She is difficult, demanding, and at times, quite fierce. And Dr.
John Blackmore can't take his eyes off her. The Countess of
Randolph is the most striking woman he has ever seen...and the most
infuriating patient he has ever tended.
Mired in responsibility, Bathsheba doesn't have time to
convalesce in the country. She should be in London, hunting for a
wealthy new lover to pay off her late husband's vast debts, not
dallying with a devastatingly handsome doctor.
But it is only a matter of time until the good doctor and the
obstinate countess will have to contend with the sparks that fly
between them. And once their bodies surrender, their hearts may
Praise for Vanessa Kelly and Sex and the Single
"A sensual treat! -Anna Campbell
"Successfully marrying the tart wit of a traditional Regency
romance with the steamy passion of today's Regency historicals
isn't easy, but Kelly proves to be more than capable.
"Guaranteed to satisfy even the most passionate romance reader.
--Teresa Medeiros, New York Times bestselling author of
The Devil Wears Plaid
Their marriage was convenient. . .
Simon St. James, fifth Earl of Trask, knows he could do worse in
the marriage of convenience department. Sophie Stanton may be a bit
of a social liability, with her ungovernable ways and flighty
nature, but Simon has responsibilities as an earl that far outweigh
happiness in the household. And as for happiness in the bedroom. .
.he has to admit he sees Sophie's potential in that arena. . .
Their passion was not!
But Sophie isn't some bargaining chip to be traded, and she's
not about to let Simon St. James tell her how to live her
life--even though she has nurtured a crush on the handsome young
earl for as long as she can remember. If his idea of courtship is
telling her what to do, then she is not interested, or at least she
is trying not to be. But when his scolding words turn to scorching
kisses, suddenly Sophie starts paying attention. . .
Praise for Vanessa Kelly and Mastering the
"A rare gem." --Julianne MacLean, USA Today bestselling
"Fast paced and difficult to put down." --Romantic
"A delectable treat." --Sharon Page, author of The
Since the loss of her parents, Meredith Burnley has contented
herself with a solitary life looking after her half-sister,
Annabel. But Meredith's peace is shattered when her uncle schemes
to marry her off to his son in order to gain her inheritance.
Desperate, Meredith has only one choice: to flee with Annabel to
their estranged grandparents' home. But their arrival soon
reignites a family scandal--and kindles unexpected romance. . .
Happily reunited with the girls, Annabel's grandmother resolves
to convince her nephew, Stephen Mallory, the Marquess of Silverton,
to abandon his rakish lifestyle and wed Annabel. Stephen is clearly
captivated--but with the wrong sister! Determined to make Meredith
his own, Stephen embarks on a seduction that will leave her with no
choice but to surrender to his touch...