One night, she stole his kiss.Now, he is determined to steal it back.Edmond Dunsworth, Duke of Cromwell, is bankrupt. The solution to his problem: a wife with a sizable dowry.Not worried in the least, Edmond takes his pick. After all, what woman could resist his charms?Anna Hanford, a merchant's daughter, is faced with a difficult choice: allow her sister to marry the duke and see her happiness shattered...or marry the duke herself.Determined to ensure her sister's future, Anna makes her choice. After all, isn't marriage just a minor inconvenience in life?
BONUS: 2nd epilogue included! A grieving widower. A strong lady. And a little girl who needs them both. After losing his wife in an accident, GRAHAM ASTOR, DUKE OF KENSINGTON, decides that love is not worth the risk of having his heart broken all over again. Even his little daughter he keeps at a distance, afraid to hurt her with the darkness that now lives in his heart. Since he is unable to be the father she deserves, he vows to find her a mother who will heal her little heart. At a garden party, Graham spots a young woman with a shy smile tending lovingly to her little cousins…and he knows his duty. As the black sheep of her family, ROSABEL LANDER has no illusions about love. After her parents’ deaths, her aunt and uncle reluctantly took her in, demanding nothing short of complete obedience. Unable to live down her past, Rosabel only wishes for one thing: freedom. However, before she dares to take the first step toward an independent future, a cold-hearted stranger asks for her hand in marriage…and as the obedient niece, Rosabel cannot refuse. Will Rosabel find love after all? Or will the memory of Graham's late wife keep them both from finding happiness? This Beauty and the Beast story by a USA TODAY bestselling author proves that the past can never be forgotten, but its regrets can be forgiven. If you like marriage of convenience stories with a touch of mystery, a dash of humour as well as heartfelt emotion, then you’ll love this instalment of Bree Wolf’s emotionally charged Love’s Second Chance Series. Download FORGOTTEN AND REMEMBERED for FREE, grab a cup of tea, settle into your favorite reading spot and start this swoon worthy romance now! "I love reading regency romance that involve arranged marriages which turn out to be wonderful in the end. Excited this is a series! A clean read with some sizzle." - Denise B "Characters are wonderfully written, each layer being teased away from each one. All this led to a well woven story that I could not put down, reading the book in just a few short hours!" - Patricia "Definitely a buy book.......However, do not expect a light read. There are emotions and tangles and twists and turns. The characters, the life, the plot all were wonderful. I was caught up in the book and did not shut my kindle off until 3 in the morning and the book finished!" - Swedenmom Love's Second Chance Series #1 Forgotten & Remembered - The Duke's Late Wife #2 Cursed & Cherished - The Duke's Wilful Wife #3 Despised & Desired - The Marquess' Passionate Wife #4 Abandoned & Protected - The Marquis' Tenacious Wife #5 Ruined & Redeemed - The Earl's Fallen Wife #6 Betrayed & Blessed - The Viscount's Shrewd Wife #7 Deceived & Honoured - The Baron’s Vexing Wife #8 Sacrificed & Reclaimed - The Soldier's Daring Widow #9 Condemned & Admired - The Earl's Cunning Wife #10 Trapped & Liberated - The Privateer's Bold Beloved More to follow! For more information, visit www.breewolf.com
He forced her hand. Now, she will deny him her heart. After what her father did to her mother, Henrietta’s worst fears are to be realised when her uncle decides to marry her off to a Scot. Gentleman or not, Henrietta knows that at his core he is still a barbarian. What will she suffer at the hands of this savage? Connor Brunwood, Marquis of Rodridge, can’t believe he fell head over heels in love with this thin, pale twig of a girl. However, the moment he saw her, he knew he had to make her his wife. If only she didn’t hate his guts! However, when his life is suddenly in danger, an assassin lying in wait, everything they thought they knew is put to the test. Will Henrietta betray her husband or stand by his side? Will she take the opportunity to rid herself of him forever? Or will she risk everything to save his life…as well as her heart? *Although certain characters appear in multiple books, 'Abandoned & Protected - The Marquis' Tenacious Wife' can be read as a stand-alone. However, in order to avoid spoilers, I'd advise against reading them out of order. Love's Second Chance Series #1 Forgotten & Remembered - The Duke's Late Wife #2 Cursed & Cherished - The Duke's Wilful Wife #3 Despised & Desired - The Marquess' Passionate Wife #4 Abandoned & Protected - The Marquis' Tenacious Wife #5 Ruined & Redeemed - The Earl's Fallen Wife #6 Betrayed & Blessed - The Viscount's Shrewd Wife #7 Deceived & Honoured - The Baron’s Vexing Wife (Coming 2018) More to follow! For more information, visit www.breewolf.com
Long ago, he kept her secret.Now, she will do everything in her power to save his soul.Elsbeth Munford is set to marry the man she loves until an accident destroys her life. Her beauty tainted by ugly scars, Ellie resigns herself to a life of spinsterhood.Frederick Lancaster, brother to the Marquess of Elmridge, returns home from war. A hero in the eyes of others, he is haunted by nightmares. Unable to make his peace with the past, Frederick re-treats into the dark until his brother dies and he not only inherits his title, but with it the obligation to produce an heir.When two damaged souls find themselves tied to one another, will they pull each other under? Or will they help each other rise again from the ashes of their shattered lives?
Cursed & Cherished
Author: Bree Wolf
Publisher: Bree Wolf
A dashing duke. A headstrong heroine. And a battle of wills. EDMOND DUNSWORTH, DUKE OF CROMWELL, is bankrupt. The solution to his problem: a wife with a sizable dowry. Not worried in the least, Edmond takes his pick. After all, what woman could resist his charms? However, when his choice lands on fiery Anna, he realises he may not be able to conquer his wife’s heart with a charming smile alone. ANNA HANFORD, a merchant's daughter, is faced with a difficult choice: allow her sister to marry the duke and see her happiness shattered...or marry the duke herself. Determined to ensure her sister's future, Anna makes her choice. After all, isn't marriage just a minor inconvenience in life? Unfortunately, her new husband proves to be more than an inconvenience…but an enticement instead. Will Anna be able to resist him? Or will Edmond manage to conquer her heart after all? This tale by a USA TODAY bestselling author will make you smile and chuckle at Edmond's different attempts to entice his wife while making you wish to hit stubborn Anna over the head for resisting his charms. If you like marriage of convenience stories with a touch of mystery, a dash of humour as well as heartfelt emotion, then you’ll love this instalment of Bree Wolf’s emotionally charged Love’s Second Chance Series. Buy CURSED AND CHERISHED, grab a cup of tea, settle into your favorite reading spot and start this swoon worthy romance now! "Edmond and Anna 's story was beautiful. I don't usually choose a "clean" regency, because I prefer a little steam in my romance, but this author's books are so well written with such emotion and tenderness, light intimacy and sensuality, that they definitely appeal to me." - SusanF, Amazon Review "I finished this book in less than 24 hours! It was that good! The thing I enjoyed most was the wit and banter between Edmund and Anna- it had me laughing out loud! I think I even giggled a few times when one character would best the other in their game of strategy! Definitely worth the read!" - MadiD, Amazon Review "The cat and mouse games between Anna and Edmond are soooo brilliantly funny that I found myself laughing many a time." - Zena, Amazon Review
Betrayed & Blessed
Author: Bree Wolf
Publisher: Bree Wolf
Whitney, My Love
Author: Judith McNaught
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Let New York Times bestselling author Judith McNaught who “is in a class by herself” (USA TODAY) sweep you off your feet and into another time with her sensual, passionate, and spellbinding historical romance classics, featuring her “unique magic” (RT Book Reviews)—now available for the first time on ebook. A saucy spitfire who has grown into a ravishing young woman, Whitney Stone returns from her triumphant time in Paris society to England. She plans on marrying her childhood sweetheart, only to discover she has been bargained away by her bankrupt father to the arrogant and alluring Clayton Westmoreland, the Duke of Claymore. Outraged, she defies her new lord. But even as his smoldering passion seduces her into a gathering storm of desire, Whitney cannot—will not—relinquish her dream of perfect love. Rich with emotion, brimming with laughter and tears, Whitney, My Love is “the ultimate love story, one you can dream about forever” (RT Book Reviews).
The Wrong Brother
Author: Bree Wolf
Two brothers. One lady. And a heart torn in two. Just as ISABELLA CARRINGTON gives her hand to CHARLES DASHWOOD, her heart is stolen by none other than her husband's notorious twin, ROBERT. When mind and heart do not go hand in hand, can there be a happily ever after?
Four stories. Four strong women. And the men who love them. If you like marriage-of-convenience stories with a touch of mystery and swoon worthy kisses that will tug at your heartstrings and keep you up till the wee hours of the morning, then you’ll love these four novels. Grab them now and start reading today! This box set by USA Today bestselling author Bree Wolf contains the first 4 books of the Love's Second Chance Series, over 1000 pages filled with intense relationships and love. BONUS: TWO second epilogues included! #1 Forgotten & Remembered - The Duke's Late Wife A grieving widower. A strong lady. And a little girl who needs them both. GRAHAM ASTOR, Duke of Kensington, is done with love, and ROSABEL LANDER never believed in it. But when Graham needs help raising his daughter and Rosabel cannot burden her family any longer, can they find a new, happy life together? #2 Cursed & Cherished - The Duke's Wilful Wife A dashing duke. A headstrong heroine. And a battle of wills. EDMOND DUNSWORTH, Duke of Cromwell, is bankrupt and therefore he marries ANNA HANDFORD for her sizable dowry. Anna is determined to hate him. Can Edmond change her mind with his oh so charming self or will there never be a happily ever after? #3 Despised & Desired - The Marquess' Passionate Wife A tortured hero. A lady with the heart of a lion. And an unbreakable bond. War hero FREDERICK LANCASTER never intended to become the Marquess of Elmridge. When his mother picks spinster ELLIE MUNFORD as his bride, he doesn’t expect romance — but together they might find love and healing in each other’s arms. #4 Abandoned & Protected - The Marquis' Tenacious Wife A bear of a man. A twig of a girl. And a love that was destined to be. When HENRIETTA is married off to CONNOR BRUNWOOD, Marquis of Rodridge, she’s determined to hate the Scotsman. Can she learn to look past her prejudices and find love? "I love Bree's writing style. She makes you want to rush to the end to see what happens. Then when you finish, you wish the book was only half done." - Bubba's Girl, Amazon Review "I absolutely loved these books! These wonderful romances pull you in. The characters are delightful and relateable. Cannot wait till the next ones come out. Highly, highly recommend." - Lisbeth Reade, Amazon Review "What a great set of books! Each one stands on its own merit and this is a treasure to have them all in one set! Bree Wolf never disappoints in her writings. She develops her characters well and causes the reader to invest time and emotion in them. Strong, interesting heroines and handsome magnetic gentlemen make for a read well worth your time." - Catherine Burhans, Amazon Review
The New Machiavelli
Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
“The New Machiavelli” is a novel written by H. G. Wells, first published in 1911. The plot was well-known to have been based on Wells' affair with Amber Reeves and a satire of Beatrice and Sidney web; and, as such, was constituted a veritable literary scandal at the time. An interesting and entertaining story of life and loves, “The New Machiavelli” will not disappoint fans of Wells work and deserves a place on every bookshelf. Contents include: “The Making Of A Man”, “Concerning A Book That Was Never Written”, “Bromstead And My Father”, “Margaret In London”, et cetera. Herbert George Wells (1866 – 1946) was a prolific English writer who wrote in a variety of genres, including the novel, politics, history, and social commentary. Today, he is perhaps best remembered for his contributions to the science fiction genre thanks to such novels as “The Time Machine” (1895), “The Invisible Man” (1897), and “The War of the Worlds” (1898). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
A simple man. A vexing lady. And an unforgettable night.LADY MADELEINE has vowed not to marry below the rank of an earl. Using her clever wit and fierce determination, she has passed up several marriage offers as well as successfully sidestepped the occasional scandal. Ultimately, her choice falls on the Earl of Townsend who is handsome, rich AND an earl and thus everything she's ever desired in a husband.Until one night when her plans go horribly wrong, and she is compromised by the wrong man.DEREK MCKNIGHT, BARON AINSWORTH, is a self-made man. As a farmer's son, he gained glory in the war and was given a run-down barony for his service to the crown. Now, he only wishes to keep a safe distance from the peers he despises and rebuild his estate to see his family and tenants well settled.Until one night when he sees a raven-haired lady on the arm of a man from his past.Determined to protect her, he takes a wrong step, dooming them both.Will Madeline ever be able to see past his title? Can Derek come to love a woman of high standing?This reversed Cinderella story by a USA TODAY bestselling author proves that the best things in life find you no matter what your plan is.If you like marriage of convenience stories with a touch of mystery, a dash of humour as well as heartfelt emotion, then you'll love this instalment of Bree Wolf's emotionally charged Love's Second Chance Series. Buy DECEIVED AND HONOURED, grab a cup of tea, settle into your favorite reading spot and start this swoon worthy romance now!Love's Second Chance Series#1 Forgotten & Remembered - The Duke's Late Wife#2 Cursed & Cherished - The Duke's Wilful Wife#3 Despised & Desired - The Marquess' Passionate Wife#4 Abandoned & Protected - The Marquis' Tenacious Wife#5 Ruined & Redeemed - The Earl's Fallen Wife#6 Betrayed & Blessed - The Viscount's Shrewd Wife#7 Deceived & Honoured - The Baron's Vexing Wife (Coming April 24, 2018)#8 Sacrificed & Reclaimed - The Soldier's Daring Widow (Bonus Novella) (Coming May 29, 2018)More to follow!A Forbidden Love Novella Series#1 The Wrong Brother#2 A Brilliant Rose#3 The Forgotten Wife#4 An Unwelcome Proposal#5 Rules to Be Broken#6 Hearts to Be Mended#7 Winning her Hand (Coming June 26, 2018)#8 Conquering her Heart (Coming July 31, 2018)
Two staggering coincidences result in the marriage of the reckless young Earl of Finchley and Lady Margaret Ponsby, a shy duke's daughter who's worshipped him from afar. . . Countess by Coincidence is Book 3 in the House of Haverstock series (three connected marriage-of-convenience love stories set in Regency England). Lady by Chance (Book 1 in the series) introduced the Haverstock family and spent two years on bestselling lists for historical romances. In Duchess by Mistake (Book 2) an innocent visit to the Duke of Aldridge's to request a donation for her war widows puts Lady Elizabeth Upton in the midst of a most shocking scandal. . .
The Worthington Wife
Author: Sharon Page
Publisher: HQN Books
Sharon Page sparkles in this poignant and irresistibly entertaining follow-up to her breakout novel, An American Duchess Lady Julia Hazelton is the most dazzling among 1920s England's bright young things. But rather than choosing the thrill of wanton adventure like so many of her contemporaries, Julia shocks society with her bold business aspirations. Determined to usher the cursed Worthington estate into a prosperous, modern new era, and thus preserve her beloved late fiancé's legacy, the willful Julia tackles her wildest, most unexpected adventure in Cal Carstairs, the reluctant new Earl of Worthington. The unconventional American artist threatens everything Julia seeks to protect while stirring desires she thought had died in the war. For reasons of his own, Cal has designed the ultimate revenge. Rather than see the estate prosper, he intends to destroy it. But their impulsive marriage—one that secures Julia's plans as well as Cal's secrets—proves that passion is ambition's greatest rival. Unless Cal ends his quest to satisfy his darkest vendetta, he stands to ruin his Worthington wife and all her glittering dreams.
Ruined & Redeemed
Author: Bree Wolf
A heinous crime. A valiant hero. An undeniable temptation. When Lady CHARLOTTE's life is ruined, she buries her past and reinvents herself as Lotte, a lady's companion. SEBASTIAN, the future Earl of Weston, thinks marrying unsuitable Lotte is just the thing to aggravate his father - only to later learn who his bride really is...
Sneaking out of the palace wasn’t one of Aniri’s best ideas. But she’s the Third Daughter of the Queen of Dharia—zero responsibilities and zero royal duties. She’s just the backup daughter, in case her older sisters’ arranged marriages—to take the crown or broker an alliance—don’t quite work out. But once Aniri reaches her 18th birthday, she’ll be truly free… and then she can marry the charming fencing instructor she meets for fevered kisses in the forest. But then the impossible happens—a marriage proposal. From a barbarian prince in the north, no less. And if Aniri refuses, the threat of their new flying weapon might bring war. So she agrees to the young prince’s proposal, but only as a subterfuge to spy on him, find the weapon, and hopefully avoid both war and an arranged marriage to a man she doesn’t love. But once she arrives in the sweeping mountains of the north, she discovers the prince has his own secrets… and saving her country may end up breaking her heart. This Bollywood-style royal romance takes you to an alternate East Indian world filled with skyships, saber duels, and lots of royal intrigue. THIRD DAUGHTER is the first book in the Royals of Dharia trilogy. THE ROYALS OF DHARIA Third Daughter (Book One) Second Daughter (Book Two) First Daughter (Book Three) KEYWORDS: clean and wholesome, sweet royal romance, steampunk, historical Victorian romance, spies and espionage, young adult fiction, teen fiction, young adult free books, young adult romance, young adult books free, steampunk books free, historical romance books free