Six Award-Winning Authors have contributed new stories to A Timeless Romance Anthology: All Regency Collection. Readers will love this collection of six regency romance novellas.
In The Wedding Gift: A Pride and Prejudice Story, an enchanting novella by Anna Elliott, the story opens two weeks before Elizabeth Bennet's wedding to Mr. Darcy. He has given her the perfect wedding gift, and now she must come up with one for him. But what do you give a man who has everything? Elizabeth soon discovers that the gift of love is more important than any one thing.
In Dream of a Glorious Season, a sweet novella by Sarah M. Eden, we meet Elizabeth Gillerford who envies her sister only one thing--that she's been intended for Julian Broadwood since they were children. The trouble is that Elizabeth is hopelessly in love with Julian too. When Julian discovers that Elizabeth has been denied a Season because her older sister is yet unwed, he undertakes his own stealthy measures to introduce her to society, only to find himself falling in love with her himself.
In The Mender, a captivating story by Carla Kelly, Thankful Winnings takes a sea voyage with her cousin on the Ann Alexander, in a last adventure before she settles down to marry one of her beaus. Unexpectedly they come upon the aftermath of a fierce ship battle, and Thankful is commissioned to help in the place of an injured surgeon on one of the Royal Navy ships. Adam Farnsworth, surgeon, has been at sea for years. Tired of war, but devoted to his post, it takes a resourceful lady such as Thankful to give him the hope of love and help heal his own wounds, the ones that show and the ones that don't.
In Begin Again, a charming novella by Josi S. Kilpack, Regina Weathers gives up on marrying for love the day that Ross Martin walks out of her life. Now, fifteen years later, Ross shows up at a ball and thinks he can woo Regina. But she is set on her lonely path and stitched-up heart, no matter the excuse Ross gives for his years of silence and neglect. When Ross insists he wrote many letters during his military years, Regina discovers a secret long-since buried by her father, and the revelation might be enough to thaw the coldness of her heart.
In Annette Lyon's endearing story, The Affair at Wildemoore, Mrs. Ellen Stanhope escorts her three daughters to a ball. As her oldest flirts with a beau, Ellen is reminded of her courtship and early years of marriage with Anthony, before tragedy struck with the death of their infant son. The marriage has faded and dulled. Not until she sees Anthony dancing with a woman he courted years before does Ellen realize how much she misses him, still loves him, and yearns for him to yet feel the same way for her.
In the delightful novella, The Duke's Brother, by Heather B. Moore, Mr. Gregory Clark is having an awful day, and it only gets worse when he's ran over by... a woman. Mabel Russell reluctantly visits her sister in London for the Season, even though she'd rather stay in the country cataloging insects and aphids. When she runs into Gregory Clark, quite literally, she's afraid to show any interest, especially since he's a member of the dreaded ton. But getting to know Gregory becomes an unexpected delight.
About the Author
A long time devotee of historical fiction and fantasy, Anna Elliott lives in the DC Metro area with her husband and two daughters. She is the author of Twilight of Avalon and Dark Moon of Avalon, the first two books in the Twilight of Avalon trilogy. Visit her at www.annaelliottbooks.com.
Sarah M. Eden is the USA Today bestselling author of many well-received historical romances, including Whitney Award finalists Seeking Persephone and Courting Miss Lancaster and the award-winning Proper Romance series novels Longing for Home and Hope Springs. Combining her obsession with history and an affinity for tender love stories, she loves crafting witty characters and heartfelt romances.
Josi S. Kilpack is the bestselling author of twenty-five novels, one cookbook, and various collaborations. She is a four-time Whitney Award winner and Best of State winner in Fiction. Her book A Heart Revealed was a Publishers Weekly Best Romance Book of the Year. Josi currently lives in Northern Utah and is the mother of four wonderful kids.
Annette Lyon is a USA Today bestselling author of dozens of titles ranging from historical women's fiction to nonfiction to romance. She's won eight Best of State medals for her fiction, the Silver Quill from the League of Utah Writers, and a Whitney Award. She's had success as a professional editor and in newspaper, magazine, and technical writing, but her first love has always been fiction. She co-founded and worked as the original editor of the Timeless Romance Anthology series and continues to be a regular contributor to collections. Annette is represented by Heather Karpas at ICM Partners.
Heather B. Moore is a USA Today bestseller and award-winning author of more than seventy publications. She has lived on both the East and West Coasts of the United States, including in Hawaii, and attended school abroad at the Cairo American College in Egypt and the Anglican School of Jerusalem in Israel. She loves to learn about history and is passionate about historical research.
Carla Kelly is a veteran of the New York and international publishing world. The author of more than thirty novels and novellas for Donald I. Fine Co., Signet, and Harlequin, Carla is the recipient of two Rita Awards (think Oscars for romance writing) from Romance Writers of America and two Spur Awards (think Oscars for western fiction) from Western Writers of America. She is also a recipient of a Whitney Award for Borrowed Light and My Loving Vigil Keeping.
Mary Jane Wells trained as an actress at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Work in the UK embraced a balance of theatre, film, and TV. Latterly, she was the series voice for BBC3's My Childhood, which won a BAFTA, the campaign voice for many companies, and Cate Blanchett's voicematch at Dreamworks. She is also the voice of the 2 books that officially inspired Downton Abbey, The Girl Who Saved Christmas, and more.