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A Little Bit Wicked
Gideon Pearsall, Viscount Warton is in his early 30's and the pressure is on to find a suitable wife to bear the heir to his title. Still he is in no hurry. Several years earlier he had eloped only to find the woman he loved really loved her fiance and had used him to make her fiance jealous. Shortly after the ceremony their marriage had been annulled by her father and fiance. He vowed never to marry again or lose his heart again. Judith, Lady Chest...
A Visit From St. Nicholas
Avon, Dec 2004, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0060517638 In 1843 Lady Elizabeth Effington has loved some guy named Charles for a long time, but the kisses of Nicholas Collingsworth send her into ecstasy. She tells Nicholas she loves him, but he insists she marry his friend and forget him as he will go to America. Nicholas leaves and Elizabeth marries Charles and has two children with him, but her spouse dies. In 1853 Nick returns to England responsibl...
Believe
When assistant history professor, Susan St. James is given a book called, "My Life and Times, The Story of Merlin Wizard Extraordinaire and Counselor to Kings" by the author of the biography himself, she is swept back in time to meet the handsome Sir. Galahad to join him in his search for the Holy Grail. This is when the chemistry starts, and the wonderful repartee begins. Though it seems a tired plot, this book is fresh, fun and full of magic and roman...
Her Highness, My Wife
Avon, Aug 2002, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0060001445 In 1819, Princess Tatiana Pruzinsky must find the Heavens of Avalonia, jewels that will legitimize her claim to the throne of the Kingdom of Greater Avalonia. In 1767, her great-aunt Sophia smuggled the jewels to England during dangerous times. Tatiana plans to visit the homes of the descendants of the three ladies (Hutchins, Helmsley, and Cranston) who graciously helped Sophia upon her arrival in ...

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Love with the Proper Husband
Avon, Mar 2003, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0060001453 Five years ago, teenager Gwendolyn Townsend learns she has nothing to live on so she flees for America to earn a living as a governess. Perhaps it was the grabbing males, but she quickly realizes she stinks at her job. Her deceased father's solicitor Mr. Whiting funds her passage home to inform her she has a small inheritance that she could live on but if she married she would have quite a dowry an...
The Husband List
Lady Gillian was forced against her better judgment to be married again before her birthday in order to inherit a more-than-usual fortune from her dead relative, which means she has only two months to convince the Earl of Shelbrooke to accept her proposal. However, the Earl may need more than convincing, and to cajole him into this marriage of convenience will be far from being convenient. Of course, Richard Shelton is more than willing to accept the pro...
The Lady in Question
Avon, Dec 2003, 7.50, 384 pp. ISBN: 0060517611 Six months ago, Miss Philadelphia “Delia” Effington became Lady Wilmont when she married the rake Charles Wilmont. A few days after their wedding, someone kills Charles who was actually using a rake masquerade to hide his espionage work for His Majesty. The Widow Delia fled the London scene for the Lake District in the dead of winter. Viscount Anthony St. Stephens goes undercover as an elderly b...
The Marriage Lesson
After the marriage of his sister and his best friend (The Husband List), the guardianship of the four Shelton sisters falls into the hands of Thomas Effington, Marquess of Helmsley, future duke of Roxborough. Of course, Thomas thought he was burdened by this responsibility until he met Marianne, the eldest of the four Shelton sister. His earlier plans to marry them off proved to be more than difficult now that he had fallen in love with this headstrong l...
The Prince's Bride
Avon, Dec 2001, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0380818213 Even as a little girl, the vain Lady Jocelyn Shelton expected to marry a prince. Now in 1819 as a debutante, anyone of a lesser rank is just not good enough for the conceited Jocelyn. As the diamond of the current season, Jocelyn sets her sights on Crown Prince Alexei Pruzinksy of Greater Avalonia. She is so cocksure of her abilities, she expects Alexei to propose and thus accepts an unchapero...
Victoria Alexander
Maximillian Wells, Earl of Trent, proposes to marry Pandora Effington because he admires her and thinks she would be a perfect bride. But Pandora knows Max does not love her and she wants to be married for love. Instead of refusing Max, however, she offers a deal. If she sets a test for him and he passes it, she will marry him. If he fails, she will choose a bride for him. The test is that Max must accomplish each of the twelve labours of Hercul...

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What a Lady Wants
Lady Felicity Melville is a practical woman who is on the verge of spinsterhood. In a moment of desperation, she wishes upon a star that a man who is adventurous and exciting will come into her life and marry her, a few seconds later she sees a man jump over her garden wall. Nigel Cavendish is widely known around town as a scoundrel and ladies man, and when he is caught in a delicate situation with another man's wife, he decides to escape thro...
When We Meet Again
Prince Alexei of Avalonia and Pamela Effingon are drawn together during a masquerade in Venice and end up having a one night stand in which she keeps her identity secret. Pamela knows that she can never have a relationship with Alexei because he is heir to a small country on the edge of Russia. Four years later, Pamela, who has inherited a townhouse in London and a large inheritance goes home from the scandal she had created six years earlier to find...


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