Linnet Berry Thynne thinks that she will easily be able to make her fiancâe, Piers Yelverton, the Earl of Marchant, who is rumored to be immune to the womanly charms, fall in love with her, but she loses her heart to him instead.
When impoverished Miss Kate Daltry meets Prince Gabriel at a ball, the prince is drawn to this spirited beauty despite being engaged to another, but their irresistible attraction is ill-fated until a kiss changes everything.
Lady Henrietta Maclellan longs for the romantic swirl of a London season. But as a rusticating country maiden, she has always kept her sensuous nature firmly under wraps - until she meets Simon Darby. Simon makes her want to whisper promises late at night, exchange kisses on a balcony and receive illicit love notes. So Henrietta lets her imagination soar and writes a letter . . . a very steamy love letter that somehow becomes shockingly public.
Everyone supposes that he has written it to her, but the truth hardly matters in the face of the scandal to come if they don't marry at once. But nothing has quite prepared Henrietta for the pure sensuality of Simon . . .
Simon has vowed he will never turn himself into a fool over a woman. So, while debutantes swoon as he disdainfully strides past the lovely ladies of the ton, he ignores them all . . . until Henrietta. Could it be possible that he has been the foolish one all along?
Tired of the responsibilities and prim and proper behavior that go with her titles, Harriet, Duchess of Berrow, risks her reputation to attend Lord Justinian Strange's dissolute fete in disguise, unaware that her host has discovered her masquerade and will do anything to entice her to remain with him forever.
Leopold Dautry, Duke of Villiers, urgently needs a noble wife, but although he becomes engaged to the lovely Eleanor, daughter of the Duke of Montague, he remains torn in his affections as he approaches the limits of propriety.
Destiny will be decided betweenthe sheets in this all-new tale of «The Princess and the Pea.» For Olivia Lytton, betrothal to the Duke ofCanterwick-hardly a Prince Charming-feelsmore like a curse than a happily-ever-after.At least his noble status will help her sister,Georgiana, secure an engagement with thebrooding, handsome Tarquin, Duke of Sconce,a perfect match for her in every way . . . every waybut one. Tarquin has fallen in love with Olivia.
Quin never puts passion before reason.And reason says that Georgiana is his idealbride. But the sensual, fiery, strong-willedOlivia ignites an unknown longing in him-a desire they are both powerless to resist.When a scandalous affair begins, they risklosing everything-Olivia's engagement, hersister's friendship, and their own fragile love.Only one thing can save them-and itawaits in the bedroom, where a magnificentmattress holds life-changing answers tothe greatest romantic riddle of all.
Rumors and gossip abound in this delightully decadent collection of Regency romances that celebrates the rakes, scoundrels, and scandalous ladies of the ton, and features contributions from Eloisa James, Rebecca Hagan Lee, Jacqueline Navin, and Julia London. Original.