Cheryl Bolen


Cheryl Bolen is the acclaimed author of more than a dozen Regency-set historical novels published by Harlequin Historical and Zebra. Her books have placed in several writing contests, including the Daphne du Maurier, and have been translated into 11 languages. She was named Notable New Author in 1999, and in 2006 she won the Holt Medallion for Best Historical Novel. A former journalist and English teacher who admits to a fascination with dead English women, Bolen is a contributor to The Regency Reader, The Quizzing Glass, and the Regency Plume. Her articles on Regency England can be found on her website,

Where to find Cheryl Bolen online


Duchess by Mistake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency
House of Haverstock, Book 2 Another of Cheryl Bolen's classic marriage-of-convenience stories
A Christmas In Bath (Brides of Bath, Book 6)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,960. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
All the characters from the first five Brides of Bath books will be serving up some Christmas cheer, while Glee Blankenship sharpens Cupid's arrow... Unbeknownst to scholarly Jonathan Blankenship, his sister-in-law Glee has decided this Christmas he needs a little push to make him see that his dear friend of four years, Miss Arbuckle, will make his perfect mate.
England's Stately Homes By Train
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,280. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Geared for those who dislike driving in England, England's Stately Homes by Train gives travelers clear directions on how to visit England's stately homes by rail, with London as the suggested point of origination. The guide's suggested routes, which can combine train, bus, or walking, have all been personally verified by the authors, Americans who have traveled throughout England for 30 years.
Love in the Library (Brides of Bath Book 5)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,550. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Beauty and the Scholar. . . The Brides of Bath are Back! Love in the Library is Book 5 in The Brides of Bath series. A Sweet traditional Regency...
Scandalous Brides (Four Bestselling Full-Length Regency Novels)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 357,890. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The best of their best from New York Times and USA Today Bestselling authors Annette Blair, Cheryl Bolen, Lucinda Brant, and Brenda Hiatt. Fall in love with bewitchingly scandalous brides and their dashing grooms in this box set of 4 full-length Regencies. These bestsellers average over 4.4 stars from hundreds of combined bookseller reviews worldwide.
The Theft Before Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Christmas Regency Romance Novella... Book 3 in The Regent Mystery Series... When the theft of the Regent's Michelangelo has the potential to set off on international incident, he believes his best chance of recovering it before the donor's Christmas Eve visit is to bring in his favorite investigators: Captain Dryden and his wife Lady Daphne.
The Four-Leaf Clover
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,040. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Novella (23,000 words) originally published in mass market paperback in 2004 and now included in the "A Summer To Remember " collection. * * * The romance is set in post Civil War Missouri.
Christmas Brides (Three Regency Novellas)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Three Christmas Regency Romances: "THE CHRISTMAS WISH" 21,500 words (about 100 pages) Heat index: Sweet "HOME FOR CHRISTMAS" 20,000 words (about 85 pages) Heat index: Sweet "CHRISTMAS AT FARLEY MANOR" Best Historical Novella of 2011* (This novella was first published as an eBook in 2011.) Approximate length: 21,000 words (about 100 pages) Heat index: Sweet
A Most Discreet Inquiry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Book 2 of The Regent Mysteries series It all started quite innocently when Lady Daphne Chalmers's duchess sister came to her sleuthing sibling for help in retrieving embarrassing love letters. But as Daphne and her own lover, Captain Jack Dryden of His Majesty's Hussars, join forces to track down the letters, they follow a trail of treachery and murder that threatens the entire kingdom.
A Summer To Remember
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
Award-winning, multi-published author Cheryl Bolen turns her attention away from the British Isles to craft three achingly romantic tales set in nineteenth-century America: The Four-Leaf Clover (novella) Man In The Surf (novella) The Picture Bride (short story)
Capitol Offense (Texas Heroines in Peril)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
As speech writer to the Texas lieutenant governor, lovely Lacy Blair accidentally stumbles onto a high-level fraud involving state funds and masterminded by her boss. Since she can't risk snooping into the situation herself, she secretly consults with an FBI agent who agrees to help her investigate. Soon afterwards, she realizes she is being watched, and the FBI agent has been killed!
His Lordship's Vow (Regency Romance Short Novel)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Heat Index: Sweet Short novel (approximately 31,000 words) * * * Bereft of beauty as well as fortune, the exceedingly plain Miss Jane Featherstone has failed to attract any suitor during her three Seasons. Rather than be a burden to her brother and his obnoxious wife, Miss Featherstone vows to accept the first man who asks—even though she's always worshipped a lord who's far above her touch. . .
Murder at Veranda House (Texas Heroines in Peril)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,110. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Murder at Veranda House Texas Heroines in Peril Heat Index: Hot Lovely young widow Annette Holcombe is forced to turn her Veranda House on Galveston Island into a B & B after the recent death of her husband, a man she'd known only a short time. Upon his untimely death, she learns that the only thing she really knew about him was that everything she knew about him was a lie!
A Cry In The Night (Texas Heroines in Peril)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Heat index: hot The child she gave up for adoption eight years ago is missing, and Ava Simpson is convinced his life is in danger. Only one person can help her find the boy: Blake Tranowski, the birth father of the child. If only she can forge the courage to tell him of the existence of their son. . .
Protecting Britannia (Texas Heroines in Peril)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Antiques dealer Britannia Hensley's first day back in London after a seven-year absence seems like an audition for a Survivor in the City episode. Her plane arrives two hours late; she sloshes through blinding rain without an umbrella; her purse is snatched; her hotel room ransacked; some slimeball jabs a gun into her back and tries to abduct her; and every bobby in London's after her for murder.
With His Lady's Assistance (Humorous Regency Romance Mystery)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
To help him mingle in the highest echelons of English society to investigate threats on the Prince Regent's life, super spy Captain Jack Dryden must feign an engagement to the exceedingly plain spinster, Lady Daphne Chalmers. Together they embark on an investigation which brings them into grave peril – and makes the captain reevaluate the skinny maiden who has a most amorous effect upon him.
To Take This Lord (Brides of Bath Book 4)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,670. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
To Take This Lord Brides of Bath, Book 4 (Previously published in mass market paperback as An Improper Proposal) Heat Index: Hot Length: 82,000 words * * * For the sake of his children, spinster Sally Spencer agrees to marry in name only the widower, Viscount Sedgewick, whom she's always loved.
My Lord Wicked
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
The orphaned Freddie Lambeth arrives at eerie Marshbanks Abbey on her eighteenth birthday—completely unaware that her guardian, Lord Stacks, is said to have killed his bride there ten years earlier. . .
It Had To Be You (A World War II Romance)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,760. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
IT HAD TO BE YOU chronicles the powerful love story of journalist Dianne Castle and enigmatic nightclub owner Johnny Honda from 1930s Los Angeles to a Japanese internment camp.
The Bride's Secret (Brides of Bath Book 3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Since his commanding officer took a bullet meant for him, James Moore, now the Earl of Rutledge, feels responsible for the dead man's young son and the boy's exquisite mother, Carlotta Ennis – so responsible that he offers to marry the lavender-eyed beauty. Though their marriage was not to be a love match, Carlotta's torturing presence has James yearning to make her his true wife.
With His Ring (Brides of Bath Book 2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,690. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Gregory's "convenient" marriage to Glee turns out to be anything but. He had wed to keep from losing his fortune; he'd not counted on losing his heart.
The Bride Wore Blue (Brides of Bath Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Having made his fortune in India, Thomas Moreland returns to England in the hopes of winning Felicity Harrison, the fair beauty who saved him from death years earlier. But Felicity is determined to thwart the arrogant nabob, despite that he’s rescuing her family from financial ruin. Her fervent resolve, though, goes wickedly awry whenever she’s in his unsettling, seductive presence.
A Lady by Chance (Historical Regency Romance)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
English patriot the Marquess of Haverstock will do anything to reclaim the money his friend lost at cards, money that was to purchase battle plans from a French official. The bewitching Anna de Mouchet agrees to give the marquess back the money she "won." On one condition: that he marry her. From this forced marriage rises a love as powerful as the canons of the war which tears them apart.

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