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Coming in 2021 - An Earl, The Girl, and An A Toddler

Vanessa Riley infuses the ballroom settings of Regency England with hints of Demerara Island and Jamaican flair in Rogues and Remarkable Women, her series revolving around The Widow's Grace, a secret society of widows battling society to regain their money and a chance at love everlasting. In this sweeping, swoon-worthy second installment, as a shipwrecked woman searches for her memories after being imprisoned in Bedlam, she becomes entangled with a conflicted Lord who doesn't know he holds the answers...

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The Rogues and Remarkable Women series has been reviewed in the New York Times, NPR, Publisher Weekly, Entertainment Weekly, and more.

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Vanessa Riley

I write Historical Fiction and Historical Romance (Georgian, Regency, & Victorian Eras) featuring hidden histories, dazzling multi-culture communities, and strong sisterhoods. My books have been reviewed by the AAMBC, Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Publisher Weekly, and the New York Times. 

You're welcome here. Enjoy the fellowship and the research. I put my heart into everything that I care about, and I seek to bring hope and inspiration to the world and onto every page.

 

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Now in Stores - A Duke, The Lady, and A Baby

When headstrong West Indian heiress Patience Jordan questioned her English husband's mysterious suicide, she lost everything: her newborn son, Lionel, her fortune—and her freedom. Falsely imprisoned, she risks her life to be near her child—until The Widow's Grace gets her hired as her own son’s nanny. But working for his unsuspecting new guardian, Busick Strathmore, Duke of Repington, has perils of its own. Especially when Patience discovers his military strictness belies an ex-rake of unswerving honor—and unexpected passion . . .

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A Duke, The Lady, and A Baby has been reviewed in the New York Times, NPR, Publisher Weekly, Entertainment Weekly, and more.

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