Synopses & Reviews
A dog in need of rescue brings together a young debutante and a mysterious stranger in this regency charmer from the beloved Anne Gracie. and#160;For fans of Mary Balogh and Madeline Hunter. and#160;
On the eve of the London Season, Jane Chance is about to make her entrance into high society. And after a childhood riddled with poverty and hardship, Jane intends to make a good, safe, sensible marriage. All goes according to plan until a dark, dangerous vagabond helps her rescue a dog.
Zachary Black is all kinds of unsuitableand#151;a former spy, now in disguise, heand#8217;s wanted for murder. His instructions: to lie low until his name is cleared. But Zach has never followed the rules, and he wants Jane Chance for his own.
If that means blazing his way into London society, in whatever guise suits him, thatand#8217;s what heand#8217;ll do. Jane knows she shouldnand#8217;t fall in love with this unreliable, if devastatingly attractive, rogue. But Zach is determinedand#151;and heand#145;s a man accustomed to getting what he wants.
Praise for Anne Gracie's previous novel The Autumn Bride:
“Gracie...charms and entices with this launch of the Regency-era Chance Sisters series…. Layers of secrets and deft characterization make for a deep, rich story that will leave readers starry-eyed.”—Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
“Historical romance author Gracie is known for her nuanced, unconventional characters and rich, original plot lines. This book, first of a planned quartet, doesnt disappoint. A complex, charming heartwarmer that celebrates love, brave heroines and the miracle of second chances.”—Kirkus Reviews
"Abigail Chantry sprints across London rooftops and into the window of an abandoned mansion in search of something to sell in order to save her sister and friends from a life on the streets. What she doesnt expect is to be greeted by an elderly lady asking, 'Have you come to kill me?' and then being taken in by the woman. ... Delightful Jane Austen quotes introduce each chapter and add to the fun. VERDICT With a pair of beautifully matched protagonists and some particularly despicable villains, this funny, dangerously addictive page-turner is a hands-down Regency winner; the rest of the series cant come fast enough. -Library Journal
"Readers will want to take a chance on this delightful, heartwarming series about sisters of the heart, family, friends, and the fun and passion of romance. Gracie lifts readers' spirits, creating a delightful cast of characters, tender moments and lighthearted repartee designed to tug at the heart. Keep a hankie handy for tears of laughter and joy." --Romantic Times
"I honestly can't remember the last time I've enjoyed a book quite this much. . . . I predict The Autumn Bride is going to be “THE” book to add to the TBR list of Historical Romance fans everywhere."—Night Owl Reviews
Praise for Anne Gracie's previous works:
"With her signature superbly nuanced characters, subtle sense of wit, and richly emotional writing, Gracie puts her distinctive stamp on a classic Regency plot."— The Chicago Tribune
“I never miss an Anne Gracie book.”—Julia Quinn, New York Times bestselling author
“For fabulous Regency flavor, witty and addictive, you cant go past Anne Gracie.”—Stephanie Laurens, New York Times bestselling author
"The always terrific Anne Gracie outdoes herself with Bride By Mistake….Gracie created two great characters, a high tension relationship, and a wonderfully satisfying ending. Not to be missed!”— Mary Jo Putney, New York Times Bestselling author
Praise for The Winter Bride:
"A delightful, emotionally complex romance....A romantic winner, with Gracies typical witty charm and sweeping emotion." --Kirkus Reviews "The Chance sisters are living a dream, and readers will be thrilled to be there with them. Gracie has created a wonderful cast of characters, from the sisters themselves to their benefactress and servants....The lively dialogue and tender emotions compel readers to relish every moment." --RT Book Reviews (Top Pick)
"Captivating and thoroughly entertaining....a splendidly-told tale filled with love, humor, heartache, happiness, and romance." --Heroes and Heartbreakers
Praise for Anne Gracie's previous romance, The Autumn Bride:
“Gracie charms and entices with this launch of the Regency-era Chance Sisters series….A deep, rich story that will leave readers starry-eyed.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A complex, charming heartwarmer that celebrates love, brave heroines, and the miracle of second chances.”—Kirkus Reviews
"With a pair of beautifully matched protagonists and some particularly despicable villains, this funny, dangerously addictive page-turner is a hands-down Regency winner; the rest of the series can't come fast enough." --Library Journal
“I honestly cant remember the last time Ive enjoyed a book quite this much.”—Night Owl Reviews
and#8220;I never miss an Anne Gracie book.and#8221;and#8212;Julia Quinn, New York Times
and#8220;Treat yourself to some super reads from a most talented writer.and#8221;and#8212;Romance Reviews Today
and#8220;For fabulous Regency flavor, witty and addictive, you canand#8217;t go past Anne Gracie.and#8221; and#8212;Stephanie Laurens, bestselling author
When Nash Renfrew wakes in the bed of lovely Maddy Woodford, he thinks he's dreaming. Then he learns of his accident and the loss of his memory. But when it returns, Nash has no desire to leave Maddy's side and continues pretending he has amnesia. With each passing day, Nash's attraction to Maddy grows. But he's a diplomat and she's just a country girl. How can he even entertain thoughts of seducing her?
It was the perfect excuse to delay a dreaded marriage of convenience?head off on an exotic journey to track down a young lady missing in Egypt for six years. Rafe Ramsey, son of the Earl of Axebridge, is utterly besotted when he finally locates the beautiful and spirited Ayisha, who has taken a new name. But a mysterious past has made it impossible for her to return to England, and she is on the run from something far more serious than an unwanted betrothal.
No one can resist the Devil Riders: four war heroes in search of one good woman.
Harry Morant?s tough exterior hides a badly scarred heart. The natural son of an earl, high-born ladies have only one use for him?in the bedchamber. Now, after eight years at war, Harry is breeding racehorses and planning a practical, unemotional marriage. But when he buys a new estate, his careful plans are threatened by an unexpected passion for? of all things?an earl?s daughter.
~"Delightful....A romantic winner." --Kirkus
Four young women face a life of destitutionuntil a daring act changes their fortune and turns them each into a beautiful bride. In The Winter Bride, a compromising situation leads to an unexpected wedding and delicious temptation....
Damaris Chances unhappy past has turned her off the idea of marriage forever. But her guardian, Lady Beatrice Davenham, convinces her to make her coming out anywayand have a season of carefree, uncomplicated fun.
When Damaris finds herself trapped in a compromising situation with the handsome rake Freddy Monkton-Coombes, she has no choice but to agree to wed himas long as its in name only. Her new husband seems to accept her terms, but Freddy has a plan of his own: to seduce his reluctant winter bride.
Will Damariss secrets destroy her chance at true happiness? Or can Freddy help her cast off the shackles of the past, and yield to delicious temptation?
About the Author
is the national bestselling author of The Autumn Bride
, Bride By Mistake
, and The Accidental Wedding
. She lives in Australia.