Publishers weekly booklife prize_______from rita® finalist and uSA Today Bestselling Author Margaret Locke comes The Legendary Duke, the second in her Put Up Your Dukes Regency historical romance series. A wealthy widower seems the logical choice, a passionless union perfect. Oops. Loosely based on the arthurian legend gawain and the Green Knight, desire, mystery, The Legendary Duke provides adventure, and betrayal in this satisfying blend of Regency historical romance with a hint of medieval flavor .
The Legendary Duke: A Regency Historical Romance Put Up Your Dukes Book 2 #ad - . But when her family falls on hard times, Nelle must sacrifice herself to save them by marrying a man of means. And arthurian easter eggs pop up throughout! you don't have to give a hoot about Arthurian legends to fall for this love / hate triangle for the ages, however; that's just an added bonus for geeks like me.
The Demon Duke: A Regency Historical Romance Put Up Your Dukes Book 1Locked On Love Publishing #ad - An excellent read, and I can't wait to see what adventures await the panoply of engaging characters. P. A duke tormented by a painful secret meets the bookish miss who just might save him from himself. Behind every good man is a great secret. Banished to yorkshire as a boy for faults his father failed to beat out of him, Damon Blackbourne has no use for English society and had vowed never to return to his family’s estate at Thorne Hill, much less London.
She stirs him body and soul--until she stumbles across his dark secret. Bookish grace much prefers solitude and reading to social just-about-anything. Publisher's weekly starred review, interspersed with perfect amounts of romance, March 2, 2018“Regency romance lovers will savor this story, intrigue and redemption.
The Demon Duke: A Regency Historical Romance Put Up Your Dukes Book 1 #ad - Ind’tale magazine, October 2017. A usa today bestseller and 2018 rita® finalist for short historical Romance, The Demon Duke is the first in Margaret Locke's new Put Up Your Dukes Regency historical romance series. Locke has outdone herself with this sensitive, splendid Regency and her portrayal of its disabled hero.
. The real value to this romance is Locke's depiction of the lovers overcoming the social obstacles that others create out of fear and suspicion of Damon's disability.
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They strike a deal—she’ll help him travel to London if he helps her reclaim her son’s inheritance.
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Except, the more their connection deepens, the more Bromton surprises Katherine. Feeling his honor is at stake, he attempts to bestow his estate upon a rightful heir by manipulating a high-stakes card game. Or his knee-weakening kisses.
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But the high-stakes game between them soon leads to her losing the last thing she expected…her heart. The marquess of Wesley is out for blood. However, her plans are halted when she receives a daunting letter from her cousin about a Lord Wesley. Now wesley is being blackmailed by the new owner into marrying a woman he’s never met in order to get it back.
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She’s no interest in marrying a tall and darkly handsome stranger. That is, if her intended groom would just cooperate in her plans. Wicked lords require a special hand when it comes to taming them. But it is a fate, he regards with a certain amount of dread. Unwilling to be tamed, he travels to meet his bride and demand she put a stop to this farce.
Lady tabitha, daughter or the duke, will not be betrothed to a rake no matter what her father thinks of his social connections. But the more time they spend together, the harder their attraction is to deny. Lord matthew evans, the duke of Harlington, has an excellent reason for hiding his title from the lovely Ella.
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. A pretend marriage mouette raveneau, once the toast of the London ton, has been ruined by her dead husband’s crimes. Briac has vowed never to marry. When she reluctantly takes refuge in Cornwall with her two adolescent sons, Justin hires her to help carry off his grand scheme. Soon, however their "business arrangement" begins to feel like what Justin has avoided his whole life--a real marriage, one where he could lose something much more valuable than his freedom.
His Make-Believe Bride Rakes & Rebels: The Raveneau Family Book 5 #ad - . He might actually lose his heart. His make-believe bride is an absolute delight! A romantic, amusing, passionate adventure that warms the reader's heart. Lynne sheare, london, englandrakes & adrienne 7 - tempest adam & meagan 4 - spring fires nicholai & rebels: the raveneau family series: 1 - silver storm andré & caro 3 - touch the sun lion & devon 2 - smuggler's moon sebastian & lindsay 5 - his make-believe bride justin & mouette 6 - his reckless bargain nathan & lisette 5 - her dangerous viscount grey & isabella 4 - surrender the stars ryan & julia 3 - THE SECRET OF LOVE Gabriel & Cathy Rakes & Rebels: The Beauvisage Family series: 1 - HEART OF FRAGILE STARS: a prequel novella to CAROLINE Jean-Philippe & Antonia 2 - CAROLINE Alec & Rebels: The Raveneau Family intertwines with Rakes & Natalya .
From new york times bestselling author cynthia wright comes an irresistible and steamy new Rakes & Rebels novel! GUARDED HEARTS A French pirate of smoldering passions, Justin St.
The Thief and the Rogue#ad - He has no idea she’ll be the healing force his tortured soul has been searching for, or she’ll become the target of the murderer he’s been stalking. How far would you run from an unscrupulous rogue to save your reputation? Lady Katherine Hamilton is a free spirit—a child of nature who believes in of love at first sight.
Will he admit the deep and everlasting love that sets his blood afire in time? Or will it be too late?A timeless romance set in Regency England. However, her dreams are derailed when she breaks into the duke’s house on a mission of mercy. Hunter’s bitterness blinds him to her innocence, as much as her beauty blinds his reasoning.
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