A wonderfully fresh and vibrant new voice in historical romance, Maya Rodale is warmly welcomed into the Avon family with A Groom of One’s Own, the first book in her delightful Writing Girls series. A delectable tale of an intrepid lady journalist in Regency England who discovers the handsome the duke of her dreams…when she’s assigned to cover his upcoming wedding! Eloisa James has called this author’s work, “Dazzlingly sexy,” and with A Groom of One’s Own, Maya Rodale takes her rightful place among the most talented and exciting of the new generation of historical romance writers.
The twisting paths of love and duty collide in this engrossing and lively romance introducing Miss Sophie Harlow, a journalist whose column has taken 19th-century London by storm. Sophie, herself recently jilted at the altar, has reluctantly taken on the newspaper s task of writing about weddings, and is invited to cover the marriage of the handsome double duke of Brandon and Hamilton to Lady Clarissa Richmond. The moment Brandon and Sophie lay eyes on each other, the chemistry is undeniable. But Brandon s reputation as a truly good man, coupled with Sophie s regard for Clarissa, conflict with their deepening desires. Meanwhile, Lady Clarissa s mother will stop at nothing to see the wedding through, despite her daughter s sudden attachment to the Prince of Bavaria (it s mutual). As the wedding day draws neigh, schemes are unleashed and bonds are broken. With wonderfully drawn characters, intrigue, and tantalizing passion, Rodale (The Rogue and the Rival) is certain to delight readers and keep them waiting, with baited breath, for more.
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A Groom of One's Own
Great story, well written. So happy to read a story that had a good proof reader, not having to wade through countless misspelled words. Look forward to reading the next book.
Loved this book! This author had a great sense of humor and storytelling. Loved the romance and the drama. This was a great read for 99 cents! Couldn't put it down!