Joanna Shupe returns to New York City’s Gilded Age, where fortunes and reputations are gained and lost with ease—and love can blossom from the most unlikely charade
With the fate of her disgraced family resting on her shoulders, Lady Christina Barclay has arrived in New York City from London to quickly secure a wealthy husband. But when her parents settle on an intolerable suitor, Christina turns to her reclusive neighbor, a darkly handsome and utterly compelling inventor, for help.
Oliver Hawkes reluctantly agrees to a platonic marriage . . . with his own condition: The marriage must end after one year. Not only does Oliver face challenges that are certain to make life as his wife difficult, but more importantly, he refuses to be distracted from his life’s work—the development of a revolutionary device that could transform thousands of lives, including his own.
Much to his surprise, his bride is more beguiling than he imagined. When temptation burns hot between them, they realize they must overcome their own secrets and doubts, and every effort to undermine their marriage, because one year can never be enough.
Curvy girl Rachel Greene is frantic. She only has about a week left before all her money runs out. She lives in a seedy neighborhood and fears for her safety every day. Freaking out because her rent is late again, she's ecstatic when she's hired by sexy billionaire, Byron Blakemore. In public, he's always in the company of beautiful women, but he's hiding a secret. He's only attracted to fat girls. Plus size Rachel isn't interested in him, but could something he reveals to her change her mind or will it prompt her to dig deep into his past to uncover a shocking secret?
Selah Hopewell seems to be the only woman in the Virginia colony who has no wish to wed. True, there are too many men and far too few women in James Towne. But Selah already has her hands full assisting her father in the family's shop. And now she is in charge of an incoming ship of tobacco brides who must be looked after as they sort through their many suitors.
Xander Renick is perhaps the most eligible tobacco lord in the settlement. His lands are vast, his crops are prized, and his position as a mediator between the colonists and the powerful Powhatan nation surrounding them makes him indispensable. But Xander is already wedded to his business and still grieves the loss of his wife, daughter of the Powhatan chief.
Can two fiercely independent people find happiness and fulfillment on their own? Or will they discover that what they've been missing in life has been right in front of them all along?
Bestselling and award-winning author Laura Frantz takes you to the salty shores of seventeenth-century Virginia in this exploration of pride, honor, and the restorative power of true love.
A straitlaced teacher is tempted to break the rules by a wildcard football star in this romantic suspense novel from the author of Love Uncovered. At thirty-two, Anne Cooper feels the clock ticking on her dream family. She needs a man who checks the boxes on her ideal husband list. The hot football hero doesn’t match a single one—she’s not looking for a player. But spending time with Mr. Wrong feels so right. Wyatt Pearson knows all about hard work—on the field. In the dating world, his celebrity status has paved his way. But he’s blindsided when he meets the smart, down-to-earth woman who would rather grade papers than watch the Superbowl. For a chance with Anne, he must up his game and approach from the heart. But as Anne and Wyatt fumble through their feelings, someone else is watching from the sidelines, plotting to win her affections. And if this rival can’t have her…no one will. If you like Rachel Grant, Cynthia Eden, Susan Stoker, Melinda Leigh, Mary Burton, and Kendra Eliot, you’ll love this thrilling ride! “Two people looking for the opposite things in life find out they might be a perfect match. But danger lurks when they fall under the spotlight of a madman. Love on the Line is a suspenseful read.”—USA Today–bestselling author Renee Ann Miller “Well-plotted, beautifully written and completely engrossing. Love On the Line is absolutely the best romantic suspense I’ve read this year.”—USA Today–bestselling author Jessie Gussman
Witemeyer Returns with Her Trademark Blend of Adventure, Romance, and HumorGrace Mallory is tired of running, of hiding. But when an old friend sends an after-hours telegraph transmission warning Grace that the man who has hunted her for nearly a year has discovered her location, she fears she has no choice. She can't let the villain she believes responsible for her father's death release his wrath in Harper's Station, the town that has sheltered her and blessed her with the dearest friends she's ever known.Amos Bledsoe prefers bicycles to horses and private conversations over the telegraph wire to social gatherings with young ladies who see him as nothing more than an oddity. His telegraph companion, the mysterious Miss G, listens eagerly to his ramblings every night and delights him with tales all her own. For months, their friendship--dare he believe, courtship?--has fed his hope that he has finally found the woman God intended for him. Yet when he takes the next step to meet her in person, he discovers her life is in peril, and Amos must decide if he can shed the cocoon of his quiet nature to become the hero Grace requires.
Can your worst enemy become the love of your life? A fun, feisty, feel-good romance for fans of Sophie Kinsella and Meg Cabot.
Jennifer and Ian have known each other for seven years. They are leaders of two different teams in the same London bank, and are constantly engaged in a running battle to be number one.
Ian is a handsome, wealthy and sought-after bachelor; Jennifer is a feisty, independent lawyer. When they are thrown together to work on the same project, Ian makes Jenny an offer she can't refuse: to have free reign of their rich client if she pretends to be his girlfriend.
Soon, it becomes more and more difficult to tell the difference between fiction and reality...
What readers are saying about LOVE TO HATE YOU:
'A light-hearted novel about love, (im)possibilities and challenges in the workplace' Tu Style.
'Anna Premoli, for me, is the best of the genre. This book made me laugh and fall in love – I read it four times!'
'I loved this novel from beginning to end ... If you want a book that is fun and romantic at the same time, I would definitely recommend it.'
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A Stranger to Love
Alaric McLeod, Duke of Strathaven, is known as the Devil Duke for his wicked ways. Tormented by his past, Alaric knows better than to trust a woman yet finds himself ensnared by a spirited, virtuous virgin—who accuses him of a crime he didn't commit. Is she his foe ... or his salvation?
A Novice to Desire
Emma Kent is an independent country miss cast adrift in the ton. When a depraved encounter with an arrogant rake lands her in intrigue, Emma's honor compels her to do the right thing. But desire challenges her quest for justice, and she must decide: can she trust her heart to discover the truth?
Bound by Passion and Peril
Alaric and Emma engage in a battle of wits and will. As their attraction flares, the true enemy stalks their every move. With danger looming, will they solve the mystery and find true love—before it's too late?
Length: Full-length novel (over 90,000 words)
Sensuality level: A hot historical romance with sizzling love scenes
Books by Grace Callaway
The Heart of Enquiry series (hot historical Regency romance):
Prequel Novella: The Widow Vanishes
Book 1: The Duke Who Knew Too Much
Book 2: M is for Marquess
Book 3: The Lady Who Came in from the Cold
Book 4: The Viscount Always Knocks Twice (2016)
The Mayhem in Mayfair series (hot historical Regency romance):
Book 1: Her Husband's Harlot
Book 2: Her Wanton Wager
Book 3: Her Protector's Pleasure
Book 4: Her Prodigal Passion
Chronicles of Abigail Jones (hot historical paranormal romance):
Book 1: Abigail Jones
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