Portia Chadwick is returning from yet another social
event, when her sister, Lily, is snatched and spirited
away. Portia's guardian, Aunt Angelique, immediately
sets off to contact a mysterious man, known as
"Nightshade," to solicit his services. Nightshade is a
problem solver, and if you can afford his fee Read more...
The last thing Theo Townsend ever expected was to inherit
an earldom, along with a remote castle. It seems like a
godsend for Theo, who wants somewhere secluded to
basically hide away since he returned from the war
injured in both body and mind. What Theo didn't expect
was Read more...
Pandora Ravenel has her future planned, and it certainly
doesn't include marriage. She's only attending this ball
to appease her family and to relieve her boredom. When a
friend begs Pandora to retrieve an earring she lost
outside while at a secret rendezvous, Pandora agrees.
While fumbling to Read more...
Joel Cunningham doesn't know any of his own family
history. He was raised in an orphanage in the city of
Bath. During his years there, another child, Anna, and
he became best friends. Joel fancied himself in love
with her, but the love she feels for him is brotherly Read more...
Hamish MacHugh is finished being a soldier, and just
wants to enjoy peace in his beloved Scotland. Instead,
he inherits a dukedom he doesn't want, and has to escort
his two sisters to London for a season. Resigned to
"doing his duty," Hamish arrives in town to hear whispers Read more...
When Hugh Fitzroy, Duke of Kyle, learns of his estranged
wife's accidental death, he returns home from his self
imposed exile to find his children in a sad state. His
seven year old son resents him for leaving, while his
five year old son is having terrible nightmares due Read more...
St. John "Sin" Evernight is on the outs with his family,
and is now living a lonely life, dedicated to becoming
Final Judgment, replacing Augustus, who will be moving on
to another plane of existence. What Sin's family
know is that Sin was a blood slave to Read more...
Paige Walker is on top of the world. She lives in the
best city, has a job she loves, and gets to work with her
two best friends. Her hard work is finally paying off,
as she has exceeded all her employment goals. She's
about to meet with her Read more...
HIDE AWAY opens where SHADOW PLAY left off, with the
bombshell that Eve Duncan is pregnant. As a follower of
this series from its inception, I often wondered why this
was never addressed. I assumed that Eve, who was a
wonderful mother to her deceased daughter, Bonnie, and
her long Read more...
Orion Worthington is determined to be a renowned and
respected scientist. To accomplish this, he needs to
distance himself from his unorthodox family, and their
somewhat shaky reputation. When he receives an offer to
apprentice with Sir Geoffrey Blayne, a well known
scholar, it seems like the answer to his Read more...
Claire Welton and her friends have had several
unsuccessful seasons, and have decided to shake things
up. They pledge to help each other in whatever ways they
can to change themselves from wallflowers to wives.
Claire's debut looked promising until she and the
reigning belle of the season, Cecilia Read more...
Lancelot Hemingford, Duke of Aylesbury, is tired of
rusticating in the country. He inherited his title nine
months ago, when his older brother died suddenly.
Because the local magistrate and coroner have not closed
the case and ruled out foul play, suspicion has fallen on
Lance. Due to Lance's Read more...
The enigmatic Duke of Montgomery, Valentine Napier, has
teased us with his presence in several of the most recent
Maiden Lane Series books. His actions alternated between
heroic (saving Asa's theatre) to diabolical (kidnapping
Phoebe, Duke of Wakefield's sister) depending, seemingly,
on his mood at the time. As Read more...
Mildred (whose nickname is Eddie) Weller is not smart,
beautiful, graceful, or intelligent. She's sure of this
because her harridan of a mother is constantly telling
her so. Eddie's debut has not been successful, and her
mother has determined that she will marry the Earl of
Averdale, the Read more...
Beau Braydon enjoys his life just as it is. He likes
living in town, and he likes the assignments he takes on
in service to the crown. The last thing he ever
expected, or wanted, was to inherit a title, but that's
exactly what happened, and he is now Read more...
Ivory Moore's life has taken many twists and turns.
Gifted with a beautiful voice, she was "purchased" from
her family at a young age and groomed to be an opera
singer. She soon learned what she had to do to
survive in a world ruled by men. Eventually, the Read more...
Andrew Hargrave never expected to be the heir to a
dukedom. As a second son, he left his home and
detestable parents to travel to Italy to head up an
archeological dig. While there, he found contentment
with his vocation and with his long time friend and
mistress, Luciana. The Read more...
Merry Pelford, an American heiress, has scandalously
broken two engagements, and has been whisked off to
England by her guardians, who hope she will finally make
a successful match. Before long, Merry becomes engaged
to Cedric, the second son of a duke. On the very evening
they are to announce Read more...
Lady Susannah Haddonfield is still quite young, but has
given up any hope of a marriage of her own, and only
wants to see her younger sister, Della, make a successful
match. Then she plans to become a doting aunt and to
spend her time with the books she loves Read more...
Chloe, the widowed Lady Newbury, has learned her lesson
about believing in love and romance. Almost immediately
after their marriage, Chloe's husband began cheating on
her and was soon followed by abuse. When he was killed in
duel over another woman, Chloe felt only relief. Wiser
now about Read more...
Bonnie Rose (aka "Rose") has a
love of fiction books, in particular,
historical romance. She lives in the
Great Lakes region with her hubby and
her book collection. Her vocation is
Accounting, but her passion is books.