This article covers all Sarah Maclean Books in Order. My! she writes brilliant romance novels.
The Season (2009)
Seventeen year old Lady Alexandra is strong-willed and sharp-tongued; in a house full of older brothers and their friends, she had to learn to hold her own.
Not the best makings for an aristocratic lady in Regency London. Yet her mother still dreams of marrying Alex off to someone safe, respectable, and wealthy.
But between ball gown fittings, dances, and dinner parties, Alex, along with her two best friends, Ella and Vivi, manages to get herself into what may be her biggest scrape yet.
When the Earl of Blackmoor is mysteriously killed, Alex decides to help his son, the brooding and devilishly handsome Gavin, uncover the truth.
But will Alex’s heart be stolen in the process?
In an adventure brimming with espionage, murder, and other clandestine affairs, who could possibly have time to worry about finding a husband?
Romance abounds as this year’s season begins!
Love By Numbers Series
We start off our Sarah Maclean books in order article with her first series. See the accompanying blurbs as well.
Sarah Maclean Love by Numbers series has three enthralling books written between the years 2010 and 2011.
Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake (2010)
A lady does not smoke cheroot. She does not ride astride. She does not fence or attends duels. She does not fire a pistol, and she never gambles at a gentlemen’s club.
Lady Calpurnia Hartwell has always followed the rules, rules that have left her unmarried—and more than a little unsatisfied.
And so she’s vowed to break the rules and live the life of pleasure she’s been missing.
But to dance every dance, to steal a midnight kiss—to do those things, Callie will need a willing partner.
Someone who knows everything about rule-breaking.
Someone like Gabriel St. John, the Marquess of Ralston—charming and devastatingly handsome, his wicked reputation matched only by his sinful smile.
If she’s not careful, she’ll break the most important rule of all—the one that says that pleasure-seekers should never fall hopelessly, desperately in love.
Ten Ways to be Adored When Landing a Lord (2010)
Since being named one of London’s “Lords to Land” by a popular ladies’ magazine, Nicholas St. John has been relentlessly pursued by every matrimony-minded female in the ton.
So when an opportunity to escape fashionable society presents itself, he eagerly jumps—only to land in the path of the most determined, damnably delicious woman he’s ever met!
The daughter of a titled wastrel, Lady Isabel Townsend has too many secrets and too little money.
Though used to taking care of herself quite handily, her father’s recent passing has left Isabel at sea and in need of outside help to protect her young brother’s birthright.
The sinfully handsome, eminently eligible Lord Nicholas could be the very salvation she seeks.
But the lady must be wary and not do anything reckless… like falling madly, passionately in love.
Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke’s Heart (2011)
There is no telling where a scandal might lead…
Bold, impulsive, and a magnet for trouble, Juliana Fiori is no simpering English miss.
She refuses to play by society’s rules: she speaks her mind, cares nothing for the approval of the ton, and can throw a punch with remarkable accuracy.
Her scandalous nature makes her a favorite subject of London’s most practiced gossips… and precisely the kind of woman the Duke of Leighton wants far far away from him.
Scandal is the last thing Simon Pearson has room for in his well-ordered world.
The Duke of Disdain is too focused on keeping his title untainted and his secrets unknown.
But when he discovers Juliana hiding in his carriage late one evening—risking everything he holds dear—he swears to teach the reckless beauty a lesson in propriety.
She has other plans, however; she wants two weeks to prove that even an unflappable duke is not above passion.
The Rules of Scoundrels
This is series two in this sarah Maclean books in order list. The books were published between the year 2012 and 2014.
A Rogue By Any Other Name (2012)
A decade ago, the Marquess of Bourne was cast from society with nothing but his title.
Now a partner in London’s most exclusive gaming hell, the cold, ruthless Bourne will do whatever it takes to regain his inheritance—including marrying perfect, proper Lady Penelope Marbury.
A broken engagement and years of disappointing courtships have left Penelope with little interest in a quiet, comfortable marriage, and a longing for something more.
How lucky that her new husband has access to such unexplored pleasures.
Bourne may be a prince of London’s underworld, but he vows to keep Penelope untouched by its wickedness—a challenge indeed as the lady discovers her own desires, and her willingness to wager anything for them… even her heart.
One Good Earl Deserves A Lover (2013)
Lady Philippa Marbury is odd.
The bespectacled, brilliant fourth daughter of the Marquess of Needham and Dolby cares more for books than balls, flora than fashion, and science than the season.
Nearly engaged to Lord Castleton, Pippa wants to explore the scandalous parts of London she’s never seen before marriage.
And she knows just who to ask: the tall, charming, quick-witted bookkeeper of The Fallen Angel, London’s most notorious and coveted gaming hell, known only as Cross.
Like any good scientist, Pippa’s done her research, and Cross’s reputation makes him perfect for her scheme.
She wants science without emotion—the experience of ruination without the repercussions of ruination.
And who better to provide her with the experience than this legendary man?
But when this odd, unexpected female propositions Cross, it’s more than tempting… and it will take everything he has to resist following his instincts—and giving the lady precisely what she wants.
No Good Duke Goes Unpunished (2013)
With no memory of that fateful night, Temple has reigned over the darkest of London’s corners for twelve years, wealthy and powerful, but beyond redemption.
Until one night, Mara resurfaces, offering the one thing he’s dreamed of… absolution.
Mara planned never to return to the world from which she’d run, but when her brother falls deep into debt at Temple’s exclusive casino, she has no choice but to offer Temple a trade that ends in her returning to society and proving to the world what only she knows… that he is no killer.
It’s a fine trade until Temple realizes that the lady—and her past—are more than they seem.
It will take every bit of his strength to resist the pull of this mysterious, maddening woman who seems willing to risk everything for the honor… and to keep from putting himself on the line for love.
Never Judge A Lady By Her Cover (2014)
She is the most powerful woman in Britain, A queen of the London Underworld…
But no one can ever know.
He is the only man smart enough to uncover the truth, Putting all she has at risk…
Including her heart.
By day, she is Lady Georgiana, sister to a Duke, ruined before her first season in the worst kind of scandal.
But the truth is far more shocking—in London’s darkest corners, she is Chase, the mysterious, unknown founder of the city’s most legendary gaming hell.
For years, her double identity has gone undiscovered… until now.
Brilliant, driven, handsome-as-sin Duncan West is intrigued by the beautiful, ruined woman who is somehow connected to a world of darkness and sin.
He knows she is more than she seems and he vows to uncover all of Georgiana’s secrets, laying bare her past, threatening her present, and risking all she holds dear… including her heart.
Scandal and Scoundrel Series
The third series in this Sarah Maclean Books in order list, It has three books only published in 2016 and 2017.
The Rogue Not Taken (2016)
When she finds herself the target of very public aristocratic scorn, Sophie Talbot does what she must to escape the city and its judgment.
She flees on the back of a carriage, vowing never to return to London…or to society.
But the carriage isn’t saving her from ruin. It’s filled with it.
Kingscote, the Marquess of Eversley, has never met a woman he couldn’t charm, a quality that results in a reputation far worse than the truth, a furious summons home, and a long, boring trip to the Scottish border.
When King discovers stowaway Sophie, however, the trip becomes anything but boring. He thinks she’s trying to trick him into marriage.
She wouldn’t have him if he were the last man on earth. But carriages bring close quarters, dark secrets, and unbearable temptation, and suddenly opposites are altogether too attractive…
A Scot in the Dark (2016)
Miss Lillian Hargrove has lived much of her life alone in a gilded cage, longing for love and companionship.
When an artist offers her pretty promises and begs her to pose for a scandalous portrait, Lily doesn’t hesitate…until the lying libertine leaves her in disgrace.
With the painting now public, Lily has no choice but to turn to the one man who might save her from ruin.
Warnick arrives in London with a single goal: get the chit married and see her become someone else’s problem, then return to a normal, quiet life in Scotland.
It’s the perfect plan until Lily declares she’ll only marry for love…and the Scot finds that there is one thing in England he likes far too much…
The Day of the Duchess (2017)
Malcolm Bevingstoke, Duke of Haven, has lived the last three years in self-imposed solitude, paying the price for a mistake he can never reverse and a love he lost forever.
The dukedom does not wait, however, and Haven requires an heir, which means he must find himself a wife by summer’s end. There is only one problem—he already has one.
After years in exile, Seraphina, Duchess of Haven, returns to London with a single goal—to reclaim the life she left and find happiness, unencumbered by the man who broke her heart.
Haven offers her a deal; Sera can have her freedom, just as soon as she finds her replacement…which requires her to spend the summer in close quarters with the husband she does not want, but somehow cannot resist.
The duke has a single summer to woo his wife and convince her that, despite their broken past, he can give her forever, making every day The Day of the Duchess.
Bare Knuckle Bastards Series
The fourth series to be covered in this Sarah Maclean books in order list has three books only. Published between the year 2018 and 2020.
Wicked and the Wallflower (2018)
When a mysterious stranger finds his way into her bedchamber and offers his help in landing a duke, Lady Felicity Faircloth agrees—on one condition.
She’s seen enough of the world to believe in passion, and won’t accept a marriage without it.
Bastard son of a duke and king of London’s dark streets, Devil has spent a lifetime wielding power and seizing opportunity, and the spinster wallflower is everything he needs to exact a revenge years in the making.
All he must do is turn the plain little mouse into an irresistible temptress, set his trap, and destroy his enemy.
But there’s nothing plain about Felicity Faircloth, who quickly decides she’d rather have Devil than another.
Soon, Devil’s carefully laid plans are in chaos, and he must choose between everything he’s ever wanted…and the only thing he’s ever desired.
Brazen and the Beast (2019)
When Lady Henrietta Sedley declares her twenty-ninth year her own, she has plans to inherit her father’s business, to make her own fortune, and to live her own life.
But first, she intends to experience a taste of the pleasure she’ll forgo as a confirmed spinster.
Everything is going perfectly… until she discovers the most beautiful man she’s ever seen tied up in her carriage and threatening to ruin the Year of Hattie before it’s even begun.
When he wakes in a carriage at Hattie’s feet, Whit, a king of Covent Garden known to all the world as Beast, can’t help but wonder about the strange woman who frees him—especially when he discovers she’s headed for a night of pleasure… on his turf.
He is more than happy to offer Hattie all she desires… for a price.
Soon, Hattie and Whit find themselves rivals in business and pleasure.
She won’t give up her plans; he won’t give up his power… and neither of them sees that if they’re not careful, they’ll have no choice but to give up everything… including their hearts.
Daring and the Duke (2020)
Grace Condry has spent a lifetime running from her past.
Betrayed as a child by her only love and raised on the streets, she now hides in plain sight as the queen of London’s darkest corners.
Grace has a sharp mind and a powerful right hook and has never met an enemy she could not best…until the man she once loved returns.
Single-minded and ruthless, Ewan, Duke of Marwick, has spent a decade searching for the woman he never stopped loving.
A long-ago gamble may have lost her forever, but Ewan will go to any lengths to win Grace back…and make her his duchess.
Reconciliation is the last thing Grace desires.
Unable to forgive the past, she vows to take her revenge.
But revenge requires keeping Ewan close, and soon her enemy seems to be something else altogether—something she can’t resist, even as he threatens the world she’s built, the life she’s claimed…and the heart she swore he’d never steal again.
This Sarah Maclean Books in order list comes to a conclusion and features her two Novellas. The two are her latest books.
How The Dukes Stole Christmas (2018)
Louisa Ward needs a Christmas miracle.
Unless she catches a wealthy husband at the ball tonight, the horrid, heartless Duke of Thorndale will evict her family from their beloved Mayfair home.
But when her friend begs to switch dance cards, Louisa finds herself waltzing with the enemy: the horrid, heartless–and unexpectedly handsome–Thorndale himself.
Now the duke’s holding her future in his hands…and he’s not letting go.
Naughty Brits (2020)
Her career in tatters, celebrity photographer Lilah Rose retreats to the British countryside, complete with fluffy sheep, rolling hills…and Max, the stern, sexy farmer who tends to them.
But their lazy days and lush nights aren’t as far from the spotlight as Lilah thinks, and Max will have to reveal the truth if he is going to convince Lilah that some dukes are worth the risk.
When the author of a controversial self-help book starts receiving threats, she has no choice but to accept a bodyguard on her UK book tour.
Vee Mathers is famous for asserting that women don’t need men—especially for sex!—but at security specialist Luca Moretti’s first, burning touch, she starts to think she might need to revise her theory…
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