Marrying Winterborne by Lisa Kleypas

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The novel’s parade of complicated characters is set against a compelling backdrop of Victorian England, with all the fashion and technological changes of the era. Kleypas is a masterful writer, and her latest offering will be welcomed by fans old and new.
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A ruthless tycoon

Savage ambition has brought common-born Rhys Winterborne vast wealth and success. In business and beyond, Rhys gets exactly what he wants. And from the moment he meets the shy, aristocratic Lady Helen Ravenel, he is determined to possess her. If he must take her virtue to ensure she marries him, so much the better . . .

A sheltered beauty

Helen has had little contact with the glittering, cynical world of London society. Yet Rhys’s determined seduction awakens an intense mutual passion. Helen’s gentle upbringing belies a stubborn conviction that only she can tame her unruly husband. As Rhys’s enemies conspire against them, Helen must trust him with her darkest secret. The risks are unthinkable . . . the reward, a lifetime of incomparable bliss. And it all begins with…

Marrying Mr. Winterborne

 

About Lisa Kleypas

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Lisa Kleypas is the RITA Award-winning author of many contemporary and historical romance novels, including the Hathaways series, A Wallflower Christmas, Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor, and Love in the Afternoon. Her books are published in fourteen languages and are bestsellers all over the world. Kleypas graduated from Wellesley College and published her first novel at the age of 21. In 1985, she was named Miss Massachusetts in the Miss America competition. She lives in Washington with her husband and two children.
 
Published May 31, 2016 by Avon. 416 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Kirkus

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on Mar 17 2016

The novel’s parade of complicated characters is set against a compelling backdrop of Victorian England, with all the fashion and technological changes of the era. Kleypas is a masterful writer, and her latest offering will be welcomed by fans old and new.

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Reviewed by Janine on Jul 06 2016

Interesting details about Rhys’s department store, Winterborne’s, make it come alive and show what a magical place it is to characters who have never shopped in a department store before. While this wasn’t a perfect book, I had a lot of fun reading it...

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Reviewed by Dabney Grinnan on Jun 04 2016

Marrying Winterborne has everything I could want in a romance: Appealing leads, great secondary characters I can't wait to see more of, a convincing love story, wonderfully torrid scenes, elegant prose, and a wry sense of mirth.

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Reviewed by Kathe Robin on May 31 2016

...what will truly captivate them is watching the characters grow as love makes them the best they can be. A lovely, unforgettable story.

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