After Lisette Moisant's husband is killed in a duel, her father-in-law becomes obsessed with getting her family's money and making her produce a heir to substitute the one taken from him. Lisette has no living family or friends to help her, so she turns to Caid O'Neil, the master swordsman who killed her husband, for help. Lisette feels indebted to him for releasing her from her loveless marriage and plans to eventually get him to marry her. That way she... Fierce Eden
Elise Laffont is only 25 years old, yet she is already a widow - and perfectly happy to be one! All of the bachelors around Fort Rosalie, and there are many as it is a military post, are positive that she cannot make her small holding in Louisiana Territory profitable without a man by her side. Yet Elise has nothing but disgust for men, her brutal husband having done nothing but hurt her, mock her and cause her trouble. Elise was proud of her small farm ... Louisiana Dawn
Cyrene has spent her most of her life trading in the Louisiana Territory with her guardians. When she sees a man thrown into the Mississippi River, she fishes him out so she can sell his coat, but when she realizes he is alive she saves him and nurses him back to health. Rene, the man she saved, is a renowned womanizer. Cyrene, who feels she is imprisoned by her guardians because she is still a virgin, decides to seduce Rene to gain her freedom. He a... Luke
Years ago, April thought that the love of her life, Luke Benedict, had let her down. She was able to rebuild her life without him and become a famous romance author, although she still harbors somewhat cynical views on love. But she's never been able to forgive Luke and still wants absolutely nothing to do with him.
But that's not about to stop Luke. When someone starts making obscene threats against April, and even attempts so physically harm her, he...
Angeline had always been a mirror image of Claire. Her hair was slightly darker, her eyes greener, her face kinder. She had never had cause to regret their similar appearances until the ruthless Prince Rolfe mistook her for Claire. Angeline refused to believe Rolfe's wicked accusations against her cousin. While Claire's head may have been turned enough by Rolfe's elder brother to become his mistress, there is no way that Claire would have helped murder h... Silver Tongued Devil
After a steamboat explosion on which heiress Angelica Carew and New Orleans gambler Renold Harden get too personal for strangers, Angelica awakens from her injuries to find the pair has wed. Not understanding Renold's motivation, Angelica allows herself to fall in love with Renold, who is already smitten with her, after weeks of wary resistance. She eventually finds out that she was married for her dowry, a Harden family plantation lost in a bet, unravel... Sweet Piracy
Caroline Pembroke is a well-bred English lady who has fallen on hard times. When her father died in a sudden accident, Caroline discovered that he had lost their fortune and she was forced to go to the US to live with her uncle. Caroline would have been happy enough, but it was obvious that her aunt did not want her in the house. Not wanting to cause conflict between her aunt and uncle, Caroline decided to become a governess for the charming Delacroix fa... The Bewitching Grace
Anne is eagerly looking forward to her stay with childhood friend Miranda while she researches an article for her newspaper. After all, Anne hasn't seen Miranda since her wedding 5 months ago when she married the rich & handsome Louis. However, when Anne arrives at Indian Mound, a beautiful Southern plantation, she finds Miranda is greatly changed. Anne knows that Miranda is not happy in her new marriage and she is keeping secrets from her, which is not ... Wade
Mira, Sep 2002, 6.50, 384 pp.
Benedict reluctantly agreed to carry out the dying man's last wish that he rescues his daughter from the oppressive Taliban imitated reign in Hazaristan. Leaving the comfort of his Turn-Coupe, Louisiana home, Wade travels to Asia to bring Chloe Madison back to the United States. Chloe was born in America, but moved as a child with her family here when her stepfather relocated to his homeland follow...