The Duke of Ravenham (Dex) lost a bet and must bring Miss Gabriella (Brie) Gordon into society. Her family connections are not desirable in London society, but Dex may be the one man that can help her make a brilliant match. As Dex gets to know Brie and their friendship builds, will he be able to let her go?
Andrew Blackshear has a Christmas plan. His sister is getting married and he plans to buy her a hunting falcon as he wants her to remember to maintain her separate identity in the marriage. Lucy Sharp also has a Christmas plan. She’s going to spend the holiday at a house party hosted by her aunt and uncle. It will be Lucy’s first taste of life outside of the falconry and she’s hoping to find a husband. When prim and proper Andrew meets adventurous Lucy, he’s instantly attracted but their plans diverge dramatically. How will their plans go perfectly wrong?
Robert, Viscount Alderton, sees his future wife under the mistletoe and kisses her, only to discover that the woman he thought was his future wife was her cousin, Isabella. A rake witnesses the encounter and sees Isabella as fair game. Can Robert protect Isabella (Lella) or is she ruined in society?
In Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn, Colin Bridgerton has been traveling the Regency world and is not surprised when he returns to be the focus of the matchmaking mamas. He understands that he must start looking for a wife and is greatly surprised when his sister’s best friend, Penelope, is the woman catching his eye. Penelope has had a crush on Colin for years but is a realist. At 28, she is firmly on the shelf and destined to watch her beloved Colin raise babies with one of the glittering young women new to the marriage market. When it becomes clear to Penelope that Colin isn’t the carefree man he projects to the world, will his inner darkness scare her away? Romancing Mister Bridgerton is the fourth book in the Bridgerton series.
In Devil’s Bride by Stephanie Laurens, Honoria Weatherby is a governess in Regency England. When she finds herself compromised by the dangerously dark Devil Cynster, he shocks everyone by asking for her hand in marriage. Not even those who know Devil best think he’ll go through with the wedding. Honoria has no intention of tying herself down to a man. She’s looking for adventure. When a Cynster cousin is murdered she vows to find the killer and then head into the wide world for a taste of the unknown. Can she deny her growing attraction to Devil and would she trade attraction for what she always thought she wanted?Devil’s Bride is the first in a series of Cynster novels now reaching over twenty installments.