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Kate Noble discusses her latest series

What can fans expect from your wonderful new Winner Takes All series? A little silliness, and a whole lot of luck. The first thing that happens in The Game and the Governess is Lucky Ned and his secretary John Turner make a bet to switch places and see if Ned can still woo a lady without the benefit of his title. Little do they realise, this one wager - this one little lie - has a ripple effect through Ned’s, John’s, and even their friend, Dr. Rhys Gray’s, stories. You never know what tiny little thing that seems ordinary is going to change your life. Have you always wanted to be a writer? What do you love most about your job? I knew I always wanted to somehow be involved with telling stories. When I was a kid, I wanted to be a Disney animator. When I was in high school, I worked at a movie store in the mall. I studied film and television writing and production at college. Of course, this entire time, I was reading - romance novels especially. I started writing when I was a poor college graduate trying to make ends meet in New York City, and I discovered that writing - since it was free - was a way to keep myself sane and from going into debt. I was as shocked as anyone when I ended up with a finished novel, my debut Compromised. What I love most about my job is also what I hate most about it - the freedom. The freedom to create is amazing and the most fulfilling thing I can imagine. But it’s also incredibly frightening, to be the only one you are accountable to, and having to trust your imagination as the one thing that keeps you in business. Do you have the most fun creating your heroes or your heroines? Oh, it varies from book to book! I have had heroes I fell madly for and heroines I wanted to gab with for hours. But I always start with one more clearly in my mind than the other - and their match is created by me saying, ‘who is going to compliment this person best, and also drive them the craziest?’ Do you have a favourite hero or heroine from your books or by any other author? I adore Ned from The Game and the Governess, as his cluelessness is enraging and endearing. But Phillippa Benning from Revealed was the first heroine I saw as clear as day - selfish, vain, and very, very smart. I loved writing her so much, I kept giving her cameos in my other books. Who are the authors you read for pleasure? I would love to hang out with Julia Quinn’s Bridgertons. If you could take only three essentials with you to a desert island what would they be? A satellite phone with GPS. Then, daiquiris and my husband, as we wait for our rescue. Who would be on your dream dinner party guest list, dead or alive? Dorothy Parker, Jane Austen, Katherine Hepburn. I would just sit back and watch these take-no-sh*t women out-acerbic each other. What are your guilty pleasures? I don’t feel particularly guilty about any of my pleasures. It’s great to see so much excitement and appreciation for romance fiction right now. What do you think romance readers are looking for in the romances they’re reading? I think romance readers are some of the most literary and prolific readers out there, and they are looking for what everyone is looking for: satisfaction. A story that transports them, makes their heart race while they laugh, hold their breath to keep from crying. Not to mention the sweeping emotions of what it’s like to be in love, and the trick of being entertained and thought-provoking at the same time. Luckily, they can get all of that - and more - in a romance.

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A Sinful Deception: Breconridge Brothers Book 2

Isabella Bradford
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Isabella Bradford

For fans of Julia Quinn, Eloisa James and Sarah MacLean, comes Isabella Bradford's enthralling new trilogy of London's most scandalous rakes, the Breconridge Brothers, who are about to lose their hearts... Lord Geoffrey Fitzroy leads a charmed existence. The second son of the Duke of Breconridge and an infamous, incorrigible and inconceivably handsome rake, he ruthlessly leaves hearts fluttering all over London.That's until he locks eyes with the mysterious Miss Serena Carew, a noble-born heiress raised in India. Impossibly beautiful and dripping in diamonds, Serena is the most sought after belle of the ball. But her exotic past masks a perilous secret, and in the hope of saving herself she deftly deflects Geoffrey's curiosity.Soon her plan is thwarted by her hungry heart, and Lord Geoffrey's passionate seduction reveals her dark secret. Will deception destroy her one chance at happiness?Before the Breconridge Brothers, came the Wylder sisters. Don't miss a moment of the romantic and captivating debut trilogy from Isabella Bradford: When You Wish Upon a Duke, When The Duchess Said Yes and When The Duke Found Love.

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A Wicked Pursuit: Breconridge Brothers Book 1

Isabella Bradford
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Isabella Bradford

For fans of Julia Quinn, Eloisa James and Sarah MacLean, comes Isabella Bradford's enthralling new trilogy of London's most scandalous rakes, the Breconridge Brothers, who are about to lose their hearts... As the eldest son of the Duke of Breconridge, Harry Fitzroy is duty-bound to marry well. Lady Julia Barclay, the catch of the season, seems the perfect candidate. But a fall from his horse throws his plan awry and he finds himself trapped in the country in the care of Julia's younger sister. Harry has never met a woman like Lady Augusta. Utterly without artifice, Gus seems to care not a fig for society. After a taboo kiss awakens an unexpected passion, Harry realizes he'd almost given his heart to the wrong sister. Now he must use his most seductive powers to convince Gus that she belongs with him - as his equal, his love, his wife.Before the Breconridge Brothers, came the Wylder sisters. Don't miss a moment of the romantic and captivating debut trilogy from Isabella Bradford: When You Wish Upon a Duke, When The Duchess Said Yes and When The Duke Found Love.

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When The Duke Found Love: Wylder Sisters Book 3

Isabella Bradford
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Isabella Bradford

The third in Isabella Bradford's delightful and captivating romance series of the irresistible Wylder sisters.Lady Diana, the youngest of the Wylder girls, is also the most willful. While plans for an excruciatingly respectable marriage to the very staid and dull Lord Crump are being made by her family, a chance meeting at a gala turns Diana's world upside down. A kiss from a dazzling stranger gives her a most intimate introduction to one of the ton's most resolute and scandalous bachelors, the Duke of Sheffield. Torn between family duty and her heart's desire, Diana recklessly surrenders to the headiest of passions. But soon it's clear that seduction is no longer the game: something deep and lasting has come to bind their hearts, and the stakes are nothing less than true love.Meet the other Wylder Sisters in Books One and Two in the series, When You Wish Upon A Duke, and When The Duchess Said Yes. And check out Isabella's Breconridge Brothers series for more exquisite historical romance.

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When The Duchess Said Yes: Wylder Sisters Book 2

Isabella Bradford
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Isabella Bradford

The second in Isabella Bradford's irresistibly charming and passionate series of the irrepressible Wylder sisters.Notorious for her free-spirited antics, Lady Elizabeth Wylder revels in attention - but not the sort that leaves her humiliated when her future husband, the Duke of Hawkesworth, fails to appear for their first introduction. So when a chance encounter leads to a sizzling kiss with a handsome stranger, she nearly succumbs. The shock of finally meeting her betrothed only to come face to face with her rakish would-be seducer inspires fury - and fans the flames of a fire that both Lizzie and the Duke acknowledge is a most agreeable way to start a marriage. But is the passion that accompanies endless nights of erotic discovery enough to persuade a duke whose scandalous lineage and lifestyle prevent him from giving his heart completely?Meet the other Wylder Sisters in Books One and Three in the series, When You Wish Upon A Duke, and When The Duke Found Love. And check out Isabella's Breconridge Brothers series for more exquisite historical romance.

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When You Wish Upon A Duke: Wylder Sisters Book 1

Isabella Bradford
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Isabella Bradford

Lose your heart in this sparkling and enchanting romance, the first in the Wylder sisters series from award-winning author Isabella Bradford.Raised in the countryside, Lady Charlotte Wylder doesn't care one bit about decorum. So when the dark-haired beauty learns that she is to leave for London to wed the Duke of Marchbourne, a perfect model of aristocratic propriety, she is less than enchanted. But to her delight, their first encounters are brazenly flirtatious, and their wedding night burns with passion; Charlotte may even be falling in love with her new husband. Yet whenever their desire boils over, March pushes Charlotte away. Will past secrets and present misunderstandings mire their marriage in scandal, or serve to strengthen a bond to last a lifetime?Meet the other Wylder Sisters in Books Two and Three in the series, When The Duchess Said Yes, and When The Duke Found Love. And check out Isabella's Breconridge Brothers series for more exquisite historical romance.

Cecilia Grant

Cecilia Grant always knew she'd do something with that English degree. After waiting tables, composing software Help files, and answering the carpool-lane-violators hotline, she's delighted to be writing stories. Cecilia makes her home in the Pacific Northwest with her fellow-writer husband, two bookish children, and un-literary cat and dog.Visit her website at www.ceciliagrant.com, follow her on Twitter @Cecilia_Grant and find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CeciliaGrantAuthor.

Isabella Bradford

Isabella Bradford is a pseudonym for Susan Holloway Scott, the award-winning author of more than forty historical novels and historical romances. Her bestselling books have been published in nineteen countries and translated into fourteen languages with more than three million copies in print. Isabella also writes as half of the Two Nerdy History Girls, an entertaining history blog that is also on Twitter and Pinterest. She is a graduate of Brown University, and lives with her family outside of Philadelphia. Find Isabella online at www.susanhollowayscott.com, and www.twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot.co.uk, on Facebook, and connect with her on Twitter @2nerdyhistgirls.

Joanna Bourne

Joanna Bourne has always loved reading and writing romance. She's drawn to Revolutionary and Napoleonic France and Regency England because, as she puts it, 'It was a time of love and sacrifice, daring deeds, clashing ideals, and really cool clothing.' She's lived in seven different countries, including England and France, the settings of the Spymaster series. Joanna now lives on a mountaintop in the Appalachians with her family, a peculiar cat, and an old brown country dog. Visit her online at www.joannabourne.com, and connect with her via @jobourne, www.facebook.com/joanna.bourne.5, or www.jobourne.blogspot.co.uk.

Johanna Lindsey

Johanna Lindsey is world renowned for her 'mastery of historical romance' (Entertainment Weekly), with more than sixty million copies of her novels sold. She is the author of fifty-one previous bestselling novels, many of which reached the number one spot on the New York Times bestseller list. Johanna lives in New Hampshire with her family.

Juliana Gray

Juliana Gray began writing as a child to relieve the tedium of being sentenced to her room, and later turned to romance to relieve the tedium of unsatisfactory suitors. Sadly, despite five years' residence in the most exclusive areas of London, she never met a single duke, though she once shared a taxi with a future baron.Visit her website at www.julianagray.com, follow her on Twitter @JulianaGray, and find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JulianaGray.

Karen Hawkins

Karen Hawkins is the New York Times bestselling author of some of the funniest and freshest Scottish romances. When not stalking hot Australian actors, getting kicked out of West Virginia thanks to the antics of her extended family, or adding to her considerable shoe collection, Karen is getting chocolate on her keyboard while writing her next delightfully fun and sexy historical romance.Find her online at www.karenhawkins.com, follow her on Twitter @TheKarenHawkins, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AuthorKarenHawkins.

Kate Noble

Kate Noble is a national bestselling, RITA-nominated author of historical romance, including the acclaimed Blue Raven series. She has also written television for NBC and FOX, as well as the Emmy award-winning hit YouTube series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. Kate lives in Los Angeles.Keep up to date with Kate via www.katenoble.com, by following her on Twitter: @NobleRorick or visiting her on Facebook: www.facebook.com/katenoblewriter.

Katie Reus

Katie Reus fell in love with romance at a young age thanks to books she'd pilfered from her mom's stash. After changing majors too many times to count, she finally graduated with a degree in psychology. She now spends her days writing dark paranormal romance. She currently lives near Biloxi, Mississippi, with her family. When she's not creating stories she can usually be found spending time with her family or one of the many eclectic animals they've adopted over the years.Find out more about Katie by visiting www.katiereus.com, connect with her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/katiereusauthor and Twitter @katiereus.

Laura London

Laura London is the pen name for the husband and wife writing team Tom and Sharon Curtis. Married more than forty years, Tom and Sharon published ten historical and contemporary romance novels from 1976 to 1986, many of which have come to be regarded as classics in the genre. The Windflower is in numerous top 100 lists of best romances of the twentieth century, including on Goodreads, The Romance Reader, All About Romance, and Dear Author.Find out the latest at www.facebook.com/lauralondonauthor.

Maire Claremont

2011 Golden Heart winner Máire Claremont first fell in love with Mr Rochester, not Mr Darcy. Drawn to his darkness, she longed to find a tortured hero of her own...until she realised the ramifications of Rochester locking his first wife up in his attic. Discovering the error of her ways, Máire now looks for a real-life Darcy and creates deliciously dark heroes on the page. Oh, and she wants everyone to know her name is pronounced Moira. Her parents just had to give her an Irish Gaelic name. Follow her on Twitter @MaireClaremont and find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MaireClaremont.

Meredith Duran

Meredith Duran blames Anne Boleyn for sparking her lifelong obsession with British history. A graduate student in the social sciences, she spends her free time collecting old etiquette manuals, guidebooks to nineteenth-century London, and travelogues by intrepid Victorian women.The Duke Of Shadows and Bound By Your Touch ranked among the top 100 romances of all time in the 2010 All About Romance poll, and the USA Today bestselling Fool Me Twice won the 2015 RITA for Historical Fiction.For more on Meredith visit her website www.meredithduran.com, and connect with her on Twitter @meredithduran, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AuthorMeredithDuran.

Monica Murphy

Monica Murphy is the New York Times bestselling author of One Week Girlfriend and its sequel, Second Chance Boyfriend. A native Californian, she lives in the foothills below Yosemite with her husband and three children.For more information, please visit her at http://monicamurphyauthor.com or on her blog http://missmonicamurphy.blogspot.comMurphy also writes romance as Karen Erickson (http://karenerickson.com).

Pamela Clare

USA Today bestselling author Pamela Clare began her writing career as a columnist and investigative reporter and eventually became the first woman editor-in-chief of two different newspapers. Along the way, she and her team won numerous state and national honors, including the National Journalism Award for Public Service and the Keeper of the Flame Lifetime Achievement Award. She writes historical romance and contemporary romantic suspense within view of Colorado's beautiful Rocky Mountains.Visit Pamela's website www.pamelaclare.com or connect with her on Facebookwww.facebook.com/pages/Pamela-Clare/167939496589645 or on Twitter @Pamela_Clare.

Sabrina Jeffries

Sabrina Jeffries is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 50 novels and works of short fiction (some written under the pseudonyms Deborah Martin and Deborah Nicholas). Whatever time not spent writing in a coffee-fueled haze is spent traveling with her husband and adult autistic son or indulging in one of her passions--jigsaw puzzles, chocolate, and music. With over 9 million books in print in more than 20 languages, the North Carolina author never regrets tossing aside a budding career in academics for the sheer joy of writing fun fiction, and hopes that one day a book of hers will end up saving the world. She always dreams big.For more information, visit Sabrina's website www.sabrinajeffries.com, Facebook page www.facebook.com/SabrinaJeffriesAuthor and follow her on Twitter @SabrinaJeffries.

Sherry Thomas

Sherry Thomas is one of the most acclaimed romance authors working today. Her books regularly receive starred reviews from trade publications and are frequently found on best-of-the-year lists. She is also a two-time winner of Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA® Award. English is Sherry's second language - she has come a long way from the days when she made her laborious way through Rosemary Roger's SWEET SAVAGE LOVE with an English-Chinese dictionary. She enjoys digging down to the emotional core of stories. And when she is not writing, she thinks about the zen and zaniness of her profession, plays computer games with her sons, and reads as many fabulous books as she can find.Visit her website at www.sherrythomas.com, follow her on Twitter @sherrythomas and find her on Facbook at www.facebook.com/AuthorSherryThomas.