Horses, gambling, and secrets are the game played by the men of the Stud Club—until love raises the stakes in Twice Tempted by a Rogue. Luck is a double-edged sword for brooding war hero Rhys St. Maur. His death wish went unanswered on the battlefield, while fate allowed the murder of his good friend in the elite gentlemen’s society known as the Stud Club. Out of options, Rhys returns to his ancestral home on the moors of Devonshire, expecting anything but a chance at redemption in the arms of a beautiful innkeeper who dares him to take on the demons of his past—and the sweet temptation of a woman’s love. Meredith Maddox believes in hard work, not fate, and romance isn’t part of her plan. But when Rhys returns, battle-scarred, world-weary, and more dangerously attractive than ever, the lovely widow is torn between determination and desire. As a deep mystery and dangerous smugglers threaten much more than their passionate reckoning, Meredith discovers that she must trust everything to a wager her heart placed long ago.
Luck is a double-edged sword for brooding war hero Rhys St. Maur. His death wish went unanswered on the battlefield, while fate allowed the murder of his friend in the elite gentlemen's society known as the Stud Club. Out of options, Rhys returns to his ancestral home on the Devonshire moors, battle-scarred and world-weary. But he is offered a chance at redemption in the arms of beautiful innkeeper, Meredith Maddox who dares him to face the demons of his past The second novel in Tessa Dare's delightful Stud Club trilogy. Other titles in this series are One Dance with a Duke and Three Nights with a Scoundrel. Rouge Romance - your first stop for romance books
SHE VOWED TO RESIST HIM Her wealth and beauty have made Miss Portia Crompton the catch of the season. Secretly determined to wed the maharajah's son she left behind in India, Portia ignores the money-hungry bucks who ply her with bouquets and bonbons. But one suitor will not be deterred: Colin Byrd, Viscount Ratcliffe. He is persistent and presumptuous - and wickedly tempting. HE VOWED TO HAVE HER Colin has no delusions about romance. He's a rake, a womanizer, and a murderer, and seduction comes as easily to him as breathing. Portia's fortune is an irresistible lure until Colin's mercenary scheme hits a snag. Winning her dowry is no longer enough - he wants her heart and her passion. The more adamant she is in her refusal, the more determined he is to seduce her... PRAISE FOR SEDUCING THE HEIRESS: "This decadent Regency romance debut is carried along by a spunky heroine and sumptuous descriptions of upper-class life." Publishers Weekly "This book has it all: a fabulous hero, a wonderful heroine, and sizzling passion. Read it and watch the sparks fly!" Christina Dodd "Guaranteed to seduce readers everywhere. This book is something truly special, an unforgettable story filled with passion, intrigue, and sweep-you-away romance." Susan Wiggs Rouge Romance - your first stop for romance books
“An engaging love story with strong, believable characters. I can’t wait to read the sequels!” —Mary Balogh “Prepare to fall in love.” —Julia Quinn Presenting the winner of the Avon FanLit contest, the immensely talented Tessa Dare! Tessa’s first Avon historical romance, A Night to Surrender, is a love story to remember—kicking off her wonderfully inventive Spindle Cove series, set in England’s Regency Era in a small seaside resort town that caters specifically to ladies “of good breeding and delicate constitution.” Fans of Lisa Kleypas, Christina Dodd, and Liz Carlyle will delight in the passionate chaos that ensues when a dashing British officer, under orders, “invades” this community of strong-willed “spinsters,” only to discover he’s met his match in Miss Susannah Finch!
A handsome and reclusive horse breeder, Spencer Dumarque, the fourth Duke of Morland, has a reputation as the dashing "Duke of Midnight." Each evening he selects one lady for a breathtaking midnight waltz. But none of the ladies of the ton catch his interest for long, until Lady Amelia d'Orsay tries her luck. In an effort to get the Duke to forgive her brother's debts, Amelia claims the duke's dance. But she is playing a dangerous game with a notorious rake... The first novel in Tessa Dare's delightful Stud Club trilogy. Other titles in this series are Twice Tempted by a Rogue and Three Nights with a Scoundrel. Rouge Romance - your first stop for romance books
The bastard son of a nobleman, Julian Bellamy is now polished to perfection, enthralling the ton with wit and charm while clandestinely plotting to ruin the lords, ravish the ladies, and have the last laugh on a society that once spurned him. But meeting Leo Chatwick, a decent man and founder of the exclusive Stud Club, and Lily, Leo's enchanting sister, made Julian reconsider his wild ways. When Leo's tragic murder demands that Julian hunt for justice, he vows to see the woman he secretly loves married to a man of her own class. Lily, however, has a very different husband in mind. She's adored Julian forever, loves the man beneath the rakish facade, and his insistence on marrying her off only reinforces her intent to prove he is the only man for her. The final part in Tessa Dare's delightful Stud Club trilogy. Other titles in this series are One Dance with a Duke and Twice Tempted by a Rogue. Rouge Romance - your first stop for romance books
Rouge is a new romance imprint for Ebury Publishing, part of the Random House group. Launched in September 2011, we will be releasing at least four new titles a month in a variety of categories including paranormal romance, regency, romantic suspense and contemporary romance. This sampler contains the first chapter of each of the eight launch titles on the Rouge list, which are: - One Dance with a Duke by Tessa Dare, a Rouge Regency Romance - Twice Tempted by a Rogue by Tessa Dare, a Rouge Regency Romance - Three Nights with a Scoundrel by Tessa Dare, a Rouge Regency Romance - The Husband Trap by Tracy Ann Warren, a Rouge Regency Romance - The Warrior by Nicole Jordan, a Rouge Historical Romance - Blood Magic by Jennifer Lyon, a Rouge Paranormal Romance - Wild Heat by Bella Andre, a Rouge Romantic Suspense - Crash into Me by Jill Sorenson, a Rouge Romantic Suspense To find out more about Rouge go to www.rougeromance.co.uk