Rockliffe series

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Cadenza

Cadenza is the sixth book of Stella Riley's popular Rockliffe series. Like the previous book Hazard, this story features a double romance, which Riley once again successfully pulls off without one couple overshadowing the other. Julian Langham is the extremely reluctant Earl of Chalfont, saddled ...

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Hazard

Hazard is the fifth book in Stella Riley’s Rockliffe series of Georgian romances, and in it the author does something a little bit different by writing a ‘double romance’ in which two separate couples eventually find their respective HEAs.  There can be a danger in this type of story that one ...

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The Wicked Cousin

The Wicked Cousin starts off on a high note with a superb prologue that’s both gripping and moving, and introduces us to the book’s eponymous hero, Sebastian Audley. The story loses steam somewhat after the principals fall in love, but fortunately, Ms. Riley’s terrific writing elevates this ra ...

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The Mésalliance

Narrated by Alex Wyndham Originally published in 1990, The Mésalliance is the second book in Stella Riley’s series of Georgian romances, which began with The Parfit Knight and continues with The Player . Substantially revised since first publication, the book is a superb compromised-into-marri ...

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The Player

The Player is the third book in Ms. Riley’s Rockcliffe series, but it is not necessary to read the previous books to enjoy or understand this book. While the book is set in 1776, it has a regency feel in terms of subtle sexuality that readers who dislike too much erotic displays will enjoy. ...