Once a Duchess

Author: Elizabeth Boyce
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440557381
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Isabelle Lockwood was a duchess, until her husband of only a few months wrongfully divorced her for adultery. Since then she's been a pariah, living in anonymous exile to escape the prying eyes and wagging tongues of the town. More than anything, Isabelle longs for a family of her own, and so has to marry again. But society is ruthlessly unforgiving. To clear her name, Isabelle must face down her past - and the man who broke her heart and ruined her completely. Marshall Lockwood, Duke of Monthwaite, was blindsided by his young bride's infidelity. After the divorce Marshall licked his wounds, throwing himself into his botanical studies to forget his disastrous marriage. Now his former wife is back in Town, as beautiful and enticing as he remembers. As the Season throws them together again, Marshall can't shake the feeling that Isabelle might not be the adulteress he took her for. Sensuality Level: Sensual

Once an Heiress

Author: Elizabeth Boyce
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 144056194X
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Lily Bachman has the largest dowry the haut ton has seen in years. Her fortune is meant to secure her marriage to a titled gentleman, but instead it has sent every fortune hunter in London into a frenzy. Despite her father's insistence that she choose a husband, Lily swears she won't marry any of these "Leeches." Instead, she focuses on her dreams of opening a charity school. She has everything well in hand - until a devilishly handsome rake sweeps her into a scandalous waltz. Ethan Helling, Viscount Thorburn, never claimed to be a good man. A well-known rogue, he's over his ears in gaming debts and is tempted by a friend's demanding mistress. To continue indulging his appetites, he needs to marry a fortune. The lovely Miss Bachman just so happens to have one, and Ethan vows to win her dowry for himself. When the seducer becomes the seduced, Lily and Ethan are forced into a hasty marriage. Now, to gain her fortune, Ethan must find a way to make his unwilling bride happy. As he fights to win her affection, Ethan finds himself falling in love with his spirited wife - despite her determination to keep her money, and her heart, out of his hands. With her dreams in ruins and her illusions shattered, can Lily afford to gamble on love? Sensuality Level: Sensual

Once an Innocent

Author: Elizabeth Boyce
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440561966
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"Once an Innocent by Elizabeth Boyce is a fantastic espionage romance that has some surprising action and gripping drama. If you are a 007 fan, you will be entertained by this novel." --The Romance Reviews Jordan Atherton, Viscount Freese, returned from the Peninsular War scarred and ready to live as a dissolute bachelor. Society knows nothing of his secret occupation or of the obligation binding him to Lintern Abbey, the estate he loathes. When his Foreign Office superiors discover a network of French agents near his country home, Jordan quickly devises a house party scheme to cover the influx of his men hunting the enemy. With no time to lose and political stability hanging in the balance, Jordan turns to his friend, the Duke of Monthwaite, for help. Would the duke be so kind as to loan Jordan some ladies to populate his party? When the women arrive at Lintern Abbey, it's the Duke's own sister, Naomi, who catches Jordan's eye. Despite her pleas to stay home, Naomi soon finds herself intrigued by the handsome and enigmatic viscount. But she quickly realizes this house party is not all it seems. The estate itself is neglected by its master, as is Jordan's ward, a mysterious Spanish orphan. When Naomi demands answers, Jordan distracts her by indulging their mutual attraction. With danger drawing closer, Naomi must uncover the truth and protect the home and people she's coming to love--including the maddening Lord Freese.

The French Duchess

Author: Rue Allyn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1507206488
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In this rollicking Regency novel, a breathless chase through England and France to stop an assassination attempt on Napoleon leads to love. Like the Englishmen who faced down the French army, the men who love Marielle Petersham, Duchess of Stonegreave, usually die. Hence, the ton has dubbed her the French Duchess. After a particularly notorious indiscretion, Marielle retired from society, determined to immerse herself in good works to wash the stain from her family name for the next generations. Captain Sir Richard Campion despises his childhood friend for the mess she made of her life, especially since it led to his best friend’s death. But now Richard has been tasked by the Crown to stop a plot to assassinate Napoleon Bonaparte that could plunge Europe back into war. Marielle is the one person who holds a clue to the plotters, and so he must seek her out and discover where her loyalties lie, even if it involves a bit of subterfuge. As they dash through France, determined to head off disaster, old affections begin to reignite. But can they truly trust one another long enough to save the continent? Sensuality Level: Sensual

All Around the Ton

Author: Elizabeth Boyce
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440598053
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Welcome to London's high society, where dukes and earls are worth their weight in gold and pearls. But prim and proper behavior isn't always so easy when hearts are involved. From the ballrooms to the gaming hells, these five Regency couples are turning the ton on its ear with their scandals and secrets. Once an Heiress: Well-known rogue Ethan Helling is over his ears in gambling debts and must marry a fortune. Enter Lily Bachman with the largest dowry the haute ton has seen in years and zero interest in marriage. But when the seducer becomes the seduced, Lily and Ethan are forced into a hasty union. Now, to gain her fortune, Ethan must find a way to make his unwilling bride happy. Once Upon a Scandal: Caught in a scandal of her father's making, Jane is an outcast in the society that once prized her refinement. Can Lord Benjamin Marworth, whose reputation as a rake conceals his role as a spy for the Crown, save both England and Jane by faking her death and reincarnating her as a French cousin who can ferret out the stolen war secrets he needs? It's a proposition steeped in scandal if they're caught--but love just might be worth the risk. Merry's Wonderful Christmas Gift: The winter holidays used to be Miss Merry Damonson's favorite time of year. Until her almost-fiancé Edward Everton abandoned her two days before Christmas. Now he's returned to their country village, but is it too late to reignite old flames? A holiday ball might just offer these unlucky lovers a second chance. The Glass Orchid: Determined to take charge of her own fate, orphan Adel Beaumont pursues the only means to an independent life available to her: become a courtesan to wealthy and powerful men. Twenty-one-year-old Rhys Camden is his father's answer to increasing the family's social standing to match their newfound wealth. When Adel and Rhys's lives entwine, they vow to defy society and family and risk everything to be together. But they soon learn how dangerous that defiance can be. How to Wed an Earl: To inherit the family coffers, Lucas, Earl of Ravenstone, must claim a fiancée who will no doubt be thrilled at the prospect of finally being able to use his name and become his countess. But Penelope Maitland has already been using Lucas's name--to fend off her stepfamily's creditors. Lucas finds that in order to keep his fortune, he will have to lose his heart to a woman who is tired of waiting for him. Sensuality Level: Sensual

When the Duchess Said Yes

Author: Isabella Bradford
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345527321
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The romantic escapades of the irrepressible Wylder sisters continue in Isabella Bradford’s fun, charming, and breathtakingly passionate series—as the wildest of the Wylders turns an arranged marriage into a game of desire to tame a wayward duke. Notorious for her free-spirited antics, Lady Elizabeth Wylder revels in attention—but not the sort that leaves her humiliated when her future husband, the Duke of Hawkesworth, fails to appear for their much-anticipated first introduction. So when a chance encounter leads to a sizzling kiss with a dangerously handsome stranger, she nearly succumbs. The shock of finally meeting her betrothed only to come face to face with her rakish would-be seducer inspires fury—and fans the flames of a fire that both Lizzie and the Duke acknowledge is a most agreeable way to start a marriage. In her husband’s arms, Lizzie knows she has found love. But is the passion that accompanies endless nights of erotic discovery enough to persuade a duke whose scandalous lineage and lifestyle prevent him from giving his heart completely?

Once Upon a Wager

Author: Julie LeMense
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440581592
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When Lord Alec Carstairs returns from the Peninsular Wars, hailed as a hero in the midst of the London Season, only Annabelle Layton knows the sort of man that he really is, that the honor everyone praises is illusory. They’d been close friends once, before a passionate kiss changed everything. But if she’d secretly loved him, those feelings had died one bright summer morning, when a reckless wager left Annabelle with terrifying injuries. Alec had abandoned her without a backwards glance. Hardly the actions of a hero. But Alec has never forgotten her, despite his vow to stay away. There is more to that long-ago day than Annabelle knows, and shocking lies have distorted the past. Can he uncover its painful truths, and still keep his distance from the stunning beauty? Can he deny his forbidden desire, even as it flares again between them, hotter than ever? Sensuality Level: Sensual

Duty Before Desire

Author: Elizabeth Boyce
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440585032
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Consummate rake Lord Sheridan Zouche is no stranger to scandal. But when his family banishes him as a bad influence until he vows to marry, he inexplicably chooses the one woman he cannot seduce: an Englishwoman born and raised in India, who has been sent home against her will to find a husband. Arcadia Parks wants nothing more than to return to the peaceful hills of Hyderabad, far from the contrivances and strange moral strictures of the ton. But her aunt is insisting she wed, so she can't turn down Sheri's unexpected proposal of convenience. They'll marry for one year--and consummate the union just once to make it official--after which time he'll help her return to India. Alas, the best-laid plans sometimes go awry. Will Sheridan be able to give up the woman staking claim on his heart? And will Arcadia see through to the sensitive heart lurking beneath his glib facade? Fans of Judith Ivory and Cecilia Grant won't want to miss this highly anticipated story! Sensuality Level: Sensual

Love Beyond Measure

Author: Elizabeth Boyce
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440585091
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Harrison Dyer left England to escape his painful past, but a storm at sea sweeps him into a world he never imagined. In the ancient kingdom of Siam, he meets Lamai, an alluring translator with scars of her own. To earn his way home, Harrison agrees to work for Lamai’s employer, a wealthy Portuguese businessman with dark appetites. Abandoned by her father, the half-English, half-Siamese Lamai isn’t sure she fully belongs anywhere. She’s remained in Siam in hopes that her father will one day return, but her position leaves her in an apprehensive state of limbo. Surprisingly to both Lamai and Harrison, their tentative working relationship is a comfort and soon blossoms into a richer, more complicated connection. But when he makes a shocking discovery of abuse and corruption, Harrison must risk his own freedom and a chance at happiness with Lamai for a greater cause. Only if they put their heads—and hearts—together can they finally find the peace and love they’ve been seeking. Sensuality Level: Sensual

Swamp Magic

Author: Bobbi Romans
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1507205546
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This fresh twist on the popular shapeshifter theme offers paranormal suspense fans passion and danger in the Florida Everglades. Swamp Magic: Beth’s life is upturned when she reluctantly agrees to accompany her idiotic brother on a hunt for the Bog Man. She becomes separated from the others and comes face to face with the legend himself … only no one ever mentioned how damn sexy he was. But Moss, whose sensual iridescent tattoos are a reflection of his unusual reptilian side, struggles to come to terms with the fate an evil witch has cast over him, and wants nothing more than to be left alone. The swamp’s dark history will test the duo’s survival skills as well as lure them deeper into the magic of the swamp…and passion. But can their love prove stronger than the curse that envelops them? Under the Full Moon: Cursed to be a laughably unthreatening swamp creature, armadillo shifter Damien stays deep in his cave to hide his shame…until his path crosses with Grace’s. Grace gave up on love ten years ago when her fiancé, Henry, disappeared in the swamp. Thrust together in the face of imminent danger, Grace and Damien become close, connecting in ways they’d never imagined, until a secret from the past threatens their fledgling bond. As enemies emerge and alliances tangle, one thing becomes clear: only the strongest hearts will survive. Sensuality Level: Sensual