Beverley Oakley

Biography

Beverley Oakley is the award-winning author of eight historical romances, laced with mystery and intrigue.

She has worked as a journalist, magazine editor, a safari lodge manager in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, and an airborne geophysical survey operator.

Beverley loves exploring complex issues such as the consequences faced by characters who make errors of judgement in a punitive society. Her own experiences have provided rich fodder for her books, the highlight of her tumultuous past being the handsome Norwegian bush pilot she met around a camp fire in Botswana and married after a whirlwind romance, twenty years ago.

Beverley teaches in the Department of Professional Writing & Editing at Victoria University. She lives with her husband, two daughters and their Rhodesian Ridgeback, in a pretty country town near Melbourne, Australia.

You can visit her website at: www.beverleyoakley.com or follow her on Twitter: @BeverleyOakley

Where to buy in print

Series

Daughters of Sin
Two nobly-born debutantes and their illegitimate half sisters compete for love while trying to bring to justice a handsome, dangerous villain during a hectic Regency London season. Caught up in a high-stakes game of intrigue and deceit orchestrated by the eldest sister - vain and ambitious Lady Araminta Partington, the ton's reigning beauty - each sister must play her part to bring a dangerous traitor to justice while finding a man deserving of her love and special talents.

Books

Christmas Charity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2021 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Reluctant courtesan, Charity, has found true love with Hugo, her first and only client. But when poet and artist, Hugo, is tricked into gambling away his impending inheritance, Charity finds herself at the mercy of Madam Chambon and her infamous house of ill-repute.
Lady Olivia's Butterfly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2021 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
As the most dazzling debutante of 1811, wilful and beautiful Miss Olivia Templestowe scandalised society when she eloped with notorious rake, Lucien, Lord Farquhar. Five years later, she's paid the highest price for her impetuosity.
Lady Rose's Secret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,110. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2021 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Marriage was not the intended outcome when loyal and determined Miss Rose Chesterfield made a wager with London’s most eligible rake not to call in a debt that would ruin her family.
Her Valentine's Secret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2019 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
A beautiful French emigree in London after the French Revolution is torn between her heart's desire and her desire for justice...
Wedding Violet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2019 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Abandoned at the altar, Max, Lord Belvedere believes he’s evaded family obligation in favour of a life of adventuring in Africa. But his ailing Aunt Euphemia has other ideas. A chance meeting with the enchanting Violet Lilywhite at Madame Chambon's infamous House of Assignation leads to a sham marriage to please Max's aunt - with unexpected consequences.
Wicked Wager
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,690. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2019 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Can innocence survive the machinations of a malevolent society beauty and a charismatic rake? Two weeks before her nuptials to her cold, harsh cousin, virtuous Celeste Rosington finds herself in the arms of notorious libertine, Lord Peregrine. Little does she know she's the unwitting pawn in a wicked wager between a ruthless society beauty and the delicious, dissolute viscount.
Fair Cyprians of London
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,140. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2018 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Gilded Age
Revenge is sweet until it breaks your heart. Three heartfelt, sizzling Victorian romances, each with an uplifting, redemptive ending that'll please even the cynics.
Keeping Faith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,460. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2018 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A destitute chambermaid becomes the toast of London after she’s groomed to exact the ultimate revenge from a sensitive young painter. But what value are riches and adulation when she’s lost her heart to the man she must destroy?
Forsaking Hope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,010. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Felix, Lord Durham, discovers the woman he loved is one of London's most sought-after courtesans, he sets off on a journey of discovery. As he begins to unlock the past, he realises not everything was as it seemed.
Saving Grace
Price: Free! Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Grace Fortune trusts no one after she was betrayed by the man she once loved. Now, she's the most popular 'Cyprian' at Madame Chambon's high-class London brothel, consort of princes and society's 'Upper Ten Thousand'. As Faith prepares for her next job as the special initiation ‘gift’ procured by a mother in fashionable Mayfair for her son’s twenty-first birthday, Faith prepares for her revenge.
Lady Unveiled: The Cuckold's Conspiracy
Series: Daughters of Sin, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,300. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Four very different sisters compete for love during an exciting London season: a celebrated actress with a heart of gold, a shy yet daring wallflower, and the artistic, illegitimate daughter of a nobleman. Caught up in a high-stakes game of intrigue and deceit orchestrated by their sister, the ton's reigning beauty, each must play their part to bring a dangerous traitor to justice.
Beyond Rubies
Series: Daughters of Sin, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,960. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
London's most celebrated actress, Miss Kitty La Bijou, has almost achieved her heart's desire. Mistress to handsome Lord Nash and the unacknowledged illegitimate daughter of Viscount Partington, she has fame, beauty and the man of her dreams. But the respectability she craves eludes her. When confronted with the ultimate opportunity to be accepted by society, can she give up love?
The Mysterious Governess
Series: Daughters of Sin, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Two beautiful sisters – one an illegitimate governess, the other a celebrated debutante – compete for love amidst the scandal and intrigue of a Regency London Season.
Dangerous Gentlemen
Series: Daughters of Sin, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
She was the wallflower beneath his notice…until a terrible mistake has one dangerous, delicious rake believing she's the "fair Cyprian" ordered for his pleasure.
Daughters of Sin Box Set: Her Gilded Prison, Dangerous Gentlemen, The Mysterious Governess
Series: Daughters of Sin. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 209,920. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Regency-era 'Dynasty'. Two nobly born debutantes and their illegitimate sisters compete for love while bringing to justice a handsome, dangerous traitor.
Daughters of Sin Box Set
Series: Daughters of Sin. Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 388,890. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Two nobly-born debutantes and their illegitimate half sisters - an actress and a governess - compete for love amidst a high-stakes game of intrigue and deceit orchestrated by their eldest sister, vain and ambitious Lady Araminta Partington, the ton's reigning beauty.
Her Gilded Prison
Series: Daughters of Sin, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by Beverley Oakley. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Later in Life
Lady Sybil expects Stephen, her husband's heir, to marry her beautiful eldest daughter, Araminta. But when Sybil and Stephen meet, a forbidden passion erupts between the two in this steamy Regency romance.

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