Stapleton-Downes Series by Mary Balogh

3.68 · 163 ratings
  • The Ideal Wife (Stapleton-Downes #1)

    The Ideal Wife (Stapleton-Downes #1)

    Mary Balogh

    Rated: 3.58 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 28 ratings · published 2008

    In this classic tale, New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh introduces a hero like no other: Miles Ripley, London’s most irresistible bachelor, who’s about to lose his heart to the last person he ever expected to love—his wife. When Abigail Gardiner knocks at the door of Miles Ripley, Earl of Severn, the last thing she expects is a marriage proposal. Desperate, she’d come to this charismatic stranger’s home to plead for her future. Instead she shocks them both by saying yes... more

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  • A Precious Jewel (Stapleton-Downes #2)

    A Precious Jewel (Stapleton-Downes #2)

    Mary Balogh

    Rated: 3.59 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 24 ratings · published 2009

    New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh weaves a sensuous spell of romance that brings together the unlikeliest pair of lovers in the unlikeliest place of all–an infamous London house of pleasure. She was unlike any woman he’d ever met in the ton or the demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs. Blyth’s euphemistically dubbed “finishing school” for pure, uncomplicated pleasure–and nothing else... more

  • Dark Angel (Stapleton-Downes #3)

    Dark Angel (Stapleton-Downes #3)

    Mary Balogh

    Rated: 3.60 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 20 ratings · published 2011

    Jennifer Winwood arrives in London with her cousin, Samantha Newman, for their come-out Season. Jennifer is particularly excited because finally the marriage that has been arranged between her and Lionel, Viscount Kersey, will become a reality. It seems to her that she has loved him forever, and she assumes that he loves her. Gabriel, Earl of Thornhill, has just returned to England after a long stay in Europe, where he fled after a scandalous elopement with his father's pregnant wife... more

  • Lord Carew's Bride (Stapleton-Downes #4)

    Lord Carew's Bride (Stapleton-Downes #4)

    Mary Balogh

    Rated: 3.88 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 32 ratings · published 2010

    Samantha Newman is getting older, but though she is beautiful and courted by a large number of gentlemen, she is restless and unhappy. While she is staying in the country with her friends Jennifer and Gabriel, she takes a walk alone and wanders onto the property of the reclusive Marquess of Carew. She meets him far from the house and mistakes him for a landscape designer. He is an ordinary-looking man and is half crippled... more

  • The Famous Heroine (Stapleton-Downes #5)

    The Famous Heroine (Stapleton-Downes #5)

    Mary Balogh

    Rated: 3.72 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 23 ratings · published 2011

    Beloved New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh spins two classic stories of Regency England—splendid novels of mistaken identity and unmistakable passion, where marriage is only the beginning of true love. THE FAMOUS HEROINECora Downes has beauty, spirit, and money, but no breeding. Yet when she gains renown for a daring rescue, she finds herself thrust into high society... more

  • The Plumed Bonnet (Stapleton-Downes #6)

    The Plumed Bonnet (Stapleton-Downes #6)

    Mary Balogh

    Rated: 3.75 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 23 ratings · published 2011

    Alistair Munro, the Duke of Bridgwater, is looking for love outside the bounds of polite society. And that’s what he expects to receive when he rescues a seemingly disreputable girl in a colorful bonnet off the side of the road. Yet Stephanie Gray, a former governess, has recently come into money and is eager for a proper match with a well-born man. Sure that he’s sullied her name, Alistair offers marriage to make amends... more

  • A Christmas Bride (Stapleton-Downes #7)

    A Christmas Bride (Stapleton-Downes #7)

    Mary Balogh

    Rated: 3.50 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 13 ratings · published 2012

    In a pair of classic Regency-era Christmas romance novels from New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh, the holidays herald the greatest gift of all: unexpected, all-consuming love.   A CHRISTMAS BRIDE The very wealthy Edgar Downes has promised his aging father to finally take a bride—specifically, to wed a titled lady by Christmas. London is full of pretty, proper, and eligible misses, but it’s the widow Helena, Lady Stapleton, in a shocking red dress, who captures Edgar’s attention... more

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