In Debt to the Earl Lords at the Altar Book 1264Harlequin Historical - While her surroundings are impoverished, her dignity and refinement are unmistakable, and James faces an unsettling question—what will be her fate if he brings her father to justice? Although yearning for love and comfort, Lucy resists the earl's surprising offer of protection. That is until a price is made on her virginity, and James is the only man who can save her.
If you wish, I can take you out of all this. In his quest for revenge against a disreputable card sharp, Earl of Cambourne, James, discovers the man's innocent daughter.
The Unexpected BrideHarlequin Historical - And miss phoebe ffollit seemed the ideal candidate for a marriage in name only. Or so he thought. But when penelope revealed the reason behind the charade, Darleston knew his "unexpected bride" deserved nothing less than his whole heart. Until his bride brought a wolfhound to their wedding and he learned that he hadn't married Phoebe--but her twin, Penelope.
Did family honor really dictate that he marry the first eligible girl who could make intelligent conversation? The Earl of Darleston certainly hoped not, but there was no denying that he needed a bride. Could he now turn a paper marriage into wedding bliss? .
A Shocking PropositionHarlequin Historical Undone - They must be married before twelfth night! ash cannot stand by and watch as Maddy and her tenants are turned out of their homes, and there's no denying their obvious mutual desire has him more than looking forward to their wedding night…. So he's shocked to receive a letter from her, proposing a marriage of convenience.
Northumberlandmadeleine kirkby must marry quickly—or lose her family estate to a distant cousin! And after a chance encounter with the man she lost her heart to years ago, she has the perfect prospective husband in mind. Lord ashton ravensfell hasn't seen Maddy since before he went to war, but it's clear she has grown into a fetching young woman.
Lord Braybrook's Penniless BrideHarlequin Historical - Miss christiana daventry will do whatever it takes to keep from being thrown out on the streets—even accept the insufferably attractive Lord Braybrook's proposition!Julian Trentham, urgently needs to hire a governess and companion, Viscount Braybrook, and Christy is conveniently available. But there is something so deliciously endearing about her that Julian quickly forgets how scandalous it would be to give in to the mounting attraction for his penniless governess….
. Headstrong, with charmingly mismatched eyes and soft tawny hair, Christy is unlike any woman he has ever encountered.
A Mother For His Family Love Inspired HistoricalLove Inspired Historicals - Or that facing down their pasts would give them so much in common. But once helena weds formidable scottish widower John Gordon, and encounters his four mischievous children, Lord Ardoch, she’s determined to help her new, ever-surprising family. An arranged union is the only solution. Even if she’s sure love is too much to ask for.
All john needs is someone to mother his admittedly unruly brood. Now, as danger threatens, john will do whatever it takes to convince Helena their future together—and his love—are for always. He never imagined that beautiful Lady Helena would be a woman of irresistible spirit, caring and warmth. A convenient arrangementlady helena stanhope’s reputation is in tatters…and she’s lost any hope for a “respectable” ton marriage.
The Chivalrous RakeHarlequin Historical - With a broken collarbone, Jack Hamilton was in no mood to have relatives arrive on his doorstep. Bramley and his daughter were practically penniless, so he couldn't just turn them away. But the Reverend Dr. They had obviously left their previous home under a cloud, with Cressida's reputation in tatters. And then jack learnt the true reason for their plight, and his chivalrous nature took over.
Cressida was in need of a husband. But was he in need of a wife? .
A Compromised LadyHarlequin Historical - But richard blakehurst couldn't miss the flash of connectionbetween them when his hand touched hers. It was as ifhe had awakened something deep inside her. Seeing richard again brought back the tauntingmemory of their dance at her come-out ball. She must tame her wayward thoughts, because Thea doubtedeven her considerable fortune could buy Richard's goodopinion of her if ever he learnt the truth.
. As a woman she seemed half lost in shadow. As a girl she had been bubbling over with mischief.
The Unruly ChaperonHarlequin Historical - Yet widowhood has given Tilda a strength she'd never possessed before. When lady mathilda cavendish arrived at a house party hosted by her young cousin's suitor, she had only one goal in mind--to stop the proposed match. And when one night of passion unleashed her most secret longings, the unruly chaperon must decide whether to follow the dictates of decorum.
. Or desire. A fate all the more cruel because one look told her that she'd never stopped loving a man who could never be hers. Ormond. The chaperon never imagined that her cousin's betrothed would be the only man she'd ever loved--Crispin Malvern, the Duke of St.
The Convenient Felstone Marriage Harlequin Historical Book 454Harlequin Historical - I have a proposal for you…" the last place respectable governess ianthe holt ever expected to be proposed to was in a train carriage…by a stranger…who had just accused her of trying to trap another man into marriage! Shipping magnate Robert Felstone may be dashing, but he's also insufferable, impertinent—and Ianthe's only possible savior from her uncertain fate.
She's hesitant to play the perfect felstone wife, but Robert soon shows Ianthe there's more to him than meets the eye, and more to marriage than vows….
His Lady MistressHarlequin Historical - Downtrodden servant or gracious lady?when max, earl blakehurst, meets Verity he sees a downtrodden servant. Max is taken aback; he would never have suggested this lady become his mistress. Now, to avoid scandal, they'll have to marry! The life Verity's now living is untenable. So he proposes a shocking solution—he will set her up as his mistress.
It's only once that verity's finally agreed, once Max is beginning to lose his heart to her, that he discovers her true identity. He doesn't recognize her as the daughter of a colonel under whom he used to serve, the girl he'd once helped years before.