JR Salisbury

Amazon bestselling author J R Salisbury divides her time between the U.S. and U.K. with her aging Yorkie, Rocco.
When in the U.K. she finds herself shrouded in history, making an author’s imagination come alive.
She began writing stories the moment she could hold a pen. A creative writing teacher in high school encouraged her to pursue her dream.
J R writes Victorian era and Scottish historical romance with perfectly imperfect heroes and strong, sassy heroines.

Dealing With The Duchess (Mayfair Brides Book 1)

Dealing With The Duchess (Mayfair Brides Book 1)

The Duchess of Bentley is just out of mourning. As a widow, she has certain freedoms other women do not. But she has neither the time nor inclination to look for dalliance. She’s much too busy overseeing the very special properties left to her by the late duke—including the elite gaming hell known as Dante’s Inferno. Until another nobleman returns to London, and reminds her that she is still a young, passionate woman.

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Ravaging the Duke (Mayfair Brides Book 2)

Ravaging the Duke (Mayfair Brides Book 2)

Inheriting the title from his murdered father, Alec finds just how dire things really are. His father's gambling obsession left the family with nothing but the entailed properties. The ton views him as a disgraced duke.
Alec, now The Duke of Wexwood finds himself in need of a bride. One with a substantial dowry. It needn't be a love match as Alec doesn't believe love exists except in rare cases. He needs a woman who can help him rebuild the dukedom.

Margaret Douglas is an American recently arrived back in England. She has fulfilled her late father's wishes by returning with her mother. Now she needs to find a husband. One who won't squander her dowry, someone who'll see her as an equal. Introduced by her cousin, the Earl of Norwood, Margaret and Alec come to an agreement which quickly turns into a passionate romance. Lurking in the background are secrets—ones Margaret can't hide from the duke. Secrets she brought from America. What will happen when Alec finds out what she's hiding?

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Lord Malcolm’s Heart (MacLeods of Skye Book 3)

Lord Malcolm’s Heart (MacLeods of Skye Book 3)

Having completed his family obligations, Malcolm MacLeod finds himself in Paris for a long awaited holiday. Parties, theater, cards, and of course women are in his sights for the coming weeks. What he doesn't expect is to run into a neighbor from Skye who is traveling with his red haired, temptress of a niece. Mac immediately finds he attraction far stronger than simple lust.

Sorcha MacDonald, the niece of Ivan and Ian MacDonald. Born and bred in America to their late brother, William, Sorcha has more on her plate than accompanying her ailing uncle throughout the continent. She must find a husband - quickly per the terms of her father's will, or forfeit her inheritance. The moment Sorcha lays eyes on Mac, she knows she's found her heart.

As in all love stories, there is a twist...Malcolm's two younger brother's Tavish and Kentgem. The pair have their own scheme to ensure the MacDonald fortune will become theirs. Or will it?

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To Love An Earl (Mayfair Brides Book 3)

To Love An Earl (Mayfair Brides Book 3)

One of the worst snow storms in over a decade hits England. What's the worst that could happen?

Lady Jane Blackmont finds herself stranded at the Earl of Norwood's estate. Not looking for love of any fashion, she finds herself falling for a neighbor and one of her brother's friends.

The Earl of Norwood rescues the young woman after her carriage careens off the road. Right in front of his estate. Norwood's been unlucky in love, but finds himself intrigued with the smart and talented Lady Jane.

Does he dare open himself up to love?

Life is about to hand the pair more than most young couples have to deal with in a life time. Lady Jane shows Norwood she's up to the challenge.

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Donnan’s Rose (MacLeods of Skye Book 1)

Donnan’s Rose (MacLeods of Skye Book 1)

A Scottish tale of privateers, whiskey, handsome men in kilts, family, and the fiery young woman who dared to love a MacLeod.

As the fourth MacLeod son, Donnan MacLeod does not have to take on the responsibilities his older siblings do. He is free to keep his business private. As a privateer, he sails the channel looking for smugglers. Very elite smugglers.

It's not until he returns to Skye for his mother's birthday that Donnan begins to lose control of his life. And it's all because of a woman, the one woman he's loved since childhood. The woman he desires above all others - that is, should he ever think of taking a wife.

Rosalind, strong willed and opinionated far more than most, is determined to find out what Donnan is hiding. Never before had they kept things from each other, but Rosalind is convinced he's keeping something huge from her.

Everything changes in the blink of an eye.
Stowing away in the back of Donnan's coach, Rosalind changes their lives forever. The adventure begins...

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Taming Lily (MacLeods of Skye Book 4)

Taming Lily (MacLeods of Skye Book 4)

Lady Lily MacLeod has had enough of her oldest brother's meddling. While in London, Rory MacLeod, duke of Skye has promised his sister to an earl who is twice her age in hopes of taming his unruly sister. It's an arranged marriage where her husband-to-be views her as simply a broodmare in hopes of producing an heir. To Lily, that's a fate worse than death, and in a desperate attempt to avoid her fate, she flees and finds herself hiding on a train bound for Edinburgh.

Tobias Campbell, duke of Aberdeen is unsure what to make of the filthy stowaway found hiding on his rail car. Part of the well crafted tale she tells rings true, but Tobias is quite certain the chit has secrets--secrets he intends to uncover.

Somehow, despite being betrothed to another, the usually meticulous duke finds himself extending Lily his personal protection, and his home. But the last thing he expects to do is to fall madly in love with his beautiful houseguest.

Now, desperate times call for desperate measures and Lily and Tobias aren't the only ones caught up in this battle of strong wills and love.

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The Sins of Rory MacLeod (MacLeods of Skye Book 2)

The Sins of Rory MacLeod (MacLeods of Skye Book 2)

A riveting tale of family, love, and betrayal.

Left jilted at the altar by his bride, Rory MacLeod, the Duke of Skye and chief of the MacLeod clan finds himself becoming the subject of unsavory gossip. Marriage to a respectable young lady of impeccable breeding is the only way Rory can hope to silence the gossips. Licking his wounds, he returns to London for the upcoming session of Parliament and Season. He brings with him his sister Lily. It will be her first season and one which Rory intends to find a bride of his own. He doesn't have to look far.

Victoria, the Duke of Hargrove's daughter, catches more than his eye the moment he meets her. She is everything his duchess needs to be. She is smart, beautiful and devoted to Rory. Not even his darkest secret can sway her. The bliss of married life is ripped apart by betrayal of the worst kind. His sister is kidnapped and forced into a marriage with only one purpose. Money. Even worse is who is behind it all.

With his own reputation and that of his family and clan at stake, Rory must carefully negotiate his sister's return without the world finding out about his secret. Not only could it bring shame to everyone he holds dear, it would mean his ruination and worse.

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Wish Upon a Duke (Love And Devotion Book 1)

Wish Upon a Duke (Love And Devotion Book 1)

The duke's bargain never included falling in love...

When Savannah Dawson married the second son of an English earl, she never dreamed she’d have to leave her beloved America, let alone enter the aristocracy at her son’s side. Yet when the earl dies and her husband disappears at sea, Savannah’s life is upended. Bringing her young son to England to meet her shrewish mother-in-law is only the beginning of her trials. The dowager countess has asked a duke to assist in the new earl’s education—a man whose power and position could define the course of Savannah’s life. Proud and stubborn, Savannah refuses to be intimidated. And yet neither can she resist the attraction that catches fire between them.

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Once Upon a Countess (Love And Devotion Book 2)

Once Upon a Countess (Love And Devotion Book 2)

Best laid plans.

Lady Clare MacDougal, the sharp-tongued daughter of the Duke of Renfrew has been sent to spend the summer in London with her cousin, the Duke of Clevedon. Her father's heartfelt wish is for her to marry well. Lady Clare has other plans...

Forbidden love.

Milton Parr, the Earl of Wexford has no plans for marriage. Widowed from a previous, unhappy marriage, Wexford's only plans are to finish raising his younger siblings. But Lady Clare's tart tongue and love of life intrigues him.

Can he convince her they belong together, or will her secret love keep them apart?

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The Marquess Takes A Bride (Mayfair Brides Book 4)

The Marquess Takes A Bride (Mayfair Brides Book 4)

Percival Montgomery, Marquess of Trent is being pressured by his father, the Duke of Marlborough to take a bride. Not just any bride, but the daughter of the Duke of Brandon.

Lady Eugenie Hamilton has been told under no uncertain terms she is to accept Trent's advances or face a hastily arranged marriage to the Marquess of Trent. Having known and spent summers riding with Trent, a match with the Marquess wouldn't be so bad.

To make matters worse the Duke of Northshire has asked her father for permission to court her as well. It is a little known fact Northshire is broke and looking to marry someone with a substantial dowry to shore up his debts. And he'll stop at nothing.

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The Wicked Seduction of Wallace MacLeod: A steamy historical Victorian romance (MacLeods of Skye Book 5)

The Wicked Seduction of Wallace MacLeod: A steamy historical Victorian romance (MacLeods of Skye Book 5)

After Wallace MacLeod scandalizes his family in a brazen attempt to put a stop to the wedding of the woman he thinks he loves, Wallace flees to the small cottage he's built on land his father left him on Loch Coruisk. There he intends to make good on his dream to raise and train the finest racers. Women can just be damned. Or at least he says that . . . until he is reacquainted with Lady Catriona Gordon, and falls head over heels in love.

 

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