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Катрин Каултър

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Catherine Coulter - Катрин Каултър израства в ранчо за коне в Тексас, САЩ. Потомка е на семейство креативни хора. Нейната баба, която умира на 37, също е писателка. Баща й е художник и певец, а майка й - концерт-пианист. Написва първите си два романа от по петнадесет страници, когато е на четиринайсет години, а като първокурсник в Тексаския университет пише и поезия. След като получава бакалавърска степен от университета, Катрин постъпва в Бостънския колеж и получава магистърска степен по Европейска история, началото на 19-ти век.

=SERIES=

Historical Regency Romances

The Countess (1979) Контесата

Андрея е млада, богата и умна. Нещо рядко срещано. Освен това не мечтае да срещне своя принц. Ето защо тя сключва сделка с възрастен, овдовял граф, който й обещава лек и приятен живот, без задължения. Всичко е наред. Докато не среща племенника на графа. Андрея бързо разбира, че е допуснала ужасна грешка...

The Rebel Bride (1979)

The rebel bride is Katharine Brandon, a girl with hair as red as a stormy sunset whose fierce independence masks her loneliness. When Julien St. Clair, Earl of March, sees her for the first time, she is dressed like a boy while engaged in a rather mock duel with her brother. And since it's her turn to be fatally wounded, she dies dramatically at Julien's feet. A powerful, sophisticated nobleman who is bored and restless with a life that holds little more interest for him, the Earl finds himself suddenly and thoroughly bewitched by this unusual young lady. But when he decides he wants her, he discovers that all is not what it seems. From the glittering Regency ballrooms of 1814 London, to Paris, and finally to Switzerland, the Earl and his unwilling bride play a dangerous game of passion, until everything changes irrevocably between them...and Julien discovers Katharine's terrifying secret.

Lord Deverill's Heir (1980) Наследницата (aka The Heir)

Джъстин Девърил, един от най-красивите мъже, притежавали някога графска титла, трябва да се ожени за своята братовчедка Арабела, за да наследи и нещо друго освен титла. Такава е волята на бащата на Арабела, стария граф Страфорд. Но Арабела се бунтува. Освен това баща й е мъртъв, така че единственият противник остава новият граф. Търсейки врага в него, тя открива достоен спътник в живота си. Двамата се венчават, но Джъстин е убеден, че жена му е изневерила още преди сватбата...

Lord Harry's Folly (1980) (aka Lord Harry)

With her beauty, charm and wit, Henrietta Rolland is queen of the London Season - until she discovers that a notorious rake was responsible for the death of her brother at Waterloo. Disguising herself as a fictitious lord, she sets out to avenge her brother, but the plan takes an unexpected turn.

The Generous Earl (1981) Херцогът (aka The Duke)

„Ян седна във ваната и започна да се сапунисва. Сапунът изглеждаше скъп. Щеше да ухае като парижка проститутка. Младият мъж се излежава, докато водата стана неприятно студена. После се измъкна от ваната и застана пред огнището. От голото му тяло капеше вода.

Вратата се отвори и той се обърна. Там стоеше Бренда. Сякаш беше тичала. Взираше се в него, без да мигне. По дяволите, къде беше кърпата?! Бренда промълви:

-Толкова си красив!"

Baron Series

An Honorable Offer (1981) Сабрина (aka The Offer)

Сабрина е принудена да избяга от дома си, след като нейният зет прави опит да я изнасили. Тя едва не загива в една снежна буря, но Филип Мерсералт я открива и спасява. Той се грижи за нея, без да се смята за герой. Но като джентълмен, които е бил насаме с момиче няколко дни, Филип е длъжен да съхрани доброто й име, като й предлага женитба. Но Сабрина отказва...

An Intimate Deception (1983) Измамата (aka The Deception)

Херцогът на Портсмут предлага на своя обедняла роднина работа като бавачка на малкия му син. Ала бързо осъзнава, че я желае, при това неистово. Макар и по-бавно, става ясно, че тя не е онова, което изглежда. Катрин Каултър описва умело романтичното напрежение между своите герои и успява да предаде не само подробно, но и красиво нюансите на секса и любовта.

The Wild Baron (1997) Дивия барон

Барон Роухън Карингтън, горд потомък на семейство, прочуто със своя разврат и чар, е объркан. Причината е едно писмо, в което обвиняват покойният му брат Джордж, че е опозорил някаква млада дама. Но как е възможно това? Джордж е бил извънредно скромен и скучен човек? Докато Роухън е известен женкар. На сцената се появява опозорената малада дама, която обаче разказва удивителни неща, които хвърлят в смут всички...

Devil's Duology

1. Devil's Embrace (1982)

For beautiful Cassie, the seething city of Genoa seems a world away form her 18th-century estate where she was raised. Until she meets Lord Anthony Welles, the brutally handsome aristocrat who swears that he will win Cassie's heart, even as he conquers her body. And on the eve of her wedding to another man, Anthony proves that he will stop at nothing to be with the woman he loves...

2. Devil's Daughter (1985)

ENSLAVING PASSION His imperious blue eyes raked over her trembling body. She had never imagined that Kamal the savage sultan who dared make her a harem slave, would look so like a blond Nordic god. She had never dreamed that the warm, exploring touch of his hand could bring such moans to her lips and rob her of her will. INESCAPABLE LOVE He was aflame with urgent desire, and he longed to win by love. Her golden loveliness had conquered his very soul, but her cruel taunts stung his fierce pride. Now, her sweet essence, her tantalizing nearness, ignited his need for her to yield her ripe innocence to him and him alone...

Medieval Song

Chandra (1984) (aka Warrior's Song)

SHE WAS WED TO ONE STRONG MAN -- AND DESPERATELY WANTED BY ANOTHER Lovely, golden-haired Chandra, raised by her noble father to handle weapons as well as any man, was prepared to defend herself against everything but love. Too proud to be slave to any man, she was also too beautiful and passionate to wall herself off from the world of desire. And when she was saved from the desires of ruthless Graelam de Moreton, Chandra was commanded to marry her gallant rescuer - handsome, adventurous Jerval de Vernon. This is Chandra's story - an odyssey lit by love and shadowed by danger from a great English castle to a harem in the Holy Land from which two men would risk all to rescue her...and she would have to choose one...

Fire Song (1985)

Kassia closed her eyes, her body trembling, as Graelam caressed her lips with his fingertips, then lowered his head and kissed the warm satiny softness of her flesh, where no man had ever touched her before. She had not willingly chosen to become the wife of this bold English knight who had brought her to his castle, carried her to his waiting bed, and threatened to conquer her throbbing senses in a whirlwind of passion. Graelam's powerful arms crushed Kassia against him, as he unfastened her velvet gown. Her beauty was breathtaking, irresistible, and arouse him to a fiery passion. But her unyielding pride drove him to a savage rage. Marriage had made him master of her body, but now a rising fire-hot need demanded more than submission. He must claim her complete surrender with the dark ecstasy of love.

Earth Song (1990)

Philippa de Beauchamp, as impulsive as she is beautiful, flees her father's castle when she hears she'd to be wed to the repellent Baron de Bridgeport. But her daring escape in a wool wagon quickly becomes a misadventure and she winds up in the arms of Dienwald de Fortenberry, a rogue as smooth and bold as Acquitaine wine. Soon Phillipa finds herself a prisoner at Dienwald's castle, where there are mysteries to be solved, villains to be bested, and a stubborn man's heart to won.

Secret Song (1991)

You met Roland de Tournay in Earth Song - a handsome rogue with a subtle wit and quick tongue who was variously an actor, and adventurer, a master of disguise. Now in Secret Song he meets his destiny when he must rescue from a Welsh stronghold Daria of Fortesque - as daring, as clever, as fascinating as he is himself. The link between these two is as strong as the finely forged steel of Roland's sword, but being an obstinate man, he resists it with all his might.

Rosehaven (1996)

Come back to England in the year 1277 and meet Hastings of Trent and Severin of Langthorne, two strangers joined in marriage. Hastings is an heiress and Severin is the warrior whom the dying Earl of Oxborough has selected to assume his title, properties, possessions, and his daughter. It is Severin's duty to sire children, to bring strong new blood to the line, and keep Oxborough powerful. Hastings thinks he's cold-blooded, severe, merciless. Severin doesn't smile, he looks capable of cruelty, he inspires fear. Then a marten appears over the top of his tunic. Now, who can be afraid of a man who carries a marten in his tunic? As for Hastings, Severin believes she should be obedient, submissive, malleable. She should speak softly and do whatever he wants, immediately. Both are in for a surprise.

The Penwyth Curse (2002)

The Penwyth Curse now guards the noble de Gay family, their keep, their people, and especially the Penwyth heiress. In this generation, that heiress is lovely Merryn de Gay. Though Penwyth is a small holding, it has great strategic importance. In the four years since the death of the lord's heir, more than one greedy warrior has tried to secure his claim by marrying the elderly lord's granddaughter. But, though Merryn has been wed four times since she was 14, she's yet a virgin -- each unwelcome bridegroom felled by the Penwyth Curse. Then King Edward orders the handsome young knight Sir Bishop of Lythe to marry Merryn de Gay, to secure strategic Penwyth and put an end to talk of curses. Though he's eager for land and filled with desire for beautiful Merryn, Bishop has no intention of dying for either. Instead, Bishop claims a wizard's command over otherworldly powers...and, in a mystical land apart from time, strange weavings of fate reveal the secrets of the destiny that binds Merryn and Bishop together.

The Valcourt Heiress (2010) Наследницата на Валкорт

Средновековна Англия. След като вярно и дълго е служил на краля, Гарън Кърси се завръща у дома – вече е граф на Уеъръм, притежава земи и замък, няколко села, две градчета и две крепости. В замъка Уеъръм заварва смърт и разруха, причинени от човек, наречен Черния демон, който търси съкровището, скрито от брата на Гарън. Сред малцината останали живи е прекрасната огненокоса Мери, представяща се за момиче от простолюдието. Гарън обаче подозира, че тя е много повече от прислужница – издават я изящните й маниери и това, че може да чете и да пише. Двамата работят рамо да рамо, за да върнат предишния блясък на замъка, и постепенно започват да изпитват привличане един към друг. Само че това е само началото. Наистина ли в замъка е скрито съкровище? Кой е Черният демон? И коя всъщност е Мери?

Star Quartet

1. Sweet Surrender (1984) (aka Evening Star)

HIS DARK DESIRES CLAIMED HER He was the highest bidder for her beauty. And now Giana was the property of the handsome, hot-blooded American who had paid heavily to possess her exquisite body, who hungered to initiate her innocent flesh into the flames of his lust .... HIS ALL-CONSUMING LOVE TANTALIZED HER When Alex's tongue lightly caressed her lips, Giana parted them willingly. There was no way she could fight any longer against his brutal strength and power. Giana wanted him to touch her, taste her, adore her. She yearned for his iron-hard embrace, she begged to be released from her fierce desire...

2. Midnight Star (1986)

She fought brazenly against his manly strength and power...but when her lips touched his in a stormy, rapturous kiss, the fire of her desire could no longer be denied... Young British heiress Chauncey FitzHugh held out her arms to the man she had come to San Francisco to ruin... as he had financially ruined her father back in 1850. Chauncey vowed to destroy Delaney in the cruelest way a beautiful woman could. Making him love her would be the best revenge. She flirted with him, aroused him, enticed him to marry her. But now Delaney demanded a husband's rights. His lips softly covered hers, his hands explored her satiny-smooth body, finding it moist, warm, inviting. Chauncey had plotted to reject his fiery advances, but even as her mind commanded resistance, her desire exploded. With fingers curled into his hair, she pulled him to her... tenderly whispering the name of this man she had sworn to hate... praying she'd have enough strength to betray this handsome rogue tomorrow....

3. Wild Star (1986)

He had stopped kissing her...leaving her parted lips trembling, waiting for more. Oh, how she wanted him. But Bvrony knew that Brent Hammond was the last man in the world she should want. This handsome San Francisco gambler was legendary for all the women he had had--and used only to slake his lust and nothing more. And Byrony was married--married to an older man she did not love, but whom she had vowed to honor and obey. Yet the moment Byrony felt Brent's mocking eyes upon her, mentally stripping away her clothes even as he taunted her propriety... the moment he held her in his arms, caressing her warm, velvety flesh. . . she knew she was his for the taking. And in the San Francisco boomtown where he ruled as king... and on a great southern plantation where she discovered the secrets of his dark past, the flaming intensity of her love welded her to him for better, for worse, forever ....

4. Jade Star (1987)

He raised his head and looked at her in the dim light. I don't know where to kiss you first," he said. "I want all of you at once." Beautiful Juliana DuPres knew she should give herself to Dr. Michael "Saint" Morris body and soul. He was everything a woman could want - handsome, kind, and now her husband as well, after rescuing her from her kidnapper, the brutal Jameson Wilkes. Even as Michael held her in his strong arm and claimed her lips in a breathless kiss, Juliana could not shed the painful memory of her abductor. Little did she suspect her fears would become reality when Wilkes once again threatened her. But her beloved Michael was there to save her... to turn her overwhelming terror to tingling desire - and a love that was now free to flower like a wild blossom ....

Magic Trilogy

1. Midsummer Magic (1987)

Philip Hawksbury, the Earl of Rothermere, obeying his father's dying wish, hies himself to Scotland to offer for one of the daughters of Alexander Kilbracken, the Earl of Ruthven. Frances Kilbracken, informed of the earl's arrival and his mission, disguises herself as a bespectacled dowd so she won't be the one selected by the young earl. But choose her he does, and for all the wrong reasons. The newly married couple return to England, together but now at all happy. Philip dumps Frances at Desborough Hall, his ancestral estate, and heads back to his old life in London. Ah, but Desborough has a stud farm and racing stable, and Frances is magic with horses. When the earl returns to his home, driven by guilt, he discovers the woman he married has grossly deceived him. What follows is a battle of the sexes that will have you chuckling, maybe even howling with laughter...

2. Calypso Magic (1988)

Diana Savarol vowed to stay away from her cousin, the rakish and hot-tempered Lyonel Ashton, during her visit to London -- for she knew that Lyonel, the sixth Earl of Saint Leven, was a rogue who used women as playthings, and she would not be one of them. But she was homesick for the West Indies and with only Lyonel to escort her on the perilous journey home, Diana's destiny became one with his as they braved the war-torn seas on a journey that would take them from glittering London to the tropical shores of Calypso Island. And, as the fires of battle raged around them, they found a love that burned more fiercely than any other. Diana surrendered to a passion within her that she could no longer deny...

3. Moonspun Magic (1988)

Beautiful Victoria Abermarle feared and fled the imperious desires of handsome Damien Carstairs, Baron Drago. But there was no escaping her own desires when she was rescued on the lawless highways of Regency England by Damien's identical twin, Rafael Carstairs. Though Rafael matched the strength and daring, he was gentle where Damien was violent, caring where Damien was callous. The icy terror that Damien inspired melted in the flames of passion that Rafael ignited. And in a whirlwind of adventure, intrigue, and danger that set brother against brother and good against evil, Victoria fought to make the overwhelming power and glorious fulfillment of love the winner....

Night Trilogy

1. Night Fire (1989)

Escaping to Boston after the death of her abusive first husband, to whom she was sold by a despicable half brother, Arielle resists her feelings for Burke Drummond, whose years-long love for Arielle prompts him into kidnapping her.

2. Night Shadow (1989)

LOVES MAGIC COULD SAVE TIER... OR DESTROY THEM BOTH! The brutal murder of her benefactor left Lily Tremaine penniless and responsible for the care of his three children. In desperation, she presented herself at the door of his cousin, Knight Winthrop, the Viscount Castlerosse--and found herself drawn to he witty, impossibly handsome confirmed bachelor. In a match fraught with complications, reluctance, and danger, irresistible desire grew into undeniable love.

3. Night Storm (1990)

Fiery, free-spirited Eugenia Paxton swore she'd make a pact with the devil himself if it meant saving her father's shipyard from destitution. But a partnership with the wealthy British sea captain Alec Carrick seemed a much more perilous bargain. For once on the tempestuous waters, the aristocratic rogue inflamed her with desires she had never before known, ecstasies she had only imagined. And surrendering to his searing caress could cost Eugenia her most cherished possessions: her independence...and her fragile, yearning heart.

Viking Era

1. Season of the Sun (1991)

Zarabeth, with hair as red as an Irish sunset, is chosen by Magnus Haraldsson, a Viking on a trading visit to York, to be his wife. She is both stunned and fascinated by his bluntness, but is soon won over by this man who makes her laugh, brings her desire, and ultimately makes her trust him with her future and that of her little sister, Lotti. But her stepfather, Olav the Vain, has no intention of setting a bride price on Zarabeth. Zarabeth does eventually return with Magnus to his farmstead in Norway, but as his slave, not as his wife. She wears the slave collar around her neck for all to see, but bears his distrust of her and her own pain deep within her.

2. Lord of Hawkfell Island (1993)

Rorik is a Viking warrior, as fierce and savage as the North Sea during the winter solstice. Mirana is a Viking woman who loves birds, is more ingenious than most men, and loyal down to her toes. Her life changes utterly one fateful day when Rorik and his men come to Clontarf, a Viking fortress on the eastern coast of Ireland, to kill her half-brother. But she is the one taken as a hostage to use as a pawn against him. Rorik is the Lord of Hawkfell, an island off the east coast of Britain. The moment he brings his captive home, it seems that everything begins to fly out of his control. The women are out to teach the men a lesson with the result that the food is rank, Rorik's family is out for Mirana's blood, a murderer is on the loose, and a huge mongrel, Kerzog, dotes not only on his master but also on his master's captive.

3. Lord of Raven's Peak (1994) Робинята

Ларен, робинята на господаря Мерик, била разказвачка на истории. Така тя се опитвала да спечели достатъчно злато, за да откупи себе си и малкото си братче. Но мерик отказва да я продаде. И след като тя е негова. Мерик трябва да я защити, когато я обвиняват в убийство, и сетне още веднъж да я спаси, когато разкрие тайните й.

4. Lord of Falcon Ridge (1995)

Cleve of Lord of Raven's Peak and Chessa of Lord of Hawkfell Island first meet when Chessa is the princess of Ireland and Cleve has no memory of the time before he was a slave. When vivid dreams kindle memories of his native Scotland, Cleve's goal becomes to return to Loch Ness to claim his inheritance. But first, there is Chessa to be rescued and handed over to her rightful groom. When Cleve arrives at Hawkfell Islnad, he learns that Chessa not only refuses to marry Ragnor of York, she won't consider William of Normandy either. She wants to marry him! Her strategies to bring this about anticipate Machiavelli by 600 years. Chessa and Cleve may be bullheaded, but they're no match for Ragnor of York, who will have you laughing at his abominable antics....

Bride

1. The Sherbrooke Bride (1992) Невестата от Шербрук

Дъглас Шербрук, граф Нортклиф, е мъж, обграден от внимание. Той трябва да има наследник. Ето защо първо трябва да си намери невеста. Александра Чеймбърс, най-младата дъщеря на херцог Беърсфорд, обича Дъглас още от петнадесетгодишна. За съжаление, той желае да се венчае за сестра й, несравнимата Мелизанда. Но животът никога не протича точно според очакванията и Дъглас се оказва женен за грешната сестра. И освен, че се е сдобил с нежелана съпруга, той е тормозен от Девствената невеста, дух, известен с това, че се появява в покоите, предназначени за графинята. Дали ефирното видение наистина се е явило на Дъглас? Нима тя му говори?

2. The Hellion Bride (1992) Непознатата от Ямайка

Райдър Шербрук е харесван млад мъж с неотразим чар. Когато отива до Ямайка, за да разкрие тайната на свръхестествените събития около захарната плантация на семейството си, той се сблъсква с нова загадка - нежната деветнайсетгодишна София Статън-Гревил, която иска да го вкара в леглото си. А той е сигурен, че причината за това не е чарът му. София си играе с всеки мъж, докато не среща Райдър. Наистина ли тя е страхотната съблазнителна на острова? Една ужасяваща тайна чака...

3. The Heiress Bride (1993) Съдби в окови

Шотланският граф Колин Кинрос е разорен. Изправен пред решението да тъне в благородна нищета или да се ожени за богата наследница, той избира второто и заминава за Лондон. Случаят го среша със Синджан, графини Шербрук. която се влюбва в него в мига, в който го вижда. И решава, че той ще бъде нейният съпруг. Възпитавана от двамата си братя, Синджан е решителна, смела и безпределно вярна на любовта си към Колин. Когато граф Шербрук получава писмо с обвинението, че Колин е убил първата си съпруга и че ще убие и Синджан, след като вземе парите й, тя следва само сърцето си и принуждава любимия да избягат в Шотландия. Но в замъка „Вер" тя се сблъсква с омразата на семейството и смъртната опасност, надвиснала над Колин. И смело приема предизвикателството... за да стане любима съпруга и истинска господарка на замъка „Вер"...

4. Mad Jack (1999)

Set in London in the year 1811, this book tells the story of Mad Jack, who in reality is Winifrede Levering Bascombe. She arrives in London with her two aunts to beg the assistance of Lord Cliffe, Grayson St. Cyre. He welcomes the aunts, briefly spots the valet, Jack, and proceeds very quickly after their arrival to fall down the rabbit hole. He catches the valet, Jack, stealing his horse, chases Jack down, and then all sorts of interesting things happen.

5. The Courtship (2000)

You met Heatherington in The Sherbrooke Bride and Helen Mayberry in Mad Jack. Now the two get together to track down a mystical treasure that Helen calls King Edward's Lamp. Helen is a big girl -- only two inches shorter than Heatherington -- a resolute taskmistress, owner of her own inn. She adores her father, Lord Prith, and wants to find the lamp more than anything. It is her only passion -- until she meets Heatherington. Spenser Heatherington, Lord Beecham, enjoys Helen's pursuit of him. He is a renowned womanizer, a resolute bachelor, and really enjoys his life. When she throws him to the ground and sits on him, and he finally admits that he will succumb to her, she informs him, to his chagrin, that she doesn't want a lover, she wants a partner. But things work out a bit differently than either of them expect. Indeed, Heatherington, unused to being thwarted, takes drastic steps to change his "big girl's" mind. Do they find Helen's lam? Is there more to this treasure than either of them knows?

6. The Scottish Bride (2001)

All the Sherbrooke clan are alive, well, and in rip-roaring spirits in August of 1815. Two months after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, Tysen Sherbrooke, the youngest of the three brothers, now thirty-one years old, a vicar, a widower, and the father of three children, has just been told by the earl that he's become the new Baron Barthwick of Kildrummy Castle in Scotland. Tysen Sherbrooke feels it is his duty to visit his new holdings. His ten-year-old daughter, Meggie, insists she should accompany him. Tysen refuses, but Meggie is blessed with a full measure of Sherbrooke resolve, and a wily plan of action... Devout, thoughtful, honorable to his soul, Tysen's narrow, sober world explodes when he steps into a beehive of complications - facing down dreadful people who would as willingly slit his English throat as look at him. Then the Local Bastard, Mary Rose Fordyce, a remarkable young woman blessed with a soft, steady heart and a courageous spirit, comes unexpectedly into his life, in desperate need of his protection. This is the fourth and final book in the Bride series, and I like it the best of all.

7. Pendragon (2001)

It's time for a bit of cat racing, a sinister mystery, and a light touch of gothic menace. Add the signature Sherbrooke grit and wit and voila, you have Pendragon. Here's to the next generation -- Tysen Sherbrooke now has four sons and Meggie, age 19. Her almost-cousin, Jeremy Stanton-Greville, Sophia Sherbroooke's brother, the man Meggie has held in silent adoration since she was thirteen years old, unknowingly breaks her guileless heart. Deeply depressed, she rallies with a hasty marriage to Thomas Malcombe, the earl of Lancaster and a brand new card in the Sherbrooke deck, in the spring of 1824, despite a very nasty rumor involving a local girl. Thomas takes his bride to Pendragon, a castle on the southeastern coast of Ireland. A monstrous old place, filled with very eccentric folk, Pendragon nonetheless charms Meggie, until she discovers that she's there for a reason that could lead to disaster.

8. The Sherbrooke Twins (2004)

When the family ghost, the Virgin Bride, warns Alexandra Sherbrooke that her husband is in danger, Douglas takes the prediction with a grain of salt. But when he is shot and wounded and then is warned by the Duke of Wellington himself that someone from his past is bent on revenge, everyone, including twin sons James and Jason, gets into the act. A pair of identical twins worthy of the Sherbrooke legacy (The Bride of Sherbrooke); a plucky, outspoken, but charmingly na ve heroine who leads James on a merry chase; and a plot with more than one unexpected twist result in the kind of lively, sensual, danger-filled adventure that fans of Coulter's historicals have come to expect.

9. Lyon's Gate (2005)

Five years after Jason Sherbrooke leaves England for Baltimore and the Wyndhams (The Valentine Legacy), one of the premiere racing families in the area, he wakes up early one morning with Horace's ugly pug face staring him down, and knows it's time for him to go home. Jason wants to breed and race horses, primarily his own Thoroughbred, Dodger, who's faster than a Baltimore pickpocket. When his twin, James, takes him to Lyon's Gate, a once-renowned racing stud farm near his family's home, Jason knows to his soul that this property is what he wants more than anything. Unfortunately, Hallie Carrick (Night Storm) wants Lyon's Gate just as badly as Jason, and she's fully prepared to fight him down and dirty to get it. Now life and fate take a hand, and the two of them end up with something neither expected.

10. Wizard's Daughter (2007)

She names herself Rosalind de La Fontaine since she cannot remember who she is. In her first season in London in 1835, under the aegis of the Sherbrookes, she meets Nicholas Vail, the seventh Earl of Mountjoy, newly arrived from Macau. It is instant fascination on both their parts, but for different reasons. With Grayson Sherbrooke, they are led to an ancient copy of a mysterious book written by a sixteenth-century wizard. The book is written in a baffling code that neither Grayson nor Nicholas can read. But Rosalind can, easily. Strange things start happening. Both Nicholas and Rosalind know it has to do with the old book and, perhaps, even her past, particularly the song she first sang as a child. The urgency builds as they realize Rosalind is the key to a centuries-old mystery.

11. Prince of Ravenscar (2011)

Nicholas Monroe, widowed "Prince of Ravenscar," is feeling pressure from his family to remarry. But the mysterious death of his first wife, Lily, still hangs over his head. Her brother, Richard, believes Nicholas is responsible for her death. When Richard finally confronts Nicholas, long-held secrets threaten to resurface-despite someone's desperate effort to keep them buried.

Legacy Trilogy

1. The Wyndam Legacy (1994) Цената на Рая

Един подслушан разговор решава съдбата на малката Джозефина, наречена Херцогинята заради изключителната си красота. Тя ще воюва с братовчед си Маркъс, ще понесе ударите на съдбата - смъртта на близките си и бедността. Но колелото на живота се завърта. Херцогинята наследява огромно богатство и се среща отново с Маркъс - но вече като лейди Уиндъм - за да се бори за него и срещу него.

2. The Nightingale Legacy (1994) Лорд Найтингейл

ЛОРД НАЙТИНГЕЙЛ е роман, написан духовито и с вкус, изпълнен с очарователни герои и много любов. Главната героиня Каролайн е в навечерието на 19-тия си рожден ден. Момичето с нетърпение очаква да се измъкне от контрола на отвратителния си настойник - мистър Фолкс. Той обаче има други планове. Заобиколена от тайнствени събития, Каролайн е привлечена от магнетичния чар на лорд Чилтън. Изненадите едва започват.

3. The Valentine Legacy (1995) Тайната на Валънтайн

Серия недоразумения свързват името на Джеймс Уиндам c това на Джеси Уорфийлд. За да спаси репутацията й, той е принуден да се представи за неин годеник. Но когато при гостуването си в Англия необузданата девойка се превръща в истинска дама, Джеймс се убеждава в любовта си към нея. Щастливият им брак обаче е помрачен от кошмарите на Джеси - неясни спомени за отдавнашно насилие и убийство. От миналото изплува тайната на едно съкровище - тайна, която двамата трябва да разкрият.

FBI Thriller

1. The Cove (1996) Съвършено непознати

Сейнт Джон е търговец на оръжие, жесток в семейството си, лукав и хитър в бизнеса. Една прекрасна утрин вестниците гръмват, че Сейнт Джон е убит. Заподозряна в тежкото престъпление, дъщеря му Сали заминава при леля си в тихото, скучно градче Коув. Но там я очаква не покой, а кошмар - по телефона я заплашва - баща й! За да бъде нещастието й пълно, в Коув се появява ФБР агентът Куинлан. Той е убеден, че Сали е ключът към загадката, забулваща убийството на Сейнт Джон. Ала в "спокойния" провинциален град стават странни неща и по ирония на съдбата единственото спасение за Сали се оказва нейният преследвач.

2. The Maze (1997) Лабиринтът

Брилянтна млада пианистка е обладана от натрапчивата мисъл за смъртта на сестра си - жертва на сериен убиец. Вместо на изкуството, Белинда Лейси обрича живота си на издирване на престъпника и става агент на ФБР. В хода на разследването Лейси се превръща в мишена...

3. The Target (1998)

Escaping unwanted media attention after a notorious incident, Ramsey Hunt retreats into the solitude of a cabin high in the Colorado Rockies. But his isolation is shattered when he rescues a small girl unconscious in the forest and strangers invade his private meadow, their intent to kill. Molly Santera, the little girl's mother, catches up with Ramsey and her daughter, mistaking him for the kidnapper. When she discovers that he instead saved Emma, there's little time for thanks. The men pursuing want them badly. Savich and Sherlock (The Maze) as well as MAX, the transvestite laptop, return to assist. Ramsey and Molly, facing constant danger, unravel the clues and ultimately discover why they're at the center of the target.

4. The Edge (1999) В пропастта

Джили се разбива с поршето си в скалите край брега на Орегон. Нейният брат "Мак" Макдугъл е агент на ФБР. Той отива на посещение при сестра си в болницата, където Джили току-що е излязла от четиридневна кома. Ала само след няколко часа, прекарани с брат си, тя изчезва безследно. Мак вика на помощ свои колеги. Но всички те не знаят на кого да се доверят и кого да подозират...

5. Riptide (2000)

Becca Matlock is at the top of her profession, as the senior speechwriter for New York's popular governor. But then she receives the first in a series of deadly phone calls - calls which threaten both her life and the life of the governor. Becca reports the calls but after a while, the police stop believing that Becca is being stalked, even when the stalker kills to prove a point. Then the governor is shot. Becca flees to the safety of a friend's home in coastal Maine, Riptide. It might seem like a sanctuary to begin with but soon Becca finds herself at even greater risk.

6. Hemlock Bay (2001) Хемлок бей

Агентът от ФБР Дилън Савич разследва отвличането на двама тийнейджъри, когато ненадейно е сполетян от тежка лична драма - неговата по-малка сестра Лили претърпява страхотна катастрофа с колата си край градчето Хемлок Бей, Калифорния. Има съмнения, че това не е случаен инцидент. Дали не е втори опит за самоубийство, както онзи преди седем месеца, когато Лили е загубила дъщеря си? И дали единствено лични мотиви стоят зад тази драма? Скоро Лили, Дилън и Лейси - негова съпруга и партньор по служба във ФБР - ще се окажат въвлечени в интрига, в която се въртят милиони долари и необуздани страсти.

7. Eleventh Hour (2002)

In their seventh crime swoop, FBI agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich track down a very elusive murderer. Father Michael Joseph, the twin brother of a FBI colleague, is slain, but the only witness to the crime vanishes. To the double mystery of murder and disappearance is quickly added a third element: Sherlock and Savich discover a connection between Father Michael's killing and one "committed" on an upcoming episode of a trendy new TV series. Is the murderer a copycat killer or a psychic?

8. Blindside (2003)

In Blindside, husband-and-wife FBI agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich team up again on two vital cases: a killer who targets Washington, D.C., teachers and the kidnapping of an old friend's son. Though six-year-old Sam manages to escape and take refuge with Tennessee sheriff Katie Benedict and her daughter, Keely, his kidnappers quickly strike again...and pay a deadly price for the rematch when reinforcements arrive in the form of Sam's dad (a former FBI agent) and his buddy Savich. But the terror isn't over: It soon becomes clear that whoever is behind the kidnapping has only changed strategies, not abandoned the plan. The investigation leads in unexpected directions, particularly among the followers of a powerful local evangelist.

9. Blowout (2004)

Married FBI agents Savich and Sherlock work and play hard: devoted to their jobs, their son, and each other, they approach each new case with gusto, and appreciate every moment of downtime they can grab. But a long weekend getaway at a secluded cabin in the Pennsylvania woods is cut short when the agents are summoned back to Washington, where a nightmare awaits them: The night before the Supreme Court is to hear opening arguments in a highly controversial death-penalty case, a prominent judge is murdered in the court's third-floor library. Savich and Sherlock are charged with heading the investigation but when the killings continue, each targeting another brilliant, successful Washington power broker, the agents are faced with their most baffling and shocking case of their lives.

10. Point Blank (2005)

Point Blank's propulsive story takes off when FBI agents Dillon Savich and Dane Carver are nearly killed while trying to rescue popular entertainer Pinky Womack from kidnappers. Lured to a motel in Pumis City, Virginia, by a known snitch, the only thing the agents discover is a glowing red timer. The place is demolished in a catastrophic explosion, but everyone survives. The same snitch leads them to Arlington National Cemetery, promising the agents Pinky's safe return. The search is interrupted when Savich takes a fateful call on his cell. The mysterious caller taunts Savich with other threats-against him, and against his wife, fellow agent Lacey Sherlock. Up against an untraceable foe-not even MAX can locate him-Savich and Sherlock find themselves fighting an unstable villain with a very long memory.

11. Double Take (2007)

It's been more than six months since her husband's brutal death, and Julia Ransom is just beginning to breathe again. She loved her husband, renowned psychic August Ransom, but the media frenzy that followed his murder sapped what little strength she had left. Now, after dinner with friends, strolling along San Francisco's Pier 39, she realizes that she's happy. Standing at the railing, she savors the sounds around her-tourists, seals on a barge-and for a moment enjoys the sheer normalcy of it all. And then it comes to an end. Out of nowhere she's approached by a respectable-looking man who distracts her with conversation before violently attacking her and throwing her the railing. If it hadn't been for Special Agent Cheney Stone, out to stretch his legs between courses at a local restaurant, Julia would have vanished into the bay's murky depths. Not only does he save her from a watery grave, but he senses a connection between her assault and her husband's death, and sets out to serve as her protector while reopening August Ransom's murder investigation.

12. TailSpin (2008)

FBI Special Agent Jackson Crowne is flying his Cessna over the Appalachians, with a very important passenger: renowned psychiatrist Dr. Timothy MacLean; their destination is Washington, D.C. Upon their arrival, the FBI will protect the doctor--and ascertain just who wants him dead. But they don't make it. In San Francisco, married FBI Special Agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock take an early morning phone call from their supervisor, Jimmy Maitland. Maitland received a Mayday from Jackson in the mountains near Parlow, Kentucky, and sends Savich and Sherlock to see what's happened.

13. KnockOut (2009)

Seven-year-old Autumn Backman has a gift: She can communicate telepathically with others. Not everyone, mind you, but with a select few with whom she shares a special kinship. When Autumn and her mother, Joanna, take her father's ashes to be buried in the family plot in Brickers Bowl, Georgia, the child witnesses a horrifying sight: her grandmother and two uncles, burying a pile of dead bodies in the middle of the night. They head to Titusville, Virginia, to seek the help of an old family friend, but Autumn senses they need assistance on a grand scale. Using her telepathic powers, Autumn calls a man she'd seen only on television: FBI agent Dillon Savich. But before Savich and his wife and partner, Agent Lacey Sherlock, can get on the scene, Autumn and Joanna flee, fearing the retribution of her uncle Blessed. A huge manhunt ensues, with Titusville Sheriff Ethan Merriweather racing to reach the girl before Blessed can get his hands on her. Blessed's got big things planned for Autumn and her gift, and he'll stop at nothing to force her into his growing army of exploited children. Savich, Sherlock, and Merriweather face their most elusive foes to keep Autumn out of harm's way-before it's too late.

14. Whiplash (2010)

Yale professor Dr. Edward Kender's father is undergoing chemotherapy when the supply of a critical accompanying drug suddenly runs out. Unwilling to accept the drug company's disingenuous excuse of production line problems, Dr. Kender hires private investigator Erin Pulask to prove there is something more sinister going on at Schiffer Engel's manufacturing facility in Indiana. Pulaski uncovers a bombshell - Schiffer Engel's intentional shortage is bringing in a windfall profit in excess of two billion dollars. When a top Schiffer Engel employee shows up viciously murdered behind the U.S. headquarters, Sherlock and Savich are called in to lend a hand. The murder of a foreign national on federal land can only mean the German drug company has a secret of epic proportions.

15. Split Second (2011)

A female serial killer is on the loose, and it's up to FBI agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock to track her down - and stop her before it's too late. There's evidence that the woman, Kirsten Bolger, has a killer bloodline, too: a connection to the notorious Ted Bundy only complicates the case. But the crack team of Savich and Sherlock are on it - and better than ever. At the same time, Special Agent Lucy Carlisle learns from her dying father that her grandfather hadn't simply walked away from his family twenty-two years earlier: he had, in fact, been murdered by his wife, Lucy's grandmother. Determined to uncover the truth, Lucy moves into her grandmother's Maryland mansion, where she finds a skeleton in a steamer trunk and an old ring sewn inside the body's trouser cuff. She's led to her grandfather's secret papers, and learns about her grandmother's obsession with the ring and a mysterious group called The Protectors.

16.Backfire (2012)

San Francisco Judge Ramsey Hunt, longtime friend to FBI agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich, is presiding over the trial of Clive and Cindy Cahill - accused in a string of murders - when the proceedings take a radical turn. Federal prosecutor Mickey O'Rourke, known for his relentless style, becomes suddenly tentative in his opening statement, leading Hunt to suspect he's been threatened - suspicions that are all but confirmed when Hunt is shot in the back. Savich and Sherlock receive news of the attack as an ominous note is sent to Savich at the Hoover Building: You deserve this for what you did. Security tapes fail to reveal who delivered the note. Who is behind the shooting of Judge Ramsey Hunt? Who sent the note to Savich? And what does it all mean? Savich and Sherlock race to San Francisco to find out. . . watching their backs all the while.

=NOVELS=

Aftershocks (1985) Особен урок

Когато доктор Елиът Малори среща ослепителната Джорджина Хатауей, почти всичко му се струва прекрасно - и двамата имат чувство за хумор, обичат да спортуват и изпитват невероятно привличане един към друг. Смущава го само едно - тя е съвсем млада и тъкмо започва кариерата си. Ако се обвърже с нея сега, може очакванията и за бъдещето да се окажат измамени. Но ако я напусне, какво ли бъдеще ще има за него...

The Aristocrat (1986) Аристократът

Какво ли би направил един американски футболист, ако внезапно разбере, че е станал английски лорд? Звездата на професионалния футбол Брант Ашър никога не се е замислял за това до момента, в който узнава невероятната вест — че вече е виконт Ашъруд, наследник на красиво старинно имение, на голямо богатство и... на доста главоболия. За да получи наследството на ексцентричния си дядо, Брант трябва да изпълни едно странно условие — да се ожени за Дафни... Как ли пък не, решава младият красавец, свикнал да се наслаждава на живота. Докато не среща Дафни...

Afterglow (1987) Озарена от любов

Едва ли нещо би могло да свързва Челси Латимър и Дейвид Уинтър - та те са толкова различни! Челси е авторка на исторически романси, зареяна във въображаемия свят на своите герои, а Дейвид е способен хирург, стъпил здраво на земята. Ала неудържима страст, която пламва между тях, е съвсем истинска...

False Pretences (1988) Измамници

Запознайте се с Елизабет Карлтън - впечатляваща жена, прочута концертираща пианистка и съпруга на богатия международен бизнес магнат Тимоти Карлтън. Всички й завиждат, но идеалният й живот буквално се разпада изневиделица: Тимоти Карлтън е промушен с шиш за лед в гърдите; обвинена за неговото убийство е Елизабет. Нещата отиват от зле към по-зле, ала неочакван свидетел й дава неоспоримо алиби. Съдебните заседатели я оправдават. Странното обаче е, че тя никога не е срещала мъжа, който дава показания в нейна полза. Какво иска? А и семейството на покойния й съпруг е решено твърдо да я унищожи. Като връх на всичко от Елизабет се очаква да оглави останалата след смъртта на съпруга й финансова империя. Внезапно в живота й се появяват трима мъже. Може ли да им се довери? Или някой от тях е убиецът?

Impulse (1990) Изкушение

Най-големите изкушения - и най-опасните: сексът, лъжата, отмъщението. И трите дебнат по пътя на Рафаела Холанд - красива, енергична и талантлива репортерка в "Бостън Трибюн". Тя се изправя пред тях скоро след като майка й потъва в кома, а Рафаела открива нейния дневник. След това събитията се развихрят с убийствената бързина на автомобилно рали: Дневникът отвежда Рафаела при могъщия оръжеен магнат Доминик Джовани и тя прониква на неговия частен остров в Карибите. Маркъс Девлин въвлича Рафаела в замайваща еротична игра с непредвидим край. Рафаела се страхува, че магнетичният управител на "островната империя" и пръв помощник на Джовани изобщо не е този, за когото се представя. После някой прави опит да убие Доминик Джовани. Кой? А после някой се опитва да убие Рафаела и Маркъс. Но кой? Някой силно изкушен...

Beyond Eden (1992)

When sophisticated, wealthy Sydney Fox marries the suave, jet-setting Prince Alessandro Di Contini, everything seems perfect, until the Prince rapes his wife's sister, Lindsay Fox, a crime that triggers a deadly chain of events.

Born to Be Wild (2006)

Get yourself ready for Mary Lisa Beverly - a soap-opera phenom who's just won her third Daytime Emmy for her role as Sunday Cavendish on Born to Be Wild. She's fun and lovable and has lots of crazy friends, most of whom hang out at her house in the Colony, the famous gated community in Malibu. Unfortunately, there is one bad thing to poleax her champagne life - someone is trying to kill her. You'll meet Mary Lisa's family in Goddard Bay, Oregon. She's blessed with her father, cursed with her mother, and betwixt and between with her two nutzoid sisters. And how about guys? There aren't any hotties in L.A. of interest to Mary Lisa, but in Goddard Bay - there are District Attorney John Goddard and Chief of Police Jack Wolf. And guess what? Even in the boondocks, bad stuff can happen. Mary Lisa's best friends, Lou Lou Bollinger and Elizabeth Fargas, become embroiled in the baffling attempts on Mary Lisa's life in L.A., with unexpected results.

=OMNIBUS=

Forever Yours (1997)

(with Barbara Delinsky and Linda Howard)




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Legacy Trilogy

The Nightingale Legacy (1994) - Лорд Найтингейл

The Valentine Legacy (1995) - Тайната на Валънтайн

Baron Series

An Honorable Offer (1981) - Сабрина

An Intimate Deception (1983) - Измамата

The Wild Baron (1997) - Дивият Барон

FBI Thriller

Hemlock Bay (2001) -Хемлок бей, изд."Коала"

The Maze (1997)-Лабиринтът

The Edge (1999) - В Пропастта

=NOVELS=

The Autumn Countess (1979) = The Countess (1999)

Impulse (1990) - Изкушение, изд."Коала"

False Pretences (1988) - Измамници, изд."Бард"

Дано да съм помогнала, успех

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Линк към коментара

Не знаех,че има издадени книги на изд.Коала.Знаете ли дали са сканирани и качени някъде в нета?Благодаря!Тази жена пише с голямо чувство за хумор и с удоволствие чета нейните книги.

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Линк към коментара

За съжаление не знам дали тези книги са качени някъде. Аз също много харесвам тази авторка, но съм чела и имам само историческите й романи. Признавам си - доскоро дори не знаех, че е писала и съвременни романи, просто някак си не мога да я свържа с FBI трилъри :idea:

За повече информация можеш да погледнеш www.pe-bg.com , но тези книги са издадени доста отдавна и поне там не са налични.

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FBI Thriller:

15.Split Second (2011)

Книгата Twice Dead (2011) не е нова,а сборник /omnibus/ включващ романите Riptide (2000) и Hemlock Bay (2001) Хемлок бей.

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