The Secret of Villa Serena
By Domenica De Rosa
A gorgeous, sun-filled novel following one woman's journey from heartbreak to adventure, for fans of Santa Montefiore. An irresistible read that will transport you straight to Tuscany...Emily looks like she has it allLiving the dreamThere's the lovingly restored Tuscan farmhouse, the three beautiful children, the successful husband, the newspaper column detailing her glamorous expat life. But when Emily's husband dumps her by text message, she has to face up to some stark home truths. The nightmare realityShe has no money, her cleaner hates her, her eldest girl is out of her depth with the local seducer, her middle daughter is dangerously underweight, and her darling baby is fast becoming a brat. She doesn't even have any Italian friends. But there's hopeEven as Emily admits that she's not living the Tuscan dream, she finds herself drawn into the village of Monte Albano and discovers the genuine Italy, darker and more intriguing than she had ever imagined. If she can get over a lingering obsession with her youthful first love, an attractive stranger might be about to show her the time of her life...
By Elizabeth Gill
A moving saga about love and forgiveness from a bestselling author. Perfect for fans of Dilly Court, Sheila Newberry and Rosie Goodwin.Abby Reed, grieving after the loss of her mother, finds an unexpected source of comfort exploring the rugged, snowy countryside with the brooding Gillan Collingwood, son of a local shipping merchant. It isn't long before she begins to hope that she and Gill might someday be more than friends . . . But then Gill meets his elder brother's new wife Helen, and falls instantly, deeply in love with her. Abby is shattered by the news and throws herself into an imprudent love affair. Her impulse will take her away from the frosty wilds of her homeland to London's glittering social scene . . . but can she ever forget the boy she left behind? A sparkling winter wonderland of a novel - the perfect fireside read!
By Elizabeth Gill
From the bestselling author of Miss Appleby's Academy and The Singing Winds comes a story of family, destiny and one woman's difficult choice, perfect for fans of Nadine Dorries, Anna Jacobs and Ellie Dean.It is the late 1930s and war is looming. Iris Black falls deeply for the handsome Johnny Fenwick, but is devastated when she discovers his father manufactures armaments. Deeply conflicted, she resolves to leave Johnny and leave to train as a nurse. Johnny is so upset by this betrayal, and quickly marries Nan Fielding, an impoverished girl who has recently lost her father. Nan and her mother have been left with nothing but a big house and are in desperate financial trouble. Johnny wants to help, but can he ever forget the girl who left him behind?
The Saffron Trail
By Rosanna Ley
An exotic tale of lost family secrets from the #1 Kindle Bestseller'The perfect holiday companion' - Heat'The ultimate feel-good read' - Candis'Sun-soaked escapism' - Best**********After the death of her beloved mother, Nell travels from rural Cornwall to the colour and chaos of Marrakech. Her marriage may be on the rocks, but exploring the heady delights of Moroccan cuisine could help her fulfil her dream of opening her own restaurant. It's there she meets Amy - a young photographer trying to unravel the story behind her family's involvement in the Vietnam War. The two women develop a close friendship and discover a surprising connection between their own pasts. This connection will take Nell and Amy on a journey to find their own 'saffron trail' - from the labyrinthine medina and bustle of Moroccan bazaars all the way back home to Cornwall and to the heart of their families' origins.********SEE WHAT EVERYONE IS SAYING ABOUT ROSANNA LEY:'An impeccably researched and deftly written narrative that kept me hooked until the end' - Kathryn Hughes, bestselling author of The Letter 'Loved it from start to finish. A brilliant holiday read' - Amazon reviewer 'Perfect for fans of Santa Montefiore, Victoria Hislop and Leah Fleming' - Candis 'On so many levels a fantastic read' - Amazon reviewer'A fascinating story with engaging themes' - Dinah Jefferies, bestselling author of The Tea Planter's Wife 'Warm, enthralling, one of my favourite authors' - Amazon reviewer
Secrets and Sins
By CC Gibbs
ELIZABETH GRAHAM WAS HIS PRISONER, BUT IT WAS SHE WHO WOULD ULTIMATELY RULE OVER HIM.When Johnnie Carre, Laird of Ravensby, abducts Elizabeth, his only thought is to help his brother in prison. But Elizabeth's beauty and wit prove to be a temptation he hasn't planned for. Keeping Elizabeth with him will only antagonize his foes, but letting her go would mean forfeiting his hard-won prize... and after all his hostage doesn't seem so unwilling...
By CC Gibbs
From the erotic imagination of bestselling author Susan Johnson comes a tale of surprising sensuality, sweeping from English sitting rooms to North African markets, from the horse races to the Scottish Highlands. Sinjin St. John, Duke of Seth, charming rogue and bedder of beautiful women, was sure nothing could surprise him. That is until he stepped into his carriage one evening and found it already occupied with the most delectable visitor imaginable. Chelsea Fergusson is a proper young lady with an indecent plan to get out of an unwanted marriage, and she needs an immoral rogue to help her do it. Sinjin looks like he might be the perfect man for the job, but will Chelsea's beauty and spirit leave him wanting something more for the very first time?
A Seductive Flame
By CC Gibbs
Forced to sell her body to the highest bidder, Empress Jordan can't help but hope she's bought by the handsome stranger in the back of the room... When the dashing half-native rogue Trey Braddock-Black learns of Empress' scandalous proposal - three weeks of interminable pleasure to the highest bidder - he knows he must possess her first. But when he collects his hard-won prize, Empress' wide-eyed charm and unaffected sweetness conquer him completely. Will three weeks be enough for Trey, or is this just the beginning of a battle to claim Empress as his own forevermore?
A Storm of Desire
By CC Gibbs
Set against the sweeping backdrop of aristocratic Russia, the newest addition to Susan Johnson's Kuzan Dynasty trilogy is a sparkling romp through the ballrooms and bedrooms of Russia's greatest beauties and most devious pleasure-seekers. Prince Alexander Kuzan of Russia can't believe his luck when he stumbles upon gorgeous redhead Zena Turku, in flight from an unwanted suitor. The prince offers to secretly transport her to her native home in the Caucasus Mountains and Zena hastily agrees. What she doesn't know is that Prince Alexander has casually assumed she's just another harlot - the perfect distraction for the weary journey ahead. As he sets about trying to conquer her body, Alexander begins to realize his mistake. As their understanding deepens, Alexander's feelings for Zena take an unexpected, and even sinister, turn.
The Sweetest Taboo
By CC Gibbs
Andre Duras is France's most celebrated military General.Countess Teo Korsakova is the luscious wife of his greatest enemy.When Teo unexpectedly falls into his possession as a prisoner of war, General Andre knows he cannot afford to be distracted from the campaign at hand. But the General finds it difficult to take take his eyes off her, or his mind from thoughts of what he'd like to do her if he had his way. As the war rages, the conflict moves from the battleground to the bedroom, and Andre concentrates on conquering the succulent Countess on his own terms.
Surrender to You
By CC Gibbs
An illicit affair ignites just as a nation threatens to fall apart. Beneath her demure exterior, Kitty Radacheck harbours a fierce sensuality, untapped by a powerful husband she can never love. When an exuberant midnight romp leads to a stolen kiss from the mischievous young cavalry captain, Apollo Kuzan, Kitty finds herself victim to a passion so devastating she can't keep herself away from his body, or out of his bed. Apollo, in turn, knows that Kitty is off-limits, but he too finds himself unable to resist her charms. As the two come together for night after night of savage passion, their reckless liaison could cost them more than just Kitty's marriage - it could change the whole fate of the country Apollo is fighting to save.