A charming wallflower's search for love...

Armed with a gypsy necklace and a belief in magic, Miss Valera Bell pursues the man of her dreams only to have her hopes shattered.

Will her best friend's older brother help her pick up the pieces?

@ 2016 Samantha Grace

Gentlemen of Intrigue

Some men conform to societal expectations, but the Gentlemen of Intrigue operate in the shadows, on the fringes of polite Society. They don't follow rules; they break them-especially when it comes to matters of the heart.

Lord Margrave's Secret Desire - Book 4

In the game of espionage, love is a weakness...

 

When Viscount Margrave joined the Regent's Consul, an elite group of spies formed during the Napoleonic Wars, he did so with the understanding he would never marry. Danger lurks around every corner in the world of intrigue, and vulnerability quickly becomes a nail in one’s coffin. Unfortunately, the most alluring debutante of the Season has set her cap for him, and resisting the desire to make her his own is sweet torture.  

 

In the game of courtship, love is the prize...

One magical kiss from her uncle’s handsome godson under the mistletoe convinced Sophia Darlington of what she suspected all along. Lord Margrave is her soulmate. Persuading the stubborn viscount, however, is an exercise in frustration. One moment he encourages her to find a more suitable husband, then he frightens away would-be suitors with his dark glowers and menacing presence. The man is impossible, but she loves him. And she’ll entice him into admitting he loves her too, even if it kills her.

A Lady's Secrets - Book 3

In the City of Love, she has nothing left to lose except her heart...

 

Penniless and stranded abroad, Lady Adele Sinclair’s survival depends on her brother’s ability to charm the ladies. After Adele meets the man of her dreams and he makes an offer of marriage, she’s certain her struggles have come to an end. However, when one of her brother’s assignations turns dangerous, the siblings must flee for their lives, separating Adele from the only man she has ever loved.

 

He is just another fool for love...

 

Jaded by betrayal, Marcus Fletcher spends his days at the Drayton Theatre, a small London Playhouse, attempting to forget the lady who left him. When Lady Adele shows up at the theatre expecting him to honor their betrothal agreement, he must decide if he will play the fool for her again or possibly lose the only woman who has ever been able to break down the walls around his heart.

A Secret in Her Eyes - Book 2

A second chance at happiness...

Blue blood flows through actress Claudine Bellerose’s veins, but a noble birth hasn’t protected her from a life of hardships. Driven from home by French revolutionaries when she was an infant and orphaned in a strange land, Claudine was forced to make impossible choices to survive. An aspiring playwright and gifted performer, Claudine is determined to rebuild her life, and the small London playhouse where she is surrounded by friends and about to premiere her first production makes the perfect setting—until she learns the theatre is being sold out from under the manager.

 

A dream he never hoped to realize...

 

When gentleman landowner Russell Hawke inherits a failing playhouse, the only reasonable action is to sell the property to the highest bidder. However, after the intriguing Claudine ambushes him at the Clarendon Hotel and demands he allow the manager to purchase the Drayton, Russell is enticed into reconsidering the theatre's future. Soon he finds himself portraying the role of leading man opposite the lovely Claudine, but can he become her Romeo after the curtains close?

secrets to a gentleman's heart - Book 1

With Uncle Charles Away, the rakes are out to play...

 

Every rakehell in London seems to believe Regina Darlington is ripe for seduction without a protector at her side. They are mistaken. She is well equipped to defend her virtue using an ancient warrior art she learned from her uncle. Protecting her heart is another matter. When a down-and-out thief knocks himself unconscious robbing her uncle’s town house, Regina takes pity on him and discovers she has no defenses against his charms, or a marriage of convenience that spoils her plans.

The price for his redemption is one more sin...

 

American scoundrel Xavier Vistoire gambled with the wrong man and lost his freedom. Now he has a chance to return home and atone for past mistakes, but first he must break into an earl’s house and steal a map. After he surprises a goddess during her bath and falls down the stairs trying to escape her rabid poodle, he wakes to find he has a new jailer—one who quickly captures his heart. And he’ll risk everything to protect his reluctant bride from an enemy willing to kill for what he wants.