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Katharine Brandon, a hoyden with hair as red as a stormy sunset whose fierce indepence masks her loneliness.  When Julien St. Clair, Earl of March, sees her for the first time, she is dressed like a boy while engaged in a rather mock duel with her brother.  And since it's her turn to be fatally wounded, she dies dramatically at Julien's feet.  A powerful, sophisticated nobleman who is bored and restless with a life that holds little more interest for him, the earl finds himself suddenly and thoroughly bewitched by this unusual young lady.  But when he decides he wants her, he discovers that all is not to Swittzerland, the earl and his unwilling bride play a dangerous game of passion, until everything changes irrevocably between them...and Julien discovers Katharine's terrifying secret. (2006)

 

 

 

 

lord harry smHenrietta Rolland reigns as queen of the London Season, winning men's hearts and women's envy with her beauty, charm, and wit - until she discovers that a notorious rake, Jason Cavender, the Marquess of Oberlon, is responsible for the death of her brother Damien at Waterloo.  Determined to avenge her dead brother, Henrietta disguises herself as the fictitious Lord Harry Monteith, hoping to fool Cavander and challegne him to a duel.  Needless to say, her plan does not unfold quite the way she has anticipated.  Henrietta's adventures as a rakehell young gentleman in Regency Englad will touch and amuse you.  She sees the marquess in as many guises as he does her.  But the time has come for all pretenses to be stipped away as Henrietta and Jason together track down Damien's real killer and learn in the process how powerful love can be. (2003)

 

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The Robertsons, woh have just been dealt a terrible blow.  THeir new master, already and English duke, has just been named the Scottish earl of Penderleigh.  Ian Carmichael, Duke of Portmain, is proud, aristocratic, handsome as the devil's right hand, and kinder than any grousing Robertson has a right to expect.  Brandy Robertson - the old earl's granddaughter - takes one look at the duke and her heart goes ballistic.  The problem is, the duke is already engaged, and if that isn't bad enough, someone wants to kill him.  One of the embittered Robertsons?  There are lots of juicy suspects to choos from. (2002)

 

 

the heir smJustin Deverill, the new Earl of Statfford, is a military man who's strong, shrewd, stubborn and very possibly one of the most handsome men ever to become an earl.  As for his cousin, Arabella, whom he must wed or gain nothing but an empty title, she is more like him than either of them would like to admit. Faced with an order from her father's will to marry this man, she rebels.  Since her father is dead, she has no other target except the new earl.  However, in him, Arabella meets her match.  These two flamboyant people do wed, despite the fact that Justin believes she has betrayed him before their wedding, and thus, married or not, there is hell to pay.  Who does the earl believe is his wife's lover? THere is only one snake in the garden, the young and charming Comte de Trecassis, a relative visiting from France.  The earl wants to kill him, but he hodls off because he knows the young man came for a reason.  The early just doesn't know what the no good is.  Justin and Arabella set off fireworks, both in their anger and in their passion.  (2002)

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Andrea Jameson, unlike the conventional Gothic heroine, isn't a destitue governess.  She's young, rich, and toothsome, and adores her Dandie Dinmonth terrier, George.  however, Andrea doesn't have a single dream of meeting Mr. Right, marrying, and living happily ever.  Go figure.  She strikes a bargain with an older widowed earl who promises her all the razzle-dazzle without the obey part.  She's perfectly happy with the deal until she meets the earl's nephew and realizes fairly quickly that she might have made an exceptional blunder.  But she doesn't have much time to ponder her dim-witted choice for husband because someone is trying to kill her.  Will she survive to marry the man of her dreams? (1999)