Pocket Books, 1991
Amanda Caulden led a sheltered life on her father's
California ranch -- until the day Hank Montgomery
stormed into town. A hot-blooded union organizer
with a taste for ladies and fine champagne, he
sensed the fire that smoldered beneath her prim,
virtuous beauty...and he vowed to make her his.
Hank's assault on her orderly life made Amanda
furious -- and all the more enticing. Slowly, he
drew her into a world of sensuous pleasure:
sumptuous meals and moonlit dances, carefree
laughter and stolen kisses...gently stirring the
sleeping embers of passion. But even as a fierce
love rose between them, violent rebellion
threatened to destroy the Caulden ranch -- and
Edito in Italia da Mondadori (I Romanzi).
Growing up behind the impenetrable walls of an
English fortress, young Magdalen does not know
that she is the illegitimate daughter of a
powerful English prince and his murdered French
mistress -- or that she has been a pawn in the
struggle between England and France ever since
she slipped from her dying mother's womb.
All she knows is that she longs for excitement.
And then one day, as if in answer to her prayers,
the splendid figure of Guy de Gervais, a true
knight in shining armor, rides into her
cloistered world and spirits her away.
For Magdalen it is love at first sight. The one
and only love of her life. Yet Guy sees only his
responsibility to keep Magdalen safe until she
can be wed to his nephew and thus fulfill her
Then duty calls Guy to the bloody battlefields of
France, and when he returns, time has transformed
Magdalen into a stunningly sensual beauty.
Suddenly the noble knight is fighting the
fiercest battle of his life: against a searing
desire for a woman he cannot have.
Beautiful, wealthy Katherine Devereaux doesn't
just think she's better than everyone else -- she
Her snobbish ways alienate everyone she meets --
and her parents fear her marriage prospects are
ruined. Determined to uncover their hard-hearted
daughter's soft side, they apply to Countess
Christiane d'Oliveri for help.
The countess has the perfect solution: She pays
French ne'er-do-well Alain Montclair to court the
duke's daughter and break her cold heart in two.
But in the process of earning his pay, Alain
discovers that Katherine, behind her haughty airs
and petty pretensions, is a deeply lonely young
woman who is desperate for love.
But no one is more surprised than Katherine to
learn how much she is willing to give up in the
name of love, once she dares to let Alain into
Judith Ivory (Judy
Three years ago Marie Dy Gard fled Paris on the
eve of her wedding to Sebastien de Saint Vallier's
Now she has returned, slimmer, prettier, bolder
and even more of a challenge to Sebastien who has
never forgotten their one illicit liaison.
Marie has spent the intervening years in America
where she has perfected her film-making skills
and received some acclaim, yet she longs for her
father's acceptance and is secretly pleased that
he has sent Sebastien to meet her at the station.
Marie's long ago crush on Sebastien has become a
mere glimmer, but seeing him rekindles her
memories and desires.
Fate brings them together in the French
countryside where Marie is working on her latest
film on the grounds near Sebastian's ancestral
home. When he unwittingly gets into a movie scene
and break his leg, Sebastien uses the injury as
an excuse to stay and stoke the fires of passion,
accepting Marie's silent challenge.
"Where Dreams Begin"
Zachary Bronson has built an empire of wealth and
power -- now he needed a wife to help secure his
position in society...and warm his bed in private.But
not just any woman will do for a man whom all of
London knows is not a gentleman. Then he
unexpectedly swept Lady Holly Taylor into his
arms for an unasked for -- but very alluring --
kiss, and suddenly he knew he had found a woman
whose fierce passions matched his own.
Lady Holly Taylor was beautiful, generous, and,
as a widow, destined to spend her life playing by
society's rules, even when they went against her
bolder instincts. But Zachary's kiss had aroused
her, and though the shocking offer he made didn't
include marriage, she was compelled to risk
everything and follow him to the place where
"Prisoner of My Desire"
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Spirited Rowena Belleme must produce an heir --
or incur the dangerous wrath of a ruthless
stepbrother who stands to forfeit his ill-gotten
wealth. And the magnificent Warrick deChaville is
the perfect choice to sire her child--though it
means imprisoning the handsome knight. . .and
forcing him to bend to her amorous whims.
Vowing to resist but betrayed by his virility,
noble Warrick is intoxicated by Rowena's sapphire
eyes and voluptuous beauty. Yet all the while he
plans a fitting revenge -- eagerly awaiting the
time when his sensuous captor becomes his
helpless captive. . .and is made to suffer the
same rapturous torment and exquisite ecstasy that
he himself has endured
"Night in Eden"
Bryony Wentworth's life is shattered when she is
unjustly accused and sentenced to indentured
servitude in New South Wales. Broken in body--but
not in spirit--she fights for light, and for her
life, wanting no part of the man who would save
her, Captain Hayden St. John. But the mother in
her cannot turn away from Hayden's needy infant
and the woman in her cannot deny her passion for
the rugged, enigmatic man she is bound to serve.
Against the sweeping panorama of a harsh,
gorgeous, and unforgiving land, two hungering
souls learn to trust, to love, and to triumph
over the danger that will shadow their lives--until
destiny and desire become one.
"Whispers of Heaven"
After years of schooling in England, Jesmond
Corbett finds little has changed on her
familys estate along the sea-battered coast
of Tasmania. Betrothed since childhood to a
wealthy neighbor, Jessie comes home determined to
conform to the expectations of her family and the
society in which they live. But nothing in
Jessies life has prepared her for the
mysterious stranger who works in the stables, a
man with searing eyes who haunts her dreams and
awakens passions she never knew existed.
Irishman Lucas Gallagher arrived on the island in
chains, a convict sentenced to a lifetime of
slave labor for the English gentry. For four
years he has lived a dead mans existence,
using every spare moment to plan his escape. But
when he meets Jessie, she touches his cold, angry
heart. And although their love has no future, he
finds himself unable to deny the longings of his
battered soul longings that threaten to
destroy what may be his last chance to reach for
freedom. . . .
"Veils of Silk"
Laura Stephenson fights to suppress her sensual
nature behind a facade of Victorian propriety-until
courageous army major Ian Cameron offers her a
marriage proposal she dares to accept. After
years of captivity in western Asia shatter his
dreams, Ian finds in Laura's amber eyes hope for
a future he thought impossible. Together they
struggle to build a marriage unlike any other.
Yet the danger and intrigue that surround them
are less perilous than the veiled secrets of
their own hearts. Only indomitable courage and
unshakable love will free them to claim the fiery
passion they both fear. ..and desire.
"Romancing Mister Bridgerton"
Penelope Featherington has secretly adored her
best friend's brother for...well, it feels like
forever. After half a lifetime of watching Colin
Bridgerton from afar, she thinks she knows
everything about him, until she stumbles across
his deepest secret...and fears she doesn't know
him at all.
Colin Bridgerton is tired of being thought
nothing but an empty-headed charmer, tired of
everyone's preoccupation with the notorious
gossip columnist Lady Whistledown, who can't seem
to publish an edition without mentioning him in
the first paragraph. But when Colin returns to
London from a trop aboard he discovers notyhing
in his life is quite the same -- especially
Penelope Featherington! The girl haunting his
dreams. But when he discovers that Penelope has
secrets of her own, this elusive bachelor must
decide...is she his biggest threat -- or his
promise of a happy ending?
"An Offer from a Gentleman"
Edito in Italia da Mondadori (I Romanzi).
Sophie Beckett never dreamed she'd be able to
sneak into Lady Bridgerton's famed masquerade
ball -- or that "Prince Charming" would
be waiting there for her!
Though the daughter of an earl, Sophie has been
relegated to the role of servant by her
disdainful stepmother. But now, spinning in the
strong arms of the debonair and devastatingly
handsome Benedict Bridgerton, she feels like
royalty. Alas, she knows all enchantments must
end when the clock strikes midnight.
Who was that extraordinary woman? Ever since that
magical night, a radiant vision in silver has
blinded Benedict to the attractions of any other
-- except, perhaps, this alluring and oddly
familiar beauty dressed in housemaid's garb whom
he feels compelled to rescue from a most
disagreeable situation. He has sworn to find and
wed his mystery miss, but this breathtaking maid
makes him weak with wanting her.
Yet, if he offers her his heart, will Benedict
sacrifice his only chance for a fairy tale love?
Ensnared in villianous plots, Sebastian, Earl of
Langlinais, must turn to the wife he has not seen
since the day they wed as children. He had not
counted on being enchanted by her beauty, and
soon wants her not only by his side, but in his
bed. Convent-bred Julianna had spent her days
learning the wifely arts, and her nights longing
for the man she had wed so long ago. Summoned to
join him, the native bride comes face-to-face
with a man so virile, so powerful, she trembles
in his presence.
Young widow Passion Dare thought she'd never love
again. But a handsome earl has been pursuing her-
and after a lifetime of propriety, Passion
ponders throwing caution to the wind. After
several heady encounters, the pair must face
blackmail, learn a shocking truth-and choose
between duty and desire.