A sweet and sizzling romantic comedy from USA Today bestselling author Ember Casey.
Most girls dream of marrying a billionaire.
Me? I'd rather make fun of one. Especially if the billionaire in question is Alexander Grant.
Excuse me—Xander Grant. That's right—the mega-hot entrepreneur who seems to top every magazine's "Rich Eligible Bachelors" list these days.
To me, he'll always be Alex—my childhood best friend. The guy who joined me on all sorts of wild teenage misadventures. The only person in our small town who understood me.
It's been four years since I've seen Alex. But suddenly he's back in our town at the exact same time my life is imploding around me.
We've both changed so much—I mean, the guy used to live in ripped jeans, and now he wears nothing but designer suits—but when I need it most, he offers me exactly the escape I need. A chance to run away from my life, if only for a few days.
I only hope my heart is prepared.
Three intrepid Highlanders pursue love and fortune across the globe in these “majestic” historical romances (Elder Park Book Reviews). Steeped in “fascinating history, with plenty of chemistry and action to go around,” each novel in this saga follows a member of the Kinross clan on a voyage into the heart of the woman he loves (RT Book Reviews). From Scotland to Sweden, China, India, and beyond, these intrepid Highlanders discover that romance is the greatest adventure of all. Trade Winds It is 1732. Former gambler Killian Kinross sails to Sweden in pursuit of an honest trade, only to be propositioned with a marriage of convenience that leads him out to the high seas and into the arms of his true love.Highland Storms It is 1754. Brice Kinross leaves Sweden to reclaim his family’s Highland estate—only to discover a mystery waiting to be solved, and a beautiful housekeeper who just might be the love he was destined for. Monsoon Mists It is 1759. Jamie Kinross leaves Sweden for India to make his fortune in the gem trade. There, he encounters the fiercely independent Zarmina Miller. Both are embroiled in a sinister ransom plot, and soon realize they are also bound together in love . . .
Things had been bad enough for the inspiring and beautiful young Helga Wensley when her much-loved father died some five years ago, leaving her and her mother in penury.
Recently her ailing mother too has passed away, which means that her stepfather, Sir Hector Preston, is now her Guardian. To make matters worse he promises her hand in marriage to a cruel and uncouth man called Bernard Howell, a Fate that she considers worse than dying.
As her mother suggested soon before her death, Helga goes for help to her estranged Aunt Millicent, a glamorous actress from the notorious Gaiety Theatre – and her life changes forever.
Putting herself forward for a 'role' paying her one thousand pounds in which she pretends to be the fiancée of the dashing Hugo, Duke of Rocklington, Helga finds herself with the most sought-after bachelor in the whole of the Social world at his fabulous country seat, Rock Castle.
And, despite Aunt Millicent's firm instructions not to fall in love with the Duke, Helga is smitten and finds that playing the part of the lovestruck fiancée requires no acting at all.
But all that changes when by chance Helga again meets the dreaded Bernard Howell, who pursues her brandishing his horse whip and she races back to Rock Castle to the Duke to save her –
A woman is captive to her own desire in this sizzling Regency romance from the USA Today–bestselling author of Highland Fire. Eleven years ago, Cam Colburne, Duke of Dyson, witnessed the unspeakable horrors of mob hysteria in a French prison as he watched his family condemned to death by the actions of an innocent young girl, the daughter of a French diplomat. Now, a decade later, Cam’s moment of retribution has come. Lovely Gabrielle de Brienne is now his prisoner, held for ransom at Cornwall castle. The product of a most unconventional education, Gabrielle is now more hoyden than lady. Her powerful captor doesn’t frighten her with his threats. But, his commanding kiss sends shivers of desire through her body. The tenderness beneath his pride and arrogance, however, warns her that she is far too vulnerable. In the dark of night, she longs to understand the secret her enigmatic captor hides behind his mask of indifference. But by day, she plots her escape, fearing her heart and her will to resist him will soon be lost forever. “A joy to read!” —RT Book Reviews “I consider Elizabeth Thornton a major find.” —Mary Balogh, New York Times–bestselling author
A bold Scottish beauty meets her match in this breathtaking Regency romance from the USA Today–bestselling author of Scarlet Angel. Disguised as a boy, Caitlin rides out with the rebels to attack the English laird who dares to call himself chief of her beloved clan. But the bronzed, golden-haired hero of Waterloo is more of a man than the tempestuous Scottish innocent has bargained for. Enflamed by Caitlin’s stormy beauty, wild spirit, and wicked tongue, Lord Randal swears to tame her—in and out of his bed. Now, as the dark secrets of the past fan the embers of an ancient blood feud to raging fury, Caitlin finds herself trapped in wedlock, her heart held captive by this bold and virile invader whose searing kisses set her soul aflame with an unexpected and unconquerable love. Together, they dare danger and destiny for an unforgettable passion. “A joy to read!” —RT Book Reviews “I consider Elizabeth Thornton a major find.” —Mary Balogh, New York Times–bestselling author of Someone to Wed
The French Revolution comes to vivid life as the USA Today–bestselling author’s Devereux Trilogy continues. “A joy to read!” (RT Book Reviews). As the newly appointed commissioner, Philippe Duhet has the power of life and death over the local French aristocracy. In return for her family’s safe passage out of the country, the breathtakingly lovely Claire Devereux agrees to be his mistress. She is to live in his luxurious quarters, to be seen with him about town, and to accommodate his desires whenever he wishes. Claire surrendered her body to Duhet, but swore he’d never break her spirit. What she didn’t know was that the real Duhet had been abducted, and his American twin brother, Adam Dillon, was installed in his place as a spy. And she was devastated to find that her body was not at all immune to the pleasures of Duhet’s caress, nor her heart to his intoxicating company. “I consider Elizabeth Thornton a major find.” —Mary Balogh, New York Times–bestselling author of the Westcott Novels
The USA Today–bestselling author launches a dazzling Regency trilogy with a “fast-paced” novel “filled with tension, danger, and adventure” (Rendezvous). Zoë Devereux is a fearless seventeen-year-old. Though disguised as a schoolgirl, when she is spirited out of France by Rolfe Brockford, marquess of Rivard, her life changes forever. Posing as a Revolutionary, Rolfe is on a mission to rescue innocents from the bloody horrors of the guillotine. Once in London, Rolfe finds himself unwilling to abandon the waifish girl and shocks polite society by taking her as his bride—in name only. What began as a marriage of convenience quickly grows into something altogether different. But Rolfe and Zoë face countless challenges—from political intrigue to their own pride, jealousy, and fiercely guarded secrets. Now, as the strife in Europe hits its peak, two stubborn hearts must make the ultimate alliance. “I consider Elizabeth Thornton a major find.” —Mary Balogh, New York Times–bestselling author of the Westcott Novels
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