Having grown up wild and carefree on the rugged Greek island of Corfu, Callista Melbourne reluctantly sails to England to honor her father’s dying wish. But before she reaches her destination, a fierce storm knocks her from the ship to face certain death in the icy grip of the ocean. When she finally awakens, in Stanton Abbey, she doesn’t know who she is any more than she knows the handsome stranger caring for her.
When Adam Carlyle pulled the unconscious woman from the sea, she was the most beautiful thing he’d ever seen. Concerned by her amnesia, he figures out Callista’s true identity and becomes determined to save her from her looming marriage to a scheming fortune hunter. But Adam’s own heart carries a heavy burden, and he’s not sure he can protect his new love from the dangers of his past . . .
I should have resisted.
He was too dangerous to touch.
But too damn tempting not to.
We spent two weeks tangled in bedsheets.
He claimed my body and soul.
Then he disappeared.
Now I’m carrying his baby.
And he’s carrying a secret.
He’s next in line to be king, and he wants me to be his queen.
But I refuse to submit again.
And guess what?
By mistake we ended up married.
Now he refuses to let me go…
Countesses, Marquises, Lords and Ladies, Viscounts and Princesses all meet in the Royal series where they at once both live and try to avoid lives of scandal and sin. Here, many threads are skillfully interwoven in a highly entertaining series that never fails to please or fall short of its mark.
The Dreadful Debutante: Miss Mira Markham has tried all her life to please her father by acting like the unruly, tomboyish son he always wanted. But when she takes her hoydenish ways to London, she unexpectedly lights up the Season—and makes a most unexpected match.
The Savage Marquess: Miss Lucinda Westerville, an innocent country vicar’s daughter, strikes up an unlikely friendship with the wealthy but depraved Marquess of Rockingham, and the two pledge to be man and wife in name only. That is, until Lucinda begins to fall for her own husband—and realizes she may be in over her head.
Miss Fiona’s Fancy: When her friends bet Fiona that she’ll never catch the attention of the handsome and eligible Marquess of Cleveden, Fiona wagers all she owns that she will. Now she risks losing everything—including her heart.
The Viscount’s Revenge: When an insolent thief steals his family inheritance at gunpoint, arrogant Lord Charles Hawksborough vows revenge. And when he begins to fall for the impoverished Miss Amanda Colby, he begins to question the wisdom of his impending marriage to the wealthy and beautiful Lady Mary Dane. But Miss Colby is keeping a dangerous secret—one that, if discovered, could set all of London on its ear.
The Chocolate Debutante: A known bluestocking, Harriet Tremayne has no intention of marrying, or needing a man. But when she must brave the treacherous waters of London Society to help her niece find a match, she doesn’t count on attracting the attention of Lord Dangerfield—or the unexpected desires of her unruly heart.
Lady Margery’s Intrigue: The only man who will dance with confirmed spinster Lady Margery is Charles, the Marquess of Edgecombe, a man Margery simply can’t stand. Lady Margery is ready to give up on finding a match, until the spendthrift habits of her father’s bratty young bride force her to try to snare a rich husband. But the Marquess has other plans for Lady Margery—and she never plans on falling in love.
The Paper Princess: When Miss Felicity Channing flees an unwanted marriage match, she hides right under Society’s nose, impersonating the lovely Princess Felicity of Brasnia. But Lord Arthur Bessamy sees through her deception—and sets her heart on fire.
Lone wolf Shaun Stevens’s automatic response to the words “happily ever after”? Kill me now. Yet with all his friends settling down he’s begun to think there may actually be something to this love-and-roses crap.
One thing’s for sure: his dream mate will have to out-cuss, out-spit and out-hike him. So he never expected the one to push his forever button would be a blue-blooded Southern debutante with a voice as dark and velvety as her skin.
When Gemmita Jacobs steps off the plane in Whitehorse, Yukon, it’s about more than her caribou research project. It’s her declaration of independence from an overprotected upbringing. Except there’s something in the air she can’t quite define—something that unexpectedly rouses her mating instincts.
Moments after their eyes lock, the deed is done—and done thoroughly. When the pheromone dust settles, though, all the reasons they don’t belong together become painfully clear.
It’s enough to make a wolf learn a whole new set of cuss words…