These romances have heroes and heroines who, guilty or innocent, were convicted of a crime or taken prisoner and so spent time imprisoned or exiled. Included in this list are prisoners of war and people committed to a lunatic asylum.

(List begun 02/03, updated 10/14)

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  • The Secret Swan (2001) by Shanna Abe (A at AAR)
    Tristan Geraint, held for ransom by the French for eight years
  • Rose of Rapture (1985) by Rebecca Brandewyne
    Isabella Ashley, imprisoned in the Tower for treason
  • Heart of Night (2001) by Taylor Chase (renaissance) (B at AAR)
    Sir Adrian Thorne, held in Bedlam
  • The Beauty (2001) by Claire Delacroix (B+ at AAR)
    Angus MacGillivray, imprisoned and tortured during the Crusades
  • The Blue Viking (2001) by Sandra Hill (B- at AAR)
    Maire Campbell, imprisoned in a cage by her enemy
  • Chieftain (1994) by Arnette Lamb
    Drummond MacQueen, imprisoned in England for years
  • Lord of the Mist (2001) by Ann Lawrence
    Cristina le Gros, convicted of treason
  • Saxon Bride (1996) by Tamara Leigh (A at AAR)
    Rhyannin, accused of murder
  • Touch of Enchantment (1997) by Teresa Medeiros (B+ at AAR)
    Colin of Ravenshaw and Tabitha Lennox, imprisoned together
  • The Witch and the Warrior (1998) by Karyn Monk
    Gwendolyn MacSween, convicted of witchcraft
  • One Knight in Venice (2001) by Tori Phillips
    Jessica Leonardo, convicted of heresy
  • My Beloved (1999) by Karen Ranney (A at AAR)
    Sebastian of Langlinais, a prisoner of war for years
  • In Pursuit of the Green Lion (1990) by Judith Merkle Riley (A at AAR)
    Gilbert de Vilers, a prisoner of war, held without ransom
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  • The Marriage Debt (2005) by Louise Allen
    Nicholas Lydgate, Marquess of Seaton, convicted of highway robbery
  • A Tryst with Trouble (2010) by Alyssa Everett (B at AAR)
    James, Marquess of Beningbrough, held on charges of murder
  • Marrying the Royal Marine (6/2010) by Carla Kelly – HH-998 (A- at AAR)
    Polly Brandon & Lt. Col. Hugh Junot, captured by French soldiers
  • Reforming Lord Ragsdale (1995) by Carla Kelly (A at AAR)
    Emma Costello, found guilty of treason and sold into indenture
  • Kindred Spirits (2002) by Allison Lane (B at AAR)
    Marianne Barnett, forced into a lunatic asylum
  • That Sweet Enemy (1982) by Marjorie May (Dinah Dean)
    Captain Armand Dufour, taken prisoner during the English/Russian invasion of the Batavian Republic
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  • To Rescue a Rogue (2006) by Jo Beverley (B at AAR)
    Lord Darius Debenham, held captive and drugged during the Napoleonic Wars
  • The Forbidden Rose (2010) by Joanna Bourne (A/A at AAR)
    William Doyle, imprisoned as a spy
  • The Spymaster’s Lady (2008) by Joanna Bourne (A/A- at AAR)
    Annique Villiers and Robert Greyson Fordham, held captive as spies
  • Moonraker’s Bride (1973) by Madeleine Brent (partly set in China)
    Lucy Waring, imprisoned for theft, and Nicholas Sabine, imprisoned for trespassing
  • McClairen’s Isle: The Reckless One (2000) by Connie Brockway (C+ at AAR)
    Raine Merrick, held prisoner by the French
  • Vice Avenged (1971) by Lolah Burford
    Bysshe, Marquis of Gore, thrown into the Bastille for revenge
  • The Captive (2014) by Grace Burrowes (A- at AAR)
    Christian Severn, Duke of Mercia, held as a POW in France
  • Robert’s Lady (2000) by Nicole Byrd (B- at AAR)
    Robert Holt, Viscount Manning, held as a POW in France
  • Captive of Sin (2009) by Anna Campbell (B+ at AAR)
    Sir Gideon Trevithick, imprisoned as a spy in India
  • Untouched (2007) by Anna Campbell (B+ at AAR)
    Matthew Lansdowne, Marquess of Sheene, imprisoned as insane
  • Don’t Tempt Me (2009) by Loretta Chase (A- at AAR)
    Zoe Octavia Lexham, imprisoned in a harem for 12 years
  • The Sea Wife (2003) by Holly Cook (A- at AAR)
    Myles Dampier, convicted of kidnapping and transported
  • The Tide of Life (1976) by Catherine Cookson
    Francis Stuart, imprisoned for manslaughter
  • The Rebel and the Redcoat (1980) by Jan Constant
    Anstey Fraser, held on murder charges
  • The Winter Rose (2008) by Jennifer Donnelly (partly set in Africa) (A- at AAR)
    Sid Malone aka Charlie Finnegan, spent several years in prison
  • England’s Perfect Hero (2004) by Suzanne Enoch (B at AAR)
    Robert Carroway, held as a POW in France
  • To Have and To Hold (1995) by Patricia Gaffney (A at AAR)
    Rachel Wade, convicted of murder
  • Sara Dane (1954) by Catherine Gaskin (set in Australia)
    Sara Dane, convicted of theft and transported to Australia
  • Shadows of the Heart (1996) by Tracy Grant
    Paul Lescaut, held on charges of murder
  • Shores of Desire (1997) by Tracy Grant
    Robert Lescaut, held on charges of murder
  • To Desire a Devil (2009) by Elizabeth Hoyt (B+ at AAR)
    Reynaud St. Aubyn, held captive for seven years by American Indians
  • A Company of Swans (2006) by Eva Ibbotson (partly set in Brazil) (A at AAR)
    Harriet Morton, imprisoned as unchaste and insane by her family
  • The Hidden Heart (1986) by Laura Kinsale
    Gryphon Meridon, held on charges of murder
  • The Prince of Midnight (1990) by Laura Kinsale (A at AAR)
    S.T. Maitland, convicted of highway robbery
  • Scandal in Spring (2006) by Lisa Kleypas (B at AAR)
    Matthew Swift, convicted of grand larceny
  • The Wedding (1995) by Edith Layton
    Dulcie Dawn Blessing, held in debtor’s prison
  • The Perils of Pleasure (2008) by Julie Anne Long (A- at AAR)
    Colin Eversea, convicted of murder
  • Some Like It Wicked (2008) by Teresa Medeiros (A- at AAR)
    Simon Westcott, jailed for debt and having seduced a magistrate’s daughter
  • Surrender to a Stranger (1995) by Karyn Monk (A- at AAR)
    Jacqueline Doucette, held in a French prison and condemned to death during the Revolution
  • Night in Eden (1997) by Candice Proctor (set in New South Wales) (A at AAR)
    Bryony Wentworth, convicted of manslaughter
  • Whispers of Heaven (2001) by Candice Proctor (set in Tasmania)
    Lucas Gallagher, convicted of murder and anti-government activity
  • The China Bride (2000) by Mary Jo Putney (B+ at AAR)
    Kyle Renbourne, held prisoner in China
  • No Longer a Gentleman (2012) by Mary Jo Putney
    Greydon Sommers, Lord Wyndham, held by the French for espionage
  • An Offer from a Gentleman (2001) by Julia Quinn (B+ at AAR)
    Sophia Beckett, held on charges of theft
  • So in Love (2004) by Karen Ranney (B at AAR)
    Jeanne du Marchand, confined to a convent for bearing an illegitimate child
  • City of Jasmine (2014) by Deanna Raybourn
    Evangeline & Gabriel Starke, held captive by Bedouins
  • The Lily Brand (2005) by Sandra Schwab (B at AAR)
    Troy Sacheverell, held as a POW in France
  • Tatiana and Alexander (2003) by Paullina Simons (A/A at AAR)
    Alexander Belov, first held as a POW by the Germans and later sentenced to a Soviet penal camp
  • Dream Fever (1991) by Katherine Sutcliffe (set in New Zealand) (A at AAR)
    Nicholas Sabre, exiled to New Zealand for killing a man in a duel
  • Whisper His Name (1999) by Elizabeth Thornton (B- at AAR)
    Abigail Vayle, imprisoned for treason
  • Love Alters Not (1987) by Patricia Veryan (A at AAR)
    Captain Anthony Farrar, held on charges of desertion and murder
  • Shanna (1977) by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
    Ruark Beauchamp, convicted of murder
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  • Imagine (1995) by Jill Barnett
    Hank Wyatt, convicted of murder
  • Family Man (1999) by Carol Carson (B- at AAR)
    Rider Magrane, convicted of rustling cattle
  • The Gentleman Caller (1998) by Megan Chance (D- at AAR)
    Jack Waters, convicted of murder
  • Defiant (2012) by Pamela Clare (A-/A- at AAR)
    Lady Sarah Woodville, held by the Shawnee
  • Surrender (2006) by Pamela Clare (B- at AAR)
    Lady Anne Campbell, convicted of theft and indentured
  • Untamed (2008) by Pamela Clare (A- at AAR)
    Morgan MacKinnon, held as POW by the French
  • If My Love Could Hold You (1989) by Elaine Coffman
    Walker Reed, convicted of murder
  • Hannah’s Vow (2002) by Pam Crooks
    Quinn Landry, convicted of murder
  • Captive Bride (2011) by Bonnie Dee
    Alan Sommers, held in a Confederate prison
  • Portraits (1996) by Stef Ann Holm
    Wyatt Holloway, convicted of murder
  • Maddie’s Justice (2000) by Leslie LaFoy (C+ at AAR)
    Maddie Rutledge, convicted of murder
  • The Rainbow Season (1979) by Lisa Gregory
    Luke Turner, convicted of rape
  • The Charade (2000) by Laura Lee Guhrke (B at AAR)
    Katie Armstrong, convicted of theft and transported to the colonies as an indentured servant
  • Conor’s Way (1996) by Laura Lee Guhrke (A at AAR)
    Conor Branigan, convicted of attempted robbery
  • Always to Remember (1996) by Lorraine Heath (A/B- at AAR)
    Clayton Holland, pacifist convicted of desertion
  • Texas Splendor (1999) by Lorraine Heath (B at AAR)
    Austin Leigh, convicted of murder
  • Angel (11/1994) by Ruth Langan – HH-245
    Quin McAllister, held in a Confederate prison
  • The Horse Soldier (2001) by Merline Lovelace (B+ at AAR)
    Major Andrew Garrett, held in a Confederate prison
  • A Reason To Believe (2007) by Maureen McKade (B- at AAR)
    Rye Forrester, held three months in a stockade for desertion
  • Sing My Name (2011) by Ellen O’Connell (A at AAR)
    Matt Slade, first imprisoned as a former Rebel soldier, then convicted of theft
  • The Promise of Jenny Jones (1997) by Maggie Osborne
    Jenny Jones, convicted of murder
  • A Stranger’s Wife (1999) by Maggie Osborne (B+ at AAR)
    Lily Dale, convicted of murder
  • The Wives of Bowie Stone (1994) by Maggie Osborne (A at AAR)
    Bowie Stone, court-martialed and convicted of murder
  • Relentless (1994) by Patricia Potter
    Rafe Tyler, court-martialed and convicted of theft
  • The Bride Fair (2002) by Cheryl Reavis (B at AAR)
    Colonel Max Woodard, held in a Confederate prison
  • The Prisoner (1992) by Cheryl Reavis (B+ at AAR)
    Captain John Howe, held in a Confederate prison
  • Nobody’s Angel (1992) by Karen Robards
    Ian Connelly, Marquis of Derne, convicted of attempted murder and transported to the colonies
  • Siren (2005) by Cheryl Sawyer (B at AAR)
    Leonore Roncival, imprisoned in Cuba while awaiting trial for piracy
  • Homeward Bound (1995) by Linda Shertzer
    Jesse Taylor, held in a Confederate prison
  • Morning Glory (1989) by LaVyrle Spencer (A at AAR)
    Will Parker, convicted of murder
  • Primrose Lane in Secret Valentines (1997) by Katherine Sutcliffe
    Joe Norton, convicted of robbery
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  • The Night in Question (9/2002) by Harper Allen – HI-680 (A- at AAR)
    Julia Tennant, convicted of murder
  • A Not-So-Perfect Past (4/2009) by Beth Andrews – HSR-1556 (B at AAR)
    Dillon Ward, convicted of manslaughter
  • Lady Luck (2012) by Kristen Ashley
    Ty Walker, convicted of murder
  • Whispers in the Dark (2012) by Maya Banks
    Nathan Kelly, held as a POW
  • Every Move She Makes (2001) by Beverly Barton (C+ at AAR)
    Reed Conway, convicted of murder
  • Lone Wolf’s Lady (9/1998) by Beverly Barton – SIM-877
    Luke McClendon, convicted of murder
  • Timberline (1996) by Deborah Bedford
    Ben Peshall, convicted of murder and destruction of property
  • In the Line of Fire (3/2002) by Beverly Bird – SIM-1138
    Danny Gates, convicted of mob activity
  • Letters to Kelly (4/2003) by Suzanne Brockmann – SIM-1213 (B- at AAR)
    Jax Winchester, held in a Central American prison over one year for possession of drugs
  • Out Of Control (2002) by Suzanne Brockmann (A/B+ at AAR)
    Kenneth “WildCard” Karmody & Savannah Von Hopf, held captive by a crime lord in Indonesia
  • Billy Bob Walker Got Married (1993) by Lisa G. Brown (A at AAR)
    Billy Bob Walker, convicted of fighting and destruction of property
  • Crazy For Loving You (1994) by Lisa G. Brown
    Jubal Kane, convicted of breaking and entering and theft
  • Remember Me, Cowboy (10/1998) by Caroline Burnes – HI-485
    Slate Walker, convicted of bank robbery
  • Just a Little Bit Dangerous (4/2002) by Linda Castillo – SIM-1145
    Abby Nichols, convicted of 2nd degree murder and given a life sentence
  • Skin Deep (2012) by Pamela Clare
    Megan Hunter, convicted of shoplifting and of drug possession
  • Unlawful Contact (2008) by Pamela Clare (B+/B+ at AAR)
    Marc Hunter, convicted of murder
  • Don’t Mess with Texas (2011), reissued as Only in Texas by Christie Craig (B at AAR)
    Dallas O’Connor, convicted of drug charges
  • The Daughter (1998) by Jasmine Cresswell
    Maggie Slade, convicted of murder
  • No Sin Too Great (1996) by Jasmine Cresswell
    Jack Fletcher, convicted of murder
  • Safe Haven (7/1999) by Evelyn Crowe – HSR-850
    Avery Jensen, convicted of fraud
  • Suspicion’s Gate (3/1992) by Justine Davis – SIM-423
    Travis Halloran, convicted of murder
  • Wicked Secrets (3/1994) by Justine Davis – SIM-555
    Trey Logan, held prisoner in Central America
  • Commitments (1988) by Barbara Delinsky
    Derek McGill, convicted of murder
  • The Renegade and the Heiress (11/2001) by Judith Duncan – SIM-1114 (B+ at AAR)
    Finn Donovan, convicted of manslaughter
  • When Morning Comes (12/1984) by Judith Duncan – HSR-143
    David Spencer, held prisoner in Central America
  • This Time Forever (1992) by Kathleen Eagle (A at AAR)
    Cleveland Blackhorse, convicted of murder
  • Bridget Jones: the Edge of Reason (2000) by Helen Fielding
    Bridget Jones, held on the suspicion of drug smuggling
  • Bedtime for Bonsai (2008) by Elaine Fox (B- at AAR)
    Dylan Mersey, convicted of drug possession
  • The Bad Penny (6/1993) by Susan Fox – HSR-326
    Maggie Deaton, convicted of livestock theft
  • Last Man Standing (2012) by Cindy Gerard
    Joe Green, held on charges of murder in Sierra Leone
  • To the Brink (2006) by Cindy Gerard
    Darcy Prescott, held by terrorists in the Philippines
  • Outcast Woman (6/1992) by Lucy Gordon – SSE-749
    Mike Stallard, convicted of embezzlement
  • For the Love of Grace (1995) by Ginna Gray
    Jake Paxton, convicted of murder
  • The Edge of Heaven (2002) by Teresa Hill (A- at AAR)
    John “Rye” Ryan, convicted of auto theft and 2nd degree murder
  • Her Perfect Life (2006) by Vicki Hinze
    Kate Slater, held as a POW in Iraq
  • Aces High (1989) by Kay Hooper
    Katrina Keller, imprisoned in East Germany for espionage
  • MacKenzie’s Mountain (4/1989) by Linda Howard – SIM-281 (A at AAR)
    Wolf MacKenzie, convicted of rape
  • MacKenzie’s Pleasure (2/1996) by Linda Howard – SIM-691
    Barrie Lovejoy, held by terrorists
  • Long Way Home (2001) by Janis Reams Hudson (B+ at AAR)
    Duncan Malone, convicted of murder
  • About That Night (2012) by Julie James (B at AAR)
    Kyle Rhodes, convicted of cyber terrorism
  • The Testimony (10/1983) by Robin James (Sharon & Tom Curtis) – THTH-1 (C+ at AAR)
    Jesse Ludan, convicted of obstruction of justice (witholding evidence in a criminal investigation)
  • Phoenix Rising (5/1989) by Mary Kirk – SSE-524
    Peter Lericos, convicted of murder
  • Rendezvous with Revenge (7/1998) by Miranda Lee – HP-1967
    Abby Richmond, convicted of drug possession
  • Exile’s End (9/1992) by Rachel Lee – SIM-449 (A at AAR)
    Ransom Laird, betrayed by a CIA operative and served 4 years in prison
  • Fever Dreams (1997) by Laura Leone (A- at AAR)
    Madeleine Barrington & Ransom, held by corrupt soldiers in South America
  • In the Cold (2005) by Jeanie London
    Violet Lierly, imprisoned in a detention camp in Bosnia
  • River Rising (1999) by Merline Lovelace (B+ at AAR)
    Ryan McMann, convicted of possession of illegal substances and a violation of the Mann Act
  • Final Approach to Forever in Special Report (12/2000) by Merline Lovelace – SIM-1045
    Ryder Hamilton, served in prison
  • Love, Lies and Alibis (1/1999) by Linda Markowiak – HSR-819
    Jake Monroe, convicted of 2nd degree murder in the commission of a robbery
  • Prisoner (2014) by Annika Martin and Skye Warren
    Grayson Kane, convicted of killing a police officer
  • Jackson Rule (1996) by Dinah McCall (A at AAR)
    Jackson Rule, convicted of murder
  • Hard Time (2014) by Cara McKenna (B at AAR)
    Eric Collier, convicted of assault with a deadly weapon
  • Perfect (1993) by Judith McNaught (A at AAR)
    Zack Benedict, convicted of murder
  • The Redemption of Matthew Quinn (10/2002) by Kathleen O’Brien – HSR-1086
    Matthew Quinn, convicted of embezzlement
  • Guilt by Association (4/1988) by Marilyn Pappano – SIM-223
    Christopher Morgan, held on the suspicion of treason
  • Suspicion (1997) by Marilyn Pappano
    Tucker Caldwell, convicted of murder
  • Breathing Room (2002) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (B at AAR)
    Isabel Favor, held on charges of disturbing the peace and destruction of property
  • Home for Christmas (12/1998) by Patricia Potter – SIM-897 (A at AAR)
    Ryan Murphy, convicted of murder
  • Taming the Night (1999) by Paula Detmer Riggs (A at AAR)
    Summer Laurence, convicted of drug possession with intent to sell
  • Paroled! (7/1992) by Paula Detmer Riggs – SIM-440
    Dr. Tyler McClane, convicted of child molestation
  • Rough Passage (4/1991) by Paula Detmer Riggs – SD-633
    Jake Cutter, convicted of voluntary manslaughter
  • One Summer (1993) by Karen Robards (B- at AAR)
    Johnny Harris, convicted of murder
  • Remember Me (12/1999) by Sharon Sala (C+ at AAR)
    Frankie LeGrand, held captive for two years by an obsessed crime lord
  • Maggie’s Man (4/1997) by Alicia Scott – SIM-776
    Cain Cannon, convicted of murder
  • Someone to Believe In (2005) by Kathryn Shay (B+ at AAR)
    Bailey O’Neal, convicted of harboring a fugitive
  • Angel Meets the Badman (4/2000) by Maggie Shayne – SIM-1000
    Jake Nash, convicted of murder
  • If Tomorrow Comes (1985) by Sidney Sheldon
    Tracy Whitney, convicted of theft
  • Convictions (2/1986) by Beverly Sommers – HAR-137
    Eddie Mello, convicted of bank robbery
  • Badlands (2014) by Jill Sorenson (B+ at AAR)
    Owen Jackson, convicted of assault
  • Riding Dirty (2014) by Jill Sorenson
    Cole “Shank” Shepherd, convicted of aggravated assault and arson
  • Honor Bound (1986) by Erin St. Claire (Sandra Brown) – SIM-144
    Lucas Greywolf, initiated demonstration where violence ensued including injuries to police
  • Night Fall (1995) by Anne Stuart
    Richard Tiernan, convicted of murder; did not serve his sentence
  • On Thin Ice (2011) by Anne Stuart (A- at AAR)
    Finn MacGowan, held by political rebels in South America
  • Ritual Sins (1997) by Anne Stuart
    Luke Bardell, convicted of manslaughter
  • Still Lake (2002) by Anne Stuart (B- at AAR)
    Thomas Ingram Giffin aka John Smith, convicted of murder
  • Darkling I Listen (2001) by Katherine Sutcliffe (A at AAR)
    Brandon Carlyle, convicted of murder
  • Kat (9/1994) by Linda Turner – SIM-590
    Lucas Valentine, convicted of rape
  • Fugitive Hearts (9/2001) by Ingrid Weaver – SIM-1101
    Remy Leverette, convicted of murder
  • The Guilty Wife (8/1997) by Sally Wentworth – HP-1902
    Lucie Wallace, convicted of robbery
  • The Judas Kiss (1/1982) by Sally Wentworth – HP-480
    Lyn Maxwell, convicted of drug smuggling
  • Captive in the Spotlight (3/2013) by Annie West – HP-3127
    Lucy Knight, convicted of manslaughter
  • Whisper My Love (5/1998) by Gayle Wilson – HI-466
    Rio Delgado, convicted of being an accessory to murder
  • The Last Chance Ranch (8/1995) by Ruth Wind – SSE-997
    Tanya Bishop, convicted of murder
  • Meant To Be Married (7/1998) by Ruth Wind – SSE-1194 (A at AAR)
    Elias Santiago, convicted of statutory rape
  • Beneath a Texas Sky (1/2002) by Rebecca Winters – HSR-1034
    Dana Turner, convicted of murder
  • Strangers When We Meet (4/1997) by Rebecca Winters – HSR-737
    Nick Armstrong, held captive in Iraq after the Gulf War
  • A Father’s Heart (5/1998) by Karen Young – HSR-786
    Daniel Kendrick, convicted of child molestation
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  • Stolen (2003) by Kelley Armstrong (B+ at AAR)
    Elena Michaels, held prisoner by a group that studies paranormals
  • Out of Time (1997) by Marilyn Campbell
    Luke Templeton, convicted of murder
  • Demon From the Dark (2010) by Kresley Cole
    Carrow Graie & Malkom Slaine, held captive by the Order
  • Dreams of a Dark Warrior (2011) by Kresley Cole (B at AAR)
    Regin the Radiant, held captive by the Order
  • The Skypirate (1995) by Justine Davis (A at AAR)
    Califa Claxton, imprisoned and branded with a slave collar for letting a slave escape
  • Lady of Hay (1986) by Barbara Erskine
    Matilda de Braose, held in prison by King John
  • Conspiracy Game (2006) by Christine Feehan (C- at AAR)
    Jack Norton, held captive by rebels in Congo
  • Deadly Game (2007) by Christine Feehan
    Ken Norton, held captive by rebels in Congo
  • Skin Heat (2011) by Ava Gray (A- at AAR)
    Zeke Noble, imprisoned in an experimental lab
  • Fantasy Lover (2002) by Sherrilyn Kenyon (B+ at AAR)
    Julian of Macedon, held prisoner in a scroll/book for 2000 years
  • Tiger Eye (2005) by Marjorie M. Liu (B at AAR)
    Hari, held prisoner in a puzzle box and forced to serve whoever owned it
  • Caged Warrior (2013) by Lindsey Piper (B+ at AAR)
    Audrey MacLaren, captive gladiator
  • Gabriel’s Ghost (2005) by Linnea Sinclair
    Chasidah Bergren, court-martialed and sent to a prison planet
  • Dark Stranger (2009) by Susan Sizemore
    Zoe Pappas & Matthias Raven, held in an alien prison camp
  • Last Hour of Gann (2013) by R. Lee Smith
    Amber Bierce, held prisoner by slave traders
  • Lover Avenged (2009) by J.R. Ward (B- at AAR)
    Rehvenge, imprisoned by the Symphath king
  • Lover Awakened (2006) by J.R. Ward (A/B+ at AAR)
    Zsadist, held captive as a blood slave

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