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Signet, Jun 2003, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0451207971 In 1772 though she owes a fortune due to her nasty deceased husband's debts to Jasper Hyde, Millicent Wentworth spends more than she can afford to buy an elderly Jamaican slave. Millicent immediately frees Ohenewaa while Jasper goes wild over learning he was outbid because he obsesses over owning the aging former slave. Needing money badly, Millicent agrees to wed Lyon Pennington, a wealthy inv...
Dreams of Destiny
Signet, May 2004, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0451212150 In 1771 heiress Gwyneth Douglas writes adventure tales under a pseudonym. Her life seems fine though she frowns at the licentious behavior of her older married cousin Emma, who she once adored as a role model. However, tragedy strikes the family when Emma is found dead having fallen from the side of a cliff. Though her husband survived the same fall, everyone including his two younger siblings a...
Gavin Kerr is the new laird of Ironcross Castle. He was encouraged not to travel to his new estate because it was believed to be haunted. The last laird and his wife, daughter, and servants were killed in a terrible fire that could not have been an accident. When he arrives at the castle, he is haunted by a portrait of Joanna McInnes, the laird's daughter who died in the fire. Joanna did not die, however. She is hiding in the passageways under the castle...
Tess and the Highlander
Since she washed up in a storm on the shores of the Isle of May, the sole survivor of a shipwreck and just six years old, Tess has lived on the island with its only inhabitants, an elderly couple. Eleven years later, the couple has died, and now seventeen-year-old Tess must fend for herself. When she saves Colin Macpherson, a Highlander who, like her, washes ashore in a storm, she is forced to confront the few painful memories she has of her past, and th...
Yorkshire England 1535, Catherine Percy, eldest of three sisters (who are all fleeing King Henry's men), has arrived at Balvenie Castle, home for John Stewart, earl of Athol(cousin to James V of England). Athol unwittingly compromises Catherine, forcing her to marry him. The story of the tensions and passions these two people incur along with a really good mystery plotline, makes for an enjoyable read! The history is accurately portrayed and is made int...
Adrianne Percy was hidden in the Western Isles of Scotland after her father was killed. A pirate comes to the island, sent by her sisters to return her to the Highlands. Desperate to find her kidnapped mother, Adrianne agrees to marry the pirate, Wyntoun McLean, if he will search for her mother....
Signet, Sep 2001, 6.99, 352 pp. ISBN: 0451204492 In 1760 London, tutor Rebecca Neville has no family to protect her when her employer Sir Charles Hartington accuses her of stealing and tries to obtain sexual favors. Pretending to accept his offer, Rebecca bashes her odious, suitor in the head. Believing she killed Charles, Rebecca flees, escaping in a passing carriage carrying a very weak Elizabeth Wakefield and her one day old son James. E...
Signet, Jul 2002, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0451206541 In 1771, Sir Nicholas Spenser, his mother and his sister travel to Cork, Ireland at the invitation of Sir Thomas Purefoy, who wants the aristocrat to marry his younger daughter Clara. Nicholas needs an heir and Clara seems the ideal candidate. On the trek, an agitated secretary to the bishop stops Nicholas' coach insisting that the Irish rebel Shanavests had accosted them. Nicholas helps the bis...
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