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  • Gilliane (The Roselynde Chronicles #4)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1994

    Caught in a political feud between rival barons, Gilliane is forced to marry a man she abhors, but, after being taken prisoner by Adam, her husband's sworn enemy, she finds herself both captive and captivated. Reprint.

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  • Alinor (The Roselynde Chronicles #2)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2006

    She could barely meet his eyes . . . so how was she to marry him? Widowed and a mother of two, Lady Alinor no longer feels the same joy being the mistress of Roselynde. Her husband's passing has left emptiness, both at the keep and in her heart. Somehow, Alinor manages to remain spirited, even as King John's rule means she must fight to keep her land and her family safe. Salvation lies with a trusted family friend, Sir Ian De Point, who offers to marry Alinor... more

  • Joanna (The Roselynde Chronicles #3)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1994

    Beautiful, iron-willed heiress to power, Joanna secretly burns with an explosive inner passion as wild and-- radiant as her flaming red hair. But her deepest emotions are tragically frozen by the cold fear of a man's tender love. Ensnared in the violent lusts and dangerous intrigues of King John's decadent court, she defies every outward peril-only to come face-to-face with the terror in her own heart... more

  • Roselynde (The Roselynde Chronicles #1)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2011

    The award-winning Roselynde Chronicles returns with introduction of Lady Alinor Devaux, mistress of Roselynde, and Simon, the battle-scarred knight whose passion and wit match her own. Bonus features include historical trivia and an Author's Note. Reissue.

  • Tapestry of Dreams (Tales of Jernaeve #1)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1985

    With more than 250,000 books sold, Roberta Gellis sets the standard for sweeping storytelling full of passion and pageantry. Praise for Roberta Gellis: "Exciting, romantic, and utterly satisfying." -Mary Jo Putney "Enjoy the work's rich tapestry of detail, well-drawn characters, suspenseful story line, deft meshing of factual and fictional incidents and fresh approach." -Publishers Weekly "Roberta Gellis is a superb storyteller of extraordinary talent... more

  • Bond of Blood

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1994

    Her radiance, her beauty, cascading golden hair had tempted many a heart...But at fifteen she had yet to taste both life and love. Only marriage to the rugged Lord of Radnor awakened her tender passion, and transformed her from reluctant bride to willing lover. A giant of a man whose iron will conquered enemy forces and many a woman's heart, Cain sought her hand little knowing that the marriage bond would ally him with a family which sought his death... more

  • Fires of Winter (Tales of Jernaeve #2)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1990

    A sparkling prize, the beautiful Mellusine of Ulle is awarded to the bastard-born Bruno of Jernaeve as a spoil of war. Bruno vows to tame the rebellious spirit of the captive beauty, but ultimately surrenders to her charms. Born of different worlds, joined in the flames of passion and intrigue, they find new strength in each other's arms...and a burning love that defies all eternity."

  • Rhiannon (The Roselynde Chronicles #5)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1994

    Medieval battles test the love of the court's most elusive nobleman and a Welsh princess--Rhiannon--who is untamed and beholden to none, as they encounter betrayals and wars. Reprint.

  • Sybelle (The Roselynde Chronicles #6)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1995

    She was a headstrong beauty caught in the flood tides of passion and war. Tempestuous, amber-eyed hairess to the magnificent Roselynde dynasty, Sybelle knew that her time had come to choose a husband. But she was ruler of her own lands and would bow to no man's will - until she met a rugged, handsome rebel leading a daring revolt against the king. From the moment Walter de Clare first captured her in his powerful embrace, Sybelle claimed his greatest allegiance and his endless desire... more

  • A Personal Devil (Magdalene La Batarde #2)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2002

    When Sabina, the blind mistress of the Old Priory Guesthouse, accepts the offer of Master Mainard to live exclusively with him, everyone expects that Mainard's wife, Bertrild, would be glad to be rid of him since his face is horribly birthmarked. This was far from the truth. Bertrild attacks Sabina and demands that Mainard send her back to the whorehouse. Before Mainard and Sabina can decide what to do, Bertrild is murdered, and Mainard is the chief suspect... more

  • Bone of Contention (Magdalene La Batarde #3)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2003

    Magdalene knew there was trouble brewing in Oxford, with King Stephen bringing together his great council, and her patron, William of Ypres, unexpectedly summoning her. But she never expected to find a murder. Ordinarily nobody would believe that Niall Arvagh of Murcot, one of William's men, would stab a man in the back, even a man as gross as Aimery St. Cyr. But this was a special case. Had Niall killed St... more

  • Fire Song (Siren Song #3)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1984

    Third in the Royal Dynasty series. Fenice d'Aix and Aubery of Ilmer both had unhappy first marriages. Both had guilty secrets related to those marriages, but each found in the other what had been lacking in their first union. Each longed for the passionate love offered by their new partners. Nonetheless, neither dared expose their hidden secrets lest they lose everything. The hidden deceptions make Aubery's political duties more hazardous... more

  • Winter Song (Siren Song #2)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1984

    Alys of Marlowe thought that Raymond d’Aix was a penniless knight who had come to her father’s keep seeking a livelihood. He was brave and courteous, intelligent and hardworking, and he thought she was a miracle among womankind. What was irresistible was that he did not value her for her beauty, for which many other men admired her, but for her common sense and practicality... more

  • The Dragon & the Rose

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1980

    The Dragon Henry had been hunted, betrayed and attacked by his political enemies since the day he was born. He had conquered his fear of the constant danger surrounding him, but ould he conquer the woman he had agreed to wed -- the woman who represented all he had learned to despise, the one who would profit most from his death? And The Rose Fair, beautiful, passionate and clever, Elizabeth had been born of royal blood and possessed the arrogance and self-control of a queen... more

  • Chains of Folly (Magdalene La Batarde #4)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2006

    That Nelda Roundheels had been murdered would have been of little interest to anyone - except that her body turned up in the bishop of Winchester's bedchamber with a letter to the bishop, from the king's most important enemy, rolled up in her breastband. The bishop and his knight, Sir Bellamy of Itchen, realize immediately that the purpose of putting the body in Winchester's bedchamber is to embarrass and discredit the bishop... more

  • Fortune's Bride (Royal Dynasty #4)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1983

    Esmeralda Talbot, born and raised in India by a money-grubbing father, was accompanying him to England for his health when the luck that had made him rich finally failed. Not only were Esmeralda and her father shipwrecked in Portugal but they were stranded in the midst of the French invasion of that country. Then Merry’s father died and because she was British she was the enemy to the invading French... more

  • A Silver Mirror (Siren Song #4)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2011

    When Power and Desire Ruled Men's Hearts... In the turbulent age when hearts knew no surrender, willful King Henry III waged a scheming war, setting the lords of England and France in bloody opposition. Within this raging conflict, two indomitable hearts would cling to an eternal passion.. more

  • The Kent Heiress (Royal Dynasty #3)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2009

    Sabrina thought she loved Lord Elvan—until his blatant infidelities turned her heart to stone. Perce thought Sabrina was just his friend Philip’s little sister—until she fell in love with Elvan and he realized he wanted her for himself. It was too late for both when they met again at a ball in St. Petersburg and passion flared between them. Annulment of her marriage was Sabrina’s one hope and her husband said he would consider it if she accompanied him on one more political mission... more

  • A Woman's Estate (Royal Dynasty #5)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2010

    Fifth in the Heiress series. Abigail Lydden, widow of Francis, Lord Lydden, left America for England in the middle of the war of 1812 because her husband's father had died and her son was now heir to an earldom. Sir Arthur St. Eyre was also taken by surprise by Lord Lydden's death, finding himself executor of the earl's estate... more

  • Desiree (The Roselynde Chronicles #7)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2013

    Marriage saved her from a tyrant…and kept her from the man she loved. In order to protect herself from a ruthless suitor, Desiree of Exceat married the aged Frewyn of Polegate—sacrificing passion in favor of platonic companionship. But three years later Frewyn is struck with an apoplectic attack, leaving him partially paralyzed. When France threatens to invade England, Desiree has no choice but to beg for help... more

  • Knight's Honor

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1982

    England, 1154: lusty, brawling, torn with rebellion, waiting for a savior... Roger of Hereford , just 22, a spirited and breathtakingly handsome baron, returns from France to marshal the rebellious lords against the dubious rule of King Stephen, and to place on the throne... Henry of Anjou , a man of kingly stature who so far has fought a gallant but losing war of succession. Helping - and sometimes hindering Roger, is the great love of his life.. more

  • The Sword & the Swan

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1994

    Rannulf was known throughout the land as a bold warrior. Face-to-face with an oncoming army, he could decide matters of life and death. But now, face-to-face with one gentle woman, he was hopelessly confused and uncertain. Startled by Catherin's pale beauty when he first saw her, he was dumbfounded by her passionate radiance now, and he felt a desire far different from his usual impersonal need for a woman.

  • Bull God (Greek Myths #4)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2001

    MOMMA DOESN'T TALK ABOUT THAT PARTY... When gods still walked the Earth, a king could pray for a sign and have a white bull rise from the sea to confirm his claim to the throne. But a god's price was high, and when Minos did not keep his promise to the god Poseidon, the god meddled with Minos' wife...and the Minotaur, a child with the head of a bull, was born... more

  • Shimmering Splendor (Greek Myths #2)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1995

    A romantic retelling of an ancient Greek myth finds Psyche and Eros struggling against the vengeful goddess Aphrodite to preserve their forbidden love and Psyche's earthly life. Original.

  • Enchanted Fire (Greek Myths #3)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1996

    Orpheus...his music was magic. His gifted fingers stroke lyrical enchantment from his lyre, seducing Gods and mortals alike. Until he is seduced by the bewitching Eurydice, a woman with the beauty of a goddess—a woman who tempts and torments him beyond earthly reason. Eurydice...her magic was ecstasy. Her power is the power of the immortals—a gift that has made her the most feared woman in Thrace... more

  • A Delicate Balance

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2000

    An heiress posing as a hired companion, Linda wanted a taste of real life -- but she got more than she bargained for when she accompanied her wealthy employer to the Greek island of Corfu. Elderly Mrs. Bates was loved by all who knew her. So who was behind the recurring accidents that were threatening her life? Her nephew, Donald, smooth-talking and handsome, took an inordinate interest in his aunt's companion. Her heir, Peter, impetuous and hot-tempered, wanted Linda to be his wife... more

  • Siren Song (Siren Song #1)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1981

    First in the Royal Dynasty series. William of Marlowe and Elizabeth of Hurley loved each other from childhood and swore to marry no other. Their fathers had more practical and profitable intentions. William was told Elizabeth had gone to Ilmer to be married to Mauger and in his pain and rage took Mary of Bix to wife. Elizabeth, who had withstood starvation and beatings, yielded at last when a priest swore to her William had married Mary... more

  • A Tapestry of Dreams (Tales of Jernaeve #1)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1986

    The lovely Lady Audris, whose delicate fingers weave fables of the future unto her tapestries, whose special gifts and radiant beauty set her apart in an enchanted age. And the knight they call Hugh Licorne. In service to his king ... a hero in an age of heroes ... a princely suitor for Lady Audris -- even though she cannot have him. Against all odds, they dare to search for love ... the lady who has sworn not to marry ... and the knight who has vowed to win her heart...

  • The Rope Dancer

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2012

    "A master storyteller!"—RT Book Reviews She Bewitches With Her Dance... Carys's livelihood depends on her agility, beauty, and balance. She enchants crowds with her exhilarating rope dance, but one wrong move leads to disaster—a twisted ankle and no way to survive. Alone and unprotected in war–torn England, she has no one to trust but a handsome stranger—a man most unlikely to give up his wandering ways. He Enchants With His Song... Telor is a man skilled with his hands... more

  • Dazzling Brightness (Greek Myths #1)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1994

    Emerging from the world of ancient Greece, Hades, Lord of the Underworld, and the mystical Persephone defy the gods of Olympus to defend an eternal love that they share between the sun and the shadows. Original.

  • Rope Dancer (Casablanca Classics)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1986

    "A master storyteller!"—RT Book Reviews She Bewitches With Her Dance... Carys's livelihood depends on her agility, beauty, and balance. She enchants crowds with her exhilarating rope dance, but one wrong move leads to disaster—a twisted ankle and no way to survive. Alone and unprotected in war–torn England, she has no one to trust but a handsome stranger—a man most unlikely to give up his wandering ways. He Enchants With His Song... Telor is a man skilled with his hands... more

  • The Cornish Heiress (Royal Dynasty #2)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2009

    Megaera's father sold her in marriage at fifteen to Edward Devoran. Edward's extravagance mortgaged her estates and induced him to join a band of smugglers. Meg paid the interest by selling her jewels and when they were gone-Edward was gone too, murdered by his partner Black Bart. Meg became the smuggler Red Meg, took Edward's place and Edward's profits and kept paying her mortgages. Philip St. Eyre wanted to fight Napoleon... more

  • Masques of Gold

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1990

    London's colorful marketplaces proclaimed the city's splendor and wealth--a golden prize disputed between King John's devouring greed...and the warrior barons who challenged his throne. From the flames of the bitter struggle came the men and women who dared to forge their own unique destinies... Lissa de Flael Willful, bold and beautiful, she as a burgher's daughter, married and widowed in a nobleman's cynical conspiracy of power... more

  • Masques of Gold (Casablanca Classics)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1988

    "Robert Gellis has an extraordinary talent!"— Affaire de Coeur With more than 8 million books in print RT Book Reviews Lifetime Achievement Award-winning author Roberta Gellis is the master of the medieval romance. Lissa never much liked her elderly husband, but she certainly hadn't suspected he was plotting treason. When she's suddenly left a widow, the sharp gaze of the king's head investigator turns straight to her... more

  • Sing Witch, Sing Death

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  1983

    Lady Pamela was the paid companion of the Countess St. Just, a difficult woman. But on the wild Cornish coast where violent storms raged, Pamela sensed great danger at the Tremaire estate. One danger was her attraction to St. Just, but almost as strong was her fear that someone in the secluded mansion was marked for death. Regency Gothic by Roberta Gellis (author of The Roselynde Chronicles); originally published by Bantam

  • The English Heiress (Royal Dynasty #1)

    Roberta Gellis

    ·  2009

    Leonie de Conyers’ life had been destroyed by the French Revolution. Her mother and brother had died in the prison where she had been raped and starved for no greater crime than her father’s title. And her father had died in the escape engineered by an utter stranger, who claimed he had come to bring her to England where she would inherit the property and wealth of an uncle. After what had happened to her, did Leonie dare to believe in such altruism? Roger St... more

  • A Dangerous Magic

    Denise Little, Laura Hayden, Susan Sizemore, Peter Crowther, John DeChancie, Tim Waggoner, Roberta Gellis, David Bischoff, Mark Kreighbaum, Andre Norton, Deb Stover, Gary A. Braunbeck, Michelle Sagara West, Kristin Schwengel, Yvonne A. Jocks, A.S. Stuckart

    ·  1999

    This anthology goes straight to the hearts of fantasy and romance fans alike, with magic-crossed lovers and unearthly powers colliding -- with truly unpredictable results. Included are tales that run the gamut from a seemingly hopeless romance between a mortal and a vampire...to a modern retelling of a Gaelic myth about a man who falls in love with a woman who is ugly but brilliant and good-tempered in the day, but beautiful and black-hearted at night.. more

  • Irish Magic II

    Susan Wiggs, Barbara Samuel, Roberta Gellis, Morgan Llywelyn

    ·  2008

    Just in time or St. Patrick's Day comes this enchanting collection of four Irish myths celebrating romance, adventure, and timeless love. From stories of warrior women to tales of sorcery and magic, each novella has been crafted by one of today's most accomplished and beloved romance authors... more

  • Irish Magic

    Morgan Llywelyn, Barbara Samuel, Susan Wiggs, Roberta Gellis

    ·  2008

    Welcome to an enchanted world of mist and legend... of age-old dreams and ageless desires... where trees have souls, and swords and stones can speak. In Morgan Llwelyn's Galway Bay , a modern American woman journeys to the mystical land of her ancestors to escape the pain of love's betrayal. There she meets a man who is not of any world she knows. Susan Wiggs's The Trysting Hour takes us to ancient Tara, where the betrothed Princess Aideen awakens from a fevered vision.. more