Robert Hired to teach the budding genius Patience Woods, Amanda finds herself drawn to her students older half-brother. When the attraction proves to be mutual, they embark on a scorching affair. Caroline The last thing Amanda expected when Robert's sister caught her having an affair with her brother was a demand to teach her how to enjoy being with a man. How on earth is she supposed to teach her something like that? Being a governess, Amanda decides to try and find a way, with surprisingly steamy results. Tug of War Caroline and Robert have both laid claim to Amanda and they're wearing her out with their demands. Who will win this sexual battle of wills? Charlotte Things are shaken up in the Woods household when Mr. Woods proposes sending Patience to school. With her pupil out of the house, Amanda won't have a purpose there. Caroline and Robert are desperate to keep her there but someone else has their eyes on a different prize. Mrs. Woods wants to keep Patience home and will do anything she can to enlist Amanda's help. Can Amanda add another dance partner? What happens then?
A lady turned governess… A life-changing proposal! When Lady Alexandra Mannerly last saw Malcolm Gordston, he was a poor crofter’s son—someone a sheltered duke’s daughter would never be allowed to marry. But scandal has rocked her arrogant family, and Alex now leads a quiet life as a governess in Paris—where she meets Malcolm again! Now he’s a wealthy, powerful department store owner…and determined to make her his bride! Debutantes in Paris miniseries Book 1 — Secrets of a Wallflower Book 2 — The Governess’s Convenient Marriage Book 3 — coming soon “McCabe strikes the perfect note of sweet adventure and pure romance in her newest trilogy … a delightful read” — RT Book Reviews on Secrets of a Wallflower “The author did not disappoint as she allowed me to travel back in time to a city I would love to visit ... I enjoyed every minute of the book” — Goodreads on Secrets of a Wallflower
His Mistletoe Marchioness - Georgie LeeWhen widowed Lady Clara Kingston discovers that Lord Delamare is a guest at the same Christmas house party, her first instinct is to run! Six years ago, Hugh broke her foolish heart. Dare she believe he's truly reformed as a rake? She's secretly thrilled every time he looks her way, but she'll have to trust him if she's to reclaim his kiss underneath the mistletoe...The Governess's Convenient Marriage - Amanda McCabeWhen Lady Alexandra Mannerly last saw Malcolm Gordston, he was a poor crofter's son - someone a sheltered duke's daughter would never be allowed to marry. But scandal has rocked her arrogant family, and Alex now leads a quiet life as a governess in Paris - where she meets Malcolm again! Now he's a wealthy, powerful department store owner and he's determined to make her his bride!
Published in 1749, the story of Mrs. Teachum and the nine pupils who make up her “little female academy” is widely recognized as the first full-length novel for children, and the first to be aimed specifically at girls. The daily experiences of Mrs. Teachum’s charges are interwoven with fables and fairy tales illustrating the book’s underlying principles, which draw on contemporary theories of education and virtue. As central to the history of the novel as it is to the development of children’s literature, The Governess is a pioneering work by one of the eighteenth century’s most respected women writers. This Broadview edition includes a critical introduction that places The Governess in its cultural and literary context; appendices include examples of eighteenth-century educational literature and selections from Fielding’s correspondence.
First Among Equals is an exciting political drama, by master storyteller, Jeffrey Archer. In the 1960s, four ambitious new MPs take their seats at Westminster. Over three decades they share the turbulent passions and upheavals of the race for power with their wives and families, men and women caught up in a dramatic game for the highest stakes of all. But only one man can gain the ultimate goal - the office of Prime Minister . . . 'We haven't had a better novel about Parliament since Anthony Trollope' Scotsman 'Another example of the author's mastery of the pure art of storytelling' Daily Telegraph
Winnie Sinclair can't explain how she ended up in an Oklahoma thunderstorm making wild love to Paul Weathers, her ex-husband's divorce attorney, a.k.a "The Barracuda Lawyer". And she certainly can't explain how that same storm swept her back to 1896 Indian Territory or why the "barracuda lawyer" now believes he's a U.S. Marshal. The man still looks like Paul, but gone are the three-piece suits and the expensive haircut, replaced by a pair of Remingtons and a Stetson. Two men, one body, one woman...and no one understands the meaning of the word "compromise". AWARDS: 4 ½ Stars, Top Pick! ~Romantic Times Book Review 4 ½ Stars! ~ Affaire de Coeur 5 Gold Stars! ~Heartland Critiques Five Bells! ~Bell, Book and Candle Bookstore REVIEWS: "Clever... original... thoughtful, quick-witted..." ~Publishers Weekly "Sassy, snappy, sexy... the genre's newest star." ~Jill Smith, Romantic Times Book Review "Wildly funny, romantic and totally ingenious!" ~The Literary Times "Totally original... incomparable. Creativity, thy name is Deb Stover!" ~Heartland Critiques " A hotter-than-a-pistol story you have to read to believe!" ~Donita Lawrence, Bell, Book and Candle Bookstore "Scintillatingly superb..." ~Affaire de Coeur OTHER TIME-TRAVEL/PARANORMAL TITLES by Deb Stover Some Like It Hotter Citizen Daisy Mulligan Stew - The Mulligans, Book 1 Mulligan Magic – The Mulligans, Book 2
The thought of Robert Breton's touch fills Anne Clairemont with a delicious, scandalous heat—but her family's happiness depends on her going through with her planned marriage to his wealthy, cold business partner. Then Robert gives her a searing kiss beneath the mistletoe that changes everything. Soon he's showing Anne the intimate pleasures they could share, determined to fan the flame of their desire and convince her to call off her engagement. But can she disappoint her parents to be with Robert, or will she break her own heart first?
The third book in M.C. Beaton's charming Regency Flame series. Lord Percy Hunterdon despaired: he had inherited a Gothic horror of an estate along with a pair of fifteen-year-old brats to marry off. It was no secret to him that finding husbands for these two vile young ladies would require the utmost expertise: the care of a governess of superior caliber. When Jean Morrison spied Lord Percy's advertisement, dreams of an unmarried viscount and a magnificent castle danced in her head. She imagined him as Byronic and brooding, pacing the battlements with a black cloak wrapped around his manly shoulders. And naturally, he would fall madly in love with her. Her dream burst apart at the seams immediately when she encountered dank, dirty Trelawney Castle and encountered for the first time the evil dispositions of her new charges. Still, despite all of this, the golden hair and dancing eyes of her employer conjured up fantasies that were most unseemly for a governess of distinction. Searching for lighter romances set in the English countryside? Look no farther than the Regency Flame Series, which features mistaken identities, botched marriages, witty heroines, and the courtship of prime Corinthians.
England, 1813 After years of struggling against her wicked desires, Lady Eugenie Hardwick is being driven wild by the sounds of unrestrained passion coming from her neighbor's bedroom. The thought of Lord Richard Townsend, a notorious rake, sets her body quivering with need—even though she's never yet seen his face. When they finally meet in person on Christmas Eve, it only takes one masterful kiss to unleash Eugenie's inner temptress for a night of sensual pleasure with the devilish lord. But Eugenie must ensure their holiday affair remains a secret so she doesn't get ruined—again....
GOVERNESS? Darkly delicious Lord Adam Hawthorne doesn't care a whit for society-especially the tedium of finding a wife. So taking on a new governess for his young daughter shouldn't shake his steely disposition! OR LADY IN DISGUISE? Except Mrs. Elena Leighton, an enigmatic widow, is a most intriguing addition to the household. What are those ladylike airs and graces beneath her dowdy exterior? Despite great impropriety, Lord Hawthorne is compelled to discover the real Elena-no matter what secrets are unveiled along the way.... A Season of Secrets A lady never tells...
Fiction by Anne Herries,Amanda Mccabe,Sophia James
The Dissolute Duke by Sophia James With a name synonymous with sin and debauchery, no one is more surprised than Taylen Ellesmere, Duke of Alderworth, when he finds himself forced to marry! But before the ink is dry on the register he turns his back on this sham of a marriage and leaves. Three years later, having barely survived the scandal, Lady Lucinda's husband returns with an offer she can't refuse. And in exchange? Their wedding night! His Unusual Governess by Anne Herries Heiress Sarah Hardcastle is convinced her plan to escape the unwanted attentions of a fortune–hunter is foolproof. Deep in the countryside, she creates a new identity as prim governess Miss Goodrum. But her careful masquerade is shaken when she meets Lord Rupert Myers. Sarah will need her wits about her if she's to resist Rupert's roguish ways and keep her secret intact. Tarnished Rose Of The Court by Amanda McCabe A dangerous mission at Queen Elizabeth's bidding is Celia Sutton's chance to erase the taint of her brother's treason. Her life is at risk if she's discovered, and so is her heart, when she learns her co–conspirator is also her one–time seducer – brooding John Brandon!
A Regency Romance. Tenth Anniversary Edition When poverty forces Sarah Davenport to take up a position as a governess, she is warned that Lord Randall is arrogant and overbearing. But no one warns her that he is also devastatingly handsome and that she will find herself falling in love with him. Or that, when danger threatens, she will find herself having to trust him.
Dear Lady Truelove . . . My twin brother and I need a new mother, though Papa insists he’ll never marry again. Must be nice, brainy, and fond of cats . . . Lady Truelove may be London’s most famous advice columnist, but James St. Clair, the Earl of Kenyon, knows his wild young sons need a tutor, not a new mother. They need a man tough enough to make his hellions tow the line, and James is determined to find one. Miss Amanda Leighton, former schoolteacher and governess, knows she has all the qualifications to be a tutor. And while female tutors are unheard of, Amanda isn’t about to lose the chance at her dream job because of pesky details like that. If Lord Kenyon insists on hiring a man, then she has only one option . . . Jamie isn’t sure what to make of his new employee, until he realizes the shocking truth—beneath the ill-fitting suits, his boys’ tutor is a woman. An unconventional, outspoken, thoroughly intriguing woman. Despite Amanda’s deception, he can’t dismiss her when his boys are learning so much. Yet Jamie, too, is learning surprising lessons—about desire, seduction, and passionate second chances . . .
Patrick O'Reilly loves life in the wilderness. All he needs is land, his work, and the company of the children he adores. The last thing he wants is the prim and proper Englishwoman who arrives to care for his unruly children. Amanda Davenport seems unprepared for the harshness of the place O'Reilly calls home, and yet he finds himself inexplicably drawn to this proud woman and the fire he knows exists beneath her refined exterior. Accepting a job as governess is the only way Amanda can earn passage back to her beloved England and away from this country that she hates -- rugged, uncivilized, intoxicating, like Patrick O'Reilly himself. Despite her fears, Amanda gradually awakens to the shimmering heat of this wild primitive land, to the children she can't help but love, and to this magnificent man whose raw sensuality dares to expose her own undeniable passion....
Charlotte Arkendale knew all there was to know about men. After all, she'd made a career out of steering marriage-minded women away from untrustworthy members of the opposite sex.Yet nothing could have prepared her for Baxter St. Ives - an arresting stranger too daring, too determined, too dangerous to be her new man-of-affairs. Still, perhaps he was the perfect person to help Charlotte investigate the recent murder of one of her clients. So she gave him a chance, never realising that Baxter, a gifted scientist, would soon conduct a risky exploration into the alchemy of desire, with Charlotte as his subject. But even as he sets out to seduce Charlotte, a twisted killer lies in wait, ready to part the lovers ...or see them joined together forever - in death.