Historical

Wilde in Love by Eloisa James

Ruth West - Friday, November 03, 2017

Lord Alaric Wilde, son of the Duke of Lindow, is the most celebrated man in England, revered for his dangerous adventures and rakish good looks. Arriving home from years abroad, he has no idea of his own celebrity until his boat is met by mobs of screaming ladies. Alaric escapes to his father’s castle, but just as he grasps that he’s not only famous but notorious, he encounters the very private, very witty, Miss Willa Ffynche.

Willa presents the façade of a serene young lady to the world. Her love of books and bawdy jokes is purely for the delight of her intimate friends. She wants nothing to do with a man whose private life is splashed over every newspaper.

Alaric has never met a woman he wanted for his own . . . until he meets Willa. He’s never lost a battle.

But a spirited woman like Willa isn’t going to make it easy. . . .

The first book in Eloisa James’s dazzling new series set in the Georgian period glows with her trademark wit and sexy charm—and introduces a large, eccentric family. Readers will love the Wildes of Lindow Castle!

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Seductively Yours by Laura Clarke

Ruth West - Wednesday, September 13, 2017

When Lady Viola is left at the altar, she feels it is a dream come true. After all, when she turns twenty-one she’ll have an inheritance of her own and will be able to move away from her parents. But the disaster of her engagement doesn’t stop her mother from trying to push her into marriage.

In an effort to thwart her parents’ plans, Viola proposes a scheme to Lord Byron, the fourth son of a duke: act like he is her suitor for six months and she will give him her virtue at the end. But Byron has other ideas. If he is to take part in her plan, he wants to play with her body before the six months are out. After all, there are many things they can do that will keep her virtue intact, and he has many ideas to keep them occupied while they wait for her birthday.

But, as they say, the best laid plans sometimes go awry, and things don’t always turn out as planned. Will Viola and Byron be able to fool everyone with their false courting? Will their arrangement encourage their feelings for each other to grow? Are they both ready to confront and accept any changes in feelings if they occur?

Publisher’s Note: This book contains elements of power exchange and explicit scenes. If any of these themes offend you, please do not purchase.

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The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare

Ruth West - Thursday, September 07, 2017

When girl meets Duke, their marriage breaks all the rules…

Since his return from war, the Duke of Ashbury’s to-do list has been short and anything but sweet: brooding, glowering, menacing London ne’er-do-wells by night. Now there’s a new item on the list. He needs an heir—which means he needs a wife. When Emma Gladstone, a vicar’s daughter turned seamstress, appears in his library wearing a wedding gown, he decides on the spot that she’ll do.

His terms are simple:

- They will be husband and wife by night only.

- No lights, no kissing.

- No questions about his battle scars.

- Last, and most importantly… Once she’s pregnant with his heir, they need never share a bed again.

But Emma is no pushover. She has a few rules of her own:

- They will have dinner together every evening.

- With conversation.

- And unlimited teasing.

- Last, and most importantly… Once she’s seen the man beneath the scars, he can’t stop her from falling in love…


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Marrying for Money by Lynn Coppersmith

Ruth West - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

After the death of her father, Leanna Bradley's family in England is facing financial ruin. When Trevor Grayson offers to save them in exchange for marriage, it seems like the answer to her prayers. He is everything she always dreamed of in a husband, and she would gladly give him her heart. But he makes it clear that theirs will be a marriage of convenience, and he warns her not to expect love.

He moves her to his home in Virginia, taking her away from the world she knows. The civil war had taken its toll and his beautiful plantation has now been restored to its luxurious beauty. Leanna could be very happy there, if not for a certain person from her new husband's past.

Trevor has found the ideal wife in Leanna but he has never recovered after his fiancée left him to elope with another man. He has no intention of allowing a woman to hurt him again. But he soon finds that he cannot resist Leanna's unselfish devotion, and he discovers that his heart is more at risk than ever before.

As they struggle to build trust and lay the foundation for a happy future, his past comes back to haunt them. Trevor must find the courage to show Leanna how much he loves her or he may lose her forever.

Publisher's Note: An action filled, steamy romance, this book contains explicit scenes and the stern disciplining of an adult female.

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Heart of a Highlander by Emilia Ferguson

Ruth West - Thursday, August 24, 2017

Can the memories of the past be put aside for the sake of love?

A Tormented Highlander…

Duty-bound to seek revenge, Broderick MacConnaway, son of the Thane of Dunkeld, lives haunted by memories of his lost wife Aisling. Forming an alliance with the Lochlann family presents its own trials, but if the marriage allows him to fulfil his vengeance, then so be it. Even if the guilt over Aisling prevents him from ever loving again...

The Lochlann Lass…

With her uncle seeking to marry her off advantageously, Amabel du Mas, great-niece of Brien, Earl of Lochlann, is still empathetic to the plight of Broderick MacConnaway. Believing she would never meet a man she would look at twice - let alone marry - Amabel nonetheless knows a ghost lies between them. A ghost that she may never be able to lay to rest...

Revenge Takes a Strange Path…

But when sinister intentions surface and Amabel is captured before she has a chance to reveal them, Broderick is forced to see past the deceptions and begin another campaign of vengeance. With conflicts between powerful clans escalating and the well-laid plans unraveling into senseless violence, Broderick has no choice but to work together with his new wife to bring Aisling’s killers to justice.

But can they find love?

Will Broderick find a way past the memories that torment him? Or will he fail, and risk losing yet another wife?

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Worth of a Duke by K.J. Jackson

Blog Diva - Thursday, August 17, 2017

Fate is fickle. And fate has decided it is time for a hardened duke to do the impossible—let love into his life.

A lady on the wrong side of the ocean.
Lost and wandering the woods, Miss Wynne Theaton was surviving quite nicely until Rowen Lockton appeared. He saves her from getting trampled by a thief’s horse, but then becomes insistent on showing her where she truly is.

A duke refusing to deny fate.
Fate tossed Miss Theaton into his path, and Rowen Lockton, the Duke of Letson, is not one to deny fate. But the woman comes with a host of problems, not the least of which is her belief that she is in another country.

An undeniable attraction neither expected.
He was not looking for a wife. She was only searching for home. But fate has very different plans for the two of them—if they can survive not only forgotten secrets, but demons of the past.

The Lords of Fate: Steamy historical romance featuring strong women, undeniable men, and hold your breath adventure. (Note: While characters you know and love will pop in and out of the Lords of Fate and Hold Your Breath books, each one is a stand-alone story, and they can be read individually in any order.)

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To Love a Reckless Lord by Collette Cameron

Ruth West - Sunday, August 13, 2017

Special BONUS edition! Offered for ONE week only and will NEVER be repeated. 
The first three installments of The Conundrums of the Misses Culpeppers AND the first three installments of the Waltz with a Rogue series! Don’t miss these entertaining, mesmerizing laugh-out-loud Regency romps! 6 books for only $.99!

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What would you be willing to sacrifice for those you love?

Entertaining, mesmerizing laugh-out-loud, emotional Regency romance adventures.


To Love a Reckless Lord
The first three full-length installments of the Conundrums of the Misses Culpepper Series featuring devilish rogues and the capricious women who capture their hearts.

Brooke: Wagers Gone Awry
Brooke Culpepper resigned herself to spinsterhood when she turned down the only marriage proposal she’d likely ever receive to care for her family and farm. Heath, Earl of Ravensdale is none-too-pleased to discover five young women call the estate he won and intends to sell, their home. Desperate, pauper poor, and with nowhere to go, Brooke proposes a wager. His stakes? The farm. Hers?
Her virtue.

Blythe: Schemes Gone Amiss
Intrepid and outspoken, Blythe Culpepper is dragged against her will to London for a Season. To her dismay, her guardian enlists the devilishly attractive Lord Leventhorpe--the one man she detests--to assist with her Come Out. Haunted by childhood trauma, Tristan, the austere Marquis of Leventhorpe, usually avoids social gatherings. So why, against his better judgment, does he agree to aid his closest friend in presenting the Culpeppers to the ton?

Brette: Intentions Gone Astray
A rogue turned rector, Alexander Hawksworth, prefers soirées to sermons and parties to prayers. After unexpectedly inheriting an earldom, he determined to make the precocious and petite, Brette Culpepper, his countess—Until he’s accused of murdering the previous earl. Brette adores London Society, but her world is tilted on its axis when rumors circulate she’s a peer’s illegitimate granddaughter. Worse, a newly appointed guardian intends to force her into wedding an elderly lecher.

Caution: This collection contains roguish heroes, each with a secret they don't want revealed, heroines with a penchant for getting themselves in scandalous scrapes, a pampered, near-sighted Welsh Corgi, and hysterical feminine mishaps and mayhem galore.

Buy this quick read, historical Regency romance boxed set collection for romping, emotional, and romantic adventures you won't want to put down!


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To Love A Highlander by Donna Fletcher

Ruth West - Wednesday, August 09, 2017

His hate runs deep for her. Will his love run just as deep?

Craven of the Clan MacCara is a fierce Highland warrior, fighting endless battles and conquering his foe, but there is nothing the mighty warrior can do to save his wife and unborn child. He can, however, make the person responsible for their deaths suffer for it. He had nearly taken the healer’s life that tragic day, his hands having been at her throat. To his regret, he let her live and warned her never to return. He has lived with that regret for the past year, but no more. She has dared to return home and he intends to make her suffer before he takes her life. He is called the beast for a reason and he intends to release the beast on her. Nothing will stop him. Nothing… or so he thinks.

Espy has no place to go but home… to her grandmother, the one person who loves her. She has no choice, for what awaits her there is far less frightening than what she is running from. She is a healer, wise in the old ways and knowledgeable in the ways of a physician, her father having taught her. She is hopeful that Craven MacCara, a beast of a man, might find it in his heart to forgive her, since a day has not gone by that guilt, misplaced as it is, has not weighed heavily upon her. If not, then death will be her only salvation… or so she thinks.

Truths begin to surface, lives are threatened, secrets are discovered, and love finds a way to heal the heart, and Espy discovers what it means… To Love A Highlander.

Escape to the Highlands, late 1400s, in this historical romance, book one in the Highland Warrior Trilogy.

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Lady Betrayed by Tamara Leigh

Ruth West - Saturday, August 05, 2017

A THIEF IN THE NIGHT
England, 1195 ~ Lady Juliana Kinthorpe is no longer the fanciful young woman who embraced the notions of romance and chivalry nurtured at Queen Eleanor’s Court of Love. Wed to a desperately bitter man, she is forced to steal from the knight who betrayed her husband during the Holy Crusade. But even to save her sister, can she do the unthinkable? That which will cost her dignity, her heart, and perhaps her soul?

A KNIGHT TO DECEIVE
When Sir Gabriel de Vere receives an invitation to tourney from his old friend, he declines, well aware Baron Kinthorpe blames him for his laming at Acre. But the ransoms to be won prove too tempting. Accompanied by his tournament partner, Sir Erec Wulfrith, Gabriel journeys from France to England. Though he finds the fair Juliana much changed, still he is drawn to her—until he uncovers her deception and determines to take back what she stole from him.

Certes, there will be more than ransom to pay…

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The Secret of the India Orchid by Nancy Campbell Allen

Ruth West - Friday, August 04, 2017

Anthony Blake, the Earl of Wilshire, is in love with his best friend’s sister, Sophia Elliot. But his plans to court her are put on hold when he is forced to resume his role as an undercover spy for the Crown. A secret document listing the names of the entire network of British spies—including his own—has been stolen. To protect Sophia, Anthony cuts off all ties to her and exchanges his life as an honorable earl for the facade of a flirtatious playboy.

Heartbroken and confused, Sophia travels to India, hoping to find healing in one of the most exotic regions of the British Empire. But the exotic land isn’t as restful as she had hoped. Instead, she finds herself embroiled in a mystery of a missing sea captain, a possible murder, and a plot that could involve the prince of India. And when Anthony appears at the British Residency, asking questions and keeping his distance from her, she is stunned.

She still loves him, and, in her heart, she knows he loves her too. But how can she rebuild her relationship with him if he won't confide in her? Does she dare offer her heart to him a second time, or will their love be lost under the India sun?

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