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The Dartmouth Brides

(A book in the Dartmouth Brides series)
An omnibus of novels by

A collection of the Dartmouth Brides, a quartet of unconventional, incomparable heroines determined to find their own trues loves.

She says she'll never marry...
Miss Elizabeth Paxton is a new sort of heiress - educated, opinionated and entirely independent. The last thing she wants is a husband mucking up her life. Even if he is the only man she's ever loved.

But she has always wanted to be a widow.
When dashing Captain Jameson Marlowe returns to Dartmouth, he proposes to give Lizzie exactly what she wants - a marriage without the man. After one night of searing passion, his sworn duty will take him far off to sea... or so she thinks until secrets and lies set a collision course with the smugglers along the south coast, and Lizzie is caught up in the dark tide of treason. Can she salvage her marriage and learn to trust in her one true love before it's too late?

A Lady with a Secret
The Ravishing Miss Burke has everything a young lady could want - beauty, status and suitors lined up just to beg for her hand. Until a blackmailer from her past holds her future for ransom.

A Man hellbent on Revenge
Colonel Rupert Delacorte, Viscount Darling, will go to any length to ruin the woman responsible for his beloved sister's death. But the Ravishing Miss Burke is nothing like the icy murderer of his waking dreams - she's nothing but a bluestocking with a shocking secret she'll go to almost any length to keep. Even succumbing to his sinful seduction.

The Officer is a Gentleman
Royal Navy Captain Hugh McAlden will do anything to stop the treasonous flow of information out of the Admiralty, even if it means taking in a slyly attractive street thief to steal those secrets back.

The Lady is a Tramp
Circumstances might have forced Meggs Evans into a life of crime, but she's bound and determined to lift herself out of the gutters even if it means stealing for the wickedly handsome captain. On the trail of a traitor, the undeniable attraction between Meggs and her captain explodes. But when danger ignites their desire, the only thing in danger of being stolen is her heart.

Mischievous widow Catriona Bowmont longs for London's Christmas cheer, but a string of jewel thefts has brought the festive season to a standstill. Society accuses the Scottish Wraith, Tobias McTavish. Toby is determined to clear his name and reclaim the quiet life he's built, and with Cally's help, he heads to the rooftops to trap the thief. Will they stop the high-carat crime, or find the hidden gem of lasting love?

Genre: Historical Romance

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