Saturday, December 3, 2011

Johanna Lindsey Book List

Johanna Lindsey writes a fantastic story. Whether it is with the Malory's in England, Vikings, traveling through time or in the case of the Ly-San-Ter's traveling through space and all the other places her books will take you 
**Most of the books have sensual content
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Viking Haardrad Series
Book 1: Fires of Winter
Amazon
Lady Brenna's village and home is attacked by Vikings, the very  people her father had made a bargain with. A bargain where she was to marry one of them. She is very capable with weapons and fights her best, but she can not conquer them all.  She is taken as a slave and brought to their icy home, far from hers. They may have taken her body prisoner but they would not win her Celtic heart or spirit. 
Garrick Haardrad is the son of the ruthless Viking chieftain and she is given to him. He has been bitter ever since the woman he loved left to marry a wealthier man. Brenna fights him for her freedom and refuses to be a slave to anyone. Garrick finds her comely but just cannot trust any woman ever again. Will love break through this Vikings icy heart?
Book 2: Hearts Aflame
Kristen Haardrad is the beautiful daughter of Garrick & Brenna. When her brother is going to sea he refuses to let her come along. So she hides out on the ship. When they reach their destination they fall into a trap by an enemy who hates Viking's with a passion from past crimes. As they are taken prisoner, Kristen is disguised to look like a male to help protect her. 
Royce of Wyndhurst is a powerful Saxon lord. When he goes to have one of the prisoners punished he is surprised to find that it is a female. She is brought into his home to work in the kitchen and he keeps her in chains. Will he be able to ignore the beauty and charms of the golden hair beauty or will his desire win over his hatred?
Book 3: Surrender My Love
Selig Haardrad is the son of Garrick & Brenna from book one. Selig agrees to go to East Anglia to interpret Celtic for an old bishop. On the way the men are ambushed. Selig was left to die. When some scavengers find him alive they tend him for awhile. When left on his own he wanders about and ends up at the gates of Lady Erika of Gronwood. Assuming he a spy rather than a man in pain and fevered, he is thrown in her dungeon.
When he is able to escape he takes Erika as a prisoner and treats her as roughly as he was treated, not knowing she had not commanded it. He did not realize taking her captive could endanger his own heart.
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Southern Series
Glorious Angel
Amazon
Though the sultry Alabama hellion was chased by every boy in town, she was a dirt farmer's daughter and could only dream of being loved by Bradford Maitland, heir to magnificent Golden Oaks.
but Angela Sherrington became a young lade, sent to a Yankee finishing school by Bradford's father. So much was she changed since Bradford last saw her, that when chance brought them together--in the satin boudoir of a bordello--he didn't recognize the violet-eyed angel he fell madly in love with.
From the first time she gave herself to him, Bradford Maitland vowed to keep his precious angel always...until cruel misunderstandings scorched their destiny with flames of bitter fury. Tormented by hateful gossip and a scandalous family secret, Angela was forced to run from the man she lived for.
Yet they could never endure apart. And though their desires might consume them, they would dare any harm or hurt for the ecstatic passion they found in each other's love!
Heart of Thunder
Wealth and breeding had prepared her to be a fine young lady, yet her softly lustrous allure could not conceal the headstrong spirit which no man had conquered. Let any man try, and he faced a hellcat's fury.
One man dared take Samantha Kingsley by force. with a passion he had felt for no other woman, he awakened in Samantha a desire she had never known. But this man, driven by injustice into the life of an outlaw, also wanted her father's land. And if her father didn't kill him, Samantha vowed to kill him herself.
But she could not kill her heart. Though his arrogance enraged her, and his boldness frightened her, his life was hers...their destinies bound by a love not even fate could destroy.
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Wyoming Series
 
Book 1: Brave the Wild Wind
Amazon
As wild as the Wyoming frontier and a terror when spurned, Jessie Blair is furious when she over hears Chase Summers refusing her hand and vows to seduce the handsome drifter out of spite.
Enraged by Jessie's arrogance yet haunted by her beauty, Chase is irresistibly drawn to the headstrong miss--and into her troubles with the land-hungry villains who murdered her father. For his pride insists he tame the fiery temptress who toys with his emotions. And his passion won't be sated until the sensuous young hellion becomes a woman in his arms.
Book 2: Savage Thunder
Amazon
Newly widowed after a shockingly brief marriage to an elderly British lord, Jocelyn Fleming still aches with the pain of unexplored desire. And now her restless heart is leading her far from the protective bosom of polite London society to the perilous beauty of the American West...and to Colt Thunder.
Breathlessly exciting but dangerously unpredictable, Colt is a loner whose Cheyenne blood burns hotter than the blistering Arizona sun. Jocelyn's wealth and title mean nothing to this stranger whose passion rules his actions and his heart. But neither the wild desert stallion nor the untouched English rose can deny their irresistible attraction..or prevent the firestorm or emotion that erupts when their vastly different worlds collide.
Book 3: Angel
Amazon
Hoping to cool off a twenty-five-year old feud between neighboring families, Cassie Stuart only succeeds in pouring kerosene on the flames. Both sides have warned her to get out of Texas pronto...or they will burn her father's ranch to the ground. What Cassie needs is a peacemaker but she ends up with a widow-maker instead.
He is called Angel, and many call him the Angel of death. He is a ruggedly handsome hired gun with eyes as black as sin. Unwanted and unwelcome by his ungrateful employer, he would just as soon leave Cassie to fend for herself. But a stubborn sense of duty and a desire to taste the sweetness of her kiss, steels Angel's resolve to make Casie want him, come hell or high water...and for more than his gun alone.
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Malory-Anderson Family Saga Series

Book 1: Love Only Once
Amazon
Regina Ashton, was loved by her Uncle's who all had a hand in raising her after he parents died. Her mother was their only sister. Uncle Tony was quite the rake but he always behaved while she stayed with him for a few months. Uncle James kidnapped her one time and took her out to sea with him. Too bad the rest of her uncles have been angry with him and he has not been around for years. Being use to adventures, Regina did not get too aggravated when she was nabbed from outside Uncle Tony's home. She was tossed into a bedroom and left. How odd.
Nicholas Eden was getting bored in life. He was tired of his mistress and when he spotted her coming out of a townhouse he grabbed her and locked her in a room. That way he would not have to deal with her at the ball. Only when arriving at the ball, the lady in question is there, leaving the question of who was locked in his home. He quickly returns home to find an amused and beautiful girl who ends up relations to the Malory's and one of his closest friends, Derek. 
They are forced to marry but Nicholas dumps her at his country home and leaves her. The adventures continue through out the book. The Malory's are a loving bunch of folks that protect their own. And Nicholas has not won their hearts, especially since he has unknowingly made an enemy out of one of the fiercest Malory brothers.
Book 2: Tender Rebel
Roslynn Chadwick is not wealthy. Her grandfather has just passed on and left her everything. Her distant cousin, Georgie, thinks she should marry him as he wants to share in her inheritance. Rosylnn leaves her home in the Highlands of Scotland and goes to London, she must find a husband before her cousin finds her. She stays with her friend Francis, who had her heart broken and was left with a baby from the rake she loved. She tells Roslynn to stay away from the rakes. Although grandfather had told her that a rake makes the best husband, as they have sown all their wild oats.
While escaping into the gardens at a ball, Roslynn does not realize that Anthony Malory is in the shadows watching her. She is wanting to escape all of her admirers and get some fresh air. As she slips deeper into the garden, she comes upon Anthony. She knew instantly from his looks and behavior that he was definitely a rake. Too bad she enjoyed his company.
Anthony has no intentions of getting married but he would like to dally with this gorgeous woman. He comes up with a plan to help her find a husband. Of course, he don't really investigate any of her suitors but adds a little bit of negative to each of them, he sure there is some bit of truth in what he tells her.
When she comes to him panicked about getting married, because her cousin had found her and after he nabbed her she was lucky to escape but she could no more chances. Anthony had the choice of truly finding her a husband or give up his ways and marry the her. And could Roslynn ever trust a rake to be a faithful husband?
Book 3: Gentle Rogue
James is the the toughest of the Malory's. He was a gentleman pirate for about 10 years, during that time he wanted to spend time with his niece, Regina, so he nabbed her and took her on his ship. After returning her his brothers were angry and he didn't see them for some time afterwards.
Revisiting a tavern, he found he had a son, Jeremy. The kicker is that Jeremy looks just like his brother Anthony, he has their gypsy ancestor's coloring; hair so black it's almost blue, blue eyes that are slightly slanted, generally too good looking for their own good. James has the Malory coloring of blondish hair and green eyes.

In the previous book James and  Anthony are searching for someone when they run into a few fellows in a tavern. The one fellow ends up being a female and James returns several times to look for her, to no avail, she had escaped him when he carried her out of the tavern.
Now he is loading up to go to sea and finds the woman is on his ship. He has her as his cabin boy and makes her stay in his cabin. He knows who she is but she don't realize her disguise as a young boy is useless. Of course she immediately knew who he is, only now he could pass for a pirate!
What has Georgina Anderson gotten herself into now. The big man from the tavern is making her stay in his cabin. And he has no scruples about he prances around there either. Her family has a shipping business and she has been around them but this is one voyage she will never forget!
 Book 4: The Magic of You
Amazon
Amy Malory only has eyes for one man, the bitter Warren Anderson. She has been around cousin Jeremy and her speech and actions are not as lady like as some. And she is quite brazen compared the up tight man who wanted to have her Uncle James hung for piracy. But Amy is not afraid to go after what she wants.
Warren is doing all he can to avoid the little minx who thinks she wants him. He was burned by a woman years ago and is not looking for another. Especially the niece of the very brother-in-law he hates with a passion. If not for his deep love for his only sister, Georgina, he would never step foot in this country. 
Through some troubles Amy thinks she may have Warren, but when they reach land he is once again unreachable. What will it take to win the heart of a man without one?
Book 5: Say You Love Me
Amazon
Kelsey Langton is an orphan and penniless. She has one sister and they were taken into the home of their Aunt and Uncle after their parents death. The deaths that were rumored to be quite unusual and did not leave a good legacy for the girls. When Kelsey finds her uncle drinking and upset, he tells her he knows what she can do to help the family. And that is how she found herself being auctioned off to the highest bidder, to become a mistress. Thankfully a handsome young man beat out an old lecher that gave her the creeps. Not that she wanted to do this at all but what choice did she have?
Lord Derek Malory could not believe he ended up at such a place with his cousin Jeremy and friend Percy. Jeremy wanted to see one of the girls who was working here now. They came into an auction and Derek would have left well enough alone but the man bidding on the beauty was someone he personally knew abused women in the worst of ways. Before he knew what happened, Derek had bought himself a very expensive mistress. And his father is not happy about it.
Everyone that meets Kelsey is confused  as she speaks and carries herself as a lady. She can not let anyone know her background though. She must protect her sister. She goes through many trials in the beginning. And soon she really enjoys being with Derek, but must remind herself what she is now and who he is.
Book 6: The Present
As all the Malory's and their children gather at Haverston, where Jason lives, they arrive to find a present. Everyone pokes and prods the gift. The children are giddy with curiosity as well as the adults. Finally they open it to find a book. And each night they sit and read aloud the story of Christopher Malory and Anastasia, the grandparents of the four brothers. It was always rumored that their was gypsy blood in their line. For the few who had the black hair & blue eyes that have an exotic slant to them. And now they know the true story. As well as the well kept unmarked grave on the property. And there was always Amy who just knew things and maybe it was not just chance that Edward was a financial wizard, knowing just the right places to put money. A touching Christmas story with all our favorite Malory's present. And there is still the secret of how the book came to be placed on the table in the first place...
Book 7: A Loving Scoundrel
Jeremy Malory has the gypsy looks from his great grandmother and he has become quite a rake. He now has his own home. He has promised to help Percy get back some family heirlooms that they believe he lost through cheating. To fulfill this mission we find them in a seedy room above a tavern. They need a good thief to do this job. And they find one. The young lad fights them but to no avail. Soon they are on the way to the country. Jeremy, being the expert on women that he is, looks at his young thief and soon figures out he is a she. She runs from him when they get back to town but is soon as his home wanting a job.
Danny did not remember much of her past. Just how Lucy found her and told her to dress like a boy so she would only have to steal, not make money as the girls did. After Jeremy had made her pull a job, she was kicked out of her home. So she went to his. Once Danny was cleaned up she was a beauty. All the relatives believed Jeremy had his mistress working in his home. Could another handsome Malory soon be off the market because of a street snipe? Or is there more to Danny than she even knows about?
Book 8: Captive of My Desires
Payback can be quite passionate! 
Gabrielle Brooks was raised by her English socialite mother. When her mother passed on she went looking for her father, and found out her father is a pirate. Well these days he is more of a treasure hunter. After three wonderful years on his Island he decides she needs a season in London and she is sent to the home of James & Georgina Malory. Georgina's brother Drew is quite handsome but says he's a confirmed bachelor. When Drew says the wrong thing at the wrong time, Gabrielle loses all chance of finding a husband. She also receives a message that her father has been kidnapped and she is the ransom. So what can she do but take over Drew's ship and keep him locked in chains, in his own cabin, only she takes over the bed!
When Drew escapes he turns the tables on her, but continues on to help her find her father. Will this confirmed bachelor have a change of heart for the pirate lady?
Book 9: No Choice But Seduction
Now that Georgina and Warren are both living in England, Boyd has been around more often as well. Boyd has his own ship and a secret, a big secret! When they receive a note that Judy Malory, Anthony's daughter, has been kidnapped he is ready to go find her and give the kidnapper what they deserve. When Boyd finds his niece he refuses to listen to the woman who has her. He drags her off to turn her in. By the time she escapes and Boyd finds out she was the rescuer, he is pretty much despised by Miss Katey Tyler from America.
Katey's parents have passed away so she has taken her friend and they are going to see the world. She was hoping to see her relatives in England but she was turned away, just as her mother had been. After rescuing the little girl and returning to London, she's invited to the Malory's who are ready to make her part of her family. When she sees Boyd there she can't leave fast enough. To make up for his error, he offers his ship to take her everywhere she wants to go. Before leaving, Boyd gets pointers on how to seduce the young lady, he needs all the help he can get. After they sail, another secret comes out and Boyd has no idea that his problems is much bigger than trying to get into Katey's good graces.
Book 10: That Perfect Someone
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Richard Allen fled England years ago. He has been living on the high seas as a pirate/treasure hunter. He tries to sound french and calls himself Jean Paul. When he meets Georgina Mallory in one of the previous books, he falls head over heels in love with her, and becomes a target of hate to her husband, James. He has avoided England but now that he's here, he cannot resist one more look at his true love.

Julia Miller has put up with much over the years. She was to be married to the Earl of Manfords son until he took off. While all her friends had a season, she was engaged. Now after all these years she is released and goes to her friend, Georgina's ball in hopes of meeting the right man. She ends up kissing a man to help him not be noticed. He seemed to be hiding from someone but she was unsure who, and wow what a kiss. Later she finds out he is one and the same as the man who ran off on her. They now hate each other and want the contract broken for good. Only the Earl refuses. Their quest of working together against the Earl brings in more problems than before. Including Richard being shipped off to Australia, where many of the prisoners never come back.
Book 11: Stormy Persuasion
James Malory sets sail for America to honor a promise he made to his in-laws: His and Georgina's daughter, Jacqueline, will have her come-out in America. Judith and Jacqueline Malory are not simply cousins; they are inseparable best friends. Refusing to miss Jacqueline's come-out in Connecticut, Judith convinces her parents to let her delay her London debut by a few weeks so she can accompany her cousin. Neither girl intends to fall in love during her first Season. But Judith's plans are overturned when aboard ship she comes face-to-face with the ghost who has been haunting her dreams.

Unknown to the Malorys, deckhand Nathan Tremayne is a smuggler with a noose around his neck. Determined to carry out a covert mission in America that could gain him a pardon, Nathan senses that beautiful Judith Malory is trouble. Somehow the minx knows his secret - and now she's blackmailing him into doing her bidding. While passions can soar on the high seas, Nathan knows this aristocratic beauty is merely amusing herself with a scoundrel like him.

When the unthinkable happens in Connecticut and the elder Malorys' hands are tied, Nathan takes command of a dire situation. Captaining his own ship, he turns the tables on Judith, as he steers them into some intense Caribbean heat where he will fight with all his mettle to win the right to her heart.
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Straton Family Series
Book 1: A Heart So Wild
Amazon
Chandos and the other warriors return to their peaceful village to find everyone is dead. White men had come raping and killing the woman and children. The men vow vengeance to kill each one of those men, their dead will not rest until they do.
Courtney was with her father and step-mother traveling through Kansas. They had stopped to rest at the home of one of those men when the Indians found him. She was hiding in a bin with her step-mother when the lid was lifted. Her hair was pulled and knife put to her neck, she looked into blue yes and faced her death, only she was suddenly freed and he was gone. With her father presumed dead, her step-mother remarried a hotel owner in Rockley and she was an unpaid maid. A newspaper article showed a man in Waco, Texas she knew was her father, and she would find a way to him. 
She had nothing in Rockley. The saloon owner wanted to marry her but there was something she did not trust about him.
Four years later Chandos traveled through Rockley to see what happened to the young girl with the cat eyes. He found a beautiful woman that needed rescuing from a man trying to take her virtue. And she than wanted him to take her to Texas, she believed she could trust him. And traveling four hundred miles with this beauty, he was pretty sure she should not trust him.
Book 2: All I Need Is You
Casey Straton, daughter of Chandos and Courtney, is a 17 year old beauty. Grandpa Straton passed away and left the Bar M to Casey and her two brothers. With one brother at college and the other to young, Casey wants to run it but Chandos refuses. To prove a female can handle a mans job, she goes off and becomes a bounty hunter. Casey has all er fathers Indian skills, she can track, shoot, and survive the wild. She goes off disguised as a young boy.
Damian Rutledge III is lost. Nothing but trouble has followed his trip from New York to find the man who killed his father. Things looked hopeless after a stage robbery and left in the middle of nowhere until he comes upon a young lad called "Kid." Damian can't get over what unique eyes this young lad has and how they would fit better on a female. He don't really believe the lads story about being a bounty hunter until he sees him in action. Damian needs a tracker and this kid fits the bill.
Casey quickly finds the difficulty of not traveling alone. She is attracted to the tenderfoot that she has to watch after and she has no privacy. Damian finding out she is female only causes new problems.
They have to travel across Texas chasing this man, being kidnapped, shot at, running into a crooked Judge and more.
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Medieval: Shefford's Knights
Book 1: Defy Not the Heart
Amazon
Reina's cerulean eyes gazed with scorn as they fell upon the golden giant of a man before her. this was the knight Ranulf, her kidnapper, who was pledged to deliver her into the worst kind of bondage--marriage to the craven Lord Rothwell.
But Reina was no acquiescent girl to accept fate's whim. To save herself from the union forced upon her, she offered Ranulf a bargain: Become my husband yourself. In exchange for your protection, I will make you a great lord.
The nuptial bed was not part of the bargain. And the haughty Ranulf soon made it clear that he would accept no marriage of convenience. Come to me of your own free will--or I will take you!
Book 2: Joining
Beautiful Millisant Crispin and handsome, arrogant Wulfric, the future Earl of Shefford, are engaged--and seldom has a betrothed couple been less suited. Her father has decreed that Millisant has a month to accustom herself to the future earl before the marriage takes place. As the time dwindles, Millisant desperately searches for a way out. But Wulfric is falling under a spell himself, cast by the proud, strong woman who will be pledged to him against her will in a few short days. And even as the joining of these two young people draws nearer, so too does a threat of danger which could destroy much more than a planned ceremony.
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Ly-San-Ter Family Series
This family is from out of this world!
Book 1: Warrior's Woman
Amazon
Resilient beauty Tedra has devoted her life to the are of combat, and no one has ever been able to pierce through her rigid armor of single-minded purpose. when political upheaval forces her to flee her homeland Tedra finds, to her dismay, that her only hope of survival lies in the arms of Challen, a fierce and powerful soldier. Talk about culture shock. From civilization that has healing machines and robots to strange looking animals, basic clothing, and warriors that still think they can get a woman to obey them.
Book 2: Keeper of the Heart
In search of a true and gentle love, fiery Shanelle Ly-San-Ter, daughter of Challen and Tedra, flees the lustful advances of the blue-eyed barbarian who has been chosen her life mate, confused and frightened by the fevered yearnings the handsome brute has awakened in her innocent soul.
A warrior, virile and magnificent Falon Vanyer is overwhelmed with intense desire for the spirited beauty who has vowed never to be his. And though the heavens themselves conspire against him, he will pursue his sensuous prize, and brave any peril to conquer 
and claim the keeper of his heart.
Book 3: Heart of a Warrior
Stunning, statuesque Brittany Callaghan isn't used to seeing Nordic gods in her tiny California town. But when the spectacular blond Viking--whose name is Dalden--turns up at her doorstep, Brittany knows her dream man is very real. Dalden claims to be a barbarian warrior--and since Brittany's passion has been running red-hot since she first saw him, the sexy giant can fancy himself anything he pleases!
The truth is a very rude awakening for Dalden Ly-San-Ter, son of Challen and Tedra, is exactly what he claims to be: a warrior to the depths of his soul from a place where the women always obey. Intelligent, independent Brittany isn't about to be subservient to any male--not even one who's everything she ever wanted in a lover. But the proud, powerful barbarian is accustomed to fighting for what he wants--and winning. And what he wants most of all...is Brittany.
Dalden has been sent to the planet Earth to capture someone who escaped with some weapons that need to be recovered and destroyed.
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Cardinia's Royal Family
Book 1: Once A Princess
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Stefan Barany is to become King and must go and retrieve his future queen from America, where she was hidden as a baby to keep her alive. Her father, the King at that time, had put to death the son of a Baron for murder, in turn the Baron promised to kill off all of the Janacek's, and the feud and deaths continued. All but Tatiana survived because she was sent away.

Tanya had a terrible life. The people who took her in as a baby owned a tavern and treated her like a slave. When Iris Dobb lived, she would take the beatings meant for Tanya. Since then, Tanya learned to survive and never cry.
Dobb was on his deathbed and promised the tavern to Tanya. She finally felt some control over her life. One night she had to replace one of her dancers with the seductive stage dance. 
Stephen watched the beautiful dancer with eyes aglow. He knew her to be the serving wench and they were told for a few coins she would give him more than a dance. Somehow Tanya was able to survive another night with her virtue, even against the handsome man. 
Stephan had to find the girl at the tavern who was suppose to be his future wife. He knew she had a special mark on her left cheek, the one she sat on. That was the telling mark to know if the tavern wench was really a princess. She was not easy to convince so they finally took her back with them, even if against her will. Which turned into a wild adventure between Tanya's escapes, attempted murders, kidnapping, jealous mistresses and more.
Tanya did not want to go with these men. She did not want to be married and have another man controlling her life. But is seems future Princesses don't always get what they want, or do they?
Book 2: You Belong to Me
Vasili was a ladies man. He was so good looking that they came to him like bees on honey. Most women, his cousin Stephan's wife, Tanya, did not like him much. Alex is happy with his life, he has his mistresses around town and enjoys his single life. But it seems his mother has something different in mind for him.
Alexandria's dad wants her married. She had met an Englishman seven years ago but he never returned for her. At twenty-five her dad decides to fake a betrothal agreement to his friends son. The friend had died some years ago so he wrote it up and dated it fifteen years earlier. And then informed the widow, Marie who happened to be Vasili's mother.
Alex was informed of her future husbands arrival with two hours notice. She was furious, she had a great life breeding her beautiful horses and has no desire to marry. Besides she believed herself to be in love with Christopher even after seven years. 
Vasili immediately begins to flirt with the girl in the britches, he even calls her sweetheart. Alex sees what type of man she is suppose to marry, one who flirts while on the property of his betrothed. 
They leave the next day, to go to Vasili's home. Alex over packs and will not leave without taking some of her horses.  Alex does everything she can to try and get Vasili to break the agreement, she eats like a pig and tries to put out a very unlady like image. Which is not like her.
On the other hand Vasili does act like himself, flirting with the serving wenches even more than usual in hopes that Alex will break the betrothal. Alex starts threatening the women until they all stay away from him. Needless to say it is a long ride full of misadventures and the two of them tormenting each other at each turn. When Vasili finally decides he may keep her, is it too late?
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Sherring Cross Series
Man of My Dreams
Amazon
The most desirable beauty in the land, wildly unpredictable Megan Penworthy has set her amorous sights on Ambrose St. James, Duke of Wrothston--a man she has never met but has every intention of marrying. No other suitor will satisfy her--especially not the common, if not uncommonly handsome, horse breeder, Devlin Jefferys.
Posing as lowborn Jefferys to escape a potentially fatal confrontation, Ambrose is enthralled and infuriated by the brazen, duke-hunting redhead. Without revealing his true identity, the notorious rogue vows to foil Megan's plans to wed the man of her dreams-never imagining the enchanting schemer would turn out to be the only woman he would ever dream of marrying.
Book 2: Love Me Forever
Still mourning her mother's death, Kimberly Richards is incensed by the determination of her father, the Earl of Amburough, to marry her off as quickly as possible—just to please the jealous lover he plans to wed. And since Kimberly harbors a deep-seated dislike for gold-diggers and the whole distasteful state of affairs, the feisty young heiress already despises the “worthy suitor” she encounters at Sherring Cross Estate: Lachlan MacGregor, the dashing, newly impoverished Laird of Clan MacGregor.

A tryst with the handsome haughty Lachlan seems dubious at best—especially since the rogue has designs on the married Duchess of Wrothston. But strange turns and outrageous circumstances promise to lead a woefully mismatched pair to a wildy unexpected destination—where a hard, resisting heart can open to the true glories of love.
The Pursuit
What was to be a grand adventure for Melissa MacGregor, an escape from the wilds of her Scottish home into the whirl of the London social scene—seems to pale before the promise in the passionate gaze of Lincoln Ross Burnett. Though they exchange but a few words before parting after a chance encounter on her grandfather's lands, Melissa instantly knows this bold stranger is her destiny, while Lincoln realizes his heart has been claimed forever and he will never be complete until Melissa MacGregor is his bride.

But there are serious obstacles impeding the well-smitten Viscount Cambury's pursuit of glorious romance: sixteen of them—all big and brawny, six named Ian and all named MacFearson. The bane of Lincoln's youth. Melissa's stifling, disapproving uncles are now determined to rob him of his new found happiness. Yet he is equally resolved to confront the peril—and to pursue his exquisite obsession all the way to London...and to the ends of the earth, if necessary.
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Reid Family Series
Book 1: The Heir
Amazon
Has anyone in London ever taken part in the coming-out season with less enthusiasm than Sabrina? Luckily; the most sought-after lady in the city has agreed to usher this young, lovely country girl through the perils and pitfalls of her all-important first season.

Dashing highlander Duncan MacTavish is even less keen to be in London. Having recently learned he is the sole heir of an English marquis, Duncan is now required to assume his grandfather's title and estates-and to marry Sabrina's ravishing, viper-tongued guide, who has been heard to make scathing statements in public about her “Scottish barbarian” groom-to-be.

His unwanted betrothal, however, has brought Duncan into close proximity with the enchanting Sabrina—a kindred spirit whose wit delights him...and whose essence is the exquisite stuff of dreams. But duty, station, and a secret that dwells in the lady's past forbid Sabrina's and Duncan's desired union—unless true love can somehow miraculously, find a way.

Book 2: The Devil Who Tamed Her
Amazon
Ophelia Reid is an incomparable beauty and a ruthless gossip. Having purposely wrecked her arranged engagement to future marquis Duncan MacTavish, Ophelia wants to return to London's marriage mart and make her own choice of a wealthy husband. But on her journey home, something unexpected happens...
The heir to a dukedom, Raphael Locke is the most sought-after young lord in England. When MacTavish claims that Ophelia will never be anything but spiteful, Rafe bets his friend otherwise. Whisking her to his country estate. Rafe shows his furious, sharp-tongued “guest” the error of her ways and discovers the surprising reasons for her bad behavior. When Rafe champions the new and improved Ophelia's re-entry to London society, marriage proposals pour in. But has Rafe gone and fallen in love with Ophelia himself?

Book 3: A Rogue of My Own
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It was the chance of a lifetime...
For Lady Rebecca Marshall, a whirlwind of excitement begins when she becomes a maid of honor at the court of Queen Victoria. But when Rebecca unknowingly steps into the rivalry between the Queen's spymaster and a noblewoman who uses the maids as courtly spies, she is soon entangled in a web of deceit with the charming marquis Rupert St. John. The devastatingly handsome ne'er-do-well is the cousin of Raphael Locke, with whom Rebecca was once infatuated... He's also a secret agent of the crown who leads a double life. Certain that guileless Rebecca is spying on him, Rupert seduces her—then, forced to wed, he believes she has set a trap of the worst sort in order to marry into his powerful family! But as he comes to know Rebecca's true heart, he vow of revenge and infidelity becomes a desire to share many passionate nights—only with his beautiful wife.
Book 4: Let Love Find You
London society has its very own Cupid. Renowned horse breeder and occasional matchmaker Devin Baldwin pairs eligible young ladies with suitable gentlemen based on his theory of animal magnetism. Unafraid of ruffling the ton’s feathers, this darkly handsome Cupid doles out tips for bettering one’s chances of meeting a mate that are as pointed as the love legend’s sharpest arrows! 

Lovely Amanda Locke, the daughter of a duke, is everything a nobleman could desire, yet she enters her third Season still searching for a match. Gossipmongers’ tongues are wagging, and her mystified family is considering drastic measures to find her a husband. But the insufferable advice of this Cupid fellow is the last thing Amanda wants. 

When an earl passionate about horses becomes the target of her husband hunt, Amanda knows it’s time to overcome her fear of riding. With her sister-in-law Ophelia hastening the romance along by arranging riding lessons, Amanda is soon taking instruction from infuriating Devin Baldwin. Astonishingly, in her daily encounters with Devin -- who treats her as an ordinary young woman, not a prize to be won at the marriage mart -- Amanda experiences passion for the first time. Now, her search for a match takes her in an unexpected direction as she finds herself falling in love with Cupid himself.
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Captive Bride
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On a night made for love, there was only terror for the beautiful Christina Wakefield. She who had recklessly followed her brother from London to Cairo on a whim was now made prisoner by an unknown abductor who carried her off to his hidden encampment.

Soon she would share his bed, know his touch, growing ever closer to the man who owned her as a slave.

And soon she would learn to want him as he wanted her—to share his soul, his being—her body aching to be his alone in the trembling ecstasy of everlasting rapture.
A Pirate's Love
Sailing westward toward the Caribbean sun, young Bettina Verlaine obediently sets out to fulfill the promise made by her father--but not by her heart--a prearranged marriage destined not to be...once the notorious Captain Tristan's pirate ship appears on the horizon.
Abducted by the bold and handsome brigand, the pale-haired beauty surrenders her innocence in the warm caress of the tropical winds--detesting her virile captor for enslaving her...yet loving him for the passionate spell he casts over her fragile, yearning heart.
Paradise Wild
Corinne's flashing emerald eyes bid men fulfill her any desire. She was the scandalous darling of Boston's gilded age.
Now she had sailed half round the world to Hawaii, to ruin the man who had ruined her...who had taken her, despoiled her, and left her humiliated by her own awakened longings.
Corinne hated Jared Burkett as deeply as she wanted his manly, sensuous passion. And  Jared ached to possess Corinne, though she would force him to hurt her again. their love, so violent, so reckless, would either destroy them, or give them completely to the wild abandon of tropical nights in paradise. 
So Speaks the Heart
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She was born a lady, heiress to rich French estates. But when Rowland of Montville captured her, he saw only a beautiful girl garbed in peasant's rags..a wench to serve his wants.

Though betrayed into bondage, Brigitte deLouroux would never be any man's slave. Yet the fate of an unprotected woman could have been far more cruel than the rough embrace of a warrior lord as fair Rowland of Montville.

Defenseless against his unbridled passions, she yielded her innocence to the desires he aroused in her heart. And he, who had never known the enchantment of a woman's surrender, found a power in love as mighty as the sword raised against their enemies.
A Gentle Feuding
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He would never let her go—And she would never sacrifice her innocence to shame...
In a trembling fear, she dared to refuse him, though her gentle beauty was the prize of his sword. And he, in his violent, aching need, could have taken her by force...had she not made him want so much more.
Between them were the-hatreds of their warring Scottish clans. Yet she struggled in vain to escape her desire for this enemy lord. For beneath his roughness was a fierce, ardent tenderness that held her more strongly than the walls of his far Highland castle.

Honor's pride told her she msut hate him. Yet her woman's heart, awakening to the ecstasy of his touch, yearned desperately to yield...to surrender, and posses him completely..to be joined with him forever in love.
Tender is the Storm
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They didn't mean to fall in love...
Sharisse Hammond had no intention of giving herself to some rancher who had sent for a mail-order bride! She had gone West only to escape the New York society marriage her father was arranging.
Lucas Holt's intentions were also less than honest. But their plans to use each other were soon complicated by unspoken desire. He never expected her to be so stunningly beautiful. And she never expected to want any man so much.
While Lucas forced Sharisse to play in a dangerous game of revenge against the man who killed his father, she forced him to feel passions he could no longer control. Yet when her family asked her to return to New York, Lucas couldn't find the words to ask her to stay.

Only when their stubborn hearts felt the pain of loss and separation did they come to know how completely they loved each other. And despite the distance and time—and misunderstanding—between them, somehow they had to be together...
When Love Awaits
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Lady Leonie, the exquisite mistress of Pershwick, recoiled in horror. Cruelly pledged to the dreaded Rolfe of Crewel, she knew that her life was indeed over. But when she met the dark, magnificent man who came to claim her...when she felt his burning caresses igniting her soul..all fears faded like a dream.

Yet the terrible demands of past hatreds and misunderstandings would tear Leonie and Rolfe apart again and again. Unitl in the blazing glory of passion's realm, they learned the truth that only love can bring.
Secret Fire
He'd caught only a glimpse of her from the window of his carriage, but the young Russian prince knew he had to have her. Within minutes, Lady Katherine St. John was dragged from the London street like a common waif and carried off to a sumptuous town house—for the pleasure of her noble admirer. But it was a captive tigress Prince Dimitri found in his bed—consumed with a fierce rage toward the Russian “barbarian” who had kidnapped her—even as she found herself desiring this tawny-maned Adonis with a hunger beyond her understanding...

From the tempestuous passion of that first encounter, across stormy seas, to the golden splendor of palaces in Moscow, she was his prisoner. But even as her fury defied his bold claim of ownership, an all-consuming need made her his slave. For theirs was a fever that fed upon itself, carrying them irrevocably toward a final surrender to the power of undeniable love.
Silver Angel
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Chantelle Burke is running away from her relatives who plan on marrying her off to some old man. By the sea she is suddenly grabbed and thrown into a boat and than brought to a ship. She soon does not understand what is all happening to her and before she knows it she is brought into a strange world and culture...to be sold. Next things she knows, she is part of a harem.
Derek Sinclair lives in England, his twin brother Jamil is the Dey of Barikah. When a messenger arrives with a coded message, Derek knows Jamil needs his help and leaves immediately. Someone is trying to kill Jamil and he needs Derek to impersonate him while he searches for his enemy. Jamil has different tastes in women, but he has bought a woman for Derek's liking. Derek has another mission as well, to find a missing girl they believed to be kidnapped and possibly in the harem. Derek must also choose carefully who has brought to him. His brother will not keep any woman of the harem that has been with his brother. Thankfully on the silver haired woman has caught his fancy.
Chantelle struggles against life in the harem and now that the Pasha has chosen her as a favorite the air is thick with jealousy. 
I found this to be really intriguing and to imagine all the problems that could really happen having to live this way.
Prisoner of My Desire
Captive of Love...
Spirited Rowena Belleme must produce an heir—or incur the dangerous wrath of a ruthless stepbrother, who stands to forfeit his ill-gotten wealth. And the magnificent Warrick deChaville is the perfect choice to sire her child—though it means imprisoning the handsome knight...and forcing him to bend to her amorous whims.

Slave of passion...
Vowing to resist but betrayed by his own virility, noble Warrick is intoxicated by Rowena's sapphire eyes and voluptuous beauty. Yet all the while he plans a fitting revenge—eagerly awaiting the time when his sensuous captor becomes the helpless captive...and is made to suffer the same rapturous torment and exquisite ecstasy that he himself endured.
Until Forever
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Prim and beautiful professor Roseleen White clutches her new prized possession--a thousand-year-old Scandinavian sword. And suddenly, a dream stands before her--a magnificent Viking warrior sworn to satisfy Roseleen's every desire.
Accursed for untold centuries, mighty Thorn is now enslaved to a woman. Yet is is Roseleen who is the prisoner, held willing captive by a handsome barbarian who sweep her back to the ancient past on a journey of sensual discovery. But only by banishing him form her life forever can Roseleen free Thorn from immortality's chains--forcing her to make a devastating choice that will either imperil their future or preserve a love more powerful than time.
Home For the Holidays
Left to handle the rumors of her family's bankruptcy and impending eviction, Larissa Ascot's wishes for a merry Christmas seem to be in peril for the first time in her sheltered life. A charming would-be "benefactor," Vincent Everett, the Baron of Windsmoor, has offered to shelter Larissa and her young brother. But more that Yuletide spirit seems to have inspired the baron's generosity. From the moment he set eyes on Larissa, the highborn rogue was bewitched. And now that she has taken up residence in his home, he aches with wanting her--a most unfortunate state of affairs, since the proud beauty obviously despises him...and since Vincent has sworn to seek a righteous vengeance on the Ascot family.
But Christmas is a time of miracles, after all. And even two rival souls can be touched by the spirit of forgiveness in these magical days--and showered with precious gifts of tenderness, love, and ecstasy unbound.
A Man To Call My Own
After the sudden death of their father, Marian and Amanda Laton must leave their New England home and travel to their aunt's Texas ranch. It is a harrowing journey, but plain-looking Marian welcomes the challenge of their adventure, while beautiful Amanda complains at every turn. And when they need rescuing, cowboy Chad Kinkaid is the strong, sexy hero for the job. Amanda's beauty catches Chad's eye, but it is Marian's daring spirit and hidden passion that spark his desire for her--a sensual attraction that lands them in a romantic entanglement Marian is not prepared to handle. Tied to him by the fate of her aunt's ranch, Marian must face a proud cowboy who's determined to convince her--whether it means wooing her under the stars of the open range or following her back East--that she's the only woman for him.
Marriage Most Scandalous
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When Sebastian Townshend, son of the eighth Earl of Edgewood, was banished from his family due to the tragic results of a duel, he vowed never to return to England. Now living on the continent, Sebastian has forged a new identity as a deadly mercenary, The Raven. But his former neighbor, Lady Margaret Landor, has different plans for him. Back in England, Sebastian's father has had several accidents and Margaret suspects foul play and deception that reach as far back as the infamous duel. Convinced that only Sebastian can set the situation to rights, Margaret arranges a scandalous bargain with him that includes Sebastian's returning home as her husband. As the newlyweds uncover a deadly scheme, a fierce passion blossoms between them, which neither anticipated--and neither can resist. 
When Passion Rules
#1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey weaves a marvelous adventure set in the tumultuous world of continental royalty, where a stolen princess discovers a kingdom she was meant to inherit--and a passion made to rule her heart.
Forced to flee Napoleon's rampaging army on the Continent, orphaned Alana Farmer and her eccentric guardian make a new home for themselves in London. There, Alana enjoys every privilege a daughter of the nobility could hope for, plus an educations fit for a queen. Now, on the eve of her debut into London Society, she learns the shocking secret of her birthright. Can it be true? Is she really the lost princess of the European kingdom of Lubinia? Persuaded by her guardian to return to their homeland to quell a bloody revolt, Alana finds herself in an isolated, mountainous country whose customs strike her as medieval!
With controversy and intrigue brewing around the beautiful newcomer, Christoph Becker, the captain of the palace guards, arrests Alana on suspicion that she is either a wily impostor or a seductive spy working for the shadowy figures determined to depose the king. No stranger himself to seduction, Christoph uses every means at his disposal to draw the truth from his alluring prisoner, even if he must lay his own life on the line to protect her from harm. Now, as a fiery passion flares between Alana and the man who has wrongly imprisoned her, the fate of a nations rests in their hands and on their hearts.
One Heart To Win
Some young ladies marry for money and social standing, a few lucky ones marry for love—but Tiffany Warren is marrying to end a feud. Honoring her mother’s promise, Tiffany reluctantly travels west to meet her estranged father and his enemy’s eldest son, rancher Hunter Callahan. Once the Warrens and the Callahans are united by marriage, both clans will stop squabbling over a disputed strip of land. In the chaos of a train robbery Tiffany seizes a golden opportunity: By assuming the identity of her father’s new housekeeper she can live with the father she never knew and assess his true character, as well as that of the neighboring cowboy to whom she is betrothed. But, too late, Tiffany discovers that the rivalry between the Warrens and the Callahans has escalated when the Callahans steal the Warrens’ housekeeper as soon as she steps off the train!Now, Tiffany, who is pretending to be Jennifer Fleming, finds herself living in the enemy camp, under the same roof as her fiancĂ©. All too soon she learns her intended is a handsome, sweet talking charmer whom she has to fight off because he can’t keep his eyes—or his hands—off Jennifer. After Tiffany’s charade is exposed she refuses to marry Hunter to end the feud. As Hunter goes about claiming his rightful bride-to-be, he knows that although he loves two women—proper, elegant Tiffany as well as spunky, passionate Jennifer—he has only one heart to win.

Stormy Persuasion
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