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All Through the Night
Anne Wilder, a widowed companion by day, becomes the notorious jewel thief "the Wrexhall Wraith" by night, stealing jewels from the rich to fund her charity that cares for homeless soldiers. Jack Seward is an agent of the Crown, assigned to find the Wraith, to retrieve a letter which was hidden in a jeweled box the Wraith had stolen. When the two meet during one of her robberies late one night, Jack discovers the notorious thief is a woman, and th...
As You Desire
Desdemona "Dizzy" Carlisle is an old-fashioned romantic who resides with her grandfather in Cairo, Egypt. She is constantly getting herself in scrapes, and is continually rescued by Harry Braxton, the man she has secretly been in love with since her arrival in Cairo. When she first arrived she offered herself to him only to be rejected, from that point on she pretended indifference and they became "friends". Harry, who secretly loves Dizzy,...
Bridal Favors
Dell, Sep 2002, 6.99, 352 pp. ISBN: 0440236746 In 1885 Chelsea, England, by accident Lord Justin Powell finds himself in a potentially compromising situation with an underage teenager. Though nothing happened, he cuts a deal with Evelyn Cummings Whyte that if she keeps silent about their unfortunate unplanned “rendezvous”, he owes her a future favor. She agrees. Ten years later, Evelyn has taken charge of her aunt's wedding planning business...
McClairen's Isle: The Passionate One
Ravaged with guilt and duty to his lecherous father, Ashton Merrick fetches Rhiannon Russel to Wanton's Blush so she can be his father's fourth wife. Rhiannon has been persecuted her entire life by outside forces, and she hopes that returning to Scotland from England will put her life in some semblance of order, even though her escort sends her thoughts flying and her dreams running wild. It's only in a fierce battle between family and loyalty that thi...

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My Dearest Enemy
MY DEAREST ENEMY begins with a death. The reading of the will reveals that this "uncle" left a house to 2 people. Lillian Bede (his wife's niece) has 5 years to make the manor house profitable. If she can fulfill this (as well as other tasks) she will be the sole owner of the manor. Otherwise, it will revert to Avery Thorne (dead man's newphew) who has been promised the house as a child. For 5 years, Avery goes off adventuring around the world, ma...
My Pleasure
Helena Nash, an impoverished member of the gentry who now works as a lady's companion, sets out in disguise to deliver messages for her employer's neice, who has secretly eloped. During her nighttime adventure though, she is saved from a group of young men by Ramsey Munro, a man who pleged years earlier to aid her family in a time of need. Helena thinks that Ramsey does not recognize her, and engages in kisses that engages both their passions. ...
My Seduction
Pocket, May 2004, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0743463226 In 1801 the Nash family mourns the death of their patriarch who died in Paris a few months ago but also worries about their impoverished state. Three men arrive offering to do anything for the four Nash females. Christian “Kit” MacNeill explains to one of the daughters Kate that he and his companions were betrayed while spying in France. Their father sacrificed his life for their freedom. Kate ...
My Surrender
Charlotte Nash, an independent woman of the ton, becomes involved in a network of spies set up by the St. Bride Abbey in memory of the death of her father who gave his lives for three operatives. Dand Ross is one of the three "rose hunters" who has pledged to help and protect the Nash sisters in their time of need. Charlotte becomes involved in an intrigue where a letter is stolen of great importance and she must go undercover in order to steal the...
The Bridal Season
Dell, Nov 2001, 6.99, 358 pp. ISBN: 0440236711 At the London train station, Henri Arnoux asks Lady Agatha Whyte to marry him. She agrees dropping her train ticket on the floor of the station. Watching the romantic drama play out is music hall performer Letty Potts, who picks up the ticket destination Little Bidewell. She is desperate to escape her boyfriend Nick, who has insured she remains unemployed and burns down the lodging house she c...


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