"Galen provides plenty of explosiveness, both literal and erotic, in a Regency-era romantic thriller packed with intrigue and lust."-Publishers WeeklyHer Name is Bonde...Jane Bonde... A beautiful and eligible member of the ton, Jane has more than few secrets, including that she's one of the Crown's most elite agents. And though she may be deadly, she knows nothing about fashion, flirtation, or love...until Dominic Griffyn shakes up her carefully stirred world. Dominic is exactly the kind of man Jane isn't looking for. He's tall, dark, and dangerous-because falling into his arms is so much more satisfying than saving England from her enemies. The demons from Dominic's past haunt him. When his stepfather insists that he marry, Dominic allows himself to hope that the beautiful but mysterious Miss Bonde might help him forget his troubles. As they grow closer, it's clear that there's more to Jane than danger. She might be just what his neglected heart needs. But when the time comes, will Jane choose her mission or the man she loves? Fans of Julia Quinn, Sabrina Jefferies, and Madeline Hunter will be delighted by this killer combination of spy-thriller and historical romance. Lord and Lady Spy Trilogy: Lord and Lady Spy (Book 1): Lord Adrian and Lady Bridget Smythe have the picture-perfect marriage. Little does the ton know that each is one of England's most preeminent spies-with their secret identities guarded even from each other. True Spies (Book 2): Winslow, a spy for the elite Barbican group in Regency England, has to keep his identity secret from his wife...until he's forced to bring her on his latest mission. Love and Let Spy (Book 3) What readers are saying about Love and Let Spy "It had delightful romance, constant thrills, and I enjoyed all of it." "Love and Let Spy is one of those books you stay up half the night reading. The fast-paced action and witty dialogue kept me turning the pages until way after my bedtime." "The ultimate movie spy James Bond gets the Regency treatment with all the gadgets, action and romance one would expect." What reviewers are saying about Love and Let Spy "The fun, ebullient spy-driven plot is gratifyingly over-the-top in a Bond-movie way, while the romantic arc remains authentic and affecting."-Kirkus "Shana Galen offers more Regency-era passion and fast-pace derring-do...this spy caper [is] light and breezy, with just enough 007-inspired jokes to make readers chuckle, not groan"-Shelf Awareness "A successful meld of spy-thriller and historical romance, Love and Let Spy is an entertaining read with some really emotional moments in it. I recommend it and will definitely read more from Shana Galen."-To Each Their Own Reviews "Filled with action, adventure, danger, intrigue, surprising plot twists, passion, healing, witty banter, engaging characters, this book is a keeper!"-Book Junkie "...an absolutely sublime love story that shines above everything else."-Fresh Fiction What people are saying about Shana Galen "Her fast paced, action packed, thrill-seeking adventures that are filled with energy, passion, sensuality, romance and love."-My Book Addiction and More "Galen creates a lighthearted yet poignant, humorous yet touching, love story - with original characters who delight and enough sizzle to add heat to a delicious read."-RT Book Reviews "Tinged with danger and darkness, Galen's sexy and dramatic story has depth thanks to appealing characters with realistic problems and believable chemistry."-Publishers Weekly "Galen is a grand mistress of the action/adventure subgenre."-RT Book Reviews
No man can outsmart him, but she's been outsmarting him for years Lord Adrian Smythe may appear a perfectly boring gentleman, but he leads a thrilling life as one of England's most preeminent spies, an identity so clandestine even his wife is unaware of it. But he isn't the only one with secrets. Now that the Napoleonic wars have come to an end, daring secret agent Lady Sophia Smythe can hardly bear the thought of returning home to her tedious husband. Until she discovers in the dark of night that he's not who she thinks he is after all. Celebrate the 80th birthday of Regency Romance with great books from Sourcebooks Casablanca! Lord and Lady Spy Trilogy: Lord and Lady Spy (Book 1) True Spies (Book 2) Love and Let Spy (Book 3) Praise for Shana Galen: "FANTASTIC! Ms. Galen really knows how to wrench our hearts." -History Undressed "Galen sets a quick pace that enthralls the reader from the first page." -The Romance Studio "Vividly intense and totally absorbing...Shana Galen brings her characters to life through the expertise of her writing." -A Romance Review
He's Getting Tired of Deception...She Wants a Little Intrigue Baron Winslow Keating is honor-bound to finish one last mission as an elite spy for the Barbican group even though he just wants to go home and be with his family. But after years of secrecy and absence, his daughters hardly know him and his wife has given up on him. Lady Elinor has had enough of domestic boredom. She contemplates an affair with a rakish spy, only to discover a world of intrigue and treachery that she never knew existed. Even more shocking, her neglectful husband is suddenly very attentive-quite the jealous type-and apparently there is much more to him than she ever knew. Lord and Lady Spy Trilogy: Lord and Lady Spy (Book 1) True Spies (Book 2) Love and Let Spy (Book 3) Praise for Shana Galen: "Galen strikes the perfect balance between dangerous intrigue and sexy romance."-Booklist "A thrilling ride, filled with mystery, intrigue and romance."-Fresh Fiction on If You Give a Duke a Diamond
Lady Anne Tremayne is coming to Town Anne was not best pleased when her godmother's family dealt with their troublesome ward by shipping her off to school. After years of being ignored by the aristocratic young Debenham brothers, a bit of revenge may be in order. Especially that arrogant, overbearing, insufferable Charles needs a lesson, and Anne is determined to teach it to him. And London may never be the same Charles, Laurence, and Edward Debenham are steeling themselves to do their duty and guide the rebellious young miss through her first London season. They are completely unprepared for the fact that the wild, gawky girl has grown into a dazzling beauty-and she's about to turn all of their lives upside down. Praise for Once Again a Bride: A delightfully fast-paced read [with] the right touches of humor and sensuality." -RT Book Reviews, 4 stars "Superb writing...and gentle wit make this a romance that shouldn't be missed." -Library Journal
fter escaping France on a privateer's ship, Sâebastien Harcourt, Marquis de Valâere, becomes the notorious privateer Captain Cutlass and crosses swords with the daughter of a British admiral who blames him for the death of her fiance.
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This engaging book provides in-depth discussion of the various influences that an audience in 1607 would have brought to interpreting ‘Antony and Cleopatra’. How did people think about the world, about God, about sin, about kings, about civilized conduct? Learn about the social hierarchy, gender relationships, court corruption, class tensions, the literary profile of the time, the concept of tragedy – and all the subversions, transgressions, and oppositions that made the play an unsettling picture of a disintegrating world lost through passion and machination.