If it's the last thing I do, Emily Blair is going to pay for my brother's death!Hell-bent on revenge, darkly devastating Josh Atkins had come to Prosperino wanting only one thing from Emily Blair. Penance. If his little brother hadn't been so intent on protecting the youngest Colton heiress from the machinations of her deranged «aunt,» he might still be alive. But when Josh's angry words and false assumptions caused a guilt-ridden Emily to flee from the family she'd just been reunited with, the rodeo cowboy knew he must make amends. Then he wound up stranded with her on a rocky hillside. And it was then that Josh discovered there's a very fine line between disdain…and desire!
The Coltons were in River James's blood, thrumming as fiercely as his Native American ancestors. Joe Colton had plucked the brooding loner out of the hell of his youth and given him a taste of Eden–a home, a family, a future.But with Eden came Eve: Joe's beloved daughter Sophie. River's attraction to her shook him down to his cowboy boots, and he'd done his best to avoid her. But now Sophie was back from her corporate kingdom, all grown-up and beautiful as ever…yet hiding a sadness River knew only too well. He could help her, as sure as he could calm the most skittish colt–but could he continue to protect her…from himself?
Jade Sunshine isn't one to back down from a challenge.That feisty spirit is what made billionaire business-whiz Courtland Becket fall in love with the sexy detective. It's also what led to their divorce. Now, with the murder of Jade's father, the exes are working together to catch a killer, though the chemistry still crackling between them makes it almost impossible to focus.Jade is still as fearless as ever, and Court will move heaven and earth to protect her. And he just may have to. A lot can happen in twenty-four hours. They could be swept away on a wave of rekindled passion. Or end up the next check mark on a desperate killer's «to do» list.
Banning Talbot, Marquess of Daventry and Society's favorite bachelor, is accustomed to having his every whim obeyed–Until he finds himself the reluctant guardian of Prudence MacAfee, the outspoken, golden-haired hoyden laughably nicknamed Angel. Now it's Banning's duty to introduce this deliciously unconventional creature to the ton's most eligible suitors. But his heart has an agenda all its own….
Forced to assume a false identity, «John Bates» journeyed to the new Earl of Hythe's home to uncover a murderous plot. There he found Elinor Dalrymple, sister to the newly ensconced earl and mistress of his seaside estate.At first glance, John dismissed her as merely a staid spinster. Yet once she let down her hair, sweet Elinor transformed into a beautiful butterfly–and a feisty damsel who was dubious of his devilish rogue persona. Suddenly John's carefully orchestrated masquerade was crumbling…under his own desire to reveal his true self to Miss Dalrymple!
Valerian Fitzhugh had been entrusted to accompany a wayward, headstrong heiress from her disreputable Italian pensione to her family's English estate. He had expected a young girl, not a beautiful, full-grown woman employed as an opera singer.Ever mindful of his obligation, Valerian escorted Miss Allegra Crispino across the ocean in a most gentlemanly fashion. Yet once they touched shore, the Englishman could no longer deny himself a kiss from the maddening minx. With that one embrace, their fates appeared to be sealed…until chaos was unleashed.
Gideon Redgrave, eldest child of the late Earl of Saltwood, refuses to be humbled by the scandal that once tore his family apart. He's built his life in London society around one rule: trust no one. So the last thing he wants is to play guardian and role model to a headstrong boy…or to engage in a battle of wills with the boy’s spirited half-sister, who is fighting Gideon for custody.Beautiful and bold, the young widow Jessica Linden proves to be a formidable and passionate adversary. But the more they lock horns, the more Gideon realizes he’d prefer to have Jessica on his side…and in his arms. Especially now that a new threat—sprung from his father’s supposedly defunct secret society—is poised to destroy the Redgraves once and for all.Praise for Kasey Michaels’Kasey Michaels aims for the heart and never misses’ – NYT bestselling author Nora Roberts’One of the finest Regency writers does it again… Wit, humour and cleverness combine to create an utterly delicious romance, just the kind readers relish’ – RT Books Reviews on The Taming of the Rake’A poignant and highly satisfying read…filled with simmering sensuality, subtle touches of repartee, a hero out for revenge and a heroine ripe for adventure. You’ll enjoy the ride’ – RT Book Reviews on How to Tame a Lady
From USA TODAY bestselling author Kasey Michaels comes the second book in her captivating series about the Redgraves—four siblings celebrated for their legacy of scandal and seduction… Lady Katherine Redgrave has one mission—to find her deceased father’s journals, which may hold the key to a traitorous conspiracy that puts Kate’s family in danger. Kate vows to let no obstacle stand in her way…but when she meets Simon Ravenbill, Marquis of Singleton, her attentions are diverted as the sinfully handsome nobleman tempts her beyond reason.Simon has a mission of his own: to uncover the truth about the secret society he believes murdered his brother. All he needs is to get to the Redgrave journals before Kate does. The solution is simple—he’ll romance the fiery beauty in the hopes of distracting her from her quest, all while covertly searching for the diaries himself.Yet what begins as a charade soon becomes an all-consuming desire…one that could lead them down the most dangerous path of all.
Dashing and elegant, Baron Christian St. Clair is the toast of the ton…and a man with a closely guarded secret. For his dazzling looks and celebrated charm mask his late-night escapades as the elusive Peacock, enemy of the rich and benefactor of the poor. Now Gabrielle Laurence, the destitute beauty who loathes St. Clair's rakish ways and power over her social standing, is close to discovering the truth.But can he convince her to trust a rogue–and take a chance on the passion that flares between them?
Like every noble in the London peerage, Morgan Drummond, Marquis of Westham, expects his butler to be awaiting his return home – even when that return follows a five-year absence.But he didn't expect the horde of strangers who've taken up residence in his house, courtesy of that enterprising butler and a discreet classified ad. Morgan's plan to toss his unwelcome tenants into the street is thwarted by a beautiful but indomitable debutante, Miss Emma Clifford – who's not averse to a bit of blackmail for a good cause.Now Morgan finds himself squiring the lovely Emma to the ton's most fashionable events – and what's more surprising, he's beginning to enjoy it. Surely he's not falling for such an infuriating woman, even if she does have a way of making him forget his own name? That butler has a lot to answer for – but then again, it's so hard to find good help….