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Le duc de Brentworth n'en revient pas. Davina MacCallum, simple gouvernante, n'est absolument pas intimidée par son titre. Inébranlable, elle exige qu'il abandonne ses prérogatives sur un domaine écossais qui aurait appartenu à ses aïeux et lui reviendrait de droit. Mais elle n'en apporte pas la preuve formelle et Brentworth n'est pas du tout disposé à lui donner satisfaction.
L'affrontement est inévitable... et la passion au rendez-vous.
De retour à Londres après une absence de cinq ans, Adam Penrose, duc de Stratton, est décidé à se marier. Et pourquoi pas avec la petite-fille de sa voisine qui, après des années de brouille, lui propose d'enterrer la hache de guerre entre leurs deux familles? D'emblée, Adam est conquis par la fougueuse Clara. Mais on le met en garde : elle a un caractère de harpie et sa fortune personnelle lui permet de vivre dans une scandaleuse indépendance. D'ailleurs, elle refuse catégoriquement l'idée du mariage.
Comment séduire cette rebelle? Adam a sa petite idée. Et, ensemble, ils vont enfreindre une à une toutes les convenances...
Amanda Waverly mène une double vie. Secrétaire particulière d'une excentrique vieille dame, elle est aussi experte dans l'art du cambriolage, un talent familial qu'elle exerce bien à contrecoeur pour tirer sa mère d'un mauvais pas. Sa prochaine victime sera le sulfureux duc de Langford qu'elle doit séduire afin de mettre la main sur un objet précieux. Le personnage étant un débauché notoire qui vole de conquête en conquête, l'opération s'annonce simple, mais la passion explosive qui jaillit entre eux va vite lui compliquer la tâche.
À la mort de son père et de son frère, Eva Russell a dû endosser le rôle de chef de famille qui la condamne à rester vieille fille. Refusant de vendre le domaine ancestral, elle vit grâce à ses talents de peintre à Langdon's End. L'arrivée du fils bâtard du duc d'Aylesbury va bouleverser sa vie casanière. Marchand d'art, Gareth est à la recherche d'une collection de tableaux qui a mystérieusement disparu. Il a aussi une réputation de libertin qui effraie le voisinage. Lorsqu'il fait clairement comprendre à Eva qu'elle l'intéresse, la jeune femme, méfiante, se cramponne à ses principes... qui ne vont pas tarder à fondre sous l'embrasement de la passion.
Lance Hemingford a hérité du duché d'Aylesbury à la mort de son frère aîné, disparu d'une manière troublante. Percy aurait été empoisonné. Et Lance, bien sûr, est soupçonné. Le juge de paix en profite pour le faire chanter : il fera clore l'enquête si Lance épouse sa nièce, Marianne. Le jeune homme feint d'accepter, mais il a un plan. Il va enquêter pour démasquer le véritable assassin et pendant ce temps il courtisera officiellement la jeune femme, tout en s'arrangeant pour qu'elle le déteste. Ainsi, pas de danger qu'elle accepte sa demande en mariage. Il n'avait pas prévu que cette beauté rousse l'enflammerait d'une passion si forte qu'elle lui ferait oublier toute prudence...
When carefree rake Ewan McLean inherits an earldom, his plans for his new fortune are entirely in keeping with his lifestyle: to expand his collection of erotic art and expensive mistresses. That is, until he becomes acquainted with his most intriguing new responsibility. . .Bride Cameron is beautiful, unmarried, and sole caretaker of her three younger sisters. Now it’s Ewan’s duty to see that she is provided for. But to his amazement, the last thing the fiery lass wants is Ewan’s help. The simplest thing would be to walk away. But Bride, with her sparkling gaze and fierce wit, is the most bewitching woman Ewan has ever met. And he intends to have her–and to learn how she has managed to survive on her own. Even if he has to employ all the arts of seduction for which he is notorious. . .From the Paperback edition.
First heyes'>#8217;ll learn her most intimate secrets. Then heyes'>#8217;ll arouse her deepest passions. Heyes'>#8217;s the lover sheyes'>#8217;s been waiting for: the man who can rescue her from her wicked pastyes'>#8211;for a priceyes'>#8211;in Madeline Hunteryes'>#8217;s tale of sin, seduction, and irresistible, impossible love.He catches her eye across the dining roomyes'>#8211;a handsome stranger who stands out among the lewd noblemen and bawdy painted women. But their worlds are about to collide in a way Roselyn Longworth could never have imagined. For before the night is out, she will be auctioned off to the highest bidderyes'>#8230;and Kyle Bradwell will lead her from one kind of hell to another. Yet from the moment he wins her, Kyle treats Rose with a gentleness she hasnyes'>#8217;t known since a family scandal destroyed her reputation. And when she finally learns what is really driving Kyle, ityes'>#8217;s too late. For Rose has fallen for the man who knows her most intimate secrets. Now he has stunned her with a proposal of marriageyes'>#8211;the first step in a seduction that will demand nothing less than her complete surrender.yes'>#8230;From the Paperback edition.
Awardwinning author Madeline Hunter transports readers back to the scandal and intrigue of nineteenthcentury England in the enthralling tale of a magnetically sensual man, a virtuous woman, and a love story that will take your breath away. . . . She arrives at his home without warning or invitation, determined to win him to her campaign to reform women’s rights. Instead, Charlotte, the widowed Baroness Mardenford, ends up being nearly seduced by Nathaniel Knightridge. No woman is safe from the mesmerizing sensual power of the famed courtroom advocate, and Charlotte discovers she is no exception. But does he recognize her as the masked woman who recklessly joined him in forbidden passion a month ago? And how to avoid becoming his Lady of Sin when he decides to pursue her again?From the Paperback edition.
Journey back to a time of scandal, intrigue, and reckless desire in Madeline Hunter’s sensuous new novel, the tale of a man who will give up everything for the woman he’s determined to possess—even reveal his most sinful secret.Only a desperate mission could bring Leona Montgomery facetoface with the scoundrel whose dangerous sensuality once sent her fleeing from his arms. But she has underestimated Christian, Marquess of Easterbrook. As irresistible as ever, his past swathed in mystery, Christian has his own plans for the woman he has waited seven years to claim. Yet once desire reignites, bringing a dangerous secret into the open, Leona will find herself bound to the seductive nobleman in ways she could never have imagined. Seven years have changed nothing: this man can tempt her to ruin with just one touch. With Leona’s reputation and hopes for her family’s salvation in tatters, she must follow the only course left to her…even as each step brings her closer to a shattering truth and a passion she can no longer live without.…From the Paperback edition.
Dangerous. Sensual. Handsome as sin. Meet Hayden Rothwell, the shamelessly erotic hero of The Rules of Seduction and author Madeline Hunteryes'>#8217;s most irresistible alpha male yet: a man of extraordinary passion and power, a man who can bring out the seductress in any woman.yes'>#8230; He enters her home without warning or invitationyes'>#8211;a stranger of shadowy motives and commanding sensuality. Within hours, Alexia Welbourne is penniless, without any hope of marriage. Until Hayden Rothwell takes her to bed. When one impulsive act of passion forces Alexia to marry the very man who has ruined her, Haydenyes'>#8217;s seduction of Alexia is nearly complete. What Alexia doesnyes'>#8217;t know is that her irresistible new husband is driven by a secret purposeyes'>#8211;and a debt of honor he will risk everything to repay. Alexia is the wild card. Reluctant to give up their nightly pleasures, Hayden must find a way to keep Alexia by his side...only to be utterly, thoroughly seduced by a woman who is now playing by her own rules.From the Paperback edition.
She has captivated fans with unforgettable romance novels filled with suspense, seduction, mystery, and passionate love. Now bestselling author Madeline Hunter introduces the Seducer in a dazzling tale of a powerfully sensual man, a headstrong young innocent, and a scandalously perilous affair as forbidden as it is irresistible . . .
THE SEDUCER From the moment he arrived to rescue her, Diane Albret saw more in the darkly handsome, charismatic gentleman than just a guardian. Over the years that have passed since she first laid eyes on Daniel St. John, he had become, quite simply, the most dangerously irresistible man she could ever have imagined. Diane herself has changed from a bewildered schoolgirl, tragically orphaned, into a determined young woman of alluring charm and beauty. Now, leaving the cloistered life of her school, she has been brought to Daniels home with dreams of her own amid rumors and hints of scandal. But the legendary seducer seems to have other plans for Diane--and he possesses a secret about her lost past that he will do everything to keep: a secret that will put both their lives in jeopardy, even as the passion they have denied for so long threatens to break out of all control.
From the Paperback edition.
Nationally bestselling author Madeline Hunter has captivated fans with unforgettable romance novels filled with suspense, seduction, mystery, and love. Now meet "the Saint" in this sizzling tale of a mysterious aristocrat, a highspirited American beauty, and an affair that begins with an innocent temptation...and leads to the most exquisitely dangerous of seductions.Vergil Duclairc was a man used to getting his way. And as the newly appointed guardian of Miss Bianca Kenwood, he was determined to find her and bring her back to live with his family. The last thing he expected was to find his new ward scandalously costumed and employed as a theatrical singer. Bianca had no interest in giving up her independence, but there was something compelling about this handsome and brooding viscount who seemed to think he owned her and her inheritance. As she allows herself to be swept back to his country estate, she discovers that Vergil is a man of secrets and sensuality, and that she is not immune to his inscrutable charm….nor is he to hers. Suddenly, in a moment that would change everything, they are thrust into a world of dangerous intrigue, where enemies abound and only the passion that ignites between them can save them—or prove their glorious undoing.From the Paperback edition.
Filled with suspense, seduction, mystery, and passionate love, the unforgettable romance novels of Madeline Hunter have earned critical accolades and captivated readers. Now, in The Charmer, the nationally bestselling author weaves a spellbinding tale of an exiled duchess, a charismatic aristocrat, and a onceinalifetime seduction worth risking everything for...The CharmerHe’d found her in another man’s arms, the very picture of sophisticated debauchery. But Sophia Raughley knew very well that the truth was much different from appearances. What should she make, however, of this commandingly handsome man who’d burst into her Parisian salon demanding that she return with him to England by authority of the king himself? Adrian Burchard had no idea of the painful memories that had driven the beautiful duchess into a selfimposed exile across the sea, but he was clearly not going to take no for an answer. Yet this devastatingly seductive man had a tormenting secret past of his own—and powerful enemies in England that they both shared. As Sophia falls under the spell of his erotic charms, and Adrian finds himself unable to resist her passionate response, they embark together on an irresistibly dangerous affair that will either destroy them both—or prove the one thing that can save them.From the Paperback edition.
Filled with seduction, suspense, and passionate love, Madeline Hunter’s bestselling novels have captivated readers everywhere. Now she introduces fans to one of her most thrilling heroes yet—“the Sinner”—in an irresistible tale of a sensual bargain so dangerously provocative, it could tempt the devil himself . . . THE SINNER Wearing nothing but a man’s nightshirt, Fleur Monley wakes to find herself in the bed of England’s most charming and reckless libertine. But it was a stray gunshot, not passion, that put her at the mercy of a man as infamously handsome as he is famously talented in the arts of love. Believing herself immune to any seduction, Fleur thinks herself perfectly safe to proffer an arrangement no ordinary woman would dare make: half her fortune for the freedom she would gain by being his wife—in name only. Desperately in need of funds, Dante Duclaire could do worse than the “white marriage” proposed by this idealistic beauty too naïve to know the danger she is in. But the rashest thing he’s ever done is to tell himself he’ll be able to resist the invitation to sin that this sensuous innocent would arouse at every turn—or that he’ll be able to protect her from both the ruthless enemies that seek her ruin . . . and his own dangerous desire.From the Paperback edition.
Nationally bestselling author Madeline Hunter has thrilled her legions of fans with sensuous novels of intrigue, adventure, and romance. Now she weaves a spectacular tale of an English knight, a Welsh rebel, and a relationship that would defy their world and everything they believed possible between a man and a woman...Stealing HeavenMarcus of Anglesmore was not at all happy about being betrothed by the king to a woman heyes'>#8217;d never laid eyes on. So when the brooding English knight accidentally came across her in a moonlit garden, he was both surprisedand delighted. Intelligent, charming, and beautiful, she was the most captivating woman heyes'>#8217;d ever met. But the magic of that enchanted moment is soon shattered by cold reality: Nesta is not the woman he is to marry, but her sister. Of all the women Marcus might desire, none could be more dangerous than the wild and tantalizing Welsh witch with secret ties to both rebellion and king. For Nesta, no one could jeopardize her plans more than a man who would know the secrets of both her heart...and her body. Yet the course of their livesand the destinies of their two nationswill be forever altered as they defy everything to surrender to the most daring seduction of all....From the Paperback edition.
A captivating new writer at an irresistible priceCritically acclaimed as "one of the brightest new writers in the genre," (Publishers Weekly) Madeline Hunter has taken the world of historical romance by storm with her sensually powerful novels that feature strong heroines, provocative heroes, and timeless passion. Now this hugely talented author offers us a new tale filled with her trademark blend of danger, adventure, and sizzling seduction.The first time he laid eyes on her she had come to his rescue with a sword in her hand. Still Morvan Fitzwaryn had never seen any woman who aroused his interest and his passion more than the unconventional Breton warrior beauty. Anna de Leon took him into her castle and nursed him back to health, little knowing the spark of desire she was feeding with her caring ministrations. It wasn't long before Morvan had vowed to protect and conquer this unconquerable woman with all the sensual weapons at his disposal.For her part, Anna de Leon had no interest in men as lovers or husbands. She was used to commanding men in battle. But she suddenly had the strange feeling that her wellfortified defenses could be breached by this darkeyed, smolderingly handsome English knight. When her castle is besieged by an old enemy who claims both her and her lands, Anna finds she has no choice but to accept Morvan's aid yes'>#8212; even if the enemy outside her walls is no match for the ally within, who with every tantalizng kiss and forbidden embrace threatens to make her a prisoner of her own fiery passion.From the Paperback edition.
The lady and the commoner...Lady Christiana Fitzwaryn was not opposed to marriage.yes'>#160;yes'>#160;But she demanded to be married on her own terms, not as punishment for a romantic indiscretion, and especially not to a common merchant.yes'>#160;yes'>#160;Yet she was in for a shock when she met David de Abyndon.yes'>#160;yes'>#160;For she was confronted by no ordinary merchant but a man of extraordinary poise and virility.yes'>#160;yes'>#160;He was unaffected by their difference in social status.yes'>#160;yes'>#160;And even less affected by her wellthoughtout arguments against their upcoming betrothal.yes'>#160;yes'>#160;Instead, it was Christiana who felt uneasy in the presence of this naturally lordly man behind whose cool blue eyes she sensed the most uncompromising of passions.David de Abyndon understood Christiana's dilemma, for he too harbored a secret pain.yes'>#160;yes'>#160;How could he tell her that there was more to this arrangement than met the eye?yes'>#160;yes'>#160;How could he tell her about his deal with the kinga deal that meant he had all but bought Christiana sight unseen?What's more, now that he had seen this beautiful, spirited woman, how could he convince her that the love she sought was not in the callow knight she had romanticized but in the fleshandblood arms of the man who may have bought her bodybut in the bargain lost both his heart and soul?From the Paperback edition.
Bound by honor...The moment Rhys saw the stunning young woman selling her exquisitely crafted pottery in the marketplace, he was captivated. But the wealthy freemason would never have guessed that just a few days later, a misunderstanding would land Joan in the town stocks and he would become her unlikely savior. After the grueling ordeal, Rhys tenderly cares for Joan's bruised bodyyes'>#8212;and her bruised pride. Yet he longs to do much more ... to satisfy the fire that sparks between the pair the moment they are alone.Rhys could not have known that Joan once enjoyed a more privileged life. She'd had no choice but to become an indentured servant, but she is determined to avenge the crimes that ruined her family and destroyed her world. When Rhys meets with her employer to buy potteryyes'>#8212;and buys her instead yes'>#8212;Joan is furious. She vows to resist falling under the spell of the handsome, imposing Rhys. But she finds that her resolve quickly softens when tempted by Rhys's powerful charmsyes'>#8212;and she can only hope to find a way to avoid surrendering to her potent desire....From the Paperback edition.
A Common LadyFor years she had thought he was dead. Yet when Addis de Valence strode into Moira Falkner's cottage, there was no mistaking the sharp planes of his face, and the scar she herself had helped to heal. The young squire who had once been her hero was now her lord, a hardened man who returned to claim the son she had raised as her own. But Moira couldn't deny that Addis roused a passion she never thought to feeland a perilous hope for a future that could never be....An Uncommon LoveAddis returned from the Crusades to find his lands usurped by his stepbrother, and his country on the brink of rebellion. Determined to reclaim his birthright, Addis could not afford to be distracted by a womaneven one as tempting as Moira. Yet the only living part of his contented past lay in Moiraand his desire for her was more dangerous than his deadly battles with the king's men. By law, Moira belonged to him...but possessing her heart might be far more difficult.From the Paperback edition.
A passionate new historical romance in Madeline Hunter's nationally bestselling Seducer series. This one features a fifth member of the London Dueling Society, the reserved, enigmatic lawyer to the Laclere family: Julian Hampton. All his life, it seemed, Julian had been in love with Penelope, now Countess of Glasbury. And when he learned the horrors she had endured at the hands of her vicious husband, Julian was instrumental in arranging for her escape to Italy. But he has never forgotten the love of his childhood, the woman he had rescued first as a "damsel in distress" when she was a girl, and then for real once she had blossomed into woman. When Penelope returns secretly to London, Julian is the one she turns to, even though her trust in him puts both their reputations, and ultimately their lives, in peril.From the Paperback edition.
No woman alive could resist his tantalizing seduction....Celebrated as “one of the brightest new writers in the genre” (Publishers Weekly), Madeline Hunter has won the hearts of readers with the poignant passion of her love stories and the brilliance of her writing. Now this nationally bestselling, awardwinning author delivers her freshest, most tantalizing romance yet...Called the Lord of a Thousand Nights, Ian of Guilford was famed as much for his feats in the bedroom as on the battlefield. But Lady Reyna Graham had no idea of this when, disguised as a courtesan, she passed behind enemy lines with a desperate plan to save her people.Now, sitting in the tent of the dizzyingly handsome warrior who commanded the army outside her gates, the beautiful widow suddenly realized that she had underestimated her foe.For she found herself in the company of a man whose charms were said to be impossible to resist...and who would show no mercy in laying siege to her heart—and body—with every sensual weapon in his arsenal.For the sake of her people, she must not give in ... and she must somehow turn this legendary lover who never lost his heart into a man who would exchange all his thousand nights for one with her....From the Paperback edition.
Rescued from prison after an unjust arrest by Lord Elliot Rothwell, publisher Phaedra Blair quickly discovers that the price of her freedom is a promise to not publish a slanderous manuscript that could destroy his family's reputation.
From the New York Times bestselling Madeline Hunter comes this first in a stunning new trilogy about three irresistibly attractive brothers. This is the story of the bastard brother.... For fans of Mary Balogh and Amanda Quick.
Gareth Fitzallen is celebrated for four things: his handsome face, his notable charm, his aristocratic connections, and an ability to give the kind of pleasure that has women begging for more. Normally he bestows his talents on experienced, worldly women. But when he heads to Langdons End to restore a property he inherited--and to investigate a massive art theft--he lays plans to seduce a most unlikely lady.
Eva Russell lives a spinsters life of precarious finances and limited dreams while clinging to her familys old gentry status. She supports herself by copying paintings while she plots to marry her lovely sister to a well-established man. Everyone warns her of Gareths reputation, and advises her to lock her sister away. Only it is not her sister Gareth desires. One look, and she knows he is trouble. One kiss, however, proves she is no match for this master of seduction.
From the Paperback edition.
A wickedly wonderful new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of His Wicked Reputation Most women will give him anything he wants. She is not most women… As a well-known barrister and the son of a duke, Ives confines his passionate impulses to discreet affairs with worldly mistresses. A twist of fate, however, has him looking for a new lover right when a fascinating woman shows up in his chambers, asking him to help save her father from the gallows. Unfortunately, he has already been asked to serve as the prosecutor in the case, but that only ensures close encounters with the rarity named Padua Belvoir. And every encounter increases his desire to tutor her in pleasure’s wicked ways... Having always been too tall, too willful, and too smart to appeal to men, Padua Belvoir is shocked when Ives shows interest in her. Knowing his penchant for helping the wrongly accused, she had initially thought he might be her father’s best hope for salvation. Instead, he is her worst adversary--not least because every time he looks at her, she is tempted to give him anything he wants… From the Paperback edition.