'"I am many things," Lord Sheene said. "Kind is not one of them."
'Beautiful Grace Paget has no reason to doubt these words. After all, she was kidnapped, spirited away to a remote country manor, and told she is to grant this man his every desire... or lose her life. But Grace is no common trollop. So she risks everything to save her virtue by planning a daring escape, even though she finds herself tempted by this dangerously handsome man . . .'. Source: author's website (http://www.annacampbell.info/index.html). Sighted 29/03/2011.
'He pledged his honor to keep her safe . . . Returning home to Cornwall after an unspeakable tragedy, Sir Gideon Trevithick comes upon a defiant beauty in danger and vows to protect her whatever the cost. He's dismayed to discover that she's none other than Lady Charis Weston, England's wealthiest heiress—and that the only way to save her from the violent stepbrothers determined to steal her fortune is to wed her himself! Now Gideon must hide the dark secrets of his life from the bride he desires more with every heartbeat.
'She promised to show him how to love—and desire—again . . .
Charis has heard all about Gideon, the dangerously handsome hero with the mysterious past. She's grateful for his help but utterly unwilling to endure a marriage of convenience—especially to a man whose touch leaves her breathless. Desperate to drive him mad with passion, she would do anything to make Gideon lose control—and fall captive to irresistible, undeniable sin'. Source: back cover blurb.
'Since boyhood Nicholas Challoner, Marquess of Ranelaw, has plotted revenge against Godfrey Demarest for ruining his sister′s life. Now he′s nearing his goal, only to find his plot impeded by the most intriguing woman he′s ever met. Mysterious Antonia Smith, with her sharp tongue, dowdy gowns and lush beauty, proves a formidable opponent. Seducing Antonia forwards his designs, except he soon finds he wants her for herself, not as a stepping stone to vengeance. And when she discovers his wicked intentions, she′ll loathe him forever.
'For ten years, Lady Antonia Hilliard has lived a lie as the dour Miss Smith, companion to Cassandra Demarest. At seventeen, Antonia eloped with a man who turned out to be married. Her father disowned her, banishing her from her life as a pampered aristocrat. When the Marquess of Ranelaw, a notorious libertine, shows undue interest in Cassandra, Antonia vows to thwart him. She knows what tragic consequences ensue when a rake turns an innocent girl′s head. But Ranelaw is an irrestistible temptation and Antonia has always had a fatal weakness for rakes ...' (From the publisher's website.)