Three Weddings and a Murder is a brand new anthology from authors Tessa Dare, Courtney Milan, Leigh LaValle, and Carey Baldwin. All proceeds form the sale of the anthology are being given to the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. The authors call themselves Team “Bodice Rippers,“ and will be participating themselves in the Santa Barbara, CA, walk. The anthology is $2.99 at your favorite e-tailer. The four stories sound delicious, and varied:
”The Scandalous, Dissolute, No-Good Mr. Wright“ by Tessa Dare
Because of a foolish mistake in her youth, Miss Eliza Cade is not allowed ”out“ in Society until her three older sisters are wed. But while she’s trying to be good, Eliza keeps bumping elbows—and lips—with the notorious rake Harry Wright. The passions he stirs in her are so wrong...but she just can’t resist Mr. Wright.
”The Misbehaving Marquess,“ by Leigh LaValle
Having awaited the return of her husband for half a decade, Catherine Raybourne, the Marchioness of Foster, has no intention of reconciling with her misbehaving marquess. But when he insists he needs an heir—immediately—she must confront her own lingering desires. Can she protect her heart while attempting to win his once again?
”The Lady Always Wins,“ by Courtney Milan
Railway financier Simon Davenant has waited seven years for a second chance with his childhood sweetheart and best friend. He isn’t about to let his impending financial ruin destroy the opportunity. This time, he’ll do anything he can to secure her hand in marriage—even if it means losing her heart for good.
”Solomon’s Wisdom,“ by Carey Baldwin
Bad-boy-turned-pediatrician Charlie ”Drex" Drexler returns to Tangleheart, Texas hoping to reconnect with his old flame—but Anna won’t cooperate, his dark past resurfaces, and his best friend’s baby disappears. How will Drex and Anna mend their broken hearts while dodging bullets and racing to bring baby home safely?
Authors Courtney Milan and Tessa Dare are well-known to historical romance readers, while Leigh LaValle and Carey Baldwin are both newcomers. Do you like reading anthologies to get a taste of a new author, or a refreshing amuse-bouche from an old favorite?