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Mary Balogh - Az ​egyezség
Vincentet, ​Darleigh vikomtját ki akarja házasítani a családja. Vincent jó parti, gazdag, hatalmas birtok tulajdonosa, kitűnő társalgó, kedves mosolyú, fess férfi. A Túlélők Klubjának vak tagja. És elege van az anyja, a nővérei gyámkodásából meg a leendő ara elfojtott, mégis szinte égető ódzkodásától. Úgy érzi, menekülnie kell, el mindentől, ami a vakságát bélyegnek, őt magát fogyatékosnak tartja. Elszökik, és meg sem áll gyerekkora kedves színhelyéig, Barton Coombsig, ahol ünnepséget rendeznek a tiszteletére. De mintha itt is visszaélnének azzal, hogy nem lát; egy sznob család kiszemeli őt a lányuk számára, és tőrbe csalva házasságra kényszerítenék. A lehetetlen helyzetből azonban kimenti egy lány, egy szinte láthatatlan kisegér, akit alig ismernek a városkában. Ki Sophie Fry? És miért avatkozik bele ő is az életébe? Vajon jó szándék vezeti? Vincent szíve azt súgja, igen, így a jótett és egy meghitt beszélgetés tapasztalatára hagyatkozva ajánlatot tesz a fiatal nőnek: legyen a felesége. Mary Balogh romantikus története az elfogadás, a kinyíló világ meséje. Egy nőé és egy férfié, akik a másik segítségével megtalálják a saját függetlenségüket, azt a fajta szabadságot, amely az embert minden igaz szerelemben az egekbe repíti.

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Mary Balogh - Lánykérés
A ​napóleoni háborúk alatt egy angol herceg nyitva hagyja a kastélyát a harcokban megsérült előkelő tisztek előtt. Egy kis csapat egykori katonatiszt évente visszatér ide, pihenni és emlékezni. Egyikük, aki katonai hőstettei miatt kapott főúri rangot, a tengerparton megismer egy balesetet szenvedett hölgyet, egy igazi ladyt, akit pár napig a kastélyban ápolnak. Kezdetben idegenkednek a másik társadalmi köreitől, de vajon meddig tudnak ellenállni egymásnak?

Mary Balogh - Az ​útitárs
A ​napóleoni háborúkat követően Sir Benedict Harper nehezen tudja újrakezdeni az életét, és mind a lelkének, mind a testének szüksége lenne arra, hogy valaki begyógyítsa a sebeit. Nem is sejti, hogy a segítség egy gyönyörű, ám sok megpróbáltatást elszenvedő asszony képében érkezik majd. Miután Samantha McKay megözvegyül, zsarnoki apósa és sógornője igencsak megkeserítik az életét. Egészen addig, amíg egy napon a vágyálma, hogy önálló életet élhessen, a Walesben megörökölt ház révén a beteljesedés ígéretével nem kecsegtet. Noha Ben és Samantha meglehetősen veszélyes körülmények között ismerkednek meg, hamarosan mindketten vonzódni kezdenek a másikhoz. Az asszony kész arra, hogy kövesse azt az utat, amelyet a végzet jelölt ki számára, Ben pedig úriemberként ragaszkodik hozzá, hogy elkísérje őt a sorsfordító utazásra. De mégis mit adhat egymásnak ez a két sebzett lelkű ember? Lehet egyáltalán közös jövőjük? Elképzelhető, hogy a válaszra épp egymás karjában találnak rá? Mary Balogh a Túlélők Klubjának legújabb kötetében, a vágyakozás és a beteljesülés megindító regényében egy reményekkel teli özvegy és egy új életre vágyó katona sorsának összefonódását tárja elénk.

Mary Balogh - Unforgiven
New ​York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh returns to Regency England in the second novel of her Horsemen Trilogy, a tale of unforgiven sins and unforgettable passion... Moira Hayes hadn’t seen Kenneth Woodfall in nearly eight years. Nor did she want to see this man who stirred such feelings of anger in her. After all, their families had been rivals since their great-grandfathers’ day. And he was the reason—though indirectly—for her own brother’s death. But Kenneth has returned from war and is home for good. And he isn’t willing to forget the past—a time he shared with his first and only love, Miss Moira Hayes. The moment he sees her again, he knows his future. Because Kenneth is more than willing to forgive. If only Moira can too...

Mary Balogh - Seducing ​an Angel
Banished, ​destitute, and labeled a murderess, Cassandra, Lady Paget, arrives in Regency London determined to overcome the reputation that has preceded her and to find a wealthy gentleman who can restore her to the extravagant life to which she's grown accustomed. She sets her sights on Stephen, Earl of Merton - an angelic-looking man of means who surely cannot resist her. Intrigued by Cassandra's charm, Stephen agrees to make her his mistress. But despite his looks and easy charm, Stephen is no angel, and Cassandra soon realizes that there is a price to be paid for trying to tempt one.

Mary Balogh - At ​Last Comes Love
Only ​desperation could bring Duncan Pennethorne, the infamous Earl of Sheringford, back home after the spectacular scandal that had shocked even the jaded ton. Forced to wed in fifteen days or be cut off without a penny, Duncan chooses the one woman in London in frantic need of a husband. A lie to an old flame forces Margaret Huxtable to accept the irresistible stranger's offer. But once she discovers who he really is, it's too late - she's already betrothed to the wickedly sensual rakehell. Quickly she issues an ultimatum: If Duncan wants her, he must woo her. And as passion slowly ignites, two people marrying for all the wrong reasons are discovering the joys of seduction - and awaiting the exquisite pleasure of what comes after..

Mary Balogh - Only ​Beloved
From ​the legendary New York Times bestselling author of Only a Kiss and Only a Promise comes the final book in the rapturous Survivor’s Club series—as the future of one man lies within the heart of a lost but never-forgotten love... For the first time since the death of his wife, the Duke of Stanbrook is considering remarrying and finally embracing happiness for himself. With that thought comes the treasured image of a woman he met briefly a year ago and never saw again. Dora Debbins relinquished all hope to marry when a family scandal left her in charge of her younger sister. Earning a modest living as a music teacher, she’s left with only an unfulfilled dream. Then one afternoon, an unexpected visitor makes it come true. For both George and Dora that brief first encounter was as fleeting as it was unforgettable. Now is the time for a second chance. And while even true love comes with a risk, who are two dreamers to argue with destiny?

Mary Balogh - First ​Comes Marriage
When ​Elliot Wallace, Viscount Lyngate, arrives in Throckbridge, the small village is buzzing with excitement over the upcoming Valentine's Day dance. The ladies of the town are busy gussying up for the ball and gossiping about the viscount's mysterious arrival, but Elliot has more urgent matters to attend to. His arrival marks a mission to retrieve the rightful Earl of Merton, while his promise he has made to find a wife by Christmas weighs heavily on his mind. When Elliot meets the new young earl, Stephen Huxtable, and his three sisters, the disagreeable Margaret, the cheery Katherine, and the plain, widowed Vanessa, he becomes absorbed in the family's life. Could it be possible that with the Huxtables he's found both an Earl and wife? If Elliot thinks he's hit two birds with one stone, to which sister will he cast his throw...and will she catch the bait before she discovers his ulterior motives?

Mary Balogh - The ​Devil's Web
Sensual. ​Seductive. Emotional. No one stirs the heart and imagination like Mary Balogh. In this classic novel, the New York Times bestselling author weaves a spellbinding tale of two people haunted by desire, unable to resist the love that has become their most passionate obsession.… When James Purnell walks into the London drawing room and sees Lady Madeline Raine, time stops. Once she had been his for the taking. Now she is an aloof, beautiful stranger, determined to keep the devilishly handsome nobleman from seducing her again. But after four years apart, desire reignites—swift, hot, irresistible—culminating in a night of reckless lovemaking. Suddenly Madeline is faced with an unbearable choice: marry with no hope of love or risk certain ruin. Her decision will have consequences she never imagined, as she makes a shocking discovery about the man she secretly loves. What she doesn't know is how far James will go to right the wrongs of the past—and how much he's willing to risk for the woman who already owns him…body, heart, and soul.

Mary Balogh - Ördögi ​csapda
Madeline, ​Lord Eden tüzes ikerhúga még mindig hajadon, bár udvarlókból nem szenved hiányt. A jóképű Huxtable ezredes meg is kérte a kezét, ám a szíve mélyén a lány James Purnell szerelmére vágyik. Négy éve már, hogy szenvedélyes fellobbanásuknak keserű vége szakadt, de híre jött, hogy James dúsgazdagon visszatért Londonba. Báli szezon lévén, az előkelőségek estélyeken flörtölnek egymással, így az egykori pár sem kerülheti el a találkozást. Az ördögi csapda készen áll; félreértések, sértődések, féltékenység és konvenciók állnak a szerelmesek útjába… Hogy mitől letehetetlenek Mary Balogh regényei? A páratlanul izgalmas és érzelmes történetektől? A hús-vér szereplőktől, akiknek sorsáért végigizguljuk az éjszakákat? Mary Balogh csodálatos érzékkel ír a nők szerelmi vívódásáról. A számos sikerkönyvvel rendelkező írónő megindító története barátságról, odaadásról, titokról és a szerelem mindennél vonzóbb csapdájáról világszerte sikerrel hódította meg az Amanda Quick-, Julie Garwood- és Johanna Lindsey-rajongókat.

Mary Balogh - A ​Christmas Promise
A ​love that cannot be bought or sold proves to be the greatest gift of all, in this heartwarming classic that demonstrates once again why New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh is among the most celebrated authors of historical romance. Weddings are supposed to be joyous occasions—especially when a couple seems as well matched as Randolph Pierce, Earl of Falloden, and his bride-to-be, Eleanor Transome. Ellie brings to the marriage a vast dowry, while Falloden, though distant, is handsome, tremendously desirable, and possessed of a title most young ladies can only dream of sharing. Yet Ellie is not most young ladies. She knows that she must honor her dear father’s dying wish for her to wed the proud earl, but she dreads a lifetime in a union without love—and how can Falloden claim to love her when he married her only for her fortune? As Christmas descends upon the Falloden manor, the warmth of the season may yet melt away the trappings of duty and wealth, leaving behind only a man and a woman destined for each other’s arms.

Mary Balogh - No ​Man's Mistress
In ​No Man's Mistress, Mary Balogh finds the perfect match for reckless, passionate Lord Ferdinand Dudley, the younger brother of the masterful Duke of Tresham (hero of the author's hardcover debut, More Than A Mistress. Pinewood Manor is not merely a home to Viola Thornhill. The charming estate, near a quiet little village in Somersetshire, represents security and freedom -- a gift she'll always treasure, from the one man who thought her worthy of the chance to start a new life free from the scandals of her past. For two years Viola has worked to make the neglected property productive and won the hearts of her new neighbors. Her only regret is that she welcomed Lord Ferdinand Dudley so warmly to her domain. Unfortunately, the charming lord possesses not only the good looks of a Byronic hero, but also the deed to Pinewood. Her cherished memories of his stolen kisses vanish the moment he declares that she has no claim to the estate and informs her that she has a week to vacate the premises. She refuses. He insists. And they both stubbornly decide to remain until the dispute is settled. As forced intimacy reveals their secrets, the attraction between them grows, and their situation becomes more impossible by the moment. She longs to hate him for his present claims. He wants to despise her for her past actions. But the one thing neither of them can deny is that they both want the one thing they cannot have: a future together.

Mary Balogh - The ​Proposal
Gwendoline, ​Lady Muir, has seen her share of tragedy, especially since a freak accident took her husband much too soon. Content in a quiet life with friends and family, the young widow has no desire to marry again. But when Hugo, Lord Trentham, scoops her up in his arms after a fall, she feels a sensation that both shocks and emboldens her. Hugo never intends to kiss Lady Muir, and frankly, he judges her to be a spoiled, frivolous--if beautiful--aristocrat. He is a gentleman in name only: a soldier whose bravery earned him a title; a merchant's son who inherited his wealth. He is happiest when working the land, but duty and title now demand that he finds a wife. He doesn't wish to court Lady Muir, nor have any role in the society games her kind thrives upon. Yet Hugo has never craved a woman more; Gwen's guileless manner, infectious laugh, and lovely face have ruined him for any other woman. He wants her, but will she have him? The hard, dour ex-military officer who so gently carried Gwen to safety is a man who needs a lesson in winning a woman's heart. Despite her cautious nature, Gwen cannot ignore the attraction. As their two vastly different worlds come together, both will be challenged in unforeseen ways. But through courtship and seduction, Gwen soon finds that with each kiss, and with every caress, she cannot resist Hugo's devotion, his desire, his love, and the promise of forever.

Mary Balogh - The ​Arrangement
A ​mesmerising story of passionate awakening and redemption, Mary Balogh's new novel unites a war hero consigned to darkness with a remarkable woman who finds her own salvation by showing him the light of love. Blinded by a cannon blast on the Napoleonic battlefields, Vincent Hunt, Lord Darleigh, needs time away from the well-meaning meddling - and matchmaking - of his family. But anonymity proves impossible, and soon another marital trap is sprung. Luckily, he is saved in time by a stranger with a captivating voice that stirs something deep inside. And when Miss Sophia Fry's intervention on his behalf finds her unceremoniously booted from her guardian's home, Vincent can see a solution to both their problems: marriage. At first, quiet, unassuming Sophia rejects Vincent's proposal. But when such a gloriously handsome and heartbreakingly vulnerable man persuades her that he needs a wife of his own choosing as much as she needs protection from destitution, she agrees. Dare they believe a bargain born of desperation might lead them both to a love destined to be?

Mary Balogh - The ​Secret Mistress
In ​this enticing new romance ripe with sensuality and wit, New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh proves that comfort is no match for passion when a stuffy gentleman becomes the object of desire of an adoring and spirited young woman. THE SECRET MISTRESS While Lady Angeline Dudley’s pedigree dictates that she must land a titled gentleman, the irrepressible beauty secretly longs for a simple, ordinary suitor. No wild rakes like the men of her family, just a kind heart and good nature. So when Edward Ailsbury, the new Earl of Heyward, rescues her with unmatched civility from the advances of a scoundrel, Angeline thinks that she has found her true love. Persuading the earl is another matter entirely. Edward has his future neatly mapped out. He hopes to wed his steadfast companion, a woman who shares his values of loyalty, respect, and decorum. But arriving in London to take his seat in the House of Lords, he is derailed by Angeline, an exquisite bird of paradise seemingly devoted to sending his predictable life into chaos. From the brilliant hues of her fashion to her hoydenish antics, Angeline is the last woman on earth for Edward. And yet a stolen kiss in the moonlight awakens something deep and primal within him. Naturally, being a gentleman, he does the right thing after compromising a lady: He offers marriage. Angeline knows that Edward’s proposal is born of duty, not love. But denying something so provocative and passionate is easier said than done. Deep down, Angeline believes that Edward’s dedication to convention will melt behind closed doors, where sensuality and seduction play wicked games. For a proper wife by day can become a husband’s secret mistress by night, when delicious desire rules.

Mary Balogh - The ​Temporary Wife
A ​beautiful lady agrees to a marriage proposal from an arrogant lord bent on enraging his hated father. But even though he would provide her in return with the money she and her family so desperately needed, this mockery of a marriage is not so simple as it seems. For when he takes her in his arms, it is not only their contract that threatens to be broken, but her heart as well...

Mary Balogh - Szerelmi ​csapda
Lord ​Eden számára a gyönyörű Ellen Simpson nem lehet más, csak izgató álom. A nemesúr évekig szolgált együtt a háborúban Ellen férjével, miközben titkon vágyakozott az asszonyra. A férj halálát gyászoló Ellen gyógyítja a sebesült lordot, de a veszélyesen vonzó férfi közelében a nőben is ellenállhatatlan vágy ébred, és a barátság átadja a helyét a tiltott szenvedélynek. Amikor botrány fenyeget, nincs más kiút, mint a házasság. De Ellen szíve titkot őriz, amelyet senkivel sem oszthat meg. A lord elszánja magát, hogy beteljesíti kettőjük kimondatlan vágyát, és bármi áron megszerzi az asszonyt… Hogy mitől letehetetlenek Mary Balogh regényei? A páratlanul izgalmas és érzelmes történetektől? A hús-vér szereplőktől, akikért végigizguljuk az éjszakákat? Mary Balogh csodálatos érzékkel ír a nők szerelmi vívódásáról. A számos sikerkönyvvel rendelkező írónő megindító története barátságról, odaadásról, titokról és a szerelem mindennél vonzóbb csapdájáról világszerte sikerrel hódította meg az Amanda Quick-, Julie Garwood- és Johanna Lindsey-rajongókat.

Mary Balogh - Slightly ​Wicked
Meet ​the Bedwyns…six brothers and sisters—men and women of passion and privilege, daring and sensuality…Enter their dazzling world of high society and breathtaking seduction…where each will seek love, fight temptation, and court scandal…and where Rannulf Bedwyn, the rebellious third son, enters into a liaison that is rather risqué, somewhat naughty, and…Slightly Wicked. With his laughing eyes and wild, rakish good looks, Lord Rannulf Bedwyn is a hard man to resist. To Judith Law, a woman in need of rescue when her stagecoach overturns, Rannulf is simply her savior, a heroic stranger she will reward with one night of reckless passion before she must become a companion to her wealthy aunt. Imagine Judith's shock when the same stranger turns out to be among England's most eligible bachelors…and when he arrives at Harewood Grange to woo her cousin. Certainly, they had made no vows, no promises, but Rannulf never did forget his uninhibited lover…nor did she forget that one delicious night. And as scandal sets the household abuzz, Rannulf proposes a solution…but when Judith refuses to have him—in love or wedlock—Rannulf has only one choice: to wage a campaign of pure pleasure to capture the heart of the woman who has already won his.

Mary Balogh - Silent ​Melody
From ​the legendary New York Times bestselling author of Heartless comes an exquisite Georgian romance of a transcendent love, “without doubt, one of the most romantic novels ever written.”* Lady Emily Marlowe is beautiful, independent, and unspoiled. Deaf since childhood, she appreciates her family’s efforts to nurture her spirit, but the man they’ve chosen for her betrothal can never fulfill her. The only one Emily has ever desired is bold and reckless Lord Ashley Kendrick. Her childhood amour inspired her fantasies and vowed never to forget her—even as he left her for a new life in India and a new love. Seven years and countless dreams later, Ashley has returned a desolate widower to Bowden Abbey and, true to his promise, to Emily. Yet his heedless proposal of marriage has left her unexpectedly conflicted. Though the heat of passion still burns, Emily fears that it’s only a sense of duty—not love—that has brought him to bended knee. And what is she to make of those seven lost years clouded in secrets too dark for Ashley to share? For Emily, her greatest and only love now becomes one worth fighting for, one of startling revelations and second chances, and one, like a melody, too beautiful for words....

Mary Balogh - The ​Plumed Bonnet
Alistair ​Munro, the Duke of Bridgwater, is looking for love outside the bounds of polite society. And that’s what he expects to receive when he rescues a seemingly disreputable girl in a colorful bonnet off the side of the road. Yet Stephanie Gray, a former governess, has recently come into money and is eager for a proper match with a well-born man. Sure that he’s sullied her name, Alistair offers marriage to make amends. And in this unlikely union, Stephanie and Alistair make a welcome discovery—that sometimes it’s possible to marry first, then fall in love.

Mary Balogh - Slightly ​Sinful
Meet ​the Bedwyns—six brothers and sisters—men and women of passion and privilege, daring and sensuality....Enter their dazzling world of high society and breathtaking seduction...where each will seek love, fight temptation, and court scandal...and where Alleyne Bedwyn, the passionate middle son, is cut off from his past—only to find his future with a sinfully beautiful woman he will risk everything to love. As the fires of war raged around him, Lord Alleyne Bedwyn was thrown from his horse and left for dead—only to awaken in the bedchamber of a ladies' brothel. Suddenly the dark, handsome diplomat has no memory of who he is or how he got there—yet of one thing he is certain: The angel who nurses him back to health is the woman he vows to make his own. But like him, Rachel York is not who she seems. A lovely young woman caught up in a desperate circumstance, she must devise a scheme to regain her stolen fortune. The dashing soldier she rescued from near-death could be her savior in disguise. There is just one condition: she must pose as his wife—a masquerade that will embroil them in a sinful scandal, where a man and a woman court impropriety with each daring step...with every taboo kiss that can turn passionate strangers into the truest of lovers.

Mary Balogh - The ​Ideal Wife
In ​this classic tale, New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh introduces a hero like no other: Miles Ripley, London’s most irresistible bachelor, who’s about to lose his heart to the last person he ever expected to love—his wife. When Abigail Gardiner knocks at the door of Miles Ripley, Earl of Severn, the last thing she expects is a marriage proposal. Desperate, she’d come to this charismatic stranger’s home to plead for her future. Instead she shocks them both by saying yes. Her impulsive decision will have consequences neither she nor her new husband can foresee. For Miles has his own reasons for marrying her. And Abigail is harboring a secret of her own. As distrust gives way to desire . . . as, together, they give in to the pleasures of the marriage bed, a devastating scandal threatens their future. Now these two wary hearts will risk ruin and disgrace for a love that has changed them both forever—the kind all seek, but few ever find.

Mary Balogh - Heartless
Dreaming ​of happier futures as man and wife, Lucas and Anna Kendrick find their new marriage threatened by forces that cause them to deny their mutual feelings, and each claims to have married for the sake of convenience only.

Mary Balogh - Lady ​with a Black Umbrella
Sister ​knows best Lady Daisy Morrison, at twenty-five, considered herself too old to marry. But she vowed that her young sister Rose would achieve the ultimate in wedded bliss. Certainly Rose had everything in her favor. Stunning beauty. Vast wealth. Sweet innocence. And above all, Daisy at her side to win her the premier prize in the London marriage mart. When Daisy met the Viscount Kincade, she knew she had found Rose's perfect match...if only Daisy could keep this eminently attractive gentleman's attention fixed on Rose and not her…and if only Daisy had enough sisterly affection not to fall in love with him...

Mary Balogh - Red ​Rose
The ​Earl of Raymore is as determined to marry off his newly acquired ward, Rosalind Dacey, as she is never to marry at all. They hate each other with a passion until they discover a bond in their shared love of music.

Mary Balogh - Varázserő
Piers ​utoljára jött baráti látogatásra. Búcsút kell vennie Alice-tól, nősül. Feleségül veszi a csodálatra méltó és ártatlan Cassandra Bordent. Megszorította barátnője kezét. — A búcsú mindig nehéz igaz? — kérdezte Alice-tól, miközben előrehajolt, hogy arcon csókolja. — Igen, mindig nehéz — mondta Alice. — Nos, Isten vele, Piers. Könnyein át rámosolygott. Kihúzta derekát és lágyan arcon csókolta a fiút. — Alice — Piers lehajolt, és rövid, gyengéd csókkal érintette barátnője ajkát, majd kérdőn a szemébe nézett. Alice tudta, itt a pillanat, amikor el kell szakadnia a férjitól... különben az elhatalmasodó szerelem olyasmire ragadtatja, aminek nem lenne jó vége, és maga is megbánná. Mary Balogh Walesben tanult, ma a kanadai Kiplingben él férjével és három gyermekével. Középiskolai angoltanár.

Mary Balogh - The ​Escape
After ​surviving the Napoleonic Wars, Sir Benedict Harper is struggling to move on, his body and spirit in need of a healing touch. Never does Ben imagine that hope will come in the form of a beautiful woman who has seen her own share of suffering. After the lingering death of her husband, Samantha McKay is at the mercy of her oppressive in-laws - until she plots an escape to distant Wales to claim a house she has inherited. Being a gentleman, Ben insists that he escort her on the fateful journey. Ben wants Samantha as much as she wants him, but he is cautious. What can a wounded soul offer any woman? Samantha is ready to go where fate takes her, to leave behind polite society and even propriety in her desire for this handsome, honorable soldier. But dare she offer her bruised heart as well as her body? The answers to both their questions may be found in an unlikely place: in each other's arms.

Mary Balogh - Longing
From ​New York Times bestselling legend and author of the Survivors' Club series comes a cherished novel about the risks and the compromises that come with falling in love.… Governess and mistress—he wanted her as both.… The illegitimate daughter of an English lord, Sian Jones abandoned her heritage to live in a stalwart coal mining community in South Wales. Empowered by their cause, she’s engaged to be married to the leader of a revolutionary movement that is bracing itself against the tyranny of English mine owners. But Sian’s principles are unexpectedly shaken when she accepts a job as governess under Alexander Hyatt, the mysterious Marquess of Craille, the oppressive symbol of everything she has come to resist. She never expected Alexander to upend all her expectations. He is sympathetic to her cause. He is a loving father. A man of wealth and position, he is fatally attractive. And he is offering his heart to the independent woman who has illuminated his life. Now, caught between two worlds, and between the promises and desires of two men, Sian must make a choice that will define her future—one that can only be made in the name of love.…

Mary Balogh - A ​Summer to Remember
“Matchless ​storyteller”(Romantic Times) Mary Balogh weaves a tantalizing web of wit and seduction in her new novel—an irresistible tale of two unlikely lovers and one unforgettable summer. Kit Butler is cool, dangerous, one of London’s mostinfamous bachelors—marriage is the last thing on his mind. But Kit’s family has other plans. Desperate to thwart his father’s matchmaking, Kit needs a bride...fast. Enter Miss Lauren Edgeworth. A year after being abandoned at the altar, Lauren has determined that marriage is not for her. When these two fiercely independent souls meet, sparks fly—and a deal is hatched. Lauren will masquerade as Kit’s intended if he agrees to provide a passionate, adventurous, unforgettable summer. When summer ends, she will break off the engagement, rendering herself unmarriageable and leaving them both free. Everything is going perfectly—until Kit does the unthinkable: He begins to fall in love. A summer to remember is not enough for him. But how can he convince Lauren to be his...for better, for worse, for the rest of their lives?

Mary Balogh - Only ​Enchanting
Flavian, ​Viscount Ponsonby, was devastated by his fiancée’s desertion after his return home. Now the woman who broke his heart is back—and everyone is eager to revive their engagement. Except Flavian, who, in a panic, runs straight into the arms of a most sensible yet enchanting young woman. Agnes Keeping has never been in love—and never wishes to be. But then she meets the charismatic Flavian, and suddenly Agnes falls so foolishly and so deeply that she agrees to his impetuous proposal of marriage. When Agnes discovers that the proposal is only to avenge his former love, she’s determined to flee. But Flavian has no intention of letting his new bride go, especially now that he too has fallen so passionately and so unexpectedly in love.

Mary Balogh - A ​Secret Affair
Beloved ​New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh has written her most beguiling novel yet, in which the black sheep of the scandalous Huxtable family finally meets his match - in a woman of even more wicked reputation. 'The Devil was about to be tamed.' Her name is Hannah Reid. Born a commoner, she has been Duchess of Dunbarton ever since she was nineteen years old, the wife of an elderly duke to whom she has been rumored to be consistently and flagrantly unfaithful. Now the old duke is dead and, more womanly and beautiful than ever at thirty, Hannah has her freedom at last. And she knows just what she wants to do with it. To the shock of a conventional friend, she announces her intention to take a lover - and not just any lover, but the most dangerous and delicious man in all of upper-class England: Constantine Huxtable. Constantine's illegitimacy has denied him the title of Earl, so now he denies himself nothing . . . or so the ton would have it. Rumored to be living the free and easy life of a sensualist in his country estate, he always chooses recent widows for his short-lived affairs. Hannah will fit the bill nicely. But once these two passionate and scandalous figures find each other, they discover that it isn't so easy to extricate oneself from the fires of desire - without getting singed. For the duchess and the dark lord each have startling secrets to reveal, and when all is said and done, neither will be able to say which one fell in love first, who tamed whom, and who has emerged from this game of hearts with the stronger hand.

Mary Balogh - Indiscreet
From ​New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh comes the first novel in the Horsemen trilogy, a scandalous romance of yearning passion and dangerous desires... In the country visiting his twin brother, Viscount Rawleigh longs for a little diversion and beautiful young widow Catherine Winters seems like easy prey. But Rex’s target is a lady of virtue, and when she roundly rejects his improper proposal to become his mistress, Rex finds himself faced with a delectable challenge. Catherine knows she must fight the indecent feelings the Viscount arouses within her—feelings that bring to life a past she had sought to escape—even as the handsome lord refuses to relent in his amorous attentions. But even though she knows one kiss could bring her to ruin, temptation proves an insurmountable foe—and Catherine can not ignore the beating of her treacherous heart....

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