Two novellas from Shana in one book
There's no such thing as the perfect hero ...
Nathan Cauley, Duke of Wyndover, is so handsome ladies swoon—but Nathan doesn't want a fawning miss for his duchess. Then he stumbles upon a filthy young woman sleeping under a bridge, and his protective instincts are raised. When he recognizes her as the woman he loved years before, he's determined to win back her heart.
Or is there?
Princess Vivienne is the last of the royal family of Glynaven. Vivienne is all alone and on the run when the Duke of Wyndover comes to her rescue. Vivienne barely remembers meeting him years before, and wonders if he is any more than a pretty face. But when the assassins return, Nathan might just prove to be the man Vivienne's been waiting for.
When it's cold outside ...
Prince Lucien of Glynaven spends the cold winter days in a small bookshop, searching for a book that's the key to saving his life. When Lady Cassandra Ashbrooke comes in to shop, her lovely face is almost enough to make him give up his search. But when assassins track him, he must end the budding romance and abandon his last chance at ever reclaiming his identity.
A prince is just the man to make Christmas a little more cozy.
When the widowed Lady Cassandra catches a glimpse of an attractive man in her favorite bookshop, she decides to meet him, hoping to add a small spark of excitement into her dull life. Soon the prince's kisses are more passionate than Cass can imagine. But with danger closing in on all sides, is it too late for a holiday miracle?
An anthology of Regency novellas by Grace Burrowes,
Shana Galen, Carolyn Jewel and Miranda Neville
"If you like action, seduction, romance and laughter, don't miss it! And this is a special treat for Shana Galen fans, as it features 2 characters from her brilliant Lord and Lady Spy series!"
—Monique Daost, Fresh Fiction
The Duke's Arms is an undistinguished little inn in the tiny village of Hopewell-on-Lyft. But one Christmas season sees both inn and village seething with adventure, intrigue, rabbits, and, above all, love as four couples find Yuletide happiness.
When weapons designer Eliza Qwillen (Q) and Pierce Moneypence, clerk to the mysterious M, arrive in the English countryside, they're unprepared for the dangers that await. The operatives are intent upon capturing the highwayman styling himself as the New Sherriff of Nottingham. Secret rendezvous, mistaken identities, and cat-and-mouse games challenge these fledgling agents, but rediscovering their passion for each other is the most rewarding mission of all.
Also available as a single standalone ebook.
A Knight Before Christmas by Grace Burrowes
Sir Leviticus Sparrow is a man of business who means business when it comes to offering Penelope Carrington marriage under the mistletoe.
In The Duke's Arms by Carolyn Jewel
What's a Duke to do when he's made an awful impression on the love of his life?
Licensed to Wed by Miranda Neville
If Lord Carbury could learn to take no for an answer, his marriage proposal might earn him a yes.
Four heartwarming stories from four bestselling historical romance authors
"This fast paced opposites attracts story is extraordinary! Fans will love the elements of suspense and humor infused into this passionate and adventure filled story! Loved, loved the ending and the epilogue is marvelous!"
Why Do Dukes Fall in Love? Every summer the cream of society gathers at the Dukeries, named for the ducal estates concentrated in one small corner of Nottinghamshire. While the entertainments include parties, balls, and a famous boat race, the ducal hosts and their guests find adventure, passion, and happy ever afters. Four heartwarming stories from four bestselling authors of historical romance.
There's no such thing as the perfect hero...
Nathan Cauley, tenth Duke of Wyndover, is so handsome ladies swoon—literally swoon. His blond hair and blue eyes certainly draw attention at the Duke of Sedgemere's house party, but Nathan doesn't want a fawning young miss for his duchess. He stumbles upon a bedraggled woman sleeping under Sedgemere's bridge, and his protective instincts stir. When he recognizes her as the princess he fell in love with eight years before, he's determined to win not only her affections but her heart.
Or is there?
After revolutionaries massacre Princess Vivienne's family, she and the head of her guard flee to England. Before they can reach London to beg asylum, assassins kill the last of her defenders. Vivienne is alone and on the run when the Duke of Wyndover comes to her rescue. She barely remembers meeting him years before, and isn't comfortable with gentlemen who are more attractive than she is. Nathan is more than a pretty face, though, and when the assassins return, he might just prove to be the duke Vivienne has been waiting for.
May I Have This Duke? by Grace Burrowes
The governess is determined to leave, but the duke's plans for her dance to a different—and far lovelier—tune!
Duchess of Scandal by Miranda Neville
She was too wild, he was too proud...When the Duke and Duchess of Linton meet after years of estrangement, they may discover they were meant for each other after all.
An Unsuitable Duchess by Carolyn Jewel
The Duke of Stoke Teversault would like to marry, but the woman his heart has settled on would make an unsuitable duchess.
Heartwarming holiday stories from four bestselling historical romance authors
"There are surprises at every corner, fabulous plot twists, and terrific character development. The writing flows beautifully, the chemistry is palpable; what a wonderful story it is!"
Christmas in London is a busy time at the little bookshop in Duke Street, for love, literature, and shopping. Four couples come and go and discover that happy ever after makes the perfect Christmas gift. A new anthology from the bestselling authors of Christmas in the Duke's Arms and Dancing in the Duke's Arms.
When it's cold outside...
Prince Lucien of Glynaven flees to England when his family is killed in a revolution. Homeless and penniless, he spends the winter days in a small bookshop, searching for documents his mother secreted among a box of books shipped to London. Lady Cassandra is the first woman in months to look at him like a man and not a vagrant, and he can't resist flirting with her. When assassins find Lucien, he must end the budding romance and abandon his last chance to reclaim his identity.
A prince is the perfect hero to make Christmas cozy.
Cass Ashbrooke married for duty. Now that she's a widow, she remains under the thumb of her late husband's sister. When Cass glimpses an attractive man in her favorite bookshop, she offers him friendship, hoping to add a spark of excitement to her dull life. The prince's kisses are more passionate than Cass imagined, but she and Lucien need a holiday miracle if they're to thwart his enemies, find the missing treasure, and celebrate a happy new year together.
The Rake Who Loved Christmas by Miranda Neville
Sir Devlyn Stratton wants to save his brother from an unprincipled adventuress, especially when he meets Oriel Sinclair and wants her for himself. Oriel won't marry for convenience or become a rake's mistress. But succumbing to Dev's seduction is all too tempting.
A Seduction in Winter by Carolyn Jewel
He's an artist and a duke's heir. She'd sheltered and scarred, Can he show her by Christmas that love can be theirs to share?
The Appeal of Christmas by Grace Burrowes
The best Christmas present is the one he didn't realize he desperately needed.
"There is no weak link in this anthology, which is extremely rare ... brilliant storytelling, impeccable writing, and wonderfully appealing characters. This anthology is not to be missed at any cost!"
The tiny village of Hemshawe is the sort of place where nothing ever happens...until a handsome ex-soldier and his matchmaking sister let the imposing manor house at the edge of town. The friendly Londoners shake up the staid people of Hemshawe, and villagers see each other in a new and oh-so-appealing light.
Suddenly long-sparring enemies become lovers, a town festival heralds a new start for a fallen woman and a dandy, and a man who has given up on love gets a second chance with the woman he never forgot. And the matchmaker herself? She won't rest until she finds her own happily-ever-after...
Nothing goes with wine...
Dandy Peregrine Lochley detests the country. It's exceedingly dull...until the wheel of of his curricle sinks in mud and a country miss digs him out. Feeling obliged to repay her kindness, he invites her to dine at Friar's House, the estate let by his friends the Gages. Caroline Martin is a mystery, and the more Lochley happens upon her, the more he wants to uncover her secrets. But when Lochley rescues Caro from two men accosting her in town, he finds out the ugly truth about Caro and about himself.
Better than scandal.
Caroline Martin made one mistake. She trusted a man who betrayed her. Now she lives in seclusion on her father's vineyard. When she meets viscount's son Peregrine Lochley, she's tempted to trust again. Her worst fears are realized when he discovers her secret. Can he accept her, despite her flaws, or will this wine expert reject her like an inferior vintage?
Also available as a single standalone ebook.
A Madness in Spring by Kate Noble
Adam Sturridge has made Belinda Leonard's blood boil since childhood, and the feeling is mutual. But when a would-be matchmaker arrives in the village of Hemshawe, she'd determined to erase the thin line between love and hate. Now, Belinda and Adam are faced with falling for someone they've always considered an enemy—can they overcome old prejudices and discover how to rub each other the right way?
Those Autumn Nights by Theresa Romain
Ten years ago, wealthy Eliza Greenleaf broke lowly soldier Bertram Gage's heart--but the last decade brought changes in fortune to them both. Now that he's made his mark on the world, a twist of fate brings the Greenleaf family under his power. Will this war-hardened officer triumph over his former lover...or will Bertie and Eliza give love a second chance?
The Season for Loving by Vanessa Kelly
Miss Georgie Gage, matchmaker extraordinaire, is resigned to life as a spinster—almost. When notoriously aloof bachelor Fergus Haddon arrives from Scotland to spend Christmas with the Gage family, Georgie thinks she's finally found her own perfect match—if, that is, she can get the handsome Highlander to agree!
Shana Galen is honored to collaborate with three of her favorite authors—Anna Campbell, Vanessa Kelly, and Kate Noble—to publish a Christmas anthology of short stories, all centered on a yearly Christmas Ball, given by the widowed Countess of Winterson at No. 3 Grosvenor Square. It's a ball no one in the haute ton dares miss, for every year the ball works its magic for one special couple...
"The Seduction of a Duchess" is a Sons of the Revolution short story.