Friday, June 24, 2011

More Historicals: Katerine Sutcliffe, Christina Dodd, Nicole Jordan

Meet Katherine Sutcliffe
Katherine Sutcliffe is a multi-award winning USA Today National and International Bestselling author of twenty two historical and contemporary suspense novels.

Katherine has worked as Consultant Head Writer for the daytime dramas As The World Turns and Another World, playing herself in Another World. She has been featured in numerous genre magazines, major newspapers, TV Guide, and The Jenny Jones Show.

Sutcliffe is a native Texan and lives near Dallas.
Katherine Sutcliffe

The time is 1857; the place England. Meet Destiny Fontaine, a young widow, finally free of her loveless, unconsummated marriage.
Dashing Jason Batson steals her heart and she quickly finds herself in love. After their brief affair, Destiny discovers she is pregnant by a man she comes to distrust. Jason whisks her aboard his ship headed for India in hopes that she will lead him to her father who is suspected of leading the rebellion to free India from English rule.

In this fabulous novel, the reader is swept into the historical drama, as well as the couple's passionate love affair. I found myself full of mixed emotions, throughly involved in the story, and totally enthralled by each new revelation . Ms. Sutcliffe continues to amaze me with her fresh approach to romance and the sizzling passion that she unveils in every story. She makes you really care about the characters and holds you captive with her compelling plot laced with breath-taking intrigue. This is another winner-don't miss it!

Shirlee Busbee

With seven New York Times bestsellers to her credit and nine million copies of her thirteen novels in print, Shirlee Busbee enthralls her followers and wins new fans with every historical romance she publishes. Now she transports readers to the lush, tempestuous setting of old Natchez, Mississippi.
The threat of financial ruin, the death of her young fiancé, and the tragic loss of her father- Arabella Montgomery faced it all. Now, she is stunned to learn that her younger half brother gambled away Highview, the family plantation, with the turn of a card. Her efforts to reclaim her ancestral home lead her into an unholy alliance with her former suitor, Tony Dagget.

Bella's father vigorously objected to her relationship with Dagget due to the scandal that clouded his reputation. It seems her suitor had two dead wives whom he might have murdered. Now, Bella and the man who has never stopped loving her must foil a plot which, if unchecked, promises to destroy them both.

You can always count on author Shirlee Busbee for a well-written story, memorable characters, an engaging plot, and sizzling romance. You'll find it all in this sensational novel.

Christiana Dodd

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT is the second book in Christina Dodd's Governess Series. In 1839, three young English ladies take destiny into their own hands and open the Distinguished Academy of Governesses. When Queen Victoria threatens rakish Devon Mathewes, earl of Kerrich, he must find a way to present the appearance of respectability, kindness and decency. He approaches the Academy of Governesses wishing to hire an "ugly" spinster. Pamela Lockhart, one of the young owners, dons a disguise to hide her youthful beauty and takes the job.

Following his instructions, she also finds an orphan for him to sponsor. Pamela is not prepared for the attraction she feels for the outspoken earl. The earl is stunned to find himself attracted to the frumpy governess in spite of her thick glasses and prim attitude. As the two fight their mutual attraction, several problems surface to threaten the earl's family bank and portend scandal against the family honor.

You'll enjoy watching Devon and Pamela as their romance unfolds and revisiting Charlotte and Wynter, the hero and heroine of the first novel in the series, RULES OF SURRENDER. It's a well-written novel with delightful characters, an interesting plot, and Dodd's trademark humor.

RULES OF ATTRACTION, book three of the series, is full of surprises, suspense, and romance. Hannah Setterington sells the accademy and agrees to become a companion to the elderly aunt of a mysterious Lord. He's rumored to have murdered his wife. You'll want to check it out.

In Bed With The Duke
Christina Dodd

Lady's companion Emma Chegwidden avoids defying society's rules-until she runs right into the arms of the seductive Reaper...a mystery man whose goal is justice. Or is it vengeance? Only one thing is certain: he's far too dangerous for the demure Emma. But some challenges are too tempting to resist...

Taken By The Prince
Christina Dodd

This is the nineth book in the Governess Brides series.

Only Victoria knows that Saber Lawrence is a renegade prince plotting to seize control of his country. But when Saber kidnaps Victoria to ensure her silence and vanquish her reserve, he finds that the proper English governess is not so easily seduced, unless Saber's willing to surrender something of his own-his heart.

Meet Christina Dodd

Christina Dodd is the author of seventeen romances that made regular appearances on the bestseller lists. She has won numerous awards including Romance Writers of America's Golden Heart and RITA Awards.

Nicole Jordan
In this dazzling novel, Nicole Jordan tempts readers with a tale of breathless splendor and soul-searing passion.

Lovers in paradise...

He is a brilliant military commander... and every woman's temptation. When Max Leighton unexpectedly comes to her golden Mediterranean island, Caro Evers longs to heal his emotional battle scars. But during one glorious night in his arms, she discovers a sensual master whose mere touch drives her to wild abandon.

She is the bewitching angel he can't forget. Jaded by the glittering ballrooms of Regency London, Max returns to Cyrene to find the temptress who haunts his dreams... only to learn that Caro leads a dangerous double life. She's a warrior as well as a healer—member of a secret society of protectors, sworn to fight evil and tyranny across Europe.

Afraid to lose her heart to Max again, Caro vows to conquer her fierce tenderness for him and thwart his campaign to win her. Then a perilous mission of adventure takes them far from Cyrene's sun-splashed shores, entwining their destinies and challenging their deepest desires.

Nicole Jordan

THE SEDUCTION is destined to become one of my all time favorites. It's a scorching sizzler with a romantic hero who has the stuff that dreams are made of. He's bold, dashing, passionate and tender.

The Seduction is a fitting first offering in Nicole Jordan's "Notorious" Series. Tall, handsome Lord Damien Sinclair is appropriately known as "Lord Sin", a rake and adventurer who takes his pleasures where he finds them. His romantic exploits and sexual conquests are well-know throughout the bedrooms of Regency England. In a twist of misfortune, Damien's sister, Olivia's reputation is ruined by a ill-fated tryst and she is seriously injuried in a sham elopement. He vows to destroy Aubrey Trent, the young nobleman who is responsible.Trent loses eveything to Damien in a card game, leaving his family penniless.

Trent's widowed sister, Vanessa, is determined to protect her foolish brother at all cost. When she offers to act as companion to Lord Sin's bedridden sister, Damien agrees--with one scandalous condition. He wants the beautiful noblewoman to become his mistress. With this unholy bargain, the seduction begins, as Damien teaches Vanessa to become skilled in pleasing him in bed.

This delicious romance is not for the faint hearted, as steamy emotions rise from the pages and enthrall the unsuspecting reader. The interplay between the secondary characters also adds an additional bit of spice to the overall mix, blending all the plots and sub-plots into a tasty mixture of pure delight. As luck would have it, Damien, the hunter may well be captured by Vanessa, the game. Expect your emotions to be fully engaged as you read this passionate novel. It's an exciting battle of the sexes layered with the redeeming power of love.

Meet Nicole Jordan

Bestselling author Nicole Jordan spins spellbinding tales of unrivaled passion and sensuality. She recently moved with her real-life hero to the Rocky Mountains of Utah, where she is at work on her next sizzling tale of dangerous rakes and bold adventurers during the Regency era. Her sizzling historical romances have appeared on numerous bestseller lists, including the New York Times and USA Today

Skiing is her husband's passion, just as Nicole's is her writing and her horse. But, wherever she is, you can bet she'll be writing!

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