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Now a Bride is what fans of New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh’s Mistress series have been clamoring for: more passion and more drama featuring the Dudley siblings.
 
In anticipation of the enticing third book in the Mistress trilogy, The Secret Mistress, here are never-before-published scenes from More than a Mistress and No Man’s Mistress—plus Mary Balogh’s new epilogue for the series.
 
• JOCELYN AND JANE: Three new scenes—“The Proposal,” “The Wedding,” and “Return to Acton Park”—spark more fiery passion from charmingly arrogant Jocelyn and spirited Jane.
 
• FERDINAND AND VIOLA: Two unpublished scenes—“The Wedding” and “Home to Pinewood Manor”—prove once again that this unlikely but perfect couple is made for each other.
 
• THE REUNION: FIVE YEARS LATER: Enjoy a brand-new chapter that reunites readers with all three Dudley couples and their children and answers every fan’s biggest question: What happened after the last page was turned?
 
NEW: The enchanting prequel to the Mistress series! Readers got to know madcap Angeline and straitlaced Edward through the romantic adventures of the Dudley brothers.
 
But Angeline and Edward have their own story of passion to tell in The Secret Mistress.

BONUS: This eBook includes an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The Secret Mistress

Published: Random House Publishing Group an imprint of Random House Publishing Group on Jun 13, 2011
ISBN: 9780440423690
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Not so much a story as a collection of deleted scenes and a series epilogue. The latter did not really add anything meaningful to the story. and I'm not sure the deleted scenes did either - I think Balogh's editor was right in the first book as it turned out (although it is interesting to see the impact of good editing on a story). However, it was nice enough to revisit the characters. I am definitely looking forward to the new book however - how will Balogh make the pieces fit? I trust her to do it though.read more
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Not so much a story as a collection of deleted scenes and a series epilogue. The latter did not really add anything meaningful to the story. and I'm not sure the deleted scenes did either - I think Balogh's editor was right in the first book as it turned out (although it is interesting to see the impact of good editing on a story). However, it was nice enough to revisit the characters. I am definitely looking forward to the new book however - how will Balogh make the pieces fit? I trust her to do it though.
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