Tag: Historical Romance

Blame It on the Earl by Jane Ashford

Posted August 29, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Historical Romance, NetGalley, Regency Romance, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

 

A young woman trying to do the right thing
An earl’s son whose clumsiness is their downfall
A scandal that turns the Haute ton upside down
The undeniable spark that transforms a blunder into a tender connection

Sarah Moran’s attempt to save Kenver Pendrennon-the heir of an earl-as he slips off the Cornwall cliffs sends them both into each other’s arms and into the sea.

Now, marriage may be the only option to keep a scandal at bay. But what started as a terrible mistake may be exactly what both of them need…

Titles in The Duke’s Estates series include — The Duke Who Loved Me —♥— Earl on the Run —♥— Blame It on the Earl —♥— A Gentleman Ought to Know —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Luck be a Lady Tonight by Merry Farmer

Posted June 30, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Booksprout, Historical Romance, Regency Romance, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

The Marquess of Vegas made a deal with the devil, and now his sons must pay the price.

In order to restore the family fortune he lost, Lord Vegas has ordered his sons to marry money and to marry it fast. But the four of them are determined to strike back at their father by marrying the most unsuitable brides they can find….

Joseph Rathborne-Paxton has always lived in his older brothers’ shadows, and he’s just about had it. More than any of the others, he took his father’s moralizing and piety seriously (and was most disappointed when it turned out to be a lie) and did everything he could to be the dutiful son. Now, everyone seems determined to treat him as a child, which he is most certainly not. Joseph is not amused, and he will do whatever he can to prove he is a man to be respected. Like defeating the villainous Montrose single-handedly.

American heiress Ellen Garrett has come to London, intent on taking the place by storm. Ellen is loud, brash, provincial, and ready for anything. Except, as she quickly learns, London society wants nothing to do with a free spirit like her. She is determined to make herself into the perfect English rose, though…but it is a plan she needs Joseph’s help for.

As it turns out, lively Ellen is just what Joseph needs to bring him out of his shell, and Joseph is just what Ellen needs to become a lady. More than that, Ellen just might be what the entire Rathborne-Paxton family needs to right the wrongs Lord Vegas committed and to bring Melrose to justice once and for all. Because every family of the British peerage needs a card sharp, right?

It’s a case of grumpy meets sunshine and opposites attract with a healthy dose of mad-capped mischief, a day at the races, a shopping excursion gone wrong, a villain getting his just deserts in the most thrilling way possible, and two people falling in love whether they want to or not.

Titles in The Unsuitable Brides series include — That’s Why the Lady is a Tramp —♥— Let’s Face the Music and Dance —♥— Some Enchanted Evening —♥— Luck Be a Lady Tonight —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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A Perfect Engagement by Karla Kratovil

Posted May 25, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, ARC, Historical Romance, Regency Romance, Series, Tule Publishing / 0 Comments

When Charlotte Grisham is saved from an out-of-control carriage by a handsome gentleman, she knows fate has sent her the perfect man. The Marquis of Hawksridge is titled, handsome, and heroic—precisely the kind of gentleman her parents want for her husband. Before Charlotte knows it, she is engaged to be married.

Daniel Weston can’t believe his identical twin brother is marrying a lady he barely knows. Moreover, he’s begging off his own engagement party. Daniel allows his twin to talk him into going to the week-long house party in his stead…just for a few days. They used to pretend to be each other all the time in their youth. What could possibly go wrong?

Charlotte immediately realizes her fiancé has sent in a doppelgänger but continues the ruse so no one will realize her fiancé has all but abandoned her. Everyone sees her as perfectly behaved. But perfect girls do not share searing kisses with men who are not their betrothed. Charlotte knows her duty, but what about her heart?

Titles in The Maidens of Marbury series include — A Perfect Engagement -♥- Saving a Scoundrel -♥-

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Return of His Promised Duchess by Lauri Robinson

Posted May 19, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Booksprout, Closed Bedroom Doors, Harlequin, Harlequin Historical, Standalone Single Title, Victorian Romance / 0 Comments

 

 

The duke’s Southern belle…

Causing a stir in society!

Committed bachelor Andrew, Duke of Mansfield, is content to believe the lady he’s been betrothed to since childhood will never return.

But when the American Civil War drives Annabelle from her life in Virginia to England, Andrew finds himself reluctantly captivated by her!

Luckily, she is as unwilling to wed as he is—yet when inhibitions are lowered at a masked ball, Andrew’s intrigued to know the real Annabelle…

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Earl’s Inconvenient Houseguest by Virginia Heath

Posted March 2, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Historical, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

 

The earl she loved to hate

…until she stayed in his mansion!

Sophie Gilbert has thwarted the standoffish new earl’s plans to sell his country estate and the quaint village that forms part of it.

But when disaster strikes and he offers her refuge, she must reconsider everything about this vexing, determined man.

After the heartbreak in her past, it’s a revelation to feel her pulse racing and her body yearning for his touch… 

Titles in the A Very Village Scandal series/duet included — The Earl’s Inconvenient Houseguest – 

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

Posted May 29, 2020 by Marsha in Georgian Romance, Historical Romance, Series, Series Connection / 0 Comments

Sometimes you find love in the most unexpected of places…

This is not one of those times.

Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been neighbors for centuries, and as a child, the tomboyish Billie ran wild with Edward and Andrew. Either one would make a perfect husband… someday.

Sometimes you fall in love with exactly the person you think you should…

Or not.

There is only one Rokesby Billie absolutely cannot tolerate, and that is George. He may be the eldest and heir to the earldom, but he’s arrogant, annoying, and she’s absolutely certain he detests her. Which is perfectly convenient, as she can’t stand the sight of him, either.

But sometimes fate has a wicked sense of humor…

Because when Billie and George are quite literally thrown together, a whole new sort of sparks begins to fly. And when these lifelong adversaries finally kiss, they just might discover that the one person they can’t abide is the one person they can’t live without…

Series = Rokesbys (Bridgerton Prequel series) = #1 Because of Miss Bridgerton – #2 The Girl With The Make-Believe Husband – #3 The Other Miss Bridgerton – #4 First Comes Scandal

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