This winter, steal away with the reigning queens of Regency Romance
. . . to a surprise snowstorm, the comfort of a blazing fire, and the heat of a lover’s kisses . . .
A CHRISTMAS ABDUCTION by Madeline Hunter
Caroline Dunham has a bone to pick with notorious rake Baron Thornhill—and a creative plan to insure his undivided attention. Yet once in close quarters, she finds herself beholden to their smoldering connection . . .
A PERFECT MATCH by Sabrina Jeffries
Whisked away from a wintry ball by the officer she knew only through letters, Cassandra Isles struggles with her feelings for the commanding Colonel Lord Heywood. For he, secretly a fortune-hunter, must marry for money to save his estate—and Cass, secretly an heiress, will accept nothing less than
love . . .
ONE WICKED WINTER NIGHT by Mary Jo Putney
Dressed as a veiled princess, Lady Diana Lawrence is shocked to discover that the mysterious corsair who tempts her away from the costume ball is the duke she once loved and lost. Now snowed in with Castleton at a remote lodge, will she surrender to the passion still burning hotly between them?
“Hunter’s effortlessly elegant writing exudes a wicked sense of wit.”
“Anyone who loves romance must read Sabrina Jeffries!”
—Lisa Kleypas, New York Times bestselling author
“Putney’s books are the literary equivalent of catnip to historical romance fans.”
Kidnapping is the theme of this fun trilogy of holiday Regency romances. In Hunter's "A Christmas Abduction," Caroline Dunham kidnaps Adam Prescott, Baron Thornhill, planning to force him to marry her sister, whom she believes he seduced and impregnated. But when he saves her life, vows not to try to escape, and gains the respect of her employees, she falls for him herself. In Jeffries's "A Perfect Match," Col. Lord Heywood Wolfe abducts Cassandra Isles and her cousin Katherine "Kitty" Nickman in order to protect Kitty from a fortune hunter. Heywood thinks he's in love with Kitty, thanks to the witty letters her brother shared with him, but he soon learns that Cassandra was the author of the words that touched his heart. Putney's "Wicked Winter Night" features an unusual victim. When Anthony Raines is finally reunited with Lady Diana Lawrence, who broke his heart years earlier, he demands to know why she fled after he proposed; when she refuses to tell him, he kidnaps her cat. Desperate to regain her beloved feline companion, Diana yields to Anthony's demands, and the two reignite their romantic fire. Christmas touches appear throughout, and the passion is hot enough to melt a snowbank. This fanciful Regency anthology will keep readers warm all winter.