"Kelly combines wit, innocent sensuality, and seduction in this tale of a forced marriage between a beautiful plain-speaking pacifist Quaker and a handsome war hero who inherits a rundown earldom." ~Publishers Weekly
"Kelly pairs an aristocratic former military officer with a young American Quaker in this emotionally intense and beautifully crafted novel. With a small overview of Quaker life, and a large dose of romance, Kelly satisfies readers till the last page." ~ 4 stars, RT Book Reviews
"What an enchanting holiday tale...a delectable treat and the reward, a jolly good Christmas treat!" ~ 4 ½ stars, Affaire de Coeur Book Reviews
"This was my first time reading Vanessa Kelly and it won't be my last! I loved the mix of family, steam, intriguing main characters and holiday cheer." ~ 4 solid stars, Rogues Under the Covers
"The Regency period has never been brought to fictional life in a more entertaining way than in HIS MISTLETOE BRIDE. There is one astounding occurrence after another all throughout this enchanting holiday story, and Vanessa Kelly makes each momentous occasion come across as totally believable...HIS MISTLETOE BRIDE is engagingly imaginative and perfectly sets the holiday mood." ~Single Title Reviews
About the Author
Vanessa Kelly is an award-winning author who was named by Booklist
, the review journal of the American Library Association, as one of the "New Stars of Historical Romance." Her Regency-set historical romances have been nominated for awards in a number of contests, and her second book, Sex and The Single Earl, won the prestigious Maggie Medallion for Best Historical Romance. Her third book, My Favorite Countess, was nominated for an RT Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Regency Historical Romance.