Erin Satie is the author of the dark and elegant No Better Angels series of early Victorian set historical romances. She's currently at work on her upcoming series, Sweetness & Light, which will be just as elegant but not quite so dark.She's a California native who's lived all over the place, on the coasts and in the heartland, in tiny city apartments and on a working farm. She studied art history in college and graduate school--research is her favorite part of starting a new book.
The Secret Heart
Caroline Small is a fortune hunter, and she's found her prey of choice: the Earl of Bexley. But the more she schemes to entrap him, the more she risks trapping her own heart.
The Lover's Knot
When Julian Swann becomes the tenth Duke of Clive, he's surprised to learn that his predecessor--who supposedly died of a heart attack--actually committed suicide. But the secret of the last duke's death is more sinister than it first appears. His suicide note is a forgery. And the author, to Julian's horror, can only be Sophia Roe--his ex-fiancee.
The Orphan Pearl
Lady Lily Spark has been missing, presumed dead, for years. Now she’s back in England, and in possession of a secret that could change the course of history. And she has no intention of giving it—or herself—up to anyone.
The Young Blood
Sabine Banchory believes that an unhappy marriage has made her immune to rakes like the Earl of Kingston. Kingston is fairly certain that, with the right attentions, Sabine will fall into his bed and insist that she'd come up with the plan. It's a game of cat and mouse he's played before, interrupted by a terrible crime that changes the rules... for good.
Savage ambition has brought common-born Rhys Winterborne vast wealth and success. In business and beyond, Rhys gets exactly what he wants. And from the moment he meets the shy, aristocratic Lady Helen Ravenel, he is determined to possess her. If he must take her virtue to ensure she marries him, so much the better . . .
A sheltered beauty
Helen has had little contact with the glittering, cynical world of London society. Yet Rhys’s determined seduction awakens an intense mutual passion. Helen’s gentle upbringing belies a stubborn conviction that only she can tame her unruly husband. As Rhys’s enemies conspire against them, Helen must trust him with her darkest secret. The risks are unthinkable . . . the reward, a lifetime of incomparable bliss. And it all begins with…
Marrying Mr. Winterborne
Sabine Banchory is a sensible, intelligent, and unhappily married woman. She was once a dutiful young lady but years spent trying to curb her husband’s excesses have hardened her heart.
She’ll have no trouble resisting the charms of the notorious rake, the Earl of Kingston. One despicable wastrel in her life is quite enough, thank you very much.
Seducing the coldly beautiful Sabine won’t be a challenge for Kingston. It’s true that she slaps him on the face soon after they’re introduced but all relationships have to start somewhere. With the right attention, she’ll fall into his bed and insist she’d come up with the plan.
A terrible crime interrupts this game of cat and mouse. Caught in its wake, Sabine and Kingston are forced to rely on one another. To trust one another. And, if they dare, to build a loving future together.
When a mysterious stranger finds his way into her bedchamber and offers his help in landing a duke, Lady Felicity Faircloth agrees—on one condition. She’s seen enough of the world to believe in passion, and won’t accept a marriage without it.
The Wallflower Makes a Dangerous Bargain . . .
Bastard son of a duke and king of London’s dark streets, Devil has spent a lifetime wielding power and seizing opportunity, and the spinster wallflower is everything he needs to exact a revenge years in the making. All he must do is turn the plain little mouse into an irresistible temptress, set his trap, and destroy his enemy.
For the Promise of Passion . . .
But there’s nothing plain about Felicity Faircloth, who quickly decides she’d rather have Devil than another. Soon, Devil’s carefully laid plans are in chaos and he must choose between everything he's ever wanted . . . and the only thing he's ever desired.