The Paid Companion

Author: Amanda Quick

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: False personation

Page: 418

View: 456

The Earl of St Merryn needs a woman. His intentions are purely practical- he needs someone sensible and suitable to pose as his bethrothed for a few weeks among polite society.

Paid Companion: For the Heir (Complete 1 to 3)

Author: Rosie Zweet

Publisher: Rosie Zweet

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Category: Fiction

Page:

View: 866

1806 England Part 1: Lady Anne is tired being a poor-relation. When she gets an offer from her neighbor to carry Lord Stormhall’s heir, she agrees readily… Part 2: After Lord James comes to the picture, Lady Anne’s life becomes a little bit complicated. She can’t possibly tell the man she loves about the strange arrangement she has now… Part 3: With the heir on the way, will Lady Anne get her happy end?

The PAID Educator Companion Journal

Mapping Out the Road to Financial Freedom

Author: Bisa Batten Lewis

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 102

View: 323

The P-A-I-D Educator Companion Journal complements Dr. Bisa's instructional and motivational book, The P-A-I-D Educator: 10 Professional Ways to Supplement Your Teaching Salary. Filled with alluring pages comprised of inspiring quotes and mantras, this journal extends the foundational roadmap for charting diverse career paths to financial freedom by using Dr. Bisa's four-step P-A-I-D approach for strategically discovering Prospects-Allies-Information-Dollars.Educator or not, The P-A-I-D Educator Companion Journal is an effective tool for guiding and organizing the self-work necessary to increase anyone's income. Stop waiting on someone to give you a raise and map out different routes to pay yourself!

The Subversion of Romance in the Novels of Barbara Pym

Author: Ellen M. Tsagaris

Publisher: Popular Press

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 188

View: 487

This book seeks to explore how Barbara Pym subverts the discourse of the romance novel through her use of food, clothes, heroine and hero characterizations, and marriage customs.

Affair

Author: Amanda Quick

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 912

Charlotte Arkendale knew all there was to know about men. After all, she'd made a career out of steering marriage-minded women away from untrustworthy members of the opposite sex.Yet nothing could have prepared her for Baxter St. Ives - an arresting stranger too daring, too determined, too dangerous to be her new man-of-affairs. Still, perhaps he was the perfect person to help Charlotte investigate the recent murder of one of her clients. So she gave him a chance, never realising that Baxter, a gifted scientist, would soon conduct a risky exploration into the alchemy of desire, with Charlotte as his subject. But even as he sets out to seduce Charlotte, a twisted killer lies in wait, ready to part the lovers ...or see them joined together forever - in death.

An Ideal Companion

Author: Anne Ashley

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 962

Her quiet world overturned When an unseasonable snowstorm brings an assortment of stranded travelers to Lady Beatrice Lindley's door, companion Miss Ruth Harrington welcomes them in, flustered though she is by the towering presence of Colonel Hugo Prentiss. But the next morning, Ruth's quiet existence on the moor is shattered—Lady Beatrice is dead! Convinced there's more to her employer's demise than meets the eye, Ruth seeks the one man who can help her uncover the truth—the enigmatic Colonel. But in a world where nothing is what it seems, can Ruth and Hugo come to put their trust in each other?

The Lost Night

Author: Jayne Castle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 630

Even the mysterious world of Harmony has people who don’t quite fit in. They’re drawn to places like Rainshadow Island, a beautiful sanctuary where anyone can feel safe—and where secrets are closely guarded... Schooled in an exotic form of martial arts, and with the ability to detect the auras of dangerous psychic criminals, Rachel Bonner and her dust bunny companion have found peace and quiet on Rainshadow Island, operating a bookstore and café. But her tranquil new life is thrown into chaos when Harry Sebastian, the descendant of a notorious pirate, arrives to investigate strange developments in the privately owned woods known as the Preserve. Immediately drawn to the amber-eyed woman, Harry must tread carefully. While Rachel’s special talents can help him track down dangerous rogues who have violated the Preserve, they can also sense the heart of darkness within him. But desire can weaken the strongest of defenses—and leave even the strongest man wanting more…

Family Ties

English Families 1540-1920

Author: Mary Abbott

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 248

View: 167

r s1mily Ties provides a vivid and accessible introduction to the dynamics of life in English families of all ranks from the mid-sixteenth century to the end of World War I. Sections on methods, approaches and sources allow readers new to the study of the past to explore some of the historian's fundamental concerns: cause and effect; continuity and change and the nature and reliability of evidence. The chronological and thematic organization of the book enables readers to examine a number of sub-themes such as the history of childhood or of marriage. Combining extensive contemporary quotations and an unusual variety of illustrations with a wide range of written and material sources, the book provides a fascinating insight into the history of the family and encourages the reader to become a sceptical and imaginative investigator, prepared to venture beyond the historian's traditional documentary sources.

Satisfaction

Author: Thea Devine

Publisher: Brava

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 719

They were adventurers and the closest of friends--until the day Hugo Galliard deserted Edmund Renbrook in South Africa, robbing him forever of his diamonds, his woman, and his future. Now, years later, a son and daughter will meet to settle the score, using every bit of sensual cunning at their disposal. . . Everything She Believed. . . Wild, beautiful, unwilling to bend to anyone's rules, Jancie Renbrook is governed by one overwhelming desire: to make Lujan Galliard want her, marry her, and serve as the instrument of her father's revenge. But life at the Galliard manor proves a treacherous den of iniquity, where Jancie is coveted by many, and the only man who could prove her ally is Lujan himself. . . Everything He Desired. . . Lujan Galliard has cut quite a swath through the gambling dens and whorehouses of London. But at least he's an honest rakehell, unlike his father who masquerades as a gentleman while gazing at Jancie as if she were a ripe piece of fruit for the taking. Not that Lujan believes for a moment that the girl is an innocent come to care for his dying mother. The only way to uncover her scheme--and thwart his father--is to seduce and marry her. But a taste of what he hungers for proves more tempting than Lujan can resist. . .and soon, he wants Jancie body and soul. . . Everything Has Its Price Blinded by vengeance, trapped by uncontrollable passion, two lovers have become pawns in a dangerous game of sin and secrets, and the only way out is to surrender to a love neither is ready to trust. . .

Crystal Gardens

Author: Amanda Quick

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 718

New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick delivers “a promising start to a Victorian-era series”* with the first Ladies of Lantern Street novel… Evangeline Ames has rented a country cottage far from the London streets where she was recently attacked. Fascinated by the paranormal energy of nearby Crystal Gardens, she finds pleasure in sneaking past the wall to explore the grounds. And when her life is threatened again, she instinctively goes to the gardens for safety. Lucas Sebastian has never been one to ignore a lady in danger, even if she is trespassing on his property. Quickly disposing of her would-be assassin, he insists they keep the matter private. There are rumors enough already, about treasure buried under his garden and occult botanical experiments performed by his uncle—who died of mysterious causes. With Evangeline’s skill for detection, and Lucas’s sense of the criminal mind, they soon discover that they have a common enemy. And as the energy emanating from Crystal Gardens intensifies, they realize that to survive they must unearth what has been buried for too long.