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Author: Maya Rodale

Maya Rodale began reading romance novels in college at her mother's insistence and it wasn't long before she was writing her own. Maya is now the author of multiple historical and contemporary romances. She lives in New York City with her darling dog and a rogue of her own. Please visit her at www.mayarodale.com.

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The Bad Boy Billionaire - What a Girl Wants, #3

  • Number: 9780062230836
  • Release: 2014-05-13
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Contemporary
  • Publisher: Avon Books

The third installment of a sexy, whirlwind romance about a modern-day heroine writing historical novels based on her romantic misadventures with the Bad Boy Billionaire.

Jane Sparks had it all … almost.

Everyone knew that Jane Sparks had been dumped by her high school sweetheart and fired from her job, which is why she was really looking forward to attending her high school reunion as a successful romance novelist-with her hot billionaire boyfriend as a date. But a violent encounter with her ex-boyfriend changed everything.

Duke Austen was the luckiest guy in town … almost.

Duke Austen is a blue-eyed charmer with a bad-boy reputation and ambitious plans for his future-after two failed startups, this tech entrepreneur is about to celebrate the 20-billion-dollar IPO of his company-but it no longer matters when the woman he loves has been hurt. Stranded in his apartment during a hurricane, without power, they must rebuild their trust … and fall in love all over again.

Just when they have it all figured out, Jane and Duke are forced to decide what matters more: facing her past or celebrating his successful future.

The Bad Boy Billionaire

Wallflower Gone Wild - Wallflower Trilogy, #2

  • Number: 9780062231260
  • Release: 2014-03-25
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance
  • Publisher: Avon Books

In the second in Maya Rodale's delightful Wallflower series, London's Least Likely to Cause a Scandal is taking Society by storm . . .

Being good has worked out very badly for Lady Olivia Archer. All she has to show for four seasons on the marriage mart is the nickname Prissy Missy. Her prospects are so bleak that her parents have betrothed her to a stranger with a dire reputation. If Phinneas Cole—aka The Mad Baron— wants a biddable bride, perhaps Olivia can frighten him off by breaking every ladylike rule.

Phinn has admired Olivia's poise and refinement from afar . . . qualities that appear to have vanished now that they are officially engaged. This Olivia is flirtatious, provocative, and wickedly irresistible. She's not at all the woman he bargained for, yet she's the only one he wants.

He's determined to woo her. She's determined to resist. But Olivia is discovering there's nothing so appealing as a fiancé who's mad, bad, and dangerously seductive . . .

Wallflower Gone Wild

The Bad Boy Billionaire's Girl Gone Wild

  • Number: 9780062230843
  • Release: 2014-02-04
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Contemporary
  • Publisher: Avon Books

The second installment of a sexy, whirlwind romance about a modern-day heroine writing historical novels based on her romantic misadventures with the Bad Boy Billionaire.

Being good hasn't exactly worked out well for Jane Sparks. Her ex-boyfriend dumped her for being too predictable, and her fake fiancé, Duke Austen, is counting on her good-girl image to repair his bad-boy reputation. But everything changes with the publication of the historical romance novel she wrote based on her fauxmance with the Bad Boy Billionaire. Suddenly she's notorious, scandalous, and causing lots of trouble.

Duke Austen always admired Jane's poise and perfectly demure behavior … qualities that seemed to have vanished once she helped him land a big investment deal. But now that his company is on the verge of a 20-billion-dollar IPO, the stakes have never been higher-and Jane has never been more shocking, provocative, or wickedly irresistible. She's not at all the woman he bargained for, yet she's the only one he wants.

Duke is determined to woo his girl gone wild. She's determined to keep him guessing. But Jane is discovering that there's nothing so appealing as a billionaire who's mad, bad, and dangerously seductive …

The Bad Boy Billionaire's Girl Gone Wild

The Bad Boy Billionaire's Wicked Arrangement

  • Number: B009NF6WJQ
  • Release: 2013-12-31
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Contemporary, - Short Book / Novella
  • Publisher: Avon Impulse

The first installment of a sexy series about a modern-day heroine writing historical novels based on her romantic misadventures with the Bad Boy Billionaire.

Jane Sparks has accidentally announced her engagement on Facebook-to the infamous Bad Boy Billionaire, Duke Austen. As soon as it's discovered that Jane and Duke barely know each other (one hot kiss at a party does not a relationship make), she'll be completely humiliated. And then Duke does something Jane never expected: He plays along with her charade.

With his hard-partying playboy reputation jeopardizing a 150-million-dollar investment deal, Duke realizes an engagement with the sexy but oh-so-proper librarian could be just the thing to repair his reputation. This good girl tempts him to be very wicked … but only with her. It's unprecedented. Inconceivable. Totally alluring.

As the unlikely match of librarian and tech entrepreneur set out to convince the world-and the internet-that their love is real, something unexpected happens: They start falling for each other. But Jane is secretly writing a historical romance novel that could expose their carefully constructed romance … unless two perfect strangers are content to be perfectly scandalous together.

The Bad Boy Billionaire's Wicked Arrangement

The Wicked Wallflower

  • Number: 9780062231147
  • Release: 2013-10-29
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance
  • Publisher: Avon Books

Maya Rodale’s captivating new series introduces London’s Least Likely—three wallflowers who are about to become the toast of the ton…

Lady Emma Avery has accidentally announced her engagement—to the most eligible man in England. As soon as it’s discovered that Emma has never actually met the infamously attractive Duke of Ashbrooke, she’ll no longer be a wallflower; she’ll be a laughingstock. And then Ashbrooke does something Emma never expected. He plays along with her charade.

A temporary betrothal to the irreproachable Lady Avery could be just the thing to repair Ashbrooke’s tattered reputation. Seducing her is simply a bonus. And then Emma does what he never expected: she refuses his advances. It’s unprecedented. Inconceivable. Quite damnably alluring.

London’s Least Likely to Misbehave has aroused the curiosity—among other things—of London’s most notorious rogue. Now nothing will suffice but to uncover Emma’s wanton side and prove there’s nothing so satisfying as two perfect strangers…being perfectly scandalous together.

The Wicked Wallflower

Seducing the Single Lady

  • Number: B00B8GJF2E
  • Release: 2013-01-30
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance, - Short Book / Novella
  • Publisher: Maya Rodale

Seducing The Single Lady is a sexy historical romance inspired by the songs of Beyoncé.

She's a single lady....

Miss Susannah Grey could have any man she wanted now that she’s beautiful, rich and finally free to encourage suitors after the death of the man to whom she's been betrothed since birth--and who fled to the continent rather than marry the girl he once described as a "scrappy brat."

He's a "reformed" rogue...

Or rather, he's trying to be. After nearly a decade of debauchery, Damien Rhys Redmayne, Viscount Bedford, has returned from the continent, thus dispelling rumors of his death. He's determined to be the dignified son his father never had, starting with marriage to the bride he left behind.

They're crazy in love...

Damien woos Susannah with a day of scandalous adventures--and happily discovers that she is one naughty girl. But when news of his foolish wager hit the gossip columns, all seems lost. Damien's only hope is to destroy the one thing binding them together and hope his broken-hearted girl believes he's irreplaceable.

Seducing the Single Lady

Seducing Mr. Knightly

  • Number: 9780062088949
  • Release: 2012-10-30
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance
  • Publisher: Avon Books

He's the only man she's ever loved . . .

For ages, it seems, advice columnist Annabelle Swift has loved Derek Knightly, editor-owner of The London Weekly, from a distance. Determined to finally attract her boss's attention, she seeks advice from her loyal readers—who offer Annabelle myriad suggestions . . . from lower-cut bodices (success!) and sultry gazes (disaster!) to a surprise midnight rendezvous (wicked!).

She's the only woman he's never noticed . . .

Derek never really took note of his shy, wallflower lady writer. But suddenly she's exquisite . . . and he can't get Annabelle out of his mind! She must be pursuing someone, but who? For some inexplicable reason, the thought of her with another man makes Knightly insanely jealous.

Seducing Mr. Knightly

Three Schemes and a Scandal

  • Number: 9780062230799
  • Release: 2012-10-02
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance, - Short Book / Novella
  • Publisher: Avon Books

Enter the Regency world of the Writing Girls series in Maya Rodale's charming tale of a scheming lady, a handsome second son, and the trouble they get into when the perfect scandal becomes an even more perfect match.

Scheme: A folly, a swan, a little lie . . . a compromising position

Lady Charlotte Brandon is always up to something . . . but somehow her best schemes for matchmaking often end in disaster.

Scheme: A family feud, outrageously false rumors, a shattered priceless vase . . . an even more compromising position

It's no wonder she's considered by at least one devastatingly handsome man to be devious, destructive, and dangerously appealing.

Scheme: A fox, a rabbit, a childhood foe, and a dashing rogue . . . the proposal to end all proposals

It's high time someone turned the tables on the lovely Lady Charlotte, and James Beauchamp is just the man to do it. Even if it means beating Charlotte at her devious game with a scandalous scheme of his own.

Three Schemes and a Scandal

Once Upon a Ballroom

  • Number: B008NN3Y2C
  • Release: 2012-07-20
  • Authors: Maya Rodale, Caroline Linden, Miranda Neville, Katharine Ashe
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance, + Anthologies / Collections
  • Publisher: Independently Published

An original anthology of short stories set in the glittering ballrooms of Regency England, by Caroline Linden, Katharine Ashe, Maya Rodale, and Miranda Neville.

Discover how a masked ball can turn friends into lovers … how a wicked, wonderful dream can indeed come true … how sometimes behaving as one should not can lead to the most passionate results … and how the truest love is a bond no scandal can shake. Anything can happen at a ball— scandal, passion, disaster … and true love.

Featuring:

The Truth About Love by Caroline Linden

Ask Me to Dance by Katharine Ashe

Once Upon a Dream by Maya Rodale

The School of Wooing for Inept Book Collectors by Miranda Neville

Once Upon a Ballroom

The Tattooed Duke - Writing Girls

  • Number: 9780062088925
  • Release: 2012-02-28
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance
  • Publisher: Avon Books

Maya Rodale's wonderfully witty Writing Girls series is a winner!ÿ Her third delectable love story to feature a plucky Regency heroine with a pen, The Tattooed Duke follows a scandal sheet reporter posing as a common housemaid in order to uncover whatever nasty little skeletons an adventure-seeking Duke may be hiding in his closets-only to fall in passionate love with the nobleman whose secrets she's been exposing to the world! The Tattooed Duke is deliciously fun historical romance fiction in the vein of Laura Lee Guhrke and Suzanne Enoch, and no true romance fan will want to write it off!

The Tattooed Duke

A Tale of Two Lovers - Writing Girls

  • Number: 9780061922992
  • Release: 2011-04-26
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance
  • Publisher: Avon Books

He is notorious.

Lord Simon Roxbury is a godsend to gossip columnists everywhere. This notorious rake has recently been caught in an extremely compromising position by none other than The London Weekly's Lady of Distinction. Rumor also has it that Lord R received an ultimatum: be wed or be penniless.

She is scandalous.

As A Lady of Distinction, Lady Julianna Somerset typically reports on other people's scandals, but soon she finds herself embroiled in a very public battle with an irate Lord Roxbury—one that leaves her reputation in tatters and her position at The Weekly on the line.

Together they're... respectable?

With no other choice available, these two enemies unite in a marriage of convenience to rescue both their reputations and secure his fortune. With their rivals intent on revealing the charade, Lady Julianna and Lord Simon inevitably surrender to temptation. It may just be a love match after all . . .

A Tale of Two Lovers

A Groom of One's Own

  • Number: 9780061922985
  • Release: 06/29/2010
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance, Love & Romance
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

Miss Harlow’s Marriage In High Life
 
London, 1823
 
A handsome duke. His beautiful soon-to-be duchess. A whirlwind courtship. It is this author’s privilege to report on the event all of London is talking about: the upcoming wedding of the Duke of Hamilton and Brandon to the only daughter of the Duke of Richmond. Every details of the “Wedding of the Year” will be reported in these pages as a London Weekly exclusive.
 
But I, Miss Sophie Harlow, must confess to a secret infatuation with this “double duke” that can only lead to trouble. It is impossible that this notoriously upstanding gentleman would ever jilt his bride for a scandalous female newspaper writer. And yet...the arrival of a foreign prince, the discovery of a shocking secret, and one passionate kiss could change everything. Will this perfect duke risk the scandal of the year to marry the woman his heart desires?
 

There are only just three more weeks until the wedding… 

A Groom of One's Own

Rogue and the Rival - Negligent Chaperone Series, Book 2

  • Number: 9780425224526
  • Release: Pub. Date: November 04, 2008
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance, Regency
  • Publisher: Berkley

Six long years have passed since Angela Palmerston set eyes on a man. Six years since the man she loved ruined her-and her parents banished her to Stanbrook Abbey, where she's now preparing for her vows of poverty, obedience, and chastity. But when the abbey takes in a handsome-if impudent-injured rogue, it will take divine intervention for Angela to quell her sinful thoughts...
If Lord Phillip were not in such pain from his riding accident, he would consider himself lucky to be staying in a building full of women. But his rakish reputation has preceded him. True, Phillip may not be his angelic twin brother, but as days become weeks, his thoughts of Angela grow nobler-as Angela's thoughts of him become less than holy...

Rogue and the Rival

The Heir and the Spare - A Negligent Chaperone Novel - Book 1

  • Number: 9780425217634
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Maya Rodale
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Historical Romance, Regency
  • Publisher: Berkley

In London, under the not-so-watchful eye of her chaperone, newly-arrived American Emilia Highhart is unknowingly courted by twins-and only one of them is the love of her life.

The Heir and the Spare