Simon bargains with Lila for a singular night of passion. A storm rages outside, but it cannot compare to the clash of emotions between a lonely man and a distrustful woman. Secret desires are revealed, hearts are laid bare. Many obstacles lay before them until they can admit their true feelings, though pride could destroy the fairy tale before it begins.
Lady Murine Carmichael has known her share of bad luck. But when her debt-ridden half brother tries to sell her off in exchange for a few Scottish horses, it’s the final straw. If keeping her freedom means escaping through harsh countryside alone, so be it. She has barely begun her journey when she lands an unlikely escort—the brawny Highlander who just refused to buy her virtue.
Dougall Buchanan was disgusted by Lord Danvries’ shameful offer, but Murine tempts him beyond measure. Even bedraggled and dusty, the lass glows with beauty and bravery. Dougall wants to do more than just help her flee. He wants to protect her—with his life and his heart—if she’ll only let him. For Murine may be pursued by a powerful foe, but nothing compares to the fiery courage of a Highlander in love.
A shivering young woman leans against a lamppost on the most notorious street of ill repute in all London. For Asher Colborne, Baron of Wenlock, this is a haunting vision of beauty and wretchedness. He is shocked to discover the dressed-in-rags creature is none other than Chastity Armitage, who had captured his heart more than two years past.
Desperate for food and lodging money for her siblings, Chastity is forced to take to the streets. She never expected a tall, handsome man to appear as if from mist and change her life forever. A choice is before her: continue down the path of never-ending poverty or become the baron’s mistress.
Though they are determined that the arrangement will remain an emotionless business transaction, the attraction between them is scorching. Many barriers and obstacles lay in Chastity and Ash’s path. For the baron and the mistress, embracing true love could be the most difficult impediment they face.
Cailin Thorburn is every woman’s dream: A warrior who is fierce, passionate, and protective. Rendered unconscious during battle, he awakens in another place, time, and in another man’s body. Could this be magic? Convincing the bonnie lass, Skye, that he is Cailin is a daunting task.
Regardless of his strange time travel story and sexy Scottish burr, believing this extraordinary man is from another era becomes hard to deny. The attraction between them sizzles and Skye is left to wonder: Is Cailin truly as he claims?
A spur-of-the-moment holiday excursion brings the devastatingly handsome Connall to Kerrie Kelleher’s doorstep during Christmas week. It is not only his stunning good looks that draw her, but the sadness she sees in his eyes. Surrounded by all the holiday trappings and a searing hot attraction Connall cannot deny, he begins to wonder if that Christmas feeling will be enough to heal a painful past and allow love to enter his heart.