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The Bashful Bride

(2018)
(The second book in the Advertisements For Love series)
A novel by

 
 
A friend's newspaper advertisement for a groom nets the most famous actor in London, Arthur Bex. Shy heiress Ester Croome proposes to elope with the handsome man, who she's secretly loved for two years, in order to escape an impending engagement arranged by her overbearing family.

Trying to outlive the shadow of his villainous uncle, Bex needs to marry quickly - to a woman of good character. And smart, beautiful Ester fits the bill. But a harrowing trip to Gretna Green and dangerous abolition rallies prove to be a more treacherous stage than either imagined. Infatuation and a mutual love for Shakespeare might not be enough to bind a couple looking to outrun the chains and secrets of family and the past.

Each book in the Advertisements for Love series is standalone:
* The Bittersweet Bride
* The Bashful Bride

Genre: Historical Romance

Praise for this book

"Riley's characters are unique, realistic, and compelling..." - Alyssa Cole


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Used availability for Vanessa Riley's The Bashful Bride

Paperback Editions

May 2018 : Paperback
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Title: The Bashful Bride (Advertisements for Love) (Volume 2)
Author(s): Vanessa Riley
ISBN: 1-71890-685-4 / 978-1-71890-685-3
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

May 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Bashful Bride
Author(s): Vanessa Riley
ISBN: 1-978647-66-2 / 978-1-978647-66-4
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


May 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Bashful Bride
Author(s): Vanessa Riley
ISBN: 1-978647-68-9 / 978-1-978647-68-8
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


May 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Bashful Bride: Advertisements for Love, Book 2
Author(s): Vanessa Riley
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   


May 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Bashful Bride: Advertisements for Love, Book 2
Author(s): Vanessa Riley
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Bashful Bride: Advertisements for Love, Book 2
Author(s): Vanessa Riley
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Bashful Bride: Advertisements for Love, Book 2
Author(s): Vanessa Riley
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Bashful Bride (Advertisements for Love Book 2)
Author(s): Vanessa Riley
Publisher: Entangled: Amara
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU