Finding themselves suddenly impoverished and alone in the world, the three Hartington sisters must rely on their wits, charm, and unique talents to support themselves. Forced to go their separate ways, each of these enchanting sisters is brought to a dead end by the perplexing ways of men and the inequity of fate. Then each receives a letter that changes everything... and if the sisters are going to overcome the obstacles to love, they're going to require some astonishingly creative solutions.
A scientifically minded noblemanLord Alan Gresham is the sixth son of the Duke of Langford and, as such, has been allowed to remain at Oxford to pursue his scientific studies. When the prince regent asks him to debunk the "ghost" of a dead actress haunting Carlton House, he cannot refuse, and is forced back to the Society he deplores. But upon meeting the daughter of the alleged ghost, his calm, logical investigation is disrupted. Learns the breathless chemistry of desire.
When Emma Tarrant enters a gambling house to find her brother losing to a gamester, she follows the strange man home and attempts to settle the score. Colin Wareham is intrigued by Emma's offer, and when he wins the first hand, he suggests another game. Should he prevail, Emma would be his prize. But as he's collecting his winnings, Emma's father storms in and demands a marriage. Though forced together, Emma and Colin's passion begins to grow... until a sinister man from Emma's past emerges to raise the stakes.
"Way too repetitive..."
Lord Oliver Stonenden gets whatever he wants - except the beautiful and headstrong Katharine Daltry. Katharine is the only woman who has ever denied him, and he cannot forget her. When he sees a chance to aid her cause by seducing a troublesome countess who is threatening Katharine's family, he rises to the occasion.
"No romance, no chemestry"
Classic regency romance from beloved author Jane Ashford. Brash and handsome, Sir Justin Keighley is all wrong for a proper young lady like Margaret Mayfield. Everyone knows he is shocking in his opinions, arrogant in his manner, and completely without respect for the common decencies of civilized society. Margaret absolutely will not marry him - no matter what her parents say.
Anne was not best pleased when her godmother's family dealt with their troublesome ward by shipping her off to school. After years of being ignored by the aristocratic young Debenham brothers, a bit of revenge may be in order. Especially that arrogant, overbearing, insufferable Charles needs a lesson, and Anne is determined to teach it to him. And London may never be the same.
"One of the worst novels I've ever heard."
Emily Crane is the toast of the ton - and she couldn't find it more tedious. Until she encounters the darkly sensual stranger whose life she once saved and the London Season becomes infinitely more exciting. Recently returned from the wilds of South America, Lord Richard Sheldon has only contempt for tiresome London chits, but he finds himself stunningly intrigued by the dauntless Emily Crane.
Sparks fly in this sexy, fast-paced Regency romance by acclaimed, best-selling author Jane Ashford. When governess Clare Greenough learns she's inherited a fortune, the good news comes with a catch: it will be held by her cousin until Clare can find a husband. To stave off ruin, Jamie Boleigh, the seventh Baron of Trehearth, agrees to marry Clare under the condition that she controls the money, a provision he hopes to overturn. Their passionate relationship becomes a battle of wills. When the cousin tricks Jamie into betraying his wife, he'll have to prove the truth or lose her forever.
"Great story.....boring narration"
Pushed into a miserable loveless marriage, Charlotte Rutherford Wylde finds her late husband has spent her entire fortune and more astonishingly, he has an entire family that he never bothered to mention. The fashionable Wyldes are as surprised to hear of Charlotte's existence as she is of theirs. To the charismatic Sir Alec Wylde, she is at first just another obligation in his overburdened life. But when they are thrown together to unravel the dangerous tangles the old man left behind, the two soon find that they only want to investigate each other.
"WHY!!!!! Narrator absolutely ruined this book"
When Eliot Crenshaw agreed to drive Laura Lindley to her aunts in London, he didn't expect to end up stranded, unchaperoned - and married. He doesn't believe in love, but he does know his duty. What he doesn't know is how to behave when his marriage of necessity unexpectedly turns into a love match. Laura Lindley's dreams of her first London season are smashed by a forced marriage to avoid a devastating scandal. But she finds herself devastated instead by her husband's cool and distant behavior.
Laura Devane has been handpicked to fulfill an important mission: seduce the man she once rejected to prevent him from falling into the arms of a dangerous Russian countess. But she has betrayed him before. Will she be able to keep her cool beneath his heated gaze?
"The blurb is wrong, book better"
When spoiled Lady Alicia Alston, privileged daughter of a duke, is accidentally tossed into a ravine after a wild gallop with Ian MacClain, Earl of Cairnyllan, she expects a proposal as soon as is convenient. The stubborn Scot has other ideas. It takes a headlong journey to prevent an elopement to give Alicia and Ian a chance to clear up misunderstandings and figure out what they find so damnably passion-inducing about one another....
Widowed Lady Anabel Wyndham was married right out of the schoolroom and has never before experienced the delights of a London Season. She's dazzled by the attention of the fascinating Sir Charles Norbury, a man whose touch seems to melt her very soul, but a notorious rake. She's drawn to handsome friend-of-the-family Christopher Hanford and the comfort and serenity he offers. But how does one choose between two such charming suitors?
Joanna Rowntree thinks she will die of a broken heart when her one true love marries another - until not one but two fascinating newcomers appear on neighboring estates. As the roughhewn Jonathan Erland and the polished Sir Rollin Denby engage in a heated competition for her hand, Joanna realizes her heart is alive and well - but to whom will she give it?
"A regency romance in the tradition of Jane Austin and Georgette Heyerdahl"