The Lady Most Willing

Author: Julia Quinn
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062107402
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After the success of The Lady Most Likely, New York Times bestselling authors Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, and Connie Brockway have joined together once again, but this time to ask the question, who is The Lady Most Willing? When Laird Taran Ferguson’s nephews refuse to wed and secure his birthright, he takes matters into his own hands, raiding a ball and kidnapping four likely brides—a bonny lass, an heiress with a slight reputation problem, a rich English beauty, and a maiden without a name or a fortune. But which one is ready to fall in love with the Scottish lord? Add a very angry duke, a decrepit castle, and a fierce Highland storm that is holding all of Taran’s “guests” captive to the mix, and readers will find themselves transported to a world of temptation, passion, and new and unexpected love. This historical romance novel in three parts—a single story with three compelling voices—is one that will not soon be forgotten.

The Lady Most Likely

Author: Julia Quinn
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062037411
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The Lady Most Likely is a historical romance anthology with a delightful difference. For the first time ever, New York Times bestselling romantic fiction superstars Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, and Connie Brockway join forces to produce a novel in three parts. Readers are cordially invited to a party at a grand English country manor at the height of the Regency Era, where the bachelor Earl of Briarly hopes to find a suitable wife—The Lady Most Likely—from among the unspoken-for female guests.

The Lady Most Willing Lp

Author: Julia Quinn
Publisher: HarperLuxe
ISBN: 9780062223050
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At the behest of three of the most talented historical romance authors writing today, you are cordially invited to a ball. No, a party. No . . . a kidnapping. Taran Ferguson, laird of his clan, is determined that his ancient (if not so honorable) birthright be secured before he dies. When both his nephews refuse to wed, the old reprobate takes matters into his own hands: he raids a ball and makes off with four likely brides . . . Miss Marilla Chisholm—the bonniest lass in Scotland, and an heiress to boot. Miss Fiona Chisholm—her older sister, Another Fine Choice (but for that tiny stain on her reputation) Lady Cecily Tarleton—true, she's an English beauty, but very, very rich. Miss Catriona Burns—without name OR fortune, clearly someone made a mistake. Oh, yes. And one very irate duke. Now, while they wait out a fierce Highland storm in a ruin of a castle, Taran's "guests" are running from Cupid's arrows . . . and from Taran, who is determined to find the lady most willing to love a Scottish lord.

The Mystery Fancier Vol 2 No 6 November December 1978

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434403653
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Volume 2 Number 6 of The Mystery Fancier, November-December 1978, contains: "Behind the Scenes at Bouchercon 9: or, It Was Murder at the Bismark!" by Mary Ann Grochowski, "Miss Marple She Isn't," by David H. Doerrer, "Agatha Christie Is Still Alive and Well," by Amnon Kabatchnik, "When Is This Stiff Dead? Detective Stories and Definitions of Death," by Thompson and Banks, "The Weevil in the Beancurd: Or, The Cop Abroad," by George N. Dove, and "The Nero Wolfe Saga: Part X," by Guy M. Townsend.

The Culture Of Sentiment

Author: Shirley Samuels
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195063546
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In this important new collection, leading scholars in nineteenth-century American culture re-examine the vexed subject of sentimentality. These essays draw upon a range of interdisciplinary approaches to situate sentimentality in terms of "women's culture" and issues of race, before and after the Civil War. Moving beyond the canonical debates about sentimentality, the collection makes visible the particular racial and gendered forms that define the aesthetics and politics of the American culture of sentiment. The contributors use evidence from American cultural history, American studies, and literary criticism, to examine the process by which nineteenth-century American culture was both produced and contested. They present incisive readings of scenes like an antebellum murder trial, the erotic attention audiences paid to the statues of Hiram Powers, and the engravings of Godey's Ladies Book. In addition, they use the writings of Harriet Jacobs, Mark Twain, James Fenimore Cooper, Pauline Hopkins, W.E.B. DuBois, and Harriet Beecher Stowe, to question the political fables immanent in this literature. More generally, they portray nineteenth-century American sentimentality as a national project - a project about imagining the nation's bodies and the national body. With essays by Lauren Berlant, Ann Fabian, Susan Gillman, Karen Halttunen, Carolyn L. Karcher, Joy Kasson, Amy Schrager Lang, Isabelle Lehuu, Harryette Mullen, Dana Nelson, Lora Romero, Shirley Samuels, Karen Sanchez-Eppler, Lynn Wardley, and Laura Wexler, The Culture of Sentiment significantly reorients the field of nineteenth-century American literature, art, culture, and history. It will be of keen interest to those concernedwith women's studies, American studies, cultural studies, African-American studies, and American history and literature.

A Woman S Innocence

Author: Gayle Callen
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780061946158
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In the final instalment of Gayle Callen's exciting Spies and Lovers trilogy, a mad–dash search for truth brings together an unlikely pair – a woman accused of treason, and the man who convicted her... Now that he finally has the infamous traitor, Julia Reed, in jail, you would think English agent Samuel Sherryngton would be pleased to see justice served. But circumstances aren't always what they appear to be, and the facts aren't adding up. Soon Sam has doubts over her guilt which, of course, has nothing to do with the attraction for Julia he's been fighting against for so many years. Not willing to see her executed for a crime she may not have committed, Sam defies the laws of England and breaks Julia out of jail. What initially began as a search to find proof convicting Julia quickly turns into a quest to prove her innocence. Can this bold and dashing pair discover the truth and still find time for love?

Romance Today

Author: John Charles
Publisher: Greenwood Press
ISBN: 9780313328411
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Alphabetically arranged entries discuss the lives and works of more than 100 contemporary American romance writers and list their fiction and nonfiction.