WorldCat Identities

Allen, Louise 1949-

Works: 131 works in 670 publications in 9 languages and 9,424 library holdings
Genres: Romance fiction  Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Romances 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6101.L456, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Louise Allen
Most widely held works by Louise Allen
Married to a stranger by Louise Allen( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sophia Langley's life is in turmoil. When she learns of her estranged fiancé's death in a shipwreck, the last thing she expects is for his twin brother, Callum Chatterton, to make a shock proposal! Her inner romantic objects to a marriage of convenience--and brooding Cal makes it very clear that's all it can be. Yet to save her family Sophia accepts with trepidation--and a highly inconvenient trembling of desire for her reluctant husband!"--Publisher
Practical widow to passionate mistress by Louise Allen( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meg eloped to escape her reverend father's iron rule. Now widowed, she's desperate to return to her sisters. When Major Brandon is left unconscious on the Bordeaux docks, Meg grabs her chance--posing as his wife, she boards a ship to England. Meg might have saved his life, but does she have to be so bossy--or downright irresistible? Years of killing weighing heavily on his soul, Ross has nothing to offer as a husband, but he can make Meg his housekeeper--with access to the master's bedroom!"--Publisher
Tarnished amongst the ton by Louise Allen( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The secret life of Miss Phyllida Hurst. Having survived the scandal of her birth with courage and determination, the beautiful Phyllida has reached a precarious balance within the ton. And in just one moment Ashe Herriard, Viscount Clere, blows her world and her carefully made plans to pieces. Brought up in vibrant Calcutta, Ashe is disdainful of polite London society, but something about Phyllida intrigues him. There's a mystery surrounding her. A promise of secrets and a hint of scandal--more than enough to entice him!"--Page 4 of cover
Forbidden jewel of India by Louise Allen( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anusha Laurens is in danger. The daughter of an Indian princess and an English peer, she's the perfect pawn in the opulent courts of Rajasthan. Even so, she will not return to the father who rejected her. Arrogant angrezi Major Nicholas Herriard is charged with bringing the alluring princess safely to her new life in Calcutta. Nick's mission is to protect, to serve--but under the searing Indian sun an initial attraction unfurls into a forbidden temptation. This beautiful, impossible princess tests the very limits of his honor--especially when Nick is left with only one option to keep Anusha safe: marriage. But the fast-flowing waters of the Ganges determine a different fate, and duty may separate them forever."--Page 4 of cover
A rose for Major Flint by Louise Allen( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I fight dirty, I kill for a living and I'm not capable of being faithful." The words might come straight from Major Adam Flint's mouth, but they certainly don't describe the man who saved vulnerable Rose's life. Yes, Flint is illegitimate, a roughened soldier and an incorrigible rake, but Rose has never met a man so defined by honor. Who else, when faced with a lady rendered memoryless by the traumas of war, would resist the intense attraction that burns between them? Rose might not know her own name, but she knows her heart, and her heart wants Flint!
Vicar's daughter to viscount's lady by Louise Allen( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From prim and proper ... Seduced, abandoned and pregnant, Arabella Shelley is determined her baby's father will support them. Horrified to discover his death, she is shocked at the demand of his brother, the handsome, inscrutable Viscount Hadleigh. To legitimize her unborn child, she must marry him, instead! ... to pleasured by the viscount! As Bella struggles with her unfamiliar, luxurious new lifestyle, and her scandalous desire for her stranger of a husband, will she find a love that matches the passion of their marriage bed?"--Publisher
The disgraceful Mr Ravenhurst by Louise Allen( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theo is convinced Elinor's drab exterior disguises a fiery, passionate nature. He gives her the adventure she's been yearning for--and along the way discovers his newfound accomplice has talents beyond his wildest imagination!
The many sins of Cris de Feaux by Louise Allen( Book )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Crispin de Feaux, Marquess of Avenmore, has always done his duty and knows the time has come to find a suitable wife. But when the intrepid Tamsyn Perowne saves his life off the Devonshire coast, Cris is unable to tear himself away... The widow of a notorious smuggler, Tamsyn would never make an appropriate bride. And Cris has secrets that could tear them apart before they've even begun! Yet, for the first time, Cris is tempted to ignore his duty and claim Tamsyn as his own!"-- Page [4] of cover
The unexpected marriage of Gabriel Stone by Louise Allen( Book )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gabriel Stone, Earl of Edenbridge, might have a rakish reputation, but he's also a gentleman--of sorts. So when respectable Lady Caroline Holt offers her maidenhood in exchange for an estate her father gambled away, his curiosity is roused. Gabriel is touched when he learns Caroline is helping her brother--he's protected his brothers all his life ... and has the scars to prove it. He's willing to help her, but is shocked when his mission takes him somewhere he never thought he'd end up--down the aisle!"--Page 4 of cover
Innocent courtesan to adventurer's bride by Louise Allen( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Out of the brothel ... Wrongly accused of theft, innocent Celina Shelley is cast out of the brothel she calls home and flees to Quinn Ashley, Lord Dreycott, for safety. But the heat in the daredevil adventurer's eyes tells Lina that the danger is just beginning. And into the rake's bedroom! Lina dresses like a nun, looks like an angel, but flirts like a professional--and the last thing Quinn expects to discover is that she's a virgin!"--Publisher
His Christmas countess by Louise Allen( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas baby ... leads to wedding vows! Grant Rivers, Earl of Allundale, is desperate to get home in time for Christmas. But when he stumbles upon a woman all alone in a tumbledown shack, having a baby out of wedlock, it's his duty to stay and help her. Grant knows all too well the risks of childbirth, and he's seen enough tragedy to last a lifetime. So once he's saved her life, Grant is determined to save Kate's reputation too ... if she will consent to marrying a stranger on Christmas Day!-- Page [4] of cover
The Earl's intended wife by Louise Allen( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Would she be his bride?Hebe Carlton had little idea of her own charm until Major Alex Beresford arrived on the island of Malta. She made no attempt to cast out lures and treated him with warm practicality, showing an insight and ability to read him that few others had managed. His attentions made Hebe blossom, and her stepmother began to entertain hopes of a wedding.Then a letter arrived for Alex. The proposal of marriage he'd made to another before ever meeting Hebe had been accepted at last. He should be happy But now Alex could only contemplate marrying one person and it wasn't his betrothed!
Seduced by the scoundrel by Louise Allen( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shipwrecked and washed up on an island, Averil Heydon is terrified and being recued by mysterious roguish naval captain Luc d' Aunay doesn't calm her fears! Virginal Averil knows that falling for Luc is dangerous, but the pull of their sexual attraction is deliciously irresistible...After her first taste of wild desire in Luc's arms Averil must return to society and convention. Except Luc has a shockingly tempting proposition for her-to flout duty, and give in to her newly awakened sensuality..."--Back cover
His housekeeper's Christmas wish by Louise Allen( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accidentally colliding with Tess Ellery on the icy streets of Ghent is definitely not how resolute bachelor Alexander Tempest, Viscount Weybourn, intended to start the festive period. He may have mistaken her for a nun, but there's nothing innocent about his reaction to Tess's delicious curves ... When Tess is left stranded, Alex is honor-bound to take her home ... as his housekeeper! And despite his long-held rule of spending Christmas alone, Tess's vivacity soon has this brooding lord determined to make all her Christmas wishes come true!"--Page 4 of cover
The notorious Mr Hurst by Louise Allen( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Maude Templeton has turned down many a marriage proposal. Why? She wants to marry for love and her heart is set on one man alone. Theater owner Mr. Eden Hurst is sexy, talented, intelligent and resoundingly ineligible! What's more, he doesn't believe in love. It seems an impossible task, but Maude sets out to make Eden realize he needs love ... and her. Society is about to see she can be just as shocking as her Ravenhurst friends when she puts her mind to it!
Unlacing Lady Thea by Louise Allen( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night before dissolute Lord Denham is about to embark on his grand tour, he meets an unexpected complication. In boy's clothes that barely conceal her delectable curves, his childhood friend Lady Althea Curtiss - desperate to escape an arranged marriage - arrives, demanding free passage! Rhys accepts his unlikely traveling companion with great reluctance - the scandal is sure to blow up in his face - until he finds there is far more intimate territory Lady Thea is curious to explore. Soon he realizes that he is in danger of awakening not only Thea's sensuality, but also his own long-buried heart
The society catch by Louise Allen( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RUNNING AWAY FROM LOVE!Miss Joanna Fulgrave has turned herself into the perfect society catch to be worthy of dashing Colonel Giles Gregory. But all her hard effort to improve herself comes to nothing when it looks as if Giles is about to propose-to someone else!Deciding that bad behavior is infinitely more attractive than perfection, Joanna flees her shocked family. Giles is hot on her trail, determined to catch her and bring her safely home. But will he be as determined to make her his bride'
Scandal's virgin by Louise Allen( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reeling from heartbreak, Lady Laura Campion transformed herself into the infamous Scandal's Virgin of high society - flirtatious, alluring and utterly shocking - yet always stopping short of absolute ruin. But now she has new hope - the daughter she thought lost is alive, and under the guardianship of the powerful Avery Falconer, Earl of Wykeham
Surrender to the marquess by Louise Allen( Book )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A battle of wills! When Lady Sara Herriard's husband dies in a duel, she turns her back on the vagaries of the ton. From now on, she will live as she pleases. She won't change for anyone--certainly not for the infuriating Lucian Avery, Marquess of Cannock! Lucian must help his sister recover from a disastrous elopement and reluctantly enlists Lady Sara's help. She couldn't be further from the conventional, obedient wife he's expected to marry, but soon all he craves is for her to surrender--and join him in his bed!"--Page 4 of cover
Beguiled by her betrayer by Louise Allen( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falling unconscious in the Egyptian sand at Cleo Valsac's feet is not part of Lord Quintus Bredon Deverall's plan. He's supposed to be whisking this young widow away from her father's dusty camp and back to England to her aristocratic grandfather and a respectable husband. Despite Cleo's strong-willed nature, she can't help but feel comforted by Quin's protective presence. But she has no idea of this wounded stranger's true identity'or of the passion that will begin to burn between them under the heat of the desert sun!
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Alternative Names

controlled identityShaw, Francesca

Alen Luisa

Allenová, Louise

Hilton, Melaine 1949-

Hilton Melanie

Hilton, Melanie 1949-

Louise Allen auteur d'ouvrages sentimentaux historiques

Louise Allen Brits romanschrijfster

Shaw, Francesca

Луиз Аллен

アレン, ルイーズ