Publisher specializing in historical romance where a man and a woman who are completely human fall in love despite the hardships of their time period and the demands of their family or duty to society.
When Mitch Grady goes to a saloon to help his brother, he finds that his brother’s horse isn’t the only thing being offered in a poker game. Heather Curtiss’ brother has bet her as well. Vowing an innocent woman won’t be forced to give up her virtue to a disreputable gambler, Mitch joins the game. With luck, he wins and frees Heather.
One summer night, Sebastian Gentry, Lord Belgrave hauled the wrong young lady to Gretna Green. When her identity is exposed, the only obvious solution is to get an annulment. Only, just like his elopement plans, things didn’t go as planned and while she has reason to believe they are no longer married, he knows better. Wanting to make things right for her, he offers to help h
Captain Grayson Montgomery's mouth has landed him in trouble again! Unfortunately for him, this time it's not something a cleverly worded sentence and a handsome smile can fix. Having been informed he'll either have to marry or be demoted and sentenced to hard labor for the remainder of his tour, he proposes, only to discover those years of hard labor may have been the easier cho
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A well-to-do lady traveling by stagecoach from her home in Boston to meet her intended in Santa Fe finds herself stranded in a military fort when her stagecoach leaves without her. Given the choice to either temporarily marry an officer until her beau can come rescue her or take her chances with the Indians, she marries the glib Captain Wes Tucker.
Henry Banks had no idea his brother agreed to marry a fetching young lady until the day she shows up on his doorstep and presents the proof. To protect the Banks name and his new sister-in-law's feelings, Henry agrees to marry her only to discover this young lady's intentions were not so honorable and it wasn't really marriage she sought, but revenge on a member of the Banks family...
Elijah Banks cannot sit still a moment longer as the gossip continues to fly about one of his childhood playmates, who just so happens to still be in her bridal chamber, waiting for her groom to arrive. Thinking to save her the public humiliation of being jilted at the altar, Elijah convinces her to run away with him, replacing one scandal with one far more forgiving.
He's the youngest son of an English baron... She's the only daughter of a Revolutionary plantation owner... He wants someone meek and mild and she wants someone who excites her. Born worlds apart, two young lovers have to decide if love really can defeat the logic and demands of what what the world expects.
Despite his three engagements, the thrice-jilted baronet, Sir Wallace Benedict, has trouble when it comes to those of the fairer sex.
Twenty years old and still unmarried, Edwina Banks, has taken it into her mind to see that Sir Wallace get his much-deserved and long awaited happily-ever-after.
Because truly then, she can find hers, too...
Or can she?
As Patrick Ramsey, Viscount Drakely's, girls are getting older he realizes they need a mother—and a governess. Unable to decide between the two which they need more, he marries an ordinary young lady from the local village in hopes she can suit both roles. But this ordinary young lady isn’t so ordinary after all, and he just might have to risk his heart once more or wind up alone forever.
Marcus Sinclair, sixteenth Earl of Sinclair, has lived the last thirteen years as a recluse following an accident that left him heavily scarred. Though a recluse, Marcus has still managed to fall in love. The problem? The woman he’s taken with is none other than the sister of the lady he was once betrothed to!
The overly scientific, always respectable, and socially awkward Alexander Banks has just been informed his name resides on a betrothal agreement right above the name of the worst chit in all of England. With a loophole that allows him to marry another without consequence before the thirtieth anniversary of his birth, he has only four weeks to find another woman and make her his wife.
The third and final book in the Scandalous Sisters Series, finds Madison Banks marrying a man to eliminate a scandal, too.
The only difference is, she is about to marry a man who has loved her from the start.
A man who must get past his fear that she's in love with another and press on until he's won her completely.
A fast-paced and witty Regency romance that tells the tale of two stubborn arch enemies who are forced to marry and will do anything to reform the other to what they think is the ideal spouse.
With enough secrets, twists and humor, this book has enough to keep a reader captivated for a fun-filled afternoon.
Will he secure his future by ruining hers, or will she ruin his plans by securing him? A new twist on the old fortune hunter plot puts an impoverished earl in a position to gain his fortune only by ruining an innocent's reputation without offering marriage. The innocent he's selected, however, has no plans to settle for anything less than marriage and will go to almost any length to secure him.