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Historical romance new titles

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Earl's well that ends well by Jane Ashford

Earl's well that ends well

Jane Ashford

eBook

"Arthur Shelton, Earl of Macklin, has helped four young noblemen recover from grief and find love, but he's learned to live his own life as a widower. Yet when he returns home after traveling, his estate feels too empty, and he quickly heads to London....

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The princess and the rogue by Kate Bateman

The princess and the rogue

Kate Bateman

eBook

Accepting protection from Bow Street agent Sebastien Wolff, Princess Anastasia Denisova, undercover and on the run, succumbs to the attraction between them and wonders if their love stands a chance once her true identity is revealed.

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The duke who didn't  by Courtney Milan

The duke who didn't

Courtney Milan

Book

Miss Chloe Fong has plans for her life, lists for her days, and absolutely no time for nonsense. Three years ago, she told her childhood sweetheart that he could talk to her once he planned to be serious. He disappeared that very night. Except now he's...

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A daring man  by Leigh Greenwood

A daring man

Leigh Greenwood

Book

"Zac Randolph is a gambling man. One of seven infamous brothers, he'd kicked the Texas dust off his boots and found his new home in the Little Corner of Heaven Saloon in San Francisco's notorious Barbary Coast. Running a saloon is exactly the kind of...

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The bushranger's wife  by Cheryl Adnams

The bushranger's wife

Cheryl Adnams

Book

"How do you tame a wild colonial boy? With an even wilder colonial girl. Central Highlands of Victoria 1861 Jack the Devil's reputation precedes him. The most notorious bushranger on the Central Highlands, nothing throws him off his game -- until he holds...

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Before the crown by Flora Harding

Before the crown

Flora Harding

Audio CD

"One of the most iconic Royal weddings of all time. A marriage spanning more than seven decades. A match that was deemed unsuitable. A man she wouldn't give up. Step through the palace gates and discover the greatest love story of the 20th century. A...

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Beauty among ruins  by J'nell Ciesielski

Beauty among ruins

J'nell Ciesielski

Book

"American socialite Lily Durham is known for enjoying one moment to the next, with little regard for the consequences of her actions. But just as she is banished overseas to England as a “cure” for her frivolous ways, the Great War breaks out and wreaks...

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The liar's dictionary by Eley Williams

The liar's dictionary

Eley Williams

eBook

'Made me almost tearful with gratitude that a book as clever as this could give such uncomplicated pleasure ... And when you find a book like this, you grab it, and you hold it close.' JOHN SELF'A delight ... As funny and vivid as Dickens, as moving ...

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Tudor Christmas tidings

Tudor Christmas tidings

eBook

Make merry at court...with three Tudor Christmas stories! In Blythe Gifford's Christmas At Court, Sir John Talbot and Lady Alice's secret betrothal must wait until Henry Tudor claims the throne. Next in Secrets Of The Queen's Lady by Jenni Fletcher, ...

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The obsessions of Lord Godfrey Cavanaugh by Stephanie Laurens

The obsessions of Lord Godfrey Cavanaugh

Stephanie Laurens

eAudiobook

The scion of a noble house brought low by a storm and the lady who nurses him back to health strive to unravel a web of deception that threatens her family and forces them to fight for what they hold most dear--family, each other, and love.

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Tidewater bride  by Laura Frantz

Tidewater bride

Laura Frantz

Book

"Virginia Colony's most eligible woman is busy matchmaking for a ship of brides, though she has no interest in finding her own mate. Will she reconsider when new revelations about the colony's most eligible landowner come to light?"--

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The scoundrel's new con  by Catherine Stein

The scoundrel's new con

Catherine Stein

Book

"Conman Jack Weaver has his eyes on the prize. The arrogant Earl of Bardrick has offered five thousand pounds to anyone who can prove his castle is haunted. With money like that, Jack can ensure he'll never end up on the streets or in prison again. And...

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Her wicked marquess  by Stacy Reid

Her wicked marquess

Stacy Reid

Book

"Miss Maryann Fitzwilliam is too witty and bookish for her own good. No gentleman of the ton will marry her, so her parents arrange for her to wed a man old enough to be her father. But Maryann is ready to use those wits to turn herself into a sinful...

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The princess and the rogue  by Kate Bateman

The princess and the rogue

Kate Bateman

Book

"Bow Street agent Sebastien Wolff, Earl of Mowbray, doesn't believe in love―until a passionate kiss with a beautiful stranger in a brothel forces him to reconsider. When the mysterious woman is linked to an intrigue involving a missing Russian prince...

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The ballad of Hattie Taylor  by Susan Andersen

The ballad of Hattie Taylor

Susan Andersen

Book

"A daring young woman pushes back against societal constraints in a feminist, coming-of-age Western romance from New York Times bestselling author Susan Andersen. It's a new era for Hattie. In the small but bustling town of Mattawa, turn-of-the-century...

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Georgana's secret  by Arlem Hawks

Georgana's secret

Arlem Hawks

Book

"A Regency romance set on the high seas"--

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The last Truehart by Darry Fraser

The last Truehart

Darry Fraser

Audio CD

1898, Geelong, Victoria. Stella Truehart is all alone in the world. Her good-for-nothing husband has died violently at the hands of an unknown assailant. Her mother is dead, her father deserted them before she was born, and now her kindly Truehart gr...

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The champagne war by Fiona McIntosh

The champagne war

Fiona McIntosh

Audio CD

In the summer of 1914, vigneron Jerome Mea heads off to war, certain he'll be home by Christmas. His new bride Sophie Delancr,̌ a fifth generation champenoise, is determined to ensure the forthcoming vintages will be testament to their love. But as the...

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Earl's well that ends well  by Jane Ashford

Earl's well that ends well

Jane Ashford

Book

"Arthur Shelton, Earl of Macklin, has helped four young noblemen recover from grief and find love, but he's learned to live his own life as a widower. Yet when he returns home after traveling, his estate feels too empty, and he quickly heads to London....

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The intoxicating Mr Lavelle by Neil Blackmore

The intoxicating Mr Lavelle

Neil Blackmore

eAudiobook

When Benjamin and Edgar Bowen embark on a Grand Tour of Europe, they are ready to meet People of Quality. They have trunks full of powdered silver wigs and matching suits, a hunger to experience the architectural wonders of Ancient Rome and an ability...

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The runes of destiny  by Christina Courtenay

The runes of destiny

Christina Courtenay

Book

"Separated by time. Brought together by fate. Indulging her fascination for the Viking language and losing herself in an archaeological dig is just what Linnea Berger needs after her recent trauma. Uncovering an exquisite brooch, she blacks out reading...

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Dreams of Savannah  by Roseanna M. White

Dreams of Savannah

Roseanna M. White

Book

"1861. When she receives word that her sweetheart has been lost during a raid on a Yankee vessel, Cordelia Owens clings to hope and comes up with many a romantic tale of his eventual homecoming to reassure his mother and sister. But Phineas Dunn finds...

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A cowboy for keeps  by Jody Hedlund

A cowboy for keeps

Jody Hedlund

Book

"When Greta Nilsson heads west to save her ailing sister, bandits hold up her stagecoach. Upon arrival, she learns that the man who ordered her as a mail order bride has died. Wyatt McQuaid is struggling with his new ranch and agrees to marry Greta after...

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Truly madly plaid  by Eliza Knight

Truly madly plaid

Eliza Knight

Book

"Annie MacPherson's world was torn apart when her family's castle was ravaged during the war. Determined to aid her countrymen, she braves the battlefield and finds gravely wounded Lieutenant Craig MacLean. Soon her heart belongs to the fierce...

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The duke effect by Sophie Jordan

The duke effect

Sophie Jordan

eAudiobook

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sophie Jordan continues her bestselling Rogue Files series with this captivating romance that will thrill her many fans.She doesn't care about love...Despite being surrounded by her happily wed sisters,...

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Any rogue will do by Bethany Bennett

Any rogue will do

Bethany Bennett

eAudiobook

In a "splendid Regency-set debut" for fans of bestselling authors Sarah MacLean, Lenora Bell, and Kerrigan Byrne, the rogue who once ruined Lady Charlotte's reputation is now the only one who can save her (Publishers Weekly, Starred Review).For exactly...

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The light at Wyndcliff by Sarah E. Ladd

The light at Wyndcliff

Sarah E. Ladd

eAudiobook

Set in 1820s Cornwall, this Regency romance evokes the captivating worlds and delicious dramas of Jane Austen, Daphne DuMaurier, and Winston Graham.Raised on the sprawling and rugged Wyndcliff Estate near the dangerous coast of South Cornwall, Evelyn...

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Vying for the viscount by Kristi Ann Hunter

Vying for the viscount

Kristi Ann Hunter

eAudiobook

For Hudson, the newly titled Viscount Stildon, moving to England from India where he was born and raised was already an arduous enough endeavor. When he learns the fate of the racing empire he inherited along with his title depends upon him getting in...

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Notorious by Minerva Spencer

Notorious

Minerva Spencer

eAudiobook

The cure for a willful wife . . . Drusilla Clare is full of opinions about why a woman shouldn't marry. But that doesn't stop the rush of desire she feels each time her best friend's brother, notorious rake Gabriel Marlington, crosses her path. So imagine...

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Only a duchess would dare by Amelia Grey

Only a duchess would dare

Amelia Grey

eBook

Susannah Brookfield is determined to claim a pearl collar that belongs to her family, despite the counter-claims of Alexander Mitchell Raceworth, its current owner, and when the pearls are stolen, each believes the other is responsible for the theft,...

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A rake's vow by Stephanie Laurens

A rake's vow

Stephanie Laurens

eAudiobook

Exciting and deeply sensuous, A rake's vow continues the Bar Cynster series. Unlike his brothers, Vane Cynster vows to never marry. The eligible women of London have different plans for him, however. Seeking safety at Bellamy Hall, the residence of h...

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Close up by Amanda Quick

Close up

Amanda Quick

Audio CD

"Vivian Brazier never thought life as an art photographer would include nightly wake-up calls to snap photos of grisly crime scenes or headshots for aspiring male actors. Although she is set on a career of transforming photography into a new art form,...

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When a rogue meets his match  by Elizabeth Hoyt

When a rogue meets his match

Elizabeth Hoyt

Book

"Ambitious, sly, and lethally intelligent, Gideon Hawthorne has spent his life clawing his way up from the gutter. For the last ten years, he's acted as the Duke of Windemere's fixer, performing the duke's dirty work without question. Now Gideon's ready...

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An Ivy Hill Christmas by Julie Klassen

An Ivy Hill Christmas

Julie Klassen

eAudiobook

Richard Brockwell, the younger son of Ivy Hill's most prominent family, hasn't been home for Christmas in years. He prefers to live in the London townhouse, far away from Brockwell Court, the old family secret that haunts him, and the shadows of his ...

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A castaway in Cornwall by Julie Klassen

A castaway in Cornwall

Julie Klassen

eAudiobook

Set adrift on the tides of fate by the deaths of her parents and left wanting answers, Laura Callaway now lives with her uncle and his disapproving wife in North Cornwall. There she feels like a castaway, always viewed as an outsider even as she yearns...

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Stages of the heart by Jo Goodman

Stages of the heart

Jo Goodman

Large Print

"Experience has taught Laurel to be suspicious of the men who pass through Morrison Station. She's been running the lucrative operation that connects Colorado's small frontier town of Falls Hollow with the stagecoach line since she inherited it from ...

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Heiress for hire by Madeline Hunter

Heiress for hire

Madeline Hunter

Large Print

"Minerva Hepplewhite has learned the hard way how to take care of herself. When an intruder breaks into her home, she doesn't swoon or simper. Instead, she wallops the rogue over the head and ties him up - only to realize he is Chase Radnor, the man who...

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Virginia and the wolf  by Lynne Connolly

Virginia and the wolf

Lynne Connolly

Book

"Founded by the wealthy Miss Angela Childers, the purpose of the Society for Single Ladies is to solve crimes. But its intrepid members are just as fascinated by the mystery of love ... Virginia, Lady Dulverton, feels safer keeping the world at a distance....

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When the earl met his match  by Stacy Reid

When the earl met his match

Stacy Reid

Book

"When Hugh Winthrop, the future Earl of Albury, decides to advertise for a wife in the London paper, he never expected an anonymous response from a woman who matches him wit for wit. Their back-and-forth letters on the true nature of love, something ...

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The girl with the pearl pin  by Lynne Connolly

The girl with the pearl pin

Lynne Connolly

Book

"Founded by the wealthiest woman in London, an unconventional crime-solving club brings together single lords and overlooked ladies from every rung of society. It's a perfectly scandalous match ... As London's most sought-after bachelor, the Duke of...

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The scandalous diary of Lily Layton  by Stacy Reid

The scandalous diary of Lily Layton

Stacy Reid

Book

"Beneath Lily Layton's sweet and charming exterior beats the heart of a vixen--one with shocking and scandalous secrets and desires. But as a genteel lady, she confines her forbidden fantasies, like those about her employer's devastatingly handsome son,...

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The things we cannot say by Kelly Rimmer

The things we cannot say

Kelly Rimmer

eAudiobook

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Notorious by Minerva Spencer

Notorious

Minerva Spencer

eBook

The cure for a willful wife ... Drusilla Clare is full of opinions about why a woman shouldn't marry. But that doesn't stop the rush of desire she feels each time her best friend's brother, notorious rake Gabriel Marlington, crosses her path. So imagine...

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A castaway in Cornwall by Julie Klassen

A castaway in Cornwall

Julie Klassen

eBook

Laura Callaway daily walks the windswept Cornwall coast, known for many shipwrecks but few survivors. And when a man with curious wounds and an odd accent is washed ashore, she cares for him while the mystery surrounding him grows. Can their budding ...

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Charlotte by Helen Moffett

Charlotte

Helen Moffett

eBook

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Christmas is for children by Rosie Clarke

Christmas is for children

Rosie Clarke

eAudiobook

December 1930. With the Depression biting deeper, it looks like many children in the East End will wake up to nothing on Christmas morning. Widower Robbie Graham earns just enough to put food on the table for his children, Ben and Ruthie. Local cake shop...

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A Cornish betrothal by Nicola Pryce

A Cornish betrothal

Nicola Pryce

eAudiobook

Cornwall, 1798. Eighteen months have passed since Midshipman Edmund Melville was declared missing, presumed dead, and Amelia Carew has fallen in love with a young physician, Luke Bohenna. But, on her birthday, Amelia suddenly receives a letter from ...

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A Christmas gift by Ruby Jackson

A Christmas gift

Ruby Jackson

eBook

The third in a series of books featuring four young women whose lives will be forever changed by WWII. Perfect for fans of Katie Flynn.As the daughter of the local cinema manager, Sally Brewer has always dreamed of stardom. When she gets offered a theatre...

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The hidden wife by Joanna Rees

The hidden wife

Joanna Rees

eAudiobook

The second novel in a dazzling historical trilogy from bestselling author Joanna Rees, following The Runaway Daughter. For fans of Lucinda Riley and Penny Vincenzi.

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The Dover Cafe at war by Ginny Bell

The Dover Cafe at war

Ginny Bell

eAudiobook

'Brilliantly written . . . I loved it.' Rosie Goodwin The first book in a brand-new World War II saga series. Perfect for readers of Ellie Dean and Annie Groves. Dover, 1939 At the heart of Dover's Market Square lies Castle's Café. A bustling estab...

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Water for elephants by Sara Gruen

Water for elephants

Sara Gruen

eBook

When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, swindlers and misfits in a second-rate circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression. A veterinary student who almost earned...

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Under a wartime sky by Liz Trenow

Under a wartime sky

Liz Trenow

Large Print

"1936: The dark clouds of war are gathering across Europe and the brightest minds in Britain have been brought together in a grand manor on the Suffolk coast. These select few have been tasked by Churchill to develop, in utmost secrecy, an invention that...

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The red canary  by Rachel Scott McDaniel

The red canary

Rachel Scott McDaniel

Book

"Music sparks her world, but can love ignite her heart? In 1928, soot from the local mills and music from speakeasies linger in the Pittsburgh air. When the manager of The Kelly Club is found dead, nightclub singer Vera Pembroke is thrust into peril....

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Dark tides by Philippa Gregory

Dark tides

Philippa Gregory

eBook

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The secret life of Miss Anna Marsh  by Ella Quinn

The secret life of Miss Anna Marsh

Ella Quinn

Book

Secret life of Miss Ann Marsh: "Since she was a young girl, Anna Marsh has dreamed of Sebastian, Baron Rutherford asking for her hand in marriage. But that was in another life when her brother Harry was alive, before she vowed to secretly continue the...

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The Highland laird  by Amy Jarecki

The Highland laird

Amy Jarecki

Book

"Emma Grant has been sheltered and underestimated her entire life. Her blindness may set her apart, but she's just as fierce and loyal as any of her clansmen. So when she catches word that her brother's best friend is in jail, she doesn't hesitate to...

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The making of a marquess  by Lynne Connolly

The making of a marquess

Lynne Connolly

Book

"Dorothea Rowland attends a country house party to investigate a long-lost heir, not to find a husband. But when the dashing American claimant discovers her prowling for clues, she is startled, and then seduced, by his provocative kiss. It's all Dorothea...

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Someone to care by Mary Balogh

Someone to care

Mary Balogh

eAudiobook

Once the Countess of Riverdale, Viola Kingsley throws all caution to the wind when adventure calls in the form of a handsome aristocrat... Two years after the death of the Earl of Riverdale, his family has overcome the shame of being stripped of their...

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Someone to honor by Mary Balogh

Someone to honor

Mary Balogh

eAudiobook

First appearances deceive in the newest charming and heartwarming Regency romance in the Westcott series from beloved New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh.Abigail Westcott's dreams for her future were lost when her father died and she discovered...

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The footman  by Minerva Spencer

The footman

Minerva Spencer

Book

"Lady Elinor's arranged marriage cured her of all romantic notions. Now a widow, all Elinor wants is to rebuild her life--without a man in it. Stephen Worth is no longer the impoverished footman who lost everything thanks to Elinor's actions. His sole...

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Ten things I hate about the Duke  by Loretta Lynda Chase

Ten things I hate about the Duke

Loretta Lynda Chase

Book

"Cassandra Pomfret holds strong opinions she isn't shy about voicing. But her extremely plain speaking has caused an uproar, and her exasperated father, hoping a husband will rein her in, has ruled that her beloved sister can't marry until Cassandra does....

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Notorious  by Minerva Spencer

Notorious

Minerva Spencer

Book

"Drusilla Clare is full of opinions about why a woman shouldn't marry. But that doesn't stop the rush of desire she feels each time her best friend's brother, notorious rake Gabriel Marlington, crosses her path. So imagine her dismay when she finds herself...

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Her lady to love by Jane (Writer of lesbian romance) Walsh

Her lady to love

Jane (Writer of lesbian romance) Wa...

eBook

Country mouse Lady Honora Banfield arrives in London with one mission: to catch a husband. A perpetual wallflower, she's going to do whatever it takes to win a proposal from London's most eligible bachelor, including teaming up with the most popular (and...

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The diplomat's wife  by Pam Jenoff

The diplomat's wife

Pam Jenoff

Book

1945. Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped with her life. She meets Paul, an American soldier who gives her hope of a happier future. But their plans to meet in London are dashed when Paul's plane cra...

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The girl from the tanner's yard by Diane (Romantic fiction writer) Allen

The girl from the tanner's yard

Diane (Romantic fiction writer) All...

eBook

"After facing the horrors of the Crimean War, Adam Brooksbank returns to Black Moss Farm filled with regret over the path in life he has chosen. Starting anew, he decides to focus on rebuilding his family's rundown farm and make it a home again. Lucy...

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A duke, the lady, and a baby by Vanessa Riley

A duke, the lady, and a baby

Vanessa Riley

eAudiobook

Created by a shrewd countess, The Widow's Grace is a secret society with a mission: to help ill-treated widows regain their status, their families, and even find true love again-or perhaps for the very first time . . . When headstrong West Indian hei...

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How to catch a sinful Marquess  by Amy Rose Bennett

How to catch a sinful Marquess

Amy Rose Bennett

Book

"A shy, tangle-tongued debutante and a former soldier make an unlikely but fated match as they hasten for the Isle of Skye. Orphaned heiress Olivia de Vere should have the world - or at least the men of the ton - at her feet. But when she's thrown out...

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The last Truehart by Darry Fraser

The last Truehart

Darry Fraser

eAudiobook

1898, Geelong, Victoria. Stella Truehart is all alone in the world. Her good-for-nothing husband has died violently at the hands of an unknown assailant. Her mother is dead, her father deserted them before she was born, and now her kindly Truehart gr...

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A princess by Christmas  by Julia. author. London

A princess by Christmas

Julia. author. London

Book

"After three years of mourning - and turning her dear deceased husband’s gazette into the ton’s sauciest source of fashion and gossip - Hollis Honeycutt feels her life has been strangely bereft of late… Her sister is living abroad, and her best friend...

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The truth about dukes  by Grace Burrowes

The truth about dukes

Grace Burrowes

Book

"Robert Rothmere is hiding a past no duke should have endured, but he's not hiding it well enough. Sooner or later, his enemies will learn that he spent years locked away at a private asylum. To get their hands on his wealth, they'll try to send him right...

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A suitable marriage  by Muriel Bolger

A suitable marriage

Muriel Bolger

Book

"The youngest daughter of Lord Kensley-Balfe, a wealthy landowner from the West of Ireland, Delia is privileged and beautiful. Cossetted by her parents, her older sister Mona and her brother Clement, she lives a sheltered life, her days punctuated by...

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A duchess a day by Charis Michaels

A duchess a day

Charis Michaels

eBook

"An heiress with a plan... Lady Helena Lark has spent years trying to escape her wedding to the vain and boring Duke of Lusk. She's evaded, refused, even run away. When her family's patience runs out, they pack her off to London to walk down the aisle....

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The champagne war by Fiona McIntosh

The champagne war

Fiona McIntosh

eAudiobook

In the summer of 1914, vigneron Jerome Méa heads off to war, certain he’ll be home by Christmas. His new bride Sophie, a fifth generation and rebellious champenoise, is determined to ensure the forthcoming vintages will be testament to their love and...

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Seduction on a snowy night

Seduction on a snowy night

Book

A Christmas abduction -- "Caroline Dunham has a bone to pick with notorious rake Baron Thornhill--and a creative plan to insure his undivided attention. Yet once in close quarters, she finds herself beholden to their smoldering connection . . ."--Provided...

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Once upon a mail order bride  by Linda Broday

Once upon a mail order bride

Linda Broday

Book

"Accused of crimes he didn't commit, ex-preacher Ridge Steele is forced to give up everything he knew and make his home with outlaws. Desperate for someone to confide in, he strikes up correspondence with mail-order bride Adeline Jancy, finding in her...

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Tristan  by Elizabeth Rose

Tristan

Elizabeth Rose

Book

"A woman on board is bad luck . . . unless she is the key to finding a lost treasure. Tristan Fisher and his brothers leave their father's fishing boat and return to a life of piracy, longing for the adventure and riches they once knew. With dwindling...

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The love note by Joanna Davidson Politano

The love note

Joanna Davidson Politano

eBook

"The night Willa Duvall refuses her fourth marriage proposal, she discovers a forgotten love letter in a crack of her old writing desk. As she seeks to uncover its author and intended recipient, she follows a trail through past secrets and deep family...

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Her last flight by Beatriz Williams

Her last flight

Beatriz Williams

eBook

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Tall, duke, and dangerous by Megan Frampton

Tall, duke, and dangerous

Megan Frampton

eBook

"Nash, the 'dangerous' Duke of Malvern, has always bristled against the rules of English society. Hot tempered and fearful of becoming like his brutish late father, he lives a life of too much responsibility and too little joy. And although he's vowed...

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The duke effect by Sophie Jordan

The duke effect

Sophie Jordan

eBook

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sophie Jordan continues her bestselling Rogue Files series with this captivating romance that will thrill her many fans.She doesn't care about love...Despite being surrounded by her happily wed sisters,...

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An Appalachian summer by Ann H. Gabhart

An Appalachian summer

Ann H. Gabhart

Large Print

"In 1933 Louisville, Kentucky, even the ongoing economic depression cannot keep Piper Danson's parents from insisting on a debut party. After all, their fortune came through the market crash intact, and they've picked out the perfect suitor for their...

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Red sky over Hawaii by Sara Ackerman

Red sky over Hawaii

Sara Ackerman

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"The attack on Pearl Harbor changes everything for Lana Hitchcock. Arriving home on the Big Island too late to reconcile with her estranged father, she is left alone to untangle the clues of his legacy, which lead to a secret property tucked away in the...

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The prisoner's wife by Maggie Brookes

The prisoner's wife

Maggie Brookes

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"Inspired by a true story, a daring deception plunges a courageous and desperate young woman deep into the horrors of a Nazi POW camp to be with the man she loves. Czechoslovakia, 1944. In the dead of night a farm girl and a British soldier creep thr...

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A forbidden love by Kerry Postle

A forbidden love

Kerry Postle

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"Growing up in the humble Spanish town of Fuentes, Maria dreamed of seeing the world and marrying one day. But before her life can truly start, civil war breaks out and Fuentes is torn apart by violence, secrecy and corruption. Maria vows to take a stand,...

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The orphan thief by Glynis Peters

The orphan thief

Glynis Peters

Large Print

"As Hitler's bombs rain down on a battered and beleaguered Britain, Ruby Shadwell is dealt the most devastating blow - her entire family lost during the Coventry Blitz. Hope still survives. Alone and with the city in chaos, Ruby is determined to survive...

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The virgin who ruined Lord Gray  by Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradley

The virgin who ruined Lord Gray

Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradl...

Book

"Behind the doors of the Clifford Charity School for Wayward Girls there lies a secret society of brilliant, fearless women who are bringing justice to London's most corrupt aristocrats, one nobleman at a time. Other young ladies might occupy their spare...

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Nothing but velvet by Kat Martin

Nothing but velvet

Kat Martin

eBook

Lovely Velvet Moran has renounced all thoughts of love. To save her family from ruin, she will wed the hard-faced Duke of Carlyle. But instead of becoming a nobleman's bride, Velvet finds herself a notorious highwayman's prize-her resolve to escape his...

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The beast of beswick by Amalie Howard

The beast of beswick

Amalie Howard

eBook

Beauty and the Beast meets Taming of the Shrew in this laugh-out-loud and heartfelt Regency romance. Lord Nathaniel Harte, the disagreeable Duke of Beswick, spends his days smashing porcelain, antagonizing his servants, and snarling at anyone who gets...

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A bride of convenience by Jody Hedlund

A bride of convenience

Jody Hedlund

eAudiobook

Unemployed mill worker Zoe Hart jumps at the opportunity to emigrate to British Columbia in 1863 to find a better life and be reunited with her brother, who fled from home after being accused of a crime. Pastor to miners in the mountains, Abe Merival...

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A duchess a day  by Charis Michaels

A duchess a day

Charis Michaels

Book

"An heiress with a plan... Lady Helena Lark has spent years trying to escape her wedding to the vain and boring Duke of Lusk. She's evaded, refused, even run away. When her family's patience runs out, they pack her off to London to walk down the aisle....

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London's most elusive earl by Anabelle Bryant

London's most elusive earl

Anabelle Bryant

eBook

"Your philandering ways need to come to an end. I'll not have my heritage die by your foolish neglect." Lord Jonathan Cromford, Earl of Lindsey, is not surprised by his cold-hearted late father's will and the numerous conditions for claiming his inhe...

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Beauty tempts the beast by Lorraine Heath

Beauty tempts the beast

Lorraine Heath

eAudiobook

She wants lessons in seduction. Althea Stanwick was a perfect lady destined to marry a wealthy lord, until betrayal left her family penniless. Though she's lost friends, fortune, and respectability, Althea has gained a scandalous plan. If she can learn...

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Poppy by M. C. Beaton

Poppy

M. C. Beaton

eBook

She was the flower of an East End slum who rose to become a star. But Poppy Duveen quit the stage to marry Freddie Plummett, the only real gentleman she had ever known -- the bounder who died. When Freddie died, Poppy was left the castle but also left...

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The duke effect  by Sophie Jordan

The duke effect

Sophie Jordan

Book

"Despite being surrounded by her happily wed sisters, Nora Langley prefers botany to ballrooms and would rather spend a lifetime in her laboratory than consider affairs of the heart. An expert herbalist, Nora has been masquerading as her late physician...

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Nothing short of wondrous  by Regina Scott

Nothing short of wondrous

Regina Scott

Book

"It is 1886, and the government has given the US Cavalry control of Yellowstone. For widowed hotelier Kate Tremaine, the change is a welcome one. She knows every inch of her wilderness home like the back of her hand and wants to see it protected from...

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The love note  by Joanna Davidson Politano

The love note

Joanna Davidson Politano

Book

"The night Willa Duvall refuses her fourth marriage proposal, she discovers a forgotten love letter in a crack of her old writing desk. As she seeks to uncover its author and intended recipient, she follows a trail through past secrets and deep family...

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Bear no malice by Clarissa Harwood

Bear no malice

Clarissa Harwood

Large Print

"Beaten and left for dead in the English countryside, clergyman and reformer Tom Cross is rescued and nursed back to health by Miranda and Simon Thorne, reclusive siblings who seem to have as many secrets as he does. Tom has spent years helping the d...

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The light at Wyndcliff by Sarah E. Ladd

The light at Wyndcliff

Sarah E. Ladd

eBook

"When Liam Twethewey inherits the ancient Wyndcliff Hall in Pevlyn, Cornwall, he sets a goal of fulfilling his late great-uncle’s dream of opening a china clay pit on the estate’s moorland. When he arrives, however, a mysterious shipwreck on his property...

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Any rogue will do  by Bethany Bennett

Any rogue will do

Bethany Bennett

Book

"For exactly one season, Lady Charlotte Wentworth played the biddable female the ton expected - and all it got her was society's mockery and derision. Now she's determined to be in charge of her own future. So when an unwanted suitor tries to manipulate...

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My last duchess  by Eloisa James

My last duchess

Eloisa James

Book

"Hugo Wilde, the Duke of Lindow, has a drafty castle, eight naughty children - and no wife. Ophelia, Lady Astley, has a fine house, one well-behaved daughter - and no husband. Hugo takes one look at Ophelia and loses his heart, but she doesn't want m...

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