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Lady Grace Ryburn, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Ashbrook, has fallen wildly in love with Colin Barry, a dashing young lieutenant serving his country in the Royal Navy. When he returns home to exuberant celebrations, will he even notice the quiet wallflower he grew up with … or will he fall for Grace's sparkling, gorgeous sister? Lady Grace Ryburn has accepted another man's proposal after the love of her life, Lieutenant Colin Barry, asked for her own sister's hand in marriage. But when Colin returns home from the wars, injured in body and spirit, will she be able to turn her back and marry another? Or will she throw away every rule her mother taught her and try to seduce a man who has shown no interest in her kisses? Lieutenant Colin Barry returns from the wars knowing that he has no right to steal Grace from the arms of her fiancé. Yet the same warrior's spirit that won so many battles at sea is prompting him to throw propriety to the winds, imitate his pirate father, . . .

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Invitation to PleasureAs the wife of the elderly Earl of March, Olivia Covington has never known the intimacies of the bedroom. Though her curiosity is piqued by the shocking whispers of society ladies, she is too wary of causing scandal to indulge in an affair. But Tristan Knightley, Earl of Newcastle, tempts her to throw off propriety. Tristan wants Olivia for his own, and has sworn off all others until he can rid himself of the obsession. He is sure once he has a taste, he will tire of her, and can return to his rakish existence. Unable to wait to have her in his bed, he invites her for a tryst at Lady Seductress's Ball... 24,­000 words

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Series : Book 3 of "Lords of Midnight"
Can a Flame from the Past be Rekindled? Long ago, Sophie Lawrance chose prudence over passion, rejecting a rebellious young rogue for the sake of her family-­no matter the ache it left in her heart. But after a specter from her father's past resurfaces, threatening to destroy all she holds dear, the desperate beauty knows there is only one man whose shadowy skills can save her. Or Is It Too Dangerous to Play with Fire? Cameron Daggett is a man of many secrets . . . and many sins. He's never forgotten the pain of losing Sophie. But now, with a chance to win her back, Cameron sets aside his anger and agrees to help Sophie save her father's honor. Together they embark on a perilous masquerade, leading them to a remote country estate near the sea. There, they must battle a cunning adversary-­and their own burning desires. Will they be consumed by the flames? Or can they prove that true love conquers all?

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Battle scarred and jaded from the Peninsular War, soldier Rhys Morgan is in the market for a bride. But the simpering debutantes on the Marriage Mart don't rouse his interest--­let alone fire his blood.... Whereas dark-­haired, dark-­eyed Romany beauty Nadya Argentari has a strength and passion to match his own. If he took her as his mistress, no one would blink an eye. But if Major the Honorable Rhys Morgan were to her...­it would be the scandal of the year!

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Hailed by Romantic Times as one of passion's leading ladies, bestselling, award-­winning author Nan Ryan transports readers to Civil War–­era Tennessee, as a former southern belle battles a cold-­hearted, hot-­blooded Union soldier . . . a man who is no stranger to herShe was a pampered blue blood from a powerful southern family. He was the son of a seamstress from the mud flats south of Memphis. They were born to be enemies, but Mary Ellen Preble fell in love with Clayton Knight. On her sixteenth birthday, they consummated their passion in a night neither would ever forget. But their romantic idyll was short lived. Torn from each other by a man's vicious lies, Clay left Tennessee and Mary Ellen married a man she didn't love.­Now, as the Civil War rages, the suddenly single Tennessee belle is about to be reunited with the man she once adored because Longwood, Mary Ellen's beloved ancestral mansion, has just been seized and turned into Union headquarters. And the man leading...

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Leo Roberts is next in line for an earldom and the power and fortune that come with it, but he is uncultured, unrefined--­and completely untamed. . .­until governess Ella Finch arrives upon the scene. Can so young and inexperienced a woman tutor him in the manners and mores of his class? Leo's mysterious past has rendered him an outsider, too wild for polite society. But he finds her innocence most intriguing. . . What manner of man he may be, Ella does not know. Yet he fascinates her and she must know more. Capturing Leo's reckless heart is about to free her in ways she never dreamed of. . .­and his sensual touch releases the deepest yearnings of her body and soul . . . "A first-­class debut. Lori Brighton is a bright new voice to watch closely.­" --­Hannah Howell has a degree in anthropology and worked as a museum curator. Deciding the people in her imagination were slightly more exciting than the dead things in a museum basement, she set out to write her first book. She currently . . .

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He captured her legacy then he captured her heart.­Rogue Welsh knight Rhys ap Owain disguises himself as a wandering minstrel and arrives at Rosecliffe Castle to reclaim his birthright and take vengeance on his hated enemy. And Isolde Fitz Hugh will be his pawn. With Isolde's father away, Rhys plans to seize Rosecliffe and his enemy's daughter, striking a mortal blow that is decades overdue. He has everything planned for his siege-- yet he is unprepared for the desire his beautiful hostage will ignite in him...­A stranger lit the fire buried deep within her, yet it is her dire enemy who reveals himself to Isolde in the throes of first passion. How she loathes him, Rhys ap Owain, the man who has brought her such aching pleasure. He used her innocence and desire to gain his stronghold in a plot to extract vengeance upon her family. Yet neither his revenge nor her hatred is a match for the unexpected passion that will force them to confront a destiny much greater than either could . . .

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Thirteen years ago, Alex Greysteel Montgomery, an Earl and double agent-­now working to restore King Charles II to the throne-­was betrothed to the impetuous Velvet Cavendish. Their parents saw the engagement as a business opportunity-­and although Greysteel has always had an affinity for Velvet, she has not returned his affections. Once reunited with Greysteel, Velvet is determined to break their bond-­for she has her sights set on none other than King Charles II himself. But Greysteel is equally determined to wed the fiery beauty who has stirred him like no other. Now he'll do anything to conquer-­and rule-­her heart.

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Neither wars, nor famine, nor Fairy curses have intimidated Lady Rowena of Pendragon, but now she’s locked in a battle of wills with Dominic of Capstow. Dominic is William Marshal’s trusted knight, and the regent has sent him to escort her to court so she can face charges brought forth by her scheming stepfather. She’s infuriated, insulted, and intrigued. Dominic is by far the most attractive man she has ever encountered. He’s dangerous, appealing, and she needs him in her bed for reasons she dare not reveal. Knowing little about seduction, but more than willing to learn, Lady Rowena sets out on a conquest of her own. The stakes are high, higher even than Lady Rowena realizes. For the Fairy curse is real and dark forces are at work, ready to tear the young lovers apart and rob them of their happily ever after.

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