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  • The Secret Heart by Mary Lancaster

    The Secret Heart by Mary Lancaster

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 9 ratings
    Betrayal, temptation and an impossible love.The final book in the Unmarriageable series...Some suspect that Lily Villin is the true heart of the Hart Inn, a lucky house where love always seems to blossom, whatever the obstacles. But Lily has another secret. She is in love with an enigmatic nobleman, and no luck in the world can make such a marriage possible...
  • One Night to Remember by Erica Ridley

    One Night to Remember by Erica Ridley

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Meet the unforgettable men of London's most notorious tavern, The Wicked Duke...
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  • Duchess of His Heart by Collette Cameron

    Duchess of His Heart by Collette Cameron

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    He once loved her beyond all reason. Dare he risk heartbreak again? Leaving her first love behind was the hardest thing Regine, Duchess of Heartwaite, had ever done. Her marriage of convenience to another man saved her family, even as it laid waste to her heart. That was years ago, however. Now widowed, she’s ready to begin her life anew...
  • Always the Matchmaker by Emily E K Murdoch

    Always the Matchmaker by Emily E K Murdoch

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    Always the matchmaker and never the bride - even when she's found her perfect partner…Miss Theodosia Ashbrooke does not believe there is anything greater than matching the perfect pair - and she's become rather expert in it. Never mind that she's never found the missing half to her own soul and body. Perhaps that's not her lot in life, even at the age of eight and twenty...
  • The Governess Diaries by Chasity Bowlin

    The Governess Diaries by Chasity Bowlin

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Love lost and found… As a girl, Euphemia Darrow had fallen desperately in love with the younger son of the Duke of Clarenden, Nicholas Montford. But he broke her heart with a cold dismissal before he left to join the army. Rather than pine for him, Effie found another purpose for her life...
  • To Win a Widow by Alexa Aston

    To Win a Widow by Alexa Aston

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    She craved his touch—and they had yet to kiss.Book 5, the final book in the exciting new Soldiers and Soulmates series from bestselling author Alexa Aston, has arrived. A widowed duchess at loose ends, longing for love. A colonel with no family who unexpectedly becomes an earl. Two stubborn individuals who are drawn together by passion—and also find friendship . .
  • A Groom of Her Own by Christi Caldwell

    A Groom of Her Own by Christi Caldwell

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 11 ratings
    Years earlier, young noblemen were ripped away from the folds of their powerful families, and forced into a dark existence on the streets. When these lost lords of London were restored to their rightful place among Polite Society, they weren't the only ones whose lives were irrevocably changed. Innocent ladies now pay the price of their families trickery and cheating..
  • Dawn with a Duke by Erica Ridley

    Dawn with a Duke by Erica Ridley

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    From a New York Times bestselling author: Secrets and scandal abound when two strong-willed opposites are snowbound together in this laugh-out-loud, heartwarming romance!As the daughter of a duke, Lady Isabelle’s pristine reputation is paramount. Her high status is how she’ll attract the titled suitor her mother insists she wed...
  • In the Dark with the Duke by Christi Caldwell

    In the Dark with the Duke by Christi Caldwell

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    A lady of reserve and a fierce street fighter find common ground in the second Lost Lords of London novel by USA Today bestselling author Christi Caldwell.Eight years ago, Lady Lila March retreated to the safe shadows of her family’s estate after a devastating tragedy. Weary of being a whisper of her former self, she is determined to brave the dangers of the outside world again...
  • The Brazen Bluestocking by Tracy Sumner

    The Brazen Bluestocking by Tracy Sumner

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 10 ratings
    In this Regency romance by award-winning author Tracy Sumner, a willful bluestocking matches wits with a devilish scoundrel she never expected to desire with every beat of her heart.A defiant society outcast.A forbidding rogue who doesn’t believe in love.And a passionate wager.Daughter of an earl, Lady Hildegard Templeton hasn’t conformed to what society expects from a woman of her station...
  • The Lyon's Surprise: The Lyon's Den Connected World (The Lyon's Den Connected World) by Meara Platt

    The Lyon's Surprise: The Lyon's Den Connected World (The Lyon's Den Connected World) by Meara Platt

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    He was an agitated beast, a Lyon of Mar. THE Lyon of Mar. Cheyne Lyon, Duke of Mar is at first surprised when his wastrel brother dumps a wife and baby on his doorstep. But Jennifer is intelligent, nurturing, and sweet, just the sort Cheyne could love, if only she wasn't already taken...
  • Wild Jasmine by Bertrice Small

    Wild Jasmine by Bertrice Small

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 14 ratings
    "SPELLBINDING." --Romantic Times From the palaces of pashas in seventeenth-century India to the scandalous court of James Stuart of England, one woman struggles against fate to find true love...
  • The Duke's Magnificent Obsession by Chasity Bowlin

    The Duke's Magnificent Obsession by Chasity Bowlin

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    If there is one thing I know, kisses have a tendency to alter things irrevocably.Abandoned at the family’s country estate by her employer, Minerva Stone realizes that the concerns harbored about her position with Mrs. Charlotte Entwhistle-Graves were well founded...
  • Sutton's Scoundrel by Scarlett Scott

    Sutton's Scoundrel by Scarlett Scott

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    In this deliciously steamy Regency romance from USA Today bestselling author Scarlett Scott, a lady determined to restore her reputation meets her match in a seductive East End rogue she can't deny.Dubbed Lady Scandal thanks to her gossip-stirring past, Portia Fairhaven, the widowed Countess of Blakewell, is no stranger to rumors and innuendos...
  • Courting Danger by Wendy Vella

    Courting Danger by Wendy Vella

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    From USA Today Bestseller Wendy Vella comes an exciting Regency series about legend, love and destiny, with a hint of magic …If only he’d taken more care, she wouldn’t now be facing her destiny.Somerset Sinclair vows not to follow in her elder siblings’ footsteps. There will be no marriages or daring rescues of any man carrying Raven blood. Somer has a career, and nothing is about to thwart that...
  • The Moonstone Marquess by Meara Platt

    The Moonstone Marquess by Meara Platt

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 10 ratings
    What happens when a battle-scarred hero bent on destroying himself meets an irresistible force by the name of Phoebe?Lady Phoebe Killigrew is appalled by the scandalous country parties their new neighbor, a war hero marquess, is holding at his estate in Moonstone Landing. She has every intention of keeping well away from him, until a governess arrives at her door with his two nieces...
  • Duke in All But Name by Caroline Warfield

    Duke in All But Name by Caroline Warfield

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Secrets and lies threaten to pull them under, but a forced marriage may be their salvation. Gideon Kendrick grew up as the despised bastard son of the Duke of Glenmoor. Exiled to the mines by his father, he has not only survived but thrived and prospered. He lives apart, wanting nothing to do with the duke, the estate—or anything in his past, except his younger brother Phillip, the new duke...
  • Moonstone Angel by Meara Platt

    Moonstone Angel by Meara Platt

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 7 ratings
    He thought she was a thief, but the only thing she ever stole was his heart...
  • Sutton's Secrets by Scarlett Scott

    Sutton's Secrets by Scarlett Scott

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    From USA Today and Amazon Top 100 Bestselling author Scarlett Scott comes the sizzling, emotional conclusion to The Sinful Suttons series...Logan Sutton lives in the shadowy underworld of London, rooting out evil before it can strike. He’s a nameless enigma prowling the streets to keep the innocent safe. His next mission? Seducing a beauty with ties to the villains he’s out to destroy...
  • A Wager too Wicked by Alyssa Clarke

    A Wager too Wicked by Alyssa Clarke

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Love becomes the ultimate gamble when a wager turns into a passionate affair.Lady Victoria Knightly is determined to prevent her cousin from being trapped in a loveless marriage. To achieve this, she decides to spy on Ethan Darlington, the formidable Earl of Townsend, hoping to uncover secrets to thwart his courtship intentions...
  • Forever Your Duke: A Regency Christmas Romance (12 Dukes of Christmas) by Erica Ridley

    Forever Your Duke: A Regency Christmas Romance (12 Dukes of Christmas) by Erica Ridley

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    This year, the Duke of Nottingvale's Christmastide house party doubles as a bride hunt. The handsome duke seeks a blue-blooded debutante as respectable as he is, and his parlor is brimming with paragons of propriety.Inveterate spinster and unapologetic hoyden Miss Cynthia Louise Finch does not fit the mold. Any mold...
  • Seven Nights with the Duke by Alyssa Clarke

    Seven Nights with the Duke by Alyssa Clarke

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Miss Elizabeth ‘Lizzy’ Fairbanks cannot forget a few abandoned moments with Rannulf Headley, the Duke of Ravenswood. Their romance had begun by accident until it ended when she discovered they were worlds apart.Now that her brother is the new Earl of Celdon, the very bad Fairbanks have been trying to behave themselves and fit into London society...
  • The Chance of Love by Meara Platt

    The Chance of Love by Meara Platt

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 6 ratings
    How could someone so buttoned up shoot fire through his blood the way she did? Holly Farthingale is a young widow who hardly knew her husband before he went off to war and met his untimely end. She does not want to go through the pain of that loss again and intends never to marry...
  • Lord Anguish by Sydney Jane Baily

    Lord Anguish by Sydney Jane Baily

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Privileged and eligible until a carriage accident hurls him to London’s cobbled street, an earl awakens as Lord Anguish. How could it get any worse?Of all the ladies in London, why does this one tickle his fancy?Lord John Angsley, Earl of Cambrey, can’t stay away from Miss Blackwood, the jammiest bit of jam...
  • The Hero and the Hellion by Ava Devlin

    The Hero and the Hellion by Ava Devlin

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    One Last Scandal, for Old Time's Sake ... A  Hero's HomecomingLieutenant Callum Laughlin has spent four long years at war. Finally, he has enough status and fortune to return to Yorkshire and reclaim the woman of his dreams - a girl he could never have wed when he was a mere stable boy. What awaits him at Somerton is far from the warm welcome he imagined...
  • The Wonder of Love by Meara Platt

    The Wonder of Love by Meara Platt

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 5 ratings
    She was in danger. He meant to protect her. But could he protect his heart? More Regency fun as The Book of Love brings together two reluctant hearts.Willow Farthingale never meant to punch Taunton’s magistrate, Shayne Brayden, in the nose. And she certainly did not set the fire that destroyed the coaching inn’s carriage house the very morning she was to leave for London and her society debut...
  • Missing: An Elusive Marquess: Victorian Romantic Mystery by Tammy Andresen

    Missing: An Elusive Marquess: Victorian Romantic Mystery by Tammy Andresen

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    Lady Rebecca has seen a ghost…Three years after the death of her fiancé, the Marquess of Northhampton, she swears she sees him walking down the street. Why now? She can’t afford to lose her mental faculties after all this time. But then again at his father’s funeral, she sees his specter. That can’t be him under the trees...
  • Radiance by Sydney Jane Baily

    Radiance by Sydney Jane Baily

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    In this sparkling early Victorian romance by USA Today bestselling author Sydney Jane Baily, a fiery-haired Diamond daughter sets her cap at this man of science... and he doesn’t stand a chance!She’s a gifted artisan with sparkle to spare, and he’s a preoccupied man of science.At Prince Albert’s Great Exhibition, Lady Radiance Diamond falls in love..
  • Sutton's Sins by Scarlett Scott

    Sutton's Sins by Scarlett Scott

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 13 ratings
    He’s an unrepentant sinner, East End rogue, and devoted charmer of anything in petticoats. But Rafe Sutton has one small problem. He cannot seem to recall what happened between himself and one delectable, surly governess. He woke in her bed with the devil’s own headache and no memory of the evening before...
  • The Mistletoe Dare by Emma V. Leech

    The Mistletoe Dare by Emma V. Leech

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    An Outspoken Beauty…When Lady Georgina Anderson goes to spend Christmas with her godparents, The Duke and Duchess of Bedwin, she is full of anticipation. Spending the festive season with the large, boisterous family in their splendid home, away from Scotland and her three annoying older brothers will be nothing short of bliss...
  • Every Duke Has a Silver Lining by Tamara Gill

    Every Duke Has a Silver Lining by Tamara Gill

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    He can’t deny her anything…except maybe his heart…Ashley Woodville didn’t mean any harm when she broke into Grady Kolten’s office. It was only a dare from her friends. She wasn’t supposed to get caught. And she certainly wasn’t supposed to talk the notorious gaming hell owner (and disturbingly sexy rogue) into showing her London’s wilder side. Falling for him? Also not part of the dare...
  • Truly, Madly, Daring by Emma V. Leech

    Truly, Madly, Daring by Emma V. Leech

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    To be revealed...**** This is the seventeenth book in the series and focuses on the children of The Girls Who Dare series. They can be read separate from Girls Who Dare; however, for a more intimate experience, one should read the Girls Who Dare first. The reading order for Daring Daughters 'Heat rating of 3' -Spicy, descriptive and provocative, but not erotica...
  • I Like Big Dukes and I Cannot Lie by Annabelle Anders, Amy Rose Bennett

    I Like Big Dukes and I Cannot Lie by Annabelle Anders, Amy Rose Bennett

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    From the delightfully debonair to the devilishly dangerous, these dashing dukes can't help but command your attention. And let's not forget the real stars here—the dazzling, damsel-not-in-distress heroines who don't need a title to rule. These are ladies of wit, grit, and not a little bit of mischief.Every one of these novellas has a duke for its leading man...
  • My Forbidden Duchess by Miriam Minger

    My Forbidden Duchess by Miriam Minger

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Marguerite Easton dreads enduring another Season after the ton treated her so cruelly. A country parson’s daughter, she doesn’t fit in...
  • Indecent by Darcy Burke

    Indecent by Darcy Burke

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Society’s most exclusive invitation...Welcome to the Phoenix Club, where London’s most audacious, disreputable, and intriguing ladies and gentlemen find scandal, redemption, and second chances.If Bennet St...
  • Enticing the Earl by Kathleen Ayers

    Enticing the Earl by Kathleen Ayers

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Time is running out for Oleana Honeywell.She’s found safety as a housekeeper in the Earl of Montieth’s household, but she can’t stay hidden forever. The earl’s butler is determined to have her fired. Oleana doesn’t know the first thing about managing a household. She can’t even find the linen closet. And Carrot, her overly large, very spoiled cat has taken a liking to Lord Montieth...
  • A Dream of Redemption by Bronwen Evans

    A Dream of Redemption by Bronwen Evans

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    A forbidden love and a chilling mystery tease the senses in this sensuous historical romance from the USA Today bestselling author of A Kiss of Lies and A Love to Remember. Bookish and independent Lady Helen Hawkestone is expected to marry well. But, having grown up with warring parents, the institution holds little appeal...
  • To Experiment with Desire by Emma V. Leech

    To Experiment with Desire by Emma V. Leech

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Girls who dare – Inside every wallflower is the beating heart of a lioness, a passionate individual willing to risk all for their dream, if only they can find the courage to begin. When these overlooked girls make a pact to change their lives, anything can happen. Ten girls – Ten dares in a hat. Who will dare to risk it all? To Experiment with Desire...
  • Marquess of Fortune: Regency Romance by Tammy Andresen

    Marquess of Fortune: Regency Romance by Tammy Andresen

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    The Marquess of Fortune is too dangerously wicked to ignore…Tall, dark, and handsome, the mysterious Lord Smith is the exact kind of man with which the sister of a baron should never consort. But he captures Miss Emily Cross's interest at every turn, her heart fluttering wildly in her chest whenever their eyes meet...
  • The Beast's Bargain by Eva Devon, Maire Claremont

    The Beast's Bargain by Eva Devon, Maire Claremont

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    From USATODAY Bestselling author Eva Devon, writing as Maire Claremont, comes a brand new series that will sweep you away to the drama and angst of Regency England. Glittering ballrooms, wild moors, and brooding lords waiting to be tamed by bluestockings await. . .Sometimes the only way a beast can find love is with a bargain. .
  • Song of Love by Meara Platt

    Song of Love by Meara Platt

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 6 ratings
    Welcome to more Regency fun and frolic in the romantic, bestselling Book of Love series. Now Violet Farthingale must put The Book of Love to the test to capture Romulus Brayden’s heart.What makes a man fall in love? Violet Farthingale is desperate to know, because she has just been caught in Captain Romulus Brayden’s home with her gown unlaced and his hands too far up her legs to explain away...
  • To Redeem a Rake by Christi Caldwell

    To Redeem a Rake by Christi Caldwell

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    He's spent years scandalizing society. Now, this rake must change his ways. Society's most infamous scoundrel, Daniel Winterbourne, the Earl of Monfort, has been promised a small fortune if he can relinquish his wayward, carousing lifestyle. And behaving means he must also help find a respectable companion for his youngest sister--someone who will guide her and whom she can emulate...
  • Dare To Be Scandalous by Tamara Gill

    Dare To Be Scandalous by Tamara Gill

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    After inheriting a small fortune, Willow Perry has everything she’s ever wanted. Except a husband, that is. But not just any husband will do. She’s looking for a grand love—someone who will challenge and excite her. It’s just her folly that the one man who interests her is a notorious rake. He’s as wild and passionate as Willow is sheltered and staid...
  • Once a Wallflower, At Last His Love by Christi Caldwell

    Once a Wallflower, At Last His Love by Christi Caldwell

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Responsible, practical Miss Hermione Rogers, has been crafting stories as the notorious Mr. Michael Michaelmas and selling them for a meager wage to support her siblings. The only real way to ensure her family’s ruinous debts are paid, however, is to marry. Tall, thin, and plain, she has no expectation of success...
  • A Lady Never Surrenders by Sabrina Jeffries

    A Lady Never Surrenders by Sabrina Jeffries

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 23 ratings
    New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries delights readers with the final novel in her sexy Regency Hellions of Hallstead Hall romance series, featuring Lady Celia Sharpe and the upstanding Bow Street runner, Pinter. Lady Celia Sharpe has always been wary of marriage but now her future depends on it...
  • Designs on a Duke by Ellie St. Clair

    Designs on a Duke by Ellie St. Clair

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Her secret will save a legacy... The daughter of a famed architect, Rebecca Lambert has been raised among the nobility yet understands the circumstances of her birth. As a common woman, she will never be able to pursue her passion and become an architect as well -- at least, not under her own name...
  • Stormy Persuasion by Johanna Lindsey

    Stormy Persuasion by Johanna Lindsey

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 22 ratings
    James Malory sets sail for America to honor a promise he made to his in-laws: His and Georgina’s daughter, Jacqueline, will have her come-out in America. Judith and Jacqueline Malory are not simply cousins; they are inseparable best friends...
  • A Governess Should Never... Tempt a Prizefighter by Emily Windsor

    A Governess Should Never... Tempt a Prizefighter by Emily Windsor

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    “So tell me, Miss Griffin, why should I employ you as governess?”A question to rouse fear within the breast of any prospective governess but for Matilda, a lady without references, appropriate brown clothing or any experience with children whatsoever, doubly so...
  • Lady Lawless by Scarlett Scott

    Lady Lawless by Scarlett Scott

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    From USA Today and Amazon bestselling author Scarlett Scott comes a deliciously wicked tale of danger, treachery, and passion…Tilly, the widowed Duchess of Longleigh, finally has everything she wants. Everything, that is, except for the forbidden man who stole her heart and fathered her child before disappearing from her life. Time has passed, but she has not forgotten him...
  • A Figure of Love by Minerva Spencer, S.M. LaViolette

    A Figure of Love by Minerva Spencer, S.M. LaViolette

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    These 7 Regency Era teachers are searching for work but what they get are some serious lessons in love. . . .Gareth Lockheart is one of the richest men in England, but it will take more than money for the reclusive eccentric to gain entrée into the corridors of power; it will also take a proper country estate and an aristocratic wife with impeccable connections...
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