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May McGoldrick, Sabrina York, Lecia Cornwall, Anna Harrington Excerpt: <i>Say Yes to the Scot</i>
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June 16 2017

May McGoldrick, Sabrina York, Lecia Cornwall, Anna Harrington Excerpt: Say Yes to the Scot

May McGoldrick, Sabrina York, Lecia Cornwall and Anna Harrington
You are formally invited to the Highland wedding event of the year. These four lasses are about...
Manda Collins Excerpt: <i>Duke with Benefits</i>
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June 14 2017

Manda Collins Excerpt: Duke with Benefits

Manda Collins
Lady Daphne Forsyth is a brilliant mathematician with a burning passion for puzzles. When she...
Sharon Cullen Excerpt: <i>Wed to a Spy</i>
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May 19 2017

Sharon Cullen Excerpt: Wed to a Spy

Sharon Cullen
Blistering seduction meets international intrigue in the Highlands as a veteran spy infiltrates...
Victoria Alexander Excerpt: <i>The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels and Other Gentlemen</i>
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May 16 2017

Victoria Alexander Excerpt: The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels and Other Gentlemen

Victoria Alexander
Really, it's too much to expect any normal man to behave like a staid accountant in order...
Jo Beverley Excerpt: <i>Merely a Marriage</i>
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May 1 2017

Jo Beverley Excerpt: Merely a Marriage

Jo Beverley
As England mourns the death of Princess Charlotte, Lady Ariana Boxstall has another succession...
Lecia Cornwall Excerpt: <i>The Lady and the Highlander</i>
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March 30 2017

Lecia Cornwall Excerpt: The Lady and the Highlander

Lecia Cornwall
Laire MacLeod’s father has married a mysterious widow who is a vain beauty that deals with...
Shelly Laurenston Excerpt: <i>The Unyielding</i>
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March 21 2017

Shelly Laurenston Excerpt: The Unyielding

Shelly Laurenston
Stieg Engstrom, Angriest Viking Ever, has got big problems. The human Viking Clans of earth are...
Alyssa Cole Excerpt: <i>An Extraordinary Union</i>
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March 13 2017

Alyssa Cole Excerpt: An Extraordinary Union

Alyssa Cole
As the Civil War rages between the states, a courageous pair of spies plunge fearlessly into...
Amelia Grey Excerpt: <i>Last Night with the Duke</i>
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March 7 2017

Amelia Grey Excerpt: Last Night with the Duke

Amelia Grey
Could finding love be his greatest scandal of all? The Duke of Griffin has never lived...
Susan Carroll Excerpt: <i>Disenchanted</i>
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February 28 2017

Susan Carroll Excerpt: Disenchanted

Susan Carroll
At the tender age of seventeen, Ella Upton lost her innocence to a traveling minstrel, a youth...
KJ Charles Excerpt: <i>An Unseen Attraction</i>
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February 12 2017

KJ Charles Excerpt: An Unseen Attraction

KJ Charles
Lodging-house keeper Clem Talleyfer prefers a quiet life. He’s happy with his hobbies,...
Tricia Levenseller Excerpt: <i>Daughter of the Pirate King</i>
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February 9 2017

Tricia Levenseller Excerpt: Daughter of the Pirate King

Tricia Levenseller
There will be plenty of time for me to beat him soundly once I've gotten what I came for. Sent...
Lisa Kleypas Excerpt: <i>Devil in Spring</i>
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February 8 2017

Lisa Kleypas Excerpt: Devil in Spring

An eccentric wallflower… Most debutantes dream of finding a husband. Lady Pandora...
Jane Bonander Excerpt: <i>The Scoundrel’s Pleasure</i>
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February 3 2017

Jane Bonander Excerpt: The Scoundrel’s Pleasure

Jane Bonander
Duncan MacNeil voyages over the sea to make his fortune in America. Shortly before his departure,...
Kerrigan Byrne Excerpt: <i>The Duke</i>
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February 2 2017

Kerrigan Byrne Excerpt: The Duke

Kerrigan Byrne
Strong as a Viking. Handsome as Adonis. Rich as Midas. Collin “Cole” Talmage, Duke...
KJ Charles Excerpt: <i>Wanted, A Gentleman</i>
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January 8 2017

KJ Charles Excerpt: Wanted, A Gentleman

KJ Charles
WANTED, A GENTLEMAN Or, Virtue Over-Rated the grand romance of Mr. Martin St....
Manda Collins Excerpt: <i>Ready Set Rogue</i>
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January 3 2017

Manda Collins Excerpt: Ready Set Rogue

Manda Collins
When scholarly Miss Ivy Wareham receives word that she’s one of four young ladies who have...
Alexandra Hawkins Excerpt: <i>Waiting For an Earl Like You</i>
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December 23 2016

Alexandra Hawkins Excerpt: Waiting For an Earl Like You

Justin Reeve Netherwood, Earl of Kempthorn—a.k.a. Thorn—has never cared much for...
Maya Rodale Excerpt: <i>Lady Claire Is All That</i>
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December 19 2016

Maya Rodale Excerpt: Lady Claire Is All That

Maya Rodale
HER BRAINS… Claire Cavendish is in search of a duke, but not for the usual reasons....
Elizabeth Boyle Excerpt: <i>Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology</i>
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December 14 2016

Elizabeth Boyle Excerpt: Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology

Elizabeth Boyle
Beloved authors Julia Quinn, Elizabeth Boyle, Laura Lee Guhrke, and Stefanie Sloane deliver the...
May McGoldrick Excerpt: <i>Tempest in the Highlands</i>
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December 6 2016

May McGoldrick Excerpt: Tempest in the Highlands

May McGoldrick
Miranda MacDonnell is on the run. When she inherited a mysterious relic from her mother, she...
Lily Blackwood Excerpt: <i>The Rebel of Clan Kincaid</i>
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November 30 2016

Lily Blackwood Excerpt: The Rebel of Clan Kincaid

Lily Blackwood
Since childhood, Magnus has been led to believe he is the Laird Alwyn’s bastard, and raised...
Lorraine Heath Excerpt: <i>The Viscount and the Vixen</i>
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November 28 2016

Lorraine Heath Excerpt: The Viscount and the Vixen

Lorraine Heath
Love begets madness. Viscount Locksley watched it happen to his father after his cherished wife’s...
Elizabeth Hoyt Excerpt: <i>Duke of Pleasure</i>
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November 16 2016

Elizabeth Hoyt Excerpt: Duke of Pleasure

Elizabeth Hoyt
IN THE ARMS OF DANGER Bold. Brave. Brutally handsome. Hugh Fitzroy, the Duke of Kyle, is...
Mary Balogh Excerpt: <i>Someone To Love</i>
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November 2 2016

Mary Balogh Excerpt: Someone To Love

Mary Balogh
Humphrey Westcott, Earl of Riverdale, has died, leaving behind a fortune that will forever alter...
Lecia Cornwall Excerpt: <i>When a Laird Finds a Lass</i>
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October 26 2016

Lecia Cornwall Excerpt: When a Laird Finds a Lass

Calista Fox
She is his greatest enemy and his only salvation. Malcolm MacDonald, a lawyer in Edinburgh,...
Sophie Jordan Excerpt: <i>While the Duke Was Sleeping</i>
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October 24 2016

Sophie Jordan Excerpt: While the Duke Was Sleeping

Sophie Jordan
Sometimes the man of your dreams... Shop girl Poppy Fairchurch knows it’s pointless...
Valerie Bowman Excerpt: <i>The Legendary Lord</i>
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October 12 2016

Valerie Bowman Excerpt: The Legendary Lord

When Christian Forester, Viscount Berkeley, flees the stuffy ballrooms of London for his Scottish...
<i>Hero in the Highlands</i>: Exclusive Excerpt
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September 28 2016

Hero in the Highlands: Exclusive Excerpt

Suzanne Enoch
Scotland, 1812: He’s ferocious and rugged to the bone, an English soldier more at home...
<i>Bitterwood</i>: Exclusive Excerpt
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September 15 2016

Bitterwood: Exclusive Excerpt

Rowan Speedwell
Outrunning a winter storm in the north, Captain Faran of the King's Guard leads his men and...