After a childhood riddled with poverty and hardship, Jane Chance intends to enter high society and make a good, safe, sensible marriage during the London Season. Read more...
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After a childhood riddled with poverty and hardship, Jane Chance intends to enter high society and make a good, safe, sensible marriage during the London Season. All goes according to plan until a dark, dangerous vagabond helps her rescue a dog.
Zachary Black is all kinds of unsuitable--a former spy, now in disguise, he's wanted for murder. His instructions: to lie low until his name is cleared. But Zach has never followed the rules, and he wants Jane for his own, even if that means blazing his way into London society.
Jane knows she shouldn't fall in love with an unreliable, albeit devastatingly attractive, rogue. But Zach is determined--and he's a man accustomed to getting what he wants.
- ISBN-13: 9780425259276
- ISBN-10: 0425259277
- Publisher: Berkley Books
- Publish Date: June 2015
- Page Count: 320
- Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
- Dimensions: 6.7 x 4.2 x 0.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds
Series: Chance Sisters Romances
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2015-04-27
- Reviewer: Staff
Gracie (The Winter Bride) provides an enchanting spin on Regency tropes with the romance of pragmatic Jane Chance and dashing, disguised gentleman Zachary Black. Jane and her sister, Abby, grew up in poverty; Jane’s marriage goal is stability, not love. Zach, who has spent 12 years conducting continental espionage in the guise of a rover and pirate, discovers he has been declared dead by his greedy cousin—and he’s suspected of murdering his father’s second wife, Cecily, whom he escorted to Wales just days before an unidentifiable woman’s body was discovered on his father’s estate. A random encounter with a stray dog and a pack of ruffians thrusts Jane and Zach together, challenging her desire to avoid romance and Zach’s intention of leaving England again as soon as he clears his name. Complicating matters further, Jane accepts a marriage proposal from the unremarkable and stodgy but wealthy Lord Cambury, while Zach employs investigators to search for Cecily. Gracie layers in multiple stories of hidden identities and warns against judging by appearance, enhancing the sweet seasonal love story. Agent: Nancy Yost, Nancy Yost Literary Agency. (June)