A Very Regency Christmas

Author: Julie Johnstone
Publisher: Julie Johnstone
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From the glittering ballrooms of the English nobility to the cozy countryside of Regency lords and ladies, cuddle up this Christmas with three swoon-worthy holiday tales filled with dashing heroes, bold heroines and epic true love from USA Today bestselling author Julie Johnstone! The Redemption of a Dissolute Earl – Book 1 The day Andrew Whitton, Earl of Hardwick chooses his fortune over the woman he loves, Drew discovers that money makes for a cold bed partner. Now, no matter how far he runs, the memory of his betrayal haunts him, and there’s not enough liquor to dull the past or diminish his disgust. Charlotte Milne trusted in happily ever after until her knight turned out to be wearing rusty armor. Drew, the scoundrel, seduced her, though she very much enjoyed the seduction by the man she’s loved since childhood. Left scandalously ruined, Char flees her home intent upon forgetting Drew and proving her worth. Separated by disloyalty and pain, each struggle to bury the memories of the other until a mandatory summons from the Duke of Danby sets them on a path of collision to Danby Castle. With the tides of irrevocable change rising, Drew must find a way to show Char that even the most selfish of rakes can be redeemed by love before the woman of his heart becomes the wife of another. Season for Surrender – Book 2 Lillian Lancaster would rather catch the plague than a husband. Unfortunately, her abusive, recently deceased father’s will stipulates her inheritance hinges upon her marrying a lord. With time running out, Lillian proposes to the guilt-ridden, marriage-averse Lord Edgeworth after securing his agreement to a marriage in name only. Edgeworth feels responsible for his former betrothed’s death and believes he doesn’t deserve love, which makes Lillian’s proposal oddly perfect. Commanded by his grandfather to marry by Christmas or become penniless, the obviously perfect choice is a woman who wants nothing to do with him. When Lillian displays a brave and true heart and Edgeworth reveals his honorable, protective side maintaining a marriage of convenience becomes harder than these two wounded souls imagined. Now, Lillian and Edgeworth must decide if they are courageous enough to risk their hearts and surrender to love. It's in the Duke’s Kiss – Book 3 Lady Emmaline Radcliffe always knew she never wanted to marry a man who embraced the rules of Society. But when her mother threatens to secure a suitable match for Emma if she cannot make one on her own, Emma sets out to determine if her girlhood infatuation is the love she’s been looking for. Nathaniel did save her life once, after all. But when she finds herself in the arms of the gentleman’s brother—the serious and proper Duke of Blackbourne—she begins to question all she ever thought she desired. Lucian, the Duke of Blackbourne, is tired of playing keeper to his irresponsible brother. He vows to quit, but when his brother resolves to seduce the impetuous Lady Emmaline, Lucian knows he must save his foolish brother and the innocent debutante from themselves. Yet his plan to intercede goes awry when he finds himself drawn to the woman who is everything he was positive he didn’t want in a wife. But his brother won’t give up so easily, and soon Lucian’s well-intentioned plans are revealed. Now to keep Lady Emmaline’s heart he must prove that he’s truly not the stuffy, sneaky duke he seems to be. *These long novellas have each been published previously as stand-alone titles with the same names.

Ein Lord Mit Gewissen Vorz Gen

Author: Lynsay Sands
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3802599942
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Suzette ist eine reiche Erbin auf der Suche nach einem Ehemann. Doch im Gegensatz zu vielen anderen Frauen wünscht sie sich einen Mann, der selbst mittellos ist. Daniel Woodrow scheint der ideale Kandidat: Er ist gutaussehend, aus adligem Hause und ... vollkommen verarmt. Suzette ist überglücklich. Aber Daniel spielt nicht mit offenen Karten. In Wahrheit verbirgt er seinen Reichtum, weil er nicht will, dass eine Frau ihn nur seines Vermögens wegen heiratet. Doch wie lange kann er dieses Geheimnis vor Suzette bewahren?

A Rogue For Christmas

Author: Lauren Smith
Publisher: Lauren Smith via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1947206621
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Have yourself a merry little Christmas with three wonderfully wicked Regency rogues who woo their heroines with passion, secret presents and snowball fights! Lose yourself in three romantic holiday tales from USA Today Bestseller Lauren Smith. This set includes: The Rogue’s Seduction – Perdita Darby, the ton’s favorite lady, seeks the help of the notorious rogue, Vaughn, Viscount Darlington. If she can convince him to pretend to be her fiancé over Christmas, she will escape a dangerous fortune hunter who means to do her harm. But will the infamous Devil of London, Vaughn, find a way to win her heart? The Gentleman’s Seduction – Martin Banks is quite the scrooge. After a tragic Christmas when he was young, he despises the holidays. But when he wins a hand of cards against the man who destroyed his life, he bargains for a sweeter prize than money. He takes Livvy, the man’s daughter, home with him to ruin her reputation and perhaps convince her to be his mistress. But neither he nor Livvy expect the spirit of Christmas to surprise them with the best gift of all: love. His Wicked Seduction- Horatia Sheridan is cursed. She’s been madly in love with her older brother’s best friend, Lucien, since she was young. But the wicked rogue has never once noticed her except to treat her with annoyance. But when Christmas arrives and it’s clear that someone is targeting Horatia’s life, Lucien brings her home to his country estate to protect her. A Christmas kissing bough, a snowball fight and forbidden desire take hold, leading to a love that will change their lives forever. *Note: These stories have been previously published as single titles or in other collections.

Christmas Enchantment

Author: Patricia Rice
Publisher: Rice Enterprises
ISBN:
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It’s a magical time of year, and Patricia Rice delivers magical holiday stories to celebrate the season! This unique special collection brings together three of Patricia’s favorite holiday romance stories in one joyful book. Christmas Angel Marian had no intention of starting something new. Taking care of family and helping a once prosperous town survive was all she had in mind after the tragic death of her fiancé. Then a stranger with a heavy heart from America unexpectedly arrived. Maybe this will be the Christmas they both need - with a gift that lasts forever. Christmas Goose The spoiled child of a rich baron, Rebecca left that world for love. But, her husband died in the war. Now she finds herself taking care of his young sisters, removed from the grace of her prosperous father. Simon feels his life is a failure. The war took his soul and he longs for a new beginning. Even the battles of war haven't prepared him for the battle for the hand of the feisty woman he's come to love. Tin Angel Jeffrey fought the good fight in the halls of government but comes home exasperated at life, law, family and love. Much to his dismay, the visit from a guardian angel (in whom he does not believe) leads him to question his sanity. Mary’s bright humor and sarcastic jabs give him something he’s never experienced - a way to look beyond himself and into the world again. Could she be the key that opens that last door at Christmas?

The Winter Collection

Author: Emma Hannigan
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472254171
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Indulge in a festive treat this Christmas with this heartwarming collection of Emma Hannigan's bestselling novels featuring the beloved Craig family. Includes bonus short story The Wedding Weekend. Meet the Craig family in DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS . . . Christmas at Huntersbrook House has always been a family tradition, and this year the three grown-up Craig children are looking forward to the holidays more than ever. Pippa to escape her partying lifestyle and mounting debts in Dublin; Joey the demands of his gorgeous girlfriend who seems intent on coming between him and his family; and Lainey to forget about her controlling ex and his recent engagement to another woman. But this Christmas could be the Craig family's last at Huntersbrook. As the holiday season gets underway, the family need to come up with a way to save their home, and face the problems they've all been running away from. Return to glorious Huntersbrook in THE HEART OF WINTER . . . Huntersbrook House has been transformed into a magnificent countryside venue. And its first booking couldn't be more perfect - the Christmas wedding of a well-known film actress. Yet, behind the scenes, the Craig children are feeling the chill. Pippa is skating on thin ice with her reckless personal life; Joey, preoccupied with the business, is blind to his fiancé's struggles. And Lainey's future is dealt a cruel blow. As the wedding approaches, everyone hopes the house will weave its magic. But can the Craigs put their differences aside and pull together as a family once more? Can new love triumph over the past? Find out in this irresistible short story THE WEDDING WEEKEND . . . Tess can't quite believe her luck - she's marrying Marco, the man of her dreams, in an exquisite traditional Italian wedding, surrounded by her adoring family. But when she runs into an ex, Tess is instantly taken back to glorious Huntersbrook House and the warmth and joy of the Craig family. Memories she thought she had long-buried suddenly resurface at the worst possible moment. Tess is thrown into turmoil. Which man will win out? For love, laughter, tears and joy, read Emma Hannigan...

A Christmas Betrothal

Author: Mona Gedney
Publisher: Zebra Books
ISBN: 9780821743805
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Unprepared to allow his smitten nephew to be wooed by the seemingly duplicitous Lady Rosemary Trevelyan, Robert Avery tries to expose her for the fortune hunter he is certain she is and finds himself falling in love. Original.

Simple Gifts

Author: Judith McNaught
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743442237
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Four holiday tales capture the magic and romance of the Christmas season.

At The Christmas Wedding

Author: Caroline Linden
Publisher: Lady Authors
ISBN: 1537831542
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Snowed in at a castle full of handsome lords, three young ladies are about to have the holiday of their lives… From the authors of At the Duke’s Wedding. Map of a Lady’s Heart by Caroline Linden The road to happily-ever-after… With Kingstag Castle full of guests and the snow falling, Viola Cavendish has her hands full making sure the Christmas house party runs smoothly. The unexpected arrival of the Earl of Winterton and his nephew Lord Newton upends everything. Not only is Lord Newton flirting with the young ladies Viola is supposed to chaperone, Lord Winterton himself makes her pulse race. Always takes some twists and turns Wesley Morane, Earl of Winterton, has come to Kingstag Castle in search of a valuable atlas, and he refuses to be deterred by the snow, the house party, his nephew, or even the most ridiculous play ever staged. But before long the only map he wants is one that shows him the way to Viola’s heart… Hot Rogue on a Cold Night by Maya Rodale Jilted by a duke: Lady Serena Cavendish was born and bred to be a duchess. Too bad, then, that the Duke of Frye mysteriously and suddenly ended their betrothal. Seduced by a Rogue: Greyson Jones, an agent of the crown, is the only one who thinks being jilted has made Serena more alluring. When he lucks into an invitation to a Christmas house party at Kingstag Castle to cheer her up—and perhaps find her a husband—he seizes the opportunity to win her heart before they might be parted forever. On the way to the altar: Their journey to happily ever after involves a ridiculous play, a lovesick swan, a mysterious gift and, of course, a kiss. Snowy Night with a Duke by Katharine Ashe The last time Lady Charlotte Ascot bumped into the Duke of Frye, she climbed a tree to avoid him. Sometimes it’s simply easier to run away than to face her feelings for him — overwhelmingly passionate feelings that no modest lady should have! Now, on her way to Kingstag Castle to celebrate the holidays with friends, Charlotte is trapped by a snowstorm at a tiny country inn with the duke of her steamiest dreams. But Frye has a secret of his own, and Christmas is the ideal time to finally tell the woman he’s always wanted the whole unvarnished truth. Better yet, he’ll show her...

Merry Ex Mas

Author: Sheila Roberts
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 3862788970
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Weihnachten ist die schönste Zeit des Jahres - auch wenn drei Freundinnen in Icicle Falls das ganz anders sehen. Dieses Jahr wird die Liebe wiedergefunden und Raum für neue Träume eröffnet. Cassandra freut sich auf die Hochzeit ihrer Tochter. Aber ihr Exmann will sich mit seiner neuen Vorzeigefrau bei ihr einquartieren. Ihre Freundin Charlene hat ein anderes Problem: Vor einem Jahr hatte Richard sie sitzen gelassen und ist mit einer Kellnerin durchgebrannt. Jetzt will er sie zurück und versucht, Charlene unter dem Mistelzweig zu überraschen. Und die arme Ella muss so lange mit ihrem frisch Geschiedenen unter einem Dach leben und streiten, bis das Haus verkauft ist ... Der Zauber der Weihnacht weist den drei Freundinnen den Weg. Merry Ex-Mas!