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The soldier  by Grace Burrowes

The soldier

Grace Burrowes

Book

"Even in the quiet countryside, Devlin St. Just, the oldest but illegitimate son of the Duke of Moreland, can find no peace. His idyllic estate is falling down from neglect and nightmares of war give him no rest. Then Devlin meets his new neighbor......

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The orphan's song by Lauren Kate

The orphan's song

Lauren Kate

eBook

-- The Address -- coro After a declaration of love ends in heartbreak, Mino flees the Incurables in search of his family. Known as the "city of masks," Venice is full of secrets, and Mino is certain one will lead to his long-lost mother. Without him,...

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Rogue Most Wanted by Janna MacGregor

Rogue Most Wanted

Janna MacGregor

eBook

"Lady Theodora Worth needs to marry fast in order to keep her estate. It's been her heart and home for years, and she'll not lose it to anyone. There's just one problem - as a woman who was raised in isolation by her grandfather, she's completely incapable...

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The earl I ruined by Scarlett Peckham

The earl I ruined

Scarlett Peckham

eAudiobook

She's beautiful, rich, and reckless. When Lady Constance Stonewell accidentally ruins the Earl of Apthorp's entire future with her gossip column, she does what any honorable young lady must: offer her hand in marriage. Or, at the very least, stage a ...

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Bear no malice by Clarissa Harwood

Bear no malice

Clarissa Harwood

eAudiobook

Great Expectations meets Grantchester in this story of love and lies, secrets and second chances, set in Edwardian England. Beaten and left for dead in the English countryside, clergyman and reformer Tom Cross is rescued and nursed back to health by ...

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Never deceive a viscount by Renee Ann Miller

Never deceive a viscount

Renee Ann Miller

eAudiobook

"Clearly, Emma Trafford's new neighbor is a lady killer--but is the scoundrel with the scar capable of murder? Emma can barely contain her precocious younger sister, Lily--the child swears she spied their neighbor engaged in foul play in his Bloomsbury...

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Temptation's darling  by Johanna Lindsey

Temptation's darling

Johanna Lindsey

Book

"Threatened by powerful enemies, William Blackburn, Earl of Ketterham, lives in exile in the Scottish Highlands with his daughter Vanessa. When she comes of age William urges her to return to her mother in England to make her debut. Raised with all t...

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The daughter of River Valley  by Victoria Cornwall

The daughter of River Valley

Victoria Cornwall

Book

"Can you trust a man with no name? Cornwall, 1861 Beth Jago appears to have the idyllic life, she has a trade to earn a living and a cottage of her own in Cornwall's beautiful River Valley. Yet appearances can be deceptive ... Beth has a secret. Sinc...

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Fool for love by Eloisa James

Fool for love

Eloisa James

eAudiobook

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.

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The legend of Nimway Hall  by Linda Needham

The legend of Nimway Hall

Linda Needham

Book

"Wartime intelligence agents, Josie and Gideon, are in for a wild adventure as they negotiate the hidden dangers of planning a wedding in the midst of a war. With two months until their Christmas Day nuptials, and an impressive guest list that includes...

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What the wind knows by Amy Harmon

What the wind knows

Amy Harmon

Audio CD

Anne Gallagher grew up enchanted by her grandfather's stories of Ireland. Heartbroken at his death, she travels to his childhood home to spread his ashes. There, overcome with memories of the man she adored and consumed by a history she never knew, she...

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Duke of shadows  by Gaelen Foley

Duke of shadows

Gaelen Foley

Book

"England, 1817. Lady Portia Tennesley has always dreamed of marrying for love. When the suitor who seemed her perfect match disappears at the height of the Season, she’s heartbroken. Eventually she consents to an arranged marriage with an eccentric duke...

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Rebels and traitors by Lindsey Davis

Rebels and traitors

Lindsey Davis

eBook

During the terrible struggle of the English Civil War, two people--Gideon Jukes and Juliana Lovell, who are on opposites sides of the conflict--meet during one of the era's most crucial events, their mutual attraction brings the comfort and companionship...

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Where dandelions bloom  by Tara Johnson

Where dandelions bloom

Tara Johnson

Book

"Cassie Kendrick is on the run. Her abusive father arranged her marriage to a despicable man, but she’s discovered an escape. Disguised as a man, Cassie enlists in the Union army, taking the name Thomas Turner. On the battlefields of the Civil War, keeping...

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A bachelor establishment  by Jodi. author. Taylor

A bachelor establishment

Jodi. author. Taylor

Book

"Elinor Bascombe, widowed and tied to an impoverished estate, has learned to ask little of life. With no hope of leaving, the years have passed her by. Lord Ryde, exiled abroad after a scandal, has returned to strip his estate and make a new start in...

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Someone to honor  by Mary Balogh

Someone to honor

Mary Balogh

Book

"Abigail Westcott's dreams for her future were lost when her father died and she discovered her parents were not legally married. But now, six years later, she enjoys the independence a life without expectation provides a wealthy single woman. Indeed,...

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Love lies waiting by Claire Lorrimer

Love lies waiting

Claire Lorrimer

Large Print

"31 December, 1838. A storm is raging outside Kenilworth Hall. Inside, Lord Kenilworth's wife is in agony in the middle of a difficult labour. Lady Kenilworth doesn't survive the birth but, against all odds, her baby daughter does. Baby Storm grows into...

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Verity by Lisa Tawn Bergren

Verity

Lisa Tawn Bergren

Large Print

"After leaving England behind for a new life in the West Indies with her sisters, Verity Banning wants something to call her own. Her affinity for animals inspires her to set up a business importing horses, as well as other goods in demand by the isl...

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Home is where the heart is by Linda Byler

Home is where the heart is

Linda Byler

Large Print

"Hannah has put everything into building up her family's homestead in North Dakota. Despite the Great Depression, unpredictable weather, and unforgiving landscape, she and her new husband Jerry stay on even after their Amish friends and family move back...

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Hotel Sacher by Rodica Doehnert

Hotel Sacher

Rodica Doehnert

Large Print

"Vienna, 1892. At the height of belle époque splendor, Anna Sacher has taken possession of her late husband's hotel, across the street from the famous opera house. At a time when controlling such a business was an opportunity afforded only to men, Anna...

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The lieutenant's nurse by Sara Ackerman

The lieutenant's nurse

Sara Ackerman

Large Print

"November, 1941. She's never even seen the ocean before, but Eva Cassidy has her reasons for making the crossing to Hawaii, and they run a lot deeper than escaping a harsh Michigan winter. Newly enlisted as an Army Corps nurse, Eva is stunned by the ...

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An unexpected wish by Eileen Richards

An unexpected wish

Eileen Richards

eBook

LOVE IS IN THE AIR Anne Townsend doesn't ask for much. Plain and poor, she'd settle for the funds to put food on the table. Making a wish on the fabled Fairy Steps is hardly a solid solution, but to see her two sisters taken care of, Anne's willing to...

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The crossing at Cypress Creek by Pam Hillman

The crossing at Cypress Creek

Pam Hillman

eBook

"Sailing and soldiering around the world has taken Caleb O'Shea far from his native Ireland, so he never imagined that a promise to see a fellow crewman safely home would practically land him on his brother's doorstep. After spending years away from ...

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A lady in disguise by Lynsay Sands

A lady in disguise

Lynsay Sands

eBook

"Lady Maggie Wentworth must support herself as an investigative reporter. Writing under another name, she's been exposing the notorious scandals of the ton - this time it's the "working girls" of London. While interviewing the women, a client enters,...

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His mistletoe bride by Vanessa Kelly

His mistletoe bride

Vanessa Kelly

eBook

"When Major Lucas Stanton inherited his earldom, he never dreamed his property would include the previous earl's granddaughter. Phoebe Linville is a sparkling American beauty, yes, but with a talent for getting into trouble. Witness the compromising ...

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The highest of hopes by Susan Anne Mason

The highest of hopes

Susan Anne Mason

Large Print

After her beloved grandfather's death, Emmaline Moore is shocked to discover that her "deceased" father is actually living in Canada. Having no other family, Emma decides she must find him, and so embarks on a journey across the ocean, accompanied by...

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Far side of the sea by Kate Breslin

Far side of the sea

Kate Breslin

Large Print

In spring 1918, Lieutenant Colin Mabry, a British soldier working with MI8 after suffering injuries on the front, receives a message by carrier pigeon. It is from Jewel Reyer, the woman he once loved and who saved his life--a woman he believed to be ...

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Some like it scandalous by Maya Rodale

Some like it scandalous

Maya Rodale

eBook

Theodore Prescott the Third, one of Manhattan's Rogues of Millionaire Row, has really done it this time. The only way to survive his most recent, unspeakably outrageous scandal is marry someone respectable. Someone sensible. Someone like Daisy Swann....

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These healing hills by Ann H. Gabhart

These healing hills

Ann H. Gabhart

eAudiobook

When a young woman's plans for her future fall apart at the close of World War II, she discovers new purpose as a midwife in the hills of Kentucky--and a possible chance at new love. Francine Howard has her life all mapped out until the soldier she planned...

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Liza's second chance by Molly Jebber

Liza's second chance

Molly Jebber

Large Print

"For Liza Schrock, the bakery her late husband bought was an unexpected haven from their unhappy arranged marriage. Now she's perfectly content to cook up mouth-watering delights for her hometown, give to those alone or in trouble-and remain happily unwed....

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Trailblazer by Anna Schmidt

Trailblazer

Anna Schmidt

Large Print

With her family farm falling on hard times, Grace Rogers applies for a position with the prestigious Fred Harvey Company. Soon she's headed for Juniper, New Mexico to work in the Palace Hotel. There she meets a handsome cowboy who quickly turns her head....

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Heart of ashes  by Paula Quinn

Heart of ashes

Paula Quinn

Book

"Cainnech (Cain) MacPherson's hatred for the English was born when he was a lad of seven, the day they raided his village and killed his family. They took everything from him without mercy and tossed him onto the battlefield, where the memory of love...

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Dearly beloved  by Mary Jo Putney

Dearly beloved

Mary Jo Putney

Book

A sheltered life in the countryside has left Diana Lindsay restless to see the wider world, for both herself and the son she is raising alone. She cannot marry, but perhaps as a courtesan she will find love and protection despite her painful past. Ga...

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The rogue of Fifth Avenue  by Joanna Shupe

The rogue of Fifth Avenue

Joanna Shupe

Book

In serving the wealthy power brokers of New York society, Frank Tripp has finally gained the respectability and security his own upbringing lacked. There's no issue he cannot fix...except for one: the beautiful and reckless daughter of an important client...

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The glittering hour by Iona Grey

The glittering hour

Iona Grey

Audio CD

Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing. Her life is a whirl of parties and drinking, pursued by the press and staying just the right side of scandal. Lawrence Weston is a penniless painter who stumbles into Selina's orbit one night and can never let her...

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Project Duchess  by Sabrina Jeffries

Project Duchess

Sabrina Jeffries

Book

"A series of stepfathers and a difficult childhood have left Fletcher 'Grey' Pryde, 5th Duke of Greycourt, with a guarded heart, enviable wealth and the undeserved reputation of a rogue. He has little time for finding a wife, but when his mother is w...

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Rebel  by Beverly Jenkins

Rebel

Beverly Jenkins

Book

Valinda Lacy's mission is to help the newly emancipated survive and flourish in post-Civil War New Orleans. When thugs destroy her school and target her, she runs for her life--into the arms of Captain Drake LeVeq. An architect from an old New Orleans...

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The pursuits of Lord Kit Cavanaugh by Stephanie Laurens

The pursuits of Lord Kit Cavanaugh

Stephanie Laurens

Large Print

"One of the most eligible bachelors in London, Lord Christopher "Kit" Cavanaugh has discovered his true path and it doesn't include the expected society marriage. Kit is all business and has chosen the bustling port of Bristol to launch his passion--...

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A reluctant bride  by Jody Hedlund

A reluctant bride

Jody Hedlund

Book

1862. After facing desperate heartache and loss in the London slums, Mercy agrees to join a bride ship, the Tynemouth. Wealthy and titled, Joseph takes to the sea as the ship's surgeon, hoping to escape the pain of losing his family. He has no intention...

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Sweet bitter justice  by Carole St Aubyns

Sweet bitter justice

Carole St Aubyns

Book

"Alice Whitlock, one of New Zealand's first woman lawyers sets up a criminal defence practice in Feilding in 1898. Seth Hanlon arrives from Australia to try and mend a family relationship. They are brought together in circumstances no-one could have ...

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Sweet bitter revenge  by Carole St Aubyns

Sweet bitter revenge

Carole St Aubyns

Book

"Merryweather Sinclair has struggled to keep her New Zealand farm since the death of her father in 1894. When a stranger arrives from West Virginia and insists she repay a debt owed by Lord Sinclair, she plots revenge to retain her property. Rourke Keston...

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Sweet bitter waters  by Carole St. Aubyns

Sweet bitter waters

Carole St. Aubyns

Book

"Jane Southerington has established a new life in New Zealand in the 1880's hiding the brutal events of her past. When she employs Gareth Wyndham as her new farm foreman she is confronted by an aristocratic man she recognises from years back in Engla...

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So wild a heart by Candace Camp

So wild a heart

Candace Camp

eBook

Generations ago, the Aincourt family was given a title and land for their loyalty to the king. But the former abbey they received came with a price—a curse that no family member would ever know happiness. Devin Aincourt, Earl of Ravenscar, makes no ...

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Say no to the duke  by Eloisa James

Say no to the duke

Eloisa James

Book

"Lady Betsy Wilde’s first season was triumphant by any measure, and a duke has proposed—but before marriage, she longs for one last adventure.No gentleman would agree to her scandalous plan—but Lord Jeremy Roden is no gentleman. He offers a wager. If...

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Band sinister by K. J. Charles

Band sinister

K. J. Charles

eAudiobook

Sir Philip Rookwood is the disgrace of the county. He's a rake and an atheist, and the rumours about his hellfire club, the Murder, can only be spoken in whispers. (Orgies. It's orgies.)Guy Frisby and his sister Amanda live in rural seclusion after a...

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The highland renegade by Amy Jarecki

The highland renegade

Amy Jarecki

eAudiobook

Fans of Hannah Howell and Diana Galbaldon will love this "flirtatious, sensuous...mesmerizing" (Publishers Weekly) Scottish historical romance from the bestselling author of The Highland Chieftain. She is the daughter of his sworn enemy.Famed for his...

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No ocean too wide  by Carrie Turansky

No ocean too wide

Carrie Turansky

Book

"The three youngest McAllister children are taken to Canada as British Home Children without their mother's knowledge or permission. The oldest McAllister sibling follows them across the Atlantic to search for them and bring them home... When Laura M...

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Dukes by the dozen

Dukes by the dozen

eBook

A DUKE FOR ALL SEASONS! What's better than a dashing duke? A dozen of them! In this case, a baker's dozen--thirteen of your favorite historical romance authors have come together to bring you more than a dozen tantalizing novellas, with one per month,...

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Fire on the wind by Olivia Drake

Fire on the wind

Olivia Drake

eBook

A wave of chaos sweeps over British-ruled India, where headstrong Sarah Faulkner is bound both by her gender and the confines of her uncle's military compound. Unwilling to sit on the sidelines, the free-spirited beauty breaks free only to discover that...

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Rogue most wanted  by Janna MacGregor

Rogue most wanted

Janna MacGregor

Book

"Lady Theodora Worth needs to marry fast in order to keep her estate. It’s been her heart and home for years, and she’ll not lose it to anyone. There’s just one problem - as a woman who was raised in isolation by her grandfather, she’s completely incapable...

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Underestimating Miss Cecilia  by Carolyn Miller

Underestimating Miss Cecilia

Carolyn Miller

Book

"Cecilia Hatherleigh keeps secret her unrequited love for Edward Amherst, the earl's son next door. Instead of pining away, she decides to turn her focus toward living out her newfound faith. Meanwhile, a London riot awakens Edward to the responsibilities...

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The Highland earl   by Amy Jarecki

The Highland earl

Amy Jarecki

Book

"With two young sons to care for and a large estate to run, John Erskine, the widowed Earl of Mar, needs to remarry as quickly as possible. And beautiful Lady Evelyn Pierrepont would be the perfect match. But there's more behind the English lass's ca...

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Ever faithful by Karen Barnett

Ever faithful

Karen Barnett

eBook

"Vibrant historic Yellowstone National Park comes to life in this romantic mystery about a man hiding the truth, braving the west to become something more--and the woman who must confront his deception"--

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Some like it scandalous by Maya Rodale

Some like it scandalous

Maya Rodale

eAudiobook

They are sworn enemies...Theodore Prescott the Third, one of Manhattan's Rogues of Millionaire Row, has really done it this time. The only way to survive his most recent, unspeakably outrageous scandal is marry someone respectable. Someone sensible. ...

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Wicked Highland ways  by Mary Wine

Wicked Highland ways

Mary Wine

Book

"Brenda Grant's abusive first marriage taught her that she's better off on her own. But when her family threatens her freedom and demands that she remarry--to a man they've chosen--she makes a deal with a brawny Highland chief to escape. Bothan Gunn is...

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The cowboy meets his match  by Margaret Brownley

The cowboy meets his match

Margaret Brownley

Book

"Haywire, Texas, 1886. Chase McKnight will do anything to secure his family's ranch-but marriage to a complete stranger? That's a hard pill to swallow. Yet the will is clear: Chase needs a wife by his side if he wants to keep his home, so he meets his...

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One night of scandal  by Darcy (Romance fiction writer) Burke

One night of scandal

Darcy (Romance fiction writer) Burk...

Book

"Jack Barrett is an ambitious member of parliament with no time or desire for a wife. When he catches the Duke of Eastleigh's sister sneaking inside one of London's private gentlemen's clubs, he's shocked--and dangerously charmed--and assumes the role...

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The duke I tempted  by Scarlett Peckham

The duke I tempted

Scarlett Peckham

Book

"Having overcome financial ruin and redeemed his family name to become the most legendary investor in London, the Duke of Westmead needs to secure his holdings by producing an heir. Which means he must find a wife who won't discover his secret craving...

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The further observations of Lady Whistledown

The further observations of Lady Whistledown

Book

"Regency London's most notorious gossip, Lady Whistledown, returns to tell all. Society is abuzz when the Season's most promising debutante is jilted by her intended. A concerned groom-to-be rushes back to London to win his lady's heart once and forever....

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Beauty for ashes by Winfred Blevins

Beauty for ashes

Winfred Blevins

eAudiobook

Disenchanted by his return home to Pennsylvania, 19-year-old Sam Morgan once again sets off for adventure in the American Plains of the 1820s. This time out, however, he is searching for his lost love--the Indian maiden Meadowlark.

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Coming home by Rosamunde Pilcher

Coming home

Rosamunde Pilcher

Audio CD

"In 1935, Judith Dunbar is left behind at a British boarding school when her mother and baby sister go off to join her father in Singapore. At Saint Ursula's, her friendship with Loveday Carey-Lewis sweeps her into the privileged, madcap world of the...

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Jubal Sackett by Louis L'Amour

Jubal Sackett

Louis L'Amour

Audio CD

Wilderness explorer Jubal Sackett was the son of Barnabas Sackett, the first of that line to come to the New World. Jubal feared no man, nor did he back away from any challenge. His determination to blaze new trails took him across the vast savage No...

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The highest of hopes by Susan Anne Mason

The highest of hopes

Susan Anne Mason

eBook

After her beloved grandfather's death, Emmaline Moore is shocked to discover that her "deceased" father is actually living in Canada. Having no other family, Emma decides she must find him, and so embarks on a journey across the ocean, accompanied by...

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Logan's lady by Rosanne Bittner

Logan's lady

Rosanne Bittner

eBook

"Wealthy Englishwoman Lady Elizabeth Baylor longs for adventure. She leaves for America full of hope, only to lose everything to a villain hiding treachery behind his smile. Lost in this strange and lawless land, Elizabeth vows to track down the man who...

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The number of love by Roseanna M. White

The number of love

Roseanna M. White

eBook

During the Great War, Margot spends her days deciphering intercepted messages, until a sudden loss turns her world upside down. Drake returns wounded from the field, followed by a destructive enemy. Immediately smitten with Margot, Drake convince attempts...

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Love is blind by Lynsay Sands

Love is blind

Lynsay Sands

eAudiobook

He'd been warned that Lady Clarissa Crambray was dangerous. Stomping on toes and burning piffles, the chestnut-haired beauty was clearly a force with which to be reckoned. But for Adrian Montfort, Earl of Mowbray, veteran of the Napoleonic Wars, this...

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The innkeeper of Ivy Hill by Julie Klassen

The innkeeper of Ivy Hill

Julie Klassen

eAudiobook

The lifeblood of the Wiltshire village of Ivy Hill is its coaching inn, The Bell. But when the innkeeper dies suddenly, his genteel wife, Jane Bell, becomes the reluctant owner. Jane has no notion of how to run a business. However, with the town's li...

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The lightkeeper's daughter by Colleen Coble

The lightkeeper's daughter

Colleen Coble

eAudiobook

Katie Russell, a telephone operator overhears a chilling exchange between her friend Eliza and a familiar male voice. When her friend disappears, she forms an alliance with Will Jasperson, the new lighthouse keeper to help find Eliza.

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Deception on Sable Hill by Shelley Shepard Gray

Deception on Sable Hill

Shelley Shepard Gray

eAudiobook

The World's Fair is nearing its end, but the danger in Chicago lingers. It's mid-September of 1893, and Eloisa Carstairs is the reigning beauty of Gilded Age Chicago society. To outsiders she appears to have it all. But Eloisa is living with a dark s...

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A reluctant bride by Jody Hedlund

A reluctant bride

Jody Hedlund

eAudiobook

Jody Hedlund presents the first book in her Bride Ships series.

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Bright and distant shores by Dominic Smith

Bright and distant shores

Dominic Smith

eAudiobook

In the waning years of the 19th century there was a hunger for tribal artifacts, spawning collecting voyages from museums and collectors around the globe. In 1897, one such collector, a Chicago insurance magnate, sponsors an expedition into the South...

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The mistress of Pennington's by Rachel Brimble

The mistress of Pennington's

Rachel Brimble

Audio CD

1910. Elizabeth Pennington should be the rightful heir of Bath's premier department store through her enterprising schemes and dogged hard work. Her father, Edward Pennington, believes his daughter lacks the business acumen to run his empire and is resolute...

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The earl I ruined  by Scarlett Peckham

The earl I ruined

Scarlett Peckham

Book

"She's beautiful, rich, and reckless... When Lady Constance Stonewell accidentally ruins the Earl of Apthorp's entire future with her gossip column, she does what any honorable young lady must: offer her hand in marriage. Or, at the very least, stage...

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A forbidden love  by Kerry Postle

A forbidden love

Kerry Postle

Book

He vowed in his letter to one day meet her again, once the war was over. But it was a letter Maria couldn’t bring herself to read…Growing up in the humble Spanish town of Fuentes, Maria dreamed of seeing the world and marrying one day. But before her...

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Renegade  by Anna Schmidt

Renegade

Anna Schmidt

Book

"Lily Travis may be a Harvey Girl, but she's a rebel - and a romantic - at heart. Too bad her impulsive nature led her to marry a man who promised a life of ease and prosperity, only to disappear the very next day. She's kept her secret as best she can,...

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An American duchess  by Caroline Fyffe

An American duchess

Caroline Fyffe

Book

"In Kent, England, the arrival of Beranger Northcott, Duke of Brightshire, causes a stir. Because with the duke comes his new American bride, who isn't quite what anyone expects. By accepting the hand of her beloved, Emma Brinkman went from hardworki...

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A lady in disguise  by Lynsay. author. Sands

A lady in disguise

Lynsay. author. Sands

Book

"Lady Maggie Wentworth must support herself as an investigative reporter. Writing under another name, she’s been exposing the notorious scandals of the ton - this time it’s the “working girls” of London. While interviewing the women, a client enters,...

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White feathers by Susan Lanigan

White feathers

Susan Lanigan

Audio CD

In 1913, young Irish emigrant Eva Downey is trapped in London with a remote father and hostile stepmother. When she is awarded a legacy from an old suffragette to attend a finishing school in Kent, she jumps at the chance. At the school, she finds kinship...

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One night of surrender  by Darcy (Romance fiction writer) Burke

One night of surrender

Darcy (Romance fiction writer) Burk...

Book

"After one passionate night a decade ago, Valentine Fairfax, Duke of Eastleigh, never forgot Isabelle, the intelligent, witty and forbidden daughter of a head of college at Oxford. However, since suffering a disastrous marriage to an unfaithful wife,...

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Seducing the heiress  by Olivia Drake

Seducing the heiress

Olivia Drake

Book

"Her wealth and beauty have made Miss Portia Crompton the catch of the season. Secretly determined to wed the maharajah's son she left behind in India, Portia ignores the money-hungry bucks who ply her with bouquets and bonbons. But one suitor will not...

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Time after time  by Lisa Grunwald

Time after time

Lisa Grunwald

Book

"On a clear December morning in 1937, at the famous gold clock in Grand Central Terminal, Joe Reynolds, a hardworking railroad man from Queens, meets a vibrant young woman who seems mysteriously out of place. Nora Lansing is a Manhattan socialite whose...

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The little orphan girl by Sandy (Fiction writer) Taylor

The little orphan girl

Sandy (Fiction writer) Taylor

Audio CD

Ireland, 1901: The workhouse gates clanged shut behind us, as me and the mammy walked down the hill towards the town. I was six years old and leaving the only home I had ever known. When Cissy Ryan's real mother comes to claim her from the workhouse,...

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Golden hope by Johanna Nicholls

Golden hope

Johanna Nicholls

Audio CD

New Year's Day 1901 sees the birth of Australia as a nation, eager to claim her place on the world stage. Clytie Hart, a daring equestrienne, is travelling with her mother in a wagon train along the back roads of Victoria's Gold Triangle. Once world-...

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Daughters of war by Lizzie Page

Daughters of war

Lizzie Page

Audio CD

"As a teenager in Chicago, May always dreamed of travelling the world. So when she falls in love with George Turner, she can't wait to return to London as his wife. Two beautiful daughters follow, but George isn't the husband he promised to be. Ten years...

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The silversmith's daughter by Annie Murray

The silversmith's daughter

Annie Murray

Audio CD

It is 1915 and Daisy Tallis, headstrong, impassioned and a talented young silversmith, is desperate to make her parents proud. Her father, Philip, with his wife Margaret, has a thriving business next door to Ebenezer Watts's goldsmiths and the two families...

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Hothouse flower by Lucinda Riley

Hothouse flower

Lucinda Riley

Audio CD

As a child, Julia Forrester spent many idyllic hours in the hothouse of Wharton Park estate, where her grandfather tended the exotic flowers. So when a family tragedy strikes, Julia returns to the tranquility of Wharton Park and its hothouse. Recentl...

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Scandal of the year  by Olivia Drake

Scandal of the year

Olivia Drake

Book

"The youngest of the Crompton sisters, Blythe feels the pressure to marry into the aristocracy. Her head tells her to accept the widowed Duke of Savoy but her heart yearns for James Ryding, the new footman. However, James is not all he seems and he has...

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Highland barbarian  by Hannah Howell

Highland barbarian

Hannah Howell

Book

Sir Artan Murray was right when he decided that the dying old man who bid him collect his niece, Cecily Donaldson, didn't know her at all. The furious woman facing him is neither "sweet" nor "biddable." Cecily demands the brawny Highlander return her...

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A touch of forever  by Jo Goodman

A touch of forever

Jo Goodman

Book

"Lily Salt has sworn off men. After finally gaining her independence, the last thing she needs is another man telling her what to do. But the handsome railroad engineer from New York isn't at all what she expected. He's kind, gentle... and tempting enough...

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The key by Kathryn Hughes

The key

Kathryn Hughes

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"1956. It's Ellen Crosby's first day as a student nurse at Ambergate County Lunatic Asylum. When she meets a young woman committed by her father, and a pioneering physician keen to try out the various 'cures' for mental illness, little does Ellen know...

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Almost home by Valerie Fraser Luesse

Almost home

Valerie Fraser Luesse

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"With America's entrance into the Second World War, the town of Blackberry Springs, Alabama, has exploded virtually overnight. Workers from all over are coming south for jobs in Uncle Sam's munitions plants - and they're bringing their pasts with them,...

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The Yankee widow by Linda Lael Miller

The Yankee widow

Linda Lael Miller

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"In The Yankee Widow, gifted storyteller Linda Lael Miller explores the complexities and heartbreak that families experienced as men took up arms to preserve the nation and defend their way of life. Told in a smart, assured and compelling voice, this...

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His housekeeper's Christmas wish by Louise Allen

His housekeeper's Christmas wish

Louise Allen

eBook

'Tis the season for mischief! Accidentally colliding with Tess Ellery on the icy streets of Ghent is definitely not how resolute bachelor Alexander Tempest, Viscount Weybourn, intended to start the festive period. He may have mistaken her for a nun, ...

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His Christmas countess by Louise Allen

His Christmas countess

Louise Allen

eBook

A Christmas baby...leads to wedding vows! Grant Rivers, Earl of Allundale, is desperate to get home in time for Christmas. But when he stumbles upon a woman all alone in a tumbledown shack, having a baby out of wedlock, it's his duty to stay and help...

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The rogue of Fifth Avenue by Joanna Shupe

The rogue of Fifth Avenue

Joanna Shupe

eBook

In serving the wealthy power brokers of New York society, Frank Tripp has finally gained the respectability and security his own upbringing lacked. There's no issue he cannot fix...except for one: the beautiful and reckless daughter of an important client...

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The Earl next door by Amelia Grey

The Earl next door

Amelia Grey

eBook

"When Adeline, Dowager Countess of Wake, learns of her husband's sudden death, she realizes she's free. At last, she can do, go, and be as she pleases. Finally, she can have the life she has always dreamed of. She doesn't need, or want, to remarry. E...

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The rogue of Fifth Avenue by Joanna Shupe

The rogue of Fifth Avenue

Joanna Shupe

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Silver-tongued lawyer.Keeper of secrets.Breaker of hearts.He can solve any problem ... In serving the wealthy power brokers of New York society, Frank Tripp has finally gained the respectability and security his own upbringing lacked. There's no issue...

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London's best kept secret  by Anabelle Bryant

London's best kept secret

Anabelle Bryant

Book

"In Anabelle Bryant's latest novel of ardor and ambition, a lord will stop at nothing to possess the woman of his dreams . . . In monetary matters, Jeremy Lockhart, Viscount Dearing, is used to being in control, but from his first sight of Lady Charlotte,...

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