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  • Of Dukes and Deceptions Dangerous Dukes Vol 4

    Of Dukes and Deceptions: Dangerous Dukes Vol 4

    Nicholas Buchanan, The Duke of Dorchester, strikes a wager with his henchman, vowing to bed the enigmatic Alicia Woodley before his sojourn at Ravenswing Manor comes to an end. But he fails to take into account the fact that Alicia is disgusted by his superior attitude and wants as little as possible to do with him. Has the duke finally met his match?

    When someone tries to kill Alicia, she and Nick are thrown constantly together as they search for the culprit. But in so doing, they must also search their hearts. And their growing passion for one another…

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  • A Duke by Default Dangerous Dukes Vol 3

    A Duke by Default: Dangerous Dukes Vol 3

    Marc Rothwell’s cousin should have been the next Duke of Broadstairs but died before he could assume the title. With the utmost reluctance, Marc takes his place and sets about finding a suitable wife in order to produce an heir. Caught in a compromising position with Miss Harriet Aston, Marc proposes to possibly the only woman in England with no interest in becoming a duchess. Marc soon discovers that Harriet will be anything other than a biddable wife. She appears determined to make him fall in love with her, even though he makes it perfectly clear that theirs will be a marriage of convenience.

    In spite of his efforts to keep her safe, Harriet is brutally attacked. Before he can unearth the identities of those seeking to undermine his position, Marc is horrified when Harriet recklessly throws herself in the path of danger for a second time in an effort to protect him. Can Marc ensure the safety of his wilfully disobedient wife before his enemies strike again…

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  • The Duke's Legacy Dangerous Dukes Vol 2

    The Duke’s Legacy: Dangerous Dukes Vol 2

    As sole heir to the late Duke of Penrith’s extensive estate, Abigail Carstairs suspects that someone is trying to kill her for her fortune. In desperation she turns to the notorious Lord Sebastian Denver for help. Unable to deny a lady in distress, Sebastian inveigles his way into Abbey’s hunting lodge where all the prime suspects are gathered.

    Distracted by his growing attraction towards Abbey, Sebastian is unprepared when a further attempt is made on her life. As he lays a daring trap for her aggressors, Sebastian finds himself in a race against time to keep her safe…

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  • To Defy a Duke Dangerous Dukes Vol 1

    To Defy a Duke: Dangerous Dukes Vol 1

    Elias Shelton, the Duke of Winsdale, has a duty to produce an heir. Completely indifferent, he leaves his mother to invite all the most suitable candidates to a house party at Winsdale Park, promising to choose one of them as his duchess. Returning home after several days of pre-nuptial carousing, Eli falls from his horse and badly injures his head. His life is saved by a mysterious woman who fascinates and enthrals Eli.

    Athena Defoe and her young twin sisters are hiding from their past in a tumbledown cottage on Eli’s estate. Athena refuses to place her trust in Eli, but he is equally determined to repay her by protecting her. To do so he must first discover what or whom she is so afraid of. With attention focused on her by the duke’s interest, Athena’s whereabouts becomes known and danger visits her quiet corner of Hampshire.

    Caught up in the whirl of his mother’s entertainments, Eli must race against time to save the woman he’s fallen in love with, even if she isn’t duchess material…

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  • Box Set Ducal Encounters Series 2

    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…

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  • Emulating the Duke Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 6

    Emulating the Duke: Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 6

    Within three years of returning to English soil after a decade in Boston, Jonathan Sheridan has established his business interests and seen all four of his siblings married. Anxious that the world should know his wealth is a consequence of his own efforts and that he has not depended upon the influence of his cousin Zach, the Duke of Winchester, to make his mark, Jon decides to exert his independence by purchasing an estate for his sole occupation.

    Lady Ayla Courtney reaches the heartbreaking decision to sell Felsham Court, the house left to her by her beloved grandmother, since she can’t afford to maintain it. She discovers that Hubert, her sister’s husband, has political ambitions that rest upon Ayla’s cooperation and he challenges her ownership of Felsham Court in order to procure her compliance.

    Caught up in the middle of the property dispute, Jon should walk away but feels compelled to offer Ayla his help to best Hubert. Taken by her beauty and spirit, he denies his growing attraction towards her and concentrates his efforts upon keeping her safe.

    For her part, thrown constantly into his company, Ayla’s passions are aroused by the handsome and elusive Jon Sheridan. But she has a guilty secret that’s haunted her since her youth and precludes her from ever forming a permanent attachment to any man.

    Will Hubert succeed in making Ayla dance to his tune? 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?

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  • Acting for the Duke Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 5

    Acting for the Duke: Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 5

    Calpurnia Garrard is convinced that her husband’s death was no accident. In desperation she tries to persuade the Duke of Winchester to intercede. But Zach’s duchess almost lost her life giving birth to his second son and the duke is not receiving visitors.

    Driving away from Winchester Park, Callie’s horse bolts. Alfie Sheridan manages to rescue her, listens to Callie’s story and is moved by the lovely young widow’s plight. But her husband’s death was ruled to be an accident and Alfie doubts that it will be possible to uncover evidence to the contrary eighteen months after the event.

    Acting for the duke, Alfie delves deeper into Callie’s affairs, soon discovering all is not as it seems. Someone will go to any lengths to prevent him from getting to the truth, or from developing inappropriate ideas about Callie. As the danger increases, so too does Alfie’s attachment to Callie and his determination to keep her safe, which is all he can do to be of service to her. He is committed to helping his brother make a success of his business ventures and has no time for romance. Besides, Callie has made it clear that she her own reasons for not marrying for a second time.

    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…

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  • Safeguarding the Duke Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 4

    Safeguarding the Duke: Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 4

    Someone has the audacity to issue threats against the duke’s baby son. Determined that Frankie will not be overset by the news, Zach turns to Lewis Nash, the younger brother of the Earl of Tyburn, for help. Lewis’s reputation as a rake discourages society’s interest in him and acts as cover for the clandestine investigations he frequently undertakes both privately and on behalf of the government.

    Cora Sheridan, the duke’s cousin, is intrigued by the presence of a rake in their midst. At a loss to understand why such a man would be considered suitable to catalogue the books in Zach’s library, she sets about trying to discover why he is really at the Park. Lewis curses Cora’s interfering ways when she succeeds in that endeavour and has no choice but to involve her in the investigation—her price for not telling the duchess the truth.

    In so doing, Lewis doesn’t realise that her life will be placed in danger. Nor does he realise quite how many people are out to revenge themselves upon the duke. Can he keep Cora safe and find out who is threatening the life of an innocent child? More to the point, can he suppress his growing admiration for Cora’s courage and determination…

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  • Representing the Duke Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 3

    Representing the Duke: Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 3

    Zachary Sheridan, Duke of Winchester, invites his cousin Max to take responsibility for his personal legal affairs. He is thrown into the deep end when another lawyer contacts him, charged with locating a baby abandoned eighteen years previously at Barchester Hall, the foundling home started by Zach’s father.

    Sara Kenton, the adopted daughter of a clergyman, teaches at Barchester Hall but cannot approve of the harsh regime imposed there by her sister, Ruth. To escape a marriage to a man she neither likes nor trusts, Sara runs away, taking one of the most vulnerable children with her. She makes her way to Winchester Park, determined that the duke will hear a firsthand account of the irregularities at Barchester Hall and put a stop to them.

    Max is bewitched by Sara’s beauty and fierce determination to protect the children. Satisfied that she is the abandoned child he has been asked to find, Max fears for her safety when it becomes apparent that someone with influence 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?

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  • Christmas with the Duke Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 2

    Christmas with the Duke: Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 2

    Zach Sheridan, Duke of Winchester, is looking forward to celebrating Christmas with his new duchess, surrounded by his large family—a family that includes Sean Trafford, Lord Vincent Sheridan’s brother-in-law and the father of nine-year-old twin boys.

    When Sean chances upon a beautiful stranger on Vince’s land helping herself to discarded offcuts of timber, he makes it his business to learn more about her. He quickly realises that Chloe Carmichael is being defrauded out of her murdered father’s fortune by the unscrupulous Cooper, who is determined to claim Chloe for himself and exploit her talent as a carpenter for financial gain. But before Sean and Zach can delve further into Chloe’s affairs, a woman claiming to be Marianne, Sean’s wife who everyone thought had died five years previously, mysteriously reappears and leaves tantalising clues that imply she may not actually have died after all.

    Has Sean’s wife returned from the grave? And if so, why has she appeared at the precise point in Sean’s life when he has finally found a woman to whom he could easily lose his heart? Can Sean and Zach unmask this mysterious stranger, and will they find a way to prove that Chloe is being swindled…

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  • Reunited with the Duke Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 1

    Reunited with the Duke: Ducal Encounters Series 2 Book 1

    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 a ten year absence in America, to stay with him and his new duchess at Winchester Park.

    Eleanor Sheridan barely remembers the land of her birth and nervously voices her concerns about her family’s uncertain future to a man whom she mistakes for a groom. The Honourable Matthew Wainwright is actually the gentleman sent to negotiate with her brother Jon regarding the leasing of several steamships. As head of his branch of the family, Jon’s success in this venture is vital if he is to secure his siblings’ future.

    Stricken with remorse when she discovers Matthew’s true identity, Ellie fears he will use her indiscreet confidences to his own advantage. Why then does she feel inexorably drawn towards this glamorous younger brother of an earl?

    When aspects of Ellie’s life in America threaten to destroy them all, Zach sees a way to resolve matters and lay to rest the dispute that has divided the family since his father’s day. However, he can only achieve this goal with Matthew’s help. Can Matthew put aside former loyalties to aid the duke’s quest, even though he will never be in a position to seek the hand of the lady who has stolen his heart…

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  • Box Set Ducal Encounters Series-1

    Box Set Ducal Encounters Series 1

    Updated October 2020

    At the Duke’s Discretion

    Crista flees to her uncle’s village close to Winchester, pursued by the villains who murdered her father.

    Lord Amos Sheridan is astounded when Crista becomes implicated in treasonous acts. With the backing of his brother, the Duke of Winchester, Amos and Crista launch a daring scheme to expose the identities of those prepared to betray their country for personal gain.

    Dangerously close to falling in love with Amos, Crista reminds herself that he is a duke’s heir and she a nobody with a criminal past…

    With the Duke’s Approval

    Lady Annalise Sheridan, sister to the Duke of Winchester, is determined to make an impression upon Clarence Vaughan, the Earl of Romsey, but is instead abducted from a society ball.

    Annalise outwits her captors, leaving Clarence and her brothers to retaliate while she redoubles her efforts to make Clarence fall in love with her, unwittingly causing more problems for her intended that put his life at risk.

    Can two such diametrically opposed characters ever find happiness together…

    Portrait of a Duke

    Lord Vincent Sheridan, the Duke of Winchester’s brother, rescues eight-year-old twins from a brawl and returns them to their aunt, Niamh Trafford, whose grandfather, the famous Irish portraitist, has taken a tumbledown estate close to the duke’s country seat.

    Drawn into the Sheridan’s elite circle, Nia admits to Vince that someone is faking Trafford portraits, exploiting her grandfather’s diminished mental state for their own gain.

    Vince and Nia use Trafford’s portrait of the duke as bait to uncover the identity of the forger. In so doing, Nia and the twins fall foul of a ruthless individual who will stop at nothing to exact revenge against the Trafford family. Vince is equally determined to save the woman he has fallen deeply in love with. Will he be in time…

    For the Duke’s Pleasure

    Civil unrest in the north of England spreads gradually south. The Duke of Winchester enlists the help of Adam Pengelly to discover the identity of the agitators’ ringleaders.

    Lady Portia, the duke’s younger sister, is enthralled by Adam’s falcons and attracted to the man himself. When she overhears him agree to a clandestine meeting on a secluded part of the estate she follows him; with catastrophic results she could not have foreseen.

    Adam is perilously close to developing feelings for a lady who is out of his class. Besides, his heart already belongs to another…

    In the Duke’s Estimation

    Lady Katrina Heston has spent her life living abroad. Permitted to travel to London for part of the season beneath Lady Frankie St. John’s chaperonage, she’s determined to enjoy herself before marrying the man her father has chosen for her.

    Lord Nathaniel Sheridan, the Duke of Winchester’s youngest brother, is enchanted by Katrina’s lively personality and horrified to learn that her father has promised her to a dullard like Brown. Convinced that Brown has manipulated Heston, Nate delves deeper into that gentleman’s affairs, with shocking results.

    Can Nate save Katrina from a highly unsuitable marriage without creating a scandal or threatening the life of the lady he’s come to adore…

    Captivating the Duke

    Zachary Sheridan, the Duke of Winchester, discovers that his father’s life was saved from a youthful misadventure by his friend Euston. In gratitude, Winchester signed a document promising his heir in marriage to Euston’s daughter. Both men are dead, but Euston’s widow is determined that Zach will honour the agreement.
    Zach doubts the validity of the document but cannot chance dishonouring his family by challenging the claim and risking a breach of promise case.
    Frankie St John, Zach’s alluring neighbour, is being blackmailed by her brother-in-law. He possesses a document which would ruin her if its contents were to be made public.

    Can Zach and Frankie find a way through this web of intrigue, save the Sheridan family name and find the happiness they so richly deserve …

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