Daughter of a Parisian courtesan, Sylvia Boisette longs for respectability, though gossips say she is nothing more than a gentleman's paramour. Now, with her guardian dead, she finds herself in a shocking situation...
Christopher Evernden is appalled by his uncle's will – Mademoiselle Boisette is now his courtesan! Although his body responds to Sylvia's tempting sensuality, he knows he should rid himself of his disreputable charge. But, surprisingly, Sylvia has a vulnerability to match her exceptional beauty. Perhaps his inherited mistress could become his rightful bride!
Lady Rosabella's Ruse
None of the women at an 'anything goes' house party catch Garth Evernden's jaded eye. The only one worth noting is a covered–up lady's companion with an intriguing hint of exotic beauty the eighth Baron Stanford would like to uncover…
Rose is in fact posing as a widow to find her inheritance – without it, she and her sisters will surely perish! The baron is known for his generosity, and he is so very handsome! A new solution springs to Rose's mind…surely becoming mistress to this rake would bring definite advantages?
Quills - High Society Matrimony
His Cinderella Bride
Jasper Challinor, Marquis of Lensborough, was appalled! Who was this redheaded, badly dressed waif in his aristocratic host's dining room? And why in the world was the proud marquis so drawn to her?
Lord Lensborough was a man well used to getting exactly what he wanted – and he wanted Hester! Convinced that she was a poor relation, the noble lord was about to receive the shock of his life…from a lady who would break all his very proper rules!
An Escapade And An Engagement
Richard, Lord Ledbury, has had his fair share of adventure on the battlefield, but even this seasoned soldier isn't prepared for the outrageous escapades going on in London's ballrooms!
Lady Jayne Chilcott is under orders to find a husband, and Lord Ledbury has caught her eye. But nothing is simple when courting under the glittering spotlight of the ton. Richard has always risen to any challenge, but Lady Jayne might just be the first to get the better of him. Let the games begin!
Quills - Her Wicked Ways
Whisper Of Scandal
Lady Joanna Ware has no desire to wed again, but that doesn't stop the flurry of suitors knocking on her door. Desperate to thwart another proposal, she brazenly kisses Arctic explorer Lord Alex Grant.
Joanna's accustomed to scandal. But nothing prepares her for the shocking news that her deceased husband has bequeathed his illegitimate child to her and his friend Alex. As rumours run rampant in the ton, they travel together to the Arctic to claim the orphan. Battling blizzards, dangerous wildlife, and a treacherous plot, Alex must protect Joanna – but not from his wicked seduction...
One Wicked Sin
Lottie Cummings is notorious for being divorced and penniless. Shunned by society, the destitute beauty is lured to become a courtesan. But after refusing to oblige her customers, Lottie's about to be turned out onto the streets. Until a dangerous rake saves her with a scandalous offer.
Ethan Ryder rose through the ranks as one of Napoleon's most trusted cavalry officers – until his capture landed him a prisoner of war. Now, Ethan is planning his most audacious coup yet and having infamous Lottie as his mistress will lull everyone into thinking he's busily bedding her instead of plotting deadly treason. Yet their decision ignites a passionate relationship and their unexpected bond may scandalise even these two wicked souls...
The Merry Gentleman
Naval officer Perry Wentworth was stunned to discover the lovely Elizabeth Grantham in his cabin after his ship had set sail, for he had refused her father's request that she be taken to England. Somehow, Elizabeth's father had outwitted them both and placed his daughter in a shocking and compromising position!
Keeping her presence a secret from the captain was a nightmare, for Elizabeth was no docile little maid. This ruthless imp of a woman kept Perry running for cover, until her welfare became his top priority. Yet, as scandal threatened Elizabeth's reputation, Perry could no longer allow her out of his sight – or out of his heart!
The Gentleman's Demand
If Sophie Firle consented to Nicholas Hatton's outrageous request, she would put her life – and her son's – in mortal danger. But could she refuse the opportunity to help trap the smugglers who murdered her husband?
Finding herself penniless, and faced with the reality of running a struggling inn, Sophie had no option but to agree to Nicholas's proposal. But the plan also meant that Nicholas would have to be a guest at the inn – and pose as her admirer! And he proved to be remarkably convincing…
The bastard son of a duke, Devlin Farrell is about to exact revenge for his mother's murder. He will even go as far as kidnapping his enemy's bride from the altar!
Lilly O'Rourke is merely an innocent pawn in Devlin's plan. Other than ruining her reputation, he means her no harm – though it's hard to play the perfect gentleman when he's struggling to resist her tempting beauty. But Devlin has lived so long for revenge, can he now forfeit this desire – and in rescuing Lilly, save himself?
Daphne had sacrificed everything to remain unknown in her tropical paradise. But if Lord Lockwood recognised the woman who had fled England with a crime on her conscience, nothing could keep her safe...
Even the thought of future punishment could not dampen present desire. Lockwood's lips reawakened the passionate woman she had once been. What harm, Daphne reasoned, could come from one stolen kiss? Still, she could not allow her feelings to overpower her sense – it was too dangerous. She'd denied herself for five years. Surely she could deny Lockwood for a few weeks?
Quills - A Cordial Companion
Miss In A Man's World
With her beloved godfather's death shrouded in scandal, the impetuous Miss Georgiana Grey disguises herself as a boy and heads to London to discover the truth. Being hired as the notorious Viscount Fincham's page helps Georgie's investigations, but plays havoc with her heart.
Georgie returns home, disastrously in love with her high–handed protector, only to discover she must return to London for the Season! Then she comes face–to–face with Fincham at a lavish ball, where her true identity and outrageous deception are unmasked…
An Ideal Companion
When an unseasonable snowstorm brings an assortment of stranded travellers to Lady Beatrice Lindley's door, companion Miss Ruth Harrington welcomes them in, flustered though she is by the towering presence of Colonel Hugo Prentiss. But the next morning, Ruth's quiet existence on the moor is shattered – Lady Beatrice is dead!
Convinced there's more to her employer's demise than meets the eye, Ruth seeks the one man who can help her uncover the truth – the enigmatic colonel. But in a world where nothing is what it seems, can Ruth and Hugo come to put their trust in each other?
The Duchess's Next Husband
All Miranda Warfield had ever wanted was to be a wife to a man, not a title, but her marriage to the Duke of Windmere had been merely a polite alliance for years. Now, miraculously, the tender, loving Adrian of her youth had returned, making her feel like a bride again. But dare she trust their rekindled romance? For why was Adrian suddenly arranging clandestine meetings with his solicitor? And asking her opinion on several marriageable gentlemen of the ton? Did her husband's eyes betray a secret his ardent lips denied...?
The Earl's Secret
The Earl of Treybourne was not going to lose a public argument with a petty, scribbling journalist. So he headed for Edinburgh, disguising himself as plain Mr Archer, eager to discover the anonymous writer. A flawless plan, until he found himself distracted by the beautiful Miss Anna Fairchild.
A bluestocking long on the shelf, Anna had no desire for a husband. But she felt a strange kinship with the dashing and enigmatic gentleman. With secrets to hide herself, Anna was playing a dangerous game that could threaten their tenuous bond. Caught between deception and desire, could love flourish?
Quills - In Need Of A Bride
Mistress Or Marriage?
To ensure the succession of the Helford family line, it's imperative that David Melville, Viscount Helford should marry – and soon! He's determined to choose a wife of nobility and decorum as a matter of convenience – until his resolve is shaken to the core by the independent and fiery Miss Marsden.
Sophie's plain beauty, forthrightness and virtually penniless state are nothing Viscount Helford desires in a wife. But she stirs a passion in him he cannot resist. The solution seems easy, but to take her as his mistress would tarnish her good name – something he knows she can't afford to lose. But can he afford to lose her?
The Unexpected Bride
Did family honour really dictate that he marry the first eligible girl who could make intelligent conversation? The Earl of Darleston certainly hoped not, but there was no denying that he needed a bride. And Miss Phoebe Ffolliot seemed the ideal candidate for a marriage in name only.
Or so he thought. Until his bride brought a wolfhound to their wedding and he learned that he hadn't married Phoebe – but her twin, Penelope. But when Penelope revealed the reason behind the charade, Darleston knew his 'unexpected bride' deserved nothing less than his whole heart. Could he now turn a paper marriage into wedded bliss?
Unbuttoning Miss Hardwick
Adopting the guise of a buttoned–up spinster is nothing new for Chloe Hardwick. But under the watchful eye of her unnervingly handsome employer, the Marquess of Marland, for the first time Chloe yearns to be unbuttoned! Yet he sees her only as his assistant, the efficient Hardwick – not as Chloe the woman.
Determined to escape Braedon's cold detachment, Chloe leaves. And when he pursues her to London, determined to entice her back, Braedon is utterly unprepared for what he finds there – the real Chloe Hardwick…
How To Marry A Rake
Back from Europe, heiress Mae Halford has mended her heart after her friend Stephen Manning's rejection. Looking radiant and full of confidence, she's ready to find herself a husband! Only, the first man she bumps into at a Newmarket party is Lord Stephen himself!
When the two find themselves covertly working together to find a missing prized racehorse, romance blossoms. But can Mae believe that Stephen has changed enough that their adventure will lead to the altar?
Quills - A Gentleman Of Fortune/Married
Married: The Virgin Widow
Her hands bound by blackmail and duty, Laura Penrose was forced to marry her sweetheart's ruthless cousin. Now a widow, her sweetheart has returned. Ford Barrett, Lord Kingsfold, believes Laura betrayed him and that she has a debt to pay – she owes him a wedding...and a wedding night!
Laura sacrificed herself once out of duty – she won't be taken again for revenge. But this new, dark, dangerous Ford ignores her pleas... Can she tell him she never wronged him, before he discovers her more innocent secret?
Bought: The Penniless Lady
Desperate to safeguard the future of her precious nephew, penniless Lady Artemis Dearing will do anything – even marry the man whose brother ruined her darling sister! Hadrian Northmore's suffered enough heartbreak – he will not lose his brother's son, too. Calculating and deceitful as Lady Artemis may be, he will marry her if he must!
But Hadrian isn't prepared for overwhelming desire, or his new wife's sweet disposition. There's been some mistake…his hard–built defences are crumbling before his very eyes!
The Soldier's Dark Secret
Officer Jack Trestain may have been one of Wellington's most valued code–breakers, but since Waterloo, he's hung up his uniform. If only he could just as easily put aside the tortured memories he carries deep within… Perhaps enchanting French artist Celeste Marmion might be the distraction he so desperately craves?
Except Celeste harbours secrets of her own and has questions that she needs Jack's help to solve! With Celeste's every touch an exquisite temptation, how close can Jack get without revealing his darkest secret of all?
The Soldier's Rebel Lover
When Major Finlay Urquhart was last on the battlefield, he shared a sizzling moment with daring Isabella Romero. Two years later, Finlay has one final duty to perform for his country – one that reunites him with this rebellious señorita!
Except Isabella has her own mission – which means that no matter how much she craves Finlay's touch, she can never tell him the truth. But she's underestimated Finlay's determination to protect her, and soon she finds herself letting her guard down – one scorching kiss at a time!
Moonlight And Mistletoe
Guy Westrope, Earl of Buckland, was not a gentleman used to encountering opposition to his will. But the quick–witted, stubborn and delectable Miss Hester Lattimer was proving to be more than a match for him…
Though Hester's heart told her to trust the mysterious earl, she knew she had to be wary. Even if Guy was not behind the strange events in her new house, letting him get too close would inevitably reveal her scandalous past!
A Mistletoe Masquerade
Lady Rowan Chilcourt agrees to masquerade as a simple lady's maid to help her friend. But working below stairs introduces her to handsome Lucas Dacre. As Christmas approaches, Rowan begins to fall for Lucas, until she discovers that she isn't the only one masquerading under the mistletoe…
Pride & Passion
Lucy Ashton long ago gave up her quest for true love. In the rarified society of Victorian England, Lucy plays the game – flirting, dancing, even dabbling in fashionable séances. But when it comes to marrying who – and when – she's supposed to, Lucy is firm. The stuffy, proper Duke of Sussex cannot spark the passion she craves, despite her father's wishes that they wed.
But Adrian, Lord Sussex, is not the man the London ton has come to admire. His prim façade is only a means to conceal the ruinous secret that would shatter any chance of winning Lucy's affections, and when he finally reveals his sensual nature she responds in kind. Yet there is someone else who knows the truth, someone who would use it to destroy Adrian's happiness. Passion has a price, Lucy soon learns. And not all ghosts stay buried.
The Defiant Debutante
Eligible, attractive Alex Montgomery, Earl of Arlington, has always done just as he pleases. Society ladies adore him, and a string of mistresses warm his bed. He's yet to meet the woman who could refuse him .
Then he's introduced to the strikingly unconventional Miss Angelina Hamilton. Their animated altercations and her dark, passionate eyes affect him more deeply than he cares to admit. So Alex makes up his mind to tame this headstrong girl.
But the beautiful Miss Hamilton has plans of her own and they don't include marriage to a rake!
Lord Hadleigh's Rebellion
Russell Chancellor, Lord Hadleigh, found the love of his life over a decade ago, but she was forced to marry elsewhere. When a chance meeting at a house party unites him with Mary Wardour once more, both realize that the feelings between them have never died.
Mary is now a widow and free to marry. Russell needs to marry or forgo his inheritance. But they have to discover the truth behind the secrets and betrayals that drove them apart before they can hope to find future happiness together.
Major Chancellor's Mission
More than a simple tutor?
Major Richard Chancellor had been on some difficult assignments, but posing as a tutor to a respectable family had to be the most challenging. His task was to expose a traitor, but his instant awareness of Miss Pandora Compton, chatelaine of the estate, made the subterfuge increasingly difficult.
While Major Richard Chancellor was a very eligible parti, mild and scholarly Mr. Edward Ritchie, the tutor, was not. Although Pandora did seem to show a marked predilection for his company. How would she react when she learned of his deception?
Summer Sheikhs - 3 Book Box Set
Sheikh's Betrayalby Alexandra Sellers
What had brought Desiré Drummond to his desert land? Sheikh Salah Al Khouri knew the celebrated beauty must have an ulterior motive...
He'd let her slip from his grasp once, but he wouldn't make the same mistake again. Before the week was out, she would be in his bed.
Breaking The Sheikh's Rulesby Abby Green
The terrain of Merkazad is a far cry from the modest farm that horsewoman Iseult calls home. Or used to until Sheikh Nadim bought her family's stud farm. As part of the deal, she must now work at his royal stables.
Drawn into his sensual world, Iseult feels like a beautiful, confident woman for the first time. But she must remember the Sheikh's only rule...'Don't fall in love with me'.
Innocent In The Sheikh's Haremby Marguerite Kaye
Lady Celia Cleveden thinks of herself as eminently sensible, so it seemed logical she would marry an equally practical gentleman. That is until she's rescued by wildly enigmatic desert prince Ramiz of A'Qadiz while travelling across his unforgiving sands. When he offers her a place in his harem, Lady Celia ought to be shocked except the intoxicating Ramiz make it curiously tempting
The Unknown WifeA disgraced woman... a single passionate night's encounter, long ago, has come back to haunt Colonel Etienne Hauke. He has a son – by a disgraced Society beauty who demands that Etienne should make an honest woman of her! Isabel must marry her charming seducer – for the sake of her child. Although still resenting her years of shame, she determines it will be a marriage in name only...A Scandalous MarriageWilliam and June Pemberton have been happily married for three years – but the longer they go on without June's conceiving, the more concerned she becomes. Especially since William's old flame is now free to marry and, according to his mother, would make him a better wife. And then a charmer turns his attentions to June...Pushed apart by jealousy, William and June must fight to keep their marriage alive. Sometimes, it seems, their mutual passion is all that holds them together...
Quills - A Lady In Disguise
Not Just A Wallflower – Carole Mortimer
Enigmatic beauty Ellie Rosewood is the talk of the ton. Her appointed guardian, Justin, Duke of Royston has one job – to find Miss Rosewood a husband. But confirmed rake Justin wants Ellie all for himself!
With her coming out a huge success, Ellie is overwhelmed by the attention of London's most eligible bachelors. She finds an unexpected haven in the company of the arrogant Justin, and he begins to discover there is more to this wallflower than first appears…
Running From Scandal – Amanda McCabe
Emma Bancroft used to pride herself on her sensible nature, but good sense flew out the window during her first Season in London! Her reputation and her belief in true love in tatters, she reluctantly returns home to Bancroft Park.
David Marton is trying to live a quiet life, until Emma comes sweeping back. With whispers of scandal all about her, he knows she will never be the right woman for him but, sometimes, temptation is just too hard to resist…
The Chivalrous Rake
With a broken collarbone, Jack Hamilton was in no mood to have relatives arrive on his doorstep. But the Reverend Dr Bramley and his daughter were practically penniless, so he couldn't just turn them away...
They'd left their previous home under a cloud...and with Cressida's reputation in tatters. But when Jack learns the true reason for their plight, his chivalrous nature takes over. Cressida was in need of a husband...but was he in need of a wife?
His Lady Mistress
When Earl Max Blakehurst meets Verity Scott he sees a downtrodden servant and he proposes a shocking solution – he will set her up as his mistress! It's only once Verity's agreed, and once Max is beginning to lose his heart to her, that he discovers her true identity...
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