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Claire Hollybrooke's father has been accused of being the notorious jewel thief that has plagued London, the Wraith. In order to acquit her father, she dons a disguise as a dowdy companion to infiltrate her grandfather's residence, which is the home of her mother's noble family which had cast her out when she fell in love with and married her tutor. Claire believes that her mother's family has somehow framed her father due to their supreme dislike o...
Her Secret Affair
Isabel Darling is the child of a courtesan and a nobleman,even though she has never learned the identity of her father. When travels to London from her country home, she discovers that her mother's death was actually a murder. Isabel's mother was writing her risque memoirs that depicted several men of the Ton, and Isabel believes one of those men killed her.
To investigate the murder, Isabel decides to blackmail one of the men in the book into ...
Seduced By a Scoundrel
Drake Wilder, is the bastard son of a nobleman who is bent on getting revenge on his father, who denies his existence. In order for him to complete his revenge, he must marry a lady of noble birth who can gain him entrance into society events. Drake owns a gambling establishment, which has gained him great wealth, and he uses it to trap Lady Alicia Pemberton's younger brother into great debt.
Lady Alicia's family has been in dire straits since the...
Tempt Me Twice
St. Martin's, Sep 2001, 6.99, 352 pp.
In 1808 near Oxford, Lord Gabriel Kenyon and Professor Henry Talisford finish studying the map of Africa so the tired noble goes to bed. Lying in his bed is Henry's sixteen-year-old daughter Kate who claims she loves Gabe. He tells her she must leave his room immediately, but she refuses. He bluntly tells her that neither he nor her father has time for her as they are going on an exped...
The Wedding Night
St. Martin's, Apr 2004, 6.99, 352 pp.
In 1816 Samuel Firth, illegitimate son of Marquess George Kenyon who spawned him and his mother, buys fifteen year old Lady Cassandra to be a bride. He chose Cassandra because she is the perfect blue blood to help him engineer his vengeance against his sire, but he also selected her because he was hooked when he saw her making angels in the snow. Samuel pays off the enormous debts that Cass...
Too Wicked to Love
A baby is left on the doorstep of keen-witted spinster, Miss Jane Mayhew. Clues lead her to the wicked Earl of Chasebourne, Ethan Sinclair, who has been her nemesis since they were children together in the village. He insists the baby isn't his, but as they try to find out who the mother is, they fall in love with the baby and each other. ...
With All My Heart
St. Martin's, Sep 2002, 6.99, 368 pp.
In 1815 England, former soldier Lord Joshua Kenyon fights a duel of honor with David Pankhurst over the death of the latter's sister following the former ending their engagement seven years ago the day before the ceremony was to occur. Josh fires at a tree only to see his foe fall to the ground wounded. Someone else shot Pankhurst. Josh sees that his fallen adversary is a woman. Being a d...
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