When Henry Cavendish, Marquess of Dalton, leapt to catch the fainting woman before she hit the cobblestone, he never thought that one chivalrous act would set his well ordered life on end. His ingrained need to protect her has every bit as much to do with her enchanting beauty as it does his desire to wipe the hunted look from her startling blue eyes. He thinks he has everything in hand, but the lady has secrets that puts everything he loves at risk.
Olivia Goldsleigh just wants to live without terror, but a gunshot in the night proves things can always get worse. The beautiful and god-like Lord Dalton swears to protect her, to make the danger go away. She wants the man, the life, the family, the bliss he promises, but her secrets are certain to destroy them all.
Francesca Belling is torn between two worlds—her past infatuation with her brother’s best friend and her future obligations. She never intended to end up in the bed of her longtime crush, Thomas Wallingham, but that’s exactly where she finds herself.
Unfortunately, mail is slow during a war. She thought he knew everything. He had never suspected.
Thomas has always wanted to be a part of the Belling’s family but he was too foolish to grab the chance when she threw herself at him before. Instead, he ran off to war. Emboldened by his new-found appreciation for a grown-up Francesca, he finds that dream is within his reach.
If she thinks he’s running away this time, she has no idea what she’s in for.
When Roselyn’s ship goes down in a terrible storm she’s sure she’ll never see her fiancé again. After she regains consciousness she finds herself on a pirate ship, Neptune’s Revenge, and in the bed of a famous pirate, Handsome Jack. Roselyn has no idea how much her heart yearns for adventure until it is thrust upon her. By the time they arrive in the pirate capital of Nassau, will her minister fiancé still want her? Will she still want him? Will Jack even let her go? Hopefully, a wild jail break is the only break in store for her…
THE DUKE OF DESPERATION
Steven Newell, The Duke of Pemberton, has had a devastating year. But he is steadfast in his plan and refuses to let even unexpected guests get in his way of accomplishing number four on his list – that is, until he sees a beautiful stranger who alters the course of his hopelessness with one kiss.
Lady Lila Carlisle is travelling with her new guardians after a tumultuous event of her own. Looking for some peace and quiet before her debut season in London, she instead finds herself in the strong, desperate arms of a broken-hearted Duke. With passion occupying her every thought, she is ready to abandon all propriety in the name of lust. But in giving herself to Steven, she risks the biggest loss of all – her heart.