A Gentleman's Honor (Bastion Club, Book 2) by Stephanie Laurens

By Stephanie Laurens

Unique booklet: 2003

The Season has but to start, and Bastion membership member Anthony Blake, Viscount Torrington, is already a aim for each matchmaking mama in London. yet there's just one woman who sparks his interest...

Desperate and penniless, yet made up our minds, Alicia will make a dazzling fit for her ravishing more youthful sister! Masquerading because the widowed "Mrs. Carrington"—the ideal society chaperone—Alicia intends to boldly release her sibling into the ton. yet one moonlit evening walk may well turn out her undoing whilst it results in an accusation of murder.

Every intuition Tony Blake possesses tells him that Alicia—the beautiful, distraught good looks he discovers status over a lifeless physique in his godmother's garden—is blameless of significant wrongdoing. His connections will permit him to take regulate of the investigation,, his social prominence will surely offer her public support.

But it truly is greater than honor by myself that compels Tony to guard his impressive, imperiled beauty—and he'll do every thing in his seductive strength to make Alicia his.

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Pride and Prejudice (Norton Critical Editions, 3rd edition) by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

The textual content of Pride and Prejudice is the 1813 first variation text.

“Backgrounds and Sources” comprises biographical graphics of Austen by means of participants of her kinfolk and via acclaimed biographers Claire Tomalin and David Nokes. Seventeen of Austen’s letters—eight of them new to the 3rd Edition—allow readers to glimpse the close-knit society that was once Austen’s global, either in existence and in her writing. Samples of Austen’s early writing let readers to track her progress as a author in addition to to learn her fiction relatively. “Criticism” gains nineteen tests of the radical, seven of them new to the 3rd version. between them is an interview with Colin Firth at the contemporary BBC tv version of the radical. additionally incorporated are items by means of Richard Whately, Margaret Oliphant, Richard Simpson, D. W. Harding, Dorothy Van Ghent, Alistair Duckworth, Stuart Tave, Marilyn Butler, Nina Auerbach, Susan Morgan, Claudia L. Johnson, Susan Fraiman, Deborah Kaplan, Tara Goshal Wallace, Cheryl L. Nixon, David Spring, Edward Ahearn, and Donald grey. A Chronology—new to the 3rd Edition—and a specific Bibliography also are incorporated.

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The Perfect Stranger (Merridew Sisters, Book 3) by Anne Gracie

By Anne Gracie

They vow to like, honor, cherish...

With her signature spirit, religion Merridew has left every little thing she’s ever identified for the fellow she idea was once the affection of her lifestyles. as an alternative he leaves her name—and dreams—in the airborne dirt and dust. that's, till she crosses paths with Nicholas Blacklock, a Waterloo veteran, who bargains to avoid wasting her acceptance with a wedding of convenience.

...and then get to grasp one other.
A hardened soldier, Nick hides a perilous secret—and attempts to maintain religion at arm’s size. yet even if Nick can command legions of fellows with a observe, his orders cross sweetly missed by way of his handy bride. And as they arrive to grasp each other extra deeply, she brings out in him issues he inspiration useless: gentleness, laughter…and love…

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Romancing Mr. Bridgerton (Bridgerton 4) by Julia Quinn

By Julia Quinn

On the 6th of April, within the yr 1812 - accurately days earlier than her 16th birthday - Penelope Featherington fell in love. yet Colin Bridgerton definitely did not fall in love together with her in 1812 (and no longer in 1813, 1814, 1815, or - oh blast, no longer in all of the years 1816-1822, both, and definitely now not in 1823, whilst he was once in another country the full time, anyway..' Penelope Featherington has secretly cherished her top friend's brother forwell, it appears like perpetually. After part a life of looking at Colin Bridgerton from afar, she thinks she is familiar with every thing approximately him, until eventually she stumbles throughout his private secretand fears she does not comprehend him at all.
Colin Bridgerton is uninterested in being considered not anything yet an empty-headed charmer, bored with everyone's preoccupation with the infamous gossip columnist woman Whistledown, who can not seem to put up an variation with no declaring him within the first paragraph. but if Colin returns to London from a visit abroard he discovers not anything in his lifestyles is kind of an analogous - specifically Penelope Featherington! the woman haunting his desires. but if he discovers that Penelope has secrets and techniques of her personal, this elusive bachelor needs to decideis she his greatest probability - or his promise of a contented ending?

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The Talisman Ring by Georgette Heyer

By Georgette Heyer

"... A long-lost kin heirloom, a tender inheritor falsely accused of homicide, a band of smugglers, completely pleasant Heyer heroines, a taciturn, yet hugely creative older gentleman - all play their components in a story humorous adequate to have you ever giggling aloud." Publishers Weekly one in all Heyer's funniest Regency romances, and one in all readers' favorites. An impetuous younger woman and a fugitive nobleman… whilst lively Eustacie stumbles right into a band of smugglers, she is extremely joyful to be having an event eventually. Their chief, younger inheritor Ludovic Lavenham, is in hiding, falsely accused of homicide. Pursued through the legislation, Eustacie and Ludovic locate safe haven at an unassuming nation resort. And the delightfully good couple who attempt to hold them out of trouble... The imaginitive pass over Sarah Thane and the clear-thinking Sir Tristram guard gamely exercise to avoid Ludovic's arrest and Eustacie's wreck because the 4 conspire to get better the lacking talisman ring that would transparent Ludovic's identify. WHAT READERS SAY: "A tale within the demeanour of Jane Austen, of household comedy and love affairs." instances Literary complement "A sparklingly witty publication that had me giggling out loud." "A excellent mix of romance, event, and, particularly, humor. One couple is younger and brash and enjoyable, and the opposite is older and extra mature. Seeing the older couple's dating develop is among the story's highlights. "This is a superbly wealthy novel, filled with very good secondary characters with plenty of appeal and wit." "Nonstop laughter from conceal to hide… most likely simply because there are heroes and heroines, and their chemistry with one another is simply sparkling!" "Hilarious! an indicator of so much of Georgette Heyer's works is her humorousness… her wit and comedic timing are at their best." (20090514)

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Devil's Desire by Laurie McBain

By Laurie McBain

What readers say approximately Devil's hope: "One of my all-time favourite romances." "I simply love this ebook! every one scene retains you turning the pages." "What a excitement to learn an writer i do know won't ever disappoint me!" They referred to as him the devil... along with his seductive golden eyes and sin-black hair, it is no ask yourself Lord Alex Trevegne has earned himself the sinister title-not to say his acceptance as some of the most infamous rakes in England. And she's the one person who can overcome him... while destiny throws Alex and Elysia right into a scandalous scenario, Alex by surprise reveals it strangely tough to rip himself clear of her. As an unforeseen ardour blossoms among them, Elysia starts off to wonder whether after a life of heartache she's eventually came across heaven within the fingers of the satan. compliment for Laurie McBain: "McBain's ability at shaping characters and propelling the plot distinguishes her." -Publishers Weekly "Well-crafted and fantastically romantic. Readers are rewarded with teeming atmosphere." -Romantic instances "Vivid experience of description, colourful characters... i discovered myself fortunately misplaced within the beauty of the storytelling." -Los Angeles bring in Examiner (20101029)

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A Well Pleasured Lady (Fairchild Family, Book 1) by Christina Dodd

By Christina Dodd

Unique e-book: 1997

Prim, simple, desperately virtuous woman Mary Fairchild stared on the seductive gentleman and questioned -- did he take into account the weather of the evening they met? without doubt no longer. within the ten years considering the fact that, she had deserted her younger impetuousness and reworked herself right into a housekeeper -- disguising her good looks underneath a servant's dour garments made up our minds to overcome the passions of the past.

But Sebastian Durant, Viscount Whitfield, did realize her as a Fairchild, one in every of his family's sour enemies. while he demanded her aid recuperating a stolen diary, she dared now not refuse him. whilst he proposed they masquerade as a betrothed couple, loyalty compelled her to agree. And whilst the restraint among them shattered and enjoyment turned an obsession, Mary needed to belief a robust guy who may ship her to the gallows ... or love her via eternity.

 

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