WorldCat Identities

Lethbridge, Ann 1947-

Works: 147 works in 452 publications in 10 languages and 4,643 library holdings
Genres: Romance fiction  Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Novels  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Librettist
Classifications: PR9199.4.Y69, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ann Lethbridge
The duke's daring debutante by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederick, Duke of Falconwood, has vowed never to marry, instead dedicating himself to protecting his country. But when he's caught in a very compromising position with a coquettish debutante, Freddy does the only thing that will salvage her reputation--he proposes marriage! Even though Minette Rideau craves the stoic duke's touch, she knows she can't become his wife. For giving in to her desires will reveal a shameful secret, putting much more than her virtue in jeopardy
Secrets of the marriage bed by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After one night of passion, the dissolute Duke of Dunstan made Julia his wife, but their honeymoon is far from blissful. Alistair trusts no one with his shameful secret, and that means keeping his tempting new bride at a distance ... Julia longs for Alistair to yield to the powerful desire between them. But when the dark secrets of the marriage bed threaten their future, this new couple must overcome the past and surrender to their wildest passions to find a new, oh-so-delicious beginning together!"--Page 4 of cover
Haunted by the Earl's touch by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When she arrives at Beresford Abbey, orphan Mary Wilder's hopes of finding a place to belong are dashed when she meets Bane Beredford, the enigmatic Earl. He is as remote as the ghosts that supposedly haunt the Abbey...and, like its crumbling walls her dreams fall apart. Occasionally she sees a different, more caring man behind the facade, so is she foolish to ling for a happy home...and a family? His proposal is for marriage of convenience, but his touch has awakened within her a fervent and forbidden longing..." --back cover
Her highland protector by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Jenna must marry well if he is to claim her lands only, there is a complete lack of eligible suitors in the higlands. But then Niall Gilvry is assigned to watch over Jenna, and there is no denying she finds this handsome Scot most distracting! Nially know Jenna is too fine a lady for the likes of him--after all, high society has little time for a lowly third son--but he takes his duty seriously. With danger lurking in the shadows, Nially stays close. It would be just oh, so easy to pull her into his arms
The laird's forbidden lady by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The laird's forbidden lady: Ian Gilvry, Laird of Dunross, is as rough as the Highland heather. Yet the return of Sassenach Selina and her family to claim his land ignites hatred and passion in equal measure. Tricked into marriage, the Laird fulfils her every burning desire. But will his heart always belong to his clan only…or also to his new wife?
Captured countess by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicoletta, the Countess Vilandry must lure fellow spy Gabriel D'Arcy into bed and into revealing his true loyalties. But with such sensual games at play, suddenly Nicky's dangerously close to exposing her real identity. Gabe knows the countess has been sent to seduce him. The only question is why. He's never met such a captivating woman - and he's determined to enjoy every second she spends as his very willing captive!
More than a mistress by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Mountford, Marquis of Tonbridge, has long felt the weight of responsibility. He knows he must do his duty and take a wife. But when he's left snowbound with the unconventional Miss Honor Meredith Draycott, he finds that his inner rogue wants to come out to play ... Merry doesn't need a man--no matter how handsome he is! Sadly, society takes a different view. Charlie is more than happy to make her socially acceptable, but only if she acts publicly as his betrothed and privately as his mistress!"--Page 4 of cover
An innocent maid for the duke by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

15 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His lady in red ... Jacob, Duke of Westmoor, is feeling the weight of his recently inherited title when a stolen kiss with a beautiful woman in his gentlemen's club breathes life back into him. Until he discovers she's a maid! Unable to let the beautiful innocent go, he arranges for Rose Nightingale to become his grandmother's companion. But when they're living under the same roof, their attraction becomes impossible to resist! The Society of Wicked Gentlemen. The hour is late and the stakes are high
Return of the prodigal Gilvry by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reeling from betrayal, the once devastatingly handsome Andrew Gilvry has returned to Scottish shores to fulfill a promise made to a dying man. The widowed Rowena MacDonald has been entrusted to his care, and Drew must do all he can to protect her. But Drew's honor is about to be tested--because there's something in Rowena's dove-gray eyes that awakens a flame long extinguished. And on a perilous journey across the Highlands, with only this alluring woman for company, how long can he deny his desires?"--Page 4 of cover
Lady Rosabella's ruse by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

None of the women at an "anything goes" house party catches Garth Evernden's jaded eye. The only one worth noting is a covered-up lady's companion with an intriguing hint of exotic beauty the eighth Baron Stanford would like to uncover ... Rose is in fact posing as a widow to find her inheritance-without it, she and her sisters will surely perish! The baron is known for his generosity, and he is so very handsome!A new solution springs to Rose's mind ... surely becoming mistress to this rake would bring definite advantages'
The gamekeeper's lady by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frederica Bracewell grew up under a cloud of shame. As an illegitimate child, she was treated by her uncle like a servant. It wasn't until she encountered the new gamekeeper that shy, innocent Frederica started to feel like a true lady ... Lord Robert Mountford had been banished by his family. After a debauched existence, he reveled in the simplicity of a gamekeeper's lifestyle. Until temptation struck! Frederica's plain appearance and stuttering speech were a far cry from the ladies of the ton, but she might just be his undoing ... and unmasking!
Falling for the Highland rogue by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Disgraced lady Charity West lives in the dark world of the city's seedy underbelly. She's used and abused, yearning for freedom, and her distrust of men runs deep ... until she meets Highland rogue Logan Gilvry. Whiskey runner Logan lives outside the law and is used to looking danger in the eye. Charity may just prove to be his most dangerous challenge yet. Her beauty is unrivaled, but it's her fire that lures Logan. He'll do anything to save Charity--even face her inevitable betrayal"--Page 4 of cover
Wicked rake, defiant mistress by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stand and deliver! When a mysterious woman holds him at gunpoint, Garrick Le Clere, Marquess of Beauworth, knows he's finally met his match! Alone, with her home lost to creditors, Lady Eleanor Hadley has taken drastic steps. She's without hope -- until a notorious rake offers a way out of her predicament… When will Garrick discover that his new mistress is not only a virgin, but also a Lady -- with a dangerous secret life? But the pleasure she brings may be just what he needs to soothe the pain from his past…"-- Publisher description
The rake's inherited courtesan by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Daughter of a Parisian courtesan, Sylvia Boisette longs for respectability, though gossips say she is nothing more than a gentleman's paramour. Now, with her guardian dead, she find herself in a shocking situation. Christopher Everden is appalled by his uncle's will--Mademoiselle Boisette is now his courtesan! Although his body responds to Sylvia's tempting sensuality, he knows he should rid himself of his disreputable charge. But, surprisingly, Sylvia has a vulnerability to match her exceptional beauty. Perhaps his inherited mistress could become his rightful bride"--Page 2 of cover
Captured for the captain's pleasure by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Michael Hawkhurst relishes his fearsome reputation, for he lives only to wreak revenge on the Fulton family, who so cruelly destroyed his own. Spirited Alice Fulton knows a ship is no place for a lady, but she is determined to save her father's business
Rescued by the earl's vows by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unusual proposition from a lady ... Will Lord Sandford come to Tess's rescue? When Lady Tess Ingram bursts into Jaimie Earl of Sandford's offices, seeking help to avoid forced marriage or banishment, he's her last resort. Tess isn't convinced she can trust Jaimie - or any man - but her tenacity compels Jaimie to come to her aid. And what starts as a convenient arrangement soon turns into more than is strictly proper
More than a lover by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Will he unlace all of her secrets? Former captain Bladen Read knows respectable Caroline Falkner would never look twice at an illegitimate ruffian like him. But when he's suddenly thrown into the role of her protector he discovers the undercurrent of tension runs both ways ... At first Caro tries to resist the pull of attraction, for Blade is a link to the scandalous past she buried long ago to protect her son. Although when the opportunity to explore this rake's expertise in the bedroom presents itself, temptation proves too much to resist!"--Page 4 of cover
An earl for the shy widow by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

8 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and Italian and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Earl ... And the lady he should resist! Part of The Widows of Westram. Having left the army to take up the title of Earl of Longhurst, Ethan is feeling the weight of his new responsibilities. He's brusque with a woman picking blackberries - only to find she's his neighbour, Lady Petra, who helps him despite his gruffness. A wealthy bride would save his estate ... But all he can think about is this shy, kind and penniless widow ...!
Lady of shame by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Claire must put pride above prattle if she is to shake off the not-so-respectable reputation of her youth. Swapping rebellion for reserve, she returns to her imposing childhood home, Castonbury Park, seeking her family's help. Penniless Claire needs a sensible husband and fast! But when the dark gaze of head chef Monsieur Andre catches her unwanted eye, he's as deliciously tempting as the food he prepares. Claire knows he's most unsuitable, even if the chemistry between them is magnetic. Risking her reputation for Andre would be shameful--but losing him could be even worse!
The matchmaker and the duke by Ann Lethbridge( Book )

10 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sought-after matchmaker Amelia Durant wants the best for her three young ladies as they make their debut. So when the highly elusive but very eligible Duke of Stone shows an interest, she is shocked. Could the handsome devil who dashed her young hopes all those years ago be a changed man? And is he really interested in a debutante as a wife...or is it Amelia herself who has sent His Grace's pulse skyrocketing?"--Back of book
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More than a mistress
The gamekeeper's ladyWicked rake, defiant mistressThe rake's inherited courtesanCaptured for the captain's pleasure
Alternative Names

controlled identityYoung, Michele (Michele Ann)

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Young Michèle Ann

Young, Michèle Ann, 1947-

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