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By Marguerite Kaye. 2012
Dark-hearted Sheïkh Prince Jamil al-Nazarri commands his kingdom effortlessly, less so his difficult little daughter! Exasperated, he hires an English… governess, hoping she'll instil some much-needed discipline. Lady Cassandra Armstrong is the most unconventional governess Jamil has ever seen! With her ravishing body and impulsive passion, Cassie is as innocently alluring as she is forbidden. Famous for his unshakable honour, the reticent sheïkh's resolve is about to be tested, as his feelings for Cassie are anything but honourable! 2012.
By Ann Lethbridge. 2011
As an illegitimate child, the quiet-mannered Frederica Bracewell grew up as a stain upon her family's good name. But when… she meets her uncle's new gamekeeper Robert - who also wishes to break free from a scandalous past - she finally begins to discover her worth. 2011.
By Julie Klassen. 2011
In an abandoned gatehouse on an old estate, Mariah Aubrey lives in seclusion. She supports herself by writing novels in… secret - at a time when such writing is considered improper and unladylike. Soon the wealthy and ambitious Captain Bryant leases the estate and is intrigued by the beautiful girl in the gatehouse. But will he risk his plans - and his heart - for a woman shadowed by scandal? 2011.
By Mary Ann Gibbs. 1973
Victorian romance set in England in 1854. Treated as a poor relation rather than as an adopted daughter, Tabbie accidentally… finds out about her true parents when she meets a wounded soldier while a nurse in the Crimean war. 1975, c1973.
By Leah Fleming. 2013
May 1941 and the island of Crete is invaded by paratroopers from the air. After a lengthy fight, thousands of… British and Commonwealth soldiers are forced to take to the hills or become escaping POWs, sheltered by the Cretan villagers. Sixty years later, Lois West invites feisty Great Aunt Pen to a special eighty-fifth birthday celebration on Crete, knowing she has not been back there since the war. Penelope George is reluctant to go but is persuaded by the fact it is the 60th anniversary of the Battle. It is time for her to return and make the journey she never thought she'd dare to. On the outward voyage from Athens, she relives her experiences in the city from her early years as a trainee nurse to those last dark days stranded on the island, the last female foreigner. 2013.
By Virginia Henley. 1997
Sean O'Toole, earl of Kildare, has known Emerald since childhood. Now, after five years aboard a prison ship, Sean is… determined to kidnap Emerald as revenge against her father for killing Sean's brother and framing Sean for the murder. But he does not realize Emerald also has become a victim of her father's cruelty. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 1997.
By Heather Graham. 1986
If there was ever a devil who could lure and seduce the innocent, Lord Sloan Treveryan is that man. Treveryan… may be a lord but he is no gentleman. Yet even he cannot ignore a lady in distress - or the temptation she provides. Includes sex. 2011, c1986.
By Karen Robards. 1988
Raised to be a gentleman, Joss San Pietro is betrayed and enslaved, and now his fate lies in the hands… of Lilah Remy, the pampered daughter of a wealthy planter. Their destiny awaits in a paradise where they are shipwrecked and alone. 1988.
By Victoria Holt. 1991
As the daughter of highly acclaimed actress Desiree, Noelle Tremaston grows up among actors and enjoys elegant parties. However, Noelle's… life takes a disastrous turn when her mother opens their home to Lisa Fennell. Set in 19th century London.
By Marion Chesney. 1992
As Miss Hannah Pym travels to Dover, she contemplates a match for Lady Deborah Western whom she met at a… boxing match dressed as a man. Sequel to "Beatrice goes to Brighton", followed by "Yvonne goes to York". 1992. (The travelling matchmaker ; 5)
By Jo Beverley. 1993
Imogen of Carrisford led a sheltered life -- thanks to her father. But now he and her fiancé are dead,… and her life and the castle are in danger. Before Imogen can make plans, the castle is attacked by Lord Warbrick, who wants the Carrisford treasures for himself. With the help of her steward, Imogen flees to Castle Cleeve and throws herself on the mercy of FitzRoger of Cleeve - her dark champion. 1993.
By Norah Lofts. 1979
By Genevieve Lyons. 1988
The romance between gypsy Rosaleen and aristocrat Creagh Jeffries, set in 19th-century Ireland. By bringing their son to Usher Castle… and renouncing her own claim, Rosaleen sets in motion a chain of events that affects her own future, that of the Jeffries family, and of Ireland itself. 1988.
By Carole Mortimer. 2014
The Players: Darian Hunter, Duke of Wolfingham: legendary rake and notorious bachelor. Mariah Beecham, Countess of Carlisle: society’s scandalous widow… and secret agent of the crown. The Stage: A notoriously debauched house party. The Scene: Forced to pose as lovers, Darian and Mariah must work together to stop an assassination plot. The Twist: As the shocking and oh, so sensual games play out around them, the romantic ruse becomes all too real. And the tantalising temptation to indulge their every desire becomes overwhelming. Sequel to "Zachary Black: Duke of debauchery", followed by "Rufus Drake: Duke of wickedness". 2014.
By Catherine Anderson. 2009
Years have passed since Amy Masters escaped the brutal Texas plains to become a schoolteacher in Oregon. But now that… Comanche warrior Swift Antelope has galloped back into her life, she'll have to explore her heart for the courage to trust again. Sequel to "Comanche moon", followed by "Indigo blue". 2009.
By John Shors. 2009
While on a mission of mercy in the South Pacific, the World War II hospital ship, Benevolence, is destroyed by… a torpedo. The small band of survivors, including an injured Japanese soldier and an American nurse, make it to an island where they experience horrors, kindness and beauty. 2009.
By Catherine Anderson. 2008
Loretta Simpson lost her parents to a daring Comanche raid seven years ago--and now she lives as a mute with… her extended family. Meanwhile, Comanche Hunter of the Wolf sees her as the embodiment of an ancient prophesy and chooses her for marriage. Still fearful of his tribe, Loretta soon finds her will bending, even as conflict between their two peoples intensifies. Followed by "Comanche heart". 2008.
By Jo Beverley. 2005
Young Miles Cavanagh becomes the improbable guardian to Felicity Monahan, a wealthy head-strong heiress who is only a few years… younger than he. Felicity at first seems set on marrying Rupert Dunsmore, an unscrupulous cad, who clearly only wants to wed her for one reason--and that reason is not love. Dunsmore lusts after Felicity and her fortune, but Miles is determined to stop the match. As he and Felicity begin to have feelings for one another, their love must withstand the test of Dunsmore's fury. 2005.
By Jo Goodman. 2004
Headmistress Ria Ashby hopes West, as a new Duke, can aid her in finding a missing student. When the two… match wits and begin to unravel a long hidden mystery, an undeniable yearning pulls West and Ria closer together. 2004.
By Catherine Anderson. 2001
Former gunslinger Race Spencer's solitary life on the range is interrupted by the beautiful Rebecca Morgan, whom he rescues from… outlaws and whose gratitude is compromised by fear of him. 2001.