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Knave of Hearts
Lottie came to her father's home in France longing for her beloved English countryside. Estranged from the boy she had always adored, she was soon to be swept away by the glitter of Louis XV's Paris. Years go by and Lottie is still in France. Lottie finds new love in a man who will betray everthing and everyone for his great craving for liberty. An old love also appears, his mission in France enigmatic, his motives veiled. Lottie would know joy and ...
Lament for a Lost Lover
When Arabella Tolworthy, separated from her parents and seeking safe harbor in France, meets Harriet Main, little does she suspect the threat Harriet will pose to her future happiness. Nor does she envision the tragedy that lies ahead when dashing Edwin Eversleigh , heir to a titular fortune, makes her his bride after a whirlwing courtship. For in the deceptive peace following Parliament's Restoration of the Crown, a widowed Arabella returns to Englan...
Return of the Gypsy
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Saraband for Two Sisters
Angelet and Bersaba Landor were born identical twins. But as they grew to adulthood, they found their likeness was purely physical. For while Angelet was outgoing with a sunny disposition, while the passions that burned fiercely within Bersaba were of a different nature. Before she was seventeen, Bersaba was convinced she was hopelessly in love with her handsome cousin, Bastian, and had undertaken to test that love. Shortly thereafter, Bersaba fell ill...

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The Lion Triumphant
The Lion Triumphant is the second book written by Philippa Carr. It is the second of a series of books that chronicle the lives of the women of a certain family.

This story is about Catherine, the daughter of Damask and Bruno (from The Miracle at St. Bruno's). Catherine, known as Cat, went to stay with her adopted sister, Honey. While she was there, she met Jake Pennlyon. She hated him. He wanted her. He blackmailed her into agreeing t...
The Love Child
Priscilla Eversleigh hides Jocelyn Frinton, a young man who is traitor to the government and wanted alive. They fall in love, but tragically Jocelyn is captured and executed. Priscilla later finds out that she's going to have his baby. Harriet Main, a friend of the family, helps to keep Priscilla's pregnancy a secret by inviting Priscilla on a vacation to Venice; upon arriving, Harriet will discover that she's "pregnant" and decide to have the child ...
The Miracle at St. Bruno's
The Miracle at St. Bruno's is the first book written by Philippa Carr. It is the beginning of a series of books that chronicle the lives of the women of a certain family.

This story starts out in the year 1522, Christmas, to be exact, during the reign of King Henry VIII. That was when the child was discovered in the crib of the Nativity scene at St. Bruno's Abbey. The monks thought it was a miracle. Nine months later, Damask Farland was born. H...
The Return of the Gypsy
Traveling among the gypsies, living the life of the road, the mysterious Romany Jake is intriguing and irresistible to high-born ladies and peasant girls alike. But Jessica Frenshaw would grow to womanhood with only a memory of the passionate feelings he had aroused in her. Then came the murder and the scandal, the trial and, ultimately, Jake's exile. But Jake returned after Napoleon fell and England was safe again. Jessica would finally discover wh...
The Song of the Siren
When the lovely and willful Carlotta, on her way to the home of her suiter Benjie Stevens, is abducted by the dashing Jacobite leader Lord Hennenfield, she doesn't dream that the shameful encounter will spiral into a mutual passion. But Hessenfield must flee to France, and Carlotta finds herself pregnant with his child. Desperate to save face and future, she marries Benjie and resolves to live happily ever after, until she returns home to find her half-...
Voices in a Haunted Rood
Warmly ensconced and safe from harm in her mother's ancestral English Home, Claudine Tourville discovers a new kind a danger. She is torn between the love of two brothers. David, steady, scholarly, the perfect husband, if not the lover of her dreams, and Jonathan, so passionate, so willing to dare, far from the perfect husband, but as her first and foremost love, unsurpassed. Theirs is an amorous triangle that will burn bright through the years, till ...

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Will You Love Me In September
Clarissa is visiting the home of her dead father's brother, Uncle Paul Hessenfield. She discovers that her uncle is involved with the Jacobites, a party of men determined to put another man on the throne. Clarissa knows that this is treason, and Paul sends her home earlier than expected because he fears than an uprising is inevitable. On the way home, Clarissa is kidnapped by the Jacobites because they think that she's a spy. If it wasn't for young D...


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