Valerie Bowman is an award-winning author who writes Regency-set historical romance novels with a focus on sharp dialogue, engaging story lines, and heroines who take matters into their own hands!
Valerie's first Regency series from St. Martin's Press has garnered acclaim including a nomination for Best First Historical from RT Book Reviews, a BookList starred review, and a Publishers Weekly starred review. Her work has been called "Too delightful to miss" by New York Times bestselling author, Lisa Kleypas and "Everything a romance should be" by New York Times bestselling author, Sarah MacLean.
Valerie grew up in Illinois with six sisters (she's number seven) and a huge supply of historical romance novels. After a cold and snowy stint earning a degree in English with a minor in history at Smith College, she moved to Florida the first chance she got. Valerie now lives in Jacksonville with her family including her rascally rescue dog, Roo. When she's not writing, she keeps busy reading, traveling, or vacillating between watching crazy reality TV and PBS. Valerie loves to hear from readers. Find her on the web at Facebook, Twitter, and her website.
Books:The Unlikely Lady, May 2015
Playful Brides #3
The Accidental Countess, November 2014
Playful Brides #2
Christmas Brides, October 2014
The Unexpected Duchess, May 2014
Playful Brides #1
It Happened Under the Mistletoe: A Holiday Novella, November 2013
Secret Brides #3.5
Secrets Of A Scandalous Marriage, October 2013
Secret Brides #3
A Secret Affair, July 2013
Secret Brides #2.5
Secrets of a Runaway Bride, April 2013
Secret Brides #2
Mass Market Paperback
A Secret Proposal, January 2013
Secret Brides #1.5
Secrets Of A Wedding Night, October 2012
Secret Brides #1
Secrets of a Wedding Night, September 2012