The Worthington Legacy
Rakes make the best husbands… but the Worthington men don’t agree. Causing a scandal is more enjoyable.
She is not the right woman for his brother, but is she the right one for him?
Lord Adrian Worthington wants to keep farthing-filcher women away from his older brother, but the tables turn when he finds Bridget Hartwell, a penniless country girl, vying for his brother’s attention. For a man who isn’t ready to marry, Adrian cannot stay away from the lovely lady whose kisses set him on fire.
As the eldest daughter of four, it is Bridget’s responsibility to marry well. However, she wants to marry for love, which leaves the earl out of the running. Yet his younger brother is constantly on her mind—but falling in love with him is unacceptable.
The Earl of Hanover, Collin Worthington, runs across the woman he had wanted over a year ago, but she married his friend. While trying to repair the damage made to Cassandra Talbot, he finds himself trapped in his feelings again. Will she ever forgive him?
Lady Cassandra Kentwood was forced to marry the wrong man, and now all she wants is revenge. But when Collin is injured and she takes care of him, she remembers the reason she fell in love with him in the first place. But she doesn’t want those feelings any longer.
What more can the second daughter of a penniless lord hope to gain in life than becoming the companion to the Dowager Duchess of Englewood? Especially when she was resigned to being a spinster? However, misfortune strikes Priscilla Hartwell’s world once again, when the rogue who had broken her heart, returns and brings more havoc. She is determined not to let him steal her heart again. Yet against her will, she finds she is drawn to him now more than ever before.
Camilla Hardy needs to pay for her twin sister’s burial, so she travels to meet her rotten brother-in-law to have him pay for his wife’s medical bills. She is surprised that he doesn’t seem like the monster her sister had told her about. However, Malcolm Worthington still might be a traitor to his country, and she is determined to find fault. If only he wasn’t so irresistibly charming, perhaps she wouldn’t want to get to know him better. Perhaps pretending to be her twin sister isn’t as bad as it seems…
Captain Broderick Worthington only wants to find the perfect revenge against the man who stole from him, so he kidnaps the man’s daughter for one purpose in mind… But tables are turned when the charming vixen captures his heart instead.
Lord Trey Worthington isn’t about to give his heart to a woman. He does not want a marriage like his parents. But when his mother brings a childhood acquaintance into the home to sponsor into society, Trey has to get Miss Faraday trained properly. The more he gets to know Judith, the more he yearns for something he doesn’t dare reach for. Judith is after a faithful husband—something Trey has been convinced most of his life he’ll never become.
Judith Faraday is only after one thing—to marry her Naval Officer and enjoy a life full of love. She’s doubtful her dream will ever come true while living as the ward to the dowager duchess. However, the longer Judith is with the dowager’s son, Trey, an attraction blossoms. Judith now wonders if God has different plans for her life, because Trey doesn’t believe in the sanctity of marriage…the very thing Judith cannot do without.
Louisa wakes from a deep heavy fog, surrounded by strangers and horrified to discover she's been the sole victim of a terrible buggy accident. Worse... she remembers nothing.
Trevor Worthington, Duke of Kenbridge, can’t trust women. Yet after nearly killing the amnesiac Louisa, he has little choice but to open his home to her. His heart softens to the straggly woman in beggar's garb as he strives to help her regain her memory. As proof of Louisa's scars, both physical and those lurking beneath the surface, come to light, Trevor finds himself more and more drawn to the mysterious woman. However he is hesitant to enter another nightmarish entanglement like his first marriage.
After three years of only remembering pieces of his life, Tristan Worthington is kidnapped by the one woman he wishes to forget. Wanting revenge against the man who ruined her life, Diana Hollingsworth wants Tristan to suffer as she has. But fate has other plans…
When both Tristan and Diana are accused of murder, their worlds crash down around them. Their only hope is to find the true killer so they can be together.
Will they be able to find true happiness once again?
Tabitha Paget has a secret that society should never discover. She especially doesn’t want one certain man to know because she fears it might bind them closer. Their stations in life are too far apart, and she doesn’t want her heart shattered as her life has been.
Dominic Lawrence, Marquis of Hawthorne, is keeping a secret to help his clergyman cousin trap a thief. Nobody can know of Dominic’s disguise when he switches places with his cousin. Especially Tabitha. He’s wronged her and he’ll do anything to repair the damage…even pretend he’s someone he’s not.
Victoria Owens is determined to collect her deceased uncle’s inheritance and return home to pay her debtors. But when she meets the solicitor, he tells her about the stipulation in Lord Hollingsworth’s will. She must work as Major Cole Worthington’s housekeeper for one year before she can get a shilling. Her sister’s life is at stake and Victoria needs the money fast. Before she can meet the major, she’s involved in an accident and loses her memory.
Cole returns home wounded from the military, only to discover he must settle a debt that his father had made with Lord Hollingsworth—even though both men are deceased. Cole must allow the deceitful man’s niece to come to the estate and work as his housekeeper. Cole has also invited his dead wife’s daughter whom he’s never met, Victoria Hampton, to assist him with Hollingsworth’s niece. But an accident happens at the docks, and the woman he thinks is his wife’s daughter has lost her memory. Perhaps this is a good thing since there are secrets in his own life that he’s not willing to share.
Melinda Stewart was far from being a debutante, but she must disguise what she really did during the day to keep food on the table. When a wealthy businessman enters her life and wants to buy her land, she’s torn between giving up her deceased father’s dream—and wanting to give her heart to this stranger.
Morgan Worthington doesn’t take no for an answer, but ever since meeting the very lovely Miss Stewart, all of his business ethics have been pushed aside. Now, the lonely man who never had time for a wife, wants to change, and he wants Miss Stewart to be the woman beside him. If only he can convince her that he’s not the terrible person she believes him to be.
Trying to stop her friend from marrying the wrong man will get her in the worst predicament of her life – and the most enjoyable.
Miss Regina Taylor will do almost anything to keep her best friend from marrying a money-hungry man, but Lady Jane Meyers won’t listen. It’s not until Regina become ill during a ball and climbs into the wrong coach that she sees Mr. Wayne Worthington in a whole different light. She can’t seem to control herself, and her mind is everywhere at once. But when Mr. Worthington acts the same way, Regina suspects something is amiss.
Wayne believes he and Miss Taylor have been given Opium. Why else would they share a passionate moment away from the party? Yet, he can’t stop thinking about her and wanting to be with her again. For certain, someone has poisoned his mind.