Harstairs House

Harstairs House

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

From the author of Mr. Knightley's Diary and Lord Deverill's Secret comes a sparkling tale of a woman, her inheritance, and the rake who could ruin everything. Inheriting a house from a stranger was shocking enough. Then Susannah Thorpe learns that in order to claim her inheritance, she must either wed in a month, or else spend the next thirty days in Harstairs House-a place purported to be haunted. Not about to marry, she makes the arduous journey to her new home, only to discover that there's already a tenant living there: a broodingly handsome man named Oliver Bristow, who has no intention of leaving before his lease runs out-in another month. Now Susannah must share her quarters with her mysterious, rakish tenant- without falling head over heels in love.
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One Snowy Night

One Snowy Night

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

It all began one snowy night . . . When snow drives Miss Rebecca Foster's carriage off the road, she is forced to take shelter at an inn, where she meets the impossible Joshua Kelling. Their chance encounter has repercussions neither of them could foresee, but Rebecca has no intention of marrying Josh just to protect her reputation. Through a whirl of balls and skating parties they spar, but it is only when his life is in danger that she knows her own heart, and at last comes to understand his.
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Titanic Affair

Titanic Affair

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

A heart-stopping romantic novel set aboard the legendary Titanic. A first-class ticket on the Titanic offers Emilia Cavendish the chance to escape to a new life, after the death of her beloved godmother and the unwelcome attentions of Mr Montmorency. But as the iceberg looms that will send the Titanic to its watery grave, Emilia finds herself dangerously attracted to Carl Latimer, a man whose world is very different from hers . . .
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Mr. Darcy's Diary

Mr. Darcy's Diary

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

Monday 9th September ""I left London today and met Bingley at Netherfield Park. I had forgotten what good company he is; always ready to be pleased and always cheerful. After my difficult summer, it is good to be with him again. ..."" The only place Darcy could share his innermost feelings was in the private pages of his diary... Torn between his sense of duty to his family name and his growing passion for Elizabeth Bennet, all he can do is struggle not to fall in love. Mr. Darcy's Diary presents the story of the unlikely courtship of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy from Darcy's point of view. This graceful imagining and sequel to Pride and Prejudice explains Darcy's moodiness and the difficulties of his reluctant relationship as he struggles to avoid falling in love with Miss Bennet. Though seemingly stiff and stubborn at times, Darcy's words prove him also to be quite devoted and endearing - qualities that eventually win over Miss Bennet's heart. This continuation of a classic romantic novel is charming and elegant, much like Darcy himself. Pride and Prejudice has inspired a large number of modern day sequels, the most successful of which focus on the rich, proud Mr. Darcy.
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The Earl Next Door

The Earl Next Door

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

A Regency Romance. Tenth Anniversary Edition Note: This book was originally published under the title of Anything But A Gentleman Marianne is delighted when the empty estate next door is rented by an earl, but she soon finds that Luke, Lord Ravensford is anything but a gentleman! And yet with his dark hair and his dangerous air, she finds herself irresistibly drawn to him, despite the rumours that he has ruined her missing brother. When the secret of Kit's disappearance is exposed, she finds herself drawn into an adventure which will test her love to the limits and reveal hidden depths to Luke and his profound feelings for her . . . Amanda Grange: Humour, adventure and romance, with a guaranteed happy ending. Reviews for Amanda Grange: "Believable dialogue and lively characters ... nice touches of humour, too." - Historical Novels Review "Hits the Regency tone and language on the head." - Library Journal "Well written, clean romance. 4 1/2 stars!" - Amazon review "Amanda Grange writes from the heart . . . Highly recommended" - A Romance Review
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That Would Be a Fairy Tale

That Would Be a Fairy Tale

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

A sparkling historical romance by bestselling author Amanda Grange, in a new, tenth anniversary edition Note: Previously published under the title of Marriage at the Manor When poverty forces Cicely to sell her family manor house, she is devastated to find that the new owner is a businessman who doesn't love the beautiful home as it should be loved. She is determined to dislike him, but when circumstances force her to take a job as his secretary her feelings begin to change. Alex Evington is handsome, charming and...a mystery. Why has he really bought Oakleigh Manor, and why is he hosting a sparkling house party there? Why is he so determined to dislike Cicely? And when his feelings towards her change, can there be a fairy tale ending for them both? Set in the glamorous Edwardian period - the era of Downton Abbey - this charming romance has all the hallmarks readers have come to expect from Amanda Grange: humour, adventure and most of all romance, with a guaranteed happy ending. Reviews "A light, enjoyable read"- Romance Reviews Today "The sort of light, frothy romance that makes the genre so enjoyable" - My Shelf
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Wickham's Diary

Wickham's Diary

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

11 July 1784 Why should I be beneath Fitzwilliam? I am just as handsome as he is; I am just as intelligent, even though he works harder at his books; and I am just as amusing; in fact I dare say I am a great deal more amusing, for Fitzwilliam is so proud he will not take the trouble to entertain other people. Yet although he is no better than me, when he grows up he will inherit Pemberley, and I will inherit nothing... He wasn't always this cold-hearted... George Wickham had everything going for him. He's handsome, charming and sincere. Old Mr. Darcy loves him like a son. Fitzwilliam Darcy, the companion of his youth, is powerful and moral. What are the forces then that would turn this young man's destiny from one of promise to one of treachery and villainy? And could it happen again? Praise for Mr. Darcy's Diary: "Absolutely fascinating. Amanda Grange seems to have really got under Darcy's skin and retells the story, in diary form, with great feeling and sensitivity." -Historical Novel Society (20110404)
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Carisbrooke Abbey

Carisbrooke Abbey

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

When Miss Hilary Wentworth takes up an appointment at Carisbrooke Abbey, little does she suspect it will lead her into a whirlwind of mystery and suspense. Her petulant employer, Lord Marcus Carisbrooke, is as enigmatic as one of the heroes from her favorite Gothic romance novels. Yet behind his gruff manner she senses a deep and abiding pain. As Marcus's brittle exterior dissolves, Hilary catches a glimpse of the man beneath. But when she discovers the secret that haunts the Abbey, it puts them both in terrible danger - a danger they might never escape.
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Castle of Secrets

Castle of Secrets

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

Helena Carlisle turns down a convenient engagement because she is looking for more than a suitable match. Little does she expect to find it at Stormcrow Castle. When her aunt, the housekeeper at the castle, goes missing, Helena takes her place and finds herself irresistibly drawn to the castle's enigmatic owner, Simon, Lord Torkrow. As her feelings for him begin to deepen, she is certain they are returned. But when the castle's secrets begin to unravel, Helena must fight for love-and survival.
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Henry Tilney's Diary

Henry Tilney's Diary

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

A charming retelling of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey--a tale of gothic misunderstandings through Henry Tilney's eyes... At the age of four and twenty, Henry is content with his life as a clergyman, leaving his older brother Frederick to inherit Northanger Abbey. But General Tilney is determined to increase the family's means by having all three of his children marry wealthy partners. During a trip to Bath, Henry meets the delightful Miss Catherine Morland and believes he may have found the woman he's been looking for, although she has no great fortune. When the General takes an unusual liking to Catherine and invites her to visit the Abbey, Henry is thrilled. But just as in the Gothic novels Henry loves, not everything is as it seems...
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Dear Mr. Darcy: A Retelling of Pride and Prejudice

Dear Mr. Darcy: A Retelling of Pride and Prejudice

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

In this imaginative retelling of Pride and Prejudice, Amanda Grange now tells the classic story through the eyes of its compelling romantic hero, Fitzwilliam Darcy—in a series of revealing letters that casts a sparkling new reflection on the manners and morals of the landed gentry in 19th-century England… Here, for the first time, are the letters written by the exceedingly proud and stubborn Mr. Darcy, covering the life-changing events that defined him—from the death of his father, to his control of his Derbyshire estate of Pemberley to his conflicted courtship with the lively, intelligent, and delightfully willful Elizabeth Bennet. Try as he may, he cannot deny his attraction to this woman with fine eyes, a playful spirit, a mind of her own… and an embarrassing family that is frankly, and utterly, beneath him. But it is Elizabeth who controls both their destinies, and whose surprises will change Darcy’s life yet again.
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Anything But a Gentleman

Anything But a Gentleman

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

Marianne finds her new neighbour, Lord Ravensford, is anything but a gentleman! And yet with his dark hair and his dangerous air, she finds herself irresistibly drawn to him, despite the rumours that he has ruined her missing brother. When the secret of Kit's disappearance is revealed, Luke and Marianne plunge into a desperate adventure which will test them to the limits and change their lives forever. Regency Romance by Amanda Grange; originally published by Robert Hale [UK]
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Lord Deverill's Secret

Lord Deverill's Secret

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

A delightful tale of romance and intrigue from the acclaimed author of Mr. Knightley's Diary. Arriving in Brighton, Cassandra Paxton had one important task-to uncover the meaning of a letter she'd found amidst her late brother's belongings. She knew of only one man who could help her: Lord Deverill, who just happened to be the most eligible bachelor in all of Brighton. But what she didn't realize-until it was too late-was that the handsome earl had a secret of his own. One that might prevent him from telling her the truth-and one that made a marriage between them impossible. Which was most unfortunate, considering the way his gentle touch made Cassandra's pulse quicken.
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Edmund Bertram's Diary

Edmund Bertram's Diary

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

The retelling of Jane Austen?s novel Mansfield Park from the point of view of Edmund Bertram?by the author of Mr. Knightley?s Diary and Captain Wentworth? Diary. At ten years of age, Fanny Price came to live with Edmund Bertram and his family at Mansfield Park. Far from the brat Edmund expected, Fanny became his closest confidante and dearest friend. But when the fashionable Crawford siblings? Henry and Mary?come to town, they captivate the Bertram family. Henry embarks on a scandalous flirtation with Edmund?s sister, who is already betrothed to another, while Edmund is enchanted by Mary?s beauty and wit. But when it appears that Mary is not all she seems to be, Edmund will turn to the one woman who has always been at his side to find the happiness he deserves?Fanny.
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Pride and Pyramids

Pride and Pyramids

Amanda Grange

Historical Fiction / Literature & Fiction

The Darcys get pulled into the Regency craze for Egypt in this romantic and adventurous Pride and Prejudice continuation by bestselling author Amanda Grange and Egyptology expert Jacqueline Webb. When Elizabeth, Darcy and their lively children go to Egypt with Colonel Fitzwilliam's younger brother, romantic interludes between Darcy and Elizabeth intertwine with the unraveling of a mystery dating back to an ancient Egyptian woman. They find long-hidden treasure, thwart a theft and betrayal by the ever villainous George Wickham, and lay to rest an ancient ghost.
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