Lady Brenna's days are numbered. She must find a husband!
Her parents have set their sights on the horrid Lord Chester
Abbot and Brenna must marry. Desperate to find a husband,
Brenna proposes marriage to the first man she can find. When
it appears her coach is being robbed, Brenna does the
unthinkable, she proposes marriage to a highway man. Only,
Brenna is stunned to discover that the highwayman is none
other than Lord Richard Ellerby, one of her father's closest
When Ellerby returns Brenna to her home and then is sent to a
courtesan school, she vows to find Richard Ellerby and make
him pay in the ultimate way - by forcing him to marry her.
When Brenna and Richard are face to face again, Brenna
believes seducing Richard will not only result in a marriage
also winning Richard's heart. Only, Richard is a man with a
dark past. Although his body fights the attraction to
Brenna, he has made a vow to never give another woman his
heart. When Brenna gets her wish and becomes a bride,
Richard makes it perfectly clear that his marriage to Brenna
is and will only ever be a marriage of convenience.
A CONVENIENT BRIDE will stun readers with it's intricately
woven storylines. As Brenna begins to learn more about the
past Richard tries so hard to keep secret, readers will
become totally immersed in this haunting novel of
heartbreaking secrets and the unquenchable desire to make a
marriage of convenience into a marriage of true passion.
Cheryl Ann Smith surprises readers with a multilayered
storyline. Beautifully romantic with a touch of mystery, A
CONVENIENT BRIDE is a rare gem among historical romance
A headstrong beauty propositions an unlikely
highwayman in this delightful regency historical
On the hunt for his runaway sister,
Lord Richard Ellerby stops a suspicious carriage at gunpoint
and is shocked to be mistaken for a thieving highwayman.
When the attractive woman inside makes him an offer to court
her for pay, Richard refuses and sends her on her way. But
the determined lady soon finds him again and proposes an
even more outrageous offer: wedding her in a marriage of
Desperate to find love with a man of
her own choosing, Lady Brenna Harrington will do anything to
hold on to her freedom, even if it means propositioning a
dangerous highwayman. If she can distract her father with a
prospective husband who only wants to marry her for her
fortune, Brenna will have time to do things her way. While
her plan may be just crazy enough to work, her unsuitable
suitor has other more pleasurable strategies in mind...