Author: Christina Brooke

Christina Brooke is a former lawyer who staged a brilliant escape from the corporate world and landed squarely in Regency England.

She was the first Australian to win the Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart Award for the manuscript which became her first published novel.

Christina loves to travel, particularly to England for research and to see her dear friends, readers and colleagues in the United States. She also loves walking, window shopping for antiques and enjoying good food, good wine and good times with her friends and family.

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The Wickedest Lord Alive

The Wickedest Lord Alive
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781250029362
  • Release: 2014-07-01
  • Author: Christina Brooke
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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CAN AN INDECENT PROPOSALEight years ago, a tall handsome stranger entered Lizzie Allbright’s bedchamber and consummated a marriage of the utmost necessity. The Marquis of Steyne had agreed to wed and bed Lord Bute’s admittedly lovely daughter to pay off his mother’s gambling debts. But once the deed was done, Steyne’s lawfully-wedded wife vanished into the night… LEAD TO EVERLASTING LOVE?Years later, Steyne has nearly forgotten about his runaway bride. But when he suddenly finds himself in need of an heir, he has no choice but to track her down. Living happily in a small village under an assumed name, Lizzie is surprised to see her husband—and to feel such a strong attraction to him. But she is downright shocked when he asks her to bear him a son. How can they possibly repeat the heated encounter of their ill-fated wedding night…without falling hopelessly in love?...in The Wickedest Lord Alive.Christina Brooke’s historical romances are:"Clever, lush, and lovely."—Suzanne Enoch"Sensual and passionate."—Publishers Weekly "Delightful." —Night Owl Romance


The Greatest Lover Ever

The Greatest Lover Ever
  • Number: 9781250029355
  • Release: 2013-12-31
  • Author: Christina Brooke
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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The sweetest scandal  

Beautiful, exuberant, and stubborn Georgiana Black has more spirit than sense—which she learns when an ultimatum to the Earl of Beckenham ends their engagement. Six years later, Georgie is less concerned with impending spinsterhood than with making sure her young sister doesn’t make the same mistakes she did. But soon Georgie stumbles into a scandalous encounter with none other than her former fiancé. Beckenham is still breathtakingly desirable—and as iron-willed as ever...

THE TRUEST TEMPTATION

Beckenham’s brief engagement to Georgie taught him one thing—when it comes to a wife, he wants a woman who will do her duty and cause no trouble. When the fiery Georgie falls unexpectedly into his arms, Beckenham remembers just how lushly delectable she is. Suddenly, the idea of actually marrying Georgie is irresistible. Convincing her will take more than a simple proposal, however. In a battle of wills, can passion conquer pride?

“Captivating!” —Night Owl Romance


London's Last True Scoundrel

London's Last True Scoundrel
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781250029348
  • Release: 2013-07-02
  • Author: Christina Brooke
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Physically reckless, irrepressibly roguish, and poised on the brink of ruin, Jonathon Westruther, Earl of Davenport, returns from the dead only to throw himself into dissipation. Until he meets his worst nightmare: a straitlaced former schoolteacher he can’t get out of his head. He resolves to seduce the delightful Miss Hilary deVere by fair means or foul. But when his past returns to endanger Hilary, he must protect her at all costs…


A Duchess to Remember - The Ministry of Marriage, #3 / Cecily’s story

A Duchess to Remember
  • Stars
  • Number: B007FU7Y66
  • Release: 2012-06-26
  • Author: Christina Brooke
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Lady Cecily Westruther is nothing if not practical. By agreeing to marry an older duke who already has an heir and a mistress, she can assume a wifely role—without the wifely duties. Only one thing stands in her way—a  letter that could destroy her betrothal. Desperate to retrieve that letter, Cecily must match wits with the most dangerously seductive man she’s ever known…

Disguised as a footman, Cecily gains entry to her adversary’s house—only to be unmasked by London’s most powerful man. Rand, Duke of Ashburn, is accustomed to getting any woman he wants—and he wants Cecily. He will stop at nothing, including seduction, to make her his. But Rand holds a secret more shocking and destructive than that letter could ever be…


Mad About the Earl - The Ministry of Marriage, #2 / Rosamund’s story

Mad About the Earl
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780312534134
  • Release: 2012-01-03
  • Author: Christina Brooke
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Designed to arrange matches of rank and affluence, the powerful Ministry of Marriage has no interest in love. But when does the heart ever play by the rules?

Lady Rosamund Westruther has no objection to the match arranged for her by the Ministry-until she meets her intended. Gruff, stubborn Griffin, Earl of Tregarth, is hardly the charming nobleman the classic beauty has dreamed of for so long. While a proper lady can't cry off, she can demand a proper courtship .

Griffin is aware of his duty to wed-and more convinced than ever that the lovely Rosamund has no place with a man like him. Built for fields and stables rather than drawing rooms, Griffin doubts he can win her in the polite manner society requires. But with every passing day, the attraction between them flares higher and hotter. Maybe there is more to love than meets the eye.


Heiress in Love - The Ministry of Marriage, #1 / Jane’s story

Heiress in Love
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780312534127
  • Release: 2011-06-28
  • Author: Christina Brooke
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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When the Ministry of Marriage arranges a match, all that matters is power, wealth and prestige. In the business of marriage, there is no room for love. But even the most prudent plans can go awry…

Jane, Lady Roxdale, has endured one marriage of convenience decreed by the Ministry of Marriage. While she deeply regrets her late husband’s death, she is relieved to be free at last. But when a dissolute rake threatens everything Jane holds dear, she must contemplate marrying a second time…

Disgraced libertine Constantine Black inherits his cousin Roxdale’s land and title—while Roxdale’s prim widow is left all the wealth. Constantine is not a marrying man, but wedding Jane is the only way to save the estate from ruin. Jane resists the smoldering heat between them, desperate not to fall in love with an unrepentant rake. But for the first time ever, Constantine wants more than seduction. He wants all of her—body, heart, and soul…