Reunited with the Duke
Zachary Sheridan, the Duke of Winchester, hopes to heal the breach between the two branches of his family when he invites his five cousins, recently returned to England after ten years in America, to Winchester Park.
Eleanor Sheridan barely remembers the land of her birth and nervously voices her concerns about her family’s uncertain future to a Matthew Wainwright, whom she mistakes for a groom.
When aspects of Ellie’s life in America threaten to destroy her family, Matthew takes up the cudgels on her behalf, even though he will never be in a position to seek the hand of the lady who has stolen his heart…
Christmas with the Duke
Zach is looking forward to celebrating Christmas surrounded by his family, including Sean Trafford, Lord Vincent Sheridan’s brother-in-law.
When Sean chances upon a beautiful stranger on Vince’s land, he discovers that Chloe Carmichael is being defrauded out of her murdered father’s fortune by an unscrupulous individual. A woman claiming to be Marianne, Sean’s late wife, leaves tantalising clues that imply she may not actually have died after all.
Has Sean’s wife returned from the grave? Can Sean and Zach unmask this mysterious stranger, and will they find a way to prove that Chloe is being swindled…
Representing the Duke
Max Sheridan is charged with locating a baby abandoned eighteen years previously at Barchester Hall, the foundling home started by Zach’s father.
Sara Kenton teaches at Barchester Hall but runs away to escape an unsuitable marriage, taking one of the most vulnerable children with her. She goes to Winchester Park, determined to give the duke a firsthand account of the irregularities at Barchester Hall.
Satisfied that Sara is the abandoned child Max has been asked to find, it becomes apparent that someone wants Sara silenced – permanently. Who is she? Who is abducting orphans from the foundling home? And can Max and Sara, two people with such diverse backgrounds, possibly find happiness in one another’s arms…
Safeguarding the Duke
Someone has the audacity to issue threats against the duke’s baby son. Zach turns to Lewis Nash for help.
Cora Sheridan, intrigued by the presence of a rake in their midst, sets about trying to discover why Lewis is really at the Park. Lewis curses Cora’s interfering ways and has no choice but to involve her in the investigation, inadvertently placing her life in danger.
Can Lewis keep Cora safe and find out who is threatening the life of an innocent child…
Acting for the Duke
Calpurnia Garrard’s husband’s death was ruled an accident and Alfie Sheridan doubts that it will be possible to uncover evidence to the contrary eighteen months after the event.
Acting for the duke, Alfie discovers that someone is hiding the truth and also developing inappropriate ideas about Callie. As the danger increases, so too does Alfie’s attachment to Callie and his determination to keep her safe.
Will Alfie find a way to prove Callie’s suspicions about her husband’s death, save her from the rogue who will go to any lengths to secure her affections, fulfil his obligations to his brother and follow his heart…
Emulating the Duke
Lady Ayla Courtney reaches the heartbreaking decision to sell Felsham Court, the house left to her by her beloved grandmother. She discovers that Hubert, her sister’s husband, has political ambitions that rest upon Ayla’s cooperation. Caught up in the middle of the property dispute, Jon Sheridan should walk away but feels compelled to offer Ayla his help.
Thrown constantly into Jon’s company, Ayla’s passions are aroused. But she has a guilty secret that’s precludes her from ever forming a permanent attachment to any man.
Can Jon purchase the house without letting his feelings for Ayla run out of control? And can Ayla escape the life-threatening situation that Hubert’s desperation embroils her in…