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The Summer Bride

By Anne Gracie

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Format: Paperback, 320 pages
Published In: United States, 29 August 2016
Fiercely independent Daisy Chance has a dream - and it doesn't involve marriage or babies (or being under any man's thumb). Raised in poverty, she has a passion - and a talent - for making beautiful clothes. Daisy aims to become the finest dressmaker in London. Dashing Irishman Patrick Flynn is wealthy and ambitious, and has entered society to find an aristocratic bride. Instead, he finds himself growing increasingly attracted to the headstrong, clever and outspoken Daisy. She's wrong in every way - except the way she sets his heart racing. However, when Flynn proposes marriage, Daisy refuses. She won't give up her hard-won independence. Besides, she doesn't want to join the fine ladies of society - she wants to dress them. She might, however, consider becoming Flynn's secret mistress...But Flynn wants a wife, not a mistress, and when Flynn sets his heart on something, nothing can stand in his way...
EAN: 9780425283806
ISBN: 0425283801
Publisher: Berkley Books
Dimensions: 17.02 x 10.41 x 2.79 centimeters (0.18 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years

About the Author

Anne Gracie spent her childhood and youth on the move, thanks to her father's job, which took them around the world. The gypsy life taught her that humour and love are universal languages and that favourite books can take you home, wherever you are. Anne started her first novel while backpacking solo around the world. Originally published by Harlequin Books, she now writes Regency-era historical romances for Berkley (Penguin USA) and Penguin Australia, but instead of her new career taking her back to exotic overseas locations, she turned into a cave-bound writer-hermit. Anne is a former president of Romance Writers of Australia. She lives in Melbourne in a small, elderly wooden house, but she's too busy writing to renovate. Anne's books are published in sixteen languages, have been shortlisted five times for the prestigious RITA award (USA), have twice won the Romantic Book of the Year (Australia) and the National Reader's Choice Award (USA), and have been listed in Library Journal and NPR's (USA) best books of the year.

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Praise for Anne Gracie "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 "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 "Anne Gracie's writing dances that thin line between always familiar and always fresh."--New York Journal of Books

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