A classic romance in the tradition of Georgette Heyer Winner of the $10,000 Woman's Day/Random House Romantic Fiction Prize Romantic Book of the Year Finalist - Romance Writers Australia It's 1745, the age of hedonism and enlightenment. A young girl is abandoned at the court of Versailles. The predatory Comte de Salvan plots her seduction. An all-powerful adversary snatches her to safety. But is he noble savior or a satyr most despicable?
The manufacture, decoration, and use of terracotta vessels in antiquity is explored throughout this volume, which includes studies of iconography, individual painters, provenance, function, and inscriptions. The fourteen articles are organized by fabric and by chronology. Authors: Jaques Heurgon, Herbert Hoffmann, Carina Weiss, J. Alan Shaprio, Donna Kurtz, William Biers, Beth Cohen, Mary Moore, Brian Shefton, Shirley Schwarz, and Susan Matheson.
First published in 1937, this book is a critical examination of the Hermes and Dionysos of Praxiteles. Antonsson suggests a hypothesis on the original arrangement of the statuary group in the light of red figure vases, numismatic images, later imitations and reconstructions of varying quality, as well as analyzing the methods and techniques used to create the sculpture. This book will be of value to classicists and anyone with an interest in art history and ancient sculpture.
Lucinda Brant's sweeping family sagas are a perfect reminder of why I fell in love with historical romance —Cheryl Bolen, NY Times bestselling author Roxton Family Saga Book 1: Julian and Deb’s Happily Ever After 1760s England and France: Based on real events, a hasty midnight marriage establishes a dynasty. Just twelve years old, and drugged with laudanum to make her compliant, Deborah Cavendish is woken in the middle of the night and married off to a distraught boy not much older than herself. Years later, Deb stumbles across a wounded duelist in the forest, and it is love at first sight. Deb has no idea the wounded duelist is in truth her noble husband Julian Hesham, Marquess of Alston, returned to England after years in exile to claim his wife. Remaining incognito, Julian is determined Deb will fall in love with him, not his title, and sets out to woo her before she can be seduced by a persistent suitor with ulterior motives. Their marriage, and the future of the Roxton dukedom depend upon it. Set in the opulent world of the aristocracy and inspired by real events, Lucinda Brant delivers another lavish 18th century experience in her trademark style—heart-wrenching drama with a happily ever after. Readers’ Favorite Audiobook Silver Medalist, Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Medalist, and B.R.A.G. Medallion honoree. Character-driven romantic adventure Non-explicit, mild sensuality Story length 100,000 words (not including bonus material)
A Boxed Set of Six Series-Starter Novels from The Jewels of Historical Romance
Author: Jill Barnett
Publisher: Jewels of Historical Romance
More than 1700 pages—six novels from six New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors! Each book is the first in a beloved series. From the majesty of medieval castles to the glittering ballrooms of the Regency, read an enchanting novel from six of the twelve Jewels of Historical Romance! A KNIGHT IN TARNISHED ARMOR by Jill Barnett Book 1 of her Fool Me Once series England, 14th Century: Desperate to flee a forced marriage to England’s most fearsome knight, Lady Linnet of Ardenwood hires the dangerous mercenary, William de Ros, to help her escape to a convent. But de Ros is the new Baron Warbrooke, her betrothed, who has only a week to woo and win her heart. THE BRIDE WORE BLUE by Cheryl Bolen Book 1 of her Brides of Bath series England, 1811: For six long years Thomas Moreland has dreamed of the beautiful young noblewoman who rescued him. Wealthy now, he's come to Bath to rescue his fair Felicity—while endeavoring to win her love. MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE by Lucinda Brant Book 1 of her Roxton Family Saga England & France, 1769: Based on real events, a hasty midnight marriage between teenagers establishes a dynasty. Ten years later, Deb stumbles across a wounded duelist in the forest. It is love at first sight. The stranger is in truth her husband Julian, Marquess of Alston, returned from years in exile to claim his wife before a rival can. THE FORBIDDEN DUKE by Darcy Burke Book 1 in her The Untouchables series London, 1811: A decade ago, Titus St. John’s idle roguery brought about the ruin of Eleanor Lockhart—and his self-imposed isolation. Now she’s back, and she needs his help. But by “saving” her, The Forbidden Duke may ruin her life all over again. LADY DANGER by Glynnis Campbell Book 1 of her Warrior Maids of Rivenloch series Scotland, 1136: Warrior maid Deirdre of Rivenloch never turns her back on a fight when her clan is threatened. But when she marries the powerful Sir Pagan Cameliard to save her sister, Deirdre faces a new kind of enemy who crosses swords with her by day and lays siege to her heart by night. GATHER THE STARS by Kimberly Cates Book 1 of her Culloden’s Fire series Scotland, 1746: Englishwoman Rachel de Lacey vows to wed the bravest soldier. She is taken hostage by the Glen Lyon, the Highland raider saving Scotland’s orphans from English retribution. Branded a coward in battle, he teaches her a new meaning for courage. Also look for Fabulous Firsts: The Red Collection by six more bestselling Jewels of Historical Romance!
Comprising the Matchless Collection of Upwards of Forty Thousand Autograph Letters, the Unique Copy of Blomefield's History of Norfolk and Other Illustrated County Histories, Richly Illuminated Missals Etc., which Will be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Puttick and Simpson, ... on June 6, 1859, and Four Following Days