Hugh Dunne, the Earl of Briarly, needs a wife, so his sister hands him a list of delectable damsels and promises to invite them and a few other gentlemen to her country house for what is sure to be the event of the season.
In the glittering world of Regency England, Anne Wilder plays a dangerous game. A widowed lady by day, by night she becomes a masked thief preying on society's elite. She roves high above London's black rooftops, compelled by phantoms from her past to take ever greater risks. Until her restless spirit led her into Colonel Jack Seward's trap...where seduction may be her only way out.
"Would be great if not for the narrator"
Lady Catherine "Cat" Sinclair must rescue her impoverished family by marrying a wealthy suitor. But there is one problem: she knows nothing of seduction. But Thomas Montrose - a rake who has long set the town ablaze with his passion - may be able to help. Can Cat persuade him to give her a few scandalous lessons? But he may get schooled....
"Really enjoyed this"
When Laird Taran Ferguson's nephews refuse to wed and secure his birthright, he takes matters into his own hands, raiding a ball and kidnapping four likely brides - a bonny lass, an heiress with a slight reputation problem, a rich English beauty, and a maiden without a name or a fortune. But which one is ready to fall in love with the Scottish lord?
"HISTORICAL HILARIOUS HIGHLAND MAHEM"
Determined to prove her worth as a budding archeologist, Genisse Braxton vows to solve one of the world's greatest mysteries - to find the location of the lost city of Zerzura. Unfortunately, no man dares take the risk of escorting the resolute young scholar across the open desert. But on her way to Egypt, Genisse engages in a daring deception - she will switch places with Mildred Whimpelhall, who is traveling to meet her fiancé....
"IT WOULD MAKE A GREAT FILM"
While recovering at his uncle's estate from wounds sustained in the Sudan, Jack Cameron - a loyal Scottish captain in the British army - is haunted by the words of a dying officer: one of her majesty's Black Dragoons is aiding the slavers they were sent to suppress. But how will he uncover the traitor without sending the culprit to ground?
Beautiful, bold, and brilliant Avery dreams of becoming a member of the Royal Astronomical Society - and the only way she can join the all-male society is to disguise herself as a boy. After helping Giles, Lord Strand, escape a disastrous engagement she is certain he will assist in her daring masquerade. No lady would ever come up with such a preposterous scheme, and no gentleman would accept . . . but fortunately for Avery, Giles is no gentleman.
"Not the series' best, but a lot of fun"
Effervescent bon vivant Lucy Eastlake is a young operetta singer whose star is on the rise in Edwardian London. Though struggling to maintain her beloved great-aunts’ household, she holds fast to the belief that “things will work out.” Now, with the fiftieth anniversary of a siege her great-aunt Lavinia lived through approaching, it looks like Lucy is right, because a fortune is due to be divided among the survivors.
"not my favorite Brockway"
For as long as she can remember, beautiful Laurel deCourtney has loved Matthew Hughes and has always assumed the handsome landowner and consummate gentleman loves her in turn. But with her coming out now three years behind her, Laurel is starting to get a little anxious. Why hasn't Matthew proposed? What is he waiting for?
Entschlossen ihren Wert als angehende Archäologin unter Beweis zu stellen, gelobt Ginesse Braxton, das Rätsel um den Standort der verlorenen Stadt Zerzura zu lösen. Aber leider will niemand das Risiko eingehen, die junge Gelehrte durch die Wüste zu begleiten. Auf ihrem Weg nach Ägypten entscheidet Ginesse sich für eine waghalsige Täuschung - sie tauscht ihre Identität mit der von Mildred Whimpelhall, die unterwegs ist, um ihren Verlobten zu treffen.
Lady Catherine Sinclair ist zu allem bereit, um ihre Familie vor dem finanziellen Ruin zu bewahren. Dazu zählt auch, sich den begehrtesten Junggesellen der guten Gesellschaft als Ehemann zu angeln. Da es ihr jedoch an dem notwendigen praktischen Wissen dazu fehlt, macht sich Cat auf den Weg zu einem legendären Lebemann, um von ihm Hilfe zu erbitten.
Die schöne, intelligente und unerschrockene Avery träumt davon, ein Mitglied der Royal Astronomical Society zu werden. Doch der einzige Weg, in diese Männerdomäne vorzudringen, besteht darin, sich als Junge zu verkleiden. Nachdem sie Giles, Lord Strand geholfen hat, einer katastrophalen Verlobung zu entkommen, ist sie davon überzeugt, dass er sie bei ihrer gewagten Maskerade unterstützen wird.