Joan Smith: An Infamous Proposal

SHE DESIRED NOTHING MORE THAN A BIDDABLE HUSBAND. . . . Emma, having gone at seventeen directly from her papa’s home to her husband’s arms, is now widowed at age twenty-two–and quite naive in the ways of the world: in particular, how to find herself another match! Thus, she proposes to Lord Hansard, eyeing him as a husband who would let her enjoy her freedom … Expand

Candice Hern: The Best Intentions

Miles, the Earl of Strickland is a handsome widower in search of a new wife to be mother to his two children. Having loved once, he seeks only a convenient arrangement with a mature woman. When two sisters come to visit his estate, the elder sister, a beautiful young widow, seems the perfect match. But Hannah, the artless younger sister, causes all his best intentions … Expand

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

Jessica Spencer: Not So Sweet Maria

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LOVE UNDER MISTAKEN IDENTITY. The ton calls her Sweet Maria and, even in her fourth Season, eligibles continue to offer her marriage. They do not know Lady Maria despises the hypocritical ways of Polite Society and is trying to sail away to America! Though the granddaughter of a duke, Lady Maria is a Child of Scandal because her mother was an American commoner. She blames … Expand