Lieutenant Derrick Owens has always been on his own and wants to keep it that way, but when he saves a shipmate’s sister from a horrible dance partner, Corah Bradford’s sweet temperament and friendly nature make her hard to resist. Unable to find a suitable husband in Bristol who she can also love, Corah is entangled in a wager to secure Derrick’s company for an evening. Despite their reluctance to let go of their convictions, their easy friendship turns to something more. But with war on the horizon and Corah bound for the marriage mart in London, they both must discover what’s truly important—love or their previous expectations.
She’s in no position to turn down a duke. They both know it. That doesn’t mean the game is over… Selene’s mother is deathly ill, and there’s little a poor housemaid can do. Working in her cousin’s house, grateful for the roof over her head, Selene doesn’t dream anymore of a titled marriage. Only a little of falling in love.
As a second son, Christopher Anglesey never planned to become the Marquess of Banbury. However, his brother’s death forced him to assume the title and its responsibilities. Still, he refuses to relinquish his dangerous job with the Crown or marry. His job requires he maintains a presence at most ton events. However, Christopher avoids the marriage-minded mommas and their vapid daughters.
She came to wed his brother… and stole the Dragon’s heart. To settle a feud, Dominique Beauchamp is prepared to sacrifice in order to heal their ravaged lands. Offered in marriage by her brother to the lord of Drakewich, she arrives to take the d’Lucy name … never counting on losing her heart to the brother of her betrothed–the notorious Black Dragon.
Rosamund is at a dangerous crossroads… Lady Rosamund Fielding hides a secret so terrible it could ruin her, her family, and Major General Lord Rhys Lansdowne, the man she loves. Rose and Rhys were inseparable in childhood—their friendship was the one shining light in Rose’s dark upbringing. Yet when Rhys proposes, Rose refuses, for he can never know her shameful truth. Yet Rose’s father, Earl Fielding, is demanding Rose accept Brigadier Viscount Pennworth’s marriage proposal, threatening dire consequences if she does not obey. Should she marry Rhys, deceiving him, and forever be branded a liar in his eyes? Rose has faced many dangerous choices in her life. Will this final one destroy her?
In Regency England, the last months had changed young, beautiful Jocasta Fortune. In her previous London Season, Jocasta had tripped through ballrooms delighting an army of admirers, one of whom (Lord Robert Paxton, heir to an earldom) had been invited by her papa to a house party at her home at Castle Fortune, to continue the acquaintance. Many things had happened at the house party, including the shattering of Jocasta’s naive confidence, when Paxton had preferred her younger sister, Portia.
When Sebastian Hewel’s twin sister, Bronwyn, reneges on the arrangement to marry Anthony Redbourn, Earl of Crofton, Sebastian has no choice but to takes her place. He might feel like he’s in one of Master Shakespeare’s plays, but with his performance as Lady Crofton, he hopes to pay off his late father’s debts and save his family’s honour.
He married the wrong sister. . . or did he? Laird Haydon Sutherland has made up his mind. ‘Tis time to marry and he has offered marriage to Lady Elsbeth Johnstone, a quiet, demure lass who will never cause him a day of worry. Lady Ainslee Johnstone, Elsbeth’s feisty, stubborn twin will not allow the marriage to take place. The arrogant, fierce Sutherland will destroy her sweet sister, so they switch places on the wedding day. Let the battles begin…
Fiona Ferguson’s troubles began with a kiss…It feels like a lifetime ago that Alex Knight saved Fiona from certain doom…and stole a soul-shattering kiss for good measure. Wanting nothing more than to keep her safe, he left her in the care of her grandfather, the Marquess of Dourne. But Fiona was hardly safe. As soon as he could, the marquess cast her and her sister out on the streets with only her wits to keep them alive.