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A Hyacinth for the Stoic Marquess
Miss Hyacinth Winslow, far from being the adored belle of the ton, carries the weight of being the daughter of London's most fearsome lord, a formidable man with great expectations of her. A forced match with the elusive Earl of Felton offers her little solace, until an unexpected encounter with a captivating widower awakens feelings she never anticipated.
Can this spark of attraction evolve into a genuine connection and change the course of her heart?
The Marquess of Montleigh, Hamish Montrose, despite once being a notorious rake, he now mourns his lost love as a secluded widower. A hesitant step back into society leads him to a countryside gathering, where he finds himself captivated by a gentle soul who reignites his long-suppressed passions.
Can the reformed Marquess of Montleigh conquer his haunting past and open his heart to a second chance at love?
Drhttp://alicekirks.com/dear-enemy-earl-preview/awn together by destiny, Hyacinth and Hamish forge an unexpected connection, rooted in their shared love for the natural world. Yet, in a battle against societal norms, they must summon the strength to defy expectations and secure a future where their love can thrive against all odds. Can their delicate bond withstand the turmoil of society's relentless matchmaking, as they uncover hidden secrets that threaten to tear them apart?
My Dear Enemy, the Earl
Lady Imogen Hilton has always felt overshadowed by her dazzling sisters, resigning herself to a life of solitude. Yet, as fate would have it, her debut in London society is approaching, and she dreads every moment of it. Little did she know that her journey would lead her to confront a figure from her past, forcing her to face old secrets and buried emotions. With an unexpected turn of events, Imogen's world is about to be turned upside down…
Can she let go of old wounds and allow love to rewrite her story?
Anthony Crawford, a young man seeking to savor life before succumbing to the chains of marriage, is uninterested in the obligations of society. Yet, when he realizes that his sister has formed a friendship with a lady he harbors deep mistrust for, he is compelled to confront his own complicated history. As he becomes entangled with Imogen once more, memories of a once cherished friendship, shattered by betrayal and lies, resurface…
Can forgiveness and love triumph over long-held resentments?
Imogen and Anthony will ultimately find themselves entangled in an unforeseen complication, one that transcends their personal misgivings - the unexpected romance blooming between their parents. While devising a risky plan to keep them apart, they must also fight against their own growing affection for each other. Will they be able to accept that their hearts have found solace in the most unexpected place or will they be torn apart by dark external forces?
Mending an Earl's Broken Heart
Lady Genevieve Blacket has all the makings of a ton darling, and none of the luck. By the time she attends her first Season, her father, the Marquess of Chesterfield, has run their finances into the ground. Desperate to spare Genevieve the consequences of his gambling, he calls upon the services of a local matchmaker to secure a husband for his daughter. Yet the Earl that Genevieve is matched with could not be more different from her or less eager to take her as a wife…
Will Genevieve risk her chances for marriage only for the promise of true love?
Marcus Stallard, the Earl of Easterbrook, used to wear his heart on his sleeve. When his first encounter with love ends in perfect disaster though, Marcus vows to never let a woman get the better of him again. Years later, when Marcus decides that he must break his vow and fulfil his duty, he hires a matchmaker to organise a marriage of convenience for him. However, the woman he is matched with is anything but convenient. In fact, Lady Genevieve is perfectly equipped to ruin him all over again…
Will this be his chance to finally find true love or will his fears destroy it all?
Having shared a tender moment years ago, Genevieve cannot believe how much Marcus has changed. When Marcus allows only one month of courtship to see if they can make a match, Genevieve labours to thaw his heart and restore his faith in love. They cannot outrun their back luck forever though, especially when the Earl’s first love reappears to take back what is hers… Can they overcome the obstacles that are mounting against them or will their love sink, once and for all?
Returning as the Season's Diamond
After confessing her feelings and being rejected by the Marquess of Atterbury, Chloe Tamblyn goes to live with her grandparents.
Determined to not let history repeat itself while entering Society as a young woman, she works on herself to become a proper lady. What will happen when she and Florian meet again though?
If only she could manage to keep her mended heart intact and resist surrendering to her soul's caprices…
Florian Crathorne, the Marquess of Atterbury, feels bad for turning Lady Chloe down, but his guilt transforms into regret when he sees her again and realises his mistake.
Yet, every time he attempts to approach her, someone gets in the way. To make matters worse, a well known man turns his attention to Chloe, threatening to fracture Florian’s tender romance...
How many times can a man mend a Lady’s broken heart?
As both struggle with their growing feelings, Chloe wonders if she can trust the happiness she has longed for, while Florian tries to prove how much he has changed.
Will they be able to trust each other once more and let their love flourish?
Or will people dangerously close to them conspire to keep them apart forever?
A Musician's Love Song for a Lady
Lady Isabel is already embarking on her second Season in London. She’s an accomplished young woman, but ever since her mother’s death, her father has forbidden her to learn the pianoforte. When she begs him to relent, he agrees on one condition; she must find someone to marry by the end of the Season. When the talented Isabel decides to start receiving music lessons, she never thought she would come across the man of her dreams. Will she allow herself to surrender to her heart’s love song?
What will happen when her favourite teacher becomes an obstacle to the ambitious future her father has planned out for her?
Colin Davenport is a music instructor of little means and no title. When he is charged with Lady Isabel’s education in the pianoforte, he is so stricken by her beauty and kind spirit, that he irreversibly falls in love with her… Mesmerised by her grace and talent, he is risking everything he has ever worked for just to stay close to her. When a potential suitor enters the equation though, he will be forced to step aside…
Can he overcome his station in society, or will he keep his feelings to himself and let the love of his life slip through his fingers?
Difficulties arise on all sides as a sly Marquess wants Isabel for himself. To make things more complicated, her father still seems reticent about her regular music lessons, and the reason remains unclear… Will Colin and Isabel find an everlasting romance in such an impossible situation or will the schemes of the people around them destroy the music of their love?
The Easter Wonder of a Lady
Lady Esther Harris, daughter of a wealthy viscount, is forced to flee London when her father is swindled out of most of his riches and property. While Esther and her sister must find suitable matches to help the family survive, sweet Esther is paralysed by the fear that marriage will end what little independence she has left. Yet, when she meets a handsome young commoner, all her preconceived ideas are challenged and her heart is put to the test...
Will she manage to overcome her doubts and allow her feelings to flourish?
Robert Montgomery is the second son of an earl, but has never accepted his family’s ideals. Unfortunately, his father has been pressuring him to marry for status and money, as his brother will inherit their entire fortune. When a wicked woman falsely accuses him of impropriety though, Robert has no choice but to adopt a false identity and run. After finding himself in a sleepy village far from London and while working as a humble farm labourer, he will stumble upon an enchanting lady who will irreversibly change his life…
Will he have the courage to reveal his true identity to Esther?
The pressure is on as Easter and the London Season approach, with Esther’s parents pushing her towards the man they have chosen for her. To complicate things further, at the same time, Esther and Robert realise they cannot live without each other. With so many obstacles in the way, can Esther go against her father’s wishes and marry the man of her dreams? Will Robert be able to set things right in London, freeing himself to marry for love instead of unfair duty?
Destined for her Charming Marquess
Christine Nettle enjoys the simplicity of being her best friend’s lady companion. Knowing her position in life, she doesn’t seek anything above her station. However, when her best friend's brother returns from his travels, everything is about to change... Christine will fight with the challenges of her unexpected feelings for him, while also worrying about losing her position. Is she destined to lose everything, or will fate gift her with everything she has been longing for?
The harder she tries to brush her feelings aside, the more her heart flutters…
Adam Archer, Marquess of Camberley, returns home to England after running away from his responsibilities for two years. His father’s death led to his withdrawal, but he is now back to take the reins. The last thing he expected though was the undeniable connection with his sister's lady's companion. While Adam tries to fulfil his duty to marry well, he cannot ignore his overpowering love for Christine. Sooner than later, he will realise he cannot both honour his title and have Christine by his side- a realisation that leaves him with a painful dilemma…
As a Marquess destined to marry his own kind, will he manage to suppress his blossoming feelings?
Adam and Christine quickly discover that being together requires sacrifices and difficult decisions. With Christine risking everything she has ever worked for and Adam pushing the limits of what is acceptable, they are both torn between two opposing pathways. Will they throw caution to the wind and follow their hearts, or will society force them apart forever?
A Valentine Romance for the Earl
Lady Rebecca Brewen has been content with a simple life, shying away from the gentry, finding solace in the magical world of books. However, when her father loses a lot of the family’s wealth, Rebecca’s marriage prospects become nothing more than a business transaction. That is exactly when the unexpected happens; Rebecca meets the handsome Earl of Harrington, and falls deeply in love with him.
What will happen though when Rebecca’s father makes an arrangement for her and a coldhearted Duke? Could a miracle save her romance with her loving Earl?
Vincent Asgill has only recently inherited the title of the Earl, along with his father’s debts. Even though he finds himself irreversibly mesmerised by Rebecca, his mother pushes him to wed a lady with a far more impressive financial standing. Will Vincent be brave enough to defy his overbearing mother and save this newfound love?
A brokenhearted lady and an Earl wishing he could spend eternity with her…
Disaster strikes when Rebecca and Vincent’s feelings are discovered, and Rebecca’s enraged father decides to send her away until her wedding with the Duke. With their hearts deeply aligned and the pain of parting too much to bear, will Rebecca and Vincent find a way to be together? Or will they have to sacrifice their tender love by surrendering to their parents’ crushing demands?
An Ocean Away from her Earl
The only thing Lady Jane Arlen hopes for when she embarks on her first Season, is that Lord Michael Riley, her secret love, asks for her hand. When he finally declares himself, Jane cannot imagine any greater happiness. However, this happiness is short-lived when her intended is suddenly called away to business in America…
What will happen when Jane is persuaded to accept another man's proposal right before her long-lost love returns?
When Michael Riley is needed in America right after he confesses his feelings to Jane, his entire world is shattered. To make matters worse, when he eventually returns home, he finds out that Jane is to be engaged to someone else. Will this be the end of Michael’s chance at happiness?
Could he overcome his pain and convince Jane to choose love over duty?
Jane and Michael have found the love of a lifetime, but with Jane’s impending engagement and her mother's conniving schemes, their future together seems like a hopeless dream. Will Jane have the courage to defy her mother's wishes and fight for her true love? Or will they both be left with broken hearts and a future of regret?
Once Upon a Christmas Match
Ellen Semple is a beautiful and high spirited lady, who loves composing music more than anything. When her father expects her to marry Lord Simon Grant, a man who tormented her when they were children, Ellen feels trapped in the most melancholic Christmas of her life. Will she ever be able to find happiness tied to a man she despises?
An unwanted marriage that could soften Ellen's heart, or irreversibly break it...
After ten years of being away, Simon Grant, Earl of Danbridge, returns home to find that he is betrothed to Ellen. While Ellen despairs at the idea of a lifetime with him, Simon has harboured secret feelings for her since their childhood. Will a chance at a loving marriage be on the cards for him, or is it doomed before it even starts?
A misunderstood nobleman who will need more than the magic of Christmas to win his wife's distant heart...
With Christmas drawing near, a spark of romance kindles between Ellen and Simon. Little did they know that a force from the past is determined to tear them apart, and it is up to them to prove if love can conquer any obstacle. Will Ellen and Simon find the courage to leave their prejudice and jealousy behind and celebrate their first Christmas as husband and wife, or will this Christmas together also be their last?
From Dowager to Duchess
Following her husband's passing, all Lady Emily Sheffield has left is her beloved son, Henry. However, with her late husband’s cousin vying for control of Henry and the estate funds, she now faces losing the most important person in her life too… Fate intervenes when she crosses paths with the handsome but distant Duke of Monbtury, who will soon make her feel that life is worthwhile again.
Will Emily be ready to give her heart away when at the same time she has to fight for guardianship of her only son? Will the strong-willed lady find the path to happiness again?
Thomas Musgrave, Duke of Montbury, had no wish to return to Derbyshire, as memories from the past were haunting him. A sudden encounter with Emily will change everything though, as the more time he spends with her and her son, the more he realises that a family is what he has been yearning for all these years. Will he be able to win her trust with so many threats around them?
A lady in an unbearable battle and a nobleman with a heart filled with wounds…
Soon enough, Emily and Thomas find themselves inextricably drawn to one another. With the threat of Emily losing her son and the eventful return of Thomas’ previous love, they must find the courage to fight both for each other and against external danger. With so much at stake, will Emily and Thomas trust each other and find a way to defend their hearts? In the end, will love thrive, or will secrets and lies ruin everything they have dreamed of?
Viscountess by Chance
Lady Hyacinth, daughter of the Earl of Harfield, has led a pleasant, yet rather predictable life. Her heart has always yearned for adventure, envying her cousin Julia's life in Paris. All of her dreams collapse though, when after a public scandal, she finds herself betrothed to a complete stranger...
Will Hyacinth find a way to escape a miserable life and make her dreams come true? Could love flourish in a marriage that was born out of a scandal?
Nathaniel, Viscount Ramsbury, is relatively new to London society, having been raised on his parents' country estate. While visiting London, fate brings the beautiful Hyacinth in his path. Little did he know that in his attempt to help the young lady, he would be forced to marry her. Could a miracle help Nathaniel get out of this tangled mess?
Two kind souls in the most unpredictable situation they could ever imagine...
When Nathaniel and Hyacinth head on an expedition to France, they both agree to follow separate ways, without expecting their feelings for each other to suddenly conquer them. However, there is a lot in store for them along the road, as they are thrust into yet another adventure. Will Nathaniel and Hyacinth learn to trust each other during their fateful journey? Will they manage to put all trouble behind and embrace their special romance?
The Baron I Fell In Love With
Scottish-born Lady Elena Graham has a great mistrust of the English, after being ruthlessly mocked by the other debutantes at her coming-out presentation. When her father makes arrangements for her to meet an English Baron, she feels her life is over. However, when she finally meets the handsome nobleman, she wonders if she had been wrong all along…
Will Elena ever trust her heart to a man she thought to be her enemy? What could happen when she finds out about his duplicitous past?
Lord James Compton was known as a terror around the village, playing pranks on the townsfolk with his twin brother. Things have changed though, as he is a grown man and knows he has to settle down and be worthy of his title. A prospect that proves rather exciting, after meeting the mesmerising Elena, whom he can’t stop daydreaming about. Unfortunately, the past is returning to haunt him, with his reputation unexpectedly hanging from a thread.
If only James could foresee that his past mistakes would jeopardise his future happiness…
Even though Elena and James cannot deny their growing feelings, they will soon find themselves in a tangled web of rumours. Rumours that James will have to disprove, or lose Elena forever. Will Elena be able to let go of her prejudice and open her heart to James? Will the two of them stand up for their love, or will their romance drown before it even starts to blossom?
When a Lady Meets Her Destiny
Henriette Fontenoy thirsts for adventure and hopes to find it before duty scatters her dreams. Her wish will soon come true, in the worst possible way, when she embarks on a journey to find her dear father who has fled England. Yet, little did she know that during this trip she will meet James Marksman, a man who will make her heart beat faster every time she sees him. Will Henriette's feelings continue growing even when a horrifying truth might obliterate her trust in James?
Could this unexpected acquaintance turn into a love match?
James is an upstanding man who always fights and defends the truth. However, his values are tested when his overly ambitious brother involves him in the terrible plan of kidnapping and marrying the young lady for money... Things get even more complicated as James is struck by Henriette's beauty and vows to rescue her even if that means betraying his own brother. Will James choose the right path and save the woman that brought sunshine into his life?
A blooming love that seems doomed from the very start...
The longer Henriette and James spend in each other's company, the more they realise that they are meant to be together. Sadly, not only do they come from different classes, but secrets hanging above their heads might prove to be their end. When truth comes to light, will Henriette find the strength to forgive James and give love a second chance? Will they manage to save their dreams before doors of happiness lock forever?
Lady Scarlett's Mysterious Driver
Lady Scarlett Brookfield is a romantic heart of boundless intelligence, with a big love for poetry. When the day of her debut into London's High Society finally arrives, the unthinkable happens; her parents introduce her to Owen Wiley, a disrespectful and arrogant Duke, whom her parents expect her to marry. Fate smiles on her when she unexpectedly meets an intriguing coach driver on that same night and embarks upon a journey of true love with him.
Will Scarlett manage to escape a loveless marriage with someone she despises? Could the handsome driver be the man who will take her on a ride of eternal happiness?
Andrew Lockhart, a nobleman's illegitimate son, feels that nothing exciting will ever happen in his life. That is until he meets Lady Scarlett, who will brighten up his dull life and make him believe in miracles. Little did he know that the woman he is besotted with, is his half-brother's wife to be. Will Andrew dare to confront his rogue half-brother and claim a woman beyond his station?
He is her charming saviour and she is an angel fallen from the sky...
It did not take long for Andrew and Scarlett to understand that they are meant to be together. However, a promise Andrew had made to his late father along with Owen's arrogance and spite, will make their union feel like an elusive dream. Will Scarlett and Andrew find love's light before the darkness tears them apart? Or will their love be shattered by secrets and hidden obstacles before it can even start?
When Her Suitor Sails Away
Eleanor Spencer, daughter of a wealthy banker, knows exactly what she wants from her life; to become the wife of Joshua Aldridge, a handsome and kind merchant and love of her life. While her mother doesn't approve of the match, Eleanor's father seems to be welcoming the young man with open arms. However, when Joshua decides to formally ask for Eleanor's hand, her father’s answer astounds them all, with Eleanor falling into pieces…
Will Eleanor manage to change her father’s mind, who is swayed by her mother's demands?
Desperate and shattered, Joshua sets off for Calcutta to open a new trade for his father's company, as he thinks this is the only way to win over Eleanor's family. Little did he know that when his ship goes down after a violent storm, he would wake up in India with amnesia...
What will happen when Joshua finally returns to England and finds that his love is betrothed to a familiar figure?
When years later, Joshua and Eleanor meet again, the powerful connection between them is still alive. As Joshua’s memory slightly returns, he has to decide whether to return to India or stay and fight for his only true love. Will Eleanor and Joshua heal their scars and go against those who do not tolerate their union? Or will the past heartaches and unforeseen storms be too much to bear?
Lost in the Duke's Eyes
Lilith Picardie has faced rejection her entire life. Being the illegitimate daughter of an English lord is her greatest sin, and she is reminded of it nearly every day. Everything changes though when she has to pretend to be her half-sister, who desperately wants to escape from an unwanted marriage with the disfigured Duke of Blackmore. Little did she know that she would fall in love with the Duke’s true colours and kind soul…
Will Lilith manage to nurse the Duke’s heart and experience the dreamiest romance of all?
Since his carriage accident several years ago, Alexander Spencer has lived a lonely and isolated life. Even though he acts coldly towards Lillith after her first reaction upon meeting him, he will soon find himself drawn towards the intriguing girl and her tender spirit. However, when a heart wrenching secret is revealed, Alexander will wonder if he made a grave mistake by allowing romance to enter his life...
A newfound love hanging by a thread...
Alexander and Lilith’s hearts are dominated by a storm of emotions every time they see each other. Everything crashes down when secrets and an evil plot against Lilith are stumbling blocks that can be easily manipulated to tear them apart. Will Alexander and Lilith allow love and forgiveness to shine light upon their lives? Can their connection conquer all that works against them or will they both be plunged into a gloomy and loveless future?
A Lady's Easter Romance
Lady Juliana, daughter of the Earl of Neavesbury, loves her quiet life in the country. As the Easter Season begins, she decides to take part in the yearly festivities and enjoy herself with her friends. What she didn’t expect though is that during the pancake race on Shrove Tuesday, she would meet an intriguing man who would make her heart beat faster than ever. To her dismay, Juliana will not be the only lady interested in the charming gentleman…
What will happen when Juliana realises that she is desperately in love with the man her best friend has set eyes on?
Lord Glendon Cobham is a shy and reserved Duke, with a very painful past. Even though he is instantly captivated by Juliana, he will soon notice that his friend James tries to push him away from the red-haired beauty. Will Glendon manage to explain his friend’s odd attitude? Will he manage to claim the only woman who has filled his empty heart, despite the forces set against him?
A love that will be challenged in every possible way…
There will soon come a time that neither Juliana nor Glendon will be able to deny their strong feelings for each other. Little did they know that the arrival of an ambitious uncle, along with more unexpected hurdles, would perplex their lives even further. Will Juliana and Glendon manage to conquer this darkness and find true love this Easter? Or will their dream of a happy ending slip through their fingers?
The Return of Her Dear Viscount
Rose Price, maid in the service of the Earl and Countess of Harrowby, is an intelligent woman with a fiery spirit. When she learns that Henry Ryder, the Earl's son and her childhood friend, returns home, her heart skips a beat. However, she will soon realise that he is not the kind and caring person she once knew, and she will feel foolish for ever having feelings for him...
Could Rose be the one who will guide Henry back to his forgotten gentle soul? Or will she realise that falling for him was the greatest mistake in her life?
While Henry is shying away from Rose, pretending there has never been a connection between them, he soon realises just how much she has always meant to him. When he discovers that his friends have humiliated Rose, causing her to run away, he feels furious, but also guilty. Will Henry convince Rose that he is capable of change and worthy of forgiveness, showing her the true colours of his heart? Or has his misbehaviour cost him her love?
In the midst of this chaos, the only certainty is this; he will never let the love of his life get hurt again...
Even though they cannot hide their love for each other anymore, Rose and Henry have to confront class differences, and people that insist on tearing them apart. Will the two of them find the courage to defeat social expectations? Or will they find themselves fighting for a love that could never flourish?
When a Lady Meets Her Valentine
After years of isolation following a scandal and a great heartbreak, Lady Adelina Jacob, returns to London. With Valentine’s Day approaching, her father gently insists that she makes a comeback to society. Her entire life and luck are about to change when she follows her father’s advice and reluctantly attends a ball. There, she meets a navy officer who will make her feel like her heart is beating for the very first time…
Will Adelina be able to put her painful past behind and give love a second chance?
What Jeremy Martlet, Baron of Insfield, could never expect, was that not too long after returning from the sea, he would meet the most beautiful girl he has ever seen. However, everything collapses when he sends a Valentine card to Adelina and immediately gets rejected because of his surname; a name that caused Adelina years of pain and tears…
If only he could somehow prove his heart’s true colours…
When Jeremy convinces Adelina of his pure intentions, they both feel that a sweet fairytale has just begun. Little did they know that Adelina’s father would never approve of their union, making their hearts break into millions of pieces. Will Adelina and Jeremy find a way to save their love and all of their dreams? Or will fate sink them into an eternal darkness?
In Love with a Dressmaker
Being the daughter of a respectable Duke, Lady Catrina Bolton is a glorious and elegant lady, whose life so far has been a bed of roses. With the expectation of finding a husband approaching, her father hires a tailor to create a dress for Catrina that will awe men and women alike. Little did she know that this same tailor will charm his way into her life and soon turn her world upside down…
Will Lady Catrina find love by the tailor’s side? Or will social norms keep her from being with her true soulmate?
Leo Blanchett is a distinguished tailor, whose unique skills have made him very famous amongst the refined ladies of his town. When he finds himself more and more drawn to the beautiful and prim Lady Catrina, he is forced to bury his feelings, as he knows that not even a miracle could bring them together. Will Leo dare to put his reputation at risk by fighting for a hopeless love?
It takes a great deal of strength to make decisions that will change your life forever...
The more time Catrina and Leo spend with each other, the less they can deny the deep connection between them. However, whispers start floating around the manor and there is more than one person who wants to tear them apart once and for all. Will Catrina and Leo’s true love survive? Or will this forbidden match cause more pain than it can endure?
A Lady's Christmas Miracle
Ever since her husband died, Lady Anne Gladstone has locked herself out of the world, trapped in a prison of her own making. With another Christmas drawing near, her father starts pushing her to put her mourning clothes aside and give love a second chance. However, Anne feels too fragile to enter society again. This will all change though, with the fateful arrival of the estate's mysterious and handsome gardener...
Will Anne keep the walls around her heart intact, or could destiny have other plans for a life she thought to be over?
Anthony Smith has endured a lifetime of heartache, all packed into the last year of his life. When he and his little son move to the Duke of Risinghurst's estate, he looks forward to turning a new page. What he never expected though, is that he would meet the only woman able to fill his heart's dark void, with feelings he thought to be gone forever. However, Anne is a woman far out of his reach and the Duke would never allow such a match...
Will the kind gardener manage to make Anne's heart bloom with love again?
Anne and Anthony have the cards stacked against them, as they have both endured heartbreak, and they both have children to think about. To make matters worse, an unforeseeable incident will soon shake up their lives even more... Will Anne and Anthony be able to put their mistrust and trauma behind and fall in love again? Could a Christmas miracle take place and bless them with the gift of true love?
The Songbird of a Duke's Heart
Emma Dalcour has had more tragedy in her young life than one should be able to bear. After becoming an orphan, she is sent to live with her aunt who works as a governess for the Duke of St. Albans. There, she is careful to remain completely out of sight until she is old enough to be given the position of a maid. However, she soon attracts everyone's attention with her beautiful voice, including young Henry, the eldest son of the duke...
What could happen when years after, Henry returns from university and his charm draws Emma out? Will Emma dare to believe in an unthinkable love?
Henry is a man of honour, tasked with protecting and caring for his three younger siblings. Even though he is newly engaged to the beautiful Lady Margaret, his heart urges him down a different path after finally laying eyes on the enchanting songbird of his estate. His responsibilities are heavy though, and Henry struggles with escaping from a seemingly inevitable fate.
Torn between love and duty, he is desperately searching for the key to this dilemma...
What begins as a friendship between two young children, becomes an undeniable love in the course of time. Unfortunately, the road to happiness is full of thorns, especially when someone is determined to take Emma out of the picture. Will Emma and Henry find a way to bridge the gaping hole between their classes and overcome the barriers? Or will crushing expectations and devotion to duty tear them apart?
The Lady and the Kind Gardener
Lady Elizabeth Derby has her whole life planned out: marry the Duke of Manchester and have a glittering future amongst the ton. However, everything turns upside down when she pulls a childish prank, taking her younger sister out in the lake on a leaky boat… Luckily for her, she will be rescued by their handsome gardener. Little did she know though that this fateful moment would mark the end of her longed-for betrothal.
When her reputation becomes tarnished, will Elizabeth manage to clear her name and find love against all odds?
What Thomas Bolton, head gardener at the Derby estate, could never expect, is that after rescuing Elizabeth, she would dare to blame him for ruining her life. Despite considering her a spoiled girl, he cannot help but feel charmed by her mesmerising beauty, and he soon finds himself unable to get her out of his mind. However, he knows very well that a union with a lady and a gardener is a hopeless dream, and that forbidden love might be a fruitless battle.
Will Thomas be brave enough to open his heart to Elizabeth defying the social standards?
As the weeks pass, Thomas and Elizabeth are unable to deny the growing feelings for each other. Unfortunately, several hurdles lie in their way, with the biggest one being Elizabeth's mother and her unbearable expectations. In the end, will Thomas and Elizabeth's true love bridge any social difference that comes between them? Or will prejudice and family duty succeed in keeping them apart forever?
A Most Unlikely Betrothal
Treated like an uncomely and social pariah, Sophia Emley has resigned herself to spinsterhood at the age of twenty-two. Her life takes an abrupt turn though when the handsome Richard Hatherton, Earl of Brittingham, mistakes Sophia for her prettier sister and kisses her in the shadows. Unbeknownst to them, their kiss was witnessed, and in an instant, a great scandal ensues…
How will Sophia feel upon hearing that the only way to clear her name is to marry a man she dislikes?
When Richard finds out that Sophia is now his wife-to-be, he cannot imagine his life by her side. However, he soon realises that there is so much more to his fiancée than what meets the eye, finding himself unable to stop thinking about her unique beauty and intelligence. From that moment on, he is determined to make her see that he is more worthy of her attention and make up for his regretful mistake. Will Richard manage to charm Sophia and prove deserving of her love?
Could he really compensate for such a rocky start and earn her trust?
While Sophia and Richard's mutual love and admiration grow, Sophia’s guilt tied to marrying her sister's beau lies heavily on her chest. More than that, society’s criticism continues challenging their decision to unite their lives and hearts... Could these threatening obstacles cost the happiness both Sophia and Richard deserve? Will Sophia and Richard fight for their deep feelings, or will their romance collapse under society’s weight?
A Sonata for a Noble Soul
Lady Pippa Andrews believes that rather than searching for love, she should wait for love to find her. Her mother, however, insists on a marriage for financial reasons and she does whatever it takes to force her into courtships with wealthy lords. Pippa's heart only skips a beat though, when at a symposium, she meets a charming man, whose music sweeps her off her feet.
Will this charismatic man be able to give Pippa the fairytale life she has always dreamed of?
For Charlie Thomas, music has always been his life's passion. While he loves performing at balls, he wishes he could live the life his father led; one filled with adventurous travels and an everlasting romance. It is when he first lays eyes on the enchanting Lady Pippa that he begins to think such life is achievable after all. As time passes, Charlie realises that he is starting to fall for her mesmerising beauty...
Will Charlie find a way to get closer to the only woman who moved the strings of his heart?
While Pippa and Charlie fight for their chance at love, Pippa's mother insists on arranging a marriage of her own making, one that is acceptable to society. Despite all odds, will these two soulmates unite their two worlds and follow the calling of true happiness? Or will they be doomed to a life of lovelessness caused by Pippa's mother?
What a Duke Does for Love
Following the death of her beloved brother, Lady Marlena Ashover finds herself in unbearable grief and suspicious of what truly happened to her brother. Even though she convinces her family to travel to London with the excuse of the Season, Marlena vows to secretly investigate her brother’s loss and find its true cause. When she meets a young Duke who wants to help her in her quest, Marlena finds not only a loyal friend in him, but also the greatest love of her life…
Will Marlena solve the mystery of her brother’s demise despite the lurking dangers? Could the kind hearted Duke be the person who will bring light into her gloomy life?
Ryan Wellston, the Duke of Claypool, has never had genuine feelings for other women except for Marlena. However, no matter how much he wants to help and make her happy, tremendous challenges are threatening his hopes and dreams… Nevertheless, Ryan is determined to do everything in his power to find the answers to the burning questions of who killed James and why. Will the charismatic Duke manage to bring the truth to the surface? Will he eventually shine a smile upon his dear Marlena’s face?
If only things were always as they seemed…
While Ryan and Marlena are unable to deny their blooming feelings, they first have to deal with the chaos that dominates their lives. Especially since someone is determined to separate them and steal their every chance at happiness forever. Will the two soulmates shed light on an unforgivable truth and heal their past wounds together? Or will the current threats and emotional storm irreversibly overshadow their growing love?
A Lord's Exotic Love
Arabella Fortescue, the beloved daughter of an English baron and a Mughal princess, has everything she could ever wish for: a loving family, comfort, and Justin, the man she is soon to marry. Leaving India was never Arabella's desire, but when Justin must return to England, she decides to go with him. However, a dreadful accident at sea forces them apart, and Arabella finds herself fighting for her life. Her trials do not end there though, as she discovers that Justin has lost his memory and is about to marry an imposter. Will Arabella find her way to Justin and help him recall all the sweet moments they have shared together? Or will the only man she has ever truly loved fly away?
Justin Balfour, the third son of a Duke and an avid adventurer, could never expect that he would find his other half in India. When circumstances force him to return to England, tragedy strikes while travelling; a storm takes Arabella away from him and an accident causes him amnesia. As if this was not enough, when a wicked lady claims to be his fiancée, Justin feels utterly confused because he has no feelings for her. Everything will change though, when he starts sharing a special bond with a beautiful servant girl, unable to deny the deep stirrings in his heart. Will Justin regain his memory and unravel his feelings after all? Could the peculiar and loving maid be his miraculous salvation and unlock the mystery that surrounds his life?
Just when Arabella and Justin thought they had found everything they dreamed of, lies, memory loss, and frauds fiercely separate them. Despite the obstacles, the power of their love unites them again, giving them one last chance at happiness. Will the two soulmates be strong enough to ride out the storm and live the dream that burns in their hearts? Or will their hopes for a happily ever after be stolen away, throwing them into the deepest sorrow?
A Summer Ball's Love
Since her beloved father’s death, a mysterious illness has plagued the beautiful Mariah Nightingale, taking away her joie de vivre. Unable to stand her loneliness anymore, she hesitantly attends a ball where she meets the most charming Earl she could ever dream of. However, her stepmother is not happy with Mariah’s unexpected acquaintance, as she has always envied and viewed her as her own daughter’s competitor. To make matters worse, Mariah’s illness gets in the way of spending time with her charming admirer and threatens to bring her blossoming dreams crashing down. Will Mariah let down her defences and find the way to be with the man that has started to fill her with joy and love? Or will her bossy stepmother and sudden illness destroy it all?
John Blackmore, Earl of Winchester, did not intend to spend his whole summer in Cheltenham. However, after losing a bet at a card game, he is compelled to keep his word. Little did he know that his dull summer would soon turn into a fascinating one, due to him being immediately mesmerised by the gracious lady he meets on a special night. When John sees that this ethereal existence has been haunted by a mysterious illness, he is determined to move heaven and earth to help her recover. However, time is running short, as the beautiful woman’s health mysteriously deteriorates with each passing day. Will John manage to find the cause of Mariah’s illness and the cure for both her disease and his own heart? Or will he fail to rescue the only woman who has managed to occupy his every thought?
While Mariah and John discover the depth of their shared feelings, wicked powers threaten the blooming love between them. When John discovers hidden truths that might irreversibly change Mariah's life forever, her overbearing stepmother will make any effort to keep her confined to the house. Will Mariah and John break down the walls that jeopardize their only chance at a happy life? Could fate have something better in store for them both?
A Duke's Fleeing Bride
Lady Dianna Blackstone has no desire for marriage, and as an untamed spirit, she has always craved for more freedom. When her parents announce that she is soon to begin an official courtship with the arrogant Duke of Wharton, Dianna is left with no choice but to run away from her worst nightmare. After disguising her identity, she finds a position as a maid in a nearby village, but unfortunately, her employer turns out to be painfully unpleasant. In an unexpected twist of fate, her detestable intended will track her down, making Dianna's heart skip a beat as he meets another side of him. Will Lady Dianna manage to escape this living hell and give love a chance? Will she realise that the Duke might be more than what he seems and the one who will bring light to her life?
Lord Jonas Haddon, Duke of Wharton, comes across as very arrogant, but deep inside, he is a caring man who hopes to marry out of love and lead an ordinary life. Intrigued by the boldness and independence of Lady Blackstone, he is determined to find her after hearing she ran away. When he finally discovers she is hiding out as a maid, he does everything in his power to prove that he is not the prideful man she thinks him to be. It won't be long until he realises that he can't think of a future without her, seeking to court her even in her position as a maid. Will the charming Duke convince Dianna of his genuine feelings and good intentions? Will he manage to claim the heart of the only woman who has invaded his dreams and occupied his every thought?
While feelings of affection start to blossom between Dianna and Jonas, Dianna's tyrannical employer makes her life miserable even to the point of her own devastation. On top of this, no matter how hard Jonas tries to persuade Diana to return to her old life with him on her side, her pride does not allow her to give up so early. Will Dianna find her desired escape and could Jonas be the true salvation she has been looking for? Could their everlasting happiness have been right in front of them this whole time or will poor decisions trap them into an unbearable life?
A Lady's Fateful Ball
Lady Tess Oakley is a fiercely independent spirit with no desire to ever get married. Unfortunately, her parents have other plans for her and do all they can to betroth her to a man she absolutely detests. Desperate as she is, Tess is determined to do everything in her power to escape a loveless engagement- even entering a fake courtship with a gentleman who shares the same detestation for marriage. Not long after this decision, her heart will betray her by starting to beat for the handsome stranger, making this arrangement more complicated than she ever expected. Could a false engagement that started as a rescue plan lead to a deeply liberating love and the salvation she has always looked for? Will Tess manage to get away from a doomed future and dare to dig into what her heart truly wants?
Lord Milton Eddington, Duke of Corrington, holds a deep secret that threatens to destroy any chance he might ever have at finding his other half. Rather than pining for what he cannot have, he prefers to have the reputation of a rake and vows to never fall in love with a woman. His life will take an unexpected turn though, when a beautiful lady appears, suggesting an intriguing proposition that will help him maintain his independence. With the passing of time, Milton realises that he is starting to fall for her ethereal existence, but the fears of the past are obstructing his feelings from fully flourishing. Will Milton ever manage to overcome the obstacles that prevent him from allowing love to enter his lonely heart? Or will he be condemned to a miserable future just because he is afraid of confronting the demons of his past?
While Tess and Milton's love blossoms, their special connection is threatened by inner struggles and external powers that wish to keep them apart. Things will only get worse, when Milton receives a letter that blackmails him to abandon Tess and their common future is about to irreversibly fade away. Will Tess and Milton break down the wall of thorns they have built around their hearts? Will they find the courage to fight everyone who stands against them in the name of true love?
Once Upon a Blooming Love
Lady Fiona Burgess feels utterly devastated when her brother pressures her into an unwanted betrothal to a man of a dubious reputation. When she receives anonymous letters encouraging her to question the source of her intended's wealth, she knows that his secret is darker than she thought. Her life will take an unexpected turn though, when she sets eyes on their new groundskeeper, who will comfort her with his flower knowledge and gentle soul. Not long after, the tormented lady will find herself deeply in love with the kind gentleman, despite knowing that a romance with him is impossible to flourish. Will Fiona find a way to prove to her brother that the person he forces her to marry is a scoundrel? Or will she be condemned to a loveless marriage, losing the only man that holds the key to her heart?
While Jean-Michel Delacroix is searching for his long-lost family in London, he is offered to work as a groundskeeper for a reputable Duke. Being in need of money, he accepts the offer and dares to think that his life could finally change for the better. What he did not expect though, is that he would be so profoundly touched by the despair of the Duke's enchanting younger sister. Besotted by her ethereal beauty and intelligence, he secretly plants blooms to see her fragile face lighten up and can't stop daydreaming about her. When he finds out about her upcoming wedding, he falls into pieces, but decides to do everything in his power to rescue her from her doomed fate. Will Jean-Michel expose the heartless swindler before it's too late? Most importantly, will he have his fairytale-ending with the woman of his dreams?
Fiona and Jean-Michel are lost in their blossoming feelings for each other, but time is running short and they must battle against the unmoving Duke. However, Jean-Michel also has his own secrets, which could either benefit him or take Fiona away once and for all. Will the two soulmates manage to protect their love and overcome the darkness of the surrounding threats? Could the light of true happiness be waiting on the other end of their struggle?
A Lady's Quest for Love
Lady Sophia, the sweet and bubbly daughter of the Earl of Westford, has been raised with the principle of putting aside her own dreams for the sake of duty. Even though she secretly longs for adventure and a dreamy romance, in no case would she ever do anything to disappoint her beloved parents. When her dear father passes away, he leaves behind a mysterious and fateful quest for Sophia- a quest that she will have to carry through no matter what. Little did she know that the quest's clues would very soon lead her to the person who would warm her broken heart and haunt her dreams. Could Sophia's love with the charming gentleman flourish despite knowing her mother would never approve of such a match? Or will she end up following the lonely path of duty once again, letting her hopeful heart down?
Luke Beaumont has managed to write his own life story, despite being the son of the Earl of Astley. Convinced that the high society is a place where he cannot fit in, he decides to abstain from it, opening his own bookshop and getting lost in the magical world of the books. When the lovely daughter of his dear friend crosses the doorstep of his little shop, he is instantly drawn to her bright spirit and remarkable beauty. This is why he immediately accepts when the dazzling woman asks for help with her father's treasure hunt, despite knowing how hard it will be not to fall for her. Will Luke manage to successfully help Sophia fulfil her father's last wish and discover the true meaning of life along the way? In the course of time, will Luke find the courage to confess his deep feelings and claim Sophia's heart?
Sophia and Luke will quickly turn out to be each other's perfect match and their story resembles a fairytale love, just like the ones written in Luke's book collection. However, Sophia's mother has other plans for her, demanding that she should marry a cold Marquess who could never make her happy. In an endless vacillation between duty and love, will Sophia and Luke manage to break down the walls that keep them apart? Will the two of them find the way to turn their two separate worlds into the most wonderful romance ever imagined?
The Captain of a Lady's Heart
Lady Katherine Ennis is a rebellious and unusual soul for her era, aching for freedom and adventure in her life instead of a conventional marital life. When she is forced by her dominating parents to marry a man she doesn't love, she desperately tries to escape from this doomed fate. Everything changes though the moment she is bravely saved by a dashing Captain after being in a horse accident. From that moment on, Katherine starts thinking that this gentleman could be the salvation she has been looking for and comes up with a deceptive plan of a staged marriage. However, as her pretense of love for the Captain soon turns into reality, could Katherine find the courage to admit the depth of her feelings? Or will her fear to reveal the truth, destroy a fulfilling future with her soulmate?
Captain Robert Barkley's freedom has been overshadowed by the debt that his deceased brother left in his wake, risking the future of his recently inherited dukedom. Even though marriage has never been something he yearned for, he knows it's the only way to save his Manor and preserve his legacy. When a marriage of convenience to a beautiful lady is suddenly on the cards, he thinks that his luck has finally changed for the better. Yet, in the course of time, he finds himself drawn to her ethereal beauty and captivated by her gracious personality. However, he has promised her freedom and knows that he cannot break his word, regardless of the pain that losing her would cause him. Will Robert succeed in claiming an untamed lady's heart? Could he ever manage to pay off the dreadful debt and take the leap of real love at the same time?
In a story of unspoken truths, Katherine and Robert realise they are unable to deny the pure love that has grown between them. However, the road to happiness is full of obstacles, with two domineering families insisting upon their own loveless wishes. Will Katherine and Robert face their fears and find a way to turn their two worlds into one, against all odds? Or will they crumble under the constant external pressure and lose their only chance at a magical romance?
The Runaway Chaperone
Forced into a loveless betrothal with a man who terrifies her, Alexandra Drake decides to run away from home. As luck would have it, she is then hired as a chaperone for a dashing Duke's younger sister. While it seems to be an easy position for an accomplished woman like her, keeping an eye on the young girl will prove harder than she expected. To make matters more complicated, Alexandra will inevitably find herself falling in love with her charming employee and unable to think of anything else than his captivating eyes... Could Alexandra ignore her growing feelings for the sake of conventional rules? Will true love manage to shine through the emotional whirlwind that has turned her world upside down?
Matthew Lammore has been the Duke of Blakeley since the tragic loss of his parents when he was only fifteen. This entire time, the responsibility of taking care of the estate and his beloved sister has fallen upon his shoulders. However, as his sister has reached the age of sixteen, he will need a well educated person to help her prepare for her debut into Society. Luckily for him, he finds the most appropriate woman for this role, who among other talents, seems to also have a heart of gold. Little did he know though that the beautiful chaperone would exceed her role and end up being the breath of fresh air he has longed for, casting light upon his dull life. This doesn't however alter his awareness of how inappropriate it would be for a Duke to fall in love with his own employee. Will Matthew defy social norms and give true love a chance? Or will he turn down the woman of his dreams out of fear of ruining his reputation?
The more Matthew and Alexandra fall for each other, the more they realize they are moving towards a tangled labyrinth. As if this wasn't enough, Alexandra's secret past is haunting her and threatening to tear this blossoming romance apart. Will the two soulmates dare to take the leap of real love and have faith in each other? In the end, will they declare their undeniable feelings, or will they be overpowered by the threatening internal and external obstacles?
A Letter From Her Dear Marquess
Lady Abigail Price is a hopelessly romantic soul and has always been dreaming of marrying her fairytale prince. When her parents announce that her marriage choice has been made already, she finds herself thrown into deep sorrow. However, her luck is about to change the fateful night he will meet her intendant unbeknownst his identity. Abigail is immediately drawn to him and when she discovers his name, a moment of happy bliss overflows her heart. However, her joy is quickly shattered when a great scandal that shames the Price name will cancel the betrothal and tear the couple apart. Will Abigail find the strength to defy everything and choose love over propriety? Or will she be doomed to live a loveless life?
Clark Monroe, Marquess of Penrith, has been doing everything in his power to avoid a future as the Duke of Rochester. The person he doesn't want to cross paths with the most, is no one else than the woman his father is forcing him to marry. Against all odds, and when the time to meet his future bride comes, Clark is immediately charmed by her beauty. Little does he know, though, that the road to happiness will be full of obstacles, as an unforeseen event will threaten to take the beautiful woman he is falling for away from him. Will Lord Penrith convince Lady Abigail that there is something to the spark they felt that night? Could he make up for a calamitous scandal standing in his way and win the woman who stole his heart?
Abigail and Clark know what their heart is telling, but neither of their families will tolerate this union. However, as each passing day apart from each other feels like eternity, Abigail and Clark decide to fight for their love no matter what it takes. Will they find the way to make their two worlds one before the doors of happiness lock forever? WIll they manage to go against their families' will and listen to their own hearts?
The Recipe to Win an Earl's Heart
Clara Sedley is an inspired cook and the daughter of a baker who has raised her with love and affection ever since her mother died. When her father falls seriously ill, she decides to put all her dreams aside and seek further employment, as the medical expenses are piling up. However, the only available position seems to be the one of the cook for the reclusive Earl of Dunham. Feeling like she has no choice, Clara hesitantly accepts the offer and joins their estate. She never expected, though, to discover a hidden side of this lonely man, a side so tender, that it would make her heart beat only for him. Even so, the challenge of a relationship between a prestigious son of a malicious lady and the daughter of a baker still persists. With her loving kindness and outstanding cooking skills as weapons, will Clara manage to capture the Earl's heart? Will she eventually live the fairytale she has always been dreaming of?
Having grown up with a judgmental and tyrannical mother, Charles Blackstone, Earl of Dunham, has become a cold and detached man. His short temper and mean words have pushed away every single person around him and he is now doomed to a miserable and lonely life in an enormous estate. Everything changes almost overnight when he crosses paths with Clara and is taken aback by her generosity and remarkable beauty. While tasting her meals which reflect her talent and affectionate nature, Charles finds himself falling deeper in love with this wondrous woman. He is nevertheless utterly conflicted, knowing that everyone will be against this love, and above all, his own mother. Will Charles stand up for himself and escape from the loveless future his mother has planned out for him? Or will he simply avoid the risk of being with the woman of his heart out of fear for society's judgmental prejudice?
Even though Clara and Charles develop an undeniable connection, his cruel mother will do whatever it takes to sabotage their blossoming love. An unexpected secret that Clara's father kept buried for years makes things even more complicated, as it will irreversibly change the course of their life. In the end, will Clara and Charles defy society's constraining rules and choose love on their own terms? Or will dominant norms and formidable barriers overpower their special romance?
The Key to a Lord's Heart
Helena Bolingbroke is without a doubt the most beautiful woman in Bath. However, she is far more fascinated by reading than attending balls, while holding a book club meeting to discuss the latest in English literature makes her the happiest. Even though her passion for books had always been embraced by her parents in the past, her father is now fed up with her churlish refusals to settle down and decides to take matters into his own hands. Could her one chance at true love be among the sea of men her father invites to win her hand?
Henry Beckham has never been the one to seek the attention of ladies. He is content with living his life the way he pleases and a wife would only get in the way. His parents have different expectations, though, that include him producing an heir to carry on the family legacy. Henry is inevitably introduced with the terrifying ultimatum of marrying by the end of the year or forfeiting his title and fortune to his younger brother. All seems to be lost for him, until he receives an intriguing invitation from Lord Bolingbroke to attend a book club meeting in order to win his daughter's hand. Could this unknown woman secure his fortune and capture his lonely heart?
They have both expected a completely different life, one without love and romance. Now that every one of their dull expectations has given place to the profound revelation of true love, they are in awe of what they had been missing all along. Regardless of how undeniable their connection is, it is also tainted by dark secrets and contrasting priorities. Will Henry manage to break down Helena's walls and win her heart? Will the powerful light of their romance dissipate the threats that lurk around?
A Dance with the Charming Baron
Miss Eliza Dowling is belatedly coming out into society in the hope that she might meet a potential suitor who will make her heart race. When she crosses paths with a handsome childhood friend, she finds herself captivated by his mesmerising gaze. Her life will soon take a strange turn, though, when the man she daydreams about is to marry the daughter of a wealthy noble. Feeling emotionally wounded and struggling to forget him, she shifts her attention to a charming Viscount, until she realizes she is about to make the biggest mistake of her life. Will Eliza manage to tame her overpowering feelings and forget this elusive dream forever? In the end, will she discover the path to the happy life she craves?
After his father's death, Derrick Blackwell has inherited the title of the Baron, and now it's time for him to find a suitable wife. Even though in his heart, Eliza is a woman worth dying for, he knows that his mother would never allow a match with someone of a lower status. When he sees her with a charming Viscount waltzing around, pangs of jealousy soar through his heart, though he knows there's nothing he can do but stand by. Yet, the moment he discovers that the same man who sets his sights on Eliza, is also the main suspect of a series of disasters, Derrick is determined to solve the puzzle and do whatever it takes to protect the woman he loves. Will the caring Baron uncover the truth? Will he prevail against the Viscount, defy his mother's orders and choose a wife on his own terms?
Eliza and Derrick might come from two starkly different backgrounds, but their feelings for each other are too strong to be buried. When external circumstances insist on keeping them apart, the two of them have to find the strength to claim their happiness. Will Eliza and Derrick save their love before everything turns to ashes? Or will insuperable obstacles keep them from following their heart?
A Wallflower's Darling Lord
Miss Helena Ashby, daughter to a trade merchant, has found herself thrown in at the deep end of society. When her father is sent to the debtor's prison, leaving her penniless, Helena, shy, down to earth and completely unprepared, must battle the gossip that surrounds her name, and fit in a world where everyone looks askance at her. When she finds occupation as a lady's companion, destiny brings her to the man who will be haunting her dreams every night. But external forces will not let her find happiness next to him all too easy. Will Helena find her way to be with the man she hopelessly loves despite all odds, or her plans for the future will go up in smoke?
Lord Edwin Martin-Atkins has always feared that he will be driven off course if he cannot find a proper woman to hold him down. When his unsuspected affections are laid upon a woman whose life has been one scandal after another, he is determined to rescue her from ruin, if he ever wants to find real happiness in life. But the road is full of obstacles, as the woman he has fallen in love with is the companion of the malicious lady he unwillingly courts. Will he manage to avoid a union that will make his life an eternal torture? Will Edwin help the only woman he has ever loved to escape her tragic fate and share the rest of her life with him?
Helena and Edwin are most enchanted by each other from the moment they meet. But when Helena's jealous and malicious lady makes every effort to disgrace her and drive her away from Edwin, everything seems to go downhill. Could the two soulmates find a way to make their two worlds one in such a dire situation? Will their love survive the pitfalls threatening to destroy it?
The Dashing Thief of Her Dreams
Lady Bridget Stanhope doesn’t dream of meeting her fairytale prince like every other girl of her age. The perfect suitor for her is a more daring and brave gentleman rather than a polite and socially acceptable one. When one night she stumbles across a masked man who breaks into her house, Bridget immediately falls under the spell of his eyes and makes it her goal to meet him again. But her plans go askew when a charming lord steals her mind, and the young lady finds herself thrown into a great dilemma. Will Bridget find a way to unfold her complicated feelings? In the end, will she choose the charming nobleman or the daredevil thief?
Lord Geoffrey Nott wants to spend his life traipsing around the globe, while the idea of marriage has always repelled him. But the moment he lays eyes on Bridget, his life takes an unexpected turn. After spending more time with her, Geoffrey reconsiders the idea of marriage, as he realizes that he is hopelessly falling in love with her. However, no matter how happy he feels next to her, Geoffrey has a profound secret, and he is awfully scared that when Bridget discovers the truth, she will detest him once and for all. Will he convince Bridget that sometimes things are not always what they seem? Will he find happiness with the only woman he has ever fallen in love?
It seems like Bridget and Geoffrey are made for each other. But everything crashes down when Geoffrey’s malicious brother sets his mind on stealing everything that Geoffrey has, including his beautiful bride. Will the couple find a true soul mate in one another, despite all odds? Will they escape from an envious man, or will their only chance at happiness fall through?
A Dreamy Lady's Ever After
Ever since her mother died in childbirth, Lady Sophia Eisendowr has grown up with her beloved father and aunt Louisa. She has always been dreaming of finding true love, and she eagerly anticipates the day she will meet the one. When she sees a charming man at her first ball, her heart skips a beat. Sailing in a sea of emotions, she finally believes that a chance at love may be within reach. But her bitter aunt has different plans, arranging for Sophia to marry the worst suitor a woman could ever have; an arrogant man, who only cares about chasing young girls, one after the other. Will Sophia find the courage to spoil her aunt's plans and stand up for love, or will she be condemned to a life of torture?
After exploring almost all the corners of the world, Lord Sebastian Colfield decides to settle down. One dance with Sophia is enough to make him feel a magnetic attraction, and long for the moment he will see her again. But little does he know that he is not the only man who has an interest in the beautiful lady, and it will be an uphill struggle to conquer her heart. Will Sebastian find the courage to rescue her from an arrogant man? Could he be the salvation Sophia has been looking for?
And when their paths begin to intertwine more than they could expect, Louisa Hinnings is determined to ensure that her niece will not get the match she wants. Will Sophia and Sebastian find happiness in the midst of a bewildering situation? Will true love prevail in the end?
The Dashing Lord of Her Heart
Desperate to escape a forced marriage, Lady Elizabeth Blackmore decides to disguise herself as a common working woman. When an unexpected opportunity presents itself, she ends up employed as a lady’s maid, adopting a French accent to make herself totally incognito. But her brilliant plan suddenly becomes too risky when she meets the handsome brother of her mistress, for he is not that easily fooled... Will the man who makes her heart flutter be the one to reveal her truth?
Lord Owen Crampton is furious when he finds out his sister has hired a lady’s maid without consulting him first. Although he has to admit that she is the most strikingly beautiful woman he has ever seen, she’s definitely hiding something and he can feel it in his very soul. Even though Crampton has problems of his own, with his estate suffering ever since his father’s death, something urges him to keep the mysterious maid close. Will he manage to uncover her dark secret or will he regret his hasty decision?
As Crampton and Elizabeth get to know each other, a mutual attraction grows strong between them. Can he handle the secret that Elizabeth holds close to her heart, as well as the fact that they belong to completely different worlds? Will she open up to the only man who has ever truly claimed her heart, risking her one chance of escaping her past life?
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