The Vicar s Daughter

Author: Josi S. Kilpack
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
ISBN: 1629722804
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Fiction

Cassie, pretending to be her older sister Leonora, begins exchanging letters with a gentleman she hopes will be a match for Leonora, but instead falls in love with him herself.

The Viscount and the Vicar s Daughter

Author: Mimi Matthews
ISBN: 9780999036426
Release Date: 2018-01-23
Genre: Fiction

England, 1861. A world-weary rake and a prim vicar’s daughter are thrown together during a holiday house party. Will they discover there’s more to each other than meets the eye? Or will revelations from the past end their fragile romance before it begins? A WORLD-WEARY RAKE After years of unbridled debauchery, Tristan Sinclair, Viscount St. Ashton has hit proverbial rock bottom. Seeking to escape his melancholy, he takes refuge at one of Victorian society’s most notorious house parties. As the Christmas season approaches, he prepares to settle in for a month of heavy drinking…until an unexpected encounter changes his plans—and threatens his heart. A PRIM VICAR’S DAUGHTER Valentine March is not the drab little spinster she appears to be. When her new job as a lady’s companion lands her smack in the middle of Yorkshire with England’s most infamous rake, she resolves to keep her head down and her eyes fixed firmly on her future—a future which most definitely does not include a sinfully handsome viscount. A MATCH MADE IN SCANDAL A friendship is impossible. An affair out of the question. But when one reckless act binds them together, will two star-crossed souls discover there’s more to each other than meets the eye? Or will revelations from the past end their fragile romance before it begins? The Viscount and the Vicar’s Daughter is a sweet (i.e. clean) standalone Victorian romance of approximately 52,000 words.

A Heart Revealed

Author: Josi S. Kilpack
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
ISBN: 1609079906
Release Date: 2015-04-07
Genre: Fiction

Set in Regency England, Amber Marie Sterlington is the most sought after young woman in London, but when she begins to lose her hair (due to alopecia), Amber is exiled to the countryside where she meets Thomas Richards. Even as she is falling in love with him, she knows she must end things before he realizes what she's been hiding from him.

Lady of Milkweed Manor

Author: Julie Klassen
Publisher: Bethany House
ISBN: 1441202293
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Fiction

The engaging and moving story of a once-proper lady who finds herself in a most unexpected situation; a romance set in Regency England.

The Lady of the Lakes

Author: Josi S. Kilpack
ISBN: 162972226X
Release Date: 2017-01-03
Genre: Fiction

Young author Walter Scott is desperately in love with Mina, but after she rejects his marriage proposal, Walter travels to England, where he meets and courts a young Frenchwoman, Charlotte Carpenter and discovers there is a difference between a man's first love and his best love.

Lord Fenton s Folly

Author: Josi S. Kilpack
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
ISBN: 1629720666
Release Date: 2015-10-06
Genre: Fiction

"Lord Fenton and Alice Stanbridge's marriage is one of convenience for him, but one of love for her. When Alice realizes the truth, she matches Fenton wit for wit until they both learn to see the truth of each other's hearts and find love beyond the folly"--Provided by publisher.

Forever and Forever

Author: Josi S. Kilpack
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
ISBN: 1629721425
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Genre: Fiction

"Based on the true love story of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Boston socialite Fanny Appleton, this novel chronicles their seven-year courtship through Europe and Boston"--Provided by publisher.

The Vicar of Wakefield

Author: Oliver Goldsmith
Release Date: 1815
Genre: Conduct of life

Details the romantic intrigues in the family of a country vicar in eighteenth century England.

The Lost Letter

Author: Mimi Matthews
ISBN: 9780999036402
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Fiction

England, 1860. An impoverished Victorian beauty is unexpectedly reunited with the now beastly earl who once broke her heart. Will they finally find their happily ever after? Or are some fairy-tale endings simply not meant to be? A PROUD BEAUTY When the tragic death of her gamester father leaves her destitute and alone, society beauty Sylvia Stafford finds work as a governess in a merchant’s household in Cheapside. Isolated from the fashionable acquaintance of her youth, she resigns herself to lonely spinsterhood…until a mysterious visitor convinces her to temporarily return to her former life—and her former love. A SCARRED BEAST Colonel Sebastian Conrad is no longer the dashing cavalry officer Sylvia once fell in love with. Badly scarred during the Sepoy Rebellion, he has withdrawn to his estate in rural Hertfordshire where he lives in near complete seclusion. Brooding and tormented, he cares nothing for the earldom he has inherited—and even less for the faithless beauty who rejected him three years before. A SECOND CHANCE A week together in the remote Victorian countryside is the last thing either of them ever wanted. But when fate intervenes to reunite them, will a beastly earl and an impoverished beauty finally find their happily ever after? Or are some fairy-tale endings simply not meant to be? The Lost Letter is a sweet (i.e. clean) standalone Victorian romance of approximately 50,000 words.

The Duchess Deal

Author: Tessa Dare
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062349071
Release Date: 2017-08-22
Genre: Fiction

When girl meets Duke, their marriage breaks all the rules… Since his return from war, the Duke of Ashbury’s to-do list has been short and anything but sweet: brooding, glowering, menacing London ne’er-do-wells by night. Now there’s a new item on the list. He needs an heir—which means he needs a wife. When Emma Gladstone, a vicar’s daughter turned seamstress, appears in his library wearing a wedding gown, he decides on the spot that she’ll do. His terms are simple: - They will be husband and wife by night only. - No lights, no kissing. - No questions about his battle scars. - Last, and most importantly… Once she’s pregnant with his heir, they need never share a bed again. But Emma is no pushover. She has a few rules of her own: - They will have dinner together every evening. - With conversation. - And unlimited teasing. - Last, and most importantly… Once she’s seen the man beneath the scars, he can’t stop her from falling in love…

I Loved a Rogue

Author: Katharine Ashe
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062229861
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Genre: Fiction

In the third in Katharine Ashe's Prince Catchers series, the eldest of three very different sisters must fulfill a prophecy to discover their birthright. But if Eleanor is destined to marry a prince, why can't she resist the scoundrel who seduced her? She can pour tea, manage a household, and sew a modest gown. In short, Eleanor Caulfield is the perfect vicar's daughter. Yet there was a time when she'd risked everything for a black-eyed gypsy who left her brokenhearted. Now he stands before her—dark, virile, and ready to escort her on a journey to find the truth about her heritage. Leaving eleven years ago should have given Taliesin freedom. Instead he's returned to Eleanor, determined to have her all to himself, tempting her with kisses and promising her a passion she's so long denied herself. But if he was infatuated before, he's utterly unprepared for what will happen when Eleanor decides to abandon convention—and truly live . . .

Complete Abandon

Author: Cheryl Holt
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
ISBN: 142990562X
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Genre: Fiction

No bargain as enticing as... When Emma Fitzgerald storms the manor home of the new Viscount Wakefield, she feels more than justified fury. Having just inadvertently witnessed his lordship in scandalous dishabille with his London mistress, her blood pounds with outrage...and with a thrill she has never felt. She has come to demand better treatment for his tenants, to seek some compassion, a shred of decency from this dastardly rake whose reputation for sin and debauchery precedes him. Now, the erotic image of his powerful flesh only heightens her determination to make this wicked rogue accountable for his actions... One sealed with a kiss... Certainly no woman has ever dared to take John Clayton to task as though he is a naughty schoolboy, and no woman, especially one as enticing as Emma, ever has refused to be baited by his bold, assessing gaze. Instead she seems to look beneath his skin to see more than a scandalous rake. But this prim and proper Vicar's daughter leaves him speechless when she proposes a bargain worthy of his own insolence. In return for his kindness to others, she offers herself. Vowing to regain the upper hand, John brazenly sets out to introduce Emma into the art of love-heedless of the consequences to his own heart...

Vicar s Daughter to Viscount s Lady

Author: Louise Allen
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781459212398
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Fiction

From prim and proper… Seduced, abandoned and pregnant, Arabella Shelley is determined her baby's father will support them. Horrified to discover his death, she is shocked at the demand of his brother, the handsome, inscrutable Viscount Hadleigh. To legitimize her unborn child, she must marry him, instead! …to pleasured by the viscount! As Bella struggles with her unfamiliar, luxurious new lifestyle, and her scandalous desire for her stranger of a husband, will she find a love that matches the passion of their marriage bed?

Romance Fiction

Author: Kristin Ramsdell
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781591581772
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Presents a comprehensive guide for librarians and readers' advisors, provides a brief history of the romance novel, and offers reading lists and subgenre definitions.