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The Scoundrels Daughter

#1 Brides of Bellaire Gardens

Anne Gracie



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23 November 2021
When Lady Charlton is forced into becoming London's most reluctant matchmaker, sparks fly and romance ensues, from the national bestselling author ofMarry in Scarlet.

Alice, Lady Charlton,newly-widowed and eager to embrace a life free of her domineering husband is devastated when a scoundrel appears, brandishing letters that could ruin her. To prevent their publication he wants Alice to find a noble husband-a lord!

-for his daughter, Lucy.

Alice is forced to agree to his blackmailbut when Lucy arrives, she has absolutely no interest in her father's scheme. A lord, she says, will only look down his nose at her-and she's having none of that!

Desperate to retrieve the letters, Alice enlists the aid of her handsome young nephew, Gerald, who in turn seeks the help of his former commanding officer, James, Lord Tarrant. James is soon beguiled by the marriage-averselady and sets out to teach her about love.

Meanwhile, Gerald and Lucy strike sparks each time they meet.

To combat the dastardly plot, Alice and Lucy must learn to trust each other. But can Alice put the past behind her and open her heart to love?
Imprint:   Berkley
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 171mm,  Width: 106mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   176g
ISBN:   9780593200544
ISBN 10:   0593200543
Series:   Brides of Bellaire Gardens
Pages:   368
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Anne Gracie is the award-winning author of the Marriage of Convenience romance series and Chance Sisters romance series. She started her first novel while backpacking solo around the world, writing by hand in notebooks. Since then, her books have been translated into more than sixteen languages, and include Japanese manga editions. As well as writing, Anne promotes adult literacy, flings balls for her dog, enjoys her tangled garden, and keeps bees.

Reviews for The Scoundrels Daughter (#1 Brides of Bellaire Gardens)

I never miss an Anne Gracie book. --Julia Quinn, New York Times bestselling author For fabulous Regency flavor, witty and addictive, you can't go past Anne Gracie. --Stephanie Laurens, New York Times bestselling author [A] confection that brims with kindness and heartfelt can't do much better than Anne Gracie who offers her share of daring escapes, stolen kisses, and heartfelt romance in a tale that carries the effervescent charm of the best Disney fairy-tales. --Entertainment Weekly, on Marry in Scandal With her signature superbly nuanced characters, subtle sense of wit, and richly emotional writing, Gracie puts her distinctive stamp on a classic Regency plot. --Chicago Tribune, on The Accidental Wedding Anne Gracie's writing dances that thin line between always familiar and always fresh. --New York Journal of Books Will keep readers entranced.... A totally delightful read! --RT Book Reviews, on Marry in Haste

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