Two novellas that carry on a popular romance series. In The Untamed Mackenzie, Lady Louisa Scranton of the decadent Scottish Mackenzie family is accused of murder. Detective Inspector Lloyd Fellows vows to clear her name. He's already shared kisses with Lady Louisa, and is falling for her. In Scandal and the Duchess, Scandal follows Rose Barclay, a young widow of a rich Duke, wherever she goes. And now she's been kicked out of her rightful home. But the dashing Scot Steven McBride comes up with a scandalous ruse to foil the journalists and save Rose's inheritance.
David Fleming, Hart Mackenzie's right-hand man, seeks refuge with his vicar friend in Shropshire, only to find that the vicar's beautiful niece, Sophie, is seeking refuge as well. Tongues are wagging all over London about Sophie, and she finds that the only gentleman sympathetic to her plight is the reprobate David. David and Sophie match wits as they help her uncle dig up the countryside searching for a villa from Roman Britain, and David decides to use his conniving ways to fix all Sophie's problems. It’s the least he can do for the woman who has woken him out of the stupor in which he’s been living.
TOO GOOD TO FORGET He'd left the town of Misunderstood without a backward glance, his bad-boy reputation firmly set in stone. And as Tess Buchanan had watched him drive away, a spark within her seemed to dim. But one bright summer morning the pretty teacher glanced out her window to find him staring back. Jake Walker had returned. Now the local gossips were having a field day. Her humdrum fiancé was getting mighty nervous. And everyone, especially Tess, was holding their breath to see what—or, more importantly, who—that wild Walker wanted.
SECOND SIGHT AND SEDUCTION… Daniel Mackenzie lives up to the reputation of the scandalous Mackenzie family—he has wealth, looks, and talent, and women love him. When he meets Violet Bastien—one of the most famous spiritual mediums in England—he immediately knows two things: that Miss Bastien is a fraud, and that he’s wildly attracted to her. Violet knows she can’t really contact the other side, but she’s excellent at reading people. She discerns quickly that Daniel is intelligent and dangerous to her reputation, but she also finds him generous, handsome, and outrageously wicked. But spectres from Violet’s past threaten to destroy her, and she flees England, adopting yet another identity. Daniel is determined to find the elusive Violet and pursue the passion he feels for her. And though Violet knows that her scandalous past will keep her from proper marriage, her attraction to Daniel is irresistible. It’s not until Daniel is the only one she can turn to that he proves he believes in something more than cold facts. He believes in love.
Celebrate the holidays with New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley's Mackenzie clan in two heartwarming novellas. Includes a never before published Mackenzie Christmas novella! When the Mackenzie family gathers in Scotland to celebrate the holidays the love and joy of the Christmas spirit captures everyone's hearts. And a reader favorite...A Mackenzie Clan Gathering The Mackenzie clan has gathered for Hart's birthday at the sprawling family estate in Scotland. But before the festivities can start, the house is robbed, and thieves make off with an untold fortune in rare art. Ian Mackenzie and his brothers must do what they can to retrieve the family treasure, but Ian is distracted by a family friend who claims he might have the power to "cure" Ian of his madness forever. All the Mackenzies must draw together as courage, love, and a tantalizing mystery serve to strengthen their bond, and redefine the meaning of family.
Welcome to the Mackenzies / McBrides series! The Mackenzie Chronicles is a guide put together by Jennifer Ashley to the books in the world of the Mackenzies. In this guide, you’ll find character sketches of the main couples in each book, a brief synopsis of each story, an excerpt for that book, and Jennifer’s notes and thoughts about the story and the characters—challenges she faced as well as what she enjoyed most. The Chronicles includes a family tree, a series timeline and reading order, plus publication order and a guide on how to find the books. It all begins with The Madness of Lord Ian!
TOO GOOD TO FORGET He'd left the town of Misunderstood without a backward glance, his bad-boy reputation firmly set in stone. And as Tess Buchanan had watched him drive away, a spark within her seemed to dim. But one bright summer morning the pretty teacher glanced out her window to find him staring back.
Celebrate the holidays with New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley's Mackenzie clan in a never before published Mackenzie Christmas novella! Join the Mackenzies for a warmhearted Yuletide celebration! The Mackenzie Christmas gathering gets off to an interesting start when Mac Mackenzie swears he spies a ghost in the attics. The younger Mackenzies, aided by the Duchess of Kilmorgan, eagerly begin a ghost hunt, with unexpected results. Ian Mackenzie, who knows there are no ghosts, pursues a problem of his own–obtaining the perfect Hogmanay gift for Beth. But there are obstacles to his quest, plus rivals for the priceless object who might get to it first.
The author of The Stolen Mackenzie Bride returns to the tumultuous and passionate world of the Mackenzie clan as a family celebration is shaken by an unexpected danger... The Mackenzie clan has gathered for Hart’s birthday at the sprawling family estate in Scotland. But before the festivities can start, the house is robbed, and thieves make off with an untold fortune in rare art. Ian Mackenzie and his brothers must do what they can to retrieve the family treasure, but Ian is distracted by a family friend who claims he might have the power to “cure” Ian of his madness forever. All the Mackenzies must draw together as courage, love, and a tantalizing mystery serve to strengthen their bond, and redefine the meaning of family. Includes a bonus excerpt of The Stolen Mackenzie Bride Praise for the Mackenzies series “I adore this novel: It’s heartrending, funny, honest, and true.”—New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James "I love the Mackenzies—every one of them.”—New York Times bestselling author Sarah Maclean “Skillfully nuanced characterization and an abundance of steamy sensuality.”—Chicago Tribune
The New York Times bestselling author of Rules for a Proper Governess returns with an engrossing tale that promises to delight lovers of Outlander. 1745, Scotland: The youngest son of the scandalous Mackenzie family, Malcolm is considered too wild to tame…until he meets a woman who is too unattainable to resist. Lady Mary Lennox is English, her father highly loyal to the king, and promised to another Englishman. But despite it being forbidden to speak to Malcolm, Lady Mary is fascinated by the Scotsman, and stolen moments together lead to a passion greater than she’d ever dreamed of finding. When fighting breaks out between the Highlanders and the King's army, their plans to elope are thwarted, and it will take all of Malcolm’s daring as a Scottish warrior to survive the battle and steal a wife out from under the noses of the English.
Lady Isabella Scranton scandalized London by leaving her husband, notorious artist Lord Mac Mackenzie, after only three turbulent years of marriage. But Mac has a few tricks to get the Lady back in his life, and more importantly, back into his bed. Read a deleted scene from Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage.
A WOMAN OF BREEDING MEETS A MAN OF NO STANDING… To redeem her family’s disgraced name, Lady Louisa Scranton has decided to acquire a proper husband. He needs to be a man of fortune and highly respectable in order to restore both her family's lost wealth and reputation. She enters the Marriage Mart with all flags flying, determined to find the right bachelor. But Louisa’s hopes are dashed when the Bishop of Hargate drops dead at her feet—and she is shockingly accused of murder! Soon, Louisa’s so-called friends begin shunning her, because the company of a suspected killer is never desirable in polite society. The problem comes to the ears of Detective Inspector Lloyd Fellows, by-blow of the decadent Scottish Mackenzie family and an inspector for Scotland Yard. He has shared two passionate kisses with Lady Louisa–and vows to clear her name. For not only does he know she’s innocent, he recognizes he’s falling for the lovely lady. Fellows is Louisa's only hope of restoring her family's honor—and it is he alone who intrigues Louisa in a way that may be even more scandalous than murder… INCLUDES A PREVIEW OF THE UPCOMING NOVEL THE WICKED DEEDS OF DANIEL MACKENZIE
A woman is drawn to a dangerously intruiging man in this unique historical romance from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley. It was whispered all through London Society that Ian Mackenzie was mad, that he’d spent his youth in an asylum, and was not to be trusted—especially with a lady. For the reputation of any woman caught in his presence was instantly ruined. Yet Beth found herself inexorably drawn to the Scottish lord whose hint of a brogue wrapped around her like silk and whose touch could draw her into a world of ecstasy. Despite his decadence and his intimidating intelligence, she could see that he needed help. Her help. Because suddenly the only thing that made sense to her was…The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie.
Determined to break David Kincaid's serious facade, Cynthia MacKenzie decides bring some fun into the handsome railroad builder's life, but instead she falls passionately in love with him when her coquettish ways backfire. Original.
Scandal does not define the “fallen” ladies of Puddledon Manor’s Benevolent Home. Instead, it’s a recipe for an intoxicating new future as the women combine their talents—to operate their own brewery and alehouse . . . When Penelope Barnes arrived at the Home with her young daughter, she discovered a knack for horticulture—and for cultivating the hops needed to produce a superlative pint. She put her scandalous affair with Harry Graham firmly in the past, along with the wrenching pain she felt when he went off to war. After all, she’d always known a farmer’s daughter had no future with an earl’s son. Now she has the pleasant memory of their passion, and she has little Harriet, for whom she would do anything—even marry a boring country vicar . . . Harry went off to fight for the Crown unaware that his delightful interlude with his childhood friend had permanent consequences. Now he’s back in England, catapulted into the title by his brother’s untimely death. He sorely misses his former life of unfettered adventure, so when he has reason to explore Little Puddledon, he jumps at the chance. But what he finds there is something—and someone—he never knew he’d lost, and a once forbidden love whose time has come, if only he can persuade Pen he’s home to stay . . . Sally MacKenzie’s novels are . . . “Always a delight.” —Booklist, Starred Review “Perfect.” —RT Book Reviews “Naked, noble, and irresistible!” —Eloisa James “Great fun.” —Publishers Weekly
Forced to marry Dominic Stanbridge, the most notorious rake in London, Jane vows to thwart his attempts at seduction. But the morning after their wedding, Dominic speaks in a strange Scottish accent, and claims to be Colin McKenzie, a Scottish earl that lived 300 years before. Never beliveing she could be bewitched, Jane now finds herself attracted to the man she swore to hate.