Thirty-five year old Paisley Violette has returned to the secluded Canadian tourist retreat where she was once involved in a scorching ménage relationship.
Getting back in touch with her inner girl free spirit is Paisley’s main focus as she heals from being in an abusive relationship. She's also remodeling an old building she and two close friends have just purchased. But when Paisley unexpectedly runs into her two ex-flames, they re-kindle her naughty ménage cravings and re-ignite her love for them. But before she can let herself fall fully in love, she must relearn how to risk her heart all over again.
Andrew Greg hasn’t seen his first love since she took off with another man over ten years ago. Now she’s back in his life, blazing his protective instincts and lashing his desires. This time he’s not going to let the one who got away, get away.
Adam Cowie always wondered what happened to the gorgeous free-spirited young woman he and his best friend, Andrew, had been with in a relationship. With Paisley back in his life, he can’t allow her to deny that their attraction is burning hotter than ever...
When does proper behavior deserve a deliciously improper reward?
The scandalously unmarried Lady Margaret Sawford is looking for adventure—and is always up for a challenge. Her curiosity is aroused by a dangerous-looking stranger with an eye patch, an ideal companion for the life she longs for, no matter what Society might say. So when the piratical gentleman turns out to be a duke—and just as boringly proper as any other nobleman—she can't help but incite him to walk on the wild side.
Well-heeled, well-mannered, and well beyond any interest in society's expectations, the Duke of Lasham is tired of being perfect. Margaret's lush beauty and gently laughing eyes are an irresistible temptation to embrace the imperfect—and her. But if a little misbehavior is appealing, unleashing his wild side is completely seductive—as long as the lovely Margaret is the object of his passion . . .
He's bossy, moody, and overprotective.
He's also a pro athlete who needs to focus on winning games and staying out of the headlines.
I'm fiercely independent and need a man like I need a second period each month.
So when our worlds collide, I never expected him to be the one to jump in and save me. Especially not when my ex-roommate disappears, leaving me with her baby.
I'm clueless about babies—and it shows. Good thing Alexei isn't. With six nieces and nephews and an apparent hero complex, the dude is both sexy and more than capable. It's a combination that makes it easy to forget we're just playing house.
A Masked Deception is the digital reissue of a previously published and long out-of-print novel by New York Times Bestselling author Mary Balogh.
Margaret Wells has been deeply, hopelessly in love with the handsome, dashing Richard Adair, Earl of Brampton, since she met him at a masquerade ball six years ago. Passion had flared between them then, but she had fled before the time for unmasking. Now Richard merely needs a wife to give him an heir, and the quiet, demure Miss Wells seems as suitable as anyone else.
Margaret, longing to ignite some sort of passion in her dull marriage, wonders what would happen if she were to become that masked enchantress once more and met her husband by chance in some secluded, romantic setting.
Little does Margaret suspect that Richard has never forgotten the nameless charmer for whom he had searched in vain for weeks and months after the masquerade ball. And little does she suspect that he is falling in love with his wife.
Dear Avon Books,
Where are my heroes? Whenever I'm reading a book by one of my favorite authors I find I'm falling for the wrong guy -- not the hero, but the other man -- and what I really want is for him to have his own story.
Like Jake Linley, from Someone to Watch Over Me by Lisa Kleypas…that doctor could sit by my bedside if I ever got sick. And Ned Blydon in Splendid by Julia Quinn...he makes me want to learn to waltz! I never thought living in a drafty castle would be much fun until Simon of Ravenswood in Master of Desire by Kinley MacGregor came along.
Anyway, I just wanted to let you know that these are my men -- when do they get their stories?
Sincerely,A Romance Fan
Some books are so special that there is more than one hero to love, but only a single story is told. So if you find yourself asking, "Where is my hero?" you'll discover the answer right here in this delicious collection by New York Times bestseller Lisa Kleypas, New York Times bestseller Julia Quinn and USA Today bestseller Kinley MacGregor.
“Anne Mallory gives classic romance a fresh and delightful spin with her clever plots and winning imagination.”—Teresa Medeiros, New York Times Bestselling Author One Night is Never Enough—especially when passion burns red hot, as it does in this wonderful Regency -set love story from the extraordinary Anne Mallory. The USA Today bestselling author carries us from London’s glittering underworld to the ballrooms of the beau monde in this scorching tale of betrayal, lust, and seduction. If you love the historical romance of Elizabeth Boyle and Julia Quinn, Anne Mallory is definitely for you. Try this blistering romance about the criminal king of London whose heart is captured by the exquisite lady whose favors he won in a card game.
On the cusp of her first London season, Miss Madeline Gracechurch was shy, pretty, and talented with a drawing pencil, but hopelessly awkward with gentlemen. She was certain to be a dismal failure on the London marriage mart. So Maddie did what generations of shy, awkward young ladies have done: she invented a sweetheart.
A Scottish sweetheart. One who was handsome and honorable and devoted to her, but conveniently never around. Maddie poured her heart into writing the imaginary Captain MacKenzie letter after letter . . . and by pretending to be devastated when he was (not really) killed in battle, she managed to avoid the pressures of London society entirely.
Until years later, when this kilted Highland lover of her imaginings shows up in the flesh. The real Captain Logan MacKenzie arrives on her doorstep—handsome as anything, but not entirely honorable. He's wounded, jaded, in possession of her letters . . . and ready to make good on every promise Maddie never expected to keep.
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