It Happened Under the Mistletoe is a brand-new holiday novella from award-winning author Valerie Bowman!
When Oliver Townsende escapes to his friend's house for a Christmas party, he intends to avoid the hordes of marriage-minded misses who have been dogging his steps in London ever since he inherited a dukedom. He soon learns a bit of Yuletide peace and quiet is too much to ask for. When he encounters Miss Cerian Blake, who's dodging her own unwanted set of admirers, the two decide to join forces and fake an infatuation to keep their suitors at bay. But when a bough of mistletoe becomes involved, will their Christmastime prank turn into a love to last all seasons?
Look for Secrets of a Scandalous Marriage—available now!—from St. Martin's Paperbacks.
Praise for Valerie Bowman's Secret Brides novels:
"This engaging and sweetly romantic [series] is just too delightful to miss."—New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas
"This sparkling [series] marks Bowman for stardom." —RT Book Reviews
"Everything romance should be—sexy, quirky, fun." —Sarah MacLean, New York Times bestselling author
Henry returns from war a tragically wounded hero. When he recruits the help of a beautiful and intelligent widow to woo her best friend, his suit takes a twist that neither of them could have forseen.
Henry Middlebrook has returned to England. Back from fighting Napoleon, Henry is ready to re-enter London society where he left it. Wounded and battle weary, he decides that the right wife is all he needs. Selecting the most desirable lady in the ton, Henry turns to her best friend and companion to help him with his suit...
Young and beautiful, war widow Frances Whittier is no stranger to social intrigue. She finds Henry Middlebrook courageous and manly, unlike the foppish aristocrats she is used to, and is inspired to exercise her considerable wit on his behalf.
But she may be too clever for her own good, and Frances discovers that she has set in motion a complicated train of events that's only going to break her own heart...
Fans of Regency Romance authors like Sabrina Jeffries, Julia Quinn and Stephanie Laurens will delight in this witty, Cyrano de Bergerac-style romance.
It Takes Two to Tangle, Book #1-A witty and passionate Cyrano de Bergerac-style Regency Romance
To Charm a Naughty Countess. Book #2-An enchanting and emotional Regency Romance of scandal and second chances
Secrets of a Scandalous Heiress, Book #3-A captivating and hilarious Regency Romance, a title-less heiress is looking for a lover, but may find more than she bargained for
"Filled with passion, wit, a bit of humor, two engaging characters, and a boat load of trouble."
"the air between them fairly crackles during their low-key but flirtatious exchanges"
"Subtle humor, passionate encounters and heartfelt letters made this a very lovely read!"
"beautiful writing, great characters, delicious banter and a lovely romance, all in one perfect package."What reviewers are saying about It Takes Two To Tangle:
"...intriguing plot, replete with unforeseen twists and coupled with a set of passionate characters... 4 Stars"-RT Book Reviews
"An incredibly insightful novel with biting wit and raw emotions."-Love Saves the World
"Everything you look for in a Regency... Delightful... Witty and romantic. "-Under the Boardwalk
"It Takes Two to Tangle is a beautifully written novel that balances laughter with healing."-B&N Review
"...strong characters, witty banter and Cyrano de Bergerac type situation... definitely a must read for Regency fans."-Debbie's Book BagWhat everyone is saying about Theresa Romain:
"Brilliant, passionate historical romance that will capture your heart."?My Book Addiction Reviews, 4 stars
"Utterly adorable...both passionate and just plain fun."?Courtney Milan, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author
"Theresa Romain is definitely an author to watch."-RT Book Reviews
"Theresa Romain writes with a delightfully romantic flair that will set your heart on fire. " Julianne MacLean, USA Today bestselling author