Synopses & Reviews
Hailed for her wicked wit and exquisite sensuality” (Booklist), Jillian Hunter, the New York Times bestselling author of the Boscastle Affairs novels and the Bridal Pleasures novels returns with the Fenwick Sisters Affairs, her ravishing new series of four sisters bound by fortune, romance, and scandal....
Lady Ivy Fenwick is desperate. Since her fathers fatal duel, she and her sisters have sold off every valuable possession to make ends meet. With the manor stripped bare, Ivy has one last resort: Apply as governess to the Duke of Ellsworths wards.
James should have known better than to hire the desirable lady who had fallen on hard timesand who tempts him at every turn. As her employer, he tries valiantly to remain noble and not let a kiss they shared as strangers years ago entice him. Yet the more he learns of Ivys secrets, the more he wants her. And when another suitor proves aggressive, James is confronted with a challenge: Surrender Ivy or fight for the woman hes come to love against all odds, knowing that it takes a scoundrel to trump a scoundrel.
Praise for Jillian Hunter and her novels
“We could all use a little more Jillian Hunter in our lives.”—The Oakland Press (MI)
“Hunter knows how to combine sensual romance with a mystery, and passion with tenderness.”—Romantic Times
“Hunter draws the reader in with a compelling plot and engaging characters in this smoothly written tale of love lost and found.”—Publishers Weekly
“One of the funniest, most delightful romances I've had the pleasure to read.”—Teresa Medeiros, New York Times bestselling author of The Temptation of Your Touch
“Enchanting…A fabulous historical.”—Midwest Book Review
"Hunter's second Bridal Pleasures historical romance (after A Duke's Temptation) springs from an innocent childhood friendship in the 19th- century English countryside... Hunter draws the reader in with a compelling plot and engaging characters in this smoothly written tale of love lost and found."
"Sizzling sexual chemistry and rapier wit...a thoroughly romantic literary treat."
Lady May is back. And so is the scandal that sent her tumbling from her position as the toast of London, when her husband, the Earl of Maybury, was killed in a duel. Even a year of mourning hasn't quieted the rumors of her infidelity.
Georgia Maybury is determined to regain her position in the beau monde, but a scarred ex-naval officer threatens her plans...
New York Times bestselling author Jillian Hunter has charmed readers with her sizzling sexual chemistry and rapier wit"(Booklist). Now she returns to the scandalous Boscastle family
All Emily Selwick wanted was to convince the man she had adored for years that she was the woman he ought to marry. She never expected that her ill-fated deception at a party would uncover a scheme against the Crown and ensnare her in the sensual trap of an enigmatic stranger.
Damien Boscastle, the Earl of Shalcross, knows he must marry Emily to defend her honor and keep his mission secret. But, by saving her reputation, he will draw her into his arms as well as a dangerous intrigue.
After a whirlwind courtship that leaves her breathless, Emily finds herself wed to a husband who vows not only to protect her from his menacing worldbut to train his wife in the pleasures of passion.
Violet Knowlton is betrothed to the sensible, if tedious, Sir Godfrey Maitland. When Godfrey escorts her to a fencing demonstration, she looks forward to the adventurous diversion, but everything changes when she realizes the swordsman displaying his skill-and dashing good looks- is none other than her childhood friend Kit.
Soon the flames of their forbidden past ignite into a passion neither can refuse. Although Violet has been promised to another, Kit remains her first and only love. He vows he will possess her, no matter what stands in his way...
The Duke of Gravenhurst, the notorious author of dark romances, is accused of corrupting the morals of the public. But among his most devoted fans is the well-born Lily Boscastle, who seeks employment as the duke's personal housekeeper. Only then does she discover scandalous secrets about the man that she never could have imagined.
About the Author
Jillian Hunter is the author of more than twenty critically acclaimed novels, including the Bridal Pleasures series: The Duchess Diaries, A Bride Unveiled, and A Duke's Temptation. The Countess Confessions marks the thirteenth Boscastle Regency romance, following The Mistress Memoirs. Jillian's The Wicked Duke Takes a Wife and A Wicked Lord at the Wedding are New York Times bestsellers. She has received several awards, including the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. She lives in Southern California with her husband and three daughters.