Candice Hern

Biography

Candice Hern is the award-winning, bestselling author of historical romance novels set during the English Regency, a period she knows well through years of collecting antiques and fashion prints of the period. She travels to England regularly, always in search of more historical and local color to bring her stories and characters to life. Her books have won praise for the "intelligence and elegant romantic sensibility" (Romantic Times) as well as "delicious wit and luscious sensuality (Booklist).

Candice's award-winning website (www.candicehern.com) is often cited for its Regency World pages, where readers interested in the era will find an illustrated glossary, a detailed timeline, illustrated digests of Regency people and places, articles on Regency fashion, research links, and much more. It is the only author website listed among the online resources for the Jane Austen Centre in England.

Visit www.candicehern.com for more information on all Candice's books, including excerpts and a look "behind the scenes" of each novel.

Where to find Candice Hern online


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Books

The Merry Widows Trilogy Boxed Set
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 277,540. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
This bargain-priced boxed set includes three full-length novels: IN THE THRILL OF THE NIGHT, JUST ONE OF THOSE FLINGS, and LADY BE BAD. Fans of the historical romances of Sabrina Jeffries and Loretta Chase will enjoy this sexy award-winning trilogy by New York Times bestselling author Candice Hern, in which a group of respectable ladies make a secret pact that is anything but respectable!
Lady Ann's Excellent Adventure (A Regency Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is an original short story of approximately 12,000 words. Lady Ann is about to embark on an important arranged marriage but decides to experience one last day of unchaperoned fun. Her attempted escape appears to be foiled when she gets stuck in a tree. She is fortunate to be rescued by a gallant gentleman, who then accompanies her on a most excellent adventure, and steals her heart.
Lady Be Bad
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lord Rochdale stakes his most prized possession in wagering that he can seduce the very prim and proper Grace Marlowe. Her stalwart virtue is put to the test when the infamous rake shows an unexpected interest in her. But when hearts and lives become tangled in the gamble, the truth of his seduction could ruin everything
Just One of Those Flings
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,380. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Beatrice, Lady Somerfield, is too busy acting as chaperone for her headstrong niece to take her friends' advice to find a lover. Until a dark stranger at a masquerade ball makes her realize what she's been missing. But when her private fling leads to public scandal, more than one life is turned upside down.
The Regency Rakes Trilogy (3 Regency Romance Novels)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 232,410. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
This bargain-priced omnibus edition includes three full-length novels by bestselling author Candice Hern: A PROPER COMPANION, A CHANGE OF HEART, and AN AFFIAR OF HONOR. Fans of the traditional Regency Romances of Georgette Heyer, Barbara Metzger, and Carla Kelly will enjoy these witty, sweet romances about three rakish friends who each finds his life changed when he meets the right woman.
In the Thrill of the Night
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,940. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Marianne Nesbitt reluctantly agrees to join her friends the Merry Widows in seeking out lovers for the Season. Adam Cazenove would jump at the chance to warm the bed of his best friend’s beautiful widow, if not for his recent betrothal. But he can't bear to think of another man in her bed, and foils her every attempt at seduction. Until a night of reckless passion changes everything.
Desperate Measures (A Regency Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
Lydia Bettridge has a plan. To capture the attention of Geoffrey Danforth, the man who has stolen her heart but barely notices her, she has engaged the help of Phillip, a friend of her brother's, to play the love-smitten fool in public, in hopes of piquing the interest of her unnamed love. But when Geoffrey himself shows up to take Phillip's place, what's a girl to do?
Miss Lacey's Last Fling (A Regency Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Rosalind Lacey has spent all her 26 years in the country quietly managing the lives of her widowed father and 5 younger siblings. When she learns she has contracted the illness that killed her mother, she decides to spend her last few months living life to the fullest. With the help of her worldly aunt and the rakish Max Davenant, Rosie cuts a wide and wild swath through London Society.
The Best Intentions (A Regency Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Earl of Strickland is a handsome widower in search of a new wife to be mother to his two children. Having loved once, he seeks only a convenient arrangement with a mature woman. When two sisters come to visit his estate, the elder sister, a beautiful young widow, seems the perfect match. But the artless younger sister causes all his best intentions to fly out the window.
A Garden Folly (A Regency Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Two sisters on the edge of poverty have a chance to meet wealthy, titled, unmarried gentlemen when they are invited to a month-long house party at a famous country estate owned by the Duke of Carlisle. Though courted by a wealthy earl, Catherine Forsythe finds herself falling for the handsome estate gardener and faced with the choice of marrying for money and security, or following her heart.
An Affair of Honor (A Regency Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
During Meg Ashburton's single London Season she had been a wallflower ignored by all of Society. Except for one man. Lord Sedgewick had danced with her, and she had secretly fallen in love with him. Now, six years later, a carriage accident drops a near-dead Lord Sedgewick practically on her doorstep. Hoping for a second chance at love with him, Meg instead finds her world turned upside-down.
A Change of Heart (A Regency Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jack, Lord Pemerton, is a cynical rake forced by family circumstances to seek a bride. Lady Mary Haviland is a plain, charming, but firmly on-the-shelf spinster who offers to help Jack by presenting him with suitable candidates. When Jack discovers information that makes Mary the perfect candidate, their comfortable friendship takes an unexpected turn.
A Proper Companion (A Regency Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,940. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Robert is a rakish earl recently betrothed to a beautiful young girl in her first Season. Emily is an impoverished spinster hired as a companion to his grandmother, the dowager countess. Robert agrees to help his grandmother find a husband for Emily, but how is he to bear the thought of her in another man's arms?

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