“Soul-searing, heartrending, and intensely romantic, this late Victorian historical takes the classic marriage-of-convenience theme to a refreshing new level, making effective use of alternating time periods, as the characters struggle to reconcile duty and loyalty with personal desire and to understand what love really is—and is not. Another exquisitely rendered, insightful romance from one of the genres stars.” –Library Journal
"Millie’s intellect and selflessness make her a standout among a cast of memorable characters in this expertly plotted and emotionally wrenching love story." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Thomas’s lyrical writing is really the star of the show.
There are writers who can tell a great story, and writers
who can tell a great story with beauty and artistry. Thomas
is in the latter category, and her writing is, quite simply, a
cut above.” —All About Romance
"Searing, tender, and filled with passion, her writing is nothing short of a revelation."—Lisa Kleypas
About the Author
The USA Today bestselling Sherry Thomas is one of the most acclaimed historical romance authors writing today, winning the RITA Award two years running, and appearing on innumerable "Best of the Year" lists, including those of Publishers Weekly
, Kirkus Reviews
, Library Journal
, Dear Author
, and All About Romance
. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and sons.