"Transporting" --The New York Times Book Review From the superbly gifted Sherry Thomas comes this beautifully written romance about a marriage of convenience that turns inconveniently passionate... Felix Rivendale, the Marquess of Wrenworth, is The Ideal Gentleman, a man all men want to be and all women want to possess. Even Felix himself almost believes this golden image. But underneath is a damaged soul soothed only by public adulation. Louisa Cantwell needs to marry well to support her sisters. She does not, however, want Lord Wrenworth—though he seems inexplicably interested in her. She mistrusts his outward perfection, and the praise he garners everywhere he goes. Still, when he is the only man to propose at the end of the London season, she reluctantly accepts. Louisa does not understand her husband’s mysterious purposes, but she cannot deny the pleasure her body takes in his touch. Nor can she deny the pull this magnetic man exerts upon her. But does she dare to fall in love with a man so full of dark secrets, any one of which could devastate her, if she were to get any closer?
Fans of Grace Burrowes, Liz Carlyle, Meredith Duran, Sarah Maclean and Courtney Milan will be enthralled by the dazzling talent of Sherry Thomas in this beautifully written romance about a marriage of convenience that turns inconveniently passionate... Felix Rivendale, the Marquess of Wrenworth, is The Ideal Gentleman, a man all men want to be and all women want to possess. Felix knows very well his golden image is a hoax. But no one else suspects the truth, until Miss Louisa Cantwell comes along. From their first meeting, Louisa has mistrusted his outward perfection. Yet even she could not have imagined that The Ideal Gentleman would propose - to make her his mistress. She cannot ignore the pleasure his touch ignites. Nor can she deny the pull Lord Wrenworth exerts upon her. Dare she get any closer to a man full of dark secrets, any one of which could devastate her? Discover more of the acclaimed romance by Sherry Thomas in her compelling Fitzhugh trilogy, Beguiling the Beauty, Ravishing the Heiress and Tempting the Bride.
An NPR Best Book of 2016 USA Today bestselling author Sherry Thomas turns the story of the renowned Sherlock Holmes upside down… With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in upper class society. But even she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself on the mean streets of London. When the city is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her sister and her father, Charlotte is desperate to find the true culprits and clear the family name. She’ll have help from friends new and old—a kind-hearted widow, a police inspector, and a man who has long loved her. But in the end, it will be up to Charlotte, under the assumed name Sherlock Holmes, to challenge society’s expectations and match wits against an unseen mastermind.
Shortlisted for the ALA’s 2015 Reading List for Best Romance ~Chosen by NPR as one of their Great Reads of 2014~ In this spellbinding romance by the acclaimed, USA Today bestselling author of The Luckiest Lady in London, a beautiful and cunning woman meets her match in a man just as dangerous and seductive as she is, putting both her heart and her future at risk… Hidden beneath Catherine Blade’s uncommon beauty is a daring that matches any man’s. Although this has taken her far in the world, she still doesn’t have the one thing she craves: the freedom to live life as she chooses. Finally given the chance to earn her independence, who should be standing in her way but the only man she’s ever loved, the only person to ever betray her. Despite the scars Catherine left him, Captain Leighton Atwood has never been able to forget the mysterious girl who once so thoroughly captivated him. When she unexpectedly reappears in his life, he refuses to get close to her. But he cannot deny the yearning she reignites in his heart. Their reunion, however, plunges them into a web of espionage, treachery, and deadly foes. With everything at stake, Leighton and Catherine are forced to work together to find a way out. If they are ever to find safety and happiness, they must first forgive and learn to trust each other again…
Fans of Grace Burrowes, Liz Carlyle, Meredith Duran, Sarah Maclean and Courtney Milan will be enthralled by the dazzling talent of Sherry Thomas in this emotional romance in which a kindhearted beauty will do all in her power to make her arranged marriage a real marriage. Millicent understands the terms of her arranged marriage all too well. She becomes a countess by marrying an impoverished earl, saving his family from bankruptcy with her vast wealth. Because of her youth, they have agreed to wait eight years before consummating the marriage. Then they will beget an heir, after which they will lead separate lives. It is a most sensible arrangement. Except for one little thing. Somehow Millie has fallen head over heels in love with her husband - her husband, who plans to reunite with his childhood sweetheart, as soon as he has honoured the pact with his wife... Discover more of the acclaimed romance by Sherry Thomas in the other books in her compelling Fitzhugh trilogy, Beguiling the Beauty and Tempting the Bride, along with the highly praised The Luckiest Lady In London.
Following the career of dance professional Verity Purdy, this is an engaging and moving memoir that covers a wide spectrum of love, loneliness, loss, and triumph over a six-year span. It takes the reader from a remote coastal community in British Columbia to the sophisticated art world of London and fine country homes and castles in Scotland and Wales.
Fans of Grace Burrowes, Liz Carlyle, Meredith Duran, Sarah Maclean and Courtney Milan will be enthralled by the dazzling talent of Sherry Thomas in this thrilling romance in which a headstrong beauty is rescued by the notorious rake she has always despised... Helena Fitzhugh understands that the discovery of her secret love affair will ruin her. So to save her reputation, she reluctantly elopes with David Hillsborough, Viscount Hastings. The notorious rake has tormented her all her life. Helena has despised David since they were children, but his pride has concealed a life-long passion for the woman he has saved. When a carriage accident robs Helena of her memory, the slate is wiped clean and David dares to reveal his love. But what will happen when Helena remembers and realises she has fallen for a man she has sworn never to trust? Discover more of the acclaimed romance by Sherry Thomas in the other books in her compelling Fitzhugh trilogy, Beguiling the Beauty and Ravishing the Heiress, along with the highly praised The Luckiest Lady In London.
Fans of Grace Burrowes, Liz Carlyle, Meredith Duran, Sarah Maclean and Courtney Milan will be enthralled by the dazzling talent of Sherry Thomas in this captivating romance in which a 'vengeful temptress' is taught a lesson in love by the very man she hates. When the Duke of Lexington meets a mysterious baroness on a transatlantic liner, he is fascinated. She's exactly what he's been searching for - a beautiful woman who interests and entices him. He falls hard and fast, and soon proposes marriage. Then she disappears without a trace... For, in reality, the 'baroness' is Venetia Easterbrook - a young widow who had her own vengeful reasons for instigating an affair with the duke. But the plan has backfired. Venetia has fallen in love with the man she despised - and there's no telling what might happen when she is finally unmasked... Discover more of the acclaimed romance by Sherry Thomas in the other books in her compelling Fitzhugh trilogy, Ravishing the Heiress and Tempting the Bride, along with the highly praised The Luckiest Lady In London.
“Searing, tender and filled with passion, Sherry’s writing is nothing short of a revelation.”—New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas Lord Vere is handsome, strapping, and sweet. The only problem? He is an idiot. Or is he a secret agent of the Crown, solving crimes and bringing evildoers to justice, all the while playing the part of the dimwit to facilitate his investigative work? Elissande Edgerton is desperate to break free of her uncle’s malevolent control, so desperate she is willing to marry any man, even an idiot like Lord Vere, who believes that diamonds grow in oysters. Their dramatic wedding night, however, changes Elissande’s mind. She begins to suspect that Vere is not who he appears to be. Can she make this interesting and complicated man drop his mask—and bare his heart—before secrets of the past tear them apart? By turns laugh-out-loud funny and deeply poignant, packed with both danger and simmering sexual tension, this RITA® award winner for Best Historical Romance of 2011 is a treat not to be missed.