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|Title||:||Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology|
|Author||:||Julia Quinn, Elizabeth Boyle, Stefanie Sloane, Laura Lee Guhrke|
|Number of Pages||:||384|
|Category||:||Romance, Historical romance, Anthologies, Historical, Regency, Historical fiction, Fiction|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology Beloved authors Julia Quinn Elizabeth Boyle Laura Lee Guhrke and Stefanie Sloane deliver the stories of four friends from Madame Rochambeaux s Gentle School for Girls who find an old sixpence in their bedchamber and decide that it will be the lucky coin for each of their weddings b .
b Something Old b Julia Quinn s prologue introduces her heroine Beatrice Heywood and the premise for i Four Weddings and a Sixpence i .
b Something New b In Stefanie Sloane s unforgettable story an ever vigilant guardian decrees that Anne Brabourne must marry by her twenty first birthday But love finds her in the most unexpected of ways .
b Something Borrowed b Elizabeth Boyle tells the tale of Cordelia Padley who has invented a betrothed to keep her family from pestering her to wed Now she ll need to borrow one to convince them she s found her true love .
b Something Blue b In Laura Lee Guhrke s story unlucky Lady Elinor Daventry has her sixpence stolen from her and must convince the rake who pilfered the coin to return it in time for her own wedding .
b and a Sixpence in Her Shoe b Julia Quinn finishes with the story of Beatrice Heywood who never believed that the sixpence was anything but a tarnished old coin until it led all of her friends to true love But her faith in the coin is tested when it keeps sending her to the wrong man
i Can there be any greater challenge to London s Ambitious Mamas than an unmarried duke br br Lady Whistledown s Society Papers April i br br By all accounts b Simon Basset b is on the verge of proposing to his best friend s sister the lovely and almost on the shelf b Daphne Bridgerton b But the two of them know the truth it s all an elaborate plan to keep Simon free from marriage minded society mothers And as for Daphne surely she will attract some worthy suitors now that it seems a duke has declared her desirable br br But as Daphne waltzes across ballroom after ballroom with Simon it s hard to remember that their courtship is a complete sham Maybe it s his devilish smile certainly it s the way his eyes seem to burn every time he looks at her but somehow Daphne is falling for the dashing duke for real And now she must do the impossible and convince the handsome rogue that their clever little scheme deserves a slight alteration and that nothing makes quite as much sense as falling in love
i promises to be another eventful season but not this author believes for Anthony Bridgerton London s most elusive bachelor who has shown no indication that he plans to marry br And in truth why should he When it comes to playing the consummate rake nobody does it better br Lady Whistledown s Society Papers i April br br But this time the gossip columnists have it wrong Anthony Bridgerton hasn t just decided to marry he s even chosen a wife The only obstacle is his intended s older sister Kate Sheffield the most meddlesome woman ever to grace a London ballroom The spirited schemer is driving Anthony mad with her determination to stop the betrothal but when he closes his eyes at night Kate is the woman haunting his increasingly erotic dreams br br Contrary to popular belief Kate is quite sure that reformed rakes do i not i make the best husbands and Anthony Bridgerton is the most wicked rogue of them all Kate is determined to protect her sister but she fears her own heart is vulnerable And when Anthony s lips touch hers she s suddenly afraid she might not be able to resist the reprehensible rake herself
Penelope Featherington has secretly adored her best friend s brother for well it feels like forever After half a lifetime of watching Colin Bridgerton from afar she thinks she knows everything about him until she stumbles across his deepest secret and fears she doesn t know him at all br br Colin Bridgerton is tired of being thought nothing but an empty headed charmer tired of everyone s preoccupation with the notorious gossip columnist Lady Whistledown who can t seem to publish an edition without mentioning him in the first paragraph br br But when Colin returns to London from a trip aboard he discovers nothing in his life is quite the same especially Penelope Featherington the girl haunting his dreams br br And when he discovers that Penelope has secrets of her own this elusive bachelor must decide is she his biggest threat or his promise of a happy ending
em March Today I fell in love em br br At the age of ten Miranda Cheever showed no signs of Great Beauty And even at ten Miranda learned to accept the expectations society held for her until the afternoon when Nigel Bevelstoke the handsome and dashing Viscount Turner solemnly kissed her hand and promised her that one day she would grow into herself that one day she would be as beautiful as she already was smart And even at ten Miranda knew she would love him forever br br But the years that followed were as cruel to Turner as they were kind to Miranda She is as intriguing as the viscount boldly predicted on that memorable day while he is a lonely bitter man crushed by a devastating loss But Miranda has never forgotten the truth she set down on paper all those years earlier and she will not allow the love that is her destiny to slip lightly through her fingers
b Everything was so much simpler when he was wicked b br br In every life there is a turning point A moment so tremendous so sharp and breathtaking that one knows one s life will never be the same For Michael Stirling London s most infamous rake that moment came the first time he laid eyes on Francesca Bridgerton br br After a lifetime of chasing women of smiling slyly as they chased him of allowing himself to be caught but never permitting his heart to become engaged he took one look at Francesca Bridgerton and fell so fast and hard into love it was a wonder he managed to remain standing Unfortunately for Michael however Francesca s surname was to remain Bridgerton for only a mere thirty six hours longer the occasion of their meeting was lamentably a supper celebrating her imminent wedding to his cousin br br But that was then Now Michael is the earl and Francesca is free but still she thinks of him as nothing other than her dear friend and confidant Michael dares not speak to her of his love until one dangerous night when she steps innocently into his arms and passion proves stronger than even the most wicked of secrets
Sir Phillip knew from his correspondence with his dead wife s distant cousin that Eloise Bridgerton was a spinster and so he d proposed figuring that she d be homely and unassuming and more than a little desperate for an offer of marriage Except she wasn t The beautiful woman on his doorstep was anything but quiet and when she stopped talking long enough to close her mouth all he wanted to do was kiss her br br Eloise Bridgerton couldn t marry a man she had never met But then she started thinking and wondering and before she knew it she was in a hired carriage in the middle of the night on her way to meet the man she hoped might be her perfect match Except he wasn t Her perfect husband wouldn t be so moody and ill mannered And he certainly should have mentioned that he had two young and decidedly unruly children as much in need of a mother as Phillip is in need of a wife
IF IT S IN HIS HEART IT S IN HIS KISS br br MEET OUR HERO br br Gareth St Clair is in a bind His father who detests him is determined to beggar the St Clair estates and ruin his inheritance Gareth s sole bequest is an old family diary which may or may not contain the secrets of his past and the key to his future The problem is it s written in Italian of which Gareth speaks not a word br br MEET OUR HEROINE br br All the i ton i agreed there was no one quite like Hyacinth Bridgerton She s fiendishly smart devilishly outspoken and according to Gareth probably best in small doses But there s something about her something charming and vexing that grabs him and won t quite let go br br MEET POOR MR MOZART br br Or don t But rest assured he s spinning in his grave when Gareth and Hyacinth cross paths at the annual and annually discordant Smythe Smith musicale To Hyacinth Gareth s every word seems a dare and she offers to translate his diary even though her Italian is slightly less than perfect But as they delve into the mysterious text they discover that the answers they seek lie not in the diary but in each other and that there is nothing as simple or as complicated as a single perfect kiss
Will she accept his offer before the clock strikes midnight br br Sophie Beckett never dreamed she d be able to sneak into Lady Bridgerton s famed masquerade ball or that Prince Charming would be waiting there for her Though the daughter of an earl Sophie has been relegated to the role of servant by her disdainful stepmother But now spinning in the strong arms of the debonair and devastatingly handsome Benedict Bridgerton she feels like royalty Alas she knows all enchantments must end when the clock strikes midnight br br i Who was that extraordinary woman i Ever since that magical night a radiant vision in silver has blinded Benedict to the attractions of any other except perhaps this alluring and oddly familiar beauty dressed in housemaid s garb whom he feels compelled to rescue from a most disagreeable situation He has sworn to find and wed his mystery miss but this breathtaking maid makes him weak with wanting her Yet if he offers his heart will Benedict sacrifice his only chance for a fairy tale love br br i Alternate cover for ISBN i
b A funny thing happened b br br Unlike most men of his acquaintance Gregory Bridgerton believes in true love And he is convinced that when he finds the woman of his dreams he will know in an instant that she is i the one i And that is exactly what happened Except br br She wasn t the one In fact the ravishing Miss Hermione Watson is in love with another But her best friend the ever practical Lady Lucinda Abernathy wants to save Hermione from a disastrous alliance so she offers to help Gregory win her over But in the process Lucy falls in love With Gregory Except br br Lucy is engaged And her uncle is not inclined to let her back out of the betrothal even once Gregory comes to his senses and realizes that it is Lucy with her sharp wit and sunny smile who makes his heart sing And now on the way to the wedding Gregory must risk everything to ensure that when it comes time to kiss the bride i he i is the only man standing at the altar
Honoria Smythe Smith is a bad violinist in a traditional family performance she does not look forward to but will smile through for kinship She trailed around after her brother and Marcus his best friend since childhood Now the Earl of Chatteris Marcus sprains his ankle in Honoria s own carefully dug hole After they tease they may fall in love