady
Emma Linfield - 2019
When her father orders her to enter his employ to spy on him, she has no choice but to obey. After an eventful first day, Jacob Norton is already wary of his new title. Not only his family but also his staff are acting strangely. And it all seems to have been triggered by the arrival of one peculiar maid. But sometimes the devil wears a friendly face. The secrets that reside within Ravencliff Manor are greater than anyone could ever imagine. And when the attack finally happens, Alicia and Jacob are unprepared to face the truth: this is not the first time they meet…
The Mystery of the Broken Duke
Leah Conolly - 2020
Now, with her sisters safely married, she deems that her only option is a position as a governess.Nathaniel Burke has many responsibilities as the Duke of Wimsley. But he has neglected the most important one: in his attempt to overcome the grief of his wife’s death, he has become a stranger to his own daughter, Eva.Hiring Charlotte as Eva’s governess is exactly what Nathaniel needed. And not just because she helps mend what was broken between them…As his heart starts to heal and the possibility of happiness grows stronger, warnings of someone close to him wishing him harm will have him fearing that he will once again lose everything.Now he must protect his family, and that includes Charlotte, because losing her will be the fatal blow to his bruised soul…
Highlander’s Honorable Oath
Fiona Faris - 2019
After her marriage to one of them, she buried all feelings for the other deep in her heart. But in the aftermath of a bloody battle between the English and the Scots, Gretchen loses her husband, Laird Fraser, and is left alone to raise their daughter Ava... Callum was never one to care for responsibilities. Now he finds himself thrust in a position he never wanted, being the Laird. While overwhelmed by his new responsibilities and power, Callum must also honor his best friend's dying wish: protect his widow. Being at Gretchen's side awakens feelings that Callum thought dead long ago, but with malicious enemies surrounding them and threaten everything that he is trying to build, will this love have a chance at survival? He has to fight for his clan, but he only wants to fight for her...
A Fiery Escort for the Roguish Marquess
Scarlett Osborne - 2019
That chance presents itself when a handsome young lord steps into the tavern. Ernest Jackson, Marquess of Dalton, sees his mundane life take a dramatic turn the day he finds a mysterious box. On a mission to solve the mystery of his allegedly deceased sister, he discovers he has been lied to all of his life. His search leads him to Rachel, who proves to be not only a skillful spy but also his sole ally... But their questions raise suspicions and when Rachel gets kidnapped, Ernest needs to pay the ultimate price: his own life. Sooner than later they will both realize that some truths are worse than lies—especially when the liar wears a familiar face.
A Bachelor She Loves to Hate
Emily Honeyfield - 2020
The single bright spot in her desperation comes in the form of a mysterious man who shows up at her door one dark, stormy night and offers her the housekeeper position at his estate. With most of her fortune gone, and bankruptcy hanging over her head, she has to act fast and accept his help. However, upon arriving at his estate, she will realise it is full of dark secrets. While trying hopelessly to bring them to light, an inexplicable desire for her seductive employer will grow in Tabitha's heart. Will she be able to discover Oliver's secrets without upsetting their blossoming affair?Oliver Penderghast has been a bachelor ever since his wife died. Being a vigorous man, who loves to travel all around the continent, he has been named the Spymaster by the very King. Trapped between his hurtful past and lonely future, he is constantly trying to find balance in his turbulent life. When the newly hired housekeeper discovers an abandoned wing in his mysterious estate and hidden passageways that allow people to slip in and out of rooms undetected, hints of a past life come to light... When deep buried secrets come to surface, he must decide if it is worth risking it all for the most attractive Lady in town. Trouble is, once he's tasted her fiery passion, he wants it all...Can he defy everything to be with the woman who conquered his heart and mind?The past always has a way of raising its ugly head and bringing havoc and heartache upon the unsuspecting... Will Oliver manage to fall for Tabitha as madly as she has for him? Or will the skeletons in Oliver's closet overpower the undeniable love and passion that could have grown between them?"A Bachelor She Loves to Hate" is a historical romance novel of approximately 80,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.
Surrendering to Her Enigmatic Eyes
Abigail Agar - 2019
However, she is about to find out that this is not her only problem... She will soon discover that her father has left behind startling news: Honeyfield Manor, the grand country estate where she lived all her life, has been left to a stranger, the son of an old friend of the Earls'. While she's waiting for the heir's arrival, an unknown man appears uninvited in her home, claiming that the heir is gone. Can she really trust the courageous, charming stranger? Or will her attraction to him end up being her weakness?Matthew Grove has recently lost his mother. He has no other choice than starting anew in London, penniless and bitter. Although his initial intention is to attend to a new business, a meeting with a gentleman, and a coach accident leads him to an entirely different direction. Matthew will be bound to deliver terrible news to a lady he has never met. And even though he knows that he should never dare to dream that a fine lady like her could ever consider him a suitor, his feelings for his new mistress will grow day by day. Can these two heal their wounded hearts, together, in spite of the divide in class and wealth?A terrible accident has brought Caroline and Matthew together, but when fate brings another shocking twist, it seems that they are destined to be apart. Can Matthew protect Caroline from the new threat in her life, solve the mystery, and expose the truth? Or will he be forced to leave the lady of Honeyfield Manor to her fate... forever?
A Matter of Honor and Passion
Lucy Langton - 2020
When an accident during a wild storm renders him amnesiac, with no recall of either his recent or distant past, his life will change forever. Rescued at the last moment, destiny brings Laurence, a seductive lady to his side, to care for him. Why does he feel such an instant attraction though? Was this accidental meeting a coincidence or was it meant to be?Recently freed from her position due to the death of her employer's father, Harriet is experiencing first-hand the hardships of being a fiery woman with neither a name nor any prospects of a suitor. Life will bring her to the nursing bed of the dashing Sir Laurence, with the only aim to bring him back to good health. Her task will prove to be unexpectedly challenging, as the sizzling passion between them is undeniable. But when his darkest secret is revealed, will she give him a second chance?Once Laurence regains his memory, she will find out that he is the notorious Sir Laurence she's been fighting against for months, petitioning against his land development. Harriet's own romantic feelings will be thrown into chaos when she realizes who she has been helping. Will Sir Laurence reciprocate the love and kindness he has received? Or will he ignore his chance at true love again over his lust for money and power?
A White Rose for the Marquess
Fanny Finch - 2019
Then that cold winter came and wiped them all away, leaving her alone against a monster… until he comes, and he is not afraid of her thorns... After losing her family in a terrible accident, Gwendoline Hathaway becomes a servant in her cruel aunt’s home. All hope seems lost… until she sings at a masquerade, and her voice unlocks a destiny she never imagined possible. Arthur Ainsworth, the Marquess of Highvale, seeks to fulfil his ailing father’s final wish: to see him married. One night, he will be enchanted by the song of a mysterious, masked woman whose voice tugs curiously at his memory… Now, their hearts will have to sail through an ocean of secrets and lies, in order to find each other and regain what they have lost. But a thunderous enemy is determined to keep them apart at any cost, and entrap this White Rose in a glass case forever…
A Treacherous Bet to Win a Duchess
Hanna Hamilton - 2020
Selected for the position of a governess, she is certain she will dread every minute of it. Until the moment she meets her dashing employer.Anthony Ambrose, the Duke of Sherriden, never knew that trying to raise his sister on his own would be such a daunting task. Desperate to do right by her, he hires a governess. What he never accounted for was the way her warm presence quickly melted his icy exterior.Until the residents of the manor start dropping like flies, victims to a mysterious illness. The glint of a blade is all Meredith sees before she succumbs to darkness. She’s falling into a deep sleep she might never wake up from, and Anthony must fight a monster created specifically for him.
The Haunted Knight of Lady Canterley
Patricia Haverton - 2019
But what if it all falls together? With their young lady’s impending nuptials approaching fast, the atmosphere at Canterley Manor couldn’t be more festive. Then one day, their happiness turns to ashes in their mouths... When her sister Grace inexplicably disappears, Lady Amelia Dowding will do anything to find her. Determined to honor her promise to her late mother, she takes matters into her hands. For Tristan Knight, Earl of Aylesbury, loving Amelia unrequitedly comes as natural as breathing. When it becomes apparent that she is in grave danger, he will stop at nothing to ensure her safety. Even if it means his own heartbreak. When their trail leads them to the wilderness of Scotland, an unexpected ally points them in the right direction: the key to Grace's abduction hides in the vaults of Canterley Manor. *If you like powerful Dukes, loving Duchesses and a marvelous depiction of the majestic Regency and Victorian era, then The Haunted Knight of Lady Canterley is the novel for you. This is Patricia Haverton's debut novel, a historical Regency romance novel of 80,000 words (around 400 pages). No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a sweet happily ever after. Pick up "The Haunted Knight of Lady Canterley" today to discover Patricia's captivating story!
The Way to Capture a Marquess's Heart
Bridget Barton - 2019
When she meets a charming Marquess who also loathes the very thought of romance, she is more than excited to have made a new friend. Soon enough, she finds herself in a position of questioning even her own feelings, until she realizes her father's gambling habit has put her family in a precarious financial position. Could a secretly arranged marriage get them out of this messy situation or is it too late already?Luke Conolly, son of a Duke, was abandoned by his mother as a child. He fears that he will get hurt again, so he trusts no one, while avoiding having any romantic interactions whatsoever. When he meets a young lady who amazingly shares his opinions on marriage and their stubborn fathers' habits, something will just change. Friendship sparks between them, quickly evolving into something that Luke never expected. Will this charming lady make him reconsider his beliefs or is he too stubborn to deny his only chance for love?Unbeknownst to Alice, a hidden deal has been made, which threatens to cost her more than just her freedom... Will Luke eventually convince her to trust him and believe that his feelings for her were always true?
Temptation in the Highlands
Kenna Kendrick - 2020
The passing of her late father left a gap in her heart, and the appearance of an unwanted marriage only made matters worse. There was only one choice for her; she ought to escape any way she could.But being an English lady alone in the vast Highlands can only bring trouble, even if that is finding your soulmate.Calum MacLean was a laird on the brink of absolute catastrophe. He and his clan had been through havoc that couldn't be mended no matter the attempts he made. Only a miracle could save him…But sometimes, miracles can appear in the shape of a beautiful and mysterious English woman who seems to hold all the answers.Only that there is something amiss. Julia might be the loveliest woman he has ever set eyes upon, but she is keeping secrets.Secrets that can turn their life upside down in an instant...How will Julia save the MacLean clan? And how will Calum manage to protect her from her past?She was running for her life until he showed her how to live...*If you like brawny Highland warriors with a soft heart, and romantic stories depicting the majestic and mysterious Scottish Highlands, then Temptation in the Highlands is the perfect novel for you.Kenna Kendrick, lets us take part in a thrilling story with a gripping plot, all against the background of the hypnotic land called Scotland. Are you ready for it?"Temptation in the Highlands" is a Historical Scottish romance novel of more than 80,000 words (around 440 pages). STANDALONE, No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.
A Forbidden Waltz with the Dashing Duke
Hazel Linwood - 2020
But her days as an obedient daughter come to an end the moment she meets an extraordinary Duke.A business meeting takes a turn when newly appointed Duke of Westmond, Christopher Newmont, casts his eyes upon a lady’s portrait in her father’s study. The only problem? She is already betrothed to someone else.After Rowena’s father rejects Christopher’s marriage offer, they are left with only one choice: escape to Gretna Green. But when Rowena is mysteriously abducted, Christopher sees their future burn in the worst fire London has ever seen...*If you like powerful Dukes, loving Duchesses and a marvelous depiction of the majestic Regency and Victorian era, then A Forbidden Waltz with the Dashing Duke is the novel for you.A Forbidden Waltz with the Dashing Duke is a historical Regency romance novel of 80,000 words (around 400 pages). No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a sweet happily ever after.
A Forbidden Gamble for the Duke’s Heart
Abby Ayles - 2020
Marrying Percy Easton will please her gravely ill father but kill her dream of marrying for love. Refusing her father’s plea to see her settled is not an option, so when Percy proposes a deal she readily agrees.If she can’t find a husband in four weeks, she must marry Percy.So when Margaret meets Nicholas Hurley, the Duke of Richmond, she believes victory is hers for the taking. Nicholas, smitten by the ferocious lady that practically fell out of the sky right into his arms, is determined to keep her by his side.But when they find themselves in a sea of gossip and lies, will they have the strength to stay united to protect their love and the people closest to them from the cunning attacks of their enemy?*If you like engaging characters, heart- wrenching twists and turns, and lots of romance, then you’ll love “A Forbidden Gamble for the Duke’s Heart”!Buy “A Forbidden Gamble for the Duke’s Heart” and unlock the exciting story of Nicholas and Margaret today!