THE BRIDE SAYS NO
Maxwell gives love triangles a new and delightful spin in the first of the Brides of Wishmore series. With her trademark lighthearted humor, tinged with deep emotion, Maxwell crafts a marvelous story of sisters who each fall in love, showing how love changes so many things and is a rare and special gift. Maxwell always makes us believe in happy endings.
After her scandalous divorce, Lady Aileen Davidson kept away from her younger sister for fear of ruining Tara’s chances at a good marriage. Suddenly, Tara shows up on her doorstep with plans to jilt her fiancé and marry the man she has always loved. Blake Stephens, the illegitimate son of a nobleman, may not love Lady Tara, but he’s not about to have her run off days before their wedding. He follows and becomes attracted to the outspoken and mature Aileen. For her part, Aileen is drawn to Blake and the passion he presents. Meanwhile, Tara is determined to win the man of her dreams, no matter whom she hurts. Complications arise, but love finds a way. (AVON, Feb., 384 pp., $7.99)