When she is blackmailed over a shocking manuscript she once wrote, Lady Lydia Thornton, out of desperation, turns to the Duke of Penthurst for help in buying back her book, only to make a devil's bargain with a man who is determined to tame her rebellious ways. Original.
A woman running a prestigious London auction house? Preposterous! But that is exactly what Emma Fairbourne intends to do when her father dies, leaving her the reins of this fabulous enterprise.; Of course, she is not addlepated enough to do this openly and scare away her wealthy collectors.; So she and her friend concoct a deception, hiring a handsome and charming front man who will do;her bidding ;
All would have proceeded smoothly--if it werent for the maddening interference of Darius, the arrogant Earl of Southwaite, who has been her fathers silent partner and now shares ownership of Fairbournes.; An earl, of course, has no interest in running an auction house--and;Darius is certainly not interested in allowing the lovely Miss Fairbourne to run it either, her ludicrous scheme notwithstanding.; Clearly the business must be sold.
But the headstrong Emma is like no other lady he has ever encountered, refusing to follow his dictates.; Holding his temper in check, Darius decides to attack on a different front.; There is another way to achieve her surrender, one far more pleasurable for both of them
After inheriting an earldom, rakish Ewan McLean has great plans for his new title and wealth, until he encounters his intriguing new responsibility, Bride Cameron, a beautiful, unmarried, and independent young woman who is the sole guardian for her three younger sisters. Original.
Forced into marriage to the very man who had ruined her reputation, a penniless Alexia Welbourne is unaware that Hayden Rothwell, her new husband, has unexpected and secret motives for his seduction and marriage.
When he finally finds heiress Verity Thompson, who disappeared two years earlier on their wedding day, Grayson Bridlington, the Earl of Hawkeswell, strikes a seductive bargain with this woman who can help with his financial woes.
With her reputation in tatters and hopes to prevent her family's ruin in jeopardy, a desperate Leona Montgomery finds herself back in the arms of the seductive aristocrat, Christian, Marquess of Easterbrook, whose dangerous passion had sent her fleeing seven years earlier. Original.
First heyes'>#8217;ll learn her most intimate secrets. Then heyes'>#8217;ll arouse her deepest passions. Heyes'>#8217;s the lover sheyes'>#8217;s been waiting for: the man who can rescue her from her wicked pastyes'>#8211;for a priceyes'>#8211;in Madeline Hunteryes'>#8217;s tale of sin, seduction, and irresistible, impossible love.He catches her eye across the dining roomyes'>#8211;a handsome stranger who stands out among the lewd noblemen and bawdy painted women. But their worlds are about to collide in a way Roselyn Longworth could never have imagined. For before the night is out, she will be auctioned off to the highest bidderyes'>#8230;and Kyle Bradwell will lead her from one kind of hell to another. Yet from the moment he wins her, Kyle treats Rose with a gentleness she hasnyes'>#8217;t known since a family scandal destroyed her reputation. And when she finally learns what is really driving Kyle, ityes'>#8217;s too late. For Rose has fallen for the man who knows her most intimate secrets. Now he has stunned her with a proposal of marriageyes'>#8211;the first step in a seduction that will demand nothing less than her complete surrender.yes'>#8230;From the Paperback edition.
When her mother, a famed London courtesan, dies, Celia inherits a mountain of debts and her mother's mysterious and wickedly handsome tenant, whose very presence unnerves her and makes her want to put her erotic training to use.
The impoverished and scandalous Lady Cassandra Vernham tries to get Viscount Ambury to pay her the considerable sum of money that he owes her, but Ambury, who blames her for the death of his friend, is reluctant to help her.