Though her father was the legendary highwayman who sacrificed his life in a futile attempt to save the woman he loved, down-to-earth Lizzie Tynsdale has no use for romance. She has enough to do running the inn she's inherited without falling for a handsome face or a pair of broad shoulders. But when a mysterious guest appears at the inn one stormy night, it seems history is destined to repeat itself. Lizzie Tynsdale has no use for romance. Her mother fell in love with the legendary Highwayman, with disastrous results. Lizzie isn’t about to make the same mistake. Besides, she’s too busy running the inn she inherited to waste time mooning over a handsome face. But when a mysterious stranger arrives at the inn one stormy night, Lizzie discovers she may be more her mother’s daughter than she’s ever been willing to admit.
This rousing Georgian-era romance of love and larceny is “anything but predictable”—from the award-winning author of Up Close (Historical Novel Society). Jack Blythe, heir to the Earl of Lampton, is a man who loves a good bet. So when a masked woman brandishing a pistol holds up his carriage in Hounslow Heath, he turns the robbery into a wager with his profligate cousin: Which of them can track down and capture the beautiful outlaw first? But the determined nobleman is risking much more than a hundred guineas . . . As Jack and the elusive highwaywoman enter into a swashbuckling game of cat and mouse, he discovers that his quarry is a virtuous and selfless peasant with more than just her identity to hide. Though he vowed to bring her to justice, Jack now wishes to protect the brave yet vulnerable woman from a mysterious threat. But how far can he trust a desperate thief who’s already stolen his heart?
The Historical 2014 Collection 6 incredible historical romances that feature aristocrats, highwaymen, cowboys, delectable rebels, rakes and rogues. Step back in time with these Mills & Boon Historical authors to experience their world...
Inspired by Alfred Noyes's famous poem, this gripping historical adventure, set against the dark and ghostly moors, follows a headstrong heroine and a rebellious young man as they take on the redcoats.
The Village Curate and his Daughter Julia Julia or the Adventures of the daughter of a village curate describing her journey from Elmwood to London to obtain the living for her father with the perilous events attending her arrival and their happy conclusion