The Duke of Strathmore

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Former spy William Saunders’ world is turned upside down the day he rescues missionary worker Hattie Wright from the deep blue waters off the coast of Gibraltar.

When circumstances compel them to share a cramped cabin on the boat trip back to London, desire and passion ignite between them.

Hattie sees the time with Will as a brief respite before she goes back to her mission among the poor and vulnerable in the slums of London.

Will, however, feels honor bound to offer her marriage and return her to the world of privilege she once knew.
Despite her heart’s desire to possess his love, Hattie is determined to continue her important work. She rejects his proposal.

But Hattie has made powerful enemies in the criminal gangs of the rookeries and there are those who would gladly see her dead.

When Hattie goes missing, Will is finally forced to face the truth of his past to save the woman he loves.

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Forever Interwinded

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WARNING:  EROTIC CONTENT

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As Ameliå, the Countess of Darkwater approaches her twenty-fourth birthday, she is finding it harder and harder to control her amorous cravings.

Once she arrives at her father’s castle, she is forced to deal with court intrigue, unwanted proposals, the threat of raiders from the North and her ladies-in-waiting numerous illicit liaisons.

Further complicating the matter, her father Duke Osgyth the Just, has recently hired a young mysterious eighteen-year-old man named Currán, that on sight causes Ameliå fantasies of unending carnal delight.

What everyone else has to deal with is the fact that Ameliå never stops until she receives what she wishes and she is no silly damsel that needs rescuing.

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Lost Ladies of London

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The earl’s goal was to find his missing sister. The last thing he expected to find was love.

Having spent two years abroad to avoid his father’s schemes to see him wed, Oliver Darby returns to England to claim his inheritance. As Earl of Stanton, and confirmed bachelor, he expects to settle into a comfortable life. But when he discovers his sister, Rose, is missing and has not been seen for six months, it’s evident his father is capable of manipulating events from beyond the grave.

When Nicole Flint accepted the role of paid companion to Lady Rose Darby, nothing was as it seemed. Whisked away from London to a haunted manor that once housed the insane, the two ladies are kept prisoner with no hope of reprieve. But when an opportunity arises for one of them to escape, Nicole knows she must be the one to stay. After all, her purpose for working has nothing to do with money, and everything to do with the need to hide from her controlling brother.

Thrown together in a wild adventure full of lies and deceit, guilt forces Oliver and Nicole to search for the lost Lady Rose. The overwhelming attraction that exists between them only complicates matters. He’s a man driven by passion and lust. She’s a lady looking for true love. But on their journey of discovery, both must learn that the two are inexplicably entwined.

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A Regency historical romance with an emphasis on mystery.
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Ladies of Disgrace

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Lady Charlotte goes to great lengths to keep her scandalous reputation, feeling no remorse whatsoever for her unconventional social behavior. Cedric, her cousin, thinks she’s an embarrassment to their extended family and decides to embark on the impossible task of reformation. In doing so, he engages a man known for his untainted moral character and respectability among his peers. Albert Beckett eagerly accepts the quest to reform Charlotte, feeling it his moral duty. Charlotte, on the other hand, finds Albert to be a pompous aristocrat, who she spitefully decides to corrupt as he attempts to transform her character. As the two face off for battle, who will win the challenge? Will Charlotte reform her wayward ways? Will Albert fall prey to Charlotte’s trap? A delightful outcome awaits them both.

HEAT INDEX:  A few risque kiss and hugs but plenty of innuendos.

Lady Charlotte  (set in Victorian era) is the third in a series of books tagged Ladies of Disgrace - Every Era Has Its Fallen Women.  Lady Isabella (set in 1930's) and Lady Grace (set during WW1) are part of the series.

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Knights of Honor

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1385 A.D. – Knighted on the battlefield for extreme bravery, Edward de Montfort accepts an invitation to serve in King Richard’s guard at the royal court. When the king sends him on a covert mission to Canterbury, Edward hopes success will allow him to win his freedom so he can return home to a quieter life.

Lady Rosalyne Parry loses her parents when she is an infant and is raised by her uncle, an artist of some renown. Due to his failing health, Rosalyne takes over Templeton Parry’s commissions, painting in secret while permitting him to receive the credit since she believes no one would accept a woman as an artist.

Rosalyne meets Edward while he is disguised as a peasant working on Canterbury’s wall, and they fall deeply in love. When Edward reveals his true identity to Rosalyne, he convinces her to come to London—and step out from the shadows in order to become recognized as an artist in her own right.

Join Edward and Rosalyne as they navigate the political waters at court and find a deep, abiding love.

HEAT INDEX:  Steamy sex with a few descriptive words.

Each book in the Knights of Honor series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.

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Book #1 Word of Honor
Book #2 Marked by Honor
Book #3 Code of Honor
Book #4 Journey to Honor
Book #5 Heart of Honor
Book #6 Bold in Honor
Book #7 Love and Honor

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Romancing the Spies Book 3

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She rescues him for vengeance. He rescues her for desire. Will their unlikely meeting form a bond of everlasting love?

Skye MacKinnon captures the double agent working alongside her enemy. When she holds her prisoner hostage at her castle, he draws her into an attraction that spirals out of control. After she fights off his spell, she deceives him for her own agenda. As she betrays his trust, she is caught in the web of the evil villain who is terrorizing England.

Chained and left waiting for his own demise, Earl Zane Maxwell is soon rescued by a Scottish goddess. He is enraptured by her charms and drawn under her spell. Her touch and look sink into his soul a connection he cannot resist. While he lures her into his confidence and seduces her into his bed, her only plans are betrayal. When she is captured, he must rescue her and destroy the man who hurt her.

Zane Maxwell has finally met his match in Skye MacKinnon. The Earl is unlike any man Skye has ever known. Can they endure the treachery of Captain Shears to discover a deep love that will last a lifetime?

Rescued By the Scot is the third book in the Laura A. Barnes historical romantic spy series. If you like fiery, enthralling, dramatic filled chapters set in Scotland and England then you’ll love the final book in Laura A. Barnes Romancing the Spies Series.

Purchase Rescued By the Scot to escape into a world filled with romance and danger today!

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Cherrill Family Book 1

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Kind-hearted Margaret Haselden takes in a stray dog found rummaging through her rubbish bins—yet the scrappy little terrier may prove more than she can handle.

When the prized bulldog of the Duke of St. Lawrence is set upon by a mangy cur, His Grace is outraged, but a compassionate beauty at the end of her tether pleads his forgiveness.

Soon, Edward finds himself looking forward to early morning walks and easy company at Margaret’s side. Can the head of the illustrious Cherrill family choose love over duty, or will he come to heel like so many dukes before him?

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A stint playing Portia at the Theatre-Royal at Haymarket in London, a dropped valentine and a dangerous desire lead gentle-born Rose Collingwood into the arms of an Irishman whose love will hazard all she knows and is.

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Get Book One in an amazing new Medieval Historical Romance series, The King's Cousins. When three young children are separated when their father commits treason against the King of England, romance, excitement, and intrigue abound. Follow each of their stories in this exciting new series!

1338 A.D. – Exiled to a convent after her father’s execution for treason, Katelyn de Blays has fleeting memories of the man she adored and the outside world. When her brother’s search leads him to find Katelyn after many years, she is eager to leave with Landon and begin a new life. He brings her to the court of her cousin, Edward III, who betroths Katelyn to a powerful earl of Northumbria, using her as a political pawn to show his continued support of his northern noblemen.

When Sir Nicholas Mandeville returns from patrolling his family’s lands along the Scottish border, he discovers his father has died—and left a widow—whom his uncle wed Nicholas to by proxy in his absence. Angry at becoming the Earl of Northmere and having no choice regarding his wife, Nicholas vows to leave the widow untouched until he knows whether or not she carries his father’s child.

When Nicholas loses his heart to this brave, young woman, he is astonished to learn Katelyn wishes for their union to be annulled. Can he convince Kate to remain wed to him—or will Nicholas sacrifice his own happiness and let the enigmatic beauty go?

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The three young children of Adelard de Blays—two sons and a daughter—are separated when their father commits treason against the King of England. Follow each of their stories in The King’s Cousins, a new trilogy by Alexa Aston. Read for FREE in Kindle Unlimited!

Welcome to Book Two!

1340 A.D. – After his treasonous father’s execution, Landon de Blays is raised alongside his cousin, the future King Edward III. Landon constantly fights to prove his own loyalty to the crown and becomes England’s youngest knight. Rewarded for bravery in battle, the king gifts Landon with a title and estate, something he’s longed for over the years as much as restoring his family’s good name.

Cassiana Campion raises five brothers and nurses her ill father while managing Briarwood, her family’s estate. When her father succumbs to old battle wounds and she receives news her last surviving brother has been killed in battle, Cassiana has nowhere to turn—until Landon de Blays arrives with a missive naming him the new Earl of Briargate—and Cassie’s bridegroom.

The couple fall in love but are torn apart by circumstances beyond their control before their wedding can take place. Landon can live without an earldom and Briarwood but he can’t conceive of a life without Cassiana. Will Landon unlock the secrets that can bring them back together?

Each book in The King’s Cousins Trilogy is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.

Series Order:
Book #1: The Pawn
Book #2: The Heir
Book #3: The Bastard

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The King's Cousins Book 3

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1342 A.D. – Spirited away when his father, Adelard de Blays, commits treason, bastard Quill Cardon longs to reclaim his family name when he reaches manhood and reunites with his half-siblings, Landon and Katelyn. Winning the king’s tournament at Smithfield and saving the life of Prince Edward leads to Quill being awarded an earldom and an estate of his own—but what he most desires is Lady Tristanna Willoughby, a woman he can never have.

Tristanna has served for years as a lady-in-waiting to Queen Philippa and has waited for the return of her betrothed, Jarrett Marsden, from the war in France. Tristanna dislikes Jarrett, who chases anything in a skirt and longs to wed Sir Quill Cardon, an honorable knight who has captured her heart.

When circumstances change, Quill and Tristanna have a chance at happiness—until a man seeking revenge threatens to tear them apart.

Each book in The King’s Cousins Trilogy is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.

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Book #1: The Pawn
Book #2: The Heir
Book #3: The Bastard

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Dangerous Lords Book 4

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Andrew, the Duke of Harrow, has returned to his Oxfordshire estate after years away in Vienna on a diplomatic engagement. He left England after losing his beloved wife in childbirth. But his children consider him a stranger, and the new governess disapproves of him.

In hope of restoring his family, he has invited a German baroness who may become the new Duchess of Harrow, and her brother, as his guests. Andrew’s plans do not go to order. Were there three attempts made on his young son William’s life, or are they a string of amazing coincidences? Why would anyone want to harm William? Andrew finds himself working with the governess to discover the truth while keeping his son safe, and disconcertingly, comes to depend on Miss Harrismith, as his respect for her deepens. When the truth finally becomes clear, Andrew faces his feelings, but then finds his chance of happiness snatched away.

Miss Jenny Harrismith, the daughter of an impoverished baron from Yorkshire with six children, leaves home after a disagreement with her father, taking a position as governess to the Duke of Harrow’s two children. After a year at Castlebridge, when the duke barely makes an appearance, she has found a certain peace, and become very fond of her charges. But the duke has arrived home to stay, and suddenly, there is no peace to be found. Frightening things begin to happen. As she fights to keep the duke’s son safe, she finds herself falling in love with his father.

Thrust into danger, and coming close to death, she realizes she must face the truth of what she left behind in York.

HEAT INDEX:  Steamy with a few descriptive words.

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Books in the Dangerous Lords series:

The Baron's Betrothal
Seducing the Earl
The Viscount's Widowed Lady
Governess for the Duke's Heir

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Tricking the Scoundrels Book 1

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Tired of watching her friends become ruined by the scoundrels of the ton, Sidney Hartridge devises an experiment to reveal their antics. Her plan is to lure three gentlemen to kiss her and see how they would protect her honor. When her research leads her into her own inappropriate scandal, her father agrees to a wedding offer from one of her subjects. As her fiancé blackmails her into a marriage she doesn’t desire, her research becomes exposed. Can Sidney avoid her own scandal with the one she most desires to kiss?

Noah Wildeburg started this season as any other by flirting with the sweet new debutantes. When he rescues a lady off the dance floor, he is unprepared for the emotions she stirs in his soul. As he pursues her, he realizes he must compete for her hand. As he charms her with tokens of affections and stolen kisses, he discovers she plays her own game. Will Noah win Sidney’s love or is she just another scandal to add to his list?

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For Clarity Putnam, turning 16 means marrying Jacob. Her adolescence is over before it begins. That is, until she meets Victor. Victor is adventurous, reckless, free-spirited… everything about her that now must give way to adulthood. The only problem being, Victor is a Witch.

Years before, the Blood Witches killed Clarity’s sister. A war was fought with the Christians until an uneasy truce was made, administered by the Indians. There has been peace, though Clarity can never forgive them for Samantha’s death.

Now the truce is over.

Victor is not in the Devil’s Service. He is a Green Witch, but to the magistrates of Salem Village, all Witches are alike. Wickedness must be eradicated. And Jacob will stop at nothing to see Victor discredited and hung.

So, Clarity must choose between Jacob and a life with her family and Salem Village, or Victor and a magical tale which could end in tragedy. This story of two star-crossed lovers will take you on a trip to a world you never knew existed, where love is the greatest magic of all.

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The St. Clairs Book 1

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Book One in the exciting new St. Clair series has arrived. A lady with a dark secret refuses to marry the man of her dreams in order to protect him... but will he let her?

After returning to London from his Grand Tour, serious-minded Jeremy St. Clair, the Marquess of Sather, attends a ball and meets a luminescent beauty who draws him out of his shell. They share a searing kiss—her first—and though he never planned to wed, Jeremy desires to make this young woman his.

But his life takes an unexpected turn when he leaves her that night.

With his father’s death, Jeremy becomes the new Duke of Everton, and learns the former duke has left the St. Clair family almost penniless. Jeremy spends five years restoring the family fortunes but yearning for the auburn-haired beauty who understood him like no other before. One night with her was all he needed to remember her forever.

Lady Catherine Crawford has been inundated with offers of marriage and hasn’t cared for any of her suitors. She longs for love, seeing how devoted her parents are to one another. When she meets Lord Sather, she believes they are meant to be together. Yet her world collapses that night in a horrific carriage accident, killing her mother and seriously injuring both Catherine and her father. She retreats to their country estate and, once healed, cares her father and mothers her younger sister, Leah. But she's never forgotten about Lord Sather... and their kiss.

When Jeremy and Catherine meet years later, the sparks are still present—though Catherine has recently learned a dark secret about her past, making it impossible to wed Jeremy without ruining his reputation. Through a misunderstanding, the ton believes them to be engaged and she goes along with the engagement, hoping to find a way to break it.

Will Catherine’s secret be revealed—and will Jeremy accept her if it becomes public knowledge?

Heartbreak is in their stars... or salvation.

The St. Clairs series Books Two and Three are coming May 2019 and June 2019.

Find the answer in bestselling author Alexa Aston’s first book of The St. Clairs, Devoted to the Duke.

Each book in The St. Clairs Trilogy is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.

Series Order:
Book #1 Devoted to the Duke
Book #2 Midnight with the Marquess
Book #3 Embracing the Earl

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Love Vanquishes All Book 2

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Awa is a dutiful daughter, and she knows that certain decisions aren’t hers to make, so when her family pledges her to marry someone who’s just a friend, she is resigned to her duty. When that marriage is broken so she can marry a man who is a womanizer, a wastrel, and worse—isn’t Catholic—she resists with all her heart and eternal soul.

Blaise has hated Catholics since they murdered his parents. He shuns the traditional responsibilities of adulthood, let alone politics and diplomacy, preferring to drink, dance, and hunt down those responsible for the deaths of his parents. When his uncle and guardian pledges his hand in marriage, Blaise resists. When he realizes his bride-to-be is a detested Catholic, he rebels.

Set in 16th Century France, DISSENT is a romance that plays out against a backdrop of sectarian conflict, national politics, and global realpolitik. Brought together to foster harmony in France, Blaise and Awa must find a way to love someone who stands for everything they hate with the fate of France and her place in the world hanging in the balance.

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The St. Clairs Book 2

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Can love heal a wounded army officer who doesn’t believe it exists?

Lady Rachel St. Clair has witnessed how powerful love can be, thanks to the example her brother and wife set, and she won’t settle for anything less. At a house party, Rachel meets an officer returning from the Peninsular War and believes she may have found love, thanks to their clandestine midnight lessons in kissing.

Major Evan Drake, Marquess of Merrick, witnessed his father murder his mother and believes love doesn’t exist. He’s returned from combat wounded in both body and soul. When he meets Rachel he changes his mind about love, drawn to the raven-haired beauty’s spirit. Yet Rachel devastates him by rejecting him before he can declare his feelings for her, sending Evan into a downward spiral that almost ends in death.

Nursing her broken heart, Rachel continues her search for love the next Season, though her thoughts linger on those midnights with her marquess.

Will Evan be able to regain Rachel’s trust—and open his heart to love?

Find the answer in bestselling author Alexa Aston’s second book of The St. Clairs, Midnight with the Marquess.

Each book in The St. Clairs Trilogy is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.

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Book #1 Devoted to the Duke
Book #2 Midnight with the Marquess
Book #3 Embracing the Earl

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The Gentrys of Paradise Book 4

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Adam Gentry, heir to the celebrated Paradise Stables in Virginia, is haunted by the visions of his lost love. Feeling cursed by fate, he slips deeper into grief, shrouded in a cloud of liquor and depression, and neglects his duties and responsibilities. But when Adam is forced to accept that there’s nothing he can do to change his past, he knows he must move on.

And he accepts his own destiny: that he will never love again.

Emmaline Somerset finds herself in the worst possible position any unmarried woman can be in. She will have to abandon all of her plans, hopes, and dreams for an independence using her own talents. The only viable solution is to move to a distant relative’s home and reinvent herself as a widow with an infant. No one will ever be the wiser.

Adam, now determined to secure the Gentry legacy, plans to save longtime family friend Emmaline from her embarrassment with an offer of marriage. But what Adam didn’t plan on was how his unexpected attraction to her would stir something inside of him, something he's kept locked deep within.

Can love find its way between two troubled souls, one driven by duty, the other by honor, both determined to find their way home?

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Tricking the Scoundrels Book 2

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An afternoon spent in disguise leads to a passion that …

She wanted to explore the promise of his kiss. He wanted to persuade her to become his mistress. Will a case of mistaken identity lead to a marriage of love?

While trying to prevent her friend from a scandal Sophia Turlington becomes entangled in her own. As she waits for her friend in a brothel, a duke mistakes her for a harlot. When he requests an arrangement, Sophia decides to explore the passion he awakens in her soul. Her only stipulations for the affair are a mask, one week, and he must never discover her true identity. Can Sophia give him her heart and walk away as if their time never affected her?

Alexander Langley’s life as a prominent duke will soon come to an end unless he can acquire a duchess whose family can support him through a scandal. When he meets a violet-eyed temptress that awakens his every desire his search comes to a halt. As they explore their passion, he loses his heart to a woman he can never marry. Will Alex put aside his status in the ton for a love to last a lifetime?

Throughout the season Lady Sophia Turlington and Alexander Langley, the Duke of Sheffield’s dislike for one another is known to all. A chance encounter throws them together as Alex and ‘Violet’. After their time ends, Sophia wants Alex to see her for herself. If not, then she might as well accept her friend’s marriage proposal. Can Alex overcome Sophia’s deceit? Or will his need for revenge destroy the love she holds for him?

Whom Shall I Marry… An Earl or A Duke? is the second novel in Laura A. Barnes’s steamy historical romance series. If you enjoy a story filled with passion and secrets set in Regency England, then you must read Sophia and Alex’s journey toward love.

Unlock Whom Shall I Marry… An Earl or A Duke? to read the next book in Laura’s Tricking the Scoundrels series today.

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Ladies of Disgrace

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Jane Cavanagh possesses the most scandalous reputation in London. With an ample allowance from her father, she’s able to live a lifestyle of autonomy. She answers to no one regarding her choices in life. For entertainment, she engages male companionship, enjoying multiple trysts without an ounce of guilt. After a few months with a man, she moves to the next, leaving scattered victims of broken hearts strewn across the social landscape. Her motto is no love, no babies, and no marriage.

When someone from her past returns into her life, Jane is sent into a tizzy of emotions she would rather not face. In a shattering display of spilled champagne, she comes face-to-face with Colonel Matthew Rutland, a decorated war hero and widower. If it wasn’t for him, she might have turned out to be a different woman altogether. After a few painful interactions, it becomes obvious they both have unfinished business that needs resolving. Jane, however, isn’t keen on settling anything with the man who cruelly discarded her to pursue a military career.

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