Lady Isabella s Scandalous Marriage

Lady Isabella s Scandalous Marriage
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 325
ISBN: 9780425235454
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Release: 2010
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

When her husband, Lord Mac Mackenzie, follows her to London, determined to win her back, Lady Isabella Scranton rises to the challenge by tempting him in ways he could have never imagined, but a dangerous enemy waits in the wings to stop them from reuniting--forever. Original.

Lady Isabella s Scandalous Marriage

Lady Isabella s Scandalous Marriage
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781101442265
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Release: 2010-07-06
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Lady Isabella Scranton scandalized London by leaving her husband, notorious artist Lord Mac Mackenzie, after only three turbulent years of marriage. But Mac has a few tricks to get the Lady back in his life, and more importantly, back into his bed. Read a deleted scene from Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage.

The Duke s Perfect Wife

The Duke s Perfect Wife
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781101561591
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Release: 2012-04-03
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Lady Eleanor Ramsay is the only one who knows the truth about Hart Mackenzie. Once his fiancee, she is the sole woman to whom he could ever pour out his heart. Hart has it all--a dukedom, wealth, power, influence, whatever he desires. Every woman wants him--his seductive skills are legendary. But Hart has sacrificed much to keep his brothers safe, first from their brutal father, and then from the world. He's also suffered loss--his wife, his infant son, and the woman he loved with all his heart though he realized it too late. Now, Eleanor has reappeared on Hart's doorstep, with scandalous nude photographs of Hart taken long ago. Intrigued by the challenge in her blue eyes--and aroused by her charming, no-nonsense determination--Hart wonders if his young love has come to ruin him . . . or save him.

A Mackenzie Family Christmas

A Mackenzie Family Christmas
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 175
ISBN: 9780986023873
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Release: 2012-12-15
Editor: Jennifer Ashley
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Mackenzies gather for a clan Christmas and Hogmanay in Scotland. In the chaos of preparations for the celebration--the first of Hart and Eleanor's married life--one of Ian's Ming bowls gets broken, and the family scrambles to save the day. Daniel busily runs a betting ring for everything from the hour Eleanor's baby will arrive, to whether Mac's former-pugilist valet can win a boxing match, to who will be the first of the many guests to be caught under the mistletoe. Ian begins a new obsession, and Beth fears that the loss of one of his precious bowls has made him withdraw once more into his private world. Revisit the Mackenzies in this heartwarming Christmas tale. Book 4.5 of the New York Times bestselling Mackenzies series.

Secrets of a Scandalous Marriage

Secrets of a Scandalous Marriage
Author: Valerie Bowman
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781466813212
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Release: 2013-10-01
Editor: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A duchess awaiting trial for her vile husband's murder is the most delicious gossip the ton has heard in years. But for Kate Townsende, the woman in question, it could be a matter of life and death. And when a shrewd and handsome nobleman offers to publish her side of the story while arranging for a barrister to take her case, she's tempted by much more than the chance to defend herself... James Bancroft, Viscount Medford, tells himself he's only interested in a bestselling pamphlet, but Kate's stubborn determination is captivating. Could the accused widow be telling the truth? At first, James isn't sure of anything besides his growing desire for her—but before long he's willing to risk much more than his reputation to make the infamous beauty his wife... Secrets of a Scandalous Marriage is the third Secret Brides novel from Valerie Bowman.

The Untamed Mackenzie

The Untamed Mackenzie
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 194
ISBN: 9781101615928
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Release: 2013-09-10
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A WOMAN OF BREEDING MEETS A MAN OF NO STANDING… To redeem her family’s disgraced name, Lady Louisa Scranton has decided to acquire a proper husband. He needs to be a man of fortune and highly respectable in order to restore both her family's lost wealth and reputation. She enters the Marriage Mart with all flags flying, determined to find the right bachelor. But Louisa’s hopes are dashed when the Bishop of Hargate drops dead at her feet—and she is shockingly accused of murder! Soon, Louisa’s so-called friends begin shunning her, because the company of a suspected killer is never desirable in polite society. The problem comes to the ears of Detective Inspector Lloyd Fellows, by-blow of the decadent Scottish Mackenzie family and an inspector for Scotland Yard. He has shared two passionate kisses with Lady Louisa–and vows to clear her name. For not only does he know she’s innocent, he recognizes he’s falling for the lovely lady. Fellows is Louisa's only hope of restoring her family's honor—and it is he alone who intrigues Louisa in a way that may be even more scandalous than murder… INCLUDES A PREVIEW OF THE UPCOMING NOVEL THE WICKED DEEDS OF DANIEL MACKENZIE

The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie

The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781101529317
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Release: 2011-08-02
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A woman is drawn to a dangerously intruiging man in this unique historical romance from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley. It was whispered all through London Society that Ian Mackenzie was mad, that he’d spent his youth in an asylum, and was not to be trusted—especially with a lady. For the reputation of any woman caught in his presence was instantly ruined. Yet Beth found herself inexorably drawn to the Scottish lord whose hint of a brogue wrapped around her like silk and whose touch could draw her into a world of ecstasy. Despite his decadence and his intimidating intelligence, she could see that he needed help. Her help. Because suddenly the only thing that made sense to her was…The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie.

The Many Sins of Lord Cameron

The Many Sins of Lord Cameron
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781101517505
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Release: 2011-08-02
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A renowned rake, Cameron Mackenzie doesn't care if Ainsley Douglas has a virtuous excuse for sneaking around his bedchamber. He only cares that she's at his mercy. One kiss at a time, he plans to seduce her. But what starts out as a lusty diversion may break Cam's own rules.

Feral Heat

Feral Heat
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 153
ISBN: 9781101615751
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Release: 2014-03-18
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the author of Lone Wolf comes a paranormal romance about two lovers torn between ecstasy and savagery… Jace Warden is sent to the Shiftertown in Austin to find a way to free all Shifters from their Collars. But pulling off the Collars can cause Shifters to go mad or kill them outright. In Austin, Jace meets Deni Rowe, a wolf Shifter with troubles of her own—she was deliberately run down in the road, and while her body has healed, she still has episodes of total memory loss during which she retreats into her pure animal self. Jace has never met anyone like Deni. Courageous and beautiful, she volunteers to help him test the Collar removal. And as Deni and Jace work together, they feel the mate bond begin. But can Jace help Deni believe she can heal enough to be anyone’s true mate? This sixteen chapter novella includes a preview of the upcoming Shifters Unbound novel Wild Wolf.

Alec Mackenzie s Art of Seduction

Alec Mackenzie s Art of Seduction
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 310
ISBN: 9781946455086
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Release: 2017-11-14
Editor: Jennifer Ashley
Language: en

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Mrs Robinson s Disgrace

Mrs Robinson s Disgrace
Author: Kate Summerscale
Pages: 303
ISBN: 9781408812419
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Release: 2012-04-30
Editor: A&C Black
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the bestselling, multi-award-winning author of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher comes a brand new true story of Victorian scandal

The Wicked Deeds of Daniel Mackenzie

The Wicked Deeds of Daniel Mackenzie
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781101625583
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Release: 2013-10-01
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

SECOND SIGHT AND SEDUCTION… Daniel Mackenzie lives up to the reputation of the scandalous Mackenzie family—he has wealth, looks, and talent, and women love him. When he meets Violet Bastien—one of the most famous spiritual mediums in England—he immediately knows two things: that Miss Bastien is a fraud, and that he’s wildly attracted to her. Violet knows she can’t really contact the other side, but she’s excellent at reading people. She discerns quickly that Daniel is intelligent and dangerous to her reputation, but she also finds him generous, handsome, and outrageously wicked. But spectres from Violet’s past threaten to destroy her, and she flees England, adopting yet another identity. Daniel is determined to find the elusive Violet and pursue the passion he feels for her. And though Violet knows that her scandalous past will keep her from proper marriage, her attraction to Daniel is irresistible. It’s not until Daniel is the only one she can turn to that he proves he believes in something more than cold facts. He believes in love.

Rules for a Proper Governess

Rules for a Proper Governess
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781101614983
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Release: 2014-10-07
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

TO KISS A THIEF… Scottish barrister Sinclair McBride can face the most sinister criminals in London—but the widower’s two unruly children are a different matter. Little Caitlin and Andrew go through a governess a week, sending the ladies fleeing in tears. There is, however, one woman in town who can hold her own. Roberta “Bertie” Frasier enters Sinclair’s life by stealing his watch—and then stealing a kiss. Intrigued by the handsome highlander, Bertie winds up saving his children from a dangerous situation and returning them to their father. Impressed with how they listen to her, Sinclair asks the lively beauty to be their governess, never guessing that the uncoventional lady will teach him a lesson or two in love.

A Rogue Meets a Scandalous Lady

A Rogue Meets a Scandalous Lady
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 250
ISBN: 9781946455819
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Release: 2019-07-09
Editor: Jennifer Ashley
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

David Fleming, Hart Mackenzie's right-hand man, seeks refuge with his vicar friend in Shropshire, only to find that the vicar's beautiful niece, Sophie, is seeking refuge as well. Tongues are wagging all over London about Sophie, and she finds that the only gentleman sympathetic to her plight is the reprobate David. David and Sophie match wits as they help her uncle dig up the countryside searching for a villa from Roman Britain, and David decides to use his conniving ways to fix all Sophie's problems. It’s the least he can do for the woman who has woken him out of the stupor in which he’s been living.

Lady Arabella s Scandalous Marriage

Lady Arabella s Scandalous Marriage
Author: Carole Mortimer
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781426852282
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Release: 2010-04-01
Editor: Harlequin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

You are cordially invited to the marriage of Darius Wynter, Duke of Carlyne Dark and dangerous, Darius has a reputation riddled with unsavory rumor… to Lady Arabella St. Claire Headstrong and feisty, yet more innocent than she'll ever admit… What is Lady Arabella letting herself in for? Sinister whispers surround the death of Darius's first wife—could Arabella be in jeopardy? Or will the infamous duke prove all of society wrong? One thing's for sure—after the compromising situation that led to this marriage, Arabella will soon discover the exquisite pleasures of the marriage bed….

Scandal and the Duchess

Scandal and the Duchess
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781101615935
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Release: 2014-09-16
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A WOMAN’S REPUTATION Scandal follows Rose Barclay, young widow of the Duke of Southdown, wherever she goes. It’s never her fault—honor bright—but newspapers love to write about the simple girl from Scotland and the much older duke, who died suddenly on their honeymoon. And now there is even more talk as the legitimacy of the marriage is being contested by the duke’s son and heir. Steven McBride is a decorated soldier—and a notorious gambler and womanizer. The last thing he wants is marriage, but due to a series of unfortunate events, he and Rose’s names are linked in the papers, threatening the lovely lady with ruin. To save the day, Steven suggests they claim to be engaged. But as desire boils between them, Rose and Steven soon learn the difficulties of maintaining their deception, which might not be a lie after all … Includes a preview for RULES FOR A PROPER GOVERNESS Praise for the Mackenzie series “Skillfully nuanced characterization and an abundance of steamy sensuality.” —Chicago Tribune “Heartrending, funny, honest, and true… I want to marry the hero!” —Eloisa James, New York Times Bestselling Author “A sexy, passion-filled romance that will keep you reading until dawn.” —Julianne MacLean, USA Today Bestselling Author Jennifer Ashley, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author and winner of a Romance Writers of America RITA Award, also writes as Allyson James and Ashley Gardner. She’s penned more than fifty-five novels and twenty novellas in historical romance, paranormal romance, and urban fantasy. She now lives in the Southwest with her husband and cats, spends most of her time in the wonderful world of her stories, and also enjoys hiking, music, and building dollhouses and dollhouse miniatures.

Love in the Afternoon

Love in the Afternoon
Author: Lisa Kleypas
Pages: 352
ISBN: 1429922486
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Release: 2010-06-29
Editor: St. Martin's Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Love in the Afternoon continues the Hallaways series by Victorian romance author Lisa Kleypas. As a lover of animals and nature, Beatrix Hathaway has always been more comfortable outdoors than in the ballroom. Even though she participated in the London season in the past, the classic beauty and free-spirited Beatrix has never been swept away or seriously courted...and she has resigned herself to the fate of never finding love. Has the time come for the most unconventional of the Hathaway sisters to settle for an ordinary man—just to avoid spinsterhood? Captain Christopher Phelan is a handsome, daring soldier who plans to marry Beatrix's friend, the vivacious flirt Prudence Mercer, when he returns from fighting abroad. But, as he explains in his letters to Pru, life on the battlefield has darkened his soul—and it's becoming clear that Christopher won't come back as the same man. When Beatrix learns of Pru's disappointment, she decides to help by concocting Pru's letters to Christopher for her. Soon the correspondence between Beatrix and Christopher develops into something fulfilling and deep...and when Christopher comes home, he's determined to claim the woman he loves. What began as Beatrix's innocent deception has resulted in the agony of unfulfilled love—and a passion that can't be denied...

The Stolen Mackenzie Bride

The Stolen Mackenzie Bride
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781101614976
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Release: 2015-09-29
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The New York Times bestselling author of Rules for a Proper Governess returns with an engrossing tale that promises to delight lovers of Outlander. 1745, Scotland: The youngest son of the scandalous Mackenzie family, Malcolm is considered too wild to tame…until he meets a woman who is too unattainable to resist. Lady Mary Lennox is English, her father highly loyal to the king, and promised to another Englishman. But despite it being forbidden to speak to Malcolm, Lady Mary is fascinated by the Scotsman, and stolen moments together lead to a passion greater than she’d ever dreamed of finding. When fighting breaks out between the Highlanders and the King's army, their plans to elope are thwarted, and it will take all of Malcolm’s daring as a Scottish warrior to survive the battle and steal a wife out from under the noses of the English.

Edward IV Elizabeth Woodville

Edward IV   Elizabeth Woodville
Author: Amy Licence
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781445636948
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Release: 2016-02-15
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

When Edward of York seized the English throne in 1461, he could have chosen any bride he wanted, but it was the beautiful widow, Elizabeth Wydeville, who captured his heart. A new assessment of the tumultuous life of the real White Queen and her husband

The Duke

The Duke
Author: Kerrigan Byrne
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781250118257
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Release: 2017-02-07
Editor: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"This [is a] page-turning novel full of historical details and sensuous romance."--Publishers Weekly (starred review) He's noble. notorious. And takes no prisoners... Strong as a Viking. Handsome as Adonis. Rich as Midas. Collin "Cole" Talmage, Duke of Trewyth, is the stuff that legends are made of. He's the English Empire's golden son--until fate has its way with him. Cole's family is killed and his closest comrade betrays him on the battlefield, leaving him gravely injured. But Cole is not one to dwell on misfortune. He is a man of duty, honor--and desire. And now he's ready for the fight of his lifetime... Imogen Pritchard is a beautiful lass who works in a hospital by day and as a serving maid at night. Years ago, when she was young and penniless, she ended up spending a scandalous night with Cole, whose tormented soul was matched only by his earth-shattering passion. Imogen entered a marriage of convenience—one that left her a wealthy widow—but she never forgot Cole. Now that her long-lost lover has turned up in her hospital, injured and with no memory of her, Imogen is torn: Is it a blessing or a curse that their past remains a secret to Cole, even as his new passion for her leaves him wanting to protect and possess her...at all costs, in The Duke, the next Victorian Rebels novel by Kerrigan Byrne.