Skandaalne vanne Adelaide oli vandunud mitte iial abielluda, mitte iial lasta ühelgi mehel nõuelda ei ennast ega oma maid. Sellepärast tõrjus leedi Adelaide kuninga õukonda saabudes õnneotsijaid lausa karjakaupa. Kuid kui lossikoridorides kuuldud salasosinad viisid ta abikaasat otsiva vapra rüütli embusesse, hakkas ilus pärijanna oma vandes kahtlema.
Lady Roslynn knows not what to expect of her future husband, the infamous «Bear of Brecon.»Offered in marriage to the powerful Welsh lord by the king, Roslynn fears the worst. She has no right to hope for a love match, but in her heart the lady dreams of a home and family of her very own….One look at Lord Madoc of Llanpowell makes her blood run hot. The rugged warrior proves a passionate lover and attentive husband–but too soon turns cold and aloof. And when secrets from Madoc's past threaten to take him away from his bride, Roslynn knows their future together is at stake. Can she uncover the truth beneath her warlord's armor and lay siege to his heart?
A Most Unsuitable Lord!Clara Wells's eccentric family drew enough sidelong glances her way that she could do without the attentions of London's most notorious rake. But the sinfully charming Lord Mulholland was renowned for getting whatever, or whomever, he desired… .Paris Mulholland had long guarded his heart with a string of elegant, casual conquests, yet Clara's defiant pride enticed him in a way no coy flirtation ever had, and the prim and proper miss was proving a most engaging opponent in the war between the sexes… .
Promised to Merrick of Tregellas when she was but a child, Lady Constance was unwilling to wed a man she remembered only as a spoiled boy.Sure he had grown into an arrogant knight, she sought to make herself so unappealing that Merrick would refuse to honor their betrothal. Yet no sooner had this enigmatic, darkly handsome man ridden through the castle gates than she realized he was nothing like the boy she recalled. And very much a man she could love…Haunted by secrets from his past, Merrick was unwilling to return to Tregellas–until he caught sight of his bride-to-be. Beautiful and spirited, Lady Constance was everything he wanted in a wife. She stirred his passion–and his heart–as no woman ever had before. But what would happen when she discovered the truth? When enemies begin plotting their downfall, only trust can save a match never meant to end in true love.
A Most Unsuitable Duke! Adrian Fitzwalter, the Duke of Barroughby, wore the taint of scandal with flair, his very presence charged with the promise of forbidden things. But the gentle Lady Hester knew the rakish pose was only a mask, hiding a desperate and lonely man.With her knowing eyes and quiet beauty, the spinsterish Lady Hester was a far cry from Adrian's usual amours. Yet though her goodness stirred him beyond imagining, he dared not give in to the longing to seek the comfort of her waiting arms, for his happiness would surely be her ruin… .
Sir Nicholas was desperately seeking a wife…The Lord of Dunkeathe had strength and cunning, and with a wife who brought him power and wealth, he would soon be the envy of all. But though countless eager young women paraded before him, vying for his favor, it was the sharp-tongued, quick-witted and completely unsuitable Lady Riona who drew him as no other.Lady Riona knew full well the arrogant knight would never choose an impoverished Scottish bride, but the Norman devil's heated glances held such promise that even she was ready to swoon at his feet. Lord help her, but Nicholas had her ready to trade her long-protected virtue for the promise of one night of passion in his arms!
Iron-willed Groom…Sir Roger de Montmorency demanded obedience. And the last person he expected to defy him was his very own wife! But the rebellious Mina challenged his authority as surely and swiftly as she fired his Norman blood. Headstrong Bride…Lady Mina Chilcott knew she wasn't the most beautiful of women, but she demanded respect… especially from her husband. And she would have it before he claimed his husbandly rights. Though her vow soon seemed impossible to keep, as the handsome Roger had laid siege to her maidenly heart.
THEY SAY HE CAN SEDUCE ANY WOMAN INTO BED......and now Sir Blaidd Morgan has turned his considerable charms on Lady Becca Throckton. She believes she will never make the perfect bride, yet this Welsh warrior makes her feel desired for the very first time!Sir Blaidd can ill afford a dalliance on this secret mission for his King, but nevertheless Lady Becca inspires a fire in him which cannot be extinguished. And, after a scorching kiss, Blaidd is surprised to find their passion has the feel of forever…
'Twas Said He Could Whisper A Woman To Bed……and now Sir Blaidd Morgan had turned his considerable charms on Lady Becca Throckton. But could she trust his intent? A childhood injury had made her fit to be no man's bride, and yet the Welsh warrior made her feel she'd a right to her woman's heart!The Lady Becca surprised him, and that was rare, Sir Blaidd mused. Indeed, she had a fire that stirred him in unexpected ways. Though he could ill afford a dalliance on this secret mission for his king, he found himself entranced. Surely this was no mere idyll. Nay, this had the feel of forever…!