Ravishing the Heiress: Fitzhugh Book 2
By Sherry Thomas
A brilliant historical romance from the superbly gifted Sherry Thomas, the second in her acclaimed Fitzhugh trilogy.
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.
Sherry Thomas is one of the most acclaimed romance authors working today. Her books regularly receive starred reviews from trade publications and are frequently found on best-of-the-year lists. She is also a two-time winner of Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA® Award.
English is Sherry's second language - she has come a long way from the days when she made her laborious way through Rosemary Roger's SWEET SAVAGE LOVE with an English-Chinese dictionary. She enjoys digging down to the emotional core of stories. And when she is not writing, she thinks about the zen and zaniness of her profession, plays computer games with her sons, and reads as many fabulous books as she can find.
Visit her website at www.sherrythomas.com, follow her on Twitter @sherrythomas and find her on Facbook at www.facebook.com/AuthorSherryThomas.
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07 Nov 2013
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Soul-searing, heartrending, and intensely romantic, this late Victorian historical takes the classic marriage-of-convenience theme to a refreshing new level, making effective use of alternating time periods, as the characters struggle to reconcile duty and loyalty with personal desire and to understand what love really is - and is not. Another exquisitely rendered, insightful romance from one of the genres stars — Library Journal
Millie's intellect and selflessness make her a standout among a cast of memorable characters in this expertly plotted and emotionally wrenching love story — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Searing, tender, and filled with passion, [Sherry Thomas's] writing is nothing short of a revelation — Lisa Kleypas, New York Times bestselling author