#Announcement~Judith McNaught ~ #McNaughtENovember @Pocket_Books @simonschuster

Posted November 1, 2016 by Cyndi Becker 0 Comments

by Judith McNaught

We are excited to share with you that the fourteen Judith McNaught titles listed below are available for the first time in E-Book today, November 1st! If you previously read any of these amazing titles, revisiting them in E-Book is not ÔÇ£All for Naught,ÔÇØ as each E-Book will contain original, new content (a letter) from Judith McNaught.

To celebrate this abundance of new material from Judith McNaught, we kick off McNaught-E November today with an excerpt for Whitney, My Love ($2.99 special price November 1st – December 4th, 2016). Please check back on McNaught-E Mondays (every Monday in November) to enjoy additional excerpts for the other thirteen E-Books.┬á


Judith McNaught Historical Romances:

Let New York Times bestselling author Judith McNaught who ÔÇ£is in a class by herselfÔÇØ (USA TODAY) sweep you off your feet and into another time with her sensual, passionate, and spellbinding historical romance classics, featuring her ÔÇ£unique magicÔÇØ (RT Book Reviews)!


Whitney, My Love

$2.99 (Offer Valid November 1st – December 4th, 2016)

cover-whitneymyloveA saucy spitfire who has grown into a ravishing young woman, Whitney Stone returns from her triumphant time in Paris society to England. She plans on marrying her childhood sweetheart, only to discover she has been bargained away by her bankrupt father to the arrogant and alluring Clayton Westmoreland, the Duke of Claymore.Outraged, she defies her new lord. But even as his smoldering passion seduces her into a gathering storm of desire, Whitney cannotÔÇöwill notÔÇörelinquish her dream of perfect love.┬áRich with emotion, brimming with laughter and tears,┬áWhitney, My Love┬áis ÔÇ£the ultimate love story, one you can dream about foreverÔÇØ (RT Book Reviews).

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Excerpt

As their elegant travelling chaise rocked and swayed along the rutted country road, Lady Anne Gilbert leaned her cheek against her husbandÔÇÖs shoulder and heaved a long, impatient sigh. ÔÇ£Another whole hour until we arrive, and already the suspense is positively gnawing at me. I keep wondering what Whitney will be like now that sheÔÇÖs grown up.ÔÇØ

She lapsed into silence and gazed absently out the coach window at the lush, rolling English countryside covered with wild pink Foxglove and yellow Buttercups, trying to envision the niece she hadnÔÇÖt seen in almost eleven years.

ÔÇ£SheÔÇÖll be pretty, just as her mother was. And sheÔÇÖll have her motherÔÇÖs smile, her gentleness, her sweet disposition┬á.┬á.┬á.ÔÇØ

Lord Edward Gilbert cast a skeptical glance at his wife. ÔÇ£Sweet disposition?ÔÇØ he echoed in amused disbelief. ÔÇ£That isnÔÇÖt what her father said in his letter.ÔÇØ

As a diplomat attached to the British Consulate in Paris, Lord Gilbert was a master of hints, evasions, innuendoes,┬áand intrigues. But in his personal life, he preferred the refreshing alternative of blunt truth. ÔÇ£Allow me to refresh your memory,ÔÇØ he said, groping in his pockets and retrieving the letter from WhitneyÔÇÖs father. He perched his spectacles upon his nose, and ignoring his wifeÔÇÖs grimace, he began to read:

ÔÇ£ÔÇèÔÇÿWhitneyÔÇÖs manners are an outrage, her conduct is reprehensible. She is a willful hoyden who is the despair of everyone she knows and an embarrassment to me. I implore you to take her back to Paris with you, in the hope that you may have more success with the stubborn chit than I have had.ÔÇÖÔÇèÔÇØ

Edward chuckled. ÔÇ£Show me where it says sheÔÇÖs ÔÇÿsweet-tempered.ÔÇÖÔÇèÔÇØ

His wife shot him a peevish glance. ÔÇ£Martin Stone is a cold, unfeeling man who wouldnÔÇÖt recognize gentleness and goodness if Whitney were made of nothing else! Only think of the way he shouted at her and sent her to her room right after my sisterÔÇÖs funeral.ÔÇØ

Edward recognized the mutinous set of his wifeÔÇÖs chin and put his arm around her shoulders in a gesture of conciliation. ÔÇ£IÔÇÖm no fonder of the man than you are, but you must admit that, just having lost his young wife to an early grave, to have his daughter accuse him, in front of fifty people, of locking her mama in a box so she couldnÔÇÖt escape had to be rather disconcerting.ÔÇØ

ÔÇ£But Whitney was scarcely five years old!ÔÇØ Anne protested heatedly.

ÔÇ£Agreed. But Martin was grieving. Besides, as I recall, it was not for that offense she was banished to her room. It was later, when everyone had gathered in the drawing roomÔÇöwhen she stamped her foot and threatened to report us all to God if we didnÔÇÖt release her mama at once.ÔÇØ

Anne smiled. ÔÇ£What spirit she had, Edward. I thought for a moment her little freckles were going to pop right off her nose. Admit itÔÇöshe was marvelous, and you thought so too!ÔÇØ

ÔÇ£Well, yes,ÔÇØ Edward agreed sheepishly. ÔÇ£I rather thought she was.ÔÇØ┬á

 


SEQUELS SERIES 

Once and Always

$7.99

cover-onceandalwaysVictoria Seaton, a blithe and fiercely independent orphan, leaves her home in America to travel across the vast Atlantic to claim her long-lost inheritance: a labyrinthine English estate named Wakefield. There she encounters her distant cousin, the notorious, proud, and mysterious Lord Jason Fielding. Drawn to his magnetic charisma, Victoria canÔÇÖt help but suspect that like her, he harbors a dark and painful past. Neither Victoria or Jason are able to resist one anotherÔÇÖs charm but, in a moment of blinding anguish, Victoria discovers the shocking truth that lays at the heart of their loveÔÇöa love she had dreamed would triumph.

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Something Wonderful

$7.99

cover-somethingwonderfulÔÇ£Judith McNaught not only spins dreams but makes them come trueÔÇØ (RT Book Reviews) in this sensual and moving tale of a tempestuous marriage facing its ultimate test. Alexandra Lawrence, an innocent country girl, and Jordan Townsende, the rich and powerful Duke of Hawthorne, have always had a stormy relationship. But when she is swept into the endlessly fascinating world of London society, free-spirited Alexandra becomes ensnared in a tangled web of jealousy, revenge, and overwhelming passion. But behind her husbandÔÇÖs cold, haughty mask, there lives a tender, vital, sensual man…the man Alexandra married. Now, she will fight for his very life and the rapturous bond they alone can share.

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Almost Heaven

$7.99

cover-almostheavenElizabeth Cameron, the Countess of Havenhurst, possesses a rare gentleness and fierce courage to match her exquisite beauty. But her reputation is shattered when she is discovered in the arms of Ian Thornton, a notorious gambler and social outcast.┬áA dangerously handsome man of secret wealth and mysterious lineage, IanÔÇÖs interest in Elizabeth may not be all that it seems. His voyage to her heart is fraught with intrigue, scandal, and a venomous revenge.┬á As a twisting path of secrets takes them from LondonÔÇÖs drawing rooms to the awe-inspiring Scottish Highlands, Elizabeth must learn the truth: is Ian merely a ruthless fortune hunter at heart? ÔÇ£Well-developed main characters with a compelling mutual attraction give strength and charm to this romance set in nineteenth-century Great BritainÔÇØ (Publishers Weekly).┬á

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A Kingdom of Dreams

$7.99

cover-akingdomofdreamsAbducted from her convent school, headstrong Scottish beauty Jennifer Merrick does not easily surrender to Royce Westmoreland, Duke of Claymore. Known as ÔÇ£The Wolf,ÔÇØ his very name strikes terror in the hearts of his enemies. But proud Jennifer will have nothing to do with the fierce English warrior who holds her captive, no matter what he threatens. Boldly she challenges his willÔÇöuntil the night he takes her in his powerful embrace, awakening in her an irresistible hunger. Suddenly Jennifer finds herself ensnared in a bewildering and seductive web of pride, passion, and overwhelming love. This beloved tale about two defiant hearts clashing in a furious battle of wills in the glorious age of chivalry ÔÇ£will stay in your heart forever and be a classic on your shelvesÔÇØ (RT Book Reviews, Top Pick).

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Until You

$7.99

cover-untilyouIn this unforgettable romantic adventure, a teacher of wealthy young ladies finds her life changed forever when she travels from the wilds of America to elegant London. Sheridan Bromleigh is hired to accompany one of her students, heiress Charise Lancaster, to England to meet her fianc├®. But when her charge elopes with a stranger, Sheridan wonders how she will ever explain it to ChariseÔÇÖs intended, Lord Burleton.┬áStanding on the pier, Stephen Westmoreland, the Earl of Langford, assumes the young woman coming toward him is Charise Lancaster and reluctantly informs her of his inadvertent role in a fatal accident involving Lord Burleton the night before. And just as the young woman is about to speak, she steps into the path of a cargo net loaded with crates. Sheridan awakens in WestmorelandÔÇÖs mansion with no memory of who she is; the only hint of her past is the puzzling fact that everyone calls her Miss Lancaster. All she truly knows is that she is falling in love with a handsome English earl, and that the life unfolding before her seems full of wondrous possibilities.

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Miracles (in A Holiday of Love)

$1.99

cover-miraclesNow available for the first time ever as an e-novella, New York Times bestselling author Judith McNaughtÔÇÖs short historical romance MiraclesÔÇöwhich ties up ends left open in the Westmoreland Dynasty SagaÔÇöis available for the first time ever as a standalone e-novella. In Regency London, world-weary lord Nicki du Ville receives an outrageous proposal from Julianna Skeffington, who is Sheridan BromleighÔÇÖs charge from Until You.

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Judith McNaught Contemporary Historical Romances:

Discover the sensual and sweeping power of love in New York Times bestselling author Judith McNaughtÔÇÖs contemporary romances that will make ÔÇ£you laugh, cry, and fall in love againÔÇØ (RT Book Reviews)!

STAND-ALONES

Tender Triumph

$7.99


cover-tendertriumphOn Friday, a sensuous stranger enters KatieÔÇÖs life. By Sunday, her life is irrevocably changed forever.

Katie Connelly submerges her painful past in a promising career, an elegant apartment, and men she can keep at a distance. Yet something vital is missing from her lifeÔÇöuntil she meets proud, rugged Ramon Galverra. With his charm and his passionate nature, Ramon gives her a love she had never known. Still she is afraid to surrender her heart to this strong, willful, secretive manÔÇöa man from a different world, a man with a bold, uncertain future. Will KatieÔÇÖs relationship with Ramon survive once the thrill of their simmering passion subsides?

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Double Standards

$7.99

cover-doublestandardsIn the exclusive, glittering world of business superstars, Nick Sinclair is a legend. The ruggedly handsome president of Global Industries handles his business the way he handles his womenÔÇöwith charm, daring, and ruthless self-control. A man used to the very best, Nick hires Lauren Danner and assumes the proud beauty will soon be another easy conquest. But LaurenÔÇÖs flashing wit and rare spirit dazzles him and slowly, against his will, heÔÇÖs intrigued, challenged, and in love. Yet he doesnÔÇÖt know that Lauren is living a lie and, trapped in a web of deceit, she fights her growing love for Nick. Her secret could destroy his fragile trust and the promise of life with the most compelling man she has ever met.

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FOSTER SAGA

Remember When

$7.99


cover-rememberwhenWhen multinational tycoon Cole Harrison approaches her on a moonlit balcony at the White Orchid Charity Ball, Diana Foster has no idea how life-changing the night ahead will be. The most lavish social event of the Houston season had brought out Texas aristocracy in glittering array but Diana only agreed to attend to save face after reading about her fianc├® leaving her for an Italian heiress in a sleazy gossip magazine. Her Beautiful Living┬ámagazine is her familyÔÇÖs success story, and Diana knows that as a single, childless, and suddenly┬áunengaged woman, she is not living up to its lucrative image of upscale domestic tranquility. But when she spots the pride of Dallas billionaires, Cole Harrison, closing in on her with two crystal flutes and a bottle of champagne, she has no idea that he has ulterior motives for seducing her tonight. And he certainly has no idea that a match made in what he considers logicÔÇÖs heaven might be headed straight for an unexpected, once-in-a-lifetime love. ÔÇ£Judith McNaught once again works her unique magic in this charming, sparkling romanceÔÇØ (RT Book Reviews, 4 stars).

 

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PARADISE SERIES

 

Paradise

$7.99

cover-paradiseÔÇ£Judith McNaught comes close to an Edith Wharton edgeÔÇØ (The Chicago Tribune) in this stylish and fast-paced classic. Ruthless corporate raider Matthew Farrell is poised to move in on the legendary department store empire owned by ChicagoÔÇÖs renowned Bancroft family. In the glare of the media spotlight, itÔÇÖs a stunning takeover that overshadows the electric chemistry between Matt, once a scruffy kid from steel town Indiana, and cool, sophisticated Meredith Bancroft. Their brief, ill-fated marriage sparked with thrilling sensuality but ended with a bitter betrayal. Now, locked in a battle that should be all business, dangerous temptations, and bittersweet memories are stirring their hearts. Will they risk everything for a passion too bold to be denied?

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Perfect

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cover-perfectA rootless foster child, Julie Mathison has blossomed under the love showered upon her by her adoptive family. Now a lovely and vivacious young woman, she is a respected teacher in her small Texas town and is determined to give back all the kindness she has received, believing that nothing can ever shatter the perfect life she has fashioned.┬áZachary Benedict is an actor whose Academy Award-winning career was shattered when he was wrongly convicted of murdering his wife. After the tall, ruggedly handsome Zack escapes from a Texas prison, he abducts Julie and forces her to drive him to his Colorado mountain hideout. SheÔÇÖs outraged, cautious, and unable to ignore the instincts that whispers of his innocence. HeÔÇÖs cynical, wary, and increasingly attracted to her. Desire is about to capture them both in its fierce embrace but the journey to trust, true commitment, and proving ZackÔÇÖs innocence is just beginning. ÔÇ£A mixture of virtue and passion that is almostÔÇöahemÔÇöperfectÔÇØ (Kirkus Reviews) this is a captivating tale that fans will adore.

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Night Whispers

$7.99

cover-nightwhispersIn this ÔÇ£exciting tale of loyalty, love, and dangerÔÇØ (Publishers Weekly), Sloan Reynolds, a small-town Florida policewoman, knows that her modest upbringing is a long way from the social whirl of Palm Beach, the world inhabited by her father and her sister, Paris. Total strangers to Sloan, they have never tried to contact herÔÇöuntil a sudden invitation arrives, to meet them and indulge in the Palm Beach social season. Reluctant to accept the long-overdue familial gesture, Sloan is convinced to visit when an FBI colleague informs her that her father and his associates are suspected of fraud, conspiracy, and murder. The only catch is she must hide her true profession from her family. Sloan is on top of her game until she meets Noah Maitland, a multinational corporate player and one of the FBIÔÇÖs prime suspects. She finds herself powerfully attracted to him, against her deepest instincts. When a shocking murder shatters the seductive facade of the wealth and glamour surrounding her, Sloan must maneuver through a maze of deceit and passion in this superb and enthralling tale of breathtaking suspense.

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Someone to Watch Over Me

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cover-someonetowatchovermeLeigh Kendall is relishing her stellar Broadway acting career in her marriage to Logan Manning, scion of an old New York family, when her husband finds the perfect mountain property for their dream house. But while driving upstate on a winterÔÇÖs night, Leigh is run off the road in the midst of a blinding blizzard. When she awakes in the local hospital, seriously injured, the police inform her that her husband has mysteriously disappeared, and Leigh becomes the focus of their suspicions. The more she discovers about her husband and his business affairs, the less she realizes she knew about Logan Manning. Now, Leigh is heading deeper and deeper into unknown territoryÔÇöwhere friends and enemies are impossible to distinguish, and the truth becomes the most terrifying weapon of all in this thrilling tale filled with unrelenting suspense, unforgettable characters, and powerful traces of greed, ambition, and desire.

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About Judith McNaught

Judith McNaught is the New York Times bestselling author who first soared to stardom with her stunning bestseller Whitney, My Love, and went on to win the hearts of millions of readers with Once and Always, Something Wonderful, A Kingdom of Dreams, Almost Heaven, Paradise, Perfect, Until You, Remember When, Someone to Watch Over Me, the #1 bestseller Night Whispers, and other novels. There are more than thirty million copies of her books in print. She lives in Houston.

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