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Патриша Грасо

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Patricia Grasso - Патриша Грасо е авторка на над петнадесет исторически романси, които са печелили различни награди. Дъщерята на Константин и Елена Грасо е родена в Масачузетс. Тя получава бакалавърска и магистърска степен по английски език. Патриша живее в Уинчестър, Бостън, и в момента живее с осем прекрасни мъже - всичките са котки.

=SERIES=

Deveraux

1. Highland Belle (1991) Шотландска красавица

Хубавата Бриджит Деврьо не е точно това, което лорд Йън Макартър си е представял като идеалната любяща съпруга. Едва приключила сватбата им, тя побягва през тъма и мъгла... право в ръцете на един див шотландец, който успява да разпали горещата й кръв. После обаче с изненада научава кой всъщност е тайнственият непознат - нейният нежелан годеник Йън, пред когото стои трудната задача да опитоми своята опърничава невеста...

2. Emerald Enchantment (1992) Смарагдова магия

За да осигури бъдещето на своите деца, младата вдовица Катрин Деврьо се жени за един далечен племенник на своя непрежалим съпруг. Но новоизпечената графиня не намира щастие в дома на своя нов мъж, защото тъгата по изгубеното миналоне й позволява да оцени нежната му любов. Пред Хю о'Нийл стои трудната задача да намери лекарство против враждебността и жаждата за мъст на Катрин.

3. Desert Eden (1993) Неверница в сарая

Хедър Деврьо е почетната пътничка на кораба за Франция, където я чака годеникът й - граф дьо Болийо. Но банда арабски пирати ги напада и Хедър се оказва пленница на османския принц Халид бег. Този суров и безпощаден воин, наричан "Мечът на аллах", изведнъж открива у себе си неочаквана страст към новата си робиня... Но не му е лесно да пречупи волята на гордата англичанка. За това е нужно да преминат заедно през хиляди смъртоносни изпитания...

4. Love in a Mist (1994) Жрицата (Любимецът на кралицата)

Приказно красивата уелска Кийли Глендоуър бяга от тиранията на втория си баща чак в двора на английската кралица Елизабет. Там тя попада в мрежата на обаятелния и безмерно богат кралски фаворит Ричард Деврьо, комуто не може да устои. И все пак нейната уелска гордост я подтиква да откаже предложението за брак с един англичанин...

5. Courting an Angel (1995)

Bearing the mark of the devil's flower on her hand, the elfin child-bride Rob MacArthur has been forced to flee Scotland as a witch years before. By the time her knighted husband came to England to claim her, she had blossomed into a ravishing beauty with emerald eyes and ebony hair--a prize to be won over yet again.

6. My Heart's Desire (1997) Хубава като пеперуда

С цялото си сърце Блайт Деврьо копнее за нежността на своя съпруг Роджър Дебре, граф Итън. Но тя добре знае, че може да стопли изстиналото му сърце само с търпение и нежност. И се случва така, че успява да го оттърве от бесилката, на която е трябвало да увисне заради убийството на брат си. Но графът е като обсебен от мисълта да намери истинският убиец, дори ако за това трябва да плати висока цена - своето семейно щастие...

Dukes Trilogy

1. Violets in the Snow (1997) Теменужки в снега (Краят на дъгата)

Англия 1811г. Джон Сейнт Жермен трябва да въведе Изабел Монтгомъри в лондонското висше общество. За него това е досадно задължение, тъй като е разглезен от вниманието на всички столични дами. Но пренебрежението не е подходящият начин да се явиш пред очите на гордата графска дъщеря. Скоро надменният херцог ще разбере, че няма спасение от внезапно връхлетялата го любов...

2. No Decent Gentleman (1999)

He was a man no lady would dare to love, but no passionate woman could ever refuse... She was the perfect lady... How could this man, a virtual stranger, have such a profound effect on her? Sabrina Savage had never met Adam St. Aubyn. But when her eyes met his, she felt she'd known him all her life. Adam, Marquess of Stonehurst, was her savior. He helped Sabrina toll the bell for her beloved father, then promised to help her uncover the truth about his untimely death. But at the reading of the will, Sabrina learned that she'd been pledged to Adam since childhood. And he'd come to collect his bride. He dared her to be a woman... Refusing to be any man's prize, Sabrina challenged Adam to release her from their vows if she found a more suitable fiancée among London's ton. But try as she might, Sabrina couldn't resist the subtle seduction of the mysterious nobleman who shielded his secrets as closely as his heart, whose gaze pierced her soul. And nothing could have prepared Adam for Sabrina, whose innocent passions blazed with the same fine, rare fire as her titian hair. . .

3. To Tame a Duke (2001)

When beautiful Lily Hawthorne, who is secretly a renowned spy catcher known as The Gilded Lily, is kidnapped by a British nobleman who is bent on revenge, they are both hurled into a world of intrigue and temptation as passion rages between them.

Douglas Trilogy

1. To Tempt an Angel (2002)

She is Angelica Douglas, the Countess of Melrose. Driven to poverty by the men who bankrupted her father, forced to support her family with skillful cheating at cards and dice, she yearns for revenge. And she is not above enlisting the aid of a chivalrous, handsome stranger to get it... He is Robert Campbell, Marquess of Argyll, heir to the Duke of Inverary. Intrigued to learn his own father is one of her intended victims, he decides to keep a careful watch on the enchanting Angelica. His desire for her is a most unwelcome complication, for the tragedies of his first marriage taught him all too well the damage that love--and its lack--can do. But when danger begins to stalk them both, he realizes that the best way to protect the stubbornly independent thief is to marry her. Now all that remains is to tempt an unlikely angel to be his bride...

2. To Charm a Prince (2003) Амулетът на Венера

Като обедняла благородничка, Саманта Дъглас не може да подбира за кого да се омъжи и това я прави много нещастна... Но на един лондонски бал тя се запознава с тайнствен непознат, който събужда в сърцето й неизпитвани досега чувства... Тя не знае, че това е княз Рудолф Казанов, принуден да напусне родната си Русия. Като изгнаник, младият мъж не може да разчита на верността и любовта на никого... Колкото повече се сближават двамата, толкова по-ясно Саманта разбира, че е намерила своя приказен принц... Но княз Рудолф има врагове, за които животът му не струва и пукната пара...

3. To Catch a Countess (2004)

Beautiful though she is, Victoria Douglas's reputation for reckless behavior has put her marriage prospects at risk. Only those closest to her know that the young woman's outrageous behavior is designed to mask a secret shame. Infuriated to discover that her family has betrothed her to a stranger, Victoria nevertheless finds herself deeply attracted to her future groom... Alexander Emerson is on a quest to find his real father, and to right the wrongs brought about by his stepfather against the Douglas family. A match to wed the youngest daughter, Victoria, and restore the family fortune seems a suitable arrangement. Even more so when he finds himself enchanted by his irrepressible bride-to-be. But their pursuit of a future together is threatened when Alexander's enemies conspire to bring ruin to the couple--as scandal and surprises collide in a game of desire and deceit that can only be won by true love itself.

Kazanov

1.To Love a Princess (2004)

An illegitimate daughter of the Russian Czar, Amber Kazanov knows time is running out. Her stunning beauty has made her prey to nefarious schemers, and she flees to England to find a husband before her uncle can sell her to the highest bidder. Here she is introduced to the one gentleman who might help her. But Miles Montgomery is a man laid low by life's cruelty, a man who has given up on love and happiness. Fortunately, Amber has not given up on him... Shrouded in darkness and tragedy, Miles Montgomery, the Earl of Stratford, bears the emotional and physical scars of the fire that killed his wife and shattered his world. Despite himself, he is intrigued by this exquisite beauty, and he asks her to remain as his houseguest. Yet he fights the attraction he feels, masking his deep longing behind harsh words and cold indifference...until a glorious night of passion seals his fate. And when a shocking turn of events threatens to steal Amber from him forever, he is must choose either to dwell in the past or to embrace the future--before it's too late.

2.Seducing the Prince (2005)

Pawned off by her father to a dissolute Earl, spirited Regina Bradford devotes herself to her writing, nursing her secret dreams of becoming a novelist. It isn't long before she attracts the admiration of Prince Viktor Kazanov, a man locked in an equally unhappy marriage. Yet even as Regina loses her heart to the dashing aristocrat, she dares not surrender completely. Scandal erupts when Viktor is accused of murdering his faithless wife-caught in a compromising position with Regina's husband. But as much as Viktor regretted his marriage, he'd never resort to murder. And no one is more stunned than he when Regina testifies to a packed courtroom that he cannot be guilty because he was in her bed that night. The wave of gossip and intrigue that ensues is just the beginning of an adventure that will change their lives forever. Now, as unseen danger threatens Regina, Viktor must seize his one chance to write the perfect ending to their story.

3.Pleasuring the Prince (2006)

Fancy Flambeau is the darling of the London stage, and captures the eye of every gentleman charmed by her beauty. Fancy, however, refuses to be any man's mistress, though Prince Stepan Kazanov relishes the opportunity to change her mind and show her the delights of sensual pleasure. Tempting as his whispered promises may be, Fancy vows to avoid the heartbreaking fate that befell her mother when she gave her love to a selfish aristocrat. But Stepan's games of seduction take a serious turn when terror sweeps through London. A killer dubbed the Rose Petal Murderer is preying upon pretty young women. Desperate to keep Fancy safe, Stepan abducts her from the city, and soon the heat of anger and long-denied passion melt into ecstasy. Yet the bliss they find in each other's arms may not be enough to make Fancy forget the past--or protect them both from the dangers that come from denying a love that is meant to be...

4.Tempting the Prince (2007)

Bestselling author Patricia Grasso's spellbinding new novel blends breathtaking passion and peril into an unforgettable romantic adventure as a prince engages in a game of deception to win the woman he loves... Beautiful Belle Flambeau relishes her independence even as she dreams of a family of her own. When a vicious attack leaves her with an ugly scar, Belle retreats from society, her hopes of love and courtship dashed. Yet the darkly handsome, wounded stranger who seeks shelter on her property seems intent on proving otherwise, beginning a seduction that is slow, delicious, and utterly scandalous... Prince Mikhail Kazanov wants-nay, needs-a loving, nurturing wife, not one of the shallow, empty-headed fortune hunters vying for his attentions. Drawn to Belle, Mikhail uses subterfuge to woo her. But though their heated attraction explodes into sensual bliss, the truth drives Belle away-and into danger's path. Now, as an enemy makes his violent intentions known, Mikhail must find a way to win Belle's trust again. For with their love-and her life-at stake, he cannot afford to fail...

6.Enticing The Prince (2008)

The daughter of Moscow's most celebrated jeweler, Katerina Pavlova has inherited a keen eye for gems. But when the whims of a wealthy prince bring tragedy to the Pavlovas, Katerina flees Russia with her family's fortune. Once in London, the beguiling Katerina reinvents herself as the Contessa de Salerno, a beautiful, mysterious aristocrat with a talent for making dazzling jewelry. Soon, every lady in London desires one of her glittering creations--while every man desires the Countess herself... Prince Drako Kazanov is one of the men who longs to seduce the Contessa. But Katerina is convinced that Drako is the man behind her family's downfall and she's determined to exact vengeance. When Drako learns Katerina's true identity, he promises secrecy for a price--her complete surrender to their mutual attraction. Katerina has no choice but to become Drako's mistress...a role she finds more pleasurable than she ever imagined. But when an unseen enemy tries to kill both her and Drako, Katerina must choose between her life--and her newfound love...

7.Marrying the Marquis (2009)

Daughter of a wealthy duke, Blaze Flambeau has no shortage of gentlemen vying for her hand in marriage -- yet all she desires is her independence. She'd much rather devote her energies to caring for her prized thoroughbred than to the fortune hunters who knock down her door. But her father is ready to see her wed, so he makes her a bargain: she may participate in the racing season only if she gives each suitor a fighting chance at her heart. One man, however, makes Blaze a far more scandalous proposition: her reputation or his bed! For Ross MacArthur, Marquis of Awe, knows something that could ruin her, and he will not hesitate to use it to win her. Blaze cannot let the Scottish rogue have his way -- or her innocence -- but never in her life has she been so tempted. Perhaps the Marquis's scheme doesn't pose such a dilemma after all...

=NOVELS=

Pagan Bride (2012)

Lady Avril Gordon has a psychic gift that she has always kept hidden or risk being burned at the stake. When Avril travels from her Highland home to Queen Mary's court to begin her married life with Duke Magnus Campbell, she decides to use her abilities to steer her and her husband safely through the various intrigues and threats at Court. But when she sees something that would potentially lead to a tragic mistake for Queen Mary-Avril is torn between warning the Queen and exposing herself to a great danger.




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