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Aspirations of a Lady's Maid by Eva Shepherd
Least Likely to Marry a Duke
Louise Allen - 2019
Despite his methodical approach to finding such a lady, he stumbles—quite literally—into freethinking and rebellious bishop’s daughter Verity Wingate. And when they find themselves stranded overnight on a tiny island, compromising them completely, he knows exactly what he must do…
The Wedding Game
Christine Merrill - 2016
And for ambitious Benjamin Lovell, she's the perfect candidate for a convenient marriage. First, though, he must contend with her fiercely protective sister, Lady Amelia Summoner.Amy is determined that only the right man will win her sister, and rakish Benjamin is certainly not that. Every move he makes, she'll be one step ahead! Until the games get out of handand Amy realizes she's broken her own rules and fallen for Ben herself!
The Earl's Runaway Governess
Catherine Tinley - 2019
But then she meets her new employer, Ash, Earl of Kingswood, and she immediately knows his handsome good looks are a danger of their own! Brusque on first meeting, Ash quickly shows his compassionate side. Yet Marianne doesn’t dare reveal the truth! Unless Ash really could be the safe haven she’s been looking for…
Her Best Friend, the Duke
Laura Martin - 2020
After years of waiting for him, she’s finally admitted defeat and decided to find a husband. James suggests she practice her nonexistent flirtation skills on him, which seems like a good idea—until she must pull away to avoid a shattered heart. Their pretend attraction has begun to feel alarmingly real!“What a book, I’m in love… My goodness, I am feeling all hot and bothered… Ms. Martin has created a beautiful story that has real heart and lots of love, her writing is full of passion for the story and the character’s.”—Chicks, Rogues and Scandals on Reunited with his Long-Lost Cinderella “She immerses readers in the world and scandals of the ton with realistic settings, authentic dialogue and twists and turns that keep the action moving.” —RT Book Reviews on An Earl to Save Her Reputation
The Scoundrel's Bartered Bride: A Regency Historical Romance
Virginia Heath - 2020
Until Owen makes her father a counteroffer for her hand. Is Owen purely after her society connections, or dare Lydia hope that the charming stable boy she once loved is still within her ruthless, wealthy new husband?“Virginia Heath’s writing is as warm, witty, and insightful as ever...one of the best authors of historical romance around.”—All About Romance on The Determined Lord Hadleigh“I loved every minute of this story along with the wonderful witty moments that I have come to love from Virginia Heath’s writing.”—Rae Reads on The Determined Lord Hadleigh
An Unconventional Countess: A Regency Historical Romance
Jenni Fletcher - 2020
Two things are certain: Annabelle Fortini makes the best biscuits in Bath and Samuel Delaney, the charming bachelor who’s just entered her shop, is trouble! Her mother’s unfair exile from society has taught Anna aristocrats can’t be trusted. Samuel may be a famous naval hero and reluctant heir to an earldom, but Anna can’t fall in love with him! Unless she can overcome her pride…and surrender to her heart!
Courting His Amish Wife
Emma Miller - 2021
Now husband and wife, but complete strangers, they must figure out how to live together in harmony. But with Levi’s family questioning the motives for their surprise wedding, getting to know each other—and possibly finding love along the way—is harder than they expected.From Love Inspired: Uplifting stories of faith, forgiveness and hope.
A Most Eligible Rake of a Duke
Harriet Caves - 2021
Even if that means literally throwing herself at the Duke and risking her own ruination.No man is arguably more broken and debauched than Timothy Burton, the Duke of Marfront. But, according to his father’s will, he needs to wed and produce an heir. Only, he never sleeps with the same woman twice.When Diana finds herself bound to the same man she wanted to frame, she starts discovering not only his tender, guarded heart, but the big secret surrounding his mother’s death. For, she is about to follow her cold trail...
The Duke's Accidental Elopement
Francesca Shaw - 2002
Hal Wyatt knows he has no honourable alternative but to offer marriage, but he has reckoned without Sophie’s determination not to force a man she is beginning to care for very much into such an unsuitable marriage.An unscrupulous clergyman, a heedless young heiress and a disapproving brother all stand in the way of a happy ending in this romantic road trip to find love.A heavily revised version of the novel The Rebellious Bride by Francesca Shaw published 2002
Kellie VanHorn - 2021
But now someone wants Laney dead, and her ex-boyfriend, police sergeant Ryan Mitchell, must shield her. As the predator stalks them, can Laney and Ryan finally uncover the tragic truth about their past?From Love Inspired Suspense: Courage. Danger. Faith.
Village Midwife, Blushing Bride
Gill Sanderson - 2010
Midwife Zoe Hilton was starting a new life away from the city. A small Derbyshire town, old friends in the practice she was joining, perhaps best of all a cottage that suited her perfectly. Here, she and her son Jamie could be happy. The owner of the cottage was Dr Connor Maitland, who lived in the large house next door. He was a partner in the practice. Because of an illness Dr Maitland has been forced to give up his work as a surgeon and become a GP. He is an unusual neighbour, Zoe can't work out whether he is unfriendly or shy. But he does seem to get on well with Jamie. In time Connor and Zoe get close. But both have ghosts to lay before they can move on.
Try a Little Tenderness
Joan Jonker - 1998
Jenny's pretty face and lively sense of humour make her everyone's favourite girl, whereas Laura is mean and moody and she's never out of trouble. Their mother, Mary, loves them both and frets about Laura's behaviour, but soon that's the least of her worries... Her father's new young wife, Celia, is about to bring shame on the family by leading Laura astray. Jenny attracts the attention of two young lads in her street who both want to court her. Mick and John have been mates since they were kids but now war is declared, and it's every man for himself! Meanwhile Laura's resentment begins to build and it's only a matter of time before things come to a head. Who will learn that a little tenderness goes a long way?
The Burning Passion of a Fiery Lady
Henrietta Harding - 2020
They call her the "Widow Drake", because she is lonely and grieving, but there is much more around this mysterious widow. She carries secrets buried deep about her marriage that nobody should ever find out! For Susannah, the first glimpse of the tall, handsome master of horses will kindle something deep inside her, something that she never thought she would feel again. But with wounds from the past still bleeding, how can she ever hope to open her heart, and love again?When Jasper Stone arrives at The Willows, to tame the new colt the Widow Drake has purchased, he mistakenly thinks there is nothing exciting about his new assignment. He has been drifting through the country, trying to clear his mind from the painful events that forced him to leave home many months ago...But the Widow Drake is not the middle aged virago Jasper is anticipating. She is a young, beautiful woman; a passionate woman that might be dangerous. How can he hope to keep the fortress he has built around his heart intact?Jasper is not alone in trying to attract the beautiful Widow Drake. A man from her past holds the key to the painful secrets of her past, as well as threatens her very future. As Jasper and Susannah grow closer, she knows she is being drawn to him, as irresistibly as a moth to fire. Can she find the courage to open her heart, even if danger swirls all around her once again?"The Burning Passion of a Fiery Lady" is a historical romance novel of approximately 80,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.