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Ruining Miss Wrotham

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*Desert Isle Keeper* “Grabbed my attention from the first page and didn’t let me go until the end.” ~ Caz @ All About Romance Eleanor Wrotham has sworn off overbearing men, but she needs help to find her missing sister—and the man who steps forward is as domineering as he is dangerous: the notorious Mordecai Black. The illegitimate son of an earl, Mordecai is infamous for his skill with women. His affairs are legendary, but few people realize that Mordecai has rules, and one of them is: Never ruin a woman. Can Mordecai help Miss Wrotham without ruining her? "One of the most entertaining, heartfelt, and romantic books I have read in forever!" ~ Carla @ NetGalley Length: Full-length novel of 94,000 words Sensuality level: A hot Regency romance with steamy love scenes Q & A with the author How would you describe this series? It's Regency England with a dash of magic. I hope to take readers on a journey from the glittering ballrooms of the aristocracy to the dark underbelly of Regency England—with passion, danger, adventure, romance, and a little magic thrown into the mix. I think the series could also be labelled Regency Noir, because it falls on the darker, grittier side of the romance fence, although each book contains humor, too. The stories are emotional, but not sweet (there’s sex, violence, and my heroes do swear rather badly at times!). Why did you write this series? I wanted to get my well-bred heroines out of the drawing rooms and put them in the way of adventure and romance. But I didn’t want to write a series where magic is common; I wanted to write a series where only a few characters have magic, and it’s a deep, dark secret, and no one else knows. But ... do magic and Regency England go together? Definitely! Many, many years ago I read Sorcery and Cecelia (or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot) by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer, and totally loved it and ever since then I’ve thought that Regency England and magic go very well together. What was the catalyst for this series? A magazine article I read in which celebrities were asked what magic power they’d choose and why. That got me thinking! (I’d choose shapeshifting, by the way.) How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She’s why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you’ve not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I’ve also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this series? This series will appeal to readers who enjoy the historical backdrop of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, the dark and sensual ‘noir’ feel of Anna Campbell, the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan, and the magic of Patricia Rice and Mary Robinette Kowal. Quite a broad range, really!

Unmasking Miss Appleby

Unmasking Miss Appleby [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0994138407
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"Sexy, unusual, and vastly entertaining. The best historical romance I've read this year." ~ Anna Campbell, author of the Dashing Widows series "A ridiculously wonderful story!" ~ NetGalley reviewer On her 25th birthday, Charlotte Appleby receives an unusual gift: the ability to change shape. Penniless and orphaned, she sets off for London to make her fortune as a man. But a position as secretary to Lord Cosgrove proves unexpectedly challenging. Someone is trying to destroy Cosgrove and his life is increasingly in jeopardy. As Charlotte plunges into London’s backstreets at Cosgrove’s side, hunting his persecutor, she finds herself fighting for her life—and falling in love... "The best historical romance I have read all year." ~ Rachel @ Heroes & Heartbreakers "THIS IS SO FUN. I want to grab people on the street and make them read it!" ~ Goodreads reviewer Length: Full-length novel of 94,000 words Sensuality level: A hot Regency romance with steamy love scenes Q & A with the author How would you describe this series? It's Regency England with a dash of magic. I hope to take readers on a journey from the glittering ballrooms of the aristocracy to the dark underbelly of Regency England – with passion, danger, adventure, romance, and a little magic thrown into the mix. Why did you write this series? I wanted to get my well-bred heroines out of the drawing rooms and put them in the way of adventure and romance. But I didn’t want to write a series where magic is common; I wanted to write a series where only a few characters have magic, and it’s a deep, dark secret, and no one else knows. How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She’s why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you’ve not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I’ve also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this series? This series will appeal to readers who enjoy the historical backdrop of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, the emotion of Mary Balogh and Courtney Milan, and the magic of Patricia Rice and Mary Robinette Kowal. Quite a broad range, really! What order should I read the series in? Each book, whether a novel or novella, can be read as a standalone, but many readers prefer to read them in order. And although the series is set in Regency England, a quartet of medieval novellas form the prequel. The ideal reading order would be: The Fey Quartet (series prequel) Maythorn’s Wish Hazel’s Promise Ivy’s Choice Larkspur’s Quest The Baleful Godmother series Unmasking Miss Appleby Resisting Miss Merryweather Trusting Miss Trentham Claiming Mister Kemp Ruining Miss Wrotham Discovering Miss Dalrymple Plus more interlinked Baleful Godmother series to come. Happy reading! Free Regency romance. Free historical romance. Free first in series. Freebie.

Resisting Miss Merryweather

Resisting Miss Merryweather [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0994138423
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Resisting Miss Merryweather by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

*Desert Isle Keeper* “A charming, romantic novella that shows how magical life can be with the right person at your side.” ~ Sara @ All About Romance Sir Barnaby Ware made a mistake two and a half years ago. A massive mistake. The sort of mistake that can never be atoned for. He knows himself to be irredeemable, but the captivating and unconventional Miss Merryweather is determined to prove him wrong. The daughter of a dancing master and a noblewoman, Miss Merryweather had an unusual upbringing. She sees things no one else sees—and she says things no one else says. Sir Barnaby knows he’s the villain in this piece, but Miss Merryweather thinks he’s the hero—and she is damnably hard to resist… “Larkin has a writing style that I adore, and I wholeheartedly recommend this novella.” ~ Lady Blue @ Romantic Historical Reviews “A moving story, with characters brimming with life and emotions.” ~ NetGalley Reviewer Length: Novella of 33,000 words Sensuality level: A hot Regency romance with steamy love scenes Q & A with the author Why did you write this novella? When I finished writing Unmasking Miss Appleby (the first book in the Baleful Godmother series) I was surprised by how sorry I felt for Sir Barnaby. He’d made a dreadful mistake and ruined the most important friendship in his life. I felt Barnaby deserved a chance to redeem himself, and I also felt that he and Marcus (the hero of Unmasking Miss Appleby) needed to be friends again if they were to be truly happy. How would you describe this book? Resisting Miss Merryweather is a novella about friendship, forgiveness, and falling in love. There’s also a little science, and some magic. Although it’s a companion novella to Unmasking Miss Appleby, it can be read as a standalone. How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She's why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you've not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I've also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. What order should I read the series in? Each book, whether a novel or novella, can be read as a standalone, but many readers prefer to read them in order. And although the series is set in Regency England, a quartet of medieval novellas form the prequel. The ideal reading order would be: The Fey Quartet (series prequel) Maythorn's Wish Hazel's Promise Ivy's Choice Larkspur's Quest The Baleful Godmother series Unmasking Miss Appleby Resisting Miss Merryweather Trusting Miss Trentham Claiming Mister Kemp Ruining Miss Wrotham Discovering Miss Dalrymple Plus more interlinked Baleful Godmother series to come. Happy reading!

Primrose and the Dreadful Duke

Primrose and the Dreadful Duke [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0995105065
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Primrose and the Dreadful Duke by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

*A double award-winning historical romance* An irrepressible duke, a bookish spinster, a devious murderer ... Regency house parties have never been so hazardous! Oliver Dasenby is the most infuriating man Primrose Garland has ever known. He may be her brother's best friend, but he has an atrocious sense of humor. Eight years in the cavalry hasn't taught him solemnity, nor has the unexpected inheritance of a dukedom. But when Oliver inherited his dukedom, it appears that he also inherited a murderer. Oliver might be dreadfully annoying, but Primrose doesn't want him dead. She's going to make certain he survives his inheritance—and the only way to do that is to help him catch the murderer! "I read straight through the night. I kept telling myself that I needed to put it down and get some sleep, but it was so interesting and exciting that I just had to see what happened next. Finally, at 7 am, I read the last word and thought 'Wow, just wow.'" ~ Barbara @ NetGalley Length: Full-length novel of 85,000 words Sensuality level: A Regency romance with steamy love scenes *Winner of the 2019 Romance Writers of New Zealand Long Romance of the Year Award* *Winner of the 2019 Romance Writers of New Zealand Best Overall Romance of the Year Award* "I read it in one sitting. I also rolled my eyes and laughed until I snorted in an unladylike manner." ~ Judith @ Goodreads Q & A with the author How would you describe this series? It's Regency England with passion, danger, adventure, humor, romance?and a dash of magic. The stories are emotional, but not sweet. There's sex, and my heroes do swear at times! Hang on. Did you say magic? I did. But don't worry—the books are first and foremost historical romances. Only a few characters have magic, and it's a deep, dark secret, and no one else knows. But ... do magic and Regency England go together? Definitely! Many years ago I read Sorcery and Cecelia (or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot) by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer, and totally loved it and ever since then I've thought that Regency England and magic go very well together. How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She's why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you've not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I've also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this series? This series will appeal to readers who enjoy the historical backdrop and humor of Georgette Heyer, the sensual 'noir' feel of Anna Campbell, the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan, and the magic of Patricia Rice and Mary Robinette Kowal. Quite a broad range, really!

Trusting Miss Trentham

Trusting Miss Trentham [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 099413844X
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Trusting Miss Trentham by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

An unusual heiress meets her match in this USA TODAY* bestselling Regency romance! "Unique and romantic and emotional and simply amazing." ~ NetGalley reviewer Letitia Trentham is noteworthy for three reasons. One, she’s extremely wealthy. Two, she can distinguish truth from lies. Three, she’s refused every man who’s ever proposed to her. Until Letty receives a proposal she can’t turn down. Icarus Reid barely survived the Battle of Vimeiro. He lives for one thing—to find the man who betrayed him to the French. He doesn’t want to marry Miss Trentham; he wants to use her talent for uncovering lies. Suddenly, Letty finds herself breaking the rules, pretending to be someone she’s not, and doing things a lady would never do. But her hunt for the truth may uncover more than one secret—including the secret that haunts Icarus day and night. The secret he intends to take to his grave... "An amazing book which I read in one sitting." ~ Roses R Blue Length: Full-length novel of 89,000 words Sensuality level: A hot Regency romance with steamy love scenes *USA TODAY bestseller, Jan 2018. Q & A with the author How would you describe this series? It's Regency England with a dash of magic. I hope to take readers on a journey from the glittering ballrooms of the aristocracy to the dark underbelly of Regency England – with passion, danger, adventure, romance, and a little magic thrown into the mix. I think the series could also be labelled Regency Noir, because it falls on the darker, grittier side of the romance fence, although each book contains humor, too. The stories are emotional, but not sweet (there’s sex, violence, and my heroes do swear rather badly at times!). Why did you write this series? I wanted to get my well-bred heroines out of the drawing rooms and put them in the way of adventure and romance. But I didn’t want to write a series where magic is common; I wanted to write a series where only a few characters have magic, and it’s a deep, dark secret, and no one else knows. But ... do magic and Regency England go together? Definitely! Many, many years ago I read Sorcery and Cecelia (or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot) by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer, and totally loved it and ever since then I’ve thought that Regency England and magic go very well together. What was the catalyst for this series? A magazine article I read in which celebrities were asked what magic power they’d choose and why. That got me thinking! (I’d choose shapeshifting, by the way.) How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She’s why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you’ve not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I’ve also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this series? This series will appeal to readers who enjoy the historical backdrop of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, the dark and sensual ‘noir’ feel of Anna Campbell, the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan, and the magic of Patricia Rice and Mary Robinette Kowal. Quite a broad range, really! What order should I read the series in? Each book, whether a novel or novella, can be read as a standalone, but many readers prefer to read them in order. And although the series is set in Regency England, a quartet of medieval novellas form the prequel. The ideal reading order would be: The Fey Quartet (series prequel) Maythorn’s Wish Hazel’s Promise Ivy’s Choice Larkspur’s Quest The Baleful Godmother series Unmasking Miss Appleby Resisting Miss Merryweather Trusting Miss Trentham Claiming Mister Kemp Ruining Miss Wrotham Discovering Miss Dalrymple Plus more interlinked Baleful Godmother series to come.

Discovering Miss Dalrymple

Discovering Miss Dalrymple [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0994144385
Author: Emily Larkin
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Discovering Miss Dalrymple by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

"Oh my gosh!!! I am absolutely in love with this book!" ~ NetGalley reviewer Who is the Duke of Vickery? At the age of four Alexander St. Clare was stolen by gypsies and sold to a chimney sweep. At the age of five he was reunited with his father, the Duke of Vickery. His history is no secret—everyone in the ton knows of his miraculous rescue. But when Alexander finds his father’s diaries, he discovers that there may be a secret buried in his past. Georgiana Dalrymple knows all about secrets. She has several herself—and one of those secrets is her ability to find missing people. When Alexander turns to her for help, Georgiana sets out to discover just who he actually is... "I was taken on a roller coaster of emotions. Had me laughing then had me in tears." ~ NetGalley reviewer Length: A long novella of 40,000 words Sensuality level: A Regency romance with a steamy love scene Q & A with the author How would you describe this series? It's Regency England with a dash of magic. I hope to take readers on a journey from the glittering ballrooms of the aristocracy to the dark underbelly of Regency England – with passion, danger, adventure, romance, and a little magic thrown into the mix. I think the series could also be labelled Regency Noir, because it falls on the darker, grittier side of the romance fence, although each book contains humor, too. The stories are emotional, but not sweet (there’s sex, violence, and my heroes do swear rather badly at times!). Why did you write this series? I wanted to get my well-bred heroines out of the drawing rooms and put them in the way of adventure and romance. But I didn’t want to write a series where magic is common; I wanted to write a series where only a few characters have magic, and it’s a deep, dark secret, and no one else knows. But ... do magic and Regency England go together? Definitely! Many, many years ago I read Sorcery and Cecelia (or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot) by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer, and totally loved it and ever since then I’ve thought that Regency England and magic go very well together. What was the catalyst for this series? A magazine article I read in which celebrities were asked what magic power they’d choose and why. That got me thinking! (I’d choose shapeshifting, by the way.) How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She’s why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you’ve not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I’ve also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this series? This series will appeal to readers who enjoy the historical backdrop of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, the dark and sensual ‘noir’ feel of Anna Campbell, the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan, and the magic of Patricia Rice and Mary Robinette Kowal. Quite a broad range, really!

Octavius and the Perfect Governess

Octavius and the Perfect Governess [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0995136661
Author: Emily Larkin
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Octavius and the Perfect Governess by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

A governess in jeopardy . . . and the marquis's son who goes undercover as a housemaid to protect her. Lord Octavius Pryor leads a carefree life, until the night he visits Vauxhall Gardens in the guise of a woman. At Vauxhall, Octavius discovers that being a female is very different from being a man. Annoyingly different, unpleasantly different—and when he encounters the lecherous Baron Rumpole, dangerously different. Determined to teach the baron a lesson, Octavius infiltrates Rumpole's household, where he meets the woman of his dreams: Miss Toogood, governess to the baron's daughters. Suddenly Octavius has three pressing tasks. 1) To teach the baron to keep his yardstick in his breeches. 2) To keep Miss Toogood safe. 3) To convince her to marry him. Length: Full-length novel of 88,000 words Sensuality level: A Regency romance with mild love scenes A word of caution: This novel is a bodice ripper, and I mean that quite literally. Bodices are ripped in this book—and not in a playful or sexy way. However, I promise you that all rippers of bodices receive their just desserts. Q & A with the author How would you describe this series? It's Regency England with passion, danger, adventure, humor, romance—and a dash of magic. The stories are emotional, but not sweet. There's sex, and my heroes do swear at times! Hang on. Did you say magic? I did. But don't worry—the books are first and foremost historical romances. Only a few characters have magic, and it's a deep, dark secret, and no one else knows. But ... do magic and Regency England go together? Definitely! Many years ago I read Sorcery and Cecelia (or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot) by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer, and totally loved it and ever since then I've thought that Regency England and magic go very well together. How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She's why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you've not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I've also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this series? This series will appeal to readers who enjoy the historical backdrop and humor of Georgette Heyer, the sensual 'noir' feel of Anna Campbell, the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan, and the magic of Patricia Rice and Mary Robinette Kowal. Quite a broad range, really!

The Spinster’s Secret

The Spinster’s Secret [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0994138482
Author: Emily Larkin
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The Spinster’s Secret by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

“Straight up touched my heart. It's been a while since I laughed, cried, despaired, and felt one with a character to this extent.” ~ Punya Reviews Matilda Chapple is penniless, orphaned, and dependent on her uncle’s meager charity—but she’s found a way to escape: she’ll write her way to financial freedom. When Mattie pens a series of titillating short stories, she starts earning money . . . and notoriety. Her secret is safe—until Waterloo veteran, Edward Kane, agrees to uncover the anonymous author's identity. Can Mattie conceal the secret of her scandalous writings, or will Edward discover that the virginal spinster and the risqué authoress are one and the same person? A Regency romance with a battle-scarred hero, an enterprising heroine, a gothic backdrop, and some of the worst food in England. **The Spinster's Secret is the second book in the Midnight Quill Trio, but may be read as a standalone.** Q & A with the author How would you describe this book? Good question! Um . . . a gothic Regency romance with underlying humor? By gothic, I mean that the setting is gothic: an isolated and gloomy manor with dark, drafty corridors and a miserly uncle. There are nightly readings of ‘improving texts’ and some truly awful food! Your hero and heroine are a little unusual. Tell us a bit about them. The heroine, Mattie, is six foot tall—which is a little taller than your average heroine! Edward, the hero, is even taller, and badly scarred from injuries he received at Waterloo. And when I say badly scarred, I mean really badly scarred. Did you do a lot of research for this book? I read two ‘titillating’ novels of the era, Fanny Hill and The Lustful Turk, which were quite ludicrous. The stories Mattie writes are just as silly! How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She’s why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you’ve not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I’ve also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this book? This book would appeal to readers who like the historical backdrop and understated humor of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, the dark and sensual ‘noir’ feel of Anna Campbell, and the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan.

Claiming Mister Kemp

Claiming Mister Kemp [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0994138466
Author: Emily Larkin
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Claiming Mister Kemp by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

A forbidden love... Lucas Kemp’s twin sister died last year. He’s put aside his mourning clothes, but not his heartache. If Lucas ever needed a friend, it’s now—and who should walk in his door but Lieutenant Thomas Matlock. Lucas and Tom are more than just best friends; they’ve been in love with each other for years. In love with each other—and pretending not to know it. But this time, Tom’s not going to ignore the attraction between them. This time, he’s going to push the issue. He’s going to teach Lucas how to laugh again—and he’s going to take Lucas as his lover... "Heartbreakingly gorgeous. Tom is the most incredible hero - patient, understanding, passionate, sensitive. Lucas is so proper and stiff, his struggles so very real and poignant. I love Larkin's stories but this one is exquisite." ~ M.C.E. Top 500 reviewer Length: Shorter length novel of 48,000 words Sensuality level: A hot Regency male-male romance with sensual love scenes Q & A with the author Why did you write this book? When Tom and Lucas walked onto the page in Trusting Miss Trentham (the third book in the Baleful Godmother series) I fell in love with them both. I really wanted to know their story—so I decided to write it. I’m very glad I did, because it was so much fun! Lucas is my first ever virgin hero, and I really enjoyed writing his scenes. Claiming Mister Kemp was meant to be a novella, but it grew and grew and grew, until finally I had to admit defeat and call it a (short) novel. How would you describe this book? At its most basic, Claiming Mister Kemp is a friends to lovers romance, but it’s also a story about grief, and about two men finding the courage to love one another in a time when this was punishable by death. I think it’s the most emotional book I’ve ever written. Readers have told me that some scenes make them cry, which I take as a compliment! Claiming Mister Kemp is a Baleful Godmother novel, so both Tom and Lucas have brushes with magic—even if they don’t realize it. And although this book is a companion novel to Trusting Miss Trentham it can be read as a standalone. How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She’s why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you’ve not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I’ve also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this book? This book will appeal to readers who love male-male romances, Regency romances, or both. Fans of KJ Charles, Joanna Chambers, and Cat Sebastian should particularly enjoy it.

Lady Isabella’s Ogre

Lady Isabella’s Ogre [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0995105006
Author: Emily Larkin
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Lady Isabella’s Ogre by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

She’s one of London’s beauties ... He's London's ogre. Lady Isabella Knox enjoys her independence. She collects strays—dogs, kittens, runaway brides—but she has no intention of collecting a husband. Major Nicholas Reynolds returned from the Battle of Waterloo a hero. He’s had enough of soldiering; all he wants now is a bride ... but his scarred face sends young ladies fleeing. When a slip of her tongue brands the major an ogre, his chances of marriage disintegrate. Determined to put things to rights, Isabella sets out to revive the major’s marriage prospects. How better than for the two of them to indulge in a make-believe flirtation? They both know it’s not real, so where’s the danger? But Isabella is soon in over her head—and so is Major Reynolds. "This story has it all: damsels in distress, villains, heroes, romance, suspense, mistakes & misunderstandings, all wrapped up in one cannot-put-it-down story." ~ Goodreads reviewer (Lady Isabella’s Ogre is a new version of Beauty and the Scarred Hero, which was published under the penname Emily May. The last few chapters have been rewritten. Some things are the same, some are different...)

The Fey Quartet

The Fey Quartet [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0994136986
Author: Emily Larkin
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One widow ~ three daughters ~ four heroes ~ and some very dangerous Faeries. *The Fey Quartet romance novella collection is the prequel to the Baleful Godmother historical romance series.* MAYTHORN’S WISH For years the widowed Maythorn Miller has yearned for a man she can never have: the village blacksmith, Ren. But Maythorn lives near the border with Faerie, a place where unexpected things can happen... HAZEL’S PROMISE Hazel Miller is betrothed to a man who went off to earn his fortune—and never returned. Dressed as a boy, she sets out to find him, but the roads of Medieval England are fraught with peril. When a ragged stranger risks his life to protect her, how can she refuse his company? IVY’S CHOICE Ivy Miller is lame, but in a few days she’ll receive a Faerie wish. She could wish herself able to walk freely again...if her beloved sister didn’t need saving. But Ivy’s sister isn’t the only person in desperate need of rescue. A man trapped in the shape of a deer emerges from the forest. Can Ivy break the agonizing spell that binds him? Ivy has only one Faerie wish—but many choices. LARKSPUR’S QUEST Larkspur Miller is determined to earn a Faerie wish for her sister. She knows it won’t be easy—and that it will require a man. She’s chosen her man: Cadoc Ironfist, liegeman to the Lord Warder of Dapple Vale. But Cadoc is reluctant, and the task is far more dangerous than Larkspur realized... “Her haunting prose reads like Hans Christian Andersen for twenty-first century adults.” ~ Mindy Klasky, USA TODAY bestselling author “A storyteller to watch!” ~ Nalini Singh, NYT bestselling author Q & A with the author How would you describe the Fey Quartet novellas? The Fey Quartet novellas are adult fairy tale romances. Each novella has a different feel to it--some are darker, some lighter. Themes include: wishes, secrets, new beginnings, dangerous live Faeries, dangerous dead Faeries, disguises, shapeshifting, telepathy, treachery, loyalty – and falling in love. Who would like this quartet of novellas? The Fey Quartet novellas are romances with strong heroines, a medieval backdrop, and a dash of magic. They will appeal to romance readers, especially those who enjoy medieval romances or fairy tale romances. Readers who like historical fantasy and fantasy with strong romantic elements would also enjoy the novellas. How would you describe your writing? I’ve had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan, Mary Balogh, and Georgette Heyer, all of which are massive compliments. An editor once said my writing reminded her of Lois McMaster Bujold, but she was rejecting me at the time, so that was more of a bittersweet compliment! (That book did sell once I rewrote it; it’s one of my Emily Gee fantasy novels.) What order should I read the Fey Quartet novellas in? Each novella can be read as a standalone, but I would recommend reading them in the following order for the best reading experience: Maythorn’s Wish Hazel’s Promise Ivy’s Choice Larkspur’s Quest The Fey Quartet novellas are the prequel to the Baleful Godmother historical romance series. The first six titles in that series are: Unmasking Miss Appleby Resisting Miss Merryweather Trusting Miss Trentham Claiming Mister Kemp Ruining Miss Wrotham Discovering Miss Dalrymple Happy reading!

My Lady Thief

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An elusive thief is haunting Regency London, stealing from the wealthy to give to the poor... Arabella Knightley might be an earl’s granddaughter, but underneath the ballgowns and the dancing slippers is a girl who grew up in the slums. Arabella’s past is no secret—it’s even earned her the nickname Miss Smell o’ Gutters—but she does have something to hide. Something very dangerous… Adam St. Just is one of Society’s most sought after bachelors. He’s also the man responsible for Arabella’s nickname. Bored by polite society, he sets out to unmask Mayfair’s elusive thief ... but he’s not prepared for what he discovers. A page-turning enemies-to-lovers Regency romance. If you love stories brimming with emotion, humor, and captivating characters, then this novel is for you! "Characters with passion, depth, intelligence, and a great sense of humor." ~ Buried Under Romance Length: A full-length Regency romance of 83 000 words Sensuality level: This book contains mildly sensual love scenes *Finalist in the Booksellers Best, National Readers Choice, and Australian Romantic Book of the Year awards.* (Please note, this book was originally published as The Unmasking of a Lady, by Emily May.)

Midnight Quill Trio

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Three linked historical romances that will touch your heart and make you laugh, cry, and fall in love… Join a desperate young countess, an enterprising spinster, and a penniless widow as they fall in love and learn to experience pleasure for the very first time. This trio of sensual and deeply emotional stories includes one daring rescue, one scandalous secret, one extremely awkward wedding night, one gentle giant, two battle-scarred officers, a darkly gothic manor house, and some of the worst food in England. The Midnight Quill Trio by award-winning and USA Today bestselling author Emily Larkin consists of two novellas and one full-length novel — The Countess’s Groom, The Spinster’s Secret, and The Baronet’s Bride. If you love richly-detailed historical romances filled with passion, emotion, and compelling characters, then this collection is for you! Length: One novel and two novellas totaling 104,000 words Sensuality level: These historical romances contain steamy love scenes The Countess’s Groom (a novella) Rose, the young Countess Malmstoke, is trapped in a violent marriage. Escape seems impossible—until her horse groom, Will Fenmore, steps forward to help her. The Spinster’s Secret (a novel) Matilda Chapple is penniless, orphaned, and dependent on her uncle’s grim charity, but she’s finally found a way to escape: she’ll write her way to financial freedom! Her secret is safe—until Waterloo veteran, Captain Edward Kane, agrees to uncover the anonymous author's identity. The Baronet’s Bride (a novella) Sir Gareth Locke lost an arm at Waterloo. He’s in love with his new bride, Cecily, but he’s dreading their wedding night. He knows it will be an ordeal: clumsy, awkward, and mortifying. But Cecily and Gareth are about to have a wedding night that neither of them expects... “Straight up touched my heart. It's been a while since I laughed, cried, despaired, and felt one with a character to this extent.” ~ Punya Reviews (on The Spinster’s Secret) “Full of misunderstandings, desires, and erotism. Larkin at her best.” ~ Goodreads Reviewer (on The Baronet's Bride) “Tender and heartwarming.” ~ Buried Under Romance (on The Countess’s Groom) “Beautifully written. The stories were so captivating that I continued to think of them long afterwards.” ~ Amazon Reviewer (on the Midnight Quill Trio) “Larkin has a way with characters that draws you in. I couldn't put down the book until I read all three stories.” ~ Goodreads Reviewer (on the Midnight Quill Trio) “Smart, funny romances full of well-rounded characters and charm.” ~ Goodreads Reviewer (on the Midnight Quill Trio) In addition to the three stories, this collection also contains the first chapter of The Earl’s Dilemma.

Trusting Miss Trentham

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An unusual heiress meets her match in this USA TODAY* bestselling Regency romance! "Unique and romantic and emotional and simply amazing." ~ NetGalley reviewer Letitia Trentham is noteworthy for three reasons. One, she’s extremely wealthy. Two, she can distinguish truth from lies. Three, she’s refused every man who’s ever proposed to her. Until Letty receives a proposal she can’t turn down. Icarus Reid barely survived the Battle of Vimeiro. He lives for one thing—to find the man who betrayed him to the French. He doesn’t want to marry Miss Trentham; he wants to use her talent for uncovering lies. Suddenly, Letty finds herself breaking the rules, pretending to be someone she’s not, and doing things a lady would never do. But her hunt for the truth may uncover more than one secret—including the secret that haunts Icarus day and night. The secret he intends to take to his grave... "An amazing book which I read in one sitting." ~ Roses R Blue Length: Full-length novel of 89,000 words Sensuality level: A hot Regency romance with steamy love scenes *USA TODAY bestseller, Jan 2018. Q & A with the author How would you describe this series? It's Regency England with a dash of magic. I hope to take readers on a journey from the glittering ballrooms of the aristocracy to the dark underbelly of Regency England – with passion, danger, adventure, romance, and a little magic thrown into the mix. I think the series could also be labelled Regency Noir, because it falls on the darker, grittier side of the romance fence, although each book contains humor, too. The stories are emotional, but not sweet (there’s sex, violence, and my heroes do swear rather badly at times!). Why did you write this series? I wanted to get my well-bred heroines out of the drawing rooms and put them in the way of adventure and romance. But I didn’t want to write a series where magic is common; I wanted to write a series where only a few characters have magic, and it’s a deep, dark secret, and no one else knows. But ... do magic and Regency England go together? Definitely! Many, many years ago I read Sorcery and Cecelia (or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot) by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer, and totally loved it and ever since then I’ve thought that Regency England and magic go very well together. What was the catalyst for this series? A magazine article I read in which celebrities were asked what magic power they’d choose and why. That got me thinking! (I’d choose shapeshifting, by the way.) How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She’s why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you’ve not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I’ve also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this series? This series will appeal to readers who enjoy the historical backdrop of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, the dark and sensual ‘noir’ feel of Anna Campbell, the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan, and the magic of Patricia Rice and Mary Robinette Kowal. Quite a broad range, really! What order should I read the series in? Each book, whether a novel or novella, can be read as a standalone, but many readers prefer to read them in order. And although the series is set in Regency England, a quartet of medieval novellas form the prequel. The ideal reading order would be: The Fey Quartet (series prequel) Maythorn’s Wish Hazel’s Promise Ivy’s Choice Larkspur’s Quest The Baleful Godmother series Unmasking Miss Appleby Resisting Miss Merryweather Trusting Miss Trentham Claiming Mister Kemp Ruining Miss Wrotham Discovering Miss Dalrymple Plus more interlinked Baleful Godmother series to come.

The Earl's Dilemma

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“Utterly delightful friends-to-lovers story. This is by far the funniest that I've read, and the most adorable too.” ~ Buried Under Romance James Hargrave, Earl of Arden, urgently needs a wife. He’s resigned himself to a marriage of convenience and has even chosen a bride: Kate Honeycourt, his best friend’s sister. Kate has been on the shelf for years. Why, then, does she so firmly turn him down? Surely she can’t be holding out for a love match? But Kate has a proposal of her own: she’ll find James a bride he can fall in love with. Armed with a list of requirements, Kate sets out to find James the perfect wife. But things don’t progress as either of them expect... A Regency romance featuring an earl who needs to marry in a hurry, the spinster he turns to for help, and a list that grows...and grows...and grows. (The Earl's Dilemma was originally published under the penname Emily May.)

Dictionary of the British English Spelling System

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This book will tell all you need to know about British English spelling. It's a reference work intended for anyone interested in the English language, especially those who teach it, whatever the age or mother tongue of their students. It will be particularly useful to those wishing to produce well-designed materials for teaching initial literacy via phonics, for teaching English as a foreign or second language, and for teacher training. English spelling is notoriously complicated and difficult to learn; it is correctly described as much less regular and predictable than any other alphabetic orthography. However, there is more regularity in the English spelling system than is generally appreciated. This book provides, for the first time, a thorough account of the whole complex system. It does so by describing how phonemes relate to graphemes and vice versa. It enables searches for particular words, so that one can easily find, not the meanings or pronunciations of words, but the other words with which those with unusual phoneme-grapheme/grapheme-phoneme correspondences keep company. Other unique features of this book include teacher-friendly lists of correspondences and various regularities not described by previous authorities, for example the strong tendency for the letter-name vowel phonemes (the names of the letters ) to be spelt with those single letters in non-final syllables.

The Countess’s Groom

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A tale of forbidden love between a young countess and her servant. Rose, the Countess Malmstoke, is trapped in a violent marriage. Escape seems impossible—until her horse groom Will Fenmore offers to help her. As they plan her escape to the American colonies, Rose learns to trust Will with her life and her heart. Is the future she dreams of possible? **The Countess's Groom is a novella of approximately 18,000 words. It is the prequel to The Spinster's Secret but may be read as a standalone.** [Note: This is the second edition of The Countess's Groom and contains 3,000 more words than the first edition.]

Discovering Miss Dalrymple

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"Oh my gosh!!! I am absolutely in love with this book!" ~ NetGalley reviewer Who is the Duke of Vickery? At the age of four Alexander St. Clare was stolen by gypsies and sold to a chimney sweep. At the age of five he was reunited with his father, the Duke of Vickery. His history is no secret—everyone in the ton knows of his miraculous rescue. But when Alexander finds his father’s diaries, he discovers that there may be a secret buried in his past. Georgiana Dalrymple knows all about secrets. She has several herself—and one of those secrets is her ability to find missing people. When Alexander turns to her for help, Georgiana sets out to discover just who he actually is... "I was taken on a roller coaster of emotions. Had me laughing then had me in tears." ~ NetGalley reviewer Length: A long novella of 40,000 words Sensuality level: A Regency romance with a steamy love scene Q & A with the author How would you describe this series? It's Regency England with a dash of magic. I hope to take readers on a journey from the glittering ballrooms of the aristocracy to the dark underbelly of Regency England – with passion, danger, adventure, romance, and a little magic thrown into the mix. I think the series could also be labelled Regency Noir, because it falls on the darker, grittier side of the romance fence, although each book contains humor, too. The stories are emotional, but not sweet (there’s sex, violence, and my heroes do swear rather badly at times!). Why did you write this series? I wanted to get my well-bred heroines out of the drawing rooms and put them in the way of adventure and romance. But I didn’t want to write a series where magic is common; I wanted to write a series where only a few characters have magic, and it’s a deep, dark secret, and no one else knows. But ... do magic and Regency England go together? Definitely! Many, many years ago I read Sorcery and Cecelia (or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot) by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer, and totally loved it and ever since then I’ve thought that Regency England and magic go very well together. What was the catalyst for this series? A magazine article I read in which celebrities were asked what magic power they’d choose and why. That got me thinking! (I’d choose shapeshifting, by the way.) How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She’s why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you’ve not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I’ve also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this series? This series will appeal to readers who enjoy the historical backdrop of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, the dark and sensual ‘noir’ feel of Anna Campbell, the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan, and the magic of Patricia Rice and Mary Robinette Kowal. Quite a broad range, really!

Claiming Mister Kemp

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A forbidden love... Lucas Kemp’s twin sister died last year. He’s put aside his mourning clothes, but not his heartache. If Lucas ever needed a friend, it’s now—and who should walk in his door but Lieutenant Thomas Matlock. Lucas and Tom are more than just best friends; they’ve been in love with each other for years. In love with each other—and pretending not to know it. But this time, Tom’s not going to ignore the attraction between them. This time, he’s going to push the issue. He’s going to teach Lucas how to laugh again—and he’s going to take Lucas as his lover... "Heartbreakingly gorgeous. Tom is the most incredible hero - patient, understanding, passionate, sensitive. Lucas is so proper and stiff, his struggles so very real and poignant. I love Larkin's stories but this one is exquisite." ~ M.C.E. Top 500 reviewer Length: Shorter length novel of 48,000 words Sensuality level: A hot Regency male-male romance with sensual love scenes Q & A with the author Why did you write this book? When Tom and Lucas walked onto the page in Trusting Miss Trentham (the third book in the Baleful Godmother series) I fell in love with them both. I really wanted to know their story—so I decided to write it. I’m very glad I did, because it was so much fun! Lucas is my first ever virgin hero, and I really enjoyed writing his scenes. Claiming Mister Kemp was meant to be a novella, but it grew and grew and grew, until finally I had to admit defeat and call it a (short) novel. How would you describe this book? At its most basic, Claiming Mister Kemp is a friends to lovers romance, but it’s also a story about grief, and about two men finding the courage to love one another in a time when this was punishable by death. I think it’s the most emotional book I’ve ever written. Readers have told me that some scenes make them cry, which I take as a compliment! Claiming Mister Kemp is a Baleful Godmother novel, so both Tom and Lucas have brushes with magic—even if they don’t realize it. And although this book is a companion novel to Trusting Miss Trentham it can be read as a standalone. How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She’s why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you’ve not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I’ve also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this book? This book will appeal to readers who love male-male romances, Regency romances, or both. Fans of KJ Charles, Joanna Chambers, and Cat Sebastian should particularly enjoy it.

Never An Officer's Bride

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Meet three young ladies who know they’ll never marry … and the officers who capture their hearts. Welcome to Regency England, where a duke’s daughter, a penniless spinster, and an heiress are about to discover that even though they’ve given up on love, love hasn’t given up on them. This special collection from USA Today bestselling author Emily Larkin includes three sexy and romantic full-length novels—Lady Isabella’s Ogre, The Spinster’s Secret, and the USA Today bestselling Trusting Miss Trentham. If you love page-turning historical romances brimming with emotion, intrigue, and compelling characters, then this collection is for you! Length: Three Regency romance novels totalling 230,000 words Sensuality level: These books contain love scenes ranging in heat from mild to steamy. Lady Isabella’s Ogre Major Nicholas Reynolds has had enough of soldiering; all he wants now is a bride, but his scarred face sends young ladies fleeing. How better to revive his marriage prospects than to indulge in a flirtation with the beautiful Lady Isabella Knox? They both know it’s not real, so where’s the danger? The Spinster’s Secret Matilda Chapple is penniless, orphaned, and dependent on her uncle’s meager charity—but she’s found a way to escape: she’ll write her way to financial freedom! Her secret is safe … until Waterloo veteran, Captain Edward Kane, agrees to uncover the anonymous author's identity. Trusting Miss Trentham Letitia Trentham is noteworthy for three reasons. One, she’s extremely wealthy. Two, she can distinguish truth from lies. Three, she’s refused every man who’s ever proposed to her. But when Major Icarus Reid asks her to help hunt down a traitor, it’s a proposal she can’t refuse. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “Unique and romantic and emotional and simply amazing.” ~ NetGalley Reviewer (on Trusting Miss Trentham) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “Straight up touched my heart. It's been a while since I laughed, cried, despaired, and felt one with a character to this extent.” ~ Punya Reviews (on The Spinster’s Secret) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “Clever, romantic, well-paced, and completely enjoyable. A delightful read!” ~ Goodreads reviewer (on Lady Isabella’s Ogre) In addition to the three novels, this collection also contains the first three chapters of Primrose and the Dreadful Duke. *Please note that this collection was previously published as Always A Soldier.*

The Baronet’s Bride

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A lesson in love... Sir Gareth Locke lost an arm at Waterloo. He’s in love with his new bride—but he’s dreading their wedding night. He knows it will be an ordeal: clumsy, awkward, and mortifying. Cecily Locke knows what to expect in the marriage bed—after all, she’s been married once before. It will be uncomfortable and a little messy, but over quickly enough. But Cecily and Gareth are about to have a wedding night that neither of them expects... **The Baronet's Bride is a novella of approximately 15,000 words. It is a direct sequel to The Spinster’s Secret and features some of the characters in that novel. For the best reader experience it should be read after The Spinster's Secret.**

Octavius and the Perfect Governess

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A governess in jeopardy . . . and the marquis's son who goes undercover as a housemaid to protect her. Lord Octavius Pryor leads a carefree life, until the night he visits Vauxhall Gardens in the guise of a woman. At Vauxhall, Octavius discovers that being a female is very different from being a man. Annoyingly different, unpleasantly different—and when he encounters the lecherous Baron Rumpole, dangerously different. Determined to teach the baron a lesson, Octavius infiltrates Rumpole's household, where he meets the woman of his dreams: Miss Toogood, governess to the baron's daughters. Suddenly Octavius has three pressing tasks. 1) To teach the baron to keep his yardstick in his breeches. 2) To keep Miss Toogood safe. 3) To convince her to marry him. Length: Full-length novel of 88,000 words Sensuality level: A Regency romance with mild love scenes A word of caution: This novel is a bodice ripper, and I mean that quite literally. Bodices are ripped in this book—and not in a playful or sexy way. However, I promise you that all rippers of bodices receive their just desserts. Q & A with the author How would you describe this series? It's Regency England with passion, danger, adventure, humor, romance—and a dash of magic. The stories are emotional, but not sweet. There's sex, and my heroes do swear at times! Hang on. Did you say magic? I did. But don't worry—the books are first and foremost historical romances. Only a few characters have magic, and it's a deep, dark secret, and no one else knows. But ... do magic and Regency England go together? Definitely! Many years ago I read Sorcery and Cecelia (or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot) by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer, and totally loved it and ever since then I've thought that Regency England and magic go very well together. How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She's why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you've not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I've also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this series? This series will appeal to readers who enjoy the historical backdrop and humor of Georgette Heyer, the sensual 'noir' feel of Anna Campbell, the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan, and the magic of Patricia Rice and Mary Robinette Kowal. Quite a broad range, really!

The Spinster’s Secret

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“Straight up touched my heart. It's been a while since I laughed, cried, despaired, and felt one with a character to this extent.” ~ Punya Reviews Matilda Chapple is penniless, orphaned, and dependent on her uncle’s meager charity—but she’s found a way to escape: she’ll write her way to financial freedom. When Mattie pens a series of titillating short stories, she starts earning money . . . and notoriety. Her secret is safe—until Waterloo veteran, Edward Kane, agrees to uncover the anonymous author's identity. Can Mattie conceal the secret of her scandalous writings, or will Edward discover that the virginal spinster and the risqué authoress are one and the same person? A Regency romance with a battle-scarred hero, an enterprising heroine, a gothic backdrop, and some of the worst food in England. **The Spinster's Secret is the second book in the Midnight Quill Trio, but may be read as a standalone.** Q & A with the author How would you describe this book? Good question! Um . . . a gothic Regency romance with underlying humor? By gothic, I mean that the setting is gothic: an isolated and gloomy manor with dark, drafty corridors and a miserly uncle. There are nightly readings of ‘improving texts’ and some truly awful food! Your hero and heroine are a little unusual. Tell us a bit about them. The heroine, Mattie, is six foot tall—which is a little taller than your average heroine! Edward, the hero, is even taller, and badly scarred from injuries he received at Waterloo. And when I say badly scarred, I mean really badly scarred. Did you do a lot of research for this book? I read two ‘titillating’ novels of the era, Fanny Hill and The Lustful Turk, which were quite ludicrous. The stories Mattie writes are just as silly! How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She’s why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you’ve not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I’ve also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this book? This book would appeal to readers who like the historical backdrop and understated humor of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, the dark and sensual ‘noir’ feel of Anna Campbell, and the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan.

Midnight Quill Trio

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Three linked historical romances that will touch your heart and make you laugh, cry, and fall in love… Join a desperate young countess, an enterprising spinster, and a penniless widow as they fall in love and learn to experience pleasure for the very first time. This trio of sensual and deeply emotional stories includes one daring rescue, one scandalous secret, one extremely awkward wedding night, one gentle giant, two battle-scarred officers, a darkly gothic manor house, and some of the worst food in England. The Midnight Quill Trio by award-winning and USA Today bestselling author Emily Larkin consists of two novellas and one full-length novel — The Countess’s Groom, The Spinster’s Secret, and The Baronet’s Bride. If you love richly-detailed historical romances filled with passion, emotion, and compelling characters, then this collection is for you! Length: One novel and two novellas totaling 104,000 words Sensuality level: These historical romances contain steamy love scenes The Countess’s Groom (a novella) Rose, the young Countess Malmstoke, is trapped in a violent marriage. Escape seems impossible—until her horse groom, Will Fenmore, steps forward to help her. The Spinster’s Secret (a novel) Matilda Chapple is penniless, orphaned, and dependent on her uncle’s grim charity, but she’s finally found a way to escape: she’ll write her way to financial freedom! Her secret is safe—until Waterloo veteran, Captain Edward Kane, agrees to uncover the anonymous author's identity. The Baronet’s Bride (a novella) Sir Gareth Locke lost an arm at Waterloo. He’s in love with his new bride, Cecily, but he’s dreading their wedding night. He knows it will be an ordeal: clumsy, awkward, and mortifying. But Cecily and Gareth are about to have a wedding night that neither of them expects... “Straight up touched my heart. It's been a while since I laughed, cried, despaired, and felt one with a character to this extent.” ~ Punya Reviews (on The Spinster’s Secret) “Full of misunderstandings, desires, and erotism. Larkin at her best.” ~ Goodreads Reviewer (on The Baronet's Bride) “Tender and heartwarming.” ~ Buried Under Romance (on The Countess’s Groom) “Beautifully written. The stories were so captivating that I continued to think of them long afterwards.” ~ Amazon Reviewer (on the Midnight Quill Trio) “Larkin has a way with characters that draws you in. I couldn't put down the book until I read all three stories.” ~ Goodreads Reviewer (on the Midnight Quill Trio) “Smart, funny romances full of well-rounded characters and charm.” ~ Goodreads Reviewer (on the Midnight Quill Trio) In addition to the three stories, this collection also contains the first chapter of The Earl’s Dilemma.

Lady Isabella’s Ogre

Lady Isabella’s Ogre [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0995105006
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Lady Isabella’s Ogre by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

She’s one of London’s beauties ... He's London's ogre. Lady Isabella Knox enjoys her independence. She collects strays—dogs, kittens, runaway brides—but she has no intention of collecting a husband. Major Nicholas Reynolds returned from the Battle of Waterloo a hero. He’s had enough of soldiering; all he wants now is a bride ... but his scarred face sends young ladies fleeing. When a slip of her tongue brands the major an ogre, his chances of marriage disintegrate. Determined to put things to rights, Isabella sets out to revive the major’s marriage prospects. How better than for the two of them to indulge in a make-believe flirtation? They both know it’s not real, so where’s the danger? But Isabella is soon in over her head—and so is Major Reynolds. "This story has it all: damsels in distress, villains, heroes, romance, suspense, mistakes & misunderstandings, all wrapped up in one cannot-put-it-down story." ~ Goodreads reviewer (Lady Isabella’s Ogre is a new version of Beauty and the Scarred Hero, which was published under the penname Emily May. The last few chapters have been rewritten. Some things are the same, some are different...)

The Fey Quartet

The Fey Quartet [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0994136986
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The Fey Quartet by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

One widow ~ three daughters ~ four heroes ~ and some very dangerous Faeries. *The Fey Quartet romance novella collection is the prequel to the Baleful Godmother historical romance series.* MAYTHORN’S WISH For years the widowed Maythorn Miller has yearned for a man she can never have: the village blacksmith, Ren. But Maythorn lives near the border with Faerie, a place where unexpected things can happen... HAZEL’S PROMISE Hazel Miller is betrothed to a man who went off to earn his fortune—and never returned. Dressed as a boy, she sets out to find him, but the roads of Medieval England are fraught with peril. When a ragged stranger risks his life to protect her, how can she refuse his company? IVY’S CHOICE Ivy Miller is lame, but in a few days she’ll receive a Faerie wish. She could wish herself able to walk freely again...if her beloved sister didn’t need saving. But Ivy’s sister isn’t the only person in desperate need of rescue. A man trapped in the shape of a deer emerges from the forest. Can Ivy break the agonizing spell that binds him? Ivy has only one Faerie wish—but many choices. LARKSPUR’S QUEST Larkspur Miller is determined to earn a Faerie wish for her sister. She knows it won’t be easy—and that it will require a man. She’s chosen her man: Cadoc Ironfist, liegeman to the Lord Warder of Dapple Vale. But Cadoc is reluctant, and the task is far more dangerous than Larkspur realized... “Her haunting prose reads like Hans Christian Andersen for twenty-first century adults.” ~ Mindy Klasky, USA TODAY bestselling author “A storyteller to watch!” ~ Nalini Singh, NYT bestselling author Q & A with the author How would you describe the Fey Quartet novellas? The Fey Quartet novellas are adult fairy tale romances. Each novella has a different feel to it--some are darker, some lighter. Themes include: wishes, secrets, new beginnings, dangerous live Faeries, dangerous dead Faeries, disguises, shapeshifting, telepathy, treachery, loyalty – and falling in love. Who would like this quartet of novellas? The Fey Quartet novellas are romances with strong heroines, a medieval backdrop, and a dash of magic. They will appeal to romance readers, especially those who enjoy medieval romances or fairy tale romances. Readers who like historical fantasy and fantasy with strong romantic elements would also enjoy the novellas. How would you describe your writing? I’ve had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan, Mary Balogh, and Georgette Heyer, all of which are massive compliments. An editor once said my writing reminded her of Lois McMaster Bujold, but she was rejecting me at the time, so that was more of a bittersweet compliment! (That book did sell once I rewrote it; it’s one of my Emily Gee fantasy novels.) What order should I read the Fey Quartet novellas in? Each novella can be read as a standalone, but I would recommend reading them in the following order for the best reading experience: Maythorn’s Wish Hazel’s Promise Ivy’s Choice Larkspur’s Quest The Fey Quartet novellas are the prequel to the Baleful Godmother historical romance series. The first six titles in that series are: Unmasking Miss Appleby Resisting Miss Merryweather Trusting Miss Trentham Claiming Mister Kemp Ruining Miss Wrotham Discovering Miss Dalrymple Happy reading!

The Countess’s Groom

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A tale of forbidden love between a young countess and her servant. Rose, the Countess Malmstoke, is trapped in a violent marriage. Escape seems impossible—until her horse groom Will Fenmore offers to help her. As they plan her escape to the American colonies, Rose learns to trust Will with her life and her heart. Is the future she dreams of possible? **The Countess's Groom is a novella of approximately 18,000 words. It is the prequel to The Spinster's Secret but may be read as a standalone.** [Note: This is the second edition of The Countess's Groom and contains 3,000 more words than the first edition.]

The Earl's Dilemma

The Earl's Dilemma [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0994144318
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“Utterly delightful friends-to-lovers story. This is by far the funniest that I've read, and the most adorable too.” ~ Buried Under Romance James Hargrave, Earl of Arden, urgently needs a wife. He’s resigned himself to a marriage of convenience and has even chosen a bride: Kate Honeycourt, his best friend’s sister. Kate has been on the shelf for years. Why, then, does she so firmly turn him down? Surely she can’t be holding out for a love match? But Kate has a proposal of her own: she’ll find James a bride he can fall in love with. Armed with a list of requirements, Kate sets out to find James the perfect wife. But things don’t progress as either of them expect... A Regency romance featuring an earl who needs to marry in a hurry, the spinster he turns to for help, and a list that grows...and grows...and grows. (The Earl's Dilemma was originally published under the penname Emily May.)

Lieutenant Mayhew's Catastrophes

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Lieutenant Mayhew's Catastrophes by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

Take one dashing lieutenant, one adventurous young lady, and two mischievous kittens ... and what do you have? A recipe for disaster! Or perhaps for love... When Lieutenant Mayhew boards the stagecoach bound for Southampton he anticipates an uneventful journey. True, he’s carrying kittens, but it’s only eighty miles. What could possibly go wrong? He’s not expecting to meet the enchanting Miss Willemina Culpepper. Nor is he expecting the kittens to be quite so good at vanishing. Mayhew has faced many challenges in his career as a soldier. Traveling from London to Southampton should not be a challenge. Except that it is. "A feel good romp with delightful characters I couldn't help but love. A joy to read." ~ Roses Are Blue "A book that will truly lift your spirits." ~ Monica @ Goodreads Lieutenant Mayhew’s Catastrophes is a 28,000 word Regency romance novella. It was previously published in the duet Love and Other Perils.

My Lady Thief

My Lady Thief [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0994144334
Author: Emily Larkin
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My Lady Thief by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

An elusive thief is haunting Regency London, stealing from the wealthy to give to the poor... Arabella Knightley might be an earl’s granddaughter, but underneath the ballgowns and the dancing slippers is a girl who grew up in the slums. Arabella’s past is no secret—it’s even earned her the nickname Miss Smell o’ Gutters—but she does have something to hide. Something very dangerous… Adam St. Just is one of Society’s most sought after bachelors. He’s also the man responsible for Arabella’s nickname. Bored by polite society, he sets out to unmask Mayfair’s elusive thief ... but he’s not prepared for what he discovers. A page-turning enemies-to-lovers Regency romance. If you love stories brimming with emotion, humor, and captivating characters, then this novel is for you! "Characters with passion, depth, intelligence, and a great sense of humor." ~ Buried Under Romance Length: A full-length Regency romance of 83 000 words Sensuality level: This book contains mildly sensual love scenes *Finalist in the Booksellers Best, National Readers Choice, and Australian Romantic Book of the Year awards.* (Please note, this book was originally published as The Unmasking of a Lady, by Emily May.)

Primrose and the Dreadful Duke

Primrose and the Dreadful Duke [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0995105065
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Primrose and the Dreadful Duke by Emily Larkin Book Resume:

*A double award-winning historical romance* An irrepressible duke, a bookish spinster, a devious murderer ... Regency house parties have never been so hazardous! Oliver Dasenby is the most infuriating man Primrose Garland has ever known. He may be her brother's best friend, but he has an atrocious sense of humor. Eight years in the cavalry hasn't taught him solemnity, nor has the unexpected inheritance of a dukedom. But when Oliver inherited his dukedom, it appears that he also inherited a murderer. Oliver might be dreadfully annoying, but Primrose doesn't want him dead. She's going to make certain he survives his inheritance—and the only way to do that is to help him catch the murderer! "I read straight through the night. I kept telling myself that I needed to put it down and get some sleep, but it was so interesting and exciting that I just had to see what happened next. Finally, at 7 am, I read the last word and thought 'Wow, just wow.'" ~ Barbara @ NetGalley Length: Full-length novel of 85,000 words Sensuality level: A Regency romance with steamy love scenes *Winner of the 2019 Romance Writers of New Zealand Long Romance of the Year Award* *Winner of the 2019 Romance Writers of New Zealand Best Overall Romance of the Year Award* "I read it in one sitting. I also rolled my eyes and laughed until I snorted in an unladylike manner." ~ Judith @ Goodreads Q & A with the author How would you describe this series? It's Regency England with passion, danger, adventure, humor, romance?and a dash of magic. The stories are emotional, but not sweet. There's sex, and my heroes do swear at times! Hang on. Did you say magic? I did. But don't worry—the books are first and foremost historical romances. Only a few characters have magic, and it's a deep, dark secret, and no one else knows. But ... do magic and Regency England go together? Definitely! Many years ago I read Sorcery and Cecelia (or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot) by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer, and totally loved it and ever since then I've thought that Regency England and magic go very well together. How would you describe your writing? Several reviewers have likened my writing to Georgette Heyer, which is the hugest compliment ever. I adore Georgette Heyer! She's why I write historical romance, and I reread her books over and over. (If you've not read The Grand Sophy, please do so!) I've also had readers compare my writing to Courtney Milan and Mary Balogh, which are also massive compliments. Who would like this series? This series will appeal to readers who enjoy the historical backdrop and humor of Georgette Heyer, the sensual 'noir' feel of Anna Campbell, the emotion of Mary Balogh or Courtney Milan, and the magic of Patricia Rice and Mary Robinette Kowal. Quite a broad range, really!

The Death of Grass

The Death of Grass [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0141192011
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The Death of Grass by John Christopher Book Resume:

A thought experiment in future-shock survivalism' Robert MacFarlane 'Gripping ... of all science fiction's apocalypses, this is one of the most haunting' Financial Times WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ROBERT MACFARLANE A post-apocalyptic vision of the world pushed to the brink by famine, John Christopher's science fiction masterpiece The Death of Grass includes an introduction by Robert MacFarlane in Penguin Modern Classics. At first the virus wiping out grass and crops is of little concern to John Custance. It has decimated Asia, causing mass starvation and riots, but Europe is safe and a counter-virus is expected any day. Except, it turns out, the governments have been lying to their people. When the deadly disease hits Britain, society starts to descend into barbarism. As John and his family try to make it across country to the safety of his brother's farm in a hidden valley, their humanity is tested to its very limits. A chilling psychological thriller and one of the greatest post-apocalyptic novels ever written, The Death of Grass shows people struggling to hold on to their identities as the familiar world disintegrates - and the terrible price they must pay for surviving. John Christopher (1922-2012) was the pen name of Samuel Youd, a prolific writer of science fiction. His novels were popular during the 1950s and 1960s, most notably The Death Of Grass (1956), The World in Winter (1962), and Wrinkle in the Skin (1965), all works depicting ordinary people struggling in the midst of apocalyptic catastrophes. In 1966 he started writing science-fiction for adolescents; The Tripods trilogy, the Prince in Waiting trilogy (also known as the Sword of the Spirits trilogy) and The Lotus Caves are still widely read today. Ifyou enjoyed The Death of Grass, you might like John Wyndham's The Day of the Triffids, also available in Penguin Modern Classics.

Chasing Lady Amelia

Chasing Lady Amelia [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062386778
Author: Maya Rodale
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In the second novel of Maya Rodale’s enchanting Keeping Up with the Cavendishes series, an American heiress finds her reputation—and heart—in danger when she travels to London and meets a wickedly tempting rake Terribly Improper Lady Amelia is fed up with being a proper lady and wishes to explore London, so one night she escapes . . . and finds herself in the company of one Alistair Finlay-Jones. He’s been ordered by his uncle to wed one of the American girls. How lucky, then, that one of them stumbles right into his arms! Totally Scandalous Alistair and Amelia have one perfect day to explore London, from Astley’s Amphitheater to Vauxhall Gardens. Inevitably they end up falling in love and making love. If anyone finds out, she will be ruined, but he will win everything he’s ever wanted. Very Romantic When Amelia finds out Alistair has been ordered to marry her, he must woo her and win back the angry American girl. But with the threat of scandals, plural, looming . . . will he ever catch up to the woman he loves?

Mediaeval Hospitals of England

Mediaeval Hospitals of England [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 113692776X
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Mediaeval Hospitals of England by R.M. Clay Book Resume:

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1776532759
Author: Francis Grose
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Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Francis Grose Book Resume:

Throughout history, most dictionaries have served the purpose of preserving the purity of the language, usually preferring the erudite vocabulary of the affluent upper classes to the salty, constantly evolving slang of their working-class counterparts. That began to change in the early modern period, when several innovative lexicographers began publishing collections of slang terms used by particular subcultures, such as criminals. According to scholars, Francis Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue is one of the most important and complete of these early slang dictionaries. Spend some time with this fascinating volume to learn the slang definitions of words and phrases like "poisoned" (pregnant), "shooting the cat" (vomiting after excess alcohol consumption), and "snoozing ken" (a brothel).

His To Keep

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His To Keep by Vivian Wood Book Resume:

She’s a hot little wedding planner that I talk into being my fake fianceé. I’m a big, brawny newly single guy who’s lying to everyone about my engagement. I make her a deal. Be my fake relationship for a month and get the cash she needs to start her own business. Her bright smile and sexy as sin figure are just the cherry on top on my sundae. I’m done with women. I swear that I won’t touch her. I even signed a contract. But the more I see her, the more I want her… and I don’t think I can let her walk away.

Floreat Etona

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Floreat Etona by Ralph Nevill Book Resume:

Excerpt from Floreat Etona: Anecdotes and Memories of Eton College The author wishes to acknowledge the great debt of gratitude which he owes to those who have assisted him by the loan of books, photo graphs, and prints. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Friday's Child

Friday's Child [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1448108837
Author: Georgette Heyer
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'Absolutely delicious tales of Regency heroes. . . Utter, immersive escapism' SOPHIE KINSELLA 'One of my perennial comfort authors. Heyer's books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen's' JOANNE HARRIS ________________________ Hero Wantage is desperate to change her fate. When the dashing Lord Sherry proposes out of the blue, Hero is overjoyed - she'll escape a life as a governess and, once they wed, he can finally claim his inheritance. But as Hero attempts to social climb in glamorous London society, Sherry is concerned that her naivety will ruin them both and takes drastic action. The chaos that follows will push friendships - and hearts - to breaking point. ________________________ 'Heart-stoppingly gorgeous' HARRIET EVANS 'Georgette Heyer is second to none' SUNDAY TIMES

Unlikely Traitors

Unlikely Traitors [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1497659531
Author: Clare Langley-Hawthorne
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Ursula Marlow thought she was done with death, but when her fiancé, Lord Wrotham, is arrested on charges of treason, her world is turned upside down. It is the winter of 1913, and the British Parliament, unsettled on the question of Home Rule for Ireland, is shaken over allegations of a plot to sell naval military secrets to Kaiser’s Germany and liberate Ireland from English rule. For the first time, Ursula must work together with Chief Inspector Harrison to uncover the truth about Lord Wrotham’s involvement, as well as his mysterious past. As the investigation continues, Ursula is drawn into the shadowy world of the Irish Republican Brotherhood and a web of espionage and betrayal. She must race against time to clear Lord Wrotham’s name and thwart a plot that threatens not only British national security, but also her life.