A widow must marry to protect her son but her newspaper advertisement groom is her worst nightmare, a scorned lover she hoped had stayed dead, buried with the past. Read an Excerpt
Praise for the Series:
"The Bittersweet Bride charms, entertains, delights, and, best of all, satisfies my craving for a great happily ever after." - NYT Bestselling Author, GRACE BURROWES
"A riveting, beautifully written, exquisitely detailed historical romance. Riley's characters are unique, realistic, and compelling, and readers won't want to put the book down before reaching Theodosia and Ewan's happily ever after." - ALYSSA COLE, author of An Extraordinary Union
"This book wrapped my heart from page one and didn't let it go until long after I finished The End. Vanessa Riley is a true and unique talent you should not miss." - LAURIE ALICE EAKES, Author of True as Fate
"Infused with sumptuous historical descriptions and brimming with vivid, memorable characters, The Bittersweet Bride is a powerful and poetic gift for fans of Regency romance." - LENORA BELL, author of How the Duke was Won
"Vanessa Riley delivers an intriguing, tension-filled premise. In The Bittersweet Bride, an unlikely couple torn apart by past betrayal and prejudice are drawn back together in a compelling story of undying romance and second-chance love." JULIE KLASSEN, Author of The Maid of Fairbourne Hall
When a newspaper advertisement for a bridegroom nets London's most famous actor, a shy, sheltered heiress risks all to be with him in a mad dash to elope, escaping her overbearing family's plan for an arranged marriage. But does the actor with the voice of honey have far too many secrets to make a safe happy match?