At Your Pleasure

At Your Pleasure Author Meredith Duran
ISBN-10 9781472222299
Year 2014-12-04
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Meredith Duran returns with another witty, humorous and smart romance. Fans of Julia Quinn, Jane Feather and Eloisa James will delight in Meredith's trademark headstrong heroine, cunning hero and tale of deep emotional intensity! By candlelight, she lures him... Glittering court socialites and underworld cutpurses alike know that Adrian Ferrers, Earl of Rivenham, is the most dangerous man in London. Rivenham will let nothing - not the deepening shadow of war, nor the growing darkness within him - interfere with his ambition to restore his family to its former glory. But when tasked by the king to uncover a traitor, he discovers instead a conspiracy - and a woman whose courage awakens terrible temptations. To save her is to risk everything. To love her might cost his life. At swordpoint she defies him... Lady Leonora knows that Rivenham is the devil in beautiful disguise - and that the irresistible tension between them is as unpredictable as the dilemma in which Nora finds herself: held hostage on her own estate by Rivenham and the king's men. But when war breaks out, Nora has no choice but to place her trust in her dearest enemy - and pray that love does not become the weapon that destroys them both... Looking for more Meredith Duran novels? Try Wicked Becomes You or her Rules for the Reckless series.

At Your Command

At Your Command Author Anna Leonard
ISBN-10 9781426866685
Year 2010-09-01
Pages 57
Language en
Publisher Harlequin
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"My name is Anthony. It is my duty to serve your pleasure." Once upon a time, Susannah Mackenzie had been fanciful. But she never expected to inherit a genie of her own! It seemed the brooch Susannah's great-aunt left her held more than she thought. Susannah was quickly intrigued by her alluring, seductive companion--and soon she couldn't help but imagine all the ways Anthony could please her....

Take Your Pleasure Where You Find It

Take Your Pleasure Where You Find It Author J. D. Mason
ISBN-10 1429991518
Year 2010-03-16
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Press
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Thirty years ago, three high school friends were closer than sisters, but a dark, emotional secret tore them apart. Now, back together at their high school reunion, each of them are tormented and haunted that their greatest fear will come to light. Renetta Jones' childhood had been anything but happy. After her mother walked out on them, Renetta was left to live with an unsympathetic father and her own insecurities. She fell for the first man to come along after high school, and spent years in an abusive marriage with a man named Vincent, who used her secret to control and punish her. That is, until he suffered an untimely stroke, under questionable circumstances. Phyllis Neville sacrificed everything for her career, including her marriage to a man she'll love forever, and a positive relationship with her adult daughter. But when she is passed over for the promotion of a lifetime, it's just the first thing to go wrong in her once perfect life as the past rears its ugly head. Freddie Palmer is bored by the routine that her life has become. Married thirty years to her husband, Don, the two of them have become empty-nesters and Freddie is anxious to start the next phase of her life. After meeting successful author, Bianca Hightower, at a local bookstore signing, Freddie decides to take her passion for reading to the next level and signs up for writing classes being taught by her new author friend. But Bianca sees potential in Freddie that transcends simply writing, and introduces her to the kinds of experiences a woman like Freddie never even knew existed. But when the past catches up to her, it becomes one more dark secret she's not sure she'll be able to keep. Tasha Darden has lived her life in foster care, and has finally gathered up the courage to try to find her birth mother. One of the three women holds the answers she seeks and she will stop at nothing until she gets them.

Mark Twain at Your Fingertips

Mark Twain at Your Fingertips Author Mark Twain
ISBN-10 9780486473192
Year 2009-11-18
Pages 559
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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One of America's greatest storytellers, Samuel Clemens had something witty and wise to say on just about any topic. Gathered from his classic novels, diary entries, newspaper articles, and correspondence, this collection of wry quips and quotes reflects his keen observations on animals, critics, doctors, laughter, politics, youth, and more.

Law Sports at Gray s Inn 1594

Law Sports at Gray s Inn  1594 Author Basil Brown
ISBN-10 9781584779896
Year 2009-11-01
Pages 428
Language en
Publisher The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
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Legal Aspects of the Lives and Works of Shakespeare and Bacon This interesting volume examines legal aspects of the lives and writings of Shakespeare and Bacon. Includes the text of the hard-to-find Gesta Grayorum, which is attributed in part to Bacon. Brown also describes the origin of the Capias Utlegatum insult offered to Bacon by Queen Elizabeth's attorney general, Sir Edward Coke. CONTENTS Introduction Shakespeare's Connection With the Inns of Court Shakespeare's Plays Controlled by Bacon's Friends Why Queen Elizabeth Neglected Bacon - That Capias Utlegatum Origin of "Capias Utlegatum' Insult Offered to Bacon by Queen Elizabeth's Attorney-General, Sir Edward Coke Francis Bacon's Connection With Warwickshire and the Forest of Arden Bacon's Connection With the Burbage's You Would Pluck Out the Heart of My Mystery Shakespeare's Lodgings in Silver Street Bacon's Warwickshire Kinsmen and the Underhill's Was Anne Cecil the Prototype of Helena in "All's Well" Appendix A- History of the Manor and Ancient Barony of Castle Combe. Re Sir John Fastolf's Ward Appendix B- Edmund Tilney, Master of the Itevels Appendix C- List of Lands Owned by the Cooke's, Lords of Hartshill