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Only Time Will Tell

This story would never have been written if I hadn't become pregnant. Mind you, I had always planned to lose my virginity on the works outing to Weston-super-Mare, just not to that particular man.Arth...

The Untamed MacKenzie

Lloyd Fellows’ small fists beat into the dirty face of the older boy, bloodying the mouth that had taunted him. Your mum’s a whore, your dad was a scabby old man, and you’re a bastard, a bastard.Now t...

Seduce Me at Sunrise

Win had always thought Kev Merripen was beautiful, in the way that an austere landscape or a wintry day could be beautiful. He was a large, striking man, uncompromising in every angle. The exotic bold...

Kane and Abel

She only stopped screaming when she died. It was then that he started to scream.The young boy who was hunting rabbits in the forest was not sure whether it had been the woman's last cry or the child's...

Dreaming of You

The lone figure of a woman stood in the shadows. She leaned against the wall of a crumbling lodging house, her shoulders hunched as if she were ill. Derek Craven’s hard green eyes flickered over her a...

Mine Till Midnight

Finding one person in a city of nearly two million was a formidable task. It helped if that person's behavior was predictable and he could usually be found in a tavern or gin shop. Still, it wouldn't ...

Love in the Afternoon

I can’t write to you again.I’m not who you think I am.I didn’t mean to send love letters, but that is what they became. On their way to you, my words turned into heartbeats on the page.Come back, plea...

Worth Any Price

London, 1839 He was twenty-four, and it was the first time he had ever visited a brothel. Nick Gentry damned himself for the icy sweat that had broken out on his face. He was burning with desire, cold...

Tender Is the Night

On the pleasant shore of the French Riviera, about half way between Marseilles and the Italian border, stands a large, proud, rose- colored hotel. Deferential palms cool its flushed façade, and before...

Tempt Me at Twilight

Her chances of a decent marriage were about to be dashed—and all because of a ferret.Unfortunately Poppy Hathaway had pursued Dodger halfway through the Rutledge Hotel before she recalled an important...

The Wicked House of Rohan

Miss Kathleen Strong was so hungry she could have eaten three of the pigeons that normally fluttered through St. Mark's Square, raw. The only problem being that they were wily little creatures, and ev...

The Wicked Deeds of Daniel Mackenzie

He doesn’t have the ace.Daniel Mackenzie held four eights, and he’d backed that fact with large stacks of money.He faced Mortimer, who was ten years older and had a face like a weasel. Mortimer was pr...

Rules for a Proper Governess

His voice drew her, and Bertie wanted to hear more of it. She leaned forward in the balcony to watch the man standing upright and arrogant, one hand touching an open book on a table in front of him, t...

It Happened One Autumn

Two young women stood at the threshold of the perfumery, one tugging impatiently at the arm of the other. “Do we have to go in there?” the smaller one was saying in a flat American accent, resisting a...

The Many Sins of Lord Cameron

I saw Mrs. Chase slide that letter into Lord Cameron’s pocket. She did it almost under my nose. Bloody woman.Ainsley Douglas sank to her knees in her ball dress and thrust her arms deep into Lord Came...