Caroline Ashton: Araminta

Araminta Neave has neither aristocratic birth nor breeding. She does, however, have a father who is indecently rich from his trade with the East. That, combined with fiery curls and a temperament to match, makes her someone to reckon with. Her father wants the very best for his girl. That, he thinks, would be marriage to a Lord. But their brief visit to the autocratic … Expand

Suzanne Allain: Mr. Malcolm’s List

The Honorable Mr. Malcolm has a secret. This elusive matrimonial prize, long the target of desperate debutantes and their matchmaking mothers, is well known for his fastidiousness. What is not well known is that he has a list of qualifications for his future bride. Can any woman hope to win the heart of such a hardened critic? Selina Dalton can only try her best. And … Expand

Meg Cabot: Victoria and the Rogue

Victoria Growing up in far-off India, wealthy young heiress Lady Victoria Arbuthnot was accustomed to handling her own affairs — not to mention everyone else’s. But in her sixteenth year, Vicky is unceremoniously shipped off to London to find a husband. With her usual aplomb, however, Lady Victoria gets herself engaged to the perfect English gentleman, even before setting foot on British soil. The Rogue … Expand

Joan Smith: Blossom Time

A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME One of those dashing rogues too attractive to ignore, Lord Harwell featured largely in Rosalind Lovelace’s fantasies. But she had too much common sense to let dreams color her reality. Harwell was a friend and neighbor–and destined to marry some Incomparable. However, she was quite aware of his budding interest in her now that her poetry had won the … Expand