"Ms. Galen's writing is funny, hot, and adventurous!"
Ashley Brittany is living a nightmare. She's been mistakenly married to the one man she despises. Months ago, Lord Nicholas took her virtue then scorned her. Now, Ashley will do anything to have her revenge . . . anything but expose her ugly secret.
Nick Martingale has a secret, too: he's Captain Robin Hood, a pirate with a fearsome reputation. But when Nick learns his archenemy, the Barbary pirate Yussef, attacked innocents Nick has sworn to protect, he can think of nothing but vengeance.
Only one person stands in his way.
"Shana Galen adds a generous dash of action and adventure to the already irresistible mix of sexy romance and sharp wit in Blackthorne's Bride, her latest fabulously fun Regency historical."
—John Charles, Chicago Tribune
Tired of being wooed for her dowry, Lady Madeleine Castleigh has given up on finding true love. But on her way to elope with a boring but honorable philanthropist, her carriage is seized by a nobleman on the run. Maddie is alarmed, especially when she catches sight of Jack Martingale, Marquess of Blackthorne, exactly the sort of wickedly attractive man she's sworn to avoid.
Chased by a powerful duke with revenge on his mind and a private army in tow, Jack has no choice but to confiscate Madeleine's carriage. He promises to take his leave once they arrive at the wedding in Gretna Green but doesn't count on his growing desire for the blue-eyed beauty. When the unexpected appearance of Maddie's father and the mistakes of a drunken priest alter everyone's plans, Maddie is furiousuntil she discovers that Blackthorne's kisses arouse a passion in her she'd long ago stopped praying for.
RITA® finalist for Best Long Historical Romance
"A treasure map, a thrilling hunt, a pair of sworn enemies turned lovers, a vicious feud, a wild adventure and utterly delightful characters add tang and pleasure to Galen's latest treasure." 4 stars K.I.S.S. Hero
—Kathe Robin, Romantic Times BOOK Reviews
On the trail of fortune...
Adventurous Josephine Hale is determined to live up to her scandalous heritage. With half of a crumbling treasure map that belonged to her grandfather, the legendary pirate, in her possession, the bold and beautiful lady is half-way to a fortune. Unfortunately, the remainder of the map belongs to Stephen Doubleday, Earl of Westman, her family's sworn enemyand Josie will do anything to get her hands on it...even if it means seducing the handsome rogue.
And a passion beyond dreams
Utterly destitute, Stephen never dreamed a fairy tale about pirate's treasure would turn out to be truebringing him a possible fortune and a passionate lover. But will joining in this wild, impetuous beauty's perilous undertaking be the biggest mistake of his life? Or will it lead Stephen and Josie to a treasure far more precious than pirate golda fiery and forever love?
"Fans of deep character driven historical tales
will appreciate Shana Galen's strong tale."
—Reviewer Harriet Klausner
No Man's Plaything
Catherine Fullbright has vowed never to marry. Growing up with a disreputable father, she witnessed male behavior at its very worst. Unfortunately, her ambitious parent refuses to marry off Catie's pretty, pliable younger sister until the elder is wedand his underhanded scheming comes to a head when Catie finds herself standing at the altar with her sister's fiance.
No Woman's Fool
To achieve his ambitions, Quint Childers, Lord Valentine, needs a wifesome charming, gracious lovely to play the perfect hostess...certainly not a brash, stubborn hellion like Catherine Fullbright. Why, then, is he mesmerized by the fiery chit? And when an old man's deception puts Catie in Quint's bed, why does the prospect of their union excite the handsome lord so? Winning the remarkable lady's love will be a trialshe doesn't even like him! Still, is that a glint of desire he sees flashing in those exquisite hazel eyes?