There is a magic about the forbidden that makes it utterly desirable.
Father Truman Burgess: I broke my rules for her.
Brought together again after ten years when a suspicious death has gossiping tongues wagging all across town, I don't want to believe what they're saying about Simone Wharton. She was mine ten years ago and I crave her again now. My adulterous desire would topple me again from my throne. I've barely survived one scandal. Can the citizens of Cinnabar forgive another one?
Simone: Truman has matured into a fine, mysterious, devoted man. Unfortunately, he is eminently fuckable. The white collar he wears is a continuous reminder how out of my reach he is. I want to scream from the rooftops that he's my man! But does he only belong to God?
He broke his rules for me. It's the most delicious, sensual thing to ever happen to me.
Publisher’s Note: This is a full-length, standalone novel with a HEA and no cliffhanger. The Emerald Triangle is a forbidden, taboo romance with explicit sex scenes between a priest and the woman he loves. If you are triggered by this topic, please do not purchase.
The Duke’s five daughters have beauty, breeding, and impeccable reputations. Or at least, they did. Now that two have chosen to follow their hearts, can the others be far behind?
Lady Olivia refuses to repeat her siblings’ scandalous mistakes. Instead, she will marry the lord rejected by her sister and help with his good works. When he resists, Olivia forms another plan: win his lordship’s admiration by helping his illegitimate best friend find a bride. How difficult can it be to transform the rakish Edward Wolcott into a gentleman? To ignore his virile good looks? To not kiss him in a moment of impulsive madness? Apparently, very difficult indeed.
Edward Wolcott promised his ailing father he would marry well, and it appears Lady Olivia wishes to assist him. The sparkling firebrand intends to smooth his way through London’s ballrooms, parlors, and eligible ladies, while all Edward’s thoughts suddenly revolve around bedrooms . . . and Lady Olivia herself. Only a scoundrel would seduce the duke’s most dutiful daughter. And only a truly reckless lady would risk everything to be in his arms . . .
For a true scandal to be born, it requires the right person to be in the wrong place…
Speak of the Devil and he doth appear. Raynold Amond is called the Devilish Duke for plenty of reasons. Women adore him and men despise him. It is said that he is associated with the murder of a married Countess. Though, the only thing that concerns Raynold is to discover which of his business partners steals from him. Therefore he needs Emily Southhill.
Socially awkward but exceptionally perceptive Emily is the sister of the famous investigator Rupert Southhill. Rupert has a bad history with the Duke of Wintel that’s why Raynold decides to court Emily in the hopes to win him over.
Emily has met him once and the only thing she can accuse him of is being devilishly handsome. Just like the seasons, people have the ability to change. That is her opinion upon getting to know Raynold. They grow a heated passion along the way but a series of mysterious arsons, attacks, and kidnappings will come between them.
Because when you finally realize what you want, there’s always someone who’s trying to take it away...
NAMED ONE OF AMAZON'S BEST ROMANCES OF THE MONTH!
Once upon a time, a duke had five daughters who never made a stir. They practiced their French, their pianoforte, and their dancing…until one ran off with the dancing instructor, and the rest were left to face the scandal.
Lady Eleanor, the Duke of Marymount’s eldest daughter, knows the burden is hers: she must marry well to restore the family name. So a loveless match is made and her fate is set. But then Eleanor meets her intended’s rakish younger brother. With his tawny hair, green eyes, and scandalous behavior, Lord Alexander Raybourn makes her want to be very bad indeed.
With his very honorable sibling too busy saving the world to woo Eleanor, Alexander is tasked with finding out her likes and dislikes for his elder brother. But the more time he spends with the secretly naughty Eleanor, helping her tick off all the things on her good list for being bad, the more he knows what they want, and need, is each other.
Married For Money
Raimond Le Veq needed to marry to gain his inheritance and restore the fortunes of the House of Le Veq, the proud Black New Orleans family whose wealth had been ravaged by the War Between the States. Still wounded by the double-cross of the only woman he ever came close to loving, he gave the choice of bride to his mother. But he never be expected that she would pick Sable Fontaine--the beautiful former slave he could not allow himself to trust again.
Freed By Passion
Betrayed and sold to a cruel neighbor, Sable did whatever it took escape. With the spirits of her royal African ancestors guiding her, she made a bold bid for freedom, and won. But along the way she had to hurt the charming Union Major Le Veq, who had romanced her and championed her. Now fate has brought them back together in a marriage of convenience. Can she convince Raimond she was never a Rebel spy, and that this time, she'd choose him above all else?
“Sophie Jordan excels at writing sizzling hot reads!” —New York Times Bestselling Author Jill Shalvis
From the wrong side of the tracks and with most of her family in jail or dead, Piper Walsh is used to everyone in town thinking the worst about her. It doesn’t seem to matter that she’s worked hard to build a good life for herself. So she isn’t surprised that when she comes into contact with Sweet Hill’s wildly irresistible, arrogant sheriff, Hale Walters, they’re instant adversaries. Piper has nothing in common with the town golden-boy-turned-lawman—and she refuses to be a notch on his bedpost.
Despite rumors, Hale avoids fooling around with the women of Sweet Hill, many of whom are hoping to get him to the altar. But staying out of Piper’s path is proving near impossible. The infuriating troublemaker clearly has no respect for his badge. As she continues to push his buttons, it becomes clear to Hale that he must either arrest Piper—or claim her as his own.
Julia Quinn says that the wonderfully sensuous historical romance novels of New York Times bestseller Gaelen Foley are “always fabulous”—and any reader who feels she needs proof of that should look no further than My Scandalous Viscount. Once again, Gaelen leads us behind the closed doors of Regency London’s mysterious Inferno Club, where the dashing, aristocratic members, having defeated England’s enemies, now face their greatest challenge: marriage! In My Scandalous Viscount, the rogue nobleman of the title is discovered in a compromising position with a ravishing miss—a notorious “busybody,” or rather “lady of information,” as she prefers to be called—and must defend her honor with a wedding proposal. Romance fans simply adore a good “marriage of convenience” story, and My Scandalous Viscount is a great one, filled with kind of wit, surprise, and sensuality that fans of Mary Jo Putney and Amanda Quick will cherish.
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