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A Dangerous Love
At the age of 6, while the enemy is approaching her home, little Adair Radcliffe learns that her father is really the King of England and she is being sent to him with her nurse and wolfhound to be raised. She is told by her mother and stepfather, who raised her as his own, that by morning she would be the Countess of Stanton as all at stanton would be dead by then. She spends the next 10 years in the King's nursery being raised and treated not as his b...
A Love For All Time
Conn O'Malley, called the handsomest man at the court, displeases Queen Elizabeth I with his latest sex scandal. In order to avoid a more severe punishment, he agrees to marry one of the Queen's ladies in waiting, Aidan St. Michael, a plain looking heiress who is older than the promiscuous rogue. Much to their surprise, they find love and passion. But Aidan's cousin, who wants to steal her inheritance, has Conn thrown in jail for plotting to kill t...
A Memory of Love
Rhonwyn is the child of Llywelyn ap Gryffydd, the man known as the prince of the Welsh, and his beloved mistress. Llywelyn is fighting against Edward I of England and has many enemies. Rhonwyn is raised in a remote castle becoming more of a soldier than a lady. When Llywelyn arranges a marriage for Rhonwyn to further his political ambitions, Rhonwyn must learn to be a proper lady. Rhonwyn marries Edward de Beaulieu, a Marcher lord. She begins to fa...
Just Beyond Tomorrow
Kensington, Feb 2002, 15.00, 384 pp. ISBN: 1575667371 With the death in 1650 of James Leslie, the Duke of Glenkirk, his wife Jasmine leaves Scotland because she can no longer live at the family estate amidst the memories. Before leaving for England, Jasmine tells her son, the new duke Patrick, that he needs a wife and heirs. Reluctantly and feeling alone, Patrick agrees, but is not sure where to find an appropriate spouse especially since h...
Phlippa NAL, Oct 2004, 14.00, 384 pp. ISBN: 0451212991 In 1519 Giles FitzHugh breaks off his betrothal to Phillipa Meredith, a Lady in Waiting to Queen Katherine of Aragon. Stunned because she had expected to one day marry Giles, she informs him there will be no one else. Her mother Rosamund asks her uncle Sir Thomas Bolton to find a husband for his niece. Thomas selects an Earl, Crispin St. Clair as the groom. Crispin finds the charming out...
NAL, Oct 2002, 14.00, 448 pp. ISBN: 0451206371 During the last decade of the fifteenth century, she was an orphan as a young child and a widow twice before she turned thirteen including her first marriage to her five-year-old first cousin. Her Uncle Henry Bolton knows that his niece Rosamund is a prize he manipulates because though she owns Friarsgate, he controls the estate. To avoid further machinations, Rosamund marries a much older, but k...
The Dragon Lord's Daughters
Merin Pendragon is a descendent of the legendary King Arthur thru his illegimate son protected by Merlin. He has a wife and 2 conubines all of whom he loves. These relationships have given him his heir and 3 daughters. Time has come to arrange marriages for his daughters. Averil is his eldest daugher and illegitimate.Her mother is Merin's favorite. She wants to marry a powerful lord. One day while walking with her sisters Rhys FitHugh and a friend ...
The heroine is suddenly commanded to marry a stranger just days before taking her vows to become a nun, due to the suspicious death of her brother. Her deranged ex sister-in-law will stop at nothing to destroy her & she enlists the help of a man even more deranged & dangerous than she is. Classic good vs evil story. Not for the sexually conservative. (Just a warning!) Typical Bertrice Small....
NAL, Oct 2003, 14.00, 384 pp. ISBN: 0451209745 In 1511 Rosamund Bolton informs her cousin that she is no longer interested in having a husband. She especially wants to avoid a betrothal to anyone selected by someone but herself. Instead she plans to visit her friend Margaret Tudor, married to King James IV of Scotland unencummbered by a spouse. At the court, Patrick Leslie sees Rosamund sitting near the queen and knows he has found love for ...
Three granddaughters of Jasmine, thus, great great granddaughters of Skye O'Malley, arrive at the court of King Charles II looking for love and marriage. Frances "Fancy" Devers has left America hoping to escape the gossip surrounding her first brief marriage. King Charles II convinces Fancy to be his new mistress. She becomes one of his favorite mistresses, but after several months, the pregnant Fancy wishes to retire. Charles insists that she marry han...
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