The Duchess Deal: Girl Meets Duke by Tessa DareRegency Historical. When seamstress Emma Gladstone approaches the formidable Duke of Ashbury with the bill for his ex-fiancée's wedding dress, she receives a marriage proposal instead. Believing that his battle-scarred face may deter potential brides, Ashbury offers Emma a house and financial independence if she's willing to live with him until she conceives the heir he desperately needs. But what if Emma wants a real marriage? Witty banter and comedic situations add levity to an emotionally intense Beauty and the Beast story in this 1st installment of the Girl Meets Duke series.
My Fair Lover by Nicole JordanRegency Historical. Six years ago, Lady Katharine Wilde threw herself at American privateer and merchant Brandon Deverill and was rebuffed. Now Brandon, who has just inherited a title, needs Katharine's help to acquire the social polish he'll need to navigate his new life. Despite her reservations, Katharine agrees to turn him into a proper gentleman if he promises to serve as her bodyguard during a dangerous voyage to France. This Regency-era, gender-flipped Pygmalion story is the 5th book in the Legendary Lovers series, which begins with Princess Charming.
You Say It First: A Small-Town Wedding Romance by Susan MalleryContemporary Romance. Pallas Saunders is in desperate need of a Roman soldier. Her company, Weddings in a Box, stages elaborate themed wedding celebrations, which means that she cannot be one legionary short on her client's big day. Thank goodness for sculptor Nick Mitchell, who arrives for a job interview just in time to save the day -- and win Pallas' heart. Fans of author Susan Mallery's Fools Gold novels should enjoy this heartwarming new series, set in the charming small town of Happily Inc, California.
Escape to You by Jennifer RyanRomantic Suspense. Whatever happened to Ashley Swan? Although many believe that the famous actress simply wanted to escape the spotlight, undercover DEA Agent Beck “Trigger” Cooke has just stumbled upon the truth: Ashley's been living in captivity ever since a deranged fellow celebrity abducted her. But a daring rescue is just the beginning for these two, especially once a ruthless drug kingpin gets wind of Beck's activities. Escape to You is the 2nd drama-filled, action-packed Montana Heat novel, after Protected by Love.
The Mark of the Tala by Jeffe KennedyFantasy Romance. Her elder sister is intelligent and bold; her younger sister is beautiful and kind. Princess Andromeda, on the other hand, doesn't really stand out. That changes after Rayfe, King of the Tala, claims her as his bride. But what could the ruler of a realm of shapeshifters and demons want with a seemingly ordinary young woman? Fans of C.L. Wilson's The Winter King should enjoy this 1st book in the Twelve Kingdoms series, which is connected to the author's Uncharted Realms series.
Alpha Instinct: A Moon Shifter Novel by Katie ReusParanormal Romance. Now that most of Ana Cordona's pack has been poisoned, the remaining lupine shifters are vulnerable to attack from their (many) enemies. To ensure everyone's survival, Ana agrees to become the bondmate of alpha wolf Connor Anderson and merge their packs. Despite their complicated past, Ana and Connor's union is a mating of convenience, not love. At least, it starts out that way. Alpha Instinct is the 1st book in the Moon Shifter series, which continues with Primal Possession.
by Paige Tyler
Paranormal Romance. Wolf shifter Alex Trevino has fallen hard for veterinarian Lacey Barton. Getting her to agree to a date is a lot of work—and winning her heart proves even harder.
Lacey can’t deny her crazy attraction to Alex, but she has no intention of letting herself fall for him. In her less than stellar experience, men don’t stick around.
When Lacey’s sister is kidnapped, it’s up to Alex to crack the case—and prove to Lacey that he isn’t going anywhere.
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