His Mistletoe Wager
Author: Virginia Heath
"Five berries equal the five separate kisses I challenge you to steal." Notorious rake Henry "Hal" Stuart, Earl of Redbridge, is certain he'll win his Christmas bet—until he learns he'll be stealing Lady Elizabeth Wilding's kisses. A woman who refuses to be charmed! Once jilted, Lizzie must guard her heart, because the ton is unaware of her scandalous secret—her son! Despite their increasing attraction, she can't risk the persistent Hal bringing down her defenses. But when her former fiancé returns, Lizzie realizes that perhaps Hal's the one man she can trust—with her heart and her son…
The Mistletoe Wager
Author: Christine Merrill
Harry Pennyngton, Earl of Anneslea, is surprised when his estranged wife, Elise, arrives home for Christmas, especially as she is still intent on divorce! The festive house party is in full swing when the guests are snowed in, and Harry and Elise find themselves together beneath the mistletoe. Maybe the magic of Christmas is just what these two need to reignite their love….
Spend Christmas with the lords and ladies of England... The Mistletoe Wager – Christine Merrill
"Choosing a wife is not a task that should be undertaken lightly." Bennett Montague, sixteenth Duke of Aveley, is seeking the perfect bride. He's narrowed his search to five worthy "Potentials"…until the arrival of his aunt's companion unravels his carefully laid plans. Having fought for everything she has, Amelia Mansfield is incensed by Bennett's wife-selection methods. But as she's forced to spend time in his company, she begins to see another side to Bennett—and that man is infinitely more tantalizing and enticing…
Indulge your fantasies of delicious Regency Rakes, fierce Viking warriors and rugged Highlanders. Be swept away into a world of intense passion, lavish settings and romance that burns brightly through the centuries
A Wager for the Widow
Author: Elisabeth Hobbes
"I suppose a kiss of gratitude is out of the question?" Widowed Lady Eleanor Peyton has chosen a life of independence. Living alone on her rocky coastal outcrop, she's cut herself off from the world of men - until William Rudhale saves her life and demands a kiss! As steward to Lady Eleanor's father, Will knows the desire he burns is futile - but he'll still wager he can claim Eleanor's kiss by midwinter! Yet when the tide turns Will realizes vulnerable Eleanor is far too precious to gamble with. Can he win his lady before it's too late?"--Back cover.
An heiress in distress and an earl in disgrace… When heiress Violet Dunston escapes from an abduction, she finds an unlikely protector in Jack Warriner—a member of one of England's most infamous families. Ensconced with mysterious Jack behind his manor's walls, soon escape is the last thing on Letty's mind! Jack may be an earl, but his father's exploits have left him with nothing to offer except a tarnished name. He's turned his back on the ton, but with Letty tempting him day and night, he finds himself contemplating the unthinkable—a society marriage!
Her Enemy at the Altar
Author: Virginia Heath
An unexpected end to the Wincanton–Stuart feud…? Scandal broke last night when Lady Constance Stuart was discovered in the arms of Aaron Wincanton, the son of her family's greatest enemy! But now we can reveal an even more shocking development. Our sources say a special license was obtained and the two were married before sunrise! It's been confirmed that Aaron has stolen his new bride away to the country to begin their unexpected marriage. We'll be watching closely to see exactly what happens when a gentleman invites his enemy into his bed…
Tempted by the damsel in distress! Captain James Warriner is startled to find a curvaceous beauty caught up a tree in his orchard! Despite his shattered leg, he rescues Miss Cassandra Reeves, then is determined to have nothing more to do with the enticing vicar's daughter. Except when Cassie seeks Jamie out to apologize, they find themselves persuaded to work together on her storybook. Secret liaisons with the dashing soldier make Cassie wish Jamie would rescue her once more…by making her his wife!
Betrothed…to the wrong man! Building a life away from her bullying family, schoolmistress Helen Tilney now needs to convince her childhood sweetheart she's a worthy bride. Standing in her way is Lord Hunter—the man Nell has just discovered she's betrothed to! Hunter's offer of marriage to Nell came out of guilt, and now seems less than appealing! So when she asks for his help to win another man, he agrees. Until their lessons in flirtation inspire a raging desire that has Hunter longing to keep Nell for himself… Book 1 in the Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies trilogy
At birth, Mick Trewlove, the illegitimate son of a duke, was handed over to a commoner. Despite his lowly upbringing, Mick has become a successful businessman, but all his wealth hasn’t satisfied his need for revenge against the man who still won’t acknowledge him. What else can Mick do but destroy the duke’s legitimate son—and woo the heir’s betrothed into his own unloving arms . . . Orphaned and sheltered, Lady Aslyn Hastings longs for a bit of adventure. With her intended often preoccupied, Aslyn finds herself drawn to a darkly handsome entrepreneur who seems to understand her so well. Surely a lady of her station should avoid Mick Trewlove. If only he weren’t so irresistible . . . As secrets are about to be exposed, Mick must decide if his plan for vengeance is worth risking what his heart truly desires.
A shy innocent…wary of all men… Part of The Wild Warriners After a shocking incident, shy Lady Isabella Beaumont is perfectly happy to stay in the background and let her sister get all the attention from handsome suitors! However, working with Dr. Joseph Warriner to help the sick and needy pushes her closer to a man than she’s ever been before. Is this man worth trusting with her deepest of desires…? The Wild Warriners miniseries Book 1 — A Warriner to Protect Her Book 2 — A Warriner to Rescue Her Book 3 — A Warriner to Tempt Her Book 4 — A Warriner to Seduce Her — coming soon “The first of The Wild Warriners series will have readers asking for more of these four brothers” — RT Book Reviews on A Warriner to Protect Her “Captures readers attention as they quickly turn the pages, cheering the lovers on to their HEA” — RT Book Reviews on A Warriner to Rescue Her
“Ms. Gates, would you like to earn a quarter of a million dollars?” Phoebe must be dreaming. She’s bowled over by gorgeous Italian billionaire Matteo Bianchi’s offer of redecorating a spectacular house in the Hamptons and a mansion in Rome…and Phoebe can’t refuse! It’s just what she needs to take her mind off losing her fiancé. But when they’re snowed in together on New Year’s Eve, their attraction explodes like the fireworks outside. And as Phoebe works her magic across the two properties, Matteo wonders… Could he finally open his heart and make her his bride?
Mistress at Midnight
Author: Sophia James
The darkest hours of the night bring the deepest passions… Haunted by rumors following her husband's suspicious death, Aurelia St. Harlow has withdrawn from society. To secure her family's future, there's only one man who can help. And that man demands payment—with a kiss! Lord Stephen Hawkhurst finds the troubled beauty impossible to resist. But Aurelia is suspected of treason and, as England's greatest spy, Hawkhurst must uncover her every secret. As the truth unfolds, so does their desire. Drawn together in the dark of the night, they unleash passions neither has ever experienced before….
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