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 » General
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.
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 » General
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...
The Theft Before Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,770. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
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 » General
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.
A Most Discreet Inquiry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
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 » General, 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)
With His Lady's Assistance (Humorous Regency Romance Mystery)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, 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 » General, 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.
It Had To Be You (A World War II Romance)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,830. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, 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 » General, 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 » General, 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: 78,350. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Regency
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
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 » General, Fiction » Romance » Regency
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.