A Lady's Lesson in Seduction by Barbara Monajem

By Barbara Monajem

As soon as a infamous rake, Camden people, Marquis of Warbury, is now ate up by means of wish for just one lady: appealing younger widow Frances Burdett. And the xmas festivities at his kingdom property current the precise chance for seduction...

After her short and unsatisfying marriage, Frances Burdett swore by no means to turn into tied to a different guy. Then a passionate kiss below the mistletoe reawakens longings she concept buried without end. yet can she provide in to the pleasures of the physique with a rogue like Cam--without wasting her middle?

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A Lack of Temperance (Hattie Davish Mystery, Book 1) by Anna Loan-Wilsey

By Anna Loan-Wilsey

From Anna Loan-Wilsey comes the 1st installment of a brand new historic secret sequence that includes Hattie Davish, a touring secretary who arrives in a small Ozark city purely to find her new agency has disappeared. . .

On the eve of the heated presidential election of 1892, pass over Hattie Davish arrives in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a scenic lodge city the place these with out the smell of whiskey on their breath have the plight of temperance on their tongues. Summoned for her prone as a personal secretary, Hattie is asking ahead to exploring the hills, indulging her penchant for botany—and learning the town's good-looking health care provider. yet it's not easy to get her task performed together with her organisation nowhere to be chanced on. . .

An military of unassuming girls wielding hatchets have descended at the quiet Ozark village, destroying each saloon of their path--and leaving various enemies of their wake. So while their cherished chief, mom Trevelyan, is murdered, it's effortless to indicate hands. Now that she's operating for a lifeless girl, Hattie turns to her trusty typewriter to get to the reality. And as she follows a path of cryptic dying threats, she'll come head to head with a killer way more harmful than the Demon Rum. . .

"A fabulous learn from a great addition to the style. This one shouldn't be missed--it has it all!" --Emily Brightwell

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No Angel (Spoils of Time, Book 1) by Penny Vincenzi

By Penny Vincenzi

EPUB eISBN: 9781590207987
Original booklet: 2003
Electronic booklet: 2004

Celia Lytton, strong-willed, difficult and brave, strikes via lifestyles making tricky and sometimes harmful judgements - with the main far-reaching effects for everyone...For her husband, Oliver, head of the nice relations publishing condominium of Lyttons; for Sylvia Miller, whose lifetime of relentless poverty is reworked by means of Celia's intrusion; for Oliver's daunting elder sister, who's no longer all she seems to be; and for Sebastian Brooke, with whom Celia makes the main risky determination of all.

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The Devil's Tide by Matt Tomerlin

By Matt Tomerlin

The action-packed followup to The Devil's Fire!

A younger pirate narrowly avoids the gallows whilst the governor of the Bahamas enlists his reduction in bringing hostage-turned-pirate Kate Lindsay to justice. A pirate hunter returns to his outdated methods, with the demons of his earlier rapidly following his path. a stunning strumpet falls in league with Edward "Blackbeard" train, witnessing his despicable crimes firsthand, sooner than she turns into a pawn in his schemes.

As each side spiral towards a fiery climax, not anything is at it sort of feels, and the percentages are in prefer of loss of life.

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American Copper: A Novel by Shann Ray

By Shann Ray

As Evelynne Lowry, the daughter of a copper baron, comes of age in early twentieth century Montana, the lives of horses dovetail with the lives of individuals and her personal quest for womanhood turns into inextricably intertwined with the way forward for males who face approximately insurmountable losses—a lonely bull rider named Zion from the Montana highline, and a Cheyenne crew roper named William Black Kettle, the descendant of peace chiefs.
An epic that runs from the Sand Creek bloodbath of 1864 to the ore and of the Thirties, American Copper is a unique not just approximately America's hidden wish for regeneration via violence yet in regards to the final fee of forgiveness and the calls for of atonement. It additionally explores the genocidal colonization of the Cheyenne, the increase of huge copper, and the unrelenting ascent of dominant tradition. Evelynne's tale is a poignant elegy to horses, cowboys either local and euro-american, the stubbornness of racism, and the entanglements of contemporary humanity through the first 1/2 the 20 th century. Set opposed to the huge plains and hovering mountainscapes of Montana, this is often the yankee West re-envisioned, imbued with unconditional violence, but additionally candy, candy love.

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Galileo's Dream by Kim Stanley Robinson

By Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson - Galileo's Dream

At the guts of a provocative narrative that stretches from Renaissance Italy to the moons of Jupiter is the daddy of contemporary technology: Galileo Galilei. To the population of the Jovian moons, Galileo is a respected determine whose activities will effect the next background of the human race. From the summit in their far-off destiny, a charismatic renegade named Ganymede travels to the previous to deliver Galileo ahead in an try and modify historical past and make sure the ascendancy of technology over faith. And if that implies Galileo has to be burned on the stake, so be it. From Galileo's heresy trial to the politics of far-future Jupiter, Kim Stanley Robinson illuminates the parallels among a far off previous and a fair extra distant future--in the method celebrating the human spirit and calling into query the handy truths of our personal second in time.

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Spring (A Dance to the Music of Time, Book 1) by Anthony Powell

By Anthony Powell

A query of Upbringing, A Buyer's marketplace, The popularity World

Anthony Powell's outstanding twelve-novel series chronicles the lives of over 300 characters, and is a different evocation of existence in twentieth-century England. it really is unrivalled for its scope, its humour and the big excitement it has given to generations. those first 3 novels within the series stick to Nicholas Jenkins, Kenneth Widmerpool and others, as they negotiate the highbrow, cultural and social hurdles which stand among them and the 'Acceptance World'.

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The Second Empress: A Novel of Napoleon's Court by Michelle Moran

By Michelle Moran

National bestselling writer Michelle Moran returns to Paris, this time below the guideline of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte as he casts apart his appealing spouse to marry a Hapsburg princess he hopes will undergo him a royal heir

After the bloody French Revolution, Emperor Napoleon's strength is absolute. whilst Marie-Louise, the eighteen 12 months outdated daughter of the King of Austria, is advised that the Emperor has demanded her hand in marriage, her father provides her with a poor selection: marry the harsh, capricious Napoleon, leaving the guy she loves and her domestic eternally, or say no, and plunge her kingdom into war.

Marie-Louise understands what she needs to do, and she or he travels to France, decided to be a very good spouse regardless of Napoleon's attractiveness. yet lavish events greet her in Paris, and on the extravagant French courtroom, she unearths many opponents for her husband's affection, together with Napoleon's first spouse, Joséphine, and his sister Pauline, the single girl as formidable because the emperor himself. liked by means of a few and notorious to many, Pauline is fiercely dependable to her brother. She can also be confident that Napoleon is destined to develop into the trendy Pharaoh of Egypt. certainly, her maximum wish is to rule along him as his queen--a brother-sister marriage simply because the historic Egyptian royals practiced. made up our minds to determine this dream come to move, Pauline embarks on a crusade to undermine the recent empress and persuade Napoleon to divorce Marie-Louise.

As Pauline's insightful Haitian servant, Paul, watches those girls conflict, he's torn among his love for Pauline and his sympathy for Marie-Louise. yet there are larger matters than Pauline's jealousy plaguing the court docket of France. whereas Napoleon turns into more and more determined for an inheritor, the empire's peace seems more and more volatile. whilst warfare once more sweeps the continent and bloodshed threatens Marie-Louise's relations in Austria, the second one Empress is pressured to make offerings that might make sure her position in history--and swap the process her lifestyles.

Based on fundamental assets from the time, The moment Empress takes readers again to Napoleon's empire, the place royals and servants alike reside on the whim of 1 guy, and girls vie to alter their destinies.

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The Angry Tide (Poldark, Book 7) by Winston Graham

By Winston Graham

Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro as Member of Parliament - his time divided among London and Cornwall, his center divided nonetheless approximately his spouse, Demelza. His previous feud with George Warleggan nonetheless flares, as does the illicit love among Morwenna and Drake, Demelza's brother.

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Die normannische Braut: Roman by Elizabeth Chadwick

By Elizabeth Chadwick

Als Wilhelm der Eroberer nach seinem Sieg bei Hastings in die Normandie zurückkehrt, begleiten ihn englische Edelmänner, denen er nicht traut. Einer davon, Waltheof of Huntingdon, sinnt jedoch nicht auf uprising - er hat sich unsterblich in Wilhelms zauberhafte Nichte verliebt. Weil Wilhelm den beiden eine Heirat nicht gestattet, beteiligt sich Waltheof doch an einem Aufstand. Nun billigt Wilhelm die Ehe - um Waltheofs Treue zu erzwingen. Die Brautleute sind überglücklich, doch das intrigante Leben am normannischen Hof stellt ihre Liebe auf eine harte Probe ...

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