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Jewel in the north  by Tricia Stringer

Jewel in the north

Tricia Stringer

"A longstanding feud of land and love, a family torn apart and a quest for the ultimate prize. 1895. The Flinders Ranges are a beautiful but harsh landscape as Joseph Baker, a pastoralist in that unforgiving environment, knows all too well. For three...

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Forever Amber  by Kathleen Winsor

Forever Amber

Kathleen Winsor

"Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, sixteen-year-old Amber St. Clare uses her wits, beauty, and courage to clinb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England - that of favorite mistress of the Merry...

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Selina  by S. M. LaViolette

Selina

S. M. LaViolette

"Lady Selina Bellamy is much more than a pretty face. And it's about time everyone realized it. Being the sweet, biddable, pretty sister isn't as easy as one might think. Selina knows this all too well. Love? That was never a possibility for her. Not when she...

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The secret Duchess  by Jane (Romance novelist) Walsh

The secret Duchess

Jane (Romance novelist) Walsh

"When the Duke of Stanmere's will reveals a nasty secret, London Society is shocked - and so is his widow, Joan. Humiliated by the scandal, Joan flees to Inverley in disguise. Surely the quaint seaside town would be the last place anyone would look for a...

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A sure duke  by Christi Caldwell

A sure duke

Christi Caldwell

"Alexandra Bradbury and Dallin McQuoid are neighbors who couldn't be more different. She's prim, mindful, and skittish of social improprieties. Dallin is slightly scandalous, boisterously charming, and unbothered by gossip. On an unexpected night of magic...

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Any duke in a storm  by Amalie Howard

Any duke in a storm

Amalie Howard

"Famed spy Lady Lisbeth Medford is on a ship bound for the West Indies, and the only thing more dangerous than her mission is the elusive Duke she's trying to capture. Lady Lisbeth Medford, Countess of Waterstone and famed international spy, is caught between...

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Snowbound with the brooding lord

Snowbound with the brooding lord

Snowbound with the brooding lord : "Years ago, Sabrina walked away from her first love, Jack, because she was duty bound to marry for money instead. Now a widow, she finds herself back in Jack's intoxicating orbit, but he's reluctant to trust her again. And...

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Their inconvenient yuletide wedding

Their inconvenient yuletide wedding

Their inconvenient yuletide wedding : "A wedding they can't escape, a Christmas they'll never forget! ... The last person that Samuel Beresford expected to fish out of a freezing, perilous river was Julia Livingston. The girl who was once an outcast in his...

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Always remember  by Mary Balogh

Always remember

Mary Balogh

"Left unable to walk by a childhood illness, Lady Jennifer, sister of the Duke of Wilby, has grown up to make a happy place for herself in society. Outgoing and cheerful, she has many friends and enjoys the pleasures of high society - even if she cannot dance...

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A gentleman ought to know  by Jane Ashford

A gentleman ought to know

Jane Ashford

"Charlotte Deeping needs something to keep her occupied now that she's back home after her first London season. She misses solving local intrigues with her school friends, but they've all gone off and gotten married. Then Laurence Lindley, the Marquess of...

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Blame it on the earl  by Jane Ashford

Blame it on the earl

Jane Ashford

"Sarah Moran's attempt to save the future earl Kenver Pendrennon as he slips off the Cornwall cliffs plunges them both into scandal. Now, marriage may be the only option to save their reputations. But what started as a terrible mistake may be exactly what they...

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The brat  by Lynsay Sands

The brat

Lynsay Sands

"Who would marry the brat? - all the knights had heard tales of Lady Murie, King Edward III's goddaughter and much feted favorite. It was said she was stunningly beautiful, with bright blue eyes, golden hair and a sweet smile. It was also said that the king...

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Her adventures in temptation  by Megan Frampton

Her adventures in temptation

Megan Frampton

"Simeon Jones has a secret - he is soft-hearted. Despite his scandalous exterior, he will quietly give money to orphans (after all, he was one himself), animals, and damsels in distress. One such damsel is Lady Myrtle Allen - but it's not her funds that are...

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Tempting the scoundrel  by Katrina Kendrick

Tempting the scoundrel

Katrina Kendrick

"He is the king of the city's criminal underworld... Nicholas Thorne has never been above lying, cheating, or stealing in his quest for power. So when a wealthy lord offers up a fortune to swindle his headstrong daughter into marriage, Nick takes it - only to...

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His scandalous lessons  by Katrina Kendrick

His scandalous lessons

Katrina Kendrick

"Richard Grey is renowned for his escapades in the bedchamber. But he's hidden the truth for years: that wicked reputation is a public front to hide his political machinations. So when the prime minister's daughter arrives on Richard's doorstep with a tempting...

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A bride by morning  by Katrina Kendrick

A bride by morning

Katrina Kendrick

"Gabriel St. Clair, the Earl of Montgomery, has a reputation for being the most charming gentleman in London. But to Miss Lydia Cecil, he is the man who shattered her heart. Gabriel would rather Lydia hate him than learn the truth: he's a British spy - and his...

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Miss Rose and the vexing viscount

Miss Rose and the vexing viscount

Miss Rose and the vexing viscount: "An unsuitable match for the Viscount...and not just because she vexes him! Bookworm Rose Lennox has no interest in making her debut, she's only in London to discover the truth of her parentage. Her sponsor's nephew, James,...

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The grand Sophy  by Georgette Heyer

The grand Sophy

Georgette Heyer

"When Sophy is sent to stay with her London relatives, she finds her cousins in quite the tangle. Cecilia is besotted with an attractive but feather-brained poet, Hubert has fallen foul of a money-lender, and the ruthlessly handsome Charles is engaged to a...

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April lady  by Georgette Heyer

April lady

Georgette Heyer

"Nell Cardross and her husband are madly in love... But they're very bad at showing it. While Nell believes her new husband, the Earl, married her out of convenience, Giles Cardross worries that his young wife is more interested in his money than his heart....

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Cotillion  by Georgette Heyer

Cotillion

Georgette Heyer

"The three great-nephews of cantankerous Mr Penicuik know better than to ignore his summons, especially when it concerns the bestowal of his fortune, the wily old gentleman has hatched a typically freakish plan for his stepdaughter's future and his own...

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Heart of the River  by Cheryl Adnams

Heart of the River

Cheryl Adnams

"Mildura, Northern Victoria - 1956. Isabel Hayward has ambitions of being a great chef. But cooking for the locals at the country pub she and her mother run doesn't really allow for experimenting with haute cuisine. When she meets local Italian farmer Matteo...

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The convenient marriage  by Georgette Heyer

The convenient marriage

Georgette Heyer

"Horatia Winwood doesn't play by the rules. So when she devises a plan to marry the wealthy and eligible Earl of Rule in place of her older sister - allowing her sister to marry her true love - the Earl relents and marries the headstrong Horatia instead. But...

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An onerous duty  by Beryl Matthews

An onerous duty

Beryl Matthews

"London, 1802. Major Harry Sterling has left behind his regiment and military duties following the death of his father and, in quick succession, his older brother. The responsibilities that come with being Duke of Ranliegh now fall to him, including marrying...

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Grasp the thorn  by Jude Knight

Grasp the thorn

Jude Knight

"An accident brings them together. Will a scandal tear them apart? Bear Gavenor has retired from war and built a business restoring abandoned country manors to sell to the newly rich. He'd like to settle in one himself and raise a family, but the marriage mart...

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Friday's child  by Georgette Heyer

Friday's child

Georgette Heyer

"Rejected by Miss Milborne, the incomparable, for his unsteadiness of character, wild Lord Sheringham is bent on avenging fate and coming into his fortune. But the very first woman he should see is Hero Wantage, the young and charmingly unsophisticated chit,...

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Beautiful innocence  by Beryl Matthews

Beautiful innocence

Beryl Matthews

"London, 1900. Hester Stanmore watches in disbelief as the court declares her attacker 'not guilty', and the room erupts into chaos. The man in the dock is being congratulated as if he were a hero, but she has seen the madness in his eyes when he had attacked...

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The quiet gentleman  by Georgette Heyer

The quiet gentleman

Georgette Heyer

"A wonderful historical novel from the undisputed queen of the genre. Returning home from the battle of Waterloo to claim his title as the new Seventh Earl of St Erth, Gervase Frant is met with surprising hostility from his family. Only Theo, a cousin even...

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The unknown Ajax  by Georgette Heyer

The unknown Ajax

Georgette Heyer

"Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by irascible Lord Darracott. The recent drowning of his eldest son has done nothing to improve his temper. For now he must send for the unknown offspring of the uncle whom the family are never permitted to...

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The runaway heiress  by Emma Orchard

The runaway heiress

Emma Orchard

"London, 1815. Cassandra Hazeldon is on the run. Under duress to marry a repellent friend of her uncle, Cassandra has made her escape, but now she is very much alone. With luck and quick thinking, she finds a refuge in a grand mansion in Mayfair, and a...

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Sylvester  by Georgette Heyer

Sylvester

Georgette Heyer

"Endowed with rank, wealth and elegance, Sylvester, Duke of Salford, is ready to find a bride. His pursuit of a partner sets him on course to Phoebe Marlow, a young lady who is far more concerned with riding than sewing or beautiful clothes. With Phoebe...

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The officer's wife  by Catherine (Novelist) Law

The officer's wife

Catherine (Novelist) Law

"1939 - American heiress Vivi Miles falls for naval officer Nathan as soon as she arrives in England. And, under the threat of war, they marry in a whirlwind before he leaves to join his ship. When Nathan returns from Dunkirk injured, he is distant, aloof, and...

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Silver lady  by Mary Jo Putney

Silver lady

Mary Jo Putney

"A sense of duty sends Bran Tremayne to Cornwall to confront his heritage of British nobility. Abandoned at birth, Bran wants nothing to do with the embittered remains of his family. But as a special agent for the Home Office, he senses trouble brewing along...

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Rocky Mountain promise  by Misty M. Beller

Rocky Mountain promise

Misty M. Beller

"When Lorelai Collins rescues a rare white orphaned buffalo calf, she unwittingly brings people to her Rocky Mountain ranch. When the attention turns threatening, she approaches the mysterious new trading post owner with a proposition, but they are soon faced...

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The East End nurse  by Sheila Newberry

The East End nurse

Sheila Newberry

"London's East End, 1890. Growing up in poverty, Hester Stainsby toils day and night in the laundry room of Poplar Hospital to help support her family; her father Fred, her younger twin siblings, Harry and Polly, and cantankerous Granny Garter. When Fred is...

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The favourite child  by Freda Lightfoot

The favourite child

Freda Lightfoot

"Isabella Ashton has always been her father's favourite, but when she becomes involved with the new birth control movement, he loses patience and banishes her from the family home. When Bella falls in love with Dan she finds all she has worked for at risk from...

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Sprig muslin  by Georgette Heyer

Sprig muslin

Georgette Heyer

"Finding so young and pretty a girl as Amanda wandering unattended, Sir Gareth Ludlow knows it is his duty to restore her to her family. But it is to prove no easy task for the Corinthian."--Publisher.

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Bath tangle  by Georgette Heyer

Bath tangle

Georgette Heyer

"When the Earl of Spenborough suddenly dies, his willful and obstinate daughter Serena is devastated. Then Serena is even more horrified to find that her beloved - albeit eccentric - father's will states that her inheritance is to be held by a trustee. And...

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Black sheep  by Georgette Heyer

Black sheep

Georgette Heyer

"Miss Abigail Wendover's efforts to detach her spirited niece Fanny from a plausible fortune-hunter are complicated by the arrival in Bath of Miles Caverleigh. The black sheep of his family, a cynical, outrageous care-for-naught with a scandalous past - that...

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Cousin Kate  by Georgette Heyer

Cousin Kate

Georgette Heyer

"In Regency England, penniless Kate Malvern is swept to her aunt's Elizabethan manor and showered with comforts. But despite the luxury of her new life, the atmosphere in the household is less than homely, and gradually it dawns on Kate that there are sinister...

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An infamous army  by Georgette Heyer

An infamous army

Georgette Heyer

"The Battle of Waterloo. A heart-racing tale of adventure, love and fate against the backdrop of one of the most decisive battles in history by one of the greatest and best-selling romantic novelists of all time... 1815, and the British and French armies are...

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How the lady was won  by Shana Galen

How the lady was won

Shana Galen

"When a master of disguise marries a woman who sees right through him ... Lady Daphne, daughter of the Duke of Warcliffe, is one of the Three Suns. Society revolves around her. But there's one person who doesn't seem to know she's alive - her own husband. Lady...

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Never met a duke like you  by Amalie Howard

Never met a duke like you

Amalie Howard

"Lady Vesper Lyndhurst is beautiful, clever, and popular. Afforded every luxury as a duke's daughter, she fills her days with friends, intrigues, and a self-professed knack for matchmaking. She may have sworn off love for herself, but she is rather excellent...

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Becoming the earl's convenient wife

Becoming the earl's convenient wife

Becoming the earl's convenient wife : "The friend she's loved is now the husband she must resist...Lady Isobel may be the daughter of the late Lord Martyn, but she's treated by her family as a maid. So, when her childhood best friend, Leo Havelock, reveals...

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How not to marry a duke  by Tina Gabrielle

How not to marry a duke

Tina Gabrielle

"Now Adeline and her faux beau must convince the ton and their families that they're an item. It doesn't matter if they can barely tolerate each other. It doesn't matter that scandal is only a touch away. Because if this charade doesn't work, Adeline will find...

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A kiss from Mr Fitzgerald  by Natasha Lester

A kiss from Mr Fitzgerald

Natasha Lester

"The Roaring 20s - a time for glamour, frivolity and freedom for women. But for Evie Lockhart, a small-town girl who is determined to become one of the first female doctors, it means turning her back on her family and the only life she's ever known. In a...

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Fool for love  by Eloisa James

Fool for love

Eloisa James

"Longing for the excitement and romance of a London season, country girl Lady Henrietta Maclellan never expected to find herself forced by scandal into marriage with the shocking Simon Darby, thanks to an impetuously written letter."--Publisher.

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Only a promise  by Mary Balogh

Only a promise

Mary Balogh

"Ralph Stockwood prides himself on being a leader, but when he convinced his friends to fight in the Napoleonic Wars, he never envisioned being the sole survivor. Racked with guilt over their deaths, Ralph must move on and find a wife so as to secure an heir...

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Frederica  by Georgette Heyer

Frederica

Georgette Heyer

"Bringing her family to London in the hopes of finding her younger sister a suitable husband, Frederica is saddened when her prime prospect, the Marquis of Alverstroke, seems totally uninterested, but when her younger brother ends up in a terrible accident,...

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Simon the Coldheart  by Georgette Heyer

Simon the Coldheart

Georgette Heyer

"When we meet Simon of Beauvallet he is a 14 year old boy, the year is 1400, and the 100 year war is raging. Simon is the bastard son of Geoffrey of Malvallet and as such must make his own way in the world without the status and advantage his father's station...

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Miss Devoted  by Grace Burrowes

Miss Devoted

Grace Burrowes

"Psyche Fremont has known two constants in life: Her passion for her art, and society's determination to ignore her talent. She isn't looking for anything other than a handsome model when she crosses paths with Michael Delancey, and he's only interested in...

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To ruin a gentleman  by Shana Galen

To ruin a gentleman

Shana Galen

""Angelette, the recently widowed Comtesse d'Avignon, only invited Viscount Daventry to her country house party as a favor to her sister. When the handsome British lord arrives - two days late - he's full of unnerving tales of unrest and violence in Paris....

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The accidental bride  by Jane (Romance novelist) Walsh

The accidental bride

Jane (Romance novelist) Walsh

"Miss Grace Linfield has resigned herself to life as a lady's companion as the only path to respectable security. At least it allows her to visit the beautiful seaside town of Inverley with her charge, Lady Edith. Passions flare when botanist Miss Thea Martin...

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The inconvenient heiress  by Jane (Romance novelist) Walsh

The inconvenient heiress

Jane (Romance novelist) Walsh

"In the quiet seaside town of Inverley, nothing exciting ever happens to gently bred spinsters like Miss Arabella Seton. Content with her watercolor paintings and her cats, she is confident that no one suspects her forbidden and unrequited passion for her best...

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An unsuitable heiress  by Jane Dunn

An unsuitable heiress

Jane Dunn

"'Do you realise, Corinna, just how hard it is for a young woman of irregular birth, without family, fortune or friends in the world? Marriage is the only way to get any chance of a life.' Following the death of her mother, Corinna Ormesby has lived a quiet...

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The marriage season  by Jane Dunn

The marriage season

Jane Dunn

"In Regency England, marriage is everything. For young widow Sybella Lovatt, the time has come to find a suitable husband for her sister Lucie, so the sisters head to London ready for the Season to begin. But the job of finding a husband is fraught with rules...

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The heiress swap  by Maddison Michaels

The heiress swap

Maddison Michaels

"Evie Jenkins didn't know what she was thinking by agreeing to switch places with her American heiress cousin. After all, she's naught but a poor - and usually quite sensible - companion. All she has to do is spend six weeks among London society, pretending to...

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Some like it Scot  by Suzanne Enoch

Some like it Scot

Suzanne Enoch

"When a mad lass in trousers shoots at him, Munro Bear MacLawry isn't sure what impresses him more - the girl's sure aim or her irresistibly tempting curves. Catriona MacColl has fled to the Highlands with her half-sister to escape an unwanted wedding, and...

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The bachelor bargain  by Maddison Michaels

The bachelor bargain

Maddison Michaels

"Bachelors, beware. For those who keep secrets and prey on the innocent, you will be exposed, with all your dirty little secrets laid bare to one and all. You have been warned - Lady Olivia Haliford has had enough. Tired of seeing women lose their reputations,...

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The duke's accidental bride  by Eva Devon

The duke's accidental bride

Eva Devon

"Lady Jaqueline Peabody is extremely vexed. Her nemesis, the Duke of Stone, has just ruined her life by matching her sister with a perfect gentleman. Except the gentleman in question has little in the way of income. With the family fortune in tatters, it means...

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A summer to remember  by Mary Balogh

A summer to remember

Mary Balogh

"Kit Butler, cool and dangerous, is one of London's most infamous bachelors and marriage is the last thing on his mind. Desperate to thwart his father's matchmaking, Kit needs a bride-- fast. Enter Miss Lauren Edgeworth. A year after being abandoned at the...

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Lady Briar weds the Scot  by Fenna Edgewood

Lady Briar weds the Scot

Fenna Edgewood

"Beautiful and eligible, Briar Blakeley is the beloved youngest sister of a duke. Eschewing the London marriage mart, she has no plans to wed anytime soon... until she's abducted alongside her family's handsome Scottish gardener and cast into a web of intrigue...

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Fire & frost

Fire & frost

"In a winter so cold the Thames freezes over, five couples venture onto the ice in pursuit of love to warm their hearts .Love unexpected, rekindled, brand new or rediscovered-even one that's a whack on the side of the head-heats up the winter. After weeks of...

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The letter tree  by Rachel Fordham

The letter tree

Rachel Fordham

"Romeo and Juliet meets You've Got Mail in 1920s New York when hidden letters change everything for two lost souls and the community around them"--

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The viscount who vexed me  by Julia London

The viscount who vexed me

Julia London

"Next to the Season's newest diamond, Harriet (Hattie) Woodchurch feels like a plain Jane. But that's of no consequence, since Hattie's plan for her future is to earn enough to live far, far away from her embarrassing family. That is until Mateo Vincente, Duke...

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The cutthroat countess  by Minerva Spencer

The cutthroat countess

Minerva Spencer

"After saving the life of handsome Honorable Elliot Wingate, circus owner Josephine 'Blade' Brown, who's as deadly with a knife as her nickname suggests, tries to keep a safe distance from this man who has the power to stir up her deeply buried, extremely...

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The proposal  by Mary Balogh

The proposal

Mary Balogh

"Lady Gwendoline Muir has experienced her fair share of tragedies in her short life: she lost her husband to a freak accident, and developed a limp after falling from horseback. Still young, Gwen is sure that she's done with love, and that she will never be...

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A secret affair  by Mary Balogh

A secret affair

Mary Balogh

"Born a commoner, Hannah Reid is now thirty, beautiful and an immensely wealthy widow who intends to take a lover. Her choice is Constantine Huxtable, a man surrounded by rumours of loose living and one who always chooses recent widows for his short-lived...

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Simply magic  by Mary Balogh

Simply magic

Mary Balogh

"When Susannah is introduced to the charming, handsome Peter Edgeworth, he instantly unsettles her with his seductive gaze and brash pursuit. Yet the more Peter advances, the more Susanna withdraws. Suspecting that Susanna is haunted by a tragic history, Peter...

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Simply love  by Mary Balogh

Simply love

Mary Balogh

Anne Jewell is a teacher at Miss Martin's School for Girls, a genteel academy in Regency England. Now she must confront the disturbing tragedy that gave her a beautiful son but locked her heart away for many years ago. While on a summer holiday in Wales, Anne...

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Light at Lavelle  by Paullina Simons

Light at Lavelle

Paullina Simons

"It is 1929. The world is about to change. Finn Evans is a successful Boston banker harboring a secret that threatens to unravel his carefully constructed idyllic life. Isabelle Lazar, a young Ukrainian farmer, endures unspeakable hardships in her homeland as...

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Someone to love  by Mary Balogh

Someone to love

Mary Balogh

"Humphrey Wescott, Earl of Riverdale, has died, leaving behind a fortune that will forever alter the lives of everyone in his family - including the daughter no one knew he had. Anna Snow grew up in an orphanage in Bath knowing nothing of the family she came...

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Only a kiss  by Mary Balogh

Only a kiss

Mary Balogh

"Since witnessing the death of her husband during the wars, Imogen, Lady Barclay, has secluded herself in the confines of Hardford Hall, their home in Cornwall. The new owner has failed to take up his inheritance, and Imogen desperately hopes he will never...

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The escape  by Mary Balogh

The escape

Mary Balogh

"After surviving the Napoleonic Wars, Sir Benedict Harper is struggling to move on, his body and spirit in need of a healing touch. Never does Ben imagine that hope will come in the form of a beautiful woman who has seen her own share of suffering. After the...

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How to best a marquess  by Janna MacGregor

How to best a marquess

Janna MacGregor

"Beth Howell needs to find her dowry, post haste. After her good-for-nothing first husband married her - and two other women, unbeknownst to them all - she's left financially ruined and relegated to living with her brother, who cares more for his horses than...

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Slightly scandalous  by Mary Balogh

Slightly scandalous

Mary Balogh

"Growing up with four unruly brothers has made Freyja Bedwyn far bolder than most society ladies. From feisty manner to long, tumbling hair, Lady Freyja is pure fire, a woman who seeks both adventure and freedom. Adventure soon finds her on a visit to Bath,...

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Perchance to dream  by Jude Knight

Perchance to dream

Jude Knight

"Scarred by life, they have abandoned dreams of romance. Until love's kiss awakens them. Life is richer than he expected. John Forsythe abandons London for the furthest reaches of England after a series of betrayals leave him with the shame of a very public...

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The marriage spell  by Mary Jo Putney

The marriage spell

Mary Jo Putney

"One of the Duke of Wellington's most respected officers, Jack Langdon, Lord Frayne, takes his family's honor very seriously. He also hides a shameful secret: a talent for sorcery he has been raised to suppress and openly reject. But after an injury lands Jack...

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Fell in love with an earl  by Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradley

Fell in love with an earl

Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradl...

"There aren't many young ladies who'd be eager to accept a governess position with wild twin boys in a lonely castle deep in the Oxfordshire countryside, but Helena Templeton has never been much like other young ladies. She's just settled into her new post...

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To wed a proper lady  by Jude Knight

To wed a proper lady

Jude Knight

"Everyone knows James needs a bride with impeccable blood lines. He needs Sophia's love more. James must marry to please his grandfather, the duke, and to win social acceptance for himself and his father's other foreign-born children. But only Lady Sophia...

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To mend the broken-hearted  by Jude Knight

To mend the broken-hearted

Jude Knight

"Ruth Winderfield is miserable in London's ballrooms, where her family's wealth and questions over her birth make her a target for the unscrupulous and a pariah to the high-sticklers. Trained as a healer, she is happiest in a sickroom. When a smallpox epidemic...

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To claim the long-lost lover  by Jude Knight

To claim the long-lost lover

Jude Knight

"The beauty known as the Winderfield Diamond hides a ruinous secret. Society's newest viscount holds the key. Sarah Winderfield has refused every offer of marriage she has received since Nathaniel Beauclair convinced her to run away with him seven years ago,...

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To tame a wild rake  by Jude Knight

To tame a wild rake

Jude Knight

"The whole world knows Aldridge is a wicked sinner. They used to be right. The ton has labelled Charlotte a saint for her virtue and good works. They don't know the ruinous secret she hides. Then an implacable enemy reveals all. The past that haunts them...

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Paradise triptych  by Jude Knight

Paradise triptych

Jude Knight

"Long ago, when they were young, James and Eleanor were deeply in love. But their families tore them apart and they went on to marry other people. Paradise Regained - James Winderfield yearns to end a long journey in the arms of his loving family. But his...

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One perfect dance  by Jude Knight

One perfect dance

Jude Knight

"Elijah was the man Regina could never forget. Now he is back in England, but someone wants to kill him. Regina Paddimore puts her dreams of love away with other girlish things when she weds her father's friend to escape a vile suitor who tries to force a...

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Snowy and the seven doves  by Jude Knight

Snowy and the seven doves

Jude Knight

"As a child, Snowy White was found beaten and half dead in an alley. Seven soiled doves rescued him and raised him to manhood in their brothel. Now adult, he must rise above his origins to hunt down the enemy who tried to kill him. When she found herself in...

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The beast and the bookseller  by Eva Devon

The beast and the bookseller

Eva Devon

"All of London gossips about the Duke of Montrose. A recluse. Inflicted with a terrible disease. A gargoyle with a terrible temper. But he's also the most important patron of the centuries-old book shop that belongs to Miss Elizabeth Sharpe's family. Now she's...

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The virgin who captured a viscount  by Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradley

The virgin who captured a viscount

Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradl...

"On a dark street in London, Mairi Cameron finally tracks down Daniel Brixton, the childhood friend who mysteriously disappeared from her Scottish hometown years ago. Now, however, he's an arresting stranger whose life she promptly saves. But rather than being...

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The virgin who humbled Lord Haslemere  by Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradley

The virgin who humbled Lord Haslemere

Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradl...

"There's nothing distinct about the brick building that houses The Clifford Charity School for Wayward Girls, which perfectly suits the purposes of its extraordinary residents-- bold young ladies who expose London's most corrupt aristocrats-- and find their...

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Miss Determined  by Grace Burrowes

Miss Determined

Grace Burrowes

"Trevor, Marquess of Tavistock, has finally decided to stop larking around on the Continent, come home, and take a bride. His solicitors applaud his decision to settle down, provided he chooses a wealthy young lady to be his marchioness. Those years Trevor...

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Windsong Manor  by Julie Wright

Windsong Manor

Julie Wright

"The London Countryside, 1820. Eleanora Coventry comes from a life of title and privilege, but even that isn't enough to prevent her from being wed at sixteen to a controlling and dismissive husband. So when she finds herself a widow at only twenty-six, the...

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Odd earl out  by Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradley

Odd earl out

Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradl...

"Juliet Templeton didn't embark on a risky London season in search of a fairy-tale. Fluttering hearts, yearning glances and stolen kisses are for starry-eyed debutantes, not disgraced, penniless females approaching spinsterhood. But when her quest to find a...

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The virgin who bewitched Lord Lymington  by Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradley

The virgin who bewitched Lord Lymington

Anna (Romance fiction writer) Bradl...

"In the heart of Mayfair lies the Clifford Charity School for Wayward Girls, where a secret society of extraordinary young women conspire to bring England's wickedest aristocrats to justice. In London's brothels and bawdy houses, sin and scandal run rampant....

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Someone to wed  by Mary Balogh

Someone to wed

Mary Balogh

"When Alexander Westcott becomes the new Earl of Riverdale, he inherits a title he never wanted and a failing country estate he can't afford. But he fully intends to do everything in his power to undo years of neglect and give the people who depend on him a...

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Celia  by Sophia Holloway

Celia

Sophia Holloway

"Pretty Celia Mardham should have been a success in her London Season, but a near fatal riding accident has left her with a pronounced limp which means she cannot even make a good curtsey, let alone dance. There can be no expectation of marriage, but her Mama...

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Slightly wicked  by Mary Balogh

Slightly wicked

Mary Balogh

"Lord Rannulf Bedwyn is a hard man to resist. To Judith Law, Rannulf is simply a dream come true, a heroic stranger with whom she will allow herself one night of reckless passion before she must settle for the dreary life of companion to her wealthy aunt....

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Slightly sinful  by Mary Balogh

Slightly sinful

Mary Balogh

"On a Flemish battlefield, Lord Alleyne Bedwyn is thrown from his horse and left for dead, only to awaken in the bedchamber of a Brussels brothel. The dark, handsome diplomat has no memory of who he is or how he got there - yet of one thing he is certain: he...

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Slightly tempted  by Mary Balogh

Slightly tempted

Mary Balogh

"From the moment he spies Lady Morgan Bedwyn across the glittering ballroom, Gervase Ashford, Earl of Rosthorn, knows he has found the perfect instrument of his revenge. But wedlock is not on the mind of the continent's most notorious rake. Nor is it of...

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Slightly married  by Mary Balogh

Slightly married

Mary Balogh

"Colonel Lord Aidan Bedwyn has come to Ringwood Manor to keep his promise to a dying fellow officer. He has sworn to protect the man's sister no matter what - even when he finds that Miss Eve Morris wants no part of his protection. Finally, Aidan makes Eve an...

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A secret love  by Stephanie Laurens

A secret love

Stephanie Laurens

"When a mysterious lady, her face hidden by a black veil, begs Gabriel Cynster for his help, he cannot refuse her plea. For despite her disguise, Gabriel finds the woman alluring and he is powerless to deny her. But he exacts payment as only a Cynster would...

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Slightly dangerous  by Mary Balogh

Slightly dangerous

Mary Balogh

"All of London is abuzz over the imminent arrival of Wulfric Bedwyn, the reclusive, cold-as-ice Duke of Bedcastle, at the most glittering social event of the season. Some whisper of a tragic love affair. Others say he is so aloof and passionless that not even...

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