A Grosvenor Square Christmas

A Grosvenor Square Christmas

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

Four breathtakingly romantic tales of a Regency Christmas from four bestselling romance authors. Including stories by Shana Galen, Vanessa Kelly, Anna Campbell and Kate Noble.Down through the years, enchantment touches a tall gray house in Grosvenor Square. The legend of Lady Winterson’s Christmas ball promises true love and happiness to one lucky couple. Who will feel the magic this winter?Four breathtakingly romantic tales of a Regency Christmas from four bestselling romance authors.Down through the years, enchantment touches a tall gray house in Grosvenor Square. The legend of Lady Winterson’s Christmas ball promises true love and happiness to one lucky couple. Who will feel the magic this winter?1803 - The Seduction of a Duchess by Shana GalenRowena Harcourt, the Duchess of Valère, never forgot the handsome footman who helped her escape the French Revolution. For fourteen years, Gabriel Lamarque has loved Rowena—now at Lady Winterson’s Christmas ball, has fate finally delivered a chance to win her hand?1818 - One Kiss for Christmas by Vanessa KellyNigel Dash is London’s most reliable gentleman, a reputation he never minded until he fell in love with beautiful Amelia Easton. Unfortunately, Amelia sees Nigel as a dependable friend, not a dashing suitor. At Lady Winterson’s famous Christmas ball, Nigel vows to change Amelia’s mind—by sweeping her off her feet.1825 - His Christmas Cinderella by Anna Campbell At the season’s most glittering ball, a girl who has never dared to dream of forever after discovers a Christmas miracle.1830 - The Last First Kiss by Kate NobleSusannah Westforth has always loved Sebastian Beckett – but he’s only ever seen her as a friend. When Sebastian takes his Grand Tour, Susannah transforms herself into a woman he’ll notice. Now Sebastian is back, just in time for Lady Winterson's Christmas ball – but the last thing he expects to see is his little Susie, all grown up...You’re invited to join the whirling dance at Lady Winterson’s sparkling Christmas ball, where miracles happen and true love shines forever. How can you resist?
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The Highlander's Christmas Bride

The Highlander's Christmas Bride

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

In bestselling author Vanessa Kelly's irresistible Clan Kendrick series, Christmas in the Highlands means family, celebration—and for one brother, the beginning of a passionate adventure . . . Being thrown over by the man she expected to marry was humiliating enough. Now that Donella Haddon, grandniece of the Earl of Riddick, has also proven a failure as a nun, she has no choice but to return to her family's estate. The brawny Highlander sent to escort her is brash, handsome, and the only thing standing between Donella and a gang of would-be kidnappers. But the scandal in her past can't be so easily outrun . . . Wealthy widower Logan Kendrick was expecting to meet a plain, pious spinster—not a gorgeous, sharp-tongued lass who can hold her own in any ambush. Though she's known as the Flower of Clan Graham, Donella is no shrinking violet. In fact, she might be the perfect woman to bring happiness back to his lonely little son's life, just...
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The Highlander's English Bride

The Highlander's English Bride

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

In this dazzling new novel from bestselling author Vanessa Kelly, the wildest member of Clan Kendrick has found his purpose as a government agent. Now he must also meet his match . . . Lady Sabrina Bell has never been so embarrassed in her life. Not only did her new suitor fail to appear for their morning rendezvous in Hyde Park, but a thief pushed her into the Serpentine. Being rescued by a burly Highlander just adds to her humiliation. Nor is he content with rescuing her just once. Even when Sabrina travels to Edinburgh as part of King George's entourage, Graeme Kendrick is there, interfering, exasperating, and so very tempting . . . Once notorious for being the most unruly Kendrick brother, Graeme now runs dangerous missions for the King's spymaster. Yet nothing has prepared him for Sabrina. The only child of a wealthy earl, and the pampered goddaughter of the king himself, she is stubborn, impetuous, and far too good...
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The Highlander Who Protected Me (Clan Kendrick #1)

The Highlander Who Protected Me (Clan Kendrick #1)

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

Bestselling author Vanessa Kelly returns with an enthralling new series about the men of the Kendrick clan—and the women who claim their hearts . . .   Lady Ainsley Matthews, heiress and darling of the ton, was expected to make a magnificent match. Instead she’s hiding on a remote Scottish estate, terrified that her vicious former fiancé will use her pregnancy to force her into marriage. One man can help her—Royal Kendrick, son of a distinguished Highland clan. Though a mistake drove them apart long ago, Royal is the only person Ainsley trusts to protect her baby—even if that means agreeing to never see either of them again . . .   Scarred in body and soul by war, Royal suddenly has a purpose—caring for an innocent babe and thereby helping the woman he can’t stop loving. But when Ainsley ultimately returns to Scotland, determined to be a real mother to her child in spite of the risk, there’s only one solution: marriage. And only one likely outcome: surrendering to the desire that’s simmered between them for so long, no matter how dangerous it may be . . .  Praise for Vanessa Kelly’s Improper Princesses series “A thoroughly satisfying Regency romance.” — Publishers Weekly   “An enjoyable, thoughtful romance.” –Kirkus Reviews
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My Favorite Countess

My Favorite Countess

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

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 follow. . .Praise for Vanessa Kelly and Sex and the Single Earl"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."...
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The Highlander's Princess Bride

The Highlander's Princess Bride

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

In Vanessa Kelly's enchanting series, three young women descended from royalty overcome their scandalous beginnings to win the hearts of the ton's most eligible men . . . The illegitimate daughter of the Prince Regent might be expected to pursue various dubious professions. Actress, perhaps, or artist's model. Even courtesan. Victoria Knight, however, has become a governess—a respectable choice, until she travels to Scotland to meet her new charges. The younger brothers of Nicholas Kendrick, Earl of Arnprior, aren't children at all. They're brawny, wild Highland men. As for the Earl, he's handsome, guarded, and far too compelling . . . especially for a woman hiding a dark secret. Nick needs a proper teacher to transform his unmarriageable brothers—and a sensible, straight-laced wife for himself. Miss Knight seems to fit the bill on both counts. But he soon discovers there is more to Victoria than he thought....
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The Highlander Who Protected Me

The Highlander Who Protected Me

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

Bestselling author Vanessa Kelly returns with an enthralling new series about the men of the Kendrick clan—and the women who claim their hearts . . . Lady Ainsley Matthews, heiress and darling of the ton, was expected to make a magnificent match. Instead she's hiding on a remote Scottish estate, terrified that her vicious former fiancé will use her pregnancy to force her into marriage. One man can help her—Royal Kendrick, son of a distinguished Highland clan. Though a mistake drove them apart long ago, Royal is the only person Ainsley trusts to protect her baby—even if that means agreeing to never see either of them again . . . Scarred in body and soul by war, Royal suddenly has a purpose—caring for an innocent babe and thereby helping the woman he can't stop loving. But when Ainsley ultimately returns to Scotland, determined to be a real mother to her child in spite of the risk, there's only one solution:...
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How to Marry a Royal Highlander

How to Marry a Royal Highlander

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

Illegitimate yet thoroughly irresistible, the Renegade Royals are leaving behind their careers as daring spies for the greatest adventure of all… At sixteen, Alasdair Gilbride, heir to a Scottish earldom, fled the Highlands and an arranged betrothal. Ten years later, Alasdair must travel home to face his responsibilities. It’s a task that would be much easier without the distracting presence of the most enticing woman he’s ever met… After one escapade too many, Eden Whitney has been snubbed by the ton. The solution: rusticating in the Scottish wilderness, miles from all temptation. Except, of course, for brawny, charming Alasdair. The man is so exasperating she’d likely kill him before they reach the border—if someone else weren’t trying to do just that. Now Eden and Alasdair are plunging into a scandalous affair with his life and her reputation at stake—and their hearts already irreparably lost…
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How to Plan a Wedding for a Royal Spy

How to Plan a Wedding for a Royal Spy

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

Whether as spies or lovers, the Renegade Royals—illegitimate sons of England's Royal Princes—are bold, skillful, and a force to be reckoned with...A war hero returned from Waterloo should be able to indulge in a bit of bad behavior. Instead, Captain William Endicott is summoned by his father, the Duke of York, to investigate an assassination plot. The unlikely suspect: William's former sweetheart. Will can't believe that innocent Evie Whitney could be mixed up in anything so nefarious. Then again, almost everything about Evie has changed—except for his body's instinctive response to hers...Just as Evie's life is finally coming together, Will saunters back into it. Should she slap him—or seduce him? Even as she tries to decide, scandal pushes her toward marriage with a man she can neither trust nor resist—and into the heart of a deadly conspiracy...Praise for Vanessa Kelly's Renegade Royals series"Will definitely resonate...
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His Mistletoe Bride

His Mistletoe Bride

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

Blame It On The Mistletoe. . .When Major Lucas Stanton inherited his earldom, he never dreamed his property would include the previous earl's granddaughter. Phoebe Linville is a sparkling American beauty, yes, but with a talent for getting into trouble. Witness the compromising position that forced them into wedlock. Whisked away to Mistletoe Manor, his country estate, it isn't long before she is challenging his rules—and surprising him in and out of bed. . .Phoebe has no intention of bowing to Lucas's stubbornness even though he offers all that she wants. His kisses and unexpected warmth are enticing, but Phoebe is determined to show the earl of Merritt what real love is all about. And if that takes twelve nights of delicious seduction by a roaring fire, she's more than willing to reveal her gifts very slowly. . ."The perfect holiday treat!" —Kieran KramerPraise for Vanessa Kelly and My Favorite Countess"In her latest sublimely sensual...
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Secrets for Seducing a Royal Bodyguard

Secrets for Seducing a Royal Bodyguard

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

“Full of intrigue, emotion and sensuality.” —Katharine Ashe In this witty, sensual new series, Vanessa Kelly introduces the Renegade Royals, illegitimate sons of the Royal Princes who are finding their rightful places in society… IN MATTERS OF DESIRE, HE’S THE PERFECT TEACHER… Accomplished spy Aden St. George prefers to stay away from the frivolous ton, especially after the way his mother was used by the Prince Regent. But his latest mission compels him to guard unconventional, vibrant Lady Vivien Shaw. Rescuing her from kidnappers was easy. Resisting her beauty is not. Duty demands he keep an eye on her—and naturally, his lips soon follow. For someone who views entanglements as a weakness, this is pure, delicious folly… Though grateful for Aden’s help, Vivien has secrets she must keep hidden. Yet with her abductors still at large, she needs Aden’s protection almost as much as she craves his touch…
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A Grosvernor Square Christmas

A Grosvernor Square Christmas

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

Four breathtakingly romantic tales of a Regency Christmas from four bestselling romance authors. Including stories by Shana Galen, Vanessa Kelly, Anna Campbell and Kate Noble. Down through the years, enchantment touches a tall gray house in Grosvenor Square. The legend of Lady Winterson’s Christmas ball promises true love and happiness to one lucky couple. Who will feel the magic this winter?
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The Season for Loving: A Renegade Royals Novella

The Season for Loving: A Renegade Royals Novella

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

Tis the season to make merry… After recovering from a life-threatening illness, Miss Georgie Gage can’t convince her family that she’s healthy and ready to enjoy life again. Instead, they treat her like a delicate invalid who must be protected from, well, everything! Georgie has kept herself entertained by promoting love matches among her friends, but she longs for a happily ever after of her own. And find love under the mistletoe… Highlander Fergus Haddon has worked himself to the bone to make up for the horrible scandal that almost destroyed his loved ones. But when his family insists he take a holiday in the south of England, Fergus can’t think of a drearier way to celebrate Christmas. Even worse, they want him to find an English wife! Fergus is dead set against it—until he meets pretty Georgie Gage. Suddenly, he can think of nothing but catching Georgie under the mistletoe, but how will the Gages react when they learn of his scandalous past? Previously published in the anthology A Gentleman For All Seasons.
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My Fair Princess

My Fair Princess

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

First, Vanessa Kelly brought readers The Renegade Royals. Now, in a delightfully witty new series, she introduces The Improper Princesses—three young women descended from royalty, each bound for her own thrilling adventure . . .Despite being the illegitimate daughter of a prince, Gillian Dryden is happily ignorant of all social graces. After growing up wild in Italy, Gillian has been ordered home to England to find a suitable husband. And Charles Valentine Penley, the excessively proper, distractingly handsome Duke of Leverton, has agreed to help transform her from a willful tomboy to a blushing debutante.Powerful and sophisticated, Charles can make or break reputations with a well-placed word. But his new protégée, with her habit of hunting bandits and punching earls, is a walking scandal. The ton is aghast . . . but Charles is thoroughly intrigued. Tasked with taking the hoyden in hand, he longs to take her in his arms instead. Can such...
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Confessions of a Royal Bridegroom

Confessions of a Royal Bridegroom

Vanessa Kelly

Romance

They are the Renegade Royals, illegitimate sons of the Royal Princes, each finding his rightful place in society—and the woman destined to be his perfect match. . . Some men are born into scandal. Others pursue it with a passion. Griffin Steele, secret son of the Duke of Cumberland, is guilty on both counts. Yet somehow London's most notorious scoundrel has been saddled with an abandoned baby boy—and with the unflappable, intriguing spinster summoned to nurse him. . . Justine Brightmore may be a viscount's niece, but she's also a spy's daughter, determined to safeguard the infant when his suspected royal parentage makes him a target. Yet how to protect herself from the rakish Griffin? Marriage might shield her reputation, but it can only imperil her heart, especially with a groom intent on delicious seduction. . . “Has all the elements of my favorite novels—a bad boy hero, a spirited heroine, a dash of intrigue, and a sizzling romance. Put her on your auto-buy list; you won't be disappointed.” —Shana Galen
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