I wasn't supposed to want her.
It was a stupid game we were playing. A way for her to get her inheritance and me to get out from under Donovan's thumb.
I didn't even like her.
I wasn't supposed to daydream about getting her off. Or fantasize about the way she'd look riding me. Or wonder if she kissed as cruelly as she fought.
I wasn't supposed to fall for her.
I was only supposed to marry her.
Book one of two.
To avoid a terrible fate, she agrees to a marriage of convenience. But can it turn into a true love match … ?
1815. Having fallen on hard times, doctor’s daughter Grace Ellis serves as a lady’s companion. But on Lady Florence’s death, Grace discovers that she’s been left an unexpected legacy by her former mistress. There’s just one catch. In order to claim her inheritance, Grace must wed Lady Florence’s disreputable nephew, a gruff army brigadier more than three times her age.She is offered a way out by family friend Dominic LeSayres, who determines to marry Grace himself in order to save her from a grim fate. But just as the proposed marriage of convenience looks set to turn into a true love match, others step in to crush Grace’s happiness ...
A Prisoner of His Past
Gabriel Ridgley, the Marquess of Tremont, is dubbed The Angel for his pristine reputation. Yet he harbors a dark secret: a spy during the Napoleonic Wars, he bears deep and dangerous scars. When he meets Miss Dorothea Kent, a delicate virgin, he is torn between carnal desire—and the need to protect her from his inner demons.
A Captive of Her Passions
Despite a frail constitution, Thea Kent has strength of spirit and heart. A wild attraction blooms between her and Gabriel, a widowed aristocrat with tortured eyes, yet he resists the pull between them. When fate places his disabled son in her care, she's determined to guard the boy—and unravel the mystery of Gabriel's past.
Freed by Love and Passion
Someone is killing Gabriel's former colleagues, and he may be next on the list. As the desperate hunt for the villain begins, he and Thea get entangled in intrigue, betrayal, and desire too powerful to resist. Will trust help them to survive… and true love set them free?
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
The epic third novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J. Maas.
Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin's actions and learn what she can about the invading king threatening to bring her land to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit. One slip could bring doom not only for Feyre, but for everything-and everyone-she holds dear.
As war bears down upon them all, Feyre endeavors to take her place amongst the High Fae of the land, balancing her struggle to master her powers-both magical and political-and her love for her court and family. Amidst these struggles, Feyre and Rhysand must decide whom to trust amongst the cunning and lethal High Lords, and hunt for allies in unexpected places.
In this thrilling third book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Sarah J. Maas, the fate of Feyre's world is at stake as armies grapple for power over the one thing that could destroy it.
When a traveling peddler, Eric Pennington, tries to protect Bethany Whitcombe, he ends up with a broken arm . . . and the need for an ally to help him complete the work he is doing to bring an end to war against Napoleon. But lies compound one on top of the other until Bethany has no idea who is being honest, though she knows she finds Eric’s kisses delightful. When a neighbor, after she refuses his proposal, accuses her of being Eric’s mistress, shock fills her when Eric does not hesitate to lie and say that they are lovers. Her father insists on a marriage to protect her. Why would Eric want to marry her? He tells her it is to keep her safe because he cannot stay at her family’s house much longer. Maybe that is true, but what other lies has Eric Pennington spoken? As the truth begins to come to light, Bethany discovers she has a most unexpected husband who may hold not only the key to victory or defeat for England, but the key to her heart as well.
In 1998, fiery Eleanor “Els” Gordon thought the new century would find her married to her childhood soul mate, rejuvenating her family’s Scottish Highlands estate, and finally earning a managing director title at her investment bank. Maybe she’d even have the courage to discover why her estranged mother ran home to Italy thirty years earlier.
But when 2000 dawns, Els is mourning her fiancé and her father, and she’s unemployed, broke, and sharing an antique plantation house on the Caribbean island of Nevis with the ghost—or “jumbie”—of Jack Griggs, the former owner. Jack’s jumbie wangles Els’s help in making amends for wrongs committed during his Casanova life, and in exchange he appoints himself Cupid on behalf of a charter captain who’s as skittish about vulnerability as Els. Meanwhile, Els lures her mother to Nevis in hopes of unraveling the family secrets—but will the shocking truth set her free, or pull her fragile new happiness apart?
A moving and lyrical novel that transports readers from lush tropics to rugged highlands and back again, The Moon Always Rising explores how the power of forgiveness can help even the most damaged person fix whatever is broken.
Michael Parker has only months left. The treatment options have been exhausted and it is now time to make peace with his past. There is just one final loose end, Dianne.
Dianne, an archaeology student, who broke his heart back in 1966 when she disappeared one day without a word. Dianne, who may or may not have been carrying his child.
Feeling he now needs closure he hires a firm of solicitors to track her down, wherever she may be.
James Lacey, reluctantly at first, takes The Letter from Michael Parker and picks up her trail in Ireland where he is given a series of blank postcards, hinting at where she could have worked over the years. With help from his girlfriend Jane, and best mate Jonathan, they dig deep into the past, trying to find this mysterious woman.
His quest takes him to France and as far away as India before returning closer to home to and the answers he seeks.
On his quest, James also finds out disturbing revelations concerning his own heritage in India.
This is the heartbreaking story of a love that should have been. The story of a letter and how jealously and deceit twisted two lives irrevocably apart. The story of one man's hope to make sense of a World where the saddest words are 'What Might Have Been'.
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