Secrets of Lady Lucy

It’s never easy keeping secrets…

 

Only her desire to crush the Crown’s enemies could induce Lady Lucy Stanford to endure another Season. For years she has worked secretly for the Home Office, and she has come to London with one purpose: foil the attempted kidnapping of a highly valuable target, identity unknown. Inconveniently, Lord Harrington—Lucy’s brother and guardian—has other plans. He won’t be satisfied until she is at long last married.

 

He never forgets a face …

 

After years on the Continent, Blake Gower, Earl of Devonton, returns to England in need of a wife. He should not be surprised when his best friend Harrington’s sister recaptures his attention. But there’s more to the woman Lady Lucy has become than the delightful girl Blake remembers. When she takes an unexpected jaunt to the country during the height of the Season, Blake is determined to know why—and to discover all Lady Lucy’s secrets.

 

Unwilling to give up her patriotic mission for marriage, Lucy is conflicted when she meets the enigmatic Lord Devonton. She never expected to feel this way about a man again.

 

When the ransom demand comes due—will it be for Lady Lucy’s heart?  

 

Mysteries of Lady Theo

It was left to her to fulfill her family’s duty to the Crown.

 

When Lady Theodora Neale’s papa dies, a volume guarded by her family for generations comes into her possession—and with it a sacred duty. Lady Theo is determined to honor her papa’s deathbed request to carry out missions directed by the esteemed Lord Archbroke.

 

But when Archbroke suggests they enter into a feigned courtship, Lady Theo is blindsided. She’s willing to put her life on the line for the Crown, but no one said anything about risking her heart!

 

For years he prioritized his duty to the Crown before all else.

 

Upon first sight, Graham Drummond, the Earl of Archbroke, is bewitched by the mysterious Lady Theodora. As he evaluates the woman’s ability to complete missions for the Home Office, he finds himself assessing her suitability as his future countess.

 

The two work well together and enjoy each other’s company much more than they ought to. But as Theo becomes involved in one of Archbroke’s open investigations, she learns that he is the one man she can never have.

 

Will the same duty that forced them together be what ultimately drives them apart?

Visions of Lady Mary

It’s hard to connect with the living when you’re able to communicate with the dead. 

 

Lady Mary Masterson had no objection to being betrothed to Gilbert Talbot until he ridiculed her. Now, years later, it appears her chance for an adventure on the Continent will be thwarted by the very man when he turns up, vowing to keep her safe. Insufferable!

 

If only it weren’t so difficult to ignore her fluttering heart—and the voices constantly touting the advantages of marrying the man who long ago called her a witch.

 

Battlefield promises are easy to make and hard to keep.

 

They were at war when Gilbert Talbot, the Earl of Waterford, promised to care for the strange but fascinating sister of his dying best friend. But his is a perilous life, and to ensure her safety, Gilbert has avoided Lady Mary, a woman whose mere presence makes every cell in his body come alive.

 

Now fate has brought them together in more danger than Gilbert ever imagined. He could well lose the woman he loves to the enemy—or to the arms of another man.

Confessions of Lady Grace

 
 
 

She sacrificed her future to save his life.

His life means nothing without her.

Will her confessions set them both free to love?

 

Lady Grace’s bargain with the devil guaranteed the life of the man she will always love, but the price was giving him up forever. Now Matthew has returned to England, and she finds it impossible to let him go.

Freed from a hellish prison on the Continent, Matthew Stanford, Marquess of Harrington, retreats to his country manor. His days obsessed with thoughts of exacting revenge upon the man responsible for his captivity. His nights are plagued by memories of Lady Grace, the woman whose image spurred him to survive—and who replaced Matthew with another as soon as he was out of her sight.

 

Once they worked together, as close as two people can be. Now jealousy and wounded pride keep them apart. When Lady Grace’s confessions compel them to look past their broken hearts, they join forces to exact the revenge they both desperately crave—and perhaps find their way back to love. 

© 2019 by Rachel Ann Smith.