A Kiss in the Dark

A Kiss in the Dark

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Cressida Charmsworth inherited the title of Baroness deCourcy from her father. A country girl (of twenty-three), she also inherited alarming wealth and gave herself two London seasons. Wishing to have a relaxing vacation by the sea, she attempted to rent Lord Dauntry’s adorable Swiss-style cottage. But he refused, though his mother offered the dower house next door. Ghostly sounds, midnight excursions, an undesirable relative, all disturbed Cressida’s stay. Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett Crest
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Petticoat Rebellion

Petticoat Rebellion

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Abbie Fairchild, an art teacher and would-be artist, was to escort three young ladies to Penfel Hall. Lord Penfel was supposed to be away, but his eccentric mother, the dowager, seemed delighted to have a circus set up on the estate. As Lady Penfel encouraged flirtation, the roguish circus master would make Abbie's job of chaperon more difficult. And then attractive Lord Penfel showed up... Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett Crest
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Little Coquette

Little Coquette

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Lydia Trevelyn and her neighbor, Lord Beaumont, have thwarted family plans for a match. But when they discover a body in a local river, and it seems possible the dead woman was her father’s mistress, the two join forces to discover the villain who has murdered the young woman. Beau is intrigued when Lydia pretends to be one of the muslin company… Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett Crest
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Memoirs of a Hoyden

Memoirs of a Hoyden

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Marion Mathieson had spent her adult life traveling and having adventures, which her book, A Gentlewoman's Memoirs of the Orient described. England seemed tame by comparison, until highwaymen stopped their carriage and stole something from each of the passengers. Lord Kestrel was playing a deep hand what with spies and smugglers-and Marion intended to share the excitement. Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett Crest
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Perdita

Perdita

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

My Lord Stornaway has every reason to believe that Moira (alias Molly) Greenwood, and Perdita Brodie (alias April Spring) are lightskirts traveling with an acting troupe. In actuality Moira is Perdita's cousin and governess, and their trip to Aunt Agatha went alarmingly awry-thanks to Perdita's high spirits and their stolen travel funds. But the stubborn lord won't listen to their explanations… A delightful Regency romp by Joan Smith
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Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Daphne Ingleside’s visit to her Aunt Effie in London was meant to add a little spark to her placid country life. And it did—once the two women decided to write Effie’s memoirs. For Effie, a faded divorcée, had been the beauty of London in her day, and many of the ton feared their misbehavior would be disclosed. The Duke of St. Felix, misinterpreting their project as a means of blackmailing his family, antagonized the sharp-witted, beautiful Daphne to his peril. Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett
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The Hermit's Daughter

The Hermit's Daughter

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Sally Hermitage was daughter of the famous solicitor "The Hermit," but unfortunately her father had not left his widow financially secure. So Sally was determined to see her sister married to the man she loved, Lord Derwent. But Derwent had a guardian, Lord Monstuart, who was just as determined to prevent his nephew from throwing himself away on Melanie. But Monstuart exhibited some evidence of attraction to Sally… Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published be Fawcett Crest
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Moon Love

Moon Love

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Lord Ravencroft expected to meet Lord Ashworth as his knowledgeable informant about counterfeit bills surfacing on the coast. He was more than dismayed when Ashworth’s daughter, Amy Bratty, offered herself as his accomplice. Amy, and not her senile father, had discovered the problem, and she was determined to see the case through. Ravencroft was having none of it—but he hadn’t taken Amy’s measure… Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Regency Reads
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The Great Christmas Ball

The Great Christmas Ball

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Lord Costain suspected there was a traitor in the Horse Guards where he worked. So he took the German message to a local interpreter, who turned out to be Cathy Lyman. She was surprised by the content and eventually found herself involved with her brother in espionage. But Cathy wondered whether handsome Lord Costain was the problem, or the solution? Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett Crest
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No Place for a Lady

No Place for a Lady

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Catherine Irving, daughter of a clergyman, inherited a house in London from her aunt, only to find the place in rundown condition, in a bad neighborhood, with impecunious tenants. Except for Mr. Alger, handsome and charming, who did not seem to fit in at all. Catherine suspected something was afoot, and she also suspected that there might—or might not—be romance in the making. Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett Crest
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Love's Way

Love's Way

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Chloe Barwick manages the rundown family estate while her brother Edward plays poet. Her neighbors Lord Carnforth and his daughter Emily seem to be struggling, too, until a wealthy nephew, Jack Gamble, comes home from India. Chloe is suspicious of Jack lending money to her brother, and of Jack's "engagement" to Emily, who is in love with Edward. And Captain Wingdale is ruining their village... Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett Crest
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The Moonless Night

The Moonless Night

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Marie Boltwood shared the neighborhood excitement about Napoleon being imprisoned aboard ship just outside Plymouth harbor. When two dashing gentlemen—the thoughtful Mr. Benson and the arrogant Lord Sanford—arrived to stay at Bolt Hall, she knew one was a British agent. But who was the other? With intrigue heavy all around her, Marie desperately needed to find out. Regency Romance by Joan Smith writing as Jennie Gallant; originally published by Fawcett Coventry Romance
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Lady Hathaway's House Party

Lady Hathaway's House Party

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

One did not ask the Duke and Duchess of Avondale to the same party. Lady Hathaway knew that, but her cousin the duke had changed his mind about coming, and she’d already invited the duchess, who was on her way. There was nothing to be done except wait to see what happened when the estranged couple met again. Regency Romance by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett
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The Devious Duchess

The Devious Duchess

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

Deirdre Gower refused to ruin her fiancé, Lord Belami, by marrying him--if her aunt proved to have murdered her brother. But the Duchess had brought the ancient Lord Dudley a bowl of stew, and he had succumbed to arsenic poisoning. The Duchess, Sir Nevil Ryder and who else wished to silence the old man before he could change his will? Regency Romance/Mysteery by Joan Smith; originally published by Fawcett
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