New Releases from Authors of The Beau Monde Chapter (Regency Historical) of Romance Writers of America
Madeline’s Protector by Vanessa Riley
Pelican Book Group
If all young men leapt off a cliff, Madeline St. James wouldn’t care. Yet, a chance meeting and a bullet wound change everything. She must trust the Good Shepherd has led her to marry a dashing stranger, Lord Devonshire. Can they forge a true bond before the next disaster strikes?
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Also available in ebook and audiobook April 19, 2013
Secrets of a Runaway Bride by Valerie Bowman
St. Martin’s Press, 978-1250008961
RT Book Reviews 4.5 stars, TOP PICK!
THE THRILL OF ESCAPE
Miss Annie Andrews is finally free to marry the man she loves. With her overprotective sister out of the country on her honeymoon, nothing can prevent her flight to Gretna Greene-nothing, that is, but an abduction by the wrong gentleman.
THE SWEETNESS OF SURRENDER
When Jordan Holloway, the Earl of Ashbourne, promised to look after his best friend’s sister-in-law, he didn’t realize she would prove so difficult. But when he spirits her away to his country house to prevent her elopement, he discovers that the tempting beauty knows how to put up a fight. To make matters worse, he’s stuck playing the role of honorable protector…when what he really wants is to run away with her himself.
Sweet Madness by Heather Snow
NAL Signet Eclipse ISBN-13: 978-0451239679
Regency historical with mystery
There’s a fine line between love and insanity…
Ever since her husband’s sudden and tragic death, Lady Penelope Bridgeman has dedicated herself to studying maladies of the mind, particularly those of soldiers returning from the Napoleonic Wars, but Gabriel Devereaux’s unpredictable episodes are like none she’s ever seen. Even though she knows the folly of loving a broken man, she can’t help herself from trying to save him, no matter the cost…
“In this emotional, compassionate romance…the powerful love story will sweep readers away.”
~RT BookReviews, 4 1/2 stars
“The brilliance ofSweet Madness shines strongly and completely. Heather Snow is cutting edge…a master storyteller. Sweet Madness is a magnificent story.”
~Book Obsessed Chicks 5 stars
A Beastly Scandal by Shereen Vedam
ImaJinn Books, 978-1-61026-124-1
Regency Historical (fairytale-inspired)
“A treat to enjoy!” Jo Beverley, Author of A Scandalous Countess
A BELLE OF THE BALL…
Lady Annabelle Marchant was a belle of the ball in London until she used her psychical senses to save a man’s life. She failed miserably, leaving him dead and her disgraced. All she wants now is a chance to comfort his widow by cleansing the woman’s home of her husband’s restless spirit. But the widow’s son, the beastly Lord of the Manor, accuses her of coming to the wilds of Cheshire to snag him as a husband. Thoroughly disgusted, she is bent on proving him wrong.
…BECOMES PERSONA NON-GRATA…
Lord Rufus Marlesbury, the Earl of Terrance, is suspected of murdering his father. He has come home to clear his name by finding the real killer before the new year or the king has promised that Rufus will be called in front of the House of Lords to answer for the crime. He does not have time to waste fending off a marriage-minded miss who has inveigled an invitation to his home by playing on his grief-stricken mother’s worst fears.
…WHEN A MURDERER IS ON THE RAMPAGE
With an unruly manor ghost terrorizing the occupants and corpses piling up in the village, Belle must find a way to see the man beneath the beast and Rufus must learn to believe in the love of a woman who has no reason to trust him. Only by working together can they stop a vengeful ghost before it torments the guests or before the killer strikes again.
Late March, 2013
Never to Part by Joan Vincent
De Rigueur Press ebook 978-0-9852913-4-1
The Dremore Legend promises treasure but more importantly, enduring love. When treachery threatens the current Lord Dremore, the family ghosts contrive to aid him. Daphne, our heroine, who believes Dremore responsible for her brother’s huge gaming losses, is desperate to find the treasure. As they follow the clues ever closer to the treasure they risk losing their lives, the treasure, and most of all their hearts.
Late March, 2013
The Rake to Redeem Her by Julia Justiss
Book 2 of The Ransleigh Rogues
Will Ransleigh wants to track down the woman who ruined his cousin’s diplomatic career and bring her back to England to absolve Max. But Elodie Lefevre hasn’t survived revolution, war and poverty to bow to the wishes of any man. “Justiss brings an infamous seductress together with an unreformed rogue and lets the sparks fly.” -Romantic Times Magazine
–An RT KISS award to hero Will Ransleigh