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Basso, Adrienne

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Works: 31 works in 153 publications in 7 languages and 3,911 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  History  Short stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3602.A8492, FIC
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Publications about Adrienne Basso
Publications by Adrienne Basso
Most widely held works by Adrienne Basso
How to seduce a sinner by Adrienne Basso( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Dorothea Ellingham finally finds a husband--and a man who can inspire all-consuming passion within her--in Viscount Carter Grayson, but after a hasty marriage she soon learns that a union forged on passion alone can be disastrous
How to be a Scottish mistress by Adrienne Basso( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 257 libraries worldwide
When newly widowed Lady Fiona Libourg flees to Scotland in need of protection Lord Gavin McLendon is powerless to refuse the British beauty. Especially when she offers herself in exchange. Now the brooding Scottish warrior can think of nothing else but ravishing his delectable new mistress even though hes duty bound to marry another. Fiona is shocked when Gavin accepts her scandalous offer and fretful at the thought that he will discover how little she knows of seduction. But when Gavin proves to be a skilled and achingly sensuous teacher Fiona doesnt want their passionate arrangement to end. Now she cant help but wonder just what it would take to go from Scottish mistress to Scottish wife
Tis the season to be sinful by Adrienne Basso( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Juliet Wentworth knew what she was getting into in her marriage of convenience that would save her estate and protect her family long into the future. But she wasn't expecting to find the passion of a lifetime
The Christmas heiress by Adrienne Basso( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
When Edward Barringer, the man who jilted her, returns to the English countryside for the holidays, Charlotte Aldridge, determined to avoid him, finds her resolve sorely tested when he unleashes a campaign to win both her forgiveness and her love. Original
A little bit sinful by Adrienne Basso( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 238 libraries worldwide
"Eleanor Collins knows that her beautiful younger sister will have wealthy, powerful men falling at her feet in her first London season. But Eleanor is surprised to discover that one man's attentions are utterly focused on her. As delicious as Sebastian Dodd, Viscount Benton, finds the eldest Collins daughter, his true motive is darker than mere seduction. Until he has avenged his mother's death, he will be unable to think of anything else. Or so he believes, until he takes his first taste of Eleanor's inviting lips, and finds his mind--and his body--utterly consumed ..."--Page 4 of cover
How to enjoy a scandal by Adrienne Basso( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Polish and English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Posing as his twin brother to investigate improprieties at one of the family estates, Jason Barrington, a reformed rogue, finds himself drawn to the scandalous Gwendolyn Ellingham, whose sisters are caught up in the viscount's intrigues
The Christmas countess by Adrienne Basso( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 227 libraries worldwide
In this sexy Christmas romance, a woman with a surprising past finds true love with the handsome earl who has been raising her daughter
Bride of a Scottish warrior by Adrienne Basso( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Newly knighted Sir Ewan Gilroy needs a dowry and a wife, in that order. Though the widowed Lady Grace plans to enter a convent, squandering so much lush beauty and such a fortune, would surely be its own sin. Grace will not be easily wooed, despite her family's urging and Ewan's famed charm. She challenges him as no woman ever dared, proving his equal in spirit and in passions
The Highlander who loved me by Adrienne Basso( Book )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
"Scottish Highlands, 1329. Sir James McKenna, second son of the powerful McKenna Chief, knows he has found his destiny when he falls in love with sweet Lady Davina Armstrong, niece of the Armstrong Chief. Orphaned in childhood, Davina has always felt like an outsider, and with James finally feels that she belongs. But their plans for a happy future are shattered after a brutal attack by a band of rogues. Horrified, Davina's overprotective family quickly shelters her from everyone--including James. Five years later, James is a changed man. His fighting skills sharpened to perfection, he is hardened by the war and destruction he's endured as a Scottish knight--and by the loss of Davina. Weary, he returns home--and is shocked to find Davina there. Is it too late for them to start anew, or will the past dare to lay claim to their future once more?"--Page 4 of cover
To protect an heiress by Adrienne Basso( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Adrienne Basso crafts a spellbinding tale of suspense, mystery, and unexpected passion among the elegant salons and ballrooms of Regency EnglandBlessed with beauty, fortune, and noble birth, Lady Meredith Barrington puzzles the ton by choosing to remain single. Then a roguish bet placed by her younger brothers leads Meredith to impulsively flirt with--and boldly kiss--the handsome, brooding Marquess of Dardington. A threatened scandal results in a hasty wedding. Theirs is a marriage of convenience, and Meredith is determined to maintain her usual independent ways. Then an apparent accident nearly takes her life, and Meredith, shaken, finds herself turning again and again to her husband, for comfort, for reassuranceand more. Trevor Morley, Marquess of Dardington, is less than pleased when he's forced to wed, and vows to avoid his lovely wife--no matter how tempting that soul-stirring kiss in the garden. But when the ton is rocked by a string of savage murders, Trevor comes to realize that the killer has targeted Meredith. He ensures that he's always at her sideday and night. Their intimacy ignites a fiery passion between them, and both are stunned to discover that what began in rueful obedience to Society's dictates has become a love match. But can Trevor protect the woman he cherishes from deadly harm?
Nature of the beast by Hannah Howell( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"New York Times"--Bestselling author Howell headlines a captivating new collection of tales about women who meet the irresistible vampires who are their destiny, and surrender to complete passion
The wedding deception by Adrienne Basso( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Claire marries Jason to give her protection from the advances of the local squire, then discovers that Jason has used his twin brothers name on the license
To tempt a rogue by Adrienne Basso( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
"From the drawing rooms of Regency London to the wilds of Scotland, Adrienne Basso spins a tempestuous tale of secrets, surprises, and breathtaking passion ... She Ran From A Broken Heart ... A pillar of decorum and decency, Harriet Sainthill suddenly finds herself the object of scandal when her cad of a fiance jilts her. Ever practical, she accepts a position as a governess to a wealthy Scottish merchant, determined to escape London and the gossip of the ton. Her hopes for a quiet new life are dashed when she arrives at the dark, desolate castle in the wilds of Scotland and meets her mysterious new employer--a darkly handsome man Harriet finds both intimidating and intriguing ... Straight Into The Arms Of LovePowerful, implacable and infuriatingly secretive, "Mr. Wainwright" is no Scottish merchant, but rather a runaway English lord. Once a rake who savored the indolent life of a reckless nobleman, Nathaniel Bennett must now protect three orphaned children and his own legacy from a conniving relative. And while the distraction of a sharp-tongued governess is the last thing he needs, he can think of little else but sweeping her into his arms ... and off to his bed. As danger and deceit ally them in a perilous adventure, Harriet will soon uncover Nathaniel's deepest secrets--and her own deepest desires."The sensuously detailed love scenes, undercurrent of danger and polished writing fuel Basso's latest historical Regency, which will draw fans of Amanda Quick and Nicole Jordan."--Booklist on To Protect An Heiress."--
Intimate betrayal by Adrienne Basso( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Fiercely independent Alyssa Carrington deftly ran her father?s English estate for years. But before his death, he auctioned Westgate Manor to the highest bidder, leaving her penniless. Now there was a new lord of the manor?and Alyssa found herself at his mercy?A charismatic ladies? man, the Duke of Gillingham is more than happy to welcome lovely Alyssa into rooms that were once hers?especially the master bedroom. Never before has he met a woman who so attracts him body and mind. But it is exactly Alyssa?s mind that concerns her. Much as she enjoys the Duke?s attentions, she does not enjoy the longing he inspires. Nor will she become another of his conquests. Yet the Duke has powers of persuasion Alyssa never dreamed possible. Now she must decide whether to risk her sensibly planned future?and her sensibly guarded heart?Praise for the Novels of Adrienne BassoThe Christmas Countess89,000 Words
Notorious deception by Adrienne Basso( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Dianna Rutledge is shocked by the unexpected death of her husband. She must travel to London to get the affairs in order and is attracted to an arrogant handsome young man, the Earl of of Harrowby
To wed a viscount by Adrienne Basso( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in Polish and English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
When pampered Faith Linden's father and her titled fiancé, Viscount Dewhurst, die, she suddenly finds herself in a desperately precarious position. The only way Faith can hold on to her beloved family home is to convince her late fiancé's younger brother, the new Viscount Dewhurst, to marry her in his stead. Yet when she finally encounters Lord Griffin Sainthill, she is in for a surprise: this brooding and ruggedly handsome adventurer is not so easily bent to her will ... and may be the man who can capture her unsuspecting heart. A sea captain and owner of a profitable shipping company, Griffin Sainthill was quite happy with his life in the American colonies. So when the news of his inheritance finally reaches him, the sun-bronzed seafarer is less than pleased. His mood only darkens when he returns to England to discover a brazen beauty intent on becoming his bride! But when a twinge of conscience and a stolen kiss give him pause, Griffin finds himself embarking on the riskiest venture of all--marriage to a woman who will tempt him, torment him, and turn his whole life upside down
His wicked embrace by Adrienne Basso( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 39 libraries worldwide
ONE KISS IS ALL IT TAKESTO BECOME A MISTRESS OF DESIRE Ignoring her escalating passion for Damien, Isabella threw herself into her work, trying to keep her two unruly charges out of mischief. Yet with each passing day, Isabella found herself succumbing to Damien's spell. But just as her trust grew, Lord Thomas Poole, Damien's brother-in-law arrived, determined to make Isabella his by exposing Damien's dark secrets. Soon the shocking truth about Damien's wife was revealed--a truth that could destroy their love, or prove that it could overcome anything
His noble promise by Adrienne Basso( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Mistaking Anne Paget, a beautiful artist, for her sister Nicole, an adventuress who has stolen his nephew's heart, Richard Cameron, Earl of Mulgrave, receives the shock of his life when he meets the woman in question. For she is nothing like he's imagined and everything he's ever wanted. From the moment she sees the darkly handsome Earl, Anne Paget longs to paint him. But Anne doesn't realize that Richard believes she is her younger sister ... until he unwittingly leads her into a compromising situation that threatens her reputation. With her own ideas of honor-and dreams for the future, which do not include marriage, Anne is determined to refuse every one of Richard's proposals. Yet as each day passes, she finds herself drawn to his gentle persistence, tempted by nights of reckless abandon and enticed by the promise of a love that will last forever
A night to remember by Adrienne Basso( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Reasons why Joshua Barton could never be interested in Eleanor Graham:He is brilliant, gorgeous, wealthy, sophisticated, and managing partner at the financial firm of Hamilton, Barton, and Jones. Eleanor, a mere cog at HB;J, is none of the above. However, she is sensible, logical, and knows better than to indulge in romantic dreams. She's also pretty sure Joshua doesn't even know her name. Reasons why Eleanor is totally wrong--except for the part about her name:She is unlike any woman Joshua has ever met--in a good way. She has a great laugh. And intriguingly, she happens to know a lot more about Joshua's new stepmother than he does. As for the rest, all will be revealed when she agrees to be something sort of like Joshua's date for a long weekend at the Barton family estate. . .and Joshua finds himself doing his very best to persuade the very skeptical Eleanor to believe in happily ever afters. . .105,000 Words
The ultimate lover by Adrienne Basso( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
To wreck her domineering brother-in-law's scheme to marry her off, spirited widow Lady Amelia Wheatley must irreparably ruin her reputation. And what better way than to gamble that she can seduce Gareth Travers, the wild young Viscount of Longley? But Amelia never bargained that their one night of passion would make Gareth determined to win her forever
 
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Alternative Names
Pei-sha, Ai-lien-na.
Languages
English (90)
Polish (36)
Russian (3)
Dutch (2)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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