Historicals are never the majority of books here, which is why I’m always happy to have one–or an entire series.
The Regency Matchmaker Series by Celeste Jones is historical Romance and its latest released Sunday.
His Tempestuous Bride ~ The Regency Matchmaker Series Book 1
Meet Lady Ambrosia Anaconda Algonquin, matchmaker to London’s most discerning citizens. Part fairy godmother, part sorting hat, her methods might be unusual, but she always makes her match.
For Lady Tempest Tapoate, marriage means an end to the tyranny of the aunt and uncle into whose care she was forced when her parents died. She would rather have a stranger select her spouse than allow those two sods to select a husband for her.
James Harley, the Earl of Knox, is in need of an heir. He has righted the family fortunes after mismanagement by his mother and is now in need of a wife to bear a child. Once the deed is done, he expects the two of them will go their separate ways.
When Tempest finds herself with child, rather than share the good news with her husband so that they may each move on with their lives, she realizes that she does not want to be set aside by her spouse. But how long can she keep her secret?
Publisher’s Note: This standalone Regency romance contains power exchange, domestic discipline, explicit themes and more than a few laugh out loud moments. If you do not like a bit of tongue in cheek with your romance, please do not buy this book.
His Mischievous Bride ~ The Regency Matchmaker Series Book 2
I am William St. Clair, and I first fell in love in my youth. I had grand plans to propose to Calliope on her eighteenth birthday. Due to unforeseen circumstances, namely Thomas Harley, it did not happen. I am now twenty years into service in the British Army, and known as Colonel William St. Clair, and have never stopped loving my Callie. I am in London with plans to retire and find some happiness for my future.
Although I fell in love as a young girl with William, the boy next door, I married Lord Thomas Harley and am now the Dowager Countess of Knox. And through all the years, I have never stopped thinking about William. Now widowed but still young, I want more in my life than living as a guest in the house I called home during my marriage, and I loathe the idea of being a burden to my grown son. It’s time for me to take control of my life. A visit to Lady Ambrosia, who made a wonderful match for my son and new daughter-in-law, is in order. Is there a man out there for me?
Publisher’s Note: This humorous adult romance contains elements of mystery, suspense, danger, explicit scenes and domestic discipline. If any of these elements offend you, please do not purchase. This is book two in the series but can be read as a standalone.
Lessons For His Bride ~ The Regency Matchmaker Series Book 3
Despite not having a great start in life, Seraphina never gave up hope that good fortune would smile upon her. Just when things are looking most dire for her, she is whisked off to a new life at Primrose Park, home of Lady Tempest Knox and her husband, James.
When it is time for Seraphina to be married, Lady Tempest knows there is only one person up to the task – Lady Ambrosia, Matchmaker to the Discerning.
Dr. Lucas Spencer, the most eligible bachelor in the village of Briar Glen, is shocked by the lengths to which the local ladies – and their mothers – will go to ensnare him in marriage. Looking for a proper bride to share his life, he contacts Lady Ambrosia.
Seraphina has never met a man as handsome as Lucas, and when he boldly informs her that marriage to him will include firm discipline, Seraphina’s heart melts for her stern husband.
Lucas and Seraphina are well on their way to happily ever after. But will a secret from Seraphina’s past tear them apart forever?
This is book three in the Regency Matchmaker Series but can be enjoyed as a standalone.
Publisher’s Note: This steamy historical romance contains elements of power exchange.
His Bargained For Bride ~ The Regency Matchmaker Series Book 4
A widow who has sworn off men. A lord who’s finished with women. So why can’t they keep their hands off each other?
A deathbed wish from a beloved relative sends Lord Drake Stowe to Lady Ambrosia with a unique request—a short term fiancée. When Lady Ambrosia suggests her assistant, Amy, would be the perfect choice for the temporary charade, Amy is less than pleased. Drake, in dire straits, has little choice but to agree.
When circumstances change, the unlikely couple finds themselves married. Will they be able to stick to their bargain?
This is book four in the Regency Matchmaker series but can be enjoyed as a standalone.
Publisher’s Note: This historical romance is intended for adults only. It contains elements of sensual scenes and power exchange. If any of these offend you, please do not purchase.
About the Author
USA Today bestselling author Celeste Jones is known for writing highly entertaining erotic romance featuring headstrong heroines and stern yet loving heroes who aren’t afraid to take a naughty woman over their knees. When she’s not writing, she enjoys travel, reading and dancing like no one is watching.
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