Historical romance
Benedict: A Prequel Novella (The Lords of Good Hope Book 1)

The Cape of Good Hope, 1816… 
 
Benedict Archer, international man of mystery and spy for the Crown has been living a shadow-existence in the ballrooms of the Cape Town Beau Monde, until Lord Somerset gives Benedict his new assignment with a scandalous stipulation… Find a lady to pose as his wife in order to blend in at a high society garden party. 
 
Gezina de Ruiter dreams of lords and ladies, ballrooms and beaus, far removed from her life as a farmer’s daughter. Then one night a sophisticated stranger kneels at her feet and begs her to masquerade as his wife for a few hours, offering her a glimpse into this world of the elite. 
 
When a plot is discovered to free Napoleon from St Helena and murder the Prince of Lichtenstein, Gezina realizes that more is at stake than her reputation. She will continue to pretend to be Benedict’s wife at a week-long house party to save a life - indeed, to save the free world.
Darien (The Lords of Good Hope Book 2)

The Cape of Good Hope, 1820… 
 
When Darien Forbes left England behind for the Cape of Good Hope, he’d hoped to leave behind the heartache and betrayal as well. His brother could keep his Marquisate and Darien’s fiancée both – Darien would devote his life to hedonism on the other end of the world, and never entrust his heart to a beautiful woman again. 
 
Mariana de Ruyter was a capable young woman. Hard-working. Sensible. Of sturdy Dutch peasant stock, but she gave up on dreams of a handsome young man sweeping her off her feet, when her beautiful sisters were around for comparison. 
 
When Darien meets Mariana in the light of day, he thinks she’d be the perfect wife – one no-one else would want. 
 
How was he to know that under his care and attention, she’d bloom and become a beauty other men would covet?
Quinn (The Lords of Good Hope Book 3)

The Cape of Good Hope, 1822 
 
By decree of her father, the Duke of Claremont, Delia Bassett was betrothed to a monster. 
 
Desperate to escape marriage to a man whose previous wives had, according to the whispers of the ton, all died under suspicious circumstances, she devises a desperate plan: surely, if she were ruined socially, she’d be released from this betrothal contract. 
 
Claremont is furious. To save face socially and politically, there is only one thing he can do: Marry his daughter to a man of unimpeachable character. If that is not possible, banishing her to the other end of the world would have to suffice. 
 
Quinton Levin, Viscount Redding, fled England at sixteen years old with nothing but his twin sister and the clothes on their backs to escape their tyrant of a father, and stowed away on a ship bound for the Netherlands. Fourteen years later, Quinn is a respected physician at the Cape of Good Hope, with an impeccable reputation and a high standing in society. 
 
Still adjusting to married life, Quinn discovers a friend and patient fighting for her life. Keeping her secret could ruin his marriage and his relationship with his best friend, and when Claremont discovers another threat to his political plans and the future of the Dukedom, his machinations threaten Quinn’s medical practice. 
 
If they are to succeed, they must stand united, but can Quinn and Delia resist pressure from a man as powerful as a duke?

Paul (The Lords of Good Hope Book 4)

The Cape of Good Hope, 1821... 
 
Apparently, one did not have to attend one’s wedding to get leg-shackled. 
 
In a moment of weakness, tired of relentless pressure, Este de Ruyter signed the document presented to her by the Duke of Claremont, binding her in marriage to his heir, the father of her baby, and now the duke wants to spirit her away to England, never to see her family again. 
 
Paul Bassett made a mistake. In trying to force Este to remember the passion they’d once shared, he now faced transportation to New South Wales. When the duke pressures him into signing the marriage certificate, the threat it clear: Sign it, or Paul could be made to just… disappear. 
 
When Paul escapes the notorious Robben Eiland prison, and breaks into the duke’s home to retrieve the wedding certificate, he is interrupted by his new wife, and they find a united purpose: secure Paul’s freedom, reunite Este with her family, and evade the machinations of the duke.

Kevin (The Lords of Good Hope Book 5)

The Cape of Good Hope, 1822… 
 
 
“You know, I can’t decide if you’re lucky or completely snookered; only you could end up with a wife who brings his mistress home on their honeymoon.” 
 
 
Kevin Nash’s womanizing habits have caught up with him. 
 
First, he compromises a gently bred spinster on accident. There is only one honourable thing to do: marry her, or face her brother over pistols at dawn. 
 
Two days after the wedding, his former mistress knocks on his door; she’s with child, and he doesn’t have any honourable options left. 
 
And then his wife does the unthinkable… 
 
**This is an FFM historical romance.**

Baxter (The Lords of Good Hope Book 6)

The Cape of Good Hope, 1822 
 
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He wanted to protect her, but sometimes, protecting her meant giving her the means to protect herself. 
 
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Lieutenant Robert “Bax” Baxter is known among Cape Town Society for his integrity and as a fierce protector of women, but no-one knows of the dark circumstances that saw him exiled by his father to the Cape of Good Hope six years before. 
 
On special assignment from Lord Somerset to the distant outpost of Swellendam, Bax arrives just in time to save a woman from the gallows. In response, the Magistrate transfers custody of the prisoner to Bax to transport her back to the capital. 
 
But several attempts are made on their lives, making Bax suspect there is more to the beautiful captive’s crimes than initially thought, and they realise they have to work together if they want to make it home alive. 
 
But can Bax find a way to save the woman he loves from the gallows a second time?