Transformation of the Shelley Sisters

7 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 82 ratings

Practical Widow to Passionate Mistress Publisher's Summary

Louise Allen’s sumptuous prose has won the author a fervent following for her historical romances.

A young widow in search of a new life, Meg happens upon the unconscious Major Brandon on the Bordeaux docks. Posing as his wife, she helps him aboard a ship for England. With some convincing, the major agrees to take her on as his housekeeper - and possibly much more.

©2010 Melanie Hilton (P)2012 W.F. Howes
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  • Book 1

    • Practical Widow to Passionate Mistress

    • By: Louise Allen
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    A young widow in search of a new life, Meg happens upon the unconscious Major Brandon on the Bordeaux docks. Posing as his wife, she helps him aboard a ship for England. With some convincing, the major agrees to take her on as his housekeeper - and possibly much more.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Practical Widow to Passionate Mistress

    • By: Louise Allen
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Stranded in France, Meg finds passage to England with injured soldier Major Ross Brandon. Ross's dark, searching eyes are those of a man with the weight of the world on his shoulders... It would be wrong to fall for Ross. But when he offers her a job as his temporary housekeeper she can't refuse - and soon sensible Meg is scandalously tempted to move from servants’ quarters to the master's bedroom!

    Regular price: $16.21

  • Book 1.5

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  • Book 2

    • Vicar's Daughter to Viscount's Lady

    • By: Louise Allen
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Dutiful daughter Arabella Shelley is bitterly unhappy at home with her tyrannical father. Both her sisters have run away and the future looks bleak until handsome Rafe Calne, Viscount Hadleigh, sweeps her off her feet. A few weeks, later pregnant and abandoned, Bella sets out to force Viscount Hadleigh to do the right thing. And he does - the problem is, it isn’t the viscount she had been expecting…

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Typical romance formula with great narration

    • By Stevie on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $16.21

    • Vicar's Daughter to Viscount's Lady

    • The Transformation of the Shelly Sisters, Book 2
    • By: Louise Allen
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Seduced, abandoned and pregnant, Arabella Shelley is determined her baby’s father will support them. Horrified to discover his death, she is shocked at the demand of his brother, the handsome, inscrutable Viscount Hadleigh. To legitimize her unborn child, she must marry him instead! As Bella struggles with her unfamiliar, luxurious new lifestyle, and her scandalous desire for her stranger-husband, will she find a love that matches the passion of their marriage bed?

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 3

    • Innocent Courtesan to Adventurer's Bride

    • By: Louise Allen
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Wrongly accused of theft, innocent Celina Shelley is cast out of the brothel she calls home and flees to Quinn Ashley, Lord Dreycott, for safety. But the heat in the daredevil adventurer’s eyes tells Lina that the danger is just beginning.... Lina dresses like a nun, but flirts like a professional - and Quinn hardly suspects she’s a virgin! Now he knows the truth, will he wed her before he beds her?

    Regular price: $17.12

    • Innocent Courtesan to Adventurer's Bride

    • By: Louise Allen
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Wrongly accused of theft, innocent Celina Shelley is cast out of the brothel she calls home and flees to Quinn Ashley, Lord Dreycott, for safety. But the heat in the daredevil adventurer's eyes tells Lina that the danger is just beginning.... And into the rake's bedroom! Lina dresses like a nun, looks like an angel, but flirts like a professional - and the last thing Quinn expects to discover is that she's a virgin!

    Regular price: $24.49