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A viscount in waiting

Finds a convenient wife

To claim his inheritance, Leo Ashburton needs a bride who accepts that he can offer her a title and a house, but not love. Annabelle Hummingford—whose scarred face has made her hide from society—seems like the perfect match. But as his shy wife blossoms into a confident, mesmerising woman, Leo is torn. Falling for her risks being hurt again – but will burying his feelings mean losing her altogether?

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Returning from India

To a forbidden liaison…

Joshua Ashburton hasn’t seen his brother for years and heads straight to his London townhouse. A ball is underway filled with the cream of society, including one Lady Elizabeth Hummingford. Captivated by her vitality and sparkle, he’s shocked to learn she’s all but engaged to his brother! It’s a loveless, convenient match, but how can Josh persuade her she’s chosen the wrong brother when he’s set to return abroad?

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Secluded and snowed in

…with the brooding Earl

Runaway debutante Henrietta Harvey will never live down the mortification of accidentally slipping into Lord Hauxton’s bed. So, imagine her horror upon discovering they’re snowed in together the next morning! Yet Henrietta comes to find this gruff, cold man has an intriguingly warmer side. Still, hiding a secret that would shock the ton, she’s resigned to becoming a spinster. Unless she can trust him with the truth, before the snow melts…

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An excellent student…

In the art of flirtation

Caroline Yaxley has always been in love with her best friend James Dunstable, Duke of Heydon. But, after years of waiting for him, she’s finally admitted defeat and decided to find a husband. James suggests she practise her non-existent 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…!

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Uncovering the mystery…

Of the brooding Earl…

Arriving at a forbidding mansion on the Yorkshire moors, governess Selina Salinger is alarmed to find her new employer just as forbidding! Looking after his orphaned nieces, Selina gradually warms to Lord Westcroft. Their kisses make her dare to hope that the ice around his heart is melting and a proposal could be a possibility. Instead he shocks her—with a proposition so scandalous that no genteel lady could ever accept…!

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A Christmas miracle rescue!
But dare she wish for more?

Wrongfully-convicted and transported to Australia, Alice Fillips is saved from public flogging by wealthy landowner George Fitzgerald. Working as a domestic servant at his farm feels worlds away from her old life. But as the connection between her and George boils over, she’s torn between her fear of trusting anyone…and the tantalising glimpse of the fresh start this man could offer…

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The Society lady

And the return of her first love…

Part of Scandalous Australia Bachelors: When widow Lady Francesca attends a masquerade ball, she’s shocked to meet Ben Crawford again. She’d loved him, once, before her awful marriage, before he’d been transported to Australia as a convict. Now a wealthy landowner, Ben’s contempt of her burns almost as strong as their attraction. She knows he believes she betrayed him – so she must put the past right, before it’s too late…

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Court a beautiful debutante…

Or fulfil his quest for vengeance?

Part of Scandalous Australian Bachelors. When Sam Robertson returns to London after making his fortune in Australia he has one mission—revenge upon the Earl who had him wrongly convicted and sent away years before. But when he meets Lady Georgina, the Earl’s daughter, Sam’s plan is thrown into disarray. Their admiration is mutual…but is his hunger for her stronger than his thirst for retribution?

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‘You’re my wife, Lucy.’
His lost-and-found Viscountess

After a year of desperate searching, Lord Oliver Sedgewick has found his wife…in the slums of St Giles. He can’t suppress his joy that Lucy is alive, despite his grief that their baby has not made it. With his Viscountess home, the spark of passion is burning with more intensity than ever. Oliver might not fully understand why she left—but surely their marriage has a chance of a happy future…?

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A convenient betrothal…

‘It will save us both from scandal.’

Widowed three times over, Lady Anna Fortescue is used to ignoring the wagging tongues of the ton. After finding herself in a compromising position with handsome bachelor Lord Harry Edgerton, to avoid scandal she ends up engaged again. The arrangement is one of convenience, but as Anna finds herself unable to resist Harry’s charms she realises the betrothal might have its benefits…

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The Marquess’s fair lady

Lord Alexander Whitemore would rather train racehorses than take unconventional but beguiling Lina Lock from gypsy dancer to perfect debutante. However, to win a wager, he’s willing to try!

Lina is tired of fairs and fortune-telling. So when Alex’s unusual proposition comes just in time to get her out of hot water, she seizes the opportunity. Sceptical of the aristocracy, Lina must curb her rebellious instincts as she’s swept up into Alex’s world, and the unexpected passion he awakens in her…

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From baby bump to marriage vows!

Rosa Rothwell knows her pregnancy is scandalous. She will do anything to protect her baby, even staging a daring escape from her family’s Italian home. Rosa has no idea what the future holds—until a handsome but infuriating stranger offers his help.

Convinced his family is cursed, Lord Hunter believes he’s far better off alone. But the pregnant debutante’s sweet nature touches him deeply. Can he confront his demons at last, and give them both a new future…as husband and wife?

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A lady in need of shelter

Heiress Amelia Eastway is running for her life. Convinced she has committed a terrible crime, she seeks shelter in an overgrown country estate, only to discover the owner—a reclusive baron—does not take kindly to trespassers…

After losing his wife and son, Sir Edward Gray has shut himself away from the world. His honour demands he give Amelia a safe haven, but he’s determined to keep his distance. Until, that is, Amelia brings life into Edward’s home, and gives him hope for a new future!

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In a land far, far away…

Her entire life Rachel Talbot has dreamed of faraway lands. So when she’s offered a job as governess to the Sheik of Huria’s children it seems as if all her dreams are coming true…

But Sheik Maalik turns out to be infuriating! Yes, he’s the most handsome man Rachel has ever seen, but he’s also autocratic and aloof. Until, that is, a night under the starry desert skies leads to a passionate kiss. And suddenly a whole new world of possibilites opens up to this intrepid governess!

Governess to the Sheik is book 2 in The Governess Tales quartet; four linked stories about a group of friends venturing out into the world to find their place in life and a whole heap of romance.

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A marriage of convenience… or desire?

The Earl of Burwell needs a wife! The woman who broke Daniel’s heart has been blackmailing him, so to protect his son from the horrors of illegitimacy he must find a rich bride…

Temporarily posing as her heiress cousin, plain, poor orphan Lizzie Eastway knows her popularity is due only to her supposed dowry – no one could ever love the real her. And disclosing her true identity seems heartbreakingly impossible when Lizzie sees the spark of genuine desire in dashing Lord Burwell’s eyes!

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Emma Knight’s Wish List:

1. To realise a lifelong dream to travel to the magnificent Egyptian desert.

2. To locate an undiscovered tomb by following her father’s ancient map.

3. To avoid all men, especially charming ones – experience tells her they’re the most dangerous!

Emma needs a guide to fulfil her quest, but treasure-hunter Sebastian Oakfield is the last person she would choose! He’s charming, he’s arrogant, and his roguish grin makes Emma want to throw caution to the wind. Maybe one night of pure indulgence should be put on her wish list after all…!

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From the darkest of shadows…

After a year wrongfully imprisoned in an asylum, Louisa Turnhill can’t believe it when Robert, Lord Fleetwood, arrives to rescue her. As her new guardian, he’s there to take Louisa to his London townhouse – and a different life…

To the dazzling world of the Ton

Thrust into an unknown world of debutantes and balls, Louisa starts to put her trust in Robert. But his life is tainted with darkness too, and with Society’s eyes upon them will they ever be able to shake off the secrets that once lurked behind locked doors?

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A forbidden attraction in Paradise!

Shipwrecked off the coast of Barbados, pirate hunter William Greenacre is ready to surrender to the seductive pull of the sea when an angelic figure dives to his rescue. Except this angel is none other than Mia Del Torres – and she’s a wanted woman!

To escape imprisonment Mia must set sail with Will on his mission of revenge and help track down her brother, the formidable Captain Jorge Del Torres. By rights she should hate Will, and yet below deck their passion ignites. But, when the hunters become the hunted, will their newly forged connection be enough to save them both?

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Stay snowed in this Christmas…

…with these three Regency short stories!

Laura features in this anthology of three short stories with a Christmas theme with Christmas with the Major – Lady Cecilia is hiding from her controlling guardian when she encounters Major Joseph Crawley…

Will he be the one to save her…?

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