Modern Regency Romance

Love and Other Scandals by  Caroline LindenClick on the topmost title and scroll

Avon Historical Romances bring readers hot Regency- style e romances that read like sexy modern romances. The stories sizzle and the dialog snaps as today’s writers focus on the love story and passion, with the sensibilities of today’s woman.


Love and Other Scandals by bestselling author Caroline Linden throws together two headstrong misfits.

Joan Bennet is too tall and opinionated. She knows she doesn’t look attractive in the expensive clothes her mother buys her. She is already becoming resigned to a life as spinster despite her fortune.


Tristan Burke, Lord Burke, is scandalous and a rake. The single young Lord is handsome and catches. But he is also known for drinking, gambling, boxing and charring on with fast women. He is Joan’s bother Timothy’s best friend. Timothy, to his parents despair has similar habits.


When Joan and Tristan meet there are sparks. Tristan can’t resist teasing and challenging the headstrong young woman. And Joan can’t forget him after he kisses her to shut her up during an argument.


When Joan’s parents must leave town and Timothy must also go away on business, Joan is left alone with her eccentric and romantic aunt. And Timothy, innocently makes Tristan promise to “look after” his sister, Joan. The more they deny their attraction the hotter their passion becomes.


Love and Other Scandals is a sexy, romantic romp! If you want a bonbon of a book to make you smile, this is it.



Modern Regency romance

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Four Nights with the Duke is the second book in Eloisa James’s Desperate Duchess series.  This book features the Duke of Pindar, a character from the first book in the series, Three Weeks with Lady X. 

The jaded and dissolute Duke of Pinder, Vander to his friends, is surprised to find Mia Carrington waiting for him. The two have history and it isn’t pretty. Mia’s father caused a scandal with Vander’s mother.  As a teenager Mia accidently embarrassed Vander with a schoolgirl crush. Now she is in his study trying to blackmailing him into marriage. 

Mia is desperate but she won’t disclose her true reasons to Vander. Vander is feeling mean and put upon. He tries to chase her off with insults, advances, and even offers of a dowry, but Mia needs the protection of his title. 

Finally the two strike a deal. The Duke and his Duchess will spend only four nights together. Then Vander exiles Mia to the country. 

In true Regency style, the sparks fly between the reluctant pair. James romances are cut above average romance. The characters fence with sparkling wit and sizzling with sex appeal.  These Regency romances are sexy and spicy. Fans of the genre will be hooked on the Desperate Duchess series.