In the ultimate purple Carnation novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Mark of the nighttime Manzanilla, Napoleon has occupied Lisbon, and Jane Wooliston, aka the crimson Carnation, groups up with a rogue agent to guard the escaped Queen of Portugal.
Portugal, December 1807. Jack Reid, the British agent referred to as the Moonflower (formerly the French agent often called the Moonflower), has been stationed in Portugal and is looking forward to his new touch. He doesn't anticipate to be paired with a woman—especially no longer the mythical crimson Carnation.
All of Portugal believes that the royal relations departed for Brazil previous to the French troops marched into Lisbon. in simple terms the English govt is familiar with that mad seventy-three-year-old Queen Maria was once lively away via a gaggle of loyalists decided to rally a resistance. yet because the French garrison scours the nation-state, it’s just a topic of time ahead of she’s stumbled on and taken.
It’s as much as Jane to discover her first and make sure her security. yet she has no wisdom of Portugal or the language. notwithstanding she is loath to confess it, she wishes the Moonflower. working on my own has taught her to recognize her personal barriers. yet she is aware greater than to teach weak point round the Moonflower—an agent with a name for brilliance, an inclination towards insubordination, and a heritage of going rogue.
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By Eloisa James
Imogen, girl Maitland, has determined to bounce at the wild aspect. in the end, she's within the scrumptious place of having the ability to take a lover. A discreet male who is aware simply whilst to go away within the morning.
But woman Maitland continues to be below the watchful eye of her former mum or dad, the wildly untamed Rafe, the Duke of Holbrook. He believes she remains to be short of a "watchdog." She laughs on the concept that somebody so insufferably lazy and dedicated to drink can call for that she behave with propriety.
It's Rafe's long-lost brother, a guy who seems to be accurately just like the duke yet without any of his degenerate part, who pursuits Imogen. To Imogen, he is the shadow duke . . . the fellow who fairly should still carry the name. but if Imogen concurs to accompany Gabe to a masquerade...whose masked eyes watch her with that excessive glance of wish? Who precisely is she dancing with? The duke or the shadow duke? Rafe . . . or Gabe?
By Sherry Thomas
Well-known in Paris, notorious in London, Verity Durant is as famous for her mouthwatering delicacies as for her scandalous love existence. yet that’s the least of the surprises expecting her new supplier while he arrives on the property of Fairleigh Park following the unforeseen dying of his brother.
To emerging political big name Stuart Somerset, Verity Durant is simply a reputation and nutrition is simply foodstuff, until eventually her first dish touches his lips. just one different time had he felt such natural arousal–a harmful evening of ardour with a stranger, who disappeared at sunrise. Ten years is decades to attend for the most direction, but if Verity Durant arrives at his desk, there’s just one factor that would fulfill Stuart’s urge for food for extra. yet is his starvation for lust, revenge–or that rarest of cuisine, love? For Verity’s earlier has a mystery which may consume them either while they achieve for the main scrumptious fruit of all.…
By Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
"*A lady in determined straits ... A fearless guy ... a wedding of comfort on turbulent waters ...*
Cerynise Kendall has been left destitute and in dire want following the dying of her doting buyer and protectress. an excellent younger artist tossed from her domestic with in simple terms the garments on her again, Cerynise needs to now flip to a early life better half for tips --- the speeding sea captain Beauregard Birmingham --- and beg him to supply her with passage to the Carolinas. She seeks a brand new domestic and a brand new existence around the waters, yet actually depends upon the kindness of an enthralling adventurer who used to be the thing of her younger infatuation.
Beneath Birmingham's rugged external beats a middle as huge and wild because the Atlantic, and Beau effectively has the same opinion to help Cerynise --- even delivering her his identify in marriage, albeit briefly, to guard his longtime good friend from scandal. yet perilous secrets and techniques, decided enemies and tempests of the ocean and soul threaten their destiny and secure passage while bonds of camaraderie are miraculously reforged as bonds of hope ... and affection turns into ardour and love.
By Liz Carlyle
Long island occasions bestselling writer Liz Carlyle maintains her enchanting ancient sequence with the tale of an impetuous, illegitimate attractiveness and the forbidding nobleman who protects her -- whereas battling an obsession to own her.... omit Zoë Armstrong is gorgeous, captivating, wealthy -- and totally unmarriageable. So, whereas she could be the ton's such a lot gleaming diamond, her collection of husbands appears extra like a listing of London's such a lot unsavory fortune hunters. considering the fact that a true-love marriage turns out most unlikely, Zoë has accredited -- no, embraced -- her function as society's such a lot incomparable flirt and mischiefmaker...until in a single reckless, weak second, her destiny is shattered. Stuart Rowland, the brooding Marquess of Mercer, has been a part of Zoë's considering she used to be a toddler. As darkish and cynical as Zoë is vigorous, Mercer has continually identified they'd be the worst attainable match...until his scapegrace brother Robert does the unthinkable, and lands up betrothed to Zoë. Now, secluded on Mercer's sizeable property to flee a looming scandal and the ton's prying eyes, Zoë and Mercer might locate darkish obsession has turn into a tempestuous ardour which could now not be denied....
By Christina Dodd
“Christina Dodd is every little thing i am searching for in an author.”
“Christina Dodd is a pleasure to read.”
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A vintage from the incomparable New York Times bestselling, RITA Award-winning author Christina Dodd, Treasure of the sunlight is a shining instance of why this wonderful storyteller is considered one of today’s best names in ancient romance. An epic, sweeping story of enthusiasts from enormously varied worlds drawn jointly via probability and wish, Dodd’s Treasure of the sunlight brilliantly combines ardour and experience in a wide ranging love tale as impossible to resist because it is unforgettable.
By Juliana Gray
"**Three intrepid princesses locate themselves ambitions in a perilous plot opposed to the crown—until their uncle devises an excellent plan to maintain them safe... **
England, 1888. Quiet and scholarly Princess Emilie has regularly shunned event, till she’s compelled to conceal herself as a coach within the loved ones of the enforcing Duke of Ashland, a former soldier disfigured in conflict and deserted by means of his spouse. whilst likelihood attracts her right into a mystery liaison with the duke, Emilie can’t withstand the chance to profit what lies at the back of his forbidding masks, and discover what event particularly means...
The duke by no means imagines that his son’s instruct and his mysterious golden-haired good looks are one and an analogous. but if the real identification of his lover is laid naked, Ashland needs to face the demons in his previous which will shield either his lady—and his heart.
By Jennifer Wilde
In 1746 Miranda James lives by means of her wits at the streets of London, trying to find effortless marks—until she’s stuck choosing the inaccurate pocket. Sentenced to hold, she is stored from the gallows via a fierce-eyed Scotsman . . . at the situation she turn into his indentured servant. a devoted topic until eventually his brothers have been murdered on the conflict of Culloden in an try and fix Prince Charles to the Scottish throne, Cameron Gordon lives for revenge. As Miranda’s grasp, he teaches her the ability of words—and the pleasures of passion.
From highway urchin to celebrated writer, from the risks of a mystery insurrection to the reality approximately her mysterious previous, Miranda struggles opposed to insurmountable odds, able to make the last word sacrifice for the affection that may be her destiny and her enduring legacy.
By Victoria Alexander
Even the least good lady knew, upon assembly his gaze, that right here used to be a guy who used to be greater than he may well firstly seem, who may possibly scouse borrow the guts of even the main resistant lady. yet oh, what a beautiful theft!
Adventurer Nathanial Harrington could by no means scouse borrow one other man's discovery. And he'd by no means be so dishonorable as to tempt an untouched lady into his mattress . . . even one as stunningly attractive as Gabriella Montini. but she intrigues him. what's her mystery? Nate could do something to discover out.
Nathanial is an earl's son—but Gabriella is aware he is not to be depended on! he is greater than only a mere thief of hearts, he is additionally stolen her brother's reliable identify. decided to revive his attractiveness, she'd even masquerade as a destitute orphan and be taken into his family's domestic. yet how can she proceed her ruse while she unearths herself succumbing to Nathanial's passionate charms?
By Anna Campbell
For this reckless widow, love is the main risky online game of all.
Caroline, woman Beaumont, arrives in London looking pleasure after ten dreary years of marriage and an excellent drearier 12 months of mourning. that implies conquering society, dancing like there’s no day after today, and taking a lover to supply ardour with out supplies. offers, during this speeding widow’s dictionary, equivalent legal. So what's an adventurous girl to do whilst she loses her center to a infamous rake who, for the 1st time in his lifestyles, desires forever?
Devilish Silas Nash, Viscount Stone is in love finally with a gorgeous, headstrong widow bent on enjoying the sector. Worse, she’s enlisted his support to set her up together with his disreputable ally. No red-blooded guy takes this type of problem mendacity down, and Silas schemes to seduce his darling into his fingers, hot, prepared and besotted. yet will his passionate plots come undone opposed to a lady made up our minds to behave the mistress, yet by no means the spouse?