Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402263848

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 7565

A freshly wrapped Regency Christmas romance from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Grace Burrowes. What Lady Jenny wants for Christmas... For Christmas, soft-spoken Lady Jenny Windham craves the freedom to pursue her artistic ambitions, though it will mean scandalizing her ducal parents and abandoning all hope of a family of her own. She confides her plans to successful artist Elijah Harrison when he's commissioned to paint a portrait of her small nephews, because assisting Elijah will bring Jenny that much closer to her heart's desire--won't it? ...Will break both their hearts Elijah Harrison finds in his unlikely assistant not only an inspiring muse and unappreciated talent, but also a lovely and passionate woman. If Elijah supports Jenny's career, his own professional interests will suffer, but more significantly, he will lose Jenny forever. Both Jenny and Elijah must choose between true love and a lifelong dream. Windham series: The Heir (Book 1) The Soldier (Book 2) The Virtuoso (Book 3) Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish (Book 4) Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal (Book 5) Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6) Lady Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7) Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8)
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Morgan and Archer

A Novella

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402278993

Category: Fiction

Page: 120

View: 4765

This sparkling short story by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Grace Burrowes ties back to her popular Windham series. Archer Portmaine is investigating a plot against the Crown when he meets Morgan James, a young lady who believes her hearing problems make her a poor candidate for marriage, although her disability provides the key to unraveling Archer's mystery—and to capturing his heart.
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Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402268645

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 4214

'Tis the Season for Scandal... Years ago Lady Louisa Windham acted rashly on a dare from her brother, and that indiscretion is about to come to light. She knows her reputation will never survive exposure. Just as she's nearly overwhelmed by her dilemma, Sir Joseph Carrington offers himself to her as a solution... But Sir Joseph has secrets as well, and as he and Louisa become entangled with each other, their deceptions begin to close in on them both... Windham series: The Heir (Book 1) The Soldier (Book 2) The Virtuoso (Book 3) Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish (Book 4) Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal (Book 5) Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6) Lady Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7) Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8) Praise for RITA-nominated Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish: "An extraordinary, precious, unforgettable holiday story."—RT Book Reviews, 41⁄2 stars, Top Pick of the Month, Best Historical Romance, RT Book Reviews 2011 Reviewers' Choice Awards "My Christmas wish for you is that Santa brings you this book...a joyful sensual read."—USA Today Happy Ever After "Supremely sexy, emotionally involving, and graced with well-written dialogue...a fascinating, enjoyable read."—Library Journal "Burrowes continues to write outside the usual Regency box with strong characters and humor similar to Amanda Quick's."—Booklist
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The Duke and His Duchess / The Courtship

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1492638129

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 2168

Two Novellas of the Windham series by New York Times bestselling author Grace Burrowes, for the first time in print. THE COURTSHIP The first novella to be published by New York Times bestselling author Grace Burrowes features the foundation story for her bestselling Windham series. This is the tender story of love tested and won, and how Percy Windham, the dashing and brilliant man who was never supposed to become the Duke of Moreland, wooed Esther Himmelfarb, the amazing lady who became his beloved Duchess. THE DUKE AND HIS DUCHESS In this second prequel novella to the popular Windham series, Grace Burrowes continues the story of the Duke and Duchess of Moreland through the tumultuous and bittersweet first years of marriage and parenthood. Percival Windham is a second son and cavalry officer when he weds the beautiful Esther Himmelfarb. Percy and Esther must grow into the nobility they've been resisting and stand together, or face the threat of destroying their young family and the beautiful love that started out with such promise...
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Lady Eve's Indiscretion

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402263813

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 7076

USA Today Bestseller! "Burrowes delivers red-hot chemistry with a masterful mix of playfulness and sensuality."—Publishers Weekly Starred Review Lady Eve's Got The Perfect Plan Pretty, petite Evie Windham has been more indiscreet than her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Moreland, suspect. Fearing that a wedding night would reveal her past, she's running out of excuses to dodge adoring swains. Lucas Denning, the newly titled Marquis of Deene, has reason of his own for avoiding marriage. So Evie and Deene strike a deal, each agreeing to be the other's decoy. At this rate, matrimony could be avoided indefinitely...until the two are caught in a steamy kiss that no one was supposed to see. Windham series: The Heir (Book 1) The Soldier (Book 2) The Virtuoso (Book 3) Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish (Book 4) Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal (Book 5) Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6) Lady Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7) Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8) Praise for Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal: "A tantalizing, delectably sexy story that is one of the best yet from an author on the way to the top."—Library Journal Starred Review "A delight...strikingly unique characters with realistic emotions and exciting antics."—RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars "Captivating...historical romance at its finest and rife with mystery and intrigue."—Romance Fiction on Suite 101
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Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402261551

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 3868

A New York Times Bestseller! A luminous holiday tale of romance, passion, and dreams come true from Grace Burrowes, whose award-winning Regency romances are capturing hearts worldwide. All She Wants is Peace and Anonymity... Lady Sophie Windham has maneuvered a few days to herself at the ducal mansion in London before she must join her family for Christmas in Kent. Suddenly trapped by a London snowstorm, she finds herself with an abandoned baby and only the assistance of a kind, handsome stranger standing between her and complete disaster. But Sophie's Holiday is About to Heat Up... With his estate in ruins, Vim Charpentier sees little to feel festive about this Christmas. His growing attraction for Sophie Windham is the only thing that warms his spirits-but when Sophie's brothers whisk her away, Vim's most painful holiday memories are reawakened. Windham series: The Heir (Book 1) The Soldier (Book 2) The Virtuoso (Book 3) Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish (Book 4) Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal (Book 5) Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6) Lady Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7) Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8) It seems Sophie's been keeping secrets, and now it will take much more than a mistletoe kiss to make her deepest wishes come true... "Burrowes's sensual love story...rises above the crowd with deft dialogue and delightful characters."—Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Grace Burrowes passes 'the hair rose on the back of my neck' test...{her} voice embeds itself in your brain."—USA Today
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The Heir

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402244363

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 4886

A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! An earl who can't be bribed... Gayle Windham, earl of Westhaven, is the first legitimate son and heir to the duke of Moreland. To escape his father's inexorable pressure to marry, he decides to spend the summer at his townhouse in London, where he finds himself intrigued by the secretive ways of his beautiful housekeeper... A lady who can't be protected... Anna Seaton is a beautiful, talented, educated woman, which is why it is so puzzling to Gayle Windham that she works as his housekeeper. As the two draw closer and begin to lose their hearts to each other, Anna's secrets threaten to bring the earl's orderly life crashing down-and he doesn't know how he's going to protect her from the fallout... Windham series: The Heir (Book 1) The Soldier (Book 2) The Virtuoso (Book 3) Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish (Book 4) Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal (Book 5) Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6) Lady Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7) Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8) "A luminous and graceful erotic Regency...a captivating love story that will have readers eagerly awaiting the planned sequels."—Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Burrowes' outstanding debut is a witty, sensual, Regency romance featuring complex characters who ring to to the time period, leaving readers saying huzzah!" - Booklist (starred review) "A dazzling debut brimming with passion, romance, and wit." -Sophia Nash, RITA ward-winning author of Secrets of a Scandalous Bride
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The Soldier

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402245695

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 5404

New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! Be among the first to discover rising star Grace Burrowes, whose searing debut, The Heir, captured awards, rave reviews, and a crusade of fans who can't stop talking about it. Even in the quiet countryside he can find no peace... His idyllic estate is falling down from neglect and nightmares of war give him no rest. Then Devlin St. Just meets his new neighbor... Until his beautiful neighbor ignites his imagination... With her confident manner hiding a devastating secret, his lovely neighbor commands all of his attention, and protecting Emmaline becomes Deviln's most urgent mission. Windham series: The Heir (Book 1) The Soldier (Book 2) The Virtuoso (Book 3) Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish (Book 4) Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal (Book 5) Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6) Lady Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7) Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8) Praise for The Heir: "Brimming with Passion, Romance, and Wit." — Sophia Nash, RITA Award–winning author of Secrets of a Scandalous Bride "Outstanding debut...a witty, sensual Regency romance leaving readers saying huzzah!" — Booklist, starred review "The heroine is a woman of such mystery that both the hero and the reader become obsessed with her." — USA Today
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Jonathan and Amy

A Novella

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402279035

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

View: 7861

Widower Jonathan Dolan knows how to work hard, make money, and dote on his daughter Georgina, but his humble Irish antecedents have not prepared him for the challenge of wooing Amy Ingraham, Georgina's elegant, genteel governess. Just as Amy begins to evidence a shy pleasure in Jonathan's overtures, a distant cousin turns up claiming that Amy is obligated to marry him. Jonathan must be clever, determined, and above all else honorable if he's to win not only Amy's hand, but the respect of a society only too willing to judge him harshly.
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The Trouble with Dukes

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Forever

ISBN: 1455569941

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 8485

"Smart, sexy, and oh-so romantic." ---Mary Balogh, New York Times bestselling author THEY CALL HIM THE DUKE OF MURDER... The gossips whisper that the new Duke of Murdoch is a brute, a murderer, and even worse--a Scot. They say he should never be trusted alone with a woman. But Megan Windham sees in Hamish something different, someone different. No one was fiercer at war than Hamish MacHugh, though now the soldier faces a whole new battlefield: a London Season. To make his sisters happy, he'll take on any challenge--even letting their friend Miss Windham teach him to waltz. Megan isn't the least bit intimidated by his dark reputation, but Hamish senses that she's fighting battles of her own. For her, he'll become the warrior once more, and for her, he might just lose his heart.
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Virtuoso

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402245718

Category: FICTION

Page: 416

View: 6308

Starred review for The Soldier: "Captivating. . .Burrowes' sensual love story is intelligent and tender." Publishers Weekly (starred review) A genius with a terrible loss. . . Gifted pianist Valentine Windham, youngest son of the Duke of Moreland, has little interest in his father's obsession to see his sons married, and instead pours passion into his music. But when Val loses his music, he flees to the country, alone and tormented by what has been robbed from him. A widow with a heartbreaking secret. . . Grieving Ellen Markham has hidden herself away, looking for safety in solitude. Her curious new neighbor offers a kindred lonely soul whose desperation is matched only by his desire, but Ellen's devastating secret could be the one thing that destroys them both. Together they'll find there's no rescue from the past, but sometimes losing everything can help you find what you need most. Praise for The Heir: "Sweet, sexy, tender romance between two characters so vibrant they seem to leap off the page." Meredith Duran, author of Wicked Becomes You "Burrowes' enchanting romance charms from the beginning!" RT Book Reviews, 4 starts "Refreshing. . .a luminous and graceful erotic Regency." Publishers Weekly
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Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca

ISBN: 9781402263774

Category: Fiction

Page: 376

View: 7636

The illegitimate daughter of the Duke of Moreland, Maggie Windham leads a dignified life until someone steals her personal letters and to stave off blackmail turns to investigator Benjamin Hazlit for help. Original.
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Miss Lavigne's Little White Lie

Author: Samantha Grace

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402258380

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 4019

A Scoundrel Drives a Hard Bargain...But a Lady Always Gets the Upper Hand Spirited and determined to protect her young brother at any cost, Lisette Lavigne is desperate to flee New Orleans. There's only one ship sailing to England, though, and the rakish Captain Daniel Hillary will only allow Lisette's family aboard for a very steep price... Daniel prides himself on running a tight ship, and he knows a lady will be nothing but trouble on a long voyage. Yet he can't help but break his own ironclad rules when Lisette persuades him that being gentlemanly just this once is his wisest course of action... Beau Monde series: Miss Hillary Schools a Scoundrel Lady Amelia's Mess and a Half Miss Lavigne's Little White Lie Lady Vivian Defies a Duke Praise for Samantha Grace: "Evocative...There's a charm in Grace's prose that will delight readers."-RT Book Reviews "Grace's fabulously fun debut will dazzle readers with its endearingly outspoken heroine and devilishly rakish hero."-Booklist "Clever, spicy, and fresh from beginning to end."-Amelia Grey, Award-winning author of A Gentleman Never Tells "A delightfully witty romp seasoned with an irresistible dash of intrigue and passion. Samantha Grace is an author to watch!"-Shana Galen, Award-winning author of Lord and Lady Spy
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Once Upon a Tartan

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402268696

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 7020

"Burrowes delivers red-hot chemistry with a masterful mix of playfulness and sensuality." —Publishers Weekly Honor or happiness—he can't have both. Tiberius Flynn may be every inch an English lord, but smart, headstrong beauty Hester Daniels has no use for his high-handed ways--no matter how handsome, charming, or beguiling he is. They only see eye to eye in caring about the feisty little girl who is under their protection. Tiberius's haughty insistence that his wealthy estate in England is a better place for the child than her beloved, rundown Scotland home sparks Hester's fierce protectiveness, and the battle lines are drawn. Praise for The Bridegroom Wore Plaid, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year: "As always, Burrowes creates a character driven novel...The slowly simmering sensuality and the strong bonds of family hold readers' interest and hearts."—RT Book Reviews, 4 stars "Will engage readers with emotion and sensuality...Burrowes has a talent for filling traditional romance situations with depth and the unexpected." —Booklist
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What a Lady Needs for Christmas

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402278837

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 2080

"An extraordinary, precious, unforgettable holiday story."—RT Book Reviews Top Pick, 4 ½ stars for RT Reviewers' Choice Award winner Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish The Best Gifts are the Unexpected Ones... To escape a scandal, Lady Joan Flynn flees her family's estate in the Scottish Highlands. She needs a husband by Christmas, or the holidays will ring in nothing but ruin. Practical, ambitious mill owner Dante Hartwell offers to marry Joan, because a wellborn wife is his best chance of gaining access to aristocratic investors. As Christmas—and trouble—draw nearer, Dante and Joan's marriage of convenience blossoms into unexpected intimacy, for true love often hides beneath the most unassuming holiday wrapping... "A joyful, sensual read."—USA Today Happy Ever After on Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish "A beautiful romance filled with Christmas miracles."—Fresh Fiction on Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait "The romance is absolutely enchanting...a delightful story for the holidays and all year long."—Romance Junkies on Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight
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What Happens At Christmas

Author: Victoria Alexander

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 1420132687

Category: Fiction

Page: 401

View: 3257

From a #1 New York Times–bestselling author: An unconventional Victorian lady, a daring deception, and “the perfect holiday treat” (The Chicago Tribune). Camille, Lady Lydingham, requests the pleasure of your company at a festive house party in the English countryside, as she endeavors to coax a marriage proposal from Prince Nikolai Pruzinsky of Greater Avalonia. Given the nature of the hostess’s eccentric relatives ,they will be played by a troupe of actors hired to impersonate a proper Victorian family. What a clever way to fool the prince! And gate-crashing, distractingly handsome first loves like Grayson Elliott are most unwelcome. But nothing about Camille’s charade goes as planned. Tonight, at Millworth Manor, games will be played, motives will be revealed, the masks will come off, and hearts will be lost—and won—in the most romantic, magical season of all. “Alexander’s divine Victorian Christmas confection provides an abundance of wit and warmth.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “With . . . delightfully entertaining characters and an impeccable sense of comic timing worthy of Gilbert and Sullivan, Alexander presents readers with a splendidly sexy holiday gift.” —Booklist
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The Duke's Courtship

Four Novellas

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1492622915

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 5156

The Duke's Courtship-4 Novellas of the Windham series by New York Times bestselling author Grace Burrowes THE COURTSHIP The first novella to be published by New York Times bestselling author Grace Burrowes features the foundation story for her bestselling Windham series. This is the tender story of love tested and won, and how Percy Windham, the dashing and brilliant man who was never supposed to become the Duke of Moreland, wooed Esther Himmelfarb, the amazing lady who became his beloved Duchess. THE DUKE AND HIS DUCHESS In this second prequel novella to the popular Windham series, Grace Burrowes continues the story of the Duke and Duchess of Moreland through the tumultuous and bittersweet first years of marriage and parenthood. Percival Windham is a second son and cavalry officer when he weds the beautiful Esther Himmelfarb. Percy and Esther must grow into the nobility they've been resisting and stand together, or face the threat of destroying their young family and the beautiful love that started out with such promise... MORGAN AND ARCHER This sparkling short story ties back to Grace Burrowes' popular Windham series with characters introduced in The Virtuoso and Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal. Archer Portmaine is investigating a plot against the Crown when he meets Morgan James, a young lady who believes her hearing problems make her a poor candidate for marriage, although her disability provides the key to unraveling Archer's mystery--and to capturing his heart. JONATHAN AND AMY In Lady Eve's Indiscretion, the Marquis of Deene wanted to wrest custody of his niece Georgina from her wealthy Irish father, widower Jonathan Dolan. Now Jonathan needs Deene's assistance to help him woo Miss Amy Ingraham, Georgina's proper, pretty governess. Jonathan must be clever, determined, and above all else honorable if he's to win not only Amy's hand, but the respect of a society only too willing to judge him harshly.
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Christmas at Tiffany's

A Novel

Author: Karen Swan

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062364111

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

View: 6152

What do you do when the man you pledged your life to breaks your heart and shatters your dreams? You pack your bags and travel the big, wide world to find your destiny—and your true love . . . Ten years ago, a young and naïve Cassie married her first serious boyfriend, believing he would be with her forever. Now her marriage is in tatters and Cassie has no career or home of her own. Though she feels betrayed and confused, Cassie isn't giving up. She's going to take control of her life. But first she has to find out where she belongs . . . and who she wants to be. Over the course of one year, Cassie leaves her sheltered life in rural Scotland to stay with her best friends living in the most glamorous cities in the world: New York, Paris, and London. Exchanging comfort food and mousy hair for a low-carb diet and a gorgeous new look, Cassie tries each city on for size as she searches for the life she's meant to have . . . and the man she's meant to love.
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Marquesses at the Masquerade

Author: Grace Burrowes,Emily Greenwood,Susanna Ives

Publisher: Grace Burrowes Publishing

ISBN: 1941419585

Category: Fiction

Page: 450

View: 8345

An unmarried marquess is a sorry creature. Hounded by matchmakers, waltzed off his handsome feet by debutantes, importuned by impoverished relations and impecunious friends... How he wishes he could be somebody else, if only for one night. Grace Burrowes, Susanna Ives, and Emily Greenwood team up to present three novellas, each of which features a marquess who attends a masquerade ball for all the wrong reasons, and finds that true love can see through any disguise.
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The Courtship

A Novella

Author: Grace Burrowes

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402278942

Category: Fiction

Page: 120

View: 6084

The first novella to be published by New York Times bestselling author Grace Burrowes features the foundation story for her bestselling series. This is the tender story of love tested and won, and how Percy Windham, the dashing and brilliant man who was never supposed to become the Duke of Moreland, wooed the amazing lady who became his beloved Duchess. Percival Windham is a second son, and a cavalry officer acclaimed and respected by his men. He is immensely attractive and distracts himself with the women who seem to throw themselves at him at every turn, until at a country house party, he meets beautiful, retiring Esther Himmelfarb. Esther's wealthier relations are taking shameless advantage of her dependence on them, and only Percy seems to see the striking intelligence beneath her modest demeanor. Percy sees her as the perfect companion and she finds in him the man of her dreams.
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