Sunday, April 19, 2015

Free and Discounted Historical Romance Novels

Hi, all!

Here are this week's featured free and discounted historical romance novels:


About the book:
416 pages, 69 reviews (Average customer rating: 4.5 stars)

Colin Thorne finds his way out of a London workhouse but at the cost of losing his two younger brothers. With an uncertain future ahead of him, Colin makes seafaring his life until the inexorable pull of revenge draws him back to London. The debt owed to him by the Earl of Weybourne will be paid.

Weybourne Park has been Mercedes Leydon's home her entire life. Now serving as the estate's manager and caretaker of her uncle's two children, Mercedes knows the earl's frequent absences are what make Weybourne Park a home.

But the earl's gaming has taken its toll and she and her young cousins are faced with losing everything to a devil-of-a-stranger calling in a debt that can't be paid.

Casting caution aside, Mercedes will make a new bargain with this devil. If it's her soul he wants -- or her body -- she will give it to him and stake her own claim on his steadfast heart.



About the book:
309 pages, 70 reviews (Average customer rating: 4 stars)

When Henry Cavendish, Marquess of Dalton, leapt to catch the fainting woman before she hit the cobblestone, he never thought that one chivalrous act would set his well ordered life on end. His ingrained need to protect her has every bit as much to do with her enchanting beauty as it does his desire to wipe the hunted look from her startling blue eyes. He thinks he has everything in hand, but the lady has secrets that put everything he loves at risk.

Olivia Goldsleigh just wants to live without terror, but a gunshot in the night proves things can always get worse. The beautiful and god-like Lord Dalton swears to protect her, to make the danger go away. She wants the man, the life, the family, the bliss he promises, but her secrets are certain to destroy them all.



About the book:
340 pages, 89 reviews (Average customer rating: 4.4 stars)

Edward Crawdon, Duke of Hartridge is being forced by his slightly overbearing, but loving mother to spend time with her old friends at their estate in Ireland. He is not aware but a contract exists between the two families that states Edward must marry their eldest daughter. On the day of his arrival Edward, who is yet to be made aware of the contract, meets Lady Rebecca, Caroline’s younger sister under very unusual circumstances. Edward cannot stop thinking about Lady Rebecca but she is completely unsuited to being a duchess. However, she becomes rather a toast of the Ton and Edward realises that he cannot stand idly by and watch Rebecca marry someone else. He cannot marry her but does not want her to marry anyone else! Ultimately, Edward must decide; will he admit his true feelings for Rebecca? Will he defy his responsibilities and duties, his idea of a “proper” duchess and follow his heart?



About the book:
224 pages, 11 reviews (Average customer rating: 4.3 stars)

Following the death of her parents, Miss Cassandra "Cassie" Richards returns to England, and accepts Lady Royce's invitation to Cornwall.

Upon arriving at the 500-year-old Royce Castle complete with secret rooms and friendly ghosts, Cassie encounters Lady Royce's son Phillip, the bookish and painfully reserved Earl of Royce.

A man of logic and order, Phillip has no patience for Miss Cassandra's frivolous notions of ghosts and hauntings.

Fortunately, there're a couple of loving spirits willing to give the couple a helping hand.



About the book:
310 pages, 29 reviews (Average customer rating: 4.7 stars)

Lady Madelaine Aldridge might be the worst lady-in-waiting to ever grace King George III’s court. An oddball who prefers archery to embroidery and honesty to deception, she earns the dislike of the Queen, the cruelty of the other ladies-in-waiting and the advances of a lecherous fiend who wants to possess her body. Her father demands she find a proper husband -- a task that seems hopeless until Lord Grey Adlard rides into court.

Grey Adlard lives up to his reputation as a dangerously handsome rake when he proposes Madelaine meet him in the stables for a tumble. Yet when she needs a protector the most, Grey offers his services and vows he wants to court her. Wary yet intrigued by the mystery he presents, Madelaine slowly allows Grey to capture her confidence and then her heart.

Things seem perfect until her father is imprisoned for plotting against the King and Madelaine learns Grey is not who he pretends. As King George III sinks deeper into insanity, Madelaine must prove her father’s innocence in order to save his life. With the future of England hanging in the balance and a ruthless murderer hunting them Grey and Madelaine engage in a clash of wills and a battle fraught with suspicion, secrets, betrayal and two hearts that cannot deny the impossible, irresistible love between them.



About the collection:
495 pages, 1 review (Average customer rating: 5 stars)
*Released April 14, 2015

Three Hiatt Regency Classics in one value-priced collection!

Brenda Hiatt’s first three traditional Regency romances for your reading pleasure. This collection contains:
Gabriella ~ A lost wager obliges the Duke of Ravenham to bring a pretty little nobody from the country into fashion for the London Season. That irksome duty turns into something quite different as he falls under the spell of his protege’s innocent charm.

The Cygnet ~ Miss Deirdre Wheaton would rather write poetry than make her London debut until she meets the dashing Marquis of Wrotham and Cupid's arrow strikes. She transforms herself to attract him, only to learn he apparently has an aversion to her first love, poetry! Is all lost?

Lord Dearborn’s Destiny ~ After a fortuneteller prophesies a statuesque blonde as his perfect match, the skeptical Lord Dearborn is abruptly convinced upon meeting just such a woman. Blinded by her beauty, he barely notices her cousin, a lively, witty brunette. Though he has more in common with the petite and impoverished Ellie O’Day than the divine Miss Rosalind, she is not in his style at all. Will his eyes be opened in time to his true Destiny?



About the book:
352 pages, 88 reviews (Average customer rating: 4.2 stars)

New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney continues her stunning Lost Lords series with this stirring, sensual story of a rebellious nobleman drawn to a lovely widow with a shocking past.

As the sole remaining heir to the Earl of Daventry, Alexander Randall knows his duty: find a wife and sire a son of his own. The perfect bride for a man in his position would be a biddable young girl of good breeding. But the woman who haunts his imagination is Julia Bancroft -- a village midwife with a dark secret that thrusts her into Randall's protection.

Within the space of a day, Julia has been abducted by her first husband's cronies, rescued, and proposed to by a man she scarcely knows. Stranger still is her urge to say yes. A union with Alexander Randall could benefit them both, but Julia doubts she can ever trust her heart again, or the fervent desire Randall ignites. Yet perhaps only a Lost Lord can show a woman like Julia everything a true marriage can be ...



About the book:
417 pages, 89 reviews (Average customer rating: 4.4 stars)

The Rake

Reginald Davenport, disinherited, disgraced, alcoholic, is headed for a bad end. New Earl of Wargrave gives him Strickland, the ancestral estate his uncle took illegally.

The Reformer

Lady Alys Weston fled wealth and title, fell into managing Strickland, caring for three unrelated former students. Reggie wakes her passions.



About the book:
385 pages, 455 reviews (Average customer rating: 4.7 stars)

New York Times bestseller Eloisa James's fabulous new novel!

Having made a fortune, Thorn Dautry, the powerful bastard son of a duke, decides that he needs a wife. But to marry a lady, Thorn must acquire a gleaming, civilized fa├žade, the specialty of Lady Xenobia India.

Exquisite, headstrong, and independent, India vows to make Thorn marriageable in just three weeks.

But neither Thorn nor India anticipate the forbidden passion that explodes between them.

Thorn will stop at nothing to make India his. Failure is not an option. But there is only one thing that will make India his.

The one thing Thorn can't afford to lose -- his fierce and lawless heart.



About the book:
240 pages, 2 reviews (Average customer rating: 5 stars)

He's a tradesman; she's a marchioness. They have only one thing in common ...

Having married once out of desperation, the Virgin Widow Lady Belden has no intention of giving up her independence ... until her long-lost siblings arrive on her doorstep. By law their guardianship belongs to the power-hungry marquess of Belden, but Bell will defy law and society to keep her newly reunited family together.

Formidable in trade, unlucky in love, Lord Quentin Hoyt has eyed Lady Bell from afar -- not just because she possesses the family fortune, but because she’s the most desirable woman he’s ever met. Now that the widowed Bell is ripe for seduction, the shrewd Scotsman is prepared to negotiate the business merger of his lifetime.

Who will be the victor when the imperial Lady Bell engages the clever Lord Quentin in a battle of wits over life, lust, and love?

Happy Reading~ 

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for the heads up! I grabbed the Eloisa James book earlier this week :)

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  2. Mary Jo Putney is fantastic so I might just go grab up Never Less Than A Lady.

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