More than 1700 pages—six novels from six New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors! Each book is the first in a beloved series. From the majesty of medieval castles to the glittering ballrooms of the Regency, read an enchanting novel from six of the twelve Jewels of Historical Romance!
A KNIGHT IN TARNISHED ARMOR by Jill Barnett
Book 1 of her Fool Me Once series
England, 14th Century: Desperate to flee a forced marriage to England’s most fearsome knight, Lady Linnet of Ardenwood hires the dangerous mercenary, William de Ros, to help her escape to a convent. But de Ros is the new Baron Warbrooke, her betrothed, who has only a week to woo and win her heart.
THE BRIDE WORE BLUE by Cheryl Bolen
Book 1 of her Brides of Bath series
England, 1811: For six long years Thomas Moreland has dreamed of the beautiful young noblewoman who rescued him. Wealthy now, he's come to Bath to rescue his fair Felicity—while endeavoring to win her love.
MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE by Lucinda Brant
Book 1 of her Roxton Family Saga
England & France, 1769: Based on real events, a hasty midnight marriage between teenagers establishes a dynasty. Ten years later, Deb stumbles across a wounded duelist in the forest. It is love at first sight. The stranger is in truth her husband Julian, Marquess of Alston, returned from years in exile to claim his wife before a rival can.
THE FORBIDDEN DUKE by Darcy Burke
Book 1 in her The Untouchables series
London, 1811: A decade ago, Titus St. John’s idle roguery brought about the ruin of Eleanor Lockhart—and his self-imposed isolation. Now she’s back, and she needs his help. But by “saving” her, The Forbidden Duke may ruin her life all over again.
LADY DANGER by Glynnis Campbell
Book 1 of her Warrior Maids of Rivenloch series
Scotland, 1136: Warrior maid Deirdre of Rivenloch never turns her back on a fight when her clan is threatened. But when she marries the powerful Sir Pagan Cameliard to save her sister, Deirdre faces a new kind of enemy who crosses swords with her by day and lays siege to her heart by night.
GATHER THE STARS by Kimberly Cates
Book 1 of her Culloden’s Fire series
Scotland, 1746: Englishwoman Rachel de Lacey vows to wed the bravest soldier. She is taken hostage by the Glen Lyon, the Highland raider saving Scotland’s orphans from English retribution. Branded a coward in battle, he teaches her a new meaning for courage.
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ABOUT THE AUTHORS
JILL BARNETT is the New York Times bestselling author of 18 novels and short stories. Her work has been published in 23 languages worldwide, and she has 9 million books in print. She lives in the PNW with her family.
CHERYL BOLEN, a New York Times and USA Today bestseller, has published more than 30 Regency-set romances. Her books have been translated into eight languages. Named Notable New Author in 1999, she has won the Holt Medallion for Best Historical Novel in 2006 and Best Historical in the International Digital Awards.
LUCINDA BRANT is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of award-winning Georgian historical romances and mysteries. Her novels have been described as “smart, witty, adventures, full of heart-wrenching drama with a happily ever after,” where “history is more than a setting.”
DARCY BURKE is the USA Today Bestselling Author of sexy, emotional historical and contemporary romance. A native Oregonian, Darcy lives on the edge of wine country with her guitar-strumming husband, their two hilarious kids, two Bengal cats, and a third cat named after a fruit.
GLYNNIS CAMPBELL is a USA Today bestselling author of swashbuckling Scottish romance. She loves to play medieval matchmaker, transporting readers to a place where the bold heroes have endearing flaws, the women are stronger than they look, the land is lush and untamed, and chivalry is alive and well!
KIMBERLY CATES is a five-time Rita Finalist named “a master of the genre” by Romantic Times. The New York Daily News praises her writing as “so richly detailed we...hear the clash of sword against sword.” Her emotionally intense books feature flawed heroes and bring the British Isles to life.