Mar 042012

   More New Book Releases from authors at The Beau Monde Chapter                 Lady Writing at Desk

( Regency historical ) of Romance Writers of America.

      March, 2012



Maggi Andersen The Reluctant Marquess

Regency Georgian romance, released March 8th,
Knox Robinson Publishing, ISBN 13: 978-1908483096
Amazon Regency bestseller re-issue in longer form – Four stars from RT Book Reviews.
Readers will love the delightful tale of love in an arranged marriage. As troubles buffet the new couple and their love is tested, readers will be rooting for them to make it through.
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Passion and Pretense by Susan Gee Heino

Passion and Pretense by Susan Gee Heino

Passion and Pretense by Susan Gee Heino

Regency Historical, Berkley Sensation,  Available March 2012,  978-0-425246986

From the national bestselling author of Temptress in Training…  Miss Penelope Rastmoor has always been a bit of a troublemaker. Determined to thwart her brother’s plans to get her properly married, she decides what she needs is the most horrible, unsuitable fiancé ever imagined. Unfortunately, she never quite imagined Lord Harry!

Lord Harry Chesterton has his own reasons for agreeing to Penelope’s scheme. A man’s life hangs in the balance and Lord Harry needs what Penelope has—a mysterious Egyptian scarab. Yes, he’ll pose as her unsuitable fiancé and he’ll get his hands on her scarab. But will he be content with that, or will Lord Harry end up stealing something more precious?

THE WEDDING WAGER by  Elena Greene                Elena Greene The Wedding Wager

Traditional Regency Novella,  Ebook available at Amazon,  Barnes & Noble and Smashwords

To convince his trustees he is responsible enough to manage his estates, rakish Julian Ardleigh, Viscount Debenham, plans to marry his childhood friend, Harriet. Since her one disastrous London Season, she has lived quietly in the country breeding horses and has no wish to marry. When Julian persists, she challenges him to prove he can be faithful, but neither gambles on losing their hearts!  (2001 National Readers’ Choice Award, Best Novella Romance)

BETWEEN THE DUKE AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA by Sophie Nash       Sophie Nash Between the Duke

Regency Historical,  On sale: February 28, 2012,>Avon, ISBN 978-0-06-202232-5

First book in the Royal Entourage series. Six Regency heroes—One royal hangover

An infamous night has been lost to memory. The scandalous Dukes of the Royal Entourage must make amends. The first step is a heroic rescue. One of England’s most disreputable peers, Alexander Barclay, Duke of Kress, has stumbled upon a perfect opportunity for redemption. Having been exiled to Cornwall by the Prince Regent himself, Barclay discovers lovely Roxanne Vanderhaven clinging to the edge of a cliff, stranded there by her murderous blackguard of a husband . . . just waiting to be rescued. Back on solid ground, Roxanne is desperate for a new life— once she’s retaliated for her husband’s despicable actions. Surprisingly, she finds herself drawn to her unlikely champion, certainly the last man in England she could count on. Yet, the infamous Duke of Kress isn’t quite the scoundrel he seems . . .


 Sophie Nash The Art of Duke HuntingRegency Historical, On sale: March 27, 2012, Avon, ISBN 978-0062022332

Second book in the Royal Entourage series.

The Hangover meets Regency England in RITA Award-winning author Sophia Nash’s wickedly clever and wonderfully sensual Royal Entourage historical romance novels. In The Art of Duke Hunting, the second in her series, the dashing Duke of Norwich—on the morning after a most extravagant royal bachelor party that he simple cannot recall—awakens on board ship and well out to sea…and in the arms of a stranger, an enchanting and most proper lady. The Art of Duke Hunting is funny, sexy, and wonderfully romantic, as fans of Karen Hawkins, Elizabeth Boyle, and Victoria Alexander will most assuredly agree. And unlike the members of the Royal Entourage, you will happily recall every delicious moment of it!

The Perfect Impostor by Wendy Soliman                      Wendy Soliman The Perfect Imposter

Regency Traditional, Carina Press, 2nd April, 2012, ISBN 978 14268 9354 4
 The Perfect Impostor. When two friends change places for a week, what could possibly go wrong?
But Julia’s help comes at a price: Katrina must take her place at a house party. They look enough alike for the ruse to work…until Julia’s handsome former fiance arrives. Leo Kincade has been tasked with catching a traitor who steals from house parties to fund Napoleon’s armies.  But when Leo intercepts her at the party, he finds an impostor who stirs an attraction stronger than anything he ever felt for Julia.  He should expose her at once, but he’s too tempted to play along and see where her deception – and they passion – will lead …
Available from Carina Press or Amazon
The Hunter Files / Risky Business – Carina Press, June 2012
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The Storybook Hero by Andrea Pickens (aka Cara Elliott/Andrea Penrose)        Andrea Pickens The Storybook Hero

Out-of-print Regency romances from the old Signet line—including RITA finalist, available as e-books.  Six available with more to come soon!
New website to read excerpts
Available from Amazon and B&N.



DEVERELL’S DILEMMA by  Kaye Calkins                  Kaye Calkins Deverells Dilemma

March 2012, Avalon,    ISBN 978-0-8034-7462-8

Deverell Bromfield hasn’t trusted women since Ariadne threw him over for a viscount. Can he set aside his distrust of women to pursue the delightful and beautiful Alexandra Moreton? When his brother, Nat, is accused of murder Alexi’s father forbids her to see Deverell. Determined to save his brother and win her hand, Deverell sets out to find the real murderer only to discover the evidence points to Alexi’s brother. Deverell is on the horns of a dilemma.

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Tease Me, Take Me  by  Cynthia Moore.                            Cynthia Moore Tease Me Take Me

Smart, beautiful Amanda Clark is a customer service rep at a gift basket company.  An avid historical romance reader, she doesn’t currently have a boyfriend but she does have a secret admirer. For three consecutive days, Amanda has discovered cards tucked inside her desk drawer at work with hot, sensual messages typed on them.
Just as Amanda begins to get a little concerned about the identity of her secret fan, she receives another note promising she’ll learn who the author is within the next few days.  When the person who has been writing the messages is finally revealed, what follows is an evening full of teasing, flirting, laughing and, best of all in Amanda’s opinion, romance.

  One Response to “New Book Releases – March / April 2012”

  1. My “Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy” is set for release on April 10, 2012.

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