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  • Burgundy Gloves by Julia david

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    Temperamental Allison Kent finally finds a chance to soar into her dreams of adventure.

    But in one tragic moment, Allison’s planned future comes to a halt when she is found at the bottom of a ravine, left for dead.

    Levi Graham is a strong independent backwoodsman, who stumbles upon the injured young woman. He quickly finds an uncomfortable challenge in taking on the role of a Good Samaritan. In addition to caring for this helpless, confusing woman, he encounters a robbery, a fire, visits from relatives, and the cabin’s previous owners, all disrupting his peaceful life of solitude and trapping.

    In Allison’s desire to be independent, she finds that these strange people carry a deep faith and connection, crumbling her defensiveness. Little by little her future is changing as she weighs the new possibilities. Her mother’s burgundy gloves bring comfort to her confusion and new strength to surrender…to accept a delicate growing desire for love.

  • His Holy Stare a Truth or Dare Forbbiden Love by Ann Bradford

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    Gripped by daring passion.

    James has suffered a great loss in his life, but he’s pulled himself up and started a new life he’s committed to with passion and fascination. His first big assignment in the Brotherhood is to run a college for boys on the forgotten prairies. When he arrives, Brother James finds an attachment to a family who suffered the same type of loss as him. To help them heal, he starts a game of Truth or Dare with the daughter who’s close to his age, forging a needed friendship.

    In search of a ravaging truth.

    Frustrated with life, Constance finds herself on the doorstep of the boys’ college where her father wants her to help in exchange for her brother’s tuition which he can’t afford. But meeting Brother James changes her entire view on life. He’s charming, friendly, and so blasted happy. What is his secret? Gripped by a determination to find out, she agrees to a harmless game of Truth or Dare.

    When things aren’t so innocent.

    Neither will back down form the challenges, but how far will they let things escalate? No matter how intense things get, he refuses to give in to the temptation of her body while she squirms under his not-so-holy stare.

  • Destiny’s Plan by Victoria Saccenti

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    One empty bus seat. Two aching hearts. A future written by Fate…

    When Raquelita Muro’s overbearing mother rips her and her little sister away from their beloved Papa, one tiny, rebellious corner of Raquelita’s heart is grateful that the bus is crowded, and the only seat left is out of Mama’s sight. Next to a handsome young man.

    Matthew Buchanan’s beautiful traveling companion is more than something pretty to look at before he ships out for Viet Nam. Deep in her sad, whisky-colored eyes he glimpses a new dream to replace the ones he’s leaving behind. It breaks his heart to leave Raquelita in her tyrannical mother’s hands, but she gifts him with a token of love and a tender promise to exchange letters in secret.

    But their first, shy “hello” has reached the ears of Fate. Fate is in the mood to see how far it can push two lonely hearts—to the brink of temptation, desperation, and despair—before they break. Perhaps beyond any hope of healing…

  • Fateful Decisions by Trevor D’Silva

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    It’s 1915 in the heat of WWI. Two friends heading to England aboard the British ocean liner, RMS Lusitania, meet and fall in love with a charismatic woman. After battling for her affection, Rachel Williams makes her decision, beginning a journey that no one can predict or soon forget. For the next thirty years, Rachel is forced to live with the choice she made, as the dominos fall around her, sequentially.
    Is there a sinister force at work? Who can Rachel trust? Will Rachel ultimately regret her decision when she learns how it impacted others?
    Set in America and Europe, history and fiction intertwine, commencing with the sinking of Lusitania. Historical events like The Russian Revolution, Prohibition, The Great Depression and World Wars I and II also play important roles in the lives of the characters and the decisions they make to love, betray, forgive, and reconcile.

  • Dorchadas House by Emmanuelle de Maupassant

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    A dilapidated manor on a remote Scottish isle.
    An old maze, concealing something even older.
    Strange dreams and awakening desires.

    “Even on that first night, I dreamt. A presence, in the darkness.”

    Yearning for new surrounds, Iris Muir accepts a position at historic Dorchadas House, on the remote Scottish island of Eirig. Attracted to the wild landscape, Iris hopes to forget the burdens of her past, but the house has its own secrets. There are strange cries in the night, and is the stoic housekeeper Mrs McInnes all she seems?

    Iris begins to have disturbing dreams about the maze, planted centuries ago in the manor grounds, and feels the brooding presence of Neas and Eachinn, the two brutish farmhands.

    As autumn wanes and Samhain Eve approaches, the island folk prepare to honour the dead and the Goddess Nicneven, as they have done for generations past. Has something more than chance drawn Iris to Eirig?

    ‘Dorchadas House’ is a 1940s Gothic mystery, combining elements of folk-horror with adult themes.

  • S.I.R.E.N.S by J. B. Crown

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    From the pen of steamy, short story writer J. B. Crown comes a full-length erotic, action/adventure romance novel.
    It is the second great global conflict of the Twentieth Century. Winston Churchill orders the creation of a clandestine ‘Special Operations Executive’ with a mandate to ‘set Europe ablaze.’ Of around 13,000 agents, 3,200 are women. Life expectancy of an S.O.E agent in the field is only six weeks. Prior to the Normandy landings, the Allies devise an operation so important yet so risky it is considered almost impossible. With the liberation of Europe hanging in the balance, four women from very different places and backgrounds answer the call.
    Formed into a specialised, dedicated team; they are the S.I.R.E.N.S.

  • Mission of Pleasure by Afton Locke

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    Gavin Douglas joins a Scottish mission as a carpenter to escape painful memories of his wife’s death from a back-alley abortion she tried to keep secret from him. The last thing he expects to find in Africa is instant attraction to a native.

    For the past year, Zenda has devoted her time to Claymore Missionary, secretly erasing everything taught to her tribe’s children to prevent them from becoming whitewashed. Nothing else matters except claiming her tribal identity as a woman. But before her eagerly awaited rite of passage can take place, Gavin lays his own claim on her body, igniting desires she can’t face losing.

    Gavin is horrified to learn of the physical transformation—and associated risks—she insists on undergoing. When he realizes his biggest loss may be yet to come, his only mission is to teach Zenda pleasure.

    Daughters of Africa ~ African women who shaped the world and the men who love them

  • A Lady’s Delights by Karie S. Adair

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    On the outskirts of the capital of Angliea, the young, proud aristocrat, Cassandra Selby, is the sole living heir of her family’s estate. Cassandra’s secured her home and her wealth from being seized by the powerful banker, Violette Wilemere, through a forbidden dessert: shrunken human beings!

    Cassandra’s lust for her servant Estelle, though, threatens to unravel her into madness, and Violette would love nothing more than to leave Cassandra penniless and control her shrunken delights for herself. Will Cassandra find love and fortune, or will the very thing that keeps her from debtor’s prison be her undoing?

  • Breaking the Gladiator by Nicola Rose

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    Livia is a high-ranking woman in Roman society, thanks to her husband’s wealth. On the outside she appears to have it all — but she’s a broken woman. Haunted by a tragic event in her past, and at the mercy of her sadistic husband who revels in her humiliation and sexual degradation.

    She finds comfort in transferring that pain along; putting on a brave face and inflicting a mixture of love and hate onto her husband’s prized gladiator, both in the bedroom and out.

    Cassian has his own demons, he’s trained to have no feelings other than the desire to kill. He hates Livia. She’s everything that a gladiator abhors. But sometimes he sees the goodness hiding behind her eyes…

    Their tempestuous relationship brings danger to them both. If they’re caught, they will be killed. And Livia’s brother-in-law knows exactly what’s going on — he wants a piece of that pie for himself.

    Will it all come crashing down around them? Or will love find a way to conquer the hate instilled in them all? Who will be left standing when a gladiator falls for his Domina?

  • Only Time Will Tell by TL Travis

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    Two men, one watch…

    When Alex and Charlie met, they instantly clicked. Throughout the years, their bond grew from friends, to lovers. But when Charlies father passes away something inside him changes. Alex feared their relationship was over and knew his heart would never survive.

    Things spiral out of control as Charlie’s erratic behavior leads Alex to think the worst. During an intense argument, they’re transported back in time. When Charlie come to, Alex isn’t by his side. Frantically, he searches for him. But when he finds him, he’s surprised Alex doesn’t remember who he is.

    Charlie must make Alex fall in love with him again. But what happens if he doesn’t?

    Will this be the end of their relationship, or will it be game over for them both?

  • Lady Marigold Meets Her Match by L. L. Neal

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    The youngest daughter of a set of twins, Lady Marigold Summerhill is determined to have fun at her Season in London. Amused by Mr. Leopold Winston’s desperate attempts to marry for money, she and her sister change places to confuse him and amuse themselves. Unfortunately, while playing their game, Robert Pritchard, the Earl of Camstock, rescues Marigold and proceeds to court her.
    While Lady Marigold tries to have her fun, Sir Robert forges ahead with his wedding plans. Will Marigold’s wily ways get her out of the impending wedding, or will she learn to accept his love?
    Mix in the usual characters from Tumbling Green and several others for a wild romp through London’s ballrooms and gardens.

  • The Duchess Deal: Girl Meets Duke by Tessa Dare

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    When girl meets Duke, their marriage breaks all the rules…
    Since his return from war, the Duke of Ashbury’s to-do list has been short and anything but sweet: brooding, glowering, menacing London ne’er-do-wells by night. Now there’s a new item on the list. He needs an heir—which means he needs a wife. When Emma Gladstone, a vicar’s daughter turned seamstress, appears in his library wearing a wedding gown, he decides on the spot that she’ll do.
    His terms are simple:
    – They will be husband and wife by night only.
    – No lights, no kissing.
    – No questions about his battle scars.
    – Last, and most importantly… Once she’s pregnant with his heir, they need never share a bed again.
    But Emma is no pushover. She has a few rules of her own:
    – They will have dinner together every evening.
    – With conversation.
    – And unlimited teasing.
    – Last, and most importantly… Once she’s seen the man beneath the scars, he can’t stop her from falling in love…

  • In the Shadow of the Mill Pond by Cygnet Brown

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    Fifteen-year-old Lacey Mayford has been infatuated with Matthew since she was a little girl. Matthew, a half-breed Indian, doesn’t see her as anything more than a little girl cousin. How can she convince him that she is growing into a beautiful young woman he should consider?

    In the frontier town near the turn of the century, Matthew Thorton is blamed for Luther Hannibal’s murder after an altercation with Luther over stolen furs. Lacey defends Matthew with the help of a teacher, Felix Grackle. They look into other suspects who could have killed Luther Hannibal. Matthew’s father Luke and his best friend Jacque Pierre are looking for the person responsible for stealing the furs. They believe the thief might have something to do with Luther Hannibal’s murder.

    Will Lacey be able to clear Matthew’s name? Will Luke and Jacque Pierre find the man who stole the furs? Will the vigilantes stop the Whiskey Rebellion without bloodshed? The truth is far more sinister than anyone could imagine.

  • Saturnalia Stories: A Night of Liberty by Maisie Renaud

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    Welcome to Saturnalia, the Roman festival renowned for wild displays of sensuality and vice. Slaves become masters and masters become slaves as rich and poor alike reveal in the thrill of role-reversal and the joy of debauchery. What Bacchanalian delights await us tonight?

    Antonia is a wealthy Roman woman who has just taken notice of the sexual tension between two of her servants. She resolves to give them a night of pleasure and freedom together, all under her watchful eye. As roles are reversed, the young servant Julia gets to experience the thrill of being worshipped and adored. Meanwhile, the hulking guard Uster is in for a night which his training could never prepare him for.

  • Indulgence and Temperance (Sins of the Virtuous Book 2) by Faye Hall

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    Would you abandon the woman you love for your own indulgence?

    Beth Meridian has returned home, hoping to leave her sordid past behind her and settle into a quiet life. When her childhood friend, Hannah Raeburn, offers her a place to stay, Beth knows it won’t be long until she runs into Hannah’s brother, Daniel. What she doesn’t expect is for him to reignite feelings deep in her heart, reminding her of the kiss they shared before she left town.

    Daniel Raeburn’s past is scandalous, his sinful indulgences allowing him more wealth than he could ever need. Still, he wants more, and his gluttonous appetite for wealth and women leads him to buy into a partnership at the local hellfire club.

    When Hannah goes missing, Beth and Daniel follow her trail through the Australian outback. Witnessing the womanizer Daniel is, Beth flees on a cattle train headed north. Desperate to explain his actions, Daniel follows her.

    Arriving in the small town of Jarvisfield, Daniel is shocked to learn that Beth is now the owner of the largest cattle company in the area. He’s even more shocked to discover that the preacher controlling the town, and stealing from the townspeople, is his once business partner William Maxon. He’s convinced this man is also responsible for his sister’s disappearance. When he learns William has Beth picked out as his next victim, Daniel knows he must do whatever it takes to make her listen to the truth. But she has no interest in hearing anything he has to say.

    Faced with losing the two women he loves, Daniel is forced to choose between their freedom and the possessions and wealth he has hoarded over the years. But even if he gives it all up, he still might lose everything.

  • A Man of Honor by Bethany Hauck

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    Alastair McCabe is happy to finally be on his way back to Gleann after months of being away. He’s enjoying the journey until he comes across Mairi, a young, pregnant woman, as she is being robbed, and quickly puts an end to the crime. He doesn’t know what it is about this woman, but he feels an incredible need to protect her and the bairn she carries. After burying her dead husband, he takes her home to Gleann where he can keep her safe, first through marriage, and then over his knee to keep her from doing anything dangerous.
    Mairi’s only memories are from the last five years, and they haven’t been particularly happy ones. First, the Murray’s find her injured next to a river, and take her home. Once they realize her memory is gone, they use her and sell her into marriage to an older man. Now, for some reason, an English Lord is trying to kidnap her. If only she could remember who she is and where she came from.
    The McCabe’s protect their own, and Alastair’s new wife is no exception. They’ll stand together as they figure out what happened to Mairi and who she really is, and most importantly, why Lord Thompson is so determined to take her.
    Although this is a stand-alone novel, many of the characters were introduced to the series in The McCabe’s Books 1-4.