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By Stephanie Laurens -
In June 1829, Angelica Cynster is attending a ball at Cavendish House when she is suddenly aware that a tall man with dark hair, ...Read Review
By Anna Randol -
Constantinople, 1815. Outside an opium den, an attractive woman in Turkish garments and a handsome British officer in uniform are spotted kissing. Members of ...Read Review
By Laura Lee Guhrke -
In April, 1904, Annabel Wheaton, American heiress, is about to marry Bernard, Lord Rumsford, English Earl. Theirs is not a love match. It is ...Read Review
By Jenny Brown -
In 1820 Captain Miles Trevelyan is home on leave from India. His main purpose is to find a bride and produce an heir before ...Read Review
By Katharine Ashe -
In 1812, sixteen-year-old Octavia arrives in Madras to reside with her aunt and sister, whose husbands are East India Company officials. Besides getting bedazzled ...Read Review
By Eloisa James -
Published 2011Published 2012
James’ most recent fairytale-inspired Regency romance features a plot that reaches beyond reimagining the classic Princess and the Pea tale. The fun begins ...Read Review
By Stephanie Laurens -
In this Regency romance, Eliza Cynster is awfully close to being on the shelf. Her rapidly advancing age makes her wonder if she ...Read Review
By Emily Purdy -
When Henry VIII finally does the country a favour and burbles his way to a premature death, surrounded by the great and good ...Read Review
By Gillian Bagwell -
Jane Lane, daughter of an affluent Royalist family during Cromwell’s Commonwealth, longed for adventure over respectable marriage. This she found when the ...Read Review
By Liz Carlyle -
In the opening of the novel, it is London, 1837. Anais de Rohan is at the knee of her great-grandmother, Nonna Sofia, who is ...Read Review
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