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Marianne, a sixteen-year-old orphan, was suddenly informed by Carstairs, her guardian, that she will be living with an aristocrat. Marianne thought that he was going to be a kind old gentlemen, but upon arriving, she is welcomed by Desmond, a wild young man who perfectly fits the description of a rake. Apparently, Desmond played a game of poker with Carstairs and won the right to become her guardian. Believing that she was a high-end prostitute, he wasted no time and brought her to his bedroom. Marianne couldn't believe what was happening to her, and in the arms of this man, she couldn't believe her fate.
(c)NAOKO MOTO/SALLY CHENEY
In Northumberland, far from London, lives a beauty who has abandoned high society. Adam, a dandy carrying a large debt, hears the rumor and impulsively proposes marriage to Lady Helena, whom he has never laid eyes on. But surprisingly her father is drawn to Adam because of his charming good looks and academic background and he agrees to the marriage. Not only is Adam after Helena's money...he's also entirely lacking in manners! But what protest can Helena make with her bloodstained past?
(c)CHISATO NAKAMURA/JACQUELINE LEPORE NAVIN
In order to uncover the truth behind the death of her uncle, Lady Georgiana dresses up as a boy and heads to London. While chasing after one of the suspects, Viscount Fincham, she finds him being assaulted by strangers. In that moment, without thinking, Georgiana steps in to his rescue. The viscount, captivated by the beautiful eyes of the young boy who came to his rescue, soon realizes that Georgiana is actually a young woman from a commoner family. Unable to contain his curiosity, he gives her a proposition. "Would you work by my side as my personal aid?"
(c)RIHO SACHIMI/ANNE ASHLEY
On the outskirts of a small harbor town in England, Eleanor has learned to do without. While she has a place to live at her grandmother's inn, not a single guest has spent the night in the last six months. Then, just after she makes the difficult choice to cut and sell her long, beautiful hair for money, Oliver Worthy, the captain of a ship that anchored in town, comes to stay. Having exhausted the last of his strength to get there, Oliver's health fails when he arrives and Eleanor tends to him. He is a stern man, but after learning of her circumstances, he offers to help. And as Eleanor spends more and more time with the captain, a tender feeling starts to take hold...
(c)MISAO HOSHIAI/CARLA KELLY
Lucy was born into a high-class family, but her father's gambling addiction brought the family to financial ruin before he disappeared. Now Lucy plays violin in London alleyways in order to put food on the table. One day a tall, handsome gentleman appears at Lucy's home. He's the Earl of Cambourne and, with a grim face, he informs Lucy that her father owes him an enormous amount of money. Lucy can no longer work because of an injury, so the earl suggests she become his mistress instead!
(c)KARIN MIYAMOTO/ELIZABETH ROLLS
The year is 1830 and Caroline, the daughter of a British aristocrat, can no longer bear the violence of the man her father decided she would marry. She impulsively gets her hands on a powerful drug, and as her consciousness fades away, she realizes she is being held by gentle arms. Could it be her secret love, Sebastian Conway? She and the aloof Sebastian keep meeting and parting...It's a love that makes Caroline want to cry. Must they be forever kept apart by circumstance?
(c)MAKIKO HARADA/MARGUERITE KAYE
A Wild Justice [ Total vol 2 ] Completed
Annica, of royal descent, is an unusual woman by the standards of London society. Independent and liberated, she doesn't humble herself before any man. Tristan likes her the moment he sees her, and comes up with many excuses to approach her. But she is hard to pin down, and he's all wrapped up in her outrageous actions. Meanwhile, Annica feels attracted to Tristan since he seems to understand her, but right now she's more concerned with trying to help her friend Sarah, even if that means leaping into danger...
(c)SATOMI TSUYA/GAIL RANSTROM
Lord Havelock's List [ Total vol 2 ] Completed
Lord Gregory Havelock is a descendant of one of Britain's most established families. He has a sizable fortune and his looks aren't bad, either. Dozens of women among London's elite chase after him as a most eligible bachelor, and although he's sick of the attention, Havelock must get married. That is the condition that must be fulfilled for him to take his half sister into his care. Gregory consults with his friends and creates a list of the ideal traits he wants in his future bride. Then he meets Mary at a ball, a woman who appears to check every box on his list!
(c)CHIEKO HARA/ANNIE BURROWS
Born to Scandal [ Total vol 2 ] Completed
Anna was once the companion of the Earl of Lawton's daughter. She grew up beside her and they received the same education...until she was suddenly relieved of her duties and introduced to her future employer-Lord Brentmore. Lord Brentmore had lost his wife and was now looking for a family tutor. He was doubtful of Anna's usefulness but hired her regardless. A handsome but mysterious lord, a cold servant, an air of mystery... Anna's struggle has begun!
(c)HIROKO MIURA/DIANE PERKINS
After her father died, Penelope retreated from polite society and buried herself in her books. But now her older brother wants to take even that away from her! As long as her brother is managing her inheritance, Penelope is bound by his wishes. So she decides to go out and find a husband who will let her do what she wants! Just as she leaves on her journey, a drunk man throws himself in front of her carriage. He seems to come from a good family, though, and he's quite handsome... Penelope recognizes that this is her chance and talks him into marrying her...but she had no idea just who he is!(c)RIHO SACHIMI/CHRISTINE MERRILLGO TO ITEM
Reawakening Miss Calverley [ Total vol 2 ] Completed
Anne has lost all her memories save her name, but at least when she collapsed on a stormy night, she was rescued from harm by aristocrat Lord James Aldhurst. Despite her difficulties, she bravely carries on with a smile on her face while James gently offers his support, but she's plagued by insecurities on the inside. She feels as if there's something she must do, and she's troubled by the scars on her wrists... What do they mean? Part one of a period piece!?
(c)CHIEKO HARA/SYLVIA ANDREW
In the five years since Lady Mariah Beecham, the widowed Countess of Carlisle, lost her husband, rumors have proliferated throughout society about how she's used her great beauty to take on a string of lovers. Believing those rumors, Darian Hunter, the Duke of Wolfingham, approached Mariah to ask her to leave his younger brother alone. The rumors are, however, baseless-Lady Mariah has never truly been loved by any man. Unable to endure his rebuke, she attempts to push him aside, but just then, the duke faints in her arms!
(c)RIN OGATA/CAROLE MORTIMER
With a baby in her arms, Marian finally arrives at Bellfield Hall. There are terrible rumors about the master of the mansion, Heywood Denshaw. They say that, as the despot of the town, he snatched the manor and the mill away from the person who was supposed to inherit them. When she finally arrives, the master and housekeeper come out together. Marian is captivated by his eyes-they're as cold as the winter sky. Yet Marian must somehow get him to give her a job!
(c)RIEKO HAMADA/PENNY JORDAN
Sophie is an actress whose best friend, Jasper, wants her to pretend to be his girlfriend to hide the fact he's gay. So, wearing a provocative outfit, she hurriedly hops on the train to get to Jasper's father's birthday. The attractive, sophisticated man sitting in front of her on the strain gives her a look of blatant contempt. The two happen to get off at the same station and, it turns out, are heading to the same destination. He's Jasper's brother! Believing that Sophie is only with his brother for his money and title, he decides to set a trap to reveal her true motive!
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/INDIA GREY
In nineteenth-century England, Connie lived in penury while raising her four siblings. But she ultimately pushes herself too far, to the point she that falls ill. Luke, a young farm owner, saves her and hires her to work for him, but his demeanor toward her becomes colder as time passes. One day, Luke's mother collapses due to heart disease and Connie becomes responsible for nursing her. Luke and Connie often converse, sharing news about his mother's health, and Connie finds herself in love with him. But their fragile bond is about to be put to the test...
(c)RURIKA FUYUKI/HELEN BROOKS
Luka is the son of a mafia don. Sophie is the daughter of the don's right-hand man. The two pledged their love to each other as children. But when they're all grown up, it's the don who orders them to marry. Luka hates his father and so refuses to marry Sophie. Then the don, Luka and Sophie's father are all arrested in a surprise raid. Later, the don and Luka are acquitted and released, while only Sophie's father is found guilty. From that moment on, Luka becomes Sophie's greatest enemy.
(c)MAO KARINO/CAROL MARINELLI
It's been two years since Lord Chepstow has seen the awkward, unsociable Honeysuckle Miller. Since then she has become a governess at the home of his acquaintance, Lord Budworth. An invitation from Lord Budworth to spend Christmas at his manor seems like the perfect opportunity for Lord Chepstow to reconnect with Honeysuckle. At first, the governess is delighted to hear that Lord Chepstow will be at the manor, but their first meeting proves to be horrific when he laughs at her appearance. Still, despite their horrendous encounter, she can't seem to get him out of her head. Will Honeysuckle's dreams of love come true?
(c)SATOMI TSUYA/ANNIE BURROWS
The Duke of Severn married Linnet for her fortune. While the sight of her handsome new husband takes her breath away, she reminds herself that it is an arranged marriage, without love. Severn is like a Greek god, and Linnet wishes she were even half as beautiful. Finding her husband more noble and wonderful than any other, Linnet can't help but desire his love in return.
(c)NAOKO MOTO/ELIZABETH ROLLS
Emily was so happy to have married her first love, Adrian, an earl. But after the wedding ceremony, he went to London and never came back. And then one day, three years later, her husband's cousin comes to see her, saying that unless she gives birth to an heir, her husband's lands and title will become his. Without thinking, Emily blurts out, "I'm carrying the earl's child." Now that she's said it, she's going to have to make an heir in a hurry. So Emily heads for London, knowing she's unwelcome there, and is shocked when she discovers the real reason her husband hasn't come home.
(c)RIHO SACHIMI/CHRISTINE MERRILL
After being falsely accused of a crime, Sophia's husband committed suicide, and then she lost her young son to pneumonia... Prior to that she'd lost her job and was now left with no money or home. So she was without prospects or any recourse when she was approached by a navy admiral with a damaged left hand. He introduced himself as Charles and his smile was so unexpectedly charming that Sophia inadvertently revealed her predicament. And so he offered her a job...as his wife!
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/CARLA KELLY
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