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The Belle of Belgrave Square by Mimi Matthews

The Belle of Belgrave Square

Mimi Matthews

eBook

A London heiress rides out to the wilds of the English countryside to honor a marriage of convenience with a mysterious and reclusive stranger. Tall, dark, and dour, the notorious Captain Jasper Blunt was once hailed a military hero, but tales abound of his...

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The Highlander's Irish bride by Vanessa Kelly

The Highlander's Irish bride

Vanessa Kelly

eBook

Miss Kathleen Calvert may be the daughter of an Irish aristocrat, but she has no intention of acting like one. All she desires is to return to her family's estate to raise horses and manage her father's magnificent gardens. But when a scandal threatens her...

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Every Rogue Has His Charm by Susanna Craig

Every Rogue Has His Charm

Susanna Craig

eBook

Love, intrigue, and a fresh spin on historical romance make a sexy and suspenseful mix in the latest novel in Susanna Craig's Regency-set series-as the wife one man left behind becomes the woman he can't live without . . . Caroline, Marchioness of Chesleigh,...

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Highland warrior by Heather (Heather D.) McCollum

Highland warrior

Heather (Heather D.) McCollum

eBook

"Joshua Sinclair was once the fiercest and most notorious warrior of the mighty Sinclair clan of Northern Scotland. But now there's nothing and no one that can make him take up arms again. Except a beautiful woman, it seems. When Kára Flett, daughter of a...

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The Belle of Belgrave Square by Mimi Matthews

The Belle of Belgrave Square

Mimi Matthews

eAudiobook

A PopSugar and BookBub Best Romance of 2022!A London heiress rides out to the wilds of the English countryside to honor a marriage of convenience with a mysterious and reclusive stranger.Tall, dark, and dour, the notorious Captain Jasper Blunt was once hailed...

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A scoundrel of her own by Stacy Reid

A scoundrel of her own

Stacy Reid

eAudiobook

Lady Ophelia Darby exists in two worlds. In one, she is the impudent, willful daughter of a powerful marquess and darling of the ton. In the other, she moves through the underworld's shadows as songstress Lady Starlight, protected only by the notoriously...

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When a lady deceives by Tara Kingston

When a lady deceives

Tara Kingston

eAudiobook

London, 1890. In Victorian London, reporter Jennie Quinn employs deception as a weapon. Going undercover to seek justice for a murdered informant, she's drawn into a powerful criminal's seductive game of cat and mouse. Enigmatic former lawman Matthew Colton is...

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When a lady dares by Tara Kingston

When a lady dares

Tara Kingston

eAudiobook

Sophie Atherton knows a liar when she sees one. Perhaps because she's so skilled at deception herself. Searching for clues to a string of mysterious deaths, the secret operative for the Crown has connived her way into a phony medium's confidence. When a...

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A defiant Lord  by Anne Herries

A defiant Lord

Anne Herries

Book

His unusual Governess - "Heiress Sarah Hardcastle is convinced her plan to escape the unwanted attentions of a fortune-hunter is foolproof. Buried deep in the countryside, and with a whole new identity as prim governess Miss Goodrum, Sarah is looking forward...

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Her rebel heart  by Kate Hewitt

Her rebel heart

Kate Hewitt

Book

"1832, Scotland: When Caroline Reid is offered the chance to travel to America to live with her estranged uncle, she has only two things on her mind: to become the belle of Boston society and to make an enviable--and financially advantageous--match. But from...

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The heart goes on  by Kate Hewitt

The heart goes on

Kate Hewitt

Book

"1819, Isle of Mull, Scotland: When Allan MacDougall tells his sweetheart Harriet Campbell he loves her on the eve of his departure to the New World, it breaks her heart. Because there is no way for her to go with him. She promises to wait for him, even though...

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The other side of certain  by Amy Willoughby-Burle

The other side of certain

Amy Willoughby-Burle

Book

"For the love of love... and books. Mattie Mobley planned to be a teacher, but when times grew tough during America's Great Depression, and there were no teaching positions in her hometown of Asheville, NC, Mattie found work starting a school and helping the...

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Never rescue a rogue  by Virginia Heath

Never rescue a rogue

Virginia Heath

Book

"Diana Merriwell and Giles Sinclair only tolerate one another for the sake of their nearest and dearest. Everyone believes that the two of them are meant to be together, but Diana and Giles know that their constant pithy barbs come from a shared disdain--not a...

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Some Dukes have all the luck  by Christina (Romance fiction writer) Britton

Some Dukes have all the luck

Christina (Romance fiction writer) ...

Book

"Ash Hawkins, Duke of Buckley, no more wants to marry than he wants a stick in his eye. As the owner of a gaming hell, he is all too aware the odds of a happy marriage are against him. But raising his three rebellious wards alone is proving more than he can...

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Tucker's crossing by Marina Adair

Tucker's crossing

Marina Adair

eBook

Sweet Plains, Texas, wasn't so sweet to Cody, Noah, and Beau Tucker. But now the Tucker boys are men, ready to take on the questions that have haunted them since they left home. Cody Tucker shook the dust of his two-bit hometown off his boots ten years...

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The boxing baroness  by Minerva Spencer

The boxing baroness

Minerva Spencer

Book

"Magnetic and educated, Marianne Simpson has the manner of a lady and the looks of a lover, not a fighter. Neither of which explains her occupation as a boxer in her uncle's circus, Farnham's Fantastical Female Fayre. Nonetheless, when St. John Powell, the...

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Highland sisters by Anne Douglas

Highland sisters

Anne Douglas

eBook

Can they put the past behind them?Lorne Malcolm's wedding to her handsome suitor Daniel MacNeil is a joyful day much looked forward to by both families. But by the time Lorne's older sister, Rosa, returns from a trip to the flower shop on the morning of the...

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The husband diet by Nancy Barone

The husband diet

Nancy Barone

eAudiobook

Erica Cantelli feels weighed down and it has nothing to do with the extra pounds she's trying to lose. Juggling a successful career with two children and a deadweight husband, most days can feel she's biting off more than she can chew. In fact fantasising...

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The elopement by Tracy Rees

The elopement

Tracy Rees

eAudiobook

A wealthy heiress . . . 1897. Rowena Blythe is wealthy, entitled and beautiful. As her twenty-fourth birthday approaches, she's expected to marry - and to marry well. An unsuitable match . . . Her parents commission a portrait of Rowena to help cement her...

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The girl by the sea by Sheila Newberry

The girl by the sea

Sheila Newberry

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"1934. Following the death of her mother, twelve-year-old Tess Rainbow takes on the responsibility of caring for her family. When a plane crash-lands near their home on Romney Marsh, she meets the charming Moray Tann, a young pilot from Scotland, who turns out...

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The forgotten bookshop in Paris by Daisy Wood

The forgotten bookshop in Paris

Daisy Wood

Audio CD

Paris, 1940. War is closing in on the city of love. With his wife forced into hiding, Jacques must stand by and watch as the Nazis take away everything he holds dear. Everything except his last beacon of hope - his beloved bookshop, La Page Cachě. But when a...

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The winter rose  by Katie Flynn

The winter rose

Katie Flynn

Book

"Liverpool, 1941: After German bombs shatter the life Cadi has built for herself in Liverpool, she is more determined than ever to sign up and do her bit. Joining the WAAF also means she is closer to her beau - until Jez is sent thousands of miles from home....

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One of the family  by Maggie Ford

One of the family

Maggie Ford

Book

"Mary Owen is forced to seek work to support her elderly aunt. Catching the eye of Will, a young waiter at Letts restaurant, she strikes it lucky: Will is desperate to meet her acquaintance and persuades the head chef to take Mary on in the kitchen. It is not...

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Something in the heir  by Suzanne Enoch

Something in the heir

Suzanne Enoch

Book

"Smart, capable heiress Emmeline Pershing will do anything to keep her beloved home; and all it takes is an arranged marriage and a teeny white lie to fulfill her family's silly inheritance rules! But now her little fib means that she and her completely...

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The light always breaks  by Angela Jackson-Brown

The light always breaks

Angela Jackson-Brown

Book

"In her distinctive Southern literary style, award-winning author Angela Jackson-Brown delivers a moving story of a star-crossed romance and the way love has the power to change everything."--

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The sister returns by Joanna Rees

The sister returns

Joanna Rees

eBook

To have a future, she must confront her past. It's 1929, and after running away from her family in Lancashire, becoming a dancer in London and having a riotous time in Paris with her best friend, Nancy, would-be fashion designer Vita Casey is now living a much...

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The good time girls at Christmas by Fiona Ford

The good time girls at Christmas

Fiona Ford

eAudiobook

London, December 1940. It's Christmas for the Good Time Girls, and whilst London tries to inject some sparkle into the wartime rubble, the women of the Hammersmith Palais aren't looking forward to the festive season. Nancy continues her battle to keep control...

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The empress by Gigi Griffis

The empress

Gigi Griffis

eAudiobook

The year is 1853, and 16-year-old Elisabeth 'Sisi' of Bavaria has been very clear - she will wait for the sweeping, head-over-heels kind of love the poets speak of or she will have no love at all. It is not her fault Mother refuses to listen. After all, just...

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The good time girls at war by Fiona Ford

The good time girls at war

Fiona Ford

eAudiobook

April 1940. Violet Millington, is ready to rediscover the joy of living. As she waltzes into the palais, to begin her new life of boosting morale in war swept London, she must leave her family's sorrow behind her. But soon Violet discovers she's not the only...

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The orphans by Fiona McIntosh

The orphans

Fiona McIntosh

Audio CD

Orphan Fleur Appleby is adopted by a loving undertaker and his wife and she quickly develops a special gift for helping bereaved families. Her ambition to be the first female mortician in the country is fuelled by her plan to bring more women into the...

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The heir and the enchantress  by Paullett Golden

The heir and the enchantress

Paullett Golden

Book

"Some love matches begin with marriage. Hazel Trethow is infatuated with a notorious rake despite her father's plans to betroth her to the heir of a wealthy barony. Her scheming to find a love match for her dearest friend and herself turns into a scandal that...

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The colonel and the enchantress  by Paullett Golden

The colonel and the enchantress

Paullett Golden

Book

"Lady Mary Mowbrah, daughter of a duke, fell in love with a man beneath her station. When he leaves for war, determined to earn her hand as a hero, she promises to wait for him, never dreaming the man who returns will be different from the man who left....

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The baron and the enchantress  by Paullett Golden

The baron and the enchantress

Paullett Golden

Book

"Lilith Chambers' quiet life as a parish midwife shatters when the brother thought responsible for her death discovers she's alive and well. Having been raised in an orphanage, she has few memories of her real parentage or the circumstances of her...

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The duke and the enchantress  by Paullett Golden

The duke and the enchantress

Paullett Golden

Book

"Some fairy tales begin with the kiss. Drake Mowbrah, the Duke of Annick, needed a wife. After choosing an acceptable bride, he traps himself in a marriage of convenience and must tap his creativity to woo his frigid wife and fuel her passion. Drake battles...

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To capture his heart  by Nancy Campbell Allen

To capture his heart

Nancy Campbell Allen

Book

"Seaside, England, 1886: Eva Caldwell is an accomplished and well-known photographer who often works with the local constabulary to assist in documenting crime scenes, which means she also often works alongside the handsome and charming detective, Nathan...

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Falling for the cowgirl  by Jody Hedlund

Falling for the cowgirl

Jody Hedlund

Book

"Ivy McQuaid has been saving up for a home of her own with the winnings from the cowhand competitions she sneaks into-but everything changes when a man from her past returns. Undercover Pinkerton agent Jericho Bliss is on the hunt for a war criminal, but when...

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A scandalous kind of duke  by Mia Vincy

A scandalous kind of duke

Mia Vincy

Book

"Two friends. Too many missed chances. Leopold Halton, the Duke of Dammerton, is the man with everything: perfect hair, beautiful waistcoats, and London's finest collection of decorative objects. But two years after his highly entertaining divorce...

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The duke alone  by Christi Caldwell

The duke alone

Christi Caldwell

Book

"Lady Myrtle McQuoid has always felt a little forgotten, and this season is no exception. When her boisterous family vacates their London townhouse for the country, Myrtle finds she's been left behind. But she just needs to stay warm, keep her belly full, and...

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The winter rose by Katie Flynn

The winter rose

Katie Flynn

eAudiobook

Liverpool, 1941. After German bombs shatter the life Cadi has built for herself in Liverpool, she is more determined than ever to sign up and do her bit. Joining the WAAF also means she is closer to her beau - until Jez is sent thousands of miles from home....

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Snow bride by Dilly Court

Snow bride

Dilly Court

eBook

Nancy seems to have found her happily ever after. She is surrounded by family and engaged to marry the man of her dreams. But when her fiancé's father insists they wait a year to prove that their love is true, the young couple's feelings are put to the test....

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Conquest by Tracey Warr

Conquest

Tracey Warr

eBook

"Unhappily married to Stephen de Marais, the Welsh princess, Nest, becomes increasingly embroiled in her countrymen s resistance to the Norman occupation of her family s lands. She plans to visit King Henry in the hope of securing a life away from her unwanted...

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The empire by Michael (Historical fiction writer) Ball

The empire

Michael (Historical fiction writer)...

eBook

"Welcome to The Empire theatre 1922. When Jack Treadwell arrives at The Empire, in the middle of a rehearsal, he is instantly mesmerised. But amid the glitz and glamour, he soon learns that the true magic of the theatre lies in its cast of characters - both on...

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Annie of Ainsworth's Mill by Katie Hutton

Annie of Ainsworth's Mill

Katie Hutton

eBook

"1897 Young Annie Maguire is leaving the only home she has ever known, the family farm in County Down, Ireland. Driven away by poverty and the death of Annie's mother, she and her beloved father are looking for a place to start again and settle in Cleator...

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How the wallflower was won by Eva Leigh

How the wallflower was won

Eva Leigh

eBook

"Never gamble on your heart's desire Notorious rake Finn Ransome is much happier at a gaming table than pandering to society's expectations. However, his father has made it clear he must marry or lose his inheritance. After a disastrous first season, Tabitha...

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The duke's rules of engagement by Jennifer Haymore

The duke's rules of engagement

Jennifer Haymore

eBook

Some matches are made in hell...Joanna Porter loves being one of London's hottest up-and-coming matchmakers. But her heavenly vocation is about to turn into a nuptial nightmare--thanks to the Duke of Crestmont. He's as handsome as he is insufferable and...

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An Earl for the archeress by E. Elizabeth Watson

An Earl for the archeress

E. Elizabeth Watson

eAudiobook

Desperate for coin, Lady Mariel Crawford enters an archery contest as a boy but despite her unmatched skill she loses in a tie to the intriguing, frustrating, and very handsome Earl of Huntington. Robert of Huntington seems like any other young philanderer and...

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A season for hope by Rosie Goodwin

A season for hope

Rosie Goodwin

eAudiobook

The brand new novel from Britain's best-loved saga author. Whitby, 1845 Amber Ainsley works for the wealthy Greenwoods. But when Amber falls pregnant with Mr Barnaby Greenwood's illegitimate child, he casts her out, leaving her homeless and without an income. ...

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The forgotten bookshop in Paris by Daisy Wood

The forgotten bookshop in Paris

Daisy Wood

eAudiobook

Paris, 1940. War is closing in on the city of love. With his wife forced into hiding, Jacques must stand by and watch as the Nazis take away everything he holds dear. Everything except his last beacon of hope - his beloved bookshop, La Page Cachée. But when a...

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The girl from Guernica by Karen Robards

The girl from Guernica

Karen Robards

eAudiobook

Guernica, 1937. When the bombers appear over the horizon, 17-year-old Sibil Helinger is enjoying market day in the small Spanish town of Guernica. With no warning, clouds of German planes are upon them and bombs fall on the town like rain. Reeling with shock,...

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Beautiful little fools by Olivia Horrox

Beautiful little fools

Olivia Horrox

Audio CD

Birdie dreams of becoming a professional artist, but the constraints of society demand she marries well. In order to fulfil her dreams, she makes a deal with her parents: to let her spend a year at the St Agnes School of Art in Cornwall, after which she will...

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The dishonored viscount by Sophie (Romance novelist) Barnes

The dishonored viscount

Sophie (Romance novelist) Barnes

eBook

He knows he doesn't deserve her, yet he can't get her out of his mind... Stripped of his title because of a crime his father committed, Marcus Berkly has struggled to find a new place for himself in the world. Now, as London's most skilled eye-surgeon, he...

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The empire by Michael Ball

The empire

Michael Ball

eAudiobook

Welcome to The Empire Theatre. 'It's the jewel of the north, The Empire. Lord Lassiter bought it for his second wife, Lady Lillian and she supervised every detail of the restoration. There's not a finer theatre in the country'. But The Empire is not just a...

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Be brave for me  by Elaine Johns

Be brave for me

Elaine Johns

Book

"Twenty-three-year old Maddie Brady is proud to do her bit for the British Army. Driving along the winding roads of the Cornish coast one day she sees a little boy trapped among landmines: and is overcome with relief when a brave soul ahead of her rescues him....

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To catch a viscount  by Christi Caldwell

To catch a viscount

Christi Caldwell

Book

"Miss Marcia Collins's cameo-perfect life is destroyed when scandal leaves her standing alone at the altar on her wedding day. Her heart shattered, she decides to embrace her ruined reputation and explore every forbidden pleasure. All she needs is a little...

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It happened one winter  by Christi Caldwell

It happened one winter

Christi Caldwell

Book

"Mr. Martin Phillipen, a highly successful London builder, is forced by a business partner's foolish decision, to take on a project in the wretchedly scenic wilds of Yorkshire. Three little scamps have made his work site their private playground, and Martin is...

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Hatshepsut's collar by A. W. (Anita W.) Exley

Hatshepsut's collar

A. W. (Anita W.) Exley

eBook

"An ancient Egyptian artifact is driving Queen Victoria insane ... And that's not top of Cara Devon's growing list of problems"--Back cover

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Miss Desirable  by Grace Burrowes

Miss Desirable

Grace Burrowes

Book

"After spending her childhood traveling the world with her diplomat parents, Miss Catherine Fairchild arrives in London, England only to learn that she inherits the family title, making her a target for marriage fortune hunters and leaving her to rely on the...

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Annie of Ainsworth's Mill by Katie Hutton

Annie of Ainsworth's Mill

Katie Hutton

Large Print

"It's 1897 and young Annie Maguire and her parents are leaving their farm in County Down. After moving to Comber and settling for a time, once again their lives are turned on their heads when Annie's mother dies and she and her father move on, this time to...

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A wartime secret by Helen Yendall

A wartime secret

Helen Yendall

Large Print

"Maggie is offered an escape from bombed-out London when her new job takes her from the working-class East End to a stately home in the Cotswolds. She's nervous but determined to do her bit for the war effort - and away from the city's chaos, perhaps Maggie...

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The duke not taken  by Julia London

The duke not taken

Julia London

Book

"Ever since her sister became queen two years ago, Amelia Ivanosen, Princess of Wesloria, has been flirting and skirting scandal - just barely. Before she does anything too outlandish, she is sent to England and Lila Alexander, illustrious matchmaker to the...

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The return of the duke  by Lorraine Heath

The return of the duke

Lorraine Heath

Book

"When his father, the Duke of Wolfford, is hanged for an assassination attempt on Queen Victoria, Marcus Stanwick is stripped of everything. Vowing to return honor to his family, he seeks to expose the others involved in the treasonous plot and bring them to...

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Snow bride by Dilly Court

Snow bride

Dilly Court

eAudiobook

'I foresee happiness for you, Nancy. I hear bells and I see snow, and your heart's desire comes true.' A chance encounter brings Nancy Sunday to the streets of London, where she finds herself amongst a band of street urchins. Her heart may have been broken by...

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A governess of discretion by Emily E. K. Murdoch

A governess of discretion

Emily E. K. Murdoch

eAudiobook

When a governess of great talents is required, there is only one place the nobility of England go: The Governess Bureau. And one of the most trusted? Miss Anne Gilbert. She's known for keeping her employer's secrets, and when she is selected by the Earl of...

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A wrens' wartime Christmas by Vicki Beeby

A wrens' wartime Christmas

Vicki Beeby

eBook

"German U-boats are getting through the defences. It's up to the Wrens to stop them. After her fiance died in the sinking of the Royal Oak, Mary finds herself stationed in Orkney, still battling her grief. With Iris and Sally by her side, she is gradually...

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A woman of gallantry  by Elisabeth McNeill

A woman of gallantry

Elisabeth McNeill

Book

"Veronica Hay is an acclaimed beauty but her downward spiral begins the moment she enters into a loveless marriage that removes her from her home in Edinburgh to Berwickshire. From there, she begins a luckless affair with Sire Alexander Renton which helps her...

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Duke most wicked  by Lenora Bell

Duke most wicked

Lenora Bell

Book

"Once upon a time in Mayfair...a group of wallflowers formed a secret society with goals that had absolutely nothing to do with matrimony. Their most troublesome obstacle? Rogues! When her employer, the Duke of Westbury, decrees that he'll choose not only a...

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Five Decembers by James Kestrel

Five Decembers

James Kestrel

eBook

"War, imprisonment, torture, romance...The novel has an almost operatic symmetry, and Kestrel turns a beautiful phrase." New York Times Five Decembers is a gripping thriller, a staggering portrait of war, and a heartbreaking love story, as unforgettable as All...

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The deed  by Lynsay Sands

The deed

Lynsay Sands

Book

"Inheriting a fortune when her chaste husband dies, virgin widow Emmaline Eberhart is promised as part of a political agreement to knight Amaury de Aneford, who is surprisingly challenged by his innocent new wife."--Publisher.

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Inventions of the Heart by Mary Connealy

Inventions of the Heart

Mary Connealy

eBook

Michelle Stiles has stayed one step ahead of her stepfather and his devious plans by hiding out at Zane Hart's ranch. Zane has his own problems, having discovered a gold mine on his property that would risk a gold rush if he were to harvest it. But soon danger...

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Still my forever by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Still my forever

Kim Vogel Sawyer

eBook

Can a frustrated composer find new inspiration with the woman who once made his heart sing? From the bestselling author of Freedom's Song comes a charming romance inspired by a real historical figure. "A melodious second-chance romance."--Publishers WeeklyFour...

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The Season by Sophia Holloway

The Season

Sophia Holloway

eBook

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A child of the Dales by Diane Allen

A child of the Dales

Diane Allen

eAudiobook

Abandoned as a baby on the steps of a remote inn, Ruby Blake has been raised by the innkeeper's wife, Martha Metcalfe, unknowing of the family searching for her. One wild stormy night, Ruby is reunited with her long-lost father, who wants to whisk her away to...

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Sunday's child by Dilly Court

Sunday's child

Dilly Court

eAudiobook

Left on the steps of an orphanage when she was just days old, Nancy Sunday was brought up in hardship - until the kindly Rosalind Carey took her in. Now 18 years old, Nancy is an adopted member of the Carey family. But she can't help wondering who her parents...

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The chase  by Lynsay Sands

The chase

Lynsay Sands

Book

"Fleeing to an abbey isn't really Seonaid Dunbar's first choice. She'd been trained alongside her brother as a Scottish warrior at her father's knee. But running was preferable to wedding Blake Sherwell, a man the English court calls 'the Angel.' Seonaid knows...

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The Highlander's holiday wife  by Vanessa Kelly

The Highlander's holiday wife

Vanessa Kelly

Book

"It's Christmastime in Edinburgh, but Lady Samantha Penwith's secret mission takes no holiday: the Highlands-born lass vows to find the assailants who murdered her beloved husband, founder of a charitable school for orphaned boys. On her latest undercover...

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The duke's rules of engagement  by Jennifer Haymore

The duke's rules of engagement

Jennifer Haymore

Book

"Joanna Porter loves being one of London's hottest up-and-coming matchmakers. But her heavenly vocation is about to turn into a nuptial nightmare - thanks to the Duke of Crestmont. He's as handsome as he is insufferable and obsessed with all things proper....

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Wondering sight by Melissa McShane

Wondering sight

Melissa McShane

eBook

Sophia Westlake is an Extraordinary Seer, gifted with the ability to See past, present and future in Dreams and Visions. When she accuses a prominent politician, Lord Endicott, of embezzling from the Army, her Dream is "proved" false and she is disgraced, her...

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Burning bright by Melissa McShane

Burning bright

Melissa McShane

eBook

In 1812, Elinor Pembroke wakes to find her bedchamber in flames and extinguishes them with a thought. As an Extraordinary, gifted with powerful magical talent, she is respected and feared, but her father intends to control her and her talent by forcing her to...

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One night with the duke  by Jodi Ellen Malpas

One night with the duke

Jodi Ellen Malpas

Book

"It's 1814 and nineteen-year-old Eliza Melrose, daughter of a printing magnate, is about to be launched into London's high society - much to her distaste, the last thing she wants is a husband. Eliza's 'misplaced' thirst for adventure, knowledge and the...

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The hellion and the hero  by Emily Sullivan

The hellion and the hero

Emily Sullivan

Book

"Society darling Lady Georgiana Arlington spent years crafting her image as the ideal wife, but since her husband's unexpected death, she has lived mostly for herself while making desperately needed improvements to the businesses she inherited --and gaining a...

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The time for love  by Stephanie Laurens

The time for love

Stephanie Laurens

Book

"Martin Cynster arrives at Carmichael Steelworks set on acquiring the business as the jewel in his industrialist's crown, only to discover that the lady owner is not at all what he expected. Miss Sophia Carmichael learned about steelmaking at her father's knee...

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Kit McBride gets a wife  by Amy Barry

Kit McBride gets a wife

Amy Barry

Book

"The four McBride brothers have their worlds turned upside down when their precocious younger sister secretly places an advertisement for a mail-order bride. Kit McBride knows that Buck's Creek, Montana, is no place to find a wife. Between him and his three...

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Cheers to the duke by Sally MacKenzie

Cheers to the duke

Sally MacKenzie

eBook

As the founder of the Home, Jo, the widowed Lady Havenridge, is determined to be there for the women who need her. But when those same women conspire to accept an invitation on her behalf, she finds herself suddenly on the way to the Earl of Darrow's home for...

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Gentleman seeks bride by Megan Frampton

Gentleman seeks bride

Megan Frampton

eBook

Thomas Sharpe is in need of a wealthy bride. Enter Lady Jane Capel. The two of them strike a deal: Thomas will show her all there is to know about the world, and intimacy, and Jane will help him find a bride.

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Four weeks of scandal by Megan Frampton

Four weeks of scandal

Megan Frampton

eAudiobook

If you love the sparkle of Tessa Dare and the wit of Sarah MacLean, then you won't want to miss this newest historical romance by Megan Frampton, who returns with a delicious story about a will in dispute, a four-week bargain, and a pretend engagement with...

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Cheers to the Duke by Sally MacKenzie

Cheers to the Duke

Sally MacKenzie

eAudiobook

The "fallen" ladies of Puddledon Manor's Benevolent Home are restoring their reputations-and their future prospects-by operating their very own brewery and alehouse. As the founder of the Home, Josephine Smyth-Waters is determined to be there for the women who...

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Frenchman's creek by Daphne Du Maurier

Frenchman's creek

Daphne Du Maurier

eAudiobook

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Much ado about dukes  by Eva Devon

Much ado about dukes

Eva Devon

Book

"As far as William Easton - the Duke of Blackheath - is concerned, love can go to the devil. Why would a man need passion when he has wealth, a stately home, and work to occupy his mind? But no one warned him that a fiery and frustratingly strong-willed...

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