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Celeste Bradley - To Wed a Scandalous Spy
Lovely, high born Willa Trent was an orphan, raised by a local, somewhat odd family in the country, who want nothing but the best for their girl. So when she drags the unconscious man she accidentally hit with a slingshot home, they arrange a hasty marriage and pack the couple off with best wishes. Armed with a groggy husband and a new future, Willa's pie-eyed optimism has no limits...until she discovers the secret, dangerous world of Nathaniel Stonewell, Earl of Reardon, a.k.a. "Lord Treason." Though Nathaniel is reviled by most of England for his devious plot against the Crown, he is, in reality, a member of an elite cadre of secret royal defenders on a daring undercover mission. He must keep his secrets at all cost, especially from Willa. And yet, he is enchanted...though he stubbornly refuses to surrender to his passion. Far better, he tells himself, to turn his back on love than risk everything for it. Luckily, his bride has other plans...
Celeste Bradley - With This Ring
From bestselling author Celeste Bradley comes a delightful tale about the lengths one woman will go to marry - at all costs… The Rules of Engagement Electra Worthington is the lovely middle daughter of the eccentric, impoverished Worthington family. Her beauty means nothing to her except as her currency to return the Worthington name to its former glory. To this end, she will stop at nothing - even if she must kidnap a rich lord in the process. If this lucky gentleman is just returning from a long absence and knows nothing of the Worthington reputation, well, a girl shouldn’t look a gift lord in the mouth…right? The Price of Passion Lord Aaron Arbogast, returning to England after a decade-old scandal - of which he is not truly guilty, but instead took the blame out of loyalty to a good friend - is the last of his line. He will someday become the Earl of Arbodean and inherit the estate… if, that is, he can prove to his ailing grandfather that he is a reformed man. Falling for a woman like Miss Worthington could cost him everything. But his desire for her? Priceless…
Celeste Bradley - Desperately Seeking A Duke
The only way for vicar's daughter Phoebe Millbury to inherit a family fortune is to find herself a duke―just as her late grandfather demanded in his will. But Phoebe, who's still trying to make good after a romantic scandal, also has her two cousins to contend with. They're all competing for the same money, maybe even the same men. ..until Phoebe meets her match in the terribly handsome and charming Rafe Marbrook. When she receives a marriage proposal from the Marquis of Brookhaven, Phoebe is thrilled to learn that Rafe is headed for dukedom…and accepts his offer. There's only one problem: It's from Rafe's older, less captivating brother, Calder. Now Phoebe finds herself on the verge of yet another scandal as she faces a desperate choice: Marry Calder for his money―or follow her own heart? Each way can only lead to trouble…
Celeste Bradley - Seducing the Spy
Elite spies, secret defenders of the king, The Royal Four are unsurpassed in courage, honor, and daring. Known to his brothers-in-arms as The Falcon, Lord Wyndham is the most secretive and aloof of the four. But when The Falcon meets the impetuous Lady Alicia, he discovers a soul mate whose hidden fire matches his own… Lady Alicia Lawrence was cast out of polite society and branded a liar for a youthful mistake. When she overhears details of a conspiracy that could affect her country's fate, she turns to the one person who might believe her--Stanton Horne, Lord Wyndham. Posing as Wyndham's mistress in order to root out the enemy, Alicia is drawn into an uneasy partnership…and a wildly seductive liaison. Lord Wyndham's uncanny ability to detect lies has made him a valuable member of the Royal Four, but in matters of romance it has proven a distinct liability. Alicia is the only woman whose thoughts he cannot read…and the only one whose sensual touch quenches every secret desire. As the mission grows more dangerous and more personal, and each encounter with Alicia more fiery than the last, this daring spy must face his greatest challenge yet--learn to trust the passion in his heart…
Celeste Bradley - Fallen
Destined for spinsterhood, Isadora "Izzy" Temple can only dream of finding a husband—of feeling his touch in the dark, his lips on her neck, his passion building with each kiss. Imagine her surprise when she awakens to find she's not dreaming at all! Lord Julien Blackworth, has mistaken Izzy's room for his—and he's fallen into her bed and into her wildest dreams… When the household discovers a man in her boudoir, Izzy pretends that Julien is her fiancé . Once he spends time playing the part, Julien finds himself falling for the feisty beauty. But how can Izzy trust that this notorious rake's feelings are for real—and that she won't end up being branded a "fallen" woman?
Celeste Bradley - Scoundrel in My Dreams
The child is his: Jack, or rather, Lord John Redgrave knows it the instant he glimpses the blue-eyed girl who was abandoned on the steps of his gentleman’s club. Her mother came to his room one dark night more than three years ago—and spurned his proposal the very next day. But when Jack visits Amaryllis Clarke to demand an explanation, he receives the shock of his life. For it wasn’t proud, worldly Amaryllis with whom he spent that soul-stirring night. It was her infatuated younger sister, Laurel. Laurel was only seventeen when she gave her innocence to Jack—and paid a steep price. She might be overjoyed about her reunion with little Melody, but Laurel won’t surrender to her desires again. Jack, meanwhile, has no wish to give up the daughter he never knew he had. Nor will he part with the sensual woman who makes him feel alive with longing. He intends to use any means possible to convince Laurel to stay. After all, all’s fair in matters of seduction—especially to a scoundrel in love…
Celeste Bradley - Wedded Bliss
As a ship’s captain, highborn bastard Morgan Pryce has spent his life sailing away from England. The last thing he needs is a wife. But when he fears that his titled half brother, Neville, is about to be snared by a gold digger, Morgan aims to protect Neville by tricking the lovely crook into marrying him first. He knows he can't allow himself to believe a word she says. If only she weren’t so convincing.... Determined beauty Bliss Worthington is not terribly fond of finding another man waiting for her at the altar—after all, no one tricks a Worthington and gets away with it. Somehow she must persuade her dangerously handsome new husband to grant her an annulment, because her heart is set on his brother. Soon the newlyweds must deal with a secret but mutual attraction. Morgan finds himself oddly devastated by her tenderness and braveness. When Neville shows up to rescue her from a loveless marriage, she will have to quickly decide which man is the right one for her....
Celeste Bradley - Az álruhás
A csodaszép Agatha Cunnington Londonba érkezik, hogy felkutassa eltűnt bátyját, Jamest. Az egyetlen nyom egy rejtélyes levél, amelyen a „Griffmadár” aláírás szerepel… Agatha úgy dönt, hogy a tiszteletre méltó férjes asszony álruháját ölti magára – talán így észrevétlen maradhat a nyüzsgő nagyvárosban. Igen ám, de tervéhez szüksége van egy megfelelő férjre. Talán olyasvalakire, mint Simon Rain. A férfi tagja a Liar’s Clubnak – megannyi hitehagyott bűnöző a királynő szolgálatában. Amikor valaki sorra öldösni kezdi a klub tagjait, Simon Rain azt a feladatot kapja, hogy keresse meg James Cunningtont. Simon inkognitóban megjelenik Agatha otthonában, s leküzdhetetlenül beleszeret a nőbe. Ezzel megszegi a klub legfőbb szabályát: Soha ne ess szerelembe!
Celeste Bradley - Surrender to a Wicked Spy
They are known simply as The Royal Four, but there's nothing simple about the elite band of spies who serve the King in secrecy. Their missions are dangerous, their love lives are scandalousâ€¦and each man in the Royal Four has his own secrets. This is the story of the spy known as The Lion. Olivia Calwell's new husband, Dane, is everything she could have ever hoped for in a man. The handsome Lord Greenleigh is charming, debonair, even a bit mysterious, and just thinking of their wedding night makes Olivia blush with pleasure. Yet she can't help but wonder what exactly Dane does all day. His hushed meetings with strangers, his odd comings and goings, it is all enough to drive Olivia mad! Could her beloved husband be involved in something dangerous? Could he even be spying for France? Spy Dane Calwell knows the new Lady Greenleigh is poised, well educated, and utterly captivating. But he's just discovered that Olivia is also the most curious creature he has ever met! Most wives don't give a whit what their husbands do all day. Why must Olivia ask so many questions, and meddle in matters that do not concern her? Truth be told, Dane finds Olivia's amateur sleuthing enchanting, even a little sexy. But when Olivia gets too close to the mission at hand, Dane must try to stop her before it's too late, or risk losing his beautiful wife forever.
Celeste Bradley - And Then Comes Marriage
TWICE THE TEMPTATION After years of being a quiet, dutiful wife, the recently widowed Mrs. Miranda Talbot is finally free to do as she pleases. As an attractive woman of independent means, Miranda is suddenly turning heads all around town. When she meets the dashing Mr. Castor Worthington, she is swept away by his passion. Is he too good to be true? DOUBLE THE DESIRE Little does Miranda know that there is more to Castor than meets the eye. In fact, he’s a twin. Castor’s brother, also a confirmed bachelor, takes his romantic pursuits—and rivals—very seriously. When Castor discovers Miranda is being courted by his own twin, his competitive nature takes over. Who will be the one to win Miranda’s hand and heart? The race to say I do is about to begin…
Celeste Bradley - A szélhámos
Clara és Dalton, Monty és Rose... Két pár, egy nagy szerelem. Az Álruhások Klubja újabb könyvében mindenki sokszor visel álruhát. Nem könnyű piperkőcként kiöltözve megjelenni a londoni társaságban, különösen egy, a feltűnést mindig is kerülő úriember, Dalton Montmorency számára. Márpedig az Álruhások vezetőjének legújabb küldetése során éppen Sir Thorogood, a különc karikaturista szerepét kell alakítania, akinek a politikai gúnyrajzai egész Londont felbolygatták. Sir Thorogood valódi kilétét homály fedi. Daltonnak ezt a rejtélyt kell megoldania, mivel a karikatúrák rombolják a Korona tekintélyét. Feladata teljesítése során azonban folyamatosan az útjába kerül egy bosszantó, ugyanakkor furcsa módon vonzó hölgy, Clara Simpson... Amikor Clara megpillantja Sir Thorogoodot egy bálban, azonnal tudja, hogy az illető úr szélhámos - hiszen a hölgy az igazi Sir Thorogood. Titokban készít karikatúrákat e furcsa álnév leple alatt, így próbál némi pénzre szert tenni, hogy elköltözhessen végre sógornőjéék házából és saját lábára állhasson. Eltökélt szándéka, hogy leleplezi a csalót - ehhez viszont neki is alakoskodnia kell. A különös szerepjátszás olyan cselekedetekre készteti, amelyekről korábban még csak nem is álmodott - s amelyek egyenesen az ördögien jóképű ellenfele karjaiba sodorják őt!
Celeste Bradley - The Duke Next Door
The dangerously beautiful Deirdre Cantor is determined to inherit her grandfather’s vast fortune. All she needs is to marry a duke…and be the first granddaughter to walk down the aisle. After all, she has always dreamed of becoming a member of the haute ton. So when the proper Calder Marbrook, the Marquis of Brookhaven and future Duke of Brookmoor, is abandoned at the altar, Deirdre makes it her business to become his wife—in spite of the whispers about his past. Soon Deirdre’s visions of a lavish existence with the handsome Calder are shattered when she learns his shocking secret. Feeling betrayed, Deirdre seeks revenge by playing a perilous and seductive game of cat and mouse with her husband that threatens to drive them both to the heights of passion. She will not surrender to him, no matter how great her desire. But at what cost? Calder is determined to keep his secret under lock and key—and to make his stunning wife his in every way that matters. Even if it means winning her heart all over again…
Celeste Bradley - I Thee Wed
Intelligent and driven, Orion Worthington aspired to be like his mentor, the acclaimed scientist Sir Geoffrey Blayne. Logically, Sir Geoffrey’s daughter would be Orion’s perfect match. So why can’t he keep his mind off the unruly girl who works in Sir Geoffrey’s lab? Orphaned fire-cracker Francesca Penrose hopes that London is modern enough to accept her brilliant mind despite her womanhood. But she can’t help noticing Orion’s mind...or his body. So they decide to run an experiment: if they give in to their passions, their attraction will simply fizzle out, with no impact on their hearts...right?
Celeste Bradley - The Impostor
Who is the impostor? It isn't easy moving about Society dressed like a dandy--especially when one is a ruthless spy. But that's precisely the latest mission for Liar's Club master Dalton Montmorency. Dalton is posing as Sir Thorogood, the elusive cartoonist whose scathing political caricatures have all of London abuzz. The true identity of Sir Thorogood is a mystery, and Dalton hopes that impersonating him will flush out the real menace before his cartoons do further damage to the government. Now, if Dalton could only find a way to get the irksome, yet oddly appealing widow Clara Simpson off his trail... When Clara meets Sir Thorogood at a ball, she's certain he is an impostor--because she's the true Sir Thorogood. Secretly penning the cartoons under the frothy nom de plume, Clara hopes to save enough money so that she can leave her in-laws and find a new life. Now she is determined to reveal an impostor's identity--and that means doing some undercover work herself. But pretending to be someone you're not has a funny way of making a woman do things she wouldn't ordinarily dream of--even if it drives her straight into the arms of her devilishly handsome adversary!
Celeste Bradley - One Night with a Spy
For years, Lady Julia Barrowby has acted the part of an old man's ornamental bride, never revealing that she has secretly helped the ailing Lord Barrowby in his work with the Royal Four. Now that her husband has died, Julia believes his place in the Four is hers by right. But convincing the remaining members will not be easy, especially with Marcus Ramsay, Lord Dryden, distracting her at every turn. Somehow, the mysterious Marcus seems to see into her very soul, effortlessly satisfying all her secret, forbidden longings… Marcus stood next in line to be chosen for the Four, and he is not willing to be displaced by a woman, no matter how intriguing or beautiful she may be. Under orders to investigate Julia, Marcus discovers her diary, overflowing with years of loneliness and yearning. Fulfilling Julia's fantasies is the perfect way to get closer to her, but seducing this fascinating creature is fast becoming more than a means to an end - it is his soul's deepest desire…
Celeste Bradley - The Spy
Who is the spy? James Cunnington has a pressing mission at hand: He must find the daughter of a missing code breaker for the Liar's Club, a man suspected of turning traitor for Napoleon. Time is of the utmost concern. While it is evident that his ward's new tutor has something to hide, James is unaware that the woman he seeks now resides under his very roof.... Desperate and destitute, Phillipa Atwater must don gentlemen's clothing to pass herself off as the scholarly young tutor. Her clever--if itchy--disguise allows her time to pursue her quest to find her father, ruthlessly abducted by French spies. Closely guarding the cryptic notebook he entrusted to her care, she senses danger all around her--even in the home of her roguishly handsome new employer, James Cunnington. Now Phillipa is about to discover that desire can be as lethal as a well-aimed bullet...
Celeste Bradley - The Rogue
A gambler and a liar? Ethan Damont’s legendary gambling skills have earned him a place at the gaming tables of London’s most exclusive homes. He has used his dubious place in Society to aid the Liar’s Club. But his latest favor to the group has not only put his life in danger—it has thrown him together with the woman who tempts him to forgo his rakish ways. Lady Jane Pennington is a proper young lady and the ravishing niece of a suspected traitor. Now it’s Ethan’s job to discover if the woman he finds irresistible is naïve to her uncle’s deceit—or guilty of treason against the Crown… Jane can barely wait for the Season to end—until she meets Ethan Damont. After a humiliating first encounter, Jane expects a scoundrel like Ethan to joke at her expense. Instead, he behaves like a perfect gentleman. But just as Jane finds herself overcome by her desire for Ethan, he takes her captive. Suddenly, she is pulled into a dangerous world where it’s impossible to know who is friend and who is foe. Will this rogue prove to be her undoing…or the love she has always longed for?
Celeste Bradley - Duke Most Wanted
Sophie Blake’s grandfather willed his fortune to the first of his granddaughters to marry a duke. Since her cousin, Deirdre, will seal the deal any day now, the quiet, bookish Sophie can sit back and enjoy her time with the only man she truly adores: Graham. No matter that the part charmer, part scoundrel has absolutely no designs on her! Sophie is content to engage Graham in lively conversation, beat him at cards. . .and probe at the darkness hiding behind his rakish smile. Then Graham unexpectedly gains a title, an estate in near ruins and a mountain of debt. If there is any chance of survival he must find a rich wife—quickly. As his hunt for a bride begins, Sophie realizes that she isn’t even in the running. Suddenly no longer content to be a wallflower, Sophie gets a stunning make-over and becomes the belle of the ball. Lots of heads are turning…including Graham’s. But this beauty has secrets of her own. Will she be his salvation or seal his fate?
Celeste Bradley - Die schöne Rächerin
Der englische Spion Collis Tremayne ist ein charmanter Teufel, dem keine Frau widerstehen kann – bis auf die schöne und gewitzte Rose Lacey, die nur ein einziges Ziel kennt: selbst als Meisterspionin der Krone zu dienen. Bei ihrer ersten gemeinsamen Mission stellt sich jedoch schnell heraus, dass die beiden ein unschlagbares Team sein könnten – wenn sie sich nicht vorher gegenseitig umbringen …
Celeste Bradley - When She Said I Do
From bestselling author Celeste Bradley comes the tantalizing tale of a beauty and a beast, bound together by fate, fortune, and desire... Angel's Sin Caught in a rainstorm, Miss Calliope Worthington takes shelter in a seemingly abandoned mansion. But when she finds a string of pearls in a dusty chest, she is caught red-handed by the house’s reclusive owner - Mr. Ren Porter - a fiery demon of a man who demands that Callie pay for the necklace… with her innocence. Devil's Bargain When he first lays eyes on the beautiful trespasser, Ren mistakes her for an angel. But when he realizes Callie is a thief, he strikes a bargain she cannot refuse. She must take his hand in marriage and pay him back in full: one night of passion for each stolen pearl. But when Callie surrenders to his desires - night after wicked night - he awakens something deep inside of her. Something powerful and passionate. Like a fairy tale come true, the monster she married has become the man she loves… when she said I do.
Celeste Bradley - The Charmer
Who is the charmer? Collis Tremayne could make any female swoon; yet no one would guess the hidden desperation that drove him to become the most skilled spy in service to the Crown. All that stand in his way is...Rose Lacey, the first female Lair and a confounding chit who manages to outsmart him with cunning and courage. She is the only woman he cannot melt with his smile. With every breath, he wishes he had never laid eyes on her. And with every flash of her green eyes, he craves to possess her... Rose Lacey fought hard to meet the challenges of becoming a spy for the infamous Liar's Club. And if it weren't for Collis Tremayne, who manages to make her blood boil with his arrogance and leave her breathless with white-hot longing, she'd achieve her dream. Now, they must work together on a secret mission to uncover a dangerous plot--one in which the very safety of England hangs in the balance. Armed with wit and wiles, they must face deadly intrigue, clever enemies, and if they can manage not to murder one another--the intoxicating lure of unbidden passion...
Celeste Bradley - The Pretender
She had a secret she'd do anything to hide. Agatha Cunnington, headstrong beauty from the country, has come to London in search of her missing brother James. The only clue she has is a cryptic letter signed "The Griffin." Agatha decides to disguise herself as a respectable married woman so that she can go about the city unnoticed. But for her charade to work she needs a suitable "husband," preferably someone tall, elegant and rakish--Someone like Simon Rain. He had a secret he'd do anything to hide. Simon Rain is a member of the Liar's Club, a renegade group of rogues and thieves in the service of the Crown. When someone begins murdering members of the undercover cabal one by one, Simon is given the mission to bring in James Cunnington, one of his comrades who is suspected of betraying his brothers. Simon goes undercover and infiltrates the home of "Mrs." Agatha Applequist--who he believes is James's mistress. Before Simon knows what's happened, he finds himself irresistibly drawn to Agatha's soft, feminine charms--and he is tempted beyond reason to break the first rule of the Liar's Club: Never fall in love.
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