All he wants is a companion for his sister: what Gabriel finds himself with instead, is a fiery spirited, bespectacled woman who entices him at every corner and challenges his age-old vow to never trust his heart to a woman. She’s never met a nobleman she liked, arrogant marquess, and when she meets the pompous, she remembers why.
To Love a Lord The Heart of a Duke Book 5 - And he is determined to find out just what it is. All they need is each other: as Gabriel and Jane confront the truth of their feelings, the lies and secrets between them begin to unravel. And jane is left to decide whether or not it is ever truly safe to love a lord. Vowing to never wed, she’s been scuttled around from post to post.
Loved by a Duke The Heart of a Duke Book 4- For ten years, lady daisy Meadows has been in love with Auric, the Duke of Crawford. Auric, the duke of Crawford enjoys Daisy's company. Not with the guilt he carries over his past sins. The last thing he is interested in however, is pursuing a romance with a woman he’s known since she was in leading strings.
Not when he has no right to her heart. But perhaps, just perhaps, she can forgive the past and trust that he’d forever cherish her heart—but will she let him? But perhaps, if she can manage to find the fabled heart of a duke pendant, she will win over the heart of her duke. He couldn’t. Ever since his gallant rescue years earlier, Daisy knew she was destined to be his Duchess.
Loved by a Duke The Heart of a Duke Book 4 - But auric wouldn’t do something as foolhardy as to fall in love with Daisy. This season, daisy is turning up in the oddest places and he cannot help but notice that she is no longer a girl. Unfortunately, Auric sees her as his best friend's sister and nothing more.
The Heart of a Scoundrel The Heart of a Duke Book 6Christi Caldwell - After he was publically humiliated by his one love Lady Margaret, using Margaret’s niece, he vowed vengeance, as his pawn. Because her father is a shocking letch she’s learned to form her own opinions on a person’s worth. As she’s drawn into the darkness of his world, Phoebe risks being destroyed by Edmund’s ruthlessness.
He, is a victim of society’s scorn, too, but the more encounters she has with Edmund, the more she knows there is powerful depth and emotion to the jaded marquess. The lady wreaks havoc on Edmund’s plans for revenge and he finds he wants Phoebe, at all costs. And phoebe who desires love at all costs, has to determine if she can ever truly trust the heart of a scoundrel.
The Heart of a Scoundrel The Heart of a Duke Book 6 - . Except, he’s thwarted by another, more enticing target—Miss Phoebe Barrett. Miss phoebe barrett knows precisely the shame she’s been born to. Ruthless, wicked, and dark, the Marquess of Rutland rouses terror in the breast of ladies and nobleman alike. All edmund wants in life is power. After a chance meeting with the Marquess of Rutland, she is captivated by the mysterious man.
To Wed His Christmas Lady The Heart of a Duke Book 7Christi Caldwell - As such, she's built protective walls about her heart, and presents an icy facade to the world around her. She’s forced to tarry at a ramshackle inn, where she immediately antagonizes another patron—William. He's avoiding his duty in favor of one last adventure:William Hargrove, the Marquess of Grafton has wanted only one thing in life—to avoid the future match his parents would have him make to a cold, duke’s daughter.
She’s longing to be loved:lady cara falcot has only served one purpose to her loathsome father—to increase his power through a marriage to the future Duke of Billingsley. But when a winter storm interrupts his trip and lands him at a falling-down inn, he’s forced to share company with a commanding Lady Cara who initially reminds him exactly of the woman he so desperately wants to avoid.
A christmas snowstorm ushers in the spirit of the season:At the holiday time, these two people who despise each other due to first perceptions are offered renewed beginnings and fresh starts. As this gruff stranger breaks down the walls she’s built about herself, Cara has to determine whether she can truly open her heart to trusting that any man is capable of good and that she herself is capable of love.
To Wed His Christmas Lady The Heart of a Duke Book 7 - And william has to set aside all previous thoughts he’s carried of the polished ladies like Cara, to be the man to show her that love. Please note, this is an approximately 48, 000 word novella. Journeying home from her finishing school for the Christmas holidays, Cara's carriage is stranded during a winter storm.
He’s returning home from a blissful eight years of traveling the world to see to his responsibilities.
The Love of a Rogue The Heart of a Duke Book 3Christi Caldwell - Shopping? No, thank you. The task of chaperone becomes even more of a bother when his sister drags along her dearest friend, Lady Imogen to social functions. Never again wanting to experience the pain of a broken heart, she’s resolved to make a match with a polite, respectable gentleman. Attending the theatre? he’d rather be at Forbidden Pleasures with a scantily clad beauty upon his lap.
. His brother, tired of alex’s carousing has charged him with chaperoning their remaining, unwed sister about ton events. Yet now he must convince Imogen to risk all, on the heart of a rogue. Lady imogen moore hasn’t had an easy time of it since she made her Come Out three Seasons ago. With her betrothed, a powerful duke breaking it off to wed her sister, she’s become the tons favorite piece of gossip.
The Love of a Rogue The Heart of a Duke Book 3 - The last thing he wants in his life is a young, innocent English miss. Except, as alex and imogen are thrown together, passions flare and Alex comes to find he not only wants Imogen in his bed, but also in his heart. The last thing she wants is another reckless rogue. Lord alex Edgerton has a problem.
The Lure of a Rake The Heart of a Duke Book 9Christi Caldwell Ink - Jilted at the altar years earlier and exiled by her family, she’s now returned to London to prove she can be a proper lady. Slowly, she chips away at all the walls he's built, but when he falters, Genevieve can't offer him redemption. But with genevieve's hope for true love, she fears Cedric will be unable to give up his wayward lifestyle.
Even though she’s not given up on the hope of marrying for love, she’s wary of trusting again. As they continue to meet, passions stir. But with her sordid history, Genevieve knows a rake can also easily destroy her. An unlikely pairingwhat begins as a chance encounter between Cedric and Genevieve, becomes something more.
Albans whose seductive ways set her heart aflutter. After all, cedric has spent years protecting his heart, and keeping everyone out. Now, it's up to cedric to prove to Genevieve that the love of a man is far more powerful than the lure of a rake. Length: full-length novel 105, 000 words***All books in "The Heart of a Duke" series can be read as standalone novels.
The Lure of a Rake The Heart of a Duke Book 9 - The heart of a dukefor love of the dukemore than a dukethe love of a rogue usa today bestselling novellaLoved by a DukeTo Love a LordThe Heart of a ScoundrelTo Wed His Christmas Lady novellaTo Trust a RogueThe Lure of a Rake. Then she meets Cedric Falcot, the Marquess of St. A lady dreaming of LoveLady Genevieve Farendale has a scandalous past.
To Woo a Widow The Heart of a Duke Book 10Christi Caldwell Ink - Years ago, the marquess of guilford, miles brookfield, made a frivolous vow he never thought would come to fruition--he promised to marry his mother's goddaughter if he was unwed by the age of thirty. Now, to his dismay, he's faced with honoring that pledge. After her late husband's cruelty that she kept so well hidden, she has no desire to search for love.
Lady philippa Winston is never marrying again. But when he encounters the beautiful and intriguing Lady Philippa, Miles knows his true path in life. Will philippa let down her guard and allow miles to woo a widow in desperate need of his love? *****To Woo a Widow is an approximately 40, 000 word short novel.
To Woo a Widow The Heart of a Duke Book 10 - They see a brokenhearted widow. She's far from shattered. It's up to him to break down every belief Philippa carries about gentlemen, proving that not only is love real, but that he is the man deserving of her sheltered heart.
To Redeem a Rake The Heart of a Duke Book 11Christi Caldwell Ink - But daniel must resist his desire for a woman tarnished by scandal while Daphne is reminded of the boy she once knew. Can society's most notorious rake redeem his reputation and become the man Daphne deserves? He's spent years scandalizing society. Now, this rake must change his ways. Society's most infamous scoundrel, the Earl of Montfort, has been promised a small fortune if he can relinquish his wayward, Daniel Winterbourne, carousing lifestyle.
However, Daniel knows no such woman. With her sordid past and a disfigured leg, few opportunities arise for a woman such as she. And behaving means he must also help find a respectable companion for his youngest sister--someone who will guide her and whom she can emulate. Knowing daniel's history, she wishes to avoid him, but working for his sister is exactly the stepping stone she needs.
To Redeem a Rake The Heart of a Duke Book 11 - Their attraction intensifies as Daniel and Daphne grow closer, preparing his sister for the London Season. But when he encounters a childhood friend, Daniel believes she may just be the answer to all of his problems. Having been secretly humiliated by an unscrupulous blackguard years earlier, Miss Daphne Smith dreams of finding work at Ladies of Hope, an institution that provides an education for disabled women.
More Than a Duke The Heart of a Duke Book 2Christi Caldwell - Polite society doesn’t take Lady Anne Adamson seriously. And with anne’s history of grating on his every last nerve, she is the last woman he’d ever agree to school in the art of seduction. What begins as a pretend courtship, born of lessons on seduction, becomes something more, leaving Anne to decide if she can give her heart to a reckless rogue, and Harry must decide if he’s willing to again trust in a lady’s love.
When she discovers her father betrayed her mother’s love and her family descended into poverty, powerful, Anne comes up with a plan to marry a respectable, and honorable gentleman— a man nothing like her philandering father. A scoundrel with a scandalous past, he is the last gentleman she'd ever wed.
More Than a Duke The Heart of a Duke Book 2 - . However, his reputation marks him the perfect man to school her in the art of seduction so she might ensnare the illustrious Duke of Crawford. Harry, the earl of stanhope is a jaded, cynical rogue who lives for his own pleasures. Only his friendship with the lady’s sister compels him to help. Armed with the heart of a duke pendant, she decides to enlist the aid of the notorious Harry, fabled to land the wearer a duke’s heart, 6th Earl of Stanhope.
He’s come to appreciate that all women are in fact greedy, title-grasping, self-indulgent creatures.
To Enchant a Wicked Duke The Heart of a Duke Book 13Christi Caldwell Ink - A devil in disguiseyears ago, when nick Tallings, watched his family destroyed at the hands of a merciless nobleman, the recent Duke of Huntly, he vowed revenge. With each carefully orchestrated encounter, he slips further and further inside the lady's heart, with her quick wit and strength, never anticipating that Justina, will break down his own defenses.
A lady dreaming of lovefrom the moment Justina Barrett makes her Come Out, she is labeled a Diamond. But can justina ever forgive the duke who deceived her? His plot hinges upon Lord Rutland's innocent, empty-headed sister-in-law, Justina Barrett. Until now. With his rival finally happily married, Nick is able to set his ruthless scheme into motion.
To Enchant a Wicked Duke The Heart of a Duke Book 13 - Nick will ruin her, marry her, and then leave her brokenhearted. Even with her ruthless father determined to sell her off to the highest bidder, Justina never gives up on her hope for a good, honorable gentleman who values her wit more than her looks. A not-so-chance meetingnick's ploy to ensnare Justina falls neatly into place in the streets of London.
But his efforts had been futile, as his enemy, Lord Rutland is without weakness. As nick's plans begins to unravel, he's left to determine which is more important--Justina's love or his vow for vengeance.
To Trust a Rogue The Heart of a Duke Book 8Christi Caldwell - She has now returned to serve as a companion for her elderly aunt with a daughter in tow. And eleanor must decide if it’s ever safe to trust a rogue. With all the betrayals and secrets between them, Marcus has to open his heart again. Only, eleanor has no interest in this new, roguish man. Even though they’re next door neighbors, there is little reason for her to move in the same circles as Marcus, just in case, she vows to avoid him, for he reminds her of all she lost when she left.
A widoweight years earlier, faced with no other choice, Mrs. Eleanor collins, fled london and the only man she ever loved, Marcus, Viscount Wessex. Under that façade, dwells a man whose dreams were shattered almost eight years earlier by a young lady who captured his heart, pledged her love, and then left him, however, with nothing more than a curt note.
To Trust a Rogue The Heart of a Duke Book 8 - Reunitedas their paths continue to cross, Marcus finds his desire for Eleanor just as strong, but he learned long ago she’s not to be trusted. The more time they spend together, the protective wall they’ve constructed to keep the other out, begin to break. He will offer her a place in his bed, but not anything more.
A roguemarcus, the viscount Wessex has carefully crafted the image of rogue and charmer for polite Society.