Cheryl Bolen

1 The Bride Wore Blue

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2011-05-25
Description :  For six long years Thomas Moreland has dreamed of the beautiful young noblewoman who rescued him from death. While amassing his fortune in India, not a day passed he did not recall Felicity's fair loveliness, did not recall the silken tones of her sweet voice, did not desire to possess her.&#xa0; <br /><br /> Now a widow, Felicity Harrison does not recognize the handsome nabob as the young man left for dead by highwayman years earlier. Though she wants nothing more than to snub the arrogant man who promises to rescue her family from financial ruin in exchange for presenting his sister to Society, she cannot snub him. She must force herself to bear his company. But the longer she is with him, the more she has to force herself to remain true to her dead husband's memory. Why is it the humbly born Thomas Moreland possesses more nobility that any man of her class? And why is it she finds it harder and harder to mourn a dead man when Thomas's virility awakens her deepest desires?

2 With His Lady's Assistance

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2011-11-02
Description :  Humorous Regency Romance Mystery<br /> FINALIST in the 2012 International Digital Awards contest for long historical<br /><br /> "A delightful Regency romance. . .The mystery is nicely done, the romance is enchanting, and the secondary character are enjoyable." 4 Stars. Romantic Times&#xa0; <br /><br /> To help him mingle in the highest echelons of English society to investigate threats on the Prince Regent's life, super spy Captain Jack Dryden must feign an engagement to the exceedingly plain spinster, Lady Daphne Chalmers. Together they embark on an investigation which brings them into grave peril – and makes the captain reevaluate the skinny maiden who has a most amorous effect upon him.

3 Oh What a (Wedding) Night

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2016-04-19
Description :  SPECIAL NOTE: The sample pages of Oh What a (Wedding) Night may appear familiar. That's because they appeared in an earlier novella titled Lady Sophia's Rescue (no longer available). At readers' request, the story has been turned into a full-length novel with a completely different middle and ending.<br /> * * *<br /> Brazen Brides, Book 3...<br /><br /> As Lady Sophia Beresford (recently Lady Finkel) passes through the gates of her new bridegroom’s country estate and he begins to whisper in her ear of the delights that await her in his bed, Lady Sophia realizes she has made a most dreadful mistake. There’s only one thing to do. She must bolt.<br /><br /> The bride-on-the-run is rescued by the exceedingly handsome William Birmingham who thinks she’s a woman named Isadore, and though he’s the richest man in England, she mistakes him for a common (but well-to-do) criminal. Since she’d rather be dead than wed to Finkel, Sophia pretends to be Isadore and take her chances with the provocative Mr. Birmingham. But how could she have known that her ruse would bring the gallant Mr. Birmingham into such peril from the wicked man she married? And how could she have known her enigmatic rescuer would ignite passions she’d never known she possessed?&#xa0;

4 With His Ring

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2011-05-27
Description :  Cheryl Bolen does it again! There is laughter, and the interaction of the characters pulls you right into the book. 4 Stars – Romantic Times magazine<br /><br /> Glee Pembroke has turned down countless offers of marriage because she has secretly been in love with her brother's best friend, Gregory Blankenship, all her life. When she learns Gregory will lose his considerable fortune if he's not wed by his twenty-fifth birthday, she persuades him to enter into a sham marriage with her. What he doesn't know is that she plans to win his heart. She will do everything in her power to make him happy – including mimicking the ways of a "fast" woman since he's noted for alliances with women of that sort.<br /><br /> Why did he ever allow himself to marry the maddening Glee? He'd thought they would have great fun, but at every turn, she exasperates him. Why does she persist in wearing the bodice of her dresses so blasted low? Why do other men persist in flirting with her, his wife? And why in the blazes has his heretofore complacent life been turned upside down by this sham marriage? He finds himself longing for a real marriage, but for reasons he cannot divulge, that can never happen.

5 To Take This Lord

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2011-09-29
Description :  George Pembroke, the Viscount Sedgewick, is a man bent on self-destruction. Even though it's been two years since his cherished wife died on childbed, George continues to rely on liquor to blunt his grief.<br /><br /> Worried about him and his children, George's sisters urge him to ask spinster Sally Spenser – a longtime family friend – to help care for his daughter and son. Sally's the perfect person. She's of high birth, has no money, and she adores his children. But George can't ask an earl's niece to become a servant! However. . .since he'll never love again, why not make Sally his viscountess? It would be a marriage in name only. For the children.&#xa0; <br /><br /> Sally's deep love of the children and fear that their father might marry an unfeeling stepmother that prompt Sally to agree George's proposal. Even though it will be unbearable living under the roof of the man she loves and knowing she can never have him.

6 Duchess by Mistake

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2015-04-07
Description :  <b><i>The House of Haverstock, Book 2</i></b><br /> <b><i>Another of Cheryl Bolen's classic marriage-of-convenience stories</i></b><br /><br /> <i>An innocent visit to the Duke of Aldridge's to request a donation for her war widows puts Lady Elizabeth Upton in the midst of a most shocking scandal. . .</i><br /><br /> The Duke of Aldridge offers for his best friend's sister, Lady Elizabeth Upton, after a mix-up sends her to his bedchamber—just as he's emerging from his bath. She most certainly does not want to force the duke's hand, but how can she bear the shame her scandalous behavior has cast upon her dear brother, the Marquess of Haverstock?<br /><br /> Once she agrees to marry her childhood heartthrob, Elizabeth realizes she wants nothing more than to win her husband's love. But capturing his heart is no easy task when former loves threaten to destroy the fragile bonds of their marriage.

7 Countess by Coincidence

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2015-07-07
Description :  Two staggering coincidences result in the marriage of the reckless young Earl of Finchley and Lady Margaret Ponsby, a shy duke's daughter who's worshipped him from afar. . .<br /><br /> <i>Countess by Coincidence</i> is Book 3 in the House of Haverstock series (three connected marriage-of-convenience love stories set in Regency England).<br /><br /> <i>Lady by Chance</i> (Book 1 in the series) introduced the Haverstock family and spent two years on bestselling lists for historical romances.<br /><br /> In <i>Duchess by Mistake</i> (Book 2) an innocent visit to the Duke of Aldridge's to request a donation for her war widows puts Lady Elizabeth Upton in the midst of a most shocking scandal. . .

8 Christmas Brides

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2012-09-30
Description :  "THE CHRISTMAS WISH"<br /> To grant her dying father his last Christmas wish, Miss Annabelle Pemberton proposes marriage to her father's former ward, the rakish viscount Lord William de Vere. How painful it will be, though, to be trapped in a marriage of convenience with the only man she has ever loved.<br /><br /> Marriage to the wealthy heiress will help restore de Vere's decaying estates, but that is not why he accepts her bizarre proposal. He has grown to love her father as if he were his own, and if Mr. Pemberton selected him for his only child's husband, then Lord de Vere must honor the man's final wishes. Little does he suspect his father-in-law knows him better than he knows himself.<br /><br /> "HOME FOR CHRISTMAS"<br /><br /> For six long years, Captain David St. Vincent has dreamed of returning home to Ramseyfield—and to its prettiest resident, Elizabeth Balfour. To his astonishment, though, it is not Elizabeth, but her plain younger sister, Catherine, whose company he seeks.&#xa0; <br /><br /> Cathy Balfour has worshipped David for as long as she can remember. It was she who wept when he left, she who presented him with a cross to keep him safe while in service to the crown, and she who read and carefully collected the newspaper accounts of his sea battles. But how can one as plain as she ever hope to win his heart?<br /><br /> "CHRISTMAS AT FARLEY MANOR"<br /><br /> It wasn't to be a real marriage. . .<br /><br /> Harry Tate is an army captain of some means who is almost certain to die when he returns to Spain on the morrow. Elizabeth Hensley is a destitute beauty he's only too happy to help.<br /><br /> Two years later. . .<br /><br /> When they meet again at his ancestral home, Harry is now Viscount Broxbourne, bent on showing his wife how much he wants her to be his real viscountess by Christmas.

9 Miss Hastings' Excellent London Adventure

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-05-30
Description :  Having never left Upper Barrington in her twenty years, orphan Miss Emma Hastings is&#xa0; overjoyed when the uncle she's never met invites her to come live with him in London. Everything about living in the Capital lures her. She doesn't even mind sharing her seat in the mail coach with a gargantuan man whose belly rests on his lap. Even when her uncle fails to meet her at the posting inn in London, she's too exhilarated over the city's sights and sounds to be worried. After many hours pass and her uncle does not collect her, she determines to lug her trunk behind her as she struggles through London's streets at night to find her uncle's home.<br /><br /> Spurned by his mistress and vowing to never love again, Adam Birmingham, whose family is the richest in Britain, decides to get very drunk. As he's staggering home, he takes pity on a very small young lady who's lugging a very large trunk behind her. In the rain. Her destination is the home of his next-door neighbor, but no one answers the bell. Adam is compelled to ask the young woman to spend the night at his home. Promptly after showing her the chamber in which she'll sleep, Adam passes out on her chaise. It's not until the following morning he remembers that the lady's uncle has died.<br /><br /> When Adam learns that Emma cannot return to Upper Barrington and that she has nowhere to go, he offers marriage to the hysterical lady. His heart is so shattered, he will never love again. Why not make this helpless orphan happy? Soon after they wed, they become convinced that someone has forged her uncle's will--and likely murdered her uncle. Their resolve to bring the murderer to justice jeopardizes Emma's life. Knowing she's in danger brings out Adam's protective instincts--and something far deeper, something he'd thought to never feel again. . .

10 Counterfeit Countess

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2015-09-01
Description :  Daphne du Maurier award finalist for Best Historical Mystery<br /> “This story is full of romance and suspense. . . No one can resist a novel written by Cheryl Bolen. Her writing talents charm all readers. Highly recommended reading! 5 stars!” – <i>Huntress Reviews</i><br /> “Bolen pens a sparkling tale, and readers will adore her feisty heroine, the arrogant, honorable Warwick and a wonderful cast of supporting characters.” – <i>RT Book Reviews</i><br /> * * *<br /> Maggie thought she was married to an earl . . . but it seems that her late and unlamented husband lied to her from the day they met. Now—penniless and stranded in London—she has thrown herself&#xa0; on the mercy of the real Lord Warwick. What's a counterfeit countess to do?<br /> Edward, the Earl of Warwick, desires only to get rid of the beautiful woman who arrived at his house with no less than fourteen trunks, a younger sister, a maid, and a very large cat. Her preposterous explanation is of no importance—but her late husband held the clue to the identity of England's greatest traitor, a clue the Foreign Service must get at any cost. Edward will have to guard her night and day—but he cannot guard his heart.

11 The Bride's Secret

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2011-05-28
Description :  Since his commanding officer in the Peninsula took a bullet meant for him, James Moore, now the Earl of Rutledge, feels responsible for the dead man's young son and the boy's exquisite mother, Carlotta Ennis – so responsible that he offers to marry the lavender-eyed beauty. Though their marriage was not to be a love match, Carlotta's torturing presence has James yearning to make her his true wife.<br /><br /> Though she did not love his lordship, her desperate situation forced her to accept his proposal. Little did she know she would come to crave being with him, would hunger for his every touch. If only she could be worthy of the fine man she's married, if only she can keep him from learning her dark secret . . .

12 Lady By Chance

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2011-05-24
Description :  Manipulated into a marriage of convenience to prove their patriotism, Anna and Charles, the Marquess of Haverstock, question each other's loyalties. But there's no question that Anna's silken touch has bewitched the powerful lord who has become her husband, and no question that she craves every moment in his arms.

13 Once Upon a Bride

Author : Lauren Royal, Glynnis Campbell, Jill Barnett, Cynthia Wright, Cheryl Bolen & Annette Blair
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance  Romantic Comedy  Short Stories 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2016-02-10
Description :  <b>Six captivating novellas from six New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors!</b><br /><br /> Fall in love with six grooms-to-be as you escape to medieval Scotland, 17th century England, 19th century America, Georgian London and the high seas. These steamy, seductive stories will warm your heart!<br /><br /> <b>THE HANDFASTING by Glynnis Campbell</b><br /> The Highlands, Scotland, 1199: When Sir Noёl de Ware claims his betrothed—the most beautiful heiress in the Highlands—he's sure he's getting the best gift ever…until he discovers he's wedded and bedded the wrong sister. Spirited Ysenda of Rivenloch never intended to be a counterfeit bride, and when she falls in love with her handsome husband, she becomes trapped in her own deception.<br /><br /> <b>FOREVERMORE by Lauren Royal</b><br /> England, 1667: Sensible Clarice Bradford is content in her widowhood. She has a pretty one-room cottage and a lovely little daughter, and the <i>last</i> thing she wants is another husband. Until one fairytale evening when she’s invited to a wedding at a castle…<br /><br /> <b>FALL FROM GRACE by Jill Barnett</b><br /> Scottish Highlands, 17th Century: The Clan McNish is left starving by their bitter rivals, the McNabs. Granddaughter to the chieftain, Grace McNish, decides it's her duty to capture and ransom a vile McNab. But she and her clan of misfits capture the wrong man, Colin Campbell, Earl of Argyll and Lord of the Isles, who holds her clan's fate in his powerful hands.<br /><br /> <b>HEART OF FRAGILE STARS by Cynthia Wright</b><br /> Georgian London and the High Seas: Dashing French pirate Jean-Philippe Beauvisage revels in his life of freedom…until the night at a ball in Georgian London, when a Russian beauty steals his heart. The instant attraction he feels for recently-orphaned Antonia is soul-deep, but she is bound for America with an arrogant captain.<br /><br /> <b>THE FOUR-LEAF CLOVER by Cheryl Bolen</b><br /> Missouri, 1870: The wealthiest man in Peace, Missouri, Norman Sterling can't believe his good fortune when the beauty he worshiped from afar years ago moves to his town. At their Fourth of July picnic, he blurts out a proposal to Millie Gresham—and to his profound surprise, she accepts. But can she ever win his love?<br /><br /> <b>A WINTER HEART by Annette Blair</b><br /> Ohio, 1873: Hannah Peachy has nurtured a winter heart since she lost her family. Caleb Skylar struggles with the horror of his wife’s drowning. When Caleb aimlessly pulls up stakes and leaves his home behind, the spirit of Hannah’s earthbound twin leads him straight to Hannah. But how can two guilty souls accept love as a reward for their transgressions? A Sensual Amish Historical Romance.<br /><br /> <b>ABOUT THE AUTHORS</b><br /><br /> GLYNNIS CAMPBELL is a USA Today bestselling author of swashbuckling action-adventure romance. She loves to play medieval matchmaker, transporting readers to a place where women are stronger than they look!<br /><br /> LAUREN ROYAL is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Her “truly enchanting” humorous historical romance novels have earned raves from reviewers including Publishers Weekly, who calls her “an impressive talent.”<br /><br /> JILL BARNETT has more than 8 million books in print. Published in 23 languages, her work has earned her a place on the New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists.<br /><br /> CYNTHIA WRIGHT is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Her "addictive" novels have been hailed by Romantic Times as "Romance the way it was meant to be."<br /><br /> CHERYL BOLEN, a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, has written more than 20 novels, mostly historical romances, several of which have won Best Historical awards.<br /><br /> ANNETTE BLAIR is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. At forty books and counting, she's published cozy mysteries, bewitching romantic comedies, and award-winning historical romances.<br /> ————<br /><br /> Keywords:&#xa0; Jewels of Historical Romance, Highlander, Scottish, wishing well, bride, Christmas, medieval, Viking, knight, Restoration, Charles II, Chase Family, sexy, 1600s, novella, 17th century, wedding, handfasting, aristocrat, nobility, marriage, love, humor, family life, friendship, English, England, Scotland, romantic, renaissance, castles, baron, clan wars, duke, kidnapped, ransom, laughter, funny, romance, comedy of errors, pirate, Georgian London, corsair, swashbuckling, legend, quiet hero, American, America, Amish, second chances, widow, widower, ghost, twins, sexy, buggy,&#xa0; English, aristocracy, duke, lord, Revolutionary War, Colonial America, sea stories, alpha hero, privateer, 18th century, 1700's, 1700s, swashbuckler, steamy romance, award-winning, rake, marriage of convenience, anthology

14 Ex-Spinster by Christmas

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2016-11-15
Description :  Ever pragmatic, Lady Caroline Ponsby has given up hope she’ll ever receive a proposal of marriage from Christopher Perry, the wealthy man she’s adored for almost two years. She is determined to be an ex-spinster by Christmas. To that end, she has invited a prospective suitor to spend Christmas with her family. She knows very well that Lord Brockton would love to get his hands on her dowry, and she’d love to be a married woman with a home and family of her own.<br /><br /> The very idea of his Lady Caroline throwing herself away on the likes of the vile Lord Brockton rankles Christopher Perry. A pity he cannot offer for her himself, but a duke’s daughter is too far above his touch, given his family’s humble origins. Nevertheless, Christopher attends the Duke of Aldridge’s Christmas house party with the intention of thwarting Lady Caroline’s grave misalliance with Brockton. If only he’s not too late . . .

15 His Golden Ring

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2016-05-07
Description :  Holt Medallion Winner<br /><br /> Brazen Brides, Book 2<br /><br /> "Not just a warm, toasty holiday tale, this novel is an emotionally touching romance." 4 Stars – Romantic Times<br /><br /> "This has got to be the most PERFECT Regency Romance that I have read this year." 5 STARS – Huntress Reviews<br /> * * *<br /> Lady Fiona Hollingsworth has never done a brazen thing in her life. Desperate to obtain a huge ransom to save her brother from bandits, the lovely lady boldly offers herself to the richest man in the kingdom. In exchange for the money, she will marry a man not of the <i>Ton</i>. He may not be of her circle and she may have only met him once, but she's unable to dispel the handsome Cit from her thoughts.<br /><br /> Nicholas Birmingham, the pillar the London Stock Exchange, is accustomed to having women fall at his feet, but the beautiful Lady Fiona Hollingsworth? He flatly turns her down. He's always vowed to marry for love, and he's clearly aware that Lady Fiona is <i>not</i> in love with him. But once she's out of his reach and he knows she'll offer herself to another, he relents. He goes to her, apologizes, and asks for her hand--and her compliant body--in his marriage bed.<br /><br /> Neither of them are prepared for the passion that ignites between them, nor is either prepared to admit their powerful love.

16 A Birmingham Family Christmas

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2017-10-30
Description :  When spinster Annabelle Lippencott is invited by her cousin, Emma Birmingham, to spend Christmas with the extended Birmingham Family, little does she expect to find Spencer Woodruff, the man who broke her heart eleven years earlier.

17 Marriage of Inconvenience

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2012-10-01
Description :  Proposing to the Earl of Aynsley seems a sensible—if unconventional—solution to Miss Rebecca Peabody's predicament. As a married woman, she will be free to ng her essays on civil reform. Meanwhile, the distinguished widower will gain a stepmother for his seven children and a caretaker for his vast estate.<br /><br /> But the earl wants more than a convenient bride. He craves a true partner, a woman he can cherish. To his surprise, the bookish Miss Peabody appears to have every quality he desires…<i>except</i> the willingness to trust her new husband. Yet despite his family's interference, and her steadfast independence, time and faith could make theirs a true marriage of hearts.

18 Once Upon a Christmas

Author : Jill Barnett, Cheryl Bolen, Glynnis Campbell, Kimberly Cates, Tanya Anne Crosby, Colleen Gleason & Brenda Hiatt
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance  Short Stories 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2016-11-29
Description :  <b>A holiday treat! 7 New York Times &amp; USA Today bestselling authors bring you 7 captivating Christmas novellas!</b><br /><br /> Curl up by the fire with seven passionate tales from the Jewels of Historical Romance…a counterfeit bride in Medieval Scotland, a whirlwind courtship in a Regency ballroom, a holiday miracle in the wilds of Ireland, love and laughter in 19th century New York City, an unlikely attraction in Victorian England, and more. When the magic of Christmas meets the romance of ages past, who can resist falling in love?<br /><br /> This anthology includes:<br /><br /> <i>Daniel and the Angel</i> by Jill Barnett<br /> <i>Home for Christmas</i> by Cheryl Bolen<br /> <i>The Handfasting</i> by Glynnis Campbell<br /> <i>The Black Falcon’s Christmas</i> by Kimberly Cates<br /> <i>Mischief &amp; Mistletoe</i> by Tanya Anne Crosby<br /> <i>Raging Winter: A Max Denton Story</i> by Colleen Gleason<br /> <i>Christmas Promises</i> by Brenda Hiatt&#xa0;<br /><br /> <b>ABOUT THE AUTHORS</b><br /> <b></b><br /> JILL BARNETT has more than 8 million books in print. Published in 23 languages, her work has earned her a place on the <i>New York Times</i>, <i>USA Today</i>, and <i>Publishers Weekly</i> bestseller lists.<br /><br /> CHERYL BOLEN, a <i>New York Times</i> and <i>USA Today</i> bestselling author, has written more than 20 novels, mostly historical romances, several of which have won Best Historical awards.<br /><br /> GLYNNIS CAMPBELL is a <i>USA Today</i> bestselling author of swashbuckling action-adventure romance. She loves to play medieval matchmaker, transporting readers to a place where women are stronger than they look!<br /><br /> KIMBERLY CATES is a five-time Rita Finalist named "a master of the genre" by <i>Romantic Times</i>. The <i>New York Daily News</i> praises her writing as "so richly detailed we...hear the clash of sword against sword.”<br /><br /> TANYA ANNE CROSBY is a <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author and a 5-time nominee for a <i>Romantic Times</i> Career Achievement Award. She is best known for stories charged with emotion and humor and filled with flawed characters.<br /><br /> COLLEEN GLEASON is an award-winning <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author who has written more than two dozen novels in a variety of genres.<br /><br /> BRENDA HIATT is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of 20 novels including sweet and spicy historical romance, time travel romance, humorous mystery, and young adult science fiction.

19 The Theft Before Christmas

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance  Mysteries & Thrillers  Historical 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2013-10-07
Description :  When the theft of the Regent's Michelangelo has the potential to set off an international incident, he believes his best chance of recovering it before the donor's Christmas Eve visit is to bring in his favorite investigators: Captain Dryden and his wife Lady Daphne.

20 A Most Discreet Inquiry

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2012-08-24
Description :  Humorous Regency Romance Mystery<br /><br /> It all started quite innocently when Lady Daphne Chalmers's duchess sister came to her sleuthing sibling for help in retrieving love letters she wrote to Major Styles, now deceased. But as Daphne and her own lover, Captain Jack Dryden of His Majesty's Hussars, join forces to track down the letters, they follow a trail of treachery and murder that threatens the entire kingdom.

21 The Brides of Bath Series

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $17.99
Release Date :  2015-08-14
Description :  <i>The 6-Book Brides of Bath Series</i><br /> <i>The Bride Wore Blue</i><br /> &#xa0;Felicity Harrison reluctantly agrees to help Thomas Moreland, a rich nabob, and his sister integrate into Bath Society in exchange for his clearing of her family's debts. Little does she suspect Thomas is the young man whose life she saved years earlier, the young man who's carried the torch for her for more than six years.<br /> <i>With His Ring</i><br /> When Glee Pembroke learns her brother's friend Gregory Blankenship, whom she's always loved, will lose his fortune if he's not wed on his twenty-fifth birthday, she proposes a marriage in name only. Gregory never wanted a wife, but now that he's got one, his whole life is turned upside down by the vexing, maddening, adorable creature.<br /> <i>The Bride's Secret</i><br /> Now that's he's a wealthy lord, James Rutledge wants to make amends to Carlotta Ennis and her son for his act which cost her husband's life. Destitute, she accepts his proposal. Now she must conceal her sordid past from the good man she's married.<br /> <i>To Take This Lord</i><br /> Sally Spencer's love of Viscount George Sedgewick's motherless children and fear that their father might marry an unfeeling stepmother prompt her to accept George's proposal of a marriage in name only—even though it will be unbearable living under the roof of the man she loves and knowing she can never have him.&#xa0;<br /> <i>Love in the Library</i><br /> Desperate widow Catherine Bexley persuades scholar Melvin Steffington to help her recover her late husband's nearly priceless stolen manuscript, the sale of which will give them both financial independence. Mysterious forces contrive to keep them from success while their mutual quest bring them closer than either have ever been to another.&#xa0;<br /> <i>A Christmas in Bath</i><br /> Unbeknownst to scholarly Jonathan Blankenship, his sister-in-law Glee has decided this Christmas he needs a little push to make him see that his dear friend of four years, Miss Arbuckle, will make his perfect mate.&#xa0;

22 Fabulous Firsts: The Blue Collection

Author : Jill Barnett, Cheryl Bolen, Lucinda Brant, Darcy Burke, Glynnis Campbell & Kimberly Cates
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance  Short Stories 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2018-05-25
Description :  More than 1700 pages—six novels from six <i>New York Times</i> and <i>USA Today </i>bestselling authors! Each book is the first in a beloved series. From the majesty of medieval castles to the glittering ballrooms of the Regency, read an enchanting novel from six of the twelve Jewels of Historical Romance!<br /><br /> <b>A KNIGHT IN TARNISHED ARMOR</b> <b>by Jill Barnett</b><br /> <b>Book 1 of her Fool Me Once series</b><br /> <i>England, 14th Century:</i> Desperate to flee a forced marriage to England’s most fearsome knight, Lady Linnet of Ardenwood hires the dangerous mercenary, William de Ros, to help her escape to a convent. But de Ros is the new Baron Warbrooke, her betrothed, who has only a week to woo and win her heart.<br /><br /> <b>THE BRIDE WORE BLUE by Cheryl Bolen</b><br /> <b>Book 1 of her Brides of Bath series</b><br /> <i>England, 1811:</i> For six long years Thomas Moreland has dreamed of the beautiful young noblewoman who rescued him. Wealthy now, he's come to Bath to rescue his fair Felicity—while endeavoring to win her love.<br /><br /> <b>MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE by Lucinda Brant</b><br /> <b>Book 1 of her Roxton Family Saga</b><br /> <i>England &amp; France, 1769:</i> Based on real events, a hasty midnight marriage between teenagers establishes a dynasty. Ten years later, Deb stumbles across a wounded duelist in the forest. It is love at first sight. The stranger is in truth her husband Julian, Marquess of Alston, returned from years in exile to claim his wife before a rival can.<br /><br /> <b>THE FORBIDDEN DUKE by Darcy Burke</b><br /> <b>Book 1 in her The Untouchables series</b><br /> <i>London, 1811:</i> A decade ago, Titus St. John’s idle roguery brought about the ruin of Eleanor Lockhart—and his self-imposed isolation. Now she’s back, and she needs his help. But by “saving” her, The Forbidden Duke may ruin her life all over again.<br /><br /> <b>LADY DANGER by Glynnis Campbell</b><br /> <b>Book 1 of her Warrior Maids of Rivenloch series</b><br /> <i>Scotland, 1136:</i> Warrior maid Deirdre of Rivenloch never turns her back on a fight when her clan is threatened. But when she marries the powerful Sir Pagan Cameliard to save her sister, Deirdre faces a new kind of enemy who crosses swords with her by day and lays siege to her heart by night.<br /><br /> <b>GATHER THE STARS by Kimberly Cates</b><br /> <b>Book 1 of her Culloden’s Fire series</b><br /> <i>Scotland, 1746:</i> Englishwoman Rachel de Lacey vows to wed the bravest soldier. She is taken hostage by the Glen Lyon, the Highland raider saving Scotland’s orphans from English retribution. Branded a coward in battle, he teaches her a new meaning for courage.<br /><br /> <b>Also look for <i>Fabulous Firsts: The Red Collection</i> by six more bestselling Jewels of Historical Romance!</b><br /> —<br /><br /> <b>ABOUT THE AUTHORS</b><br /><br /> <b>JILL BARNETT</b> is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of 18 novels and short stories. Her work has been published in 23 languages worldwide, and she has 9 million books in print. She lives in the PNW with her family.<br /><br /> <b>CHERYL BOLEN</b>, a <i>New York Times</i> and <i>USA Today</i> bestseller, has published more than 30 Regency-set romances. Her books have been translated into eight languages. Named Notable New Author in 1999, she has won the Holt Medallion for Best Historical Novel in 2006 and Best Historical in the International Digital Awards.<br /><br /> <b>LUCINDA BRANT</b> is a <i>New York Times</i> and <i>USA Today</i> bestselling author of award-winning Georgian historical romances and mysteries. Her novels have been described as “smart, witty, adventures, full of heart-wrenching drama with a happily ever after,” where “history is more than a setting.”<br /><br /> <b>DARCY BURKE</b> is the <i>USA Today</i> Bestselling Author of sexy, emotional historical and contemporary romance. &#xa0;A native Oregonian, Darcy lives on the edge of wine country with her guitar-strumming husband, their two hilarious kids, two Bengal cats, and a third cat named after a fruit.<br /><br /> <b>GLYNNIS CAMPBELL</b> is a <i>USA Today</i> bestselling author of swashbuckling Scottish romance. She loves to play medieval matchmaker, transporting readers to a place where the bold heroes have endearing flaws, the women are stronger than they look, the land is lush and untamed, and chivalry is alive and well!<br /><br /> <b>KIMBERLY CATES</b> is a five-time Rita Finalist named “a master of the genre” by&#xa0;<i>Romantic Times</i>. The <i>New York Daily News</i>&#xa0;praises her writing as “so richly detailed we...hear the clash of sword against sword.”&#xa0;Her emotionally intense books feature&#xa0;flawed heroes and bring the British Isles to life.

23 A Christmas in Bath

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2014-11-04
Description :  The Brides of Bath, Book 6<br /> Length: 20,000 words (about 75 pages)<br /> Heat level: sweet<br /><br /> All the characters from the first five Brides of Bath books will be serving up some Christmas cheer, while Glee Blankenship sharpens Cupid's arrow.<br /><br /> Unbeknownst to scholarly Jonathan Blankenship, his sister-in-law Glee has decided this Christmas he needs a little push to make him see that his dear friend of four years, Miss Arbuckle, will make his perfect mate.&#xa0;

24 An Egyptian Affair

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2015-12-15
Description :  <i>A fresh romance with each new mystery . . .</i><br /> &#xa0;<br /> While Captain Jack Dryden would lay down his life for the Regent, he draws the line at endangering his wife in the dark alleyways of Cairo—the place where the Regent's friend and procurer of antiquities has gone missing.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> But Lady Daphne Dryden will not be denied the opportunity to see swaying palms, crumbling pillars, and soaring pyramids in exotic Egypt. She even insists on bringing her youngest sister, Rosemary, who's enamored of all things Oriental. The Regent insists on sending Stanton Maxwell,&#xa0; England's most eminent expert on Egyptology, as their interpreter and his own soldiers as their protectors.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Once in Cairo, Jack and Daphne begin their inquiries, inquiries which almost certainly cause the murder of one woman and the abduction of Lady Rosemary. Will Jack's wits—and the unexpected bravery of Mr. Maxwell—be enough to extricate them from danger and unmask the evil-doers?&#xa0;

25 Love In The Library (A Regency Romance)

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2013-01-27
Description :  The Beauty and the Scholar. . .&#xa0;<br /><br /> The Brides of Bath are Back! Book 5 in The Brides of Bath series.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Certain the "smart" Steffington twin is the person who can help her recover her late husband's nearly priceless stolen Chaucer manuscript, Catherine Bexley tearfully persuades the scholar to assist her. A deal is struck. She's particularly pleased that the Doctor of Letters is not interested in seducing her because she's finished with men (owing to her late husband's multitude of unfortunate alliances with. . .doxies). Regaining the manuscript and its subsequent sale will give her independence to ensure she never has to marry again.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Once he learns the poor, delicate widow is in danger of losing her heavily mortgaged home if they cannot find the valuable hologram, Dr. Melvin Steffington vows to do everything in his power to restore the rare Canterbury Tales to her. It's obvious the pretty little thing needs a man to help her. Not normally the twin to take note of pretty little things, Melvin can't help but to observe that Mrs. Bexley's physical appearance is much like the beauties so admired by his twin brother.&#xa0;<br /><br /> He hadnít counted on the fact he would have to pose as her husband as they race against the banker's ticking clock. He hadnít counted on the mysterious thief attempting to kill him. Most of all, he hadn't counted on how close he would become to the lovely widow or how the kissing of said widow would become the most pleasant experience in his entire seven and twenty years. . .

26 The Four-Leaf Clover

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2013-07-29
Description :  Novella (23,000 words) originally published in mass market paperback in 2004 and now included in the "A Summer To Remember " collection.<br /><br /> The romance is set in post Civil War Missouri.<br /> * * *<br /> Norman Sterling, the wealthy mayor of Peace, Missouri, shocks himself at his town's Fourth of July picnic by proposing to the beautiful Mildred Gresham, a beauty he's worshipped from afar for more than six years. Equally as shocking is Mildred's quick acceptance. If only he were possessed of a silver tongue, if only he could tell her how truly he loves her.<br /><br /> Millie comes alive in Norman's arms, but her reticent husband never tells her he loves her. As he grows more distant she is tormented that he loves another. Will she ever be able to secure her husband's love?

27 A Summer to Remember

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2012-08-10
Description :  Award-winning, multi-published author Cheryl Bolen turns her attention away from the British Isles to craft three achingly romantic tales set in nineteenth-century America.<br />THE FOUR-LEAF CLOVER<br />A Novella (23,000 words) 101 Pages<br />Originally published in mass market paperback in 2004 (Fourth of July Picnic anthology)<br />Heat index: Steamy<br />Norman Sterling, the wealthy mayor of Peace, Missouri, shocks himself at his town's Fourth of July picnic by proposing to the beautiful Mildred Gresham, a beauty he's worshipped from afar for more than six years. Equally as shocking is Mildred's quick acceptance. If only he were possessed of a silver tongue, if only he could tell her how truly he loves her.<br />Millie comes alive in Norman's arms, but her reticent husband never tells her he loves her. As he grows more distant she is tormented that he loves another. Will she ever be able to secure her husband's love?<br />"Cheryl Bolen's Four-Leaf Clover is too adorable for words." Mrs. Giggles<br />* * *<br />MAN IN THE SURF<br />A Novella (21,000 words) 80 Pages<br />Originally contracted by Zebra Books for the By the Beautiful Sea anthology<br />Heat index: Sweet-Sexy<br />Since seeing Jake Madison stride gloriously naked into the moonlit Galveston surf, Elyse Bonham, daughter of the island's wealthiest man, has lost her heart to the handsome island visitor. But how can she convince her overprotective father that Jake is worthy of her hand?<br />* * *<br />THE PICTURE BRIDE<br />A Short Story (1,400 words)<br />Heat index: Sweet-Sexy<br />He had selected her to be his bride based solely upon the picture of her in her kimono, the picture taken back in her village before the long, miserable ocean voyage which would bring her to the man who would be her husband. . . The Picture Bride is a prequel to Cheryl Bolen's beloved historical novel IT HAD TO BE YOU.

28 Only You

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2016-08-15
Description :  This is a novella from the anthology <i>Ever My Love: Lore of the Lucius Ring</i> (no longer available). The original prologue, written by Kathryn Le Veque, is included. Heat index for both stories: Sweet<br /><br /> Lady Annie Childe is accustomed to her twin sister taking everything that is hers, but she simply will not sit by idly while Fanny attempts to steal the affections of the only man Annie’s ever been attracted to—the Duke of Axminster.<br /><br /> Though the lovely twins are identical, it is the scattered-looking one who catches the eye of Alex, the Duke of Axminster. She is the only woman he knows who shares his passion for politics. Not only that, she discusses them with keen intellect—and her views mirror his own. There is also something about her that elicits his protective instincts. But how can he withstand the assault from her scheming mother who’s determined he woo the wrong sister?

29 The Earl, the Vow, and the Plain Jane

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2018-06-12
Description :  Please Note: This is an expanded version of a very similar book published under the title His Lordship's Vow.<br /><br /><i>Bereft of beauty as well as fortune, the exceedingly plain Miss Jane Featherstone has failed to attract any suitor during her three Seasons. Rather than be a burden to her brother and his obnoxious wife, Miss Featherstone vows to accept the first man who asks—even though she's always worshipped a lord who's far above her touch. . .</i><br /> <i></i><br /> <i>Lord Slade must marry an heiress in order to honor the deathbed vow he made to his father, and he needs Miss Featherstone's help in wooing her beautiful cousin. After her initial anger, Miss Featherstone agrees to his scheme, telling him she's doing so because she admires his Parliamentary record of humanitarian legislation and his reverence for truth. But the more he's with the two cousins, the more attracted he becomes to Miss Featherstone. What's a man of his word to do? Break a vow to a beloved father—or follow his heart with Miss Featherstone?</i>

30 The Regent Mysteries

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2014-06-07
Description :  Three romantic, lighthearted, Regency historical mysteries in which dastardly deed doers are discovered by Lady Daphne Chalmers and her lover, super spy Captain Jack Dryden.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Praise for <i>With His Lady's Assistance</i><br /> "A delightful Regency romance. . .The mystery is nicely done, the romance is enchanting, and the secondary character are enjoyable." 4 Stars. <i>Romantic Times Bookclub </i>magazine<br /><br /> "Bolen is a masterful storyteller who brings us enchanting love stories that offer fresh outlooks on love, while combing humor and mystery." – <i>Regency Inkwell&#xa0;</i><br /><br /> 5-Star Hall of Fame book. – <i>Historical Romance Critic</i>&#xa0;<br /><br /> "This book is funny, sweet, romantic, mysterious, and historical. . . .I found myself laughing out loud several times." – <i>The Indie Bookshelf</i><br /><br /> Finalist for Best Historical in 2012 International Digital Awards<br /> &#xa0;<br /> <i>With His Lady's Assistance (Book 1)</i><br /> To help him mingle in the highest echelons of English society to investigate threats on the Prince Regent's life, super spy Captain Jack Dryden feigns an engagement to the exceedingly plain spinster Lady Daphne Chalmers. Together they embark on an investigation which brings them into danger--and makes them have serious thoughts about turning the sham engagement into the real thing.<br /> <i></i><br /> <i>A Most Discreet Inquiry (Book 2)</i><br /> It all started quite innocently when Lady Daphne Chalmers's duchess sister came to her sleuthing sibling for help in retrieving love letters she wrote to Major Styles, now deceased. But as Daphne and her own lover, Captain Jack Dryden of His Majesty's Hussars, join forces to track down the letters, they follow a trail of treachery and murder that threatens the entire kingdom.<br /> <i></i><br /> <i>The Theft Before Christmas (Book 3)</i><br /> When the theft of the Regent's Michelangelo has the potential to set off on international incident, he believes his best chance of recovering it before the donor's Christmas Eve visit is to bring in his favorite investigators: Captain Dryden and his wife Lady Daphne.

31 The Liberation of Miss de Bourgh

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2016-07-12
Description :  "This is one of Cheryl Bolen's classic marriage-of-convenience stories."<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Were it not for needing the funds to launch his sisters, Charles St. John, the Earl of Seaton, would never have agreed to Lady Catherine de Bourgh's proposal to marry her daughter in exchange for being the de Bourgh's sole heir. But what can it hurt? The exceedingly frail and sickly Miss Anne de Bourgh is not expected to live until Christmas.&#xa0;<br /> &#xa0;<br /> How did a <i>nothing</i> like her merit a handsome, titled husband? Once Lord Seaton removes the lifelong invalid away from her mother and brings her to his ancestral home, he is gentle, patient, and caring toward his wife. To please the man she's fallen in love with Anne begins to eat more and to force herself to more activity, and her health begins to dramatically improve. Now, if she could just earn that which she wants most—his love. . .

32 Miss Darcy's New Companion

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2016-06-28
Description :  As the Darcys are about to embark on their wedding trip to Italy, they lose the capable service of Miss Darcy's long-time companion. What will they do? They cannot leave dear Georgiana without a proper lady for a companion. Elizabeth Darcy's aunt comes to their rescue, recommending the lovely spinster Lucy Wetherspoon, whose family she has long known.&#xa0;<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Darcy also asks his neighbor, Lord Fane, to watch out for Georgiana in their absence. At two and thirty, Lord Fane has decided he needs to wed an heiress to restore his ancestral pile. Miss Darcy's fortune is just what he needs.&#xa0;<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Then he meets the shabbily dressed Miss Wetherspoon, and his world is utterly shaken by the profound feelings the beautiful woman elicits in him. After meddling from misguided-but-well-meaning Mr. Collins, Lord Fane's honor demands he offer for Georgiana Darcy though his heart will ever belong to her shabbily dressed companion.

33 Marriage of Inconvenience

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Romance  Books  Fiction & Literature  Religious  Historical 
Release Date :  2018-07-01
Description :  Revisit this classic Regency romance by Cheryl Bolen!<br /><br />Proposing to the Earl of Aynsley seems a sensible—if unconventional—solution to Miss Rebecca Peabody’s predicament. As a married woman, she will be free to keep writing her essays on civil reform. Meanwhile, the distinguished widower will gain a stepmother for his seven children and a caretaker for his vast estate. But the earl wants more than a convenient bride. He craves a true partner, a woman he can cherish. To his surprise, the bookish Miss Peabody appears to have every quality he desires…except the willingness to trust her new husband. Yet despite his family’s interference, and her steadfast independence, time and faith could make theirs a true marriage of hearts.<br /><br />Originally published in 2012

34 Miss Darcy's Secret Love

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2016-07-05
Description :  "This sweet Pride &amp; Prejudice romance will have you laughing."<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Miss Georgiana Darcy's first season was a resounding success, judging from the eleven marriage proposals she received—including one from the most sought-after bachelor in the kingdom. The Earl of Hampton is handsome and courtly and clearly in want of Miss Darcy's large dowry. Uniting herself with his lordship, she is sure, would please her dear brother. If only she could forget her lifelong love of Robert, Captain Farrington of his Majesty's Dragoons, currently in Spain.&#xa0;<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Robert returns to England to seek his brother's permission to marry a Spanish noblewoman, but has to wait until his brother returns from the Continent. His oldest friend, Georgiana Darcy (whom he has always called George), won't hear of him being alone at his nearby Bodworth House when Pemberley is teeming with activity. Robert is immediately repulsed by Lord Hampton and knows the man's not worthy of George.&#xa0;<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Will Robert realize what he feels for Georgiana is more than friendship? Will they be able to overcome well-intentioned meddling from those at Pemberley?

35 One Golden Ring

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2005-10-01
Description :  <b>A desperate woman makes a most unusual offer to the only man who can help her in this spirited Regency romance hailed as “an irresistible pleasure” (Eloisa James, <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling author).</b><br /> &#xa0;<br /><b>WINNER OF THE HOLT MEDALLION FOR BEST SHORT HISTORICAL NOVEL</b><br /> &#xa0;<br /> Lady Fiona Hollingsworth will do anything to save her brother from the Spanish bandits who hold him captive. And to get the money for the ransom, Fiona is going to offer herself in marriage to the richest man in England, a broodingly handsome stockbroker.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Nicholas Birmingham brought himself up from nothing, earning everything he has through hard work—and not falling for any highborn nonsense along the way. But even though his good sense tells him to send Fiona off with her brazen proposal, he cannot turn away the alluring lady who’s haunted his fantasies for so long.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Of course, a man has his pride, and Nicholas has no intention of revealing to his new bride how he feels. Yet, from the moment he slips his ring on Fiona’s finger, desire and chaos are kindled.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Now, it’s only a matter of time before both Fiona and Nicholas get past their own folly and the magic of the Christmas season brings true love to light in this “sinfully sexy Regency” (<i>Booklist</i>).

36 The Portrait of Lady Wycliff

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2018-05-15
Description :  For the past decade Harry, the Earl of Wycliff, has worked feverishly to reclaim all that his father had lost. Only one item remains elusive: the Gainsborough portrait of his beloved mother. And the impossibly young, stunningly beautiful widow Louisa Phillips holds the key to finding it. If only he can persuade her to help him . . .

37 It Had to Be You

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2011-06-27
Description :  The time is 1937. Journalist Dianne Castle mixes with Hollywood's elite post-Prohibition hedonists at the popular Club Borneo, owned by handsome Japanese American, Johnny Honda. Amidst the threat of war and chants of Yellow Peril, Dianne and Johnny fall in love, but it's a love not to be.&#xa0; <br /><br /> How can Johnny let his beloved Dianne throw her life away on the likes of him?&#xa0; <br /><br /> Dianne stubbornly vows to follow him to the ends of the earth-even if it means entering an internment camp.

38 Pride and Prejudice Sequels

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2016-07-15
Description :  3 Jane Austen Inspired Novellas<br /><br /> <i>Miss Darcy’s New Companion</i><br /> Just as Alex, the Earl of Fane, decides to court the heiress Miss Darcy to save his estate, he unwittingly falls in love with her companion, beautiful but shabbily dressed Miss Wetherspoon. A mix-up involving Mr. Collins compels Alex to offer for Miss Darcy despite that his heart belongs to another.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> <i>Miss Darcy’s Secret Love</i><br /> Thinking to please her brother, Miss Darcy plans to accept one of the fortune hunters courting her—even though she’s been in love with Captain Robert Farrington her whole life. When Robert returns to seek permission to marry another, Miss Darcy shows him she’s no longer the tag-along tomboy he remembers her as.&#xa0;<br /> &#xa0;<br /> <i>The Liberation of Miss de Bourgh</i><br /> Lady Catherine de Bourgh desires her dying daughter to wed a nobleman. Though he’s not in love with the invalid, Lord Seaton agrees to marry her for the much-needed fortune it will bring. And it will only be for a short while . . .&#xa0;<br /> &#xa0;<br /> His tender ministrations to his bride aid her recovery. Now can she capture his heart?

39 Brazen Brides Series (Books 1-3)

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2017-08-12
Description :  COUNTERFEIT COUNTESS (Book 1):<br /><br /> Daphne du Maurier award finalist for Best Historical Mystery<br /><br /> "This story is full of romance and suspense. . . No one can resist a novel written by Cheryl Bolen. Her writing talents charm all readers. Highly recommended reading! 5 stars!" - Huntress Reviews<br /><br /> "Bolen pens a sparkling tale, and readers will adore her feisty heroine, the arrogant, honorable Warwick and a wonderful cast of supporting characters." - RT Book Reviews<br /> * * *<br /> Maggie thought she was married to an earl . . . but it seems that her late and unlamented husband lied to her from the day they met. Now-penniless and stranded in London-she has thrown herself on the mercy of the real Lord Warwick. What's a counterfeit countess to do?<br /> Edward, the Earl of Warwick, desires only to get rid of the beautiful woman who arrived at his house with no less than fourteen trunks, a younger sister, a maid, and a very large cat. Her preposterous explanation is of no importance-but her late husband held the clue to the identity of England's greatest traitor, a clue the Foreign Service must get at any cost. Edward will have to guard her night and day-but he cannot guard his heart.<br /><br /> HIS GOLDEN RING (Book2 ):<br /><br /> Holt Medallion Winner<br /><br /> "Not just a warm, toasty holiday tale, this novel is an emotionally touching romance." 4 Stars - RT Books Reviews<br /><br /> "This has got to be the most PERFECT Regency Romance that I have read this year." 5 STARS - Huntress Reviews<br /> * * *<br /> Lady Fiona Hollingsworth never thinks of herself as particularly daring - until she learns that her beloved brother needs her help. But when Fiona approaches the powerful and enigmatic Nicholas Birmingham with a scheme in mind, she is taking a far bigger risk than she knows. For Fiona's exchanging more than vows; she's striking a delicious bargain with the devil himself - and Christmas provides more than enough opportunity for wicked mischief under the mistletoe…<br /><br /> Nicholas Birmingham hasn't become the richest stockbroker in England by being anything less than shrewd. He fully understands what's behind Fiona's brazen proposal, yet he cannot turn away the alluring lady who's haunted his fantasies for so long. Of course, a man has his pride, and Nicholas has no intention of revealing how he feels. Yet from the moment he slips his ring on Fiona's finger, desire and chaos are kindled. Now it's only a matter of time before the magic of the Season brings true love to light!<br /><br /> OH WHAT A (WEDDING) NIGHT (Book 3):<br /><br /> SPECIAL NOTE: The sample pages of Oh What a (Wedding) Night may appear familiar. That's because they appeared in an earlier novella titled Lady Sophia's Rescue (no longer available). At readers' request, the story has been turned into a full-length novel with a completely different middle and ending.<br /> * * *<br /> As Lady Sophia Beresford (recently Lady Finkel) passes through the gates of her new bridegroom's country estate and he begins to whisper in her ear of the delights that await her in his bed, Lady Sophia realizes she has made a most dreadful mistake. There's only one thing to do. She must bolt.<br /><br /> The bride-on-the-run is rescued by the exceedingly handsome William Birmingham who thinks she's a woman named Isadore, and though he's the richest man in England, she mistakes him for a common (but well-to-do) criminal. Since she'd rather be dead than wed to Finkel, Sophia pretends to be Isadore and take her chances with the provocative Mr. Birmingham. But how could she have known that her ruse would bring the gallant Mr. Birmingham into such peril from the wicked man she married? And how could she have known her enigmatic rescuer would ignite passions she'd never known she possessed?

40 Scandalous Brides

Author : Annette Blair, Cheryl Bolen, Lucinda Brant & Brenda Hiatt
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2014-01-13
Description :  ON SALE NOW!<br />A New York Times (#4 all fiction) and USA Today (#1 all romance) Bestseller, SCANDALOUS BRIDES brings together the best of the best from Annette Blair, Cheryl Bolen, Lucinda Brant, and Brenda Hiatt. Fall in love with bewitchingly scandalous brides and their dashing grooms in this box set of 4 full-length Regency romances. These bestsellers average over 4.4 stars from hundreds of combined bookseller reviews worldwide.<br />This title has received a QED seal for Quality and Excellence in eBook Design. It can be read easily on screens both large and small.<br /><br />UNFORGETTABLE ROGUE by Annette Blair: Beauty and the Beast trade places. After being reported dead, handsome as sin Bryceson Wakefield, Duke of Hawksworth, returns home scarred and beaten by war, only to find his hoyden of a wife blossomed into a beauty and set to wed another. Can Beauty seduce her unforgettable Beast? Will the beast ever consider himself worthy?<br /><br />A LADY BY CHANCE by Cheryl Bolen: Manipulated into a marriage of convenience, Anna and Charles, the Marquess of Haverstock, question each other's loyalties. But there's no question that Anna's silken touch has bewitched the powerful lord who has become her husband, and no question that she craves every moment in his arms.<br /><br />SALT BRIDE by Lucinda Brant: The Earl of Salt Hendon and squire's daughter Jane Despard share a secret past of mistrust, heartache, and misery. Forced into a marriage neither wants, Jane believes love conquers all; Salt will take some convincing. Can the newlyweds overcome past prejudices and sinister opposition to fall in love all over again?<br /><br />SCANDALOUS VIRTUE by Brenda Hiatt: First impressions can be most deceiving! Nessa, Lady Haughton, has been trained all her life to be a model of English propriety and virtue. Notorious rakehell and war hero Jack Ashecroft must renounce his wild ways and establish himself as a respectable member of Society. When Jack and Nessa meet, each thinks the other is exactly the ticket to the changes they are seeking; then the sparks fly!<br /><br />ANNETTE BLAIR is the author of over forty books. She writes cozy mysteries, bewitching romantic comedies and award-winning historical romances. Annette has also stepped into the amazing world of self-publishing. Visit Annette at annetteblair dot com<br /><br />CHERYL BOLEN is an award winning and bestselling author of more than a dozen Regency-set historical romance novels. Cheryl’s books have been translated into 11 languages and won numerous awards, including the Holt Medallion and Best Historical in the International Digital Awards for eBooks. Visit Cheryl at cherylbolen dot com<br /><br />LUCINDA BRANT writes award winning bestselling Georgian historical romances and crimances (crime with lashings of romance). Her novels have been described as from "the Golden Age of romance with a modern voice and heart wrenching drama with a happily ever after". Visit Lucinda at lucindabrant.com<br /><br />BRENDA HIATT writes sparkling romantic adventure stories and is author of six traditional Regency romances, one time travel romance, eight historical romances (most set in Regency England), one upbeat mystery, and her teen sci-fi romance launched in September 2013. Visit Brenda at brendahiatt dot com<br /><br />Annette, Cheryl, Lucinda, and Brenda are proud members of the 12 Jewels of Historical Romance author group.

41 Lady par hasard

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2018-05-04
Description :  Le marquis de Haverstock comptait acheter des informations de guerre cruciales pour le Foreign Office. Il est furieux d'apprendre que l'argent dont il avait besoin vient d'Ítre perdu dans une partie de cartes avec la fille illÈgitime d'un duc anglais et d'une aristocrate franÁaise. Lorsque la sÈduisante jeune femme l'informe que la seule faÁon de rÈcupÈrer les fonds est de l'Èpouser, il n'a d'autre choix que d'accepter.<br /><br /> RejetÈe par le beau monde, Anna de Mouchet accepte une Ètrange proposition qui l'oblige ‡ utiliser son habiletÈ aux cartes pour forcer le marquis ‡ l'Èpouser, bien qu'elle sache qu'il est un traÓtre. Une fois devenue son Èpouse, elle aura toute libertÈ de l'espionner et de prouver son propre patriotisme envers l'Angleterre. Mais aprËs avoir ÈpousÈ le beau lord, elle commence ‡ douter de sa loyautÈ. Surtout lorsqu'elle dÈcouvre la douceur des caresses de son Èpoux.

42 Texas Heroines in Peril (Boxed Set)

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Contemporary  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2013-06-26
Description :  This boxed set includes the complete Texas Heroines in Peril series. As the series title suggests, each installment will focus on a Texas heroine in danger in a different locale. Capitol Offense is based in San Antonio and Austin with Texas politics as the background.&#xa0; Protecting Britannia finds the Texas heroine framed for murder in London while on an antique buying trip. Murder at Veranda House's young widow heroine is forced to turn her Galveston Island home into a B&amp;B after the mysterious death of her husband. In A Cry in the Night&#xa0; the Texas heroine desperately searchers for the son she put up for adoption years earlier and who is now in danger.

43 Cuori allo sbando

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Romance  Books 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2015-12-10
Description :  Inghilterra, 1813 - Se in un primo momento il frettoloso matrimonio tra l'affascinante Richard Mon-crief, duca di Radcliff, e la stupenda Bonny Barbara Allan, figlia di una nobildonna e di un parroco di campagna, sembra destinato a conoscere la felicità, al loro ritorno a Londra dal Kent le cose cominciano ad andar male.<br /><br />A Londra c'è infatti la bella lady Heffington,ex amante di Richard, la quale fa di tutto per dare l'impressione che lui la frequenti ancora.E poi c'è il conte di Dunsford, che nel desiderio che Bonny faccia da tramite fra lui e la cugina Emily ricerca spesso la sua compagnia. Collera, sospetti, orgoglio ferito sprofondano i due sposi, che pur si amano perdutamente, nella più cupa disperazione. Tutto è perduto, la loro unione sembra finita. Se non che...

44 Lady per caso

Author : Cheryl Bolen
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  History  Europe 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2018-06-10
Description :  Cheryl Bolen l'ha fatta ancora: uno scintillante romance Regency... ve lo consiglio! -&#xa0; Happily Ever After<br /><br />Anna de Mouchet ha la stoffa delle eroine Regency, quella giusta! – In Print<br /><br />***<br /><br />Manipolati in un matrimonio di convenienza per provare il loro patriottismo, Anna e Charles, il marchese di Haverstock, mettono in dubbio la lealtà l'uno dell'altra. Ma non ci sono dubbi: il tocco di seta di Anna ha stregato il potente lord che è diventato suo marito, e di certo anche lei desidera ardentemente ogni minuto tra le sue braccia.



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