Category Archives: Historical Romance

Gods and Monsters

As a widower, Nathanial Durham has the responsibility of finding suitable husbands for his two daughters. Flirtatious and changeable Bethany might have nearly anyone, but she seems determined to toss her suitors away almost the moment they appear. Laynie, on the other hand, far behind her sister in looks and charm, is of especial concern to her father. And so, when Harold Vaughn returns home to inherit, it seems the problem, at least for one of his daughters, is solved. Only which daughter will it be?

Meanwhile, Mr. Durham, lonely for intelligent companionship, hires a gentleman to read with him several nights a week, but Mr. Holbrook is off limits to his coquettish girls. With varying degrees of reluctance, they honor the agreement. But when accident prone Laynie falls from a horse, it sets in motion a series of events that expose Mr. Holbrook as a man of questionable integrity. Is it possible Mr. Durham’s hired companion is capable of the wrongs laid at his door? Is it possible Laynie has been mistaken in esteeming him as a man to whom she might entrust with her heart?

Between the manufactured innocence of a young woman and the championed exploits of every man, what happens when the two opposing doctrines collide?

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If I Had You

Inside the glittering walls of a famous hotel, an ingenue experiences first passion… As the gilded doors of The Grand Russe Hotel, Alecia Loudon is poised on the threshold of a profound awakening. It is the Roaring Twenties, and London is buzzing with opportunities for adventure . . . and indiscretion. The young secretary knows nothing of the ways of men, but a chance meeting sets her imagination afire. Ivan Salter has noticed the quiet Englishwoman and wonders what beauty might be lurking behind Alecia’s plain clothes. As the handsome Russian draws Alecia further into the hotel’s luxurious world, he introduces her to fine food, cool jazz, and forbidden assignations. Their dalliance is tested, however, by a surprising link between Ivan’s family history and Alecia’s bosses. Tangled up in international intrigue, the lovers must decide if their sparkling new romance is worth the cost…

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The Rakehell’s Seduction

Ambrose Worthing is no gentleman. He’s a proud cold-hearted rake who’s determined to stay a bachelor forever. He enjoys bedding a different woman every night without the risk of falling in love. When he hears about a wager over the seduction and ruination of the daughter of his father’s best friend, he knows he must intervene. Committing himself to the bet, he agrees to seduce Lady Alexandra Rockford-for her own good. He never expected the lady in question to be a beautiful, fiery creature who has passions of her own that call to his guarded heart.

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Mistaken Kiss

A Sweet, Witty, Clean, Regency Romance. A Holt Medallion Finalist.

“Kathleen Baldwin evokes some very tender moments as Willa learns that love will find a way in this warm and charming tale.” – Romantic Times 4 1/2 Stars

Willa is nearly blind, but she knows trouble when she trips over it. Willa, the vicar’s little sister knows full well that her prospects are bleak. When she accidentally kisses Alexander Braeburn, her dull predictable world turns upside down. Logic dictates that she should stay away from the handsome Corinthian. He’s the black sheep of their village. But how can she resist?

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The Lady Seals Her Fate

Things were not going to plan for Miss Hannah Wooller. There was the small matter of a blackmailer to contend with, her father increasing her dowry so he could marry her off, and of course there was Alexander Hetherington. Titled and handsome, he had society at his feet, and she had recklessly coerced him into playing the part of her fake beau. Things had rapidly gone downhill from there, and she was soon in over her head, trapped in a web of deceit. When someone was murdered before her eyes, she was forced to flee London to keep Alex safe, but Hannah soon realized that in doing so she has left behind the only man she will ever love.

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Tempting the Marshal

ALL SHE WANTS IS JUSTICE

Disguised as a man, Josephine O’Malley strolls into a Dodge City mercantile with one thing on her mind: to even the score with the man who murdered her husband. What she doesn’t count on is Fletcher Collins-the handsome and irresistible new marshal in town-bursting through the doors of the mercantile with guns blazing…and a plan to stop her from pulling the trigger.

HE ONLY WANTS TO PROTECT HER

There’s a new marshal in town, but he’s fighting inner demons of his own. Fletcher Collins is a man who has known his share of heartache, and when he finds himself apprehending a gorgeous widow for murder, he begins to re-evaluate what it means to be a lawman. But if Fletcher is going to keep the widow out of prison-and figure out what’s really going on in Dodge-he’s going to have to learn how to follow his gut. Unfortunately his gut is telling him that Josephine O’Malley is exactly the kind of woman who could make him break all the rules…

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The Duke’s Match Girl

Heat up the holidays with a scorching historical holiday romance novella from the acclaimed Fiery Tales series. A romantic, steamy retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Match Girl.

As childhood friends, Leopold d’Ermart and Suzanne Matchet were inseparable. One unforgettable Christmas Eve, their relationship changed from the best of friends…to lovers. But the heir of the Duke of Mont-Marly isn’t supposed to fall in love with the daughter of his family’s physician. Or vice versa.

Years later, Suzanne is dreading her first Christmas without her father. The heartbreak Leo caused when he left seven years ago is a distant memory. And she prefers to keep it that way. The last thing Suzanne expects is for tall, dark, and sinfully seductive Leo d’Ermart to show up at her door and announce he wants her back in his life. And in his bed. Worse, the now celebrated libertine is even more devastating to a woman’s senses than ever before…

The only woman Leo, Duke of Mont-Marly, has ever yearned for is the adorably unconventional, intelligent beauty who got away. He discovers Suzanne creating and selling matchsticks, elixirs for the ill…and is still so damned alluring. Leo is determined to show her the depth of his desire, win back Suzanne’s heart. And give her a Christmas beyond her wildest imagination…

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The Lovely Duckling

Inspired by the tale of The Ugly Duckling, a hot historical romance novella from the acclaimed Fiery Tales series.

Reputed for his carnal skills, notorious rake, Joseph d’Alumbert, prefers amorous encounters without any sort of emotional entanglement-until a most unique lady stirs tender feelings . . . and hot desire.

Emilie de Sarron suffered burns to her body as an infant, and keeps her scars-and her heart-well hidden. But Joseph is determined to peel away her inhibitions, one slow, sensuous kiss at a time, to reveal the beautiful swan inside…

Can be enjoyed as a stand-alone.

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Lord Philip’s Christmas

Continuing the adventures of Lord Philip Sutherland!
Sequel to Lady Alice’s Dilemma

Lord Philip Sutherland is unaware that, due to his father’s death, he has inherited the Earldom of Kirkmore. When he rescued his first love, Celia Staunton, from her abusive husband, he fled with her to France where he has been forced to earn a precarious living as a fencing master. Philip’s youngest sister, Lady Alice, with her husband, Edward, and her companion, Grace Talbot, travel to Paris to find Philip and, if possible, to bring him home. All three are caught up in the turmoil which follows the Emperor Napoleon’s return from Elba. Accused of espionage, Philip escapes into Belgium where troops are gathering and where the battle of Waterloo is about to begin.

Narrow escapes, duels, romance, a court presentation, the Duchess of Richmond’s Ball, chaos in Brussels and Christmas at Kirkmore.

Action and Adventure in a Regency World.

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Genteel Secrets

genteel-secretsWhat do a well-bred Southern Belle and a Northern working class Pinkerton detective have in common? Espionage . . . and romance. At the start of the U.S. Civil War, while young men begin dying on American battlefields and slavery is headed toward its end, behind the scenes, female undercover work and Pinkerton intelligence are alive and well. But in the end, can this unlikely Romeo and Juliet couple’s love survive, or will they be just another casualty of war?

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