Except that the duke’s daughter grows more and more interesting with each passing day and her past… well it’s not so innocent. He has no use for emotional attachments, they only provide unnecessary complication. In fact, the lady needs his help. The worst one isn’t that she accidentally kissed a known rake, Lord Adam Ridgely, in the garden at the Everston’s Ball.
Taming a Wicked Rake Taming the Duke's Heart Book 9 #ad - But when there is a case of mistaken identity in the garden and he inadvertently ruins a respectable lady, Adam has no choice but to offer marriage to Maddie. Even though she sent essays under a nom de plume, not just to herself, they have the power to bring real harm, but to her family as well. But how can she protect herself and them as a ruined woman? and why can’t she stay away from the rake who ruined her? Lord Ridgely will only make her problems worse, won’t he?The Earl of Ridgely learned long ago to keep his dalliances short and sweet.
Actually, Maddie has several.
Taming a Defiant Duke Taming the Heart Book 8#ad - Bar was determined to be the perfect duke in his father's absence or bury himself trying. He goes around looking all dark and alluring until she can barely remember her own name, let alone properly set him in his place. Nor will she feel sorry for disrupting his perfect orderly life. And his heart? Well, that might be another matter.
. Then there’s the issue of his handsomeness. A surly duke and a desperate lady…. Can one difficult duke ruin all her future plans? The answer is most decidedly yes. Emily mayweather is desperate to provide a future for herself after her father’s death. He doesn’t want her and he never will. Future duke of manchfield, is up to his eye sockets in reports, Lord Barret Maddox, plans, and papers.
Taming a Defiant Duke Taming the Heart Book 8 #ad - He’ll just have to keep his hands in check. She’s always had been too beautiful for his liking. And now she’s in trouble. One unpleasant run-in years ago and she seems to think he's solely responsible for all her troubles.
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He’s made it clear he’s leaving and she doesn’t want an overbearing beast like him anyway. Does she? Sophie chesterfield wouldn’t marry at all except that she can’t very well have a baby without a husband. And he’s promised himself once he’s healed, he’ll avenge his friend’s death. From the moment the man enters her house is a force of destruction on her quiet life.
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What’s more, he heats her blood and sets fire to everything she thought she wanted. While he doesn’t give a bullocks about the title, he’ll take the leave to settle a personal matter.
Too Wicked to Wed: Regency Romance Chronicles of a Bluestocking Book 3#ad - But he’s seen better. But she can’t leave until she’s taught Marksman a lesson. She’s not falling for that sort of trick no matter how handsome Lord Marksman is or how alluring his strong arms or how tempting his achingly wicked lips are. But he’s met beautiful women before. A rakish lord and a lady with a vendetta….
Lady caroline knows all about rakes. And that’s not lady caroline…The more their path’s cross the harder it is to deny that he wants her. Allow a rake to kiss you once under a flowering pear tree, shame on him. But allow another to kiss you beneath a full moon of the summer solstice, well, shame on herself.
Too Wicked to Wed: Regency Romance Chronicles of a Bluestocking Book 3 #ad - And of course, her curves are lush and sweet, the kind that could keep a man warm for days. In fact, she’s even recorded them in a chronicle to teach the ladies of London how to avoid these very traps. That’s a damn shame because he needs to find a rich wife with a sterling reputation to bolster his family name after his brother destroyed their’s.
Caroline’s learned a few lessons. Does pierce save himself or her? Maybe needs her. And when caroline’s in trouble he has a decision to make.
Taming a Rake into a Lord: Taming the Duke's Heart Taming the Heart Book 4#ad - Having cared for her father these past months, she is less than a wallflower. But if she doesn't marry, a new Earl might take Chris' place, Bernard Sinclair. She can't explain it, but his attention frightens her more than she can express. As chris attempts to help Lizzie find a suitable husband, his attraction for her cannot be denied.
Having retired as a spy, he thinks he may spend the next year or two gambling and drinking as a way to forget the horrors of his past. Will his past cripple his future or can Lizzie tame the rake into a lord? Quite suddenly, he is thrown into a new role entirely when he inherits the title and properties of the Earl of Winthrop.
Taming a Rake into a Lord: Taming the Duke's Heart Taming the Heart Book 4 #ad - Christopher Masters is a first class rake. At least those ladies attended the ball. But when a handsome new earl arrives and announces that the will requires her to marry within the year, all hope is lost. He has no desire for such a role but even more distressing is the ward that accompanies the estate. Lady elizabeth knows that her future is uncertain.
Taming a Savage Gentleman: Taming the Duke's Heart Taming the Heart Book 5#ad - Baroness segrave needs a husband for society’s sake but she’d prefer he have no opinion at all. With no fortune and a drinking habit, he should allow her to keep running her estate while living off the allowance she’d give him. Tom maddox would never marry. A man like Tom Maddox. But how can she convince tom that he should consider marriage and give up his carefree bachelorhood? Because no matter what anyone else believes, she’d rather the love of a gentleman than a lord.
But loudoun proves to be both drunk and foolish. Suddenly a husband who is strong, capable, and appreciative of her gifts gains merit in her eyes. He's the second son, the spare, and he prides himself on living his life without the confines of society. Which is why the Earl of Loudoun seems the ideal choice.
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Taming a Rogue Earl: Taming the Duke's Heart Taming the Heart Book 6 #ad - Bedding them, anyway. How will she ever convince him to give her a chance?As the two tangle, attraction ignites, but can that spark become a flame? .
Taming a Laird's Wild Lady: Taming the Duke's Heart Taming the Heart Book 3#ad - His past has taught him well, his first wife’s spending has him teetering on the edge of financial ruin. Isla fears this will be the end of the life she treasures above all else. Gavin campbell will never marry again. Marriage is a disease, or so he thought until the headstrong Isla starts seeping into is heart and he begins to wonder if a woman like her might actually be a cure.
Can isla’s wild ways tame this laird’s heart? She would much rather a reckless ride on horseback than a dance in a ballroom but her father has very different ideas about her future. To further the families’ fortune, he would see her married to a Scottish lord. Miss isabelle maddox, known as Isla, has never been one to follow rules.
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. A man like him shouldn’t go anywhere near a woman as lovely as Miss Chloe Finch. So very tempted. His darkly handsome looks make him look more like a pirate than a lord and his reputation is even worse. She’s too alluring by half and his soul holds real darkness, the kind that would swallow such a lovely creature whole.
Earl of Dryden: Chronicles of a Bluestocking Wicked Earls' Club Book 12 #ad - Miss chloe finch is in grave need of a hero. Even more surprising, he wants to help her. Still, she can’t deny the heat that scorches her skin with a single sweep of his mysterious gaze. Nor can she deny that despite everything inside her screaming that she shouldn’t trust him, a tiny bit of her is tempted.
Which is a mistake.
Too Wicked to Want: Regency Romance Chronicles of a Bluestocking Book 2Swift Romance Publishing Inc. #ad - It's time to teach Lady Annabelle Marks a lesson she’ll never forget. Lady annabelle is determined to study the rakes of London. A scarred marquess and a ruined bluestocking with everything to lose…Lord Harding doesn’t give a dung pile about the ton or society. He's knows she's attempting to trap him in marriage.
It’s purely for research she wants to share what she’s learned with the ladies of her station. That is until she meets Lord Harding, a reclusive marquess accused of ruining a young lady in her first season. It’s his legacy at risk, after all. His lands, his duty, and the people who depend on him are all that matter.
Too Wicked to Want: Regency Romance Chronicles of a Bluestocking Book 2 #ad - But when lady annabelle begins following him about, he won't stand for it. The problem, she can’t find any research subjects. First, she needs to determine if he’s as bad as they say and then… well then she needs to keep from falling under his rakish spell. What she didn’t count on was that dangerous and mysterious men are also exciting.
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She’s right of course. Wes makes her a proposition he hopes she can’t refuse. The problem? penny takes one look at him and declares him the worst sort of rake. So when her friend, lady chloe Dryden suggests they make a chronicle teaching young ladies of London all about the elusive rake, Penny refuses. And when the perfect rake crosses her path, why not do a little research on Lord Preston? So he’s handsome and dashing… she’s only interested in the book, of course.
Too Wicked to Woo: Regency Romance Chronicles of a Bluestocking Book 1 #ad - It’s a silly idea that could end in absolute disaster. But how far will he go to prove to her that he can change? He’s dark and dangerous and so delicious, how can she resist…Miss Penny Clearwater considers herself a sensible woman. He desperately needs a break. Accept his proposal of marriage, become a countess, and make both their lives better.
After all, she’s navigated her mother’s death, her father’s financial ruin, and her own fall from society with all the grace she could muster.