The Runaway Heiress - Anne O'Brien Summary
Mistaking Miss Frances Hanwell for a runaway kitchen servant, Hugh only realises his grave error the next day. With scandal imminent, a reluctant marriage seems the only course of action. Reluctance turns to respect when Hugh uncovers the brutal marks of the unhappy life she's been leading. Suddenly, he will do all in his power to protect her...especially now, as an unexpected inheritance threatens to take Frances from him....
The Runaway Heiress - Brenda Hiatt Summary
A Marriage of Inconvenience? Dina’s only chance to keep her inheritance from going to pay her brother’s gaming debts is to marry before her twenty-fifth birthday. When her carefully planned elopement goes awry, in desperation, she travels to Gretna Green alone. There she finds herself rescuing a naïve young lady from a fortune hunter, which earns the gratitude of the young lady’s handsome—and eligible—brother, who has come in hot pursuit. When he asks her to name her reward, she has her answer ready. Grant Turpin, better known to his friends as Thor, is grateful to the girl who saved his sister’s honor, but is stunned when she demands marriage in repayment of his debt to her. She insists she will not infringe on his freedom in the least, but the more time he spends with her, the less attractive that freedom appears. Instead, he becomes increasingly determined to win her heart along with her hand. Surely spending Christmas with her at his parents’ estate will help him to do just that? Book 2 of the “Seven Saints Hunt Club” series, set in the same world as “The Saint of Seven Dials” series. Themes: Christmas romance, Regency romance, marriage of convenience, arranged marriage, holidays, England, nobility and aristocracy, historical romance, historical fiction, elopement, New York Times Bestseller, Brenda Hiatt
The Runaway Heiress - Stef Ann Holm Summary
Raised in stfling luxury and determined to escape an arranged marriage, Evelyn Thurgood-Baron masquerades as a lady's maid and hops the next train out of Beaumont, Texas. When her employer turns out to be a wanted man in disguise, she wonders whether scandalous behavior will be her undoing. But Evelyn is all too willing to stand by this stranger, who can offer her nothing but adventure...and a broken heart. Framed and branded a criminal, New Orleans police lieutenant Luke Devereaux will do anything to get to El Paso and clear his name...even sneak aboard a train while wearing women's clothing. He never bargained on having a maid -- particularly not one with such deep blue eyes. As they cross the harsh Texas terrain, renegade lawman and rebellious lady fall in love. But can Luke overcome betrayal and learn to trust in tomorrow?
Runaway Heiress - Melody Anne Summary
Joseph and George Anderson are once again back to match-making in the sixth book in The Billionaire Bachelors Series. Bree has had enough of over-protective brothers and a meddling father, so she decides to run to a small town, where she can prove she can make it on her own. The only thing wrong with that situation is there's a stalker after her, determined to make her his - or else end her life. George hires Chad, Mark's best friend and ex-Navy Seal to guard Bree. She is furious about her father sending her a babysitter. Sparks and bullets fly between Bree and Chad. Open the pages to find humor, love, mystery and so much more. Enjoy the newest book in the bestselling romance series "Billionaire Bachelors"
The Daring Exploits of a Runaway Heiress - Victoria Alexander Summary
To Do: Swim naked in the moonlight Play in a high stakes card game Ride an elephant Be painted sans clothing. Take a lover. . . Lucy Merryweather has inherited a fortune--and her great-aunt's list of unfulfilled wishes. What better way to honor her memory than by accomplishing as many of them as possible? And with Lucy's family an ocean away in New York, nothing stands in her way--if one ignores the private investigator hired to spy on her. Yet Cameron Effington is infuriatingly difficult to ignore. . . As a reporter, Cameron is always looking for a good story. An American heiress running rampant between Millworth Manor and Mayfair is the perfect subject. Not to mention captivating. And extremely kissable. And if Lucy believes he's a detective? Well, the truth should never get in the way of a good story--or hinder delicious, impetuous passion. . .
Runaway Heiress - Mia Carson Summary
Macy Thompson didn’t want to accept the boring life her father had laid out for her. He’d never been a nice man, always controlling her, but when he pushes her to marry a man to benefit himself, a man she knows just by looking at will be worse than her father, she can’t take it anymore. In desperate attempt to be free, she runs away, hoping against hope to find her own way and start over. And then she runs into Darren Jackson. She thinks he’s too good to be true, all hard muscle and brooding male, but when she learns that his past is just as messed up as hers, or worse, she finds a strong connection to him and thinks he could be her way out. But Darren did not just randomly bump into her. He’s the P.I. hired to find her, and now he has to make the hard choice: take her back to her father, or tell her the truth and see if their love is real.
PROJECT: RUNAWAY HEIRESS - Heidi Betts,Mao Karino Summary
Zacharo is a fashion house run by three sisters. Lily, who designs clothes for the line, is aghast when she discovers that her work has been stolen by another label. Who did it and how? She gets herself a job at the company in question as part of an undercover investigation and starts working as the CEO’s secretary. Her boss, Nigel, must protect his family’s long-established company and devotes himself to it. Lily wonders just how far he’d go to secure his company’s future, and yet somehow she still finds herself inexorably attracted to her handsome competitor.
Project - Heidi Betts Summary
When her designs keep showing up on a rival's runway, heiress and fashion designer Lily Zaccaro plans to go undercover and catch the thief. But soon, after long work days and sizzling nights, she's falling for the rival's CEO, Nigel Stratham! Lily desperately hopes that Nigel is innocent, but in the face of so much deception, their future is hanging by a thread...
Runaway Heiress - Syrie James Summary
When a runaway heiress runs into trouble, she may end up exactly where she belongs in this brand new series by USA Today bestselling author Syrie James… Brainy and college-educated, American heiress Alexandra Atherton will do anything to avoid marriage to the English peer her mother has chosen for her--even abandon the life of privilege she's always known. But as her escape goes horribly wrong, Alexandra must invent a new identity to gain the help of a handsome stranger. Thomas Carlyle, the Earl of Longford, sweeps in and out of London disguised as a humble artist, earning just enough to keep his ancestral Cornwall estate afloat. When Alexandra crashes into his life, she awakens feelings and desires that he vows will stay buried. Despite himself, he needs this beautiful newcomer, for his sisters have run off another governess. Alexandra is surprised to find she thrives in her new position at Longford's home. But as she grows closer to Thomas and his sisters, and her relationship with the emotionally guarded earl unleashes their hidden passions, the truth Alexandra's been forced to hide may end up coming between her and the only man she's ever loved.
Texas Ranger, Runaway Heiress - Carol Finch Summary
She prefers guns to gowns—and riding the land to dancing at balls. So heiress Gabrielle Price heads across Texas's most dangerous territory to break her unwanted society engagement. Only, her biggest problem isn't outlaws and killers. It's a rugged, relentless Texas Ranger…. With a killer to catch, Hudson Stone has better things to do than escort his commander's spoiled, socialite daughter. But his fiery charge is as irresistible as she is off-limits, and to protect her he'll risk his reputation, his life—and his heart.
Runaway Heiress - Jennifer Morey Summary
The Cold Case Detectives series heats up as sparks fly between a relentless investigator and a murder witness When someone is shot right in front of him, elite investigator Jasper Roesch is on the case. He can't rest until he solves the case of who tried to kill this victim. What he knows: heiress Sadie Moreno witnessed the murder of a homeless man she was helping, and now someone wants her silenced forever. Jasper whisks Sadie away to a remote Wyoming hideaway to protect her, but not even the former SWAT agent's crime-fighting skills can keep assassins at bay. The woman he's reluctantly falling for isn't telling him everything…and that secret is something that may get them both killed.
Runaway Heiress - Lilly LaRue,Bekah Stark Summary
Sheltered and naïve, Delana Alabrim is shocked when her father tells her he’s arranged to marry her to a wealthy businessman who can bail out her father’s struggling company. After meeting the odious man, she runs away. As an heiress, she’s ill-equipped for life on the streets and soon finds herself in big trouble. Rescue comes in the form of Adam Burrell, who offers her a job as his maid. She starts to fall in love with him, while discovering her own inner strength, but can she really stand up to her father and the man he wants her to marry when they find her with Adam? For the first time ever, she’ll have to fight to get, and keep, what she wants—a lifetime of happiness with Adam, who might never forgive her deception when he learns the truth. Search Terms: new adult, hidden identity, opposites attract, billionaire, heiress, contemporary romance
The Importance of Being Wicked - Victoria Alexander Summary
In this dazzling new novel, #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Alexander welcomes you to Millworth Manor, a delightful English country estate where love is always perfectly at home. . . For Winfield Elliott, Viscount Stillwell, finding a prospective bride always seemed easy. Perhaps too easy. With three broken engagements to his name, Win is the subject of endless gossip. Yet his current mission is quite noble: to hire a company to repair his family's fire-damaged country house. Nothing disreputable in that--until the firm's representative turns out to be a very desirable widow. Lady Miranda Garrett expected a man of Win's reputation to be flirtatious, even charming. But the awkward truth is that she finds him thoroughly irresistible. While Miranda resides at Millworth to oversee the work, Win occupies her days, her dreams. . .and soon, her bed. For the first time, the wicked Win has fallen in love. And what began as a scandalous proposition may yet become a very different proposal. . . "For love, laughter, and lots of fun, read Victoria Alexander." --Stephanie Laurens, New York Times bestselling author
The Heiress - Jude Deveraux Summary
Jamie Montgomery, an impoverished Elizabethan knight, is elated when he is assigned to escort Axia, the Lancaster heiress, to the castle of her betrothed. If only she will fall in love with Jamie 00 as Jamie's devoted older sister predicts 00 the family's financial woes will be solved. But Axia, who has spent her life closely guarded by her father's servants, is not the shy, cossetted flower Jamie expects. She's a hoyden, hell-bent on enjoying her precious moments of liberty before her marriage to a man chosen by her remote, eccentric father. After curtly informing Jamie not to bother declaring his love for her -- as all poor, handsome men seem wont to do -- Axia makes his life a misery, sneaking off to the marketplace, nearly breaking her neck on a runaway horse, and doing everything possible to delay the trip. Though she dare not admit it, even to herself, Axia dreads being wed to a stranger. Suddenly Jamie realizes that he savors even her most barbed words life the rarest nectar..that he is falling desperately in love with this bold, maddening beauty. Now he must contrive a daring plan to win her freedom -- and win her proud, defiant heart for his own!