Rachel Carter: Lucretia

Kidnappings, elopements, duels, dastardly plots. Making your debut has never been so hazardous. Hidden away from polite society, Lucretia Lanyon spent her time daydreaming of dandies, extravagant pantaloons and intricate neckties. Now an heiress and suddenly the toast of Society, she finds her ideal man in Viscount Prendergast, the one bachelor in London who doesn’t seem interested in marrying her. Lucretia must navigate around nefarious … Expand

Caroline Ashton: Rowena

Rowena Harcourt-Spence has a secret known only to her diary. She loves Laurence Radley, the brave and cultured eighth Earl of Conniston. Their shared pleasure in watching her half-sister Amabelle dance through her first London Season has deepened her love but his inexplicable offer for Amabelle shatters her dream. When her sister indignantly refuses him, their irate father orders Rowena to make her accept. Fearful … Expand

Susan Carroll: Brighton Road

SHE WAS A MISTRESS OF DISASTER–AND HE DEMANDED SHE KEEP HER DISTANCE! With his broad shoulders and flashing dark eyes, Lord Ravenel could have stepped from the pages of lady author Gwenda Vickers’s gothic novels! Certainly she hadn’t meant to eavesdrop on his marriage proposal–nor overhear the lady’s refusal. But certainly he would welcome her advice–as a seasoned writer, of course–on the art of romance. … Expand

Joan Smith (Jennie Gallant): Friends and Lovers

Wendy’s brother-in-law, Lord Menrod, was an arrogant, high-handed, albeit dashing tyrant who was no more fit to be the guardian of children than a dancing bear. So Wendy thought. The children in question were orphans, nephew and niece to both Wendy and Menrod. But Lord Menrod was wealthy and Wendy was not. Even so, she decided to fight for custody with every means at her … Expand