Marry in Haste

Marry in Haste Author Anne Gracie
ISBN-10 9780698411630
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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From the award-winning author of The Summer Bride comes the first in a charming new historical romance series where marriages of convenience turn into true love matches. Major Calbourne Rutherford returns to England on the trail of an assassin, only to find he’s become Lord Ashendon, with the responsibility for vast estates and dependent relatives. Cal can command the toughest of men, but his wild half-sisters are quite another matter. They might just be his undoing. When he discovers that Miss Emmaline Westwood, the girls’ former teacher, guides them with ease, Cal offers her a marriage of convenience. But strong-minded and independent Emm is neither as compliant nor as proper as he expected, and Cal finds himself most inconveniently seduced by his convenient wife. Emm knows they didn’t marry for love, yet beneath her husband’s austere facade, she catches glimpses of a man who takes her breath away. As pride, duty and passion clash, will these two stubborn hearts find more than they ever dreamed of?

Married in Haste

Married in Haste Author Cathy Maxwell
ISBN-10 9780061747335
Year 2006-11-14
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell’s classic romance Married in Haste is a fan-favorite marriage-of-convenience tale that resonates with unforgettable passion and love. Brenn Owens, The Earl of Merton, has come to London to choose a bride. A sexy war hero, he has his pick of the season’s debutantes, and once he spies beautiful Tess Hamilton no other will do. But Tess has a dark secret she’s desperate to hide—she has no choice but to marry quickly before her family’s ruin becomes grist for the gossip mill. She accepts Brenn’s sudden proposal without telling him the truth, but can she really marry him without feeling she’s betrayed him—especially when he offers ecstasy beyond her wildest dreams? And will he see her subterfuge as a lie? Cathy Maxwell’s Married in Haste is a historical romance to fall in love with.

Marry in Scandal

Marry in Scandal Author Anne Gracie
ISBN-10 9780698411647
Year 2018-04-03
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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A shy heiress and a well-known rake face a scandal-forced marriage that might be true love in the latest irresistible romance from the national bestselling author of Marry in Haste. Shy young heiress, Lady Lily Rutherford, is in no hurry to marry. She dreams of true love and a real courtship. But when disaster strikes, she finds herself facing a scandal-forced marriage to her rescuer, Edward Galbraith, a well known rake. Despite his reputation Lily is drawn to the handsome Galbraith. In the gamble of her life, she agrees to marry him, hoping to turn a convenient marriage into a love match. As heir to a title, Galbraith knows he must wed, so a convenient marriage suits him perfectly. But there is a darkness in his past, and secrets he refuses to share with his tender-hearted young bride. All Lily's efforts to get close to him fall on stony ground, and in desperation she retreats to his childhood home--the place he's avoided for nearly a decade. Must Lily reconcile herself to a marriage without love? Or will Galbraith realize that this warm-hearted, loving girl is the key to healing the wounds of his past--and his heart?

The Wedding Deception

The Wedding Deception Author Adrienne Basso
ISBN-10 9781420141474
Year 2005-06-01
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Zebra
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Discover Adrienne Basso's seductive tale of scandal, trickery, and true love--as a gentleman convinced reputation means everything risks his good name for a most unexpected, unconventional bride... Marry In Haste Marriages come in all shapes and sizes, particularly marriages of convenience. Take Claire Barrington's situation: She needed protection from the advances of a local squire, while her dashing new husband Jay needed a wife to shield him from busybody matchmakers. It's a perfect plan...until it goes perfectly awry. For when Claire makes an unexpected visit to her husband's London home, the man she meets is not the man she married--although the brooding look-alike is just as attractive, if not more so... Relent At Leisure A stunned Jasper Barrington greets his "wife" and has no idea who she is. Her timing couldn't be worse: he is about to announce his engagement to another, yet Claire has documents to prove their union is legal. Then the truth dawns: It was his twin brother, Jason, who married the girl, using his name. And Jasper now has a wife, a fiancé, and the devil of a problem. For the unwittingly seductive Claire is proving more than a disruption to his carefully-laid plans--she's quickly becoming a wholly pleasurable distraction... "The sensuously detailed love scenes, undercurrent of danger, and polished writing fuel Basso's latest historical Regency, which will draw fans of Amanda Quick and Nicole Jordan."--Booklist on To Protect an Heiress

A Perfect Gentleman

A Perfect Gentleman Author Candace Camp
ISBN-10 9781501141577
Year 2017-03-28
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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From New York Times bestselling author Candace Camp comes a delicious and steamy marriage-of-convenience historical romance in A Perfect Gentleman. Forced to marry an American heiress to save his family, Graeme Parr, Earl of Montclair, vowed their marriage would be in name only. Abigail Price thought handsome, aristocratic Graeme was her knight in shining armor, rescuing her from her overbearing father. But when she was spurned by her husband on their wedding night, Abigail fled home to New York. Now, years later, Abigail has returned. But this sophisticated, alluring woman is not the drab girl Graeme remembers. Appalled by her bold American ways but drawn to her beauty, Graeme follows her on a merry chase through London’s elegant ballrooms to its dockside taverns—why is his wife back? What could she want of him now? Torn between desire and suspicion, Graeme fears that Abby, like her unprincipled father, has a devious plan to ruin him. But is Abigail’s true desire Graeme’s destruction...or winning his love at last?

The Summer Bride

The Summer Bride Author Anne Gracie
ISBN-10 9780698411623
Year 2016-07-05
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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From the award-winning author of The Spring Bride comes the conclusion to the quartet about four sisters, four weddings, and a bride for every season... Fiercely independent Daisy Chance has a dream—and it doesn’t involve marriage or babies (or being under any man’s thumb). Raised in poverty, she has a passion—and a talent—for making beautiful clothes. Daisy aims to become the finest dressmaker in London. Dashing Irishman Patrick Flynn is wealthy and ambitious, and has entered society to find an aristocratic bride. Instead, he finds himself growing increasingly attracted to the headstrong, clever and outspoken Daisy. She’s wrong in every way—except the way she sets his heart racing. However, when Flynn proposes marriage, Daisy refuses. She won't give up her hard-won independence. Besides, she doesn't want to join the fine ladies of society—she wants to dress them. She might, however, consider becoming Flynn's secret mistress. . . But Flynn wants a wife, not a mistress, and when Flynn sets his heart on something, nothing can stand in his way. . .

Wedded Bliss

Wedded Bliss Author Celeste Bradley
ISBN-10 9780698197831
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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From the New York Times bestselling author of I Thee Wed comes a Wicked Worthingtons novel of a love that will not be denied.... As a ship’s captain, highborn bastard Morgan Pryce has spent his life sailing away from England. The last thing he needs is a wife. But when he fears that his titled half brother, Neville, is about to be snared by a gold digger, Morgan aims to protect Neville by tricking the lovely crook into marrying him first. He knows he can't allow himself to believe a word she says. If only she weren’t so convincing.... Determined beauty Bliss Worthington is not terribly fond of finding another man waiting for her at the altar—after all, no one tricks a Worthington and gets away with it. Somehow she must persuade her dangerously handsome new husband to grant her an annulment, because her heart is set on his brother. Soon the newlyweds must deal with a secret but mutual attraction. Morgan finds himself oddly devastated by her tenderness and braveness. When Neville shows up to rescue her from a loveless marriage, she will have to quickly decide which man is the right one for her.... From the Paperback edition.

The Admiral s Penniless Bride

The Admiral s Penniless Bride Author Carla Kelly
ISBN-10 9781426879562
Year 2011-01-01
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Harlequin
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Sally Paul is down to her last penny. As she spends it on a cup of tea—to stave off being at the mercy of the workhouse—the last thing she expects is an offer of marriage…from a complete stranger! Admiral Sir Charles Bright's seafaring days are over—and according to society, that must mean he's in need of a wife! Discovering Sally's in need of a home, he offers a solution…. They marry in haste—but will they enjoy their wedding night at leisure?

The Beauty of Bond Street

The Beauty of Bond Street Author Jacqueline Navin
ISBN-10 0425203565
Year 2005
Pages 329
Language en
Publisher Berkley Publishing Group
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Determined to make a proper marriage, Sophie Temple, left penniless after the deaths of her courtesan mother and aunt, masquerades as the long-lost child of her aunt and heads for the home of Lady May, who has offered to sponsor her in society, but her plans go awry when she encounters the roguish Charles Hayworth, Earl of Ashford, who is recuperating from an injury at Lady May's home. Original.

The Spring Bride

The Spring Bride Author Anne Gracie
ISBN-10 9780698143012
Year 2015-06-02
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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In this charming regency romance, a dog in need of rescue brings together a young debutante and a mysterious stranger—third in the Chance Sisters series. After a childhood riddled with poverty and hardship, Jane Chance intends to enter high society and make a good, safe, sensible marriage during the London Season. All goes according to plan until a dark, dangerous vagabond helps her rescue a dog. Zachary Black is all kinds of unsuitable—a former spy, now in disguise, he’s wanted for murder. His instructions: to lie low until his name is cleared. But Zach has never followed the rules, and he wants Jane for his own, even if that means blazing his way into London society. Jane knows she shouldn’t fall in love with an unreliable, albeit devastatingly attractive, rogue. But Zach is determined—and he‘s a man accustomed to getting what he wants. From the Paperback edition.

Devil s Prize

Devil s Prize Author Kat Martin
ISBN-10 9781466837720
Year 2014-02-25
Pages 388
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Paperbacks
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The Played For High Stakes--Passion, Honor, And Revenge... Damien, Lord Falon, made his ruthless proposal to Alexa Garrick at a gaming table where he'd cheated the exquisite young heiress out of a fortune--one night with him would discharge her debt. Yet, as claimed his prize, the handsome earl fought a craving for more than Alexa's body...and when a twist of fate turned seduction into matrimony, rapture and rage warred within him. How could he love the woman whose flirtation had destroyed his brother? Alexa knew of Damien's French blood, scandalous liaisons, and the whispers that branded his a smuggler. Though she was playing with fire, the dark, devilish earl's hungry embrace plucked at her heartstrings with a haunting song of desire. But was Damien spinning a web of deceit and treason, as he brought her to his surf-swept castle? From London's glitter to the dangerous decadence of Napoleon's Paris, Kat Martin will dazzle you with Devil's Prize, her richest, most sensuous romance ever!

Married in Haste

Married in Haste Author Christine Rimmer
ISBN-10 9781426862281
Year 2010-05-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Harlequin
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Well, the wedding of Angie Dellazola and Brett Bravo may have seemed hasty. But in fact they'd known each other all their lives—and, as each of them was the self-appointed sole sane member of their respective families, what better way to ensure that they stay that way than to get married? Their marriage would be based on respect and common interests—none of that burning, all-consuming love that their family members seemed prone to…. And then, one week into their marriage, it hit both of them like a ton of bricks. Angie and Brett were wildly, madly, passionately in love—with each other! This was not the calm, collected marriage they'd counted on. Well, the best-laid plans…

Merely a Marriage

Merely a Marriage Author Jo Beverley
ISBN-10 9780399583544
Year 2017-05-30
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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The New York Times bestselling author of The Viscount Needs a Wife returns with another roguishly delicious Regency romance... As England mourns the death of Princess Charlotte, Lady Ariana Boxstall has another succession in mind. Her brother, Norris, is a strapping young man, but he’s also happily unmarried and childless. Norris agrees to take a wife on one condition: that Ariana take a husband first. Although she realizes she risks a lifetime in a loveless marriage, for the sake of her family, Ariana accepts his challenge. When the Earl of Kynaston met Ariana eight years ago, he broke her heart. Since then, his own heart has been broken, and he’s sworn off love...until he sees Ariana all grown-up and his resolve is threatened. Could Ariana’s bargain with Norris actually lead her to happiness? With real love on the line, she must win over the one man who refuses to be had.

The Winter Bride

The Winter Bride Author Anne Gracie
ISBN-10 9781101637500
Year 2014-04-01
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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~"Delightful....A romantic winner." --Kirkus Four young women face a life of destitution—until a daring act changes their fortune and turns them each into a beautiful bride. In The Winter Bride, a compromising situation leads to an unexpected wedding and delicious temptation.... Damaris Chance’s unhappy past has turned her off the idea of marriage forever. But her guardian, Lady Beatrice Davenham, convinces her to make her coming out anyway—and have a season of carefree, uncomplicated fun. When Damaris finds herself trapped in a compromising situation with the handsome rake Freddy Monkton-Coombes, she has no choice but to agree to wed him—as long as it’s in name only. Her new husband seems to accept her terms, but Freddy has a plan of his own: to seduce his reluctant winter bride. Will Damaris’s secrets destroy her chance at true happiness? Or can Freddy help her cast off the shackles of the past, and yield to delicious temptation?