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Night Wind's Woman
Apache warrior Night Wind abducts Spanish Orlena to punish her stepfather Conal Quinn, the cruel governor of New Spain. Love blossoms between the two and they marry, but pregnant Orlena is recaptured by her stepfather to bait Night Wind. Misunderstandings and pain keep them apart (Night Wind is tortured and blames Orlena. She miscarries and blames him) and Orlena's stepfather and her brother try to destroy her loved one....
Rebel Baron
Leisure, Apr 2004, 6.99, 357 pp. ISBN: 0843952423 With the Confederacy defeated, Brandon Caruthers returns to his Kentucky home River Trails to see it in ruin and the back taxes on his property makes it even more difficult for him to regain all he lost when his side went down to defeat. His former fiancé dumped him while he fought and married into a pro-Union banking family. To add insult to injury, the former Reba Cunningham now Wilcox pays th...
Return to Paradise
Jewish doctoress Miriam is engaged to Benjamin Torres but ends up getting pregnant by his long-lost half-brother Rigo, a fierce mercenary and half-caste Indian. Struggling with guilt towards gentle Benjamin, the two marry and emigrate to the Torres estate in the Carribean. But someone is robbing transports from the estate and trying to kill Rigo. Meanwhile, Benjamin adopts Rani, a wild gipsy girl, and tries to civilize her, staring by teaching her the...
Texas Viscount
Leisure, Oct 2004, 6.99 ISBN: 0843952431 President Teddy Roosevelt worries about a Russian plot against the United States so he sends self made Texas millionaire Josh Cantrell, heir to an English Earldom, to England to learn what he can amidst the aristocracy. Josh meets Lady Sabrina Edgewater, who needs money to go to school. They cut a deal. He will pay her to teach him to behave like a gentleman so he can gain entry anywhere amongst the upp...

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Wanton Angel
Leisure, Mar 2002, 5.99, 371 pp. ISBN: 0843949732 In 1811 English spy Derrick Jamison and American painter Elizabeth Blackthorne are attracted to one another, but his assignment for the crown keeps them apart. Besides which they ran in different circles as she is a noted bohemian reputed to pose nude while he is a foppish aristocrat. Though both want it, nothing comes of their first encounter in Washington DC. They next meet in Naple...
Yankee Earl
Leisure, Oct 2003, 5.99, 353 pp. ISBN: 0843952415 The Honorable Miss Rachel Fairchild is horrified to learn that a colonial nobody is the new Earl of Falconridge. She wonders how this Jason Beaumont from America will know the proper deportment of an English aristocrat when he was living in some barbaric land. To make matters worse for the athletic Rachel, her father expects her to marry this “American nobody”. From the moment they meet with ...


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