Book #1, The Brides of Beadwell
Available Now from Lyrical Press
2015 winner in the Historical Category of the Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® contest
AN RT BOOK REVIEWS TOP PICK!
An inconvenient engagement turns a marriage of convenience into so much more in this sparkling new series from award-winning author Sara Portman . . .
Lady Emmaline Shaw’s reputation was irreparably damaged when her fiancé, John Brantwood, disappeared immediately after their engagement four years ago. Since then, she’s grown from a shy, uncertain girl to a woman who knows her own mind. And what she knows is that London society holds nothing for her.
Rumor has it that John ran off to war and died in battle. Now, as the new Duke of Worley, his shocking resurrection throws the ton into a tizzy and makes him one of England’s most sought after bachelors—except that he’s already engaged.
John needs a wife capable of smoothing his beloved sister’s introduction into society. But though Emma
happily grants him his freedom, her fiery beauty and resilient spirit hold him captive. In fact, John has no intention of letting her go. Her fate is now in his hands, but will her heart be safe there as well?
It’s January. It’s cold, the holidays are over, and it’s income tax season. We need an escape, right? How about curling up with a great new historical romance release! I’m so excited to be offering a copy of NEVER DARE A WICKED EARL by Renee Ann Miller. This highly anticipated debut will be available in print and ebook on January 30th. If you want to win a copy to have just as soon as it’s available, ENTER HERE for your chance to win it! I’ll give the winner their choice of print or digital and I’ll also throw in a digital copy of your choice of one of my own books as well! This giveaway is open to residents of the US, Canada, and UK. Find complete details and terms on the ENTRY PAGE. Good Luck and stay warm!
ABOUT THE BOOK:
They are the infamous lords, unrepentant rogues whose bad behavior makes for good gossip among the ton. But these sexy scoundrels have stories no one knows. And it takes a special touch to reveal the true hearts behind their devilish disguises . . .
Known as a brazen philanderer, Hayden Milton, Earl of Westfield, is almost done in by a vengeful mistress who aims a gun at a rather essential part of his anatomy—but ends up wounding his thigh instead. Recuperating in his London townhouse, Hayden is confronted by his new medical attendant. Sophia Camden intrigues him, for behind her starched uniform is an enticing beauty better suited for bedding than dispensing salves and changing bandages.
Unshaken by his arrogance, not to mention impropriety, Sophia offers Hayden a dare: allow her ten days to prove her competency. If she resigns in exasperation like her two predecessors, she will be beholden to this wicked seducer. As a battle of wills begins, Sophia finds herself distracted by the earl’s muscular physique . . . and discovers that the man within longs only for a second chance to love.
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I'm delighted to share the news of a lovely review for THE OFFER from RT Book Reviews! "Sara Portman’s Brides of Beadwell series continues to defy tropes and expectations, delivering romances that are as heartwarming as they are refreshingly unique. This book features two self-assured, capable protagonists who face down some very realistic challenges — and save each other’s hearts in the process. Their camaraderie and chemistry is evident from their first encounter, and their banter comes as easy as their growing love, giving readers plenty of reasons to root for this unlikely match." —RT Book Reviews, 4 stars