• Puritaine et catin - vol01 Nouv.

    Jeune veuve sans le sou, Anna Wren envisage de travailler comme préceptrice. Or, les emplois respectables pour dames ne courent pas les rues. Par chance, le comte de Swartingham cherche de toute urgence une secrétaire. Anna est engagée et apprend peu à peu à connaître le maître de Ravenhill Abbey, très impressionnant avec son visage ravagé par la variole. S'il est disgracieux, lord Swartingham a surtout mauvais caractère : coléreux, autoritaire, il cumule les défauts. Pourtant, Anna ne peut nier l'attirance qui croît entre eux, les laissant seuls face à une passion réprouvée par la société...

  • Messalina Greycourt savait que son oncle, le duc de Windemere, était un pervers et un manipulateur, mais elle n'imaginait pas qu'il irait jusqu'à la marier de force à son sbire, Gideon Hawthorne. Un homme dangereux, prompt à jouer du couteau. Dévoré d'ambition, il se moque bien que la jeune fille ne soit pas consentante. Tout juste daigne-t-il attendre un mois avant de consommer leur union.
    Un mois ? Messalina a l'intention de s'enfuir bien avant !
    À moins qu'elle ne succombe aux talents de séducteur de son machiavélique époux...

  • Désireuse de récupérer des lettres compromettantes chez le duc de Montgomery, Bridget Crumb s'est fait engager à son service comme gouvernante. Mais ce don juan sans scrupule va évidemment remarquer cette jeune femme sérieuse et distante, dont il devine la sensualité à fleur de peau sous sa sévère robe noire. Il décide donc de la séduire. Partagée entre la nécessité d'accomplir sa mission secrète et le trouble dangereux que le duc éveille en elle, Bridget se laisse entraîner dans une aventure voluptueuse dont elle est sûre de ne pas sortir indemne.

  • Lord Vale vient à peine d'apprendre que sa fiancée en aime un autre qu'une quasi-inconnue le supplie de l'épouser ! Curieuse personne que cette Melisande Fleming, banale au premier abord, mais finalement assez audacieuse. En effet, elle lui propose un échange : il lui offre la respectabilité, elle lui donne une descendance. L'affaire est conclue. Timide et réservée le jour, la jeune femme se révèle alors une amante effrontée la nuit, offrant son corps mais jamais son coeur. Lord Vale, le séducteur impénitent, l'homme tourmenté depuis la tragédie de Spinner's Falls où son régiment a été massacré, décide alors de séduire sa propre femme.

  • Jeune actrice de talent sans travail, Lily Stump doit quitter son bel appartement pour un logis modeste, dans une propriété à l'abandon. C'est là, dans l'ancien jardin d'agrément, que son fils Indio découvre un monstre ! Ou plutôt un drôle de jardinier, véritable force de la nature, qui arpente les lieux armé d'outils terrifiants. En réalité, il s'agit du vicomte de Kilbourne qui, évadé de l'hôpital psychiatrique, s'est caché dans le parc et s'efforce de le restaurer. Eh bien, il doit partir ! lui signifie Lily. Mais le colosse s'incruste, décidé à transformer cette friche en féerie végétale, avec fontaines, gloriettes, et même un labyrinthe où les coeurs s'égarent et se cherchent...

  • Winter Makepeace, le directeur de l'hospice des enfants trouvés de Saint-Giles, est un homme au sérieux irréprochable, mais les dames patronnesses du comité de soutien lui reprochent son manque d'expérience des mondanités. Aussi, lady Isabel Beckinhall, jeune veuve pleine d'entregent, est-elle chargée de procéder à son éducation dans ce domaine. Sous sa férule, Winter est censé apprendre l'art de la conversation et de la flatterie, afin de solliciter les riches mécènes. Il va apprendre tout autre chose. Et Isabel est loin de se douter que derrière sa façade guindée se cache un tout autre personnage....

  • Godric Saint-John a fait un mariage de convenance. Sitôt les noces célébrées, sa femme est partie vivre à la campagne, et depuis, il mène sa vie à Londres. Une vie pas ordinaire, puisqu'il n'est autre que le fameux Fantôme de Saint-Giles, ce justicier masqué qui protège les plus défavorisés. Or, voilà que lady Margaret débarque chez lui sans crier gare, accompagnée qui plus est de toute une smala. Impossible pour Godric de se livrer à ses activités clandestines tant qu'elle réside sous son toit. Elle doit repartir ! Mais Meg est aussi ravissante que têtue, et elle poursuit un but secret...

  • Lady Hero Batten est fiancée au très sérieux marquis de Mandeville. Quand son futur époux lui présente son frère Griffin, elle frémit : elle vient de surprendre ce dernier en train de trousser une femme mariée dans un boudoir ! Loin de faire profil bas, Griffin la nargue et lui tient des propos scandaleux. D'abord outrée, Hero est intriguée, puis fascinée par ce drôle de débauché, idéaliste à ses heures. Au fil des jours naît une passion que ni l'un ni l'autre ne peuvent réprimer. Jusqu'au jour où Hero apprend la raison du vieux contentieux qui existe entre les deux frères : des années plus tôt, Griffin aurait séduit la première femme du marquis.

  • Silence Hollingbrook aime tous les enfants dont elle s'occupe à l'orphelinat, mais sa préférence va pour Mary Darling, qu'elle a élevée comme sa fille. Un jour, l'enfant est enlevée... pas Mickey O'Connor, un voleur sans foi ni loi, qui prétend en être le père ! Si Silence ne veut pas être séparée de Mary, elle doit accepter d'habiter chez Mickey, celui qui, neuf mois plus tôt, l'a compromise et a brisé son mariage...

  • Au coeur du sordide quartier de Saint-Giles, Tempérance se bat pour la survie de son orphelinat. Les caisses sont vides et ses petits protégés menacés d'expulsion. C'est alors que l'énigmatique lord Caire lui propose un échange de bons procédés. Il est sur la piste d'un tueur. Si elle accepte d'être son guide dans les bas-fonds de la ville, il l'introduira dans la haute société où gravitent de riches donateurs. La jeune femme va ainsi passer de la misère la plus noire aux riches salons londoniens, en compagnie de cet homme dévoré par d'indicibles secrets, qui, au fi l des jours, éveille en elle une passion interdite...

  • Sans ressources, la jeune Artemis Greave n'a aucun moyen de secourir son frère Apollon, interné dans l'horrible asile de Bedlam. Un soir, Artemis et sa cousine Penelope sont sauvées d'une agression par un individu masqué, costumé en Arlequin. Le célèbre fantôme de Saint-Giles ! Quelque temps plus tard, Artemis découvre qu'il n'est autre que le séduisant duc de Wakefield qui courtise sa cousine. Forte de cette découverte, elle le somme de l'aider à libérer son frère sinon elle révélera au Tout-Londres sa double identité. Mais elle va apprendre à ses dépens qu'on ne manipule pas si aisément un tel homme...

  • Their lives were perfect . . . until they met each other.
    Lady Hero Batten is perfect, well-mannered and beautiful with an impeccable pedigree. After years of waiting for a gentleman to sweep her off her feet, she has decided to do her duty and settle for a proper society marriage to Thomas Remmington, the Marquis of Mandeville. True, the marquis is a trifle dull and lacks a sense of humour, but he is handsome and rich.
    Griffin Remmington, Lord Greyson, the Marquis' younger brother, is not at all perfect. In fact, some have called him the most notorious rake in London. When Griffin meets Hero he thinks that she is much too intelligent for society, let alone his brother. Their duel of words soon sparks a fire in them both, despite the fact that Hero's marriage to Thomas is drawing ever nearer. . .

  • He lives in the shadows. As the mysterious masked avenger known as the Ghost of St Giles, Godric St John's only goal is to protect the innocent of London. Until the night he confronts a fearless young lady pointing a pistol at his head - and realises she is his wife . . .
    Lady Margaret Reading has vowed to kill the Ghost of St Giles - the man who murdered her one true love. Returning to London, and to the man she hasn't seen since their wedding day, Margaret does not recognise the man behind the mask. Fierce, commanding and dangerous, the notorious Ghost of St Giles is everything she feared he would be - and so much more . . .
    When passion flares, these two intimate strangers can't keep from revealing more of themselves than they had ever planned. But when Margaret learns the truth - that the Ghost is her husband - the game is up and the players must surrender . . . to the temptation that could destroy them both.
    The fifth novel in Elizabeth Hoyt's sensuous, New York Times bestselling, Georgian Maiden Lane series

  • When society widow, Lady Isabel Beckinhall, becomes involved with the Home for Unfortunate Infants and Foundling Children, she soon clashes with its manager, Winter Makepeace, whom she finds severely monastic, terribly solemn . . . and quite distractingly intriguing. And Winter does have a secret: at night he transforms into the masked avenger, the Ghost of St Giles.

    After the infamous Ghost of St Giles is wounded while rescuing a notorious pirate from the gallows, Isabel has no choice but to hide him from a ravenous mob, though doesn't discover his identity. Winter is haunted by this glimpse of the tender - and sensuous - side of Lady Beckinhall, though he knows that they are too far apart socially to ever be together. But when a relentless dragoon captain begins hunting the Ghost of St Giles, Winter must decide if he can trust his secret, his life - and his heart - to Isabel's hands.

  • WHEN A MASKED MAN . . .

    Twenty years ago Maximus Batten witnessed the brutal murders of his parents. Now the autocratic Duke of Wakefield, he spends his days ruling Parliament. But by night, disguised as the Ghost of St. Giles, he prowls the grim alleys of St. Giles, ever on the hunt for the murderer. One night he finds a fiery woman who meets him toe-to-toe-and won't back down . . .

    MEETS HIS MATCH . . .

    Artemis Greaves toils as a lady's companion, but hiding beneath the plain brown serge of her dress is the heart of a huntress. When the Ghost of St. Giles rescues her from footpads, she recognizes a kindred spirit. She's even more intrigued when she realizes who exactly the notorious Ghost is by day . . .

    FIREWORKS WILL FOLLOW Artemis makes a bold move: she demands that Maximus use his influence to free her imprisoned brother-or she will expose him as the Ghost. But blackmailing a powerful duke isn't without risks. Now that she has the tiger by the tail, can she withstand his ire-or the temptation of his embrace?

    The sixth novel in Elizabeth Hoyt's bestselling Georgian Maiden Lane series

  • A MAN CONDEMNED . . .

    Falsely accused of murder and mute from a near-fatal beating, Apollo Greaves, Viscount Kilbourne has escaped from Bedlam. With the Crown's soldiers at his heels, he finds refuge in the ruins of a pleasure garden, toiling as a simple gardener. But when a vivacious young woman moves in, he's quickly driven to distraction . . .

    A DESPERATE WOMAN . . .

    London's premier actress, Lily Stump, is down on her luck when she's forced to move into a scorched theatre with her maid and small son. But she and her tiny family aren't the only inhabitants-a silent, hulking beast of a man also calls the charred ruins home. Yet when she catches him reading her plays, Lily realizes there's more to this man than meets the eye.

    OUT OF ASH, DESIRE FLARES Though scorching passion draws them together, Apollo knows that Lily is keeping secrets. When his past catches up with him, he's forced to make a choice: his love for Lily . . . or the explosive truth that will set him free.

  • NOTHING IS MORE INTOXICATING- Reynaud St. Aubyn has spent the last seven years in hellish captivity. Now half mad with fever he bursts into his ancestral home and demands his due. Can this wild-looking man truly be the last earl's heir, thought murdered by Indians years ago? OR DANGEROUS- Beatrice Corning, the niece of the present earl, is a proper English miss. But she has a secret: No real man has ever excited her more than the handsome youth in the portrait in her uncle's home. Suddenly, that very man is here, in the flesh-and luring her into his bed. THAN SURRENDERING TO A DEVIL. Only Beatrice can see past Reynaud's savagery to the noble man inside. For his part, Reynaud is drawn to this lovely lady, even as he is suspicious of her loyalty to her uncle. But can Beatrice's love tame a man who will stop at nothing to regain his title-even if it means sacrificing her innocence? Ebook bonus content: learn about the early travels-and trials-in hero Reynaud St. Aubyn's life in these new vignettes written by the author

  • A brand new present-day romance from bestselling author Elizabeth Hoyt. Filled with her signature charm, wit and red-hot romance, fans of Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley and Marie Force will love this!

    Small town cop Sam West certainly doesn't mind a routine traffic stop: speeding ticket, stern warning, and sayonara. With a whopper of a blizzard closing in, that's all he has time for. But the lawbreaker he pulls over is anything but typical. From her mile-long legs to her razor-sharp wit, Maisa Bradley is like nothing Coot Lake, Minnesota, has ever seen . . . and she's about to take Sam on the ride of his life.

    Whoever said blood is thicker than water probably wasn't related to a former Russian mobster. But an innocent mix-up and rumours of stolen diamonds soon have the Russian mob taking an unusual interest in the sleepy little town-and Maisa facing heated scrutiny from a certain tall, dark, and handsome deputy. Sam's dazzling blue eyes beg her to reveal all her secrets, but how much should she tell? Getting snowed in with the sexiest cop in the frozen north may not be the worst way to decide . . .

    'Hoyt's writing is almost too good to be true' Lisa Kleypas

  • A Woman With a Plan For most people, being held at gunpoint by inept bank robbers would make for a bad day. For local librarian Turner Hastings, it's an opportunity. Using the distraction to pull a little heist of her own, she dives into a new life . . . on the run.

    A Cop on a Mission FBI Special Agent John MacKinnon always gets his man . . . or woman. After watching Turner Hastings dump the contents of a safety deposit box into her purse on a surveillance tape, he knows this case won't be run of the mill. What he doesn't expect is how the cellphone contact between him and his bounty is about to blur the line between professional ambition and personal desire. When bullets from a hired hitman start flying in Turner's direction, giving weight to her claims of injustice, John is willing to cross any line to save her life . . . even if it means losing his own.

    Things Are Getting HOT.

    Perfect for fans of Jaci Burton, Julie Garwood and Janet Evanovich, NYT bestselling author Elizabeth Hoyt brings us a fast-paced contemporary romp filled with wit and romance 'Elizabeth Hoyt's historicals are hot, and her contemporaries deserve the same label. This is a great novel.' - Eloisa James 'Fast paced and funny, this novel reads like Janet Evanovich crossed with The Sopranos.' RT Book Reviews on For the Love of Pete

  • NYT Bestselling author Elizabeth Hoyt brings us a sexy, hilarious romp that will leave your heart racing . . .

    Dante Torelli is an undercover FBI agent assigned to protect a mob informant and his family. But when the informant's hiding place is blown, a baby girl is snatched by a ruthless hitman. Now, Dante must save the toddler, uncover the traitor in his department, evade various bad guys, and deal with the toddler's sexy aunt, all before the biggest mob trial in Chicago history, set to begin in just three days.

    When Zoe Adler's stepsister went into the witness protection program because of her sleazeball boyfriend, she wasn't supposed to tell anyone. Except the two sisters have always been close, and Zoe has been babysitting her niece, Pete, since her birth. What harm could it be to secretly get Zoe an apartment in the same building where the FBI is keeping the family under protection? So when someone inside the FBI turns and a hitman snatches Pete, Zoe is right there. During the shootout, she jumps into a sexy, uptight FBI agent's car and hangs on as he pursues the hitman. No matter what it takes, Zoe is going to bring her niece back.

    Perfect for fans of Marie Force, Julie Garwood and Jaci Burton 'Elizabeth Hoyt's historicals are hot, and her contemporaries deserve the same label. This is a great novel.' - Eloisa James 'Fast paced and funny, this novel reads like Janet Evanovich crossed with The Sopranos.' - RT Book Reviews

  • The next novel in bestselling Elizabeth Hoyt's sexy, Georgian-set Maiden Lane series HE CAN GUARD HER Lady Phoebe Batten is pretty, vivacious, and yearning for a social life befitting the sister of a powerful duke. But because she is almost completely blind, her overprotective brother insists that she have an armed bodyguard by her side at all times-the very irritating Captain Trevillion.

    FROM EVERY DANGER Captain James Trevillion is proud, brooding, and cursed with a leg injury from his service in the King's dragoons. Yet he can still shoot and ride like the devil, so watching over the distracting Lady Phoebe should be no problem at all-until she's targeted by kidnappers.

    BUT PASSION ITSELF Caught in a deadly web of deceit, James must risk life and limb to save his charge from the lowest of cads-one who would force Lady Phoebe into a loveless marriage. But while they're confined to close quarters for her safekeeping, Phoebe begins to see the tender man beneath the soldier's hard exterior . . . and the possibility of a life-and love-she never imagined possible.

    Perfect for fans of Stephanie Laurens and Lisa Kleypas

  • SHE'S TAKING CHARGE
    Prim, proper, and thrifty, Eve Dinwoody is all business when it comes to protecting her brother's investment. But when she agrees to control the purse strings of London's premier pleasure garden, Harte's Folly, she finds herself butting heads with an infuriating scoundrel who can't be controlled.HE'S RUNNING THE SHOWBawdy and bold, Asa Makepeace doesn't have time for a penny-pinching prude like Eve. As the garden's larger-than-life owner, he's already dealing with self-centered sopranos and temperamental tenors. He's not about to let an aristocratic woman boss him around . . . no matter how enticing she is.BUT LOVE CONQUERS ALLIn spite of her lack of theatrical experience-and her fiery clashes with Asa-Eve is determined to turn Harte's Folly into a smashing success. But the harder she tries to manage the stubborn rake, the harder it is to ignore his seductive charm and raw magnetism. There's no denying the smoldering fire between them-and trying to put it out would be the greatest folly of all . . .

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