Winning Over the Wallflowers

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Winning Over the Wallflowers

Historical romance featuring ladies who blend into the shadows and the men who aren’t afraid to pull them into the spotlight. 

The Wicked Wallflower by Maya Rodale – London’s most eligible bachelor, the Duke of Ashbrooke, finds himself unexpectedly engaged to a wallflower Emma, a woman he’s never even met. Between the engagement and the Fortune Games put on by his aunt, Ashbrooke should be able to solve his financial investment problems while Emma could get a level of freedom she never could have dreamed of. Now the unlikely couple will have to work together but can they manage to find love as well as fortune?

Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah Maclean - Lady Felicity is a spinster wallflower who longs for a passionate marriage. Devil is the illegitimate son of a duke who rules the London underworld and has wanted revenge for years. When Devil plots to use Felicity as a means for his revenge, Felicity surprises him at every turn. Will Devil keep to his revenge or will he give it up for the prize of love with a wallflower?

Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas - A wallflower in need of protection. A rake in need of a fortune. Solution: A marriage of convenience, of course. What Sebastian and Evie expect and what they get, however, are two very different things. Evie just wants to escape her conniving relatives and see her father before he dies. Sebastian wants money and to seduce as many women as possible. They both think their arrangement is the perfect solution - until they fall in love. 

The Wallflower Wager by Tessa Dare - Wallflower Penelope wants nothing more than to take care of the stray and injured animals she has adopted. Unfortunately, her aunt and brother have other plans. So Penelope approaches her new neighbor, Gabriel, a notorious destroyer of noble families who worked his way up from the slums. As they attempt to rehome Penelope’s animals and mingle in high society, they take greater risks with their reputations and their hearts. Can this wallflower really tame the beast next door or is Gabriel’s heart too hard for love?

If I Only Had a Duke by Lenora Bell - Dorothea wants nothing more than to blend into the walls during her last societal season so that she can return to the Irish countryside and live freely. Dalton, Duke of Osborne, is attempting to find the man that ruined his family and uses any and every one necessary to do so. When Dalton suddenly turns the spotlight on Dorothea, she demands recompense with a trip back to Ireland. But the journey from London to Ireland is long and they must face their inconvenient chemistry before either can reach their goal.