By Susan Mallery
Man-shy American Heidi McKinley winces while the king himself insists she marry--and make heirs with--his sinfully attractive royal son! For Prince Jamal was once a mythical lover, knowledgeable on erotic intrigue. no matter what could he see in serious-minded Heidi? lots! as much as his crown in gold-digging bubbleheads, Jamal is secretly enchanted with the candy and studious virgin. So why used to be homespun Heidi wearing silken disguises and posing as siren "Honey Martin" to seduce him? and the way may Jamal wish to select from a daring, brazen "mistress" and a bashful, blushing bride?
By Lynne Graham
Single mom of dual boys, Katie didn't wish their father, Greek billionaire Alexandros Christakis, again in her existence. yet poverty driven her to invite for his help.
Alexandros demanded that Katie marry him. they'd not anything in common--except their mutual burning sexual appeal, yet resistance was once futile: either the twins and Katie wanted Alexandros. She could undergo turning into his mistress...
By Dorothy Dunnett
Iciness, 1474: within the frozen port of Danzig, Nicholas de Fleury, one-time soldier, service provider, and banker to kings, leads his raffish partners on frivolous, drunken adventures that provide little indication of the darkish and intricate occasions that experience introduced him between them--his actions as a undercover agent; his shifts of allegiance from the Duke of Burgundy to the Holy Roman Emperor, and again; the mischief-making on the court docket of Scotland so vicious that his disgusted pals solid him into justifiable exile.
In six brilliant novels (synopsized in an advent to this volume), the peerless Dorothy Dunnett has proven us Nicholas's growth from humble dyeworks apprentice to service provider prince along with his personal deepest military, advisor to duchies and kingdoms--even as he strives to appreciate his origins and to return to phrases along with his self reliant, opposite spouse, Gelis. And now, because the ice melts in Danzig, Nicholas needs to come to a decision his personal destiny: Will he make a brand new lifestyles operating for the Italian colonies of the Levant? Or help the good Muslim prince Uzum Hasan in his stance opposed to the Turks? Will he stay in Poland, buying and selling and scuffling with, or lose himself within the mystery, scented gardens of the Crimea? actually, he could seem to be doing all or any of these items whereas engaged in his deepest look for a misplaced fortune in gold . . .
Nicholas has an unmapped destiny as Caprice and Rondo starts, but no matter what he chooses to do, he's nonetheless certain, as though via an invisible thread, to the boys and ladies he has left in the back of. As regularly, he obliquely attempts to guard them from their enemies and his personal . . . and so they in flip start to research extra approximately his earlier. Nicholas will pick out, and he'll act. yet because the army and political strains shape and the nice conflict is introduced to choose the dominance of Europe, his own fight for redemption and go back can be resolved--if it's not already too late.
Caprice and Rondo, like its predecessors in the home of Niccolò series, bargains a unprecedented and ideal evocation of the 15th century, with all its pageantry, pleasure, and brutal fact. The intricately twisting narrative demanding situations and absorbs the reader-- as England's Birmingham put up stated of an prior quantity: "You circulate into one other international: one among good looks and intrigue, love and hate, wit and breathtaking adventure." briefly, from an writer cherished by way of legions of readers, every thing you can still wish in a singular.
By Sara Craven
Kate's marriage to Michalis Theodakis is within the past—in all yet identify. She is familiar with he married her simply to hide up his affair together with his mistress, so how dare he count on her to play the dutiful spouse? And now Michalis desires to escort her to his sister's marriage ceremony! Kate has no purpose of returning to Greece—until Michalis blackmails her: if she'll attend the marriage, he will set her loose. purely, Kate quickly reveals she does not are looking to be freed from Michalis, or the serious sensuality among them. in the event that they nonetheless burn for every other's contact, can their marriage relatively be a sham?
By Laura Riding
This new version of Contemporaries and Snobs, a landmark number of essays by way of Laura using, bargains a counter-history of excessive modernist poetics.
Laura Riding’s Contemporaries and Snobs (1928) used to be the 1st quantity of essays to have interaction severely with excessive modernist poetics from the placement of the outsider. For readers this day, it bargains a compelling account—by turns own, via turns historical—of how the institutionalization of modernism denuded experimental poetry. most significantly, Contemporaries and Snobs bargains a counter-history of the idiosyncratic, of what the establishment of modernism left (and leaves) at the back of. With Gertrude Stein as its figurehead, the publication champions the noncanonical, the “barbaric,” and the undertheorized.
Riding’s nuanced protection of a poetics of the individual in Contemporaries and Snobs represents a forgotten yet crucial first try to establish and foster what's now a well-defined poetic lineage that leads from Stein to the modern experimental avant-garde. In those essays, using takes her readers on a remarkably thorough travel during the severe scene of the Twenties. between different influential treatises, she considers T. S. Eliot’s The Sacred wooden and his editorial essays within the Criterion, Allen Tate’s “Poetry and the Absolute,” John Crowe Ransom’s essays at the modernist poet, Edgell Rickword’s essays within the Calendar of recent Letters, and Herbert Read’s posthumous e-book of T. E. Hulme’s essays. All of this feedback, driving notes, gave sleek poets a sheen of seriousness and professionalism, yet was once it stable for poetry? Her decisive solution is “no.” This new version comprises an advent via Laura Heffernan and Jane Malcolm that makes legible the various connections among Contemporaries and Snobs and the severe debates and poetic experiments of the Twenties, in addition to explanatory notes, a chronological bibliography of Riding’s paintings, and an index of right names.
By Stephanie Bond
Marketing exec Gabrielle Flannery isn't really what you'll name the outdoorsy sort. yet after an embarrassing incident with a potted plant leaves Gabrielle revealing extra leg than a Thanksgiving turkey, she makes a decision it is time to reassert herself. no matter if it skill going head-to-head with advertising golden boy and the place of work Hottie McHot, Dell Kingston, over an out of doors apparatus account...
That is, till Gabrielle and Dell locate themselves competing opposed to one another for the account at a desolate tract survival weekend. due to the fact that he is in contact with the nice outside, Dell figures that evidently extends to Gabrielle and people attractive legs of hers.... yet Gabrielle has a number of tips up her sleeve.
And not anything stimulates a sexual urge for food like a bit clean air, a tiny little tent and a complete lot of libido!
By Day Leclaire
Via an specific association with the writer, Thorndike Press bargains the best choices from the preferred Harlequin Romance line in a library hardcover structure. Harlequin lovers are thrilled to discover favourite authors like Betty Neels, Emma Darcy, and Penny Jordan released in easy-to-read, light-weight, sturdy hardcovers -- excellent for outreach and homebound library services.Shayne Beaumont dressed for the ball figuring out she'd by no means meet a guy she enjoyed up to her ex-husband. It used to be 9 years due to the fact she'd been pressured to annul her marriage to Chaz McIntyre.Chaz McIntyre had no notion whom invited him to a masked ball. while he proposed to a stunning secret girl, she grew to become out to be Shayne, the lady he'd as soon as enjoyed past lifestyles. may Chaz ever actually forgive his long-lost bride?
By J. McCullagh
Little magazines like Alan Crawley’s modern Verse are the existence blood of literary tradition. they supply an ongoing discussion board within which either good verified and new poets can test and current their most modern paintings, and it's always with the little magazines, for this reason, that litearary switch and oringiality have their beginnings. during this publication Joan McCullagh indicates how, among 1941 and 1952, the journal charted the institution of modernism in Canadian poetry via publishing, even sooner than 1947, the biggest, so much outstanding, and such a lot consultant choice of early forties’ poetry within the nation. Her wide citation from the hitherto unbpublished correspondence among Crawley and approximately each significant poet of the 40s additionally indicates how very important and valued a literary impression Crawley himself was once as a critic and consultant backstage.