By Mary Balogh
Read Online or Download A Regency Christmas III PDF
Best regency books
Delight and Prescience (Or, A fact Universally Acknowledged), a Mr. and Mrs. Darcy secret, embroils the joyous newlyweds Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy in a secret concerning one among their wedding guests.
The attractive Caroline Bingley is engaged to marry a wealthy and charismatic American. regrettably, this windswept courtship is marred by means of many unusual events-- nocturnal wanderings, spooked horses, carriage injuries, or even an obvious suicide try out. quickly the total Bingley relatives turns out the objective of a mysterious plot, with purely the Darcys spotting the danger.
Sinister forces are afoot and the Darcys needs to unravel the plot prior to the blushing bride descends into madness--or worse.
The Survivors’ membership: Six males and one lady, injured within the Napoleonic Wars, their friendships solid in metal and loyalty. yet for one, her trials will not be over. .. .
Since witnessing the dying of her husband through the wars, Imogen, woman Barclay, has secluded herself within the confines of Hardford corridor, their domestic in Cornwall. the recent proprietor has didn't take in his inheritance, and Imogen desperately hopes he'll by no means come to disturb her fragile peace.
Percival Hayes, Earl of Hardford, has little interest in the wilds of Cornwall, but if he hastily comes to a decision to pay a trip to his property there, he's surprised to find that it isn't the ruined heap he had anticipated. he's both surprised to discover the gorgeous widow of his predecessor’s son residing there.
Soon Imogen awakens in Percy a keenness he hasn't ever concept himself able to feeling. yet can he shop her from her distress and reawaken her soul? And what is going to it suggest for him if he succeeds?
Unique e-book: 1998
When Allegra Monteverdi, the daughter of Lazar's sworn enemy, throws herself on his mercy, the pirate prince Lazar di Fiori has the same opinion to spare the lives of her kinfolk yet provided that she sails away with him.
Alone at sea with this darkish, exciting guy, relocating among seduction and worry, Allegra realizes it's going to take greater than her transforming into love for this pirate prince to deliver peace to her liked domestic. For Lazar needs to face the demons of his shattered previous - if he's to forge the future that's theirs to assert. ..
Meet the Bedwyns…six brothers and sisters—men and ladies of ardour and privilege, bold and sensuality…Enter their incredible international of excessive society and breathtaking seduction…where each one will search love, struggle temptation, and court docket scandal…and the place Rannulf Bedwyn, the rebellious 3rd son, enters right into a liaison that's particularly risqué, a bit naughty, and…Slightly depraved.
- Nicholas: Lord of Secrets (Lonely Lords, Book 2)
- Secrets of a Proper Lady (Last Man Standing, Book 3)
- My Notorious Gentleman (The Inferno Club, Book 6)
- Lord Harry (Topaz Historical Romances)
- A Book of Satyrs
- Gabriel: Lord of Regrets (Lonely Lords, Book 5)
Extra resources for A Regency Christmas III
She felt a rush of color to her cheeks. She felt as if she had been running for a mile uphill. “Sweet,” he murmured. She jumped to her feet, pushing at her chair with the backs of her knees. Then she wished she had not done so. Her legs felt decidedly unsteady. She crossed to the fireplace again and reached out her hands as if to warm them, though she felt as if the fire might better be able to take warmth from her. She drew a few steadying breaths in the silence that followed. And then she could see from the corner of one eye that he had come to stand at the other side of the hearth.
A gift was perhaps unnecessary since she was being paid handsomely enough for her services. But Christmas had always been a time of gift giving with him, and he knew he was going to miss Conway and all its usual warm celebrations. And so he had bought her a gift, spending far more time in the choosing of it than he usually did for his mistresses and instinctively avoiding the gaudy flash of precious stones. On impulse he had decided to give it to her in the rather charming setting of the inn parlor in which they dined on their journey, rather than wait for Christmas Day.
His elbow was still on the mantel, his closed fist resting against his mouth. Above it his eyes showed amusement. “We will, of course, agree to a compromise,” he told her. ” She nodded. Two hundred and fifty pounds before she even left London. Once she had accepted the payment, she would have backed herself into a corner. She could not then refuse to carry out her part of the agreement. She tried to swallow, but the dryness of her mouth made it well nigh impossible to do. “Splendid,” he said briskly.