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London, 1813. Daphne Bridgerton er både intelligent og smuk – alligevel modtager hun kun ægteskabstilbud fra bejlere, hun ikke synes om. Men da hendes storebrors bedste ven, Simon Bassett, kommer til byen, forandres alt. Sammen kommer Daphne og den unge hertug på en snedig plan: Hvis de indgår en falsk forlovelse, vil den rette type friere måske endelig få øjnene op for Daphne, og samtidig vil de ægteskabsgale mødre fra byens øverste kredse forhåbentlig holde sig langt væk fra Simon, som ingen intentioner har om at gifte sig. Nogensinde. Men efterhånden som dagene går, bliver det sværere og sværere at holde styr på, hvad der er sandt og falsk. Otte søskende med fornavne i alfabetisk orden. Julia Quinns romantiske serie om Familien Bridgerton er verdenskendt og udkommer nu endelig i Danmark. Den ugifte hertug er første bind i serien.
LONDON, 1814. Den unge greve Anthony Bridgerton er en af de mest eftertragtede ungkarle i byen, men han er også berygtet for sin noget løsslupne livsstil og sin hang til fester og smukke kvinder. Derfor kommer det bag på alle, da han noget uventet beslutter sig for at gifte sig. Hans udkårnes storesøster, Kate, har imidlertid i sinde at gøre alt, hun kan, for at forhindre forlovelsen - og snart må Anthony sande, at det er Kate og ikke hans udkårne, der fylder hans drømme om natten. En uventet forelskelse er andet fritstående bind ud af otte i den verdenskendte romantiske serie om Familien Bridgerton. Den verdenskendte romantiske serie om Familien Bridgerton udkommer nu endelig på dansk. En uventet forelskelse er andet bind ud af otte. En uventet forelskelse findes også i en lydbogsversion, som er beriget med musik og lydeffekter. Versionen her er uden musik og lydeffekter.Familien Bridgerton får premiere som tv-serie hos Netflix i 2020.
London, 1815. Selvom Sophie Beckett er datter af en jarl, er hun blevet degraderet til tjenestepige af sin stedmor. Derfor er hendes chancer for at snige sig ind til Lady Bridgertons maskebal minimale. Men gemt bag en maske kan ingen genkende hende, og da det lykkes, og hun møder den unge, flotte Benedict Bridgerton, føler hun sig som prinsesse for en aften. Desværre ved hun, at enhver fortryllelse ophører ved midnat … Benedict derimod kan ikke slippe tanken om den smukke, mystiske kvinde i den sølvfarvede kjole. Hvem var hun, og hvordan finder han hende igen? En fortryllende hemmelighed er tredje fritstående bind ud af otte i den verdenskendte romantiske serie om Familien Bridgerton. En tv-serie baseret på bøgerne har premiere på Netflix i 2020.
Netflix har i 2020 premiere på en tv-serie baseret på bøgerne. Penelope Featherington har altid været hemmeligt forelsket i sin bedste vens storebror, Colin Bridgerton. En dag opdager hun, hans allerstørste hemmelighed. En hemmelighed, der får hende til at tvivle på, om hun overhovedet kender ham.Colin selv er træt af kun at blive betragtet som en charmør – og træt af folks besættelse af sladderskribenten lady Whistledown, der tilsyneladende ikke kan udgive et eneste nummer af sit blad, uden at det indeholder sladder om ham. Men da han vender hjem til London efter en længere rejse, opdager han, at flere ting har forandret sig. Ikke mindst Penelope Featherington. En uundgåelig længsel er fjerde fritstående bind ud af otte i den verdenskendte romantiske serie om Familien Bridgerton.
Gareth St. Clair er i vanskeligheder. Hans far, som afskyr ham, er i færd med at formøble St. Clair-formuen,og den eneste arv, der venter, er en familiedagbog, som måske, måske ikke indeholder nøglen til hans fremtid. Problemet er, at den er skrevet på italiensk, et sprog Gareth ikke behersker.Hyacinth Bridgerton er djævelsk godt begavet og kvik i replikken – og ifølge Gareth bedst i små doser. Men der er alligevel noget over hende, noget charmerende og forstyrrende, der har fået tag i ham og ikke vil slippe igen.De to unge mødes under den årlige Smythe-Smith-koncert. Hyacinth, der tager alt, hvad Gareth siger, som en udfordring, tilbyder at oversætte hans dagbog, selvom hendes italiensk lader noget tilbage at ønske. Efterhånden som de to fordyber sig i den hemmelighedsfulde tekst, opdager de, at svarene, de søger, ikke ligger i dagbogen, men snarere hos hinanden,og at intet er så ligetil – eller så kompliceret – som det perfekte kys. Et fængslende kys er 7. bind i Julia Quinns populære Bridgerton-serie og fortæller Hyacinths medrivende historie.
Bøgerne bag Netflix-serien BRIDGERTON Da sir Phillip og Eloise Bridgerton har skrevet sammen i lidt over et år, beslutter han sig for ganske enkelt at fri per brev. Eloise er ugift og hele 28 år, så han går ud fra, at hun må være temmelig desperat efter et ægteskabstilbud. Men … det er hun bare ikke, hvilket han erfarer, da hun dukker hun op på hans gods. Særdeles smuk, men alt andet end eftergivende og sagtmodig. For Eloises vedkommende tror hun ikke sine egne øjne, da hun modtager brevet med frieriet. Tror han, hun er skør? Man kan da ikke gifte sig med en mand, man aldrig har mødt før? Men før hun ved af det, er hun på vej for at møde den mand, der måske kunne være helt perfekt for hende. Men … det er han bare ikke. Humørsvingende og med dårlige manerer, og slet ikke som de belevne gentlemen, hun er vant til i London. Ikke desto mindre er der noget, som får gnisterne til at springe. Hvordan ville det mon være at lukke Eloises mund med et kys … og kunne det tænkes, at den gnavne godsejer alligevel er den perfekte ægtemand? Et uforglemmeligt frieri er femte bind i serien om familien Bridgerton.
Gregory Bridgerton er romantiker. Han ved dybt i sin sjæl, at lynet en dag vil slå ned, og hans livs udkårne vil vise sig. Ganske rigtigt: Et enkelt glimt af den vidunderlige Hermione, og hans hjerte tilhører kun hende. Hermione har det på præcis samme måde, blot er genstanden for hendes kærlighed ikke Gregory, men en anden mand.Hermiones veninde Lucy sætter sig for at hjælpe Gregory med at vinde Hermiones hjerte. Gregory er viljestærk, modig, flot og ekstremt vittig, så det er måske ikke så underligt, at Lucy selv falder for ham. Men det er til gengæld højest ubelejligt, eftersom hun er forlovet med Lord Haselby.Da Gregory alt for sent opdager, at det er Lucy, der får hans hjerte til at slå hurtigere, bringer det hele Bridgertonklanen i en slem knibe.Et afgørende øjeblik er ottende og sidste bind i serien om familien Bridgerton.
Mere af Bridgertons og Rokesbys forførende aristokratiske verden i slutningen af 1700-tallets London.Georginas Bridgertons rygte hænger i en tynd tråd, da hun mister sin medgift. Nu er hun tvunget til at vælge mellem at tilbringe resten af sine dage alene eller gifte sig med sin ham, der ødelagde hendes liv.Georginas indflydelsesrige barndomsven hører om den knibe, Georgina står i. Han er egentlig i gang med medicinstudiet og bor ikke i byen længere, men han føler, han bør gøre noget. Kan de to udvikle sig til mere end barndomsvenner?En uhørt skandale er fjerde bind i serien om familien Rokesby. Serien kan læses uafhængigt af den højtelskede Bridgerton-serie.
Mere af Bridgertons og Rokesbys forførende aristokratiske verden i slutningen af 1700-tallets London.På en udflugt til kysten finder den eventyrlystne Poppy Bridgerton et skjulested med tyvekoster, og før hun ved af det, er hun blevet kidnappet og ført ombord på et skib.Kaptajn Andrew Rokesby er kendt som en hensynsløs kaprer. Men han er egentlig søn af en jarl, og han fragter vigtige dokumenter for den britiske regering på sit skib. Efter at have sat sejl mod Portugal opdager han til sin overraskelse en kvinde i sin kahyt … Mens bølgerne slår hårdt mod skibet, bliver skarpe ord til glohedt begær mellem Poppy Bridgerton og kaptajn Andrew Rokesby. Men bliver romance til skandale, når de to finder ud af, hvem hinanden i virkeligheden er?
Da den forældreløse Cecilia Harcourts bror kommer til skade ved fronten, er hun pludselig alene og står over for et umuligt valg: Enten skal hun flytte ind hos en ugift tante eller gifte sig med en hæslig fætter. Cecilia nægter begge dele og rejser i stedet over Atlanten, fast besluttet på at finde og pleje sin bror, indtil han er på fode igen.Men efter at have ledt forgæves efter sin bror, finder hun i stedet hans bedste ven– den smukke officer Edward Rokesby. Han er bevidstløs og har brug for hendes hjælp...
George er den ældste af brødrene i Rokesby-familien og kommende jarl. Alle forventer, at Billie Bridgerton gifter sig med ham. Familierne har trods alt været naboer i århundreder. Men Billie leder ikke efter en mand. I hvert fald ikke, hvis det er George – den Rokesby hun mindst kan lide. Men da Billie og George næsten bliver kastet i hinandens favne, begynder en ny slags gnister at opstå. Og da deres læber mødes for første gang, opdager de hurtigt, at den person, de troede, de ikke kunne udstå, simpelthen er den, de ikke kan leve uden.
A high society amateur detective at the heart of Regency London uses her wits and invisibility as an 'old maid' to protect other women in a new and fiercely feminist historical mystery series. Lady Augusta Colebrook, 'Gus, ' is determinedly unmarried, bored by society life, and tired of being dismissed at the age of forty-two. She and her twin sister, Julia, who is grieving her dead betrothed, need a distraction. One soon presents itself: to rescue their friend's goddaughter, Caroline, from her violent husband. The sisters set out to Caroline's country estate with a plan, but their carriage is accosted by a highwayman. What follows is a high adventure full of danger, clever improvisation, and heart-racing near misses. Back in London, Gus persuades Julia to join her in a quest to help others in need--society be damned! And so begins the beguiling secret life and adventures of the Colebrook twins.--
'Gives us all the top tier wit, spice, and swoons.... One to watch!' Evie Dunmore-----Love is more than just a game for two.It's 1857, and anxious debutante Beth has just one season to snag a wealthy husband, or she and her mother will be out on the street.Gwen, on the other hand, is on her fourth season and counting, with absolutely no intention of finding a husband, possibly ever. She has plenty of security as the only daughter of a rakish earl, from whom she's inherited her penchant for drinking too much and dancing 'til dawn.Beth and Gwen are enchanted with each other on sight. And it doesn't take long for Gwen to hatch her latest scheme: rather than join the husband hunt, they should set up Gwen's father and Beth's newly-widowed mother.They had a fling years ago, after all...Can Beth and Gwen find a way to defy convention and be together? And will their parents find love along the way too?A swoon-worthy debut queer Victorian romance in which two debutantes distract themselves from having to seek husbands by setting up their widowed parents, and instead find their perfect match in each other-the lesbian Bridgerton you never knew you needed!
Collin Morgan, Earl of Penderdale, has discovered that someone is committing crimes in his name, leaving him suspended from his work in the war office. Elizabeth Essex is the daughter of a well-respected professor at Cambridge University and longs to be recognized for her own scholarship, which could ruin her family's good name. Morgan tracks his impersonator to Cambridge, leading him to an old friend, Elizabeth's father. The pair is forced into close proximity, with Elizabeth's secret threatened and Morgan's confrontation with his adversaries at a fever pitch.
"When Cecile Tremblay lost everyone and everything in the French Revolution, she never imagined that she'd earn her living as a markswoman in a London circus. But Farnham's Fantastical Female Fayre has become her home, her family, and her future. Another thing Cecile never imagined was becoming entangled with the man gossip columns call The Darling of the Ton. But mere weeks after her rejection of his insulting carte blanche--and his infuriating engagement to an heiress--Darlington is back, this time to beg Cecile for help. And help him she will, by teaching him about honest work--and the right way to treat a woman. Gaius Darlington has always led a charmed life. Until now. Suddenly, a long-lost heir has appeared to claim his title, possessions, and property, Not only that, but Guy's fianéce has jilted him to marry the usurper! Yet there is a silver lining: it's no longer Guy's duty to marry an heiress to save the dukedom. He's free to wed the woman he loves--if only he can earn her forgiveness. They say hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. But fury is just a step away from passion, and Guy knows just how to arouse Cecile's. . ."--Publisher marketing.
"In 1761, on a sunny day in September, a King and Queen met for the very first time. They were married within hours. Born a German Princess, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was beautiful, headstrong, and fiercely intelligent--not precisely the attributes the British Court had been seeking in a spouse for the young King George III. But her fire and independence were exactly what she needed because George had secrets-- secrets with the potential to shake the very foundations of the monarchy. Thrust into her new role as a royal, Charlotte must learn to navigate the intricate politics of the court, all the while guarding her heart, because she is falling in love with the King, even as he pushes her away"--Dust jacket flap.
“Smart and witty . . . the perfect historical read.” —Julia Quinn, #1 New York Times bestselling authorNew York Public Library, Bookriot, Vulture, Time Out, and Overdrive Featured Book to Read After Bridgerton!Featured in Entertainment Weekly, O Magazine, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Bustle, and Bookish! An Amazon Best of the Month SelectionA Publishers Weekly Summer Reads 2020 Editors’ PickA ground-breaking, empowering, and sexy story from acclaimed author Vanessa Riley that fans of Beverly Jenkins, Evie Dunmore, and Alyssa Cole won’t be able to put down. Join these Rogues & Remarkable Women as they fight for their status, their families…and true love.When headstrong West Indian heiress Patience Jordan questioned her English husband's mysterious suicide, she lost everything: her newborn son, Lionel, her fortune—and her freedom. Falsely imprisoned, she risks her life to be near her child—until The Widow's Grace gets her hired as her own son’s nanny. But working for his unsuspecting new guardian, Busick Strathmore, Duke of Repington, has perils of its own. Especially when Patience discovers his military strictness belies an ex-rake of unswerving honor—and unexpected passion . . .A wounded military hero, Busick is determined to resolve his dead cousin’s dangerous financial dealings for Lionel’s sake. But his investigation is a minor skirmish compared to dealing with the forthright, courageous, and alluring Patience. Somehow, she's breaking his rules, and sweeping past his defenses. Soon, between formidable enemies and obstacles, they form a fragile trust—but will it be enough to save the future they long to dare together?“Vanessa Riley at her finest.” —Sarah MacLean, New York Times bestselling author “I was delighted. Readers on the lookout for Black or disabled characters in historical romance will not want to miss this." —New York Times Book Review “One of the best historicals I’ve read in years.” —Kristan Higgins, New York Times bestselling author “Expertly crafted romance.” —Publishers Weekly, STARRED review
The rules of marriage . . . according to Miss Annabel EssexA husband must be:Rich.Make that very rich. She's had enough of leaky roofs and thread-worn clothing.English.London is the center of the civilized world, and Annabel has a passion for silk and hot water.Amiable.Good-looking would be nice, but not necessary. Same for intelligent.Isn't she lucky? She's found just the man! And her chosen spouse is nothing like the impoverished Scottish Earl of Ardmore, who has nothing but his gorgeous eyes, his brainand his kissesto recommend him.So what cruel twist of fate put her in a carriage on her way to Scotland with just that impoverished earl and all the world thinking they're man and wife? Sleeping in the same bed? Not to mention the game of words started by the earlin which the prize is a kiss. And the forfeit . . . Well. They are almost married, after all!
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 Annabel, romantic Imogen and practical Josie. After all, right now they're under the rather awkward guardianship of the perpetually tipsy Duke of Holbrook. But just when she begins to think that all might end well, one of her sisters bolts with a horse-mad young lord, and her own fianc just plain runs away.Which leaves Tess contemplating marriage to the sort of man she wishes to avoid -- one of London's most infamous rakes. Lucius Felton is a rogue whose own mother considers him irredeemable! He's delicious, Annabel points out. And he's rich, Josie notes. But although Tess finally consents to marry him, it may be for the worst reason of all. Absurd as she knows it to be, she may have fallen utterly in love . . .
Duke Around and Find Out...In the heart of London, notorious rake and society scandal, Lord Leo Wyndham, finds himself entangled in an unexpected venture. Determined never to succumb to the chains of matrimony, Leo, known for his devilish charm and disregard for social norms, takes on the challenge of transforming the demure and overlooked Miss Arabella Hall into the toast of the ton. A wealthy heiress with a hidden past in service, Arabella, despite her beauty, languished in the shadows of high society. With a devil-may-care attitude, Leo embarks on a mission to showcase her allure, to thrust her into the spotlight.As Leo delves deeper into his self-imposed mission, he finds himself ensnared by Arabella's quiet strength and genuine spirit. Unbeknownst to him, his heart betrayed his aversion to commitment, and he longs for more than just a matchmaking triumph. However, Arabella, acutely aware of Leo's reputation, remains oblivious to his growing affections. Convinced that he could only see her as a social project, she's resolved to secure a suitable match for herself, all the while grappling with the stigma of her humble origins. Amidst the glittering ballrooms and scandalous escapades, a tale of unexpected love unfolds, challenging both hero and wallflower to defy societal expectations and embrace the possibility of a future they never imagined.
From Michele Paige Holmes, Amazon's bestselling historical romance author and Whitney Award Winner, comes the Hearthfire Historical Romance, A PROMISE FOR TOMORROW, sequel to Yesterday's Promise. Scottish Highlands, 1761: Barely two weeks have passed since Laird Collin MacDonald first darkened Katherine Mercer's doorstep and married her. Marriage has hardly been what she expected, given their grueling and adventurous days of travel to the Scottish Highlands. Along with the discovery that Collin's twin Ian would like to see her dead, Katie must now face her own clan, whose chief wants to kill Collin and take her to wife himself. All because Katie possesses the Campbell gift of sight, passed down through centuries of her ancestors. With little more than faith in her grandfather's vision and her unique bond with Collin to guide her, Katie steps bravely into an unknown future, where the glimpses afforded her may bring more danger than direction. When the misuse of her gift takes Collin from her side, she is left alone and vulnerable. Help arrives in the most unexpected form as Ian MacDonald makes good on his threat to attack the Campbells and Katie learns that the bond between brothers and love knows no bounds.
Can She Trust a Privateer?Miss Harriet Chase has been in desperate financial straits since the closing of the academy where she taught. Marriage would give her the safe, stable life she craves, but her only suitor won't propose unless she has a dowry. The treasure left by her father might provide it, but it's in Spain, and a thief just stole Harriet's copy of the map. She has to go find the treasure now.Half the treasure belongs to the heir of her father's friend, Viscount Sheffield. Rumors swirl around Sheffield, that he's a privateer who's killed a dozen men and bedded a hundred women. He can take her to Spain on his ship, but can she trust him ... with her life, her virtue, her half of the treasure?Nicholas, Viscount Sheffield, inherited nothing but the title and entailed estates. Nick is eager to claim the treasure his father didn't want him to have, even if he has to bring this timid yet tenacious woman with him. She has memorized what she thinks is the only copy of the treasure map.As they follow clues, sailing from London to Spain to Portugal, they discover other hunters are also racing to find the treasure, not just the thief. Amidst their adventures, Nick discovers the most important treasure is the woman at his side. But this journey opens Harriet's eyes to a world of possibilities. Can Nick persuade her that he's the prize she wants?A lighthearted, slow burn, forced proximity story with more humor than heat, just a little too naughty to call it sweet.First published in 2022. Fourth and final book in the Scandalous Ladies series. Each book in the series can be read as a stand-alone novel-a complete story arc, no cliffhangers-but most readers prefer to enjoy them in the order they were written and published.
He thought he'd reformed. But maybe he was just destined to be a rogue forever...Inheriting the title of marquess saved Daniel's life. Literally. Without it, he would've remained in London, indulging in all the vices that plagued him. Now, he can finally focus on his responsibilities and become a better man. Letting his lovely and infinitely fascinating new neighbor assume he was a lowly groom was not on his agenda. But sadly, that's exactly what he did...Lady Anwen Astoridge loves horses more than people sometimes. Especially after what happened during her last Season. So, when she meets an honest, amusing, and charming groom she actually likes, she's shocked. If she could, she'd choose him over any of the titled gentlemen in London. Too bad her family would never allow that to happen...When Daniel's true identity is revealed, can Anwen forgive his deception? Or will this supposedly reformed rogue be denied a happily ever after with the woman of his dreams?
It Happened One Night . . . and nothing was ever the same again!Once upon a time, four superstar storytellers?New York Times bestselling authors Stephanie Laurens and Mary Balogh, along with Jacquie D'Alessandro and Candice Hern?came up with a delicious idea. What if they each wrote a story about a proper young lady stranded at a remote inn away from society's constraints? What would happen? And how long would it take for her to give in to desire?In these four amazing tales, four heroines will come face-to-face with the men who got away . . . only to discover that, instead of anger, there is still a passionate connection that cannot be denied. And while each of their lives is quite different, and their pasts utterly unique, they will all make a common discovery?that one night can change everything . . . forever.
A Royal Pain... The illegitimate daughter of a prince and a notorious courtesan, Lucia has been confined to schools and convents for most of her life. But that hasn't stopped her from causing one scandal after another. Exasperated, her royal father decides that his exquisite hellion of a daughter must be married immediately. And Sir Ian Moore, Britain's most proper diplomat, is the perfect man to choose her a groom. Diplomacy, not matchmaker, is Ian's forte, but he vows to get Lucia married off as soon as possible so that he may return to his real duties. Yet, despite an abundance of very eager, worthwhile candidates, none is a match for Lucia's spirit and fire. And the more time Ian spends with the infuriating beauty, the more reluctant he is to marry her off. Could it be that he has already found Lucia the perfect husband...and it is Ian himself?
Nothing overpowers the bitter taste of betrayal faster than forbidden love...Lady Evie Bourbon should be happy. Sadly, her deceitful husband made that impossible. Escaping to Scotland seemed like her only option. It was just her unfortunate luck that she was attacked by highwaymen along the way. What remains to be seen is if the man who came to her rescue and offered to protect her-for a fee-is the hero of her story, or just another villain...The Duke of Ruthven is an honorable man, but also a practical one. So, he's not ashamed of asking a damsel in distress to pay for his services. What he never intended to do, however, was fall for the lovely Evie's charms. But through the quaint villages of England and misty lochs of Scotland, that's exactly what he does...If Evie and the Duke have any hope of claiming a happily ever after, they'll have to confront the demons of his past...and her present. In the end, will they defy the odds and prove that love can triumph over betrayal?
If you haven't read Cat Sebastian, what are you waiting for???Lorraine Heath, New York Times bestselling author Once beloved by London's fashionable elite, Hartley Sedgwick has become a recluse after a spate of salacious gossip exposed his most-private secrets. Rarely venturing from the house whose inheritance is a daily reminder of his downfall, he's captivated by the exceedingly handsome man who seeks to rob him.Since retiring from the boxing ring, Sam Fox has made his pub, The Bell, into a haven for those in his Free Black community. But when his best friend Kate implores him to find and destroy a scandalously revealing painting of her, he agrees. Sam would do anything to protect those he loves, even if it means stealing from a wealthy gentleman. But when he encounters Hartley, he soon finds himself wanting to steal more than just a painting from the lovely, lonely man?he wants to steal his heart.