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THE HELLIONS OF HIGH STREET

A trio of unconventional sisters with a passion for writing . . .

Olivia, the eldest, pens fiery political essays, Anna, the middle sister, writes racy romance novels and Caro, who is not quite out of the schoolroom, is a budding poet.

Proper young ladies of the ton—especially ones who have very small dowries—are not encouraged to have an interest in intellectual pursuits. Indeed, the only thing they are encouraged to pursue is an eligible bachelor. Preferably one with both a title and a fortune. So, the headstrong, opinionated Sloane sisters must keep their passions a secret.

Ah, but secret passions are wont to lead a lady into trouble . . .


Book One

SCANDALOUSLY YOURS

Secrets and scandals.The eldest of the three Sloane sisters, Olivia is unafraid to question the boundaries of Society—even if it does frequently land her in trouble. Disdaining the glittery world of balls and courtship, Olivia prefers to spend her time writing fiery political essays under a pseudonym for London’s leading newspaper. But when her columns attract the attention of the oh-so proper Earl of Wrexham, Olivia suddenly finds herself dancing on the razor’s edge of scandal. With the help of her sisters, she tries to stay one step ahead of trouble . . .
                However, after a series of madcap misadventures, Wrexham, a former military hero who is fighting for social reform in Parliament, discovers Olivia’s secret. To her surprise, he proposes a temporary alliance to help win passage of his bill. Passion flares between them, but when a political enemy threatens the earl’s young son, they must make some dangerous decisions . . . and trust that love will conquer all.

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Book Two

SINFULLY YOURS

Miss Anna Sloane is in desperate need of some of peace and quiet.  Much as she’s enjoyed being part of her older sister’s madcap misadventures with the Earl of Wrexham, they have wreaked havoc with her own secret endeavors. And with a deadline looming for her next racy romance novel, London—and the notorious “Devil” Davenport—is proving all too distracting. So Anna is happy to accept an invitation to a remote Scottish castle, even though she knows her mother will be matchmaking with the visiting German prince and his shooting party.

But the visit quickly takes an unexpected turn. Something sinister is afoot . . . including Davenport, whose presence ignites all sorts of alarming questions. Determined to discover just what he is up to, Anna decides to do some investigating—only to find that he, too, is hiding a surprising secret. They agree to a grudging alliance in order to foil a cunning conspiracy. But as danger swirls all around them, the biggest threat may be their own fiery passions . . .

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Book Three

PASSIONATELY YOURS

The youngest of the Hellions of High Street, Caro Sloane has watched her two sisters have exhilarating encounters with dashing heroes, and now she is longing for some excitement of her own. After all, how can she write truly passionate poetry until she has experienced a Grand Adventure? But that seems unlikely to happen as she’ll be spending the next few weeks in the quiet spa town of Bath, where nothing grand or adventurous ever happens . . . until she and her new friend Isobel are nearly abducted while walking on a quiet country road—only to be rescued by Alec McClellan, the moody and mysterious Scottish lord she met at Dunbar Castle.

Alec has come to England to deal with a treacherous betrayal and fears that his half-sister Isobel is in peril from an old enemy. Does he dare share his secrets with Caro? The bold and brave beauty leaves him no choice, and together they are quickly caught up in a swirl of dangerous intrigue . . . where fiery desire between them may ignite into the greatest danger of all.

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Cara's earlier series

THE LORDS OF MIDNIGHT

Known for their fiery tempers, biting cynicism and taste for prowling the darker side of London, the trio of Connor Linsley, Gryffin Dwight and Cameron Daggett have been dubbed “The Hellhounds”. Though their august pedigrees allow them to roam at will through the highest circles of Society, they are seen as dangerous predators, whose appearances in the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair sends a frisson of fear through the ton.

However, the Hellhounds are rarely seen at such tame entertainments. Their favored haunt is the Wolf’s Lair, a notorious gaming hell and brothel notorious for its deep play and alluring women . . .

But against all odds, a series of chance encounters within its walls challenges each of the Hellhounds to find his better nature.  Three indomitable young ladies, whose lives are also shadowed by the Wolf’s Lair, dare to risk the jaws of hell—and the Hounds—in order to triumph over adversity. Though they fight tooth and nail to keep their distance, Connor, Gryff and Cameron find themselves drawn to the dangerous flames of love . . .

Three men. Three women.
Three stories of rogues, revelations and redemption.

 

Book One

TOO WICKED TO WED

Outspoken and independent, Lady Alexa Hendrie is happiest in the quiet of the country, where she is free to run her family’'s estate as she chooses. But when her brother's recklessness forces her to London, a chance encounter with the ton's most wicked rake—and his searing kiss—awaken a longing for adventure.

A man of many secrets, Connor Linsley, the Earl of Killingworth, uses his rakehell reputation to hide the fact that poverty has forced him to work for a living. As the owner of a gambling den and brothel, Connor has no time for glittering ballrooms or innocent young ladies. But after a daring masquerade by Alexa leads to her winning half of his business, he is forced to take a risky gamble . . .

Will the cards fall in theor favor?

Alexa and Connor begin to play a dangerous game of intrigue, deception, and desire. Consumed by a passion beyond their wildest imaginings, they must risk all they hold dear for a chance at love. But can they escape the danger that pursues them? Or will their own fiery attraction be their ultimate undoing?

“"Elliott packs the first Lords of Midnight Regency romance with plenty of steamy sex and sly innuendo. . . . Alexa and Connor’'s  mutual attraction sizzles beneath delightful banter. ——Publishers Weekly

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Book Two

TOO TEMPTING TO RESIST

Determined to stop her wayward brother from squandering their dwindling fortune, Lady Eliza Brentford decides to follow him to his favorite den of depravity. There, among the candlelight and raucous revelry, she encounters her brother’s role model in debauchery, the notorious Marquess of Haddan, Gryffin Dwight. Staring into his smoldering green eyes, Eliza can’t help but find the rakehell nobleman seductively charming—and sinfully attractive.

When Gryffin appears on Eliza’s estate as a guest of her brother, a stolen kiss among the garden’s blooms leads to a night of unbridled passion. Suddenly the lovely widow feels herself opening up, like the petals of a rose. Could this master of seduction possibly feel true emotion for Eliza? Or is he leading her down the garden path to an Eden of delights no woman can resist—and a fall no woman can escape?

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Book Three

TOO DANGEROUS TO DESIRE

Can a Flame from the Past be Rekindled?

Long ago, Sophie Lawrance chose prudence over passion, rejecting a rebellious young rogue for the sake of her family—no matter the ache it left in her heart. But after a specter from her father’s past resurfaces, threatening to destroy all she holds dear, the desperate beauty knows there is only one man whose shadowy skills can save her.

Or is it Too Dangerous to Play with Fire?

Cameron Daggett is a man of many secrets . . . and many sins. He’s never forgotten the pain of losing Sophie. But now, with a chance to win her back, Cameron sets aside his anger and agrees to help Sophie save her father’s honor. Together they embark on a perilous masquerade, leading them to a remote country estate near the sea.  There, they must battle a cunning adversary—and their own burning desires. Will they be consumed by the flames? Or can they prove that true love conquers all?

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THE CIRCLE OF SIN

Book One

TO SIN WITH A SCOUNDREL

A reclusive widow known for her scientific scholarship, Lady Ciara Sheffield is shadowed by rumors that she poisoned her husband . . . A rakehell rogue notorious for his devil-may-care antics, Lucas Bingham, the Earl of Hadley is not accused of murdering anything—save for the rules of Polite Society. The only thing they have in common is seeing their names featured in the lurid gossip columns of London’s newspapers.

Until an ancient manuscript draws them together.

Ciara needs a titled fiancé to quell the slanderous speculations which may send her to the gallows. Lucas needs brilliant scholar to help his elderly uncle decipher the secrets of the mysterious manuscript. So when her friends urge her to accept the earl’s proposal of a temporary alliance, Ciara decides that she had no choice but to make a deal with the Devil.

And so begins a seductive dance of sinful pleasures and hidden desires as the two of them waltz through the mansions of Mayfair. Lies, intrigue, treachery, sex. They find themselves facing slanderous whispers, unscrupulous relatives—not to speak of their own simmering passions, which quickly ignite into dangerous flames. It’s a potent mix and the result may be explosive—and perhaps deadly—if they don’t watch their step.

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Book Two

TO SURRENDER TO A ROGUE

An expert in ancient antiquities, Lady Alessandra della Giamatti has come to London in order to live a life of quiet scholarly study. But when she accepts an invitation to oversee the excavation of newly discovered Roman ruins near the city of Bath, she soon discovers that a fellow member of the expedition is threatening to dig up the dark secret from her scandalous past.

Alone and vulnerable, she dares not confide in anyone—especially Lord James Jacquehart Pierson, a sinfully handsome rogue whose presence at the excavation ignites a different danger. She had clashed with him in the past, so there is no way she can now appeal to his sense of honor. Or is there? As the sparks between them turning hotter, she yields to temptation . . .

Black Jack Pierson knows Alessandra doesn’t like him, yet the physical attraction between them is explosive. A talented painter of classical architecture, Jack is also skilled in the art of seduction. But Alessandra’s sudden surrender of her body stirs his suspicions. Is she a scheming temptress? Or is she a lady in trouble?

Passion. Intrigue. Secrets. Lies. As desire and deceptions swirl around them, Alessandra and Jack must overcome their misgivings and trust each other. For if they don’t act to uncover a shocking truth, their adversary—and their own growing fire—may destroy all they hold dear.

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Book Three

TO TEMPT A RAKE

Kate Woodbridge has spent most of her life sailing to exotic ports around the globe, acquiring an expertise in botany, along with a few less ladylike skills. So when a deathbed promise to her parents brings her to London to seek a reconciliation with her grandfather, the imperious Duke of Cluyne, she feels like a fish out of water in Polite Society. Her outspoken views and fiery temper tend to set off sparks—especially with the arrogant Conte of Como.

The man has a knack of getting under her skin, And if he gets too close, he might uncover her scandalous past . . .

A devil-may-care rogue, Marco finds Kate a tempting target for his flirtations. But when murder strikes at the duke’s country house, he suspects she’s hiding a dark secret. He has his own clandestine reasons for helping to prove her innocence . . . which leads them on a perilous journey from London to the glittering ballrooms of Vienna.

Sumptuous pleasures and gilded lies.. The city is.aswirl in decadence and deception, and they find themselves waltzing on a powderkeg of hidden passions and dangerous desires. For Kate and Marco must duel with a deadly villain—and confront their own explosive attraction.

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2012 Golden Leaf Award


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The Circle of Sin

Book One
Ciara's Story
To Sin With A Scoundrel

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Book Two
A 2011 RITA Finalist!

Alessandra's Story
To Surrender To A Rogue



Book Three

Kate's Story
To Tempt A Rake