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Miss Chloe Gibbons is nothing special in the world of aristocrats, but she might just be what Earl Christopher Armstrong Hawthorne-Kitt-needs. Wounded in warfare, Kitt's come home to a fractured leg, broken spirits and an overbearing countess of a grandmother who's hired Chloe to be his companion. Will Chloebe able to heal Kitt's spirits, or have the ravages of war done more damage than a kind heart can mend?
(c)SATOMI TSUYA/DEBORAH SIEGENTHAL
Collects: Lord Calthorpe's Promise #1-2. Katherine's hope for her beloved brother's return to their estate in Hampshire is dashed when she receives the news of his death... He met a brave death at Battle of Waterloo. Then cruel reality hits devastated Katherine. Her uncle's family claims the estate, leaving Katherine no access to her fortune. The only person she can turn to for help is Lord Adam Calthorpe, her late brother's superior. Little does she know her brother asked Adam to look after Katherine if any ill fate were to befall him...
(c)RIN OGATA/SYLVIA ANDREW
Tavern Wench (Current ch. 2)
Benedict is an handsome and intelligent man who solves the most difficult cases that stump even the police. Being the baron's second son, he's also of high lineage, and tired of being constantly reminded to marry. One day, someone comes and asks him to investigate the death of the doctor from a small village. He's said to have been killed during a robbery. Using it as an excuse to get away from noisy London, he accepts the request. But little does he know he is about to meet the woman that will convince him to get married-the beautiful cook, Emma!
(c)Kaoru Shinozaki/ANNE ASHLEY
The Passionate Friends (Current ch. 2)
Six years ago, Judith, an aristocrat from an old, noble house, tearfully left her first love, Dan. In order to stop her stepmother from spreading rumors that Dan was an orphan from the slums and to protect his honor, she had no choice but to abandon him. Now she's twenty-five and has chosen to marry a man other than Dan. Getting married is her only chance to escape the terrible years-long abuse from her stepmother. But with the ceremony close at hand, Dan suddenly appears?she cannot believe her eyes! This is a spin-off story starring Dan, who was a side character in The Love Child.
(c)JUNKO MURATA/MEG ALEXANDER
Bethany was to marry William, her betrothed, on Christmas Day. But one day, William's only son, Robin, comes home from London, and he praises her art. For Bethany, who was always in her beautiful sister's shadow, nothing brought her more happiness than her art. Now she feels a passion like nothing she's ever felt before. Will Bethany find the right bachelor under her tree come Christmas morning?
(c)RIN OGATA/HARLEQUIN BOOKS S.A.
The Prisoner Bride (Current ch. 2)
Mistress Glenys Seymour comes from an odd family full of uncles who have mysterious powers and trinkets that bemuse and confuse her medieval contemporaries. Gentlemanly scoundrel Kieran Fitzallen has been paid to take her away, so the Greth Stone, a mysterious family heirloom, can fall into enemy hands. Will Glenys escape from Kieran, or will she even want to? He may not be the knave she first thought he was.
(c)AKEMI MAKI/MARY LIMING
After her father passes away, Theodosia finds herself in quite the predicament. She has to figure out a way to support her siblings and keep their home. Her childhood friend suggests he marry her in order to support her and her family, but on their wedding day, Theodosia calls it off at the last moment and flees the altar. Soon after, she meets the Marquis of Merlin, her childhood friend's cousin, who came to make certain Thea wasn't just out for money. During his stay, he tries to tempt Thea with his charm and money, but she keeps refusing him. Thea comes off as old-fashioned to the local villagers, which surprises the Marquis, for he seems captivated by her in every way.
During her first Season, Tilda found her first love...or at least she thought she had. She's deeply hurt when the man she fell for proceeds to throw abusive words at her. Seven years have passed since then, and as a chaperone Tilda attends a party hosted by the duke who has proposed to her cousin. The moment Tilda sees the duke's face, she grows pale. It's the man you hurt her all those years ago!
(c)KASUMI KURODA/ELIZABETH ROLLS
While being attacked by a pair of thieves, noblewoman Lexie is saved in the nick of time by the Marquess of Stormaston, who proceeds to steal a kiss from the young dowager as a reward. Shortly after, Lexie learns that, though dashing he may be, the marquess is reputed among the aristocracy to be a relentless womanizer. When they next meet at a masquerade ball, Lexie approaches him with cautious attraction. However, that very caution is thrown to the wind when she challenges him to a horse race and promises to become his mistress if she loses...
(c)SUMIKO SONEHARA/SARAH WESTLEIGH
Marianne married a dashing army major named Charles, but he's forced to leave her and go to war right after she's struck by personal tragedy. Three years later, Charles returns home safe from the war, and she musters her courage to tell him she wants a divorce. Surprised at the change in his once meek and adorable wife, Charles suggests they wait for one year before making that decision... Will he be able to change her mind?
(c)KYOKO FUMIZUKI/HARLEQUIN ENTERPRISES IIB.V./S.A.R.L..
"After the war, I shall return. Let's get married then." Collin, a member of an aristocratic family, and Rose, an innkeeper's daughter, promise to marry each other despite the differences in their social status. However, in the midst of the Napoleonic Wars in a combat zone, Collin receives a letter from Rose one-sidedly breaking off the engagement. Collin returns home unconvinced, but when he goes searching for Rose, he hears that she has gone missing. When he finally locates Rose, he finds her working as a housekeeper for an elderly noblewoman at her manor. But Rose acts as if Collin is a total stranger when he expresses his unwavering love toward her.
(c)KAORU SHINOZAKI/MARY LIMING
Lord Trenchard's Choice (Current ch. 2)
After a year at war, Captain Ivo Trenchard returns to England to visit his beloved aunt in Somerset. He survived the throes of war unscathed and now, to his chagrin, he's bedridden for weeks because of a simple animal rescue gone awry. Luckily, the local tomboy Jossie Calverton Morley suffers from a guilty conscience and visits him every day, ensuring he's never bored. But what's the brave captain to do when this enchanting innocent suddenly begs him to teach her how to kiss?
(c)RIN OGATA/SYLVIA ANDREW
Violet-eyed French Princess Celeste is en route to a remote area in Northern England to fulfill an engagement arranged by her father. After a slew of unbelievable hardships, her aunt falls ill and her travelling party is delayed. Brother Guy, a novice monk with unearthly beauty, is hired as a guide. Completely disappointed in women, Brother Guy makes a vow with God to keep silent while serving as the guide to the beautiful princess, totally unaware of the unimaginable, cruel fate that awaits them...
(c)NORIKO HARA/MARY W. SCHALLER
Since arriving in London, Eleanor has fantasized about a life with her fairy-tale prince, Lord Nicholas Buckland. When a trip with her pregnant sister brings them to an old run-down inn, Eleanor is dumbfounded to learn that her very own fairy-tale prince is also a guest at this dreary establishment. After a dream-filled night, Eleanor wakes up to her sister's shrieking and finds herself in bed with a naked Lord Buckland.
(c)MINEKO YAMADA/KATHRYN SEIDICK
Cassandra was twelve years old when she first met Vincent, and still remembers the dashing older boy that helped her and her kitten down from a tree. Eight years later, Vincent pledges to honor his dying friend's last wish-for Vincent to marry his sister...Cassandra! Curious about the woman that the little girl he once knew has grown up to be, Vincent invites Cassandra to his house to get to know his would-be bride...all over again.
(c)KARIN MIYAMOTO/ANNE HERRIS
Glory, the 20-year-old daughter of the prominent Sutton Family, would rather devote herself to restoring the family name than look for a potential husband...despite the constant meddling of her aunt. She decides to restore Queen's Well, the spa that's been her family's legacy, but is bothered everywhere she goes by Oberon, the arrogant duke who is visiting her town. But unbeknownst to either of them, the water in Queen's Well is working its magic on the bickering pair, slowly drawing them into each other's hearts!
(c)JUNKO MURATA/DEBORAH SIEGANTHAL
Innocence and Impropriety (Current ch. 2)
London, 1817. The Marquess of Tannerton has whatever he needs, but what he truly desires is the company of Rose O'Keefe, the Irish singer who's been captivating hearts at Vauxhall Gardens. While Tannerton's secretary, Flynn, may be proper enough to keep his own interest in the lady from disrupting his employment, the foreboding Lord Greythorne appears to take whatever-and whomever-he wants, whether by money or force. All Rose wishes to do is sing for Flynn, but she may end up using her beautiful voice to cry for his help.
(c)HIROKO MIURA/DIANE PERKINS
Saving Sarah (Current ch. 2)
Sarah leads two lives. By day, she is the perfect lady, training for married life, and blossoming into a high-society lady. By night, she is a member of the Wednesday League, a secret club that helps defenseless women and children. One night, she slips out the window dressed as a man and hurries through London's foggy back streets in order to help a child. But the charming yet dangerous Ethan Travis, blocks her way. He asks what such a beautiful woman is doing out in the middle of the night and attempts to proposition her. Has he mistaken her for a prostitute?
(c)SATOMI TSUYA/GAIL RANSTROM
Fool's Paradise (Current ch. 3)
It is 1586 in England. Princess Elizabeth is walking through the town without an escort. Her father has died suddenly and unexpectedly and she is on the run from Sir Robert, who is trying to force her to marry him. She is on her way to the palace to see her godmother, Queen Elizabeth, to get her help. On her way, she meets a jester named Tarleton. Carefree yet rather cunning, she asks for his help. She cuts off her beautiful golden locks to disguise herself as a young boy and apprentice to the jester. This is the beginning of their travels...and such a turbulent journey it will be...
(c)KAZUKO FUJITA/MARY W.SCHALLER
Being faced with a horrible blizzard during their journey, a beautiful widow named Joy and her party are forced to stay at Castle Campion for a while. Earl Campion seems rather pleased because he now has guests on the day before Christmas when he expected to spend it alone. Joy has spent her life not relying on men, but she can't help but admire how confident and sophisticated he is. Meanwhile the earl seems to have noticed her, as well...
(c)NANAO HIDAKA/DEBORAH SIEGENTHAL
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