Four Georgian romance novels from No. 1 bestselling author, Sylvia Day, now available in one exclusive e-bundle Ask For It - Agent to the Crown, Marcus Ashford has fought numerous sword fights and dodged bullets. Yet nothing arouses him more than his hunger for former fiancée, Elizabeth. Years ago, she'd abandoned him for the charming Lord Hawthorne. But now Marcus has been ordered to defend Elizabeth from her husband's killers. He will be at her service, in every sense. Passion for the Game - Lady Maria Winter is coerced into using her searing beauty to find out why dangerous pirate Christopher St. John has been let out of jail. But St. John's only chance of avoiding death is to use his seduction skills to melt Lady Winter's heart. Entangled in a twisted game of deception and desire, Maria and Christopher are each determined to be the one to win this lusty battle of wits. A Passion for Him - Miss Amelia Benbridge and the Earl of Ware are the most anticipated match of the Season. But Amelia's love will always belong to her childhood sweetheart, the gypsy Colin - who died tragically. But when a brooding stranger at a masquerade ball offers a sensual kiss passions rise and she is determined to unmask her phantom admirer. And though deception lies in this stranger's heart, her body cannot hold her back. Don't Tempt Me - Lynette Baillon's twin, Lysette, died in an accident. Or so Lynette believed until sexy stranger Simon Quinn mistakes her for her sister Lysette. To be reunited with her twin she must enter an alluring but ensnaring underworld of dark and twisted desires, where Quinn rules. 'Move over Danielle Steel and Jackie Collins, this is the dawn of a new Day' Amuse 'Several shades darker and a hundred degrees hotter than anything you've read before' Reveal
The Oxford Handbook of the Georgian Theatre 1737-1832 provides an essential guide to theatre in Britain between the passing of the Stage Licensing Act in 1737 and the Reform Act of 1832 — a period of drama long neglected but now receiving significant scholarly attention. Written by specialists from a range of disciplines, its forty essays both introduce students and scholars to the key texts and contexts of the Georgian theatre and also push the boundaries of the field, asking questions that will animate the study of drama in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries for years to come. The Handbook gives equal attention to the range of dramatic forms — not just tragedy and comedy, but the likes of melodrama and pantomime — as they developed and overlapped across the period, and to the occasions, communities, and materialities of theatre production. It includes sections on historiography, the censorship and regulation of drama, theatre and the Romantic canon, women and the stage, and the performance of race and empire. In doing so, the Handbook shows the centrality of theatre to Georgian culture and politics, and paints a picture of a stage defined by generic fluidity and experimentation; by networks of performance that spread far beyond London; by professional women who played pivotal roles in every aspect of production; and by its complex mediation of contemporary attitudes of class, race, and gender.
This book uses its chronology; glossary; introduction; appendixes; maps; bibliography; and over 900 hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events and institutions, as well as significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects to trace Georgia's history and predict its future.
A Georgian Historical Romance (Dangerous Masquerade, Book 2)
Author: Miriam Minger
Publisher: Walker Publishing
Kassandra whirled to face the arrogant military man she’d hoped never to see again, remembering all too clearly his kisses that lingered like molten honey on her lips. To admit it was her innocence he’d stolen in a moment of blazing passion would ruin her father’s diplomatic career and forever destroy her reputation. Stefan nearly shouted in triumph. He’d searched throughout Vienna for the beguiling tavern wench who had aroused him past endurance, and here she stood like a shimmering goddess...no tavern wench but a lady of the Imperial court. He must have her--he would have her!—if only to safeguard her honor by making her his wife. “Miriam Minger is a master storyteller who illustrates the full gamut of emotions felt by her characters. Emotions so strong that you are pulled into the pages and into their lives." - Inside Romance "With Miriam Minger, you're assured of a good read!" - Heartland Critiques *Originally published by Avon Books under the title Stolen Splendor. More Historical Romances by Miriam Minger: The O’Byrne Brides Series - WILD ANGEL WILD ROSES WILD MOONLIGHT The Man of My Dreams Series - SECRETS OF MIDNIGHT MY RUNAWAY HEART Captive Brides Collection - TWIN PASSIONS CAPTIVE ROSE THE PAGAN’S PRIZE Dangerous Masquerade Collection - THE BRIGAND BRIDE THE TEMPTRESS BRIDE THE IMPOSTOR BRIDE Contemporary Romance with a Historical Romance Twist - TO LOVE A BILLIONAIRE: THE SERIES Specially Priced Box Sets - CAPTIVE BRIDES COLLECTION DANGEROUS MASQUERADE COLLECTION THE O’BYRNE BRIDES THE MAN OF MY DREAMS
Opposites attract. Appearances can deceive. A dashing and rugged facade hides the vulnerable man within. He will gamble with his life, but never his heart. Always the observer, never the observed, her fragility hides conviction. She will risk everything for love. One fateful night they collide. The attraction is immediate, the consequences profound... London and Hampshire, 1777: The story of Alisdair 'Dair' Fitzstuart; nobleman, ex-soldier, and rogue, and Aurora 'Rory' Talbot; spinster, pineapple fancier, and granddaughter of England's Spymaster General, and how they fall in love. Awards for this Book 2014 Readers' Favorite International Book Award Medalist: Romance-Historical 2014 Readers' Favorite International Book Award Finalist: Fiction-Historical Book Details Series: Stand-alone fourth book in the highly acclaimed ROXTON family saga Classification: Parental Guidance Recommended (mild sensuality) Length: Full-length novel (148,000 words, 454 printed pages Edition: First edition Style: Classic romance with a modern voice Connecting Books DAIR DEVIL is a stand-alone novel, but many readers enjoy it as part of a series: Lucinda's characters inhabit the same meticulously-researched 18th Century world and all books cross-reference people and events throughout. You can explore the details and delve deeper into the history within each book by visiting LucindaBrantAuthor on Pinterest. Should you wish to read the books in chronological order, here is the sequence: Roxton Family Saga 1740s NOBLE SATYR (Renard and Antonia) 1760s MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE (Julian and Deb) 1770s AUTUMN DUCHESS (Antonia and Jonathon) 1770s DAIR DEVIL (Dair and Rory) 1770s PROUD MARY (Mary and Christopher) In progress 1780s SATYR'S SON (Henri-Antoine and Lisa) In progress Salt Hendon Series 1763 SALT BRIDE (Magnus and Jane) 1767 SALT REDUX (Antony and Caroline) 1767 A FAIRY CHRISTMAS (Kitty and Tom); a short story in SILVER BELLS COLLECTION, a Timeless Romance anthology Alec Halsey Mystery Series Spring 1763 DEADLY ENGAGEMENT (Country house murder and mayhem) Autumn 1763 DEADLY AFFAIR (A poisoned vicar and the mysterious Miranda) Winter 1763 DEADLY PERIL (Bloody intrigue abroad) In progress Summer 1764 DEADLY KIN (Evil lurks in Edinburgh) In progress Reviews "Book four in an unsurpassed series of historical romances. Hard for me to choose a favorite so far but DAIR DEVIL is going to be hard to top. It starts as a joyous romp and evolves into a mesmerizing page turner. Any fan of historical romance is sure to fall in love with this series and by extension its author Lucinda Brant." -- SWurman: 5 STAR Top Pick Night Owl Reviews "Lucinda Brant delights her fans with another passionate romance. The story encompasses politics and intrigue, both at home and abroad, and also the secrets and lies of a great and powerful family." -- Fiona Ingram: 5 STARS, a Readers' Favorite International Book Award Medalist