Wed by proxy to the Marquess of Daniston, Regina Morrisey, a witty, impertinent, and clever beauty, finds herself married to a stuffy aristocrat wanting a proper wife, who would stay out of his affairs, run his home efficiently, and provide him with an heir.
Miss Antonia longs for a soul mate, but she's much too buxom for most gentlemen's tastes. However, Patrick Fairchild, duke of Exton, sees Antonia as the perfect model for the naked Botticelli Venus he longs to paint. If Antonia will not disrobe for the sake of art, he plans to trap her into a marriage of convenience. And so he begins to woo his reluctant prey, only to lose his heart in the process.
A book in the Shadow of Bastille series: A family scattered to the winds by the French Revolution struggles to find its destiny in a Europe threatened by Napoleon. Two sisters and a brother, separated as children, raised as strangers, discover the crest of the thunderbolt is the only clue to the legacy they share.
When Michelle D'Orage agreed to be Count Alexei Vatutin's translator at the Congress of Vienna, she was excited to spend a few weeks away from the sheltered Swiss school where she had been raised. But then she learned the handsome Russian's true reason for hiring her. Claiming to have known Michelle by the ring she wore - her late mother's gold wedding band, etched with a thunderbolt - he insisted that Michelle was in terrible danger.
Struggling to preserve her estate from ruthless warlords and roving brigands, Lady Audra Travers, the sole survivor of her powerful family, is drawn to a mysterious masked outlaw known as Lynx.
Beautiful, wealthy, and headstrong, Ellen Dunbar falls head over heels for the dashing Lord Corey Wolfe, but a seemingly insurmountable barrier exists between them--he is a ghost.
Refusing to be married after she inherits her family's vast estate, which has made her the target of local fortune hunters, Lady Vanessa Wolfe is unprepared for the advances of a man who has bet two other suitors that he will win her hand.
A family scattered to the winds by the French Revolution struggles to find its destiny in a Europe threatened by Napoleon. Two sisters and a brother, separated as children, raised as strangers, discover the crest of the thunderbolt is the only clue to the legacy they share...