Scarred Heroine [Author I-L]

Author: Jillian Hart
Title: Homespun Bride
Description: [From Fictiondb]
Montana Territory in 1883 was a dangerous place--especially for a blind woman struggling to make her way through an early winter snowstorm.
Undaunted, Noelle Kramer fought to remain independent. But then a runaway horse nearly plunged her into a rushing, ice-choked river, before a stranger's strong, sure hand saved her from certain death.
And yet this was no stranger. Though she could not know it, her rescuer was rancher Thad McKaslin, the man who had once loved her more than life itself. Losing her had shaken all his most deeply held beliefs. Now he wondered if the return of this strong woman was a sign that somehow he could find his way home.
Quick Note: Blind heroine.

Author: Jo Beverley
Title: Secrets of the Night
Description: [From Fictiondb]
1760's Yorkshire, England
Young Rosamunde Overton is forced into a daring deceit when her elderly husband's inability to sire an heir threatens everyone she cares for.
Fleeing a scandalous masquerade, she rescues an injured nobleman, who just might be the answer to her prayers. Lord Brand Malloren is far above her station, but he's only too willing to follow the lead of the mysterious masked lady who has taken him captive ...and captured his heart. Rosamunde too has fallen in love, but her reckless plan depends on secrecy, and to reveal herself could cost her everything ....

Author: Juliet Blyth
Title: The Parfit Knight
Description: [From Fictiondb]
That was how Rosalind Vernon, the exquisite mistress of Oakleigh Manor, perceived the stranger at her door. Beset by highwaymen, he had come in search of refuge. But Rosalind, robbed of sight by a childhood accident, had no idea that the voice belonged to a notorious rake. Indeed, the dashing Marquis of Amberley had distinguished himself in gaming room and boudoir alike. Now, stranded by snowfall, he became enamored of his innocent hostess. And she, who had lived in seclusion, welcomed his lively wit and distinctive charm.
Meaning to show her the world, the Marquis arranged for Rosalind to spend the Season in London, and she accepted with delight. Yet as her beauty and grace drew society's favor, so the Marquis grew ever distant. Others branded him a master of deceit, but Rosalind would find he was not only a rescuer of ladies in distress...but the object of her heart's desire...
Quick Note: Blind heroine.

Author: Lisa Kleypas
Title: Again The Magic
Description: [From Fictiondb]
She gave him her innocence . . .
Lady Aline Marsden was brought up for one reason: to make an advantageous marriage to a member of her own class. Instead, she willingly gave her innocence to John McKenna, a servant on her father's estate. Their passionate transgression was unforgivable -- John was sent away, and Aline was left to live in the countryside . . . an exile from London society
. . .and he took her love.
Now McKenna has made his fortune, and he has returned -- more boldly handsome and more mesmerizing than before. His ruthless plan is to take revenge on the woman who shattered his dreams of love. But the magic between them burns as bright as ever. And now he must decide whether to let vengeance take its toll . . . or risk everything for his first, and only, love.

Author: Liz Fielding
Title: The Marriage Miracle [Contemporary Romance]
Description: [From Fictiondb]
Matilda Lang is terrified when she feels herself falling for hotshot New York banker Sebastian Wolseley.
An accident three years ago has left her in a wheelchair, and Sebastian's the man who can make, or break, her heart....
Sebastian is compassionate, sexy and, most importantly, he treats her like a desirable woman.
It would take a miracle for Matty to risk her heart after what she's been through. But Sebastian knows he's the man who can help this brave woman embrace life and love -- and persuade her to say "yes" to his proposal of marriage!
Quick Note: Heroine is confined in a wheelchair.

Author: Lydia Joyce
Title: The Music Of The Night
Description: [From Fictiondb]
By the fog-wrapped canals of Venice, he waits....
The bleak life that Sarah Connolly has always known is finally showing signs of light. She owes this opportunity to a dear elderly friend who has helped her leave a past of desperate penury in London to live a life of quiet servitude. But in Venice, Sarah soon discovers there is a darker side to the family she has suddenly been thrust among, and walking just beyond her newfound hope is a mysterious shadowy figure. What lurks behind his mask is a darkness that compels her...and a passion that makes her doubt everything she wants.
Sebastian Grimsthorpe, Lord Wortham, once enjoyed a carefree life, but it ended in an explosion of betrayal and violence. Escaping death, he embraced the appearance of it, concealing himself in shadows and behind masks so that he can exact a pitiless revenge upon the man who so nearly destroyed everything he holds dear. But his quest will take an unexpected turn when he is suddenly shaken by a woman whose tragic eyes mystify him--and seduce him into a world of secrets and deceptions.

Author: Lynn Kurland
Title: To Kiss In The Shadows [SS from Tapestry]
Series: De Piaget Series - Story IX
Description: [From Fictiondb]
Woven from the color and pageantry of the Middle Ages...
From the burning passions of bold and beautiful women...
From the brave hearts of strong and courageous men...

Welcome to a world of chivalry and honor, of danger and desire, of legend, and of love.... These four original novellas bring to life all the romance and adventure of the Middle Ages, with the common thread of a rich medieval tapestry woven through each tale by an acclaimed master of historical romance...
Jason of Artane has his heart set on a noble quest--but his plans change when he meets a mysterious young woman who hides behind her tapestry frame yet manages to capture his heart.