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The Worst Woman in London

By Julia Bennet (Author)


Pub Date 5/7/2024

ISBN 9781454954484

Format Paperback



The Worst Woman in London

by Julia Bennet
A Bridgerton-inspired humorous Victorian romance featuring a defiant heroine who fights to escape a bad marriage, while her love for a forbidden man jeopardizes her chance at freedom.

James Standish knows how to play society’s game. He’ll follow the rules—marry a virginal debutante and inherit a massive fortune. At least, that’s the plan until he meets Francesca Thorne. She’s not the sort of woman a respectable gentleman like James could ever marry—not least because, strictly speaking, she’s married already to James's friend Edward. Francesca is determined to flout convention and divorce her philandering husband. When James sweet-talks his way into her life—tasked with convincing Francesca to abandon her dream of freedom—she’s unprepared for the passion that flares between them.
        Torn apart by conflicting desires, James and Francesca must choose whether to keep chasing the lives they’ve always wanted or to take a chance on a new and forbidden love.

The Worst Woman in London is the kind of historical novel I’ve been dying to read.”—The New York Times
The Worst Woman in London is the kind of historical I’ve been dying to read.” —New York Times

“Bennet’s captivating historical romance not only delivers plenty of potent sexual chemistry and a spirited heroine with spunkiness to spare but also deftly highlights the challenges facing women seeking a divorce in the Victorian era.”—Booklist

“Romantic, feminist, and shimmers with intelligence. Let's hope Ms. Bennet keeps writing—we need more historical romance just like this!” —All About Romance

“With gorgeous, period-appropriate prose, appealing characters . . . it's a great example of the best of historical romance. It's also angsty and emotional without falling into melodrama. HIGHLY, highly recommended!” —Plot Trysts  -

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Julia Bennet writes historical romance with passion, intrigue, dark humor, and the occasional animal sidekick. A tea-sodden Englishwoman, she’s the only girl in a house of boys and yearns for all things pink and fluffy. If she isn’t writing, she’s probably reading everything she can get her hands on, spending time with her boys, or procrastinating on the internet.

Title Details

Pages 304 pages

Trim 5.5 x 8.25 x 0 Inches

Territories WENG

Category Fiction

Carton Quantity 36