- The Foundling Lady
Miss Emily Wallis is a bluestocking who’s parents have caused enough scandal for her to retreat from society.
Mrs Agnes Jones is living a lie which she is desperately trying to keep hidden.
Viscount Robert Wilding is suffering from his injuries gained at Salamanca and the loss of his brothers.
Three damaged individuals who are on a journey that will see their lives changed in which they could never have foreseen.
None of them will ever be the same again.
- The Foundling Duke
Family secrets can’t always be kept hidden.
James Massey, Marquess of Avery, is hated by his mother and can’t understand why.
Leonard Massey, Duke of Yarnton, has a secret that will protect his son but destroy his wife.
Catherine Massey, Duchess of Yarnton, hates her husband and son and is determined they will be rejected by society.
One family on an inevitable path of self-destruction.
No one will come away unscathed.
- Mr Bailey's Lady
Oliver Bailey – a mill owner who is looking for investment from the ton but isn’t looking for a wife.
Baron Johnson – used appallingly by the young woman he’s in love with.
Captain Peterson – a successful captain who has at least one girl in every port.
Mr Lucas – a business rival to Oliver Bailey who has an ulterior motive.
Four stories intertwined in a way none could foresee. Will our heroes lives ever be the same again?
- My Lord The Spy
England is under threat from Napoleon, but it doesn’t affect those in high society, or does it?
Charles Baker, the young Baron Glazebrook has happily fallen under the spell of a man of dubious character. He is rampaging over London, enjoying everything that a young man with a fortune could wish for.
Clara Baker is compelled to try and protect her brother, no matter what the cost is to herself or her reputation. She made a promise to her dying mother and nothing is going to divert her from her mission.
Edmund Ainscough, Earl of Chertsey is a man with a reputation. His welcome in the seedier side of society makes him the perfect target for those in authority who want to know who is loyal to the King.
Three people thrown together find their worlds, values and feelings can all be changed in an instant. All will face their fears in this novel of love and betrayal.
- My Earl The Spy
Henry Howarth, the Earl of Grinstead cares for no one. Caring causes pain and he has experienced enough of that to last a lifetime. Spying for King and country keeps his mind focused and his heart firmly locked away.
Miss Millicent Holland is a companion, running away from her past.
Joshua Shambles is out to get revenge and he is a man with no conscience.
Unwittingly, Henry puts Milly in danger and feels compelled to protect her, refusing to acknowledge it is anything other that duty that is motivating him.
Dealing with the past while facing the real dangers of the present, try Henry and Milly beyond anything they have experienced before. Both will be changed beyond recognition in this novel of love and loss.
- The Captain's Wallflower
Captain Worthington is injured in the battle of Trafalgar. Blinded by shrapnel, his life goes from being at the forefront of society to being almost cast off. He finds himself sitting with the wallflowers at a ball - something he doesn't take too kindly.
Miss Amelia Basingstoke has no dowry and enough dreadful relations to ensure that even on her third season, she is unmarried and a confirmed wallflower. Her only friend is a large unruly dog that considers himself too good to chase dead birds.
A chance meeting between the pair frees the Captain in ways that he had never thought possible after he sustained his injury.
A stubborn Captain, an opinionated young woman, an unruly dog and Christmas is approaching - what could possibly go wrong?
Peter Gilbert, Duke of Sudworth, is a good man. He has inherited the title and the debt that his deceased brother and father created, having had to leave the home that he had set-up away from his dysfunctional family. Facing bankruptcy, he has determined to keep the family home at whatever cost. Only those closest to him know that it is not for his own benefit.
Rosalind, is the eldest daughter of Mr Johnson, a 'cit', a man who has earned his fortune through business. He is determined that his four daughters will marry the highest titles in the country, whether they like it or not, and he is prepared to pay to achieve his goal.
Two people forced together because of circumstances that they did not create would be set for a shaky start at best, but with local gossip, illegitimate children and an alleged affair, things were never going to be quiet in the home of the Duke and Duchess of Sudworth.
Annabelle Johnson has a secret. It could ruin her. But yet, she remained in a darkened room with a gentleman. Perhaps it was because for the first time she felt safe in a gentleman’s company.
Compromised and hiding a damning secret was never going to be a good mix. Annabelle had to think of something before her secret ruined her and hurt the man she had married.
Lord Stannage, Earl of Garston was a handsome man. A pity then that everyone who met him only noticed his different coloured eyes. In a society that only perfection was accepted, he was never going to feel welcomed. He avoids society apart from when he becomes too lonely.
Two people, both hurting and afraid, needing each other’s strength before their living nightmare can ease. Will they find the courage to trust and listen to each other, or will they continue on their path to heartbreak?
Grace Johnson does not want to marry a titled gentleman. She is only happy and at peace when spending time in a garden - any garden. When she visits her sister, the Duchess of Sudworth, Grace is disappointed that even her beloved sister is not listening to her. Grace hates matchmaking schemes but seems powerless to stop them.
Harry Long is Head Gardener at Sudworth Hall. He is a good and loyal member of staff. The day that Grace walks into his life turns everything upside down. For the first time he is taking risks for the beautiful pixie that has walked into his life but, his actions could cost him everything.
An innocent picnic threatens Grace and Harry in ways that neither could have predicted, but their lives and the lives of those around them will never be the same because of it.
Eleanor Johnson, the youngest of the Johnson sisters, is plain. No one will ever write sonnets about Eleanor but she does not wish for sonnets; just someone to love her for herself. She has lived in the shadow of her three older, more beautiful sisters all her life. Now, not only plain she has made a fool of herself in the worst possible way.
Joseph Heaton is sick of the fickleness of society. He has become one of those in society famous for their notoriety in putting people down. He is to find that one arrogant sentence was to cost him the woman that, unwittingly had become the most important person in his life.
A chase across country; an angry father; and a man intent on having Eleanor for himself, are all hurdles that face Joseph in his quest to prove his love.
He is to face the hard lesson that sometimes, money and titles are not enough to secure everything that he wants.
- An Inconvenient Ward
Lord Michael Dunham is bored of Society, bored of fickle women, but above all that, he is afraid. His father suffered from madness and Michael is afraid that he will inherit the same affliction. He scrutinises his every mood swing, his every expression, to see if he can detect any signs. It blights his life. He has determined that he will never marry, putting his wife through the same that his mother suffered and he certainly will never have children. The disease will die with him.
Miss Elizabeth Rufford is a young lady who is more comfortable managing an estate as far away from Society as she can be. She would rather being planting crops, than dancing a Quadrille, be building walls, rather than playing cards. She did not seek a London season when she came out of the schoolroom and would be happy never to visit the capital.
A line in a will forces the two together. Lord Dunham is Elizabeth’s guardian whether she likes it or not, and she really does not like it! Bounding into his life in the most outrageous way possible, Elizabeth makes an impact she never intended to. Michael is drawn to the feisty woman and suddenly finds that it is hard to fight one’s demons when Elizabeth Rufford is a part of your life.
Both struggle to cope with feelings they have never previously known, but when Elizabeth faces real danger, Michael realises what he could have lost, but it may be too late.
- An Inconvenient Wife
Charlotte Webster thought she was eloping with the love of her life. She did not expect it to be a ploy and a way to force her into a marriage with a stranger, who wants an innocent bride. Held in a house of ill repute, there is little time to act in order to escape and few options to consider.
Lord Halkyn is a peer much in demand, but an expert at avoiding marriage. He has fixed ideas on love-it causes too many problems to be worth the trouble. He did consider marriage to one lady, but it would have been purely a business transaction. Unfortunately for him, the lady in question had wanted to marry for love and had refused him. Rather than ridicule her, his opinion of her increased and he began to wonder if there was something in the nonsense that was love after all.
When visiting his favourite house of ill repute, run by a Baron, he is accosted by a women, being dragged willingly into a darkened room. He is begged for help in escaping from the house. Whether it was the real fear in her voice, or whether it was the devil in him, he helped her. Suddenly his life was to become far more complicated.
Protecting an innocent, employing the services of Bow Street and racing across country, all things that he had not anticipated when he was first sought out by Miss Charlotte Webster. His life was never going to be the same again.
- An Inconvenient Companion
Martha Farfield was companion and housekeeper to Lady Dunham. Her life would be complete if it was not for the interference of Lord Dunham’s man of business, Charles Anderton. At every opportunity he undermines her and causes annoyance, Martha cannot control her anger when in his company.
Charles Anderton is smitten by Martha Fairfield, well he was when they first met. He blundered his first encounters with her and now she openly dislikes him. Every time he tries to help, he just creates further problems for them both. He needs to ease the tension, but has no idea how.
Laura Atkinson is on the run. She was a prostitute for Baron Kersal and knew about his illegal activity. When the Baron’s trial collapses and the others involved in the scheme start to go missing, Laura realises her life is in danger. She seeks out the only man that she has ever trusted, the only man she thinks can keep her safe.
Alfred Peters is a Bow Street Officer. He is alone in the world and although not happy with his lot, knows that in his employment, the casualty rate is quite high, so he keeps himself to himself. There was once one woman……..but wishing just means less concentration, which is foolish in the extreme.
The four are destined to be thrown together in a way that will turn all of their lives upside down. None will come away unscathed from the encounter.
- The Unwilling Earl
Daniel Gerrard is a successful businessman who had learned from an early age that entry into the world of the aristocracy would not be easy for those not born to it. A fatal accident sees Daniel inheriting a title that he doesn't want and he is forced into the world that once rejected him.
Penelope Hall has been under pressure since the age of fourteen to marry the Earl of Rivington. Determined to only marry for love, she refuses to do as her father wishes. When Daniel inherits the title and arrives in the area, she finally meets someone that she can love, but her father's inappropriate behaviour and the motives of those wishing to destroy any chance of happiness, cause Daniel to reject Penelope publicly.
With insecurities and misunderstandings the couple are destined to remain apart, but there is unknown danger for Penelope lurking in the form of an old adversary of Daniel's. Can Penelope forgive? Can Daniel accept who he is?
- The Complicated Earl
Tom Fulwood, the future Earl of Standish discovers at the age of fifteen that marriage can destroy a man, namely his father. His mother prefers entertaining men in her bedroom, while her husband sits downstairs, unable or unwilling to respond to his wife's inappropriate behaviour. From that day on Tom vows that no woman will hurt him the way his mother hurt his father. For the next seventeen years Tom works hard to become one of the most notorious rakes London society has ever seen, successfully keeping all the women of his acquaintance at a distance.
In 1810 twenty-four year old, Isabelle Crawford had been brought up hearing stories of how much in love her dead parents were and had expected to find similar happiness when she came out in society. Reality was different to what she had imagined though, instead of love, she found fortune hunters and as a result left London to set up home in Bath. Her two elder brothers had supported her decision, although they would have rather seen their sister married instead of choosing what was seen by the ton as an eccentric decision, a young woman living a single life in Bath with a cousin as chaperone.
A potential marriage between Tom and Isabelle’s brother and sister, throws the couple together and sets in motion a chain of events that will see Tom fighting for his life and Isabelle being kidnapped by the very man that Tom had found in his mother’s bedchamber all those years ago.