After the Battle of Bosworth, in which Lord Ian Westerby's brother is killed, he finds himself in the position of having to take a new wife in an attempt to produce an heir. But he is a man who is still devoted to his late wife, Eleanor, dead for ten years and as such, he is not a popular choice. His proposed bride is also not a popular choice. She is beautiful, but because of an accident, Lady Francesca Allinton has a twisted leg which has caused her many suitors to look elsewhere.
All he wants is an heir; all she wants is a home and children. But will these two ever put their respective tragedies behind them and build a future? Francesca finds it difficult to get close to her new husband, but she begins to suspect there is more to his continued mourning than he would have known.
This is a Regency romance. Christopher Hartleigh, heir to the ailing Duke of Somersham, is amused when that Duke asks that he marry Susan, Christopher's cousin and daughter of the present duke. He thinks it likely that Susan will also be amused and he seeks her out in order to share the joke with her. But when he sees her going into the woods alone, he is curious and follows her to the cottage of the local herbalist. What he overhears turns his amusement into something else entirely.
And while he listens, he realises the choice has been snatched away from him. Instead of acting for his own wishes, he is now forced to act for the honour of the family.
Holy Poison Book Three - The Viscount's Birthright
When Viscount Robert's estranged father dies, he looks forward to claiming his title marrying his sweetheart, Lady Camilla. But his plans are thwarted when he learns his father has made Robert his heir only if he agrees to marry his father's ward, Antonia.
If he doesn't do as his father wishes, he will have nothing so he prepares to forget Camilla and do just that. But he reckons without Antonia who declares she would rather work as a servant than marry such a boorish man. He needs to win her over, needs to persuade her that the marriage will also be to her advantage, but he has made an enemy of her.
At last, she agrees, and finds herself falling in love with him, but when she becomes ill she is sure Robert is poisoning her so he can have his title and Camilla.
They called her The Romany Princess this lovely girl from the slums of London who rose to be the darling of the music halls. This is her heartbreaking tale, how she fell in love with the wrong man and how that great love ended in tragedy.
Her story is told here by her sister, Bess, on the occasion of her one hundredth birthday, when she sends for a great niece she has never met before and tells her the family truth that great niece has never been allowed to know.
Bess has secrets she has kept for nearly eighty years and she has no intention of taking those secrets with her to the grave.
After years of abuse at the hands of her husband, Natasha finds herself running for her life and when her flight takes her to some Romany caravans beside a deserted car park, she runs to them for help.
That is when she meets a girl who heals her wounds with a touch and finds herself in another world.
Her rescuers are the telepathic Lord Christos and his sweetheart, Kendall, who resembles Natasha. Their immortal King has commanded that Kendall marry him and Christos has brought Natasha to his world in the hope that she will agree to take Kendall’s place.
But marriage in this world is not the same thing at all; it is a magic and physical joining of minds and souls and one which can never be undone. And joining with Natasha has an unexpected and devastating affect on the King.
After a year spent fighting for King Henry VIII in France, Lord Richard Moreton returns to his Cornish home to find his wife with child. Blinded by rage and jealousy, he lashes out violently at her and leaves, taking his five year old daughter with him. It is seven years before he learns his mistake, when his brother makes a deathbed confession to having raped Richard's wife.
He knows he must return to Cornwall, must reunite his daughter with the mother she hasn't seen in seven years, but he dreads the encounter. He expects no forgiveness for having torn their lives apart but he finds he did far more damage than he remembered and when he finds his wife has been studying the forbidden and heretical writings of the reformer, Martin Luther, he fears he is too late to try to make amends.
It is 1553 and when the Earl of Summerville suggests a marriage which will make Bethany a very rich countess, she is thrilled and his confession that he is a hated catholic and that he expects her to follow his faith, means little. She believed that there were no Catholics left in England. Her eyes firmly fixed on a handsome, amiable husband and the title, wealth and huge country mansion which comes with him, she believes she will never have to adhere to that condition, she believes there will never be another catholic monarch, despite his assurances that the catholic Mary Tudor will succeed her brother to the throne.
She has no idea how hard it is going to be to keep that pledge when Mary gains the throne and begins a brutal campaign to bring England back to the Catholic church.