Secrets et myst res Tome 1 Cette trange intruse

Titre : Secrets et myst res Tome 1 Cette trange intruse
Auteur : K.C. Bateman
Éditeur : J'ai Lu
ISBN-13 : 9782290142622
Libération : 2017-04-26T00:00:00+02:00

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Paris, 1815. Nicolas Valette, agent de Fouché, capture une jolie funambule qui tentait de s’introduire chez lui. Il connaît Marianne Bonnard, espionne au service de son ennemi, le redouté Duval. Celui-ci la fait chanter car il détient Sophie, sa jeune sœur. Nicolas propose donc un marché à Marianne, ou plutôt le lui impose : il délivrera Sophie si elle l’aide à assouvir sa vengeance. Car Marianne a des talents inestimables. Ce que Nicolas ignorait, c’est que cette acrobate éveillerait chez lui un désir aussi ardent qu’inattendu qui risque fort de devenir la seule faille de sa carapace.

To Steal a Heart

Titre : To Steal a Heart
Auteur : K. C. Bateman
Éditeur : Loveswept
ISBN-13 : 9780804181501
Libération : 2016-02-23

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In a dazzling historical romance that’s perfect for fans of Sabrina Jeffries, Lisa Kleypas, and Courtney Milan, debut author K. C. Bateman brings Napoleonic France to life as a master spy and a beautiful thief find love and intrigue in each other’s arms. Forced to do the bidding of a corrupt government minister, Marianne de Bonnard agrees to plant incriminating evidence in the offices of France’s most notorious spymaster. Under cover of night, the tightrope-walking thief puts her skills to good use—until her aerial stunt is foiled when her target appears in the window and, with consummate poise, helps Marianne off the wire and into his lair. The tremors that run through her body are not just from fear; there’s an unwanted frisson of desire there, too. But is it because of her elegant, wickedly handsome host . . . or his proposition? Nicolas Valette has had plans for his graceful trespasser since he witnessed her unique skills at the Cirque Olympique. Sinuous as a cat, Marianne is perfect for his next mission, but she refuses his generous offer for fear of disobeying her family’s tormenter. When their mutual enemy auctions off her virginity to the highest bidder, Nicolas leaps at the chance to purchase her cooperation. Keeping her will be like trying to tame a wild animal, but what’s life without a little risk? Besides, Nicolas and Marianne both want the same thing: revenge—and, perhaps, something else that’s equally delicious. Praise for To Steal a Heart “[To Steal a Heart] is rich with espionage and suspense. Multidimensional believable characters and fast-paced plotting propel the story forward to its moving conclusion.”—Publishers Weekly “The writing and characterization are superb, the romance is hot, snarky and tender and the hero is delicious. I couldn’t ask for much more in an historical romance and I’m eagerly awaiting whatever Ms. Bateman comes up with next.”—All About Romance “The sexual chemistry between the two built so steadily that I thought I would go up in flames if they didn’t stop battling each other and give in to their needs.”—Kilts and Swords “A very impressive debut . . . highly recommended.”—Two Ends of the Pen “A memorable entry into the world of historical romance . . . Secret agents and steamy sensuality join forces and ignite the pages.”—Jenerated Reviews Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

A Raven s Heart

Titre : A Raven s Heart
Auteur : K. C. Bateman
Éditeur : Loveswept
ISBN-13 : 9780804181518
Libération : 2016-10-18

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When a bookish codebreaker and a dashing spy are reunited in this steamy historical romance from the author of To Steal a Heart, their lives depend on their ability to resist temptation. But fate is a mistress who cannot be denied. . . . In the war against France, Heloise Hampden is a high-value asset to the Crown. She’s cracked the enemy’s most recent communication, and for that, someone is trying to kill her. However, it’s the agent assigned to protect Heloise who poses the greatest threat to her heart: William de l’Isle, Viscount Ravenwood. Heloise has quarreled with the man they call Raven since childhood, yet always maintained a chaste distance. She’s sure nothing will change, thanks to the disfiguring scar on her face. So why is she so enchanted by the sight of Raven’s jet-black hair, rakish smile, and wicked green eyes? Nothing has changed. Raven still wonders how Hell-cat Hampden’s lithe body would feel pressed against his, but for the mission he must remind himself that the woman takes more pleasure in ancient languages than she does in seduction. His imprisonment six years ago broke him in a way that makes the prospect of love impossible. Still, his heart beats like mad whenever he’s within ten paces of Heloise, and he’ll do whatever it takes to keep her safe—even if that means taking her to Spain as an unwilling hostage. Protecting her from danger will be a challenge; protecting her from desire will be pure agony. Praise for K. C. Bateman’s To Steal a Heart “[To Steal a Heart] is rich with espionage and suspense. Multidimensional believable characters and fast-paced plotting propel the story forward to its moving conclusion.”—Publishers Weekly “The writing and characterization are superb, the romance is hot, snarky and tender and the hero is delicious. I couldn’t ask for much more in an historical romance and I’m eagerly awaiting whatever Ms. Bateman comes up with next.”—All About Romance “The sexual chemistry between the two built so steadily that I thought I would go up in flames if they didn’t stop battling each other and give in to their needs.”—Kilts and Swords Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

A Counterfeit Heart

Titre : A Counterfeit Heart
Auteur : K. C. Bateman
Éditeur : Loveswept
ISBN-13 : 9780804181525
Libération : 2017-05-23

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A feisty counterfeiter and a cocky British agent clash in this sultry Secrets and Spies novel by K. C. Bateman, whose witty, intelligent, and sexy historical romances have become her signature. As Sabine de la Tour tosses piles of forged banknotes onto a bonfire in a Paris park, she bids a reluctant farewell to her double life as a notorious criminal. Over the course of Napoleon’s reign, her counterfeits destabilized the continent and turned scoundrels into rich men, but now she and her business partner must escape France—or face the guillotine. Her only hope of surviving in England is to strike a deal with the very spy she’s spent her career outrunning. Now after meeting the arrogant operative in the flesh, Sabine longs to throw herself upon his mercy—and into his arms. Richard Hampden, Viscount Lovell, is prepared to take any risk to safeguard England from the horrors of the French Revolution. To lure the insurgents out from the shadows, he’s even willing to make a pact with his archenemy: Philippe Lacorte, the greatest counterfeiter in Europe. But when a cheeky, gamine-faced beauty proves herself to be Lacorte, Richard is shocked—and more than a little aroused. Unlike the debutantes who so often hurl themselves at him, this cunning minx offers a unique and irresistible challenge. Richard will help her. But in return, he wants something that even Sabine cannot fake. Look for all of K. C. Bateman’s delightful Secrets and Spies novels: TO STEAL A HEART | A RAVEN’S HEART | A COUNTERFEIT HEART “Rich with espionage and suspense . . . Multidimensional believable characters and fast-paced plotting propel the story forward to its moving conclusion.”—Publishers Weekly, on To Steal a Heart “I couldn’t ask for much more in an historical romance and I’m eagerly awaiting whatever Ms. Bateman comes up with next.”—All About Romance, on To Steal a Heart

Bruges La Morte

Titre : Bruges La Morte
Auteur : Georges Rodenbach
Éditeur : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN-13 : 1530774349
Libération : 2016-03-29

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Joseph Andrews

Titre : Joseph Andrews
Auteur : Henry Fielding
Éditeur : Courier Corporation
ISBN-13 : 9780486110820
Libération : 2012-05-04

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First English realistic novel depicts misadventures of Joseph and his old tutor, Parson Adams, and their travels — along the way exposing, through their own innocence and honesty, the hypocrisy and affectation of others.

Witch Born

Titre : Witch Born
Auteur : Amber Argyle
Éditeur : Pronoun
ISBN-13 : 9780985739416
Libération : 2017-06-04

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A gorgeous, witchy adventure with lush world building, realistic characters, sweet romance, and unique magic. Brusenna thought it was finished. She defeated the Dark Witch, saving the Witches from imprisonment and death. She found love and a place to belong. But she was wrong. A new threat merges with the old as the Witches’ dark history begins to catch up with them. Only Brusenna knows the extent of the danger and how to stop it, though doing so might cost her everything. Including her life.

The Door

Titre : The Door
Auteur : Magda Szabo
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781446443798
Libération : 2012-02-29

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A young writer, struggling for success, employs an elderly woman called Emerence to be her housekeeper. From their first encounter it is clear that Emerence is no ordinary maid. Although everyone in the neighbourhood knows and respects her, no one knows anything about her private life or has ever crossed her threshold. Only a great drama in the writer's life prompts Emerence to unveil glimpses of her traumatic past - a past which sheds light on her peculiar behaviour. The Door brilliantly evokes the development of the bond between these two very different women, and the tragic ending to their relationship.

44 Charles Street

Titre : 44 Charles Street
Auteur : Danielle Steel
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781409092797
Libération : 2011-03-17

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Everything is falling to pieces for Francesca Thayer. Her beautiful, old house is full of leaks and in need of total restoration. Then her relationship with lawyer Todd collapses and he moves out. As the owner of a struggling art gallery she can't possibly manage the mortgage alone, so she is forced to do the one thing she never imagined she would: she advertises for lodgers. First arrives Eileen - a young, attractive schoolteacher. Then comes Chris, a newly-divorced father and graphic designer. Last to arrive is Marya - a famous cookery author who is hoping to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. And so Francesca finds that her house has become a whole new world - and that her accidental tenants have become the most important people in her life. Over their year together, the house at 44 Charles Street fills with laughter, heartbreak and hope. And Francesca discovers that she might be able to open her heart again after all...

Aurian

Titre : Aurian
Auteur : Maggie Furey
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 009918902X
Libération : 1996

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Once there were four magical weapons, fashioned to be used only by the Magefolk, but their history has been lost, together with the artefacts themselves, in the Cataclysm which wrought changes on land and water alike. Now Aurian, child of renegade Mages, joins the Academy to train as a full Mage.