7 Delightful Regency All Hallows’ Eve stories – be swept away by love.
(7 full books plus previews of another seven as a bonus!)
Healing Lord Barton - Lady Sybilla Barrington full of guilt, has shut herself away to write, rather than face society. She is sure that no man could ever accept her deeds and expects to spend her life alone. Lord Barton Seddon is unsure of his sanity, haunted by the things that he suffered during the war. Horses are his only solace. Months, alone, seem the best answer. When horses bring them together, in a place haunted by ghosts of a tragic love, can they find healing together, or will their personal demons drive them apart?
The Earl’s Secret - Miss Madalene Montclair and her mother accept the charity of the Countess of Wrotham and her son, Gabriel Hatcher, the Earl. All Madalene wants is a friend, and a home. Gabriel seems the perfect eligible young man. But he is often absent, and his moods are mercurial. It is obvious to Madalene that something is not right at Wrotham Manor – secrets and past griefs hide in the shadows. Can Madalene and Gabriel find their way past gossip and bitterness, and allow themselves to love?
The Devil’s Book - Miss Ruby Barnet, a good person, is happy in the household of the Earl of Bain, and in love with a footman. Until the day that everything changes. The Earl of Bain knows no hope, after years of misery, for the bargain he made long ago was a curse. Then he finds a maid in the library, who can touch the book. A book of improbable quality, and uncanny nature, beautiful on the surface, cursed at its core. Will Ruby’s essential goodness be enough to defeat a curse? Will the Earl have the strength to break free, even at the cost of his life? And will the promises she makes cost Ruby the love of her life?
A Bonfire to Remember - Georgina Smithwood has always thought that her friend, Lady Anna, was the perfect match for her brother. But now Anna seems to be completely smitten by the worst possible man. A man known to be a rake, and with sisters who are full of nastiness. Is Lady Anna really blind to his faults? Or is something more sinister happening? Is Anna’s home haunted, or is it something far worse? Will Anna find a solution to her father’s problems, in time to save herself? Or will she be tied to the wrong man forever?
The Duke’s Heroic Herbalist - Nathaniel Talbot, heir to the Duke of Warbleton, must find a way to increase the estate’s income, to cover his ailing father’s losses. In desperation, he turns to séances, seeking advising spirits. In the process he meets, and falls for, Lady Beatrice – but will she be able to convince him of the truth? Will his trust in a friend be betrayed, at the risk of lives? Or will he see the truth in time to save the woman he loves?
The Superstitious Earl Finds Love - Eveline is trapped in a village where nothing changes and everyone is happy with that. With one friend and no way to meet any gentlemen from elsewhere, her life seems doomed. The Earl of Darlington visits the village, to see local customs on All Soul’s Day, but Eveline’s meeting with him goes badly. Will she free herself from despair? Will the Earl see through the surface, to the woman within? Will she, thinking nothing else is possible, marry the wrong man? Or will love triumph in the end?
The Bride of Stirling - Sophia is now Mrs Sophia Stirling. Her hand in marriage was the only thing that her father could offer the doctor who saved his wife’s life. Sophia is intrigued by her new husband. He is handsome, but confusing – sometimes warm, sometimes cold, rude and sullen. When Dr Vincent Stirling arrives at his home with a new bride the manor seems even colder and darker than its master, and the staff are unwelcoming. Will the haunting spirits at Stirling Manor destroy their marriage, or will love find a way to redress the pains of the past?