Dear Cici and Father,
I have come to Devon and married a duke. And I’m more tired and hungry than I have ever been in my life. Please let me come home.
Compromised and wedded on the same day, Lady Miranda was fast finding married life not to her taste. A decaying manor and a secretive husband were hardly the stuff of girlish dreams. Yet every time she looked at dark, brooding Marcus Radwell, Duke of Haughleigh, she felt inexplicably compelled—and determined—to make their marriage real!
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The inconvenient Duchess won the RWA 2005 Golden Hart in the Short Historical category.
Miss Esme Canville’s brutal father is resolved to marry her off—but she won’t submit tamely to his decree. Instead, she’ll offer herself to notorious rake Captain St. John Radwell and enjoy all the freedom of a mistress!
St. John is intent on mending his rakish ways. He won’t seduce an innocent virgin. But Esme is determined, beautiful and very, very tempting….
Constance Townley, Duchess of Wellford, has always been impeccably behaved. So why does she suddenly feel a wild urge to kick over the traces?
Anthony de Portnay Smythe is a mysterious figure. A gentleman by day, he steals secrets for the government by night.
When Constance finds a man in her bedroom late at night, her first instinct is to call for help. But something stops her. The thief apologizes and gracefully takes his leave…with a kiss for good measure!
And Constance knows that won’t be the last she sees of this intriguing rogue….