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A Hazard of Hearts
Serena Staverley was informed that her father had tragically killed himself after losing his property and her hand in marriage in a game of cards to the evil Lord Wrotham. Nicolas, Serena's cousin, witnessed her father death and how fate took another ill turn when what he had just lost now fell into the hand of the new winner, the infamous Lord Justin Vulcan. Worried about Serena's future, Nicolas proposed marriage and to run away with her. However, r...
A Sword to the Heart
Lord Colwall is ready to take a second wife. Cynical after the disaster of his first marriage, he decides to marry for convience. Three years ago, he went shopping for a bride. He searched his relations and found the perfect young girl, and after waiting for her to grow up he is ready to marry her. To him it was a simple business arrangement, his title and wealth in exchange for her providing him with heirs. What he didn't count on was that she h...
Bewitched
The Marquis of Ruckley is spending an idle afternoon at his club when he is drawn into a lively debate. Can a ill-bred woman, with proper education, pass herself off as a lady of quality? The men decide to make it a bet, they have one year to produce a candidate, if she can fool Sir Algernon, they win 1,000 pounds. The Marquis has just not been having a good week, accidents keep happening, and he just misses being killed. If he didn't know better h...
Bride to the King
Zosina's marriage to King Gyorgy of Dorsia is part of the agreement between the King's Regent and her father, Arch-Duke Ferdinand of Lutzelstein, to secure the alliance between the two countries. The King was a disputed rake and much less to Zosina's distress, he saw her as another mean of his uncle, the Regent, to keep on manipulating him as before. Her head tells her to accept her political duty, but how can she deals with her heart which is full of...

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Call of the Heart
Lalitha's stepsister is offically engaged to poor but titled Julius Verton and has promised to elope with very wealthy Lord Rothwyn. When Sophie changes her mind yet again, it is left to Lalitha to deliver the news to Lord Rothwyn. Lord Rothwyn is furious, he believed in Sophie's love so much that he wagered 10,000 guineas that she would marry him. To Lalitha's astonishment, he comes up with the perfect solution to win the bet and have revenge on ...
Journey To Paradise
Running away was the only option for young and beautiful Kamala Lindsey. Kamala knew that she would rather face the unknown than stay with her guardian, her uncle, Marcus Pleyton, and continue to let him beat her until she agreed to marry a man of sixty!. On her way through Southampton, intending to find employment as a governess in France, Kamala meets a young and handsome man named Conrad Veryan. Conrad falls off his horse, and Kamala is the only on...
Lessons In Love
Lady Marisa has gone undercover as a governess to the Duke of Milverley's Daughter. She believes she has found the perfect source for the information she needs. She hopes to write an scandalous, gossipy book that will set society on it's ear, and believes that the Duke's houshold will provide all the background information she needs. Marisa has sworn off love. She has resolved to never fall in love. That was until she met the Duke. As their mutua...
No Time for Love
Larina was told she had an incurable heart disease and had only 21 days left to live. She had witnessed her sick mother suffer all those years before she died and left Larina all alone in this life. Larina wanted to meet Elvin Vanderfeld, the sick boy she grew up with during the time her mother was treated at Dr. Heinrich's house in Switzerland. To her, he was the only one who could understand her fear of dying now. Larina didn't know Elvin was death....
The Glittering Lights
The marriage of Cassandra and the Duke of Alchester was arranged when they were children. Cassandra had the wealth and the Duke the Title, their fathers thought it would be a perfect match. Years have passed, and now it is time for them to marry. Cassandra truly wants to marry the duke. She has loved him since childhood. Now that he is coming to claim his bride in two weeks, she is horrified to realize that he intends to marry a girl he hasn't s...
The Impetuous Duchess
Jacobina ran away from home. Her father has arranged her marriage to Lord Dornach against her wishes. Even though she finds him old and dull, her father insists he will announce their engagement. Jacobina decides the only option left is to run away to live with her Aunt in Nice. While still in Scotland Jacobina's carriage has trouble and she must rely on the kindness of the Duke of Westminster for a ride. She appeals to his sense of duty by pret...


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