By Suzanne Enoch, Karen Hawkins, Julia Quinn, Mia Ryan
"This profitable Regency-era anthology is hooked up by means of Quinn's renowned gossip columnist, woman Whistledown, who seemed in her prior novel, Romancing Mister Bridgerton. every one brief romance gains statement from the society snoop and unfurls over the weeks major as much as Valentine's Day, 1814. Characters meet, plots intersect, and cleverly, every one writer contains an identical skating social gathering (shown from the viewpoint of the 4 couples). even though all the authors carry their very own during this assortment, Enoch's story of a tender lady who resists a formative years betrothal till her long-absent fiance returns to make her re-examine is the most powerful. Quinn additionally can provide a delectable confection a couple of younger woman abruptly wooed through brothers. Hawkins's romance among an eccentric spinster and an amiable rake is the main conventional of the lot, whereas Ryan stretches the limits of the style with a hero whose ordinary habit stems from greater than easy eccentricity. All in all, those Regency bonbons are packed with the wit and grace that mark the authors' full-length novels, but they nonetheless include sufficient ardour to maintain wintry readers hot. an excellent advent to the contributors' paintings, this can be a ideal Valentine for love readers.
Lady Whistledown Tells All!
Society is abuzz whilst the Season's so much promising debutante is jilted via her meant -- in simple terms to be swept away through the deceitful rogue's rushing older brother -- in big apple occasions bestseller Julia Quinn's witty, captivating, and heartfelt tale.
When the scandalous activities of his attractive fiancée are recorded in girl Whistledown's column, a involved groom-to-be rushes again to London to win his lady's middle as soon as and ceaselessly, in Suzanne Enoch's captivating romantic gem.
Karen Hawkins captivates with a permanent tale of a good-looking rogue whose lifelong friendship -- and his middle -- are demonstrated whilst the beautiful woman in query units her cap for somebody else.
A astonishing and pleasant story by means of Mia Ryan has a tender girl forged out of her domestic through an unbearable but fascinating marquis -- who intends to take ownership not just of the home ... yet its former occupant as well!
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He took her by the shoulders and turned her back to face the gathering women. “This is your chance to practice on the other men. ” Though he spoke with the casual air of a friend, the weight of his hands pervaded the wool of her gown, the heat of his touch distracting her. ” She was about to push her way free of him, when she suddenly spied Clár Ó Reilly joining the women, her laughter mingling with the others. The widow winked at Gunnar as she prepared for the race. Seeing the woman’s happiness provoked even more jealousy.
Then tell Trahern you won’t marry Maraloch. ” A single tear rolled down her cheek. Then another. “I’m not trying to martyr myself, Gunnar…But I don’t believe I can say no. ” She tried to venture a smile and took his hand. ” He needed her to understand it, to refuse the alliance. This was no longer about his friend endangering herself—it was his own unexpected jealousy. He didn’t want any man touching Auder. Not anymore. He ignored the warnings that resounded through his brain, and claimed her mouth once again.
The pale silver moonlight illuminated the cashel and the surrounding land. Upon the hillside, the bonfires blazed, while in the distance lay the threat of the Normans. Gunnar didn’t care about them or anyone else. Right now, he needed to convince Auder that she could never consider giving herself up. He wanted her in a way he hardly understood. It went beyond the casual friendship they’d shared or his desire to keep her safe. Breaking free of the kiss, he held her closely. She trembled within his embrace.
The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown (Lady Whistledown, Book 1) by Suzanne Enoch, Karen Hawkins, Julia Quinn, Mia Ryan