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Metzger, Barbara

Works: 67 works in 255 publications in 3 languages and 13,589 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Spy stories  Love stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563.E86, 813.54
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The bargain bride by Barbara Metzger( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 936 libraries worldwide
"It was a match made not in heaven, but in pound notes--an arranged engagement between a girl of thirteen and a lord's prodigal son. Since then, thirteen years have passed, and as her betrothed has been sowing his wild oats, Penny has grown up, grown impatient, and grown resentful. In fact, she's vowed never to marry the man who blighted her life and destroyed her dreams. Viscount Westfield is prepared--happily--to return the money that Penny's father paid to secure the betrothal. It would appear that everyone is in agreement. But one look at Penny and Westfield knows he can never, ever let her go...."--p. [4] of cover
The hourglass by Barbara Metzger( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
To save her reputation, Imogene Macklin, a disgraced soldier's widow who is pregnant and alone, agrees to marry Sir Coryn of Ardsley, who, unbeknownst to her, has been forced by the devil to atone for his former life as a Crusader
Wedded bliss by Barbara Metzger( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Can an inconvenient bride convince her groom that love is more important than convenience? Robert Rothmore, Earl of Rockford, thinks Alissa Henning is simply delightful--exactly the kind of woman who'd make the perfect mother for his sons. But Alissa swore she'd spend the rest of her life scraping pennies together rather than wed the insufferable earl and become a glorified governess. Still, she couldn't very well let her own children starve--and there was no doubt that Rockford would give them all a good life. So she reluctantly accepts his offer...but there's more to a good life than what's in one's pockets. And Alissa intends to find out what's in her new husband's heart
Ace of hearts by Barbara Metzger( file )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Ace Endicott, the Earl of Carde, needs a woman who will give him an heir, but he never expects to be engaged to three different women or to become the laughingstock of the gossip columnists. Escaping this London nightmare, he takes a chance and comes up with a winning hand in the game of love
Love, Louisa by Barbara Metzger( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
Lousia wrecks her fiance's car on the night of their engagement party and he stands her up at the wedding. She goes on the honeymoon, and ends up in a hospital, sunburned. Back home, she has no lover, no job, no apartment, and no money. She retreats to her mother's seaside summer cottage, where she mistakes a wealthy landowner for a handyman. The last thing Dante needs in his life is another weak woman, despite the physical attraction. He is already burdened with an aging aunt, a needy cousin, and an ex-wife. Still he has to come to Lousia's defense when a bully and later a drunken date threaten her. They become closer, and she proves her strength by helping to rescue his cousin from her jerk of an ex-husband, by siccing him on her own ex-fiance, Howard . Dante thinks Lousia is using him to make Howard jealous, so backs off. Then a hurricane threatens the village and they find themselves in the dark, making love. In love, which is, of course, the best revenge
Saved by scandal by Barbara Metzger( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
A delicious mix of love and laughter
The primrose path by Barbara Metzger( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Seventh Viscount Knowle--war hero, political maverick, and most eligible bachelor--becomes a laughingstock when his legacy, Primrose Cottage, is inherited by a dog under the doting care of his aunt's companion, Miss Angelina Armistead
Rake's ransom by Barbara Metzger( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
Madcap Tomboy... When the local magistrate jailed Jacelyn Trevaine's pet dog as a public nuisance, the country miss knew he meant to blackmail her into socializing with his nephew. High-spirited Jacelyn decided to free her dog by kidnapping the precious nephew, but unfortunately she abducted the wrong gentleman! Her captive was none other than handsome Lord Leigh Claibourne--returned war hero and rake extraordinaire. And four hours alone with the libertine Earl was tantamount to social ruin. Of course if she was already ruined, Jacelyn may as well give society something to be scandalized about... Hardened Womanizer... Claibourne found country life tiresome and dull ... until he was kidnapped by an irrepressible chit whose candor was utterly disarming. Even rakes have their points of honor, however, and when the situation threatened to compromise Jacelyn, the cynical nobleman was forced to give the appearance of being betrothed to her. Claibourne never gave something for nothing. And in the case of the deliciously appealing Jacelyn, he'd hold her reputation hostage?for a rake's ransom
Bething's folly by Barbara Metzger( Book )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
The duel by Barbara Metzger( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 419 libraries worldwide
If only he could go back in time. Then Ian, Karl ol Marden, would not have dueled, and he would not have hit an innocent bystander -- a sickly lad, no less. And he certainly would never have brought the boy's sister, Athena Renslow, to stay at his house without a chaperone. On top of it all, the nineteen-year-old beauty is under the mistaken impression that Ian is the gentle hero who rescued her brother instead of the rogue who practically killed him. So, in order to keep the Renslows' lives from getting any worse, Ian resolves to marry the girl. But, Athena won't let the wealthy, handsome bachelor sacrifice everything for a country nobody, despite the urgings of both their families--and their hearts
The earl and the heiress by Barbara Metzger( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
The wicked ways of a true hero by Barbara Metzger( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Daniel Stamfield is invaluable to the British Army for his ability to detect the truth from the enemy's lies. After years of service, Daniel finally takes a respite, but doesn't count on Corisande Abbott and her unsavory reputation to reenter his life
My lady innkeeper by Barbara Metzger( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Lyndell Markham's stepbrother used her money to purchase a country inn, but she knew he wasn't guilty of spying. So she disguised herself as the innkeeper with the intention of trapping the real traitor. Unfortunately, the Marquis of Cheyne, her guest at the inn, could ruin her if he discovered her identity
A worthy wife by Barbara Metzger( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Aurora Halle McPhee, a girl of humble (some might say unconventional) background, cannot believe her luck when she is betrothed to the dashing, well-bred Harland Podell. Aurora soon learns, however, that the match is too good to be true when the nuptials are interrupted--by the brother of the groom's wife!Kenyon Warriner, Earl of Windham, is determined to foil that bigamous bounder Podell, before he disgraces another innocent female as he did Kenyon's own sister. The earl will save Miss McPhee's honor.Even if he must wed her himself
The scandalous life of a true lady by Barbara Metzger( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Assigned to spy on enemies of the crown at a house party in rural England, spymaster Harry Harmon enlists the assistance of the smart, exotic Simone Ryland, a penniless beauty with no guardian, dowry, or references, to masquerade as a courtesan to infiltrate the party at his side
Ace of Hearts by Barbara Metzger( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Never did Alexander "Ace" Endicott, the Earl of Cards, imagine himself to be thrice-betrothed against his will by the doings of three desperate debutantes. So he escapes London to his property in the country, where he follows through with his deceased father's last wish-to find his long-lost step-sister. His search takes a detour and leads him to Nell, who piques his interest. Now, Ace may have to reconsider his rejection of marriage and see if two mismatched lovers can make a royal pair
Truly yours by Barbara Metzger( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
When Amanda Carville, who has been shunned by polite society after being accused of murdering her stepfather, asks for his help in proving her innocence, Viscount Rexford, dealing with his own troubles, refuses to get involved, until his heart gives him no choice
A perfect gentleman by Barbara Metzger( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Queen of diamonds by Barbara Metzger( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
All of London knows the story of the vanished Lady Charlotte Endicott and the handsome reward that will accompany her safe return. Scores of blond-haired, blue-eyed impostors have tried their luck at Jack Endicott's casino claiming to be the girl, only to be turned away-but Queenie Dennis just might be the one. Fate takes a turn when she returns to London posing as a dressmaker fresh from France. Queenie quickly becomes the talk of the town, catching the eye of the handsome Lord Harkness. As her love for him grows, Queenie's lies begin to catch up with her. Will Harkness call her bluff, or does love hold the winning hand?
Jack of clubs by Barbara Metzger( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
"Years ago, Captain Jack Endicott's half-sister vanished after a carriage accident. He now sets out to honor his father's dying wish and find her. Jack plans to open a lavish gaming parlor and hire only beautiful ladies to deal cards, possibly finding his sister. All he needs is a little luck. Instead he finds prim schoolteacher Allie Silver, who needs a guardian for one of her most precocious pupils. With such an unlikely duo, all bets are off in a wild game of romance."-- Provided by publisher
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controlled identity Jerome, Celia, 1941-

Mecger, Barbara.
Мецгер, Барбара
English (104)
Spanish (10)
Russian (1)
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