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Historical romance new titles

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Summer of scandal  by Syrie James

Summer of scandal

Syrie James

Book

"Madeleine Atherton is no typical American heiress, sent to England to marry an English lord. A brilliant college graduate who secretly dreams of becoming a published author, she wants to marry for love. After receiving a proposal from a future duke,...

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Runaway heiress  by Syrie James

Runaway heiress

Syrie James

Book

"Brainy and college-educated, American heiress Alexandra Atherton will do anything to avoid marriage to the English peer her mother has chosen for her--even abandon the life of privilege she's always known. But as her escape goes horribly wrong, Alexandra...

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Angel with steel wings  by Anne Greene

Angel with steel wings

Anne Greene

Book

"At a time when most people in America have never flown in an airplane, spunky Mandy McCabe test pilots repaired war planes as part of the Woman Air Force Service Pilots. If the Army Air Corp shuts down the WASP program, she must return to life in he...

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Banishment by M. C. Beaton

Banishment

M. C. Beaton

eAudiobook

Isabella Beverley is blessed with unparalleled beauty but, unfortunately, has been raised in the most snobbish and haughty of families. And when her father gambles away their fortune - including Mannerling, the exquisite family mansion, Isabella discovers...

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Bringing down the duke  by Evie Dunmore

Bringing down the duke

Evie Dunmore

Book

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

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How to catch a wicked viscount  by Amy Rose Bennett

How to catch a wicked viscount

Amy Rose Bennett

Book

"Shy, bookish Sophie Brightwell is expected to make an advantageous match to improve her family's fortunes. However, Sophie's plans to make a spectacular debut go horribly awry when she and her three closest friends are expelled from a young ladies' ...

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The outlaw takes a bride by Susan Page Davis

The outlaw takes a bride

Susan Page Davis

eAudiobook

Johnny Paynter flees Denver to escape being hanged for a murder he didn't commit. At his brother's ranch in Texas, where he thought he could take refuge, he finds his brother, Mark--dead. Taking advantage of his strong resemblance to his brother, Joh...

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The duke's perfect wife by Jennifer Ashley

The duke's perfect wife

Jennifer Ashley

eAudiobook

Lady Eleanor Ramsay is the only one who knows the truth about Hart Mackenzie. Once his fiancee, she is the sole woman to whom he could ever pour out his heart. Hart has it all-a dukedom, wealth, power, influence, whatever he desires. Every woman wants...

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Dare to love a duke by Eva Leigh

Dare to love a duke

Eva Leigh

eAudiobook

For a dashing duke and the proprietress of a secret, sensual club, passion could lead to love... Thomas Powell, the new Duke of Northfield, knows he should be proper and principled, like his father. No more duelling, or carousing, or frequenting masked...

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The gilded web  by Mary Balogh

The gilded web

Mary Balogh

Book

"Fleeing the heat and crowds of a London ballroom, innocent Alexandra Purnell seeks refuge outside, only to be whisked away by Edmond, Earl of Amberley, who rescues her from certain scandal by offering her marriage."--Provided by publisher.

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The wallflower wager  by Tessa Dare

The wallflower wager

Tessa Dare

Book

"Wealthy and ruthless, Gabriel Duke clawed his way from the lowliest slums to the pinnacle of high society--and now he wants to get even. Loyal and passionate, Lady Penelope Campion never met a lost or wounded creature she wouldn't take into her home...

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Dalliances & devotion by Felicia Grossman

Dalliances & devotion

Felicia Grossman

eBook

After two disastrous marriages, beauty columnist Amalia Truitt's life is finally her own--well, it will be if she can get herself back to Delaware and demand access to her share of the Truitt family fortune. After all, the charity she's organized for...

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The Last Letter from Juliet by Melanie (Fiction writer) Hudson

The Last Letter from Juliet

Melanie (Fiction writer) Hudson

eBook

For fans of Soraya M. Lane, Lorna Cook and Pam Jenoff. Me Before You meets The English Patient in this stunning romantic novel from award-winning author Melanie Hudson. This is a note to yourself, Juliet. You must keep the memories alive, because once...

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The miner's wife by Diane (Romantic fiction writer) Allen

The miner's wife

Diane (Romantic fiction writer) All...

eBook

"Seventeen-year-old Meg Oversby often dreams of a more exciting life than the dull existence she faces at her family's farm deep in the Yorkshire Dales. Growing up, she's always sensed her father's disappointment at not having a son to help with the ...

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The girl in the pink raincoat by Alrene Hughes

The girl in the pink raincoat

Alrene Hughes

Large Print

"With whispers of war across Europe, many are uncertain of what the future will bring. For Gracie Earnshaw, who works in German-Jewish owned Rosenberg's raincoat factory, life is turned upside down when she meets the boss's charismatic nephew, Jacob....

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Christmas at Carnton by Tamera Alexander

Christmas at Carnton

Tamera Alexander

eAudiobook

Amid the shadow of war, the fading dream of the Confederacy, and the faith of a child, a former soldier and a destitute woman discover the true meaning of Christmas and a most unanticipated friendship--and love. Jake Winston, a revered Confederate...

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The marquis she's been waiting for by Ella Quinn

The marquis she's been waiting for

Ella Quinn

eBook

Dashing as they may be, Ella Quinn's eligible bachelors have much to learn about life and love. Fortunately, just the right ladies are willing to instruct them... Lady Dorcus Calthorp, daughter of the Marquis of Huntington, loved and lost during her ...

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String of pearls by Melody Carlson

String of pearls

Melody Carlson

Large Print

"By 1943 the world is in the thick of war and the home-front continues to play a vital role. The Mulligans of San Francisco do their part in the war effort, but hardships and deprivations are taking a toll and each the four Mulligan sisters are tested...

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The refuge by Ann H. Gabhart

The refuge

Ann H. Gabhart

Large Print

"1849. Darcie and Walter Goodwin join a Shaker village to escape a cholera epidemic sweeping the area. It's meant to be a temporary stay, but Walter is killed in a riverboat accident. With no family and no money, Darcie has little choice but to stay with...

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The spice king  by Elizabeth Camden

The spice king

Elizabeth Camden

Book

1900. Gray Delacroix has dedicated his life to building a successful global spice empire, but it has come at a cost. Tasked with gaining access to the private Delacroix plant collection, Smithsonian botanist Annabelle Larkin unwittingly steps into a web...

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The spitfire  by Christi Caldwell

The spitfire

Christi Caldwell

Book

"Leaving behind her life as a courtesan and madam, Clara Winters is moving far from the sinful life to which she was accustomed in the gaming hell the Devil’s Den. Her more reputable and fulfilling endeavor is a music hall for the masses. One night, when...

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Diamond in the rough  by Jen Turano

Diamond in the rough

Jen Turano

Book

"As part of a bargain with her grandmother, Poppy Garrison accepts an unusual proposition to participate in the New York social season. Forced to travel to America to help his cousin find an heiress to wed, bachelor Reginald Blackburn is asked to give...

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Claiming his desert princess by Marguerite Kaye

Claiming his desert princess

Marguerite Kaye

eBook

Stolen nights with the secret princess ... Bound to marry for duty, Princess Tahira finds her only freedom in forbidden escapes to the desert. Then one night she encounters a stranger under the stars--adventurer Christopher Fordyce. He's wildly attractive...

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Rules for a proper governess by Jennifer Ashley

Rules for a proper governess

Jennifer Ashley

eAudiobook

In the seventh entry in Jennifer Ashley's Highland Pleasures series, Sinclair McBride learns a lesson about love from Bertie Frasier, the only woman who can tame his two unruly children.

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Never kiss a notorious marquess by Renee Ann Miller

Never kiss a notorious marquess

Renee Ann Miller

eAudiobook

Renee Ann Miller presents Book 3 in the Infamous Lords series. Contains mature themes.

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Band of gold by Deborah Challinor

Band of gold

Deborah Challinor

Audio CD

"Kitty Farrell, headstrong and passionate as ever, is heartbroken over the apparent death by drowning of her husband Rian. Alone and grieving on the goldfields of Ballarat, she turns to Rian's long-time shipmate Daniel, who has loved her from afar for...

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A lady's honor by Laurie Alice Eakes

A lady's honor

Laurie Alice Eakes

Audio CD

"England, 1811. A tarnished reputation. A distant home. A forced engagement to a dangerous man. When Elizabeth Trelawny flees London, she has more than one reason to run. And when her carriage, pursued by her would-be fiancé, is caught in a storm, she...

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The designer by Marius Gabriel

The designer

Marius Gabriel

Audio CD

"In 1944, newly married Copper Reilly arrives in Paris soon after the liberation. While the city celebrates its freedom, she's stuck in the prison of an unhappy marriage. When her husband commits one betrayal too many, Copper demands a separation. Alone...

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The secrets of the tea garden by Janet MacLeod Trotter

The secrets of the tea garden

Janet MacLeod Trotter

Audio CD

After the Second World War, Libby Robson leaves chilly England for India, and the childhood home where she left her heart - and her beloved father, James - 14 years ago. At first Libby is intoxicated by India's vibrant beauty: the bustle of Calcutta,...

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The long flight home by Alan Hlad

The long flight home

Alan Hlad

Audio CD

It is September 1940, and as German bombs fall on Britain, fears grow of an impending invasion. Enemy fighter planes blacken the sky around Epping Forest, the home of Susan Shepherd and her grandfather, Bertie. After losing her parents as a child, Susan...

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Our last goodbye by Shirley Dickson

Our last goodbye

Shirley Dickson

Audio CD

1943, England: On a foggy night during the blackout, 25-year-old May Robinson watches in horror as her mother, Ivy, is tragically killed. Heartbroken, May is not sure she has the strength to harbour the secret she has kept for so many years, a secret...

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The girl from the tea garden by Janet MacLeod Trotter

The girl from the tea garden

Janet MacLeod Trotter

Audio CD

"In the dying days of the Raj, Anglo-Indian schoolgirl Adela Robson dreams of a glamorous career on the stage. When she sneaks away from school in the back of handsome Sam Jackman's car, she knows a new life awaits - but it is not the one she imagined....

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The matrimonial advertisement by Mimi Matthews

The matrimonial advertisement

Mimi Matthews

Audio CD

"She wanted sanctuary ... Helena Reynolds will do anything to escape her life in London, even if that means travelling to a remote cliffside estate on the North Devon coast and marrying a complete stranger. But Greyfriar's Abbey isn't the sort of refuge...

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Perhaps tomorrow by Jean Fullerton

Perhaps tomorrow

Jean Fullerton

Audio CD

Mattie Maguire is a 26-year-old widow with an infant son. Since her husband, Brian, died three years before, she has struggled to keep the family's East End coal business solvent, as well as taking care of her troubled mother-in-law. But unbeknown to...

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The occupation secret by Mario Reading

The occupation secret

Mario Reading

eBook

A powerful new posthumous novel from bestselling author Mario Reading. Relegated to an isolated provincial town in France after years spent fighting on the Eastern Front, German commander Maximilian von Aschau finds unexpected distraction in the form...

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The G.I. bride by Eileen Ainsworth Ramsay

The G.I. bride

Eileen Ainsworth Ramsay

eBook

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To woo a wicked widow by Jenna Jaxon

To woo a wicked widow

Jenna Jaxon

eAudiobook

Lady Charlotte Cavendish is still the spirited girl who tried to elope in the name of love. That dream was thwarted by her father who trapped her in a loveless, passionless marriage. But now widowed, Charlotte is free to reenter the giddy world of the...

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The circle of Ceridwen by Octavia Randolph

The circle of Ceridwen

Octavia Randolph

eAudiobook

With Nano Nagle, 2018 Audie Award Nominee, Best Female Narrator - Silver Hammer, Golden Cross (Book 6)! It is the year 871, when England was Angle-Land. Of seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, five have fallen to the invading Vikings. No trait is more valued ...

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Ladies of Intrigue  by Michelle Griep

Ladies of Intrigue

Michelle Griep

Book

"The Gentleman Smuggler's Lady: Cornish Coast, 1815 When a prim and proper governess returns to England from abroad, she expects to comfort her dying father - not fall in love with a smuggler. Will Helen Fletcher keep Isaac Seaton's unusual secret? ......

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The Scotsman who swept me away  by Hannah Howell

The Scotsman who swept me away

Hannah Howell

Book

"Off the New England coast, courageous Mehitabel Ampleford wields a rifle to protect her home from a brutish band of men who are after her land. She will not be intimidated, but their attacks are growing fiercer, and just as their latest confrontatio...

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The Lady Travelers guide to happily ever after  by Victoria Alexander

The Lady Travelers guide to happily ever after

Victoria Alexander

Book

"Some marry for love. Some marry for money. But Violet Hagen's quick wedding to irresponsible James Branham, heir to the Earl of Ellsworth, was to avoid scandal. Though her heart was broken when she learned James never wanted marriage or her, Violet ...

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Once upon a Dickens Christmas  by Michelle Griep

Once upon a Dickens Christmas

Michelle Griep

Book

"12 days at Bleakly Manor: Brought together under mysterious circumstances, Clara and Ben discover that what they've been striving for isn't what ultimately matters. What matters most is what Christmas is all about . . . love"--FantasticFiction.com.

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An offer from a gentleman by Julia Quinn

An offer from a gentleman

Julia Quinn

eAudiobook

Sophie Beckett never dreamed she'd be able to sneak into Lady Bridgerton's famed masquerade ball-or that "Prince Charming" would be waiting there for her! Though the daughter of an earl, Sophie has been relegated to the role of servant by her disdain...

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Scandal and the duchess by Jennifer Ashley

Scandal and the duchess

Jennifer Ashley

eAudiobook

Scandal follows Rose Barclay, young widow of the Duke of Southdown, wherever she goes. It's never her fault, but newspapers love to write about the simple girl from Scotland and the much older duke who died suddenly on their honeymoon. And now there is...

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The viscount who loved me by Julia Quinn

The viscount who loved me

Julia Quinn

eAudiobook

1814 promises to be another eventful season, but not, This Author believes, for Anthony Bridgerton, London's most elusive bachelor, who has shown no indication that he plans to marry. And in all truth, why should he? When it comes to playing the cons...

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Marry in haste by Anne Gracie

Marry in haste

Anne Gracie

eAudiobook

From the award-winning author of The Summer Bride comes the first in a charming new historical romance series where marriages of convenience turn into true love matches.

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A match made in London by Christina (Romance fiction writer) Britton

A match made in London

Christina (Romance fiction writer) ...

eBook

A fiery companion and a roguish gentleman spar over matchmaking--but is there more between them than meets the eye? This dynamic third entry in Britton's Twice Shy series is perfect for fans of Tessa Dare and Julia Quinn.

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Rosemerryn by Gloria Cook

Rosemerryn

Gloria Cook

eBook

Laura Jennings, a young widow, has tried to accept that motherhood is not an option for her in her present situation. Her maternal feelings are usually satisfied by her arrangement with Spencer Jeffries, the owner of Rosemerryn farm, to look after his...

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Forbidden alliance by Diana Cosby

Forbidden alliance

Diana Cosby

eBook

Bound by revenge, a woman turned outlaw and a knight sworn to reclaim his birthright band together to vanquish an enemy of Scotland... After her family is slain and her home seized, Elspet McReynolds flees into the forests surrounding Tiran Castle, where...

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Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

Tidelands

Philippa Gregory

eBook

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The duchess in his bed by Lorraine Heath

The duchess in his bed

Lorraine Heath

eBook

As owner of the Elysium Club which caters to women's fantasies, Aiden Trewlove is accustomed to introducing adventurous ladies to sin and vice. But he is uncharacteristically intrigued by the mysterious beauty who visits his club one night, yearning to...

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The lady and the highwayman  by Sarah M. Eden

The lady and the highwayman

Sarah M. Eden

Book

"Authors Elizabeth Black and Fletcher Walker go head-to-head as rival writers of Victorian Penny Dreadfuls. As an upper class schoolteacher, Elizabeth must write under the pseudonym "Mr. King" in order to keep her identity a secret, while former street...

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The duchess in his bed  by Lorraine Heath

The duchess in his bed

Lorraine Heath

Book

"As owner of the Elysium Club which caters to women’s fantasies, Aiden Trewlove is accustomed to introducing adventurous ladies to sin and vice. But he is uncharacteristically intrigued by the mysterious beauty who visits his club one night, yearning...

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Brazen and the beast  by Sarah MacLean

Brazen and the beast

Sarah MacLean

Book

"When Lady Henrietta Sedley declares her twenty-ninth year her own, she has plans to inherit her father’s business, to make her own fortune, and to live her own life. But first, she intends to experience a taste of the pleasure she’ll forgo as a conf...

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A postcard from Italy by Alexandra Brown

A postcard from Italy

Alexandra Brown

Audio CD

"Grace Quinn loves her job at Cohen’s Convenient Storage Company, finding occasional treasure in the forgotten units that customers have abandoned. Her inquisitive nature is piqued when a valuable art collection and a bundle of letters and diaries are...

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The runaway daughter by Joanna Rees

The runaway daughter

Joanna Rees

Audio CD

"It's 1926 and Anna Darton is on the run from a terrible crime she was forced into committing. Alone and scared in London, salvation comes in the form of Nancy, a sassy American dancer at the notorious nightclub, the Zip Club. Re-inventing herself as...

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The rogue to ruin  by Vivienne Lorret

The rogue to ruin

Vivienne Lorret

Book

"Ainsley Bourne needs the family business to succeed. But one obstacle stands in her way--Reed Sterling, the huge, handsome, former prize fighter and owner of the gaming hall across the street. His scandalous customers scare off all her marriage-minded...

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The lily and the rose by Jackie French

The lily and the rose

Jackie French

eBook

The war is over. But can there ever truly be peace' 'The story is equal parts Downton Abbey and wartime action, with enough romance and intrigueto make it 100% not-put-down-able.' - Australian Women's Weekly on Miss Lily's Lovely Ladies Australian he...

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The importance of being scandalous by Kimberly Bell

The importance of being scandalous

Kimberly Bell

eBook

A horse race in trousers on Rotten Row. Visiting a gaming hall in a dress that would make her mother faint. Sneaking an invitation to a masquerade ball attended by only the wickedest, most debauched members of society... None of these things are scaring...

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Barbarous by Minerva Spencer

Barbarous

Minerva Spencer

eAudiobook

Minerva Spencer presents Book 2 in the Outcasts series. Contains mature themes.

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Only love can heal by Rosie Harris

Only love can heal

Rosie Harris

Large Print

"When the war was over, Lieutenant Kate Russell would marry a man with a pedigree as sound as her own. Because confidence, beauty and privilege were advantages she took for granted; and besides her aristocratic parents had great plans for her: then she...

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Brazen and the Beast by Sarah MacLean

Brazen and the Beast

Sarah MacLean

Large Print

"When Lady Henrietta Sedley declares her 29th year her own, she has plans to inherit her father's business, to make her own fortune, and to live her own life. But first, she intends to experience a taste of the pleasure she'll forgo as a confirmed sp...

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The things we cannot say by Kelly Rimmer

The things we cannot say

Kelly Rimmer

Large Print

"2019: Life changed beyond recognition for Alice when her son, Eddie, was born with autism spectrum disorder. She must do everything to support him, but at what cost to her family? When her cherished grandmother is hospitalised, a hidden box of memen...

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The golden bride by Kimberley Woodhouse

The golden bride

Kimberley Woodhouse

Large Print

"Can Olivia survive the crime and Gold Rush fever of 1849 ... and the countless marriage proposals? Olivia Brighton finds herself widowed and working her brother's restaurant in San Francisco during the height of the rush for gold. Even though she receives...

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The lost history of dreams by Kris Waldherr

The lost history of dreams

Kris Waldherr

Large Print

"A post-mortem photographer unearths dark secrets of the past that may hold the key to his future, in this captivating debut novel in the gothic tradition of Wuthering Heights and The Thirteenth Tale. All love stories are ghost stories in disguise. When...

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A song for the stars by Ilima Todd

A song for the stars

Ilima Todd

Large Print

"Hawaiian Islands, 1779. As the second daughter of a royal chief, Maile will be permitted to marry for love. Her fiancé is the best navigator in Hawai'i, and he taught her everything he knows - how to feel the ocean, observe the winds, read the stars,...

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Shadow among sheaves by Naomi Stephens

Shadow among sheaves

Naomi Stephens

Large Print

"The Great Rebellion of 1857 was a remarkably bloody business. At a time when Britain's imperial influence in India was sparking brutal clashes on both sides, no one could have expected Rena, an Indian woman, to marry a British officer--nor do they u...

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Dearly beloved by Mary Jo Putney

Dearly beloved

Mary Jo Putney

Large Print

"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. G...

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The great pretenders by Laura Kalpakian

The great pretenders

Laura Kalpakian

Large Print

"An unforgettable novel from an award-winning author about an ambitious young agent's daring fight to protect blacklisted writers in McCarthy-era Hollywood and her passionate relationship with an African American journalist. Outraged by her grandfath...

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Someone to honor by Mary Balogh

Someone to honor

Mary Balogh

Large Print

"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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Lady miracle by Susan King

Lady miracle

Susan King

eAudiobook

On a Scottish battlefield, a dashing man desperately seeks out a healer of the Highlands -- a beautiful woman rumored to be capable of miraculously curing with her touch. But in order for him to enlist her aid in rejuvenating his stricken niece, he m...

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How to cross a marquess  by Jane Ashford

How to cross a marquess

Jane Ashford

Book

"The Marquess of Chatton and his neighbor Fenella Fairclough have known each other all their lives. They refused to marry each other years ago when their parents demanded it, and they won't concede now - even if circumstances have brought these former...

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The cockney girl by Gilda O'Neill

The cockney girl

Gilda O'Neill

eBook

For Poplar's Fairleigh women the annual migration from London to the hop fields of Kent is normally a longed-for escape from the dust and grime of the East End. But this year Rose Fairleigh worries that their departure will interrupt the slow-blossom...

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The waiting hours by Ellie Dean

The waiting hours

Ellie Dean

eAudiobook

Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Waiting Hours by Ellie Dean, read by Julie Maisey.Slapton Sands, 1943 War has not been kind to Carol Porter. It took her husband and baby, and with them her heart. At last she's found some peace, working...

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Someone to care by Mary Balogh

Someone to care

Mary Balogh

Large Print

"Two years after the death of the Earl of Riverdale, his family has overcome the shame of being stripped of their titles and fortune--except for his onetime countess, Viola. With her children grown and herself no longer part of the social whirl of the...

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A bargained-for bride by Marcia Lynn McClure

A bargained-for bride

Marcia Lynn McClure

Large Print

"Jack Taylor was so predictable - and a little conceited. He really did think he was the handsomest man in Mourning Dove - and he was, for the most part. Secretly, however, if Jilly ever allowed herself to be completely honest about it (which she tried...

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Daughters of Northern Shores by Joanne Bischof

Daughters of Northern Shores

Joanne Bischof

Large Print

"Two brothers were raised to know that Viking blood runs in their veins. But when it comes to passion and rivalry, they're desperate to discover if God's peace can dwell in their hearts. Thor Norgaard, a deaf man in rural Appalachia, once led a secluded...

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The yellow lantern  by Angie Dicken

The yellow lantern

Angie Dicken

Book

In 1824, Josephine Clayton is considered dead by everyone in her Massachusetts village--especially the doctor she has assisted for several months. Yet, she is still very much alive. After the doctor's illegal dealing with his body snatcher to obtain her...

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A perfect silhouette  by Judith Miller

A perfect silhouette

Judith Miller

Book

1850. Mellicent "Mellie" Blanchard takes a job at a mill in Manchester, New Hampshire, to help support her family. In search of additional earning opportunities, she approaches a daguerreotype shop owner with the proposal that he hire her to make pap...

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The Irish heiress by Kaitlin O'Riley

The Irish heiress

Kaitlin O'Riley

eBook

"Quiet and intuitive, Lady Mara Reeves has always felt more at home amid the green hills of her native Ireland than in London's stifling ballrooms. Determined to remain single, she's adept at gently rebuffing any suitor who comes her way. So why is she...

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The rogue to ruin by Vivienne Lorret

The rogue to ruin

Vivienne Lorret

eBook

One obstacle stands in the way of Ainsley Bourne's business success--Reed Sterling, owner of the gaming hell across the street that scares off all her patrons. When a vile suitor from her past reappears, Ainsley hastily claims an attachment to Mr. St...

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A postcard from Italy by Alexandra. author. Brown

A postcard from Italy

Alexandra. author. Brown

eBook

Praise for Alex Brown 'Very lovely' Jill Mansell 'A really lovely read' Sarah Morgan 'Gorgeous...' Milly Johnson 'Enchanting and wonderfully romantic' Cathy Bramley Grace Quinn loves her job at Cohen's Convenient Storage Company, finding occasional treasure...

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The sound of the hours by Karen Campbell

The sound of the hours

Karen Campbell

eBook

Divided by loyalties, brought together by war September, 1943. Tuscany, Italy. In the hilltop town of Barga, everyone holds their breath. Even the bells fall silent. Everything Vittoria Guidi knows and loves is at risk. German troops occupy the mount...

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Tears of the dragon by Jean (Novelist) Moran

Tears of the dragon

Jean (Novelist) Moran

eBook

"1941. One sultry evening in Kowloon, Dr Rowena Rossiter and Sister Alice Huntley are off-duty and in search of fun - little knowing that their world is on the brink of collapse. That night, Rowena will meet two men who will fight for her heart for the...

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Wild Lands by Nicole Alexander

Wild Lands

Nicole Alexander

eAudiobook

New South Wales, 1837: Settlers in search of fertile country are venturing far outside the colony. Cutting a swathe through the bush with their bare hands, they lay claim to territory beyond government jurisdiction - and the reach of the law. As she accepts...

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Marry in secret  by Anne Gracie

Marry in secret

Anne Gracie

Book

"Lady Rose Rutherford--rebel, heiress, and exasperated target of the town's hungry bachelors--has a plan to gain the freedom she so desperately desires: she will enter into a marriage of convenience with the biggest prize on the London marriage mart....

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The beguilement of Lady Eustacia Cavanaugh  by Stephanie Laurens

The beguilement of Lady Eustacia Cavanaugh

Stephanie Laurens

Book

"Stacie - Lady Eustacia Cavanaugh - is adamant marriage is not for her. Haunted by her parents' unhappy union, Stacie believes that, for her, marriage is an unacceptable risk. Wealthy and well-born, she needs for nothing, and with marriage off the table,...

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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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The clothier's daughter  by Bronwyn Parry

The clothier's daughter

Bronwyn Parry

Book

In the unusually wet summer of 1816, Emma Braithwaite struggles to keep her family's traditional wool cloth manufacturing company afloat. Her father has died, her brother is missing, and the new cotton factories are spreading, rendering the fine wors...

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A rogue meets a scandalous lady  by Jennifer Ashley

A rogue meets a scandalous lady

Jennifer Ashley

Book

"1893. David Fleming, Hart Mackenzie’s right-hand man, seeks refuge with an old mentor only to find the mentor’s beautiful niece, Sophie, has sought sanctuary as well. In the quiet spaces of the countryside, David finds some peace from his reprobate ...

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The Irish heiress  by Kaitlin O'Riley

The Irish heiress

Kaitlin O'Riley

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"Quiet and intuitive, Lady Mara Reeves has always felt more at home amid the green hills of her native Ireland than in London’s stifling ballrooms. Determined to remain single, she’s adept at gently rebuffing any suitor who comes her way. So why is she...

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