Author: Candace Camp
View: 4731Benedict Wincross appears in Camilla Ferrand's life as quickly as the gunfire pursuing him. Though his name belies the fact, he is obviously no gentleman. But Camilla realizes Benedict may be just what she needs: a temporary fiancé to satisfy her family's worries. And Benedict needs something in return: an entrée into Chevington Park, Camilla's estate, to conduct an undercover investigation into corruption—without Camilla's knowledge. Each was drawing the other into a dangerous deceit—for even if they survived the danger of Benedict's mission, how would they undo the love between them?
Author: Peggy Webb
View: 8338Reclusive author Virginia Haven faces down brash photojournalist Bolton Gray Wolf when he arrives at her lonely habitat for an interview, but he tries to persuade her that he can be her inspiration. Original.
A Regency Historical Romance
Author: Carolyn Jewel
Publisher: cJewel Books
View: 2019A woman disgraced by a lie. A beast of a man with a cold heart. Their love will transcend continents. Sabine Goddard is a young woman of high standing raised by her Oxford Don uncle. When a lie destroys her reputation, she and her elderly uncle travel to Turkey to escape the gossip. In Constantinople, she meets Edward, Marquess of Foye, a man hurt by the lie that forced her to leave London. Foye fascinates Sabine. He's outsized and refers to himself as a beast, but he doesn't care that she's better educated than many men. His belief in her innocence intrigues her and earns her admiration. Sabine captivates Foye and the far-from-handsome man can scarcely believe she returns his feelings. When Sabine and her uncle fall into the hands of a Turkish Pasha, Foye will do anything to secure the safety of the woman he loves. Indiscreet moves from Regency England to the exotic locales of Turkey and Syria in the midst of the Napoleonic wars. The winner of the 2010 Bookseller's Best Award for Best Short Historical Fiction, it features fast pacing, simmering chemistry, meticulous research, and strong central characters.
Author: Kasey Michaels
Publisher: Kasey Michaels
View: 8493**Top Pick, 4 ½ Stars -- Romantic Times Book Reviews** From NEW YORK TIMES bestselling romance author Kasey Michaels comes the first in her ENTERPRISING LADIES series. There is a serious side to this romantic farce; two people who think they know who they are, what they want ... and then get smacked in the face with the realization life doesn’t always fit into neat little boxes. (Plus! Readers and reviewers agree: Indiscreet has one of the funniest Prologues in fiction.) "There is so much wit and wisdom in the pages of INDISCREET that you'll be filled with wonder, and giggling all the while. Kasey Michaels returns with all the hallmarks that have made her a Regency romance treasure: humor, unforgettable characters and a take on the era few others possess. Sheer reading pleasure!" -- RT Book Reviews; Nominated for Best Innovative Historical Romance, 1998 **For a limited time, get two free books from Kasey > bit.ly/kaseymichaels (just copy and paste into your browser)**
Author: Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Publisher: The Floating Press
View: 2550This classic short story unfolds during the last leg of a train journey. Three characters form different backgrounds and with decidedly distinct outlooks find themselves brought together by a curious tale about an "indiscreet letter." Each has their own opinion about the story and about life, love, and risk-taking. A surprising twist ending serves as a satisfying conclusion to the story.
The Horsemen Trilogy
Author: Mary Balogh
View: 4617From New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh comes the first novel in the Horsemen trilogy, a scandalous romance of yearning passion and dangerous desires... In the country visiting his twin brother, Viscount Rawleigh longs for a little diversion and beautiful young widow Catherine Winters seems like easy prey. But Rex’s target is a lady of virtue, and when she roundly rejects his improper proposal to become his mistress, Rex finds himself faced with a delectable challenge. Catherine knows she must fight the indecent feelings the Viscount arouses within her—feelings that bring to life a past she had sought to escape—even as the handsome lord refuses to relent in his amorous attentions. But even though she knows one kiss could bring her to ruin, temptation proves an insurmountable foe—and Catherine can not ignore the beating of her treacherous heart.... From the Trade Paperback edition.
1901 through the eyes of a colonial Englishman
Author: Edwin A. Brown
Publisher: Monsoon Books
Category: Biography & Autobiography
View: 5507Indiscreet Memories is one Englishman's true account of life in Singapore from 1901 to 1904. We learn about balls at Government House, rickshaw strikes, and tigers causing havoc in Chinatown; and how historical events such as the death of Queen Victoria and the decision by Straits-born Chinese to discard their towchang (queues) affected the society of the day.
Author: Putnam Weale
View: 2538The Anglo-Japanese Alliance Treaty was first signed in January 1902 and was seen as a major milestone in diplomatic relations as well as seeing an end to Great Britain’s ‘Splendid Isolation’ policy. Originally published in 1922, Weale’s study aims to outline the steps taken to bring about the demise of the treaty with a focus on how countries such as The United States and Canada contributed to this. This title will be of interest to students of Politics, International Relations and Asian studies.