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Only a Viscount Will Do

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To Marry a Rogue Book Three

by Tamara Gill

Publication Date: May 22, 2017

Genres: Adult, Entangled/Select,

Historical, Romance

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Lady Alice Worthingham never conforms to Society’s norms. Ever. She loves adventure, new experiences, and approaches life with a sassy attitude Society can take or leave. But even for her, robbery by a highwayman is a bit much.

Lord Arndel, Lady Alice’s neighbor, is playing a dangerous game—acting the proper viscount by day and the Surrey Bandit by night. And to brazenly steal from the woman who’s captured his attention is no mean feat, or the wisest of moves.

When Lady Alice learns the truth, the viscount finds that when a well-bred woman seeks revenge, she’ll make a gentleman thief pay for his crimes with everything…including his heart.

Each book in the To Marry a Rogue series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.
Series Order:
Book #1 Only an Earl Will Do
Book #2 Only a Duke Will Do
Book #3 Only a Viscount Will Do

My Thoughts:

This is book #3 of this series, but only the second one I have had the privilege to read.. I totally missed book #1.
It seems to me that although part of the To Marry a Rogue series each of these books reads quite well as a standalone title.
The book is well written with interesting and well developed characters and a well thought out storyline that is both imaginative and well executed.
Collum, Lord Arndel has inherited a title with issues. His cousin has left the estate with so much debt that there seems to be no way out from under the burden. He is contacted by an unscrupulous moneylender to whom his cousin owed this tremendous amount of money. When Collum at first refuses to do the man’s bidding he finds that the man has kidnapped his daughter and intends her harm. Hence  our story begins.

Alice has never felt any attraction to men that she has met except for one. That man being her newly acquired neighbor, Lord Arndel.
Alice is more than a little headstrong and pretty much does things her own way. So when the coach she and her mother are returning home in is accosted by a notorious thief, the Surrey Bandit  she endeavors to extricate them from the situation.
Now it seems she is attracted to a second man, or is she?

I gave this title 4.5 of 5 stars fro storyline and characterization and a sensual rating of 3.5 of 5 flames. The sensuality is pretty much just implied except for one scene.
I received a complimentary digital ARC of this book from the publisher via NetGalley to read.
This in no way affected my opinion of this title which I have voluntarily reviewed.


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About The Author:

Tamara is an Australian author who grew up in an old mining town in country South tamara-gillAustralia, where her love of history was founded. So much so, she made her darling husband travel to the UK for their honeymoon, where she dragged him from one historical monument and castle to another.

A mother of three, her two little gentleman in the making, a future lady (she hopes) and a part-time job keep her busy in the real world, but whenever she gets a moment’s peace she loves to write romance novels in an array of genres, including regency, medieval and paranormal.

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When a Lady Dares

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Her Majesty’s Most Secret Service #2

by Tara Kingston

Entangled Publishing, LLC

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Historical Fiction , Romance

Publication Date: May 22, 2017

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Sophie Atherton knows a liar when she sees one. Perhaps because she’s so skilled at deception herself. Searching for clues to a string of mysterious deaths, the secret operative for the Crown has connived her way into a phony medium’s confidence. When a dashing archaeologist seeks out the charlatan’s services, Sophie suspects he’s after more than a long-lost heirloom. Their electric attraction storms her defenses, but loving the rakish scholar would threaten her investigation and the life she’s crafted.
Gavin Stanwyck is a man on a mission. Masquerading as a treasure hunter to trap the spiritualist, he’s drawn to the medium’s enigmatic assistant. As treacherous forces close in, passion awakens his hardened heart—he’ll protect Sophie at all costs, but he cannot give her his love. Uniting to survive a sinister plot, they must tear down their defenses and learn to trust their hearts. 
My Thoughts:

I have now read an reviewed three titles by Tara Kingston, this newest being book #2 of Her Majesty’s Most Secret Service Series.

If you thought “When A Lady Deceives” was a good read, then “When a Lady Dares” is a must read!

Although some of the background characters in this book appeared in the first book of this series it still works well as a standalone read. So even if you have not read the first book you can still enjoy this one.

If you like your historical romance with some mystery, murder and mayhem then this is a must read for you.

Sophie Atherton is an agent for the crown posing as a medium to try and gather clues in the mysterious deaths of several people.

One of the dead is a lifelong friend of Gavin Stanwyck , so he is also trying to gather information to bring the killer to justice.

Gavin is immediately drawn to Sophie when they meet when they both are trying to gather information to bring the unknown culprit to justice.

How will this suspense filled romantic encounter end?

I could hardly put this one down. The storyline and character development was superb and kept me in stitches.

I gave this book 4.5 of 5 stars for storyline and characterization and a sensual rating of 4 of 5 flames.

I received a complimentary digital ARC of this title from the publisher via NetGalley to read. This in no way affected my opinion of this book which I read and reviewed voluntarily.



The Highland Fae Chronicles

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by Samantha Holt

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To Steal a Highlander’s Heart

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Alana sets eyes on Morgann for the first time in several years and what does he do? He captures her! But Alana refuses to go meekly with the sexy Highland warrior. Her kidnapping will reignite the rift that’s existed between the two clans since her father accused Morgann of theft and she doesn’t want to see her father harmed in the inevitable war that will ensue.
Unfortunately for Alana, the faeries seek to interfere with her plans to escape. The sidhe have a debt to repay and Tèile, the green faery, is determined to mend the rift between the clans for good. And that means ensuring Alana and Morgann marry.
Morgann has his own reasons for taking Alana and they are nothing to do with marriage or war. He wants to use her to reveal a secret from the past, the one that had him accused of theft. If only he didn’t find his childhood friend so attractive. When circumstances force them together, Alana’s life is threatened and war is imminent. Can Morgann reveal the truth without losing Alana? And will the faery’s meddling help or hinder his cause?

To Dream of a Highlander

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Sent on a rescue mission, Finn Mac Chaluim is prepared to do his duty, hand over the lass and return home.
But fate has other ideas.
In the midst of a Norse invasion, Catriona barely escapes with her life. Masquerading as her sister, she finds herself in the hands of Finn who intends to hand her over to her sister’s betrothed, Laird Gillean. In the interests of bringing peace to her home, Catriona is determined to continue the ruse–even if it means going along with the marriage and denying her growing attraction to a man who keeps his hurts hidden behind a quick grin.
If the green faery, Tèile, has anything to do with it, Catriona and Finn will come together–but only at the right time. Thanks to her last attempt at matchmaking, many paths were changed and now it’s up to her to put it right. Can she help Finn– who learned the hard way that sharing your life with someone only leads to heartache–get past his doubts? And will the battle-scarred Catriona even accept him into her heart? When Laird Gillean’s attentions toward Catriona become dangerous, both Finn and Tèile will find they have an uphill battle on their hands.

To Avenge Her Highland Warrior

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Lorna lost everything to war. Her home, her wealth… her lover. And now she wants revenge.
When her hasty plan throws her at the mercy of her enemy’s men, she holds little hope of returning to her kin and fears death is around the corner. But could her salvation lie in the arms of her dark captor?
Logan has little time to be dealing with a stubborn noble woman. His orders are to prepare for war. His laird–the man he owes his life to–intends to join forces with the Norse and bring a battle to Scotland that will see the fate of the country forever changed. Scarred, and with no memory of his past, Logan is determined to forge a new future for himself as well as prove his loyalty to the laird.
But the beautiful lass has him questioning his previous life and his goals. When she starts claiming he once loved her, he knows he’s being manipulated and she’s taking advantage of his memory loss. So why is it so hard to resist the idea of having once been her lover?
With the threat of impending war–a battle that promises to bring slaughter to her family–can Lorna persuade Logan to believe her, and is the bitter man he’s become even worth saving?
Whatever the outcome of the battle, a certain interfering faery is resolved to see fate back on its correct path. And that means forcing Lorna and Logan together–no matter their differences.



Gather the Stars

Culloden’s Fire Book 1

by Kimberly Cates

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An English Patriot…

British general’s daughter, Rachel de Lacy, is betrothed to Sir Dunstan Wells, the hero of Culloden Moor, a man determined to crush the highlanders forever. When she is kidnapped at an officer’s ball by her fiancé’s nemesis—a fierce raider known as the Glen Lyon—she discovers the outlaw is none other than the branded coward Gavin Carstares, Earl of Glenlyon.
A Rebel Lord… 

Haunted by the savagery of war, Gavin intends to use Rachel de Lacy as a bargaining chip to gain freedom and passage to France for the widows and orphans he’s rescued from Sir Dunstan’s vengeful sword.
A Price too High…

As passion flames between captor and hostage, Rachel discovers a new meaning for the word courage, and Gavin is faced with an impossible choice. Can he return the woman he loves to his brutal enemy, even if that is the ransom he must pay to win his orphans their freedom?


Morning Song

Culloden’s Fire Book 5

by Kimberly Cates

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A headstrong runaway:

When practical spinster Hannah Gray rescues her nephew Pip from his cruel father, she has no choice but to flee Ireland. Once in England, fate hurls her onto the doorstep of notorious eccentric Austen Dante. Aware that the isolated manor is the perfect place to hide Pip, Hannah takes a desperate gamble, pretending that she can transcribe Dante’s musical compositions—even though she can’t understand a single note.
A man of secrets:

Mercurial inventor and composer Austen Dante knows why he is called the “mad master of Ravenscar”. Countless assistants have fled, unable to keep up with his frenetic work pace. Yet Dante will trust no one with the reason for his race against time—or the secret that has shaped his solitary life. When he plucks a ‘half-drowned Irish cat’ from a storm he never suspects that she will match his fire, but Hannah Gray is living a lie.
Can a love begun in deception survive when the truth is revealed in the harsh morning’s light?

The rest of the “Culloden’s Fire” series:

1. GATHER THE STARS (Gavin and Rachel)

2. ANGEL’S FALL (Adam and Juliet)

3. CROWN OF DREAMS (Myles and Devlin)

4. CROWN OF MIST (Creighton and Brianna) (Prequel)



While the Duke Was Sleeping

The Rogue Files Book #1

by Sophie Jordan

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Sometimes the man of your dreams . . .

Shop girl Poppy Fairchurch knows it’s pointless fantasizing about the Duke of Autenberry. Still, dreams can’t hurt anyone . . . unlike the carriage Poppy spies bearing down upon the unsuspecting duke. After she pulls him to safety, the duke lapses into a coma and Poppy is mistaken for his fiancée. But one person isn’t fooled: his arrogant and much too handsome half-brother, Struan Mackenzie. Soon Poppy isn’t sure what she wants more . . . the fantasy of her duke or the reality of one smoldering Scot who challenges her at every turn.
. . . is not who you think.

An illegitimate second son, Struan may have built an empire and established himself as one of the wealthiest men in Britain, but he knows he will always be an outsider among the ton. Just like he knows the infuriating Poppy is a liar. There’s no way the haughty Duke of Autenberry would deign to wed a working class girl. It doesn’t matter how charming she is. Or tempting. Or how much Struan wants her for himself.



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ONLY A VISCOUNT WILL DO

To Marry a Rogue Series Book Three

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by Tamara Gill

Genres: Adult, Entangled: Select,

Regency Historical Romance

Publisher: Entangled: Select Historical

Date of Publication: May 22, 2017

Word Count: 77,000

Cover Artist: Erin Dameron-Hill

Editor: Erin Molta

Lady Alice Worthingham never conforms to Society’s norms. Ever. She loves adventure, new experiences, and approaches life with a sassy attitude Society can take or leave. But even for her, robbery by a highwayman is a bit much.

Lord Arndel, Lady Alice’s neighbor, is playing a dangerous game—acting the proper viscount by day and the Surrey Bandit by night. And to brazenly steal from the woman who’s captured his attention is no mean feat, or the wisest of moves.

When Lady Alice learns the truth, the viscount finds that when a well-bred woman seeks revenge, she’ll make a gentleman thief pay for his crimes with everything…including his heart.


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Review of Live And Let Growl

It’s been quite some time since I read a Laurien Berenson book. There was a time when I was actively showing dogs that she did a book signing for our club, The Central Carolina Poodle Club. At that time I had a signed set. Over the years they became destroyed by little doggy teeth and I am sad to say I no longer own any of them.

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Live And Let Growl

A Melanie Travis Mystery, Book #19

Laurien Berenson

5 Stars

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“If you like dogs, you’ll love Laurien Berenson’s Melanie Travis mysteries!” –Joanne Fluke, New York Times bestselling author

When her Aunt Peg lands a gig as judge at a Kentucky dog show, Melanie Travis welcomes the opportunity for a road trip. Too bad a killer has planned a deadly detour . . 

For a dog lover like Melanie, the opportunity to attend the Kentuckiana Dog Show Cluster is not to be missed. Fortunately, the timing coincides with her spring break from teaching, so she heads for central Kentucky with her sister-in-law Bertie and Aunt Peg, who’s accepted a week-long judging assignment. Once there, Aunt Peg reconnects with an old friend, Ellie Gates Wanamaker, a former Standard Poodle exhibitor and a member of a well-heeled Kentucky family. Miss Ellie has been out of the dog show…

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Mask of Duplicity

The Jacobite Chronicles Book 1

by Julia Brannan

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Following the death of their father, Beth’s brother Richard returns from the army to claim his share of the family estate. However, Beth’s hopes of a quiet life are dashed when Richard, dissatisfied with his meagre inheritance and desperate for promotion, decides to force her into a marriage for his military gain. And he will stop at nothing to get his way.
Beth is coerced into a reconciliation with her noble cousins in order to marry well and escape her brutal brother. She is then thrown into the glittering social whirl of Georgian high society and struggles to conform. The effeminate but witty socialite Sir Anthony Peters offers to ease her passage into society and she is soon besieged by suitors eager to get their hands on her considerable dowry. Beth, however, wants love and passion for herself, and to break free from the artificial life she is growing to hate. She finds herself plunged into a world where nothing is as it seems and everyone hides behind a mask. Can she trust the people professing to care for her?
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The Enemy

Highland Soldiers 1

by J.L. Jarvis

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Highland soldier Callum MacDonell battled lowland Covenanters at the service of the King. Now charged with hunting an assassin, his journey would lead not to justice, but to a murderer’s passionate Covenanter sister, Mari McEwan.

Betrayed and abandoned by the man she loved, Mari faced judgment by a tribunal of her people demanding she name the father of her unborn child, or be exiled from everything she knows.

Only an enemy soldier could save her life–and her heart.

Book 1 in the Highland Soldiers series, Scottish historical romances set during the turbulent Covenanter times of 17th century Scotland.



Lost in Temptation

Regency Chase Family Series, Book 1

by Lauren Royal

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A Top 10 Kindle Bestseller from a New York Times Bestselling Author!

England, 1815:

The eldest of three sisters, Lady Alexandra Chase has always done what was expected of her. But when the man she’s loved since her girlhood returns from a long spell abroad, she quite suddenly finds herself hoping the fine lord her brother has picked for her won’t propose. She decides that if he does, she’ll quite improperly turn him down—that is, until the man of her hopes and dreams informs her he has no intention of marrying her.

The last time Tristan Nesbitt saw Alexandra, he was a common man with no hope of ever wedding the daughter of a marquess. Seven years later, he’s now Lord Hawkridge, which should make him eminently suitable for the woman who long ago captured his heart. But a dreadful scandal has tarnished his name in England—a scandal so horrid that marrying Alexandra would ruin not only her flawless reputation but her whole family. For Alexandra’s own good, he must fight his relentless desires and stay far away…

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“Alexandra” is the SWEET & CLEAN ROMANCE edition of “Lost In Temptation” by Lauren Royal.
From a New York Times bestselling author and her daughter!

England, 1815: 

Lady Alexandra Chase has always liked being the perfect daughter, thank you very much. Why would she bother chafing against society’s restrictions when instead she could be basking in the warm glow of its approval? But when her brother’s best friend—and secret obsession—returns from a long spell abroad, she begins losing interest in the suitable young lord she’s expected to marry. Suddenly, family duty and a flawless reputation seem less important than the chance, however slight, that her girlhood crush might notice her now that she’s all grown up…

Tristan Nesbitt has done some growing up himself over the last few years, what with moving across oceans, inheriting a title, and facing a devastating scandal. But through it all, he’s never forgotten the Chases, the closest thing he had to a family back in his school days. When his old friend Griffin Chase requests a favor, he’s happy to oblige, as long as he can maintain enough distance from the family that his infamous past won’t tarnish their good name. Unfortunately, one Chase seems intent on getting much closer to him than she should…

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Portrait of the elegant woman in medieval era dress.



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Seasons of Fortitude Book 1

by Elizabeth Rose

Publication Date: May 18, 2017

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Spring has been raised as a warrior, always trying to please her father of Viking descent. Through the years she’s tried to be the son he wished her to be. At a young age she’s chosen the bow and arrow of a dead man as her weapon, and now she’s mastered the skill. Growing up without a mother, the only skill she hasn’t mastered is how to be a lady and someday a mother. But now her father decides to marry her off to their enemy, Shaw Gordon, in order to get inside the castle walls. Wanting to be a part of overtaking the castle, she goes along with the plan.

Shaw Gordon, chieftain and laird, is a widower with two boys and one unruly adolescent daughter. He decides it’s time to take a wife again, but never expects to be presented with his enemy’s daughter. The woman is fierce, and nothing like the mother he wants for his children. The Gunn clan has been an enemy of the Gordons for as long as he can remember. While an alliance would be good, he doesn’t trust them. As he’s about to reject the offer, he spots the coveted bow and arrows of his late father in the girl’s hands. In order to retrieve it, he does the only thing he can besides fighting – he marries her.

Can two enemies push aside their differences for the benefit of all? And can a woman draw strength from herself as well as from her new husband when she discovers the horrible secret of her past – that her entire life is nothing but a lie?

This series is about the sisters of the bastard triplets from the Legendary Bastards of the Crown Series. Spring is the sister that was stolen as a baby. It is recommended to read that series first, but not required, as this book stands on its own.

Watch for the other books in the series coming soon:

Summer’s Reign – Book 2
Autumn’s Touch – Book 3
Winter’s Flame – Book 4.
Also, be sure to read the Legendary Bastards of the Crown Series: Destiny’s Kiss (Prequel)
Restless Sea Lord – Book 1
Ruthless Knight – Book 2
Seasons of Fortitude Series – Book 1

My Thoughts:

I really liked this first book in Elizabeth Rose’s new series.

Since I had just read another of her books that I found not to my taste and I did not care for the cover art of this one I was very skeptical about this read.
I was pleasantly surprised.

Spring has been raised as a warrior and can’t see herself as the wife of any man, much less her enemy. How can she be a wife and mother when she has no idea what is expected.

Shaw Gordon is the laird of his clan and a widowed father of three children, two boys and a precocious younger daughter.

When the children meet Spring the eldest son is intimidated by her warrior’s skills and takes an instant dislike for her. The other two children, however are totally enamored by her skills and attach themselves to her hip.

Will Spring betray her new husband or will she find herself so in love that she can’t possibly do the bidding of the man who she has thought to be her father for most of her life?

I gave this book 4.25 of 5 stars for storyline and characterization and a sensual rating of 3.75 of 5 flames.

I received a complimentary digital copy of this book from the author’s publicist to read and review. This in no way affected my opinion of this book which I have read and reviewed voluntarily.

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The Winter Stone

One Legend, Three Enchanting Novellas

Legends of Scotland Book 1

by Tanya Anne Crosby, Laurin Wittig & Glynnis Campbell

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Three best-selling, award-winning, authors, three heart-felt stories, the splendor of Scotland, and a legend passed down through generations. These are the romantic tales of the Winter Stone…

ONCE UPON A HIGHLAND LEGEND by Tanya Anne Crosby
A Guardians of the Stone novella

Annie Ross has gone through her entire life a bit lost. She’s about to find herself misplaced in time as well, where she must take her place as a guardian and find a way to restore the faith of a powerful chieftain. Will she win his heart as well?

MACALISTER’S HOPE by Laurin Wittig
A Kilmartin Glen novella

Kieron MacAlister has always loved Fia MacLachlan, a wee fey lass he met years ago who, with her sweet smile and surprising insight, changed his life. When he comes face-to-face with the beautiful woman she’s grown into, can he convince her to change her life, too?

THE OUTCAST by Glynnis Campbell
A Shadow of the Queen novella

Lachlan Mar, a disfigured and broken Scots warrior, doesn’t believe anything can mend the wounds of war until Alisoune Hay, a brilliant and beautiful young lass, stumbles into his cottage and his life, healing his hurt and his heart with the most magical power of all–love.


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Three best-selling, award-winning, authors, three heart-felt stories, the splendor of Scotland, and a legend passed down through generations. These are the romantic tales of The Summer Star…

MAIDEN FROM THE MIST by Tanya Anne Crosby
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THE REIVER by Glynnis Campbell
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Highlander’s Ransom

The Sinclair Brothers Trilogy, Book 1

by Emma Price

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Book One of the Sinclair Brothers Trilogy

He was out for revenge.

Laird Robert Sinclair will stop at nothing to exact revenge on Lord Raef Warren, the English scoundrel who brought war to his doorstep and razed his lands and people. Leaving his clan in the Highlands to conduct covert attacks in the Borderlands, Robert lives to be a thorn in Warren’s side. So when he finds a beautiful English lass on her way to marry Warren, he whisks her away to the Highlands with a plan to ransom her back to her dastardly fiance.

She would not be controlled.

Lady Alwin Hewett had no idea when she left her father’s manor to marry a man she’d never met that she would instead be kidnapped by a Highland rogue out for vengeance. But she refuses to be a pawn in any man’s game. So when she learns that Robert has had them secretly wed, she will stop at nothing to regain her freedom. But her heart may have other plans…


Highlander’s Return

The Sinclair Brothers Trilogy

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by Emma Price

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First love’s flame extinguished…

Burke Sinclair and Meredith Sutherland want nothing more than to be married, but ancient clan hostilities tear them apart. When Meredith is forced to marry another to appease her father and secure an alliance, the young lovers think all is lost.
Only to be reignited…

Ten long years of a stifling marriage nearly crush Meredith’s spirit. But when her unfeeling husband dies and Burke, now a grown man and a hardened warrior, suddenly reappears in her life, the two may get a second chance at first love—if old blood feuds don’t rip them apart once and for all.

 

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Anne Boleyn

A King’s Obsession

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Six Tudor Queens Book #2

by Alison Weir

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In this second novel of Alison Weir’s epic Six Tudor Queens series, the acclaimed author and historian weaves exciting new research into the story of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s most infamous wife, a woman ahead of her time whose very life—and death—forever changed a nation.

Born into a noble English family, Anne is barely a teenager when she is sent from her family’s Hever Castle to serve at the royal court of the Netherlands. Yet what seems a strategic move on the part of her opportunistic father is actually a chance for the girl to grow and discover herself. There, and later in France, Anne thrives, preferring to absorb the works of progressive writers rather than participate in courtly flirtations. She also begins to understand the inequalities and indignities suffered by her gender.

Anne isn’t completely inured to the longings of the heart, but her powerful family has ambitious plans for her future that override any wishes of her own. When the King of England himself, Henry VIII, asks Anne to be his mistress, she spurns his advances—reminding him that he is a married man who has already conducted an affair with her sister, Mary. Anne’s rejection only intensifies Henry’s pursuit, but in the absence of a male heir—and given an aging Queen Katherine—the opportunity to elevate and protect the Boleyn family, and to exact vengeance on her envious detractors, is too tempting for Anne to resist, even as it proves to be her undoing.

While history tells of how Anne Boleyn died, this compelling new novel shows just how she lived.

My Thoughts:

I have read other historical fiction accounts of the life of Anne Boleyn but none have gone into the details of her life before she came to Henry’s court like this one.

This covers all of her life from age eleven until her tragic death.

She never wanted to marry actually, but could not avoid the state of matrimony in the times which she lived. The scheming of her father to gain more from the crown eventually puts Anne on a path to her demise.

Anne was not totally innocent but she was unjustly accused and had been manipulated into her situation.

I gave this book 4.25 of 5 stars for storyline and character development. It is after all about real life historical figures and the research into the subject is impeccable.

I received a complimentary digital ARC of this book via NetGalley from the publisher to read. This in no way affected my opinion of this book which I have voluntarily reviewed.

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“Alison Weir starts off her fictional series about the wives of Henry VIII with a nuanced portrayal of Katherine of Aragon.”The Christian Science Monitor
 
“Weir is excellent on the little details that bring a world to life.”—The Guardian

“As always, Weir demonstrates a keen eye for crafting dramatic scenes of beautiful, accurate detail, instilling in the reader a vivid sense of being there. . . . If this greatly impressive inaugural installment is any indication, Tudor lovers have much to look forward to.”Booklist (starred review)
 
“Vividly detailed . . . Weir brings considerable expertise to her fictional retelling of the life of Katherine of Aragon. . . . [The author] portrays her sympathetically as both credulous and steely.”Kirkus Reviews
 
“An illuminating and engaging portrait of ‘the true queen.’”Historical Novels Review
 
“[Weir’s] fresh approach to Henry’s first wife [is] a wonderful place to start for those unfamiliar with Katherine’s story. Weir’s portrayal is far from that of a weak, victimized woman, but one of a courageous, strong, devoted queen fighting for her life and rights. An easy, quick read to begin the series.”RT Book Reviews

“In this first novel of the Six Tudor Queens series, Alison Weir dazzlingly brings Katherine of Aragon to life. Based on extensive new research, it is a portrayal that shatters the many myths about Henry VIII’s long-suffering first wife. Far from being the one-dimensional victim of history, she emerges as a charismatic, indomitable, and courageous heroine whose story never fails to enthrall.”—Tracy Borman, author of Thomas Cromwell

“Yet again, Alison Weir has managed to intertwine profound historical knowledge with huge emotional intelligence, to compose a work that throws light on an endlessly fascinating figure. But her real gift in all of this is making it feel so fresh and alive.”—Charles Spencer, author of Killers of the King

 

About The Author:

index_29_2659701261Alison Weir (born 1951) is a British writer of history books for the general public, mostly in the form of Biographies and Historical Fiction about British kings and queens. She currently lives in Surrey, England, with her two children.

Before becoming an author, Weir worked as a teacher of children with special needs. She received her formal training in history at teacher training college.



The Duke’s Mistress

Regency Unlaced 1

by Carole Mortimer

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The young widow Lady Dorothea Fitzroy is bored with her life. Most especially so with her role as mistress of her brother’s household, and the endless round of society engagements this forces her to endure.

What Thea so badly needs is a secret and passionate lover, to become mistress of another kind entirely, and so add excitement and spice into her humdrum life. But where is she to find this handsome and inexhaustible gentleman?

Julian Remington, the arrogant and haughty 17th Duke of Blackmoor has no interest in finding a mistress for his bedroom or his home. He’s jaded, cynical, and distrustful when it comes to women. One woman, a woman from his past, has caused too much grief in his life for him to ever trust another.

Thea and Julian are about to be caught up in a passion for each other that blazes so fiercely, and so out of control, it is beyond the power of either of them to resist.

The Duke’s Mistress is the story of an arrogant duke and an adventurous young widow, caught up in their insatiable desire for each other, the vengeful woman who would like nothing better than to see Blackmoor suffer as she has suffered, and believes Thea Fitzroy to be the means by which she will achieve it.


Taken by the Earl

Regency Unlaced 3

by Carole Mortimer

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Taken by the Earl is the 3rd book in USA Today bestselling author, Carole Mortimer’s, highly acclaimed Regency Unlaced Series.

 

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After attending the wedding of one of her closest friends, and celebrating the betrothal of another, Mrs. Felicity Randall is looking forward to spending a peaceful summer at her house in the country. Several months when she may do and say as she wishes, without having to constantly be aware of her place in London Society as the respectable young widow of Major Stephen Randall.
But before Fliss can manage her escape to the country, she overhears a conversation in which two people discuss the murder of the new Earl of Winterbourne. Unable to see or identify either the man or the woman from her hiding place, but aware of where the murder is to take place, Fliss finds her plans for the summer changed completely, and requiring she procure an invitation to the infamous house party hosted every summer by the notorious Lady Eckles. A house party at which no respectable widow would normally dare to show her face.
Sinclair Montgomery has no time or patience for London society, as it had no tolerance for his mother so many years ago when she eloped with her Scottish Highlander, Sin’s own father. But when Sin unexpectedly inherits the title of the Earl of Winterbourne, he has no choice but to go to England to view his new estates. It was certainly not his intention, once there, to find himself the guest at a summer house party. Although the rumors of debauchery and licentious behavior to be had there were certainly enough to pique his interest.
Finding the beautiful Mrs. Felicity Randall waiting for him in his bedchamber the second night of his stay, leads Sin to believe that perhaps all is not lost after all, and he proceeds to make love to the delicate beauty. Until she informs him the only reason she came to his bedchamber, has attended this house party at all, is to warn him his life is in danger. That there is a plot afoot to murder him whilst he is there.
Sin has only been in England a matter of days, certainly not long enough to have antagonized anyone into wishing to murder him, and leading him to wonder if the poor woman can possibly be deranged.
It would be a great pity if that were to be the case, when the sexual attraction between the two of them is instantaneous and highly combustible…

Author’s Note:

The stories in the Regency Unlaced series are steaming hot and the language sometimes explicit.
Carole Mortimer has written over 200 books, in contemporary and Regency romance, and is the Recipient of the prestigious 2015 Romance Writers of America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. She is an Entertainment Weekly Top 10 Romance Author—ever. 2014 Romantic Times Pioneer of Romance author. Was recognized by Queen Elizabeth II in 2012, for her “outstanding service to literature”.

Regency Unlaced Series:
The Duke’s Mistress (Regency Unlaced 1)
Claimed by the Marquis (Regency Unlaced 2)
Taken by the Earl (Regency Unlaced 3)
Pursued by the Viscount (Regency Unlaced 4) Release May 2016
Untitled (Regency Unlaced 5) Release July 2016



Rogue’s Kiss

The Beautiful, Brazen Brightwells Book 2

by Beverley Oakley

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Would a potential suitor be bolder if he were told the object of his desire had only six months to live?

Sweet, pretty Thea Brightwell’s dull, quiet life with her crotchety aunt is about to be turned upside down by a visit to Bath and a chance encounter with handsome Mr Grayling.

However, the fledgeling affair is quickly nipped in the bud by Thea’s aunt who has no intention of losing her unpaid nurse and companion, while Mr Grayling regretfully acknowledges he needs to marry an heiress to restore his family’s crumbling fortunes.

Unbeknownst to penniless Thea, she has an unlikely champion in her well-meaning but ‘not-too-bright’ Cousin Bertram who has decided to play matchmaker.

If the lack of a dowry is the only impediment to Mr Grayling making an offer of marriage, Bertram reasons the gentleman would play a riskier hand if he were told that the damsel he covets were destined for her deathbed within six months?

Crotchety maiden aunts, love letters gone astray, and ‘old flames’ appearing from the woodwork lead to a most disconcerting outcome!

ROGUE’S KISS can be read as a stand-alone. It follows award-winning racy Regency romp RAKE’S HONOUR.

Rake’s Honour: Book 1
Book 2: Rogue’s Kiss
Book 3: Devil’s Run (Coming Soon)

What Readers are Saying about the series:

“I LOVED beautiful Thea’s story and couldn’t put it down losing hours of sleep!”

“The unexpected twist at the end made me smile and think…yes that’s perfect.”

“Nicely written and enjoyable Historical romance with a little steam.”

*Note: Due to the respective natures of the various Brightwell heroines, Rogue’s Kiss is sensual rather than steamy while Rake’s Honour is hot and steamy.


The Mysterious Governess

Daughters of Sin Book 3

by Beverley Oakley

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Two beautiful sisters – one illegitimate, the other nobly born – compete for love amidst the scandal and intrigue of a Regency London Season.

Lissa Hazlett lives life in the shadows. The beautiful, illegitimate daughter of Viscount Partington earns her living as an overworked governess while her vain and spoiled half sister, Araminta, enjoys London’s social whirl as its most feted debutante.

When Lissa’s rare talent as a portraitist brings her unexpectedly into the bosom of society – and into the midst of a scandal involving Araminta and suspected English traitor Lord Debenham – she finds an unlikely ally: charming and besotted Ralph Tunley, Lord Debenham’s underpaid, enterprising secretary. Ralph can’t afford to leave the employ of the villainous viscount much less keep a wife but he can help Lissa cleverly navigate a perilous web of lies that will ensure everyone gets what they deserve.

THE MYSTERIOUS GOVERNESS is Book 3 in the Daughters of Sin series but can be read as a stand-alone as it features the sibling rivalry between Viscount Partington’s two nobly-born and three illegitimate daughters from a completely different perspective.

Book 1: Her Gilded Prison
Book 2: Dangerous Gentlemen
Book 3: The Mysterious Governess
Book 4: Beyond Rubies

Heat rating: sensual.

The Daughters of Sin series has been described as a Regency-set ‘Dynasty’.

What readers are saying:

“The storyline is uniquely designed, and cleverly executed. Spies, traitors, deception, betrayal, mystery, suspense and romance, bring together an intriguing Regency Romance, with many twists and turns, and an abundance of adventure”~Amazon customer.

“Magnificent and mesmerising.” ~Amazon customer.

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Unmasking the Earl

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Wayward in Wessex #2

by Elizabeth Keysian

My Thoughts:

Having only recently discovered this author I must say that I found this second book of the Wayward in Wessex series even better than book one.
The characters are very well thought out and the storyline captures and keeps your attention.
Cassie is certain that her future lies with her childhood friend. She has after all been in love with him for years, so she enlists the aid of a notorious rake to teach her the ins and outs of attracting the attention of the man she has loved since she was thirteen.
Edmund, Earl of Stranraer is undercover as a servant in the household of the man he is certain has everything to do with his sister’s disappearance.
His attempt to become Cassie’s protector turns into something quite different.
Will Cassie’s penchant for helping those who have befriended and attempted to help her turn into love or hate between herself and the earl?
This well written tale scores 4.75 of 5 stars from me for storyline and characterization and a sensual rating of 4 of 5 flames.
I look forward to additional titles in this series.
Although this is book #2 of this series, I believe it reads well as a standalone title.
I received a complimentary digital ARC of this title from the publisher to read.
This in no way affected my opinion of this title which I have voluntarily reviewed.

Meet The Author:

authorkate2aElizabeth first started writing fiction when she was eight, encouraged to do so by her Head Teacher father, who needed something to keep her quiet during school holidays. Her favorite topics were mermaids, ghosts, Norman knights and quests, and she illustrated and decorated her own books. She emerged from the world of her imagination to read History at the University of London, after which she spent many years working as an archaeologist and artifact illustrator. She then became a primary school teacher, after which she moved to museum education work, and display and collections management.

Elizabeth has been involved in Medieval, Tudor, and English Civil War re-enactment and has enjoyed sword-play and traditional archery, excelling in neither. She lived for seven years on a Knights Templar estate in Essex where she pursued her interest in historical textiles, cookery and medicine. She loves anything to do with the past, and still looks down holes in the ground to see if there’s anything archaeological in them. There generally isn’t.

She has written fifteen historical romances since moving to the West of England in 1997, the landscape and history of which have inspired the “Wayward in Wessex” series. Book #1 in the series, “Distracting the Duke”, has recently been published by Entangled Publishing.

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A Governess for the Brooding Duke

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A Historical Regency Romance Book

by Bridget Barton

Publication Date: May 10, 2017

“A Governess for the Brooding Duke” is a historical romance novel of approximately 80,000 words.

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When Georgette Darrington’s father dies suddenly and with serious debts, she imagines things cannot get any worse. But when her attorney tells her that the family home must be sold to pay the debts, leaving her penniless and without a home, her only choice is to become a governess.

In no time at all, Georgette finds herself in the grand mansion of the Duke of Draycott, teaching his delightful, orphaned nieces. But, the more time Georgette spends with the little girls, the more she realizes they are missing their home and life in Wales, not to mention their own language. Georgette must find a way to convince the Duke to take an interest in the girls’ lives, and she must also find a way to keep their native language alive despite his determined instructions to the contrary.

As the tragic tale of the Duke’s sister and her forbidden love unfolds, Georgette must struggle with the deprivations of her lowered status, not to mention the spiteful plots and schemes of a jealous housekeeper and nurse. As her loneliness threatens to overwhelm her, Georgette must find a way put the splintered family back together, even as she battles her own feelings of love for the handsome, taciturn Duke.

My Thoughts:

I have recently read other books by this author and was impressed with her writing in most of them. This one was to date the best written in my opinion.

I much prefer this full novel rather than the others I have read which were written in installments.
This book has a decidedly sad storyline.
Our heroine’s father has died leaving his estate in debt.
Her home must be sold to cover the debts, leaving her penniless so she must find employment in order to survive. She finds herself governess to a pair of twin girls who are the nieces and wards of a Duke.
Our hero is constantly reminded of his deceased sister by the little girls, so he refuses to let their native tongue to be spoken in his home.
Georgette goes against his wishes because she feels the children need the familiarity of their native Wales to smooth their transition to a life without their parents.
How will this pair of adversaries who are very attracted to each other find their way to their own happily ever after?
I gave this book 4.5 of 5 stars for storyline and characterization and a sensual rating of 2 of 5 flames.
My thanks goes to the author for this complimentary copy of this book.
This in no way affected my opinion of this title which I have read and reviewed voluntarily.



 My Lady’s Favour

My Lady's Favour

by Elizabeth Keysian

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How can a knight rescue a damsel from the distress of a loveless marriage when the bridegroom is his own cousin?

Hampshire 1338:

England is on the brink of war with the French, belief in witchcraft is rife and folklore and Arthurian literature have as deep a hold on the minds of the nobility as religion.

Scarred by ill-fortune, Richard St. Aubyn discovers the woman of his dreams in the house of his cousin, Gilbert de Waltham. But the Lady Elena, thrown onto the mercy of the de Walthams after her father’s treachery against his king, is already betrothed to Gilbert.

Elena, treated more like a possession than a person, does not love Gilbert, and is instantly struck by strong feelings for the handsome, courageous Richard. But a quarrel between her two suitors could lead to dishonour and even death, and when a rival to Elena arrives at the castle and accuses her of witchcraft, Richard prepares to sacrifice himself in order to save her.

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Son of a Duke

The Spy Series Book 1

by Jessie Clever

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Fans of both historical romance and historical women’s fiction will love this smart, witty, and suspenseful series from bestselling author Jessie Clever. If you like Lauren Willig, Deanna Raybourn, or Amanda Quick, you’re going to fall in love with this author.

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Society’s most capable housekeeper, Eleanora Quinton, has a problem.  Not only does a dead body fall right into the middle of her mistress’s ball and her son get kidnapped, the only person who can help her also forces her to face her most crippling fears. 

But the last thing Eleanora expects when the dead body hits the floor is love with the son of a duke.

A spy for the British War Office and illegitimate son of a duke, Nathan Black pulls the infallible housekeeper into a cyclone of espionage, intrigue and danger as he searches for the meaning behind her son’s kidnapping. Fighting to keep Eleanora safe, Nathan struggles with his growing attraction to the unflappable housekeeper, but as the treasonous plot twists around, too many clues point to Eleanora and a past of which she will not speak.

Can their love withstand her dangerous secret?

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The Forbidden Duke

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by Darcy Burke

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Spinster Miss Eleanor Lockhart is suddenly homeless and employment is her only option. Ruined after succumbing to a scoundrel’s excessive charm nearly a decade ago, she’s lucky to obtain a position as a paid companion and committed to behaving with the utmost propriety. She definitely shouldn’t be in the arms of a man capable of utterly destroying what little remains of her reputation…

Titus St. John, Duke of Kendal, is known as the Forbidden Duke, a mysterious, intimidating figure who enters Society just once each year at his stepmother’s ball. A decade ago, he was a devil-may-care rake until his idle roguery brought about the ruin of Eleanor Lockhart—and his resulting self-imposed isolation. Now she’s back, and she needs his help. But by “saving” her, he may just ruin her life all over again.

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Abducted by a band of renegade Scots, Highland gypsy Tasara Faas blackens her rescuer’s eye when the charming duke attempts to steal a kiss. Afterward, Tasara learns she’s the long-lost heiress Alexandra Atterberry and is expected to take her place among the elite society she’s always disdained.

Lucan, the Duke of Harcourt, promised his gravely ill mother he’d procure a wife by Christmastide, but intrigued by the feisty lass he saved in Scotland, he finds the haut ton ladies lacking. Spying Alexa at a London ball, he impulsively decides to make the knife-wielding gypsy his bride despite her aversion to him and her determination to return to the Highlands.

The adversary responsible for Alexa’s disappearance as a toddler still covets her fortune and joins forces with Harcourt’s arch nemesis. Amidst a series of suspicious misfortunes, Lucan endeavors to win Alexa’s love and expose the conspirators but only succeeds in reaffirming Alexa’s belief that she is inadequate to become his duchess.

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Romantic Legends

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Nine of your favorite Historical Romance authors have come together to bring you a spectacular multi-genre set that will give you hours of reading pleasure. Settle back, relax, and enjoy ladies fair and their dashing heroes in tales that are sure to warm your heart. This set includes:

Valiant Chaos by Kathryn Le Veque – A powerful foot soldier and a niece of the Earl of Warwick embark on a forbidden love.

Highlander’s Captive by Hildie McQueen – Get swept away to the Highlands of medieval Scotland with these two intermingled love stories with equal measures love, danger and sensuality. With clan clashes threatening on two fronts, they may be entering into a battle for their own hearts.

The May Fair Princess by Meara Platt – When Winifred Kingsley is rescued from peril on her way to the local May Fair by a mysterious nobleman, she never expects their meeting to open up secrets of her past. Ardaric Sinclair, fourth Duke of Blantyre finds himself drawn to the young beauty he has just saved, but in protecting her, has he placed his life at risk as well?

A Ghostly Tale of Forbidden Love by Madeline Martin – Gavin MacDuff is a laird with a cruel and bitter aunt he’s sworn to protect and Senara is the new lady’s maid at Castle of Park who has sacrificed everything for the betterment of her family. Their paths tangle and lead to a road of hidden longing and secret passion – all of which is threatened by the power of one ghost who is fixed on revenge.

Courageous Heart by Anna MarklandLute von Wolfenberg is the carefree middle son of a noble Saxon family. Obliged to fight in a foreign war, he struggles to hold on to his sense of humor and optimism amid the atrocities of the campaign. He is drawn to Francesca di Cammarata, an arrogant princess, niece of his enemy. She cannot deny her feelings for Lute.
The conflict will test their loyalty to country and family.

A Kiss for Miss Kingsley by Collette Cameron – A sweet story of love relinquished and redeemed as once betrothed Allen Wimpleton and Olivia Kingsley meet again after a three year separation only to discover, their love is stronger than ever.

Jewel of the East by Victoria Vane – His wounds run deep… but love is the eternal cure. When circumstance brings two damaged souls together, fate ignites a love story reminiscent of the Arabian Nights.

A Viking’s Promise by Elizabeth Rose – Having the ability to see visions of the future, Kadlin warns Brandr and the Vikings not to leave to raid overseas. When tragedy strikes, Kadlin is left with a dainty blue forget-me-not as Brandr’s promise that they will someday be together again.

A Knight’s Seduction by Catherine KeanAfter taking Lady Claire Sevalliere hostage in a plot to slay his father, Tye plans to seduce her, for he’ll never be worthy of her love. He soon finds he is the one seduced, because Claire brings light to his tormented soul. As battle draws near, and he risks losing her, Tye must confront his greatest torment—and his destiny changes forever.



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by B.J. Scott

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No longer content in the shadows of his older brothers, and on a quest to find his destiny, Bryce Fraser’s chosen path is fraught with danger, passion, and decisions. Can his unspoken love for spirited, beguiling Fallon be triumphant in a time of war and uncertainty, or will they both fall prey to the devious plans of a traitorous laird from a rival clan?
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Chase Family Series Book 6

by Lauren Royal

Digital List Price: $4.99

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A Top 10 Kindle Bestseller from a New York Times Bestselling Author!

Publisher’s Description:

England, 1677:

Lily Ashcroft is far and away the most conventional member of her eccentric family. Though she fell for dashing Oxford professor Lord Randal Nesbitt at the tender age of sixteen, she buried her feelings in deference to society’s expectation that her older sisters marry first. Four years later, her sister Rose has now set her sights on Rand–and though it breaks her heart, what else can Lily do but help her beloved sister land the man of her dreams?

What no one considers are Rand’s feelings on the matter. He’s been nursing a secret affection for sweet, compassionate Lily ever since their first meeting. But Rose is just as beautiful and shares his academic interests. Now he finds himself caught between two lovely sisters–the one he’s expected to wed and the one who’s captured his heart… 

BOOK DETAILS:

• Humorous historical romance
• Book Six of Lauren Royal’s beloved Chase Family Series
• Special Author’s Cut Edition
• A full-length novel of 100,000 words (about 400 printed book pages)
• R-rated content: Steamy love scenes!
• Originally published by Penguin Putnam (Signet)

This Author’s Cut Edition e-book has been completely revised from the original and includes Bonus Material: an Author’s Note, a preview of Lauren’s next book, and a link to an online contest where you can enter to win a piece of jewelry featured in one of Lauren’s books.

AWARDS:

• Top 10 Bestseller on Kindle, Nook, and iBooks!
• Rose Award Nominee!

CONNECTING BOOKS:

While LILY can be read as a stand-alone novel, many readers enjoy reading it as part of a series. All of Lauren’s books feature Chase family members. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence:

Chase Family Series
1666 – AMETHYST (Colin & Amy) – FREE at most retailers
1667 – EMERALD (Jason & Caithren)
1667 – FOREVERMORE (Cameron & Clarice)
1668 – AMBER (Trick & Kendra)
1673 – VIOLET (Ford & Violet)
1677 – LILY (Rand & Lily) – FREE for one week only!
1677 – ROSE (Kit & Rose)

Regency Chase Family Series
1815 – LOST IN TEMPTATION (Tristan & Alexandra)
1816 – TEMPTING JULIANA (James & Juliana)
1817 – THE ART OF TEMPTATION (Sean & Corinna + Griffin & Rachael)

Specially Priced Boxed Sets
CHASE FAMILY BOXED SET ONE: THE JEWELS
CHASE FAMILY BOXED SET TWO: THE FLOWERS
REGENCY CHASE FAMILY BOXED SET

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When a Lady Dares

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When a Lady Dares

Her Majesty’s Most Secret Service #2

Entangled Publishing, Select Historical

May 22, 2017

About When a Lady Dares:

Sophie Atherton knows a liar when she sees one. Perhaps because she’s so skilled at deception herself. Searching for clues to a string of mysterious deaths, the secret operative for the Crown has connived her way into a phony medium’s confidence. When a dashing archaeologist seeks out the charlatan’s services, Sophie suspects he’s after more than a long-lost heirloom. Their electric attraction storms her defenses, but loving the rakish scholar would threaten her investigation and the life she’s crafted.

Gavin Stanwyck is a man on a mission. Masquerading as a treasure hunter to trap the spiritualist, he’s drawn to the medium’s enigmatic assistant. As treacherous forces close in, passion awakens his hardened heart—he’ll protect Sophie at all costs, but he cannot give her his love. Uniting to survive a sinister plot, they must tear down their defenses and learn to trust their hearts.

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About Tara Kingston:

tara-kingston.jpg.jpgAward-winning and Amazon.com best-selling author Tara Kingston writes historical romance laced with intrigue, danger, and adventures of the heart. A Southern belle-out-of-water in a quaint Pennsylvania town, she lives with her real-life hero and a pair of deceptively innocent-looking cats in a cozy Victorian. A former librarian whose love of reading is evident in her popping-at-the-seams bookcases, she’s thankful for the invention of digital books, thereby eliminating the need for yet another set of shelves. When she’s not writing, reading, or burning dinner, Tara enjoys movie nights, cycling, hiking, DIY projects, and cheering on her favorite football team.

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