Defiant Fletcher Books In Order
- Defiant Embrace (1985)
- Defiant Surrender (1987)
Fire Coleridge Books In Order
- Fire on the Wind (1992)
- Fire at Midnight (1992)
Rosebuds Books In Order
- Romancing the Rogue (2000)
- Tempt Me Twice (2001)
- With All My Heart (2002)
- One Wild Night (2003)
- The Wedding Night (2004)
- No Regrets (1985)
- Stolen Heart (1988)
- Silver Splendor (1989)
- Dreamspinner (1990)
- A Glimpse of Heaven (1995)
- Never a Lady (1996)
- Once Upon A Scandal (1997)
- Her Secret Affair (1998)
- Too Wicked To Love (1999)
- Seduced by a Scoundrel (1999)
- The Duchess Diaries (2005)
- Countess Confidential (2006)
- The Rogue Report (2006)
- Christmas Romance (1990)
- Scandalous Weddings (1998)
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Barbara Dawson Smith Books Overview
Romancing the Rogue
When Michael Kenyon, the Marquess of Stokeford, finds his grandmother having her palm read by a gypsy beauty, he’s convinced that Vivien Thorne is a fortune hunter. The Marquess is determined to expose her as a fraud and Vivien is equally determined to claim her rightful heritage. Yet neither the spirited gypsy nor the notorious rogue foresee the white hot desire that turns their battle into a daring game where to surrender is unthinkable…
and altogether irresistible.
Tempt Me Twice
A rogue shrouded in mystery, Lord Gabriel Kenyon returns from abroad to find himself guardian of Kate Talisford, the girl he had betrayed four years earlier. Now sworn to protect her, he fights his attraction to the spirited young woman. Although Kate wants nothing to do with the scoundrel who had once scorned her, Gabriel is the only man who can help her recover a priceless artifact stolen from her late father. On a quest to outwit a murderous villain, she soon discovers her true adventure lies with Gabriel himself, a seducer whose tempting embrace offers an irresistible challenge to uncover his secrets and claim his heart forever…
With All My Heart
The piercing shot came out of nowhere. Stunned to see his dueling opponent fall, Lord Joshua Kenyon is even more shocked to discover that his injured foe is a beautiful woman in disguise. But who was that cloaked man fleeing on horseback? And why did he seek to kill Miss Anne Neville? Fearing the answer could be linked to his scandalous past, Joshua vows to learn the truth…
Anne despises the seductive war hero who has proven himself a rogue. Yet with her life at stake, she must join forces with Joshua and enter society to unmask the culprit. Posing as a courting couple will be difficult enough, but dancing with Joshua by candlelight and feeling his strong arms against the bare silk of her skin may be impossible for Anne to resist. And against all reason, she finds herself in danger of losing her heart…
One Wild Night
New York Times Bestselling author Barbara Dawson Smith returns with another enchanting, unforgettable novel featuring the beloved Kenyon family…
One Wild NightI have always taken pride in my bad reputation. Polite society viewed me as depraved and utterly dissolute, for I was a disciple of passion. Pleasure was my hallmark, women my pastime. That is, before the incomparable Lady Charlotte Quinton disrupted my life again. Due to a scandal of her own making, she had been banished from home for five years. Apparently she decided that a life of boring respectability was the key to her happiness. We might have continued down our divergent paths if not for a vicious attack on our families. Tracking a dangerous criminal occupied my time, but the tart tongued spinster Lady Charlotte occupied my mind and my desires. Certainly no other woman in London was immune to my charms. Yet the more Charlotte spurned me, the more I vowed to have her. After all, I can resist anything but temptation…
The Memoirs of A Rake by Brand Villiers, fifth Earl of Faversham
The Wedding Night
Dear Diary,Four years have passed since the utter humiliation of my wedding night. But it seems like just yesterday that my husband left me before consummating our marriage. So why, then, do I still harbor feelings for the selfish cad I once adored? Why did my heart quicken when I finally saw him again? I have my own life to lead, and my own secret, romantic novels to write. Samuel Firth has no place in my world. Of course, the only reason Samuel returned to England was to contest my wish for a legal separation. He says he will not grant it unless I agree to play the role of his wife until his place in Society has been secured. I knew he only married me for my noble name!Yes, I was forced to agree to his sordid scheme. But if he thinks that our bargain grants him access to my bed, then he shall be sorely disappointed. In truth, it shall be quite amusing to lead him on and then spurn him as he once spurned me! From the private diary of Lady Cassandra Firth
A Glimpse of Heaven
He can see into her past…
He can see into her secrets…
He can see into the deepest desires of her heart…
Only in his dreams has Burke Grisham, the once dissolute Earl of Thornwald, seen a lady as exquisite as Catherine Snow. Now, standing before him at last is the mysterious beauty whose life he has glimpsed in strange visions whose voice called him back from death and the shimmering radiance beyond, on the bloody field of Waterloo. But she is also the widow of the friend he destroyed: the one woman who scorns him; the one woman he must possess. Catherine detests Lord Thornwald as the handsome daredevil who led her estranged husband into a decadent life and a reckless death in battle. Yet now, even as she resists his strange connection to her mind, she years for him to conquer her heart. But does this infamous rake think her his next plaything? Or is Burke truly sent, as he vows, to save Catherine from a danger only he can see and sweep her up in a love born of eternal light?
Never a Lady
Haunted by her sister’s memory…
A vision brought traveling preacher’s daughter Mary Sheppard to the wicked city of London she saw the image of her runaway identical twin Josephine, bloodstained and begging for help. But Josephine has vanished and is wanted for the murder of her nobleman lover. And his brother Adam, the haughtily elegant Duke of St. Chaldon, has sworn to see her hang.
Conspiring with her sister’s enemy…
The only way to clear Josephine’s name is to find the real culprit, so shy Mary devises a scandalous ruse. Dressed as a courtesan, wearing gems as heavy as sin, and tutored in the arts of a temptress by the duke, she will enter the gilded salons of Regency society.
Trapped by passion and endangered by love…
But soon Mary’s passion and spirit arouse in Adam the dark heat of desire. And as he coaxes her to delicious abandon in a decadent game of deception, Mary finds herself living the life and the lie of a privileged lady the lady she knows she can never be…
Once Upon A Scandal
Her husband, her enemy. Desperate and alone, Lady Emma tricked Lucas Coulter, the Marquess of Wortham, into a hasty marriage. But on their wedding night, when he learned the truth about his not so innocent bride, he abandoned her. Seven years later, Emma lives in disgrace with her beloved daughter, Jenny. Penniless, Emma provides for her child in the one way she knows how: in the dark of night, she creeps across the rooftops of London and steals jewels from the wealthy nobles who have wronged her. Then Lucas catches her in a daring act of burglary. And he proposes a devil’s bargain give him an heir…
or be exposed. Vowing to hide the devastating secret in her past, Emma agrees to share her husband’s bed, never dreaming this cold stranger has become a skilled seducer who will sweep her into a world of peril and passion…
Her Secret Affair
She was an innocent in a world of scandal…
The only child of a notorious madam, Isabel Darling will risk anything to find the man who murdered her mother even if it means blackmailing her way into the exalted world of London society. Even if it means indulging her forbidden dream to take her place among the aristocracy. And even if it means battling Justin Culver, the Earl of Kern the one man who can ruin her quest for justice. Arrogant and powerful, Lord Kern vows to stop Isabel. Yet, as they engage in a clash of wills, the fiery commoner threatens to breach the wall around his hardened heart. She alone can make him neglect duty and decorum: she alone can cause his downfall. And she alone can bring him to the heights of true love…
or the depths of betrayal.
Seduced by a Scoundrel
Society shunned the base born rogue. Matrons whispered behind their fans about his sensual exploits. Young ladies secretly dreamed of his intimate touch. No one expected Drake Wilder to force his way into the closed ranks of the nobility by coercing a very proper lady to the altar. To save her family from ruin, Lady Alicia Pemberton agrees to wed the scandalous owner of a gambling club. She insists upon a marriage in name only. But Drake has other plans for his lovely, high born wife. First, he will use Alicia to exact revenge on the father he never knew. Then he will work his scoundrel’s charm to seduce her into his bed. But Alicia isn’t the meek, submissive wife. And Drake soon finds himself in peril of losing his heart…
The Duchess Diaries
It’s curious how one woman can haunt a man
Ten years as a high stakes jewel thief should have helped me forget Sophie Huntington Ramsey. But no matter how far I traveled, she was never far from my thoughts. Her earthy sensuality. Her wild passion. For ten long years, my memory of our one forbidden night together burned as hot as the encounter itself. The thought of her betrayal with my oldest, dearest friend blazed even hotter.
Imagine my surprise when I heard of Sophie s widowhood and that her husband the Duke of Mulford, named me guardian of her young son! Imagine my shock when I learned that Sophie might have had a hand in her husband s untimely death.
It seems that fate has brought Sophie and me together once again. When I return to England to claim my role as guardian, I also vow to win back Sophie s heart. I will slowly seduce her until she is weak with wanting. And when I ve had my fill of her, I will expose her as a murderess.
Sophie Huntington Ramsey, the Duchess of Mulford, is about to get something she never bargained for
From the Memoirs of Grant Chandler
New York Times bestselling author Barbara Dawson Smith mesmerizes readers once again in her latest novel of a woman forced to enter the aristocratic world she despises only to find a man she can t live without
This is the story of how I, a penniless upstart, became a countess.
I never set out to be the hero*ine in a romantic tale of derring do. As a spinster of five and twenty, I was much too practical to imagine myself tracking a dangerous criminal or falling prey to ardent nonsense. Nor did I ever envision myself entering the gilded ballrooms of society where indolent aristocrats nibbled cake and traded gossip. But that was before my father was wrongfully imprisoned as a jewel thief.
Determined to uncover the true criminal, I posed as an impoverished widow and secured a post in the grand household of a noble family the very family that had cruelly cast out my mother many years ago. Of course, they knew not who I was. To them, I was merely a servant, an invisible hireling. And little did I know, my daring plan would throw me into the path of Simon Croft, the almighty Earl of Rockford.
Arrogant, charming, and too handsome for his own good, he might have walked straight off a pedestal in a museum. I had no use for such a rogue, yet from the moment of our first meeting, he tempted my unruly heart. And soon, he threatened my schemes as well, for Simon had secrets of his own .
Claire, the Countess of Rockford
The Rogue Report
I have a secret. Several, in fact
Most people know me only as the headmistress of a charity school. Having a son but no husband has made me a social outcast , which is no great inconvenience since I despise Society especially those gentlemen who seduce na ve young women. My contempt for such knaves leads us to Secret the First: I am the anonymous author of The Rogue Report, a newsletter that exposes these scoundrels and their exploits.
My busy life leaves no time for romance, or so one might think. This brings us to Secret the Second: I have lately carried on a flirtation with the school’s new mathematics professor. Mr. William Jackman is altogether too charming and mysterious for anyone s good particularly mine. Though I m tempted to indulge my desires, I cannot help but wonder if my darling Jack hides secrets too.
You see, not everyone appreciates The Rogue Report, and at least one of its subjects is out for revenge. Is Jack bent on protecting me, or is he really the villain who seeks my ruin? Is it possible that I ve fallen in love with the most notorious rogue of them all?
Lady Julia Corwyn
You’re invited to four unforgettable weddings each with a scandal that would make a bride blush!In this delightfully wicked collection, four bestselling authors depict weddings at their most scandalous and tying the knot has never been so outrageous. Steamy, sensuous, and more delicious than a piece of wedding cake, Scandalous Weddings is the romantic event of the season!