HIS RUNAWAY MAIDEN Escaping her cruel stepmother, Rosamund Appleby heads in disguise for London...until she is halted by Baron Alex Nilsson! He seeks to protect her as they journey together. But when Alex, who trusts no woman, finds himself conveniently married to beautiful Rosamund, he doesn't know which is more treacherous: the enemies plotting his downfall or the seductive lure of the woman in his bed...PIRATE'S DAUGHTER, REBEL WIFE When Captain Henry Mariner rescues a lone and vulnerable maiden from the sea, he has good reason to feel guilty about placing her in a precarious predicament. But despite Bridget McDonald's reserve towards him, he knows there is no other option. The only way to protect her life - and her virtue - is to marry her!