The Ugly Duchess

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ISBN: 9780748130726
Release Date: 2012-08-28
Number of pages: 304
Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online The Ugly Duchess in PDF and EPUB 'Nothing gets me to a bookstore faster than Eloisa James' - Julia Quinn How can she dare to imagine he loves her... when all London calls her The Ugly Duchess? Theodora Saxby is the last woman anyone expects the gorgeous James Ryburn, heir to the Duchy of Ashbrook, to marry. But after a romantic proposal before the prince himself, even practical Theo finds herself convinced of her soon-to-be duke's passion. Still, the tabloids give the marriage six months. Theo would have given it a lifetime . . . until she discovers that James desires not her heart, and certainly not her countenance, but her dowry. Society was shocked by their wedding, but it's scandalized by their separation. James heads to sea where he becomes a notorious pirate, and Theo builds their estate into a flourishing concern. Back from the seas, a scandalous tattoo of a poppy under one eye, James now faces the battle of his lifetime: convincing Theo that he loved the duckling who blossomed into the swan. Theo will quickly find that for a man with the soul of a pirate, all's fair in love - or war. 'Eloisa James is extraordinary' - Lisa Kleypas 'Romance writing does not get much better than this' - People


The Ugly Duchess

Filename: the-ugly-duchess.pdf
ISBN: 9780748130726
Release Date: 2012-08-28
Number of pages: 304
Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online The Ugly Duchess in PDF and EPUB 'Nothing gets me to a bookstore faster than Eloisa James' - Julia Quinn How can she dare to imagine he loves her... when all London calls her The Ugly Duchess? Theodora Saxby is the last woman anyone expects the gorgeous James Ryburn, heir to the Duchy of Ashbrook, to marry. But after a romantic proposal before the prince himself, even practical Theo finds herself convinced of her soon-to-be duke's passion. Still, the tabloids give the marriage six months. Theo would have given it a lifetime . . . until she discovers that James desires not her heart, and certainly not her countenance, but her dowry. Society was shocked by their wedding, but it's scandalized by their separation. James heads to sea where he becomes a notorious pirate, and Theo builds their estate into a flourishing concern. Back from the seas, a scandalous tattoo of a poppy under one eye, James now faces the battle of his lifetime: convincing Theo that he loved the duckling who blossomed into the swan. Theo will quickly find that for a man with the soul of a pirate, all's fair in love - or war. 'Eloisa James is extraordinary' - Lisa Kleypas 'Romance writing does not get much better than this' - People


The Duke is Mine

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ISBN: 9780748128839
Release Date: 2011-12-29
Number of pages: 304
Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online The Duke is Mine in PDF and EPUB Tarquin, the powerful Duke of Sconce, knows perfectly well that the decorous and fashionably slender Georgiana Lytton will make him a proper duchess. So why can't he stop thinking about her twin sister, the curvy, headstrong, and altogether unconventional Olivia? Not only is Olivia betrothed to another man, but their improper - albeit intoxicating - flirtation makes her unsuitability all the more clear. Determined to make a perfect match, he methodically cuts Olivia from his thoughts, allowing logic and duty to triumph over passion . . . until, in his darkest hour, Tarquin begins to question whether perfection has anything to do with love. To win Olivia's hand he would have to give up all the beliefs he holds most dear, and surrender heart, body and soul - but it may already be too late. 'Romance writing does not get better than this' People Magazine


Seduced by a Pirate

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ISBN: 9781405525039
Release Date: 2012-10-30
Number of pages: 120
Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Seduced by a Pirate in PDF and EPUB Sir Griffin Barry leapt out of the bedchamber window at age seventeen after a very disappointing wedding night, drank a bit too much at the pub and woke to find that he'd joined the crew of a pirate ship! Years later, he has become one of the most feared pirates on the high seas, piloting the Flying Poppy, a ship he named after the wife whom he fondly (if vaguely) remembers. What happens when a pirate decides to come home to his wife - if she is his wife - given that the marriage was never consummated? And what happens when that pirate strolls through his front door and is met by . . . well, that's a surprise!


Once Upon a Tower

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ISBN: 9781405523141
Release Date: 2013-05-28
Number of pages: 416
Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Once Upon a Tower in PDF and EPUB Gowan Stoughton of Craigievar, Duke of Kinross, values order and self-control above all else. So when he meets a lady as serene as she is beautiful, he promptly asks for her hand in marriage. Edie - whose passionate temperament is the opposite of serene - had such a high fever at her own debut ball that she didn't notice anyone, not even the notoriously elusive Duke of Kinross. Her father accepts his offer, but Edie's inability to hide her feelings makes pretending impossible, and when their marriage implodes, she retreats to a tower - locking Gowan out. Now Gowan faces his greatest challenge. Neither commands nor reason work with his spirited young bride. How can he convince her to give him the keys to the tower . . . when she already has the keys to his heart?


The Ugly Duckling

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ISBN: 9788771326680
Release Date: 2015-01-26
Number of pages: 47
Author: Hans Christian Andersen
Publisher: Scandinavia Publishing House

Download and read online The Ugly Duckling in PDF and EPUB Thirty of Hans Christian Andersen's most cherished stories in single volumes Illustrator various artists. Known all over the world, these fairytales hold stories of great value and are a source of inspiration for both young and old.


When Beauty Tamed The Beast

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ISBN: 9780748128822
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Number of pages: 304
Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online When Beauty Tamed The Beast in PDF and EPUB 'Nothing gets me to a bookstore faster than Eloisa James' - Julia Quinn Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a Beauty . . . Naturally, she's betrothed to a Beast. If only her gown hadn't been so fully cut, or she hadn't been caught kissing that prince . . . But now the ton believes Linnet to be with royal child - and therefore unmarriageable - so she might as well make her desperate father happy by consenting to wed a beast. A brilliant surgeon with a reputation for losing his temper - and a wound believed to have left him . . . incapable - Piers, Earl of Montague, should welcome a bride-to-be carrying a ready-made, blue-blooded heir. But Piers isn't fooled by the lady's subterfuge, and though Linnet's devilishly smart and charming with a loveliness that outshines the sun, there will be no wedding of beauty to beast. Still, Linnet finds the gorgeous brute intriguing, with a spark of gentility behind his growl that's worth fanning. And it's obvious to the naked eye that 'incapable' does not mean 'uninterested'... 'Eloisa James is extraordinary' - Lisa Kleypas 'Romance writing does not get much better than this' - People


A Kiss At Midnight

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ISBN: 9780748128815
Release Date: 2011-08-04
Number of pages: 304
Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online A Kiss At Midnight in PDF and EPUB Miss Kate Daltry doesn't believe in fairy tales . . . or happily ever after. Forced by her stepmother to attend a ball, Kate meets a prince, and decides he's anything but charming. A clash of wits and wills ensues, but they both know their irresistible attraction will lead nowhere. For Gabriel is promised to another woman - a princess whose hand in marriage will fulfil his ruthless ambitions. Gabriel likes his fiancée, which is a welcome turn of events, but he doesn't love her, and knows, he should be wooing his bride-to-be, not the witty, impoverished beauty who refuses to fawn over him. Godmothers and glass slippers notwithstanding, this is one fairy tale in which destiny conspires to destroy any chance that Kate and Gabriel might have a happily ever after - unless one kiss at the stroke of midnight changes everything.


As You Wish

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ISBN: 9781405525268
Release Date: 2013-03-26
Number of pages: 384
Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online As You Wish in PDF and EPUB Eloisa James returns to what she does best in this omnibus of four novellas, previously published digitally, and together in print for the first time. Travel back once again to the people of the ton and their gossip, flirtations and sensual romantic liaisons. Love, lust and a touch of drama ensues . . . Four luscious novellas, four chances to get wrapped up in Eloisa James: With this Kiss, With this Promise, With this Ring, Seduced By A Pirate.


Hero in the Highlands

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ISBN: 9781250095428
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Number of pages: 368
Author: Suzanne Enoch
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

Download and read online Hero in the Highlands in PDF and EPUB WILD AT HEART Scotland, 1812: He’s ferocious and rugged to the bone, an English soldier more at home on the battlefield than in any Society drawing room. And when Major Gabriel Forrester learns that he’s inherited the massive Scottish Highlands title and estate of a distant relation, the last thing he wants to do is give up the intensity of the battlefield for the too-soft indulgences of noble life. But Gabriel Forrester does not shirk his responsibilities, and when he meets striking, raven-eyed lass Fiona Blackstock, his new circumstances abruptly become more intriguing. Like any good Highlander, Fiona despises the English—and the new Duke of Lattimer is no exception. Firstly, he is far too attractive for Fiona’s peace of mind. Secondly, his right to “her” castle is a travesty, since it’s been clan Maxwell property for ages. As the two enter a heated battle of wills, an unexpected passion blazes into a love as fierce as the Highlands themselves. Is Fiona strong enough to resist her enemy’s advances—or is Gabriel actually her hero in disguise? “It’s time to fall in love with Suzanne Enoch.” —Lisa Kleypas


Fairy Tales and After

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ISBN: 0674291654
Release Date: 1979
Number of pages: 280
Author: Roger Sale
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Download and read online Fairy Tales and After in PDF and EPUB Explores the enduring fascination of the best-known children's books in English.


Phyllida and the Brotherhood of Philander

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ISBN: 0061736562
Release Date: 2009-10-13
Number of pages: 560
Author: Ann Herendeen
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Phyllida and the Brotherhood of Philander in PDF and EPUB The meddling mothers of the Regency would do anything to wed their daughters to Andrew Carrington, the wealthy, handsome, and athletic heir to an earldom. There is one problem, however. No woman in all England would suit the determined bachelor, for Andrew far prefers the company of men—at his table and in his bedroom. But with privilege comes responsibility. Andrew must take a bride. And while Phyllida Lewis, the penniless, spirited, and curvaceous author of romantic novels, is not quite what his family had in mind, a marriage to her would enable Andrew to live his life as he pleases. The arrival of Matthew Thornby, the honorable and dashing son of a self-made baronet, into their cozy arrangement makes Andrew's happiness complete. Yet a shrewd enemy is waiting in the wings, threatening to expose them all—an act that will surely lead to scandal and ruin.


Fairest

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ISBN: 9780062253477
Release Date: 2012-12-26
Number of pages: 352
Author: Gail Carson Levine
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Fairest in PDF and EPUB Once upon a time, there was a girl who wanted to be pretty . . . Aza's singing is the fairest in all the land, and the most unusual. She can "throw" her voice so it seems to come from anywhere. But singing is only one of the two qualities prized in the Kingdom of Ayortha. Aza doesn't possess the other: beauty. Not even close. She's hidden in the shadows in her parents' inn, but when she becomes lady-in-waiting to the new queen, she has to step into the light—especially when the queen demands a dangerous favor. A magic mirror, a charming prince, a jealous queen, palace intrigue, and an injured king twine into a maze that Aza must penetrate to save herself and her beloved kingdom.


Winning the Wallflower

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ISBN: 9781405513999
Release Date: 2012-02-14
Number of pages: 100
Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Winning the Wallflower in PDF and EPUB It could only happen in a fairytale . . . Lady Lucy Towerton Plain and tall (according to the lady herself). Titled, and irreproachably proper (according to her fiancé). Until, overnight, she becomes . . . Lady Lucy Towerton Heiress (thanks to an aged aunt's bequest). Belle of the Ball (so say the fortune hunters of the ton). In charge of her own destiny (finally!), Lucy breaks her engagement and makes up her mind to never be proper again . . . Discover Piatkus Entice: temptation at your fingertips - www.piatkusentice.co.uk 'Nothing gets me to a bookstore faster than Eloisa James' - Julia Quinn


The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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ISBN: 9780199689828
Release Date: 2015-08-05
Number of pages: 704
Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Download and read online The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales in PDF and EPUB In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern, under the guidance of Professor Jack Zipes. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, and the artists who illustrated them. It also covers numerous related topics such as the fairy tale and film, television, art, opera, ballet, the oral tradition, music, advertising, cartoons, fantasy literature, feminism, and stamps. First published in 2000, 130 new entries have been added to account for recent developments in the field, including J. K. Rowling and Suzanne Collins, and new articles on topics such as cognitive criticism and fairy tales, digital fairy tales, fairy tale blogs and websites, and pornography and fairy tales. The remaining entries have been revised and updated in consultation with expert contributors. This second edition contains beautifully designed feature articles highlighting countries with a strong fairy tale tradition, covering: Britain and Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, North America and Canada, Portugal, Scandinavian countries, Slavic and Baltic countries, and Spain. It also includes an informative and engaging introduction by the editor, which sets the subject in its historical and literary context. A detailed and updated bibliography provides information about background literature and further reading material. In addition, the A to Z entries are accompanied by over 60 beautiful and carefully selected black and white illustrations. Already renowned in its field, the second edition of this unique work is an essential companion for anyone interested in fairy tales in literature, film, and art; and for anyone who values the tradition of storytelling.