My Wicked Marquess (The Inferno Club, Book 1) by Gaelen Foley

By Gaelen Foley

To restoration relatives honor the Marquess of Rotherstone faces his most threatening mission—finding the right bride...

To London's aristocracy, the Inferno membership is a scandalous society of fellows no right younger girl might recognize. yet notwithstanding they're publicly infamous for pursuing all demeanour of debauchery, in inner most they're warriors who might do something to guard king and country.

The Marquess of Rotherstone has determined it's time to revive the family's solid identify. yet as a member of the Inferno membership, he is aware there's just one option to redeem himself in Society's eyes: marry a woman of impeccable good looks and breeding, whose attractiveness is, exceptionally, spotless.

Someone rather in contrast to Daphne Starling. precise, she's temptingly stunning, yet a jilted suitor has approximately ruined her recognition. nonetheless, Max can't withstand her allure—or the problem of proving London's gossips improper. He could do something to win her hand . . . and exhibit that even a depraved marquess could make an ideal husband.

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Persuasion (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

Persuasion, by way of Jane Austen, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which bargains caliber variants at cheap costs to the coed and the overall reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed below are a few of the amazing good points of Barnes & Noble Classics: All versions are superbly designed and are published to enhanced requisites; a few comprise illustrations of old curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, historic, and literary—to increase each one reader's figuring out of those enduring works. In her ultimate novel, as in her past ones, Jane Austen makes use of a love tale to discover and lightly satirize social pretensions and emotional confusion. Persuasion follows the romance of Anne Elliot and naval officer Frederick Wentworth. They have been fortunately engaged till Anne’s pal, girl Russell, persuaded her that Frederick was once “unworthy.” Now, 8 years later, Frederick returns, a prosperous captain within the military, whereas Anne’s relatives teeters at the fringe of financial disaster. They nonetheless love one another, yet their earlier errors threaten to maintain them aside. Austen could appear to color on a small canvas, yet her characters comprise the entire diversity of human ardour and ethical complexity, and the author’s beneficiant spirit renders all of them with figuring out, compassion, and humor. Susan Ostrov Weisser is a professor of English at Adelphi collage, the place she focuses on nineteenth-century literature and women’s reviews. Weisser additionally wrote the advent to the Barnes & Noble Classics version of Jane Eyre.

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Pride and Prejudice (Oxford World’s Classics) by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

“This ideal indifference, and your pointed dislike, make it so delightfully absurd!”

Pride and Prejudice has thrilled generations of readers with its unforgettable forged of characters, rigorously choreographed plot, and a highly interesting view of the realm and its absurdities. With the coming of eligible younger males of their neighbourhood, the lives of Mr and Mrs Bennet and their 5 daughters are became within out and menide down. satisfaction encounters prejudice, upward-mobility confronts social disdain, and quick-wittedness demanding situations sagacity, as misconceptions and hasty decisions result in heartache and scandal, yet ultimately to actual knowing, self-knowledge, and love. during this supremely fulfilling tale, Jane Austen balances comedy with seriousness, and witty remark with profound perception. If Elizabeth Bennet returns time and again to her letter from Mr Darcy, readers of the radical are drawn much more irresistibly by means of its alluring knowledge.

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A Touch of Sin by Susan Johnson

By Susan Johnson

Writer of a dozen nationwide bestsellers, award-winner Susan Johnson beguiles once again with this breathtaking novel, a mix of scandalous event, sensual love, and greater than just... a marginally of Sin.Beatrix Grosvenor could not were stuck in a extra compromising place: locked in a Parisian condominium with the physique of a murdered man.  She might in simple terms wish that the charismatic stranger who chanced on her could think her tale of abduction and assassination, and loose her to come back to her younger son in England.But Pasha Duras was once no longer approximately to enable her get away so easily.  The well known libertine did not think Trixi's fanciful story, yet there has been no denying the temptation of her beauty.  He could accompany her domestic, on a sensual trip that might start with the main tantalizing of seductions--and finish with a perilous discovery.Trixi's enemies have been real.  Her baby was once at their mercy... and Pasha's newly woke up center may possibly end up to be his undoing.

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Mistress by Amanda Quick

By Amanda Quick

Unique ebook: 1994

After a 12 months of grand adventures traveling the classical ruins of Italy and Greece, Iphiginia brilliant again to England to find that the genuine pleasure was once at domestic. it sounds as if her Aunt Zoe has fallen sufferer to a sinister blackmailer and in basic terms Iphiginia can desire to forestall the offender earlier than he can do extra damage. Her plan is galvanized: Imitating history's such a lot mythical beauties--Cleopatra, Helen of Troy, Aphrodite--the former schoolmistress will remake herself, and descend upon London Society because the awesome mistress of Marcus Valerius Cloud, the notorious Earl of Masters. Rumors trace that the Earl has disappeared on the blackmailer's palms, and through posing as his unknown mistress, Iphiginia is confident she will ferret out the villain. in a single day, Iphiginia is reworked right into a imaginative and prescient with a bunch of keen admirers, together with one she doesn't count on -- the Earl of Masters himself, who strides right into a shimmering ballroom one night to cooly reclaim his "mistress". he's every thing they are saying he is... boastful, appealing, devastatingly seductive, and Iphiginia can't support yet be enthralled. but if Marcus concurs to play with her charade, she doesn't comprehend that the decided earl has plans of his personal: to tease and tempt her, till the attractive deceiver turns into greater than his mistress in identify only.

From the Paperback edition.

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A Gentleman's Honor (Bastion Club, Book 2) by Stephanie Laurens

By Stephanie Laurens

Unique e-book: 2003

The Season has but to start, and Bastion membership member Anthony Blake, Viscount Torrington, is already a objective for each matchmaking mama in London. yet there's just one girl who sparks his interest...

Desperate and penniless, yet made up our minds, Alicia will make a astonishing fit for her ravishing more youthful sister! Masquerading because the widowed "Mrs. Carrington"—the excellent society chaperone—Alicia intends to boldly release her sibling into the ton. yet one moonlit evening walk could turn out her undoing while it results in an accusation of murder.

Every intuition Tony Blake possesses tells him that Alicia—the beautiful, distraught good looks he discovers status over a useless physique in his godmother's garden—is blameless of great wrongdoing. His connections will enable him to take keep an eye on of the investigation,, his social prominence will surely supply her public support.

But it's greater than honor on my own that compels Tony to guard his awesome, imperiled beauty—and he'll do every thing in his seductive energy to make Alicia his.

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Whirlwind Wedding (Whirlwind Jamisons, Book 1) by Jacquie D'Alessandro

By Jacquie D'Alessandro

Unique e-book: 2000

Austin Randolph Jamison, 9th Duke of Bradford, met the uncanny attractiveness on the ball at Bradford corridor. And from that first second, he used to be surprised. How may perhaps this unsophisticated lady, who climbed timber in a ball dress to rescue a kitten, comprehend secrets and techniques that can break his kin and converse of possibility that threatened all of them? Who was once she, this American bluestocking who knew an excessive amount of, whose innocence shone in her eyes at the same time her complete lips tempted sin? all of sudden the duke knew he couldn't manage to pay for to enable her go.

Some referred to as it a present. To Elizabeth Matthews, besides the fact that, her visions have been a accountability that certain her to guard others from hazard, irrespective of that the gossipmongers whispered she was once chasing the duke to the altar. She vowed to exploit her powers to guard Austin at any expense, reckless of the passions that drove her into his palms, the necessity that made her his bride, by no means anticipating her marriage to show right into a love fit that may develop into the ton's so much scrumptious scandal.

From the Paperback edition.

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The Rogue's Return by Jo Beverley

By Jo Beverley

After years in Canada, Simon St. Bride is able to go back to England. yet his plans are behind schedule by way of a duel and a tender lady he feels honor-bound to marry, understanding that his family members is not going to welcome her. For regardless of her good looks and seeming innocence, Jane Otterburn is hesitant to talk of her prior. but if treachery moves their global, Simon and Jane needs to struggle side-by-side-and they find a love past rate and a fondness past degree.

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A Perfect Bride by Samantha James

By Samantha James

The incomparable united states this present day bestseller Samanth James cordially invitations you to Regency England for a Sterling affair . . . completely exceptional Devon St. James needs to without doubt be dreaming! She closes her eyes in London's poorest slum, and awakens wrapped in advantageous linens . . . staring into the eyes of the main beautiful guy she has ever visible! Sebastian Sterling, marquess of Thurston, is obviously stunned to have a woman from the streets in his mattress, even though the warmth of the will burning in his gaze is unmistakable. but when he believes Devon will simply publish, he's really wrong! What the satan has he performed? it really is undesirable sufficient their family members is already mired in scandal, now Sebastian has to accommodate the beautiful younger attractiveness in rags he had impetuously carried into his domestic! Worse nonetheless, the woman is riding the intense, accountable marquess to distraction along with her fiery spirit and breathtaking sensuality. yet probably, simply probably, with a few of Sebastian's deepest education, this low-born enchantress can research refinement and manners—and be miraculously reworked from basically his passionate obsession into . . . an ideal Bride

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