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A Wild Pursuit
Avon Mar 2004, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 006058124 Her dad disowned his oldest daughter Beatrix Lennon when she was caught half-naked with a nude stud at a ball. The Ton winked at the male, but condemned Beatrix as a promiscuous woman. Her godmother Arabella takes Beatrix under her wings as a chip off the old block and the younger woman flourishes though as scandalous as ever. At small party hosted by Arabella's friend Esme Rawlins, known for her ...
An Affair Before Christmas
This story tells what happens when two people marry for shallow reasons to find they really don't know one another all that well. Lady Perdita Selby is young, beautiful and married to one of London's most desirable gentlemen, the Duke of Fletcher. Poppy and Fletch are the talk of the ton because to everyone else, their marriage is perfect. But inside the Fletcher household, that could not be farther from the truth. Poppy is frigid when it comes to lovema...
Duchess in Love
Avon, Dec 2002, 6.99, 400 pp. ISBN: 0060508108 In 1802 England, his father forced Cam to marry his childhood friend Gina when both were still “children”. Rather than consummate the marriage with the woman he thought up to the ceremony was his first cousin, Cam Serrard fled through the window fifteen minutes after saying “I do”. He went to the continent and remained overseas for the next dozen years. Gina asks her spouse to annul their vows s...
Enchanting Pleasures
This is a great story of two people who get married kind of accidentally. She, Gabby, is supposed to marry the hero's brother but they fall in love and end up married -- except he's not supposed to be able to have sex (gives him headaches), but then she cures him...and that's the funniest scene I've read in ages!...

James booklist

Fool for Love
Avon, Aug 2003, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0060508116 Simon Darby worries that a male offspring leaves his stepsisters without a dowry and he with only income from his lace importing business. However, Simon knows the “infamous Esme” is a constant scandal so anyone could be the sire. He plans to visit his notorious pregnant aunt. Because of her limp, Lady Henrietta Maclellan can only dream of a London season let alone a husband and children as no m...
Midnight Pleasures
This is the 2nd novel in the Pleasures trilogy by Eloisa James. Sophie York has it all planned out- she will marry Braddon and live her life as a refined English woman should... until Patrick Foakes walks into her life and makes her heart race. After climbing into her window pretending to be Braddon and seducing Sophie, the two begin their lives together and live happily until a happy accident threatens to tear their lives asunder....
Pleasure for Pleasure
Lady Josie Essex is the youngest sister of the four infamous sister who have come from Scotland to take London by storm. Josie first season on the market has been a tremendous failure since a unfriendly foe has dubbed her the "Scottish Sausage", thus making her a social outcast at every ball. Josie herself has a very low self esteem, since she is a little curvier that her slender sisters, to make up for her weight, she has confined herself into "th...
Potent Pleasures
When Charlotte has a life altering indiscresion at the Cyprian's Ball, she turns away from all hope of marriage and happiness because she is "ruined" and seeks a life of solitude with her painting, until one day the man from so long ago appears at a ball in her honor! Thinking that perhaps the world will right itself, she approaches him, but Alexander Foakes, Duke of Sheffield and Downes, has no idea who she is! Despite the methods she takes to proect ...
Taming of the Duke
Rafe Jourdin, Duke of Holbrook, has recently come to have four wards, four female wards. Contrary to his beliefs, they are just in the marriageable age. Tess, the eldest sister, was married in the first book in this series, "Much Ado About You", Annabel, the third married in "Kiss Me, Annabel", and Imogen finds her true love in this next installment. Rafe has always been infuriated by Imogen, Lady Maitland, the always arrogant, always sharp-tongued ...
Your Wicked Ways
Avon, Apr 2004, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0060560789 In 1806 Helene and Rees Holland eloped in what seemed like a love match. However, something went wrong and a decade later they live apart with Helene wanting a divorce so that she can marry someone else. She has no suitor, but desperately wants a child like all her friends. She asks Rees one more time to free her and he refuses but offers her a stipulation that if she finds a man willing to stand ...


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