How to Lose a Bride in One Night
It was the wedding of the season. When a handsome, charming duke proposes, heiress Annalise Hadley believes all of her fairytale dreams are about to come true. But on their wedding night, the once-perfect duke smothers her with a pillow and throws her over the side of their honeymoon barge. Apparently, the duke had no intention of marrying an unappealing bastard like her. Annalise survives but her heart isn't so lucky. Fished out of the river by a reclusive earl, Annalise is nursed back to health by a man with his own demons.and a penchant for taking his shirt off in front of her. Alone with him in his remote lodge, she keeps her identity a secret, waiting for the day that she's strong enough to visit the duke and take her revenge. But a lot can happen in the days and nights alone with a beautiful man. Is Annalise ready to seize the passion between her and the handsome earl? Or will her distrust of men keep her from claiming the love that blooms between them?
- Paperback | 384 pages
- 106 x 172 x 27mm | 186g
- 01 Aug 2013
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- AVON BOOKS
- New York, United States
"Sophie Jordan is one of a kind!" -- Samantha James "Jordan makes her debut with a delightfully charming, fresh romance...sure to captivate." -- Romantic Times BOOKclub "Jordan's latest novel has all the ingredients of a classic romance: a strong heroine with a sharp sense of wit, a sexy hero, and an entertaining, fanciful plot" -- Chicago Tribune "...trademark Jordan: dramatic, fast-paced and sparkling with wit and passion." -- Romantic Times BOOKclub praise for LESSONS FROM A SCANDALOUS BRIDE "Truly wonderful." -- New York Times bestselling author, Gaelen Foley
About Sophie Jordan
Sophie Jordan grew up on a pecan farm in the Texas hill country, where she wove fantasies of dragons, warriors, and princesses. A former high school English teacher, she's also the New York Times bestselling author of Avon historical romances and the Firelight series. She now lives in Houston with her family. When she's not writing, she spends her time overloading on caffeine (lattes and Diet cherry Coke preferred), talking plotlines with anyone who will listen (including her kids), and cramming her DVR with true-crime and reality-TV shows.