The Ladies of the North Series
The Viscount’s Wayward Son
True Love Can Never be Forgotten
Sometimes what you want the most has been there all along…
Anne Albright, the hot-headed daughter of Lord Aldbrick, wants nothing more than to be wanted. She longs to be accepted and loved for the forthright woman she really is.
Edmund Ingram, the charmingly handsome son of a viscount, has always failed to make his father proud, despite his best intentions.
Childhood sweethearts Anne and Edmund once vowed to marry each other when they were older. Now, Anne is halfway through her second Season and it seems Edmund has forgotten his promise.
Anne is not about to be left on the self! She may be a damsel. She may be in distress, but she can handle it. Almost…
In her quest to catch herself a husband and to be accepted by society, Anne has fallen victim to the will of a patriarchal man who wants Anne to be his.
Edmund is shocked when Anne announces that she is courting a pompous bore of a man named Lord Amberleigh. Realizing that he’s in love with Anne, Edmund vows to stop the marriage at all costs. However, things are not always what they seem. What if Anne no longer loves him? What if Anne has truly fallen for Lord Amberleigh?
Edmund is an awkward sweet hero, who feels unequipped to fight for his lady, but he has a knack for discovering the truth about people, and the truth might just be enough.
Edmund must beat Amberleigh at his own game…and somehow win back the lady of his dreams.
The Marquess’s Rose
Can love bloom after loss?
Sometimes forever finds you when you least expect it…
Miss Eliza Albright, the middle daughter of the Viscount Aldbrick, has vowed never to marry. After being thrown over by a suitor she thought she loved, Eliza is determined to forge her own path to independence.
Richard Renthem, the newly made Marquess of Trenton, is still reeling from the death of his beloved elder brother. Seeking solace, Richard travels to the quiet Northwickshire countryside in order to enlist the help of his aunt, the sharp-tongued Dowager Lady Mayberry.
The new Lord Trenton hopes to entice his aunt to renew his mother’s garden and lift her spirits.
Instead, he entices the lovely Miss Eliza Albright.
Shocking everyone, most of all herself, Eliza flees from her father’s house and his marriage plans for her. She absconds to Taprington Hall with her out-spoken spinster Aunt Portia, the irascible Dowager Lady Mayberry and the imminently eligible Lord Trenton.
For the first time in his life, Richard just might have a chance to grow beyond the trappings of his position. He knows his duty to his grieving mother, to his ailing sister and to the marquessate, but he soon finds he wants to be loved…for himself.
As his walls come tumbling down, Eliza and Richard work together to create one perfect English garden, during one lovely English Summer.
Can love bloom in the shadow of grief?
The Duke’s Winter Promise
The duke kept the secret, but the sin was his to bear. More than anything, he did not wish for word of it to reach Emily’s ears. When the truth surfaces, Alexander may lose the only woman he’s ever loved.
Miss Emily Ingram is a lady. At least she has the appearance of one. Secretly, Emily would much rather return to the days of her childhood raising trouble with her wild brother and his best friend, the handsome Alexander. Emily’s mother, the Viscountess of Kentleworth has other ideas. Emily is given the Christmas holiday to choose between her London suitors.
Alexander may be a duke, but he is not a proper gentleman. He fears he is too late to win the lady’s affection. He only has until the New Year to discover Emily’s feelings. As the holiday festivities begin, an event from his past may sever their childhood friendship and extinguish any chance at love between them.
Will the duke’s secret destroy the love he hoped to kindle in her very proper heart? Will practical and determined Emily overcome what keeps them apart?
One can hope for a Christmas miracle. After all even the coldest heart can melt.
A sweet Christmas romance about growing up, overcoming the past and learning to love.