Flowers from the Storm (Literature)
The Duke of Jervaulx is a man who has been given enormous gifts - not only of wealth, privilege and power, a standard in any romance novel - but more interestingly, a foresight and vision into the nature of progress, and the mathematical insight to manage elaborate investments, found universities, and make significant advances in non-Euclidian geometry. Archimedea Timms is a Quaker spinster, caretaker to her blind father, a woman of Plain Speech and Pl... Flowers from the Storm (Romance)
Avon, Jun 2003, 6.99, 560 pp.
In 1827 aristocratic mathematician and renowned rake Christian Langland suffers a stroke that leaves him unable to communicate though he feels his mind functions in every other capacity. His relatives, not wanting to deal with the ailing duke, see an opportunity to take over his wealth. They have him committed to a lunatic asylum.
Daughter of a mathematician whom worked with the now restrained C... For My Lady's Heart
Ruck of Wolfscar is a young English knight on a pilgrimage with his devoutly religious wife. She is so devout, she joins a nunnery. Ruck is not allowed to join the church because Princess Melanthe accuses him of having impure thoughts about her. Since the accusation is true, Ruck's possessions are confiscated by the church. But Princess Melanthe secretly gives Ruck two emeralds to allow him to start a new life and he vows his dedication to her.
Thi... Midsummer Moon
Merlin Lambourne has invented a new technology that could change the course of the war and Ransom Falconer will do anything to get it....
My Sweet Folly
Folie Hamilton began a correspondence with her husband's cousin, Robert Cambourne, who is living in India. The letters eased her loneliness and she found her correspondent charming and witty. Deep affection grew as they wrote each other until Robert abruptly ends the relationship, writing to Folie that he has been unhappily married and his wife has died.
Five years later, Folie's husband has died and Robert is guardian to Melinda, Folie's step-daugh... Prince of Midnight
Leigh Strachan travels to France to recruit le Seigneur du Minuit to avenge the deaths of her family and to retake her family's home.... Shadow and The Star
Samuel Gerard is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. He eventually becomes a wealthy gentleman and skilled fighter, but he denies the sexual side of himself. A prim London shopgirl, Leda Etoile, fascinates Samuel emotionally, mentally, and sexually, and he enlists her help in his secret fight against child prostitution in London. Eventually he hires her as his secretary, and is increasingly torn between his chaste love for the daughter of the family ... Shadow Heart
Berkley, Apr 2004. 7.99, 512 pp.
While Richard II rules England, Lady Elena sadly knows she must go to the Principality of Montverde since she learns that she is the long lost princess. She realizes her duty is to marry the current head of state in order to strengthen Montverde with her political marriage though she would prefer to remain in England.
While at sea, pirates attack and capture her vessel. Elena becomes a prison... Shadowheart
Elaine of Savernake grew up in obscurity, part of her sister's household in England, safe and unaware of the intrigues that she escaped as a toddler in the court of a Machievellian Italian city-state known as Monteverde. When she receives an offer of marriage from a knight in her powerful godmother's retinue, she is dismayed to learn for the first time that her choice is a not a suitable match for one of her exalted background.
Elaine turns out to b...
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