Historical Romance Series : Westcott Sisters


The Wicked GroomAuthor: April Kihlstorm
Title: The Wicked Groom
Series: Westcott Sisters - BOOK I
Description:
The Duke of Deception
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How could Lady Diana Westcott possibly pledge to love, honor, and obey a man who lied as easily as he made love? How could she trust her honor and her heart to a man who had neither?
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It was bad enough when Diana learned her parents were wedding her to the infamous Duke of Berenford. But it was even worse when she came face-to-face with him. First he disguised his identity to gain a most improper access to her person. Then he hid the beautiful woman in his life even as that passion of the past staked a new claim to his ardent affection.
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Now it was Diana who had masked the truth to defeat the duke's designs. Somehow she had to deceive this devilish deceiver about how strongly she responded to his kisses and how weak she felt in his arms....



The Widowed Bride (Signet Regency Romance)Author: April Kihlstorm
Title: The Widowed Bride
Series: Westcott Sisters - BOOK II
Description:
The Unsettling Stranger
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Lovely young Lady Annabelle Winsborough's honeymoon ended almost before it began when her noble bridegroom, Lord Richard Winsborough, was slain by a pair of masked highwaymen. But even this astonishing event was not as disturbing as the man who appeared out of nowhere-a man who called himself David Carlton.
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Annabelle knew so little about this mysterious gentleman who claimed to have come from America and to be the rightful heir to all that Lord Richard possessed, from his eminent title to his vast estate. Was this stranger an aristocrat or an imposter? Had he had a hand in Lord Richard's shocking demise? And did he have the brash boldness to claim Annabelle's hand as part of his legacy? Annabelle tried to resist the way he made her heart race, but David Carlton was clearly a man who both knew and took what he wanted, and it was just as clear that what he wanted was Annabelle....


An Honorable Rogue (Signet Regency Romance)Author: April Kihlstorm
Title: An Honorable Rogue
Series: Westcott Sisters - BOOK III
Description:
The Wicked Wager
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Lady Barbara Westcott was the toast of the town and the most hotly pursued prize in the marriage mart--but this was not enough for a young lady as bold as she was beautiful, and as hotheaded as she was highborn. When the mocking Lord Hurst bet her that she would not descend into the depths of the lower classes to play barmaid for a night, Barbara could not say no to so devilish a dare.
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Barbara calculated that she would win her wager with the same ease as she had won everything else in her privileged young life. But she did not reckon on meeting the most notorious libertine in London, Lord Damian Farrington, in his cups that night. She did not imagine that any man could act like this irresistible rogue, or that she would even dream of accepting such unacceptable advances. Suddenly it was not her bet that she had to worry about losing--but her virtue . . . and even more dangerously, her heart...


The Reluctant Thief (Signet Regency Romance)Author: April Kihlstorm
Title: The Reluctant Thief
Series: Westcott Sisters - BOOK IV
Description:
Stolen Hearts
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In the short time Lady Rebecca had been in London, she collected a bird with a broken wing, an injured cat, and the handsome vagabond who had saved her life. Naturally, she insisted that her papa employ him in their household. But soon she was breaking her pact with her twin sister Penelope--never to fall in love.
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Lord Hugh Rowland was adept at posing as a street ruffian to catch a ring of thieves preying on the aristocracy. But he was at sixes and sevens when it came to Lady Rebecca. By stealing out to meet him at all hours, she was placing herself in grave peril--not only from dangerous criminals but from Hugh's weakening resolve to keep his distance. Now the deception he had spun could be his undoing, for it was a lie that masked a truly loving heart....


An Outrageous Proposal (Signet Regency Romance)Author: April Kihlstorm
Title: An Outrageous Proposal
Series: Westcott Sisters - BOOK V
Description:
The False Betrothal
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Lady Penelope Westcott sees no advantage to the state of wedded bliss, for blissful it frequently is not. She wishes to remain mistress of her fate. But how? Geoffrey Talbot provides the answer when he makes a scandalous suggestion: They both can remain single ... by agreeing to marry! The betrothal will be a sham; the courtship a ruse; the breakup an unparalleled performance that will take them out of the marriage mart for good.
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What Penelope does not know is that the dashing Geoffrey has devised this outrageous scheme in order to win her heart. With her emotions at sixes and sevens, Penelope finds herself irresistibly drawn to a man she believes will jilt her. Now Geoffrey's tender lies can only lead to heartbreak, for a lady once fooled is a lady twice shy ... unless a certain smitten gentleman finds a way to prove his true love.


Miss Tibbles' Folly (Signet Regency Romance)Author: April Kihlstorm
Title: Miss Tibbles' Folly
Series: Westcott Sisters - BOOK VI
Description:
An Indomitable Governess Meets Her Match
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No one crossed Miss Tibbles. Although she was not a dragon, the lively governess was formidable. A lady in reduced circumstances, Marian Tibbles had successfully ushered dozens of young misses through their Seasons and to the altar without a scandal. Now vacationing in Bath, she was astounded when a strange gentleman spoke to her. And she was aghast when she found herself gazing into his eyes and answering back. In truth, retired Colonel Merriweather had served with Miss Tibbles' fiance long ago, before her beloved died in battle, along with her dreams.
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Now the dashing Colonel was himself struck down--by Cupid's arrow. Soon he was defying the ton, his relatives, and Miss Tibbles' former charges to court her. Could his campaign succeed? A mere governess did not go about with a gentleman. Or let him kiss her in public. Yet Miss Tibbles surrendered to her newly awakened passion--until a dark secret and the clash of her strong will with his led to a choice that required great courage...or perhaps a broken heart.


Miss Tibbles InvestigatesAuthor: April Kihlstorm
Title: Miss Tibbles Investigates
Series: Westcott Sisters - BOOK VII
Description:
Nanny Knows Best
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Behind the sedate fa├žade of Kendall Hall, the Kendall family is in disarray. Young Pamela is in love with her childhood friend Julian, who pines for an altogether different girl. Meanwhile, Pamela's father is not himself at all -- secretively reading vexing letters behind closed doors, much to the alarm of his wife. Even. Pamela's grandparents can't solve the epistolary mystery. And to make matters worse, Pamela's mother has invited the oddest company for a visit -- her own former governess, Miss Marian Tibbles.
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But Miss Tibbles, now a proper married lady and mother herself, remembers a thing or two about her charges, their family secrets -- and the best way to avert disaster -- of both the home and the heart....


Miss Tibbles Interferes (Signet Regency Romance)Author: April Kihlstorm
Title: Miss Tibbles Interferes
Series: Westcott Sisters - BOOK VIII
Description:
Miss Tibbles to the Rescue
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Bookish Ariel Hawthorne has never fit in with the ton. She would rather assist her father with his work at the British Museum than attend parties. Then her father is murdered, and the grieving girl worries how she will get on in life--let alone find the killer.
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Recently returned from the Peninsular Wars, Captain William Stanfield was helping Ariel's father catalogue artifacts Wellington contributed to the museum. But after the older man's sudden death, he immerses himself in the search for the guilty party--a quest that blinds him to his growing affection for Ariel. So when the former governess--and infamous matchmaker--Miss Tibbles decides to take charge, she has her work cut out for her.