The most dangerous men are the ones who seduce with words.
Flashy and irresistible, Lord Ashbee is used to getting what he wants. A hedonist, a ruthless businessman, and an exquisite lover, he is admired and warned about in the high society of Victorian London. When he encounters a beautiful young woman in the Belle House, the famous house of pleasure on Piccadilly, he is more than intrigued. With the help of in-house maid Krissy, he is determined to seduce the mysterious beauty.
Shy virtuous May is in hiding. She is confined to a small back room of the Belle House and does her best to avoid trouble. Especially Lord Ashbee. The last thing she needs is a man who can destroy her cover, not to mention her innocence. But a few encounters—and he already has her under his spell. When the tragedy is about to strike, no one is willing to help her. Except for Lord Ashbee.
On one condition—she will be his mistress.
Will Lord Ashbee get what he wants? Powerful men always do. But what happens when the passion becomes all-consuming? When the feelings go beyond lust? When May’s secret takes her away from him and he is faced with his dark past and deepest fears?
“The Tender Days of May” is a sensual, enthralling novel about pleasure, love, and scandalous education in the heart of Victorian London. It’s a stand-alone novel, complete with HEA and no cliffhangers. It contains explicit scenes for mature audience only!
How many times must a gentleman ruin a lady before he offers for her hand….
She waited for the temptation held in his gaze. He refused to give into his desire to court her. Can a ruination of a lady lead toward a love to last a lifetime?
Every ball Dallis MacPherson attended, she saved a spot on her dance card for a certain gentleman. Many balls later and still no offer, prompts her to pursue the earl. When she encounters him on a darkened balcony, he steals a kiss and warns her away. His stolen kiss promises a passion she wants to explore. At every occasion he attends, she tempts him with her own promise. Soon the earl falls for her charms and sends her down a path of ruination with one incident after another. Can Dallis overcome the scandal of the earl’s pursuit?
Roderick Beckwith watched the Scottish beauty from afar. He lost his heart the moment he set eyes upon her. Throughout the season every gentleman offered her a dance, but him. With his financial affairs on the brink of disaster, he couldn’t provide her with the life she deserved. When his mother introduces his sworn enemy to his heart’s desire, he must set aside his pride. However, his courtship is less than ideal. At every opportunity he brings scandal to her name. Can Rory redeem himself and prove to Dallis that he is a gentleman worth loving?
With every glance, Dallis pulls Rory in deeper. His stolen kisses forces him to make her an offer of marriage. As they prepare for their wedding, he acts as the perfect gentleman. However, the proper gentleman was not who Dallis desired. Will her scoundrel show himself before they say I do?
I Shall Love the Earl is the third book in Laura A. Barnes’s romantic historical romance series. If you love a novel filled with a scandalous courtship set in Regency England, then you will enjoy Rory enticing Dallis with promises of love.
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A Lady abandoned at sea. A Captain who rescues her. Two souls who thought they lost love, will they find it again?
When Ivy Mallory awakens; she finds herself on the ship of the man who rejected her love years earlier. Caught in the middle of a treason plot, she must help save her brother. To do so she needs to put her trust in the one man who can protect her.
Captain Marcus Thornhill never imagined he would find a lady floating unconscious in a lifeboat out in the middle of the open sea. When he rescues her, he gets involved in a treason plot that will bring the war to their beloved shores of England. As he unravels the plot he is unable to deny his desire for her. As Ivy falls more deeply in love with him, will Marcus refuse her love again?
Rescued By the Captain is the first book in the Laura A. Barnes historical romantic suspense series. If you like intrigue, sensual, drama filled scenes set in Regency England then you’ll love the first book in Laura A. Barnes Romancing the Spies Series.
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