How The Lady Was Won
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|Author||: Shana Galen|
When a master of disguise marries a woman who sees right through him...Lady Daphne, daughter of the Duke of Warcliffe, is one of the Three Suns. Society revolves around her. But there's one person who doesn't seem to know she's alive-her own husband. Lady Daphne was thrilled to marry Colin FitzRoy, the son of her mother's dear friend, seven years before. But then he left for the army and their marriage never really had a chance. Now she's in trouble, and Colin has reentered her life. She's determined to refuse his help, especially after the way he's treated her, but Colin can be persuasive...especially when he has her alone.Baring it all is part of the seduction.Colin FitzRoy was known as The Pretender during the war. He's an expert in the art of disguise, but even when he takes off the mask, he hides who he really is. Colin pretends he doesn't have feelings, but when he's thrust together with his estranged wife, his buried emotions resurface. Before long Colin is juggling an elderly pug, a wife-hunting Scotsman, and a duplicitous street urchin in an effort to keep Daphne safe. But his greatest challenge is not only to seduce her but to win her heart.
|Author||: Kate Noble|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Following The Game and the Governess comes the second novel in the witty, sexy Winner Takes All series of Regency romances from Kate Noble, the writer behind the wildly popular, award-winning web series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. Clerk John Turner thought only of winning a bet when he switched places with his friend, Lord Edward Granville, at a country house party. But while posing as a lord, he fell for a lady—the Countess Letitia! Now she's learned the truth, and he must win her back as plain John Turner. He'd better hope that love truly conquers all... Lady Letty was publicly humiliated when it came out that she had fallen for the man, not the master. When she meets him again, she's determined to avoid him, but some things are too intoxicating to be denied. Letty knows what choice she must make to survive, but if she turns her back on her dashing rogue—again—will she lose her chance at love forever?
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|Author||: Courtney Milan|
|Editor||: Courtney Milan|
Railway financier Simon Davenant has waited seven years for a second chance with his childhood sweetheart and best friend. He’s not about to let his impending financial ruin destroy the opportunity. This time, he’ll do anything he can to secure her hand in marriage—even if it means losing her heart for good. The Lady Always Wins is a short story of 18,500 words (about 60 print pages). This story was previously published in the anthology “Three Weddings and a Murder.”
|Author||: Hiram Washington Woodruff|
|Author||: H. Joseph Hopkins|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Unearth the true story of green-thumbed pioneer and activist Kate Sessions, who helped San Diego grow from a dry desert town into a lush, leafy city known for its gorgeous parks and gardens. Katherine Olivia Sessions never thought she’d live in a place without trees. After all, Kate grew up among the towering pines and redwoods of Northern California. But after becoming the first woman to graduate from the University of California with a degree in science, she took a job as a teacher far south in the dry desert town of San Diego. Where there were almost no trees. Kate decided that San Diego needed trees more than anything else. So this trailblazing young woman singlehandedly started a massive movement that transformed the town into the green, garden-filled oasis it is today. Now, more than 100 years after Kate first arrived in San Diego, her gorgeous gardens and parks can be found all over the city. Part fascinating biography, part inspirational story, this moving picture book about following your dreams, using your talents, and staying strong in the face of adversity is sure to resonate with readers young and old.
|Author||: Grace Burrowes|
|Editor||: Sourcebooks, Inc.|
"An extraordinary, precious, unforgettable holiday story."—RT Book Reviews Top Pick, 4 ½ stars for RT Reviewers' Choice Award winner Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish The Best Gifts are the Unexpected Ones... To escape a scandal, Lady Joan Flynn flees her family's estate in the Scottish Highlands. She needs a husband by Christmas, or the holidays will ring in nothing but ruin. Practical, ambitious mill owner Dante Hartwell offers to marry Joan, because a wellborn wife is his best chance of gaining access to aristocratic investors. As Christmas—and trouble—draw nearer, Dante and Joan's marriage of convenience blossoms into unexpected intimacy, for true love often hides beneath the most unassuming holiday wrapping... "A joyful, sensual read."—USA Today Happy Ever After on Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish "A beautiful romance filled with Christmas miracles."—Fresh Fiction on Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait "The romance is absolutely enchanting...a delightful story for the holidays and all year long."—Romance Junkies on Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight
|Author||: Elizabeth Camden|
|Editor||: Baker Books|
Caroline Delacroix is at the pinnacle of Washington high society in her role as secretary to the first lady of the United States. But beneath the fac ade of her beauty, glamorous wardrobe, and dazzling personality, she's hiding a terrible secret. If she cannot untangle a web of foreign espionage, her brother will face execution for treason. Nathaniel Trask is the newly appointed head of the president's Secret Service team. He is immediately suspicious of Caroline despite his overwhelming attraction to her quick wit and undeniable charm. Desperate to keep the president protected, Nathaniel must battle to keep his focus fully on his job as the threat to the president rises. Amid the glamorous pageantry of Gilded Age Washington, DC, Caroline and Nathaniel will face adventure, danger, and heartbreak in a race against time that will span the continent and the depth of human emotion.
|Author||: Ruth Purnell-Wyatt|
The remarkable life recounted in this awe inspiring and spiritual memoir begins in The Deep South, in Vaiden, Mississippi. The heroine unyeildingly instilled in her ten children the need to be "Somebody" In life. But the truth was; times were hard and in a place where poverty abounded and racism overwhelmed black people, this request was hard to fulfill. Katie was unpredictable, gifted, and resourceful in her position even after a devastating tragedy struck. Everyone has a past, so did Katie. But nothing can be undone or redone, so a richly deserved salute is now hers because she moved forward and overcame circumstances to leave a compelling legacy revered at the mention of her name. She loved and was ravished of her dignity when her lovers betrayed her faith in them. Yet, hers is a living, relevant story, passionate in its vivid depiction of life at its cruelest and its best. Every stage of Katie's journey is a testimony to the triumph of perseverance over the trials that confronted her. All of her triumphs are owed to the redemptive power of years of long, hard labor, and the Grace. of God....
|Author||: Lady Isabel Burton,Justin Huntly McCarthy|