A massive storm traps designer Maevyn Nolan in the shop with customer Chris Hughes. He’s a man from her past who hurt her deeply. As the night progresses, they learn things about each other and the events that tore them apart, but will it be enough to heal the lingering pain and offer them a chance at forging a new future together?
This is a standalone story with no cliffhangers. It is part of a three-book series, but all stories in the "Billionaires' Brides" series may be read as standalones.
A heartbreakingly handsome Marquis. A waterlogged body in a Siamese river with international adventurer and spy, Calvin Brook’s signet ring on its finger. A summons from the King of Siam – and the voyage east with a beautiful, utterly determined young stowaway, Ankana – Calvin Brook’s hot-headed and devoted daughter. He hates her. She hates him. But on their perilous journey to find Ankana’s father and foil a murderous gang stealing sacred sapphires, an accidental kiss changes everything forever.
Some guests have come for a holiday, others for hidden reasons of their own . . .
When their father's death leaves them impoverished, Sarah Summers and her genteel sisters fear they will be forced to sell the house and separate to earn livelihoods as governesses or companions. Determined to stay together, Sarah convinces them to open their seaside home to guests to make ends meet and provide for their ailing mother. Instead of the elderly invalids they expect to receive, however, they find themselves hosting eligible gentlemen. Sarah is soon torn between a growing attraction to a mysterious Scottish widower and duty to her family.
Viola Summers wears a veil to cover her scar. When forced to choose between helping in her family's new guest house and earning money to hire a maid to do her share, she chooses the latter. She reluctantly agrees to read to some of Sidmouth's many invalids, preferring the company of a few elders with failing eyesight to the fashionable guests staying in their home. But when her first client turns out to be a wounded officer in his thirties, Viola soon wishes she had chosen differently. Her new situation exposes her scars--both visible and those hidden deep within--and her cloistered heart will never be the same.
Join the Summers sisters on the Devonshire coast, where they discover the power of friendship, loyalty, love, and new beginnings.
Sophy Hadlow does not want to return for another London Season. Her own debut into Society was marred by self-consciousness and her cringing embarrassment every time she was announced as 'The Lady Sophronia Hadlow'. Yet, much to her dismay, Sophy is back in London to oversee the debut of her younger sister and their wild cousin, Susan Tyneham, who risks ruining both her own and her innocent cousin's chances of marriage.
Sophy, a most reluctant chaperone, is left to guide her sister and attempt to keep Susan from complete disaster, all whilst dealing with her own unexpected feelings for the disarming Lord Rothley.
Spoilt, selfish and given to tantrums, Lady Catherine Bourne sets sail for the troubled Balkan state of Kavõnia to become its Queen, but an armed uprising is in the air… A Greek god in the human form of a ousted leader and rightful heir to the throne rescues Catherines niece, lovely young Theola from being ravished by a rebel fighter. And before long she falls in love with the Kavõnian people who have been brutally treated – can the country’s corruption and greed be Conquered by Love?
In the second book of the award-winning author’s “extraordinary” historical romance trilogy, a schoolteacher and a half-Comanche rancher fall in love (Publishers Weekly). Named a Romantic Times Book Reviews All-Time Favorite, this sprawling historical novel picks up where Tennessee Bride left off. Emma and Joe’s daughter Rachael Rivers has returned to Austin to teach school after training for three years in St. Louis. In 1845, as Texas moves toward statehood, the Texas Rangers try to keep order. But one Ranger, the cruel and crooked Jason Brown, is more interested in having his way with the proper young schoolteacher. Brand Selby is a half-Comanche, half-white rancher with a small spread just north of Austin. From the moment he sees Rachael, he knows he wants nothing other than to win her heart. But hatred for the Indians runs deep in these parts where renegade Comanches as well as outlaws and unscrupulous Comancheros still run wild and lawless. When Rachael rebuffs the advances of the Texas Ranger, he vows revenge. But Rachael and Brand’s love has already been sealed, and not even the prospect of Rachael being cast out from her own kind, nor the threat of violence against Brand, can extinguish the flames of desire in their hearts.
In the fine tradition established by her Southern grandmama, Aurora Daughtry has recently orchestrated the marriage of her eldest sister and facilitated her middle sister's engagement. She also rejoices in her part in transforming the family's dilapidated plantation manor into a luxurious and lucrative resort hotel. Just when it seems there is nothing left to absorb her considerable talent for managing people, in walks federal deputy marshal Zane Sager.
But Zane is not at Daughtry House for a vacation. He's tracking a killer and collecting two key witnesses to a federal judge's murder.
Aurora takes it upon herself to disabuse the cynical lawman of his conviction that the world is out to get him. But just as she's on the verge of cracking Zane's defenses, the man he is after reminds him that no one he loves is safe. Ever.
Award-wining author Beth White closes out her Daughtry House series with this exciting and emotional tale of two strong-willed people who may have met their match.
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