Emily Hughes dreamed her brother's friend Jacob would whisk her away to a life of bliss at his side? Instead, when she comes to London Jacob asks her to tutor his ward Harriet in the ways of society. Then she learns that Jacob and Harriet have been betrothed since childhood. She must carry on with a broken heart--but how? Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet and winner of the Write Touch Readers' Award and the Winter Rose Award.
Amanda Morrison's father has not forgiven her for eloping with the fallen soldier, Jack Morrison. She is forced to live in seclusion and avoid the haughty Duke of Norwood when he comes to court her half-sister. No great problem, since she dislikes the man, except that the more she gets to know him, the harder it is to ignore her desires. Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet and the winner of the Holt Medallion for Best Regency Romance of 1996.
When Lord Symington tries to save a young woman from drowning he almost loses his own life, and winds up compromised--having spent the night (unconscious) with Lady Elizabeth Fosdale in a country cottage. As any honorable gentleman would, he offers her marriage, but she will have none of it. And his lordship is not quite willing to see Lady Elizabeth disappear. Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet
James Underwood returned to England after the murder of his twin brother, the Earl of Ridgeway, and vowed to find the killer. Mary Northrup, now the widow of a baron, was James's former love, but she now appears to scorn and mistrust him--another legacy left by his brother. But James cannot pretend that his own feelings have changed. Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet.
Three holiday novellas by Allison Lane: Second Chance (from 'A Regency Christmas'), Heart's Desire (from 'A Regency Christmas Present'), and The Marriage Stakes (from 'A Regency Christmas Eve') all originally published by Signet.
Bespectacled Joanna Patterson, chaperone to Lady Harriet, finds the sweet-tempered Reggie Wylie helpful in vetting her charge's suitors. But Reggie's younger brother, the dandy Lord Sedgewick Wylie, thinks Joanna is trying to ensnare his brother and he sets out to make sure she doesn't. There is more to both of them than their appearance--if they could just discover what was beneath the surface. [Sequel to A Bird in Hand] Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet
Beautiful, intelligent Angela Warren is being urged to make a match with Society's darling, Lord Gabriel Atwater, who irritates her with his insincerity. The man who intrigues her is the mysterious social outcast, Devall Blackthorn. Despite his reputation, she trusts him, and Lord Blackthorn, though confused and infuriated by Angela, also finds himself strongly drawn to her. Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet
the man's daughter, but his scandalous (though false) reputation makes him a social pariah. Though Alexandra Vale wishes to atone for her father's crime, she cannot easily accept a man of Tony's reputation. Fate will foil both their schemes, and the truth will out? Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet
Marianne Barnett is virtually being held prisoner on her estate by her guardian, who has declared her a madwoman. Colonel Jack Caldwell discovers that she desperately needs his help, as she had once before. But Jack is facing his own demons--fearing a family legacy of cowardice and brutality after he has disappointed himself at Waterloo. Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet
Richard Avery, Lord Carrington, travels to Devon to rescue his nephew from a misalliance, but he is distracted by Penelope Wingrave, hot-tempered sister of the "unsuitable" girl his nephew is attached to. Penelope, who raises ostriches, may not be his idea of a lady, but she is certainly a very tempting woman. Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet.
Burned out from years of tracking French spies, heartbroken from being jilted, Alex Portland now lives like a hermit on his secluded estate--until a storm blows Eden Marlow into his life. Eden seeks his help to unmask her husband's killer and recover his stolen antiquities. Despite the distracting sparks between them, together they uncover secrets--and a crafty thief. First time published! Regency Historical by Allison Lane, author of 21 Regency romances, historicals and novellas
Hope Ashburton was living with her invalid mother at Redrock House when she learned that her home had been gambled away to the rake Maxwell Longford, Earl of Merimont. The earl discovered that Miss Ashburton and her mother had an unbreakable lease on the property, so what was he to do with the guests he'd invited? Divide the house, of course. Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet
Architect John Lascar and duke's ward Faith Harper are desperately in love but hiding it, for each fears that admitting their love will destroy the other. But when shocking events force them together physically and change their status in the eyes of the world, each uses that love to help the other survive. Regency Historical by Allison Lane; second of the Portland Chronicles Trilogy
The Earl of Bridgeport plots the perfect revenge for Elaine Thompson, the insignificant chit who left him standing at the altar, tarnishing his reputation. But Elaine doesn't cooperate, instead initiating a battle of wits that threatens to destroy them both. Will she discover his deepest secret, or will he uncover hers? Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet
Lady Melissa Stapleton's brother is in debt to evil Lord Heflin, and Melissa at his mercy. She escapes, but finds herself in greater danger from Lord Rathbone, an infamous but irresistible rake. When Rathbone insists that Melissa pose as his bride-to-be, both her reputation and her innocence are tested by their growing desire.
Rafe Thomas is drunk, furious, and determined to escape a forced betrothal. Helen St. James is concussed, terrified, and fleeing forced nuptials. To their muddled minds, wedding each other seems like the perfect solution--until the next morning. Rafe isn't the magnanimous rescuer Helen expected, and her uncle will do anything to steal her considerable fortune, including kill her husband.... Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published as a Signet superRegency
Widow Catherine Parrish knows that redeeming her reputation is impossible, since a powerful neighbor is depicting her as the greatest sinner of all time. But her brother insists the Earl of Rockhurst investigate the rumors swirling around his sister, and the earl doesn't realize she is the same woman he insulted only the day before. [1st book of the Seabrook trilogy] Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet.
When Captain Andrew Seabrook returned home after Waterloo, he recognized his sister's companion as the woman he wronged eleven years ago. Now danger threatened her and her family as a villain seeks to recover papers that could send him to the gibbet. Can Chloe and Andrew find him before it is too late? [Seabrook trilogy, book 3] Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet
When shy, intelligent Mary Seabrook is forced to accompany her self-centered sister to London for the Season, she encounters Lord Grayson, notorious rake, but also a gentleman who shares her interests. As for his lordship, wherever he goes he finds Miss Seabrook--rapidly uncovering his secrets, deflecting a scheming miss and saving his life when he suffers a suspicious string of accidents. Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet.
Caroline Cummings, a talented vicar's daughter, is inadvertently compromised by Thomas Mannering, rake and second son of an earl. They are forced to marry, though Thomas is obsessed with a now-married London beauty. While Caroline works to understand her tormented husband and build a life with him, he struggles to maintain his honor and their social position in Regency society. Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet and winner of Romantic Times Best First Regency award f... more info>>
Did modern-day Cherlynn Cardington understand the gravity of the Gypsy Curse when she claimed her new title of Marchioness of Broadbanks? Visiting an historic estate, she wakens to find herself a Regency lady, never married to her intended, the Marquess of Broadbanks. She is determined to see the couple joined and end the curse that brought tragedy for generations. Regency Romance Time Travel by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet.
Lord Devlin marries his childhood friend Catherine Braxton, rescuing her from life as a poor relation. But he had been poised to wed the beautiful Lady Hermione, and rumors accuse Catherine of tricking him when he continues to live in Hermione's pocket. Can the unsophisticated Catherine defeat the worldly beauty to win his love? Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet.
Lady Bounty had her heart broken by the libertine Marquess of Woodvale ten years ago. When he comes wooing her, she will have none of it, instead spending her energies on helping a friend break an unwanted betrothal. Nicholas, too, was trying to help a cousin avoid an unsuitable marriage. All their matchmaking schemes become a tangled web, and who's to sort it out? Regency Romance by Allison Lane; originally published by Signet
Three Allison Lane novellas: For Richer or Poorer, The Three Beaux, part 2; The Ultimate Magic, The Three Beaux, part 3; and Promises to Keep. For Richer or Poorer: Richard Hughes is shocked when a ragged miss bursts into his sister's wedding. Georgiana Whittaker is fleeing her guardian's plot to sell her to a scoundrel. The Ultimate Magic: Lord Charles Beaumont is shocked that the favor he promised his friend involves helping governess Edith Knowlton, the bane of his existence who has caused hi... more info>>