Susan Carroll: The Wooing of Miss Masters

AUDRA LEIGH MASTERS HAD NO INTEREST IN DUKES, ELIGIBLE OR OTHERWISE! The entire county, however, was agog with the news that the infamous Duke of Raeburn –whose frown was as legendary as his fortune–was hosting a ball to choose a duchess! A chance encounter with the Scowling Duke himself only confirmed Audra’s desire to remain a spinster, content with her inheritance and her books. His … 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

Megan Frampton: No Groom at the Inn

In this Dukes Behaving Badly holiday novella, a young lady entertains a sudden proposal of marriage—to a man she’s only just met What does a lady do when a man she’s never seen before offers his hand in marriage? Lady Sophronia Bettesford doesn’t scream and run away. Instead, she accepts the shocking proposition. After all, what’s her other choice? To live with her cousin, caring … Expand

Jennie Gallant (Joan Smith): Lady Hathaway’s House Party

Lady Hathaway must have been mad to invite both of them. The greatest fool in the world knew that one did not ask the Duke and Duchess of Avondale to the same party. The Duchess of Avondale – Belle to her friends – was absolutely finished with her marriage to the Duke. Not only did he tease her about her country ways but she had … Expand