Gwyn Cready has a BA in English literature and an MBA in marketing from the University of Chicago. She spent many years as a brand manager at a company as least as funny as Pilgrim Pharmaceuticals. She lives in Pittsburgh with her family and is the RITA®-nominated author of two novels with two more on the way.www.cready.com
Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.
A Regency-to-present time travel romance in which a scandal-scarred Regency lady leaps forward to modern-day Virginia in search of the education and independence she's always wanted, only to entangle herself with a career-consumed computer science professor.
"This is the perfect marriage between a contemporary romance and a Regency. The miscommunications that result from the clashing worldviews, so well captured in the prose, are by turn humorous and tear-jerking. While time-travel romances are not uncommon, this combination of elements--a magical manuscript that creates the spark of true love, a passionate woman so devastated by the scandals of her past that she'll run away to the future for a chance at independence and happiness, and a workaholic whose kind heart only needs to open up to find true happiness--works together in a unique and satisfying way...A satisfying mash-up of contemporary romance and Regency with a determinedly independent heroine and a workaholic-with-a-heart-of-gold sure to please fans of both subgenres." - Publisher's Weekly BookLife Prize
What if your soul mate doesn't want Happily Ever After?
Independent, spirited Amara Mattersley may live under scandal's shadow, but at least the nineteenth-century Regency society judging her is familiar. That's all about to change when she finds herself in twenty-first-century Charlottesville, Virginia--and locking horns with one very befuddling, very male, UVA professor.
Computer science professor Matthew Goodson has no time for love--no time for anything, actually, but his quest for tenure and his obsession with the screen. The last thing he expects is to get side-swiped by this adorably odd British miss. Yet something in her calls to him, pulls at him, in a way unknown--and uncomfortable.
Can past and present blend together into a mutual future? Or will old wounds and new complications sabotage any chance at a twenty-first century happily ever after?
2017 Publishers Weekly BookLife Prize Finalist
2017 Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill Finalist
2017 Orange County RWA Book Buyer’s Best Finalist
Genre: Time travel romance
Magic of Love Book 3: 407 pages
Don't miss A Man of Character and A Matter of Time, the first two award-winning titles in the Magic of Love series!
Judge Fitzwilliam Darcy, a legal expert on both sides of the Atlantic, is ready to hang up his black robe and return to the life of a country gentleman—until he meets Elizabeth Bennet, a fresh-faced attorney with a hectic schedule and no time for the sexy but haughty judge.
Tempers and sparks fly in Judge Darcy's courtroom— and outside, in a series of chance encounters that give each of them pause—as the two match wits and try to fight their overwhelming attraction. When they meet up in England at an international law conference, they embark on a hot, heavy affair. Back in the States, though, ethical considerations intrude, and each is subjected to a torturous period of soul-searching before they can find their way back to each other...