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Lords and Ladies
  • Author : Terry Pratchett
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780061807527
  • Reader Reviews : 45
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Although they may feature witches and wizards, vampires and dwarves, along with the occasional odd human, Terry Pratchett's bestselling Discworld novels are grounded firmly in the modern world. Taking humorous aim at all our foibles, each novel reveals our true character and nature. It's a dreamy midsummer's night in the Kingdom of Lancre. But music and romance aren't the only things filling the air. Magic and mischief are afoot, threatening to spoil the royal wedding of King Verence and his favorite witch, Magrat Garlick. Invaded by some Fairie Trash, soon it won't be only champagne that's flowing through the streets ...

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    A Very Dutiful Daughter
  • Author : Elizabeth Mansfield
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN : 9781101568408
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Available digitally for the first time—a classic Signet Regency Romance by an author who is “renowned for delighting readers.” (Affaire de Coeur)Miss Letitia Glendenning has done the unthinkable by turning down a proposal from the most eligible bachelor in England. Why did she do it? The lady has her reasons, and it’s up to the dashing lord to find out exactly what those reasons are.“One of the best-loved authors of Regency romances.”—The Romance ReaderDon’t miss the eBook premieres of Elizabeth Mansfield’s beloved Signet Regency classics The Counterfeit Husband coming March 2012 and The Bartered Bride in April 2012.

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    Knights, Lords, and Ladies
  • Author : John W. Baldwin
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780812296280
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : History
  • At the beginning of the twelfth century, the region around Paris had a reputation for being the land of unruly aristocrats. Entrenched within their castles, the nobles were viewed as quarrelling among themselves, terrorizing the countryside, harassing churchmen and peasants, pillaging, and committing unspeakable atrocities. By the end of the century, during the reign of Philip Augustus, the situation was dramatically different. The king had created the principal governmental organs of the Capetian monarchy and replaced the feudal magnates at the royal court with loyal men of lesser rank. The major castles had been subdued and peace reigned throughout the countryside. The aristocratic families remain the same, but no longer brigands, they had now been recruited for royal service. In his final book, the distinguished historian John Baldwin turned to church charters, royal inventories of fiefs and vassals, aristocratic seals and documents, vernacular texts, and archaeological evidence to create a detailed picture of the transformation of aristocratic life in the areas around Paris during the four decades of Philip Augustus's reign. Working outward from the reconstructed biographies of seventy-five individuals from thirty-three noble families, Baldwin offers a rich description of their domestic lives, their horses and war gear, their tourneys and crusades, their romantic fantasies, and their penances and apprehensions about final judgment. Knights, Lords, and Ladies argues that the aristocrats who inhabited the region of Paris over the turn of the twelfth century were important not only because they contributed to Philip Augustus's increase of royal power and to the wealth of churches and monasteries, but also for their own establishment as an elite and powerful social class.

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    When a Lord Needs a Lady
  • Author : Jane Goodger
  • Publisher : eKensington
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781601831620
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “A heartwarming and amusing romance . . . with steamy scenes and believable tension” from the author of The Mad Lord’s Daughter and When a Duke Says I Do (Library Journal). Lord Graham Spencer needs a wife. But not just any girl will do. She must have the money to save his dilapidated estate and desperate tenants. So when he meets a charming American lady’s maid on the beach at Brighton, the last thing he ought to do is kiss her. Katherine Wright is hunting a titled husband. Or at least her mother is. But Katherine can’t get the memory of a most inappropriate kiss out of her mind. The handsome stranger who took her in his arms in Brighton was only a valet, but even if she is an heiress, she’d rather spend her life with him than some stiff British aristocrat. Can true love survive two false identities, two scheming mamas, and two lavish house parties where all is revealed? It can . . . When A Lord Needs A Lady Praise for the Lords and Ladies series “A gripping love story . . . the perfect read for anyone looking to lose themselves in a flawless romantic novel.” —Fresh Fiction “Goodger’s Regency debut abounds with quiet charm.” —Publishers Weekly “One of the most sweetly emotional stories I’ve read in ages . . . Truly pulls at the heartstrings.” —All About Romance

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    Not Like a Lady
  • Author : Judith Lynne
  • Publisher : Judith Lynne
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN : 9781953984005
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Letty’s lost everything but one friend, and her horse. She desperately needs to convince the fierce baronet to buy any horse but hers. Now she's causing her own problems, because she cannot stop touching a man she'd been prepared to hate. Sir Michael Grantley is Roseford's new baronet, and a salty ex-sailor who lost half a leg in the war. He's desperate to ride again - but for that he needs a biddable horse. He's not prepared for the horse to come with an independent young woman who decides that the key to her future is helping him ride again. The last think Michael needs is a wife, and Letty has never been anything like a lady. Neither of them can resist the one person they ought to refuse. A sensual, engrossing, enchanting romance between two people who can't keep their hands off one another. Not Like a Lady is a historical Regency romance novel with steamy moments and sweet ones, of about 300 pages. It includes a woman with a knack for saying what she thinks and no talent for needlework, a gallant if grumpy baronet, no cheating, no cliffhanger, and a Happily Ever After! This story satisfies your stand-alone urges, but old friends are never gone: Letty and Michael return in book 2, Cass and Oliver's story, The Countess Invention. — "Judith Lynne also demonstrates that it is possible to write a genuinely erotic sex scene that sizzles on the page without so much as a hint of coarseness." - Booklife Judith Lynne's Regency romances are for modern lovers of classic romance, meticulously researched, with a family of characters as rich and diverse as Britain herself at the time. The Lords and Undefeated Ladies series is light, fun reading featuring characters with disabilities for whom their disability is not the drama. Fans of Mary Balogh and Grace Burrowes will love Judith Lynne. Dukes and thieves, bakers and baronets, inventors and artists and late-night adventurers — you'll meet them all. Enjoy your introduction to the world of Judith Lynne romance!

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    The Mad Lord’s Daughter
  • Author : Jane Goodger
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781420128383
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “A gripping love story . . . the perfect read for anyone looking to lose themselves in a flawless romantic novel”—from the author of When a Duke Says I Do (Fresh Fiction). Locked away by her reclusive and intensely protective father, the recently deceased “Mad Lord of Northumberland,” Melissa is beautiful and educated but painfully naïve about the real world—and the dark secrets of her birth. Now in the care of her uncle, the Earl of Braddock, she must prepare to enter London society and find a proper husband, a task that grows complicated when she falls for the one man she can never have. Just as a promising new life begins to eclipse her tragic past, she'll find herself consumed by a forbidden love that could destroy it all . . . Praise for When a Duke Says I Do “Goodger's Regency debut abounds with quiet charm.”—Publishers Weekly “One of the most sweetly emotional stories I've read in ages . . . truly pulls at the heartstrings.”—All About Romance

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    Lords, Ladies, Peasants and Knights
  • Author : Don Nardo
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN : 1590189280
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Explores the daily lives of different social classes in Europe during the Middle Ages.

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    Historical Lords & Ladies Band 86
  • Author : Diane Gaston,Amanda McCabe
  • Publisher : CORA Verlag
  • Pages : 418
  • ISBN : 9783751502535
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • SCHICKSALSNACHT IN BARTON PARK von AMANDA MCCABE Darf eine junge Witwe mit beschädigtem Ruf auf ein neues Glück hoffen? Unverzagt schmiegt sich Emma an Sir Davids breite Brust. Sie spürt, dass die Sehnsucht, die in seinen graublauen Augen glüht, ihr allein gilt. Doch ihre skandalöse Vergangenheit verfolgt Emma gnadenlos ... DIE GEHEIMNISVOLLE VISCOUNTESS von DIANE GASTON Todesmutig rettet Adam Vickery, Marquess of Tannerton, die junge Marlena aus der herbstlich stürmischen See. Noch ahnt er nicht, welch gefährliches Geheimnis die schöne Schiffbrüchige quält. Da hat er sich schon Hals über Kopf in sie verliebt ...

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    Lords and Ladies of the Italian Lakes
  • Author : Edgcumbe Staley
  • Publisher : Alpha Edition
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN : 9353607590
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : History
  • This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. We have represented this book in the same form as it was first published. Hence any marks seen are left intentionally to preserve its true nature.

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    Seducing the Marquess
  • Author : Callie Hutton
  • Publisher : Entangled: Scandalous
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN : 9781633757844
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • London, 1819 Richard, Marquess of Devon, has always planned on a having a typical ton marriage one of respect and affection but without messy entanglements such as love. His wife of five months, Lady Eugenia Devon, thought she was satisfied with their arrangement...until she finds the book. Captivated by the naughty details, Lady Eugenia finds herself with rather unladylike desires and begins a campaign to change the rules of her marriage. What Lady Eugenia wants is for her very proper husband to fall in love with her. But her new daring wardrobe and undeniably wicked behavior to catch his attention lead him to an unthinkable conclusion. Each book in the Lords & Ladies in Love series is STANDALONE: * Seducing the Marquess * Marrying the Wrong Earl * Denying the Duke * Wagering For Miss Blake * Captivating the Earl

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    The Shakespeare Codex
  • Author : Terry Pratchett
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN : 9781350244993
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Drama
  • Based loosely on The Science of Discworld II: the Globe, Lords & Ladies, and A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Shakespeare Codex is a new Discworld stage adaptation written to commemorate Terry Pratchett's life and works. Discworld's motley band of characters team up and stop the elves taking over our world, make Shakespeare write A Midsummer Night's Dream ... and ensure the potato is discovered! Featuring Ridcully, Rincewind, Granny Weatherwax, Angua, Vetinari, Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth I (and the Earl of Oxford), this is an unmissable new adventure for Discworld fans.

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    Lords and Ladies
  • Author : Terry Pratchett
  • Publisher : HarperTorch
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0061056928
  • Reader Reviews : 45
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Although they may feature witches and wizards, vampires and dwarves, along with the occasional odd human, Terry Pratchett's bestselling Discworld novels are grounded firmly in the modern world. Taking humorous aim at all our foibles, each novel reveals our true character and nature. It's a dreamy midsummer's night in the Kingdom of Lancre. But music and romance aren't the only things filling the air. Magic and mischief are afoot, threatening to spoil the royal wedding of King Verence and his favorite witch, Magrat Garlick. Invaded by some Fairie Trash, soon it won't be only champagne that's flowing through the streets ...

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    Bestselling Lords and Ladies: Feather, London, Duran
  • Author : Jane Feather,Julia London,Meredith Duran
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 900
  • ISBN : 9781451652123
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • This ebook boxed set of historical romance bestsellers set in Regency England features novels by Jane Feather, Julia London, and Meredith Duran.

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    When a Duke Says I Do
  • Author : Jane Goodger
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781420125481
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The heart has plans of its own in this delightful series opener. “Goodger’s Regency debut abounds with quiet charm.”—Publishers Weekly Miss Elsie Stanhope resided in Nottinghamshire, an area so rich in titled gentlemen, so felicitous for marriage-minded mamas, it was called “the Dukeries.” Indeed, Elsie had been betrothed since childhood to the heir of a dukedom. She had no expectation it would be a love match. Still less that she would enter into a shockingly scandalous affair with an altogether different sort of lover. And the very last thing she imagined was that the mysteries of his birth would be unraveled with as many unforeseen twists and turns as the deepest secrets of her heart. “One of the most sweetly emotional stories I’ve read in ages . . . truly pulls at the heartstrings.”—All About Romance Praise for the writing of Jane Goodger “Gentle humor, witty banter, and attractive characters.”—Library Journal “A touching, compassionate, passion-filled romance.”—Romantic Times

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    Lords and Ladies of the Italian Lakes
  • Author : Edgcumbe Staley
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 506
  • ISBN : PRNC:32101067647915
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  • Genre : Lakes
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    Lords and Ladies and Their Duties- Children's Medieval History Books
  • Author : Baby Professor
  • Publisher : Speedy Publishing LLC
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781541907850
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  • Genre : History
  • In the medieval ages, there were specific societal structures and classes that pretty much dictate how lives were lived. For instance, lords and ladies performed different duties compared to the serfs and slaves. Royalty also had different responsibilities. Have you ever wondered how it would be like to live in the medieval ages? Stop wondering and open this book instead!

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    Historical Lords & Ladies Band 60
  • Author : Elizabeth Beacon,Meg Alexander
  • Publisher : CORA Verlag
  • Pages : 437
  • ISBN : 9783733768430
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • KEINE LADY FÜR LORD STRENSHAM? von BEACON, ELIZABETH Als Dienstmagd arbeitet Hetty auf Rosecombe Park. Niemand ahnt, dass sie eigentlich aus einer guten Familie stammt. Am wenigsten Viscount Strensham - der Mann, der ihr Herz höher schlagen lässt. Aber Hetty darf nicht von der großen Liebe träumen, obwohl der Viscount ihre Gefühle zu erwidern scheint. Denn er muss eine reiche, standesgemäße Erbin ehelichen! Und Hetty darf ihm nicht verraten, wer sie wirklich ist ... SÜßER VERRAT von ALEXANDER, MEG Wütend stellt Edward Thorpe, Viscount Lyndhurst, Georgina zur Rede. Sie hat seinem Bruder zur Flucht verholfen und soll ihm nun dessen Aufenthaltsort preisgeben. Die Schöne stellt eine Bedingung: Das Versteck zeigt sie ihm - jedoch nur persönlich! Auf der Reise kommen sie sich näher, und Edward versinkt in einem Strudel des Verlangens. Aber kann er Georgina vertrauen - oder verfolgt sie einen finsteren Plan?

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    Love Forever After
  • Author : Patricia Rice
  • Publisher : Book View Cafe
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781611387117
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Can a vicar’s daughter stop a vengeful Beast from destroying his enemies? As a vicar’s daughter, quiet Penelope Carlisle is accustomed to living on the thin edge of poverty. She’s content with her small home and a friendly village—until a cloaked and crippled Beast rides into her orchard. Badly scarred in heart and soul, Viscount Graham Trevelyan has no use for love. He has a need for revenge and a child to protect. The compassionate innocent who doesn’t flee his fierce visage is the perfect mother his silent daughter needs. Penelope understands the wisdom of a marriage of convenience to save her home. But how can she protect her heart from the gruff man who shows her kindness, only to keep her at a distance? And how long can Graham stay away from a courageous woman who dares tell him when he’s wrong—and threatens to desert him should he continue down his dangerous path? ~~~ “Beautiful Penelope Carlisle was an untouched innocent when she wed the Viscount Graham Trevelyan, who appeared to be disfigured. She knew theirs was a marriage of convenience, and thought Graham only wanted her to care for his motherless child. Graham, however, wanted her to give herself to him not out of duty...but desire. And this masterful man of the world sets out to teach this Vicar's daughter how pleasurable passion could be and how fiery love. . .” -- Romantic Times

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    Lady of Summer
  • Author : Emma Merritt
  • Publisher : Avon Books
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0380779846
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Divorcing an abusive husband despite local criticism, Lady Gwynneth becomes the leader of a village of outcasts and the profit-seeking commander of a fleet, and accepts a job by a handsome lord that returns her to her homeland. Original.

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    Falling in Love with a Duke
  • Author : Monica La Porta
  • Publisher : Monica La Porta
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A Heartbroken Duke & an Indomitable Lady. A Love Story for the ages Sometimes, a moonlit conversation is all one needs to fall in love… After the tragic death of his parents and little sister, Sebastian Moore has unwillingly become the Duke of Wentworth. He is left alone and brokenhearted and vows to never love again. Lady Elizabeth is headstrong, independent, generous, and doesn’t want to change her wayward ways even if she is about to enter the Marriage Mart’s fray. One night, a mysterious lord saves her life when she is attacked coming home from a charity call. The chance encounter leads to an unforgettable kiss, and their lives are forever changed. As Sebastian struggles to come to terms with his feelings for Elizabeth, she eavesdrops on a conversation between her father and the earl who bought his vowels. The discovery will force Elizabeth to sacrifice her future happiness. Will her heart survive losing her beloved duke?

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    Waken, Lords and Ladies Gay
  • Author : Desmond Pacey
  • Publisher : University of Ottawa Press
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9780776608938
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the Canadian Short Story Library, twelve stories from Desmond Pacey, a major figure in Canadian Literature and criticism. The twelve stories are typical of Pacey's story-telling technique and what emerges from them is a distinctive, even powerful optimism, charity, tolerance and deep understanding of human nature. The sombre side of life is honestly portrayed and juxtaposed against the importance of love as a unifying force. These stories, presented in a simple straightforward manner, reveal man as he is: fragile, vulnerable, capable of crude, selfish and irrational behaviour, subject to defeat and despair; but also, heroic, enlightened, capable of strength, wisdom, hope and joy.

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    The Pirate's Secret Stowaway
  • Author : Erin Grace
  • Publisher : Erin Grace
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • With their futures threatened, Grace Hathaway will risk everything to save her cousin and herself. But when she takes her fate into her own hands and stows away on board the Serenade, she has no idea just how much her life will change. Captain Marcus James is haunted by a violent past he can barely remember except in the dark, murky sea of his dreams. Competition with government traders has seen him take on illegal hidden goods, just to keep The Serenade and her crew afloat. The last thing he needs is undue attention from the wrong quarters, and the last thing he expects to find is Grace. Facing stormy seas, bloody battles with pirates, and a sizzling romance, will Grace and Marcus find their own port of call?

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    A Tourist Guide to Lancre
  • Author : Terry Pratchett,Stephen Briggs
  • Publisher : Transworld Pub
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0552146080
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Not only an artistic and breathtaking view of Lancre but also an interesting and informative guide to one of the Discworld's more, er, picturesque kingdoms. Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick live there. Lancre could hardly be somwhere ordinary, could it? Magic glues the Discworld together and a lot of it ends up in Lancre, principal Kingdom of the Ramtop Mountains. Between Uberwald and Whale Bay, the Octarine Grass Country and the Windersins Ocean lies the most exciting and dangerous terrain in all Discworld. The Ramtops supply Discworld with most of its witches and wizards. The leaves on the trees move even when there is no breeze. Rocks go for a stroll in the evening. Even the land, at times, seems alive. The mapp may be only two-dimensional, but watch it very carefully and you might just see it jostle about a bit.

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    Historical Lords & Ladies Band 91
  • Author : Ann Elizabeth Cree,Marguerite Kaye
  • Publisher : CORA Verlag
  • Pages : 459
  • ISBN : 9783751511230
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • EIN EARL AUF BRAUTSCHAU von ANN ELIZABETH CREE Als Claire auf dem Ball den Earl of Rotham wiedersieht, steigt ihr das Blut in die Wangen: Er ist so arrogant und gefährlich attraktiv wie damals! Sie ahnt nicht, dass Jack von ihr bald weit mehr als einen Tanz verlangt: Der Earl sucht eine Braut – Liebe sucht er nicht ... LIEBE, RAUB UND LEIDENSCHAFT von MARGUERITE KAYE Was für ein Schock: Henrietta erwacht im Bett des Earl of Pentland! Angeblich hat der berüchtigte Wüstling sie gefunden, nachdem ein Einbrecher sie niederschlug. Als Henrietta plötzlich selbst des Diebstahls beschuldigt wird, erweist der Earl sich erneut als ihr Retter in der Not ... mit äußerst unschicklichen Methoden!

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    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation)
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN : 9780393334159
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A poetic translation of the classic Arthurian story is an edition in alliterative language and rhyme of the epic confrontation between a young Round Table hero and a green-clad stranger who compels him to meet his destiny at the Green Chapel. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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    The Scoundrel and the Lady
  • Author : Robyn DeHart
  • Publisher : Entangled: Scandalous
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN : 9781640632592
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Iris Bennington is furious when she discovers her younger brother is following the instructions found in the acclaimed advice columns on How to be a Gentleman. The so-called "advice" is more likely to turn her brother into a scoundrel than a true gentleman. Iris decides to locate the author of the columns and confront him. Merritt Steel, the Earl of Ashby, cannot help but be amused by the slip of a woman who comes calling. Unwilling to let such a delightful potential conquest go, he proposes a wager: bring him anyone off the street and he can pass them off as a gentleman. It's a bargain she readily accepts—but with a twist. Their bargain proves to be a greater challenge than either anticipated. Merritt finds it near impossible to keep his hands off Iris, and she begins to see the undeniable appeal of ungentlemanly behavior... Each book in the Lords of Vice series is STANDALONE: * The Scoundrel and the Lady * The Marquess and the Maiden * The Earl and the Reluctant Lady

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    Knights, Lords, and Ladies
  • Author : John W. Baldwin
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN : 9780812251289
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : History
  • At the beginning of the twelfth century, the region around Paris had a reputation for being the land of unruly aristocrats. Entrenched within their castles, the nobles were viewed as quarrelling among themselves, terrorizing the countryside, harassing churchmen and peasants, pillaging, and committing unspeakable atrocities. By the end of the century, during the reign of Philip Augustus, the situation was dramatically different. The king had created the principal governmental organs of the Capetian monarchy and replaced the feudal magnates at the royal court with loyal men of lesser rank. The major castles had been subdued and peace reigned throughout the countryside. The aristocratic families remain the same, but no longer brigands, they had now been recruited for royal service. In his final book, the distinguished historian John Baldwin turned to church charters, royal inventories of fiefs and vassals, aristocratic seals and documents, vernacular texts, and archaeological evidence to create a detailed picture of the transformation of aristocratic life in the areas around Paris during the four decades of Philip Augustus's reign. Working outward from the reconstructed biographies of seventy-five individuals from thirty-three noble families, Baldwin offers a rich description of their domestic lives, their horses and war gear, their tourneys and crusades, their romantic fantasies, and their penances and apprehensions about final judgment. Knights, Lords, and Ladies argues that the aristocrats who inhabited the region of Paris over the turn of the twelfth century were important not only because they contributed to Philip Augustus's increase of royal power and to the wealth of churches and monasteries, but also for their own establishment as an elite and powerful social class.

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    The Earl and the Reluctant Lady
  • Author : Robyn DeHart
  • Publisher : Entangled: Scandalous
  • Pages : 249
  • ISBN : 9781640637047
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the very moment Agnes Watkins walked into his life, Fletcher Banks, Earl of Wakefield, has wanted her. Agnes is not just beautiful, she’s clever and determined. She’s also the sister of the man who holds Fletcher’s career as a spy in his hands. And that makes her completely off-limits. Tall, impossibly broad, and handsome as a sin, Fletcher Banks is a brazen scoundrel. Known for his reputation as the greatest lover in London, he’s the only man who’s ever proved a temptation for Agnes. Her duties with the Ladies of Virtue mean she can’t overlook his lustful ways. The time has come to reform this rake. With Agnes setting her virtuous sights on him, Fletcher can’t avoid her any longer. Perhaps spending more time together will release him from his infatuation with Agnes without falling further from her brother’s good graces. But they soon find it impossible to deny that this may be more than lust... Each book in the Lords of Vice series is STANDALONE: * The Scoundrel and the Lady * The Marquess and the Maiden * The Earl and the Reluctant Lady

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    Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!
  • Author : Laura Amy Schlitz
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN : 9780763615789
  • Reader Reviews : 41
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • A collection of short one-person plays featuring characters, between ten and fifteen years old, who live in or near a thirteenth-century English manor.

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    The regency
  • Author : Ann Elizabeth Cree
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN : 0263845710
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Romance fiction, American
  • In 'My Lady's Prisoner', Julia Carrington's husband has been killed. Desperate to uncover the culprit, Julia had little success, until Nicholas Chandler appeared wearing her husband's ring. In 'Miss Harcourt's Dilemma', Miss Verity Harcourt was unconcerned about finding a husband, as she remembered a past heartbreak.

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    The Lord's Lady
  • Author : Jacob M. Rodriguez
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN : 1532874758
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • In The Lord's Lady, Pastor Jacob Rodriguez shows women how to overcome their struggles and live a victorious life. Readers will learn how to:* Escape their past by being healed of bitterness, anger, shame, disappointments and ultimately, a broken heart.* Embrace their present by overcoming temptation, renewing their minds, building healthy friendships, and developing a passionate relationship with Jesus Christ.* Enlarge their potential by recognizing God's call, realizing their identity and fulfilling their dreams.Jacob knits timeless scriptures together with present-day relevance, creating a quilt of powerful principles. His insights empower every woman to shape her destiny and give birth to her dreams. It's time to discover the life you were designed to live!

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    The Border Lord and the Lady
  • Author : Bertrice Small
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781101145401
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the New York Times bestselling author?the fourth passionate romance in the Border Chronicles series. Lady Cicely Bowen, daughter of the Earl of Leighton, is sent away by her father when her jealous stepmother threatens her safety. Soon the exiled Cicely becomes best friends with Lady Joan Beaufort, the king?s cousin?and when Joan is married to King James I of Scotland she chooses Cicely as one of the ladies accompany her north? At the Scot?s court Cicely finds herself pursued by two men?elegant Andrew Gordon, the laird of Fairlee, and Ian Douglas, the laird of Glengorm, a rough-spoken border lord. When Ian kidnaps Cicely just as Andrew is about to propose, the royal court is sent into an uproar. The queen is demanding the return of her friend and the Gordons are threatening to set the border on fire. But the border lord is difficult to tame?and the lady?s heart is even harder to claim.

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    Ladies and Lords
  • Author : Rafaelle Nicholson
  • Publisher : Peter Lang Limited, International Academic Publishers
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1788742931
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Cricket
  • This book offers the first ever academic study of women's cricket in Britain from its origins in the 18th century to the present day. Through use of interviews with many former players, the book argues that women's cricket was a site of feminism across its history and an important source of empowerment to women who participated in the sport.

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    Denying the Duke
  • Author : Callie Hutton
  • Publisher : Entangled: Scandalous
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN : 9781640631175
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Lord Alexander Pemberton, second son of the Duke of Bedford, has spent his life being reminded of his less than revered position in the family. So when he loses the love of his life, Lady Patience, to an arranged marriage with his brother, a heartbroken Alex joins the military. Four years later, he's called home to assume the title after his brother's death. Though he's unprepared for his new responsibilities, Alex is stunned to discover that Patience never married his brother. And that he's now expected to marry her... Once carefree and innocent, years of bullying at the hands of her fiance and her father have left Patience Browning jaded. And now that her father expects her to marry Alex, she knows promises made in their youth aren’t enough to overcome what life has done to them. Alex is not the same man he was before war, and she can't marry someone who doesn't love her. But real love can grow and transform, if only Patience could believe that. Each book in the Lords & Ladies in Love series is STANDALONE: * Seducing the Marquess * Marrying the Wrong Earl * Denying the Duke * Wagering For Miss Blake * Captivating the Earl

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    Little Lord Fauntleroy
  • Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN : 9781427061805
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
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    In Byron's Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Lord Byron's Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace
  • Author : Miranda Seymour
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN : 9781681779362
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • A masterful portrait of two remarkable women, revealing how two turbulent lives were always haunted by the dangerously enchanting, quicksilver spirit of that extraordinary father whom Ada never knew: Lord Byron. In 1815, the clever, courted, and cherished Annabella Milbanke married the notorious and brilliant Lord Byron. Just one year later, she fled, taking with her their baby daughter, the future Ada Lovelace. Byron himself escaped into exile and died as a revolutionary hero in 1824, aged 36. The one thing he had asked his wife to do was to make sure that their daughter never became a poet. Ada didn’t. Brought up by a mother who became one of the most progressive reformers of Victorian England, Byron’s little girl was introduced to mathematics as a means of calming her wild spirits. Educated by some of the most learned minds in England, she combined that scholarly discipline with a rebellious heart and a visionary imagination. As a child invalid, Ada dreamed of building a steam-driven flying horse. As an exuberant and boldly unconventional young woman, she amplified her explanations of Charles Babbage’s unbuilt calculating engine to predict—as nobody would do for another century—the dawn of the modern computer age. When Ada died—like her father, she was only 36—great things seemed still to lie ahead for her as a passionate astronomer. Even while mired in debt from gambling and crippled by cancer, she was frenetically employing Faraday’s experiments with light refraction to explore the analysis of distant stars. Drawing on fascinating new material, Seymour reveals the ways in which Byron, long after his death, continued to shape the lives and reputations both of his wife and his daughter. During her life, Lady Byron was praised as a paragon of virtue; within ten years of her death, she was vilified as a disgrace to her sex. Well over a hundred years later, Annabella Milbanke is still perceived as a prudish wife and cruelly controlling mother. But her hidden devotion to Byron and her tender ambitions for his mercurial, brilliant daughter reveal a deeply complex but unexpectedly sympathetic personality. Miranda Seymour has written a masterful portrait of two remarkable women, revealing how two turbulent lives were often governed and always haunted by the dangerously enchanting, quicksilver spirit of that extraordinary father whom Ada never knew.

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    Historical Lords & Ladies Band 47
  • Author : Meg Alexander,Paula Marshall
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 371
  • ISBN : 9783733761233
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • HAPPY END FÜR HARRIET von ALEXANDER, MEG England, 1815: Die tiefblauen Augen, die elegante Kleidung, die attraktive Gestalt ... Gleich auf den ersten Blick verliert Miss Harriet Woodthorpe ihr Herz an Lord Ashby. Ihr Glück scheint perfekt - bis sie plötzlich von einem schlimmen Gerücht erfährt: Trachtet der Lord wirklich ihrer Schwester und deren Baby nach dem Leben? Harriet muss es herausfinden - auch wenn sie damit ihre Liebe in Gefahr bringt! EINE BRAUT MUSS HER! von MARSHALL, PAULA "Wenn du mir in neunzig Tagen keine Gemahlin vorstellst, bist du enterbt!" Die harten Worte seines Vaters setzen dem sorglosen Leben von Russell Chancellor, Lord Hadleigh, ein Ende: Eine Braut muss her - und zwar schnell! Die bezaubernde Mary, der er einst feurige Küsse raubte, scheint genau die Richtige. Damals hat sie ihn schmachvoll verlassen, aber nun wird er sie mit allen Mitteln zurückerobern ...

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    Captivating the Earl
  • Author : Callie Hutton
  • Publisher : Entangled: Scandalous
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN : 9781640637030
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Lady Elizabeth is hiding in plain sight...and very plain dresses. To escape her traitorous father's reputation, she's left behind the glittering balls of London Society to act as a governess. For the first time in her life, she’s independent and taking care of herself. All is fine...until the irresistible Lord Hawkins arrives at her employer's house. Lord Hawkins is a rake of the highest order, but something about the beautiful governess working for his cousin makes him want to act like a gentleman. After an attempt on her life, Hawk discovers who Elizabeth really is. Now under orders from the Home Office to bring her in, Hawk vows instead to protect her. Even though he’s not entirely sure she’s innocent, she is his responsibility. If only he could stop wanting her. Hawk may be handsome and honorable, but no matter how much Lizzie wants to give in to her desires, falling for the tempting man will surely bring heartbreak. Especially when he proposes the only way to keep her safe is to marry her. She doesn't want his name if he’s only doing it out of a sense of duty. But someone in the Home Office wants Lizzie dead and it’s up to Hawk to convince her of the danger when even becoming his countess may not save her life. Each book in the Lords & Ladies in Love series is STANDALONE: * Seducing the Marquess * Marrying the Wrong Earl * Denying the Duke * Wagering For Miss Blake * Captivating the Earl