Alexandra: La Saga Regency dei Chase #1

Novelty Publishing
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Inghilterra, 1815

La maggiore di tre sorelle, lady Alexandra ha sempre fatto ciò che ci si aspettava da lei. Ma quando l’uomo che ama da quand’era una ragazza ritorna dopo un lungo periodo all’estero, si ritrova a sperare che il gentiluomo perbene che suo fratello ha scelto per lei non la chieda in moglie. Decide che, se lo farà, dovrà respingerlo in maniera poco appropriata—cioè, finché l’uomo in cui ripone le sue speranze e i suoi sogni la informa che non ha intenzione di sposarla.

L’ultima volta che Tristan Nesbitt ha visto Alexandra, era un uomo comune, senza alcuna speranza di poter un giorno sposare la figlia di un marchese. Sette anni dopo, è Lord Hawkridge, e questo dovrebbe renderlo perfettamente adatto alla donna che aveva catturato il suo cuore tanto tempo prima. Ma un orribile scandalo ha macchiato il suo nome in Inghilterra—uno scandalo così orrendo che sposarla non rovinerebbe solo l’impeccabile reputazione di Alexandra, ma quella della sua intera famiglia. Per il bene di Alexandra, dovrà combattere il suo inarrestabile desiderio e restare lontano…
 

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 Keywords: Regency, famiglia Chase, diciannovesimo secolo, 1800, trilogia, castello, marchese, sorelle, sorella, clavicembalo, pianoforte, piano, vino, viticoltura, vinificazione, scandalo, ricette, dolci, omicidio, Jane Austen, commedia romantica, matrimonio, nobiltà, aristocrazia, ricchezza, umorismo, commedia, matrimonio, cane, cuoca, Inghilterra, inglese, romanticismo, romanzo storico best seller, amore, autori, serie.

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Book 2
“The Marquess’s Scottish Bride” is the SWEET & CLEAN ROMANCE edition of “Emerald” by Lauren Royal.
From a New York Times bestselling author and her daughter!

England & Scotland, 1667: Jason Chase, the Marquess of Cainewood, doesn’t know the first thing about hunting outlaws, but he won’t let that stop him from bringing a murderer to justice. Disguised as a commoner, he takes to the road, where he crosses paths with a hapless Scottish lad—who turns out to be a lovely Scottish lass, and none other than the renowned bounty hunter Emerald MacCallum. Realizing they're after the same man and fearing Emerald may be in over her head, Jason resolves to keep her close…

But all Caithren Leslie wants is to be as far away from her new “protector” as possible. No matter how many times she informs him she’s just an ordinary country girl traveling to see her brother—and definitely not some Emerald woman pursuing a dangerous outlaw—the pigheaded Englishman will not see sense. The road is perilous, but accepting Jason’s protection may mean jeopardizing her urgent mission. Not to mention her sanity, her personal property, and worst of all, her heart.

PLEASE NOTE: This book is the SWEET & CLEAN version of “Emerald” by Lauren Royal. If you’d prefer to read the original book, which includes steamy love scenes and stronger language, look for “Emerald.”

BOOK DETAILS
A complete, standalone story—no cliffhangers!

Series: The Chase Brides, Book 2
Style: Humorous historical romance
Length: 115,000 words (about 460 standard pages)
Bonus Material: Author’s Note, preview of next book, link to giveaway
PG-rated Content: Kisses only, no love scenes!

REVIEWS
"Captivating historical romance. Romance readers of all ages will love Lauren Royal & Devon Royal’s books!”
—Glynnis Campbell, USA Today Bestselling Author

“… a lively, fast-paced romance that holds your attention... a glittering gem of a novel.”
—Romantic Times

“…a wonderful and warm romance with a delightful plot.”
—Heart Rate Reviews

CONNECTING BOOKS
While THE MARQUESS’S SCOTTISH BRIDE can be read as a stand-alone novel, many readers enjoy reading it as part of a series. All of Lauren & Devon’s books feature Chase family members. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence:

The Chase Brides
1666 - THE EARL’S UNSUITABLE BRIDE (Colin & Amy)
1667 - THE MARQUESS’S SCOTTISH BRIDE (Jason & Caithren)
1667 - THE LAIRD’S FAIRYTALE BRIDE (Cameron & Clarice)
1668 - THE DUKE’S RELUCTANT BRIDE (Trick & Kendra)
1673 - THE VISCOUNT’S WALLFLOWER BRIDE (Ford & Violet)
1677 - THE BARON’S INCONVENIENT BRIDE (Rand & Lily)
1677 - THE GENTLEMAN’S SCANDALOUS BRIDE (Kit & Rose)

Regency Chase Brides
1815 - ALEXANDRA (Tristan & Alexandra)
1816 - JULIANA (James & Juliana)
1817 - CORINNA (Sean & Corinna + Griffin & Rachael)

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Themes: sweet and clean & wholesome love stories, teen and young adult coming of age novels, lords and ladies, wealthy and rich nobility, castles, England and English history, Scotland and Scottish Highlanders, 17th century and 1600s, Restoration and Charles II, sisters and brothers, family life, friendship, weddings, matchmaking, romantic comedy
Book 2
A Top 10 Google Play Bestseller from a New York Times Bestselling Author!

London, 1816: Lady Juliana Chase wants nothing more than to see everyone around her happy. That's why she takes such pleasure in playing matchmaker. Her latest efforts involve Dr. James Trevor, the Earl of Stafford, and her good friend Amanda, who are absolutely perfect for each other. So why on earth is the handsome physician ignoring Juliana's good intentions and ruining her carefully laid plans?

After losing his wife, James buried himself in his work, opening a clinic to vaccinate London's poor against smallpox. The last thing he wants is to fall for another woman. So when Juliana meddles with his love life, he's surprised to find himself smitten—but not with Amanda. Now he must turn the tables and beat Juliana at her own game, or risk losing the determined beauty who has reawakened his desires and captured his heart...

BOOK DETAILS

A complete, standalone story—no cliffhangers!

Series: Chase Family Series: The Regency, Book 2
Style: Humorous historical romance
Length: 106,000 words (about 424 standard pages)
Bonus Material: Author’s Note, preview of next book, link to giveaway
R-rated Content: Steamy love scenes!*

* If you’d prefer to read a Sweet & Clean (kisses-only) version of this story, look for “Juliana” by Lauren Royal & Devon Royal.

AWARDS

• Top 10 Bestseller on Google Play, Kindle, Nook, and iBooks 
• Winner of the Book Buyers Best Award (judged by the head merchandise buyer for Borders Books), the Booksellers' Best Award, and the Beacon Award
• Nominated for the Reviewer's Choice Award and finalist for the Golden Quill Award 

REVIEWS

"A captivating historical romance. Fans of Julia Quinn and Tessa Dare will love Lauren Royal!"
—Glynnis Campbell, USA Today Bestselling Author

"…a light, adorable Emma-style romance destined to delight anyone looking for a witty, engaging plotline and utterly delightful characters who get caught in meddling, madness, and mayhem on the way to a happy ending."
—Romantic Times

"A perfectly executed historical romance…Tempting Juliana showcases Lauren Royal's writing at the top of her genre and is a sure sign that we will be watching for her next work."
—Curled Up With A Good Book

CONNECTING BOOKS

While TEMPTING JULIANA can be read as a stand-alone novel, many readers enjoy reading it as part of a series. All of Lauren's books feature Chase family members. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence:

Chase Family Series: The Jewels
1666 - AMETHYST (Colin & Amy)
1667 - EMERALD (Jason & Caithren)
1667 - FOREVERMORE (Cameron & Clarice)
1668 - AMBER (Trick & Kendra)

Chase Family Series: The Flowers
1673 - VIOLET (Ford & Violet)
1677 - LILY (Rand & Lily)
1677 - ROSE (Kit & Rose)
1651 - A SECRET CHRISTMAS (Joseph & Chrystabel)

Chase Family Series: The Regency
1815 - LOST IN TEMPTATION (Tristan & Alexandra)
1816 - TEMPTING JULIANA (James & Juliana)
1817 - THE ART OF TEMPTATION (Sean & Corinna + Griffin & Rachael)

Specially Priced Boxed Sets
CHASE FAMILY SERIES: THE JEWELS COLLECTION
CHASE FAMILY SERIES: THE FLOWERS COLLECTION
CHASE FAMILY SERIES: THE REGENCY COLLECTION

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Themes: steamy love stories, lords and ladies, noblemen and aristocrats, castles and stately homes, England and English history, 19th century and 1800s, Jane Austen era, brothers and sisters, family life, weddings and marriage, matchmakers and matchmaking, romantic comedy, scandal and intrigue, the London season, debutantes, doctors and public health, orphans and foundling children, sweets and desserts, baking and cooking recipes

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Publisher
Novelty Publishing
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Published on
May 8, 2015
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Pages
415
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ISBN
9781634690027
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Language
Italian
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Genres
Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Humorous
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Regency
Fiction / Romance / Romantic Comedy
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Lauren Royal
Londra, 1816

Lady Juliana Chase non desidera altro che vedere felici tutti quelli intorno a lei. È il motivo per cui le piace tanto impicciarsi della vita amorosa degli altri. Il suo ultimo tentativo coinvolge il dottor James Trevor, il conte di Stafford, e la sua buona amica, Amanda, che sono assolutamente perfetti l’uno per l’altro. Allora perché l’attraente medico insiste a ignorare le sue buone intenzione e a rovinare i suoi piani accuratamente studiati?

Dopo aver perso sua moglie, James si seppellisce nel lavoro e apre un ambulatorio per vaccinare contro il vaiolo i poveri di Londra. L’ultima cosa che desidera è innamorarsi di un’altra donna. Quindi, quando Juliana si immischia nella la sua vita amorosa, è sorpreso di ritrovarsi stregato, ma non da Amanda. Ora deve voltare le carte in tavola e battere Juliana al suo stesso gioco o rischiare di perdere la risoluta bellezza che ha risvegliato il suo desiderio e catturato il suo cuore…



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Lauren Royal
 Londra, 1817


A Sean Delaney non mancano le ammiratrici, ma tutto ciò che vuole è il divorzio—per sua sorella, cioè. Peccato che quel mascalzone del marito, il pittore eremita, John Hamilton, non acconsenta a meno che Sean non accetti di aiutarlo e mettere in piedi un grosso inganno. Con la felicità di sua sorella in gioco, Sean non ha scelta. Ma non sarà in grado di fare tutto da solo…


Anche se è più interessata a perseguire la sua arte che a trovare un marito, lady Corinna Chase non può fare a meno di notare l’attraente irlandese che si è trasferito alla porta accanto. Quando diventa chiaro che il suo nuovo vicino non è chi dice di essere, invece di denunciare l’inganno, Corinna si ritrova a prendervi parte. Quando la collaborazione diventa ammirazione, e la tentazione fa nascere il desiderio, si trova davanti a una scelta difficile. Dovrà abbandonare le sue ambizioni artistiche o rinunciare all’uomo che ha imparato ad amare?


Nel frattempo, il fratello di Corinna, Griffin, sta aiutando la loro affascinante cugina Rachel a trovare suo padre. È un bene che siano cugini, perché Rachel ha chiarito che non sposerà mai un consanguineo. Eccetto… che scoprono che lei non è veramente una cugina. Buon dio, adesso Griffin è veramente nei guai…



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