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Girl with the Make-Believe Husband - (A Bridgerton Prequel) by Julia Quinn (Hardcover)

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Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up

Number of Pages: 304

Format: Hardcover

Series Title: A Bridgerton Prequel

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Romance

Publisher: Avon Books

Book theme: Regency, Historical

Author: Julia Quinn

Language: English

Street Date: June 28, 2022
TCIN: 85332884
UPC: 9780063253926
Item Number (DPCI): 247-28-8570
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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Book Synopsis



#1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn presents the second novel of the delightful Bridgerton Prequel series in a stunning new package.


There were Bridgertons before the eight alphabetically named siblings, and in this novel, we go back to where it all began. . .

While you were sleeping...

With her brother Thomas injured on the battlefront in the Colonies, orphaned Cecilia Harcourt has two unbearable choices: move in with a maiden aunt or marry a scheming cousin. Instead, she chooses option three and travels across the Atlantic, determined to nurse her brother back to health. But after a week of searching, she finds not her brother but his best friend, the handsome officer Edward Rokesby. He's unconscious and in desperate need of her care, and Cecilia vows that she will save this soldier's life, even if staying by his side means telling one little lie...

I told everyone I was your wife...

When Edward comes to, he's more than a little confused. The blow to his head knocked out three months of his memory, but surely he would recall getting married. He knows who Cecilia Harcourt is--even if he does not recall her face--and with everyone calling her his wife, he decides it must be true, even though he'd always assumed he'd marry his neighbor back in England.

If only it were true...

Cecilia risks her entire future by giving herself--completely--to the man she loves. But when the truth comes out, Edward may have a few surprises of his own for the new Mrs. Rokesby.




From the Back Cover



While you were sleeping . . .

With her brother Thomas injured on the battlefront in the Colonies, orphaned Cecilia Harcourt has two unbearable choices: move in with a maiden aunt or marry a scheming cousin. Instead, she chooses option three and travels across the Atlantic, determined to nurse her brother back to health. But after a week of searching, she finds not her brother but his best friend, the handsome officer Edward Rokesby. He's unconscious and in desperate need of her care, and Cecilia vows that she will save this soldier's life, even if staying by his side means telling one little lie . . .

I told everyone I was your wife

When Edward comes to, he's more than a little confused. The blow to his head knocked out three months of his memory, but surely he would recall getting married. He knows who Cecilia Harcourt is--even if he does not recall her face--and with everyone calling her his wife, he decides it must be true, even though he'd always assumed he'd marry his neighbor back in England.

If only it were true . . .

Cecilia risks her entire future by giving herself--completely--to the man she loves. But when the truth comes out, Edward may have a few surprises of his own for the new Mrs. Rokesby.



Review Quotes




"A great read...with mystery and adventure and, yes, romance. Quinn's fans will be grateful she's crossed the pond for this textured look at life in New York during the 1770s." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) on The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband

"Quinn's sprightly dialogue, colorful descriptions, quick pace and emotionally touching storyline are just what readers expect from this consummate storyteller." -- RT Book Reviews on The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband

"The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband was an absolute treat. A historical romance written not in the Regency era but during the American Revolutionary War, this had a mix of poignant moments one would expect during such a tumultuous time along with the sweeping, heartwarming feeling of falling in love." -- Harlequin Junkie

"The novel has a well-constructed plot, well-drawn characters, and vivid dialog...Imaginative...The author maintains the tension of the undiscovered lie almost to the end, and the denouement is both amusing and satisfying." -- Historical Novel Society on The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband


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