Author Royal's Book
Signet, Apr 2003, 6.99, 384 pp.
In 1673, after sixteen-year-old Ashcroft meets aristocratic scholar Randal Nesbit she challenges the family motto of “Question Convention”. Lily realizes she has found her life mate and wants a very conventional marriage to the decade older Randal. He is extremely attracted to Lily but he keeps reminding himself she is only sixteen. In fact he uses that rationalization for the next four years t...
Signet, Oct 2003, 6.99, 384 pp.
In 1677 England, twenty-one years old Rose Ashcroft is considered by friends, family, and herself as a spinster especially with her younger sister getting married. Advice to her usually runs to hiding her intelligence and settle for someone less than Prince Charming as Rose is an aristocratic snob in terms of a potential spouse.
Architect Kit Martyn and Rose are very attracted to each other. H...
Juliana Chase loves to fix people's lives, she especially loves to play matchmaker. As Juliana takes on the task of making baby clothes for an orphange and helping a neighbor child with an attachment to a snake, she decides to also help her friend, Amanda, find someone to compromise her so she does not have to marry a much older, unsuitable man. While she has taken on all these tasks, she is also looking for a husband, a man with limited interest...
Signet, Sep 2002, 6.99, 384 pp.
In 1673 Ashcroft lives up to her family motto “Question convention” perhaps more than any of her siblings do. The studious Violet prefers learning and expanding her mind with a book than attending aristocratic parties. Even Violet admits to herself that her plain looks would never send any male panting as much as wealth would anyway.
Violet and her brother Rowan visit their neighbor inventor ...