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Historical romance new titles

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In the mood for a classic love tale? Dial up the passion with our titillating tales from times gone by in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print or audio CD . This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Lord Holt takes a bride by Vivienne Lorret

Lord Holt takes a bride

Vivienne Lorret

eBook

"Heiress Winnifred Humphries refuses to marry the odious man her parents have chosen. She'll marry for love or not at all. But how does a woman know a man truly loves her? Needing answers, she sets out to discover the marriage habits of London's aris...

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I love the Earl by Caroline Linden

I love the Earl

Caroline Linden

eAudiobook

A single lady in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a suitor Margaret de Lacey has accepted her unmarried state with dignity, if not delight. She had no suitors when she was young and starry-eyed, though regrettably poor, and it's unlikely...

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Like flames in the night by Connilyn Cossette

Like flames in the night

Connilyn Cossette

eAudiobook

"Strong-willed Tirzah wants to join her people in driving the enemy from the land of Israel and undergoes training for a secret mission inside the stronghold of Shechem. But soon after she has infiltrated the ruthless Aramean commander's kitchen, she...

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Lord Holt takes a bride by Vivienne Lorret

Lord Holt takes a bride

Vivienne Lorret

eAudiobook

USA Today bestselling author Vivienne Lorret launches a charming new trilogy about three debutantes who get more than they bargained for when it comes to the mating habits of scoundrels . . .Heiress Winnifred Humphries refuses to marry the odious man...

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Highland sword by May McGoldrick

Highland sword

May McGoldrick

eAudiobook

A vow for vengeance. Fleeing to the Highlands after her father's murder, fiery Morrigan Drummond has a score to settle with Sir Rupert Burney, the English spymaster responsible for his death. Trained to fight alongside the other rebels determined to ...

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Matilda's song by JoAnn Smith Ainsworth

Matilda's song

JoAnn Smith Ainsworth

eBook

Matilda escapes marriage to a brutal knight by pretending to be married to her cousin when she is waylaid by a local baron, Lord Geoffrey. Geoff demands his 'first night' rights and now they both know a passion like none they've ever experienced. When...

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Lakota surrender by Karen Kay

Lakota surrender

Karen Kay

eBook

As she heads west to join her cavalry officer father at his Kansas outpost, Kristina Bogard eagerly anticipates new adventures--and her first glimpse of wild Indians. She has long dreamed of flashing black eyes, skin-covered lodges and buckskin and l...

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Lakota princess by Karen Kay

Lakota princess

Karen Kay

eBook

Driven from her home in England by hostile political forces, Estrela was little more than a girl when she came to be raised by a far western Lakota tribe. On the wide, sweeping plains she grew tall and strong, and won the love of a handsome warrior. But...

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The Valentine legacy by Catherine Coulter

The Valentine legacy

Catherine Coulter

eBook

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An heiress to remember by Maya Rodale

An heiress to remember

Maya Rodale

eBook

Beatrice Goodwin left Manhattan a duchess and has returned a divorcée, ready to seize control of her fate and the family business. Goodwin's Department Store, once the pinnacle of fashion, has fallen from favor thanks to Dalton's, its glamorous compe...

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Snowball in Hell by Josh Lanyon

Snowball in Hell

Josh Lanyon

eBook

Los Angeles, 1943. Reporter Nathan Doyle had his reasons to want Phil Arlen dead, but when he sees the man's body pulled from the La Brea tar pit, he knows he'll be the prime suspect. He also knows that his life won't stand up to intense police scrutiny,...

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The Chisholm Trail bride by Kathleen Y'Barbo

The Chisholm Trail bride

Kathleen Y'Barbo

eBook

Eliza Gentry’s pursuit of marriage to the son of her family’s sworn enemy has cost her greatly. Furious at his daughter’s choices, her father sends her off with the cattle drive heading toward Fort Worth and the Barnhart ranch, but...

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The earl takes a fancy by Lorraine Heath

The earl takes a fancy

Lorraine Heath

eBook

She's looking for a nobleman to wed. Though born out of wedlock, Fancy Trewlove is determined to fulfill her mother's wish that she marry into nobility. Fancy's keen intellect and finishing school manners make her the perfect wife for any gentleman--if...

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Secrets of my heart by Tracie Peterson

Secrets of my heart

Tracie Peterson

Large Print

"In 1879, reunited with childhood friend and lawyer Seth Carpenter, recently widowed Nancy Pritchard must search through the pieces of her loveless marriage for the truth behind her husband's death after his schemes come to light. But as they pursue ...

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An uncommon woman by Laura Frantz

An uncommon woman

Laura Frantz

Large Print

"Unflinching and plainspoken, Tessa Swan is not your typical 18th-century woman. Born and bred on the western Virginia frontier along with her five brothers, she is a force to be reckoned with. Quiet and courageous, Clay Tygart is not your typical 18...

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The blizzard bride by Susanne Dietze

The blizzard bride

Susanne Dietze

Large Print

"Abigail Bracey arrives in Nebraska in January 1888 to teach school … and to execute a task for the government: to identify a student as the hidden son of a murderous counterfeiter – the man who killed her father. Agent Dashiell Lassiter doesn’t want...

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Woman of sunlight by Mary Connealy

Woman of sunlight

Mary Connealy

Large Print

"After years of isolation on top of Hope Mountain, Ilsa Nordegren may finally be ready to leave. Raised to fear the world, Ilsa and her sisters never planned on coming down, but when the Warden family arrived in need, they had to help. And it may cost...

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The farmer's daughter romance collection

The farmer's daughter romance collection

Large Print

"Enjoy five historical novels by some of Christian fiction's bestselling authors. Meet daughters of prairie farms from Montana south to Kansas who find love in the midst of turbulent life changes. Marty's nieces are kidnapped. Rosalind's town is overrun...

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The land beneath us by Sarah Sundin

The land beneath us

Sarah Sundin

Large Print

"1943. Private Clay Paxton trains hard with the U.S. Army Rangers at Camp Forrest, Tennessee, determined to do his best in the upcoming Allied invasion of France. With his future stolen by his brothers' betrayal, Clay has only one thing to live for--...

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The major's daughter by Regina (Regina Lea) Jennings

The major's daughter

Regina (Regina Lea) Jennings

Large Print

"Caroline Adams returns to Indian Territory craving adventure after living society life. When she comes across outlaw Frisco Smith, his dreams to obtain a piece of property on the Unassigned Lands are persuasive. When the gun sounds, they find themse...

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Scandalous by Minerva Spencer

Scandalous

Minerva Spencer

Large Print

"Straight-laced missionary Sarah Fisher has never met a man like Captain Martin Bouchard. He is the most beautiful person - male or female - she's ever seen. Overwhelmingly masculine, elegantly attired despite months at sea, he is in complete command...

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The making of Mrs. Hale by Carolyn Miller

The making of Mrs. Hale

Carolyn Miller

Large Print

"Julia Hale ran off to be married in Gretna Green, following romance instead of common sense. But her tale isn't turning into a happily ever after. Her new husband is gone and she doesn't know where or if he's ever coming back. Julia has no option but...

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A song for Arbonne by Guy Gavriel. Kay

A song for Arbonne

Guy Gavriel. Kay

eBook

"To the north lies militaristic Gorhaut, whose inhabitants worship the militant god Corannos and are ruled by corrupt, womanizing King Ademar. His chief advisor, the high priest of Corannos, is determined to irradicate the worship of a female deity, ...

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Grange House by Sarah Blake

Grange House

Sarah Blake

eAudiobook

A beautifully told, captivating novel of 19th century love and intrigue.Maisie Thomas spends every summer with her parents at Grange House, a hotel on an island off the coast of Maine ruled by the elegant but distant Miss Grange. In 1898, when Maisie...

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Beatrice goes to Brighton by M.C Beaton

Beatrice goes to Brighton

M.C Beaton

eAudiobook

Lady Beatrice is fleeing an arranged marriage, by stagecoach to Brighton, where the proud beauty meets her match in Miss Hannah Pym who is determined to find her a proper beau. M. C. Beaton is the author of the best-selling Agatha Raisin series. She...

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Belinda goes to Bath by M.C Beaton

Belinda goes to Bath

M.C Beaton

eAudiobook

No sooner does Miss Pym board her next stagecoach than she finds herself embroiled in the plight of Miss Belinda Earle, a spirited heiress banished to Bath after swearing off the marriage market. When the coach founders near Baddell Castle, and the d...

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Yvonne goes to York by M.C Beaton

Yvonne goes to York

M.C Beaton

eAudiobook

No coach journey is ever dull with Miss Pym aboard, and this one proves no exception: Hannah meets Yvonne Grenier, fleeing the Horror in France, and very soon determines to find a suitable match for this beautiful and charming Frenchwoman.M. C. Beaton...

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The adventuress by M.C Beaton

The adventuress

M.C Beaton

eAudiobook

At first, Emily Goodenough and her father, Sir George, are exactly what the servants at No.67 Clarges Street are hoping for: respectable tenants to usher in an uneventful Season. But all is not what it seems and it's not long before Rainbird the butl...

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Rainbird's revenge by M.C Beaton

Rainbird's revenge

M.C Beaton

eAudiobook

The duke's search is soon disrupted by the arrival in town of Miss Jenny Sutherland - a beautiful but hugely spoilt country girl whose vanity is overwhelming. In fact it was her guardian who brought her to London in the hope her ward will get the put-down...

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Penelope goes to Portsmouth by M.C Beaton

Penelope goes to Portsmouth

M.C Beaton

eAudiobook

Hannah Pym is off to Portsmouth in the company of the beautiful but practical Miss Penelope Wilkins. Miss Pym quickly realises that Penelope needs someone to enliven her sheltered life, someone perhaps like their handsome travelling companion, Lord A...

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Deborah goes to Dover by M.C Beaton

Deborah goes to Dover

M.C Beaton

eAudiobook

Tomboyish Lady Deborah Western seems set on dressing and behaving in a most unladylike manner, much to the dismay of her handsome neighbour, the Earl of Ashton. Fortunately for the Earl, Miss Pym is on hand to make sure the gorgeous girl is introduced...

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Summer of the three pagodas by Jean (Novelist) Moran

Summer of the three pagodas

Jean (Novelist) Moran

eBook

"Hong Kong, 1950: Rowena's daughter, conceived during the horrors of the Japanese invasion, is safely at boarding school. Her great love, Connor O'Connor, is by her side. But just as they begin planning a new life together, bad news comes. A female doctor...

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A breath of snow and ashes. Part one by Diana Gabaldon

A breath of snow and ashes. Part one

Diana Gabaldon

eAudiobook

1772--the eve of the American revolution. In Boston, men lie dead in the street and in the backwoods of America, isolated cabins burn in the darkness of the forest. The Colony is in ferment. Jamie Fraser, a passionate leader of men, receives an envoy...

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The lonely lord  by Audrey (Novelist) Harrison

The lonely lord

Audrey (Novelist) Harrison

Book

"'I am alone. Do you ever feel set apart from whatever is going on around you? Is it just me who feels lost and unconnected to the world? I have no idea how to connect even if I wished to. Sometimes it feels safer in not quite belonging.' Anthony Rusell,...

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A holiday by gaslight  by Mimi Matthews

A holiday by gaslight

Mimi Matthews

Book

"A courtship of convenience. Sophie Appersett is quite willing to marry outside of her class to ensure the survival of her family. But the darkly handsome Mr. Edward Sharpe is no run of the mill London merchant. He's grim and silent. A man of little....

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Grace  by Audrey (Novelist) Harrison

Grace

Audrey (Novelist) Harrison

Book

"Grace Johnson does not want to marry a titled gentleman. She is only happy and at peace when spending time in a garden - any garden. When she visits her sister, the Duchess of Sudworth, Grace is disappointed that even her beloved sister is not listening...

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Rosalind  by Audrey (Novelist) Harrison

Rosalind

Audrey (Novelist) Harrison

Book

"Peter Gilbert, Duke of Sudworth is a good man, but at the moment he's angry and very very bitter. He has inherited the title and the debt that the selfish lives of his deceased brother and father created. He was forced to leave the home that he loved...

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Annabelle  by Audrey (Novelist) Harrison

Annabelle

Audrey (Novelist) Harrison

Book

"Annabelle Johnson has a secret. It could ruin her. But yet, she remained in a darkened room with a gentleman. Perhaps it was because for the first time she felt safe in a gentleman's company. Compromised and hiding a damning secret was never going to...

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Words spoken true  by Ann H. Gabhart

Words spoken true

Ann H. Gabhart

Book

"Adriane Darcy was practically raised in her father's newspaper offices. She can't imagine life without the clatter of the press and the push to be first to write the news that matters. Their Tribune is the leading paper in Louisville in 1855. Then B...

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The wild marquis by Miranda Neville

The wild marquis

Miranda Neville

eBook

The Marquis of Chase is not a reputable man. He is notorious for his wretched morals and is never received in respectable houses. The ladies of ton would never allow him in their drawing rooms ... though they were more than willing to welcome him into...

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The forbidden lord by Sabrina Jeffries

The forbidden lord

Sabrina Jeffries

eBook

"Jordan Willis, the Earl of Blackmore, has played with the heart of many a society belle--yet one stolen kiss impulsively planted on the soft, irresistible lips of the preacher's daughter proves his undoing. The prim and proper Emily Fairchild's inno...

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The dangerous viscount by Miranda Neville

The dangerous viscount

Miranda Neville

eBook

"Diana Fanshawe has always wanted to be a duchess. She uses Sebastian Iverley to get to his ducal cousin, but finds she can’t forget the brilliant, unconventional viscount and his sizzling kiss. Sebastian Iverley has no time for women until he meets ...

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The dangerous lord by Sabrina Jeffries

The dangerous lord

Sabrina Jeffries

eBook

"He was a dangerous man to love—and the last man she thought she'd marry. He was a dangerous man to love—and the last man she thought she'd marry. To prevent a dear friend from wedding the notorious Ian Lennard, Viscount St. Clair, Felicity Taylor set...

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Lovers and liars by Josephine Cox

Lovers and liars

Josephine Cox

eBook

In the sleepy Lancashire village of Salmesbury, childhood sweethearts Emily and John are secretly planning a life together when they are cruelly forced apart. Already abandoned by her father, and unhappy at home, Emily is heartbroken when John leaves...

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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy

eBook

"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," writes Tolstoy in his literary masterpiece Anna Karenina. Commonly regarded as one of the greatest realist novels ever written, Tolstoy himself saw it as his first true novel....

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The pathfinder, or, The inland sea by James Fenimore Cooper

The pathfinder, or, The inland sea

James Fenimore Cooper

eBook

Gear up for a stiff dose of frontier life with The Pathfinder, the third novel in James Fenimore Cooper's beloved Leatherstocking Tales series. Focusing on the pioneer hero Natty Bumppo and his efforts to help the scattered members of a frontier community...

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The Cossacks by Leo Tolstoy

The Cossacks

Leo Tolstoy

eBook

A young man, Olenin, is stationed in the Caucasus, where he falls in love with the place, the people, and the simple way of life. Though he has fallen in love with the betrothed of a man he has befriended, he believes that he can be self-sacrificing,...

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The Princess of Cleves by Madame de (Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne) La Fayette

The Princess of Cleves

Madame de (Marie-Madeleine Pioche de...

eBook

This groundbreaking novel made a splash when it was initially published in 1678, changing the course of literary fiction forever. Rather than following in the same vein as the one-dimensional romances that preceded it, The Princess of Cleves tackles ...

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The royal life guard by Alexandre Dumas

The royal life guard

Alexandre Dumas

eBook

Fans of classic historical fiction will delight in this gem from Alexandre Dumas, author of such masterpieces as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. Bringing together fast-paced action and a richly detailed look at life in a bygone era,...

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Green fire by Fiona Macleod

Green fire

Fiona Macleod

eBook

"Fiona MacLeod" was the pen name of Scottish writer William Sharp. Green Fire is a sweeping historical romance that spans France and Scotland. At its heart is a stirring account of an unlikely romance that blooms against the backdrop of a bloody conflict...

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The young Lovell by Ford Madox Ford

The young Lovell

Ford Madox Ford

eBook

Many of British writer Ford Madox Ford's most acclaimed works are in the genre of historical fiction, and The Young Lovell highlights Ford's strengths in this domain. Structurally, the novel bears similarities to many other tales of courtly love and damsels...

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The star-chamber by William Harrison Ainsworth

The star-chamber

William Harrison Ainsworth

eBook

Take a trip back in time to the rule of the first Stuart king with this comprehensively researched Gothic thriller. Against the backdrop of James I's reign, the tale that unfolds is packed with mistaken identities, plots and counter-plots, attempted ...

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Maitre Cornelius by Honoré de Balzac

Maitre Cornelius

Honoré de Balzac

eBook

Set in the fifteenth century, Maitre Cornelius is a gripping historical novel that illustrates the unbelievable lengths to which some will go in the name of love. Marie, the daughter of the king, is trapped in a loveless marriage with a cruel, violent...

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The Mesmerist's Victim by Henry Llewellyn. Williams

The Mesmerist's Victim

Henry Llewellyn. Williams

eBook

Set in Paris during the French Revolution, The Mesmerist's Victim tells a tale of star-crossed lovers whose romance blooms at an extremely inopportune moment in history. Will they be able to find happiness together, or will they be swallowed up in the...

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The boy with wings by Berta Ruck

The boy with wings

Berta Ruck

eBook

British author Berta Ruck offers up an imaginative take on the ancient myth of Icarus. Set in the months before World War I broke out, The Boy With Wings follows the course of an improbable romance that blossoms just as the world begins to fall apart...

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French Medieval romances from the Lais of Marie de France by de France Marie

French Medieval romances from the Lais of Marie de France

de France Marie

eBook

Gallant knights, blushing maidens, tyrannical lords, damsels in distress, feats of courage, love pure and trué⁰₄you'll find all of this and more in this enchanting collection of tales from France's medieval period. Selected from the classic twelfth-...

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All the ways we said goodbye by Beatriz Williams

All the ways we said goodbye

Beatriz Williams

Audio CD

"France, 1914. As war breaks out, Aurelie becomes trapped on the wrong side of the front with her father, Comte Sigismund de Courcelles. When the Germans move into their family's ancestral estate, using it as their headquarters, Aurelie discovers she...

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The earl not taken by A. S. Fenichel

The earl not taken

A. S. Fenichel

eBook

Left standing on the side while their contemporaries marry into society, four young ladies forge a bond to guard each other from a similar fate . . . Finishing school failed to make a proper lady of Penelope Arrington. But as a Wallflower of West Lane,...

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The red, red snow by Caro Ramsay

The red, red snow

Caro Ramsay

eAudiobook

Called to investigate the bloodstained aftermath of an eventful Christmas party, detectives Anderson & Costello discover that the holiday season can be anything but merry. A family man is stabbed to death at a crowded Christmas Ice Show. Murder in plain...

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Woman of sunlight by Mary Connealy

Woman of sunlight

Mary Connealy

eBook

"After years of isolation on top of Hope Mountain, Ilsa Nordegren may finally be ready to leave. Raised to fear the world, Ilsa and her sisters never planned on coming down, but when the Warden family arrived in need, they had to help. And it may cost...

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Out of the Embers (Mesquite Springs Book #1) by Amanda Cabot

Out of the Embers (Mesquite Springs Book #1)

Amanda Cabot

eBook

When a fire destroys the orphanage where she worked, Evelyn Radcliffe flees to the Texas Hill Country with an orphan in tow and a killer in pursuit. Will a rugged horse rancher hold the key to her future--and her past?

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The devilish Lord Will by Jennifer Ashley

The devilish Lord Will

Jennifer Ashley

eBook

Scotland 1747. When Josette needs help finding a stash of stolen gold lost n the Highlands, she turns to Will Mackenzie, the most cunning, devious, and clever man she knows. But trusting Will with her secrets is akin to trusting the devil himself. Th...

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Wicked scandal by Carole Mortimer

Wicked scandal

Carole Mortimer

eBook

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A woman of true honor by Grace Burrowes

A woman of true honor

Grace Burrowes

eBook

Valerian Dorning is handsome, charming, and absolutely pockets to let. He's hopelessly attracted to heiress Emily Pepper, but as he tells Emily, an honorable man must bring independent means to his marriage. Emily has been chased by enough fortune hunters...

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A Lady of True Distinction by Grace Burrowes

A Lady of True Distinction

Grace Burrowes

eBook

Hawthorne Dorning either finds a way to turn his family's vast botanical resources into a successful commercial venture, or the estate the Dornings have called home for centuries could be broken up. He loves the land and he's never shied away from hard...

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Trenton, lord of loss by Grace Burrowes

Trenton, lord of loss

Grace Burrowes

eBook

After a short, troubled marriage Trenton Lindsey, heir to the Wilton earldom, finds himself a widower with three small children. His year of mourning leaves him adrift, until his brother Darius forces him to take a repairing lease in Surrey. Social c...

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How to romance a rake by Manda Collins

How to romance a rake

Manda Collins

eBook

When he offers to teach her to dance during his party, Lord Deveril, London's most eligible bachelor, finds himself captivated by the brainy beauty Miss Juliet Shelby, who needs his help in rescuing a friend from the London underworld.

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Like flames in the night by Connilyn Cossette

Like flames in the night

Connilyn Cossette

eBook

"Strong-willed Tirzah wants to join her people in driving the enemy from the land of Israel and undergoes training for a secret mission inside the stronghold of Shechem. But soon after she has infiltrated the ruthless Aramean commander's kitchen, she...

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How to entice an earl by Manda Collins

How to entice an earl

Manda Collins

eBook

"Lady Madeline Essex is the last of the unwed "ducklings" in her family; and by far the most outspoken. But when she boldly enters London's most notorious gaming house in search of fodder for her novel, even her sharp tongue can't save her from the h...

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Seduced by a Scot by Julia London

Seduced by a Scot

Julia London

eBook

There's no matchmaking an unruly heartWhen a prominent Scottish family faces a major scandal weeks before their daughter's wedding, they turn in desperation to the enigmatic fixer for the aristocracy, Nichol Bain. Remarkably skilled at making high-pr...

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The runaway bride by Jody Hedlund

The runaway bride

Jody Hedlund

eBook

Arabella Lawrence fled on a bride ship wearing the scars of past mistakes. Now in British Columbia, two men vying for her hand disagree on how the natives should be treated during a smallpox outbreak. Intent on helping a girl abandoned by her tribe, ...

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The claiming of the shrew by Shana Galen

The claiming of the shrew

Shana Galen

eBook

What happens when a marriage of convenience isn't so convenient?Lieutenant Colonel Benedict Draven has retired from the army and spends most of his days either consulting for the Foreign Office or whiling away the hours at his club with his former...

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Sweet vengeance by Kat Martin

Sweet vengeance

Kat Martin

eBook

After rescuing the raven-haired Jocelyn Asbury from a violent fate, Rayne Garrick, fourth Viscount Stoneleigh, falls in love with the spirited beauty, who is destined to betray him.

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The runaway bride by Jody Hedlund

The runaway bride

Jody Hedlund

eAudiobook

Wealthy Arabella Lawrence flees to British Columbia on a bride ship still wearing the scars of past mistakes. One of the few single women in the boomtown, she immediately has suitors, but she is determined not to find herself trapped again by a poor ...

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Something like a lady by Kay Springsteen

Something like a lady

Kay Springsteen

eBook

There are worse things than hiding in a derelict old cottage, battling field mice, and sucking on one's last lemon. Or so Lady Annabella Price firmly believes. For example, spending the Season in London with her stepbrother and husband hunting, as her...

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O sabor da tentação by Elizabeth Hoyt

O sabor da tentação

Elizabeth Hoyt

eBook

Lady Emeline Gordon é um modelo de sofisticação nos círculos sociais da elite londrina, sempre elegante e impecavelmente educada. Como tal, é a companhia perfeita para Rebecca, a jovem irmã de um empresário bem sucedido de Boston, que fora soldado na...

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Beauty and the blacksmith by Tessa Dare

Beauty and the blacksmith

Tessa Dare

eBook

Take a trip to Spindle Cove in New York Times bestselling author Tessa Dare's gorgeous and sexy Regency romanceBeautiful and elegant, Miss Diana Highwood is destined to marry a wealthy, well-placed nobleman. At least that's what her mother has loudly...

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Any duchess will do by Tessa Dare

Any duchess will do

Tessa Dare

eBook

When Griffin York, the Duke of Halford, tries thwart his mother's attempts to get him to marry by paying Spindle Cove barmaid Pauline Simms to fail duchess training, the unexpected result is a burning desire in the duke's heart to truly make her his ...

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Bringing down the duke by Evie Dunmore

Bringing down the duke

Evie Dunmore

Large Print

"England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female students at the renowned University of Oxford. In return for her scholarship, she must support the ...

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Dance of deception  by Merryn Allingham

Dance of deception

Merryn Allingham

Book

"Amelie Milverton is fleeing her betrothal to a vicious, degenerate man. Disguised as a maidservant, she climbs out of her bedroom window, but there's a problem ...Gareth Denville, wrongly accused of cheating at cards, was once driven from the city by...

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Serving up love

Serving up love

Large Print

"This intriguing novella collection crosses the country-from Kansas to Texas, the Grand Canyon to New Mexico-with tales of sweet romance while exploring the fascinating history of the Harvey girls: young women seeking adventure and independence who worked...

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Out of the embers  by Amanda Cabot

Out of the embers

Amanda Cabot

Book

1850s. Ten years after her parents were killed, Evelyn Radcliffe is once more homeless: the orphanage where she worked has burned to the ground. Only she and a young orphan girl escaped. They flee to Mesquite Springs in the Texas Hill Country and find...

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The enchanted land by Jude Deveraux

The enchanted land

Jude Deveraux

eBook

For beautiful Morgan Wakefield, that land lay west of the bluegrass splendors of her Kentucky home ... and within the powerful embrace of Seth Colter-the handsome rancher with whom she had struck a bargain that would change her life. Beneath the star...

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How the Marquess was won by Julie Anne (Romance author) Long

How the Marquess was won

Julie Anne (Romance author) Long

eBook

"The Scandal Sheets call him Lord Ice. Ruthless, cold, precise, Julian Spenser, Marquess Dryden, tolerates only the finest-- in clothes, in horseflesh, in mistresses. And now he's found the perfect bride, the one whose dowry will restore his family's...

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The wicked redhead by Beatriz Williams

The wicked redhead

Beatriz Williams

eBook

Ginger Kelly wakes up in 1924 in tranquil Cocoa Beach, Florida, after fleeing to safety with disgraced Prohibition agent Oliver Anson Marshall, and her newly-orphaned young sister, Patsy. But Marshall is reinstated to the agency with suspicious haste...

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Secrets of my heart by Tracie Peterson

Secrets of my heart

Tracie Peterson

eBook

"In 1879, reunited with childhood friend and lawyer Seth Carpenter, recently widowed Nancy Pritchard must search through the pieces of her loveless marriage for the truth behind her husband's death after his schemes come to light. But as they pursue ...

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When a Scot loves a lady by Katharine Ashe

When a Scot loves a lady

Katharine Ashe

eBook

After years as an agent of the secret Falcon Club, Lord Leam Blackwood knows it's time to return home to Scotland. One temptation threatens his plans--Kitty Savege, who warms his blood like a dram of fine whiskey. But a dangerous enemy stands in the way...

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The truth about love by Stephanie Laurens

The truth about love

Stephanie Laurens

eBook

Artist Gerrard Debbington accepts a commission to paint a young woman's portrait in exchange for access to her father's celebrated yet strictly private gardens, but when he learns the woman may be in danger, he appoints himself her protector.

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The flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey

The flight of Gemma Hardy

Margot Livesey

eBook

Overcoming a life of hardship and loneliness, Gemma Hardy, a brilliant and determined young woman, accepts a position as an au pair on the remote Orkney Islands where she faces her biggest challenge yet.

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All the pleasures of the season by Lecia Cornwall

All the pleasures of the season

Lecia Cornwall

eBook

"On the first day of Christmas Lady Miranda Archer accepts a marriage proposal. On the first day of Christmas, fifteen minutes later: Miranda realizes she's made a huge mistake. For the next twelve days: Miranda must find a way out of her engagement--which...

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A Scottish love by Karen Ranney

A Scottish love

Karen Ranney

eBook

Fans of Karen Hawkins will be swept away by this deeply emotional tale of a proud Scottish lass who missed her chance for true happiness years before when she refused to marry a young soldier--only to find herself still the object of his desires when...

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A sister's courage by Molly Green

A sister's courage

Molly Green

Audio CD

"In the midst of war, she knew her place was not at home ... The most ambitious of three sisters, Lorraine 'Raine' Linfoot always dreamed of becoming a pilot. As a spirited seventeen-year-old, she persuades her hero Doug Williams to teach her to fly....

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The Onyx by Jacqueline Briskin

The Onyx

Jacqueline Briskin

Audio CD

"In 1894, while penniless 19-year-old Tom Bridger works at a Michigan furniture company that fuels his ambitions, he falls in love with beautiful, sophisticated Antonia Dalzell. But his real talent is inventing machines. He's secretly working on an e...

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In bed with the earl  by Christi Caldwell

In bed with the earl

Christi Caldwell

Book

"To solve a mystery that's become the talk of the ton, no clues run too deep for willful reporter Verity Lovelace. Not even in the sewers of London. That's precisely where she finds happily self-sufficient scavenger Malcom North, lost heir to the Earl...

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A village scandal  by Dilly Court

A village scandal

Dilly Court

Book

"Spring in the village, April 1869 It’s spring in Little Creek and wedding bells are ringing. After their hasty marriage the Christmas before, Daisy Marshall is overjoyed to be finally marrying dashing Jay Fox properly, in front of the whole village....

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Secrets of my heart  by Tracie Peterson

Secrets of my heart

Tracie Peterson

Book

"In 1879, reunited with childhood friend and lawyer Seth Carpenter, recently widowed Nancy Pritchard must search through the pieces of her loveless marriage for the truth behind her husband's death after his schemes come to light. But as they pursue ...

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The runaway bride  by Jody Hedlund

The runaway bride

Jody Hedlund

Book

"Wealthy Arabella Lawrence flees to British Columbia on a bride ship still wearing the scars of past mistakes. One of the few single women in the boomtown, she immediately has suitors, but she is determined not to find herself trapped again by a poor...

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Woman of sunlight  by Mary Connealy

Woman of sunlight

Mary Connealy

Book

"After years of isolation on top of Hope Mountain, Ilsa Nordegren may finally be ready to leave. Raised to fear the world, Ilsa and her sisters never planned on coming down, but when the Warden family arrived in need, they had to help. And it may cost...

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