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Download A Well Pleasured Lady (Fairchild Family, Book 1) by Christina Dodd PDF

By Christina Dodd

Unique ebook: 1997

Prim, undeniable, desperately virtuous girl Mary Fairchild stared on the seductive gentleman and questioned -- did he bear in mind the weather of the evening they met? without doubt no longer. within the ten years due to the fact that, she had deserted her younger impetuousness and reworked herself right into a housekeeper -- disguising her attractiveness underneath a servant's dour garments made up our minds to overcome the passions of the past.

But Sebastian Durant, Viscount Whitfield, did realize her as a Fairchild, one among his family's sour enemies. whilst he demanded her support improving a stolen diary, she dared now not refuse him. while he proposed they masquerade as a betrothed couple, loyalty pressured her to agree. And while the restraint among them shattered and delight grew to become an obsession, Mary needed to belief a robust guy who may ship her to the gallows ... or love her via eternity.

 

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Download Emma by Jane Austen, Stephen M. Parrish PDF

By Jane Austen, Stephen M. Parrish

The textual content reprinted during this new version of Austen’s comedic novel relies at the 1816 textual content, which has been conscientiously edited in gentle of later variants, together with the Chapman edition. ''Backgrounds'' provides an abundance of files that make clear Austen's lifestyles and demonstrate a few of her inner most attitudes towards her writing. ''Reviews and Criticism'' provides a large choice of views, either modern and up to date, together with essays via Sir Walter Scott, Henry James, A. C. Bradley, E. M. Forster, Robert Alan Donovan, Marilyn Butler, Mary Poovey, Claudia Johnson, Juliet McMaster, Ian Watt, and Suzanne Juhasz.  New to this variation are essays via Maggie Lane, Edward Copeland, and Linda Troost and Sayre Greenfield, the final of which discusses movie variations of Emma. A Chronology and chosen Bibliography are incorporated. .

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Download A Visit From Sir Nicholas (Effington Family, Book 9) by Victoria Alexander PDF

By Victoria Alexander

We all know that an Effington continuously getsher approach ... yet this time it isn't going to be effortless! girl Elizabeth Effington easily couldn't definitely believe the enjoyment of the Christmas season. Ten years had handed on account that she had boldly declared her love for Sir Nicholas Collingsworth. He rebuffed her and got down to search his fortunes, whereas Elizabeth used to be left a girl scorned. Now, she discovers in horror that the inheritance she's controlled fantastically was once by no means hers to manage. No, strength over her funds lay within the fingers of the final guy she ever desires to see back: Nicholas! yet operating Elizabeth's existence isn't really a part of Nick's plans. he is intrigued while he discovers that the frivolous and flighty lady he as soon as knew has became a gorgeous and able girl. Nick vows to woo -- and win -- her, and whereas she turns out unmoved by way of his fervent seduction, he swears he'll no longer relaxation till she accepts that the majority necessary reward of all -- the present of affection.

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Download The Secret Mistress (Mistress, Book 3) by Mary Balogh PDF

By Mary Balogh

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whereas woman Angeline Dudley’s pedigree dictates that she needs to land a titled gentleman, the irrepressible good looks longs for an easy, traditional suitor. So while Edward Ailsbury, the recent Earl of Heyward, defends her honor with unequalled civility, Angeline thinks that she has came across real love. Persuading the earl is one other topic fullyyt. From her unconventional type experience to her hoydenish antics, Angeline is the final girl in the world for Edward. And but a stolen kiss awakens anything primal inside him. evidently, being a gentleman, he does the fitting factor after compromising a girl: He bargains marriage. The notion is born of accountability, yet will Angeline reason Edward to ignore decorum in the back of closed doorways, the place sensuality and seduction play depraved video games? For a right spouse through day can turn into a husband’s mystery mistress via evening, whilst scrumptious hope rules.

Includes Mary Balogh’s “Now a Bride,” that includes additional scenes from her Mistress sequence and an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The Proposal.

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Download Persuasion (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Jane Austen PDF

By Jane Austen

Persuasion, via Jane Austen, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber versions at reasonable costs to the scholar and the overall reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of rigorously crafted extras. listed here are a few of the awesome good points of Barnes & Noble Classics: All variants are fantastically designed and are revealed to better necessities; a few contain illustrations of ancient curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, ancient, and literary—to enhance each one reader's knowing of those enduring works. In her ultimate novel, as in her previous ones, Jane Austen makes use of a love tale to discover and lightly satirize social pretensions and emotional confusion. Persuasion follows the romance of Anne Elliot and naval officer Frederick Wentworth. They have been fortunately engaged till Anne’s pal, girl Russell, persuaded her that Frederick was once “unworthy.” Now, 8 years later, Frederick returns, a prosperous captain within the military, whereas Anne’s kinfolk teeters at the fringe of financial ruin. They nonetheless love one another, yet their prior error threaten to maintain them aside. Austen could appear to color on a small canvas, yet her characters include the entire diversity of human ardour and ethical complexity, and the author’s beneficiant spirit renders all of them with knowing, compassion, and humor. Susan Ostrov Weisser is a professor of English at Adelphi college, the place she focuses on nineteenth-century literature and women’s stories. Weisser additionally wrote the advent to the Barnes & Noble Classics variation of Jane Eyre.

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Download Lady of Desire (Knight Miscellany, Book 4) by Gaelen Foley PDF

By Gaelen Foley

Unique e-book: 2003

Impetuous girl Jacinda Knight is the daughter of a scandalous girl. although society predicts she'll stick with in her mother's footsteps, the lively attractiveness stands unashamed of her passionate nature. Then one evening, in flight from an prepared and loeless marriage, Jacinda reveals herself on my own on a deadly road face-to-face with Billy Blade, the infamous chief of a band of thieves. His stolen kisses wake up in her a eager for a guy she will by no means possess.

A good-looking scoundrel working from a mystery earlier, Billy Blade hasn't ever met a girl like Jacinda -- her fiery innocence and blossoming sensuality set his rebel's middle ablaze. Having grew to become his again at the privilege of his tyrannical father's residence years earlier than, he vows to come back to reclaim his name, Earl of Rackford -- to win the affection of the ravishing good looks who has stolen his center.

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Download Splendor Bay by L.B. Cobb PDF

By L.B. Cobb

Suspense, sensual relationships, quirky characters you will adore and be mindful, crisp discussion, wry humor, and a feel-good finishing are a number of of the explanations attractiveness BAY grabs you via the guts and sweeps you alongside on waves of emotion to its mind-blowing end. invoice Glasscock, a suspended-for-malpractice legal professional, wakes from his female friend Sally Solana's mattress to a crystalline may well morning in elegance Bay. earlier than midday, invoice faces the problem of his lifestyles. The stiff the neighborhood police officers have came across at the seashore under Sally's bayview mansion is Bill's soon-to-be-ex-wife Eleana's lover, Governor Wallace Moreno. Bill's female friend Sally, the state's legal professional normal, is lacking. So is spouse Eleana, head of the kingdom records. And, in addition to having a classy love lifestyles, invoice is speedy the best suspect of a bunch of cops--local, country, and federal. All of that is simply the catalyst invoice must abandon his sabbatical from lifestyles for a quest to avoid wasting these he loves from a assassin.

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