Geoffrey Rathburn, Earl of Tallis, will soon overcome his father's gambling debts. However, to pay his sister's dowry before her London wedding, he must marry an heiress. But the dowagers and daughters parading through his house are only after his title - just as he is after their money. Then a young woman climbs into his music room from a tree branch wanting something entirely different.
If a lady is to become a countess, there are rules.... Number one: A lady does not attempt to come out in London society disguised as her deceased half-sister. Number two: A lady does not become enamored of her guardian; even when his masterful kisses and whispered words of affection tempt her beyond all endurance.
"cousins in love...creepy"
Mari Powel's fiery Welsh temper is up. Peter Norwood, Lord Whitly, is back in town after six years romping around India making his fortune. Mari blames him for her social downfall and has spent all this time clawing her way back into the town's good graces. How dare he show up on his first day back and publicly embroil her in a bet involving long-awaited apologies, illicit kisses, and Lady Illston's unruly parakeet?
Mellie Smithson is trapped in the country with no suitors and no prospects on the horizon except, perhaps, the exasperating - although admittedly handsome - guest of her father. Unwilling to settle, Mellie will do anything to escape to London.
"1 way to ruin a book ..."
Lady Sophia has seen enough death and loss in the military hospital to last her a lifetime. So, when the wildly handsome Major Anthony Wycylff, whom she's been caring for these past months, is given no hope of survival, she grants him his fondest wish - her promise to marry. Then the blasted man recovers!
"Good historical romance with great hero."
As the illegitimate son of a duke, Bramwell Wesley Hallowsby grew up tough, on the fringes of society, learning to hide his hurt and cynicism with charm and Town polish. He's carved out a place for himself as a mercenary, serving as bodyguard and general strong arm for the peerage. Bram has nothing to lose, and he's exactly what Maybelle "Bluebell" Ballenger needs.
Discovering that she's a Tantric sex goddess has given Tracy Williams a new mantra: more, more, more... And the source of that divine revelation is her hunky Chinese-born erotica instructor. When her yin bumps up against his yang, she's literally communing with heaven.
In a world of vampires, werewolves and evil untamed, even a kiss can be deadly. Opposition lurks in every shadow, peril in every caress¿and both redemption and oblivion lie in one woman being...seduced by Crimson.
Chen Ji Yue is on her way to empress superstardom in 19th-century China. She only has to vanquish 300 rivals to bring her family great honor. Oh, and she may not find the deliciously sexy Sun Bo Tao - the emperor's best friend - at all delicious. Or sexy. Damn. Ji Yue is in big trouble. Because Bo Tao is definitely very sexy....And Ji Yue is about to discover that chastity is overrated....