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Author: Jane Goodger

Jane Goodger has written fourteen historical romances. A former journalist, Jane fell in love with romances and never looked back. She now lives in New England with her husband, three children, and enjoys all activities that keep her away from housecleaning.

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The Bad Luck Bride - The Brides of St. Ives

The Bad Luck Bride
  • Number: B01LX89UI9
  • Release: 2017-06-13
  • Author: Jane Goodger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Lyrical Press, Inc.
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Welcome to St. Ives, the charming seaside town where even a down-on-her luck bride might find her way back to love . . .

As if being left at the alter for the third time isn’t bad enough, Lady Alice Hubbard has now been dubbed “The Bad Luck Bride” by the London newspapers. Defeated, she returns to her family’s estate in St. Ives, resolved to a future as a doting spinster. After all, a lady with her record of marital mishaps knows better than to dream of happily-ever-after. But then Alice never expects to see Henderson Southwell again. Her beloved brother’s best friend disappeared from her life soon after her brother’s death. Until now . . .

Alice is just as achingly beautiful as Henderson remembers. And just as forbidden. For the notorious ladies’ man made one last promise to Alice’s brother before he died—and that was never to pursue her. But one glimpse of Alice’s sorrow and Henderson feels a powerful urge to put the light back in her lovely eyes, one lingering kiss at a time. Even if it means falling in love with the one woman he can never call his bride . . .

Praise for the novels of Jane Goodger

“Fun, delightfully romantic—and sexy.” —Sally MacKenzie on The Spinster Bride

“A touching, compassionate, passion-filled romance.” —RT Book Reviews on A Christmas Waltz


When a Lord Needs a Lady

When a Lord Needs a Lady
  • Number: B00F8J6O9Y
  • Release: 2014-02-06
  • Author: Jane Goodger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: eKensington
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Lord Graham Spencer needs a wife.

But not just any girl will do. She must have the money to save his dilapidated estate and desperate tenants. So when he meets a charming American lady’s maid on the beach at Brighton, the last thing he ought to do is kiss her.

Katherine Wright is hunting a titled husband.

Or at least her mother is. But Katherine can’t get the memory of a most inappropriate kiss out of her mind. The handsome stranger who took her in his arms in Brighton was only a valet, but even if she is an heiress, she’d rather spend her life with him than some stiff British aristocrat.

Can true love survive two false identities, two scheming mamas, and two lavish house parties where all is revealed? It can …

When A Lord Needs A Lady

Praise for the novels of Jane Goodger

“Gentle humor, witty banter, and attractive characters.” —Library Journal on Marry Christmas

“A touching, compassionate, passion-filled romance.” —Romantic Times on A Christmas Waltz

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The Mad Lord's Daughter

The Mad Lord's Daughter
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781420111521
  • Release: 2012-08-01
  • Author: Jane Goodger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Kensington Books
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Locked away by her reclusive and intensely protective father, the recently deceased "Mad Lord of Northumberland," Melissa is beautiful and educated but painfully naive about the real world - and the dark secrets of her birth. Now in the care of her uncle, the Earl of Braddock, she must prepare to enter London society and find a proper husband, a task that grows complicated when she falls for the one man she can never have. Just as a promising new life begins to eclipse her tragic past, she'll find herself consumed by a forbidden love that could destroy it all.


When A Duke Says I Do

When A Duke Says I Do
  • Number: 9781420111514
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Jane Goodger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
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Miss Elsie Stanhope resided in Nottinghamshire, an area so rich in titled gentlemen, so felicitous for marriage-minded mamas, it was called "the Dukeries." Indeed, Elsie had been betrothed since childhood to the heir of a dukedom. She had no expectation it would be a love match. Still less that she would enter into a shockingly scandalous affair with an altogether different sort of lover. And the very last thing she imagined was that the mysteries of his birth would be unravelled with as many unforeseen twists and turns as the deepest secrets of her heart.


Marry Christmas

Marry Christmas
  • Number: 9781420103786
  • Release: October 1, 2008
  • Author: Jane Goodger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Kensington Books
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Jane Goodger makes a triumphant return to historical romance with this captivating Christmas tale of an arranged marriage that becomes a passionate union...A Christmas wedding to the Duke of Bellingham.


A Christmas Waltz

A Christmas Waltz
  • Number: 9781420111507
  • Release: 2010-10-05
  • Author: Jane Goodger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Kensington Books
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To Lady Amelia Wellesley, it seems utterly romantic to surprise her dashing fiancé at his home in Texas so the two can marry by Christmas. But Amelia’s surprise goes awry when Carson Kitteridge calls off their wedding as soon as she arrives, leaving Amelia in disgrace…

With nowhere to turn, Amelia finds an unlikely savior in Carson’s brother, Dr. Boone Kitteridge. Boone offers to marry Amelia, sparing her the shame of returning to England unwed. But Boone isn’t just protecting Amelia’s honor; secretly, he finds her irresistible, and the thought of indulging his desire for her is too tempting to ignore. As Boone and Amelia forge a fragile bond, something goes terribly wrong—and it will take nothing less than a Christmas miracle for Amelia to discover who she is destined to love…


A Christmas Scandal - Second in Christmas Trilogy, Can stand alone

A Christmas Scandal
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781420103793
  • Release: 10/6/2009
  • Author: Jane Goodger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Kensington Books
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In her latest romance, Jane Goodger weaves an unforgettable tale of a woman who thinks she's lost everything--until a little Christmas magic reunites her with the one man she could never forget. . .

Dashing, debonair, and completely irresistible, Edward Hollings has all of Newport buzzing--and to Maggie Pierce's surprise, she alone has caught his eye. But when the handsome earl returns to England without proposing, a devastated Maggie knows she must forget him. Life only gets worse for Maggie, as all her dreams of happiness and love come crashing down around her. When Maggie receives an invitation to go to England for the Christmas birth of her dear friend's baby, she accepts--vowing to keep her devastating lies and shameful secrets from the one man she has ever loved.

Edward vowed he'd never marry, but he came dangerously close with Maggie. She's beautiful, witty, indescribably desirable--and Edward can't forget her. When Maggie visits mutual friends for Christmas, Edward can't stay away. In fact, he finds himself more attracted to her than ever--a desire fueled even more by Maggie's repeated snubs. With the love he never thought he'd find slipping away, Edward is determined to make Maggie his own, no matter what the cost. . .


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