The Rake S Vow

Author: Ruth Ann Nordin
Publisher: Ruth Ann Nordin
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Thaddeus (Tad) Darkin, the Duke of Lambeth, used to be a rake. In fact, before Lord Edon was scandalizing the Ton, Tad was the one everyone was talking about. Many gentlemen secretly wished they had his charm with the ladies. All reputable ladies were warned to stay as far from him as possible, which only made him all the more attractive. Then, after a tragic event, he took a vow of celibacy, promising he would never be intimate with another lady again. Over the years, this caused him to be the most sought-after single gentleman in all of London. And even though he doesn't want to marry, his steward left him in financial ruin, so whether he likes it or not, he must take a wife. After being rejected by the gentleman she was hoping to marry, Miss Loretta Bachman is on a mission to save her reputation. She needs to marry someone who will impress the prestigious ladies in her social circle. So when she catches the leader of the group talking about the very handsome and hard-to-get Duke of Lambeth, she's determined to get him to marry her. All she needs is a little bargaining power, and fortunately for her, she happens to have the money he needs to save his estate. When she learns of his vow to remain celibate, she agrees to keep away from his bed. After all, her only reason for marrying him is to secure her social standing in London, not to have a love match. All she asks is that he pretends to be deeply in love with her when they're in public. That way she will succeed in impressing the Ton. But before long, the lines between what is pretend and what is real starts to blur, and it's hard to decide how far to push the limits of their agreement.

Der Richter

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641110335
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Spannung hat einen Namen – John Grisham Ein Juraprofessor an der Universität von Virginia wird urplötzlich mit seiner Vergangenheit und der seiner Familie konfrontiert, als ihn sein kranker Vater ruft, um gemeinsam mit seinem Bruder das Erbe zu regeln. Doch bei der Ankunft ist der alte Herr bereits tot. Längst gebannte Geister kehren wieder zurück und bringen schockierende Geheimnisse ans Tageslicht.

Wicked Highland Wishes

Author: Julie Johnstone
Publisher: Julie Johnstone
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Desire tempted them. Honor forbade them. Love ensnared them. Legendary warrior Lachlan MacLeod has never encountered anything or anyone he could not conquer. But when his younger brother confesses his love for Bridgette MacLean—the only woman Lachlan has ever wanted—Lachlan turns away from the beautiful Scottish lass, vowing to be no more than her friend. Yet his need for Bridgette enslaves him and may well prove to be the one thing he cannot defeat. Fiercely independent Bridgette longs to be treated as an equal to the men. She always imagined great battles in her future, not great love. Then Lachlan saw her as no one ever had and captured her heart, awakening new cravings inside her without realizing it. But when Lachlan’s younger brother suffers a grave injury while saving her life, she feels unable to deny his plea for her heart. However, it is impossible to give what belongs to another… Torn between their own desire and their loyalties, Bridgette and Lachlan must find the courage to grasp the passion awaiting them and face the pain their choice will cause. Yet even as they confront their future and love finally seems within their grasp, a fight for the Scottish throne divides the Highland clans and Bridgette becomes a pawn in a political game that threatens to tear her and Lachlan apart forever.

Bargaining With A Rake

Author: Julie Johnstone
Publisher: Darbyshire Publishing LLC
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Every scandal starts with a rake. For eleven years, Gillian Rutherford has dreamed of escaping her family’s dark secret and living a normal life. Now, faced with an unwelcome marriage that will chain her to London and the secret slowly killing her, she’s desperate to save herself and the sister she adores. Salvation comes in the form of an American shipping tycoon, and all she must do is seduce him into marrying her. But Gillian’s scheme hits a snag when she makes a bargain with a notorious rake Alexander Trevelle, Lord Lionhurst. He’ll help her win the hand of his American friend, if she’ll assist him with exacting revenge against her unwanted fiancé. But the price of the pact may just be their hearts. A Whisper of Scandal Series Includes: Bargaining with a Rake Conspiring with a Rogue Dancing with a Devil After Forever The Dangerous Duke of Dinnisfree

K Ss Mich Mistkerl

Author: Sally Thorne
Publisher: MIRA Taschenbuch
ISBN: 3956499042
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Charmant, zuvorkommend, engagiert - Lucy Hutton wird von allen Kollegen geschätzt. Nur einer macht ihr das Leben zur Hölle: der überhebliche Schönling Joshua Templeman, ihr Konkurrent um den neuen Chefposten. Leider muss sie sich ausgerechnet mit ihm ein Büro teilen, da fliegen natürlich täglich die Fetzen! Doch ihr "Hass-Spiel", wie Lucy es insgeheim nennt, verändert sich mit der Zeit. Als Joshua sich aufopferungsvoll während einer Krankheit um sie kümmert, kommen die beiden sich näher. Und plötzlich kann Lucy ihn nicht mehr hassen, im Gegenteil! Sie ist sich sicher, dass Joshua auch etwas für sie empfindet - dennoch tut er so, als wäre nie etwas gewesen. Sieht er sie wirklich nur als Konkurrentin? Um das herauszufinden, muss Lucy alles aufs Spiel setzen ... "Eine brillante, bissige, urkomische neue Autorin. "Küss mich, Mistkerl!" wird die Liebesromanwelt im Sturm erobern. Eines der besten Bücher, das ich je gelesen habe." New York Times-Bestsellerautorin Kristan Higgins

Die Tribute Von Panem Gef Hrliche Liebe

Author: Suzanne Collins
Publisher: Verlag Friedrich Oetinger GmbH
ISBN: 3862741400
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Für wen wird Katniss sich entscheiden? Grandios: der zweite Teil der "Panem"-Trilogie! Seitdem Katniss und Peeta sich geweigert haben, einander in der Arena zu töten, werden sie vom Kapitol als Liebespaar durch das ganze Land geschickt. Doch da ist auch noch Gale, der Jugendfreund von Katniss. Und mit einem Mal weiß sie nicht mehr, was sie wirklich fühlt - oder fühlen darf. Als immer mehr Menschen in ihr und Peeta ein Symbol des Widerstands sehen, geraten sie alle in große Gefahr. Und Katniss muss sich entscheiden - zwischen Peeta und Gale, zwischen Freiheit und Sicherheit, zwischen Leben und Tod ... Die Fortsetzung des Bestsellers "Die Tribute von Panem - Tödliche Spiele". Vielfach ausgezeichnet und auf allen US-Bestsellerlisten.

On A Stormy Night

Author: Stephanie Laurens
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ISBN: 9780732283230
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Two books in one. A Rake's Vow - With both of her parents gone, Patience Debbington is accustomed to managing her own affairs, and those of her teenage brother Gerrard. To her love is dangerous, men uninteresting and faithless. Gerrard needs a suitable mentor, but when tall elegant Vane Cynster rides into her life, Patience sees nothing but an arrogant, presumptuous dandy -- a man who drinks in her very soul like a fine wine and intoxicates her in the bargain. And the second novel Devil's Bride - When Devil, the most infamous member of the Cynster family, is caught in a compromising position with plucky governess Honoria Wetherby, he astonishes the entire tom by offering his hand in marriage. No one dreamed this scandalous rake would ever take a bride. And as society mamas swooned at the loss of England's most eligible bachelor, Devil's infamous Cynster cousins began to place wagers on the wedding date.

Gez Hmt Von Sanfter Hand

Author: Stephanie Laurens
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3641039932
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Ist es möglich, dass die ehrbare und freiheitsliebende schottische Lady Catriona Hennessy den Lebemann Richard Cynster heiratet? Catrionas Vormund hat dies testamentarisch verfügt – und ihr Erbe davon abhängig gemacht. Cynster, der bis dato zu den überzeugendsten Junggesellen Englands gehörte, ist beim Anblick der schönen Catriona dem Handel nicht mehr abgeneigt. Doch obwohl sie sich leidenschaftlich zu Richard hingezogen fühlt, will die stolze Lady ihre Unabhängigkeit bewahren ...