Scandal's Bride (Cynster, Book 3) by Stephanie Laurens

By Stephanie Laurens

Unique book: 1998

How can an honourable woman like girl Catriona Hennessy unite with a rake like Richard Cynster? although charmed through his commanding presence, she can't quit her independence. Marriage had no longer formerly been on Richard′s schedule, yet probably taming the woman was once simply the problem he wishes - if he could have the rights of the wedding mattress with no making any revealing supplies of affection?

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Persuasion (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

Persuasion, via Jane Austen, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which bargains caliber variations at cheap costs to the scholar and the overall reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of rigorously crafted extras. listed here are a few of the striking positive factors of Barnes & Noble Classics: All versions are fantastically designed and are revealed to better requirements; a few comprise illustrations of old curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, ancient, and literary—to increase every one reader's knowing of those enduring works. In her ultimate novel, as in her past ones, Jane Austen makes use of a love tale to discover and lightly satirize social pretensions and emotional confusion. Persuasion follows the romance of Anne Elliot and naval officer Frederick Wentworth. They have been fortunately engaged until eventually Anne’s pal, girl Russell, persuaded her that Frederick used to be “unworthy.” Now, 8 years later, Frederick returns, a prosperous captain within the military, whereas Anne’s family members teeters at the fringe of financial ruin. They nonetheless love one another, yet their previous blunders threaten to maintain them aside. Austen could seem to color on a small canvas, yet her characters comprise the entire variety of human ardour and ethical complexity, and the author’s beneficiant spirit renders all of them with realizing, compassion, and humor. Susan Ostrov Weisser is a professor of English at Adelphi collage, the place she makes a speciality of nineteenth-century literature and women’s reports. Weisser additionally wrote the creation to the Barnes & Noble Classics version of Jane Eyre.

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Duke of Deception (Wentworth Trilogy, Book 1) by Stephie Smith

By Stephie Smith

Winner of the Virginia Romance Writers of the USA Holt Medallion Award of advantage, Romance Writers of America's Gulf Coast Silken Sands Readers' selection megastar Award, and Heartland Romance Writers of the United States exhibit Me The Spark Award. Voted one of many most sensible 10 historic Romances for 2013 via readers within the RomCon Readers' Crown Awards.

A determined younger girl ... girl Louisa Barrick will do something to save lots of her property and the village that is determined by it, but if she attempts to exploit a rakish privateer in her scheme, issues don't end up as deliberate.

A duke masquerading as a privateer ... Jonathan Derek Wentworth has a scheme of his personal: to trace down the ton-based smuggling gang accountable for his father's loss of life. while he's stuck in a compromising scenario with woman Louisa, he comes to a decision it's larger to marry her than to hazard being ostracized through the London society whose invites are important to his plan. yet Louisa refuses to marry him, until he meets her phrases, one among that's a month-long reprieve from consummation.

Intent on seduction, Derek doesn't anticipate his unforeseen jealousy wreaking havoc along with his feelings, his marriage, and his masquerade. Lucy, nonetheless grieving the dying of her father, desires desperately to prevent one other heartbreak, yet fears she can have schemed herself right into a marriage with the single guy destined to wreck her center: a guy who isn't what he turns out, who evidently can't be relied on, and who would definitely depart her the 1st likelihood he will get.

This is a full-length novel of 106,000 words...290 pp in a 6x9 exchange paperback (which equals nearly 420 pp in mass marketplace size).

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Sense and Sensibility (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

Jane Austen’s first released novel, Sense and Sensibility is a superbly pleasing story of flirtation and folly that revolves round starkly varied sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood.

While Elinor is considerate, thoughtful, and calm, her more youthful sister is emotional and wildly romantic. either are searhing for a husband, yet neither Elinor’s cause nor Marianne’s ardour can make them excellent happiness—as Marianne falls for an unscrupulous rascal and Elinor turns into hooked up to a guy who’s already engaged.   

Startling secrets and techniques, unforeseen twists, and heartless betrayals interrupt the wedding video games that stick to. jam-packed with satiric wit and refined characterizations, Sense and Sensibility teaches that real love calls for a stability of cause and emotion.

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Mansfield Park Revisited: A Jane Austen Entertainment by Joan Aiken

By Joan Aiken

In Aiken's sequel to Jane Austen's complicated and interesting novel, after heroine Fanny expense marries Edmund Bertram, they go away for the Caribbean, and Fanny's more youthful sister Susan strikes to Mansfield Park as woman Bertram's new spouse. Surrounded through the regularly occurring solid of characters from Jane Austen's unique, and joined by means of a couple of captivating new characters brought by way of the writer, Susan reveals herself entangled in romance, shock, scandal, and redemption. Aiken's diverting story supplies the reader attention-grabbing hypothesis on how the Crawfords, whose profitable personalities have been marred via an amoral upbringing, may need grew to become out, and Jane Austen's morality story takes new instructions with an unforeseen and a bit of debatable ending."A gorgeous read-and you do not have to have learn Mansfield Park to get pleasure from it."-Woman's Own"Her feel of time and position is impeccable."-Publishers Weekly"An very good sequel...remarkably powerful and extremely funny."-Evening common (20080711)

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Good Earl Hunting by Suzanne Enoch

By Suzanne Enoch

An unique brief tale from long island instances bestselling writer of ancient romance, Suzanne Enoch…

Geoffrey Kerick, the Earl of Vashton, has had marriage-minded girls flung at him for the previous years—since he inherited his brother’s name and wealth—which is far much less a laugh than once they have been easily flinging themselves into his mattress for fun.

However, this actual invitation for a rustic condominium get together in Devonshire he accepts with alacrity; simply because this time somebody has stuck his eye.

Theodora Meacham is resigned to being moment; a moment daughter, moment in attractiveness, and a far off moment in attraction. figuring out that the annoying Lord Vashton is coming to Beldath corridor to woo her sister, Theo is, for as soon as, rather chuffed to stay indifferent from the silliness. yet Lord Vashton isn't exactly the boor she expects. much more spectacular, he turns out decided to disregard her sister…in prefer of her!

Can those people who are completely ill-suited locate that wrongs do make a correct?

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Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler

By Laurie Viera Rigler

The l. a. occasions bestseller that has Austen fanatics hooked After nursing a damaged engagement with Jane Austen novels and Absolut, Courtney Stone wakes as much as locate herself now not in her la bed room or maybe in her personal physique, yet contained in the bedchamber of a girl in Regency England. Who yet an Austen addict like herself may possibly concoct this sort of fable? not just is Courtney caught within one other woman's lifestyles, she is pressured to faux she really is that lady; and regardless of figuring out not anything approximately her, she manages to idiot even the main astute observer. For her borrowed physique understands the best way to converse with out slaying the King's English, dance with no maiming her companion, and embroider as though possessed by means of real household ability. yet no longer even Courtney's point of Austen mania has ready her for the chamber pots and filthy training hotels of nineteenth-century England, not to mention the realities of being a unmarried lady who needs to fend off suffocating chaperones, condom-less seducers, and marriages of comfort. input the enigmatic Mr. Edgeworth, a suitor who might end up to not be a well-known species of philanderer in any case.

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