By Mary Balogh
Unique booklet: 1991
BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The mystery Mistress.
Mary Balogh has no equivalent by way of taking pictures the complicated, impossible to resist passions among women and men. Her vintage novel, The mystery Pearl, is considered one of the manhattan Times bestselling author’s finest–a story of temptation and seduction, of guarded hearts and uncooked emotion…and of a love so robust it is going to take your breath away….
He first spies her within the shadows outdoor a London theatre, an exquisite creature compelled to negotiate her physique to outlive.
To the girl identified easily as Fleur, the well-dressed gentleman with the enchanting eyes is an not going savior. And while she takes the stranger to her mattress, she by no means expects to determine him back. yet then Fleur accepts a place as governess to a tender girl…and is surprised to find that her middle of the night lover is a strong nobleman. As cautious hearts ignite–and the specter of scandal hovers over them–one query is still: will she be mistress or spouse?
By Mary Balogh
Beloved New York occasions bestselling writer Mary Balogh spins vintage tales of Regency England—splendid novels of flawed identification and unmistakable ardour, the place marriage is just the start of actual love.
THE recognized HEROINE
Cora Downes has attractiveness, spirit, and funds, yet no breeding. but while she profits renown for a bold rescue, she reveals herself thrust into excessive society. blameless and adrift in a global of gorgeous banquets, bejeweled robes, and snobbish criteria, Cora is instantly compromised right into a marriage—to a frivolous lord whose pursuits appear to lie in other places. yet may well piercingly blue-eyed and well-mannered Francis Kneller grow to be the main unforeseen love of her life?
THE PLUMED BONNET
Alistair Munro, the Duke of Bridgwater, is seeking love outdoors the boundaries of well mannered society. And that’s what he expects to obtain whilst he rescues a possible disreputable lady in a colourful bonnet off the part of the line. but Stephanie grey, a former governess, has lately come into funds and is raring for a formal fit with a well-born guy. definite that he’s sullied her identify, Alistair bargains marriage to make amends. And during this not going union, Stephanie and Alistair make a welcome discovery—that occasionally it’s attainable to marry first, then fall in love.
By Jo Beverley
After years in Canada, Simon St. Bride is able to go back to England. yet his plans are behind schedule by way of a duel and a tender lady he feels honor-bound to marry, realizing that his relations is not likely to welcome her. For regardless of her attractiveness and seeming innocence, Jane Otterburn is hesitant to talk of her earlier. but if treachery moves their global, Simon and Jane needs to struggle side-by-side-and they find a love past expense and a keenness past degree.
By Jacquie D'Alessandro
Unique book: 1999
Yellow for friendship.
Pink for ardour. yet . . .
Red Roses suggest Love.
She dreamed of roses....
Orphaned and deserted via her fiancé, Hayley Albright is set to take care of her more youthful siblings whether it ability having to renounce her personal desires. She doesn't count on to ever locate love or get married . . . until eventually one moonlit evening while she saves the lifetime of a mysterious stranger.
. . . And he desires in basic terms to make her desires come true....
Lord Stephen Barrett awakened observing on the face of an angel. He used to be alive. And secure, for now, from the killer stalking his each movement. permitting Hayley to think he's only a train of modest capacity, Stephen remains on for purposes of his personal, by no means looking ahead to the passions Hayley might stir in his chilly, cautious middle. Her innocence is natural seduction. Her contact is good temptation. And without notice the fellow who has every little thing is prepared to hazard it all--for a girl who has not anything to offer . . . yet all her center. . . .
By Cathy Maxwell
The distressed tourist Charlotte Cameron encounters on a wet Scottish evening is the absolute worst guy she can have invited into her carriage! it really is Phillip Maddox, the reprehensible Duke of Colster, who introduced the total weight of the ton's fury down upon her—simply simply because Charlotte inspired her sister to not wed the strong peer. And now the seductive satan liable for her social damage is sitting shut sufficient to kiss . . . Phillip's distaste for the meddlesome good looks fits Charlotte's—though, less than exchange situations, he may need loved sampling the sensuous charms of the tempting younger chit. there's grave probability, although, at the trip they now needs to reluctantly share—and a nemesis who skill them either mortal damage. yet can a keenness that inconveniently ignites within the face of catastrophe erase a painful previous . . . and lead sworn enemies to a such a lot unanticipated vacation spot: the bedchamber?