And that was his strength…until murder linked his life with that of the victim's widow. Now Vincent, Earl of Lonsdale, found himself drawn to the haunting vulnerability displayed by Lady Diana Corby. Truly, this was his soul mate! But could she ever really accept him, a man who daily bedded down with deception and danger?
Though secrets and lies beset her at every turn, Diana Corby would do whatever she must to protect her children—even if it meant allying herself with Lord Vincent. He might be a man wrapped in a mantle of mystery, but she couldn't turn down his offer of protection—or the shelter of his arms!
But because dire financial straits had bound her to the enigmatic Earl of Caldbeck, Catherine Maury resolved to make the best of it. Yet could she break through his mysterious restraint and uncover the secret of his true nature?
Charles Randolph, Earl of Caldbeck, had always guarded his emotions closely, and an insidious danger to his people only deepened his reserve. But now that he'd taken fiery, greathearted Catherine to wife, he could feel that the walls around his heart were close to tumbling down!
Moments after Persephone Hathersage stumbled upon a band of thieves, the terrified young lady was spirited away on horseback! But trepidation soon gave way to scandalous desire when her brooding captor tenderly nursed a feverish Phona back to health.
Spellbound by the battle-scarred blackguard who kept her confined in an ancient fortress, Phona knew any impropriety with this nameless rogue would tarnish her reputation forever, not to mention plunge her into even further peril! However, appearances could be quite deceiving....
One perfectly suited to the rocky coast of Cornwall that Morgan Pendaris could again call home. Having won back his birthright, he could now savor his title, his lands…and the exotic charms of Lalia, the widow of his enemy—who held his heart in the palm of her hand.
What Price Love?
Sold during girlhood into a loveless marriage, Lalia Hayne had never known the safe haven of a true lover's arms. But now Morgan Pendaris had come to claim her home as his own, and she found herself suddenly willing to give anything for one touch of passion in a stranger's embrace!
And Iantha Kethley was trapped at its borders, never quite able to escape the one defining moment of her life. Until the day she held Robert Armstrong at gunpoint—and he offered her a future she'd never dared imagine!
Rob Armstrong, Lord Duncan, swore he'd not be mere protector of Iantha Kethley, but true partner as well, for this sweetly vulnerable woman had a spine of surprising steel—a necessary attribute to face the danger that stalked her still. Her need drew him to her; her courage held him by her side—where he'd willingly remain, bound by honor, passion…and love!