Wicked Captive is the 5th book in USA Today Bestseller and Amazon #1 Author, Carole Mortimer’s, Regency Sinners series. Author’s Note: All the books in the very hot Regency Sinners series are complete and HEA stories. Books in the series are connected by the friendship of the heroes. Lord Jericho Black, the Marquis of Wessex, is not looking forward to the visit of his ward, Lady Jocelyn Forbes, to his Devonshire home. Jocey is not actually Jericho’s ward but his father’s. But as his father lives permanently in Scotland, and is considered to be eccentric by polite members of Society and more than a little strange by the majority, Jericho has taken it upon himself to act as Jocey’s guardian in his father’s stead these past three years. A bachelor of five and thirty, Jericho finds the role of guardian to a young lady difficult enough at the best of times, but finding himself charged with the unpleasant duty of proving or disproving whether Jocey is guilty of treason, is going to make this visit even more taxing than usual. Jocey is looking forward to seeing and being with Lord Jericho Black again, the man she has secretly been in love with since he became her guardian when she reached the age of eighteen. She is no longer that gauche and awkward young girl, and she is determined Jericho will now see her as a desirable woman, and worthy of his attention. From the moment Jocey arrives in Devon, even more beautiful than Jericho remembers her to be, and possessed of the sophistication and confidence of a woman who knows her own mind, Jericho quickly realizes it is not irritation he now feels toward Jocey but desire. A desire he is finding it more and more difficult to resist. When Jericho receives the shocking news of one close friend’s unexpected death, and the serious injury of another, it becomes imperative he learn the truth as quickly as possible, so as to avoid more blood being shed. Even if it requires Jericho make Jocey his prisoner and seduce the truth from her.
Wicked Surrender is the 2nd book in USA Today Bestselling Author, Carole Mortimer’s, Amazon #1 Regency Sinners series. Author’s Note: The stories in the Regency Sinners, Regency Unlaced, Knight Security, and Alpha Series, have stronger sexual content and language than my other books. Eight gentlemen known far and wide as The Sinners. Also agents for the Crown, they are each tasked with discovering which of eight ladies in Society has been acting as a spy for Napoleon. By fair means or foul. Dante St Just, the Duke of Huntley, is less than pleased when he is asked to investigate the beautiful widow, Lady Isabella Aston. The two knew each other seven years ago, and parted badly. But neither can Dante bear the thought of passing Bella’s name on to one of his friends. If anyone is to seduce Bella into revealing whether or not she is a spy, then it will be him or no one. Bella is surprised, and then suspicious, when Dante St Just calls unexpectedly at her home. She becomes alarmed when, that very evening, he carries her off in his carriage. Alone with Dante, with not even a servant to act as chaperone, how is Bella to resist the helpless attraction she has always felt toward him? Dante’s intention was to quickly confirm or disprove Bella’s innocence, after which he would either return her to London and the spymaster wishing to speak with her, or he would continue to keep her as his prisoner and the two of them would spend time together becoming reacquainted. Intimately. But he had not fully taken into account his wild and uncontrollable response to Bella’s sensual beauty, or how it would affect his judgement where she is concerned. All the books in the super sexy Regency Sinners series are standalone HEA stories. They are connected by the eight heroes search for the lady who is a traitor to England.
Wicked Deception is the 4th book in USA Today Bestseller Author, Carole Mortimer’s, Amazon #1 Regency Sinners series. Author’s Note: All the books in the very sexy Regency Sinners series are complete and HEA stories. The stories are connected by the friendship of the eight heroes. Maximillian Smythe, the Earl of Carlton, is the fourth of the eight gentleman, known as The Sinners, tasked with proving or disproving the guilt of a lady in Society as being a spy for Napoleon, and a traitor to the English Crown. The lady Maxim is to investigate is his young and beautiful widowed stepmother, Lady Heather Smythe, the Dowager Countess of Carlton. Maxim remembers Heather as being passionate and wild as the rugged Cornish coastline where she resides with her young son. Ralph is Maxim’s half-brother and his heir since their father died eighteen months ago. Heather is far from pleased when her arrogant stepson, Maxim Smythe, arrives at Treganon House for an unexpected visit. She is only too well aware of the contempt Maxim’s has for her. As she holds less than fond memories of him. From the moment of Maxim’s arrival they treat each other with suspicion. Heather believes Maxim, a friend of the Prince Regent, to be in Cornwall to investigate the smuggling in the area. Something her family has been involved in for several centuries. Maxim knows Heather is hiding something but he is unsure if it is her role as a spy for the imprisoned usurper, Napoleon, or something else. While the turbulent seas roil and crash in the cove beneath Treganon House, the desire and passion Maxim and Heather once shared flares back into life, and this time refuses to be extinguished.
Wicked Temptation is the 6th book in USA Today Bestselling Author, Carole Mortimer’s, all Amazon #1 Regency Sinners series. Author’s Note: All the books in the very hot Regency Sinners series are complete and HEA stories. Books in the series are connected by the friendship of the heroes. And did I mention they’re HOT? Pru would never forgive Lord Titus Covington, Viscount Romney, for the lies and deceit which had resulted in the death of the person she loved most in the world. She might not forgive him, but she would use him, in whatever way she saw fit, in order to seek out a murderer. Quite what she would do once she had that murderer in her clutches she had no idea, but she would hunt them down. Titus knew he had behaved unforgivably as far as Lady Prudence Germaine was concerned. Deceived her. Lied to her. By omission, if in no other way. But when Pru makes it clear she intends to find her beloved’s murderer he has no choice but to assist her. Indeed, he finds he doesn’t want to have a choice. Because what had started out as a deception to him has become a reality. As far as Titus is concerned, at least. He is now tempted by and desires Pru with a hunger that only her complete physical and emotional surrender will satisfy.
Some Like It Wicked
Author: Carole Mortimer
"Rupert Stirling, Duke of Stratton, has long since acquired the nickname Devil. And with outrageous exploits both in and out of ladies' bedchambers, my, has he earned it! Risque behavior is beyond Pandora Maybury, widowed Duchess of Wyndwood--although with her dark secret she's far too well acquainted with being the subject of ribald gossip for her liking. If only the Ton knew just how innocent she really was; including Rupert who, after rescuing her from a compromising situation, seems intent on wickedly compromising her himself!" -- P.  of cover.
Some Like to Shock
Author: Carole Mortimer
"Surely a lady as…daring as you cannot be feeling nervous at the idea of traveling alone with me, Genevieve?" Genevieve Forster, widowed Duchess of Woollerton, knows only too well the need for bravado. After a miserable marriage she's wary, but deep down yearns to pursue temptation…. With his air of danger and elusiveness it's little wonder that Lord Benedict Lucas is known to his close friends and enemies alike simply as Lucifer. Shocking the straitlaced Ton holds no fear for him. And the pleasure will be all his as he skillfully uncovers Genevieve's outrageous side!
"Realistically dark, emotionally intense, and richly sensual." ~Booklist "One of the best historical romances I've read this year." ~The Romance Reader Born in a tavern to an actress, all Scher Martin has ever wanted is respectability and a family of her own. Then Kit Frazier, the fourth son of a titled family, offers for her, and Scher seizes her chance. But instead of family, Scher encounters ridicule, mockery and Kit's cousin, Viscount Blackstone. Scher sets Blackstone's heart afire with a single glance. He knows what she wants... what she deserves. But his life is a sham from which he cannot escape, his wealth and newly acquired title built on a public lie undergirded by murders no one will admit happened. Blackstone also knows Scher's heart beats only for him, and he belongs to another. FROM THE PUBLISHER: The REGENCY HEARTS REDEEMED SERIES is rich in Regency period detail and will be appreciated by fans of Jann Rowland, Meredith Duran, Julia Quinn, Elisa Braden, Tessa Dare and Loretta Chase. REGENCY HEARTS REDEEMED, in series order Her Wicked Surrender His Wicked Seduction REGENCY RAGS TO RICHES, in series order No Place for a Lady Devil's Bargain Almost an Angel The Dragon Earl
Author: Carole Mortimer
Read this classic romance by USA Today bestselling author Carole Mortimer, now available for the first time in e-book! The tycoon's conquest At first Aaron Grantley can't see why his best friend was so distracted by someone like Charly Allenby. But soon he can't imagine any man not losing his head over her! Charly feels as if she's been run over by a steamroller. Aaron is presumptuous, overbearing, impossible to reason with—and hopelessly attractive! The fire in his eyes at her resistance is intense, but Charly has first-hand experience with men who love a challenge. Can she risk surrendering her heart again? Originally published in 1985
Daniel Wycliffe, Earl of Stanford, expected Alice Fortesque to be an obedient and biddable wife, not the vivacious beauty demanding he woo her before sharing his bed! Daniel has no intention on falling for his convenient bride, but he needs to produce an heir soon in order to secure his inheritance. He's certain that she won't be able to resist his seductive charms for long...but with Alice determined to accept nothing less than Daniel's love and respect, will he be the one to surrender first?
Author: Carole Mortimer
Meet Nik Prince, Oscar-winning actor-turned-director. He's bent on transforming a worldwide bestseller into a blockbuster movie, and he must track down the reclusive author of the book. But stubborn Jinx Nixon is in his way… Jinx knows the identity of the writer though she's not about to reveal it! But Nik is as strong-willed as she is and that, combined with his good looks, arrogance and ruthlessness means she will have to fight very hard to control the attraction she feels towards him—and to keep her secret!
Grigor (Dragon Hearts 5)
Author: Carole Mortimer
Publisher: Carole Mortimer
GRIGOR is the 5th book in USA Today and Amazon #1 Bestselling Indie Author, Carole Mortimer’s, paranormal series, DRAGON HEARTS. Author’s Note: Beware of very sexy alpha dragon shifters on the hunt for their fated mates! Grigor Pendragon is nearer to turning feral than any of his brothers, of making that final shift and remaining in his dragon form. If— When this happens, his brothers will have no choice but to kill him, before he harms any humans, who for sixteen hundred years haven’t known of their existence. The only thing that will stop Grigor’s last and fatal shift is meeting and claiming his fated mate, the one woman meant just for him. Gayle Wilson is independent and outspoken, a computer geek, and she has no idea her sister, Holly, is now the mate of a dragon shifter, or that Dylan’s seven brothers are also dragon shifters. What she does know is that she’s being kept a virtual prisoner at Pendragon Castle, the family’s home in North Wales, until her sister comes back from her trip away with Dylan. Gayle isn’t at all impressed when Grigor, the eldest Pendragon brother, announces she belongs to him now, and then expects her to do exactly what he tells her to do. Admittedly, he’s tall—very!—dark, and handsome, with muscles that go on for miles, but there’s no way she’s going to belong to anyone, least of all the arrogant and cold Grigor Pendragon. The first opportunity she gets she’s getting out of there and going back to London, and to hell with the whole of the Pendragon family. But when danger starts stalking her, Grigor is the only one she can turn to for help.
This 26,000 word novella was previously published in A Regency Duo by Carole Mortimer & Angelique Armae. There have been no changes or additions from the original novella. INDECENT (Regency Lovers 1) is the 1st book in USA Today Bestselling Author, Carole Mortimer’s, NEW Regency series. Impoverished Miss Emma Harris can hardly believe her good fortune when Adam Stirling, the handsome and imposing Duke of Hawkwood, asks her father for her hand in marriage. However, she feels thoroughly humiliated when she attends a masked ball that very same evening and sees Hawkwood in a compromising position with a married woman. A very compromising position, in fact it is positively INDECENT. Angry and upset, Emma confronts Hawkwood with what she saw, accusing him of only wanting to marry her as a shield to his affairs with other women. Accusations the duke denies. Half in love with the arrogant Hawkwood, Emma is devastated when she learns the real reason he asked her to marry him. But if Emma thinks Adam is the type of gentleman to meekly accept her rejection, she is about to learn exactly how INDECENT he can be when he wants something as deeply as he now wants Emma.
An expert in antiquities, Lady Alessandra della Giamatti arrives in Bath to excavate newly discovered Roman ruins-only to find herself caught in a web of evil intrigue by a blackmailer threatening to expose her scandalous past. The one man who can help her is Lord James "Black Jack" Pierson, a fellow member of the expedition and a sinfully handsome rogue whose tempting presence ignites a different sort of danger. Jack has clashed with Alessandra in the past, so when she suddenly surrenders her body he can't help being suspicious. Is she a scheming temptress? Or is she truly a lady in trouble? As desire and deceptions swirl around them, Alessandra and Jack must find a way to win each other's trust. For if they don't work together to uncover a shocking truth, their enemy-and their own simmering passions-may destroy them and everything they cherish.
Wicked Christmas is the 8th and last book in USA Today Bestselling Author, Carole Mortimer’s, all Amazon #1 Regency Sinners series. It is also her 240th published book. Author’s Note: The 8th book in the series promises to be just as steaming hot as the previous ones—after all, there will be SEVEN red-hot heroes, all intent on enjoying the Christmas Season of 1816 with their equally passionate wives. The Sinners have all gathered in Kent at the estate of the Duke and Duchess of Stonewell, and the house is full of adults and children enjoying a time of joy and happiness, but most of all peace, following all they suffered through together the previous year. But peace has never been something the Sinners have been able to enjoy for very long, and in amongst falling in love, marrying, and having their children, they had forgotten to account for the one person they had believed to be insignificant but who was in fact as much responsible for Napoleon’s escape from Elba the previous year, and the battles and deaths that followed, as the person who was hanged for the crime. Will the Sinners discover their mistake in time or will another one of them suffer the devastation of losing someone they love?
To Seduce a Sinner
Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
THE ONE THING HE CANNOT REVEAL For years, Melisande Fleming has loved Lord Vale from afar . . . watching him seduce a succession of lovers, and once catching a glimpse of heartbreaking depths beneath his roguish veneer. When he's jilted on his wedding day, she boldly offers to be his. TO THE ONE WOMAN HE MOST DESIRES Vale gladly weds Melisande, if only to produce an heir. But he's pleasantly surprised: A shy and proper Lady by day, she's a wanton at night, giving him her body-though not her heart. IS HIS DEEPEST NEED . . . Determined to learn her secrets, this sinner starts to woo his seductive new wife-while hiding the nightmares from his soldiering days in the Colonies that still haunt him. Yet when a deadly betrayal from the past threatens to tear them apart, Lord Vale must bare his soul to the woman he married . . . or risk losing her forever.