Second Sight

Arcane Society Novel #1 First published May, 2006 Second Sight Financially straitened and on the path to spinsterhood, Venetia Milton thought her stay at the remote, ramshackle Arcane House would be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to engineer her own ravishment. She was there to photograph the artifacts collected by a highly secretive organization, founded two centuries earlier by an alchemist. And the alchemist's descendant-her employer, Gabriel Jones-has the eyes of a … [Read more...]

Lie By Moonlight

First published Jun, 2005 Lie By Moonlight Welcome back to Late Victorian England—and meet the last Master of Vanza... Hired to tutor four orphaned girls at remote, ramshackle Aldwick Castle, Miss Concordia Glade is pleased to find her pupils both eager and bright. Indeed, they are bright enough to have noticed some oddities about their situation. Provided for by an unseen benefactor, they are surrounded at all times by hard-eyed guards in the guise of gardeners—and their … [Read more...]

The Paid Companion

First published May, 2004 The Paid Companion The Earl of St. Merryn needs a woman. His intentions are purely practical—he simply wants someone sensible and suitably lovely to pose as his betrothed for a few weeks among polite society. He has his own agenda to pursue, and a false fiancée will keep the husband-hunters at bay while he goes about his business. The simplest solution is to hire a paid companion. Finding the right candidate proves more of a challenge than he … [Read more...]

Wait Until Midnight

First published Jan, 2005 Wait Until Midnight Murdered psychics, mysterious séances, and a man with a dangerous past. Welcome to a world of shadows, fog and gaslights Victorian London. Adam Hardesty intends to do whatever it takes to protect his family's secrets. He can handle murder and blackmail but an inconvenient attraction to Caroline Fordyce, a scandalous author of lurid "sensation" novels complicates his life in ways he never imagined.... … [Read more...]

Late for the Wedding

Lavinia Lake and Tobias March Mystery Book #3 First published Apr, 2003 Late for the Wedding An invitation to a country house party at Beaumont Castle provides a perfect solution to Tobias and Lavinia's most exasperating challenge: how to escape the chaos of London for a remote, relaxing—and above all romantic—retreat from prying eyes and wagging tongues. But the lovers' plans are foiled when their first cozy interlude of the weekend is disrupted by the appearance … [Read more...]

Don’t Look Back

Lavinia Lake and Tobias March Mystery Book #2 First published May, 2002 Don't Look Back In this most entrancing tale of mystery and romance by the New York Times bestselling author AMANDA QUICK, lovers and partners-in-crime investigators Lavinia Lake and Tobias March continue their exciting newfound relationship, with its delicious mix of risky business, rising passion, and now—murder. As if a head for business and a nose for trouble aren't enough to distinguish … [Read more...]