Books about Courtship

  1. Pride and Prejudice

    by Jane Austen
    A story of courtship, romance and social class in which a young woman discovers her own identity.

    The novel is set in rural England in the early 19th century. Mrs. Bennet attempts to persuade Mr. Bennet to visit Mr. Bingley, a rich bachelor recently arrived in the neighbourhood. After some verbal ... (Wikipedia)

  2. Emma

    by Jane Austen
    A young woman's journey to find love and independence in the midst of social expectations.

    Emma Woodhouse's friend and former governess , Miss Taylor, has just married Mr. Weston. Having introduced them, Emma takes credit for their marriage and decides that she likes matchmaking . After ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Persuasion

    by Jane Austen
    A story of love, second chances, and the power of persuasion.

    The story begins seven years after the broken engagement of Anne Elliot to Frederick Wentworth. Having just turned nineteen years old, Anne fell in love and accepted a proposal of marriage from ... (Wikipedia)

  4. The Viscount Who Loved Me

    by Julia Quinn
    A battle of wits and wills between a widow and a viscount, culminating in a passionate love.

    1814 promises to be another eventful season, but not, this author believes, for Anthony Bridgerton, London's most elusive bachelor, who has shown no indication that he plans to marry.,And in truth, ... (Goodreads)

  5. The Duchess Deal

    by Tessa Dare
    A seamstress and a duke find love and acceptance in an unexpected union.

    An iBooks Best Romance of August Pick! One of Publishers Weekly's Buzz Books of Romance 2017! An Amazon Best Romance of August Pick! 2017 RT Reviewer's Choice Book of the Year Nominee and 2017 RT ... (Barnes & Noble)

  6. Tangled

    by Emma Chase
    A journey of self-discovery and redemption, as a couple navigates their complicated relationship.

    In, New York Times, bestselling author Emma Chase’s sizzling and hilarious debut novel, Drew Evans—gorgeous, arrogant, irreverent, and irresistibly charming—meets his match in new colleague Kate ... (Barnes & Noble)

  7. Much Ado About Nothing

    by William Shakespeare
    A comedic romance of misunderstandings and eventual triumph of love over deception.

    In Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare includes two quite different stories of romantic love. Hero and Claudio fall in love almost at first sight, but an outsider, Don John, strikes out at their ... (Goodreads)

  8. Northanger Abbey

    by Jane Austen
    A young woman's journey of self-discovery, navigating the complexities of high society.

    Seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland is one of ten children of a country clergyman. Although a tomboy in her childhood, by the age of 17 she is "in training for a heroine" and is excessively fond of ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Evelina

    by Frances Burney
    A young woman's journey of self-discovery, navigating the world of high society.

    The novel opens with a distressed letter from Lady Howard to her longtime acquaintance, the Reverend Arthur Villars, in which she reports that Mme (Madame) Duval, the grandmother of Villars' ward , ... (Wikipedia)

  10. Secrets of a Summer Night

    by Lisa Kleypas
    A romantic comedy of manners, full of misadventures and unexpected love.

    Four young ladies at the side of the ballroom make a pact to help each other find husbands . . . no matter what it takes., Proud and beautiful Annabelle Peyton could have her pick of suitors—if only ... (Goodreads)

  11. Devil in Winter

    by Lisa Kleypas
    A battle of wits between two strong-willed people who must choose between marriage and pride.

    "I'm Sebastian, Lord St. Vincent. I can't be celibate. Everyone knows that." Desperate to escape her scheming relatives, Evangeline Jenner has sought the help of the most infamous scoundrel in ... (Barnes & Noble)

  12. It Happened One Autumn

    by Lisa Kleypas
    A forbidden romance between a wealthy gentleman and a working-class woman.

    It happened at the ball., Where beautiful but bold Lillian Bowman quickly learned that her independent American ways weren't entirely "the thing." And the most disapproving of all was insufferable, ... (Goodreads)

  13. Happily Ever After

    by Kiera Cass
    A collection of short stories set in the world of "The Selection" series, exploring the lives of beloved characters after their happily ever afters.

    Go behind the scenes of Kiera Cass’s #1 bestselling Selection series with this gorgeous collection of novellas and exclusive extras Meet Prince Maxon before he fell in love with America, and a girl ... (Barnes & Noble)

  14. The Convenient Marriage

    by Georgette Heyer
    A wealthy young woman marries a much older man to save her family from financial ruin, but finds herself falling for his younger brother.

    When the wealthy and eligible Earl of Rule, 35 years old, proposes marriage to Elizabeth Winwood, she resigns herself to marrying against her will to rescue the fortunes of her impoverished family. ... (Wikipedia)

  15. Lord Perfect

    by Loretta Chase
    A witty and charming historical romance novel about a notorious rake and a headstrong woman who challenge each other's beliefs and fall in love.

    IDEAL The heir to the Earl of Hargate, Benedict Carsington, Viscount Rathbourne, is the perfect aristocrat. Tall, dark, and handsome, he is known for his impeccable manners and good breeding. ... (Goodreads)

  16. When a Scot Ties the Knot

    by Tessa Dare
    A Scottish duke and an English lady must choose between loyalty and love.

    New York Times and USA Today Bestseller, On the cusp of her first London season, Miss Madeline Gracechurch was shy, pretty, and talented with a drawing pencil, but hopelessly awkward with gentlemen. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  17. Romancing Mister Bridgerton

    by Julia Quinn
    A forbidden romance between a wealthy gentleman and a lower-class woman in Regency England.

    ,, From, New York Times, bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the fourth novel in the beloved Regency-set world of her charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shonda Rhimes for ... (Barnes & Noble)

  18. An Offer From a Gentleman

    by Julia Quinn
    A story of two star-crossed lovers, struggling against the odds to be together.

    Will she accept his offer before the clock strikes midnight? Sophie Beckett never dreamed she'd be able to sneak into Lady Bridgerton's famed masquerade ball—or that "Prince Charming" would be ... (Goodreads)

  19. The Duke and I

    by Julia Quinn
    A tale of forbidden love and unexpected romance between a duke and an ordinary woman.

    A #1 New York Times bestseller From, New York Times, bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the first novel in the beloved Regency-set world of her charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series ... (Barnes & Noble)

  20. An Assembly Such as This

    by Pamela Aidan
    A retelling of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" from Mr. Darcy's perspective, exploring his inner thoughts and feelings.

    The book focuses on Fitzwilliam Darcy's initial visit to Hertfordshire during the opening chapters of, Pride and Prejudice, , as seen from his viewpoint. The book begins as he arrives in the town of ... (Wikipedia)

  21. It's in His Kiss

    by Julia Quinn
    A young widow discovers the power of love and takes a chance on a new romance.

    IF IT'S IN HIS HEART... IT'S IN HIS KISS MEET OUR HERO... Gareth St. Clair is in a bind. His father, who detests him, is determined to beggar the St. Clair estates and ruin his inheritance. Gareth's ... (Goodreads)

  22. Slightly Dangerous

    by Mary Balogh
    A woman's struggle to rebuild her life after a scandalous past.

    BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The Secret Mistress. All of London is abuzz over the imminent arrival of Wulfric Bedwyn, the reclusive, cold-as-ice Duke of Bewcastle, at ... (Goodreads)

  23. The Marriage Plot

    by Jeffrey Eugenides
    A young woman's exploration of love, life, and her place in the world.

    It's the early 1980s - the country is in a deep recession, and life after college is harder than ever. In the cafés on College Hill, the wised-up kids are inhaling Derrida and listening to the ... (Goodreads)

  24. The Sum of All Kisses

    by Julia Quinn
    A historical romance novel about two people who initially dislike each other but eventually fall in love.

    He thinks she's an annoying know-it-all... Hugh Prentice has never had patience for dramatic females, and if Lady Sarah Pleinsworth has ever been acquainted with the words shy or retiring, she's long ... (Goodreads)

  25. Splendid

    by Julia Quinn
    A romantic tale of two star-crossed lovers, navigating family drama and secrets.

    There are two things everyone knows about Alexander Ridgely. One, he's the Duke of Ashbourne. And two, he has no plans to marry anytime soon... That is until a redheaded American throws herself in ... (Goodreads)

  26. Black Sheep

    by Georgette Heyer
    A dashing young man attempts to unite his family and win the heart of a beautiful heiress.

    The novel is set in Bath, Somerset and centres on two main characters: Miss Abigail Wendover and Mr Miles Calverleigh. At the beginning of the novel, Abigail's niece Fanny claims to have formed a ... (Wikipedia)

  27. The Proposal

    by Mary Balogh
    A young woman is forced to marry a stranger to save her family from financial ruin, but finds love and happiness in unexpected ways.

    In Mary Balogh's engaging and seductive new novel of drama and romance, a woman comfortable in her solitude allows temptation to free her heart, when a daring war hero shows her how truly ... (Goodreads)

  28. The Corinthian

    by Georgette Heyer
    A young heiress runs away from her arranged marriage and disguises herself as a boy, encountering adventure and romance along the way.

    Sir Richard Wyndham, an accomplished Corinthian, is being forced into marriage by his family, who want him to have an heir. Depressed by the life laid out before him, he nevertheless agrees to this ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Short-Straw Bride

    by Karen Witemeyer
    When Meredith Hayes is forced to marry a stranger, she discovers that he is not what he seems and must learn to trust him to save her family's ranch.

    No one steps on Archer land. Not if they value their life. But when Meredith Hayes overhears a lethal plot to burn the Archer brothers off their ranch, a twelve-year-old debt compels her to take the ... (Goodreads)

  30. Lady Susan

    by Jane Austen
    A witty and manipulative widow manoeuvres her way through society to find suitable marriage prospects.

    Beautiful, flirtatious, and recently widowed, Lady Susan Vernon seeks an advantageous second marriage for herself, while attempting to push her daughter into a dismal match. A magnificently crafted ... (Goodreads)

  31. Romancing the Duke

    by Tessa Dare
    A woman, determined to save her family's estate, unexpectedly falls in love with a duke.

    As the daughter of a famed author, Isolde Ophelia Goodnight grew up on tales of brave knights and fair maidens. She never doubted romance would be in her future, too. The storybooks offered endless ... (Barnes & Noble)

  32. Gentle Rogue

    by Johanna Lindsey
    A spirited woman falls in love with a handsome pirate, but their relationship is threatened by secrets and danger.

    Also see: Alternate Cover Editions for this ISBN [ACE], ACE #1, Heartsick and desperate to return home to America, Georgina Anderson boards the Maiden Anne disguised as a cabin boy, never dreaming ... (Goodreads)

  33. Castles

    by Julie Garwood
    A passionate romance between a medieval knight and a beautiful young woman.

    Orphaned and besieged Princess Alesandra knew that only hasty marriage to an Englishman could protect her from the turmoil in her own land. To the amusement of her makeshift guardian, Colin, younger ... (Goodreads)

  34. I Kissed Dating Goodbye: A New Attitude Toward Relationships and Romance

    by Joshua Harris
    A manifesto for a new approach to dating and relationships, emphasizing purity, intentionality, and faith.

    Joshua Harris's first book, written when he was only 21, turned the Christian singles scene upside down...and people are still talking. More than 800,000 copies later,, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, with ... (Barnes & Noble)

  35. Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship

    by Joshua Harris
    An exploration of traditional courtship, providing guidance for healthy relationships.

    Purpose Driven Romance The last thing singles want is more rules. But if you're looking for an intentional, God-pleasing game plan for finding a future spouse, Joshua Harris delivers an appealing ... (Goodreads)

  36. Brighter Than the Sun

    by Julia Quinn
    A forbidden romance between an English spy and a rebellious American heiress.

    Charles Wycombe, the dashing - if incorrigible - Earl of Billington, needs a bride before his upcoming 30th birthday, if he hopes to earn his inheritance. The vicar's vivacious, determined daughter, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  37. The Foundling

    by Georgette Heyer
    A young boy is abandoned and taken in by a kind-hearted woman, leading to a series of adventures and unexpected twists.

    The Duke of Sale is tired of being the Duke of Sale. He just wants to be a nobody from "Nowhere in Particular". He lives with his uncle, Lord Lionel. Lord Lionel and his team of servants baby the ... (Wikipedia)

  38. Blackmoore

    by Julianne Donaldson
    A woman's journey of discovering her true identity, set against the backdrop of the 19th century.

    At eighteen, Kate Worthington knows she should be getting serious about marriage, but her restless heart won't let her settle down. To escape her mother's meddlesome influence, she dreams of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  39. The Talisman Ring

    by Georgette Heyer
    A witty and charming Regency romance, featuring a stolen ring, a hidden heir, and a daring adventure.

    On his deathbed, Baron Lavenham arranges a marriage between his great-nephew, Sir Tristram Shield, and his young French granddaughter, Eustacie de Vauban. His grandson and heir, Ludovic, is on the ... (Wikipedia)

  40. The Many Sins of Lord Cameron

    by Jennifer Ashley
    Lord Cameron's past sins catch up with him when he falls in love with a woman who knows his secrets.

    He is a man of simple tastes—and complex pleasures... Cameron Mackenzie is a man who loves only horses and women—in that order—or so his mistresses say. Ainsley Douglas is a woman with a strong sense ... (Goodreads)

  41. The Governess Affair

    by Courtney Milan
    A romance between a governess and a duke, as they confront the social conventions of their time.

    She will not give up… Three months ago, governess Serena Barton was let go from her position. Unable to find new work, she’s demanding compensation from the man who got her sacked: a petty, selfish, ... (Goodreads)

  42. One Good Earl Deserves a Lover

    by Sarah MacLean
    A fiercely independent woman and a daring earl must overcome the odds to find true love.

    The second in the incredible new Rules of Scoundrels series from, New York Times, bestselling author Sarah MacLean. Lady Philippa Marbury is odd. The bespectacled, brilliant fourth daughter of the ... (Goodreads)

  43. Again the Magic

    by Lisa Kleypas
    A young woman falls for a charming aristocrat, learning about love and family.

    She gave him her innocence., Lady Aline Marsden was brought up to marry a man of her own class, but from the moment she meets John McKenna, she risks everything to be with him., He gave her his ... (Goodreads)

  44. Venetia

    by Georgette Heyer
    A spirited young woman's thrilling adventure to win her true love.

    The beautiful Venetia Lanyon, thanks to a reclusive and over-protective father, grew up in the country, away from the world with only her younger brother Aubrey, bookish and lame, for company. Her ... (Wikipedia)

  45. The Grand Sophy

    by Georgette Heyer
    An unconventional young woman's spirited adventure to restore order and joy to her new family.

    For the past several years Sophia Stanton-Lacy (known as Sophy to everyone) has lived away from England, following her diplomat father Sir Horace around Europe while the Napoleonic Wars raged on. Now ... (Wikipedia)

  46. Arabella

    by Georgette Heyer
    A spirited young woman's adventures, navigating society's expectations and finding true love.

    Arabella, the beautiful daughter of a country vicar, sets out to London to have a season and make an advantageous marriage. On her way there, her carriage has an accident and she has to stop over at ... (Wikipedia)

  47. Worth Any Price

    by Lisa Kleypas
    A wealthy businessman hires a detective to find his missing daughter, but they both end up falling in love.

    Nick Gentry, the most seductive and dangerous man in England, has been sent to find Charlotte Howard, a runaway bride who has disappeared without a trace. But when he finds her, Nick is stunned by ... (Barnes & Noble)

  48. Someone to Watch Over Me

    by Lisa Kleypas
    A wealthy businessman hires a bodyguard to protect his daughter, but their attraction complicates matters.

    Alternative cover editions for this ISBN can be found, here, and, here,. Grant Morgan is one of London's most eligible and unattainable bachelors. He's also a powerful member of the Bow Street ... (Goodreads)

  49. Sylvester

    by Georgette Heyer
    A young heiress runs away from home to avoid an unwanted marriage and finds herself in a series of misadventures with a handsome stranger.

    When the news went out that Sylvester Rayne, the elegant, impeccable Duke of Salford, was seeking a wife, all England was aflutter! Lord Sylvester is a polished bachelor who has stringent ... (Goodreads)

  50. Lady of Quality

    by Georgette Heyer
    A spirited woman of independent means navigates the social scene of Regency England, finding love and adventure along the way.

    The novel is set in Regency England somewhere around 1818, and events are related through third-person narrative . As the story opens, a wealthy, beautiful and intelligent woman named Annis Wychwood ... (Wikipedia)

  51. The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown

    by Julia Quinn
    A collection of scandalous gossip columns from Lady Whistledown, revealing the secrets and scandals of high society in Regency-era England.

    Lady Whistledown Tells All! Society is abuzz when the Season's most promising debutante is jilted by her intended—only to be swept away by the deceitful rogue's dashing older brother—in New York ... (Goodreads)

  52. Lady Whistledown Strikes Back

    by Julia Quinn
    A collection of scandalous gossip columns from the infamous Lady Whistledown, causing chaos and romance in Regency London society.

    Who Stole Lady Neeley’s Bracelet? Was it the fortune hunter, the gambler, the servant, or the rogue? All of London is abuzz with speculation, but it is clear that one of four couples is connected to ... (Goodreads)

  53. Love Irresistibly

    by Julie James
    A successful businesswoman and a charming FBI agent navigate their attraction while working together on a high-profile case.

    HE’S USED TO GETTING WHAT HE WANTS… A former football star and one of Chicago’s top prosecutors, Assistant U.S. Attorney Cade Morgan will do anything to nail a corrupt state senator, which means he ... (Goodreads)

  54. My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands

    by Chelsea Handler
    A humorous collection of stories about one woman's many misadventures with dating.

    You've either done it or know someone who has: the one-night stand, the familiar outcome of a night spent at a bar, sometimes the sole payoff for your friend's irritating wedding, or the only relief ... (Goodreads)

  55. A Night to Surrender

    by Tessa Dare
    A headstrong woman and a war hero duke fall in love in a small English village. A charming and witty historical romance.

    The novel is set during the Regency era , in the remote seaside community of Spindle Cove. Local woman Susanna Finch has turned the village into a retreat for young ladies who do not quite fit into ... (Wikipedia)

  56. The Reluctant Widow

    by Georgette Heyer
    A young woman is forced into marriage with a mysterious man, only to discover a web of intrigue and danger.

    The heroine, Elinor Rochdale, daughter of a ruined gentleman, has been working as a governess to sustain herself. Stepping into the wrong carriage at a Sussex village, en route to a new governess ... (Wikipedia)

  57. Do You Want to Start a Scandal

    by Tessa Dare
    A young woman is caught in a compromising position with a handsome lord, leading to a scandalous investigation and unexpected romance.

    On the night of the Parkhurst ball, someone had a scandalous tryst in the library. • Was it Lord Canby, with the maid, on the divan? • Or Miss Fairchild, with a rake, against the wall? • Perhaps the ... (Goodreads)

  58. Austenland

    by Shannon Hale
    A romantic comedy about a woman's search for romance in a Jane Austen-inspired theme park.

    Austenland tells the story of 32-year-old Jane Hayes, an average New York woman who secretly has an unhealthy obsession with Mr. Darcy from the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice . After Jane ... (Wikipedia)

  59. Because of Miss Bridgerton

    by Julia Quinn
    Two headstrong people in Regency-era England fall in love despite their differences.

    Sometimes you find love in the most unexpected of places... This is not one of those times. Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been ... (Goodreads)

  60. On the Way to the Wedding

    by Julia Quinn
    A love story of two people in a whirlwind romance, exploring the depths of their relationship.

    The hero of the novel is Gregory Bridgerton, the youngest male and last unmarried sibling in the Bridgerton family. After catching a glimpse of the "breathtakingly perfect curve of her neck" at a ... (Wikipedia)

  61. To Sir Phillip, With Love

    by Julia Quinn
    A romantic coming-of-age story of a woman finding love and independence in the Regency era.

    Sir Phillip knew from his correspondence with his dead wife's distant cousin that Eloise Bridgerton was a spinster, and so he'd proposed, figuring that she'd be homely and unassuming, and more than a ... (Goodreads)

  62. Once a Princess

    by Johanna Lindsey
    A princess is forced to flee her kingdom and disguises herself as a boy, falling in love with a handsome knight.

    Once Upon A Time... In a rustic Missiissippi tavern, a beautiful exiled princess was forced to dance for the pleasure of others–unaware of her regal birthright...and infuriated by a magnificent ... (Barnes & Noble)

  63. The Wedding

    by Julie Garwood
    A romantic adventure of two star-crossed lovers, determined to be together despite all odds.

    It's a classic plot: a marriage of convenience that lays the groundwork for true love. 1119. Journeying from England to Scotland to wed a highlander, Lady Brenna had resigned herself to the arranged ... (Goodreads)

  64. The Magic of You

    by Johanna Lindsey
    A spirited young woman falls in love with a wealthy and handsome man, but their different social statuses threaten their relationship.

    Also see: Alternate Cover Editions for this ISBN [ACE], ACE #1,, ACE #2, As wild and reckless as the most incorrigible of her male cousins, Amy Malory has reached a marriageable age and has set her ... (Goodreads)

  65. Mr. Darcy's Diary

    by Amanda Grange
    A reimagining of Pride and Prejudice seen through the perspective of Mr. Darcy.

    Monday 9th September,"I left London today and met Bingley at Netherfield Park. I had forgotten what good company he is; always ready to be pleased and always cheerful. After my difficult summer, it ... (Barnes & Noble)

  66. A Night Like This

    by Julia Quinn
    A romantic tale of two people from different worlds who fall in love at a masquerade ball.

    Anne Wynter might not be who she says she is... But she's managing quite well as a governess to three highborn young ladies. Her job can be a challenge—in a single week she finds herself hiding in a ... (Goodreads)

  67. The Duchess War

    by Courtney Milan
    A tale of two lovers struggling to overcome a web of lies and secrets to be together.

    Sometimes love is an accident.,This time, it’s a strategy. Miss Minerva Lane is a quiet, bespectacled wallflower, and she wants to keep it that way. After all, the last time she was the center of ... (Goodreads)

  68. Guilty Pleasures

    by Laura Lee Guhrke
    A historical romance novel about a woman who must choose between love and duty in Victorian England.

    One of Daphne Wade's guilty pleasures is to watch the Duke of Tremore as he works, shirtless, on the excavation site of his ducal estate. Anthony Courtland is by far the most exciting and handsome ... (Barnes & Noble)

  69. Love Is Blind

    by Lynsay Sands
    A historical romance novel about a young woman who falls in love with a man she has never seen, only to discover he is blind.

    “Lynsay Sands spins a funny, laughable tale.” ,—Eloisa James on, Taming the Highland Bride,, Adrian Montfort, Earl of Mowbray, had been warned that Lady Clarissa Crambray was dangerous. From stomping ... (Barnes & Noble)

  70. Faro's Daughter

    by Georgette Heyer
    A charming romance between a young woman and an aristocrat as they navigate the upper class society.

    The beautiful but poor Deborah Grantham presides over her aunt's gaming house in Georgian London. Here she meets Max Ravenscar, who is determined to prevent his young cousin Lord Mablethorpe from ... (Wikipedia)

  71. Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife: Pride and Prejudice Continues

    by Linda Berdoll
    Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy reconcile to start a family amidst the social pressures of Victorian England.

    What readers are saying about, Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife,:,"This is such a treat!","An overheated potboiler of a bodice ripper.","I want more!","Jane Austen is turning over in her grave.","Exceptional! ... (Barnes & Noble)

  72. The Lady Chosen

    by Stephanie Laurens
    A Regency romance novel about a woman who must choose between two suitors while navigating the dangers of high society.

    Tristan Wemyss, Earl of Trentham, never expected he'd need to wed within a year or forfeit his inheritance. But he is not one to bow to the matchmaking mamas of the ton. No, he will marry a lady of ... (Goodreads)

  73. The Quiet Gentleman

    by Georgette Heyer
    Returning home from war, Gervase Frant finds his family in disarray and must unravel a web of deceit to restore order.

    Gervase Frant, 7th Earl of St Erth, returns to his family seat at Stanyon, having inherited from his father while abroad with the army against Napoleon. Also residing at the house are his stepmother, ... (Wikipedia)

  74. The Toll-Gate

    by Georgette Heyer
    Captain John Staple, a retired soldier, finds himself embroiled in a mystery involving smugglers and a missing heiress.

    His exploits were legendary… Captain John Staple, back from the battlefront, is already bored with his quiet civilian life in the country. When he stumbles upon a mystery involving a disappearing ... (Goodreads)

  75. The Measure of a Lady

    by Deeanne Gist
    An American heiress in the Victorian era finds her place in society, and love.

    Rachel van Buren arrives in Gold Rush San Francisco with two wishes: to protect her younger siblings and to return east as soon as possible. Both goals prove more difficult than she could imagine as ... (Barnes & Noble)

  76. What Happens in London

    by Julia Quinn
    Lady Olivia Bevelstoke becomes a spy to uncover the secrets of her new neighbor, Sir Harry Valentine, but ends up falling in love with him.

    Rumors and Gossip . . . The lifeblood of London When Olivia Bevelstoke is told that her new neighbor may have killed his fiancée, she doesn't believe it for a second, but, still, how can she help ... (Barnes & Noble)

  77. How to Marry a Marquis

    by Julia Quinn
    A young woman's journey of love and independence during the Regency Era.

    She’s trying to follow the rules… When Elizabeth Hotchkiss stumbles upon a copy of How to Marry a Marquis in her employer’s library, she’s convinced someone is playing a cruel joke. With three ... (Goodreads)

  78. Regency Buck

    by Georgette Heyer
    A young woman from the country is thrust into the glamorous world of Regency London society, where she must navigate the treacherous waters of love and intrigue.

    Judith Taverner is a beautiful young heiress who comes to London to join high society. She takes an instant dislike to her unwilling guardian, Julian, fifth Earl of Worth, who, having met her earlier ... (Wikipedia)

  79. Ravished

    by Amanda Quick
    A historical romance novel featuring a headstrong heroine and a mysterious hero who must work together to solve a murder mystery.

    The New York Times bestselling author of Rendezvous presents a spellbinding new Regency historical destined to be a hot beach read this summer. Moving from the cozy confines of a tiny seaside village ... (Goodreads)

  80. Cotillion

    by Georgette Heyer
    A romantic comedy of manners, as an unsuspecting young woman navigates a world of intrigue.

    Heroine Kitty Charing has been brought up in rural isolation by her rich and eccentric guardian, Matthew Penicuik (pronounced PENNY-cook), whom she calls Uncle Matthew. Uncle Matthew makes the ... (Wikipedia)

  81. False Colours

    by Georgette Heyer
    Twin brothers switch places to save the reputation of one, leading to a tangled web of lies and romance.

    Kit Fancot returns home to England from diplomatic service in Vienna to find that his twin brother Evelyn has disappeared. Although this would not normally be a problem, Evelyn is supposed to meet ... (Wikipedia)

  82. Sprig Muslin

    by Georgette Heyer
    A young woman runs away from home and enlists the help of a gentleman to pose as her fiancé. Hijinks ensue.

    Sir Gareth is a noted Corinthian and has been a confirmed bachelor ever since his betrothed died prematurely, seven years ago. He decides for practical reasons to marry an old friend, Hester, who is ... (Wikipedia)

  83. What I Did for a Duke

    by Julie Anne Long
    A Duke seeks revenge on a woman who ruined his family's reputation, but ends up falling in love with her instead.

    “A fresh voice that stands out….Delicious and delightful!”,—Karen Hawkins Romance superstar Amanda Quick calls Julie Anne Long, “a fantastic writer,” and says, “her writing glows.” Suzanne Enoch ... (Barnes & Noble)

  84. Slightly Married

    by Mary Balogh
    A marriage of convenience between two strangers leads to unexpected love and passion.

    Meet the Bedwyn: six brothers and sisters—men and women of passion and privilege, daring and sensuality…Enter their dazzling world of high society and breathtaking seduction, where each will seek ... (Goodreads)

  85. Much Ado About You

    by Eloisa James
    A young woman travels to England to escape scandal and finds love with a charming nobleman. A witty and romantic tale.

    When you're the oldest daughter, you don't get to have any fun! Witty, orphaned Tess Essex faces her duty: marry well and marry quickly, so she can arrange matches for her three sisters – beautiful ... (Goodreads)

  86. Lord of Scoundrels

    by Loretta Chase
    A notorious rake and a headstrong woman clash in a battle of wits and passion in Regency England.

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