By Patricia Cabot
"Dr. Reilly Stanton, 8th Marquis of Stillworth, needs to mend his injured delight through proving himself a hero -- and never a drunken wastrel, as his former fiancée claimed. opposed to all sane suggestion, the Londoner takes a clinical put up in a tiny fishing village at the distant Isle of Skye -- and is confident that he can do something about the primitive stipulations, horrendous Highland climate, and rampant ailment. yet pass over Brenna Donnegal is one other subject entirely....
Try as he may perhaps, Reilly can't forget about the toweringly tall woman with flaming chestnut locks and an both fiery will. She has stuffed her father's former function because the neighborhood health care professional, and is greater than frustrated to discover the urbane Dr. Stanton taking on her paintings and her father's cottage. by means of reasonable skill or foul, she is going to provide the usurper his comeuppance. yet what starts as a sparking tug-of-war among proud hearts quickly flames to a passionate fire...
*Critically acclaimed writer Patricia Cabot grants an exquisitely hot and witty novel of affection set opposed to the dramatic backdrop of Scotland's great Isle of Skye.*
By Anna Campbell
Any guy in London might worship her. but Olivia is, fairly frankly, bored of all of them. regardless of her many dalliances, she's by no means felt precise ardour, by no means longed for any lover's contact . . . until eventually Julian, London's so much notoriously wanton rake, made up our minds to make her his mistress.
From the instant he first observed her, Julian knew he needs to own her. And while he discovers her maximum mystery, a scandal which could spoil her acceptance and finish her occupation, he is aware simply tips on how to use this destructive info to his most enjoyable virtue. He deals Olivia a take care of the satan: he will maintain her mystery . . . if she permits him the opportunity to teach her real ecstasy.
But Olivia needs to be cautious, for Julian has a mystery of his personal: he'll now not relaxation till she is totally, shamelessly his.
By Sophie Barnes, Karen Erickson, Sandra Jones, Vivienne Lorret
The vacations are a time for needs, magic and, after all, love. have a good time the season with this pleasant selection of Christmas tales.
What greater manner for Connor Talbot, Earl of Redfirn, to spend the vacations than convincing Leonora Compton that the single fit she must make is with him!
The Duke of Ashton has had 3 years to devise for his excellent Christmas present—the girl Eleanor Fitzsimmons as his spouse. Now, all he has to do is persuade the reluctant girl . . .
Phin Baldwin doesn't think in Christmas magic . . . till the shrewdpermanent and lovely Ginny Overton will get it into her head to teach him how excellent it may be whilst needs come true.
Just back from the Crusades, marriage is the last factor on Sir Caerwyn’s brain. yet will he be capable of face up to girl Nia, the thief of his boyhood center, while she tempts him but again?
Responsible Ethan Weatherstone is decided to save lots of Penelope Rutledge—and her reputation—from her foolish scheme, yet can he shop himself from the temptation of her lips?
By Karen Hawkins
When a helpful treasure brings jointly . . .
W ealthy and strong Marcus St. John, the Marquis of Treymount, needs to get better a misplaced relatives heirloom that's within the ownership of omit Honoria Baker-Sneed. All he must do is persuade her to relinquish his treasure for a cheap sum. but if he meets Honoria, he is shocked to find she is as headstrong as she is beautiful.
Two not going hearts . . .
Honoria is astounded whilst Marcus exhibits up on her doorstep and arrogantly calls for a hoop that's rightfully hers. She is of the same opinion to come back the heirloom, yet on one : He needs to sponsor her sister into society—an suggestion Marcus considers totally preposterous.
Only love can come to a decision the result.
W rooster a heated argument ensues, they locate themselves in a compromising place and are compelled to marry. What starts off out as a wedding in identify simply quickly turns into even more as Marcus realizes Honoria has stolen his middle. yet can he end up to his spouse that he's beneficial of her love?
By Genell Dellin
Black Fox is a Cherokee Lighthorseman, a lawman who believes that the White man's legislations is the one method his humans can carry keep watch over of the kingdom. he's at the hunt for The Cat, an outlaw who has been stealing items to bring to negative households and allegedly killed a US Marshall within the strategy. After a theft and next shoot out on the town, Black Fox spots a tender boy working from the scene and follows him, definite he's The Cat. yet to his shock, the boy seems to be a girl!
Cathleen O'Sullivan has little need for the legislations, specially after they refused to prosecute the guy who destroyed her relatives. Now disguised because the Cat, she steals items from her enemy to assist the negative, and if it brings havoc to him and his bootlegging companions, then all of the greater. Then in the course of a shootout, she is wounded, and captured via Black Fox. This ruggedly good-looking lawman isn't really in any respect what she anticipated, particularly while he cares for her wounds and protects her from her enemies rather than hauling her off to prison. She insists she's being framed for homicide, and although Black Fox is aware he shouldn't be seduced via this spunky slip of a lady who has no recognize for the legislations, he is torn among loving her and arresting her.
By Sophie Barnes
Welcome to Thorncliff Manor, the place London's elite combine, mingle, and should even locate their heart's hope . . .
There are millions of items Christopher, Viscount Spencer, might really do than hunt for a bride, specially due to the fact event has taught him that girls will not be to be relied on. Then he unearths the interesting woman Sarah scrambling round in Thorncliff's conservatory and he's immediately charmed by means of her passionate nature. yet why is she so motive on heading off him?
Lady Sarah might make the right bride for a peer—if now not for a tarnished prior that she's hiding from the ton. A remain at Thorncliff Manor was once intended to assist her plan for her destiny, no longer fall in love. but Christopher's kisses are impossible to resist, his gallantry attractive. whilst her mystery stands to be published, will the reality wreck their goals of happiness?
By D. P. Macbeth
Not anyone can break out the demanding situations that needs to be confronted whilst Saturn makes its twenty-nine yr go back. Tumultuous for a few, a corrected course for others and almost definitely a turning element for all.
Jim Buckman, a singer/songwriter with striking promise, turns out to lose every thing, sinking to the ground in a sea of alcohol and damaged desires. His band falls aside, his lover leaves and his self-confidence is shattered.
Death ruminates in his beleaguered brain. now not his actual death, yet his outdated methods, his previous existence. It's difficult to confess that he isn't the guy he anticipated to be. He concludes that personality is the problem. it doesn't matter what skills he possesses, the promise could by no means be discovered simply because he lacks the nature to nurture them and provides them that means. He realizes that doing correct, pondering certainly and conversing kindly are the principles of persistence, that endurance breeds self-confidence, and self-confidence is the enabler for all strength. sturdy humans exist. They encompass him, yet he isn't one among them. Succumbing to this revelation fills him with self-hate. He desires to swap, yet first he needs to retrace the trail of the fellow he has turn into.
By reconnecting along with his roots he reveals his as far back as his song. His wonderful trip crosses time and area righting his course, enjoyable his future and discovering the affection of his existence.
Impossible to place down! A ripping stable tale! A Triumph! - Chaz Scoggins, writer of 'Bricks and Bats', 'Game of My Life' and 'Tales from the very unlikely Dream'.
in regards to the writer
D. P. Macbeth was once born and raised in New England and has lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont and New Hampshire. He wrote this novel for his spouse in success of a promise he made to her once they attended university jointly in Vermont. The depictions of Australia are encouraged by means of work journeys to Sydney and Melbourne. The vistas of the nice Ocean street, particularly Apollo Bay and Airey's Inlet have been brought to him via his son who lives within the Dandenong Mountains overlooking Victoria's Yarra Valley.
By Laura Lee Guhrke
"Her proposition . . .
London Society is harsh for a tender girl without relations connections who has to paintings for a residing. but if Daisy Merrick is sacked from one more task, the feisty and outspoken omit comes up with a plan that can provide her a destiny past her wildest goals. There's just one challenge. Her luck is dependent upon a guy, the main infuriating, most unlikely, immovable guy she's ever met. His answer . . .
Sebastian furnish, Earl of Avermore, is England's such a lot notorious writer. recognized for his infamous recognition, he's extra drawn to play than paintings, and has no goal of cooperating whilst Daisy exhibits up on his doorstep with a mad plan. The frightening, fire-haired attractiveness stirs his senses past trust, and Sebastian is familiar with he has just one method to cease her. Seduction.
By Tracy Anne Warren
From gruesome duckling to attractive swan
Eliza Hammond has continually been quiet and reserved–hardly the easiest traits for locating the guy of her goals and dwelling fortunately ever after. a brand new heiress, Eliza is financially safe, courtesy of her aunt’s fortune, yet even nice wealth has its drawbacks when you consider that each grasping, fortune-hunting bachelor unexpectedly reveals Eliza irresistible.
To support her ally, Violet takes Eliza’s romantic hindrance into her personal palms, enlisting the social abilities of her brother-in-law, Lord Christopher “Kit” wintry weather. package is helping remodel Eliza right into a lovely belle, guaranteed to allure a important beau. There’s only one challenge: Eliza has consistently been madly in love with equipment, the very guy who's looking for her a husband! yet in the course of Eliza’s sometimes-comic severe makeover, and with a number of mystery love classes from package at the facet, sparks–and passionate kisses–begin to fly. package quickly unearths himself thoroughly triumph over by way of an all-consuming hope for Eliza. but when he fails to gain his real love for her, he may possibly lose this reasonable woman eternally.
By Adele Ashworth
"**A ideal Beauty**
Bored together with her pompous suitors, pass over Natalie Haislett longs for love and event. She is infected via desires of the mysterious Black Knight—a bold English thief who has stolen her center from afar together with his mythical exploits. to satisfy her cherished, she reluctantly appeals to the only guy who understands him: the popular womanizer, Jonathan Drake.
**A invaluable Passion**
Intrigued via Natalie's loveliness, Jonathan consents to take her to France the place the Black Knight is rumored to be. To allay suspicion, they go back and forth within the guise of a married couple, sharing intimacies that blossom into friendship and kisses that stoke a reckless starvation.
**A Thief of Hearts**
When a necklace of beneficial emeralds is overtly stolen at a celebration they attend, Natalie understands that the Black Knight is close to. yet she doesn't observe that the fellow of her desires has already noticeable inside of her heart—and has vowed to own it.