Dr. Brenda Hamilton—a PhD mathematician from Caltech—is beautiful, though she does not know her true beauty. She is a woman, though she does not know her true womanhood. Deep within herself she is sensual, though her senses have been dulled by this modern world. Hamilton has come to Africa to work under the brilliant Danish scientist Herjellsen, a man who speaks of reaching the stars. But what does the ancient stone axe laying on his lab table have to do with space travel? Soon it becomes clear that Herjellsen’s experiment is much larger than Hamilton or Herjellsen or even space travel itself. It is about correcting a mistake made tens of thousands of years ago in human evolution. Thrown back in time, Hamilton must be shown her place in a tribe known simply as “the Men,” Stone Age hunters who take what they desire and know their true manhood. Will Hamilton survive in this savage land? Will her lover, Tree, teach her what it truly means to be a woman? Can the spark between them put mankind back on its proper path toward the stars? In Time Slave, author John Norman brings the same keen philosophical acuity and passion for storytelling that enrich his classic Gor novels. Fans of his work will love the fresh take on his theories and the bold adventure that brings them to life.
The second exciting book in the bestselling 1797 Club series by USA TODAY Bestselling Author Jess Michaels.
Simon Greene, Duke of Crestwood has been obsessed with Margaret Rylon for years. There is only one thing standing between them: her fiancé, who also happens to be his best friend. He is desperate not to destroy everything in his life by giving in to his desires, but when Meg and Simon are trapped alone together overnight during a storm, the resulting scandal not only breaks Meg’s existing engagement, but forces Simon to offer for her instead.
Margaret is sorry to have hurt her family and her fiancé, but all she’s ever wanted was Simon. Her determination to make a happy life with him is only heightened when they submit to passions that have long dwelled beneath the surface. But while Simon may give her his body, he withholds his heart out of guilt and fear of what a connection to her may expose.
And if he doesn’t learn to fight for her soon, they both may lose a chance at happiness.
Length: Full length book
Heat Level: Yep. So much.
This is the second book in the 1797 Club series, but can be read as a standalone.
The beautiful young Mimosa Shenson is left alone in the world, penniless and stranded in Tunisia after her father dies from a snakebite while visiting the partially excavated archaeological site of Thuburbo Maius. Whatever can she do? The answer appears to be in a chance reading of a local newspaper reporting that her cousin Minerva, who has been living a grand Villa near Tunis, but has suddenly disappeared and is feared kidnapped for her large fortune. Feigning amnesia Mimosa arrives at her cousin’s Villa and, as she hopes, is instantly taken for the missing Minerva and, as the two girls are very alike, even the servants believe her to be Minerva. Unexpectedly the Duke of Alrock, a handsome Englishman, comes to call at the Villa and he too mistakes Mimosa for Minerva. Quickly Mimosa finds that her deceit is bringing her complications in the form of a sinister Frenchman who attempts to blackmail her about her cousin’s illicit affaire de coeur with a married French Count, which she knows nothing about. Then the Duke persuades her to accompany him on a visit to the magnificent ruins of Thuburbo Maius and there they are kidnapped by a gang of ruffians just as the sun is about to set. It seems that Mimosa is about to lose her life, just as she is beginning to lose her heart to the dashing Duke of Alrock.
From New York Times bestselling author.
Rachel Southerland’s life runs on a tight schedule. She’s never met a variable she couldn’t control and likes it that way. But when a job loss threatens her orderly world and her identity, she sets off on the Appalachian Trail to find peace in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Ian Maxwell hasn’t worn a watch for years, waking with the sun and working all day in the forest he loves. On the surface his life seems unambitious, but still waters run deep, and Ian has secrets of his own.
When a chance meeting in the quiet shadow of the mountains throws them together, Ian tries to hold on to his calm and help Rachel find hers. But she hits his life like a hurricane, sending waves barreling through his peace. Can they work together to find something richer than either of them imagined or will what they thought they wanted keep them from seeing the love standing right in front of them?
The Duke of Ravenstock is the most attractive and elusive bachelor in London – and the most notorious.His exploits and romantic escapades keep the salons of the Social world buzzing – but never more so than when he announces that he will marry. His friends soon realise that what has captured the Duke’s heart is the purity and innocence of his intended bride.The wedding date has been fixed when the Duke discovers by accident that his fiancée has taken a lover, a close friend of his.Shattered and disillusioned, the Duke plots a cruel revenge. When he reveals to his sister, the Mother Superior of a Convent in Paris, that he seeks the most innocent girl he can find for his bride, she introduces him to Anoushka, a novice in her care at the Convent.Anoushka has a mysterious background, having been brought secretly and anonymously to the Convent as a child.n Somewhat reluctantly Anoushka agrees to marry the Duke, but, to his amazement, her beauty and innocence prove more of a challenge than he could possibly have imagined.
Lord Milton should have been a happy man, with an ancient title and a magnificent estate. But he was deep in debt and haunted by memories of the Crimea, where he had once been a soldier and taken part of the Charge of the Light Brigade. To take his mind off the past, he eagerly accepted the suggestion of a friend to become the manager of a hotel in Brighton, called the Paradise Hotel. He was seeking new discoveries, but he could not have guessed how startling his discoveries were going to be. First he decided to abandon his title and pass simply as John Milton.
Then there was the mysterious young lady, who arrived suddenly and begged him to hide her from a man who was hunting her.
Finally there was the aggressive Sir Stewart Paxton who was seeking her, full of fury and threats. To Cecilia the Paradise Hotel was a paradise indeed once she had met John Milton. She had no idea where the rocky road was taking her. She only knew that she must escape her evil guardian, Sir Stewart, who was ruthlessly intent on marrying her for her fortune. And John was the only man who could help her.
Lord Milton came to understand how wonderfully attractive she was, how gentle and sympathetic to the nightmares that still troubled him. He would give his life to protect her and make her his own.
But then he made a terrible discovery about her, and it seemed as if a life together was impossible. What happened when Sir Stewart pursued them, and how Cecilia found a man who loved her for herself instead of for her money, is all told in this romantic and unusual story by Barbara Cartland.
A marriage of convenience is anything but in To Wed a Wicked Earl, the second book from Olivia Parker, author of At the Bride Hunt Ball. This Regency romance is the story of an earl who must find a bride immediately, lest he lose his inheritance.