The Brides of London
Fans of Bridgerton will love these two Regency romances for the price of one, featuring two best friends, each determined to advertise for love.
The Bittersweet Bride: Widow Theodosia Cecil needs a husband and needs one fast to protect her land, so she places an anonymous ad in the paper. She's delighted she spends her remaining weeks exchanging flirtatious letters with the perfect man... Until she meets him and realizes he's the son of the man trying to steal her land.
The Bashful Bride: When sparks fly between timid heiress Ester Croome and a handsome actor, they're quick to elope. But when she discovers there is so much more to him than meets the eye, in order to save the marriage the shiest woman alive must publicly woo the most desirable man in England . . . her husband.
"The Bittersweet Bride charms, entertains, delights, and, best of all, satisfies my craving for a great happily ever after." - NYT Bestselling Author, GRACE BURROWES
"A riveting, beautifully written, exquisitely detailed historical romance. Riley's characters are unique, realistic, and compelling, and readers won't want to put the book down before reaching Theodosia and Ewan's happily ever after." - ALYSSA COLE, author of An Extraordinary Union
"Riley's novel is as bittersweet as the title suggests -- deftly weaving issues of class and race into a complex second-chance love story" - SARAH MACLEAN - Washington Post Click for Article
"Vanessa Riley delivers an intriguing, tension-filled premise. In The Bittersweet Bride, an unlikely couple torn apart by past betrayal and prejudice are drawn back together in a compelling story of undying romance and second-chance love." -- JULIE KLASSEN, Author of The Maid of Fairbourne Hall
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