WorldCat Identities

Chase, Loretta Lynda 1949-

Works: 81 works in 580 publications in 18 languages and 15,120 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  History  Spy fiction  Romances 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.H3347, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Loretta Lynda Chase
Silk is for seduction by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sisters from a scandalous aristocratic family, and the purveyors of London's most fashionable shop, find love as divine as the gowns they create
Scandal wears satin by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blue-eyed innocent on the outside and a shark on the inside, dressmaker Sophy Noirot could sell sand to Bedouins. Selling Maison Noirot's beautiful designs to aristocratic ladies is a little harder, especially since a recent family scandal has made an enemy of one of society's fashion leaders. Turning scandal to the shop's advantage requires every iota of Sophy's skills, leaving her little patience for a big, reckless rake like the Earl of Longmore. The gorgeous lummox can't keep more than one idea in his head at a time, and his idea is taking off all of Sophy's clothes. But when Longmore's sister, Noirot's wealthiest, favorite customer, runs away, Sophy can't let him bumble after her on his own. In hot pursuit with the one man who tempts her beyond reason, she finds desire has never slipped on so smoothly
A Duke in shining armor by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not all dukes are created equal. Most are upstanding members of Society. And then there?s the trio known as Their Dis-Graces.ton is flabbergasted. Her family?s ecstatic. And Olympia? She?s climbing out of a window, bent on a getaway. But tall, dark, and exasperating Ripley is hot on her trail, determined to bring her back to his friend. For once, the world-famous hellion is trying to do the honorable thing. So why does Olympia have to make it so deliciously difficult for him ...?
Dukes prefer blondes by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Clara Fairfax, who is looking for a man who can see past her beauty, meets her match in arrogant barrister Oliver Radford, who reluctantly agrees to help her find a missing boy who has gotten involved in a London street gang
Vixen in velvet by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

20 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lethally charming Simon Blair, Marquess of Lisburne, has reluctantly returned to London for one reason only: a family obligation. Still, he might make time for the seduction of a certain redheaded dressmaker--but Leonie Noirot hasn't time for him. She's obsessed with transforming his cousin, the dowdy Lady Gladys, into a swan. Leonie's skills can coax curves--and profits--from thin air, but his criminally handsome lordship is too busy trying to seduce her to appreciate her genius. He badly needs to learn a lesson, and the wager she provokes ought to teach him, once and for all. A great plan, in theory--but Lisburne's become a serious distraction and Leonie's usual logic is in danger of slipping away as easily as a silk chemise. Could the Season's greatest transformation be her own?"--Page 4 of cover
Lord Perfect by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tall, dark, and handsome, the heir to the Earl of Hargate, Benedict Carsington, is known for his impeccable manners and good breeding. Benedict knows all the rules and has no trouble following them--until Bathsheba Wingate enters his life. Now, the two must embark on a rescue mission that puts them in dangerous, intimate proximity. Fortunately, Benedict is in perfect control--despite his mad desire to break all the rules. Perfect control. Really
Not quite a lady by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Irresistible Force. Darius Carsington is a spectacularly handsome rake with a rare intelligence and no heart, a man who divides his time between bedding loose-moraled women and writing scholarly papers. He finds society's "perfect darlings" exceedingly boring. But there's something intriguing, and not quite perfect, about faultless Lady Charlotte Hayward. He senses a crack under her polished surface, and finding it is a challenge he can't resist. Immovable Object. Lady Charlotte is so beautiful, charming, and gracious that no one has noticed what an expert she is at Not Getting Married. Early on, she learned a painful lesson about trust-and temptation. In the years since, she's devoted her life to being all she ought to be-and she's not about to let a man like Carsington entice her to do everything she shouldn't. A Splendid Collision. But the rules of attraction can easily overpower the rules of manners and morals, and sometimes even the best-behaved girl has to follow her instincts, even if it means risking it all
Viscount vagabond by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Demowery, Lord Rand, returns from the Continental War and decides to have a last fling before the formalities of the London "Season" and the drudgery of a marriage of convenience. Then he meets Catherine Pelliston
Last night's scandal by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After surviving the perils of Egypt, Peregrine Dalmay, Earl of Lisle, is back in London, facing the most dire threat of all: his irrational family ... and Miss Olivia Wingate-Carsington. A descendant of notorious--but very aristocratic--swindlers, the delectable redhead has the ability to completely unhinge him and a long history of dragging him into her scandalous schemes. Olivia may be Society's darling, but she's aware a respectable future looms menacingly. And so when Lisle is forced to go on a family mission, she sees this as the perfect chance for one last adventure--even if it is with the one man in the world she can't wrap around her finger. But really, she only wants to "help". Which is why Lisle and Olivia find themselves in a gloomy Scottish castle inhabited by spiteful ghosts and craven murderers ... and a shocking secret: the greatest peril of all may be burning within their own stubborn hearts
Lord of scoundrels by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realizing her attraction to the Marquess of Dain despite her opinion that he is an amoral cad, tough-minded Jessica Trent is scandalized when they are seen in a compromising position, and she vows to make him preserve her reputation
Don't tempt me by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spunky English girl overcomes impossible odds and outsmarts heathen villains. That's the headline when Zoe Lexham returns to England. After twelve years in the exotic east, she's shockingly adept in the sensual arts. She knows everything a young lady shouldn't and nothing she ought to know. She's a walking scandal, with no hope of a future-- unless someone can civilize her. Lucien de Grey, the Duke of Marchmont, is no knight in shining armor. He's cynical, easily bored, and dangerous to women. He charms, seduces, and leaves them-- with parting gifts of expensive jewelry to dry their tears. But good looks, combined with money and rank, makes him welcome everywhere. The most popular bachelor in the Beau Monde can easily save Zoe's risqué reputation-- if the wayward beauty doesn't lead him into temptation, and a passion that could ruin them both"--Publisher's web site
Your scandalous ways by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Cordier is all blue blood and entirely dangerous. He's a master of disguise, a brilliant thief, a first-class lover--all for King and Country?and, by gad, he's so weary of it. His last mission is to "acquire" a packet of incriminating letters from one notorious woman. Then he can return to London and meet sweet-natured heiresses--not adventuresses and fallen women"--Page 4 of cover
Miss Wonderful by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rather then succumb to temptation with the fairer sex, reformed rake Alistair Carsington journeys to Derbyshire, a secluded country town, to keep out of trouble, but his plans go by the wayside when he meets the infuriatingly irresistible Miss Mirabel Oldridge
Isabella by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabella Latham s̀pinster' of twenty-six doesn't see herself as a candidate for the Marriage Mart, but others, drawn by her fortune, do
Mr. Impossible by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While stranded in a Cairo prison, Rupert Carsington gets a chance for freedom when a lovely widow, who, needing him to rescue her brother who has been kidnapped, makes him an offer he cannot refuse
The last hellion by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is the rakes that attract her, and the Duke of Ainswood is the most notorious of them all."--Page 4 of cover
Knaves' wager by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lilith Davenant has ample reason to detest Julian Wyndhurst, marquess of Brandon: he's exactly the kind of man who hastened the demise of her profligate husband, and the debt he owed to Julian has forced her to an engagement with a wealthy suitor for the sake of supporting her beloved nieces and nephews...Lord Julian used his considerable skills and cunning in the war against Napoleon. Now he's obliged to use the same talents to save his young cousin from a disastrous marriage to a scheming mistress--who makes him a wager. If Julian can seduce the famously icy Lady Lilith Davenant, the lady will release his cousin from the engagement"--Cover p. 4
The English witch by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexandra is being forced to marry a man she does not love and is kidnapped by one who is enamoured of her, but her troubles do not begin until she is rescued by the blond, bronzed, and dashing Basil Trevelyan
Royal bridesmaids : an original anthology by Stephanie Laurens( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories tell what it takes to get a bride to the altar
The Devil's Delilah by Loretta Lynda Chase( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's a girl to do, when her father, known as Devil Desmond, is one of the most infamous rogues in all of England? Delilah Desmond is not happy. To provide for her, her father has sold his memoirs, filled with scandalous and embarrassing exploits effectively ruining her chances for a suitable marriage, so she can support her family while saving her father from disgrace. But it seems the manuscript is in demand by all sorts of unscrupulous persons, and preventing its publication is going to be impossible; especially now that it has been stolen. Can the hot-tempered Delilah and her very unwilling accomplice, absent-minded, bookish, Jack Langdon with his soft grey eyes and tousled hair, salvage the disaster? It appears that deceptively quiet Jack may have a core of steel and be the one man smart and strong enough to be the hero she'd been hoping for all along
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Alternative Names
Chakani, Loretta

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Chekani, Loretta 1949-

Chekani, Loretta Lynda

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Loretta Chase schrijfster uit Verenigde Staten van Amerika

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