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England, 1673: The Ashcroft family motto is "Question Convention," and wallflower Violet agrees with the sentiment completely. For one thing, she's not planning to marry. Plain Violet is smart enough to realize any suitors would be after her large inheritance, or else interested in her beautiful younger sisters--and she'd much rather spend her time improving her mind than risking her tender heart...
Having wasted six years wooing a lady who eloped with another man, Ford Chase, Viscount Lakefield, has had it with women. Ford would much rather spend his time pursuing the sciences and constructing the first watch with a minute hand. Having his young niece dropped in his lap proves an unwelcome, annoying distraction...until an uncommonly intelligent neighbor named Violet comes to help...
• Humorous historical romance • R-rated content: Steamy love scenes! • Originally published by Penguin Putnam (Signet Books)
• Top 10 Bestseller on Kobo, Kindle, Nook, iBooks, and Google Play! • Rose Award Nominee!
"A captivating historical romance. Fans of Julia Quinn and Tessa Dare will love Lauren Royal!" —Glynnis Campbell, USA Today Bestselling Author
"This delectable romp is sure to be just the confection readers need for a sweet night's read…guaranteed to charm." —Kathe Robin, Romantic Times Magazine
"You won't want to put Violet down until you reach the end." —Carol Carter, Romance Reviews Today
"Fans of Amanda Quick will find this romantic pair to be exactly their cup of tea." —Amanda Killgore, Huntress Book Reviews
While VIOLET can be read as a stand-alone novel, many readers enjoy reading it as part of a series. All of Lauren's books feature Chase family members. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence:
Chase Family Series 1666 - AMETHYST (Colin & Amy) 1667 - EMERALD (Jason & Caithren) 1667 - FOREVERMORE (Cameron & Clarice) 1668 - AMBER (Trick & Kendra) 1673 - VIOLET (Ford & Violet) 1677 - LILY (Rand & Lily) 1677 - ROSE (Kit & Rose)
Regency Chase Family Series 1815 - LOST IN TEMPTATION (Tristan & Alexandra) 1816 - TEMPTING JULIANA (James & Juliana) 1817 - THE ART OF TEMPTATION (Sean & Corinna + Griffin & Rachael)
Specially Priced Boxed Sets CHASE FAMILY BOXED SET ONE: THE JEWELS CHASE FAMILY BOXED SET TWO: THE FLOWERS REGENCY CHASE FAMILY BOXED SET
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
LAUREN ROYAL decided to become a writer in the third grade, after winning a “Why My Mother is the Greatest” essay contest. Now she’s a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of humorous historical romance novels. Lauren lives in Southern California with her family and their constantly shedding cat. She still thinks her mother is the greatest.
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