Wynn, Viscount Ingall, saved a young woman from a fire. Lady Victoria Keyes, in despair of her life, promised herself to marry any man who rescued her, whoever he might be. But Wynn was a social outcast and refused her hand. And the diamond key Torrie's father gave her at her come-out ball was a promise to give her heart and hand only to her true love? Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Signet
Viscount Knowle--war hero, society darling and rising political star--expected to inherit his aunt's Primrose Cottage--but she left it to her dogs, and her companion, Angelina Armstead. Angelina would not be reasoned, bribed, threatened or even kissed into giving in to Knowle's shameless tricks to secure the property. Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Fawcett Crest
Wounded and trapped behind enemy lines, Major Lord Tyverne was rescued by Lieutenant George Croft, who subsequently died. Trying to repay the enormous debt he owed, Tyverne offered marriage to Delia Croft. Though her obnoxious cousin kept her on insufficient monies and George's fianc� was devastatingly pregnant and abandoned by her family, and Diablo terrified everyone in sight, Delia insisted on love, not obligation. Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Signet
A classic work from author Barbara Metzger, now available in ebook format for the first time! Never did Alexander "Ace" Endicott, the Earl of Cards, imagine himself to be thrice-betrothed against his will by the doings of three desperate debutantes. So he escapes London to his property in the country, where he follows through with his deceased father's last wish-to find his long-lost step-sister. His search takes a detour and leads him to Nell, who piques his interest. Now, Ace may have to reco... more info>>
An Affair of Interest Sydney Lattimore was sure her beautiful sister could capture the interest of a wealthy parti if they could finance their way to London with their grandfather's half-pay and Sydney's clever management. Viscount Mainwaring could scarcely believe the courage this little copper-haired sprite showed--and the outrageousness of her schemes. But he knew he had to keep her out of trouble. Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Fawcett Crest
Adventurous Lady Emilyanne had no one but Viscount Stokely to turn to when her guardian tried to force her to marry his awful stepson. So the viscount married her while on leave and returned to his army unit. Which left Lady Em to attend to estate and ton matters pretty much as she saw fit--even if he didn't quite agree with her methods. Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Fawcett Crest
Years ago, Captain Jack Endicott's half-sister vanished after a carriage accident. He now sets out to honor his father's dying wish and find her. Jack plans to open a lavish gaming parlor and hire only beautiful ladies to deal cards, possibly finding his sister. All he needs is a little luck. Instead he finds prim schoolteacher Allie Silver, who needs a guardian for one of her most precocious pupils. With such an unlikely duo, all bets are off in a wild game of romance.
Rakish Lord Hartleigh discovers a baby on his doorstep. Because he hasn't the least idea how to care for it, he turns to his neighbor's housekeeper, the disapproving Mrs. Carissa Kane, for assistance. The well-born Carissa, abandoned by her husband and her own family, has been forced along with her daughter to make her own way in the world. Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Fawcett Crest
When Rosellen Lockharte, penmanship teacher at a girls school, believes she is dying from influenza, she feverishly pens letters to those who have, through various misdeeds, brought her to this pass. And to forgive them. Well, most of them. Let Lord Stanford bear the responsibility for her death always. Except that he arrives in time to rescue her. Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Signet
Ada Westlake has turned down Viscount Ashmead--again, convinced that a marriage of convenience would ruin their perfect friendship. She then also fails to latch onto the fortune in coins she finds in her apple orchard, assuming it is tainted money. Though the viscount knows something about that money, he can't possibly tell Ada, and so he watches her try to dispose of it--without much luck? Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Signet
All of London knows the story of the vanished Lady Charlotte Endicott and the handsome reward that will accompany her safe return. Scores of blond-haired, blue-eyed impostors have tried their luck at Jack Endicott's casino claiming to be the girl, only to be turned away-but Queenie Dennis just might be the one. Fate takes a turn when she returns to London posing as a dressmaker fresh from France. Queenie quickly becomes the talk of the town, catching the eye of the handsome Lord Harkness. As he... more info>>
Kathlyn Partland mistrusted Lord Chase's offer to pay her for appearing in public with him. But she was in need of the money, and he was in need of proving to Society that he was a rake. Chase assured her it was a ruse, that he believed both bride and groom should arrive at marriage with innocence intact. Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Fawcett Crest
First time in ebook! After the cold-blooded murder of her odious husband, Marisol Pendenning, a lovely but pregnant young widow, and Lord Kimbrough, the handsome aristocrat who had been the last to see the victim alive, are drawn into the search for a killer.
Lucinda's life was tragically cut short in a most scandalous manner, and her only means of entering Heaven lies in saving Lord Stanford from Hell. Perhaps while guiding the notorious rake onto a virtuous path, she can show him how true love will save his immortal soul...
Well-bred orphan Cristabel Swann tolerates her thankless teaching job -- until her uncle dies unexpectedly. Arriving in London to claim her inheritance, Cristabel encounters something else entirely -- a loutish naval captain who won all of the old man's property in an evening's gambling, leaving his niece nothing but debt! To his credit, Captain Chase recognizes her desperation and offers her a position as landlady of a "boarding house" in Kensington. Cristabel is happy with her new situation a... more info>>
A war hero's widow, Graceanne still has her adorable three-year-old twin boys to love--until she receives a letter from her late husband's demanding cousin, Leland Warrington, the Duke of Ware. It seems that the duke--thirty-two years old, twice widowed, and with no forseeable plans to marry again--is in desperate need of an heir. And seeing that Graceanne has two boys, she could easily spare one. Well, couldn't she? Graceanne is too strong a woman not to stand up to Leland's completely unreaso... more info>>
Lyndell Markham's stepbrother used her money to purchase a country inn, but she knew he wasn't guilty of spying. So she disguised herself as the innkeeper with the intention of trapping the real traitor. Unfortunately, the Marquis of Cheyne, her guest at the inn, could ruin her if he discovered her identity. Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Fawcett
Lord Carroll had plans for marrying off his three beautiful daughters--by Christmas. Joia, Hollice and Meredith had plans of their own. Joia wasn't going to marry a rake; Holly wasn't going to be pushed into marriage with her childhood friend; and Merry wasn't sure she'd marry at all. But the magical season was fast approaching--as were three charming suitors. Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Fawcett Crest
Originally in print in 2005, now available as an ebook! If only he could go back in time. Then Ian, Karl ol Marden, would not have dueled, and he would not have hit an innocent bystander -- a sickly lad, no less. And he certainly would never have brought the boy's sister, Athena Renslow, to stay at his house without a chaperone. On top of it all, the nineteen-year-old beauty is under the mistaken impression that Ian is the gentle hero who rescued her brother instead of the rogue who practically... more info>>
When Rowanne Wimberley meets Carey Delverson, one of the Delverson Devils, at Almack's, he is about to join his regiment in the Peninsula. Carey's service is grueling, and his new sense of responsibility makes him offer (unsuccessfully) for a young relative. Rowanne isn't waiting for this devil to capture her, but she's in no hurry to settle for a man she doesn't love. Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Fawcett
When one of the Duke of Caswell's painted portraits started talking to him, he knew he'd best find treatment for his problem. Sir Osgood Bannister offered such a program--and expected his niece, Lilyanne, to carry out the bland regimen. Lilyanne was not at all the sort of woman the duke would ordinarily meet--and her innocence intrigued him. But that wouldn't do in his world, would it? Regency Romance by Barbara Metzger; originally published by Signet