New York Times best-selling author Virginia Henley writes titillating romance novels. In the prim and proper days of England’s past, sexy vixen Catherine “Cat” Seton Spencer designs dresses for Queen Elizabeth. But in her spare time, she makes the rounds in London looking to satisfy her unquenchable lust. Little does Cat know, she’s on a collision course with the roguish Patrick Hepburn, Lord Stewart of Scotland—and he means to claim her as his own.
"Couldn't get enough"
New York Times best-selling author Virginia Henley transports listeners to Victorian England for this delicious tale. The future Earl of Lichfield, Thomas Anson, is determined to restore his ruined ancestral estate to its former glory. To do this, he’ll need to marry an heiress. The beautiful Lady Harriet Hamilton may be just the woman for the job, but she refuses to marry for anything but true love.
"Good enough story, slow narrator"
Virginia Henley pens sumptuous historical romances eagerly devoured by fans. In The Irish Duke, Henley delivers an enthralling tale about a woman determined not to fall in love. Lord Abercorn of Ireland fell madly for Louisa when they were children. But she refused him then, as she still refuses every man, adamant she will never marry. Yet when scandal rocks her family, Louisa must accept Lord Abercorn as her husband.
"Wonderful historic love story."
Strong-willed and free spirited, lady-in-waiting Marjory de Warenne long ago gave her body and soul to the charming and beguiling Earl of Warwick, Guy de Beauchamp. But her family never approved of the pairing. Now, on the eve of war and an arranged marriage to another suitor, Jory yearns for the man who could make all of her dreams come true.
Lord James Hamilton, heir to the Duke of Abercorn and newly appointed attendant to the young Prince of Wales, is in no rush to find a wife and take on a more responsible life. A lover of all things pleasurable, James has earned his reputation as a rakehell of London. But when a feisty beauty piques his interest, James finds himself obsessed with learning more about her, and even contemplates making her his own.
"Long and no romance"
Virginia Henley's historical romances have won praise for their ability to "illuminate and entertain" (Publishers Weekly). It is 1322, and the Marcher lords are rebelling against King Edward II. Lady Brianna de Beauchamp, daughter of a powerful Marcher, knows she should not involve herself in the battle. But when she meets dangerously handsome Wolf Mortimer, who has the gift of second sight, she cannot deny her passions.
In Unmasked, Henley fashions a tale of desire and intrigue set amid England’s 17th-century royal court. When Velvet Cavendish and Greysteel Montgomery are betrothed by their parents, the union seems doomed from the start. Not only is the impetuous Velvet averse to Montgomery’s swaggering charms, but she favors Charles Stuart, the exiled heir to the throne.