By Grace Burrowes, Miranda Neville, Carolyn Jewel, Shana Galen
"The Duke’s fingers is an undistinguished little hotel within the tiny village of Hopewell-on-Lyft. yet one Christmas season sees either lodge and village seething with experience, intrigue, rabbits, and, specially, love as 4 locate yule happiness.
A Knight sooner than Christmas by means of Grace Burrowes
With her yr of mourning at an finish, Penelope Carrington needs to remarry in haste, or her part of her overdue husband's property won't be sufficient to dower her more youthful sisters. Shy, good-looking guy of industrial Sir Leviticus Sparrow longs to offer Penelope a wedding notion for Christmas—and his heart—but Sir Levi needs to first foil the opposite bachelors scheming to satisfy Penelope lower than the mistletoe in his position.
In The Duke’s fingers by means of Carolyn Jewel
What's a Duke to do whilst he's made an lousy influence at the love of his lifestyles?
The Duke of Oxthorpe misplaced his intensely guarded center to overlook Edith Clay whilst Edith’s
rich cousin sought to connect the duke’s marital curiosity. So smitten is Oxthorpe with the previous terrible relation that he’s passed through intermediaries to promote Edith a estate adjacent the ducal seat.
Edith doesn’t a lot take care of the haughty duke, yet as Christmas ways, Oxthorpe unearths himself to be reserved instead of conceited, thoughtful, and—blame the mistletoe!—an comprehensive kisser. Will Edith carry Oxthorpe’s past habit opposed to him, or will she study that the easiest vacation presents may be the main unforeseen?
Licensed to Wed by means of Miranda Neville
If Lord Carbury may discover ways to take no for a solution, his marriage inspiration may earn him a definite!
Wyatt, Viscount Carbury is way too busy to courtroom a bride, but if his formative years neighbor, Robina Weston, is left orphaned and penniless, Wyatt dutifully provides marrying Robina to his checklist of obligations. Wyatt is dismayed to benefit that for Robina, poverty and delight are best to sharing lifestyles with an boastful, infuriating guy who continually thinks he is aware top.
When Wyatt and Robina needs to suffer Christmas within the kingdom jointly, antipathy turns to curiosity, after which to unforeseen appeal. Will they struggle their emotions, or yield to the outstanding presents the vacations provide?
The secret agent underneath the Mistletoe via Shana Galen
Fledgling undercover agent Pierce Moneypence seeks a highwayman and the foremost to Eliza's center.
When guns fashion designer Eliza Qwillen (Q) and clerk to the mysterious M, Pierce Moneypence, arrive within the English geographical region, they’re unprepared for the risks that wait for. The operatives are purpose upon shooting the highwayman styling himself because the New Sherriff of Nottingham. mystery rendezvous, incorrect identities, and cat-and-mouse video games problem those fledgling brokers, yet rediscovering their ardour for every different is the main worthwhile venture of all.
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But they kept climbing up past the sprawling main bedroom and stepped out through folded shutters into a magical scene, shaded lights around the high walls illuminat ing a lush green jungle of plants and a riot of heavily perfumed spring flowers. ‘The roof garden…for my exclusive, and very private use…’ he said softly, allowing her to walk ahead of him across the dense fan of green grass that divided into winding pathways of creeping groundcover curving around enclosed thickets of soft ferns and spiky palms.
This was definitely not the time to be worrying about what her mother might think! ‘I suppose I tend to be a Jill of all trades and mistress of none,’ she finished lightly. His smile took on a wickedly sexy smoulder. ’ he growled. Kate’s nerves skittered at the bizarre sexual imagery induced by his phrase. She didn’t know whether to be insulted or flattered. ‘I thought we were here to settle an argument about who played Velda in Kiss Me Deadly,’ she said, glancing at the wide, flat screen hanging on the wall above a sleek, electronic box.
It was almost worth the pain of leaving to see his expres sion, an instant, ungovernable blaze of lust mingled with baffled admiration. Almost… CHAPTER FOUR A MONTH later Kate had answered her cell phone in the early evening to a distinctive, deep velvet voice that had made her heart jump. ’ ‘Ernest Hemingway,’ she murmured automatically, tamping down a dangerous flare of hope. ‘I’m flattered, but actually it’s Drake Daniels,’ he said with typically brazen cheek. Did he really think that picking up exactly where they’d left off was going to make her forget the intervening weeks?