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Nicola Cornick - Botrány ​és ártatlanság
Fortune ​Follyban a földesúr ismét hatályba léptet egy ősrégi adótörvényt, melynek értelmében minde hajadon lány és özvegyasszony köteles férjhez menni, vagy vagyona felét adóba befizetni. A hírre a csendes kis falut elözönlik a hozományvadász agglegények. Miss Alice Lister a közfelfogás szerint nem éppen tiszteletreméltó hölgy. Már az is elég baj, hogy szobalányból lett örökösnő, most pedig a csélcsap Lord Miles Vickery akarja elnyerni a vagyonát azzal, hogy a házasság révébe kormányozza. Alice azonban biztos benne, hogy Miles nem fogja teljesíteni a feltételeit. Hiszen melyik korhely fiatalember lenne képes pusztán anyagi megfontolásból becsületes maradni három hosszú hónapon át?

Nicola Cornick - Titkok ​és vallomások
Fortune ​Follyban a földesúr ismét hatályba léptet egy ősrégi adótörvényt, melynek értelmében minden hajadon lány és özvegyasszony köteles férjhez menni, vagy vagyona felét adóba befizetni. A hírre a csendes kis falut elözönlik a hozományvadász agglegények. Laura, az özvegy hercegné azonban hallani sem akar kérőkről mindazok után, amit az első házasságában el kellett viselnie. Még akkor sem, ha egykori szerelméről, Dexter Anstrutherről van szó, hiszen tudja, hogy a titok, amelyet őriz, lehetetlenné teszi kettejük közös jövőjét. Dexter sejti, hogy Laura rejteget előle valamit, és elszánja magát, hogy kideríti az igazságot, bármibe kerüljön is ...

Nicola Cornick - Barátok ​és szeretők
Fortune ​Follybana földesúr ismét hatályba léptet egy ősrégei adótörvényt, melynek értelmében minden hajadon lány és özvegyasszony köteles férjhez menni, vagy vagyona felét adóba befizetni. A hírre a csendes kisfalut elözönlik a hozományvadász agglegények. A szabad szellemű, szertelen Lady Elizabeth Scarlet elrabolja és elcsábítja gróf Nathaniel Waterhouse-t az esküvője előestéjén, mert meg akarja óvni őt egy lélektelen érdekházasságtól. A gróf ezek után feleségül veszi a lányt, hogy megvédje a becsületét. Noha az ágyban nem tudnak egymással betelni, Elizabeth ennél többre vágyik. A legelképesztőbb módokon igyekszik kiprovokálni, hogy Nat felfigyeljen rá és beleszeressen...

Nicola Cornick - The ​Scandals of an Innocent
Miss ​Alice Lister feels anything but respectable. Bad enough that she is a maid-turned-heiress. Now the insufferably attractive Lord Miles Vickery is certain he can gain her fortune by blackmailing her into marriage - even though it was his deceitful charm that broke her heart once before. But she's positive the terms of her inheritance will prove an impossible task. After all, what rake could be completely honest for three long months? For his part, Miles finds his newfound frankness invaluable in entangling Alice in positions deliciously unbecoming of a lady. Of course, he doesn't yet know that he's falling hopelessly in love with this formidable innocent.or that he will soon go to impossible lengths to prove himself hers forever...

Nicola Cornick - Kidnapped
"If ​I accept his offer to be his mistress, I could have the finest silks, the best carriage and be transformed from ugly duckling to a pampered, pretty swan! And although I would feel a virtuous pride in turning down the wicked rake, I also have an unmaidenly interest in exactly what the role would entail...."Catriona is doing her best to resist the skillful seduction of the scandalous heir to the Earl of Strathconan. But kidnapped and shipwrecked with only this rake as company, her adventure has just begun....

Nicola Cornick - The ​Undoing of a Lady
Courting ​scandal since girlhood, free-spirited Lady Elizabeth Scarlet vows there is just one way to save her childhood friend from a loveless marriage: to kidnap him! But Nathaniel is furious. So angry that he challenges her to take their assignation to its natural conclusion and seduce him. When her inexperienced attempt flares into intense passion, Lizzie is ruined.and hopelessly, unexpectedly, in love with Nathaniel, the Earl of Waterhouse. Now the wild and willful Lizzie must convince Nat that they are a perfect match - in every way.

Nicola Cornick - The ​Secrets of a Courtesan
All's ​fair in love and matrimony in Nicola Cornick's wildly romantic new series that introduces the ladies of Fortune's Folly--spirited heiresses who are more than a match for society's most dashing rogues! The epitome of privilege and power, the handsome Duke of Welburn sets all the ladies' hearts aflutter as he strides into the village of Fortune's Folly. For Eve Nightingale this fluttering is a mixture of wariness and wonder. Once his glittering society mistress--caught up in his glamorous world by day and tangled in his bedsheets by night--she is now no more than a penniless yet proud shopkeeper. It's a world Eve can't go back to--she has secrets to keep. But this determined duke seems very keen on unravelling them....

Nicola Cornick - The ​Confessions of a Duchess
When ​an ancient tax law is invoked requiring all unmarried ladies to either wed or surrender half their wealth, it's not long before the quiet village of Fortune's Folly is overrun by a swarm of fortune-hunting bachelors. Marry again? Never! Not after what Laura, the dowager duchess, was forced to endure. Even if the arrival of her onetime paramour, Dexter Anstruther, is oh-so-tempting, she knows the secret she's kept from him would destroy any chance at a future together. Young, handsome and scandalously enticing, Dexter suspects Laura has a hidden motive for resisting his charms.and he intends to expose her, by any means necessary.

Nicola Cornick - The ​Phantom Tree
Browsing ​an antiques shop in Wiltshire, Alison Bannister stumbles across a delicate old portrait—identified as the doomed Tudor queen, Anne Boleyn. Except Alison knows better. The subject is Mary Seymour, the daughter of Katherine Parr, who was taken to Wolf Hall in 1557 and presumed dead after going missing as a child. And Alison knows this because she, too, lived at Wolf Hall and knew Mary...more than four hundred years ago. The painting of Mary is more than just a beautiful object for Alison—it holds the key to her past life, the unlocking of the mystery surrounding Mary’s disappearance and how Alison can get back to her own time. To when she and Mary were childhood enemies yet shared a pact that now, finally, must be fulfilled, no matter the cost. Bestselling author of House of Shadows Nicola Cornick offers a provocative alternate history of rivals, secrets and danger, set in a time when a woman’s destiny was determined by the politics of men and luck of birth. A spellbinding tale for fans of Kate Morton, Philippa Gregory and Barbara Erskine.

Nicola Cornick - L'educazione ​di una contessa
Londra, ​1817 - Come cameriera personale di alcune delle dame più note dell'alta società, Margery Mallon sa che deve tenersi alla larga dagli affascinanti gentiluomini: le avventure di quel tipo vanno bene solo nei romanzi che legge in segreto. Tuttavia, quando un attraente sconosciuto le offre un assaggio di passione, Margery non sa resistere. L'uomo è in realtà Lord Henry Wardeaux, deciso a ricongiungerla con il nonno, Lord Templemore: il vero nome di Margery è infatti Marguerite, scomparsa vent'anni prima durante una tragica rapina. Erede della nobile famiglia, viene trasformata di punto in bianco da cameriera in contessa, ma dovrà fare i conti con i pettegolezzi del ton, una fila di corteggiatori attirati dal suo ingente patrimonio e una serie di misteriosi incidenti. Per fortuna Henry è rimasto al suo fianco, a proteggerla...

Mary Balogh - Nicola Cornick - Courtney Milan - The ​Heart of Christmas
A ​Handful of Gold A love story from New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh Not only is Julian Dare dashing and wealthy, but he's the heir to an earldom. So what do you get a man who has everything? Innocent and comely Verity Ewing plans on giving Julian her heart - the most precious gift of all. The Season for Suitors An original romance from Nicola Cornick After some close encounters with rakes in which she was nearly compromised, heiress Clara Davenport realizes that she needs some expert advice. And who better for the job than Sebastian Fleet, the most notorious rake in town? But the tutelage doesn't go quite as planned, as both Sebastian and Clara find it difficult to remain objective when it comes to lessons of the heart! This Wicked Gift An original romance from Courtney Milan Lavinia Spencer has been saving her hard-earned pennies to provide her family with Christmas dinner. Days before the holiday, her brother is swindled, leaving them owing more than they can ever repay. Until a mysterious benefactor offers to settle the debt. Innocent Lavinia is stunned by what the dashing William White wants in return. Will she exchange a wicked gift for her family's fortune?

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