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Isabella Latham comes to London to chaperon her two young and pretty cousins for their debut season. She's a 26 year old ugly daughter of a mother who scandalized London society by running off to marry a merchant, and so has no expectations of attracting suitors.
Isabella comes to the attention of Edward, the staid and proper Earl of Hartleigh, because his young female ward thinks Isabella should be her mama. Initially, Edward uses his ward as an exc...
Lady Lilith Davenant is a widow whose sole purpose is to see her beloved nieces and nephews wed, happy and settled. Her latest project is her niece, Cecily, who she is bringing to London for her first Season. On the road to London, they encounter a stranger on the road who had been in an carriage accident, and being the good Christian, Lilith saves him. The stranger she saved, Lord Julian Brandon, disappears the next day before she ever learns of hi...
Lord of Scoundrels
Beautiful, intelligent, and independent Jessica Trent goes to Paris to rescue her idiot of a brother from the destructive influence of Sebastian Ballister, Marquess of Dain, also known as the lord of scoundrels. Jessica buys an icon which Dain wants. She agrees to give it to him if he sends her brother home. Dain refuses to be manipulated by Jessica and is infuriated that he is attracted to her. Not only is she not a courtesan, the only kind of woman D...
Berkley, Mar 2004, 6.99, 352 pp.
In 1817 Earl Edward Carsington is tired of paying the bills for his third of five sons and the oldest unmarried one. He demands that Alistair in his late twenties either finds a wealthy wife or earns income through business. Rather than wed, the melancholy war “hero” joins his friend Lord Gordmor in building a canal in Derbyshire.
Some of the local landowners oppose the project so Alistair he...
Daphne Pembroke is in Cairo to study hieroglyphics. Because it is the Regency era when women scholars were unheard of, everyone thinks her brother, Miles, is the scholar, but it is the widowed Daphne who is the real brains. When Miles gets kidnapped, Daphne cannot get any help from the British Consulate so must rescue him herself. The only assistance she can find is from the handsome aristocrat, Rupert Carsington. The two set out to find Miles.
The English Witch
Basil Trevelyan cannot resist schemes and intrigue. However, his plot to marry the woman his cousin wanted landed him into trouble and ended with his banishment to India. In India, however, he made his fortune and after three years is ready to return to England. But before he does, his formidable Aunt Clem has commanded that he make a detour to rescue her goddaughter, Alexandra Ashmore, who is in Albania under threat of an unwanted marriage arranged b...