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A Girl's Guide to Vampires
Love Spell, Nov 2003, 6.99, 374 pp. ISBN: 0505525305 Based on C.J. Dante's Book of Secrets Roxy and Joy head to the Czech republic ostensibly seeking men, but it is the in place for vampires. The two American females attend the Moravian Gothfaire on All Hallow's Eve at Drahanska Castle where they meet men claiming to be vampires. Of course these modern women reject the notion of someone drinking blood from a live mortal though the participants ...
Hard Day's Knight
Recently unemployed and unattached computer programmer Pepper Marsh was convinced by her cousin CJ that she would find the perfect man for her at a jousting competition at the Ontario Renaissance Faire. CJ has found the perfect person for not only herself there but 3 of her friends also. Pepper finally agrees to dress up as a wench and as it happens she is immediately saved by her “Knight in Shining Armor” the very first time she set foot out of he...
Improper English
Alexandra Freemar (Alix) goes to London with one main goal: she must write a romance novel in two months or care for an elderly relative, by order of her mother. Unfortunately, she can be a truly awful writer, as the snippets of her novel prove. Then she meets Alexander Black (Alex) and life gets more complicated. Deep down, Alix doesn't believe in her own worth, and it has negative consequences in her writing and her relationship with Alex. She need...
Men in Kilts
Kate Williams goes to a mystery writers' conference in England and ends up falling head over heels in love with Iain MacLaren, a Scotsman and, horror of horrors, a quiet alpha male. He introduces her to his sons, not always with the best results, and, as she tries to learn how to fit in and operate in a foreign world (the Scottish Highlands, on farm land), she does her very best to make Iain say "I love you." Unfortunately, in the process she has to de...

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Noble Destiny
Lady Charlotte Collins, like all women of the ton during Regency period, were raised to be vain, shallow and think little past the fashions of the day. She was taught to be gorgeous, in style and with only generally nattering of polite conversation. Charlotte shocked the proper and stuffy ton and outraged her family, by eloping with a second son of Italian noble, just after Gillian married Noble. But now she is back. A window, penniless - thanks to...
Noble Intentions
25 year old, half-American Gillian Leigh is in London to attend her cousin's coming out season in the ton. She is quite delighted to be a wallflower - provided she could stop doing clutzy things like setting the Duchess' favourite gold curtains on fire!! She does not waltz - she murders toes!!! She is outspoken, has dogs with a 'problem' that has everyone fanning the air!! She is a quick judge of character and is not afraid to blister her aunt for going ...
Sex and the Single Vampire
The Corset Diaries
Onyx, May 2004, 6.99, 352 pp. ISBN: 0451411129 To pay off the medical bills of her deceased spouse thirty nine years old American Tessa Riordan is elated to obtain a job on a reality TV show in London. The $10K compensation will get the genealogical expert out of debt though she frets that her weight will embarrass her when the producer rejects her for being to plump. Still the “skinny challenged” woman gets the part of the wealthy American m...
The Trouble with Harry
Leisure, Jul 2004, 6.99 ISBN: 0843951443 Forty-something widow Marques Harry Haversham decides he needs a wife to help him raise his five unruly children, but feels too old to enter the marriage mart and besides he does not want to suffer the torture of the Ton. Instead of soirees and balls, he places an advertisement in the paper. To his shock, he receives numerous candidates from all types of life, shapes, and age. He chooses the thirty-thir...


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