The Redemption of a Dissolute Earl

Author: Julie Johnstone

Publisher: Julie Johnstone

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 84

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The day Andrew Whitton, Earl of Hardwick chooses his fortune over the woman he loves, Drew discovers that money makes for a cold bed partner. Now, no matter how far he runs, the memory of his betrayal haunts him, and there’s not enough liquor to dull the past or diminish his disgust. Charlotte Milne trusted in happily ever after until her knight turned out to be wearing rusty armor. Drew, the scoundrel, seduced her, though she very much enjoyed the seduction by the man she’s loved since childhood. Left scandalously ruined, Char flees her home intent upon forgetting Drew and proving her worth. Separated by disloyalty and pain, each struggle to bury the memories of the other until a mandatory summons from the Duke of Danby sets them on a path of collision to Danby Castle. With the tides of irrevocable change rising, Drew must find a way to show Char that even the most selfish of rakes can be redeemed by love before the woman of his heart becomes the wife of another. This is book one in the Regency historical romance novellas featuring the meddling Duke of Danby!

Die normannische Braut

Roman

Author: Elizabeth Chadwick

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641035473

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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Als Wilhelm der Eroberer nach seinem Sieg bei Hastings in die Normandie zurückkehrt, begleiten ihn englische Edelmänner, denen er nicht traut. Einer davon, Waltheof of Huntingdon, sinnt jedoch nicht auf Rebellion - er hat sich unsterblich in Wilhelms zauberhafte Nichte verliebt. Weil Wilhelm den beiden eine Heirat nicht gestattet, beteiligt sich Waltheof doch an einem Aufstand. Nun billigt Wilhelm die Ehe - um Waltheofs Treue zu erzwingen. Die Brautleute sind überglücklich, doch das intrigante Leben am normannischen Hof stellt ihre Liebe auf eine harte Probe ...

Eine Liebe in Blackmoore

Roman

Author: Julianne Donaldson

Publisher: Piper ebooks

ISBN: 349299007X

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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England, 1820. Kate Worthington hat sich geschworen, niemals zu heiraten. Sie möchte frei sein und die Welt bereisen. Ihre Mutter missbilligt das, schließlich ziemt sich das nicht für eine junge Frau. Als Kate jedoch auf das Anwesen Blackmoore eingeladen wird, lässt sie sich auf eine Wette mit ihrer Mutter ein: Gelingt es Kate, drei Heiratsanträge in Blackmoore zu bekommen – und sie alle abzulehnen –, ist sie frei. Wenn nicht, entscheidet ihre Mutter über ihre Zukunft. Ein Kinderspiel, denkt Kate. Doch kaum in Blackmoore angekommen, merkt sie, dass es gar nicht so leicht ist, in wenigen Tagen drei Männerherzen zu erobern – und zu brechen. Und als sie schließlich einen Antrag bekommt, stellt sie mit Entsetzen fest, dass ihr Herz etwas ganz anderes will als ihr Verstand ...

Das Echo unserer Träume

Roman

Author: Jenny Ashcroft

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641227992

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

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Singapur 1897: Die Zwillingsschwestern Harriet und Mae leben auf dem Anwesen des strengen David Keeley, der eine von beiden zur Frau nehmen soll. Während Mae versucht, dem Hausherren zu gefallen, möchte Harriet ihr eigenes Leben führen. Doch als sie sich in den wohlhabenden Alexander Blake verliebt, führen Davids Eifersucht und Maes Schmerz zu einer furchtbaren Tragödie ... London 1941: Die junge Ivy Harcourt wird vom britischen Geheimdienst ins kriegszerrüttete Singapur versetzt. Sie kann nicht ahnen, dass sie auf der fernen Insel nicht nur die Liebe finden, sondern auch auf ein erschütterndes Geheimnis aus dem Leben ihrer Großmutter Mae stoßen wird.

Desire

Author: Nicole Jordan

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0345449576

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Seducing readers with her scorching sensuality and searing romance, bestselling author Nicole Jordan weaves her most tantalizing love story yet. . . . DESIRE A legendary lover and spymaster, the darkly sensual Earl of Wycliff eludes matrimony until a brush with death makes him yearn for a son to carry on his name. The moment Lucian spies the alluring Brynn Caldwell on a Cornish beach, he knows he has found the woman he wants for his bride. Brynn believes the notorious rake’s fascination with her is driven by a centuries-old curse that dooms the women of her family to tempt men–only to lead those they love to their death. Compelled by dire circumstances to marry Lucian, Brynn surrenders her body to his caresses but dares not give him her heart. Locked in a battle of wills with his bewitching wife, Lucian begins to suspect that Brynn is a traitor. Before long he finds himself lured into a web of danger and betrayal, where the price of winning his bride’s elusive heart may be his own life.

Die scharlachrote Spionin

Roman

Author: Andrea Pickens

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3838705181

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Sofias Kenntnisse in Kriegsführung und Tanz machen sie ebenso wie ihre Schönheit und ihr Temperament zur idealen Spionin in einer mehr als delikaten Mission. Als Contessa Sofia Constanza Bingham della Silveri muss sie sich in Londons High Society einschleusen und herausfinden, ob der Tod eines jungen Adligen mit den dunklen Machenschaften einer mysteriösen Geheimgesellschaft in Verbindung steht. Mit Hilfe des attraktiven Lord Osborne manövriert sie sich elegant durch die feine Londoner Gesellschaft. Und je mehr die Spionin das Netz aus Lügen und Betrug entwirrt, desto weniger kann sie dem gefährlich verführerischen Osborne widerstehen ...

World Historical Fiction

An Annotated Guide to Novels for Adults and Young Adults

Author: Lynda G. Adamson

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781573560665

Category: Fiction

Page: 719

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An annotated bibliography covering the best in historical fiction set all around the world

Romance Fiction

A Guide to the Genre

Author: Kristin Ramsdell

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 159158177X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 719

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Presents a comprehensive guide for librarians and readers' advisors, provides a brief history of the romance novel, and offers reading lists and subgenre definitions.

A Love to Remember

A Disgraced Lords Novel

Author: Bronwen Evans

Publisher: Loveswept

ISBN: 042528431X

Category: Fiction

Page: 216

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A fiercely independent duchess and a brooding, reclusive earl are tested by the demands of desire in this unforgettable romance from the USA Today bestselling author of A Kiss of Lies and A Night of Forever. For Rose Deverill, one husband was enough. As the wealthy widow of the Duke of Roxborough, she has cultivated an unsavory reputation meant to discourage wife hunters. Thanks to a string of steamy affairs, Rose is perfectly content to be known by polite society as the “Wicked Widow”—until she’s reunited with the man she fell in love with at age fifteen. Their bedroom encounters are scorching, but it breaks Rose’s heart to wonder whether her reckless behavior ruined her for Philip Flagstaff. The second son of the Earl of Cumberland, Philip never wanted the title. But after Philip’s older brother, Robert, follows him into the Battle of Waterloo, his worst fears come to pass. Now Robert lies in a soldier’s grave, and Philip is determined never to pass on the inheritance to children of his own. Then Rose appears, soothing the pain with her delightful curves and passionate kisses. The notorious Duchess seems to want nothing from him—and yet Philip has never ached to give a woman more. Don’t miss any of Bronwen Evans’s enchanting Disgraced Lords novels: A KISS OF LIES | A PROMISE OF MORE | A TOUCH OF PASSION | A WHISPER OF DESIRE | A TASTE OF SEDUCTION | A NIGHT OF FOREVER | ADDICTED TO THE DUKE | A LOVE TO REMEMBER Praise for A Love to Remember “OMG! This book was amazing, it is well written, flows perfectly, has super-hot love scenes, a lot of action, a bit of angst, [and] moments when you want to smack the hero.”—Flippin’ Pages Book Review Blog “The story is totally engaging and I had a hard time putting it down.”—Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews (five stars) “A Love to Remember by Bronwen Evans is an awesome read. Ms. Evans has gifted historical romance fans with yet another amazing story.”—Debjonesdiem “I really loved this book.”—A Crazy Vermonter’s Book Reviews “Sizzling romance and page-turning suspense make a read not to be missed! Loved it!”—Maeve Greyson, author of the Highland Heart Series “With its complex characters, suspenseful plot, and steamy passion, Bronwen Evans’s A Love to Remember should not be missed. Readers will fall in love with Rose and Philip and stay up way past bedtime to cheer for their happily ever after.”—Shana Galen, bestselling author of I Kissed a Rogue Includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

A Regency Charade

Author: Elizabeth Mansfield

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497697751

Category: Fiction

Page: 220

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A daring charade could reunite a husband and wife in award-winning author Elizabeth Mansfield’s sparkling Regency romance After nearly losing his life at the Battle of Waterloo, Captain Alexander Tyrrell, Earl of Braeburn, comes home to the shocking news that he is still married. Braving enemy fire is nothing compared to having to see the duplicitous Priscilla Vickers again. Priss has waited six years to be reunited with the man she loves. But her husband believes her guilty of the worst kind of betrayal. And nothing she says or does will convince him that Sir Blake Edmonds isn’t her illicit lover. It will take a daring deception—and a scheming minx who has set her cap for Alec—for these two people to realize how much they have lost and how much they could gain if they were to find the courage to turn a sham union into a second chance for happiness.

The Forgotten Wife

A Regency Romance

Author: Bree Wolf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783964820211

Category: Fiction

Page: 134

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A love lost. A daring wife. And a mistletoe kiss. Because of an accident WILLIAM EVERETT cannot remember the past few years of his life, including his loving wife CATHERINE. Will Catherine find a way to reclaim her husband's heart? Or is a love once lost gone forever?

The Lady Who Came in from the Cold

Author: Grace Callaway

Publisher: Grace Callaway

ISBN: 1939537177

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

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~~#1 National Bestselling Regency Romance~~ A Wife Disgraced A spy during the Napoleonic Wars, Lady Pandora Blackwood gave up espionage for love. She has shared everything with her husband… except the truth of her past. Twelve joyous years and three children later, her dark history rises to threaten everything she holds dear. Now she must face her greatest fear: can her husband love her for who she really is? A Husband Wronged Former officer Marcus Harrington, the Marquess of Blackwood, didn’t believe in love until he met his beautiful Penny. His devoted marchioness by day and his sensual wanton by night, she’s everything he’s ever wanted… until her betrayal shatters him. When his world comes crashing down, he is left to question: was their perfect marriage real or just a dream? ’Tis the Season for Miracles As a cold winter grips Regency London, the estranged lovers come together in a heated reunion. Sizzling passion paves the way toward forgiveness, yet buried secrets and hidden enemies block the road to redemption. This Christmas, a wife will stop at nothing to win her beloved back… and a husband will discover that love’s reality exceeds his wildest dreams. Length: Novel (Approximately 55K words) Sensuality: This is a hot historical romance with steamy love scenes. ~~~ The Lady Who Came in from the Cold is the 3rd novel in the Heart of Enquiry series, which features hot, sexy romance, fun and feel-good happily ever afters, and intriguing mystery/ adventure. While this book can be read as a stand-alone novel, many readers enjoy reading it as part of a series. The chronological order for Grace's series follows below: The Heart of Enquiry (Kent family saga) series: Prequel Novella: The Widow Vanishes (Will & Annabel) Book 1: The Duke Who Knew Too Much (Alaric & Emma) Book 2: M is for Marquess (Gabriel & Thea) Book 3: The Lady Who Came in from the Cold (Marcus & Penny) Book 4: The Viscount Always Knocks Twice (Richard & Violet) Book 5: Never Say Never to an Earl (Sinjin & Polly) Book 6: The Gentleman Who Loved Me (Andrew & Primrose) The Game of Dukes series Book 1: The Duke Identity Book 2: Enter the Duke (December 2018) The Mayhem in Mayfair series: Book 1: Her Husband's Harlot (Helena & Nicholas) Book 2: Her Wanton Wager (Percy & Gavin) Book 3: Her Protector's Pleasure (Marianne & Ambrose) Book 4: Her Prodigal Passion (Charity & Paul) The Game of Dukes series: (COMING SOON) Book 1: The Duke Identity (2018) Chronicles of Abigail Jones (hot Victorian gothic paranormal romance): Book 1: Abigail Jones Keywords: holiday romance, Christmas, regency, Victorian, reunion romance, second chance, married couple, ton, aristocracy, London, Mayfair, duke, marquess, historical, family saga, series, tortured hero, spies, espionage, Waterloo, military, sexy

Stolz und Leidenschaft

Roman

Author: Monica McCarty

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641117763

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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Die Highlands – ungezähmt und voller Leidenschaft! Jamie Campbell will den Clan der Lamonts auskundschaften und wirbt zum Schein um Caitrina, die Tochter des Clan-Chiefs. Doch als er der hitzköpfigen Schönheit begegnet, wandelt sich der Vorwand in brennendes Verlangen. Doch können die verzehrenden Flammen der Leidenschaft die alte Fehde vergessen machen ...?

Kein Lord wie jeder andere

Author: Jennifer Ashley

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3802589122

Category: Fiction

Page: 360

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Die junge, reiche Witwe Beth Ackerley ist nach einsamen Jahren endlich wieder verlobt. Doch dann begegnet ihr der attraktive Lord Ian Mackenzie und enthüllt ihr das skandalöse Doppelleben ihres Zukünftigen. Beth löst die Verlobung und geht nach Paris, wo sie MacKenzie wiedertrifft. Dieser stammt aus einer Familie von Exzentrikern, die für ihre Skandale berüchtigt sind, und steht selbst in dem Ruf, wahnsinnig zu sein. Keine ehrbare Frau würde sich freiwillig in seine Gesellschaft begeben. Und dennoch fühlt sich Beth unwiderstehlich zu dem schottischen Lord hingezogen. Da wird dieser von seiner dunklen Vergangenheit eingeholt.

Die Braut des Schotten

Author: Lynsay Sands

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 380259486X

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Die junge Annabel hat sich damit abgefunden, als Nonne im Kloster zu leben, als sie urplötzlich von ihrer Mutter nach Hause zurückgeholt wird. Sie soll den Schotten Ross MacKay heiraten, der eigentlich ihrer Schwester versprochen war, die jedoch mit einem Stallburschen durchgebrannt ist.

The Lady in Gray

Author: Patricia Oliver

Publisher: Signet

ISBN: 9780451195005

Category: Fiction

Page: 221

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When Nicholas Morley, Earl of Longueville, finds the lonely young Lady Sylvia Sutherland carrying her easel and paintbox across his Cornish estate, he demands she paint his portrait, leaving her to wonder what the moody earl will require next. Original.

The Elusive Wife

Author: Callie Hutton

Publisher: Entangled: Scandalous

ISBN: 1622661028

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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Jason Cavendish, the Earl of Coventry, needs to discreetly locate his unwanted and abandoned bride among London society to request an annulment. Too bad he can't remember what she looks like because he was blind drunk at his arranged wedding and hasn't seen her since. And there's the lovely Lady Olivia that he can't seem to get off his mind... Newly arrived from the country for the Season, Lady Olivia is appalled to discover that her own husband, Lord Coventry, doesn't even recognize her. She's not about to tell the arrogant arse she's his wife. Instead, she flirts with him by night and has her modiste send her mounting bills to him by day. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned... too bad this woman finds her husband nearly irresistible. The Marriage Mart Mayhem series is best enjoyed in order. Reading Order: Book #1 The Elusive Wife Book #2 The Duke's Quandary Book #3 The Lady's Disgrace Book #4 The Baron's Betrayal Book #5 The Highlander's Choice Book #6 The Highlander's Accidental Marriage Book #7 The Earl's Return

The Making of Mrs. Hale

Author: Carolyn Miller

Publisher: Kregel Publications

ISBN: 0825445353

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Marry in haste, repent in leisure--Mrs. Hale is about to find out how painful that repentance can truly be. Julia Hale ran off to be married in Gretna Green, following romance instead of common sense. But her tale isn't turning into a happily ever after. Her new husband is gone and she doesn't know where--or if he's ever coming back. Julia has no option but to head home to the family she betrayed by eloping and to hope they'll forgive her. Especially now that she might be carrying a baby from her brief marriage. Carolyn Miller's clean and wholesome Regency romances continue with The Making of Mrs. Hale, following familiar characters as they learn how restoration can occur by finding hope and healing through a deep relationship with God. Full of rich historical details and witty banter, this series continues to draw in fans of Jane Austen, Sarah Ladd, and Julie Klassen. "Carolyn Miller gets better and better with each book!" Becky "This entire series is going straight to my all-time favorites shelf!" Beth Erin "My girls and I have fallen in love with the Regency Brides series." Ann Hibbard Regency Brides: A Legacy of Grace The Elusive Miss Ellison The Captivating Lady Charlotte The Dishonorable Miss DeLancey Regency Brides: A Promise of Hope Winning Miss Winthrop Miss Serena's Secret The Making of Mrs. Hale