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The Imagination of the Heart

By Judith Glover
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Judith Glover
In other people's eyes, Kitty van der Kleve is privileged. Despite her humble origins as an orphan and workhouse girl, she is now married to a gentleman of wealth and social standing in Victorian Tunbridge Wells.But Kitty would willingly change places with any of her admirers. There is one quality her husband, Oliver van der Kleve, can neither demand nor give, and that is love.Trapped in an ill-omened marriage, hated by Oliver's sister Beatrice, Kitty becomes increasingly unhappy. Her only consolation is free-spirited artist Jonathan Rivers. Inexorably, Kitty is drawn to him, little realising that what seems to be a route to happiness will lead to both tragedy and a new life.Set in the mid-nineteenth century The Imagination of the Heart is Judith Glover's fifth historical romance novel and bears the same superb qualities that marked her Sussex Quartet, The Stallion Man, Sisters and Brothers, To Everything a Season, and Birds in a Gilded Cage.
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Illusion of Love

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
Soon after Pamela Morris marries Lord Julian Eden in 1918, his plane is shot down and he is presumed dead. Julian's terminally ill mother offers her daughter-in-law a home at Eden Hall, but Pamela has married again. So Stella, Pamela's kind-hearted sister, takes her place to make the old lady's last days happy...
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It Wasn't Love

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
Lois had been warned about shipboard romances, but felt herself quite immune as she set out to visit her brother in Singapore.But Philip Sanpell seemed to be something quite different. His stunning good looks and passionate kisses made her throw caution to the wind, and before the end of the voyage her heart was irretrievably lost.But it wasn't long before she remembered those warnings and, with bitter regret, her own heedlessness...A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen of Romance, first published in 1930, and available now for the first time in eBook.
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I, Too, Have Loved

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
Anna is trapped in an unhappy marriage. Then she meets Gary Forrester, a brilliant young engineer.Suddenly Cairo becomes an enchanted playground, and Anna finds happiness. But she will need all her courage to leave her husband...
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The Inevitable End

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
Billie Carden is one of the new breed of women: tomboyish and defiantlyindependent, she has no use for men and no desire to marry. Nor does sheneed to - for she is the lucky heiress to the fortune of her AmericanUncle Silas.But Billie's life takes a whole new direction when two events - at firstunconnected - conspire to thwart her plans; an encounter with theimpoverished Richard Bromley, and a dramatic ultimatum from her uncle.A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen ofRomance, first published in 1927, and available now for the first timein eBook.
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Island of Flowers

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
Lovely Judy Railton had gambled her future on a newspaper ad, and was blissfully intoxicated with the result. She had sailed to Hawaii to marry a man she'd never seen, British ex-patriate Peter Delmer.
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Infatuation

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
Nicola Boyd had everything a young woman could possibly ask for. She had beauty, charm - and she was a capable business woman in charge of a thriving beauty salon.But best of all, she was loved by Denis Avon, the dashing young actor who was the heart-throb of every girl in the neighbourhood. In the heady whirl of a tempestuous courtship, who could blame her for being swept off her feet - for planning to marry a man she'd known for only a few weeks...?
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I Should Have Known

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
A sweeping sun-drenched love story from the original Queen of Romance first published in 1969 and now available for the first time in eBook. When young Shelley Bray was appointed governess, she thought that she would be in complete charge until she met her employer's sister. Worst of all, she was constantly made to feel small in front of her new employer, Esmond Torrington - and for some reason that mattered terribly to Shelley. Shelly had fallen desperatly in love with Esmond, the world-famous symphony director.
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Infatuation

By Claire Lorrimer
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Claire Lorrimer
The death of Lucy Godstow's best friend Vanessa on the eve of Lucy's marriage to Guy Weaver was a big enough blow; but then Vanessa's elderly aunt Joan is found brutally murdered by an unknown assailant. Lucy and Tom, Vanessa's brother, have different reasons for thinking all is not as it seems, but new husband Guy is intolerably jealous of Lucy's ongoing meetings with Tom. Tom and Lucy were childhood sweethearts, until Guy charged into Lucy's life and swiftly swept her to the altar.There are things about Guy of which his new bride is unaware. He had been threatening Vanessa in order to keep dreadful secrets from Lucy. Marriage to a tall, handsome and wealthy man is not always one of bliss and happiness and many in the congregation secretly wish the wedding had never happened...
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If This Be Destiny

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen of Romance, first published in 1941, and available now for the first time in eBook.
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In Love and War

By Malcolm Macdonald
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Malcolm Macdonald
Clive Mortimer - an aspiring politician and son of a wealthy Midlands industrialist, and Freddy Oxley - a mere apprentice - seem the unlikeliest of friends. But something in their past exerts a mysterious power over them. And it is not just Anne Howard, the maidservant who loves and is loved by both - yet cannot find happiness with either. Travelling to the Cape, the lush jungles of Venezuela, Imperial Vienna, the Ottoman court and the Carribean, the trio seek to create perfect lives for themselves. Yet inexorably their past catches up with them and when a long-delayed time bomb threatens their ruin, the solution they devise is the most astonishing twist of all.
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Ivy of the Angel

By Lena Kennedy
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Lena Kennedy
A wealth of lively characters and true-to-life situations in this collection confirm Lena Kennedy's reputation as one of our most vivid and compelling storytellers.The title story, 'Ivy of the Angel', reveals why an elderly bag lady becomes the centre of attention in an Oxford Street store; 'The Lonely Road' is the tale of thwarted love in London's East End; 'The Willows Wept With Me', 'Linda's Revenge' and 'The Long Dream' are all examples of how the smooth surface of a buried past can be disrupted by the intrusions of the present.With the freshness and directness that have become her hallmark, Lena Kennedy explores the enduring power of love, the triumph of hope over adversity, the problems of illness and prejudice, and the quirky kindness of fate.
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The Inn On The Marsh

By Lena Kennedy
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Lena Kennedy
Time alone would heal the sorrows of Hollinbury, bright dreams banish the old unhappy ghosts . . .The Malted Shovel, exuberant heart and soul of Hollinbury Hamlet, buzzed with talk while the ale flowed. Talk of Dumb Lukey's crazed acts and the romance between Lucinda and Joe Lee, the Thames bargee. Talk of the Crimea and the terror of Napoleon.At the tavern, hard-headed Beatrice and her sister Dot care for their invalid father and for Lucinda, their pretty orphaned niece. The inn is their livelihood but village business is ever Beat's business too. And now some dark cloud has descended on them all . . .
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Indulge your desires: the Olivia Darling 3-Book Bundle - Vintage, Priceless, Temptation

By Olivia Darling
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Olivia Darling
Power, sex, seduction, money, revenge - these women have got what it takes to make it in a man's world. Perfect for fans of Fifty Shades, Jackie Collins or Tasmina Perry, here are three addictive and passionate novels, VINTAGE, PRICELESS and TEMPTATION, in one bargain volume.In VINTAGE, the wine is sparkling and so is the sex. Madeleine has prepared for this moment all her life. But now she faces the ultimate test: prove to her rivals that she can run the most successful champagne house in France and rescue her beloved family home in the process. Can she do it?In PRICELESS, Lizzy does her best to get ahead in London's glittering art scene, while her boss takes advantage of her in more ways than one. Is sleeping with him Lizzy's best career move? Or her worst?In TEMPTATION, Mercy is struggling to make ends meet while longing to make it big as a singer. Will she be tempted to break the law to take the first step towards her dream of fame and fortune?
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In the Still of the Night

By Charlotte Lamb
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Charlotte Lamb
Annie Lang, star of the TV police drama The Force, is a character known to millions. Men want to protect her; women warm to her too. But, in the real world, the actress with the innocent face harbours her own terrible secret. Why do those who get close to Annie have a habit of dying - suddenly and violently - in the still of the night? Two very different men dominated Annie's past. Both vanished eight years ago. Since that fateful night, ambition has driven Annie to the top. Now at the peak of her success, she has everything she has ever wanted except love - the one thing she would trade it all for. And then one day love begins to stalk her . . .
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The Island

By Elin Hilderbrand
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Elin Hilderbrand
This summer, four women are hoping to escape their troubles... Birdie is organising a wedding, though her own marriage is falling apart. Her sister India is running away from her first chance of happiness in a long time, while her daughter Tate is running to something, but what that is, she doesn't yet know. And then there's Chess, who is just a mystery that none of the family know if they will everunravel.Gathering together for the first time in years on Tuckernuck Island, in a ramshackle house with no running water on a remote island, the women settle into a routine. But just how long can they hide from the secrets, lies and tragedy they have left behind?
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The Island Wife

By Jessica Stirling
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Jessica Stirling
Set in 1878, this is the story of Biddy and Innes, two young girls from a large crofting and fishing family on the Isle of Mull, whose world is thrown into confusion by the arrival of a handsome young shepherd. Tragedy follows when they both fall in love with the same man.
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